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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.
Oct 1, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Waterloo Neighborhoods Leadership Institute, a program sponsored by the University of Northern Iowa Community Outreach Partnership Center (COPC) and Leadership Studies program has kicked off its fall 2003 session. The sessions are from 5-8:30 p.m. on Tuesday evenings Sept. 30 through Dec. 2 at Room 409 in the KWWL building, 500 E. Fourth St., in downtown Waterloo. The institute includes the reading of 'Bridging...
Oct 1, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Interpreters Theatre will present 'Voices for Freedom: The Brazilian Slave Stories,' at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday Oct. 8 to Saturday, Oct. 11, in the Interpreters Theatre in Lang Hall Room 40. According to Angela Platner, assistant technical director of the Interpreters Theatre, the performance centers on narratives describing slave traffic between Africa and South America in the mid 1800s...
Sep 30, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa has announced its Student Telecounseling Admissions Representatives (STARs) for the 2003 fall semester. __(Name)__ of __(Hometown)__, a (classification) studying (major) at the University of Northern Iowa, is one of 14 students working as a STAR this fall semester. STARs are trained to call prospective and admitted UNI students to provide information, answer questions,...
Sep 30, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Physical Plant and Office of Facilities Planning will host a satellite telecast, 'Campus Sustainability,' from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the Old Central Ballroom of Maucker Union, on Thursday, Oct. 9. According to Pat Higby, energy educator at UNI's Center for Energy and Environmental Education said the most popular definition of sustainability can be traced to a 1987 United Nations...
Sep 30, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Malcolm Price Laboratory School (MPLS) will participate in 'Walk To School Day,' on Wednesday, Oct. 8. The event is a city-wide effort designed to encourage regular physical activity among school-age children. Nadene Davidson, MPLS director, said, 'Today only one out of 10 trips to school are made by walking or bicycling. Twenty percent of school-age children are overweight. Studies...
Sep 30, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's homecoming celebration 'Paint the Town Purple,' begins Sunday, Oct. 5, and continues through Saturday, Oct. 11. The event kicks off with window painting in the residence halls, Sunday, Oct. 5. Student organizations will paint windows on College Hill Monday, Oct. 6, from noon to 5 p.m. The kick-off ceremony and Panther Pride competition will be at 6 p.m. on the corner of West...
Sep 29, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Theatre UNI will begin its 2002-2003 season with the romantic comedy 'Lobster Alice,' Thursday, Oct. 9, for a two-week run in the Bertha Martin Theatre of the University of Northern Iowa's Strayer-Wood Theatre. Performances will be at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 9-11 and Oct. 15-18; and at 2 p.m., Oct. 11, 12 and 19. 'Lobster Alice' is directed by Cynthia Goatley, UNI professor of theatre, and written by Minneapolis playwright...
Sep 29, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- B.J. Herrick, instructor in the Department of Teaching at the University of Northern Iowa's Price Laboratory School (PLS), has been selected by the Iowa Council for the Social Studies (ICSS) as the Iowa High School Social Studies Teacher of the Year. According to the National Council for Social Studies (NCSS), the annual award honors the outstanding performance of teachers, researchers, and other worthy individuals...
Sep 29, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Sturgis Youth Theatre is currently accepting registrations for its fall classes which begin the week of Oct. 13. The Theatre is under the direction of Gretta Berghammer, UNI professor of theatre, and offers creative drama classes for children ages 3 1/2 and up. Founded in 1999, the Sturgis Youth Theatre is a collaborative effort of the Cedar Falls Community Theatre, the Hearst Center for the Arts, and the UNI...
Sep 28, 2003
UNI professor says there's a reason network TV has found GodThe new network television season has kicked off. Along with the now commonplace themes of sex, drugs and foul language, viewers will get a strong dose of something unexpected in prime-time TV -- God. At least five new shows will feature strong religious or spiritual themes. This is to be expected, says Betty DeBerg, head of UNI's Department of Philosophy & Religion. 'TV often...

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