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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.
Oct 21, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa ï¾– The University of Northern Iowa has announced its fall 2002 Student Alumni Ambassadors. Student Alumni Ambassadors include: __(NAME)__ of __(HOMETOWN)__, a __(CLASSIFICATION)__ majoring in __(MAJOR)__.Throughout the academic year, Student Alumni Ambassadors meet with current students, prospective students, parents, faculty, staff, alumni and other university guests. The Ambassadors are involved in many events, including the...
Oct 21, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Three University of Northern Iowa faculty members were honored for outstanding teaching, research and public service earlier this fall. Receiving awards were Michael Shott, professor of anthropology, the Class of 1943 Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching; Sandra Alper, head of Special Education, Donald N. McKay Faculty Research Award; and Mark Grey, professor of anthropology, the Ross A. Nielsen Professional Service...
Oct 20, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa --John W. Johnson, professor and head of the University of Northern Iowa's Department of History, has received the Thomas Jefferson Award from the Society for History in the federal government. The Jefferson Award was presented to Johnson earlier this year during a ceremony in the James Madison Building of the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. The Jefferson Award is given by the society every two years to the...
Oct 20, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Grants received by a University of Northern Iowa professor will enable him to continue research on possible survivors of a major mass extinction. John Groves, assistant professor of geology at the University of Northern Iowa, has received a three-year grant of nearly $50,000 from the American Chemical Society (ACS), and the $8,700 W. Storrs Cole Memorial Research Award for 2002 from the Geological Society of...
Oct 17, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa � The Iowa Academy of Education has named Gregory Stefanich, professor of curriculum and instruction at the University of Northern Iowa, its newest member. Stefanich is a nationally recognized leader in the field of Science education. Only individuals who have made significant contributions to educational improvement through research and scholarly activities are considered for membership. Stefanich was nominated by Sandra...
Oct 17, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa � The next session of 'Women on Fridays,' a discussion series offered by the University of Northern Iowa Women's Studies program will be at noon, Friday, Oct. 25, in Baker 161. The topic will be 'The History of Women's Studies at UNI.' The program will continue, meeting the fourth Friday of each month. Topics and dates are: Friday, Nov. 15, 'Teaching Women's Studies -- What does it mean?' Friday, Feb. 28, 'Teaching...
Oct 17, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Theatre UNI will host the first of three 'Conversations with the Community,' on Saturday, Oct. 26 at 2 p.m. in the Bertha Martin Theatre on the UNI campus. The series is designed to share with the public Theatre UNI's mission and philosophy on producing theatre within an educational environment. The subject of the first conversation is the process used to select plays. Participating are Jay Edelnant, professor of theatre,...
Oct 17, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa --The next film in the University of Northern Iowa's 'Reel to Real' film series will be 'Pornography: The Double Message,' a documentary exploring the effects of hard-core pornography in society. The film will be shown from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 23, in the Maucker Union University Room South. A discussion following the film will be facilitated by Mike Bobeldyk, program coordinator at Maucker Union. Guy Sims,...
Oct 16, 2002
Earlier this week, Iowa made national news when the bodies of 11 illegal aliens were found in a railcar near Denison. Authorities surmise the individuals were trapped in the car as they tried to come into the country illegally. Mark Grey, UNI professor of anthropology and director of the New Iowans program, a highly successful effort designed to help Iowans work with immigrant populations, says it will become increasingly important for the...
Oct 16, 2002
CEDAR FALLS -- A group of 21 elementary and middle-school science teachers from Chile will spend five weeks at the University of Northern Iowa as part of a major education reform effort in that country. The teachers will be on campus Monday, Oct. 21, through Friday, Nov. 22. During their stay, they will learn about teaching strategies that support active learning in science, as well as physical science lessons and life science lessons that use...

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