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Monday, April 28, 2003


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NEWS 
WOMEN'S GOLF: The Panther women's golf team finished third in the MVC tournament at Beaver Hills in Cedar Falls. The Panthers shot a team total of 966. Junior Jenny Heinz finished the tournament tied for fifth after firing a 74 in the final round for a 236 overall score.
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AUCTION:  UNI has scheduled an auction on May 9 at 10 a.m. in the Maucker Union. The items for sale include butcher block tables with accompanying chairs and wood/upholstered chairs and couches from the Union lounges. Some office furniture such as, desks, chairs, file & storage cabinets, and plastic stack chairs, are also available. All items sold "as is" and must be removed the day of sale. All items must be paid for in cash (good check) before removal. Bring a photo ID to get a bidding number. Contact Vince Heuer at 3-3527 with questions.
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GRADUATING WITH HONORS:  For information regarding undergraduate student graduation with honors criteria for Spring 2003, refer to
http://www.uni.edu/regist/information/graduation_with_honors.shtml

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UNI WOMEN'S RUGBY:  The UNI Women's Rugby team qualified for nationals this weekend by beating College of Charleston 10-7 and St. Joseph's College 27-14. They will play for the D2 National Title against the University of Dayton, on May 3 in San Jose, California. Contact jennifer.murra@uni.edu or 3-2676 with questions.
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UNI STRATEGIC PLAN REVIEW:  A diverse committee of students, faculty and staff have been charged to review the UNI Strategic Plan. The committee's recommendations, after review by the campus community, will be sent to the President's Cabinet by the end of the fiscal year. The committee would like input from the campus. The plan and an e-mail feedback link are posted at http://www.uni.edu/stratplan
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CARNEGIE HALL DRESS REHEARSAL CONCERTS:  The NUHS Concert Choir will present a series of dress rehearsal concerts every Tuesday and Friday for their solo Carnegie Concert, "Iowa Culture." The concerts will be from 9:45-10:20 in Butzier Auditorium at PLS. Free and open to the public. Contact Dr. Linda Sharp, NUHS Choral Director, at 3-6236 or Linda.Sharp@uni.edu for more information.
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STUDENT RESOURCES  
UNI OUTDOORS MAINE ADVENTURE:  UNI Outdoors Maine Adventure, Aug. 2-12. Spend 5 nights & 6 days paddling & hiking through Maine. Swimming skills are needed. Cost: $450 (UNI) and $475 (guest). Pre-trip meeting: Tuesday, July 16 at 5 p.m. Sign up before May 4 and receive a $20 discount. Call 3-7163 for more information.
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FACILITIES PLANNING NEWSLETTER:  The Spring 2003 Facilities Planning newsletter can be found at
http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/facplan/Content/HTM/Spring2003Newsletter.htm
. This issue includes updates on major construction projects and information about the Facilities Planning staff.
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STUDY IN NICARAGUA: Aug. 10 - 20, 2003. This is a two-week study abroad program limited to 14 students to study "International Cultural Sensitivity." Airfare,
program expenses, and tuition are $1,956. Scholarship money is available. A three credit hour experiential course is part of the program.
Information available at http://www.uni.edu/~schrage/int_cultural_sens.htm Registration: 3-7078, International Programs Office, Baker 59.
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UNI TECHNOLOGY SYMPOSIUM:  Last chance to attend the free symposium to learn how ITS enhances the learning and working environments at UNI by utilizing the latest in educational and informational technology. April 29-May 1; Lang Hall Room 385; 9 a.m.-4:15 p.m. each day. See the Symposium Web site for more details
http://www.uni.edu/its/symposium

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SWIM LESSONS:  The Paddling Panther Learn-to-Swim Program is taking registrations for this summer. American Red Cross water safety instructors will be offering Parent/Infant through Level VII lessons for children of students, faculty and staff. Contact Chris Denison for further information at denison@uni.edu or 3-7263.
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UNI SYLLABI WEB SITE HAS MOVED:  Need help with class registration? Consult the UNI Syllabi Web site at it's new location on UNI Web space. This site provides a central location for direct links to the syllabi of participating faculty. Now students can be more informed about the courses they choose to take.
http://www.scholars.uni.edu/syllabi/
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SUMMER FITNESS/LEISURE & CERTIFICATION CLASSES: Registration for Summer Fitness/Leisure and Certification Classes begins April 28 in WRC 101 (7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., M-F). All of your favorites plus several new classes including Walk-n-Tone and Belly Dancing are offered during the summer session, May 12 - Aug. 1. Prices are great and numerous sessions are offered. http://www.uni.edu/wellrec
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FINALS WEEK MASSAGE: Call the Wellness Resource Lab at 3-6119 to schedule a massage for finals week. Massages will be given on Tuesday, May 6, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Wednesday, May 7, 1 - 4 p.m. The cost is $10 for 15 minutes and sessions up to one hour may be purchased. Pay by cash, check, ubill, or payroll deduct. Gift certificates available as well.
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UNI COLORGUARD AUDITIONS CORRECTION:  Auditions will be held May 3, not May 2, from 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. in the West Gym. Please have prepared a 1.5-2.5 minute solo done to music of your choice. RSVP to Rod Chesnutt at 3-2173 or pantherband@uni.edu
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HOURS

LIBRARY HOURS FOR FINALS WEEK: http://www.library.uni.edu/libinfo/hours.shtml#springfinals
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LIBRARY HOURS WEEKEND BEFORE SUMMER SESSION:
http://www.library.uni.edu/libinfo/hours.shtml#sprngtosmr
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MAUCKER UNION:
Finals Week: Sunday, May 4, 10 a.m. - 2 a.m.; Monday, May 5, 6:30 a.m. - 2 a.m.; Tuesday, May 6, 6:30 a.m. - 2 a.m.; Wednesday, May 7, 6:30 a.m. - Midnight; Thursday, May 8, 6:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Friday, May 9, 6:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Saturday, May 10, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Maucker Union will be closed during the summer session due to construction from Sunday, May 11 to Thursday, Aug. 21.
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EVENTS 

SCHOOL OF MUSIC EVENTS:  http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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CHANGES TO SCHOOL OF MUSIC CALENDAR: The Wednesday, April 30, Won Cho faculty recital scheduled for 8 p.m. in GBPAC Davis Hall has been canceled. A guest recital has been added to the calendar on Tuesday, May 6 at 8 p.m. in GBPAC Davis Hall the Tsou Cultural Troup of Taiwan will preform under the direction of Susan Tsai. No admission, but tickets are required and available by calling 3-SHOW.
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IRAQ RECONSTRUCTION DEBATE: The UNI Debate Team will sponsor a public debate on Iraq reconstruction issues. The event is free and open to all. The debate will take place Monday, April 28 at 7 p.m. in the Seerley Great Reading Room.
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OPERA SCENES PERFORMANCE: The School of Music will present Opera A La Carte: A Sampling of Operatic "Treats" on Tuesday, April 29 at the Strayer-Wood Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Featured scenes will be from Die Fledermaus, Hansel and Gretel, The Ballad of Baby Doe, Cos' fan tutte, La Rondine, and La Traviata. Free and open to the public. For further information, contact the Strayer-Wood Theatre box office at 3-6381.
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"WALT WHITMAN LIVE:" William Koch, English Language and Literature, will present "Walt Whitman Live" in the Auditorium of Lang Hall April 30, at 7 p.m. The 50-minute, one-man show presents Whitman speaking on some of the major themes of his poetry, his observations on American culture, his Civil War experiences and his views on Abraham Lincoln, while incorporating slide pictures and music.
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FREE RIDE TO THE BASEBALL GAME: Wednesday, Apil 30 at 5 p.m. vs. Iowa (UNI Student Day: NISG is sponsoring a free UNI student shuttle to the Waterloo Riverfront Stadium. Pick-up outside the commons at the Bartlett/ Lawther horseshoe drive beginning at 4:30pm, and students will be dropped off at the same location after the game).
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MAY 1st THURSDAZE: End the school year by attending the Drive-In Movie featuring the box office hit "OLD SCHOOL" Thursday, May 1, 9 p.m. in the Quads Courtyard. Drive in munchies will be served. Rain site will be Maucker Union Expansion. Call 3-2683 with questions.
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CINCO DE MAYO FIESTA: The annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta celebration will take place near the reflecting pool outside Maucker Union on Friday, May 2, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Activities will include cascarones (confetti filled eggs) and pinatas. Musical entertainment will also be provided. Food available for purchase includes fajitas, beans, chips, dessert, and soda. For more information, contact the Student Activities Office at 3-2683 or e-mail studentactivities@uni.edu. Rain sie is the Maucker Union Coffeehouse.
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UNI BASEBALL WEEKEND: Friday, May 2 at 7 p.m. vs. Bradley (Camp Day -Baseball Bingo); Saturday, May 3 at 2 p.m. vs. Bradley (Alumni Day - Pack the Stadium Night - All tickets are $3); Sunday, May 4 at 1 p.m. vs. Bradley (Fan Appreciation Day - autographs after the game).
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SYMPHONY: Popular swing trio The Manhattan Rhythm Kings join The W-CF Symphony this Friday and Saturday, May 2 and 3, 7:30 p.m. at the GBPAC. You'll hear works works by Gershwin, Ellington, and Berlin, among others. For tickets, call 37469 and at the door starting at 6:30. http://www.wcfsymphony.org
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SKATE STOCK: May 3, starting at 12 p.m. - 11 p.m. at the Endustreal. Bands start at 2 p.m. (bands include Town Crier, East Eighteen, Modern Day Hero, Law of All Ends & Freak Label). Open Skate at 12 p.m., Bike Demo & Best Trick Contest from 6-8 p.m. Admission is $5 for an all day spectator fee or $10 for an all day skate and spectator fee. Put on by Festivals & Special Events class.
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St. STEPHEN'S 5 de MAYO CELEBRATION: St. Stephen's Catholic Student Center is celebrating Cinco De Mayo Sunday, May 4 at 5 p.m. Support the fourteen members of the St. Stephen's community on a service trip to the El Faro Orphanage in Tijuana, Mexico by attending for food, culture and entertainment. Tickets are $5 for students and $10 for non-students. Stop by or call 266-9863 to reserve your tickets. St. Stephen's is located on 23rd Street next to the bookstore. Contact Kathy Rottinghaus (kathylea@uni.edu) with any questions.
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B.B. KING ADDED AT GBPAC: The King of Blues is coming to the GBPAC. B.B. King is performing in the Great Hall Monday, May 19 at 7:30 p.m. For tickets call 3-SHOW or order online at http://www.tickets.uni.edu.
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