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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.
Jul 30, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A group of 'research scientists-in-the-making' will present the results of their summer research projects on biology, chemistry, physics and earth science at the Merck/American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Summer Undergraduate Research Meeting that begins at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 2, on the University of Northern Iowa campus. Some 40-50 UNI students in UNI summer undergraduate research programs in...
Jul 24, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - An exhibition of recent work by three Minnesota artists, 'Residue of Silence,' will be presented by the University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art from Aug. 26 through 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'...
Jul 23, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Graduate College has presented awards for outstanding writing and research. The awardees were selected from nominees who earned their master's or doctoral degrees between Oct. 1, 2000 and Sept. 30, 2001. A committee of graduate faculty members evaluated nominations in each category for clarity, scholarship, methodology, creativity, significance and contribution to the field of study.The...
Jul 23, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Talent Search program sponsored by the University of Northern Iowa has received a five-year $385,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Only those programs ranking in the top 10 percent nationwide receive five-year funding. Tony Stevens, director for Talent Search, said the funds will support programming designed to help students prepare for and acquire a post-secondary education. Talent Search...
Jul 22, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Christopher R. Edginton, director of the University of Northern Iowa's School of Health, Physical Education and Leisure Services (HPELS), recently received the Biennial Distinguished Scholar Award. The award is presented by the International Council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance and was given to Edginton during the organization's world congress in Taipei, Taiwan. Edginton is founder of...
Jul 21, 2002
This week, Cargill Industrial Oils and Lubricants in Minneapolis announced a collaboration between itself, Electric Research and Manufacturing Cooperative in Dyersburg, Tenn., and Waverly Light and Power, to provide soy-based transformer oil for electric utilities. The oil, BioTrans, was co-developed by the University of Northern Iowa's Ag-based Industrial Lubricants (ABIL) research program and Waverly Light and Power. A week ago, a major...
Jul 21, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Department of Mathematics at the University of Northern Iowa has awarded scholarships to 12 students for the 2002-2003 academic year.___(Name)___, a son\daughter of ___(parents' names)___ of ___(Hometown)___, has been awarded a ___(amount/name of scholarship)___. He\She is a UNI ___(classification)___ majoring in ___(major)___. Note: to obtain a complete list of the scholarship winners, please contact the Office...
Jul 21, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa awarded Deborah Gallagher, associate professor of special education, the Outstanding Graduate Faculty Teaching Award for the 2001-2002 academic year. Gallagher was nominated for the award by Sandra Alper, head of special education. Alper wrote, 'the most impressive quality of Dr. Gallagher's teaching is that she serves her students by being an exemplary role model.' Alper also noted that...
Jul 16, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- William Callahan, associate dean of the College of Education at the University of Northern Iowa, has been named interim dean of the college. Callahan replaces Thomas Switzer, who resigned as dean in May to become dean of the College of Education at the University of Toledo, in Ohio. Callahan came to UNI in 1979 as an assistant professor. He became an associate professor in 1983, a professor in 1989, and an associate...
Jul 15, 2002
The July meeting of the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, will take place at the University of Northern Iowa, Wednesday and Thursday, July 17 and 18, in the Maucker Union Expansion.Several issues pertaining to UNI will be on the docket. Those issues, and the individuals who can best address them, are as follows. Budget (general questions)Robert Koob, president, (319) 273-2566New faculty in strategic areasAaron Podolefsky, provost and vice...

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