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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 26, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa � Administrators, public safety officials and students at the University of Northern Iowa have devised a plan they hope will lead to a safe, enjoyable homecoming. UNI's homecoming activities run Monday, Sept. 30, through Saturday, Oct. 5. Renee Romano, vice president for educational and student services at UNI, said the size and tenor of last year's celebration in the College Hill neighborhood that borders the...
Sep 26, 2002
One of the largest debate tournaments in the nation, the 2002 Ulrich Season Opener Debate Tournament, will take place Saturday through Monday, Sept. 28-30, on the University of Northern Iowa campus. Hosted by the UNI Forensic Program, the tournament is expected to draw more than 70 teams from 40 different colleges and universities. Leah White, UNI director of forensics, said teams are entered from as far away as Pittsburgh; Denton, Texas; and...
Sep 25, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Theatre UNI will begin its 2002-2003 season with 'The Laramie Project,' on Thursday, Oct. 10, for a two-week run in the Strayer-Wood Theatre on the University of Northern Iowa campus. Directed by Cynthia Goatley, UNI professor of theatre, and written by Moises Kaufman and the members of Tectonic Theater Project, 'The Laramie Project' is a compilation of more than 200 interviews with the people of Laramie, Wyo., exploring...
Sep 24, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa has formed a partnership with Xavier University of Louisiana to increase the number of speech-language pathologists (SLPs) who will serve underrepresented and urban youths. Project Affirm, which was created by Nancy Martino of Xavier, is funded by a renewable $186,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Through the project, graduates of Xavier, a historically black college,...
Sep 23, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Patricia Sitlington, professor of special education, has been named the recipient of the Philip G. Hubbard Award for Outstanding Education at the University of Northern Iowa. Sitlington will use the award's $18,000 stipend to establish a scholarship for those planning to teach students with disabilities at the secondary level. Sitlington is a nationally recognized scholar in special education for secondary school and...
Sep 22, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's School of Music will host its 21st annual Scholarship Benefit Concert at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 27. This yearᄅネs event, 'Rhythm and Smooth,' will be presented in the Great Hall of the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. Performers for the evening include guest artists SONSAX, a Costa Rican saxophone and percussion band. Also featured will be the Northern Iowa Symphony...
Sep 19, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Figured Ceramics,' an invitational exhibition of figurative ceramic art will be presented by the University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art from Tuesday, Oct. 1 through Friday, Oct. 25. Internationally renowned artist, Arthur Gonzalez, one of eight featured artists for the show, will give a lecture about his work at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 10, in the Kamerick Art Building Art Auditorium, Room 111. Support for...
Sep 18, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The dynamic changes in 17th century associated with political crisis, urbanization, new lifestyle attitudes and literary developments and growth will be the topic of the 29th Annual Carl L. Becker Memorial Lecture in History at the University of Northern Iowa, at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 25. Chun-shu Chang, Richard Hudson Professor of History at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, will deliver the lecture in...
Sep 18, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A chemistry lecture honoring long-time professor of chemistry and department chair Leland Wilson will take place on the University of Northern Iowa campus with a presentation by Becky J. Lewis, UNI chemistry alumnus, Thursday, Sept. 26. Lewis, in her 22nd year at E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co., Inc. will deliver the Sixth Annual Leland Wilson Chemistry Lecture, 'From Bench Top to Marketplace' at 8 p.m, in Seerley...
Sep 17, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa, in conjunction with the Iowa Association of College Admissions Counselors, is inviting students from 25 Iowa high schools to participate in the 2002 UNI-Dome College Fair Tuesday, Sept. 24.High school juniors and seniors will be able to visit with representatives from more than 85 post-secondary institutions from Iowa and surrounding states during the fair, from 9 to 11 a.m., in the UNI-Dome...

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