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Grad Report
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 10, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Joe Gorton, assistant professor of criminology at the University of Northern Iowa, is the author of a recently published book, 'Organizational Change, Environmental Uncertainty and Managerial Control in a Large Post Reform American Prison System.' Gorton's book discusses in depth one of America's largest public institutions, the Texas prison system. Based on first hand accounts, it gives a detailed look at how today'...
Oct 10, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Twenty students from the University of Northern Iowa completed internships this summer in Los Angeles.Students who participated in the program include ___(NAME)___, a ___(CLASSIFICATION/MAJOR)___ from ___(HOMETOWN)___. The opportunity was offered to junior and senior students majoring in communication or a related field through a partnership program between UNI and Emerson College in Boston, according to Christopher...
Oct 9, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Global Health Corps has received two grants to meet the health needs of underserved populations in Iowa and abroad. The first is a two-year $100,000 award from the United States Agency for International Development to provide specialized health education training to community health professionals in Ghana, West Africa. The Global Health Corps is the lead agency on this grant, and...
Oct 8, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Yesterday, AFSCME Local 2659, which represents most Merit employees at the University of Northern Iowa, voted to have 27 Merit employees at the university laid off permanently. This was one of two options put before the union membership to help the university manage the $1.9 million reduction in state budget appropriations that came out of the special legislative session in May. The other was to have Merit employees...
Oct 8, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A director/designers' presentation for 'The Threepenny Opera,' next month's musical theatre production for Theatre UNI, will take place at 6:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 14, in the Strayer-Wood Theatre on the University of Northern Iowa campus.The hour long presentation features director Sandra Walden, a professional singer in New York and a former UNI instructor in the School of Music; scenic designer Mark Parrott, UNI instructor...
Oct 7, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Women's Studies program has been awarded a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice. The monies will fund continuation of a project that started in 2000 and focused on proactive programming to reduce violence against women. A $500,000 grant started that project. Annette Lynch, associate professor of textiles and apparel, and project director, says the project is important because it...
Oct 7, 2002
Hispanic high school students from Waterloo schools will tour UNI Friday, Oct. 11. Hosts will be members of the university's Hispanic/Latino Student Union. Leslie Jones, assistant professor in the Department of Biology, arranged the visit. 'We've found that the numbers of Hispanic students who graduate from high school and go on to post-secondary education are low. To that end, our students at UNI are reaching out to members of their own ethnic...
Oct 2, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Building Community in the Midst of Diversity,' a workshop to help individuals create positive neighborhoods and communities, will take place Friday and Saturday, Oct. 25 and 26, at the Waterloo Center for the Arts, 225 Commercial St., Waterloo. It is sponsored by the University of Northern Iowa's Community Outreach Partnership Center (COPC), and Neighborhood Services of Waterloo. Keynote speaker is Juan C. Moreno, a...
Oct 2, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Peter Ladefoged, the man who trained Rex Harrison for his famous 'My Fair Lady' role, will present a public lecture at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 10, in Room 108 of the University of Northern Iowa's Communication Arts Center. His topic will be 'Recording Endangered Languages.' James Lubker, dean of UNI's College of Humanities and Fine Arts, said Ladefoged is widely recognized as 'one of the world's greatest...
Oct 1, 2002
CEDAR FALLS-- Some 514 new alumni were added to the roster of graduates of the University of Northern Iowa this summer. (Name/s) of (Hometown) was/were among the graduates. He/She received a (degree) with a major in (major).Note: To obtain a complete list of graduates, contact the Office Of University Marketing & Public Relations at (319) 273-2761.

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