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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 31, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Professors from the University of Northern Iowa will present 'Welcoming Newcomers: A Key to Iowa's Economic Future,' on Wednesday, April 16, in two western Iowa cities. The event runs from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Sioux City Convention Center in Sioux City; and from 5:30 to 7 p.m., at the Best Western Crossroads of the Bluff in Council Bluffs. The presentations are community forums to discuss new ways to accommodate...
Mar 31, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host 'Junior Science Sleuths,' a spring workshop for kids in third through fifth grade, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 12, at the UNI Biology Botanical Center Greenhouse. Participants will dissect seeds, identify the different parts of a plant, witness how water travels through plants, learn about photosynthesis, and observe plant evolution. The event is part of the UNI...
Mar 30, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa chapter of Habitat for Humanity and the Social Work Club will host Shanty Town, an event to raise awareness about homelessness. The event will be Friday, April 11, in the Commons Courtyard on the UNI campus. Participants will sleep outdoors in cardboard 'homes' they will create at the event. Registration is open to any UNI student, staff, or faculty member. Those who are interested can...
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...

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