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Special Olympics Iowa
Recently, athletes gathered at the UNI-Dome to take part in events for the Special Olympics Northeast Iowa Spring Games.
Apr 28, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa School of Music will host a performance by the world-famous Tsou Cultural Troupe of Taiwan at 8 p.m., Tuesday, May 6, in the Gallagher -Bluedorn Performing Arts Center's Davis Hall. The troupe is comprised of the Tsou (pronounced: SAU) people from rural Taiwan. The ensemble is under the direction of UNI School of Music alumnus, Susan Tsai (Master of Music degree, 1984), and has performed...
Apr 28, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa ï¾– The University of Northern Iowa Department of Art has announced the winners of the 2003 High School Art Scholarship Competition held earlier this month at the Kamerick Art Building on the UNI campus. The competition featured the work of 29 high school seniors. Two students were given four-year instate tuition scholarships. They are Kate Fitzpatrick, Storm Lake High School, instructed by Anita Coon and Ron Netten; and...
Apr 27, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Thirty years ago a class-action lawsuit was brought against the University of Northern Iowa to gain salary equity for female faculty members. At 4 p.m., Tuesday, April 29, the UNI Women's Studies Program, and the Cedar Falls chapter of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), will sponsor a retrospective panel discussion about the lawsuit. The event will take place in UNI's Center for Energy and Environmental...
Apr 27, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host its annual Cinco de Mayo fiesta from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Friday, May 2, outside Maucker Union, weather permitting. In the event of inclement weather, the celebration will be moved inside to the Maucker Union Coffeehouse. Cinco de Mayo marks the date the Mexican army defeated the French at the Puebla Battle in Mexico. Activities will include cascarones which are confetti-filled...
Apr 24, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Women's Rugby Club will play in the national Division II tournament in San Jose, Calif., on May 3. The Panthers advanced after defeating the College of Charleston, 10-7; and St. Joseph's University, 27-14, in the Elite Eight tournament at UNI April 19-20. The UNI women are the defending national champions. 'The dedication it has taken these student athletes to get to the national championship...
Apr 24, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa has named its participants for the spring 2003 National Student Exchange (NSE) program. The NSE program allows students to study at one of 163 colleges and universities throughout the United States while paying UNI tuition. Spring 2003 NSE program participants include ___(NAME)___, a ___(CLASSIFICATION/MAJOR)___ from ___(HOMETOWN)___, son/daughter of ___(PARENT'S NAMES)___ who will be...
Apr 24, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa ï¾– The University of Northern Iowa debate team will host a public debate focused on 'Iraq: What next?,' at 7 p.m. Monday, April 28, in the Seerley Hall Great Reading Room. The event will feature UNI debaters as well as students from campus organizations who are interested in the issue. In the hour-long debate, pro and con arguments will be presented for the formal topic 'Resolved: The United States should be in control...
Apr 24, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa School of Music will present 'Opera A La Carte: A Sampling of Operating 'Treats',' at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 29 at the Strayer-Wood Theatre. The performance is a compilation of scenes from numerous operas, including; 'Die Fledermaus,' by J. Strauss; 'Hansel and Gretel,' by Humperdinck; 'The Ballad of Baby Doe,' by Moore; 'Cosi fan tutte,' by Mozart; 'La Rondine,' by Puccini; and 'La...
Apr 23, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art will present 'BFA Exhibition #1,' from Saturday, April 26 through Wednesday, April 30. Graduating artists will host a reception from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, April 28.Four artists are participating in this exhibition in partial fulfillment of their bachelor of fine arts (B.F.A.) degrees. Exhibiting in 'BFA Exhibition #1' are Jensen Barnes of Dubuque; Jim Benedict of St. Charles;...
Apr 22, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa adjunct English instructor William Koch will present 'Walt Whitman Live!!' at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 30, in Lang Hall Auditorium. The show features Koch performing as Whitman and speaking on the poet's major themes, observations of American culture, views on Abraham Lincoln, and experience with the Civil War. He also has performed at the Hearst Center for the Arts, the UNI Museum,...

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