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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.
Sep 16, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa recently hired Tim Bakula as the student employment coordinator in financial aid. The position involves assisting students seeking employment both on and off campus. Bakula replaces Chris Bowser, who accepted a new position in Des Moines. Bakula, a current graduate student, began the position in early September and most recently worked as a graduate assistant in student employment....
Sep 16, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Iowa high school students and University of Northern Iowa students may participate in the Wright Challenge, a Web-accessible mathematics contest now in its fifth year. Between now and Dec. 12, the 'mysterious Doctor E' will present six puzzles, roughly one every other week, on the World Wide Web at www.math.uni.edu. The puzzles will be printed in the UNI student newspaper, the Northern Iowan, and posted on campus, as...
Sep 16, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Results released by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) list the University of Northern Iowa in first place for the pass rate of first-time candidates on the Uniform Certified Public Accounting (CPA) Examination in May 2002, the most recent May exam for which data is available. On that exam, 56.4 percent of UNI's first-time candidates without advanced degrees passed the complete exam,...
Sep 16, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa ï¾—The University of Northern Iowa Forensic Program will host the Midwest region's 2003 Ulrich Season Opener Debate Tournament, Saturday, Sept. 20 - Monday, Sept. 22. More than 50 debate teams will represent approximately 50 different colleges and universities. Preliminary rounds will be held on UNI's campus Saturday and Sunday, starting at 8 a.m. daily, with four different debate rounds each day. The headquarters...
Sep 16, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Afro-Colombians Tell Their Story: The Real Impact of U.S. Foreign Policy,' will be presented at 7 p.m., Monday, Sept. 22, in Lang Hall Auditorium on the UNI campus. Afro-Colombian guest speakers, Father Rafael Castillo and Luz Marina Becerra, will draw on their experiences of war, violence and poverty to talk about the armed conflict in Colombia and the impact of U.S. policy. Becerra, a 29-year-old from the province...
Sep 16, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa physics department will host the year's first physics colloquium, at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, in the Physics building, room 201. The event will feature David Berman, UNI associate professor of physics, speaking on 'Optimizing the Operation of Diode Lasers.' Berman is a theoretical physicist who has studied underwater acoustics and now is investigating semiconductor structures....
Sep 15, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa, in conjunction with the Iowa Association of College Admissions Counselors, is inviting students from 25 Iowa high schools to participate in the 2003 UNI-Dome College Fair, from 9 to 11 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 23. High school juniors and seniors will be able to visit with representatives from more than 85 post-secondary institutions from Iowa and surrounding states during the fair...
Sep 15, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A series of courses to enhance the management skills of those serving nonprofit human service agencies and other related organizations will be presented by the University of Northern Iowa and Iowa State University, beginning in October. The Nonprofit Management Academy will offer certificates in nonprofit management to program participants who complete any combination of courses totaling six continuing education...
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....

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