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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.
Mar 30, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Molly Stehn, a recent University of Northern Iowa graduate in music from Cresco, won the Iowa District Metropolitan Opera Audition held earlier this semester at Iowa State University's School of Music in Ames. Stehn went on to compete in the regional competition in Minneapolis, and is also a finalist in the Palm Beach Opera National Competition in Palm Beach, Fla. While at UNI, Stehn studied under Leslie Morgan, UNI...
Mar 30, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Non-traditional students at the University of Northern Iowa may apply for scholarships ranging from $500 to $1,000, from the UNI Connection, an association of university staff and faculty. Applications are available at the UNI Financial Aid Office in116 Gilchrist Hall and on the UNI Web site at www.uni.edu. Applications and letters of recommendation are due April 7. The scholarship funds are donated by members of the...
Mar 27, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- More than 50 high school seniors will compete for a number of four-year full-tuition scholarships at the University of Northern Iowa's Annual High School Art Scholarship Competition Day, Friday, April 4. The scholarship competition includes a presentation by a keynote speaker, exhibitions, lectures, demonstrations, and other special events that will give participants information about UNI programs and facilities. The keynote...
Mar 27, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host the Iowa Economics Challenge Competition, open to all Iowa high school students, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, April 3, in the Maucker Union Expansion. Teams are comprised of three to five students who compete in one of two divisions in the challenge. The Adam Smith Division is open to students enrolled in Advanced Placement Economics, honors economics, or a two-semester high...
Mar 27, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Foundation has received new gifts totaling more than $300,000, all to be used for construction of the McLeodUSA Center. John Martin, owner of Martin Brothers Inc., has pledged $160,000 to the multipurpose arena. Martin played basketball at UNI from 1967 to 1970. Local auto dealers John and Dan Deery have made a commitment of $100,000. The Deerys are longtime supporters of the UNI...
Mar 27, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host the second Hari Shankar Lecture in Mathematics Thursday, April 3. Mathematician Ed Burger will present 'Magic with Mathematics: Is the Formula Faster than the Eye?' at 7 p.m., in Rooms 244-245 of UNI's Schindler Education Center. The program, free and open to the public, is focused toward families, and no knowledge of mathematics is required. A reception will follow the...
Mar 26, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Debating partners Mark Langgin, a junior from Ottumwa, and Melanie Johnson, a freshman from LeMars, have qualified to compete in the National Debate Tournament (NDT), being held March 28-31, in Atlanta. Langgin and Johnson qualified for the national tournament during the 2003 District IV American Forensic Association Debate Tournament earlier this month, where they placed second out of eight. The top three teams advanced...
Mar 26, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Interpreters Theatre and the Department of Communication Studies will present 'Vonnegut Cubed' and improvisation troupe performances at 7:30 p.m., on Thursday through Saturday, April 3-5, in the Interpreters Theatre, Lang Hall, Room 40. 'Vonnegut Cubed' is a collection of three short stories from the Vonnegut collection, 'Welcome to the Monkey House.' Performances will include 'All the King...
Mar 26, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's 'Leaders on Leadership' series continues Thursday, April 3, with a panel discussion on media leadership.The event runs from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. in Room 246 of UNI's Schindler Education Center. Panelists will be Ann Kerian, news anchor with KWWL-TV; John Hess, interim director of broadcasting for KUNI; Julie Kraft, television consultant for Frank N. Magid Associates in Cedar Rapids; and Nancy...
Mar 25, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Alumni of the University of Northern Iowa's College of Business Administration (CBA) have established a professorship to honor Gaylon 'Doc' Halverson, retired head of the Department of Accounting. The professorship will provide faculty resources for enhancing the accounting program. Halverson will be recognized during the CBA's spring recognition gala at 6 p.m., Wednesday, April 2. Halverson came to UNI in 1963, and retired...

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