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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 5, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art will present '2002 Department of Art Faculty Exhibition,' Nov. 13 through Dec. 13, beginning with an opening reception at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, in the Kamerick Art Building lobby. The show is a formal presentation of art media in painting, drawing, printmaking, graphic design, sculpture, ceramics, photography and installation. The exhibition was originally scheduled to open...
Nov 5, 2002
This season, the ABC drama 'NYPD Blue,' an ABC drama, aired an episode that featured a character uttering the word 'bullshit.' The groundbreaking event was greeted with a chorus of yawns from the viewing public. Those who didn't yawn were too busy being apathetic. 'It's the influence of cable,' said Chris Martin, associate professor of communication studies at UNI. 'And although television shows are now rated, studies show that parents aren't...
Nov 4, 2002
Home to one of the country's largest contingents of business ethics scholars, UNI also is home to a number of scholars with expertise on ethics in other areas. Areas of expertise are listed below the individuals' names. Michael Blackwell, director, multicultural education, (319) 273-2250 Teaches courses on Catholic business ethics, religion and ethics; holds a doctorate in social ethicsBill Clohesy, associate professor of philosophy and religion...
Nov 4, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Eight University of Northern Iowa students experienced first hand the 'Paleontology of the Canadian Rockies,' visiting Alberta and British Columbia, Canada recently as the culmination of a four-week course on the topic. __(Name)__, a UNI __(classification)__ from __(hometown)__, was among the students in the course taught by John Groves, UNI assistant professor of geology. The main goal of the course was to teach...
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...

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