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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 30, 2003
Mistakes, lies and politicsOn Dec. 5, 1876, President Ulysses S. Grant delivered his speech of apology to Congress. He claimed mistakes he made while in office were due to inexperience and were 'errors of judgment, not intent.' More than 120 years later, things have changed. 'Grant falls into a rare category of leaders who stood up and admitted their mistakes,' says Gerri Perreault, associate professor and director of leadership studies at the...
Nov 30, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa is featuring Megan Hass, a junior elementary education middle school endorsement major from Davenport, 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. Hass has held various officer positions in her residence hall, and now serves as a resident assistant at Rider Hall.
Nov 30, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa is featuring local twins Amy and Andrea Beckman as part of the new UNI marketing campaign. Part of a rotating group of student, faculty, staff and alumni profiles, theirs can be found on the Web at www.uni.edu. Amy is a freshman marketing major, and works on campus as a student assistant in the UNI marketing department. Andrea, a freshman interior design major, works in the UNI design,...
Nov 25, 2003
Celebrate the Seasons, a holiday program featuring cultural celebrations that take place during this time of year, will be held at the University of Northern Iowa at 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 4. Holidays such as Ramadan, Hanukkah, Christmas, Diwali, Kwanzaa and Posadas will be highlighted through displays, song, dance and narrations in the Maucker Union Coffeehouse. Celebrate the Seasons is hosted by the Student Life Team and Maucker Union...
Nov 25, 2003
The University of Northern Iowa chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, an international English honor society, will host the lecture, 'VONNEGUT (is not equal to) WAR,' at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 3 in the Seerley Hall Great Reading Room. Jerome Klinkowitz, professor of English at UNI, and a well-known critic of post-World War II American literature, will discuss new work of Kurt Vonnegut and war. Klinkowitz is a co-editor of 'The Norton Anthology of...
Nov 25, 2003
Picturing the Public Arguments Against Suffrage: 1909 Anti-suffrage Postcards,' will be the topic of the next CROW Forum lecture at noon, Monday, Dec. 1, in Baker Hall, Room 161, on the University of Northern Iowa campus.The lecture will be given by Catherine Palczewski, UNI professor of communication studies. Palczewski says that, though today, we may think of postcards as a throw-away, at the beginning of the 20th century they were the...
Nov 25, 2003
Three University of Northern Iowa staff members received the 2003 Regents Award for Staff Excellence at a dinner hosted earlier this month by the Board of Regents, State of Iowa. Recipients were Donna Vinton, associate director of the Career Center; Randy Pilkington, executive director of Business and Community Services and director of the Institute for Decision Making; and Jane Close, clerk IV at the Physical Plant. According to her...
Nov 25, 2003
The University of Northern Iowa is featuring Thomas Rinehart, a senior biology/chemistry major from Marshalltown, as part of the new UNI marketing campaign. Part of a rotating group of student, faculty, staff and alumni profiles, his can be found on the Web at www.uni.edu. ###
Nov 25, 2003
The University of Northern Iowa's Center for Multicultural Education will host a conversation with the authors of 'Shifting: The Double Lives of Black Women in America,' at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4 in the center's new home on the top floor of Maucker Union. The authors are Kumea Shorter-Gooden, a licensed psychologist in private practice and a professor at the California School of Professional Psychology of Alliant International University in...
Nov 24, 2003
Microsoft Excel Shortcuts,' a course to improve Excel efficiency, will be offered by the University of Northern Iowa Regional Business Center (RBC), in partnership with Ketels Contract Training.The course will take place from 8:30 a.m. to noon, Friday, Dec. 5, at the RBC office, 212 E. Fourth St., Waterloo, and will be taught by Chris McGregor-Case. A second Microsoft course, 'Microsoft Word Shortcuts,' a course to improve Word efficiency, will...

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