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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.
Aug 17, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- By the end of the week, some 3,800 students are expected to be moved into their rooms in the 10 residence halls on the University of Northern Iowa campus. Along with parents and family members, they will get help from more than 100 students who have signed on as part of the move-in crew that will provide assistance Thursday through Saturday, Aug. 21-23. Lyn Redington, UNI associate director of residence, says a...
Aug 17, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Maucker Union will re-open for business on Friday, Aug. 22. Closed since May, Maucker Union has remodeled 20,000 square feet and is adding an additional 42,000 square feet. The project also includes new housing for the university's Center for Multicultural Education, now located at the Union. The CME will officially open later this fall. The Union now features a coffee bar called...
Aug 17, 2003
'American Bandstand' marks 46th anniversaryAmerican Bandstand made its television premiere in August 1957, changing forever the way popular music would be marketed. The show and Dick Clark, its host for 30 years, are part of American culture. The hour-long show was not only TV's longest running musical series, but also the first one to focus on rock and roll. According to Chris Martin, UNI associate professor of communication studies, Bandstand...
Aug 14, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The UNI Gallery of Art will present the 'David Delafield Retrospective' in the Kamerick Art Building from Aug. 25 through Sept. 19. UNI professor of art and exhibition curator Roy Behrens will present a lecture at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 4, in the Art Auditorium (Room 111), and an opening reception will follow. David Delafield, UNI emeritus professor of art, 'is a man who has worn many hats in his career: artist,...
Aug 14, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Scholarships have been awarded to 23 minority students who will begin their studies this fall at the University of Northern Iowa. ___(Name)___ of ___(Address/Hometown)___, will receive a ___(scholarship name)___ scholarship. Multicultural Achievement and Talent Scholarships are based on a formula using several criteria, including rank in class, ACT, GPA and financial need. They range in value from $200 to $1,...
Aug 13, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa was the only educational institution in a six-state Midwest region to receive the 2002-03 Award of Excellence from the Association for Career and Technical Education, Region 3. The award was given in recognition of UNI's collaborative efforts with community colleges, including articulation agreements. Articulation agreements mesh programs between two-year and four-year schools so...
Aug 10, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Scholarships have been awarded to 55 transfer students who will begin their studies this fall on the University of Northern Iowa campus. ___(Name)___ of ___(Address/Hometown)___, will receive a ___(scholarship name)___ scholarship. Transfer achievement scholarships are based on a combination of rank in class and financial need. They range in value from $200 to $1,000, and are renewable for a second year...
Aug 10, 2003
Will rising Muslim birth rate impact future governments?Some in Israel have expressed concern that Palestinian and Muslim birth rates are rising, while the Israeli fertility rate is dropping significantly, thus raising questions about the future population's influence on the politics of the region. Dhirendra Vajpeyi, professor of political science at the University of Northern Iowa, says while a significant number of Palestinians are Christian...
Aug 7, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa senior biology major Katie Venter of Oskaloosa and UNI assistant professor of health education Catherine Zeman spent a week in June in the Transylvania region of Romania as part of a student research program funded by the UNI Environmental Health Initiative. The project, called the 2003 Research Project and Student Training Experience in Drinking Water and Pesticide Exposure Evaluation,...
Aug 4, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- More than 750 incoming freshmen at the University of Northern Iowa have been awarded freshmen achievement scholarships based on a combination of their rank in class and financial need. The scholarships range in value from $200 to $1,500, and are renewable for a second year with a 3.0 GPA or above. ___(Name)___ of ___(Hometown)___, a 2003 high school graduate, will receive a scholarship. Note: to obtain...

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