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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 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'...
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...

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