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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 12, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa is featuring Bernadette Garza, a senior vocal performance major from West Des Moines, 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, Garza is featured in a newspaper ad that will appear in the November issue of West Des Moines Valley High School's...
Nov 12, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa is featuring Franny Horton, a junior elementary and middle school education major from Sioux City, as part of the new UNI marketing campaign. Horton is featured in a newspaper ad that will appear in the November issue of Sioux City West High School's publication. Horton has been active with Phi Eta Sigma, the UNI dance team, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, and the education...
Nov 12, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa chapter of Sigma Xi, a national scientific and engineering honor society, will host an address, 'Science, Computer Science and Ethics: Searching for the Truth in a Make-Believe World,' at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 20, in McCollum Science Hall, Room 201. The speaker will be Keith Miller, professor of computer science at the University of Illinois-Springfield. He will discuss how using...
Nov 12, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host an address, 'From Data to Understanding: Navigating Informational Spaces in the Age of Overwhelm,' at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17, in Schindler Education Center, Room 252. The speaker will be David D. Thornburg, founder and director of Global Operations for the Thornburg Center in Lake Barrington, Ill. He also serves as senior fellow of the Congressional Institute for the Future,...
Nov 11, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - - The University of Northern Iowa's Wellness and Recreation Services (WRS) has chosen Laurel Fister, a Riceville junior in health promotion, as the spring semester 2004 scholarship recipient. Fister was selected to receive the $400 scholarship based on her performance as a WRS student employee, her understanding of how she contributes to the wellness of others through her role as a student employee, her verbal and...
Nov 11, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, today gave the University of Northern Iowa approval to move ahead with construction of the McLeod Center, a 100,000-square-foot sports and entertainment facility to be located south of the UNI-Dome on the UNI campus. The UNI Foundation has raised approximately $17 million of the $18 million in private support needed to build the center. The anticipated total project cost is approximately...
Nov 11, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Ag-Based Industrial Lubricants (ABIL) Research Program has been granted a patent for a soybean-based wood preservative concept. 'Simply put, the idea is to actively oxidize soy oil and then force it into wood products,' explained ABIL Director Lou Honary. 'The oil fills the wood pores and plasticizes in the wood, thus not allowing water to get in and cause rotting. When combined...
Nov 11, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa --The University of Northern Iowa's Rod Library has named its October 'Student Assistant of the Month.' Dave Keiser, a senior English major from Cedar Falls, is a student assistant in the Rod Library Access Services Department. He has been an employee since October 2000. According to his nominators, Keiser's conscientious and reliable shelving make him one of Rod Library's most diligent student workers. Keiser...
Nov 11, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Muslim Student Association (MSA) will sponsor a panel, 'Moses, Jesus and Mohammad: Three Prophets, One Origin, One Message,' at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17, in Lang Hall Auditorium. Panelists will be Kenneth Atkinson, assistant professor; Harry Brod, professor; and Betty DeBerg, head; all in the Department of Philosophy & Religion; Mohammad Fahmy, head of the Department of Industrial...
Nov 11, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Views of Iraqi citizens about the United States will be the topic of the next 'Reel to Real' film, Wednesday, Nov. 19, in the University of Northern Iowa's Maucker Union. 'Iraq: Voices from the Streets,' will be shown from noon to 1 p.m., in the Maucker Union South Room. A discussion following the film will be facilitated by Guy Sims, Maucker Union associate director. The video joins a U.S. congressional...

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