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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.
Mar 30, 2003
Technology symposiums featuring the latest in educational technology take place at UNI through April. Specialists from UNI's Information Technology Services (ITS) will make informal presentations on topics like student portals, Web reporting, viruses, using the Web to support teaching and learning, and identity security. Symposiums, which run from 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. each day, are as follows:Tuesday, April 1Wednesday, April 2Thursday, April...
Mar 30, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Two University of Northern Iowa graphic design students recently received scholarships following a statewide student portfolio review at the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) exhibition in Des Moines. A panel of professional designers selected the portfolios of UNI senior graphic design majors Sean Murphy, son of Patrick and Christine Murphy, from Dubuque, and Adam Rohwer, son of Karl and Eileen Rohwer, from...
Mar 30, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host an earth science seminar at 4 p.m., Monday, April 7, in Latham Hall, Room 125. James Caldwell, hydrologist with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Iowa District Office in Iowa City, will present 'The U.S. Geological Survey in Iowa.' The USGS is the nation's largest water, earth and biological science and civilian mapping agency. The information it gathers is used to minimize the...
Mar 30, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The National Marketing Honor Society, Mu Kappa Tau, recently inducted University of Northern Iowa marketing student, Courtney Boote, a junior from Hull and the daughter of Terry and Bette Boote. Membership in the honor society is limited to upper-level marketing majors. Juniors must rank in the top 10 percent of their university-wide class, while seniors and graduate students must rank in the top 20 percent. The advisor for...
Mar 30, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Molly Stehn, a recent University of Northern Iowa graduate in music from Cresco, won the Iowa District Metropolitan Opera Audition held earlier this semester at Iowa State University's School of Music in Ames. Stehn went on to compete in the regional competition in Minneapolis, and is also a finalist in the Palm Beach Opera National Competition in Palm Beach, Fla. While at UNI, Stehn studied under Leslie Morgan, UNI...
Mar 30, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Non-traditional students at the University of Northern Iowa may apply for scholarships ranging from $500 to $1,000, from the UNI Connection, an association of university staff and faculty. Applications are available at the UNI Financial Aid Office in116 Gilchrist Hall and on the UNI Web site at www.uni.edu. Applications and letters of recommendation are due April 7. The scholarship funds are donated by members of the...
Mar 27, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- More than 50 high school seniors will compete for a number of four-year full-tuition scholarships at the University of Northern Iowa's Annual High School Art Scholarship Competition Day, Friday, April 4. The scholarship competition includes a presentation by a keynote speaker, exhibitions, lectures, demonstrations, and other special events that will give participants information about UNI programs and facilities. The keynote...
Mar 27, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host the Iowa Economics Challenge Competition, open to all Iowa high school students, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, April 3, in the Maucker Union Expansion. Teams are comprised of three to five students who compete in one of two divisions in the challenge. The Adam Smith Division is open to students enrolled in Advanced Placement Economics, honors economics, or a two-semester high...
Mar 27, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Foundation has received new gifts totaling more than $300,000, all to be used for construction of the McLeodUSA Center. John Martin, owner of Martin Brothers Inc., has pledged $160,000 to the multipurpose arena. Martin played basketball at UNI from 1967 to 1970. Local auto dealers John and Dan Deery have made a commitment of $100,000. The Deerys are longtime supporters of the UNI...
Mar 27, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host the second Hari Shankar Lecture in Mathematics Thursday, April 3. Mathematician Ed Burger will present 'Magic with Mathematics: Is the Formula Faster than the Eye?' at 7 p.m., in Rooms 244-245 of UNI's Schindler Education Center. The program, free and open to the public, is focused toward families, and no knowledge of mathematics is required. A reception will follow the...

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