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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 11, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - - The University of Northern Iowa's Wellness and Recreation Services (WRS) has chosen Laurel Fister, a Riceville junior in health promotion, as the spring semester 2004 scholarship recipient. Fister was selected to receive the $400 scholarship based on her performance as a WRS student employee, her understanding of how she contributes to the wellness of others through her role as a student employee, her verbal and...
Nov 11, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, today gave the University of Northern Iowa approval to move ahead with construction of the McLeod Center, a 100,000-square-foot sports and entertainment facility to be located south of the UNI-Dome on the UNI campus. The UNI Foundation has raised approximately $17 million of the $18 million in private support needed to build the center. The anticipated total project cost is approximately...
Nov 11, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Ag-Based Industrial Lubricants (ABIL) Research Program has been granted a patent for a soybean-based wood preservative concept. 'Simply put, the idea is to actively oxidize soy oil and then force it into wood products,' explained ABIL Director Lou Honary. 'The oil fills the wood pores and plasticizes in the wood, thus not allowing water to get in and cause rotting. When combined...
Nov 11, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa --The University of Northern Iowa's Rod Library has named its October 'Student Assistant of the Month.' Dave Keiser, a senior English major from Cedar Falls, is a student assistant in the Rod Library Access Services Department. He has been an employee since October 2000. According to his nominators, Keiser's conscientious and reliable shelving make him one of Rod Library's most diligent student workers. Keiser...
Nov 11, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Muslim Student Association (MSA) will sponsor a panel, 'Moses, Jesus and Mohammad: Three Prophets, One Origin, One Message,' at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17, in Lang Hall Auditorium. Panelists will be Kenneth Atkinson, assistant professor; Harry Brod, professor; and Betty DeBerg, head; all in the Department of Philosophy & Religion; Mohammad Fahmy, head of the Department of Industrial...
Nov 11, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Views of Iraqi citizens about the United States will be the topic of the next 'Reel to Real' film, Wednesday, Nov. 19, in the University of Northern Iowa's Maucker Union. 'Iraq: Voices from the Streets,' will be shown from noon to 1 p.m., in the Maucker Union South Room. A discussion following the film will be facilitated by Guy Sims, Maucker Union associate director. The video joins a U.S. congressional...
Nov 10, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A three-year, $1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will establish a model Project Export Center of Excellence at the University of Northern Iowa, to provide leadership in addressing and reducing health-care disparities in underserved populations. The center also will address the preparation of students as health-disparities workers. Michele Yehieli, director of UNI's Global Health Corps and...
Nov 10, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Creating a Place in Society for Children with Speech Impairment,' the first lecture in this year's Hearst Lecture Series at the University of Northern Iowa, will be presented at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 17, in Room 108 of the Communication Arts Center at UNI. Sharynne McLeod, senior lecturer and Key Researcher at Charles Sturt University in Bathurst, Australia, will deliver the address. It is open to the public, free...
Nov 10, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The National Student Exchange (NSE) program at the University of Northern Iowa will host an informational meeting at 5:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 17 in the Maucker Union State College Room. Through the program, students have the opportunity to attend one of 166 colleges and universities across the United States for one or two semesters while paying UNI tuition. Students must have both a UNI and cumulative grade point...
Nov 10, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Heads vs. Feds: The Great Debate,' is the final satellite seminar of a five-part series hosted this fall by the University of Northern Iowa. The National Collegiate Honors Council and Phi Theta Kappa honorary society will present the seminar from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 18, via downlinks, in Schindler Education Center, Room 244/245. The seminar will feature Steven Hager, Robert Stutman and Billy R. Martin and...

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