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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 5, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern recently introduced its innovative online planning tool for students, called Plan of Study (POS), allowing students to stay on track with classes and, ultimately, graduate faster. Susan Koch, associate provost, explained that the POS will help students better plan their overall educational experience. 'It also will help students graduate as efficiently as possible, by allowing them to think...
Nov 5, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa has released its annual year-to-year comparison of retention data, with numbers indicating an all-time high in the numbers of students who graduated within four years. Renee Romano, vice president for educational and student services, said 33.5 percent of all students entering the university in 1999 graduated within four years, an increase over the previous year's rate of 29.5 percent...
Nov 5, 2003
University of Northern Iowa to induct students into the College of EducationThe University of Northern Iowa College of Education will host its bi-annual Teacher Education Convocation at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 6, in the Great Hall of the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. More than 200 students from among the 347 who have satisfied requirements for admission into the College of Education, are expected to participate in the formal...
Nov 4, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Cory Badura has joined the University of Northern Iowa Student Health Clinic staff as its on-site pharmacist. Badura studied pre-pharmacy at Creighton University in Omaha, Neb., and holds a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Creighton School of Pharmacy & Allied Health. He comes to UNI from Covenant Hospital in Waterloo, where he served as a clinical pharmacist for People's Pharmacy. 'One of our primary goals is...
Nov 4, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Tae Kwon-Do Club recently attended the 30th annual Midwestern Invitational Tae Kwon-Do Championship in Omaha, Neb. There were more than 300 competitors present from the Midwest, Ohio and Texas. Marshall Cowell, a sophomore mathematics major from Denver, competed in the Men's Brown Belt Division and earned first place in form and second place in sparring. Michelle Jones, a senior geology...
Nov 4, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Multimedia performer and educator, Nancy Hulse, will present 'A Rose by Any Other Name,' at 7 p.m., Monday, Nov. 10, in Schindler Education Center, Room 244 on the University of Northern Iowa campus. Hulse draws upon her story as a rape survivor and her many years of working with victims of violence during the one-hour presentation. 'Rose' explores current and past cultural attitudes about women and how they...
Nov 2, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa is featuring Jaimie Howard, a senior social science education and psychology major from Sioux City, 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, Howard is featured in a newspaper ad that will appear in the November issue of Bishop Heelan Catholic High...
Nov 2, 2003
Forensic science -- sexy or serious?'Shows such as 'CSI' and 'Crossing Jordan' generate interest in forensic science that put students in my class,' says Tyler O'Brien, assistant professor of biological anthropology at the University of Northern Iowa. 'But what they portray is not always what occurs in the real world.' There are some similarities, according to O'Brien, but for the most part forensic scientists do not interrogate subjects, nor do...
Nov 2, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa chapter of Up 'Til Dawn has appointed its 2003-2004 executive committee. Student members of the Up 'Til Dawn 2003-2004 Executive Board include ___(NAME)___, Up 'Til Dawn (POSITION) , a ___(CLASSIFICATION) studying (MAJOR)___ from ___(HOMETOWN)___. Up 'Til Dawn is a nationwide student-run organization that helps raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Campuses...
Nov 2, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - - The University of Northern Iowa and Western Iowa Tech Community College will host a town hall meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17, at Sioux City's Western Iowa Tech Community College, Building A, Wells Fargo Room. The event is free and open to the public. Parents, alumni and citizens concerned about recent budget costs and tuition increases are encouraged to attend. UNI President Robert Koob and Western Iowa Tech...

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