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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...
Feb 3, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa alumni are invited to apply for a 2004 Merchant scholarship. The scholarships, open to any bachelor's degree graduate of UNI, are for graduate education at any accredited post-baccalaureate graduate or professional school. They are awarded to UNI graduates on the basis of ability, achievement, character, potential and service to society. Applications are available at http:www.uni.edu/finaid/...
Feb 2, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Spring semester enrollment at the University of Northern Iowa shows 12,396 students registered for classes, according to UNI Registrar Phil Patton. The total is a decrease of 605 students from the 2003 spring enrollment of 13,001.
Feb 1, 2004
Gov. Tom Vilsack recently predicted that Iowa's 370 districts will undergo more mergers, as school budget guarantees begin a phase-out process next fiscal year. The result will be larger schools, often-confusing strings of letters to name the new districts and, says a UNI professor of social work, an increased likelihood that students will use drugs. Katherine van Wormer is author of the book, 'Addiction Treatment: A Strengths Perspectives.' She...
Feb 1, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Anti-sexist activist Jackson Katz will speak at the University of Northern Iowa at 9 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 5 in the Maucker Union Old Central Ballroom. Katz will discuss 'More Than a Few Good Men: A Lecture on American Manhood and Violence Against Women.' His presentation will be the kickoff to V-day 2004, a global movement to stop violence against women and girls. According to this year's V-day organizer, Julie Lust,...
Feb 1, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Twelve students from the University of Northern Iowa Department of Communicative Disorders are recipients of awards or scholarships. Among the students receiving scholarships are ___(Name)___ of ___(Hometown)___, who received a ___(Scholarship) , valued at ___($ amount)___. All awards were based on academic merit. HOMETOWN NAME / SCHOLARSHIP /DOLLAR AMOUNT AWARDAFTON Melissa M. Bradley, Jr./Sr. CHFA Set-Aside Award...
Feb 1, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa's Interpreters Theatre will present 'An Evening of Performance Art' at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 4 to Saturday, Feb. 7 in Lang Hall room 40. Brianne Waychoff, graduate student in the Women's Studies department and native of Cedar Rapids, will perform four evenings of performance art for her master's thesis production. Each night will feature a different production and portray different images...
Jan 29, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Gerald Anglum, interim assistant vice president for marketing and public relations at the University of Northern Iowa, was presented the Distinguished Service Award at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District VI conference in Denver, Colo., on Jan. 13. The award recognizes service to the advancement profession and work for CASE and District VI. Anglum has volunteered for CASE District VI for more...
Jan 29, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Rod Library has named its January 'Student Assistant of the Month.' Dillon Schoo, a freshman studying construction management, from Waterloo, is a student assistant in the Rod Library Access Services Department. The library staff nominated Schoo for his outstanding work as a building monitor in the Access Services Department.

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