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Grad Report
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.
Apr 30, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa-- De-Stress Days, hosted by the UNI Wellness and Recreation Services, will be Monday through Wednesday, May 6-8, in Maucker Union from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Students, faculty and staff may attend for free five-minute mini-massages and movies and popcorn. Also featured will be puppies and kittens from the Cedar Bend Humane Society, clay and coloring books. All activities are free.
Apr 30, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Greg McDermott, now entering his second year as head coach of the University of Northern Iowa men's basketball team, will talk with the Waterloo Jaycees Wednesday, May 8, at 7:15 p.m. in the Starlight Village's Fort Dodge Room. McDermott will discuss the direction of the basketball program, and progress of the proposed McLeodUSA Center. The public may attend at no charge.
Apr 30, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The eighth annual Endeavor Recognition Project, co-sponsored by the Leadership Studies Program at the University of Northern Iowa, recently awarded its volunteers, teachers, staff and students from a number of Cedar Falls and Waterloo high schools at an awards program held at Allen College. The Endeavor Project makes examples of individuals or groups contributing to the common good in Black Hawk County. Other...
Apr 30, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa ツ Several University of Northern Iowa students have been elected to offices within the Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG). Jeff Scudder and Emiliano Lerda won 55% of the votes, to win the offices of student body president and vice president, respectively. Scudder is a junior finance/economics major and a 1999 Clear Lake graduate whose family now resides in Hampton. Lerda is a sophomore general communications major with a...
Apr 29, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A new book co-edited by Laura L. Jackson, associate professor of biology at the University of Northern Iowa, has become the first to offer viable solutions for protecting and restoring biodiversity on private agricultural land. The book, 'The Farm as Natural Habitat: Reconnecting Food Systems with Ecosystems,' was released by Island Press. 'There are a number of farmers who are already proving that they can farm...
Apr 29, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Mary Bozik, professor of communication studies at the University of Northern Iowa, received the 'Outstanding Teacher of Listening Award' for 2002 from the International Listening Association. The award honors teachers who are knowledgeable about listening, and how to teach listening; teaches listening; and shares his or her own knowledge and techniques for teaching listening with others. Jan Cook, a former...
Apr 29, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - - The University of Northern Iowa's Bachelor of Fine Arts Spring Exhibition will run May 4-11, in the UNI Gallery of Art. A reception for the students will be Friday, May 10 from 6-8 p.m. The work includes printmaking, painting, sculpture, graphic design & illustration, photography and ceramics. Artists featured in this exhibition are Bill Pendry of Ames; Stephanie Sailer of Denison; Crystal Weiss of Mason City;...
Apr 29, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK), a national leadership honor society at the University of Northern Iowa recently initiated new members. New initiates include Name from Hometown, son/daughter of Parents' names, Name is a(n) Major major. To qualify for membership, students must volunteer for campus and community services and leadership activities, demonstrate academic achievement and be a junior or senior. Note...
Apr 28, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The men's and women's rugby clubs at the University of Northern Iowa both competed in the 'Elite 8 Tournaments' of the Men's and Women's Collegiate Division II April 19 ï¾— 21, and each team advanced to the national championship. The UNI Women's Rugby Club advanced with wins over San Jose State and Arizona State. They will meet the University of Minnesota for the national title in Blaine, Minn., May 4. The UNI...
Apr 28, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Quick Books Pro Training for Cedar Valley businesses currently using or interested in Quick Books accounting software will be offered by the University of Northern Iowa Regional Business Center, beginning May 21. Judy Schindel, certified Quick Books trainer, will teach the three-session workshop that will meet Tuesdays, from 9 a.m. to noon, May 21 and 28, and June 4, at the UNI Regional Business Center, 212 E. 4th St...

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