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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 25, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Finding a Voice: Ethnography of the Origins of SAVE Forum Actors' will be the topic of the next CROW (Current Research on Women) Forum lecture, at noon, Monday, Dec. 2, in Baker Hall, Room 161 on the University of Northern Iowa campus.The lecture will be presented by Karen Mitchell, UNI associate professor of communication studies, and Jana Gymer-Koch, UNI graduate student from Cedar Falls. The next program in the CROW...
Nov 25, 2002
Parents of kids who ate daily at McDonalds are now suing the fast-food giant, alleging the burgers and fries consumed caused obesity. Lori Smith, a physical education instructor at Malcolm Price Laboratory School, says the very notion that a restaurant is responsible for an individual's weight is absurd. Smith, named the 2001 Iowa physical education teacher of the year, says obesity in this country has reached epidemic proportions, and she doesn...
Nov 24, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A University of Northern Iowa fraternity, Sigma Phi Epsilon, recently raised more than $2,000 for the Northeast Iowa Food Bank, during 'Feed the Need.' A joint effort between Sigma Phi Epsilon and the UNI Department of Residence, 1,324 students gave up one dinner meal from their meal plan to donate to the effort. For every foregone meal, the Department of Residence donated $1.50 to the Northeast Iowa Food Bank. Every dollar...
Nov 24, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University Book & Supply awarded three $1,000 scholarships to University of Northern Iowa students this fall. Recipients are: Renae Arbabian, a sophomore from Des Moines; Amanda Larson, a junior from Des Plaines, Ill.; and Lance Wiegel, a junior from Denison. The scholarship money was based on a percentage of the store's sales during UNI's Family Weekend, Sept. 20- 22.
Nov 21, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa ï¾–Ten University of Northern Iowa students will participate in an international pre-professional preview experience in Merida, Mexico in January 2003. __(NAME)__, a __(CLASSIFICATION/MAJOR)__ from __(HOMETOWN)__ will be participating in the 'UNI Job Shadowing and Informational Interviewing in the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico,' Jan. 5-15. The program is offered by the UNI career center, in collaboration with the UNI Department of...
Nov 20, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Paul Trafton, professor of mathematics at the University of Northern Iowa, will present the annual Sahai Lecture at 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25, in the Great Reading Room of Seerley Hall on the UNI campus. The title of Trafton's talk is 'Young Children Do Powerful Mathematics: A Decade of Research and Development on Student Learning and Teacher Change.' He will focus on highlights of research in primary grade classrooms on the...
Nov 20, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Four of the University of Northern Iowa's industrial technology programs have been reaccredited by the National Association of Industrial Technology (NAIT). Those programs being reaccredited are construction management, graphic communications, manufacturing technology, and technology management. The Board of Accreditation of the NAIT is the sole accrediting body for industrial technology/technology programs in the nation. In...
Nov 19, 2002
For the past ten years, personal bankruptcies nationwide have been on the rise. In 1990, there were 718,000 personal bankruptcies; in 2001, there were 1.45 million. Lois Lindell, assistant director of the UNI Center for Economic Education, blames credit cards. 'What's being reflected is a preponderance of credit card offers that have a lot of people getting in over their heads without realizing it.'She said other contributing factors include...
Nov 18, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa is partnering with the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) in an agreement to better serve students and aging Iowans. This higher-education partnership allows DMACC gerontology students to finish their bachelor's degree at UNI, the only higher-learning institute in the state that offers gerontology as a major. Gerontology is the branch of science that deals with aging and the problems of...
Nov 18, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Tae Kwon-Do Club recently attended the 27th annual Tae Kwon-Do Championships in St. Joseph, Missouri. Brian Johnson, a freshman from Johnston took first place in form and third place in sparring; Daniel Marr, an alumnus from San Antonio, took second place in both form and sparring; Hannah Gorczynski, a senior from Le Mars, took first place in form and third place in sparring; and Nancy Brandt...

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