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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.
Nov 17, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa is featuring Jon Fasselius, a junior electronic media major from Dubuque, as part of the new UNI marketing campaign. Part of a rotating group of student, faculty, staff and alumni profiles, his can be found on the Web at www.uni.edu. In addition to the Web, Fasselius is featured in a newspaper ad that will appear in the November issue of Dubuque Senior High School's publication....
Nov 17, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa is featuring Jay Hefel, a junior economics major from Dubuque, as part of the new UNI marketing campaign. Part of a rotating group of student, faculty, staff and alumni profiles, his can be found on the Web at www.uni.edu. In addition to the Web, Hefel is featured in a newspaper ad that will appear in the November issue of Hempstead High School's publication The Equestrian. Hefel's...
Nov 17, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- James HiDuke, University of Northern Iowa assistant professor of English language and literature, died Monday, Nov. 17, of natural causes at his home in Cedar Falls. HiDuke was nationally known as 'Dr. Grammar.' A veteran English professor who taught English and writing courses, HiDuke was well known by students and faculty as a source of answers to tough questions -- hence the nickname, 'Dr. Grammar.' HiDuke was the...
Nov 17, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Wellness and Recreation Services (WRS) recently presented Jill Semsch, a junior marketing major from Stockton, with its October student employee of the month award. Semsch recently began her job as marketing and public relations assistant for WRS. According to her direct supervisor, Kathy Gulick, director of UNI WRS, she was selected for the award for her quality of work, ability to...
Nov 16, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa is featuring Tara Tyler, a senior middle school/elementary education major from Ankeny, 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, Tyler is featured in a newspaper ad that will appear in the November issue of Ankeny High School's publication....
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...

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