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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 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...
Nov 2, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa is featuring Gretchen Carter, a senior theatre performance and education 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, Carter is featured in a newspaper ad that will appear in the November issue of Sioux City North High School's...
Nov 2, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa is featuring Matthew Mettille, a senior public relations major from Dubuque, as part of the new UNI marketing campaign. Part of a rotating group of student, faculty, staff and alumni profiles, his can be found on the Web at www.uni.edu. In addition to the Web, Mettille is featured in a newspaper ad that will appear in the Wahlert High School publication The Gleaner on Nov. 10. Mettille...
Oct 30, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa College of Social & Behavioral Sciences (CSBS) will present a panel discussion, 'The Changing Face of Iowa: Issues Affecting Latino Youth,' Thursday, Nov. 13, in UNI's Center for Energy and Environmental Education (CEEE), Room 11. Panelists will be Barb Anderson, English as a Second Language (ESL) coordinator for Waterloo West High School; Ruben Arce, coordinator/case manager for...
Oct 30, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa School of Music's Jazz Band One will travel to Iowa City for a clinic and performance, Thursday, Nov. 6. The band, directed by Christopher Merz, UNI director of jazz studies, will perform at Iowa City's West High School. West High was the winner of the Class 4A Iowa Jazz championship last year and is home to several promising recruits. A performance with the University of Iowa'...
Oct 30, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The National Marketing Honor Society, Mu Kappa Tau, recently inducted select University of Northern Iowa marketing students into membership. Among those initiated was (Student's Name) , a UNI (Classification) from _(Hometown)_. Membership in the honor society is limited to upper-level marketing majors. Juniors must rank in the top 10 percent of their university-wide class, while seniors and...
Oct 30, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Theatre UNI will present the Tony Award-winning play, 'Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead,' by Tom Stoppard, Nov. 13-23 at the Strayer-Wood Theatre. 'Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead' is a spoof of Shakespeare's 'Hamlet,' with the minor characters of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern taking the lead. It will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13 through 15 and Nov. 20 through 22, and at 2 p.m. Nov. 23....
Oct 30, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Two local donors have helped the University of Northern Iowa Foundation come closer to its goal of completing fundraising for the McLeod Center. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier has committed $100,000 to the project. 'When we decided to get involved, we decided to do so not as a newspaper, but as a community member that rises and falls on the health of the community,' said John Goossen, Courier publisher. 'It's...

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