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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.
Jan 26, 2003
Today, the United Nations' inspectors in Iraq will release a progress report on that country's compliance with a resolution requiring full disclosure of all weapons of mass destruction. At the same time, the United States continues its build-up of troops and weaponry in the Middle East, preparing for what some say is an invevitable war. Several professors at the University of Northern Iowa are well-versed on various aspects of war, and are...
Jan 26, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Upward Bound Math and Science Program at the University of Northern Iowa is now accepting applications for its summer residential program. Available from high school guidance counselors and principals, applications will be accepted through February 2003 or until all openings are filled. The math and science program has been awarded funding for 2002-2003 from a grant from the U. S. Department of Education. The program...
Jan 26, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa alumni attending or planning to attend a graduate or professional school may apply for a 2003 Merchant Scholarship. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of ability, achievement, character, potential and service to society. Application packets may be requested from Howard Barnes, head, Design, Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Northern Iowa, 235 Latham Hall, Cedar Falls, Iowa 50614-...
Jan 23, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa recently awarded the Sperry Scholarship to Matthew Hackman, a freshman business management administration major from Fort Atkinson. The scholarship, funded through the UNI Foundation, is awarded annually to any incoming or current student, and is based on financial need, scholastic achievement, leadership and citizenship skills, extracurricular activities and community service. Hackman,...
Jan 23, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Regional Business Center (RBC), in partnership with Ketels Contract Training, will offer two computer software training courses this spring. 'Microsoft Access' training will be offered on three consecutive Thursdays, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Feb. 13, 20 and 27. The first module will cover beginning skills. The second module will address intermediate and advanced topics over two...
Jan 23, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Center for Energy & Environmental Education (CEEE) is hosting a six-film and event series during spring 2003. The series opens with 'Just eat it!', a film and discussion at 7 p.m., Jan. 30, in the UNI Physics Building, Room 309. The film poses questions about chemical companies that develop crops as drugs, and repercussions from this practice. The series will run through April 12...
Jan 23, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Ming-Kai Chin, recipient of the 2003 Monica R. Wild and Doris E. White Scholar Award presented by the University of Northern Iowa's School of Health, Physical Education and Leisure Services, will deliver a public lecture during his week-long visit to the UNI campus. He will speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, in the UNI Commons Ballroom on 'Promotion of Physical Activity and Wellness in Schools and Community: An...
Jan 22, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'An Evening with Chuck D,' a lecture by rap artist and Internet visionary Chuck D, is the next program for the University of Northern Iowa's 2002-2003 Hearst Lecture Series, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, in the Lang Hall Auditorium. Admission is open to the public and free of charge, with a reception to follow in the Lang Hall lounge. As leader and co-founder of the legendary rap group Public Enemy, Chuck D redefined rap...
Jan 22, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Four schools from the North Iowa Cedar League Conference (NICL) will participate in the annual NICL Conference Choral Festival at Northern University High School in Cedar Falls on Monday, Jan. 27. Approximately 350 students and their directors will participate in the festival clinic with guest conductor Michael Reese, from Cedar Rapids Jefferson High School, throughout the afternoon. The day's events will conclude with a 7...
Jan 21, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Dance Team placed 19th at the Universal Dance Association College National Championship. The team made its fourth appearance in the annual competition Jan. 9-11 at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, and received an automatic bid into the semi-final round. The team competed in the Division I Dance category and was awarded a superior ranking and plaque. UNI dance team members include...

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