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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.
Sep 8, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa --'Sole Power,' a project designed to encourage non-motorized commuting to the University of Northern Iowa campus, will host a fall kick-off event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 17, at the Maucker Union Plaza. 'The purpose is for people to leave their cars at home and instead walk, bike or rollerblade to campus,' said Kathy Gulick, UNI director of University Health Services. 'It's part of a method that's called...
Sep 8, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Fifteen Provost Scholarships, part of the Presidential Scholars program at the University of Northern Iowa, have been awarded to students who began their studies this fall on the UNI campus. __(Name)__ of __(Address/Hometown)__, is among the students receiving Provost awards. The awardees receive stipends that cover UNI tuition and mandatory health, student services and computer fees, valued at $4,118 for the 2002-2003...
Sep 5, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Steps to Peace,' a 15-minute video released by families of 9/11 victims, will be shown at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 11. The showing takes place in Room 109 of the University of Northern Iowa's Curris Business Building, and is free and open to the public. For more information about 'Steps to Peace,' visit http://www.peacefultomorrows.org.
Sep 4, 2002
Teaching Through Crisis: How Instructors Addressed 9/11 in the ClassroomVictoria DeFrancisco and Gayle Pohl, both in the Department of Communication Studies, conducted a nationwide survey to find out how faculty addressed the events of 9/11 in their classrooms and student responses. Faculty around the country indicated a strong need to help students make sense of the events. Faculty found that by doing so, they could also educate students on the...
Sep 4, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Jennifer Read Hawthorne, co-author of 'Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul,' will be the keynote speaker during the University of Northern Iowa's Diversity Week celebration. Her address, 'Chicken Soup for the Soul of America,' will be at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 9, in the Maucker Union Expansion. There is no charge to attend. Also the co-author of 'Chicken Soup for the Mother's Soul,' 'A Second Chicken Soup for...
Sep 3, 2002
CEDAR FALLS -- University of Northern Iowa Women?s Rugby Club members Libby Caplan of Cedar Falls and Katrina Cox of Harlan were selected first team All-Americans by USA Rugby for the 2001-2002 season. They are members of the Division II national champion team. Players are selected based on their season performance by a committee of rugby coaches and administrators. There are more than 300 women's collegiate teams and approximately 7,000...
Sep 2, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Regional Business Center (RBC) in partnership with Ketels Contract Training will offer two hands-on computer software training courses this fall. 'Microsoft Excel' will run three consecutive Thursdays between Sept. 12 and 26, from 8 a.m. to noon. The modules will cover beginning, intermediate and advanced skills, respectively. Participants may register for individual modules, or for all...
Sep 2, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's second annual Day of Peace will be Monday, Sept. 9. A Peace Fair, with various related organizations showcasing their efforts and recruiting students, takes place from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Maucker Union Expansion. At 2 p.m., two members of the Lakota Nation, Albert White Hat Sr., and Ione Quigley, will present 'A Native American's Perspective on World Peace.' The...
Sep 2, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Jennifer Read Hawthorne, co-author of 'Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul,' will be the keynote speaker during the University of Northern Iowa's Diversity Week celebration. Her address, 'Chicken Soup for the Soul of America,' will be at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 9, in the Maucker Union Expansion. There is no charge to attend. Also the co-author of 'Chicken Soup for the Mother's Soul,' 'A Second Chicken Soup...
Aug 29, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Diversity Week will begin Sunday, Sept. 8, with the Afro-Brazilian Capoeira Dance at 5:30 p.m. on the Maucker Union plaza. Dancers and professors from around the world will perform and share stories. Diversity Week promotes cross-cultural awareness and appreciation, said Guy Sims, associate director of UNI's Maucker Union. The celebration continues Monday, Sept. 9, with a...

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