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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.
Sep 28, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - 'Iris Murdoch: Social Convention and Neurosis as Obstacles to Freedom' will be the topic of an address at noon, Monday, Oct. 6 in Room 161 of Baker Hall on the University of Northern Iowa campus. Margaret G. Holland, associate professor of philosophy and religion at UNI, will present the address as the first in this year's CROW (Current Research on Women) Forum series sponsored by the Graduate Program in Women's...
Sep 28, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Office of Educational Opportunity Programs and Special Community Services has received a $1.1 million continuation grant from the U.S. Department of Education, earmarked for the McNair Scholars Program. The McNair Scholars Program began in October 1999, funded by a four-year grant of $760,000. This new grant will allow the program to operate through 2008. The program is now...
Sep 25, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Microsoft Excel,' a course that introduces the basic commands and capabilities of Microsoft Excel, and more advanced topics, will be offered by the University of Northern Iowa Regional Business Center (RBC), in partnership with Ketels Contract Training. The three-module course will run three consecutive Mondays, from 1 to 5 p.m., beginning Oct. 13, at the RBC office, 212 E. Fourth St., Waterloo, and will be taught by...
Sep 25, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Three gifts totaling $350,000 from area donors are bringing UNI's McLeod Center closer to completion. Peterson Contractors Incorporated (PCI) of Reinbeck, and its employees, donated $150,000. 'We know the McLeod Center will be a great asset that will serve several generations of students and provide opportunities to those of us who work and live in the Cedar Valley,' said PCI President Cordell Peterson....
Sep 25, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Department of Public Safety will be recognized for its effective approach to gender-based violence on campus at the ITT Industries Night Vision/International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) annual conference in Philadelphia, Pa., on Oct. 25. The award recognizes outstanding community policing practices by agencies representing jurisdictions of all sizes. Five winners and 10 finalists...
Sep 25, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Mujeres al borde de un ataque de nervios' (Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown), will open the Fall 2003 Spanish film festival series, presented by UNI's Department of Modern Languages and Sigma Delta Pi Spanish honor society, at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 1. The film is the first of five from Oscar-award-winning Spanish director Pedro Almodovar to be shown every Wednesday in October in the Communication Arts...
Sep 25, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- For the 11th consecutive year, the University of Northern Iowa Controller's Office has been awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada for the quality of its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for the year ended June 30, 2002. The award is the highest form of recognition in the area of...
Sep 24, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A celebration to mark the 30th anniversary of the University of Northern Iowa's Prairie Preserve, will take place Saturday, Sept. 27, beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the rotunda of UNI's Center for Energy and Environmental Education (CEEE). Those who played a major role in the establishment of the prairie and the founding and development of the UNI Biological Preserves System will be recognized. Those to be honored include...
Sep 24, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- In an effort to bring more attention to the need for civics and civic engagement of youth, the Congressional Conference on Civic Education convened in Washington, D. C., Sept. 20-22, sponsored by the Alliance for Representative Democracy, and with support from the joint leadership of Congress. Representing the State of Iowa were: Jason Follett, delegation facilitator and a teacher at Perry High School; State Sen....
Sep 24, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Sophomores at Northern University High School will host a cemetery walk from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27, at Fairview Cemetery in Cedar Falls. According to Michael Hamilton, an instructor at the school, students have worked with the Cedar Falls Historical Society, gathering information and conducting historical research. During the event, students will portray influential Cedar Falls citizens who are buried...

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