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May 24, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Department of Chemisty recently hosted its 32nd annual spring awards and honors banquet for chemistry majors. (NAME) of (TOWN) received the (AWARD/SCHOLARSHIP NAME) , for (DESCRIPTION OF SCHOLARSHIP/AWARD. HOMETOWN NAME / CLASSIFICATION / AWARD(S)BELLEVUE Kevin Roeder/sophomore/McGrew Chemistry Faculty Scholarship ($500)CEDAR RAPIDS Dane Jacobson/sophomore/C.W...
May 24, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Twenty Provost Scholars, each receiving a one-year tuition and fee scholarship, renewable for four years, have been named as part of the Presidential Scholars program at the University of Northern Iowa. The scholars will begin their studies this fall. __(Name)__ of __(Hometown)__, is among the students receiving Provost awards. The awardees receive stipends that cover UNI tuition and mandatory health, health facility,...
May 24, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A new class of Presidential Scholars will begin its studies on the University of Northern Iowa campus this fall. ____(Name)____ of ___(Address / Hometown)___ is among the 15 students to receive the four-year, full-ride scholarships. They are funded through the Office of the President at UNI. The awards, which provide free tuition, room and board, and mandatory fees for health, health facility, building, student services...
May 24, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- An extra 2,000 seats have been opened for the Friday, Aug. 6 Kenny Chesney concert at the UNI-Dome. Available now are 18,500 seats. Heather Tousignant, director of UNI-Dome operations/athletic facilities, said high demand and the fact that the Dome will be Chesney's only Iowa stop on the tour necessitated the release of the extra seats. Chesney, winner of the 2003 Country Music Television (CMT) Video of the Year...
May 20, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa recently received a $226,000 grant from the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust for specialized nanoscience and nanotechnology equipment.The grant allows UNI to take the first step toward a program in nanoscience and nanotechnology by offering two new courses to chemistry and physics majors. Coordinating the courses are Duane Bartak, professor and former head, Department of Chemistry, and Clifton...
May 20, 2004
The Day After Tomorrow,' a movie scheduled to be released May 28, will show viewers the catastrophic results of global warming: multiple tornadoes, earthquakes that demolish entire cities, and floods that engulf skyscrapers. It's a fictional account, of course, but Alan Czarnetzki, director of UNI's Science center for Teaching, Outreach and Research on Meteorology (STORM), says it could happen.'Maybe not as quickly as it will happen in the movie...
May 19, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art will present 'A-lumina: Metalworks by Louise Rauh and Karen Brown,' from Monday, June 7 through Friday, July 2. The opening reception will take place in the Kamerick Art Building lobby at 6 p.m., Tuesday, June 8. The exhibition is an examination of contemporary art approaches to aluminum, which was curated by UNI Gallery of Art director Darrell Taylor.Louise Rauh received her M...
May 18, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- KUNI-FM, the University of Northern Iowa's public radio station, was recently honored with a number of awards by four professional organizations.The KUNI news staff won an Edward R. Murrow Award in regional competition for 'Continuing Coverage of the Iowa Caucus Campaign' from the Radio-Television News Directors Association (RTNDA). KUNI is the only Iowa radio station that won in the Region 5 division that includes Iowa,...
May 18, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Roland Carrillo has been named executive director of enrollment management at the University of Northern Iowa. The appointment became effective May 17. In this position, Carrillo is responsible for the offices of Admissions and Financial Aid. He said planned initiatives include addressing the affordability of UNI despite recent necessary increases in tuition. 'UNI remains one of the best values in the Midwest -- if not the...
May 17, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Several cadets in the University of Northern Iowa's Army ROTC program competed in the annual Ranger 'Buddy' Challenge in Lawrence, Kansas. A total of 28 schools and 133 teams competed. The competition consisted of six events: a 10K run in battle dress uniform; a 30-foot-wall climb; weapons disassembly and assembly; grenade assault course; and a 1,000-meter, 100-pound litter carry. UNI took five teams. Team One, Erick...

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