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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.
Jun 2, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A pilot program for out-of-state students at the University of Northern Iowa has awarded scholarships for the 2003-2004 school year. Available only to non-Iowa residents who will live on campus, the new program includes three levels: the Purple and Gold scholarship, the University scholarship, and the Community Life scholarship. (NAME) , a student at (SCHOOL NAME) High School, has received a (TITLE)...
Jun 2, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Iowa Small Business Development Centers and Small Business Compliance Alliance will present 'OSHA's Knocking, Are You Ready?,' from 9 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, June 18, at the University of Northern Iowa Regional Business Center (RBC), 212 E. Fourth St., in downtown Waterloo. A half-day seminar appropriate for all businesses with at least one employee, the session will help employers understand how Occupational...
Jun 1, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's 2002 football media guide was recently judged second among those produced by NCAA Division I-AA schools, in a competition sponsored by the College Sports Information Directors of America. Randy Darst, graphic designer for UNI's office of University Marketing and Public Relations (UMPR), was photographer for the project. Editor was Denton Ketels, UMPR publications editor. Nancy...
May 29, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art will present 'Rie Hachiyanagi: A Retrospective,' from Monday, June 9 through Sunday, Aug. 3. Consisting of six large-scale installations made primarily of handmade paper and photographic documentation of performance art works, the exhibition represents her most characteristic works from the last eight years. This exhibition is sponsored in part by Humanities Iowa....
May 29, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A new vocal arts workshop, designed to help high school students become more successful vocalists and prepare for singing at the collegiate level, is being offered June 15-20 on the University of Northern Iowa campus. The registration deadline for the College Preparatory Vocal Arts Institute has been extended to Friday, June 6. Participants will experience choral ensemble singing and have an opportunity for solo performance...
May 26, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host its annual Veterans Luncheon at noon on Wednesday, May 28, in the Slife Ballroom. Among those honored will be Milan Alan Wikert, an Iowa Falls/Steamboat Rock native who served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. Although Wikert earned several awards for his military service, including the Good Conduct Medal and the Combat Action Medal, the medals were never presented to him. His...
May 26, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Regional Business Center (RBC), in partnership with Ketels Contract Training, will offer 'Microsoft Excel Shortcuts' from 8 to 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 12. The class will teach hands-on, timesaving tips and shortcuts for regular Excel users. This class will be taught by Chris Case and is not intended for beginners. The training will be in the computer lab at the UNI RBC, 212 E....
May 22, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Robert F. Martin, University of Northern Iowa professor of history, has received the 2003 Benjamin F. Shambaugh Award from the State Historical Society of Iowa. Presented to the author of the most significant book on Iowa history published during the preceding calendar year, the Shambaugh Award went to Martin for 'Hero of the Heartland: Billy Sunday and the Transformation of American Society, 1862-1895.' 'Hero of the...
May 22, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Foundation has named Shannon McQuillen director of development for the College of Education (COE).Previously, McQuillen was director of convention sales for the Iowa City/Coralville Convention and Visitors Bureau. She replaces Julie Pontasch, who is now director of gift planning with the Foundation. McQuillen, a Fort Dodge native, earned a B.A. in organizational communications from UNI...
May 21, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Purple and Old Gold awards, recognizing meritorious scholarship or conspicuous achievement in particular areas, were presented to 52 seniors during the University of Northern Iowa's commencement exercises Saturday, May 10, in the UNI-Dome. Named after the university colors, the traditional awards were first presented at commencement exercises on May 29, 1939. The awards for meritorious scholarship are presented to students...

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