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Monday, September 20, 2004

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NEWS 

ENFORCEMENT OF PLS CP LOT (NORTH OF CREEK) : 
The Department of Public Safety will begin enforcing what was the Price Lab C lot as CP on Wednesday, Sept. 22. The only vehicle that is legal to park in the CP parking areas are those with a CP permit.

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OLD STUDENT ID CARDS: 
OLD Student ID cards will no longer be accepted at Rod Library after Sept. 24. To pick up your new card, visit the Dept. of Residence in Redeker Center.
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PHISHING: HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM THEFT:
In a phishing attack, the thieves pretend to be sending you to a reputable site like Citibank and ask for your private data, so they can steal your money or your identity. Recent research reports that one in twenty people are fooled by these types of attacks, which is why the thieves keep at it. To make sure you don't get caught in the scams, visit http://www.uni.edu/its/us/faqs/phishing.htm

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USER QUARANTINE MANAGEMENT SUGGESTION:
The "User Quarantine Release Notification" in your e-mail in-box contain groups of potential SPAM e-mails. Click on the quarantine notification. If you don't see any messages you need, simply delete the notification. If you find messages you need, follow the URL instructions to retrieve them. You also can "whitelist" messages so they will no longer be caught in quarantine. See http://www.uni.edu/its/us/faqs/email/SPAM for more details.
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FALL ELECTIONS:
Run for a Senate seat in the Northern Iowa Student Government. Learn more:http://www.uni.edu/studentorgs/nisg/government/bylaws.shtml. Pick up your election packet in the upper level Maucker Union. All packets are due noon, Monday, Sept. 20.
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STUDENT RESOURCES  

FITNESS & FUN CLINICS:
Try something new or learn from the beginning with these clinics. Choose from Step 101, Mind/Body/Spirit, Strength Conditioning, Aerobic Walking, Water Aerobics, or Spinercise. Check it out and register at http://www.uni.edu/wellrec.

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MASSAGE: 
Licensed massage therapists will be offering massages on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (by Lisa Lydon) and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (by Leta Hanson). Call the Wellness Resource Lab at 273-6119 to schedule. The cost is $10 for every 15 minutes. Pay with cash, check, u-bill, or payroll deduct. Gift certificates available as well.
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MEMFIS PHASE I TRAINING CLASSES OFFERED:
This month Phase I MEMFIS classes are scheduled for new users or for others who wish to take a refresher class. The team is offering MEMFIS Approvals and Reports for Deans, Directors, and Department Heads, Using MEMFIS Forms Effectively (BFT, Procurement Card, Journal Entry), and the Requisition Process in MEMFIS. View the class calendar and to register, click on the class you want to attend. http://maple.vpaf.uni.edu/memfis/training_and_support/schedule.asp
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TRAINING: QUICK BOOKS PRO - BEGINNING:
The 3-session training workshop is aimed specifically at beginners to the QuickBooks Pro software series. Beginning topics include the Easy Step Interview process, setting preferences, check entry, setting up accounts and other lists, deposits, bank reconciliation, entering and paying bills, and reports. For more information, call 236-8123, or visit http://www.uni.edu/rbc/services/classes.html.
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IOWA VENTURE CAPITAL CONFERENCE:
Oct. 5, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Polk County Convention Complex, Des Moines. The Iowa Venture Capital Conference is an opportunity for entrepreneurs, companies, investors, economic developers, community leaders, and entrepreneurial students to network, attend informative workshops, and learn from keynote presentations. Free admission and free transportation provided for UNI students. Non-student fee is $40. Advanced registration is required for students at http:/www.jpec.org/ivcc.htm by Sept. 24. Contact: Katherine Cota-Uyar; email: katherine.cota@uni.edu; phone: 273-7350.
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PANTHER PLANNERS NOW ON SALE: 
Panther Planners are on sale for $5 at Biscotti's, 23rd Street Market and the Department of Residence offices in Redeker Center. The calendar/planner includes university academic/activity dates, campus map, dining services hours and more. It offers month-at-a-glance and week-at-a-glance formats. Cash and charge to u-bill accepted.
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CAPOEIRA CLUB:
The CAPOEIRA CLUB is an Afro-Brazilian martial arts/dance. The club meets in WRC, room 176 Monday through Thursday 8:30-10 p.m. Students can come whenever they are available. Monthly membership fee is $35. For more information contact hanson@uni.edu or call 319-268-0107.
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SEPTEMBER DINING SPECIALS:
Throughout the month of September you can get a $.79 pastry and a pint of milk for $1.39 at Biscotti's in Redeker Center. The September special at the 23rd Street Market in Commons is a pre-made sandwich, cookie and medium fountain drink for $3.29. The September special at food carts in SEC, WRC and CBB is a pre-made sandwich, bag of chips and bottled pop or water for $3.80.
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HOURS

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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 


UNI CAREER FAIR:
Monday, Sept. 20, 2 - 6 p.m., UNI-Dome. Some 150 employers, graduate and professional schools will visit with students and alumni about jobs, internships and continuing education. 20 employers will be signing up students to interview on Tuesday, Sept. 21. Fair participants are listed at: http://www.uni.edu/careercenter.

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EARTH SCIENCE SEMINAR:
Justin Funk, Geology major, will give a presentation on his participation in the "Katmai 2004 International Volcanology Field School, Katmai National Park and Preserve, Alaska" on Monday, Sept. 20, 4 p.m., in Latham Hall 125. Everyone is welcome to attend.
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"HUMAN RIGHTS IN GUATEMALA TODAY":
A talk by Meena Jagannath from the Guatemala Accompaniment Program, which designates volunteers to accompany people threatened by violence such as returned refugees and displaced peoples. Volunteers monitor the situation and alert the international community to abuses. Wednesday, Sept. 22 at 2 p.m. in Sabin 201.
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OFF-HUDSON PLAY READING: GUM:
Could chewing gum from the Western world be the weapon of choice to destroy the morals of young women from the East? This question is pondered in a clash of cultures in Karen Hartman's "Gum," a one-act play. Tuesday, Sep. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in CAC 108. Admission is free. Note: contains explicit sexual content.
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JUST SEX:
Join us on Wednesday Sept. 22 from 4 - 6 p.m. in Lang 40 for information and critical discussions regarding sexual violence on campus. Learn more about the Phoenix Center, SAVE organization and SAVE Forum Actors. For more information, contact Tish Craig at 273-3260 or tish.craig@uni.edu
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CEO MEETING:
Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization will meet from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Sep. 22 in CBB 3. Meeting is for new member recruiting. Learn why you do not have to be starting a small business or be a business major to be a member of CEO. For more information, contact Katherine Cota-Uyar at katherine.cota@uni.edu, or 273-7350.
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UNI CIRCLE K:
Meeting Wed. Sept. 22 at 9 p.m. in the College Eye Room, lower level, Maucker Unio. Call 273-7163 for more information. 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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INTRAMURAL FLAG FOOTBALL MANAGERS MEETING:
Flag Football League, SEC 247, 4 p.m., Sept 23. Registration: League registration, WRC 101, 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Sept 27-28.
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CLIMBING DEVILS LAKE:
Spend the weekend climbing some of the best rocks in the Midwest Sept. 24-26 with UNI Outdoors. Cost $45 (UNI) $55 (guest). Pre-trip meeting Sept. 21 at 5 p.m., WRC 174. All levels welcome. Call 273-7163 for more information.
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NATIVE AMERICAN POWWOW:
A Powwow will take place Sept. 24 - 25 at the West Gym. Powwow begins Friday at 5 p.m. and Saturday at 8 a.m. UNI students free with ID. Native American dancing, as well as food, arts and crafts vendors will be present. For additional information, call 273-3858 or http://www.rrttc.uni.edu.
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INTRAMURAL FLAG FOOTBALL MAKEUP MANAGERS MEETING:
Team sport managers' meetings are MANDATORY to secure entry materials and other information. For managers missing the initial meeting, make-up meeting will be held in WRC (room 155) at 3:15 on Sept. 27-28.
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INTRAMURAL LEAGUE DODGEBALL:
Registration: League registratin, WRC 101, 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Sept. 27-29. League schedules available: After 1 pm, WRC 101, Oct. 1. League Play Begins: WRC Courts, Oct 4.
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AIDS MEMORIAL QUILT:
The Quilt will be on display Sept. 27, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. and Sept. 28, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Old Central Ballroom, Maucker Union. The Quilt will also include panels in memory of friends and loved ones from Iowa. To get involved or for information contact Joan.Thompson@uni.edu or 273-2198.
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FACE TO FACE:
Come listen to panel members as they share their personal stories about their struggles and successes living with HIV/AIDS, Tuesday, Sept. 28 at 7 p.m., SEC 252. Sponsored by Wellness and Recreation Services and the Cedar AIDS Support System (CASS). For more information contact Joan.Thompson@uni.edu or 273-2198.
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SATELLITE SERIES SEMINAR:
The National Collegiate Honors Council/Phi Theta Kappa 2004 Satellite Series, "Popular Culture: Shaping and Reflecting Who We Are" is being sponsored by the University Honors Program. The series features experts in the field of popular culture. The first seminar in the series, "(Mis)understanding History: Shaping Modern Myth and Popular Values" featuring Dr. Robert McElvaine will be aired live on Tues., Sept. 28 at 6:30 p.m. in Seerley 115. Discussion will be moderated by Dr. Brian Roberts, History. Call 3-3175 for more information.
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INTRAMURAL FLAG FOOTBALL OFFICIALS CLINIC:
Officials attend either day, WRC (room 155) 7:30 p.m., Sept. 28 or 29.
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BACKPACKING THE PORKIES:
Head to Michigan for the most unique backpacking in the Midwest from Sept. 30 – Oct. 3. Cost $80 (UNI); $90 (guest). Pre-trip meeting Tuesday, Sept. 28 at 5 p.m., WRC 174. Call UNI Outdoors at 273-7163 for more information.
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REEL TO REAL FILM SERIES "RAPE IS":
Wednesday, Sept. 29, noon, University Room South, Maucker Union
This half-hour documentary video explores the meaning and consequences of rape. This documentary looks at rape from a global and historical perspective, but
focuses mainly on the domestic cultural conditions that make this human rights violation the most underreported crime in America. Bring your lunch and join in the conversation. For more information, visit http://www.uni.edu/maucker/reeltorealfilm.shtml or call 273-2683.
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HOW TO START A SMALL BUSINESS WORKSHOP:
Sept. 29, 4 - 6 p.m. - Learn the basics of starting a small business including business structure, taxes, and resources. Advanced registration is required. No registration fee. For more information, visit http://www.jpec.org/classes.htm or call 273-7350 to register.
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AMERICAN IDOL JOSH GRACIN IN CONCERT:
Thursdaze proudly welcomes from American Idol JOSH GRACIN, Thursday, Sept. 30 at 8 p.m. in the Maucker Union Ballroom. This event is FREE and is open to all. Special guest Zane Williams. Doors open at 7 p.m. For more information, call 273-2683.
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SHANTYTOWN:
Come to the third annual Shantytown Friday, Oct. 1 and Saturday, Oct. 2. Build and sleep in a cardboard house, listen to speakers, and do activities relating to homelessness and poverty housing. If interested, register at unishantytown@hotmail.com You will recieve an e-mail with further details. Sponsored by UNI Habitat for Humanity.

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FITNESS MANIA DAY:
Oct. 2, UNI WRC, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. An event organized to give the UNI community an opportunity to check out different fitness classes, improve certain skills, or develop new ones. Cost $10 (includes lunch). For more information http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/fitleis/fitnessmania.html
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SECURITY FLASHPOINTS IN EAST ASIA:
The Center for International Peace and Security Studies (CIPSS) will present a conference on "Security Flashpoints in East Asia: North Korea and Taiwan", Monday Oct. 4, in Central Ballroom A of the Maucker Student Union. Morning session (9 a.m.- noon) speakers on North Korea include, Vice Dean Hu Wentao, Guangdong University; Prof. Young Whan Khil, Iowa State University. Afternoon session (1 - 3 p.m.) speakers on Taiwan include, Director General Thomas Cheng, Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative; Prof. Li Jian, UNI, Prof. Taifa Yu, UNI. All are welcome.
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ALAN JACKSON AND MARTINA MCBRIDE:
Alan Jackson and Martina McBride will be in concert at the UNI-Dome on Sunday, Oct. 10 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are on sale at the UNI-Dome NW Box Office, any Ticketmaster outlet, by phone at (319)-363-1888, or online at http://www.ticketmaster.com. For more information, visit http://www.uni.edu/unidome.
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SCUBA DIVING IN THE CARIBBEAN:
Join UNI Outdoors Dec. 27 – Jan. 3 in the Bimini Islands for a memorable holiday break. Pre-trip meeting Dec. 2 at 7 p.m., WRC 174. For more information call 273-7163 or visit http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/outrec.
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