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Thursday, Oct 28, 2010

My UNI Weekend is a digest of weekend (Thursday - Sunday) entertainment and recreation opportunities at UNI, mailed on Thursday mornings during fall and spring semesters. Submission deadline is noon, Wednesday. Submissions will be rejected if sponsorship by a university department, program or organization is not clear.

THURSDAY EVENTS

WHAT'S AT STAKE IN IOWA SUPREME COURT ELECTION?

The Department of Political Science will present a panel discussion on trends in judicial selection nationwide and in Iowa, and implications for the future of the Iowa judiciary. Scott Peters, political science at UNI, will be joined by Malia Reddick and Rachel Paine Caufield, from Drake University, in a discussion at 3:30 p.m., in SRL 115.

HALLOGREEN EVENT

Want to know more about sustainability? Come to HalloGreen from 4 to 7 p.m., Mauker Union East Lawn. There will be speakers, booths, live music, free food and learning about how to make our lives more green. Costumes are encouraged.

HOT TOPICS IN EDUCATION: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WEBINARS

A free one-hour webinar on "Classroom Management for the First-Year Teacher" will be from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. For more information or to register, visit http://www.uni.edu/coe/about/coe-professional-development-webinars or contact Mary Herring, at 273-2719.

STAR POWER SIMULATION

A Star Power simulation will be held from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m., in SEC 323. Free and open to the public. Participants will be involved in a simulation that revolves around the use of rule making and power in society. For more information, contact Leadership Studies at 3-6898.

UNI ENTREPRENEURS MEETING

UNI Entrepreneurs (UNI-E) group will meet at 4:45 p.m., in BCS 33. Pizza and pop will be provided. The meeting is open to all CEO and SIFE members and students interested in entrepreneurship. For more information, call 273-JPEC or e-mail laurie.watje@uni.edu.

DISNEY COLLEGE PROGRAM

Would you like an internship with the Walt Disney Company? This paid internship is a one-of-a-kind experience. Learn about the Disney College Program at an information session at 6 p.m., in StudioIT 1, located in the ITTC 134. RSVP to Amy Schon at amyschon@uni.edu and bring headphones.

UNI AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE CLUB BINGO NIGHT

Come for an evening of bingo games, all in American Sign Language, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., in the Maucker Union University Room. Free, lots of prizes.

SOCCER

The Panthers take on Drake at 7 p.m., at the CVYSA field in Waterloo.

C.A.B. PRESENTS 'DINNER FOR SCHMUCKS'

Campus Activities Board is showing "Dinner for Schmucks" in the Maucker Union Ballroom.  There will be two showings, at 7 p.m., and at 9:30 p.m.  Come on out for this free event, and enjoy free popcorn and pop.

CHOPIN BONANZA #2 - FEATURING UNI PIANO STUDENTS

Chopin Bonanza #2 will be held at 8 p.m., in Davis Hall, GBPAC. In a continuing celebration of the 200th anniversary of Chopin's birth, faculty artist Dmitri Vorobiev will coordinate this recital featuring student musicians from the piano studios at UNI. Free and open to the public.

FRIDAY EVENTS

DEAF COFFEE CHAT

Come to a Deaf Coffee Chat from 3 to 5 p.m., at Village Inn, 6301 University Ave., Cedar Falls. Open to all deaf, hard of hearing, hearing and American Sign Language students. Chat with old friends and meet new ones while sharpening your ASL skills.

ELLIOTT SOBER SPEAKS ABOUT DARWIN AND INTELLIGENT DESIGN

Is there a conflict between believing in God and accepting the evidence that supports evolutionary theory? Join philosopher of science Elliott Sober at 3:30 p.m., in the CME, as he examines what biologists mean when they say that mutations are "unguided," and look at Darwin's ideas about religion. There will be a small-group discussion at 2 p.m. in BAK 161. For more information, contact John Anderson at anderjao@uni.edu.

UNI JAZZ BAND ONE

UNI Jazz Band One, under the direction of Chris Merz, will offer a concert at 7:30 p.m., in Bengtson Auditorium, RSL. Free and open to the public.

RIDER HALL HAUNTED HOUSE

If you like being scared, attend the sixth annual Rider Hall Haunted House from 8 p.m. to midnight. Admission is $5 or $4 with a canned good for the Cedar Valley Food Bank. Proceeds will benefit Kids Against Hunger and Adopt-A-Family. Enter at the southeast door closest to Shull Hall. For more information, contact David "Schmiddy" Schmid at the Rider Hall Office, 273-2249.

'ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW'

Join Alpha Psi Omega at 11:30 p.m., in CAC 108 (Communication Arts Center)for the annual midnight screening of the "Rocky Horror Picture Show"--just in time for Halloween. Admission is free; prop bags cost $3, but are optional. Come do the Time Warp and win prizes in the costume contest.

SATURDAY EVENTS

GIVE. ADVOCATE. VOLUNTEER. - CEDAR VALLEY UNITED WAY

As part of the UNI United Way campaign to "give, advocate and volunteer,"join other UNI volunteers at the Northeast Iowa Food Bank between 9 a.m. and noon. For directions, visit www.northeastiowafoodbank.org/managed/index.asp. Contact Pat Beck at pat.beck@uni.edu or 273-2333 for more information.

SATURDAY FILM SERIES

BBC's series, "The Private Life of a Masterpiece," will be shown at the University Museum, at 1:30 p.m. "Renaissance Masterpieces" will be shown. Free and open to the public.

POETRY READING AT THE LIBRARY

Ajla Dizdarevic, an 11-year-old poet, will read and discuss her poetry at 2 p.m., in Rod Library Room 324. For more information, visit http://www.library.uni.edu/advertisements/poetry-reading-october-30th.

'ALICE IN THE UNDERGROUND'

"Alice in the Underground" is an original devised theatre production that puts a dark spin on the characters and stories of Lewis Carroll. "Alice" will make its world premiere at 7:30 and 9 p.m., in the APR (the basement of Strayer-Wood Theatre). Admission is free. For more information, visit www.UNISTAonline.org.

RIDER HALL HAUNTED HOUSE

If you like being scared, attend the sixth annual Rider Hall Haunted House from 8 p.m. to midnight. Admission is $5 or $4 with a canned good for the Cedar Valley Food Bank. Proceeds will benefit Kids Against Hunger and Adopt-A-Family. Enter at the southeast door closest to Shull Hall. For more information, contact David "Schmiddy" Schmid at the Rider Hall Office, 3-2249.

HOURS

LIBRARY HOURS

http://www.library.uni.edu/about-us/hours-maps/building-hours. Library online resources are available 24/7; if off campus,  there will be a prompt to enter your CatID.

PANTHER SHUTTLE/SAFE RIDE HOURS

COMMUNITY EVENTS

CEDAR FALLS TOURISM

To view the Cedar Falls Tourism Bureau's calendar of events, visit http://www.cedarfallstourism.org/calendar.asp