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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 5, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'El Nino in a Changing Global Climate,' will be the topic of a guest lecture at the University of Northern Iowa at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 11, in Seerley Hall, Room 115. The discussion will be presented by Paul Loubere, professor of geology and environmental geosciences at Northern Illinois University. Loubere will discuss the climate phenomena known as El Nino and its effects on North America, as well as the rest of the...
Mar 4, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Joe Ferrara, a member of the national advisory board of the School of the Americas (SOA) Watch, will present an address at 7:30 p.m., Monday, March 10, in the University of Northern Iowa's Seerley Hall, Room 115. SOA Watch wants to close the U.S. Army's Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation in Georgia, formerly the School of the Americas. Amnesty International alleges the institute trains Latin American...
Mar 4, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Theatre UNI will host a director/designers' presentation for the upcoming production of Harper Lee's 'To Kill a Mockingbird,' a dramatization by Christopher Sergel, at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 12 in the Strayer-Wood Theatre on the University of Northern Iowa campus. Director Gretta Berghammer, UNI professor of theatre, along with lighting designer Mark A. Parrott, costume designer Carol Colburn and scenic designer Leonard...
Mar 3, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa creative writing program will host 'An Open Reading of Writing About War,' from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 5, in Baker Hall, Room 161. The event is being organized by Grant Tracey, director of the creative writing program; and Vince Gotera, associate professor in the Department of English Language and Literature. 'It will be like an open-mic night, but there won't be a...
Mar 3, 2003
The University of Northern Iowa's ROTC corps of cadets will conducts its annual ceremony in honor of 2nd Lt. Robert J. Hibbs at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, March 5, at the base of the Hibbs Memorial between the West Gym and Rod Library. The ceremony marks the 37th anniversary of Hibbs' death, and recognizes him for receiving the Medal of Honor. Hibbs was a member of the UNI class of 1964 and was killed in action during the Vietnam War. The Hibbs...
Mar 3, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Students from the University of Northern Iowa will be in Des Moines Wednesday, March 5, for a news conference to hammer home the message that higher education is critical to Iowa's future. The news conference, a joint effort of the three state universities, begins at noon in Room 24 of the Capitol building. Plans call for a student presence in the rotunda between the House and Senate chambers immediately following the news...
Mar 2, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa --The University of Northern Iowa will host the third annual Iowa Conference on Islam at UNI's Maucker Union, Friday, March 7 to Sunday, March 9. The conference is co-sponsored by the UNI Muslim Student Association (UNI MSA) and the Iowa Muslim Student Association.According to Mohammed Fahmy, UNI MSA faculty advisor, 'The UNI MSA is focused on raising awareness of Islam at UNI and addressing related issues about religion and...
Feb 27, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Notes Toward A History,' a documentary by independent filmmaker, Francesca Soans, will be shown on the University of Northern Iowa campus at 7:30 pm, Wednesday, March 5, in the Kamerick Art Building, Room 111. One hour in length, the film shows how a 103-year-old South Asian woman challenges representations of India and the meaning of history. Soans, an India native, will be on campus to show her documentary and to...
Feb 27, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa --The University of Northern Iowa's Rod Library has named its February 'Student Assistant of the Month.' Carly Thomsen, a junior finance major from Cedar Rapids, is a student assistant in the Rod Library Dean's Office. She has been an employee since spring 2002. Thomsen was nominated by Cynthia Coulter, head of acquisitions, UNI Rod Library, for her dependability and cheerful attitude. She is 'an invaluable student...
Feb 27, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Department of Social Work, and the UNI Global Health Corps will host an address by Tom Johannesen, secretary general of the International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW), at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 6. His address, 'A Human Rights Profession in the Era of Globalization,' will be in Expansion A of Maucker Union. The IFSW is a global organization with interests in social justice,...

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