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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.
May 5, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Some 60-100 Iowa middle school students are expected on the University of Northern Iowa campus June 23-27 for the inaugural session of the Junior Band Camp. The event is sponsored bv the UNI School of Music and facilitated by UNI's Conference & Event Services. Guest conductor and clinician for the camp is Marguerite Wilder, who has conducted honor bands throughout the United States, Canada, England, Italy, Turkey and...
May 5, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Twelve University of Northern Iowa ROTC students recently completed the annual Ranger Buddy Challenge in Lawrence, Kan. The challenge is designed to test the best cadets in the nation physically and mentally. The students completed seven rigorous events that included: a 10-kilometer roadmarch, vertical wall climb, orienteering, weapons assembly and disassembly, litter carry, hand grenade assault course, and an...
May 5, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa students Emily Szesycki and Heidi Weiskircher received $1,000 Emma Jackson Baty Scholarships for student journalists for the 2003-2004 academic year. Both are staff members of the Northern Iowan, the university's student newspaper. The scholarship fund was established in 1984 by Jackson Baty and family in memory of his mother, Emma Jackson Baty, to further the education and training of...
May 5, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Six students on the University of Northern Iowa's Individual Events Speech Team recently traveled to Ball State University, in Muncie, Ind., for the National Forensic Association National Championship Tournament. The team placed seventh in the President's One Division, and 17th in the overall open competition. The President's One Division included all schools with medium sized total entries at the tournament (14-42...
May 4, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The 10th annual Sigma Xi Student Research Conference at the University of Northern Iowa acknowledged the works of Jeffery Church, a senior biology major from Sioux City, and Yijun Deng, a graduate student from Hengyany, China as the two best research papers presented at the conference. The students were awarded a $25 check and certificate. Church received the undergraduate poster award for his research, 'Effect of...
May 4, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Paul Turman, University of Northern Iowa assistant professor of communication studies, recently received the Outstanding New Teacher Award from the Central States Communication Association (CSCA). The association represents communication scholars in a 13-state region. Turman received the award on April 11, at the CSCA conference in Omaha, Neb. To be eligible for the award, nominees must be members of the CSCA and in their...
May 4, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa recently inducted 162 students into Phi Eta Sigma, a national college scholastic honor society for freshmen. Freshmen with a 3.50 or higher grade point average are eligible for membership. Freshmen initiated into the UNI chapter of Phi Eta Sigma include __(Name)-__ from __( hometown)__. Phi Eta Sigma members participate in several activities throughout the year, including mini-golfing, a...
May 1, 2003
The University of Northern Iowa's Wellness & Recreation Services will host the annual de-stress days for UNI students, faculty and staff Monday through Wednesday, May 5-7, in the Maucker Union Expansion. The event coincides with UNI's finals week and will run each day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. It will include free mini-massages, soothing music, complimentary stress kits and opportunities to pet puppies and kittens.
May 1, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host its annual spring commencement services in two ceremonies on Saturday, May 10 in the UNI-Dome. The first will begin at 10 a.m., for candidates for degrees from the College of Business Administration, the College of Education, and the Division of Continuing Education & Special Programs. At 2 p.m. will be the ceremony for candidates for degrees from the College of Humanities &...
May 1, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Twelve students from the University of Northern Iowa recently competed in the 63rd annual William Lowell Putnam Competition. The exam, offered to undergraduate students in the United States and Canada, is the most prestigious mathematics competition of its kind. The UNI team placed 122nd out of the 376 participating teams. This is the highest UNI has ever placed in the competition. Four of the students posted high...

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