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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.
May 18, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa College of Education recently hosted its bi-annual Teacher Education Convocation, inducting more than 300 students into the College of Education. Kathy Oakland, an instructor in the Department of Teaching, said the ceremony is the official induction of students into that field of study. Only those students who have met a rigorous set of requirements are inducted. 'One of the...
May 15, 2003
The University of Northern Iowa Center for Energy and Environmental Education will co-sponsor the Alliant Energy Iowa Electrathon spring race taking place Saturday, May 17, at the Iowa International Raceway in Marshalltown. The first heat begins at 11 a.m., and the second at 1 p.m.The Electrathon is a program for high school and college students who design and build one-person electric racecars. The race is an endurance competition in which the...
May 13, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's School of Music Spotlight Series held its annual Performance Competition Finals in April. Three students were selected as top performers. Nathan Dishman, a senior music education major, received the $1,500 Charles and Marleta Matheson award. He performed 'First Movement Sonata for Trombone' by Eric Ewazen. Dishman is the son of Rod and Linda Dishman from Charles City. Florin...
May 13, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A new display at the University of Northern Iowa's Center for Energy and Environmental Education details alternate energy sources and explains reliable ways to conserve energy and save money in the process. Featured are hands-on displays, written works, placards, a1930s windmill and several solar panels. Carole Yates, who coordinated the project, said increasing energy efficiency is a matter of changing mindsets. '...
May 12, 2003
The University of Northern Iowa Recycling and Reuse Technology Transfer Center (RRTTC), in partnership with several other agencies and organizations, will sponsor the seventh annual Iowa Children's Water Festival on Thursday, May 15, at Des Moines Area Community College campus in Ankeny. The event helps fifth-graders from across the state understand the role water plays in their daily lives. Featured will be interactive classroom presentations,...
May 11, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Two University of Northern Iowa students in the electronic media division of the Department of Communication Studies recently won six stateside awards at the Iowa Broadcast News Association convention in Des Moines. Brian Jansen, a senior from Davenport received second place in the News Photography (student) category for dramatic storm footage titled 'Chasing Iowa Thunderstorms.' His work was originally broadcast in April...
May 11, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A team of finance students from the University of Northern Iowa has won the 2003 Krause Challenge. The Krause Challenge is a competition between four Iowa universities -- the University of Northern Iowa, the University of Iowa, Iowa State University and Drake University. Each team manages an all-equity stock portfolio. The team with the best earnings over a specified period of time wins. The portfolios were given to the...
May 11, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Buy Fresh, Buy Local,' a program that will make it easier for Black Hawk and nearby counties to find locally grown agricultural products, will kick off with a directory distribution on Saturday, May 17 at two local farmers' markets. The program is sponsored by the Center for Energy and Environmental Education at the University of Northern Iowa, and the Practical Farmers of Iowa. It is one of only 10 programs in the nation...
May 8, 2003
Guy Sims, associate director of UNI's Maucker Union, routinely sponsors training and programming about group dynamics. He knows what kinds of environments can foster discrimination, ostracization and hazing. He says hazing's 'hey day' occurred during the '50s, when it was common knowledge that young men seeking fraternity membership were forced to participate in activities like eating goldfish and submitting to paddlings. Such behavior has...
May 8, 2003
The UNI ROTC commissioning ceremony will be Saturday, May 10, at 8 a.m. in the Lang Hall Auditorium. The speaker for this year's event will be USAF Maj. Gen. Ron Dardis, the adjutant general, Iowa National Guard. Six senior cadets will be commissioned as U.S. Army second lieutenants.

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