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UNI state fair booth profiles university alumni<br>

August 6, 2002

Stacey Christensen, community outreach manager, (319) 273-2761
Gwenne Culpepper, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

From Thursday, Aug. 8 through Sunday, Aug. 18, UNI will exhibit its new booth and display at the state fair in Des Moines, in the Varied Industries Building. Featured will be photos and profiles of university alumni, all living in Iowa and contributing to the state's growth.

Other highlights:

Saturday, Aug. 10, Athletic Director Rick Hartzell will show a steer for the Davis County Cattleman's Association during the Governor's Charity Steer Show, Pioneer Pavilion, 4 p.m.

Monday, Aug. 12, Rick Klein, research technician with the Iowa Waste Reduction Center (IWRC), will demonstrate the IWRC's laser touch spray gun in the Homemaker's Theatre, 4 to 5 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 13, Kirk Henderson, manager of the UNI Native Roadside Vegetation Center, will discuss prairie wildflower gardens in the Homemaker's Theatre, noon to 12:30 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 15, Patricia Higby, instructor in the Department of Physics, will present 'Energy Jeopardy,' in the Homemaker's Theatre, 9 to 9:30 a.m.