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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 27, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'What is it About the Culture of Science? The Persistent Under-representation of All Women,' will be the topic of the next CROW Forum lecture at noon, Monday, Nov. 3, in Baker Hall, Room 161, on the University of Northern Iowa campus. The lecture will be given by Leslie Sandra Jones, UNI assistant professor of biology. The scientific community celebrates the 50th anniversary of the discovery of DNA this year....
Oct 26, 2003
South Tama first-graders bring 'Pennies for Panthers'First-graders from South Tama Elementary School will bring tubsful of change to the University Museums on Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 27 and 28. Sue Grosboll, Museums director, said the students, in gratitude for the museum's free programming, raised the money by petitioning classmates for spare change. Two groups of 70 students each will present the money during scheduled field trips, between 10...
Oct 22, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Sony recording group Evanescence will be in concert Wednesday, Dec. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the UNI-Dome. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. The opening acts will be Seether, Godhead and Finger Eleven. According to Heather Tousignant, UNI director of operations for athletic facilities, Evanescence, with its Linkin Park-meets-Tori Amos sound, features a unique combination of hard rock and the soaring vocals of lead singer Amy...
Oct 21, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- How two famous horror story writers, Edgar Allan Poe and Washington Irving, dealt with the challenges of urban burial in the mid-19th century, will be the topic of a history lecture Wednesday, Oct. 29, at the University of Northern Iowa. Thomas Connors, associate professor of history at UNI, will speak at 7 p.m. in Seerley Hall, Room 115. His address, 'Poe's 'Conqueror Worm' and Irving's 'Sleepy Hollow': The...
Oct 21, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Half-Masted 3.2,' a comedy improvisation troupe comprised of University of Northern Iowa students, will present 'An Evening of Comedy Improv,' at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30 through Saturday, Nov. 1. A family-friendly matinee will be presented at 3 p.m. Nov. 1. The performances will be held in the Interpreters Theatre, Lang Hall, Room 40. The 'Waterloo Courier' called the show 'funny, quick-witted' and 'constant...
Oct 21, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa College of Social & Behavioral Sciences (CSBS) has received a $322,888 grant from the U.S. Department of Education to establish the Iowa Center for Applied Gerontology at UNI. Funding for the project began Oct. 1, and will end on Sept. 30, 2004. The center's goal is to increase the number of Iowa students interested in careers in gerontology -- the study of older adults. 'As the ratio of...
Oct 20, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Microsoft Outlook -- It Does More Than E-mail?' and 'Microsoft Access,' will be offered by the University of Northern Iowa Regional Business Center (RBC), in partnership with Ketels Contract Training. 'Microsoft Outlook -- It Does More Than E-mail?' will take place from 8:30 a.m. to noon, on Thursday, Nov. 13, at the RBC office, 212 E. Fourth St., Waterloo, and will be taught by Chris McGregor-Case. The course will...
Oct 20, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Keeping Our Promises: Improving Care at the End of Life,' is the third satellite seminar in a five-part series hosted this fall 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. 28, via downlinks, in the Maucker Union Central Ballroom A. The seminar will feature presenter Diann Uustal,...
Oct 20, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's third annual Day of Peace kicks off Tuesday, Oct. 28, with a 'Peace Fair' from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the Muacker Union, Old Central Ballroom lobby. A 'Taste the World' reception, featuring free refreshments and appetizers native to countries around the globe, will take place at 11:30 a.m., in the Maucker Union, Old Central Ballroom lobby. Various perspectives on peace will...
Oct 20, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Residence hall presidents, hall secretaries, hall treasurers, and Recognition and Involvement Board (RIB) representatives, have been named at the University of Northern Iowa for the 2003-2004 academic year. ___(Name)___ of ___(Hometown)___, majoring in (major) , will serve as (role) for (Hall Assignment). Hall presidents lead their residence hall senates and serve on the Department...

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