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Each year, the University of Northern Iowa Office of Career Services releases a report detailing post-graduation success. In 2013, 88 percent of respondents were either employed or receiving further education – the highest number in the past five years.
Sep 25, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Department of Public Safety will be recognized for its effective approach to gender-based violence on campus at the ITT Industries Night Vision/International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) annual conference in Philadelphia, Pa., on Oct. 25. The award recognizes outstanding community policing practices by agencies representing jurisdictions of all sizes. Five winners and 10 finalists...
Sep 25, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Mujeres al borde de un ataque de nervios' (Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown), will open the Fall 2003 Spanish film festival series, presented by UNI's Department of Modern Languages and Sigma Delta Pi Spanish honor society, at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 1. The film is the first of five from Oscar-award-winning Spanish director Pedro Almodovar to be shown every Wednesday in October in the Communication Arts...
Sep 25, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- For the 11th consecutive year, the University of Northern Iowa Controller's Office has been awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada for the quality of its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for the year ended June 30, 2002. The award is the highest form of recognition in the area of...
Sep 24, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A celebration to mark the 30th anniversary of the University of Northern Iowa's Prairie Preserve, will take place Saturday, Sept. 27, beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the rotunda of UNI's Center for Energy and Environmental Education (CEEE). Those who played a major role in the establishment of the prairie and the founding and development of the UNI Biological Preserves System will be recognized. Those to be honored include...
Sep 24, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- In an effort to bring more attention to the need for civics and civic engagement of youth, the Congressional Conference on Civic Education convened in Washington, D. C., Sept. 20-22, sponsored by the Alliance for Representative Democracy, and with support from the joint leadership of Congress. Representing the State of Iowa were: Jason Follett, delegation facilitator and a teacher at Perry High School; State Sen....
Sep 24, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Sophomores at Northern University High School will host a cemetery walk from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27, at Fairview Cemetery in Cedar Falls. According to Michael Hamilton, an instructor at the school, students have worked with the Cedar Falls Historical Society, gathering information and conducting historical research. During the event, students will portray influential Cedar Falls citizens who are buried...
Sep 23, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets were recently among 4,093 cadets from across the nation who attended the National Leadership Camp (NALC) in Fort Lewis, Wash. The cadets participated in a 32-day leadership development course required for all ROTC cadets to become officers in the U.S. Army. The camp incorporated a wide range of subjects designed to develop and evaluate leadership...
Sep 23, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa --The First Cultural Fair/Powwow, presented by the University of Northern Iowa Native American Student Union, will take place during UNI Family Weekend, Friday, Sept. 26, 8 a.m. - 10 p.m., and Saturday, Sept 27, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., in the UNI West Gym. Friday and Saturday festivities will include scheduled dance competitions for various ages and genders, arts and crafts, and a variety of cultural foods. 'The fair...
Sep 22, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The annual Alliant Energy Iowa Electrathon Race will be Saturday, Sept. 27, at the University of Northern Iowa's B parking lot across University Avenue from the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. This electric car endurance contest promotes energy efficiency and demonstrates the viability of cars powered by electricity, according to Patricia Higby, energy educator at UNI's Center for Energy and Environmental...
Sep 21, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Family Weekend kicks off at the University of Northern Iowa on Friday, Sept. 26, with events throughout the day and a viewing of the planets and stars at the UNI Hillside Observatory at 8 p.m. Events on Saturday, Sept. 27, include college open houses from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Panther Style Show at 2 p.m. on the UNI-Dome East Plaza, free root beer floats at 2 p.m. in the Piazza at Redeker Center, and the Family...

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