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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.
Sep 14, 2003
UNI reaches enrollment goal, sets graduation recordThe University of Northern Iowa today announced its fall 2003 enrollment figures. UNI's fall enrollment stands at 13,441 students, close to its target enrollment of 13,400 students. According to UNI President Robert Koob, this enrollment is part of a planned effort to maintain quality while addressing state budget cuts.'Two years ago we began a concerted effort to reduce the size of the...
Sep 14, 2003
Board of Regents to meet at ISUThe Board of Regents, State of Iowa, will meet Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 16 and 17 at Iowa State University, in Ames. Several issues pertaining to UNI will be on the docket. These items are scheduled to be discussed on Wednesday. Specific times are unknown.1. Annual institutional reports on Academic Program Review -- To be discussed by Aaron Podolefsky, provost and vice president for Academic Affairs. Background...
Sep 14, 2003
On anniversary of food stamps, UNI professor lauds the programIn September 1959, Congress passed a bill authorizing food stamps for low-income Americans. The author of 'Who Speaks For the Poor,' Al Hays is director of UNI's Master of Public Policy program. He says food stamps, although often the object of contempt by middle-and upper-class America, work. 'There's an anti-poor, anti-government-program climate in this country right now, and it...
Sep 11, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Microsoft Outlook - E-mail Strategies,' a course to help participants manage e-mail accounts, transition from Web-based e-mail and Outlook Express and simplify communication with business contacts, friends and family, will be offered by the University of Northern Iowa Regional Business Center (RBC), in partnership with Ketels Contract Training. The course will be held from 8:30 a.m.-noon, on Tuesday, Sept. 30, at...
Sep 11, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - - The University of Northern Iowa will host a town hall meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 2, in the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center's Jebe Hall, to discuss recent budget cuts and tuition increases. UNI President Robert Koob will discuss the benefits UNI offers the community. Keith Saunders, associate director of governmental relations at UNI, will present 'Iowa's Students are Its Future: Why It's...
Sep 11, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A community-wide energy efficiency campaign developed by the University of Northern Iowa's Center for Energy and Environmental Education (CEEE), received unanimous support from the Committee on Community Relations and Planning of the Cedar Falls City Council late last month, for a $30,000 grant. The grant must now be approved by the full council. Cedar Falls Mayor Jon Crews presented the program to the committee....
Sep 10, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Theatre UNI's Off-Hudson Series of Staged Reading begins this season with 'Our Lady of 121st Street,' by Stephen Adly Guirgis, at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 16, in the Communication Arts Center, Room 108 on the UNI campus. A dark comedy, 'Our Lady of 121st Street' tells the story of a group of old friends reuniting for the funeral of their former teacher, a nun, whose body is stolen on the eve of the wake. The...
Sep 10, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Members of the University of Northern Iowa spirit squad, which consists of UNI's cheer squad, dance team and mascots, recently won several awards at the Universal Cheer and Dance Association (UCA/UDA) College Spirit Camp and competition at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. The cheer squad was awarded first place in the fight song competition, first place in the cheer competition, second in the sideline chant,...
Sep 10, 2003
UNI College of Education receives approval with selected conditions for educational leadership program for principals The State Board of Education today gave four major university-based educational leadership programs approval to continue offering their master's-level administrator preparation programs. Three of these, including the University of Northern Iowa, received approval with selected conditions to be met by May 2004. UNI will submit the...
Sep 9, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Students at the University of Northern Iowa will observe the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks at 9:11 a.m., at the Campanile, on Thursday, Sept. 11. Marie Hamer, the senior who organized the event, explained, 'It is a moment of silent prayer and reflection to remember all those who lost their lives in the tragedy two years ago.' She said the event is part of a national project, '9/11: Never Forget...

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