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Special Olympics Iowa
Recently, athletes gathered at the UNI-Dome to take part in events for the Special Olympics Northeast Iowa Spring Games.
Mar 17, 2003
3/18/03News BriefFollowing is a story lead and the University of Northern Iowa sources who can best address this topic. Feel free to contact the sources directly. Note to editors and news directors: UNI is on spring break through Friday, March 21. The first number listed for a source is the office phone number; home phone numbers are listed second.UNI professors explain the concept of war from various perspectives Anti-war perspectives The UNI...
Mar 17, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa ï¾– 'The Failures of Feminism' will be discussed by Angela 'Bay' Buchanan, sister of three-time presidential candidate Pat Buchanan, at 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, in the Seerley Hall Great Reading Room on the University of Northern Iowa campus. Her presentation is free and open to the public. Buchanan is president of The American Cause, an educational foundation dedicated to advancing traditional conservative values. She...
Mar 17, 2003
Attitudes between groupsHelen Harton, associate professor, psychology, (319) 273-2235, 266-3971 She has conducted research on intergroup attitudes and prejudice.AnthraxMichael Walter, assistant professor, Department of Biology, (319) 273-6490, 266-9692Crisis mentalityDavid Towle, director, Counseling Center, (319) 273-2676, 266-7686Effects of the media/news criticismChristopher Martin, associate professor, communication studies, (319) 273-2788...
Mar 16, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- For the first time in its 84-year history, the National Association of Negro Musicians Inc., (NANM) will meet in Iowa, on the University of Northern Iowa campus. Delegates from the NANM Central Region will gather Thursday through Saturday, April 24-26, for meetings, performances and competitions. The George Walker Society, a UNI student music group with a focus on bettering inter-racial communication, will host the event....
Mar 12, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- For the second consecutive year, the University of Northern Iowa will participate in the eight-team championship round of the Network of International Business Schools (NIBS) Case Analysis Competition March 15-23. The competition will be held at Bishop's University in Lennoxville, Canada. Students competing from the UNI College of Business Administration are: Jeff McQuillen, a senior management information systems major,...
Mar 11, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Department of Physics hosted the UNI/Area Education Agency-7 Regional Physics Olympics in the UNI-Dome Thursday, March 6. Overall school team winners (teams who competed in all events) included Don Bosco High School in Gilbertville (Roger Hahn, instructor), first place; and Jesup High School in Jesup (Larry Thomas, instructor), second place. Individual event first-place team winners were:...
Mar 11, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa ï¾– Darrell R. Taylor has been named director of the UNI Gallery of Art. He has served as the gallery's interim director since 2001, and has taught at UNI as an adjunct instructor in art. Taylor, who is also a mixed-media artist, holds B.F.A., M.F.A., and M.A. degrees, all from the University of Iowa. As the gallery director, he is responsible for all exhibitions and staff, and serves as a member of the UNI Art and...
Mar 10, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa --The University of Northern Iowa Regional Business Center, in partnership with Ketels Contract Training, will offer hands-on computer software training in April.'Microsoft Excel' will run three consecutive Thursdays, April 3, 10 and 17, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The modules will cover beginning, intermediate and advanced skills, respectively. Participants may register for individual modules, or for all three at a...
Mar 10, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa debate students participated in the Kansas University Debate Tournament in Lawrence, Kan., Feb. 21-24. According to Leah White, UNI director of forensics, the KU tournament is one of the most competitive invitational tournaments the team attends during the spring semester.In the novice division, the duo of Kelsey Harr, a sophomore from Windsor Heights, and Joe Rankin, a junior from Dubuque,...
Mar 10, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Students on the University of Northern Iowa's Individual Events Speech Team recently were finalists at the Grace Walsh Invitational at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (UW-EC), and the Red Hawk Invitational at Ripon College. The team placed fourth out of 18 teams at UW-EC and third out of 11 teams at Ripon.At UW-EC, Sara Gronstal, a junior from Council Bluffs, placed first in informative speaking. At the Ripon...

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