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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.
Dec 21, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Art and Architecture Committee has chosen new artwork for the recent renovation of Maucker Union. Iowa law states that one-half of 1 percent of the total estimated cost of state buildings shall be used to purchase art. The amount spent for this piece of art was $65,000.According to Mary Frisbee Johnson, chair of the committee, the new piece is a 120-foot bas-relief sculpture that runs along...
Dec 18, 2003
University of Northern Iowa President Robert Koob will preside over commencement ceremonies at 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 20 in the UNI-Dome. He will confer degrees upon some 700 students graduating from UNI's five undergraduate colleges, the Graduate College, or Continuing Education and Special Programs. Aaron M. Podolefsky, provost and vice president for academic affairs, will conduct the recognition of honors and awards.The student address...
Dec 16, 2003
The University of Northern Iowa College of Education recently hosted its bi-annual Teacher Education Convocation. Of the 347 students that have satisfied requirements for admission into the College of Education, more than 200 students participated in the formal ceremony, the official induction of students into that field of study.Of those recently accepted into the College of Education was (Name) from (Hometown) . Kathy Oakland, chair...
Dec 15, 2003
Four University of Northern Iowa International Club of Business members will travel to Winnipeg, Canada, Jan. 8-11, 2004, to compete in the final stage of the Manitoba International Marketing Competition (MIMC). This is the second year UNI has sent a team to MIMC. Twenty teams are invited to participate from Canada, Europe, Mexico and the United States. Teams compete by making marketing and production decisions in three distinct phases. The...
Dec 15, 2003
The University of Northern Iowa's Master's in Social Work program has received accreditation from the Council on Social Work Education to October 2007. The accreditation is retroactive to the program's first graduating class in 2002. Only individuals graduating from an accredited program are allowed licensing and permission to practice. In 1999, the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, granted UNI permission to begin offering the program in fall...
Dec 15, 2003
Four University of Northern Iowa faculty members received the 2003 Regents Award for Faculty Excellence at a dinner hosted earlier this semester by the Board of Regents, State of Iowa. Recipients were Rebecca Burkhardt, professor of music and director of orchestral activities; Steve Corbin, associate professor of marketing; Mark Grey, professor of anthropology and director of UNI's New Iowans Program; and Siobahn Morgan, professor of astronomy...
Dec 14, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Teachers in Iowa can earn one hour of graduate credit and learn more about waste reduction by registering for 'Waste Reduction: Addressing the Overlooked 'R',' presented by University of Northern Iowa's Center for Energy & Environmental Education (CEEE). The workshop will take place in Grinnell on Friday, Jan. 23, 2004, Saturday, Jan. 24 and Saturday, April 17. The workshop is open to all teachers, but...
Dec 11, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) continued its legacy of receiving national recognition at the national PRSSA conference, held recently in New Orleans. UNI PRSSA was selected to host a regional conference next spring, and received the Pacesetter Award for leadership, enthusiasm, spirit and involvement. Additionally, for the first time in the history of the UNI PRSSA...
Dec 11, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Competition was intense on the University of Northern Iowa campus last month as high school seniors competed for numerous scholarships in the sciences, industrial technology, mathematics or computer science. Scholarships included four-year full-tuition scholarships valued at $2,458 for the 2003-2004 school year. (Student's name), a student at (High school), participated in the UNI 2003 Science, Mathematics and...
Dec 10, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Dance Team has qualified for the Universal Dance Association College National Competition. The team will make its fifth appearance in the annual competition Jan. 16-19 at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando. UNI received an automatic bid into the semi-final round and will compete in the Division I Dance category against 21of the top teams in the nation. UNI dance team...

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