University of Northern Iowa Newsroom

Grad Report
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.
Sep 23, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa --The First Cultural Fair/Powwow, presented by the University of Northern Iowa Native American Student Union, will take place during UNI Family Weekend, Friday, Sept. 26, 8 a.m. - 10 p.m., and Saturday, Sept 27, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., in the UNI West Gym. Friday and Saturday festivities will include scheduled dance competitions for various ages and genders, arts and crafts, and a variety of cultural foods. 'The fair...
Sep 22, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The annual Alliant Energy Iowa Electrathon Race will be Saturday, Sept. 27, at the University of Northern Iowa's B parking lot across University Avenue from the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. This electric car endurance contest promotes energy efficiency and demonstrates the viability of cars powered by electricity, according to Patricia Higby, energy educator at UNI's Center for Energy and Environmental...
Sep 21, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Family Weekend kicks off at the University of Northern Iowa on Friday, Sept. 26, with events throughout the day and a viewing of the planets and stars at the UNI Hillside Observatory at 8 p.m. Events on Saturday, Sept. 27, include college open houses from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Panther Style Show at 2 p.m. on the UNI-Dome East Plaza, free root beer floats at 2 p.m. in the Piazza at Redeker Center, and the Family...
Sep 21, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa --The Panther Shuttle, a free bus service offered to University of Northern Iowa students and staff, will begin 2003-2004 service Monday, Sept. 29 and will run through Monday, April 12. The shuttle runs from 7 a.m to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. The service is offered by Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG), in partnership with the Metropolitan Transit Authority. Since 2001, ridership has increased 58.47 percent,...
Sep 21, 2003
UNI professor co-authors first-ever global index on media briberyMedia around the world came under increased scrutiny recently following the release of the first-ever 'International Index of Bribery for News Coverage,' co-authored by Dean Kruckeberg, professor of communication studies at UNI, and Katerina Tsetsura, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Communication at Purdue University.The index is the first comprehensive study to rank 66...
Sep 21, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Rock artists Nickelback, Trapt and Three Days Grace will be in concert Sunday, Nov. 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the UNI-Dome. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Nickelback was the No. 1 most played Rock artist of the year across all radio formats in 2002. Their album, 'Silver Side Up,' featured the hit song,'How You Remind Me,' 2002's No. 1 most played song, and two additional No. 1 songs, 'Too Bad' and 'Never Again.' The band...
Sep 21, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The inventor of Celebrexï¾®, the blockbuster arthritis treatment, will speak on the University of Northern Iowa campus Thursday, Sept. 25, delivering a lecture honoring long-time professor of chemistry and department chair Leland Wilson. John Talley, vice president for drug discovery at Microbia, Inc., will deliver the Seventh Annual Leland Wilson Chemistry Lecture, 'Discovery of Celebrexï¾®, ' at 8 p.m, in McCollum...
Sep 18, 2003
CEDAR FALLS -- University of Northern Iowa Women's Rugby Club members Katrina Cox of Harlan and Courtney Strutt of Urbandale were selected All-Americans by USA Rugby for the 2002-2003 season. Cox received first team All-American honors for the second year in a row and Strutt received second team All-American honors. Players are selected based on their season performance by a committee of rugby coaches and administrators. There are more...
Sep 18, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Dimensions and Directions of Health: Choices in the Maze,' is the title of a five-part satellite seminar series to be hosted this fall by the University of Northern Iowa. The National Collegiate Honors Council and Phi Theta Kappa 2003 Satellite Seminar Series, to be delivered via downlinks to a meeting room on the UNI campus, will feature expert presenters in the fields of health and healthcare policy. UNI faculty...
Sep 18, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa 2003 Family of the Year will be recognized by the UNI Parents Association on Saturday, Sept. 27, part of the annual UNI Family Fest, Sept. 26-28. The David and Linda Harris family of Cedar Falls will be honored at an outdoor tailgate event, from 2 to 4 p.m., prior to the UNI football game against Northwestern State University in the UNI-Dome. They also will be recognized at half-time...

Pages

Subscribe to