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Monday, August 23, 2004

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NEWS 

ANTI-VIRUS/ANTI-SPAM PROTECTION FOR UNI E-MAIL ACCOUNTS: Beginning Tuesday, Aug. 24, UNI Information Tecnology Services (ITS), will implement an anti-virus/anti-spam appliance. Inbound mail identified as containing a virus will automatically be deleted. Inbound mail that is identified by the appliance to likely be spam will be diverted to a quarantine area. You will receive a daily summary(ies) of quarantined messages with the capability to release any message you wish to receive and a link to a Web page to manage your quarantined messages. Please see http://www.uni.edu/its/ns/av-as.html for additional information, including instructions for selecting other options.
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ALAN JACKSON AND MARTINA MCBRIDE TICKETS ON SALE:
Live in concert at the UNI-Dome on Sunday, Oct. 10. Tickets for the concert will go on sale Saturday, Aug. 28 at 10 a.m. Tickets may be purchased at the UNI-Dome NW Box Office, any Ticketmaster outlet, by phone at 319-363-1888, or online at http://www.ticketmaster.com. Jackson was named 2003 Country Music Awards Entertainer of the Year and Male Vocalist of the Year. McBride was given the Female Vocalist of the Year award at the 2003 Country Music Awards, she was also honored with this award in 2002 and 1999. For more information, visit: http://www.uni.edu/unidome
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APPOINTMENT NEEDED AT HEALTH CLINIC: The Student Health Clinic has relocated to first floor Dancer (on the sky walk) for this year while the building is under construction. Due to the condensed space - it is necessary to call for an appointment in order to help reduce waiting times. Hours this year are as follows: Monday, Tuesday Thursday and Friday from 8 to 4:45 p.m. Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

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PANTHER SHUTTLE:
In addition to the Panther Shuttle, which begins running today, Met-Transit will allow UNI students with their u-card to ride the Purple/nine route for free. This service will last for the first two weeks of school. After that the service will cost $0.75 per ride.
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WEBMASTER OPENING: The Northern Iowa Student Government is now taking applications for the fall and spring Webmaster position. To learn more about the position: http://www.uni.edu/studentorgs/nisg/government/bylaws.shtml
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NEW uCARDS: Pick up new uCards from the Department of Residence in the Redeker Center.
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U-BILLS GOING ELECTRONIC: Beginning in September, u-bills will be delivered electronically through MyUNIverse. Students with a balance will receive an e-bill reminder in their university e-mail account and should review bills through MyUNIverse. The August 2004 u-bill will be sent to students in both formats, paper and electronic. Contact Brian Looby with questions, at 3-3537.
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CALL FOR ACTORS:Theatre UNI will hold auditions for fall productions, and audition workshops for non-majors, beginning Sunday, Aug. 22. Auditions are open to all UNI students. For more information about the productions and a complete listing of Theatre UNI auditions, visit http://www.uni.edu/theatre/news/index.html
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CIEP CONVERSATION PARTNERS: The Culture & Intensive English Program (CIEP) in Baker Hall teaches English to international students at UNI. The CIEP matches each international student with an American conversation partner. Partners meet for one hour each week, allowing international students to improve their English and expand their understanding of American culture. American students benefit by meeting new students while developing greater cultural awareness and understanding. Sign up to be a conversation partner at http://fp.uni.edu/ciep/ or visit the CIEP office, Baker 72.
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PA NEEDED: UNI Softball is looking for a PA announcer for its fall 2004 softball season. This paid position requires attending each tournament. The season begins Saturday, Sept. 4. There also are games the weekends of Sept. 11 and Sept. 25. Contact Shandon Dohmen at shandon.dohmen@uni.edu for more details.
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RENAMING THE FORMER STUDENT SERVICES CENTER: The former Student Services Center, located at 1116 W. 23rd St., has been renamed East Bartlett Hall. Student services functions are located in Gilchrist Hall. The three letter designation for the building will remain SSC.
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OFFICE MOVES

UNIVERSITY HONORS PROGRAM: The University Honors Program has moved to 2401 College St. (formerly the Center for Multicultural Education). Mail code, fax and phone numbers remain the same.
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STUDENT HEALTH CLINIC: The UNI Student Health Clinic has temporarily moved to 115 Dancer Hall during renovation of its building.
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FINANCIAL AID:
The UNI Financial Aid Office has moved to Gilchrist 255. The campus mail code (0024) and all phone numbers remain the same.
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ADVISING AND CAREER SERVICES: Academic Advisors Jean Neibauer, Michael Broshears, David Marchesani and Michele Peck, and the UNI Career Center/Cooperative Education have moved to 242 Gilchrist. The new combined office is now known as Advising and Career Services. As of July 1, Bob Frederick will serve as the Career Services Director and Jean Neibauer as the Advising Services Director. The office phone number is 3-6857. The mail code is 0384.
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STUDENT RESOURCES  

MICROSOFT ACCESS TRAINING: Microsoft Access allows you to easily manage, filter, and share data. Join instructor Chris Case on Sept. 13, 15, & 17 from 8 a.m. to noon for training. For more information, call the UNI Regional Business Center at 236-8123, or visit http:www.uni.edu/rbc/services/classes.html. Offered in partnership with Ketels Contract Training.
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RAPID RESULT BRANDING: Discover how to make your advertising more productive while cutting costs, how to differentiate your small business from the competition and tactics you can use to increase your profits. For more information, call the UNI Regional Business Center at 236-8123, or visit http:www.uni.edu/rbc/services/classes.html.
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WEBCT WORKSHOPS: ITS-Educational Technology is offering WebCT workshops for students on August 25, 26, 30, and 31. For the complete workshop schedule visit http://fp.uni.edu/its/et/tnt/c.html or call 3-2309 for more details.
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LEARN-TO-SWIM PROGRAM: Children of students, faculty and staff are eligible for Paddling Panther Learn- to- Swim program at the WRC. Swim lessons will be taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety instructors on Saturday mornings at 9, 10 and 11 a.m. dependending on demand. Classes last six or 12 weeks. Contact Chris Denison at denison@uni.edu or at 273-7263 for more information.
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MULTICULTURAL HEALTH CONFERENCE: The Center for Multicultural Education is accepting registration for one of the first Multicultural Health Conferences to be held in the Midwest, "Overcoming Health Disparities: Tools for Advocacy, Action, and Success", which will take place Oct. 21-22, in Waterloo. This conference will discuss the difficulties and barriers facing physicians, health care professionals and patients/clients in minority communities and will provide information on cutting edge models, techniques and research for reaching and serving minority patients/clients. Student registration is $50 by Oct. 7 and $75 after. Email Registration@cfu.net with questions or visit http://www.uni.edu/cme/conferences.html.
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FREE COMPUTER WORKSHOPS FOR CREDIT: ITS-Educational Technology is now taking reservations for FREE computer training worth one hour credit. Creating Web Pages and Mastering Microsoft Office are offered at various times this semester, but space is limited in all sections. Visit http://fp.uni.edu/its/et/tnt/credit.html for more information.
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HOURS

MAUCKER UNION:
http://www.uni.edu/maucker/hours/hrs-bfl.txt

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WELLNESS RECREATION CENTER:
http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/fachrs/fachrs.html

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DINING CENTERS:
http://www.uni.edu/dor/dining/hours.htm

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EVENTS 


ART EXHIBITION: The UNI Gallery of Art will present "The Insomniacís Mansion: Picture-Stories and Drawings by Ben Katchor," from Mon., Aug. 23 through Fri., Sept. 17. The artist will give a lecture on Tuesday, Sept. 14 at 7 p.m. in KAB 111. A reception will follow. All events at the UNI Gallery of Art are free and open to the public.
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CIRCLE K MEETING: Interested in volunteering and serving your community? The UNI Circle K will meet at 9 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 25 in the College Eye Room located in the basement of the Maucker Union. Circle K is an organization sponsored by Kiwanis International focused on service, leadership, and fellowship. All students are welcome. For more information, visit: http://www.circlek.org or contact Melissa at melyocum@uni.edu.
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THURSDAZE DRIVE-IN MOVIE: Come out under the stars and watch the comedy "MEAN GIRLS", Thursday, Aug. 26 at 9 p.m. in the Quads Courtyard. Free pizza and beverages provided. Sponsored by the Student Life Team. Questions, call 273-2683. Rain site is Maucker Union.
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THEATRE OPEN HOUSE: Theatre UNI will host an open house at the Strayer-Wood Theatre on Thursday, Aug. 26, from 3:30 - 5 p.m. Learn more about the Theatre UNI season and special events, audition policies, and volunteering and employment opportunities. Free munchies and tours of the theatre will be available.
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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY: SMALL BUSINESS REGULATIONS: This workshop will provide small businesses with a general background of the environmental regulations that may apply to their operations. The workshop will take place Aug. 30, 4-6 p.m. Fee: $25. For more information, call the UNI Regional Business Center at 236-8123, or visit http://www.uni.edu/rbc/new/calendar.html.
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