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Going to college can be an emotional roller coaster. Once you step on campus, you’ve opened yourself up to a whole new world of possibilities, but you can also feel like a stranger in a strange land. Fortunately for new students at UNI, Cat Crew is there to unroll the welcome mat.
Mar 28, 2004
This week Americans are urged to recognize the importance of proper sleep to their health, safety and productivity -- and the dangers of untreated sleep disorders. According the David Towle, director of the UNI Counseling Center & Office of Disability Services, college students often forget the role quality sleep plays in studying and classroom performance. 'Many college students deprive themselves of sleep during the week and try to...
Mar 28, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa student and varsity debater, Eric Short, senior communication studies major from Brookings, S.D., was named to the All-American debate team at the University of Louisville Cross Examination Debate Association National Tournament the weekend of March 18.Short and teammate Michelle Kelsey, senior political communication major from Ankeny, advanced to the second elimination round of the tournament,...
Mar 28, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Department of Design, Family and Consumer Science will present 'Redefinition,' the 2004 Textile and Apparel Design Expo at 8 p.m., Saturday, April 3 in the Lang Hall auditorium. The show will be broken into three segments: 'Delight,' 'Delirium' and 'Desire.' According to Annette Lynch, associate professor of textiles and apparel, 'Delight' will feature casual, everyday wear. 'Delirium'...
Mar 25, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's 'Films on Social Justice' series will continue with, 'Life of David Gale,' at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 1, in the Communication Arts Center, Room 108. According to Chris Schwartz, president of UNI's chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), 'Life of David Gale' portrays the life of an anti-death penalty activist who is convicted and condemned to death for the murder of a colleague...
Mar 25, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Off-Hudson Series of staged readings will present 'Tea,' by Velina Hasu Houston, at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 30, in the Communication Arts Center, Room 108. According to Cynthia Goatley, play director and associate professor of theater, 'Tea' is about a ceremony that brings together a group of Japanese war brides from World War II to share their experiences and mourn the dead. 'Tea' is one...
Mar 25, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, IA -- The University of Northern Iowa's Student Theatre Association (UNISTA), will present 'Fuddy Meers,' a play by David Lindsay-Abaire at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday, April 2 and 3 in the Strayer-Wood Theatre.'Fuddy Meers' is about Claire, a woman who is diagnosed with a rare form of amnesia. The play is a comedy that chronicles Claire's mission to regain her memory while surrounded by a group of characters, which include a...
Mar 24, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Microsoft Access,' a software training course, will be offered by the University of Northern Iowa Regional Business Center (RBC), in partnership with Ketels Contract Training.'Microsoft Access,' will be offered three consecutive Fridays, from 8 a.m. to noon, beginning Friday, April 2, at the RBC office, 212 E. Fourth St., Waterloo. It will be taught by Chris McGregor-Case. This course will consist of two modules. Case...
Mar 24, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Microsoft PowerPoint,' a software training course, will be offered by the University of Northern Iowa Regional Business Center (RBC), in partnership with Ketels Contract Training.'Microsoft PowerPoint,' will be offered consecutive Tuesdays, April 6 and 13, from 8:30 a.m. to noon, at the RBC office, 212 E. Fourth St., Waterloo. It will be taught by Chris McGregor-Case. The two-session course will cover two modules. Case...
Mar 24, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Rod Library has named its March 'Student Assistant of the Month.' Annie Niemeyer, a senior English major from Cedar Falls, is a building monitor in the Rod Library Access Services Department. Niemeyer has worked in all areas of the Access Services Department.
Mar 24, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Rapid Prompting Method (RPM), a teaching method for children with autism, will be the topic of the next lecture in this year's Hearst Lecture Series at the University of Northern Iowa. 'Rapid Prompting Method' will be presented in conjunction with the Iowa Conference on Communicative Disorders from 9 to 11:50 a.m. Thursday, April 1, at the Cedar Falls Holiday Inn.Soma Mukhadophay, teacher and inventor of RPM, and her teen-...

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