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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.
Aug 24, 2003
Blackout offers lessons on energy useThe lights are back on out East, and the waiting lines at Detroit gas stations have disappeared. But Kamyar Enshayan, program manager for the UNI Center for Energy and Environmental Education, was in Toronto when the blackouts occurred, and knows first-hand just how frustrating it was to live without electricity. He says there are serious messages to be learned from the incident. 'The main thing is that...
Aug 21, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- For the seventh consecutive year, the University of Northern Iowa is ranked second in the 'Midwestern Universities -- Master's' category for public universities, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2004 'America's Best Colleges' guidebook. The magazine's ranking criteria include peer assessment, academic reputation, retention, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial resources, graduation rate...
Aug 21, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Native Roadside Vegetation Center (NRVC), located about one-half mile west of Hudson Road on West 27th Street, on the University of Northern Iowa campus, will be dedicated at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 29. Refreshments and building and plot production tours will follow remarks by dignitaries, including Sen. Charles Grassley and Heather Stubbe, representing Sen. Tom Harkin.Others participating in the dedication, in addition...
Aug 21, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- From the performance program 'Voices for Change,' Saturday, Aug. 23, designed to create a safe place to talk about violence on campus, to a 'Welcome Weekend Service Project' to benefit the Cedar Valley Food Bank, scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 30, and each day in between, 'Welcome Week' on the University of Northern Iowa campus offers something for everyone. 'Voices for Change' is a thought-provoking program required...
Aug 21, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Native Roadside Vegetation Center (NRVC), located about one-half mile west of Hudson Road on West 27th Street, on the University of Northern Iowa campus, will be dedicated at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 29. Refreshments and building and plot production tours will follow remarks by dignitaries, including Sen. Charles Grassley and Heather Stubbe, representing Sen. Tom Harkin. Others participating in the dedication, in...
Aug 20, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Malcolm Price Lab School (PLS) and Northern University High School (NUHS) will celebrate the beginning of the 2003-2004 school year with an open house on Tuesday, Aug. 26. The event begins at 5 p.m., with classrooms open, teachers on hand, and a PLS scavenger hunt. At 5:30 p.m., the school's boosters will offer meals for sale, and at 6:15 p.m. the falls sports and activities kick-off...
Aug 19, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Department of Earth Science will celebrate a once in a lifetime opportunity when Mars will be the closest it has been to Earth in 60,000 years. The department will open the Hillside Observatory to the public at 9 p.m., Wednesday Aug. 27, for a chance to see the red planet through the observatory's 16-inch telescope. UNI professor of astronomy Siobahn Morgan says the relatively close...
Aug 18, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Students moving into the 10 residence halls at the University of Northern Iowa will get help from UNI students, faculty and staff, Thursday through Saturday, Aug. 21-23. The UNI Move-In Crew members will be wearing bright blue T-shirts with this year's theme, 'Groovin' Move-In,' printed on them. The Move-In Crew will be working on Thursday, Aug. 21, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Friday, Aug. 22, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and...
Aug 17, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- By the end of the week, some 3,800 students are expected to be moved into their rooms in the 10 residence halls on the University of Northern Iowa campus. Along with parents and family members, they will get help from more than 100 students who have signed on as part of the move-in crew that will provide assistance Thursday through Saturday, Aug. 21-23. Lyn Redington, UNI associate director of residence, says a...
Aug 17, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Maucker Union will re-open for business on Friday, Aug. 22. Closed since May, Maucker Union has remodeled 20,000 square feet and is adding an additional 42,000 square feet. The project also includes new housing for the university's Center for Multicultural Education, now located at the Union. The CME will officially open later this fall. The Union now features a coffee bar called...

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