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Going to college can be an emotional roller coaster. Once you step on campus, you’ve opened yourself up to a whole new world of possibilities, but you can also feel like a stranger in a strange land. Fortunately for new students at UNI, Cat Crew is there to unroll the welcome mat.
Mar 30, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Center for Energy and Environmental Education (CEEE) will present the Healthy Lawn and Garden Fair on Saturday, April 3, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the CEEE on UNI's campus. Homeowners will learn practical and cost effective methods of managing and beautifying lawns and gardens without the use of conventional chemical pesticides.The fair will feature exhibits, educational resources, Iowa...
Mar 28, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Sturgis Youth Theatre will present two performances of Oscar Wilde's 'The Birthday of Infanta' at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday, April 2 and 3, in the Deery Room of the Oster Regent Theatre in downtown Cedar Falls.According to Jascenna Haislet-Carlson, marketing director for Theatre UNI, Wilde's fairy tale tells the story of a young princess, the Infanta of Spain, who is celebrating her 12th birthday with a party and a...
Mar 28, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Justice Redressed: The First Female Attorneys in Twentieth Century France' will be the topic of the next CROW Forum lecture at noon, Monday, April 5, in Baker Hall, Room 161, on the University of Northern Iowa campus. The lecture will be given by Sara Kimble, assistant professor of history at UNI. Kimble's research investigates the causes and consequences of the 'separate and unequal' paths for the first cadre of female...
Mar 28, 2004
This week Americans are urged to recognize the importance of proper sleep to their health, safety and productivity -- and the dangers of untreated sleep disorders. According the David Towle, director of the UNI Counseling Center & Office of Disability Services, college students often forget the role quality sleep plays in studying and classroom performance. 'Many college students deprive themselves of sleep during the week and try to...
Mar 28, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa student and varsity debater, Eric Short, senior communication studies major from Brookings, S.D., was named to the All-American debate team at the University of Louisville Cross Examination Debate Association National Tournament the weekend of March 18.Short and teammate Michelle Kelsey, senior political communication major from Ankeny, advanced to the second elimination round of the tournament,...
Mar 28, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Department of Design, Family and Consumer Science will present 'Redefinition,' the 2004 Textile and Apparel Design Expo at 8 p.m., Saturday, April 3 in the Lang Hall auditorium. The show will be broken into three segments: 'Delight,' 'Delirium' and 'Desire.' According to Annette Lynch, associate professor of textiles and apparel, 'Delight' will feature casual, everyday wear. 'Delirium'...
Mar 25, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's 'Films on Social Justice' series will continue with, 'Life of David Gale,' at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 1, in the Communication Arts Center, Room 108. According to Chris Schwartz, president of UNI's chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), 'Life of David Gale' portrays the life of an anti-death penalty activist who is convicted and condemned to death for the murder of a colleague...
Mar 25, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Off-Hudson Series of staged readings will present 'Tea,' by Velina Hasu Houston, at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 30, in the Communication Arts Center, Room 108. According to Cynthia Goatley, play director and associate professor of theater, 'Tea' is about a ceremony that brings together a group of Japanese war brides from World War II to share their experiences and mourn the dead. 'Tea' is one...
Mar 25, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, IA -- The University of Northern Iowa's Student Theatre Association (UNISTA), will present 'Fuddy Meers,' a play by David Lindsay-Abaire at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday, April 2 and 3 in the Strayer-Wood Theatre.'Fuddy Meers' is about Claire, a woman who is diagnosed with a rare form of amnesia. The play is a comedy that chronicles Claire's mission to regain her memory while surrounded by a group of characters, which include a...
Mar 24, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Microsoft Access,' a software training course, will be offered by the University of Northern Iowa Regional Business Center (RBC), in partnership with Ketels Contract Training.'Microsoft Access,' will be offered three consecutive Fridays, from 8 a.m. to noon, beginning Friday, April 2, at the RBC office, 212 E. Fourth St., Waterloo. It will be taught by Chris McGregor-Case. This course will consist of two modules. Case...

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