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Monday, September 27, 2004

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NEWS 

BLACK EYED PEAS COMING TO UNI:
Panther Productions welcomes BLACK EYED PEAS, Friday, Nov. 5 in the UNI Dome. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m., Friday, Oct. 1 at UNI Dome, GBPAC and Maucker Union, online at http://www.ticketreturn.com, http://www.musictoday.com or by phone 273-DOME.
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ROD LIBRARY CELEBRATES 40TH ANNIVERSARY & MILLIONTH VOLUME:
Join a week-long celebration Sept. 27 to Oct. 1. Enjoy a trivia contest, tours and faculty speakers each day. Friday, Oct. 1, students can stop by the main entrance after 10:45 a.m. for free cookies. All are welcome at 3 p.m. Oct. 1 for the official ceremony.
For details: http://www.library.uni.edu/news/millionthvolume.shtml
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SUPREME COURT OPENINGS:
http://www.uni.edu/studentorgs/nisg/government/nisgapp.shtml
Applications are due Tuesday Oct. 5, at 3pm.
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UNI WOMEN'S SOCCER TEAM FUNDRAISER:
A 12 month team calendar selling for $12 features action shots
and still-photos and includes the team schedule and
holidays. Soccer clothing for sale includes T's, baseball hats,
hooded sweatshirts, stocking caps and polos. All feature UNI Soccer
logo and sizes are limited. Call Kathy at the soccer office 3-5425.
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NEW COMPLIANCE HEAD :
Leah Gutknecht has been appointed assistant to the president for Compliance and Equity Management, effective Sept. 20. She has served as interim director since July 1, when Winston Burt stepped down. Prior to that, Gutknecht was the associate director for Compliance and Equity Management, a position she assumed in June 2000. The Office for Compliance and Equity Management is located in Gilchrist 115, and staff can be reached at 3-2846.

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PARKING PERMITS FOR PLS CP LOT (NORTH OF CREEK) : 
The Department of Public Safety has begun issuing parking tickets in
the Price Lab C lot. The lot is now designated CP. The only vehicles allowed to park in the CP parking lots are those with a CP permit. Questions can be addressed by the Parking Division of the Department of Public Safety at 3-2710.

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OLD STUDENT ID CARDS: 
OLD Student ID cards will no longer be accepted at Rod Library. To pick up your new card, visit the Dept. of Residence in Redeker Center.
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STUDENT RESOURCES  


JOIN A UNIVERSITY COMMITTEE:
Get involved. Join a university committee. Apply online at http://www.uni.edu/studentorgs/nisg/government/unicommapp.shtml
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ORGANIZING A PRODUCTIVE WORKPLACE:
Discover how to organize according to use and how to manage your time and tasks. For more information, call 236-8123, or visit http://www.uni.edu/rbc/services/classes.html
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MICROSOFT FRONTPAGE TRAINING:
FrontPage makes it possible to create and maintain a professional quality web site without writing code. This training will introduce new users to the web page creation and web site management features of FrontPage. For more information, call 236-8123, or visit http://www.uni.edu/rbc/services/classes.html.
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STUDY ABROAD GENERAL INFORMATION SESSIONS:
Study Abroad Center is hosting general info sessions Monday through Friday at 4 p.m., in 59 Baker Hall. Learn how you can study abroad at a highly affordable price and earn credits towards your degree. Prior reservation is required. If you do not speak a foreign language, there are programs in English-speaking countries. Stop by or call 273-7078 or visit http://www.uni.edu/studyabroad.
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UNICOSS:
Spanish speakers meet at noon every Friday at the Vibe on 23rd Street. Practice your Spanish with other learners and speak with native speakers about topics of your choice.
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MEMFIS USERS GROUP MEETING:
Minutes of the September MEMFIS Users Group Meeting are available at http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/memfis/memfis_users/meetingminutes.asp. Read for information regarding the timecard approver option.
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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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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 

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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FREE HIV TESTING:
Sept. 27 and 28 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. in the Old Central Ballroom, Maucker Union. The event is sponsored by the Blackhawk County Health Department and Wellness and Recreation Services. If any questions 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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ART EXHIBITION AND LECTURE:
"Body Trouble = The Facts of Life," an exhibition by Chicago artist Phyllis Bramson. Sept. 27 to Oct. 22. The artist will give a lecture on Thurs., Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. in KAB 111. A reception will follow. Prints from the UNI permanent art collection, "Culture Hero: A Fanzine of Stars of the Super World," will be on display as well. All events at the UNI Gallery of Art are free and open to the public.

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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 take place in WRC (room 155) at 3:15 on Sept. 27-28.
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INTRAMURAL LEAGUE DODGEBALL:
Registration: WRC 101, 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Sept. 27-29. League schedules available: After 1 p.m., WRC 101, Oct. 1. League play begins Oct 4 in the WRC Courts.
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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" 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 Tues., Sept. 28 at 6:30 p.m. in Seerley 115. Discussion will be moderated by 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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NISEA (NORTHERN IOWA STATE EDUCATION ASSOCIATION) MEETING:
There will be an NISEA (Northern Iowa State Education Association) meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 29 at 8 p.m. in SEC 116. Membership sign-ups will be at this time. Cost is $39. Jeremy Kunz (ISEA UNI Service Director) will be speaking. Refreshments will be served. All education majors are welcome.
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REEL TO REAL FILM SERIES "RAPE IS":
Wednesday, Sept. 29, noon, University Room South, Maucker Union
This half-hour documentary explores the meaning and consequences of rape. 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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DEBATE WATCH:
The Department of Political Science will host a campus-wide debate watch at 7:30 p.m., Sept. 30 in Sabin 102. Debate Watch is a voter education program of the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) and brings citizens together to watch the televised debates, talk about what was learned, and share reactions with the CPD. For more information, contact donna.hoffman@uni.edu

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AMERICAN IDOL JOSH GRACIN IN CONCERT:
Thursdaze welcomes Josh Gracin,
from American Idol, 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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STARTING AND RUNNING A TECHNOLOGY COMPANY:
Oct. 6, 5:15-6:15 p.m., CBB 3. UNI Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization presents a technology company owner speaking on starting and running a technology business. For more information, contact Katherine Cota-Uyar at 273-7350, katherine.cota@uni.edu, or http://www.jpec.org/ceo.htm
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DEPRESSION SCREENING DAY, OCT. 7:
The UNI Counseling Center, 213 East Bartlett Hall, is offering a free, anonymous screening for depression and anxiety on Thursday, Oct. 7 at 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. The screenings are at the Counseling Center, and no appointment is needed. If you have any questions, call 273-2676.
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UBU ROI BY ALFRED JARRY:
This family-friendly version of Jarry's absurdist classic with a circus theme runs Oct. 7 - 10 and 13 - 17. Clowns, magicians, acrobats, and carnival games are all part of the fun. For tickets, call the Strayer-Wood Theatre box office at 273-6381 or purchase online at http://www.theatreuni.com
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BILL T JONES DANCE COMPANY – UCARD DISCOUNT:
Saturday, Oct. 9, 7:30 p.m. at the GBPAC (http://www.gbpac.com). The work of the Bill T Jones Dance Company has often been described as a fusion of dance and theater. Call 273-SHOW for tickets or stop by the GBPAC Box Office. UNI students get 50 percent off tickets.
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SYMPHONY:
UNI music faculty members Jonathan Chenoweth (cello), Tom Tritle (horn), Julia Trahan (viola), Karin Paradis (bassoon) and Frederick Halgedahl plus Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony Music Director Jason Weinberger (clarinet), Therese Fetter (violin) and Joe Klapper (bass) will perform chamber music Sunday, Oct. 10 at 2 p.m. at the GBPAC. Tickets are $10. Call 273-SHOW.
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PAPPAJOHN NEW VENTURE BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITION:
Oct. 20 at 3 p.m. - Intent to Compete due for the business plan competition. Three winning businesses will be awarded $5,000 each at the state-round of judging. For more information, visit http://www.jpec.org/newven.htm or call 273-7350.
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FIRST ANNUAL MULTICULTURAL HEALTH CONFERENCE:
The Center for Multicultural Education will be hosting the First Annual Multicultural Health Conference on Oct. 21 - 22. This conference is geared towards students and professionals. Scholarships are available by contacting jan.cornelius@uni.edu. Volunteers are needed, if interested contact jingerjo@uni.edu. For more information, visit http://www.uni.edu/cme/conferences.html.
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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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