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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.
Oct 14, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Students at the University of Northern Iowa have responded overwhelmingly to the Iowa Teacher Shortage Forgivable Loan Program. According to Heather Soesbe, loan coordinator for UNI's Office of Financial Aid, the program allows students to receive forgivable loans in return for agreeing to teach for five years in an area of Iowa in a designated shortage area/subject. 'For each year they work in the area, 20 percent of...
Oct 14, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Walt Whitman Live!!,' a one-man show portraying one of America's most important literary figures, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, in the University of Northern Iowa's Lang Hall Auditorium. The 50-minute show features William Koch, UNI adjust professor of English, performing as Whitman and speaking on the poet's major themes, observations of American culture, views on Abraham Lincoln and experience...
Oct 13, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa ï¾– The University of Northern Iowa Management & Professional Development Center recently hired Debb Vandehaar-Arens as its program manager. She is responsible for helping faculty members develop and market various workshops to professionals, managers and leaders throughout Eastern Iowa. According to Vandehaar-Arens, UNI faculty is the center's greatest asset, and she hopes to match their expertise with the...
Oct 12, 2003
Halloween frights are different for each stage of childhoodEvery year, just about this time, retailers haul out the jack-o-lanterns and pointy witches' hats, and start decorating their stores. Hollywood releases a new slasher film, and screams fill the air. Most of it is all in fun but, says Josh Susskind, assistant professor of psychology at UNI, it could still be too frightening for children. He explains that different situations can scare...
Oct 12, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's College of Social & Behavioral Sciences (CSBS) will launch a community lecture series in November. Dubbed, 'The Changing Face of Iowa,' the series provides the Cedar Valley information, education and expertise to help tackle community issues. The first of two programs this academic year will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 13 at the Center for Energy and Environmental Education on...
Oct 12, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University Book & Supply awarded three $1,000 scholarships to University of Northern Iowa students this fall. Recipients are: Gina Bruellman, a sophomore biology major from West Bend; Caroline Flatland, a senior psychology major from Waukon; and Nick Swanson, a sophomore athletic training major from Eldridge. The scholarship money was based on a percentage of the store's sales during UNI's Family Weekend...
Oct 9, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The next session of 'Women on Fridays,' a video and discussion series offered by the University of Northern Iowa Women's Studies program, will be at noon, Friday, Oct. 17, in Baker 161. Discussion will follow the viewing of 'You Don't Know Dick: The Courageous Hearts of Transsexual Men,' a documentary that explores the stories of six female-to-male transsexuals. The video discussions, said Susan Hill, director of the...
Oct 9, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Price Laboratory School (PLS) will offer its third Teacher Institute to teacher education students Friday, Oct. 17, at the school. Sessions will be offered on topics ranging from classroom motivation and management to suggested projects for classes in all subject areas. The program is designed to enrich the experience of UNI teacher education students. According to Nadene...
Oct 9, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Center for Multicultural Education (CME) will present a discussion on tools for success, from 3:30 to 5 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 14 at the CME. The speaker will be Ayanna Najuma, director of Lincoln-McLeod, a Washington, D.C.-based public relations and advertising firm. She holds a bachelor of arts degree from George Washington University, and a master's degree from Howard University...
Oct 8, 2003
Board of Regents to meet at the University of IowaThe Board of Regents, State of Iowa, will meet Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 15 and 16 at the University of Iowa, in Iowa City. Several issues pertaining to UNI will be on the docket. These items are scheduled to be discussed on Thursday. Specific times are unknown. Not all sources will be present at the Board of Regents meeting. The docket is available on the Web at http://www2.state.ia.us/...

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