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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.
Feb 24, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host a Job and Internship Fair for UNI students and alumni Wednesday, March 3, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the Maucker Union Ballroom. The fair will feature more than 60 organizations with business, human services and government opportunities throughout the United States. These organizations are seeking individuals from all academic fields for permanent employment or internships. Several...
Feb 24, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa faculty, staff and students traveled to Kansas City, Jan. 2 to Jan. 5 to attend the 2004 American Humanics Management Institute (AHMI). AHMI is an educational symposium for nonprofit management. More than 500 students from 70 colleges and universities across the country travel to AHMI each year. Representing UNI at AHMI was Gordon Mack, executive director of UNI's American Humanics (AH) program...
Feb 24, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A group of University of Northern Iowa students were inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma for the 2003-2004 academic year. (Student's name), a (classification) (major) major, was inducted into the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society at UNI. (He/she) is the (son/daughter) of (parent's names), (hometown). To be eligible for membership into Beta Gamma Sigma, students must be in the upper 7 percent of the junior class, the upper 10...
Feb 23, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Minority Graduate Student Association (MGSA) will host a comedy show to conclude Black History Month. Featuring Benji Brown of Black Entertainment Television's 'Comic View,' the show begins at 7 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 28, in Lang Hall Auditorium. The comedian also has appeared on HBO's 'Def Comedy Jam,' and recently co-starred in the hip-hop comedy movie, 'A Miami Tail.' The event is free...
Feb 23, 2004
Tuesday, Feb. 24 Russian videoconference. The UNI Center for Educational Technology will conduct a 'Russian-American Studies in Human Geography' course via video-conferencing over the Internet. Connecting to Herzon University in St. Petersburg, Russia, the course may be observed on the following Tuesdays, from 9 to 10:45 a.m., Feb. 24, March 2 and 9. Thursday, Feb. 26'Meth and More.' Representatives of the U.S. Department of Justice will...
Feb 23, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Hispanic Latino Student Union (HLSU) will host its annual Latino Ball, 'Moving Forward' from 6 p.m. to midnight, Saturday, March 6 at the Slife Ballroom, in the UNI Commons. The evening will include a live performance by the mariachi band 'Las Guitarras de Mexico;' a speech by three-time Olympian, Ruben Gonzales (luge); dancing to the beats of DJ Chilangos and a performance by the UNI Dance...
Feb 22, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Negotiating Truth: Postcolonial Adventures in Transnational Space ' will be the topic of the next CROW Forum lecture at noon, Monday, March 1, in Baker Hall, Room 161, on the University of Northern Iowa campus. The lecture will be given by Deirdre Bucher Heistad, assistant professor of modern languages at UNI. Heistad will examine the ways in which some French-speaking women writers, including Malika Mokeddem of Algeria,...
Feb 22, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Microsoft Excel,' a course that introduces the basic commands and capabilities of Microsoft Excel, and more advanced topics, will be offered by the University of Northern Iowa Regional Business Center (RBC), in partnership with Ketels Contract Training.The three-module course will run Fridays, March 5, 12, and 26, from 8 a.m. to noon, at the RBC office, 212 E. Fourth St., Waterloo, and will be taught by Chris McGregor-Case...
Feb 22, 2004
The third annual Collegiate Entrepreneurs Iowa Conference will take place at UNI's Maucker Union, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday, Feb. 27. Katherine Cota-Uyar, program manager for UNI's John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center, said about 350 college and university students, faculty and staff from across the state will attend. Among the speakers will be Bill Krause, president and CEO of Krause Gentle Corp., and owner of 350 Kum & Go stores in 13...
Feb 19, 2004
UNI will open its new Center for International Peace & Security Studies with an inaugural address by Rep. Jim Leach at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 23 in Maucker Union. Leach will discuss, 'Progress in the War on Terrorism.' The public may attend at no charge. At 2 p.m., Leach will lecture a class in Sabin Hall, Room 129. The Center for International Peace & Security Studies is housed within the Department of Political Science. It is designed...

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