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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 10, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Mayors and city council members were elected to serve the mythical cities of Ladehoff, Hinderman, Hanson and Young on Monday, June 10, as Hawkeye Girls State activities continued on the University of Northern Iowa campus. Inaugurated as mayors of the four cities were Rebecca Evans of Shelby, Ladehoff; Melanie Goering of Cedar Falls, Hinderman; Michelle Norton of Muscatine, Hanson; and Virginia Witherspoon of Ankeny, Young....
Jun 6, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'The UNI Permanent Collection: Works from the Koob Residence' will be presented by the University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art, Monday, June 10 through Aug. 4. Since 1995, UNI President Robert D. Koob and wife Yvonne Koob have displayed in their home print items from the university?s permanent collection of artwork, according to Darrell Taylor, acting director of the UNI Gallery of Art, Annually, these...
Jun 5, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- An invitational exhibition of jewelry and small sculpture, 'ALCHEMY: From Common Materials to Extraordinary Objects,' will be presented at the University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art, June 10 through Aug. 4. Artists participating in this exhibition were chosen for their use of common materials or found objects in combination with traditional jewelry-making media, according to Darrell Taylor, acting director of the...
Jun 5, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Foundation has received a $33,000 grant from the Qwest Foundation in Denver, Colo. The funds will support construction of a modular technology lab at UNI, for students in the technology education teacher preparation program. The lab is scheduled to open in fall 2002. 'Today?s holy grail for those teaching technology education in junior high and high schools is to be able to...
Jun 5, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Community Outreach Partnership Center (COPC), in cooperation with UNI's Leadership Studies Program, will offer a Waterloo Neighborhoods Leadership Institute that will meet Tuesdays, beginning June 18. Sessions will be from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., through Tuesday, July 23, at the COPC Office, Room 409, KWWL Building, 500 E. Fourth St., Waterloo. Graduation will be Tuesday, July 30. Institute...
Jun 5, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A week of educational political activities is scheduled for the 57th session of the Iowa American Legion Auxiliary Girls State, beginning Sunday, June 9, at the University of Northern Iowa. The session marks the 50th consecutive year Girls State has met on the UNI campus. More than 300 high school girls from around the state will learn about the workings of Iowa government. Carissa Overstreet of Bondurant, 2001 Girls State...
Jun 2, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Department of Accounting has named recipients of department scholarships, and the UNI Accounting Club has elected officers for the 2002-2003 academic year. The Accounting Club has elected the following officers (all accounting majors): Tim Werning, president, graduate student from Davenport; Kelly Green, vice president, senior from Eldridge; Olya Zelenski, treasurer, senior from West...
Jun 2, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa inducted 154 students into Phi Eta Sigma, national college scholastic honor society for freshmen, during a spring-semester ceremony.Freshmen with a 3.50 or higher grade point average are eligible for membership. Freshmen initiated into the UNI chapter of Phi Eta Sigma include __(Name)�__ from __( hometown)__. Phi Eta Sigma members participate in several activities throughout the year,...
May 30, 2002
Twenty-four students from Waterloo's Logan Middle School will participate in the UNI College of Natural Science Iowa Lakes Water Quality Study, Monday-Friday, June 3-7. Through this project, UNI's teaching students to develop new activities for science teachers, and pilot their methods with the Logan students. Leslie Jones, assistant professor in the Department of Biology, says studies show Iowa has some of the worst surface water in the country...
May 30, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, IOWA -- BaHar Publishing, owned by Patricia Harris and Cheryl Banks Ferguson, won the Minority Business Plan Competition for 2002 and received $5,000 of seed capital. Tanica Washington of B.L.A.C.K. INK was awarded honorable mention and received $2,000 of seed capital. The competition was sponsored by the University of Northern Iowa John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center, UNI Small Business Development Center and KBBG-FM. The awards...

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