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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 19, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will present 'Using Technology to Improve Teacher Quality for Iowa,' a free panel discussion for educators and school administrators at 6:30 p.m., Dec. 3, at the West Des Moines Marriott. The discussion will cover the importance of technology in 21st century classrooms, using technology to enhance the classroom experience, and UNI's role in training Iowa's future teachers. The College of...
Nov 19, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced today that the University of Northern Iowa will be recertified with conditions. This classification means UNI is considered to be operating its athletics program in substantial conformity with operating principles adopted by the association's Division I membership, but there are areas of concern that must be addressed before full certification is granted.According...
Nov 18, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Members of the University of Northern Iowa Individual Events Speech team traveled to Bradley University in Peoria, Ill., Nov. 7-9 for one of the year's largest and most competitive tournaments. Danielle Dick, a senior culture and communication major from Dayton, won fourth place in program oral interpretation, with a collection of poetry, prose, and essays on Native American women. Mike Hilkin, a sophomore English...
Nov 17, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra from the University of Northern Iowa recently traveled to Cedar Rapids and Iowa City to perform for public school students. The members spent Monday, Nov. 3 visiting City High and West High School in Iowa City, and Jefferson and Kennedy High Schools (at Jefferson) in Cedar Rapids. Members of the Symphony Orchestra performing on the trip include: _(NAME)_ of _(HOMETOWN)_,...
Nov 17, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa is featuring Amy Nordheim, a freshman early childhood development major from Waukon, as part of the new UNI marketing campaign. Part of a rotating group of student, faculty, staff and alumni profiles, hers can be found on the Web at www.uni.edu. In addition to the Web, Nordheim is featured in a newspaper ad that will appear in the November issue of Waukon High School's publication....
Nov 17, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Six University of Northern Iowa industrial technology students recently finished in first place in the Associated Schools of Construction's (ASC) 2003 commercial division student estimating competition. Eleven schools participated in the commercial division, including Iowa State, Kansas State, and North Dakota State. The student competitors, all members of the Department of Industrial Technology's Management Club,...
Nov 17, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa is featuring Jon Fasselius, a junior electronic media major from Dubuque, as part of the new UNI marketing campaign. Part of a rotating group of student, faculty, staff and alumni profiles, his can be found on the Web at www.uni.edu. In addition to the Web, Fasselius is featured in a newspaper ad that will appear in the November issue of Dubuque Senior High School's publication....
Nov 17, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa is featuring Jay Hefel, a junior economics major from Dubuque, as part of the new UNI marketing campaign. Part of a rotating group of student, faculty, staff and alumni profiles, his can be found on the Web at www.uni.edu. In addition to the Web, Hefel is featured in a newspaper ad that will appear in the November issue of Hempstead High School's publication The Equestrian. Hefel's...
Nov 17, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- James HiDuke, University of Northern Iowa assistant professor of English language and literature, died Monday, Nov. 17, of natural causes at his home in Cedar Falls. HiDuke was nationally known as 'Dr. Grammar.' A veteran English professor who taught English and writing courses, HiDuke was well known by students and faculty as a source of answers to tough questions -- hence the nickname, 'Dr. Grammar.' HiDuke was the...
Nov 17, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Wellness and Recreation Services (WRS) recently presented Jill Semsch, a junior marketing major from Stockton, with its October student employee of the month award. Semsch recently began her job as marketing and public relations assistant for WRS. According to her direct supervisor, Kathy Gulick, director of UNI WRS, she was selected for the award for her quality of work, ability to...

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