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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 19, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Department of Residence has named the 'Newcomers of the Year' leadership award winners from each of its 10 residence halls. __(Name)__, __(Classification)__ of __(Hometown)__, was named a 'Newcomer of the Year.' (She/He) was honored for (her/his) first-year contributions to the quality of living in (her/his) residence-hall community. Note: to obtain a list of the students,...
Oct 19, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa --The Iowa Academy of Education has named Jeffrey Cornett, professor and dean of the University of Northern Iowa College of Education, its newest member. Only individuals who have made significant contributions to educational improvement through research and scholarly activities are considered for membership. Cornett came to UNI in 2003 from the University of Central Florida, Orlando, where he was chair and...
Oct 19, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Center for Multicultural Education will cosponsor the second annual statewide conference of the Disproportional Minority Confinement Resource Center, 'Investing in Iowa's Youth, Investing in Iowa's Future,' Thursday and Friday, Nov. 13 and 14, at the Des Moines Downtown Holiday Inn. Guest speaker will be Gov. Tom Vilsack. 'A third of Iowa youth held in juvenile detention facilities...
Oct 19, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Three University of Northern Iowa staff members are recipients of the first ever Community Enrichment Award, presented by the University of Northern Iowa Department of Residence.The Community Enrichment award was developed by the students of the UNI Recognition and Involvement Board. It honors individuals, other than students, for their contributions to enhance the residence hall community. Juanita Wright, assistant...
Oct 19, 2003
Will this winter be warm, cold, wet, dry? Even the computer isn't sure.The wooly caterpillars are out in full force. The almanac recommends bracing for a tough winter. But your neighbor says it's going to be mild. Who do you believe? Alan Czarnetzki, UNI meteorologist and associate professor of earth science, says the high-tech computer models professional meteorologists use to generate short-term forecasts generally do very well. But different...
Oct 19, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Congressional-presidential relations will be the topic of a Hoxie Forum at the University of Northern Iowa Monday, Oct. 27. Former U.S. representatives, Harold Volkmer and Bill Goodling, will be the featured speakers on a panel discussing 'Congressional-Presidential Relations: From the Cold War to the War on Terror,' from 3 to 6 p.m., in Seerly Hall, Room 115. Volkmer served as a Democratic representative for Missouri...
Oct 16, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Gold Star Award recipients were recently honored by the University of Northern Iowa Department of Residence at its annual 'Among the Stars' awards ceremony. ___(Name)__, ___(Classification)___, of ___(Hometown)__, was one of five recipients who received the Gold Star Award for outstanding contributions to on-campus living. According to Drake Martin, UNI assistant director of residence programming, this is the...
Oct 16, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's public radio station KUNI, and New Hampshire Public Radio (NHPR) are collaborating on a new program, 'The Primary Frontline Pen Pals,' to increase discussion about the presidential candidates. Five Iowans and five New Hampshire citizens have been paired and will share written observations about the candidates and their campaigns. Everything they write will be on a Web log available for...
Oct 16, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Darryl Taylor, associate professor of music at the University of Northern Iowa, makes his screen debut in 'Kevin's Room II,' an independent film premiering Nov. 9 at the International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival in Chicago. Taylor plays Aaron, an HIV-positive father of a 12-year-old son. 'The movie is about a gay men's support group. All the characters have different issues. One is bi-sexual, conflicted about his...
Oct 16, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Department of Residence recently inducted 16 members into its chapter of the National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH). The NRHH has chapters at colleges and universities across the nation. According to Drake Martin, UNI assistant director of residence, this prestigious award recognizes the top 1 percent of students whose leadership enhances on-campus living. __(Name)__, __(...

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