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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's Diversity Week will begin Sunday, Sept. 8, with the Afro-Brazilian Capoeira Dance at 5:30 p.m. on the Maucker Union plaza. Dancers and professors from around the world will perform and share stories. Diversity Week promotes cross-cultural awareness and appreciation, said Guy Sims, associate director of UNI's Maucker Union. The celebration continues Monday, Sept. 9, with a...
Aug 29, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Members of the University of Northern Iowa Spirit Squad recently attended the Universal Cheer and Dance Association (UCA/UDA) College Spirit Camp and Competition in Milwaukee, and received awards for program improvement and overall preparation. The Spirit Squad is made up of the UNI cheer squad, dance team and mascots. The UCA/UDA camp is the largest college camp of its kind in the world and hosts more than 1,500...
Aug 29, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Parkersburg Economic Development, in partnership with the University of Northern Iowa Regional Business Center, is launching a specialized business development program for Parkersburg area residents. The Rural Business Accelerator Program (RBAP) is a new entrepreneur-training model designed to provide residents in the Parkersburg areas easier access to business training resources available through UNI. RBAP consists...
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...

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