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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.
Dec 12, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's College of Humanities and Fine Arts (CHFA) has named three freshmen students as Dean's Scholars. Dean's Scholars for the 2002-2003 academic year are Dan McCurley from Ankeny, who is considering majors in Spanish education or TESOL; Melanie Ferjak, a music performance major from Forest City ; and Jolene Frantzen, a music composition and theory major from New Hampton...
Dec 12, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa dance team has qualified for the Universal Dance Association (UDA) College National Championship taking place Jan. 9-11, 2003, at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Fla. The team received an automatic bid into the semi-final round and will compete in the Division I category against 24 of the top teams in the nation. Members of the UNI dance team are __ (NAME)__, a __ (...
Dec 11, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Some 650 of the more than 1,000 fall semester candidates for degrees will participate in commencement ceremonies at the University of Northern Iowa, Saturday, Dec. 21, at 11 a.m. in the UNI-Dome. The ceremony will include students graduating from Continuing Education and Special Programs; the Colleges of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Humanities and Fine Arts, Natural Sciences, Business Administration and...
Dec 11, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Students on the University of Northern Iowa's Individual Events Speech Team recently placed fifth at the Mid-American Forensic League Tournament, missing fourth place by just one point. The tournament took place Nov. 16 at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Several UNI students received individual awards. Amy Larsen, a senior from Ankeny, placed third in impromptu speaking and fourth in informative speaking...
Dec 11, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Students on the University of Northern Iowa's Individual Events Speech Team recently were finalists at the Age of Aquarius Invitational at Ball State University, and the L.E. Norton Invitational at Bradley University. At the Ball State Competition, Amy Larsen , a senior from Ankeny, placed fourth in communication analysis and was a semi-finalist in impromptu speaking. At Bradley, she won the communication analysis...
Dec 11, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Theatre UNI's off-Hudson series of staged readings continued on Tuesday, Dec. 3 with Edward Albee's 'The Play About The Baby.' The play was directed by Jay Edelnant , UNI professor of theatre. Cast members included (NAME), a (MAJOR) from (HOMETOWN). Kiersten Malo of Cedar Falls and Barbara Hess of Sumner were stage managers. Note: to obtain a list of the students please contact the Office of University Marketing...
Dec 10, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa is ranked fourth in the nation for the total number of students who study abroad among master's degree institutions, according to Open Doors 2002, the annual report on international education published by the Institute of International Education. For the academic year 1999-2000, UNI had 577 students study abroad for credit. 'The increasing interest in study abroad is very good news for...
Dec 10, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa ï¾– The University of Northern Iowa Global Health Corps (GHC) has been named a Family Friendly Workplace by the Family and Children's Council. The GHC received the award for its commitment to women, children and families, and for its emphasis on wellness and a family-friendly environment. About 80 percent of GHC clients are women and children, and include refugees, immigrants, minorities, the elderly, rural farm families,...
Dec 10, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Lori Smith remembers, with little fondness, her days as a young girl in physical education class. 'I have nightmares of my childhood phys. ed. class -- and I was one of the athletic kids. I remember those kids who got left out of the games, and how sad that was for them.' Now a physical education instructor at the University of Northern Iowa's Malcolm Price Laboratory School, Smith is determined to change the course...
Dec 10, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The achievements of University of Northern Iowa Army ROTC cadets were honored during a recent awards ceremony on the UNI campus. This year, recipients of the Department of the Army Superior Cadet award were: Cadet Benjamin Seibert, an English major from Waukee ;Cadet Mariah Schweitzer, a criminology/sociology major from Grandview ;Cadet Eric Chamberlin, a physics major from Waterloo; and Cadet Virginia Cortez, a psychology...

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