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Special Olympics Iowa
Recently, athletes gathered at the UNI-Dome to take part in events for the Special Olympics Northeast Iowa Spring Games.
Jan 29, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Office of University Marketing & Public Relations at UNI recently won three awards during the annual competition of the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), District VI.A gold award for excellence in fundraising publications went to the publications staff, including Gerald Anglum, Elizabeth La Velle, Randy Darst, Mary Taylor, Denton Ketels and Bev Schomaker for the creation of the UNI...
Jan 29, 2003
The UNI accounting program is ranked second in the nation in first-time pass rate of the CPA exam. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 31 and Feb. 1., UNI will help the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) prepare to launch its first-ever computerized CPA exam The new exam will be officially introduced in 2004. The AICPA is validating the test at select colleges and universities across the country. UNI is one of those sites. During...
Jan 28, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa chapter of Sigma Xi and the UNI College of Natural Sciences will host a presentation by Patricia Quinlisk, state of Iowa epidemiologist, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 5, in Seerley Hall, Room 115. Her presentation, 'Everything You Wanted to Know About Smallpox, But Didn't Know Who To Ask,' will cover smallpox, its history and its use as a weapon. She also will provide an overview of the...
Jan 28, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa --The University of Northern Iowa's Theatre UNI will host the director/designers presentation of the drama 'Roosters, at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 5, in the Bertha Martin Theatre. Participants will join guest director Kim Hines of Minneapolis and the production designers for a presentation and discussion about the show. Prodcution designers are Mark A. Parrott, scenery; Carmelita Guse, costumes; and Eric Lange,...
Jan 27, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Two students from the University of Northern Iowa are the recipients of a $1,000 scholarship. Levi Franzen, a senior real estate major from Elkader and Lisa Gaul, a senior finance major from Strawberry Point, have each been awarded a University Scholarship from the Education Foundation of the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) Institute. 'The students were selected by the Iowa CCIM Chapter based on a...
Jan 27, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Center for Energy & Environmental Education (CEEE) continues the spring 2003 six-film and event series with speaker Wes Jackson on Monday, Feb. 3 at 7 p.m. in Sabin Hall, Room 102. The session's topic is 'A false hypothesis? But what if it is true?' Jackson is a plant geneticist and president of The Land Institute in Salina, Kansas. He has established and served as chair of one of...
Jan 27, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa has announced the new members of the Student Alumni Ambassadors joining spring semester. New members include: __(NAME)__ of __(HOMETOWN)__, a __(CLASSIFICATION)__ majoring in __(MAJOR)__, and minoring in (MINOR) . Throughout the academic year, Student Alumni Ambassadors meet with current students, prospective students, parents, faculty, staff, alumni and other university guests....
Jan 27, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa student Krista Todd, a senior biology major from Washington, D.C, was recognized at the 2002 annual meeting of the American Society for Gravitational and Space Biology in Cape Canaveral, Fla. Todd received first place in the undergraduate student poster presentation competition for her entry, and interview relating to 'Simulate Microgravity's Effect on the Contractile Ability of Developing Chick...
Jan 27, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Moral Womanhood, Race and the Politics of Nineteenth-Century U.S. Women's History' will be the topic of the next CROW Forum lecture, at noon, Monday, Feb. 3, in Baker Hall Room 161 on the University of Northern Iowa campus. In the presentation, Barbara Cutter, UNI assistant professor of history, will focus on three types of women who were at the center of public controversy during the nineteenth-century: accused...
Jan 27, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Free income tax assistance will be offered this year at the University of Northern Iowa through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. Approximately 50 senior and graduate accounting students will provide the assistance. The program will run from Feb. 3 through April 14, excluding the week of March 17. Sessions are Mondays and Wednesdays from 4 to 5 p.m. in Room 224 of the Curris Business Building...

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