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Katy Slaven
Katy Slaven never dreamed that she'd be back at UNI so soon after graduating in 2010. She also couldn't have predicted that her homecoming would be on the stage of the Great Hall in the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center, performing in front of 1,500 children.
Mar 23, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Interpreters Theatre will present 'Barbie Undone' at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 31, and Thursday through Saturday, April 1-3, in the Interpreters Theatre, Lang Hall, Room 40. According to Karen Mitchell, play director and UNI associate professor of communication studies, 'Barbie Undone' will explore how authors and artists have transformed Barbie from a living doll into a 'living' action...
Mar 23, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Department of Physics hosted the UNI/Area Education Agency 267 Regional Physics Olympics in the UNI-Dome on Feb. 19. Overall school-team winners were Don Bosco High School in Gilbertville, led by instructor Roger Hahn, in first place; and Team Four from Cedar Falls High School in Cedar Falls, led by instructor Kenton Swartley, in second place. Individual event first-place team winners were...
Mar 21, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Student Interaction Committee, along with the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC), will host actor Gary Kroeger for an 'Inside the Actor's Studio- style' performance at 7 p.m., Monday, March 29 in Maucker Union's Old Central Ballroom. The actor will answer questions about show business and how to enter into the acting world. Kroeger graduated from Northern University High School...
Mar 18, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Music and Movement Around the World,' the University of Northern Iowa International Dance Theatre's annual spring concert, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 27 and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 28 in the Great Hall of the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center.The dance company will present several American works, part of the program the dancers will perform this summer in Hong Kong, where they have been invited to...
Mar 18, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The National Educator Expo, which helps school districts recruit new teachers and administrators, will take place in Maucker Union on the University of Northern Iowa campus from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, March 27. Registration for educators begins at 8 a.m. in Sabin Hall Room 102.More than 90 school districts from across the United States will recruit educators from UNI and 21 co-sponsoring Iowa colleges and universities...
Mar 17, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Sandra Williamson, associate athletic director for administration and students at the University of Northern Iowa, will speak at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 23, about her experiences with women's athletics during her 26-year tenure at UNI. Her talk, free and open to the public, will be in the auditorium of UNI's Center for Energy & Environmental Education. Williamson, who is the University's compliance director with the NCAA...
Mar 17, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A conference addressing the impact of war on women's lives will begin at 9 a.m., Monday, March 29, in the Maucker Union's Old Central Ballroom, on the University of Northern Iowa campus. It is free and open to the public. Conference speakers include Anne Barstow, author of 'War's Dirty Secret: Rape, Prostitution and Other Crimes Against Women,' who will speak at 9 a.m., and Kristina Koch, a consultant on international peace...
Mar 17, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host the 2004 USA Wrestling Kids/Cadet/Veteran's National Folkstyle Championships, Friday-Sunday, April 2-4, at the UNI-Dome. Tournaments will be held in five age divisions. Divisions include: Midget, 9-10; Novice, 11-12; Schoolboy/girl, 13-14; Cadet, 15-16; and Veterans, 30 and up.A coaches clinic, registration and weigh-ins will take place on Friday. Doors open at 7:30 a.m. on...
Mar 17, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa (UNI) Gallery of Art will present its Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition in the Kamerick Art Building (KAB) March 25 to April 23. The competition showcases outstanding recent works by undergraduate and graduate students in the Department of Art. More than 400 pieces of work in various media are submitted annually. This year, 100 works will be chosen for display by juror Isabel Barbuzza,...
Mar 17, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Center for Multicultural Education (CME) will host an address by Nicol�s Vaca, at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 25, at the center. Vaca is the son of a Mexican immigrant, and the youngest of 16 children. Despite humble beginnings, he graduated from Harvard Law School and holds a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of California at Berkeley. He is a practicing attorney in the San...

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