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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.
Apr 17, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa ï¾– The Ninth Annual Awards Program for the Endeavor Recognition Project, developed by the University of Northern Iowa's Leadership Studies Program, will be held Wednesday, April 23, at Allen College in Waterloo. A reception will begin at 4:30 p.m., with the program from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., in McBride Hall's Gerard Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. The project involves area high schools, and seeks to...
Apr 16, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa College of Humanities and Fine Arts and United Faculty will sponsor 'Corpus Christi and Academic Freedom: A Panel Discussion,' at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 24, in Schindler Education Center, Room 252. Panelists will give their views on the value of the play staged at UNI in December 2001, the controversy it created; and the implications for academic freedom for students and faculty....
Apr 16, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Paul Kivel, trainer, activist, writer, and co-founder of the Oakland Men's Project, will present 'White Privilege and White Anti-Racist Advocacy,' at 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 22, in the Lang Hall Auditorium, on the University of Northern Iowa campus. Kivel has facilitated discussions and workshops on issues of men and violence, sexual assault, family violence, homophobia, racism and parenting. In addition, he is the...
Apr 16, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will play host to some of the country's best Division II women's rugby teams during the Elite Eight tournament, Saturday-Sunday, April 19-20, at the university's intramural fields. Playing will be UNI; the University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio; San Jose State University, San Jose, Calif.; York College, York, Pa.; Claremont College, Claremont, Calif., St. Joseph's University, Philadelphia...
Apr 16, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa forensic student, Sara Gronstal, a junior from Council Bluffs, placed fifth at the American Forensic Association National Individual Events Tournament at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Miss. Gronstal advanced to the finals in the after-dinner speaking competition, and is the first national finalist from UNI in more than six years. According to Leah White, UNI director of...
Apr 14, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Theatre UNI's Off-Hudson Play Reading Series will conclude this season with 'By 'n' By,' by Kim Hines, at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 22, in the Communication Arts Center, Room 108. This will be the premier reading of 'By 'n' By' as a completed script. 'By 'n' By' tells the story of an African-American woman from the 1930s who has seen a grim future for her family and consults a psychic from another time to help her...
Apr 14, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Two University of Northern Iowa students have been chosen to exhibit at the 2003 Des Moines Art Festival Emerging Iowa Artist Program June 27-29. The Emerging Iowa Artist Program is a new component of the festival and offers free booth space to art students who are Iowa residents enrolled in an institution of higher education. Students may exhibit and sell their works. David Schmitz and Angela Pease were two of 15...
Apr 14, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host 'Sole Power,' a project designed to encourage non-motorized commuting to campus, and the annual Earth Day celebration from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, April 22, at the Maucker Union Plaza. 'The purpose of Sole Power is for people to leave their cars at home and instead walk, bike or skate to campus,' said Kathy Gulick, UNI director of University Health Services. 'It encourages...
Apr 14, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa teacher education department has awarded scholarships to four incoming freshman. The scholarship includes tuition for four years and is based on grade point average, class rank, ACT scores and an interview with the faculty committee. The scholarship is valued at $4,378 for the 2003-2004 academic year. Among the scholarship winners is (Name), the son/daughter of (Parents' Names), from (...
Apr 14, 2003
The UNI volleyball team and coaches will be recognized for a particularly successful season during special ceremonies in the House and Senate chambers at the State Capitol at 1 p.m. on Monday, April 21. Ranked as high as No. 6 in the nation, the team finished the season with a 34-3 record, and advanced to the NCAA Sweet Sixteen for the second year in a row. Head Coach Bobbi Petersen was named National Coach of the Year by the American Volleyball...

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