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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.
Nov 10, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Heads vs. Feds: The Great Debate,' is the final satellite seminar of a five-part series hosted this fall by the University of Northern Iowa. The National Collegiate Honors Council and Phi Theta Kappa honorary society will present the seminar from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 18, via downlinks, in Schindler Education Center, Room 244/245. The seminar will feature Steven Hager, Robert Stutman and Billy R. Martin and...
Nov 10, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Dreamer: A Portrait of Langston Hughes,' will be presented Tuesday, Nov. 18, at the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) to celebrate the opening of the UNI Center for Multicultural Education. Tenor Darryl Taylor, associate professor of voice, will present 'In Celebration of Langston Hughes.' His program will chronicle song settings by various composers inspired by Hughes, at 7:30 p.m., in the GBPAC...
Nov 9, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host a downlink site for the second session of Iowa State University Extension's two-part national satellite series, 'Cultural Perspectives on Parenting,' from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 13, in Schindler Education Center, Room 244. This session will focus on how culture influences parenting and how family professionals can support culturally diverse families. According to...
Nov 9, 2003
Homework: How much is enough?General guidelines for teachers suggest they give little or no homework until the upper-elementary years, 30 to 60 minutes a night through sixth grade, 90 minutes a night in middle school, and up to two-and-a-half hours a night during the high school years. 'There is a strong correlation between the amount of time spent outside of school engaged in academics and academic achievement at the high school level,'...
Nov 9, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Family Literacy Day, a day to encourage families of diverse languages and backgrounds to come to the Waterloo Public Library, will be held from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, at the library, 415 Commercial St., Waterloo. 'The whole point of the day is to encourage families of diverse languages and cultures to come to the Waterloo library to sign up for library cards, meet with others in their community, share in...
Nov 6, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Interpreters Theatre will present 'In: Verse,' a poetry performance, Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 13-15, in Lang Hall, Room 40. Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. The one-hour poetic extravaganza is written and directed by Katie F-S, a UNI graduate of Cedar Falls. It portrays the triumph of love over everything. Other cast members of 'In: Verse' include Linda Foulk of Waterloo...
Nov 6, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- In its first month of competition, the University of Northern Iowa's individual events speech team has been very successful. The team traveled to Northern Illinois University Oct. 3-5, where two tournaments were held; Winona State University, Oct. 10-12; Mankato State University, also two tournaments, Oct. 17-19; and Wartburg College, Oct. 25. Danielle Dick, a senior culture and communication major from Dayton, won...
Nov 6, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- In its first month of competition, the University of Northern Iowa's debate team has been very successful, while traveling to tournaments at Wichita State University, Kansas City Kansas Community College (KCKCC), Macalester College, and Wayne State University. At Wichita State, Sept. 25-28, Eric Short, a senior general communications major from Brookings, S.D., won third best individual speaker in the tournament....
Nov 5, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Barbara Cutter, assistant professor of history at the University of Northern Iowa, will give a short presentation and sign copies of her new book at 7 p.m., Monday, Nov. 10, at Bought Again Books, 903 W. 23rd St., Cedar Falls. Cutter's book, 'Domestic Devils, Battlefield Angels: the Radicalism of American Womanhood 1830-1865,' examines four groups of women at the center of public controversy in 19th-century America:...
Nov 5, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The social construction and organization of labor within the Amana Society will be the topic of the next history lecture at the University of Northern Iowa, Wednesday, Nov 12. Peter Hoehnle, doctoral candidate in the Department of History at Iowa State University, will speak at 7 p.m. in Seerley Hall, Room 115. His address, 'Common Work, Common Lives: The Social Construction of Work in the Amana Society,' is free and...

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