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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 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...
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...
Dec 8, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- High school seniors recently competed for four-year full-tuition scholarships to attend the University of Northern Iowa, majoring in the sciences, industrial technology, mathematics or computer science. (Student's name), a student at (High school), was awarded (award status) in (field of study). The winners attended the 2002 Science, Mathematics and Technology Symposium and were introduced to educational opportunities on...
Dec 8, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Four University of Northern Iowa International Club of Business members will travel to Winnipeg, Canada from Jan. 9-12, 2003, to compete in the final stage of the Manitoba International Marketing Competition (MIMC). This is the first year UNI has sent a team to MIMC. Teams compete by making marketing decisions for a hypothetical electronics company. There are 20 teams participating: 12 from Canada, two each...
Dec 8, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's intramural flag football champions, The Crew, recently won the 2002 footlocker.com regional flag football tournament in Lincoln, Neb. After winning the UNI championship, The Crew advanced to regional competition where they placed first among the 47 teams that participated. As regional champions, The Crew will participate in the 24 th annual national flag football tournament in New...
Dec 4, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Robert R. Dippel has joined the University of Northern Iowa as operations director of the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC). He will oversee finance and operations, develop special projects, and act as a liaison to Friends of the GBPAC. Dippel got his start in arts management at the Waterloo Community Playhouse in 1977. He served on the board of directors and executive committee of the...

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