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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.
Jul 6, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Sturgis Youth Theatre will present its fourth-annual all-youth summer theatre production, L. Frank Baum's 'The Wizard of Oz,' by Anne Coulter Martens, at the Oster Regent Theatre, July 17 ï¾– 19, at 7 p.m. Director Gretta Berghammer, Sturgis Youth Theatre artistic director and UNI professor of theatre, chose 'The Wizard of Oz' in celebration of the story's 100th anniversary. Under the supervision of...
Jul 6, 2003
Home mortgage costs remain low, but buyers should bewareAs mortgage rates remain low, many homeowners and first-time buyers are considering selling or refinancing. But Arthur Cox, director of the Real Estate Education Program at the University of Northern Iowa, says buyers and borrowers should be aware of the settlement costs involved, which can drive up effective borrowing costs. All lenders are not required to disclose costs such as yield-...
Jul 6, 2003
Home mortgage costs remain low, but buyers should bewareAs mortgage rates remain low, many homeowners and first-time buyers are considering selling or refinancing. But Arthur Cox, director of the Real Estate Education Program at the University of Northern Iowa, says buyers and borrowers should be aware of the settlement costs involved, which can drive up effective borrowing costs. All lenders are not required to disclose costs such as yield-...
Jul 1, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa --The University of Northern Iowa's John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (JPEC) and the Iowa Federal and State Partnership will present a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) workshop in the UNI Commons Ballroom from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 5; and 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 6. The SBIR program provides qualified small businesses an opportunity to propose innovative research and...
Jun 29, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Department of Theatre recently awarded scholarships to several incoming students, all planning to major in theatre. Students qualified for the awards by performing two-minute monologues and interviewing, or presenting their design and production portfolios and interviewing. Also considered were letters of recommendation and high school transcripts. (NAME) of (HOMETOWN) received a (...
Jun 29, 2003
Tips for keeping active kids safe during hot weatherSummer days mean sports camps, baseball, softball, basketball and a host of other outdoor activities for kids. Summer days also mean high temperatures and high humidity -- a potentially deadly combination. Biff Williams, chair of the UNI Division of Athletic Training, has tips on what kids should eat and drink before, during and after outdoor activities. Williams is one of the professors...
Jun 26, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa is offering a presentation for community organizations called 'Community Builders.' The 20-minute presentation given by UNI President Robert Koob, or other UNI faculty and staff, focuses on the importance of higher education in contributing to Iowa's economy. It covers community leadership and the responsibility Iowans have in shaping the state's future. The presentation also highlights ways...
Jun 26, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Twenty Provost Scholars, each receiving a one-year tuition and fee scholarship, renewable for four years, have been named as part of the Presidential Scholars program at the University of Northern Iowa. The scholars will begin their studies this fall. __(Name)__ of __(Hometown)__, is among the students receiving Provost awards. The awardees receive stipends that cover UNI tuition and mandatory health, student...
Jun 25, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A University of Northern Iowa professor was honored by the Environmental Studies Board of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in Washington, D.C., June 19. William Stigliani, director of the Center for Energy and Environmental Education and interim director of Environmental Programs at UNI, was invited to the reception and dinner celebrating the 20th anniversary of the NAS's 1983 book 'Risk Assessment in the Federal...
Jun 25, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Association of Educational Office Personnel (AEOP) recently installed Judy Dieken, clerk III in Human Resource Services, as president. Other officers are Carolina Wilson, secretary II, School of Music, president-elect; Dianna Jones, secretary II, Student Services, secretary; Michele Mullings-Shand, assistant administrator, Grants and Contracts, treasurer; and Karen Williams, secretary...

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