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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.
Feb 18, 2003
The 2002-2003 University of Northern Iowa Fact Book is available online at http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/uni-factbook.pdfThe Fact Book is a desk reference of university statistics. It is compiled by the UNI Office of Information Management Analysis. A bound version will be mailed to news directors and assignment editors education reporters within the next few days.
Feb 18, 2003
(Part of the EducatioNet series from the University of Northern Iowa)For release during February 2003CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Katherine van Wormer says society expects teenagers to be a little rebellious, a little moody, a little confused. Adolescence is, after all, a turbulent time. But gay, lesbian and transgendered teens have it '100 times worse.' Van Wormer, a professor of social work at the University of Northern Iowa, and co-author of the...
Feb 17, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Center for Multicultural Education will host a panel discussion on affirmative action, featuring attorney Shirley J. Wilcher, at 7 p.m., Monday, Feb. 24, in UNI's Lang Hall Auditorium.Wilcher is the executive director of Americans for a Fair Chance, an organization that serves as an educational resource for affirmative action and equal opportunity resources. She has more than 20 years of...
Feb 16, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Students from the University of Northern Iowa have completed the fall 2002 session of Young Peoples Dance Theatre (YPDT). A self-supporting before and after school dance program, YPDT is offered at 10 local elementary schools to second-through fifth-grade boys and girls. A minimum of two UNI practicum students lead the sessions at the schools, with a contact person, usually the principal, available at each school. UNI...
Feb 16, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa --The University of Northern Iowa's 'Leaders on Leadership' series continues Thursday, Feb. 20, with a panel discussion on government leadership. The event runs from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. in Room 246 of UNI's Schindler Education Center. Panelists will be Jon Crews, mayor of Cedar Falls; Emiliano Lerda, vice president of the Northern Iowa Student Government; Leon Mosley, member, Black Hawk Counter Board of Supervisors; and George...
Feb 16, 2003
Adolfo Franco, UNI alumnus and USAID assistant administrator for Latin American and the Caribbean, will not be on campus Tuesday, Feb. 18. His presentation was scheduled for 4:30 in the Curris Business Building. Inclement weather in Washington, D.C., has caused flight cancellations and Franco is unable to be in Iowa. Franco also was scheduled to present Tuesday evening at UNI's Economics Department's Jepson Symposium; an alternate speaker is...
Feb 16, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Modern Meat' will be the focus of the next University of Northern Iowa Center for Energy & Environmental Education (CEEE) spring series program at 7 p.m., Monday, Feb. 24, in the Physics Building, Room 309.The session will show a 'Frontline' investigation about American meat production, USDA meat inspection processes and overall control of the meat industry. The focus of the program is on the safety of the current...
Feb 16, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Theatre UNI will present the Hispanic-American drama, 'Roosters' Feb. 27 through March 9 at the Strayer-Wood Theatre. It will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27 through March 1, and March 5 through 8; and 2 p.m. March 1, 2 and 9. 'Roosters' tells the story of conflict between a father and son when the father returns home after a long absence to reclaim his place as the head of the family. The production is directed by guest...
Feb 13, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- UNI alumnus, Adolfo Franco Jr., U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) assistant administrator for Latin America and the Caribbean, is the keynote speaker for the University of Northern Iowa's Economics Department's 19th annual Jepson Symposium, Tuesday, Feb. 18. USAID is the government agency that administers economic and humanitarian assistance worldwide. Born in Cardenas, Cuba, Franco and his family moved to...
Feb 12, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Elvis as Cultural Bridge: Signifying in American Popular Music' will be the topic for the University of Northern Iowa's history lecture series at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, in Seerley Hall, Room 115. The lecture will be presented by John Baskerville, UNI assistant professor of history. The series is sponsored by the UNI Department of History and the Phi Alpha Theta history honor society. Admission is free and open to the...

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