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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 15, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa ï¾– Jason Mraz will be in concert at 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 23 in the University of Northern Iowa's West Gym, presented by UNI's Panther Productions. Mraz is an up-and-coming singer/songwriter from Virginia who cites Dave Matthews and Sade as influences. His debut album, 'Waiting For My Rocket To Come,' features hits like 'The Remedy (I Won't Worry),' and 'You And I Both.' Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m.,...
Sep 15, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The 23rd Annual University of Northern Iowa Career Fair will take place from 2 to 6 p.m., Monday, Sept. 22, in the UNI-Dome. 'Students should know that their careers begin the day they come to UNI,' said Libby Vanderwall, UNI Career Center events coordinator. 'The fair is intended to provide students and alumni opportunities for networking, career and continuing education exploration, internships and employment....
Sep 15, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art will present 'Opera,' installations and performance art works by Jeffery Byrd, UNI professor of art, and 'The House of Bernarda Alba: A Play Without Performers,' installations by Dysart native Julie McLaughlin in the Kamerick Art Building from Monday Sept. 29 through Friday Oct. 24. The exhibition opens at 9 a.m., Sept. 29. At 7 p.m., McLaughlin will present a gallery...
Sep 14, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa today announced its fall 2003 enrollment figures. UNI's fall enrollment stands at 13,441 students, close to its target enrollment of 13,400 students. According to UNI President Robert Koob, this enrollment is part of a planned effort to maintain quality while addressing state budget cuts. 'Two years ago we began a concerted effort to reduce the size of the university,' said Koob...
Sep 14, 2003
UNI reaches enrollment goal, sets graduation recordThe University of Northern Iowa today announced its fall 2003 enrollment figures. UNI's fall enrollment stands at 13,441 students, close to its target enrollment of 13,400 students. According to UNI President Robert Koob, this enrollment is part of a planned effort to maintain quality while addressing state budget cuts.'Two years ago we began a concerted effort to reduce the size of the...
Sep 14, 2003
Board of Regents to meet at ISUThe Board of Regents, State of Iowa, will meet Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 16 and 17 at Iowa State University, in Ames. Several issues pertaining to UNI will be on the docket. These items are scheduled to be discussed on Wednesday. Specific times are unknown.1. Annual institutional reports on Academic Program Review -- To be discussed by Aaron Podolefsky, provost and vice president for Academic Affairs. Background...
Sep 14, 2003
On anniversary of food stamps, UNI professor lauds the programIn September 1959, Congress passed a bill authorizing food stamps for low-income Americans. The author of 'Who Speaks For the Poor,' Al Hays is director of UNI's Master of Public Policy program. He says food stamps, although often the object of contempt by middle-and upper-class America, work. 'There's an anti-poor, anti-government-program climate in this country right now, and it...
Sep 11, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Microsoft Outlook - E-mail Strategies,' a course to help participants manage e-mail accounts, transition from Web-based e-mail and Outlook Express and simplify communication with business contacts, friends and family, will be offered by the University of Northern Iowa Regional Business Center (RBC), in partnership with Ketels Contract Training. The course will be held from 8:30 a.m.-noon, on Tuesday, Sept. 30, at...
Sep 11, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - - The University of Northern Iowa will host a town hall meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 2, in the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center's Jebe Hall, to discuss recent budget cuts and tuition increases. UNI President Robert Koob will discuss the benefits UNI offers the community. Keith Saunders, associate director of governmental relations at UNI, will present 'Iowa's Students are Its Future: Why It's...
Sep 11, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A community-wide energy efficiency campaign developed by the University of Northern Iowa's Center for Energy and Environmental Education (CEEE), received unanimous support from the Committee on Community Relations and Planning of the Cedar Falls City Council late last month, for a $30,000 grant. The grant must now be approved by the full council. Cedar Falls Mayor Jon Crews presented the program to the committee....

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