University of Northern Iowa
MyUniverse News

Monday, Jan. 10, 2005

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NEWS 

UNI SEVERE WEATHER ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Public announcements regarding cancellation of classes and/or reduced university operations are made via local radio and TV stations, and the UNI home page. The local TV stations also list closings and delays on their Web sites. See
http://www.kwwl.com/
http://www.kcrg.com/
http://www.kgan.com/
For more information about weather announcements see
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/390.html
For more information about UNI weather-related policies and procedures, see http://www.uni.edu/pres/policies/407.shtml
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SNOW REMOVAL ROUTES FOR 2004-2005:
To view a map showing campus snow removal routes go to http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/facplan/
. Click on the "Snow removal routes 2004" link. Call 273-4400 to report slippery spots.
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E-BILLS:
Don't forget, paper bills are no longer being sent. To access your e-bill, go to MyUniverse and click on "my current e-bill." After the 10th of each month you can click on "activity since last e-bill." Due date is Feb. 7.
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NEW I.D. REQUIRED AT ROD LIBRARY:
All students must have a new u-card to check out materials at the Rod Library. New u-cards can be obtained at the Department of Residence in Redeker Center, or the Follon Student Services on the
second floor of Gilchrist Hall, near Financial Aid.

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TOBY KEITH TICKETS ON SALE AT 10 A.M., SATURDAY, JAN. 15:
Toby Keith and Ted Nugent will perform at the UNI-Dome at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 20, Toby Keith is the reigning Academy of Country Music Entertainer of the Year and has sold more than 13.5 million albums. Tickets ($41.75 and $57) will be available at http://www.ticketmaster.com, (319) 363-1888, UNI-Dome box office and all Ticketmaster locations. All tickets subject to convenience and/or handling fee.
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ELECTRONIC INTERLIBRARY LOAN REQUESTS:
Beginning January 2005, all interlibrary loan requests must be submitted in electronic form. Go to http://unistar.uni.edu/screens/rod_ill.html Or go to the Rod Library home page (http://www.library.uni.edu/). There are two public computers at the ILL desk, dedicated to ILL electronic requests. Library staff can provide assistance as well.
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STUDENT RESOURCES  


JACK COOKE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE:
Up to $50,000 is available for advanced graduate study across the U.S. for UNI graduating seniors and recent graduates.
Visit the UNI homepage (www.uni.edu), click "Financial Aid" to apply to John Vallentine, faculty representative.
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MEMFIS TIMECARD TRAINING:
January classes are available to learn how to access MEMFIS, view and update personal and W-4 information, print payslips, create, reveiw and approve timecards. Register at https://access.uni.edu/cgi-bin/training/train_enroll.cgi?command=start&admin_group=MFIS
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MEMFIS NEWSLETTER:
The new time reporting system for students, faculty and staff employees was implemented Dec. 12. To learn more, read the December issue of the MEMFIS Times newsletter at
http://maple.vpaf.uni.edu/memfis/db_documents/times/Dec_2004.pdf
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SPRING MASSAGE SCHEDULE:
Massages are available Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (with Lisa
Lydon) and Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (with Leta Hanson). The fee is
$10 for every 15 minutes. Pay by cash, check, u-bill, or payroll deduct.
Call the Wellness Resource Lab at 3-6119 to schedule.
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LEARN TO SWIM PROGRAM:
Classes are available to the children of students, faculty and staff in skill levels 1-6. All instructors are American Red Cross Water Safety-certified. The half
-semester classes run Jan. 22 to March 5 and March 26 to May 7. The cost is $17.50. The full semester classes run Jan. 22 to May 7. The cost is $35. Contact Chris Denison at denison@uni.edu, or at 273-7263 for further information.
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STUDY ABROAD:
Learn about options for studying abroad. There are programs in English-speaking countries and programs designed to study French, German, Polish, Russian and Spanish. Call 273-7078, or visit http://www.uni.edu/studyabroad.
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HOURS

LIBRARY HOURS OVER MLK HOLIDAY WEEKEND:
http://www.library.uni.edu/libinfo/hours.shtml#mlutherjr

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EVENTS 

ART EXHIBIT AND LECTURE:
"JoAnn Schnabel: Works in Clay" will run Monday, Jan. 10 through Wednesday,
Feb. 2. Schnabel will give a gallery talk at 7 p.m., Monday, Jan. 10.
A reception will follow. Two other ceramics exhibitions,
will accompany the main exhibition: "UNI Alumni Ceramics Exhibition,
1990-2005," and "Out of the Cupboard, Into the Light: Ceramic Works
from JoAnn Schnabel's Personal Collection." Free and open to the public. For more information, call 3-3095 or visit
http://www.uni.edu/artdept/gallery
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PANTHER ATHLETICS:
Wednesday, Men's Basketball vs. Southwest Missouri State, 7 p.m., UNI-Dome. Contact: UNI-Dome box office; e-mail: unidome@uni.edu; phone: 273-3663.
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Friday, Track and Field hosts Panther Open, 10 a.m., UNI-Dome. Contact: UNI-Dome box office; e-mail: unidome@uni.edu; phone: 273-3663.
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Saturday, Jan. 15, Men's Basketball vs. Creighton, 7 p.m., UNI-Dome. Contact: UNI-Dome box office; e-mail: unidome@uni.edu; phone: 273-3663.
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KUNI
PRESENTS LIVE FROM STUDIO ONE:
Monday, Jan. 10 at 7 p.m. – Raldo Schneider brings his laid-back country-rock to KUNI studios on the third floor of the CAC. Admission is $3 for adults, and free for children 12 and under. For more info visit http://www.kuniradio.org/kustud.html
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MLK MOVIE MARATHON:
The Center for Multicultural Education, 109 Mauker Union, is hosting a Martin Luther King, Jr. Movie Marathon Jan. 12, 13, 18 and 19 from noon -1 p.m. in commemoration of his birthday. Learn more about Martin Luther King, Jr. and the civil rights movement. Refreshments will be provided. Visit http://www.uni.edu/cme or call 273-2250 for complete movie and time listings.
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POETRY READING:
Jennifer K. Dick, author of the award-winning collection of poetry, "Fluoescence," will read from her work Thursday, Jan. 13, at 7:30 p.m. in Baker 161. Her work appears in The Colorado Review, Green Mountains Review, and the anthologies Short Fuse and 100 Poets Against War. Samples of her poetry are at http://www.zenadmen.com/fluorescence/#poems
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AUCTION:
Wednesday, Jan. 19, at 10 .am., warehouse at 2412 West 27th St. -- west of the UNI-Dome. The first items to be sold will be some scientific equipment from the Physics Dept. including an oscilloscope, Geiger counter and two scalers. Immediately following will be the sale of used electronic equipment and a large quantity of computers and computer equipment. All items are sold "as is" and must be removed on that day. Payment must be made in cash or check on site before removal. A photo ID is required to obtain a bidding number. Call Vince at 273-3527 with questions.
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OPEN PRE-SEASON BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT:
Open to students/faculty/staff
. Men's and Women's division, $20 entry fee/two game guarantee. Required managers' meeting on Thursday, Jan. 13, 4 p.m., SEC Room 247. Play begins Monday, Jan. 24, 7 p.m., WRC south courts.
Makeup managers' meetings are Jan. 18 or 19 at 3:15 p.m., WRC room 103.

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INTRAMURAL BOWLING:
The Intramural League bowling managers' meeting will be Wed., Jan. 12, at 4 p.m. in WRC 252. Registration is Thursday, Jan. 13 and Friday, Jan. 14 from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in WRC 101. Bowling will take place at Valley Park Lanes in Cedar Falls on Wed., Jan. 26 or Fri., Jan. 28.
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INTRAMURAL BASKETBALL:
Intramural 5-on-5 league basketball and 4-on-4 corec half court: Men's AA, A and B, Women's A and B and corec divisions. Required managers' meeting on Thursday, Jan. 13, 4 p.m., SEC Room 247. Play begins Wednesday, Feb. 2, WRC south courts.
Makeup managers' meetings are Jan. 18 or 19 at 3:15, WRC room 103.
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