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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 9, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Center for Multicultural Education (CME) will present a discussion on tools for success, from 3:30 to 5 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 14 at the CME. The speaker will be Ayanna Najuma, director of Lincoln-McLeod, a Washington, D.C.-based public relations and advertising firm. She holds a bachelor of arts degree from George Washington University, and a master's degree from Howard University...
Oct 8, 2003
Board of Regents to meet at the University of IowaThe Board of Regents, State of Iowa, will meet Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 15 and 16 at the University of Iowa, in Iowa City. Several issues pertaining to UNI will be on the docket. These items are scheduled to be discussed on Thursday. Specific times are unknown. Not all sources will be present at the Board of Regents meeting. The docket is available on the Web at http://www2.state.ia.us/...
Oct 7, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's debate team will debate the Oxford-educated members of the British national debate team in a public event at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 14, in the Great Reading Room of Seerley Hall. The teams will discuss whether the United States and Great Britain should hand over civilian and military control in Iraq to a multilateral force from the European Union. Cate Palczewski, professor of...
Oct 7, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa --The next film in the University of Northern Iowa's 'Reel to Real' film series will be 'One + One,' to be shown from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 15, in the Maucker Union, South Room. A discussion following the film will be facilitated by Mike Bobeldyk, program coordinator at Maucker Union. According to Guy Sims, associate director of Maucker Union, the film is a documentary look at the lives of two couples -- one...
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...

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