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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.
Dec 4, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Prairie Celebration,' the original watercolor commissioned to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the UNI Botanical Preserves Founders ceremony and celebration is available for purchase. According to Billie Hemmer-Callahan, horticulturist with the UNI Biology Botanical Center and Preserves, artist Megan Thorne, a UNI graduate from Traer, 'has perfectly captured the poetic beauty of the UNI prairie in all its...
Dec 3, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'U.S. Policy in Colombia' will be the subject of a 7 p.m. lecture Monday, Dec. 8, in the Communication Arts Center, Room 108, at the University of Northern Iowa. The presentation, by Lisa Haugaard, executive director of the Latin America Working Group (LAWG), is free and open to the public. Haugaard has been with the LAWG since 1993, and became its executive director in June 2002. With the LAWG she has worked on...
Dec 3, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Interpreters Theatre will present 'The Streets are Burning: The '68 Chicago Eight Conspiracy Trial,' Wednesday through Saturday, Dec. 10 - 13, in Lang Hall, Room 40. Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. 'The Streets are Burning,' is the story of the 1968 citywide riots that occurred when the Chicago Police met student protesters of the Vietnam War with violence. Eight men were arrested...
Dec 3, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa student, Allyson Moore, a senior public relations major and journalism minor from Champlin, Minn., formerly from Urbandale, recently won the student writing competition at the 2003 Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) Career Day in Kansas City. The writing contest included a news release, strategy for targeting media outlets, and event planning. Moore was awarded first place...
Dec 3, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) President and Speaker of the Senate recently selected, and the senate approved, several students to fill vacancies on the NISG Supreme Court. The Supreme Court consists of a chief justice and four associate justices. Each of the following individuals was selected to be an associate justice on the court; Bridget Gongol, daughter of Mary and Verne Gongol, a...
Dec 2, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Ten University of Northern Iowa ROTC students recently completed the annual Ranger Challenge at Ft. McCoy in Wisconsin. The challenge is designed to test the best cadets in the nation physically and mentally. Day one of the three-day competition, Oct. 17 ï¾– 19, consisted of a written exam while days two and three consisted of physical events. Students completed seven rigorous events that included: an Army...
Dec 2, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Two University of Northern Iowa students were recognized at this year's International Conference of Outdoor Recreation and Education (ICORE). Jeremiah Gray, a senior leisure services major from Denison, was one of eight individuals awarded an ICORE scholarship. Gray also was elected national student representative for the Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education (AORE). Luke Bartlett, a graduate...
Dec 1, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art will present 'BFA Exhibition,' from Saturday, Dec.13 through Saturday, Dec. 20. Graduating artists will host a reception on Dec. 13, from 7 to 9 p.m. The following four artists are participating in this exhibition in partial fulfillment of their bachelor of fine arts (B.F.A.) degrees: Angela Foster of Adel, Trevor Hanel of Burlington, Angela Pease of Cedar Falls, and...
Dec 1, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Thirteen students recently were inducted into the University of Northern Iowa's Gamma Phi chapter of the National Order of Omega Greek honor society. Order of Omega recognizes fraternity and sorority members for outstanding dedication to the university and the Greek community, leadership and academic skills. Members must have a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher. Among the 13 inductees was (NAME), a (CLASSIFICATION), (...
Dec 1, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa is featuring Joyce Boike, a sophomore math education major from Dike, as part of the new UNI marketing campaign. Part of a rotating group of student, faculty, staff and alumni profiles, hers can be found on the Web at www.uni.edu. Boike is actively involved with the honor society Phi Eta Sigma, secretary of Hageman Hall Senate, and tutors math students.

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