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Wednesday, Feb 1, 2012

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

STUDY ABROAD CAPSTONE IN TURKEY INFO SESSION

Study abroad this summer in Turkey to experience a culture where east meets west. The highlights will include a free one-week tour of the country, a ten-day study at a university on the eastern coast, visiting ancient Roman ruins and Muslim mosques. Attend the information session from 3 to 4 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 2, in 009 GIL. For more information, email the Study Abroad Center.

WEB & SMALL BUSINESS MARKETING

Learn the basics of marketing including the 4 Ps and SEO from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 2, in 33 BCS. Advance registration is required. For more information, email JPEC.

CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

Lindsay Kuhn, lab manager at Homeland Energy Solutions, will present "Making 200 Proof:  Managing an Ethanol Plant Lab" at 4 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 2, in 201 MSH.

STUDY ABROAD CAPSTONE IN GREECE INFO SESSION

Immerse yourself in the art, culture, history and beauty of Greece this June and earn Capstone credit. An informational meeting will be held at 4 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 2, in 317 SRL. For more information, email Gregory Bruess or call 273-2752.

RHO EPSILON MEETING

Rho Epsilon will meet at 5 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 2, in 131 CBB. The presenter will be AEGON USA Realty Advisors, LLC. Come learn about the company and the opportunities available for internships and full-time employment. After the presentation the group will head to the OP for free pizza. All majors are welcome. Any questions, contact Charlie Peterson.

UNI SWIMMING & DIVING VS. IOWA

The UNI Swimming & Diving team will take on the Hawkeyes at 5 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 2, in the pool, WRC.

COMMUNICATION STUDENT ASSOCIATION (CSA) MEETING

Jeff Eliasoph from KWWL will speak at 6 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 2, in the Presidential Room, MAU. Eliasoph will discuss his experience in the communications field, as well as provide insight regarding how to successfully get involved with internships and jobs prior to college graduation. All CSA members and non-members are welcome. Email unicsa2@gmail.com for more information.

FREE PLANETARIUM SHOW

There will be two free Planetarium shows at 7 and 8 p.m., Thursday, in 105 LAT.

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

UNI Women's Basketball will play Southern Illinois at 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 2, in the McLeod Center. 

NORTHERN IOWA ENERGY CORPS

Northern Iowa Energy Corps  is a new student organization whose mission statement is: "Expanding opportunities for students on campus to promote energy efficiency through education and outreach." The group has an open house every Thursday at 8 p.m., in the SIAC conference room (upper level of Maucker Union).

FRIDAY EVENTS

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

Jeneane Beck, UNI state relations officer, will host a legislative update at noon on Friday, Feb. 3, in the Elm Room, MAU. She will give an update on UNI's budget request and the governor's education reform package as well as take questions.

STUDY ABROAD UNITED KINGDOM INFO SESSION

Learn about studying in the United Kingdom (focus will be on sustainability) by attending this information session from 3 to 4 p.m., Friday, Feb. 3, in 025 GIL. For more information, email the Study Abroad Center or call 273-7078.

UNI WRESTLING

UNI Wrestling will take on Iowa State at 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 3, in the West Gym.

GUEST ARTIST RECITAL: PHILLIP BRISSON, ORGAN

Visiting artist Philip Brisson will present an organ recital at 8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 3, in Jebe Hall, GBPAC. Brisson is on the faculty of Bellarmine University and as an organ soloist has given recitals throughout the United States. This event is free and open to the public.

SATURDAY EVENTS

UNI BASKETBALL

Men's Basketball will face off against Creighton at 4 p.m. and Women's Baketball will take on Evansville at 7 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 4. Both games will take place in the McLeod Center. 

DISCO SKATE

Head to "funky town!" Enjoy a night of skating from 8 p.m. to midnight, Saturday, Feb. 4, at courts 5 and 6 (upper level) in the WRC and learn some history of the disco era and disco music. 

SYMPHONY CONCERT WITH GUEST COMPOSER AND PIANIST TIMOTHY ANDRES

Join the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony for a glimpse into the inner workings of a composer’s musical mind 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 4, in the GBPAC. The cost is $5 for student tickets and 20 percent off full-price tickets. Meet Timothy Andres in a casual pre-concert talk at 6:30 p.m., Jebe Hall. Reception to follow. 

SUNDAY EVENTS

UNI WRESTLING

UNI Wrestling takes on South Dakota State in an all-day match and North Dakota State at 1 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 5, in the West Gym.