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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.
May 4, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The 10th annual Sigma Xi Student Research Conference at the University of Northern Iowa acknowledged the works of Jeffery Church, a senior biology major from Sioux City, and Yijun Deng, a graduate student from Hengyany, China as the two best research papers presented at the conference. The students were awarded a $25 check and certificate. Church received the undergraduate poster award for his research, 'Effect of...
May 4, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Paul Turman, University of Northern Iowa assistant professor of communication studies, recently received the Outstanding New Teacher Award from the Central States Communication Association (CSCA). The association represents communication scholars in a 13-state region. Turman received the award on April 11, at the CSCA conference in Omaha, Neb. To be eligible for the award, nominees must be members of the CSCA and in their...
May 4, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa recently inducted 162 students into Phi Eta Sigma, a national college scholastic honor society for freshmen. Freshmen with a 3.50 or higher grade point average are eligible for membership. Freshmen initiated into the UNI chapter of Phi Eta Sigma include __(Name)-__ from __( hometown)__. Phi Eta Sigma members participate in several activities throughout the year, including mini-golfing, a...
May 1, 2003
The University of Northern Iowa's Wellness & Recreation Services will host the annual de-stress days for UNI students, faculty and staff Monday through Wednesday, May 5-7, in the Maucker Union Expansion. The event coincides with UNI's finals week and will run each day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. It will include free mini-massages, soothing music, complimentary stress kits and opportunities to pet puppies and kittens.
May 1, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host its annual spring commencement services in two ceremonies on Saturday, May 10 in the UNI-Dome. The first will begin at 10 a.m., for candidates for degrees from the College of Business Administration, the College of Education, and the Division of Continuing Education & Special Programs. At 2 p.m. will be the ceremony for candidates for degrees from the College of Humanities &...
May 1, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Twelve students from the University of Northern Iowa recently competed in the 63rd annual William Lowell Putnam Competition. The exam, offered to undergraduate students in the United States and Canada, is the most prestigious mathematics competition of its kind. The UNI team placed 122nd out of the 376 participating teams. This is the highest UNI has ever placed in the competition. Four of the students posted high...
May 1, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's 45th annual recognition breakfast will be Saturday, May 3, honoring employees retiring within the 2002-2003 fiscal year, with the equivalent of five or more years of fulltime service. The 8:15 a.m. breakfast sponsored by the UNI Foundation, is in the Commons' Slife Ballroom and open to all current and former university employees and their families. This year's honorees are (years of service...
Apr 30, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will offer a summer graduate course in water quality, May 12 through June 6. Bill Stigliani, director of UNI's Center for Energy and Environmental Education, said the course is for those interested in water chemistry, quality protection and treatment. Course content will include composition and chemistry of natural and polluted waters, sampling procedures, and scientific analysis of...
Apr 29, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Students from the University of Northern Iowa Department of Design, Family, and Consumer Sciences have been awarded scholarships for the 2003-2004 academic year. The $200 Elisabeth Sutherland Howes Outstanding Senior Award and the Purple and Old Gold Award for Meritorious Scholarship were presented to Mollie Mangelsen, a senior family services major from DeWitt. Students receiving the $500 Nellie Dickey Scholarship were...
Apr 29, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Students from the University of Northern Iowa have received scholarships from the Kurt Warner First Things First Foundation. Warner, a UNI alumnus, established the scholarship program to benefit hard-working students who are dedicated to community service. The scholarship is offered to students at UNI, Missouri Baptist College in St. Louis, St. Louis University and the University of Missouri-St.Louis. The students receive...

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