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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 2, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A special edition of 'Women on Fridays,' a discussion series offered by the University of Northern Iowa Women's Studies program will be at noon, Friday, Dec. 6, in Baker 161. The topic will be 'Phantoms at the Gate: Revisiting and Revising Virginia Woolf's 'Professions for Women.'' Featured speakers are Susan Koch, associate provost; Beverly Kopper, professor of psychology; Barbara Lounsberry, professor of English...
Dec 2, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Wellness and Recreation Services named Travis Getting, a junior psychology major from Hartley, as the October student employee of the month. Travis is an informal recreation supervisor in the UNI Wellness and Recreation Center and the UNI-Dome. 'Travis has been recognized by his supervisors and peers as a fun-loving, hardworking and productive staff member,' said Christopher...
Dec 1, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Iowa Space Grant Consortium (ISGC), a NASA-sponsored group aimed at promoting aerospace research and education, will hold its 12th annual conference Friday, Dec. 6, at the Iowa Valley Community College District in Marshalltown. Cathy Bigelow, an administrator at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), is the invited speaker for the conference. She will speak on '9-11's Impact on Aviation Research in America' at 12:15...
Dec 1, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) received the 'Outstanding PRSSA Chapter of the Year Award' at the recent national PRSSA conference in San Francisco. The award winner is chosen from more than 200 PRSSA chapters throughout the country. UNI PRSSA and its chapter adviser, Gayle Pohl, associate professor of communication studies, also won the prestigious award in 1998. In...
Dec 1, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Laura Jackson, UNI associate professor of biology, will read selections from a book she co-edited, which deals with farms and the ecosystem. The reading will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, at Bought Again Books, 909 W. 23rd St., in Cedar Falls. She also will be available to sign copies of the book. Jackson's book, 'The Farm as Natural Habitat: Reconnecting Food Systems with Ecosystems,' brought together writers representing...
Dec 1, 2002
(Part of the EducatioNet series from the University of Northern Iowa)CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The angst, moodiness and general melancholia that is a teenage girl's life is legendary. Books have been written about it. Television shows have been produced about it. And therapists everywhere have offered hints and ideas about how to deal with it. Catherine DeSoto, an assistant professor of biological psychology at the University of Northern Iowa, has...
Nov 26, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Cutting edge scholarship on Mary Magdalene is the impetus behind a University of Northern Iowa lecture to take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, in Seerley Hall, Room 115. 'Mary Magdalene: Apostle to the Apostles or Penitent Prostitute?' will be delivered by Susan Hill, UNI associate professor of religion, and director of the undergraduate program in women's studies. Her address is free and open to the public. 'Mary Magdalene...
Nov 26, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Theatre UNI's off-Hudson series of staged readings continues on Tuesday, Dec. 3. Edward Albee's 'The Play About The Baby' will be read at 7:30 p.m. in room 108 of the Communication Arts Center. The play, directed by Jay Edelnant, UNI professor of theatre, involves a young couple who are lured into an absurd, nightmarish battle over their baby by an older couple, causing the lines between reality and fiction to quickly become...
Nov 26, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Theatre UNI's off-Hudson series of staged readings continues on Tuesday, Dec. 3. Edward Albee's 'The Play About The Baby' will be read at 7:30 p.m. in room 108 of the Communication Arts Center. The play, directed by Jay Edelnant, UNI professor of theatre, involves a young couple who are lured into an absurd, nightmarish battle over their baby by an older couple, causing the lines between reality and fiction to quickly become...
Nov 25, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Malcolm Price Laboratory School recently received a $155,000 grant from the National School Fitness Foundation. Funds will be used to collect research and data gathered from students grades six through 12, and later from parents and the community. The program's goal is to fight the epidemic of obesity and chronic inactivity among youths. The grant includes brand new fitness center...

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