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Monday, Aug 13, 2012

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NEWS

ABANDONED BICYCLESNEW

The UNI police division recovered a number of abandoned bicycles during the 2010-2012 school years. Contact Officer Andrea Jennings at 273-2712 to inquire if your bike has been recovered. When calling, please have the serial numbers (if known), make and model numbers available.

UNI PHYSICS HIGHLIGHTED ON CHINESE TVNEW

The UNI Physics Department has opened a recruiting partnership with Hubei Shashi High School in Jingzhou, China. Hubei Shashi officials were interviewed about the partnership on Jingzhou TV and videos about UNI were broadcast. The interview video has English subtitles, and is available on Youku.

UNI CULTURE & INTENSIVE ENGLISH PROGRAM NEWSLETTERNEW

The UNI Culture & Intensive English Program summer newsletter has information about current CIEP students, activities, alumni and summer programs.

CENTER FOR DISABILITY STUDIES IN LITERACY, LANGUAGE & LEARNING LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITENEW

The Center for Disability Studies in Literacy, Language & Learning at UNI has launched its website, which contains an overview video and other resources related to literacy, communication and disability studies.

OPPORTUNITIES/RESOURCES

NEW NUTRITION COURSE IN THE FALL SCHEDULENEW

A new course will be offered by the School of HPELS called America's Food Supply: A Look at What's in Your Grocery Store. The course number is HPE 4186-04. This course is appropriate for anyone who has already taken a basic nutrition course. This course will examine food - what it's made of, how it's prepared, food politics, cultural meanings and most importantly, how it impacts our health. It will be taught on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2 to 3:15 p.m., in WRC 242.

UNI VOLUNTEER FAIR ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONSNEW

Registration is being accepted through Aug. 16 for student organizations to reserve booth space at the Volunteer Fair hosted by the Volunteer Center of Cedar Valley and UNI's Nonprofit Leadership Alliance. The fair will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 30, in Maucker Union. For more information, email volunteerUNI@vccv.org.

NEW COURSE: TECTONIC THEATRE PROJECTNEW

UNI students can work with members of New York’s Tectonic Theatre Project in the development of a new theatrical play called “Square Peg Round Hole.” The play will focus on the prevalence of autism and the people who intersect with their lives. Students will contribute to the development of an original script through a process called Moment Work, which was developed by the company and is designed to allow multiple collaborators from across disciplines (visual, music, multimedia) to engage with the elements of the stage as a means to communicate ideas and pursue theatrical impulses. The course number is THEATRE 1059.

OPPORTUNITIES

PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING AUTHOR TO SPEAK AT UNINEW

As part of UNI's Reaching for Higher Ground project "The Search for An American Dream," Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and New York Times' bestseller, Isabel Wilkerson, will speak at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 22, at the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. Wilkerson will discuss the topic of migration and its impact on America as detailed in her novel, "The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration."

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

For upcoming lectures, conferences, performing arts or athletic events, please visit the UNI Calendar of Events.

WELLNESS AND RECREATION

Fitness classes, intramural sports, outdoor recreation opportunities.

REGISTRAR

Academic information and deadlines.

STUDENT INVOLVEMENT CENTER

Student Involvement Center - Information about student organizations, events and service opportunities.