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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.
Nov 11, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa --The University of Northern Iowa's Rod Library has named its October 'Student Assistant of the Month.' Dave Keiser, a senior English major from Cedar Falls, is a student assistant in the Rod Library Access Services Department. He has been an employee since October 2000. According to his nominators, Keiser's conscientious and reliable shelving make him one of Rod Library's most diligent student workers. Keiser...
Nov 11, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Muslim Student Association (MSA) will sponsor a panel, 'Moses, Jesus and Mohammad: Three Prophets, One Origin, One Message,' at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17, in Lang Hall Auditorium. Panelists will be Kenneth Atkinson, assistant professor; Harry Brod, professor; and Betty DeBerg, head; all in the Department of Philosophy & Religion; Mohammad Fahmy, head of the Department of Industrial...
Nov 11, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Views of Iraqi citizens about the United States will be the topic of the next 'Reel to Real' film, Wednesday, Nov. 19, in the University of Northern Iowa's Maucker Union. 'Iraq: Voices from the Streets,' will be shown from noon to 1 p.m., in the Maucker Union South Room. A discussion following the film will be facilitated by Guy Sims, Maucker Union associate director. The video joins a U.S. congressional...
Nov 10, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A three-year, $1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will establish a model Project Export Center of Excellence at the University of Northern Iowa, to provide leadership in addressing and reducing health-care disparities in underserved populations. The center also will address the preparation of students as health-disparities workers. Michele Yehieli, director of UNI's Global Health Corps and...
Nov 10, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Creating a Place in Society for Children with Speech Impairment,' the first lecture in this year's Hearst Lecture Series at the University of Northern Iowa, will be presented at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 17, in Room 108 of the Communication Arts Center at UNI. Sharynne McLeod, senior lecturer and Key Researcher at Charles Sturt University in Bathurst, Australia, will deliver the address. It is open to the public, free...
Nov 10, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The National Student Exchange (NSE) program at the University of Northern Iowa will host an informational meeting at 5:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 17 in the Maucker Union State College Room. Through the program, students have the opportunity to attend one of 166 colleges and universities across the United States for one or two semesters while paying UNI tuition. Students must have both a UNI and cumulative grade point...
Nov 10, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Heads vs. Feds: The Great Debate,' is the final satellite seminar of a five-part series hosted this fall by the University of Northern Iowa. The National Collegiate Honors Council and Phi Theta Kappa honorary society will present the seminar from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 18, via downlinks, in Schindler Education Center, Room 244/245. The seminar will feature Steven Hager, Robert Stutman and Billy R. Martin and...
Nov 10, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Dreamer: A Portrait of Langston Hughes,' will be presented Tuesday, Nov. 18, at the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) to celebrate the opening of the UNI Center for Multicultural Education. Tenor Darryl Taylor, associate professor of voice, will present 'In Celebration of Langston Hughes.' His program will chronicle song settings by various composers inspired by Hughes, at 7:30 p.m., in the GBPAC...
Nov 9, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host a downlink site for the second session of Iowa State University Extension's two-part national satellite series, 'Cultural Perspectives on Parenting,' from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 13, in Schindler Education Center, Room 244. This session will focus on how culture influences parenting and how family professionals can support culturally diverse families. According to...
Nov 9, 2003
Homework: How much is enough?General guidelines for teachers suggest they give little or no homework until the upper-elementary years, 30 to 60 minutes a night through sixth grade, 90 minutes a night in middle school, and up to two-and-a-half hours a night during the high school years. 'There is a strong correlation between the amount of time spent outside of school engaged in academics and academic achievement at the high school level,'...

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