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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 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...
Jun 23, 2003
The Supreme Court ruled Monday morning that, while it is still in the country's best interest to adhere to affirmative action policies, the system used at the University of Michigan is unconstitutional. 'Because the court didn't really give any practical suggestions for how best to use affirmative action in admissions policies, the stage is set for more lawsuits,' says Michael Blackwell, director of multicultural education at UNI. 'But I do look...
Jun 18, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A new class of Presidential Scholars will begin its studies on the University of Northern Iowa campus this fall. ____(Name)____ of ___(Address / Hometown)___ is among the 12 students to receive the four-year, full-ride scholarships. They are funded through the Office of the President at UNI. The awards, which provide free tuition, room and board, and mandatory fees for health, student services and computer, are valued at $...
Jun 16, 2003
The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, will meet Wednesday and Thursday, June 18 and 19 at the Iowa School for the Deaf, in the Lied Multipurpose Complex. Several issues pertaining to the University of Northern Iowa will be on the docket. P&S Salary Policies for fiscal year 2004 Robert Koob, president, (319) 273-2566UNI preliminary fiscal year 2004 general fund budget Robert Koob, president, (319) 273-2566Athletics preliminary fiscal year 2004...
Jun 11, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Three seniors and a recent graduate of the University of Northern Iowa's electrical and information technology program will be competing later this month in the 10th Annual World Championship Solar Electric Boat Regatta in Buffalo, N.Y. UNI e-Boat team members are Chad Clark of Cedar Rapids, Dan Frisch of Waterloo, Aaron Mitchell of Manchester and May graduate Derek Paulus of Rockford. Their adviser is Recayi Pecen, UNI...
Jun 11, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Following a semester of extensive reading, seven University of Northern Iowa science students are conducting summer research projects, five on-campus and two off-campus. The on-campus students-- Jacob Becker of Spencer, Sherrie Renee Elzey of Sully, Jeff Fisher of Cedar Falls, Michelle Healy of Muscatine and Jason McIntosh of Honey Creek-- are particicpating in the Merck/AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of...
Jun 9, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Alpha Upsilon Alpha, the honor society of the International Reading Association, has announced new members initiated this spring into Alpha Chapter at the University of Northern Iowa. __(Name)__, a __(membership classification)__ from __(Hometown)__ is among the 42 new members. The honor society in the field of reading/language arts, has as its primary mission the recognition of scholarship, and it acknowledges and fosters...

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