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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 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)__...
Oct 30, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa men's and women's rugby teams will host the Midwest regional tournament Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 2-3 on the intramural fields west of the UNI-Dome. The teams will compete for the Midwest champion title. Both UNI teams are Midwest Champions of last year. Winners will continue on to the Elite 8 tournament in April. From there, qualifiers advance to the national tournament in May. The UNI women'...
Oct 30, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Tae Kwon-Do Club recently attended the 29th annual national Tae Kwon-Do Championships in Kansas City, Kansas. Alex Laskin, a graduate assistant in communication studies from Cedar Falls, took first place in form; Heather Lee, a freshman from Wartburg, took second place in form and first place in sparring; and Cole Wubbena, a freshman from Kirkwood College, took first place in sparring. Serving...
Oct 30, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Theatre UNI and School of Music will present the classic musical, 'The Threepenny Opera,' by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill, Friday, Nov. 8 through Sunday, Nov.17 at the Strayer-Wood Theatre. Sandra Walden, former UNI faculty member, will direct the musical. She previously directed 'Fiddler on the Roof' and 'Die Fledermaus' for Theatre UNI. Music direction will be shared by Rebecca Burkhardt...
Oct 30, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa ï¾– The University of Northern Iowa's 40th annual Science, Mathematics and Technology Symposium will take place Thursday, Nov. 7, on the UNI campus. Todd Eisworth, UNI assistant professor of mathematics, will present 'This statement is false: self-reference and incompleteness in mathematics,' at 3:30 p.m. in the Maucker Union Expansion. The speech explains how English and mathematics interact. The presentation is part of the...
Oct 30, 2002
When Woodward and Bernstein broke the Watergate story in the early '70s, journalism schools nationwide saw huge increases in enrollment. As the Enrons and Worldcoms continue to fall because of shoddy accounting practices, business schools are seeing the same phenomenon. Gerald Smith, head of the Department of Accounting at UNI, said the university has seen a 20 percent increase in accounting majors since last year. 'For decades, accountants have...

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