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Grad Report
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 16, 2003
Winterizing your child's playgroundThe temperatures are getting colder and snow may soon blanket the ground. But that won't keep kids away from their playgrounds. As winter approaches, schools and parks management staff need to make sure playgrounds are maintained and made safe form the harshest weather conditions. Heather Olsen, project coordinator for the National Program for Playground Safety housed at the University of Northern Iowa, says...
Nov 16, 2003
UNI to celebrate American Education WeekThe University of Northern Iowa will celebrate American Education Week through Nov. 21 with a series of related events throughout the community. This year's theme is 'Making Public Schools Great For Every Child.''It's an excellent opportunity for UNI to highlight its strong tradition of teacher education, and to share that tradition with young students across the Cedar Valley,' said Stacey Christensen,...
Nov 16, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa --The University of Northern Iowa's Rod Library has named its November 'Student Assistant of the Month.' Angie Hoth, a first year graduate student in speech therapy, from Charles City, Iowa and Lake City, Minn., is a student assistant in the Rod Library Cataloging Department. The library staff nominated Angie for her outstanding work in the Cataloging Department. According to her nominators, Angie is extremely...
Nov 16, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa is featuring Erin Westensee, a junior management information systems major from Rock Island, as part of the new UNI marketing campaign. Westensee is featured in newspaper ads that will appear in the November issue of Rock Island High School's publication Crimson Crier and the December issue of Alleman High School's publication Pioneer Press. Westensee is a member of the UNI golf team....
Nov 16, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa is featuring Nate Nieman, a sophomore English major from Bettendorf, as part of the new UNI marketing campaign. Nieman is featured in a newspaper ad that will appear in the November issue of Bettendorf High School's publication The Growl. Nieman is active with the University Honors Program, a research assistant for the Department of Philosophy and Religion, and a writer for the campus...
Nov 13, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - - The University of Northern Iowa town hall meeting scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17, at Sioux City's Western Iowa Tech Community College, Building A, Wells Fargo Room has been cancelled. For more information contact Stacey Christensen (319) 273-3170.
Nov 13, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The National Student Exchange (NSE) program at the University of Northern Iowa has sent several UNI students to colleges and universities throughout the U.S. for the fall semester. Among the students participating for the fall 2003 semester is(Name), a (Classification) from (Hometown), attending (School). Through the program, students have the opportunity to attend one of 166 colleges and universities across...
Nov 13, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Theatre UNI will present the Tony Award-winning play, 'Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead,' by Tom Stoppard, Nov. 13-23 at the Strayer-Wood Theatre. 'Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead' is a spoof of Shakespeare's 'Hamlet,' with the minor characters of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern taking the lead. It will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13 through 15 and Nov. 20 through 22; and at 2 p.m. Nov. 23. The show is...
Nov 13, 2003
Honored will be: Capt. Joel Helgerson, originally from Elkader. Helgerson is a 2000 UNI graduate, with a bachelor's degree in elementary education. He is assigned to the 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment of the 1st Armored Division, in Ft. Riley, Kan. During the war in Iraq he served as a headquarters company executive officer. He received the bronze star. 1st Lt. Stephen Thorpe, originally from Waterloo. Thorpe is a 2000 UNI graduate, with...
Nov 13, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa is featuring Jen Burton, a senior secondary math education 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. In addition to the Web, Burton is featured in a newspaper ad that will appear in the November issue of Davenport North High School's publication The...

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