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Going to college can be an emotional roller coaster. Once you step on campus, you’ve opened yourself up to a whole new world of possibilities, but you can also feel like a stranger in a strange land. Fortunately for new students at UNI, Cat Crew is there to unroll the welcome mat.
Dec 15, 2003
Four University of Northern Iowa faculty members received the 2003 Regents Award for Faculty Excellence at a dinner hosted earlier this semester by the Board of Regents, State of Iowa. Recipients were Rebecca Burkhardt, professor of music and director of orchestral activities; Steve Corbin, associate professor of marketing; Mark Grey, professor of anthropology and director of UNI's New Iowans Program; and Siobahn Morgan, professor of astronomy...
Dec 14, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Teachers in Iowa can earn one hour of graduate credit and learn more about waste reduction by registering for 'Waste Reduction: Addressing the Overlooked 'R',' presented by University of Northern Iowa's Center for Energy & Environmental Education (CEEE). The workshop will take place in Grinnell on Friday, Jan. 23, 2004, Saturday, Jan. 24 and Saturday, April 17. The workshop is open to all teachers, but...
Dec 11, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) continued its legacy of receiving national recognition at the national PRSSA conference, held recently in New Orleans. UNI PRSSA was selected to host a regional conference next spring, and received the Pacesetter Award for leadership, enthusiasm, spirit and involvement. Additionally, for the first time in the history of the UNI PRSSA...
Dec 11, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Competition was intense on the University of Northern Iowa campus last month as high school seniors competed for numerous scholarships in the sciences, industrial technology, mathematics or computer science. Scholarships included four-year full-tuition scholarships valued at $2,458 for the 2003-2004 school year. (Student's name), a student at (High school), participated in the UNI 2003 Science, Mathematics and...
Dec 10, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Dance Team has qualified for the Universal Dance Association College National Competition. The team will make its fifth appearance in the annual competition Jan. 16-19 at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando. UNI received an automatic bid into the semi-final round and will compete in the Division I Dance category against 21of the top teams in the nation. UNI dance team...
Dec 10, 2003
The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, will meet Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 15 and 16 at Iowa State University in Ames. Several issues pertaining to UNI will be on the docket. These items are scheduled to be discussed on Tuesday. Specific times are unknown. Not all sources will be present at the Board of Regents meeting. The docket is available on the Web at http://www2.state.ia.us/regents/Meetings/Agendas/agenda.html1. Requests for professional...
Dec 9, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Rascal Flatts, the Country Music Association's (CMA) Group of the Year, will be in concert at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, in the UNI-Dome. Opening for the group is Chris Cagle. Rascal Flatts, a country trio, was nominated for last year's CMA Group of the Year Award, and received the CMA Horizon Award. The group's first CD, 'Prayin' for Daylight,' went platinum and spawned four top-10 hits including 'I'm Moving On.'...
Dec 9, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Interpreters Theatre is presenting 'The Streets are Burning: The '68 Chicago Eight Conspiracy Trial,' Dec. 10-13. 'The Streets are Burning,' is the story of the 1968 citywide riots that occurred when the Chicago Police met student Vietnam War protesters. Eight men were arrested and charged with planning and inciting the demonstrations. The production revisits the trial of such...
Dec 8, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Foundation has raised $18 million in private support needed to build the McLeod Center. The100,000-square-foot sports and entertainment facility will be located south of the UNI-Dome on the UNI campus. 'This is a major fundraising milestone,' explained Bill Calhoun, UNI vice president for university advancement. 'This gives us the funds we need to build the basic facility. Fundraising...
Dec 8, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa ï¾– The University of Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) recently elected senators through Fall 2003 special elections. (Student's name), a (Classification/Major) from(Hometown) was elected a fall 2003 NISG senator from -- (Residence). Note: to obtain a list of the elected senators, please contact the Office of Marketing and Public Relations at 319-273-2761.

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