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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.
Oct 8, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Yesterday, AFSCME Local 2659, which represents most Merit employees at the University of Northern Iowa, voted to have 27 Merit employees at the university laid off permanently. This was one of two options put before the union membership to help the university manage the $1.9 million reduction in state budget appropriations that came out of the special legislative session in May. The other was to have Merit employees...
Oct 8, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A director/designers' presentation for 'The Threepenny Opera,' next month's musical theatre production for Theatre UNI, will take place at 6:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 14, in the Strayer-Wood Theatre on the University of Northern Iowa campus.The hour long presentation features director Sandra Walden, a professional singer in New York and a former UNI instructor in the School of Music; scenic designer Mark Parrott, UNI instructor...
Oct 7, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Women's Studies program has been awarded a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice. The monies will fund continuation of a project that started in 2000 and focused on proactive programming to reduce violence against women. A $500,000 grant started that project. Annette Lynch, associate professor of textiles and apparel, and project director, says the project is important because it...
Oct 7, 2002
Hispanic high school students from Waterloo schools will tour UNI Friday, Oct. 11. Hosts will be members of the university's Hispanic/Latino Student Union. Leslie Jones, assistant professor in the Department of Biology, arranged the visit. 'We've found that the numbers of Hispanic students who graduate from high school and go on to post-secondary education are low. To that end, our students at UNI are reaching out to members of their own ethnic...
Oct 2, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Building Community in the Midst of Diversity,' a workshop to help individuals create positive neighborhoods and communities, will take place Friday and Saturday, Oct. 25 and 26, at the Waterloo Center for the Arts, 225 Commercial St., Waterloo. It is sponsored by the University of Northern Iowa's Community Outreach Partnership Center (COPC), and Neighborhood Services of Waterloo. Keynote speaker is Juan C. Moreno, a...
Oct 2, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Peter Ladefoged, the man who trained Rex Harrison for his famous 'My Fair Lady' role, will present a public lecture at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 10, in Room 108 of the University of Northern Iowa's Communication Arts Center. His topic will be 'Recording Endangered Languages.' James Lubker, dean of UNI's College of Humanities and Fine Arts, said Ladefoged is widely recognized as 'one of the world's greatest...
Oct 1, 2002
CEDAR FALLS-- Some 514 new alumni were added to the roster of graduates of the University of Northern Iowa this summer. (Name/s) of (Hometown) was/were among the graduates. He/She received a (degree) with a major in (major).Note: To obtain a complete list of graduates, contact the Office Of University Marketing & Public Relations at (319) 273-2761.
Sep 30, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Results released by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) list the University of Northern Iowa in second place for the pass rate of first-time candidates on the Uniform Certified Public Accounting (CPA) Examination in May 2001, the most recent May exam for which data is available.On that exam, 41.9 percent of UNI's first-time candidates without advanced degrees passed the complete exam, placing them...
Sep 30, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Models of Marriage and Gender in Japanese Wedding Discourse' will be the topic of an address at noon, Monday, Oct. 7, in Baker Hall Room 161 on the University of Northern Iowa campus. Cynthia Dunn, UNI assistant professor of anthropology, will present the address as the first in this year's CROW (Current Research on Women) Forum series, sponsored by UNI's Graduate Program in Women's Studies. It is open to the public...
Sep 26, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa has been ranked among the nation's 'Top 100 Values in Public Colleges' by Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine. Ranking criteria include entrance exam scores, graduation rates, numbers of sophomores returning after their freshman year, student-faculty ratios, amount spent on student instruction, quality and cost measures, and total cost overall. UNI ranked 95th overall, 33rd...

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