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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.
Jun 27, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Twenty-seven incoming freshmen at the University of Northern Iowa have been awarded scholarships by the UNI College of Business Administration (CBA). Jaclyn Reinhard of Gladbrook, a graduate of Gladbrook-Reinbeck High School; Hayden Zeidler, a graduate of Davenport Central High School; and Michael Gleason, a graduate of Cascade High School, were named CBA Scholars and awarded four-year tuition and fees scholarships valued at...
Jun 26, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa has named two associate professors to head its Women's Studies programs. The graduate program will be directed by Cynthia Goatley of the Department of Theatre. She holds a B.A. and an M.A. from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, and a doctorate in theatre from Bowling Green State University. The recipient of two consecutive Fulbright Awards, she has been with UNI since 1991...
Jun 25, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Honors Program has named its incoming class of freshman students, who will enter the program during the fall 2002 semester. The Honors Program is for students scoring at least 27 on the ACT, graduating in the top 10 percent of their class, and holding a cumulative GPA of at least 3.65. Once accepted, students must maintain a 3.30 GPA at the university. ___(Name)___ of ___(Hometown)___...
Jun 23, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Effective immediately, the University of Northern Iowa will reinstate its women's swimming and diving and women's tennis intercollegiate athletic programs. In May, the programs were dropped, along with men's swimming and diving and men's tennis, due to budget constraints. The Washington, D.C.-based Trial Lawyers for Public Justice, on behalf of UNI women athletes, had indicated an intent to file a lawsuit, contending...
Jun 19, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Four recent graduates of the University of Northern Iowa's electro-mechanical systems major/engineering technology program are competing this week in the Ninth International Solar Electric Boat Regatta in Buffalo, N.Y. The UNI solar electric boat team left Tuesday, June 18, with their adviser, Recayi Pecen, UNI assistant professor of industrial technology and program coordinator for their major. The world championship of...
Jun 18, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Following the latest round of state budget cuts, the University of Northern Iowa faces an additional $1.9 million reduction in its appropriated budget. In response, UNI's faculty union, United Faculty, voted Tuesday to delay the negotiated salary increase until Nov. 1, 2002. The increase had been scheduled to go into effect July 1. Fiscal year 2002-2003 is the second year of a two-year contract negotiated between...
Jun 18, 2002
CEDAR FALLS--(Name/Names) from the (Hometown) area is/are among the students named to the 2002 spring semester Dean's List at the University of Northern Iowa. To be included on the list, a student must have earned a grade point of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, while taking at least 12 hours of graded work during the semester. On the 4.0 system, an A is worth four points; a B, three points; a C, two points, and a D, one point. Note...
Jun 17, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Three University of Northern Iowa staff members have received the 2002 Staff Excellence Awards, given by the Board of Regents, State of Iowa. Recipients are Julie Bright, associate athletic director/business and licensing; Allan Stamberg, cooperative education director; and Dave Zarifis, director of public safety. The awards are presented annually to staff members who have demonstrated outstanding professional...
Jun 17, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The recently remodeled Redeker Dining Center at the University of Northern won an award for architectural and design excellence, and will appear in the August 2002 issue of 'American School and University' magazine. Of the 101 projects selected for publication, Redeker ranked in the top 5, being cited for exceptional achievement. The building was redesigned in 2001 by Lotti Krishan & Short of Tulsa, Okla., in...
Jun 16, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Election results for state and county officials were announced at the 57th annual Iowa American Legion Auxiliary Girls State convention on Thursday, June 13. Activities concluded on the University of Northern Iowa campus Friday evening, June 14. Rebecca Evans, Shelby, and Virginia Witherspoon, Ankeny, defeated Laura Arp, Davenport, and Amanda Zmolek, Dike, to win Thursday?s election for Governor and Lieutenant Governor,...

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