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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.
Aug 29, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa has planned a series of events to mark the one-year anniversary of terrorists' attacks on New York City, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania. At 7:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 9, Jennifer Read Hawthorne, co-author of the popular Chicken Soup book series, will present an address, 'Chicken Soup for the Soul of America,' in the Maucker Union Expansion. Students and professors will share...
Aug 28, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- James Moog, a 53-year-old Evansdale man, collapsed and died near the UNI-Dome Thursday at approximately 7 p.m. CPR was administered by a paramedic crew on duty in the Dome for a football game. Moog was pronounced dead on arrival at Sartori Memorial Hospital at 7:30 p.m. No cause of death has been determined; an autopsy will likely take place Friday, Aug. 30. Moog was a Missouri Synod Lutheran pastor for...
Aug 27, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Career Center at the University of Northern Iowa and the Volunteer Center of Cedar Valley will host a volunteer fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wed., Sept. 4 in UNI's Maucker Union Expansion. The annual volunteer fair is for students who have volunteer experience and for students who would like to begin volunteering.At least 40 agencies will be on campus to recruit volunteers. For more information on the volunteer fair and...
Aug 26, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center at the University of Northern Iowa will present a Remembrance Concert at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 11, in the Great Hall. Pre-show events begin at 5 p.m. in the lobby, and are free and open to the public. Featured will be a military honor guard, reading the names of those who died during the 9/11 terror attacks, an oral history videotape provided by the Grout Museum, and...
Aug 22, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'The Effects of Domestic Violence On Children,' a free workshop, will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21 in Room 102 of the University of Northern Iowa's Sabin Hall. Keynote speakers are Susan Schechter and Lundy Bancroft. Schechter is a clinical professor at the University of Iowa School of Social Work, and the author of several books about domestic violence. She also has directed and founded...
Aug 21, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Craig Bennett, owner of the American Rooster Caf� in Elgin is just one of the success stories to emerge from the University of Northern Iowa Regional Business Center's (RBC) new Rural Business Assistance Program. According Michael Hahn, RBC program manager, the new program is an entrepreneur service model that provides rural entrepreneurs easier access to the business training resources available through the RBC....
Aug 21, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host its annual Welcome Week, Sat., Aug. 24 through Friday, Aug. 30. This first week of school is packed with activities designed to welcome new and returning students to UNI. The 'New Student Bash,' an annual welcome for freshmen and transfer students, will be presented by the UNI Alumni Association, beginning at 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, on the Lawther Hall lawn. Sponsored in part...
Aug 18, 2002
Some 100 first-year minority students are getting a 'jump start' in making a smooth transition from high school to UNI to increase their potential for success and graduation. The UNI Jump Start Program begins today (Monday, Aug. 19), and is a five-day orientation designed to acquaint the students with campus life.The program has tripled in size since its inception in 1998 and past participants credit the program for their academic successes.For...
Aug 18, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Artists of St. Petersburg: The Russian State Pedagogical University' will be exhibited in the University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art from Monday, Aug. 26 through Friday, Sept. 20. The exhibition reception will be held in the auditorium of the Kamerick Art Building (Room 111), Tuesday, Sept. 17, following an 8 p.m. lecture by Russian State Pedagogical University Professors Gennady Khoroshaylov and Ksenia...
Aug 18, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa ? Fifteen incoming University of Northern Iowa freshmen are recipients of scholarships from the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. __(Name)__ of __(Address/Hometown)__ received a __(half /full)__ tuition scholarship for the 2002-2003 academic year, valued at __(amount)__. To compete for these scholarships, open only to Iowa residents, students must be in the top 15 percent of their high school class, have an ACT...

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