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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 15, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Following four consecutive record-setting years, the University of Northern Iowa's fall enrollment stands at 13,926 students, a decrease of 144 or 1 percent. The decrease in this fall's official enrollment figure had been anticipated, according to UNI Registrar Philip Patton. Each year, UNI updates its 10-year enrollment projection and officials told the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, last April to expect...
Sep 15, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Grand Isle Stories,' a new play about the Louisiana barrier island town of Grand Isle and its people, will be performed at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 20 and Saturday, Sept. 21, at the UNI Interpreters Theatre, Lang Hall, Room 40, on the University of Northern Iowa campus. The play is written and directed by Dennis Doyle, UNI alumnus and associate professor of communication studies at Central College in Pella. Grand...
Sep 12, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- For the sixth consecutive year, the University of Northern Iowa is ranked second in the 'Midwestern Universities -- Master's' category for public universities, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2003 'America's Best Colleges' guidebook. The magazine's ranking criteria include peer assessment, academic reputation, retention, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial resources, graduation rate performance,...
Sep 12, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The annual Alliant Energy Iowa Electrathon Race will be Saturday, Sept. 21, at the University of Northern Iowa's B parking lot across University Avenue from Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. This electric car endurance contest promotes energy efficiency and demonstrates the viability of cars powered by electricity. Approximately one dozen teams from Iowa high schools designed and built one-person electric...
Sep 12, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'In Style with UNI,' a free fashion show featuring casual and athletic wear bearing the newest UNI athletics logo, will take place at 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 21, on the UNI-Dome's east plaza. Julie Bright, UNI associate athletic director/business services, said local retailers will offer a preview of UNI fashions and other merchandise available at Cedar Valley stores. There also will be discount coupons from...
Sep 11, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Family Weekend officially kicks off at the University of Northern Iowa with a performance, the New Wave Vaudeville Show, at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 20, in the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center's Great Hall. Admission is free for UNI students and children 11 and under. Tickets are $5 for all others. Saturday's events include college open houses from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Panther Style Show at 1 p.m. on the UNI-...
Sep 10, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- John Pappajohn Entrepreneurship Day, focusing on entrepreneurship and success, will take place on the University of Northern Iowa campus Thursday, Sept. 19. UNIネs John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (JPEC) and the College of Business Administration will host the event in Curris Business Building Room 109, the John Deere Auditorium, beginning at 9 a.m. A number of guest speakers and workshops for students, faculty...
Sep 10, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Heroes and Strangers,' a documentary exploring relationships between a father and daughter and a father and son, will open a year-long 'Reel to Real' film series at the University of Northern Iowa, from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 18. The film will be shown in the Maucker Union's University Room North. Admission is free and open to the public. Guy Sims, assistant director of Maucker Union, said the year-...
Sep 8, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A new class of Presidential Scholars has begun its studies on the University of Northern Iowa campus this fall.____(Name)____ of ___(Address / Hometown)___ is among the eight students to receive the four-year, full-ride scholarships. They are funded through the Office of the President at UNI. The awards, which provide free tuition, room and board, and mandatory fees for health, student services and computer, are valued at $8...
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...

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