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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.
Apr 7, 2003
Iowa High School Model United Nations will be on the UNI campus for its annual conference, Thursday-Saturday, April 10-12. About 500 participants are expected. The opening session will begin at 6:45 p.m., on Thursday, April 10, in the West Gym. UNI president, Robert Koob, will welcome the participants. Following his welcome, Kathryn Koob, former hostage in Iran and now a professor at Wartburg College, will deliver the keynote address. Model UN...
Apr 7, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Members of the University of Northern Iowa George Walker Society of Music act as ambassadors for the UNI School of Music, interact with students and community to increase interracial communication and cultural awareness. The society's primary focus is on the causes and concerns facing minority college students. Membership into the George Walker Society is open to all UNI students. In addition, the organization also...
Apr 7, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Students on the University of Northern Iowa's Individual Events Speech Team recently traveled to South Dakota State University (SDSU) in Brookings, S.D. for the 'Bunny Bop Swing' competition. The competition was hosted by SDSU and the University of Oklahoma. Amy Larsen, a senior from Ankeny, and Danielle Dick, a junior from Dayton, placed fifth in duo interpretation. Dick also placed first in communication analysis...
Apr 6, 2003
UNI ROTC has planned a series of trainings that will continue through April. Changes have occurred since the last brief listing these activities was sent. UNI Wellness Recreation Center Water Lab (water survival in full gear)Monday, April 21, noonField Training Exercise, Ft. McCoy, Wis.Friday, April 11 through Sunday, April 13 Annual Awards Ceremony at West GymFriday, April. 18,1 p.m. Commissioning at Lang Hall, Room 115Saturday, May 10, at 8 a....
Apr 6, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host the annual 'See How They Grow,' children's activity conference from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 12 in the Schindler Education Center. The conference will include children's stories, activities, games, songs and art projects. Keynote speaker is Bob Kann, a magician, comedian and juggler. The cost to attend the conference is $40 for regular registration, and $30 for IAEYC...
Apr 6, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Students on the University of Northern Iowa's Individual Events Speech Team recently placed second at the Twin Cities Forensic League (TCFL) Tournament at Normandale Community College in Bloomington, Minn. In addition, three novice students participated at an additional TCFL competition designed for students in their first or second year of competition. Each UNI student received an award. At the Normandale...
Apr 3, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Center for Energy and Environmental Education (CEEE) will present the Ecological Lawn and Garden Fair on April 12, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the CEEE on UNI's campus. Homeowners will learn practical and cost effective methods of managing and beautifying lawns and gardens without the use of conventional chemical pesticides. The fair will feature exhibits, educational resources, and...
Apr 3, 2003
The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, will meet at UNI on Thursday, April 10, in the Maucker Union Expansion. The following are docket items pertaining to UNI, and the individuals who can best address those issues. A news release regarding the west-campus expansion will be available at 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 10. Included will be links to online images of the proposed expansion. Tenure/promotionsAaron Podolefsky, provost and vice...
Apr 3, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Students in the University of Northern Iowa's Textile and Apparel program will present their 11th annual runway show at 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 12, in the Lang Hall auditorium. Among those participating is: (NAME) of (HOMETOWN). The event is planned, managed and produced by students. The students also create all of the clothing and 'wearable art.' In addition to the show, seniors will showcase their portfolios...
Apr 3, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Students on the University of Northern Iowa's Individual Events Speech Team will attend the American Forensic Association National Individual Events Tournament (AFA-NIET), April 5-7, at the University of Mississippi. Amy Larsen, a senior from Ankeny, will compete in informative speaking, impromptu speaking, and communication analysis. Danielle Dick, a junior from Dayton, will compete in after-dinner speaking and...

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