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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.
Jul 21, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa awarded Deborah Gallagher, associate professor of special education, the Outstanding Graduate Faculty Teaching Award for the 2001-2002 academic year. Gallagher was nominated for the award by Sandra Alper, head of special education. Alper wrote, 'the most impressive quality of Dr. Gallagher's teaching is that she serves her students by being an exemplary role model.' Alper also noted that...
Jul 16, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- William Callahan, associate dean of the College of Education at the University of Northern Iowa, has been named interim dean of the college. Callahan replaces Thomas Switzer, who resigned as dean in May to become dean of the College of Education at the University of Toledo, in Ohio. Callahan came to UNI in 1979 as an assistant professor. He became an associate professor in 1983, a professor in 1989, and an associate...
Jul 15, 2002
The July meeting of the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, will take place at the University of Northern Iowa, Wednesday and Thursday, July 17 and 18, in the Maucker Union Expansion.Several issues pertaining to UNI will be on the docket. Those issues, and the individuals who can best address them, are as follows. Budget (general questions)Robert Koob, president, (319) 273-2566New faculty in strategic areasAaron Podolefsky, provost and vice...
Jul 15, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Seventy-nine education majors at the University of Northern Iowa were initiated into the UNI Psi Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education during the 2002 spring semester. (Name\s), from (Hometown), (address), was\were among the initiates. Three of the new members, chosen from more than 30 applicants, also were awarded $1,500 Psi Chapter KDP Scholarships. Scholarship Chair Brandi Crew of...
Jul 14, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Three members of Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education have been awarded scholarships by Psi Chapter at the University of Northern Iowa. Jaymee Miner, daughter of Steve and Marla Miner, 10935 130th Ave., Center Junction, a senior elementary education major with a learning disabilities K-6 minor, received the $1,000 Stephen J. Fortgang Kappa Delta Pi Chapter Service Scholarship. Miner is the KDP...
Jul 11, 2002
Iowa saw approximately 1,500 cases of elder abuse last year, but experts believe that at least another 7,000 cases went unreported. Included are cases of neglect as well as physical, sexual, financial and emotional abuse, although many of these cases are unintentional. 'What often happens is that an elderly person gets into a situation where he or she need a caretaker, and the caretaker really doesn't know how to care for that adult,' explains...
Jul 10, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Department of Residence will auction used equipment and furniture at 10 a.m., Wednesday, July 17, in the parking lot between Noehren Hall and Hudson Road, Cedar Falls. Featured will be chairs, desks, kitchen equipment, office furnishings and office equipment. A complete auction list is available on the Web at http://access.uni.edu/dor. The rain date is July 18. For more information, call Gary...
Jul 9, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art will offer free walking art tours during the College Hill Arts Festival, Friday and Saturday, July 19 and 20. Tours on Friday, July 19, begin at 1, 3 and 5 p.m., leaving from the Kamerick Art Building (KAB). Saturday's tours begin at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., also leaving from KAB. Participants will be led by Department of Art students and faculty through a series of campus...
Jul 8, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Marilyn Mercado has been named dean of library services at the University of Northern Iowa, effective July 1. She was appointed interim dean when Herbert Safford stepped down as dean of library services in 2000. Mercado came to UNI's Rod Library as head of the cataloging department in 1989. She was named acting associate dean of library services in 1998 and was named associate dean in 1999. She holds a B.A. in...
Jul 8, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Crete Carrier Corp. of Lincoln, Neb., one of the entities comprising the Acklie Companies, will expand its use of an all-purpose soy grease developed by the University of Northern Iowa's Ag-based Industrial Lubricants (ABIL) research program. The grease has been used in Crete's Indiana terminal for about six months. 'The semi-truck fifth-wheel grease was introduced in 1998 and field-tested nationwide with superb...

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