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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 15, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Nineteen students from the University of Northern Iowa Department of Communicative Disorders are recipients of awards or scholarships. Students will be recognized at a reception on Sunday, Oct. 20, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the home of Ken Bleile, professor of communicative disorders and scholarship chair.Among the students receiving scholarships from the UNI Department of Communicative Disorders are ___(Name)___ of ___(...
Oct 15, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa adjunct English instructor Bill Koch will present 'Walt Whitman Live!!' at 7 p.m., Wednesday, October 23, in Lang Hall Auditorium on UNI's campus. The show features Koch performing as Whitman, speaking on the poet's major themes, observations of American culture, views on Abraham Lincoln, and experience with the civil war. He also has performed at the Hearst Center for the Arts, the...
Oct 14, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will observe AIDS Awareness Month with a display of the world-famous AIDS Memorial Quilt Tuesday, Oct. 22, from noon to 10 p.m., and Wednesday, Oct. 23, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Maucker Union Expansion. Joan Thompson, health educator at UNI, said the eight 12-foot-by-12-foot sections of the quilt feature eight individual panels, each displaying the name of a person who died from an AIDS-...
Oct 14, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The 17th annual international meeting of the Conference on Medievalism will be Friday, Oct. 18 and Saturday, Oct.19 at the University of Northern Iowa. Hosting the conference are Richard Utz, professor, and Jesse Swan, associate professor, both in the Department of English Language and Literature. The event is for scholars in all fields concerned with post-modernism, the study of the Middle Ages and their scholarly...
Oct 14, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa's International Dance Theatre (IDT) recently elected officers. Elected officers include: Holly Karlen of Polk City, president; Judith Slaikeu of La Porte City, vice president; Jill McGinnis of Urbandale, secretary; Alicia Johnson of Nevada, treasurer; and Shawn Cannon and Joplyn VanHouten of Council Bluffs, NISG liaisons. The group is open without audition to students, faculty,...
Oct 13, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Global Health Corps will host its International Health Symposium Monday, Oct. 21. Per Pinstrup-Andersen, the featured speaker, will address attendees at 12:15 p.m. in the Great Reading Room of Seerley Hall. Past director of the International Food Policy Research Institute and recipient of the 2001 World Food Prize, Pinstrup-Andersen will discuss 'World Hunger and Malnutrition.' The...
Oct 13, 2002
The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, will meet at UNI Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 16 and 17. The following are docket items pertaining to the university, and the individuals who can best address those issues.UNI Capital Register Tom Schellhardt, vice president for administration and finance, (319) 273-2382Annual Student Financial Aid Report Roland Carrillo, director of financial aid, (319) 273-2701Tuition policies and proposed rates Renee...
Oct 10, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Malcolm Price Laboratory School (PLS) will offer its first Teacher Institute to its faculty, staff and administrators Friday, Oct. 18, at the school. Sessions will be offered on topics ranging from classroom motivation and management to suggested projects for classes in all subject areas. The program is designed to enrich the experience of UNI teacher education students....
Oct 10, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Two student groups at the University of Northern Iowa will sponsor a forum at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, in Room 115 of Seerley Hall. The History Club and Phi Alpha Theta will discuss the current proposal to launch a military strike against Iraq. Featured will be a panel with the following members: Brian Roberts, assistant professor; Wallace Hettle, associate professor; Richard Broadie, adjunct instructor; Louis...
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'...

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