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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.
Sep 8, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Women on Fridays,' begun last year by the University of Northern Iowa Women's Studies Program, will continue this year with a new twist-- 'Video Viewpoints,' beginning with the video and discussion of 'Sun, Moon and Feather,' at noon Friday, Sept. 12. In the video, to be shown in Room 161Baker Hall, the three sisters of Spiderwoman Theater tell about growing up Native American in Brooklyn and negotiating two very...
Sep 8, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The National Center for Public and Private School Foundations (NCPPSF) at the University of Northern Iowa will host a conference, 'Issues Involved in the Establishment and Sustainability of School Foundations,' from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 13, at the Des Moines Airport Holiday Inn. The event is designed for public and private school administrators, teachers, K-12 foundation boards of directors, and community members...
Sep 7, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A panel discussion, 'Art After 9/11,' will take place at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 11. The event, organized by Ben Powell, a graduate student in the Department of Communication, will examine artists' messages since Sept. 11, 2001. 'We'll be asking what are the implications of creating art that deals with the attacks? With remembrance of the victims? With skepticism, protest and hopes of preventing another attack,'...
Sep 7, 2003
Complete information necessary for accurate answers to tax questionsPosing as taxpayers and phoning IRS help-lines, Treasury Department workers recently determined that nearly half the answers given by IRS workers are incorrect or incomplete. The IRS disputes the study, and Marty Wartick, associate professor of accounting at UNI, also is skeptical. She says a telephone call may not be the best way to seek help. 'One thing that's unique about tax...
Sep 4, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Cultural Struggles Over Human Rights: Reflections on Nigeria, India and the United States,' will be the first colloquium presentation of the year for the University of Northern Iowa Department of Geography, Wednesday, Sept. 10. Rex Honey, professor of geography at the University of Iowa, will speak at 3 p.m., in Sabin Hall, Room 7. His presentation is the first in the series sponsored by the UNI Department of...
Sep 4, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The fall schedule of classes and workshops offered by the University of Northern Iowa's Regional Business Center (RBC) has been announced. The RBC will offer training in a variety of areas, including small business skill development and introductory bookkeeping, hands-on computer software, and regulatory workshops. Classes begin in mid-September. 'OSHA's Knocking, Are You Ready?' opens the course line-up Tuesday,...
Sep 3, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Diversity includes all of us' is the theme for Diversity Week on the University of Northern Iowa campus Sunday, Sept. 7 through Friday, Sept. 12. The event will celebrate the social issues, customs and entertainment of different cultures. Daily events throughout Diversity Week include: Sunday, Sept. 7, Charles Jefferson and New Dimension. A blend of gospel music and poetry, Lang Hall Auditorium, 4 p.m. Performers...
Sep 2, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Theatre UNI will host a director/designers' presentation for the upcoming production of Kira Obolensky's 'Lobster Alice,' at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, in the Strayer-Wood Theatre on the University of Northern Iowa campus. During the free, hour-long presentation, director Cynthia Goatley, UNI professor of theatre, along with props designer Mark A. Parrott, lighting designer Derek Easton, costume designer Carol...
Sep 2, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Regional Business Center (RBC) will offer a beginning level of 'Quick Books Pro,' a software training course, at the center, 212 E. Fourth St., in Waterloo. The course will run three consecutive Wednesdays, from 9 a.m. to noon, beginning Sept. 24, and will be taught by Judy Schindel, certified Quick Books trainer. These sessions are aimed specifically at beginners to the Quick Books...
Sep 1, 2003
Are pre-game and half-time pep talks really effective?It's half-time and the team heads for the locker room and the traditional pep talk from the coach. It's tradition, but is it truly effective? Paul Turman is an assistant professor of communication studies at UNI. Turman has examined coaches' communication styles and finds that while what coaches say can increase team cohesion, the wrong sort of messages can have an unexpected long-lasting...

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