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Cat Crew
Going to college can be an emotional roller coaster. Once you step on campus, you’ve opened yourself up to a whole new world of possibilities, but you can also feel like a stranger in a strange land. Fortunately for new students at UNI, Cat Crew is there to unroll the welcome mat.
Jan 13, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Christopher Martin, associate professor of communications at the University of Northern, recently authored a book, 'Framed! Labor and the Corporate Media,' that decries what he refers to as a media bias against organized labor. Martin says the media -- and the large corporations behind them -- alienate audiences from unions. 'The news media submerge issues of citizenship, political activity, and class relations, in order to...
Jan 13, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's annual spring volunteer fair, offering students service opportunities within the Cedar Valley, will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 21, in the Old Central Ballroom of Maucker Union. The event is hosted by Volunteer UNI of the UNI Career Center. More than 50 non-profit organizations are expected to attend the fair, which typically draws more than 500 students, according to...
Jan 11, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'IRS Small Business Tax Workshop' will be offered by the University of Northern Iowa Regional Business Center (RBC), in partnership with the Waterloo and Cedar Falls chambers of commerce. The course will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 24, at the RBC office, 212 E. Fourth St., Waterloo, and will be instructed by accountants Kathy Frey, enrolled agent (EA), and Don Frey, certified management accountant (CMA)....
Jan 11, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa has launched the State and Local Government Program (SLGP), a program to promote state and local government as an area of study and as a career. Maureen Berner, assistant professor of political science and program director, said SLGP will link undergraduate public administration students with state and local government officials and assist practitioners in Iowa through continued education and...
Jan 7, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa --The University of Northern Iowa's Center for International Peace & Security Studies, along with Student Pugwash USA, will host a discussion by Martin Schramm from 12:30 to 2 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 15, in Schindler Education Center, Room 247. Schramm, a Washington, D.C.-based reporter, will discuss weapons of mass destruction. Schramm has worked for CNN, Fox News, 'The Washington Post' and 'The Chicago Sun Times.' Most...
Jan 7, 2004
Board of Regents to meet via conference call The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, will meet via telephone conference call at 3 p.m, Wednesday, Jan. 14. The media and the public can audit the meeting in the Presidential Room, on the lower level of UNI's Maucker Union. Several issues pertaining to UNI will be on the docket. Specific times for discussion are unknown. The docket is available on the Web at http://www2.state.ia.us/regents/Meetings/...
Dec 29, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art will present 'Convention and Invention: An Exhibition of Publication Design,' from Monday, Jan.12 through Sunday, Feb. 8. It will feature the traveling exhibition '50 Books/50 Covers.' The exhibition is organized by the American Institute for Graphic Arts, the oldest and largest professional organization serving graphic designers.Two lectures will take place in association...
Dec 29, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Rapid Result Branding,' a marketing seminar to help improve advertising effectiveness, will be offered by the University of Northern Iowa Regional Business Center (RBC), Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2004.The course will take place from 6 to 8:30 p.m., at the RBC office, 212 E. Fourth St., Waterloo, and will be lead by Lee Fergesen, chief advocate for Brand Advocates of Johnston, Iowa. Participants will learn how to make advertising...
Dec 29, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Quick Books Pro -- Beginning,' a software training course, will be offered by the University of Northern Iowa Regional Business Center (RBC).The course will run three Mondays, from 6 to 9 p.m., beginning Jan. 12, and continuing Jan. 26 and Feb. 2, at the RBC office, 212 E. Fourth St., Waterloo. The instructor will be Judy Schindel, certified Quick Books trainer. Participants will learn check entry, how to set up accounts...
Dec 29, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The UNI Regional Business Center (RBC) will offer a variety of trainings in the areas of small business skill development, hands-on computer software and regulatory workshops for owners, managers and personnel. Classes begin in mid-January and are open to the public.In January, the RBC will offer 'QuickBooks Pro for Beginners' in partnership with Gary Karr, Waterloo Certified Public Accountant. Also on the schedule is a...

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