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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 29, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Theatre UNI will begin its 2002-2003 season with the romantic comedy 'Lobster Alice,' Thursday, Oct. 9, for a two-week run in the Bertha Martin Theatre of the University of Northern Iowa's Strayer-Wood Theatre. Performances will be at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 9-11 and Oct. 15-18; and at 2 p.m., Oct. 11, 12 and 19. 'Lobster Alice' is directed by Cynthia Goatley, UNI professor of theatre, and written by Minneapolis playwright...
Sep 29, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- B.J. Herrick, instructor in the Department of Teaching at the University of Northern Iowa's Price Laboratory School (PLS), has been selected by the Iowa Council for the Social Studies (ICSS) as the Iowa High School Social Studies Teacher of the Year. According to the National Council for Social Studies (NCSS), the annual award honors the outstanding performance of teachers, researchers, and other worthy individuals...
Sep 29, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Sturgis Youth Theatre is currently accepting registrations for its fall classes which begin the week of Oct. 13. The Theatre is under the direction of Gretta Berghammer, UNI professor of theatre, and offers creative drama classes for children ages 3 1/2 and up. Founded in 1999, the Sturgis Youth Theatre is a collaborative effort of the Cedar Falls Community Theatre, the Hearst Center for the Arts, and the UNI...
Sep 28, 2003
UNI professor says there's a reason network TV has found GodThe new network television season has kicked off. Along with the now commonplace themes of sex, drugs and foul language, viewers will get a strong dose of something unexpected in prime-time TV -- God. At least five new shows will feature strong religious or spiritual themes. This is to be expected, says Betty DeBerg, head of UNI's Department of Philosophy & Religion. 'TV often...
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...

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