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Grad Report
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.
Jun 11, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Three seniors and a recent graduate of the University of Northern Iowa's electrical and information technology program will be competing later this month in the 10th Annual World Championship Solar Electric Boat Regatta in Buffalo, N.Y. UNI e-Boat team members are Chad Clark of Cedar Rapids, Dan Frisch of Waterloo, Aaron Mitchell of Manchester and May graduate Derek Paulus of Rockford. Their adviser is Recayi Pecen, UNI...
Jun 11, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Following a semester of extensive reading, seven University of Northern Iowa science students are conducting summer research projects, five on-campus and two off-campus. The on-campus students-- Jacob Becker of Spencer, Sherrie Renee Elzey of Sully, Jeff Fisher of Cedar Falls, Michelle Healy of Muscatine and Jason McIntosh of Honey Creek-- are particicpating in the Merck/AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of...
Jun 9, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Alpha Upsilon Alpha, the honor society of the International Reading Association, has announced new members initiated this spring into Alpha Chapter at the University of Northern Iowa. __(Name)__, a __(membership classification)__ from __(Hometown)__ is among the 42 new members. The honor society in the field of reading/language arts, has as its primary mission the recognition of scholarship, and it acknowledges and fosters...
Jun 9, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Ten incoming University of Northern Iowa freshmen are recipients of scholarships from the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (CSBS). (NAME) from (HOMETOWN) has received a full-tuition scholarship for the 2003-2004 academic year. (HE/SHE) attends (HIGH SCHOOL NAME) High School. To receive the CSBS scholarship, open only to Iowa residents, students must be ranked in the top 15 percent of their...
Jun 8, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Joyce Milambiling, an assistant professor of English Language and Literature at the University of Northern Iowa, has received a second Fulbright grant, to teach and conduct research in Indonesia during 2004. Her first Fulbright came in 1994-95, and allowed her to conduct a similar project in Southeast Asia. For five months in Medan, Indonesia, Milambiling will help to train teachers who instruct students in foreign...
Jun 8, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Merchant Scholarship awards have been announced at the University of Northern Iowa, to be applied toward the recipients' graduate studies during the 2003-04 academic year. The scholarships are funded from the Merchant Trust, established in 1951 with the UNI Foundation, to honor Frank Ivan Merchant and his sister, Kate Matilda Merchant. Receiving $2,000 awards are: Paul Olson, currently of Omaha, Neb., pursuing a Ph.D. in...
Jun 8, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Not only does Gina Burkart, University of Northern Iowa adjunct professor college reading and writing, not believe Harry Potter is evil incarnate, but she insists his adventures provide an excellent groundwork for explaining Christian principles to children. 'It's like a fairy tale,' she explained. 'It takes children to an imaginary world and allows them to work out their fears about bullies, what is good and bad,...
Jun 5, 2003
Kenneth Atkinson, assistant professor of history and religion at UNI, lived in Israel during the first intifada. He remembers well the violence, the anger, the frustration of the people. So he was pleased to hear Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon tell the world that 'the occupation must end' and 'the settlements must go.' He was excited to hear Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas say, 'the armed intifada must end now.''This is a huge...
Jun 5, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A Jazz Combo Camp for students and educators will be hosted by the University of Northern Iowa School of Music June 22-27. Offered for the third year, the camp curriculum will include two daily combo rehearsals; instrumental master classes with group instruction by professional musicians; theory and improvisation, taught on three levels to meet the varying needs of students; and ear training and transcription,...
Jun 5, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Northern University High School (NUHS) Choir traveled to Carnegie Hall in New York in late May for a 21-minute performance in the famed concert venue. The choir was invited by Tim Peter of Luther College to participate in his conducting debut at Carnegie. Through an audition, the group also won a solo performance spot. The school raised nearly $100,000 so the 65-member choir could make the trip. NUHS choral...

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