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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.
Apr 25, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will celebrate Cinco de Mayo on Friday, May 3, in the Maucker Union Plaza from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Rain location is in the Maucker Union Expansion. The celebration of Cinco de Mayo marks the victory of the Mexican Army over the French at the Puebla Battle in 1862. Although the Mexican army was eventually defeated, the battle came to represent a symbol of Mexican unity and patriotism...
Apr 24, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Artist/Photographer Sandy Skoglund will be a Hearst Visiting Lecturer in the University of Northern Iowa Department of Art Monday and Tuesday, April 29-30. She will present a lecture on her work ' Reality Under Siege' at 8 p.m., Monday, in the Art Auditorium, Room 111 of the Kamerick Art Building. She also will be meeting with students in advanced photography classes during her stay. Skoglund is a graduate of the...
Apr 24, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa celebrated National Student Employment Appreciation Week, April 7 - 13, in a variety of ways, most notably with the selection of Student Employees of the Year. This is the third year for the campus-wide awards at UNI. Four students were honored with personal plaques and a luncheon April 11, attended also by their parents, the supervisor who nominated them and UNI President Dr. Robert...
Apr 23, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa --The Orchesis Dance Company at the University of Northern Iowa will present its 'Dance Gala 2002' Saturday and Sunday, April 27 and 28, at the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC). Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. The show will include 27 dancers performing a variety of modern, ballet, jazz and tap numbers choreographed by students and faculty. Guest performances will be...
Apr 23, 2002
Home-schooled students from the Cedar Valley will visit UNI Friday, April 26, to participate in science activities and tour science laboratories.Leslie Jones, assistant professor in the Department of Biology, arranged the visit. 'Parents are always looking for creative opportunities to augment and enrich the education of their children,' she explained. 'The parents of these students have made an important decision regarding education, and we are...
Apr 21, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa ï¾— 'Change Leadership' will be the focus of a special workshop that will conclude the University of Northern Iowa's Leaders on Leadership 2002 Series, from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. Thursday, April 25, in the Schindler Education Center, Rooms 244-245. Sponsored by the Leadership Studies Program, the workshop is free and open to the public. Doug Whittle, a partner with The Diagonal Group and the former performance development...
Apr 17, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Sole Power Day, in its fourth year on the University of Northern Iowa campus, will be celebrated Thursday, April 25, on the Maucker Union Plaza. Activities for UNI students, faculty and staff will run from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., except for free bike tune-ups, done by Europa Cycles, that will be offered until 4 p.m. There will also be bike helmets available for $7 from Arrive Alive, a Federal Grant Safety Program. UNI...
Apr 17, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Department of Philosophy and Religion will host a panel discussion, 'Nothing But a Burka? Muslim Women and the U.S. Media,' Wednesday, April 24 at 7:30 p.m. in Seerley 115. The panelists are Shafiqa Fakir, graduate student in English language and literature; Salma Akbar, student in English language and literature; Susan Hill, associate professor of religion; and Martha J. Reineke,...
Apr 17, 2002
Donna Thompson, director of the National Program for Playground Safety (NPPS) housed at the University of Northern Iowa, will appear on the CBS 'Early Show,' between 6 and 8 a.m. (CDT), Saturday, April 20. She recently flew to New Jersey to be interviewed about a playground there. The segment is also expected to include footage of Andrew Kidd, an Indiana child injured on a playground who has worked with the NPPS for several years.Thompson is...
Apr 17, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE), a computer science honorary society, will be formally installed at the University of Northern Iowa on Saturday, April 20. Conducting the 3 p.m. ceremony in Wright Hall, Room 5, will be James R. Comer from the Department of Computer Sciences at Texas Christian University. UPE was established at Texas A&M University in 1967. The organization now consists of chapters in various...

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