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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.
Aug 15, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's associate provost, Susan Koch, recently participated in the 60th National Leadership Forum for Women Leaders in Washington D.C. The forum brought together emerging and established leaders in educational institutions to discuss critical issues and challenges facing the higher education community.Koch's selection to the forum was based on her strong record of administrative accomplishment, and...
Aug 14, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Scholarships have been awarded to 55 transfer students who will begin their studies this fall on the University of Northern Iowa campus. ___(Name)___ of ___(Address/Hometown)___, will receive a ___($ amount\scholarship name)___ scholarship. Transfer achievement scholarships are based on a combination of rank in class and financial need. They range in value from $200 to $1,000, and are renewable for a second year...
Aug 11, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Lt. Col. Robert Stavnes, a Postville native, has been named head ofUNI's Department of Military Science. He succeeds Lt. Col. Michael DePuglio, and assumed duties Aug. 1. Stavnes holds a B.S. in journalism from the University of Iowa, and an M.S. in general administration from Central Michigan University. He has been awarded the Meritorious Service Medal, the Joint Service Commendation Medal, The Army...
Aug 11, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Since last year's inaugural season, ticket sales at the University of Northern Iowa?s Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center have increased by 43 percent -- a rarity in the business. 'A significant increase like this is unprecedented in the performing arts,' said Steve Carignan, director of the GBPAC. 'Through an aggressive marketing campaign, community support and staff sacrifices, the Gallagher-Bluedorn has...
Aug 11, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - 'Residue of Silence,' an exhibition of recent work by three Minnesota artists, will be presented by the University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art from Monday, Aug. 26 through Friday, Sept. 20. Featured will be works by Joyce Lyon, Howard Oransky, and Francisca de Beurges Rosenthal. The artists will lecture at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26, in the Kamerick Art Building Room 111, followed by an opening reception. 'Residue of Silence...
Aug 8, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa ? More than 30 Civil War reenactors will set up a living history camp at the University of Northern Iowa Museum Saturday, Aug.17, as part of the Cedar Falls Sesquicentennial celebration. The reenactors will represent the men of Company K, 3rd Iowa Volunteer Infantry. The camp and activities, speakers, and military drills will take place on the lawn of the University Museum and in the museum building from 10 a.m. to 4 p....
Aug 7, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa has hired Herbert Lewis Kruse Blunck, a Des Moines architectural firm, to design the McLeodUSA Center/ Human Performance Center (HPC). In 2001, this nationally known firm received the American Institute of Architect?s 2001 Architecture Firm Award, the institute?s highest honor for design practice. Herbert Lewis Kruse Blunck also designed UNI's Rod Library fourth-floor addition,...
Aug 6, 2002
From Thursday, Aug. 8 through Sunday, Aug. 18, UNI will exhibit its new booth and display at the state fair in Des Moines, in the Varied Industries Building. Featured will be photos and profiles of university alumni, all living in Iowa and contributing to the state's growth. Other highlights:Saturday, Aug. 10, Athletic Director Rick Hartzell will show a steer for the Davis County Cattleman's Association during the Governor's Charity Steer Show,...
Aug 5, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Donna J. Wood, a leading scholar in business and society, has been named the first holder of the David W. Wilson Chair in Business Ethics at the University of Northern Iowa. She will begin her tenure this month. Wood was a professor of business administration at the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh. She is future president of the Society for Business Ethics, past president of the...
Jul 31, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa chapter of Psi Chi, the national honor society in psychology, recently inducted new members.. __(Name)__ of ___(Hometown)___ is among the new members. To qualify for membership, students must have at least a 3.0 GPA, and must rank in the upper 35 percent of their college class. UNI's Psi Chi chapter is one of approximately 990 chapters nationwide. New officers for the 2002-2003 school year...

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