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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.
Mar 31, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- An assistant professor of environmental health in the Health Division at the University of Northern Iowa has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to lecture and conduct research in Romania next spring. Catherine L. Zeman, who is also director of the Recycling and Reuse Technology Transfer Center at UNI, will spend the 2004 spring semester at the Dr. Professor Iuliu Moldovan Institute of Public Health (IPH) in Cluj Napoca,...
Mar 31, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Center for Energy & Environmental Education will present 'Kids and Chemicals,' at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 3, in the Physics Building, Room 201. The film will discuss how a growing number of children in the United States are being diagnosed with asthma, cancer and learning and behavioral disabilities, and explore the relationship between environmental contamination and the health of...
Mar 31, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Five University of Northern Iowa students have recently been selected to participate in a research program funded by an award from the Merck/AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science) Undergraduate Science Research Program. Each student will be mentored by two or three UNI faculty members in biology, chemistry, physics or geography on an interdisciplinary project during the year-long program. The students...
Mar 31, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Professors from the University of Northern Iowa will present 'Welcoming Newcomers: A Key to Iowa's Economic Future,' on Wednesday, April 16, in two western Iowa cities. The event runs from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Sioux City Convention Center in Sioux City; and from 5:30 to 7 p.m., at the Best Western Crossroads of the Bluff in Council Bluffs. The presentations are community forums to discuss new ways to accommodate...
Mar 31, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host 'Junior Science Sleuths,' a spring workshop for kids in third through fifth grade, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 12, at the UNI Biology Botanical Center Greenhouse. Participants will dissect seeds, identify the different parts of a plant, witness how water travels through plants, learn about photosynthesis, and observe plant evolution. The event is part of the UNI...
Mar 30, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa chapter of Habitat for Humanity and the Social Work Club will host Shanty Town, an event to raise awareness about homelessness. The event will be Friday, April 11, in the Commons Courtyard on the UNI campus. Participants will sleep outdoors in cardboard 'homes' they will create at the event. Registration is open to any UNI student, staff, or faculty member. Those who are interested can...
Mar 30, 2003
Technology symposiums featuring the latest in educational technology take place at UNI through April. Specialists from UNI's Information Technology Services (ITS) will make informal presentations on topics like student portals, Web reporting, viruses, using the Web to support teaching and learning, and identity security. Symposiums, which run from 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. each day, are as follows:Tuesday, April 1Wednesday, April 2Thursday, April...
Mar 30, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Two University of Northern Iowa graphic design students recently received scholarships following a statewide student portfolio review at the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) exhibition in Des Moines. A panel of professional designers selected the portfolios of UNI senior graphic design majors Sean Murphy, son of Patrick and Christine Murphy, from Dubuque, and Adam Rohwer, son of Karl and Eileen Rohwer, from...
Mar 30, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host an earth science seminar at 4 p.m., Monday, April 7, in Latham Hall, Room 125. James Caldwell, hydrologist with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Iowa District Office in Iowa City, will present 'The U.S. Geological Survey in Iowa.' The USGS is the nation's largest water, earth and biological science and civilian mapping agency. The information it gathers is used to minimize the...
Mar 30, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The National Marketing Honor Society, Mu Kappa Tau, recently inducted University of Northern Iowa marketing student, Courtney Boote, a junior from Hull and the daughter of Terry and Bette Boote. Membership in the honor society is limited to upper-level marketing majors. Juniors must rank in the top 10 percent of their university-wide class, while seniors and graduate students must rank in the top 20 percent. The advisor for...

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