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Special Olympics Iowa
Recently, athletes gathered at the UNI-Dome to take part in events for the Special Olympics Northeast Iowa Spring Games.
Nov 13, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa has extended the employment contract of Rick Hartzell, director of athletics, for four years. Hartzell, a UNI alumnus who played baseball and football for UNI during the '70s, came to UNI in 1999 after 11 years as athletic director at Bucknell University in Pennsylvania. He holds a bachelor's degree in physical education and English, and a master's in educational administration, both from UNI...
Nov 13, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Rod Library is in a league of its own, according to the Midwest Archives Conference (MAC). In a recent newsletter, MAC featured top archival Web sites from colleges and universities around the Midwest. Rod Library's archive site was listed as 'stealing the show' when it comes to great examples of content. 'UNI places itself in a category of its own and shows us just how much the Web can do...
Nov 13, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa --The University of Northern Iowa will host a presentation by poet Ray Young Bear, 'Native American Literature and Traditional Tribal Values,' from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 21, in Schindler Education Center Room 246. Young Bear, who resides on the Meskwaki Tribal Settlement, is the author of several poetry collections, including 'The Rock Island Hiking Club.' Sponsors for the event are the College of Humanities and...
Nov 13, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Psi Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education initiated 50 new members during the fall 2002 semester. __(Name)__, a __(classification/major)__, from __(hometown)__, was/were among the initiates. New members awarded $1,550 Psi Chapter KDP Scholarships were Anne Hoffman of Eldridge, a senior music education major; Brianna Longwill, formerly of Council Bluffs, currently...
Nov 12, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa --The next film in the University of Northern Iowa's 'Reel to Real' film series will be 'Spirit of the Dawn,' a documentary that explores the dramatic changes in Indian education from the boarding schools of the past, where children were beaten for speaking their native language in school, to the more culturally-sensitive classrooms of today. The film will be shown from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 20, in the Maucker Union...
Nov 12, 2002
The New Iowans program at the University of Northern Iowa will host a news conference at 1 p.m., Monday, Nov. 18, at Ecumenical Ministries of Iowa, 3816 36th Ave., Des Moines. During the event, program leaders will present two new books designed to help employers and Christian churches work effectively with immigrants and refugees. The New Iowans program was established in 1999, to help Iowa communities, employers, churches and other...
Nov 11, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa men's and women's rugby teams advanced after hosting and playing in the Midwest regional tournament recently. The No. 1-ranked UNI women's team won 36 to 22 against No. 4 Lacrosse, then lost to No. 3 University of Dayton by 27 to 32. The No. 1-ranked UNI men's team won 20 to 0 against No. 3 Iowa State University, and then defeated No. 4 University of Wisconsin-Stout15 to 11 to become the...
Nov 11, 2002
The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, will meet at Iowa State University Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 13 and 14. The following are document items pertaining to the university, and the individuals who can best address those issues.UNI Capital Register Tom Schellhardt, vice president for administration and finance, (319) 273-2382Approval of tuition and fees Renee Romano, vice president for educational and student services, (319) 273-2331 Aaron...
Nov 11, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa senior Kathy Roling, a management information systems major from Eldridge, recently received the Excellence Award from CIGNA Retirement & Investment Services in Dubuque. The Excellence Award is presented by CIGNA to one or two outstanding students per semester as part of CIGNA's leadership program. Criteria for the award include excellent academic standing, demonstrated leadership, outstanding...
Nov 11, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The National Marketing Honor Society, Mu Kappa Tau, recently inducted select University of Northern Iowa marketing students during the fall semester. Among those initiated was (Student's name), a UNI (Classification)from _(Hometown)_. He/Sheis the (Son/daughter)of (Parents' names).Membership in the honor society is limited to upper-level marketing majors. Juniors must rank in the top 10 percent of their university-wide class...

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