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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.
Dec 4, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Robert R. Dippel has joined the University of Northern Iowa as operations director of the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC). He will oversee finance and operations, develop special projects, and act as a liaison to Friends of the GBPAC. Dippel got his start in arts management at the Waterloo Community Playhouse in 1977. He served on the board of directors and executive committee of the...
Dec 4, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Celebrate the Seasons,' the University of Northern Iowa's holiday celebration, takes place at 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 12, in the Maucker Union Expansion. The event will include winter celebrations of several cultures and religions. Featured will be explanations of holiday celebrations observed by Muslims, East Indians, African Americans, Latinos, and those of the Christian and Jewish faiths....
Dec 4, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Wellness and Recreation Services will host 'De-Stress Days' for its students, faculty and staff Thursday Dec. 12 through Tuesday Dec. 17. This year the events will take place on campus at a different location each of four days: Thursday, Dec. 12, at Redeker Piazza; Friday, Dec. 13, at Towers West Lounge; Monday Dec. 16, at Maucker Union Ambassador Room; and Tuesday Dec. 17, at...
Dec 4, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Interpreters Theatre will present, 'The Performance and Rhetoric of Social Protests,' at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 9, in the Lang Hall Auditorium. 'Millions of Americans became activists for social change in the1960s participating in movements for peace, civil rights and women's equality,' explained Karen Mitchell , associate professor of English and assisting director. 'During this...
Dec 2, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art will present 'BFA Exhibition, Fall 2002' Dec. 9 through Dec. 21, on the second floor Mezzanine of the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. The opening reception will be at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 11 at the same location. Printmaker, Vicki Truka, a UNI senior from Lime Springs, will present her artwork in partial fulfillment of the Bachelor of Fine...
Dec 2, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A special edition of 'Women on Fridays,' a discussion series offered by the University of Northern Iowa Women's Studies program will be at noon, Friday, Dec. 6, in Baker 161. The topic will be 'Phantoms at the Gate: Revisiting and Revising Virginia Woolf's 'Professions for Women.'' Featured speakers are Susan Koch, associate provost; Beverly Kopper, professor of psychology; Barbara Lounsberry, professor of English...
Dec 2, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Wellness and Recreation Services named Travis Getting, a junior psychology major from Hartley, as the October student employee of the month. Travis is an informal recreation supervisor in the UNI Wellness and Recreation Center and the UNI-Dome. 'Travis has been recognized by his supervisors and peers as a fun-loving, hardworking and productive staff member,' said Christopher...
Dec 1, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Iowa Space Grant Consortium (ISGC), a NASA-sponsored group aimed at promoting aerospace research and education, will hold its 12th annual conference Friday, Dec. 6, at the Iowa Valley Community College District in Marshalltown. Cathy Bigelow, an administrator at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), is the invited speaker for the conference. She will speak on '9-11's Impact on Aviation Research in America' at 12:15...
Dec 1, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) received the 'Outstanding PRSSA Chapter of the Year Award' at the recent national PRSSA conference in San Francisco. The award winner is chosen from more than 200 PRSSA chapters throughout the country. UNI PRSSA and its chapter adviser, Gayle Pohl, associate professor of communication studies, also won the prestigious award in 1998. In...
Dec 1, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Laura Jackson, UNI associate professor of biology, will read selections from a book she co-edited, which deals with farms and the ecosystem. The reading will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, at Bought Again Books, 909 W. 23rd St., in Cedar Falls. She also will be available to sign copies of the book. Jackson's book, 'The Farm as Natural Habitat: Reconnecting Food Systems with Ecosystems,' brought together writers representing...

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