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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 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...
Jan 20, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Department of Residence was the host team for the Midwest Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls (MACURH) annual conference held Nov. 15-17. The conference was attended by more than 600 leaders from 65 colleges and universities in Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota and Manitoba, Canada. The conference was planned and implemented by students...
Jan 16, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Enrollment is now open for the Spring 2003 session of Kindergym, a creative movement program sponsored by the University of Northern Iowa. Kindergym is designed for children ages 2 to 5 years old and their parents. It focuses on the exploration and development of motor skills.The program will be held Saturday mornings, Feb. 8 through April 12; however classes will not be held March 15 or March 22 due to UNI's spring break...
Jan 16, 2003
The University of Michigan is facing challenges to its admissions policies, which some charge unfairly favor students of color. President George W. Bush said earlier this week that he will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down the university's policies. But Winston Burt, assistant to the president for Compliance and Equity Management at the University of Northern Iowa, said Affirmative Action methods used by universities are imperative to...

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