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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.
Nov 4, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Northern Iowa Management Association at the University of Northern Iowa has elected officers for 2002-2003. Officers include president Laura Nefzger, a senior management major from Delhi; vice president of administration Craig Oberreuter, a senior management major from Danbury; vice president of publicity Tom Davis, a senior management major from Waterloo; and vice president of finance Amanda Jensen, a senior economics...
Nov 3, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Penny O'Connor, instructor in communication studies at the University of Northern Iowa, has been honored for dedication to competitive collegiate public speaking with induction into the National Forensic Association Hall of Fame.In presenting the award, O'Connor was cited for her 'success and spirit as a former UNI competitor and coach' and 'the support she has continued to show for UNI forensics, as well as the greater...
Nov 3, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa men's soccer club recently finished its season at the Midwest regional tournament in Minneapolis, Minn. They defeated Minnesota State - Moorhead 3-0, and went on to beat Minnesota State - Mankato 4-0, but fell to the University of Minnesota 0-2 in the tournament semifinal. This was the first year that the UNI men's soccer club has been a member of the Association of Collegiate Club Soccer. UNI...
Nov 3, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Nearly 100 minority students recently received a 'jump start' in making a smooth transition from high school to the University of Northern Iowa to increase their potential for success and graduation. The UNI Jump Start Program began the week before the start of the fall-semester classes with a five-day orientation designed to acquaint first-year and transfer minority students with campus life while introducing them to other...
Nov 3, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's master's programs in educational technology have met national standards set by the Association of Educational Communications and Technology (AECT). These programs will be considered nationally recognized programs upon accreditation by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). Sharon Smaldino, professor of curriculum and instruction, said meeting these...
Oct 31, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Gold Star Award recipients were recently honored by the University of Northern Iowa Department of Residence at its annual 'Among the Stars' awards ceremony. ___(Name)__, ___(Classification)___, of ___(Hometown)__, was one of five recipients who received the Gold Star Award for outstanding contributions to on-campus living. According to Drake Martin, UNI assistant director of residence programming, this is the highest award...
Oct 31, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa announced today that Malcolm Price Laboratory School will remain a kindergarten through 12th-grade school for the foreseeable future. This decision follows the recommendations of Bill Callahan, interim dean of UNI's College of Education. The recommendations were previously approved by the Parent Teacher Partnership, the Council of Teacher Education, the College of Education Senate and UNI's...
Oct 31, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa chapter of Up 'til Dawn, a fundraising group for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, is looking for teams of six to 12 people to help raise money for St. Jude. A letter-writing and information night is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 5, in the Maucker Union Ambassador Room from 8 to 10 p.m. Those attending should bring addresses of friends and relatives to use in a mailing campaign....
Oct 31, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa men's basketball team is hosting the annual Panther Pals basketball camp from 6 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 8 on the upper-level basketball courts in the Wellness Recreation Center (WRC).The camp will be taught by UNI coaches and players and is open to boys and girls in grades 1-6. The cost is $35, and participants will receive a Panther basketball and t-shirt, a subway party, an autograph...
Oct 31, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Department of Residence recently inducted 14 new members into its chapter of the National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH). The NRHH has chapters at colleges and universities across the nation.According to Drake Martin, UNI assistant director of residence, this prestigious award recognizes the top 1 percent of students whose leadership enhances on-campus living. __(Name)__, __(Classification)__...

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