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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.
Oct 7, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa 2003 Homecoming Committee began planning in January for this year's homecoming celebration, Sunday, Oct. 5, through Saturday, Oct. 11. Members planned a number of activities in Cedar Falls to accompany the theme 'Paint the Town Purple.' (Name) of (Hometown) served on the (Committee) committee. UNI homecoming 2003 will include a variety of events for students, alumni and...
Oct 7, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The next film in the University of Northern Iowa 'Films on Social Justice' series will be 'This is What Democracy Looks Like,' at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 14 in the Communication Arts Center (CAC) Room 108. The film covers the story of the 1999 demonstrations against the World Trade Organization in Seattle. The documentary consists of footage from more than 100 media activists showing the methods used by police...
Oct 7, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Global Health Corps will host its third annual Global Health Symposium on Wednesday, Oct. 15. Guest speaker is Josh Ruxin who served as coordinator on the United Nations Millennium Project Task Force to fight HIV/AIDS. Ruxin, now an assistant clinical professor at the Mailman School of Public Health, based at the Center for Global Health and Economic Development at Columbia...
Oct 6, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'The Ethical Frontiers of Biomedicine,' is the second satellite seminar in a five-part series hosted by the University of Northern Iowa. The National Collegiate Honors Council and Phi Theta Kappa, honorary society, will present the seminar from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 14, via downlinks, in the Maucker Union Central Ballroom A. Presenter will be Vicki Lachman, an advanced certified nurse administrator...
Oct 5, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A director/designer presentation for 'Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead,' the upcoming Theatre UNI production, will take place at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13 in the Strayer-Wood Theatre on the University of Northern Iowa campus. The presentation will allow director Scott Nice, UNI assistant professor of theatre, scenic designer Mark A. Parrott, guest lighting designer David DelColetti, and costume designer Katie...
Oct 5, 2003
Evils of gambling outweigh economic gains, says UNI professorAlthough it sounds tempting, Katherine van Wormer, professor of social work at UNI, says the economic gains provided by gaming venues aren't worth the social costs. 'We're all very desperate for this money right now, but national statistics show that for every $1 the state gains from a gambling establishment, there are $3 in social costs.' Those social costs come in the form of...
Oct 5, 2003
(Part of the EducatioNet series from the University of Northern Iowa)For release during October 2003 CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Decreasing numbers of students and smaller budgets have forced school districts across the country to merge with others. The result is larger schools, often-confusing strings of letters to name the new districts and, says a University of Northern Iowa professor of social work, an increased likelihood that students will...
Oct 2, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Thursday, Oct. 9 is National Depression Screening Day. On that day, University of Northern Iowa mental health professionals will offer students, staff, faculty and community members the opportunity to learn about the signs and symptoms of depression and manic-depression, and to participate in a free, anonymous screening. Screenings will take place at 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the UNI Counseling Center, Room 213 of the UNI...
Oct 2, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Earth Science Department will host an activity fair in honor of National Earth Science Day from 1 to 4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 12 outside Latham Hall on UNI's campus. The fair will include stations on meteorology, solar telescopes, rock discoveries, fossil digs and earthquakes. Participants can also tour the building and the Earth Science displays inside. The fair is free and open to the...
Oct 2, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Encouraged by student response last year, administrators, Public Safety officials and students at the University of Northern Iowa have expanded their efforts to ensure that homecoming weekend is a safe one for students and their guests. UNI's homecoming weekend is Friday-Sunday, Oct. 10-12. ''Celebrate Safely' is a joint university-community campaign based on the input of students, business and community leaders,...

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