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Recently, athletes gathered at the UNI-Dome to take part in events for the Special Olympics Northeast Iowa Spring Games.
Apr 2, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's 'Leaders on Leadership' series continues Thursday, April 10, with a panel discussion on business leadership.The event runs from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. in Room 246 of UNI's Schindler Education Center. Panelists will be Elaine Bruns, president of Harley Davidson Cycles, Inc.; David Neil, president of UAW CAF, State of Iowa-Region 4, and member of the Board of Regents, State of Iowa; Helen Seenster...
Apr 2, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A campus-wide teach-in, focusing on the war in Iraq, will take place at the University of Northern Iowa at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 4, in Schindler Education Center, Room 244-245. Speakers are as follows: 10 a.m., Tom Capshew, assistant professor of social work, 'Depleted Uranium and Gulf War Syndrome'; 11 a.m., Kamyar Enshayan, adjunct assistant professor of physics, 'Life in the Middle East'; noon, Chris Martin, associate...
Apr 2, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Women in Business' will be the topic of the next CROW Forum lecture at noon, Monday, April 7, in Baker Hall, Room 161, on the University of Northern Iowa campus. The lecture will be given by Audrey Murrell, associate professor of business administration in the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh. It is sponsored by UNI's David W. Wilson Chair in Business Ethics and UNI's Graduate Program in...
Apr 1, 2003
Kazumi Truex, a UNI cook, will demonstrate the Japanese art of sushi making from 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, April 3, at UNI's Piazza in the Redeker Center. A native of Okinawa, Japan, Truex will be using a family recipe for the sushi, which will be served to UNI students. The event is part of the university's annual Arts in April celebration.
Apr 1, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Department of Political Science and the UNI Political Science Society are presenting a panel discussion on the war in Iraq at 3 p.m., Monday, April 7, in Sabin Hall, Room 103. Speakers will include UNI political science faculty: Pita Agbese, Dhirendra Vajpeyi, Michael Hall, Taifa Yu and Steven Lobell. The panel will discuss the role of the United Nations and international law...
Apr 1, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Edward Osowski, University of Northern Iowa adjunct lecturer in history, will present a lecture, 'Christ in the Cave: The Indigenous Reconstruction of History in Post-Conquest Mexico,' at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 9, in Seerley Hall, Room 115. This is the final presentation for this year's history lecture series sponsored by UNI's Phi Alpha Theta history honor society and the Department of History. The...
Apr 1, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Herman Boone, the coach portrayed by Denzel Washington in 'Remember the Titans,' will present a lecture at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 8, in the University of Northern Iowa's Lang Hall Auditorium. He will speak on respect, teamwork, community involvement and the importance of character. Boone began coaching the T.C. Williams High School football team in Alexandria, Va. when it was a new, integrated school. He helped the team...
Mar 31, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa students enrolled in the course Land, People, and Economics will host a debate from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday, April 8, in McCollum Science Hall, Room 2430. The topic is, 'Should the U.S. drill for oil in the Alaska Arctic National Wildlife Refuge?' The audience will vote to determine the winning side. The debate fulfills one of the requirements of the course. The event is free and...
Mar 31, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- An assistant professor of environmental health in the Health Division at the University of Northern Iowa has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to lecture and conduct research in Romania next spring. Catherine L. Zeman, who is also director of the Recycling and Reuse Technology Transfer Center at UNI, will spend the 2004 spring semester at the Dr. Professor Iuliu Moldovan Institute of Public Health (IPH) in Cluj Napoca,...
Mar 31, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Center for Energy & Environmental Education will present 'Kids and Chemicals,' at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 3, in the Physics Building, Room 201. The film will discuss how a growing number of children in the United States are being diagnosed with asthma, cancer and learning and behavioral disabilities, and explore the relationship between environmental contamination and the health of...

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