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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.
Apr 1, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Department of Political Science and the UNI Political Science Society are presenting a panel discussion on the war in Iraq at 3 p.m., Monday, April 7, in Sabin Hall, Room 103. Speakers will include UNI political science faculty: Pita Agbese, Dhirendra Vajpeyi, Michael Hall, Taifa Yu and Steven Lobell. The panel will discuss the role of the United Nations and international law...
Apr 1, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Edward Osowski, University of Northern Iowa adjunct lecturer in history, will present a lecture, 'Christ in the Cave: The Indigenous Reconstruction of History in Post-Conquest Mexico,' at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 9, in Seerley Hall, Room 115. This is the final presentation for this year's history lecture series sponsored by UNI's Phi Alpha Theta history honor society and the Department of History. The...
Apr 1, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Herman Boone, the coach portrayed by Denzel Washington in 'Remember the Titans,' will present a lecture at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 8, in the University of Northern Iowa's Lang Hall Auditorium. He will speak on respect, teamwork, community involvement and the importance of character. Boone began coaching the T.C. Williams High School football team in Alexandria, Va. when it was a new, integrated school. He helped the team...
Mar 31, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa students enrolled in the course Land, People, and Economics will host a debate from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday, April 8, in McCollum Science Hall, Room 2430. The topic is, 'Should the U.S. drill for oil in the Alaska Arctic National Wildlife Refuge?' The audience will vote to determine the winning side. The debate fulfills one of the requirements of the course. The event is free and...
Mar 31, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- An assistant professor of environmental health in the Health Division at the University of Northern Iowa has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to lecture and conduct research in Romania next spring. Catherine L. Zeman, who is also director of the Recycling and Reuse Technology Transfer Center at UNI, will spend the 2004 spring semester at the Dr. Professor Iuliu Moldovan Institute of Public Health (IPH) in Cluj Napoca,...
Mar 31, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Center for Energy & Environmental Education will present 'Kids and Chemicals,' at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 3, in the Physics Building, Room 201. The film will discuss how a growing number of children in the United States are being diagnosed with asthma, cancer and learning and behavioral disabilities, and explore the relationship between environmental contamination and the health of...
Mar 31, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Five University of Northern Iowa students have recently been selected to participate in a research program funded by an award from the Merck/AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science) Undergraduate Science Research Program. Each student will be mentored by two or three UNI faculty members in biology, chemistry, physics or geography on an interdisciplinary project during the year-long program. The students...
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...

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