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Katy Slaven
Katy Slaven never dreamed that she'd be back at UNI so soon after graduating in 2010. She also couldn't have predicted that her homecoming would be on the stage of the Great Hall in the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center, performing in front of 1,500 children.
Feb 5, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Individual Events speech team competed in a tournament at Bradley University on Saturday, Jan. 24. The team finished fourth with Sara Gronstal, a senior elementary education major from Council Bluffs, bringing home gold and silver medals. Gronstal came in first in persuasive speaking and was runner-up in dramatic interpretation. Gronstal placed fourth in duo speaking with teammate...
Feb 5, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Interpreters Theatre will present 'An Evening of Performance Art,' at 7:30 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Feb. 6-8, in Lang Hall, Room 40. The Sunday performance was added after a Feb. 5 performance was canceled due to inclement weather. The productions are free and open to the public.
Feb 5, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- An African American woman with an advanced degree in science, Reygan Freeney wishes there more like her in the field. 'There is a shortage, in general, of individuals going into the math and science professions, while the need for such individuals continues to increase. But I don't think we tell women and other underrepresented groups that they can achieve in this field,' she said.Freeney is director of the Upward Bound Math...
Feb 4, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Slop Brand Art,' a mixed media exhibition of art objects with the purpose of presenting 'art as a commodity,' will be presented by the University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art, Monday, Feb. 16 through Friday, March 5. An opening reception and performance will take place at 7 p.m., Feb. 16. Curators Brian Reeves and Adriane Herman will give a lecture Tuesday, Feb. 17, at 2 p.m. in the Kamerick Art Building, Room 111. The...
Feb 4, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Upward Bound Math and Science Program at the University of Northern Iowa is accepting applications for its summer residential program. Available from high school guidance counselors and principals, applications will be accepted until all openings are filled, although applications postmarked by Feb. 16, 2004 will be given priority. Up to 50 students will be accepted. Expanding on the success of the well-known Upward...
Feb 4, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Four UNI students recently participated in a national computer science volunteer program in Phoenix. Representing UNI in the student volunteer program of the Supercomputer 2003 contest were senior computer science major Justin Park of Dubuque, junior computer science major Eric Shook of Dunkerton, junior computer science major Andrew Friedley of Cedar Falls and graduate student Daniel Woldekirkos of South Africa. Paul Gray,...
Feb 4, 2004
The annual. 'National Girls and Women in Sports' clinic will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5, in the UNI-Dome. More than 300 girls in kindergarten through sixth grade have registered for the event that celebrates the achievements and opportunities for females in athletics. Panther women athletes will instruct clinics in various sports, including soccer, volleyball, golf and swimming.
Feb 3, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host its Camp and Recreation Fair Wednesday, Feb. 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Maucker Union Ballroom. The event is free and is open to all UNI, Hawkeye Community College, Upper Iowa University and Wartburg College students. The fair will feature employers from more than 50 camps, resorts and amusement parks across the United States, who are recruiting summer employees for a...
Feb 3, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa ï¾– University of Northern Iowa students may extend their educational experience past the classroom through the International Programs Offices' 'European Studies in the Humanities and Holocaust: Poland,' taking place in Poland May 11 to June 16. Students can receive four credit hours toward their general education requirements and three hours of elective credit. Credits will be counted towards 'Humanities II' and 'Studies in...
Feb 3, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The presentation and re-presentation of the Lewis-Clark expedition and the perceptions these presentations create will be the topic of the next history lecture at the University of Northern Iowa, Wednesday, Feb. 11.Jill Wagner, professor of anthropology and Native American studies at Iowa State University, will speak at 7 p.m. in Seerley Hall, Room 115. Her address, 'Marketing the Myth: Selling the Lewis-Clark Expedition...

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