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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.
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...
Jun 24, 2003
The advent of television changed American politics forever, allowing politicians expanded access to their constituents, and giving Americans opportunity to view their candidates in action. Chris Martin, associate professor of communication studies at UNI, thinks the Internet may create the next big change in politics.He cites MoveOn.org, a Web site set up by progressive Democrats that is hosting its own Democratic primary. The site claims a base...
Jun 24, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Participants in UNI's first-ever junior band camp will perform from 1:30 to 2:15 p.m. on Friday, June 27, in the Overman Park band shell. The 65 middle-school students from across the state will be conducted by Marguerite Wilder, who has conducted honor bands throughout the United States, Canada, England, Italy, Turkey and Australia. The performance is part of the annual Sturgis Falls celebration, and is free and open...
Jun 24, 2003
Creating Web Pages'Students in the ECHOES (Every Child Has the Opportunity to Excel and Succeed) program that serves sixth-through ninth-grade students in the Waterloo and Cedar Falls Community School Districts, are completing a workshop, 'Creating Web Pages.' They will meet from 9:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., in Lang Hall, Room 245. The workshop, offered by ITS-Educational Technology at UNI, has taught students how to use an HTML (HyperText Markup...
Jun 24, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Resident assistants and community advisers have been named at the University of Northern Iowa for the 2003-2004 academic year.___(Name)___ of ___(Hometown)___, a ___(classification)___majoring in ___(major)___, is one of approximately 85 resident assistants (RAs) in the UNI Department of Residence. Those serving in ROTH (Residence on the Hill) are known as CAs, or community advisers. RAs serve as student advisers...

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