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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.
Oct 30, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Theatre UNI and School of Music will present the classic musical, 'The Threepenny Opera,' by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill, Friday, Nov. 8 through Sunday, Nov.17 at the Strayer-Wood Theatre. Sandra Walden, former UNI faculty member, will direct the musical. She previously directed 'Fiddler on the Roof' and 'Die Fledermaus' for Theatre UNI. Music direction will be shared by Rebecca Burkhardt...
Oct 30, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa ï¾– The University of Northern Iowa's 40th annual Science, Mathematics and Technology Symposium will take place Thursday, Nov. 7, on the UNI campus. Todd Eisworth, UNI assistant professor of mathematics, will present 'This statement is false: self-reference and incompleteness in mathematics,' at 3:30 p.m. in the Maucker Union Expansion. The speech explains how English and mathematics interact. The presentation is part of the...
Oct 30, 2002
When Woodward and Bernstein broke the Watergate story in the early '70s, journalism schools nationwide saw huge increases in enrollment. As the Enrons and Worldcoms continue to fall because of shoddy accounting practices, business schools are seeing the same phenomenon. Gerald Smith, head of the Department of Accounting at UNI, said the university has seen a 20 percent increase in accounting majors since last year. 'For decades, accountants have...
Oct 30, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Department of Residence has named the 'Newcomers of the Year' leadership award winners from each of its 10 residence halls. __(Name)__, __(Classification)__ of __(Hometown)__, was named a 'Newcomer of the Year'. (She/He) was honored for (her/his) first-year contributions to the quality of living in (her/his) residence hall community.Note: to obtain a listing of the students, please contacet...
Oct 29, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The women's studies program at the University of Northern Iowa recently presented the Lynn Cutler Leadership award to sophomore Courtney Clausen. The award includes a $100 check and certificate. It is presented to a women's studies minor who has shown excellence in leadership on campus. The daughter of Jane Clausen, 2801 W. 38th St. Sioux City, and a 2001 graduate of Sioux City West High, Clausen is a sociology teaching...
Oct 29, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A University of Northern Iowa student recently returned from Cape Town, South Africa. Paul Emerick, a senior general studies major from Pella, is a member of the 2002 Collegiate All-American Rugby traveling team. The trip consisted of three matches played in eight days. The first match was played Sept. 22 against Peninsula Technikon, where the U.S. team earned a solid victory. However, the U.S. team went up against the...
Oct 28, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Six University of Northern Iowa public relations students were recently elected as officers for the student run public relations firm, Public Relations Interns Develop Expertise, or PRide, for 2002-2003. The group's purpose is to provide students practical experience similar to the workplace environment, while providing public relations counsel to community organizations The executive board consists of six members that serve...
Oct 28, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host a performance by the U.S. Air Force Heartland of America Band at 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 10, in the Great Hall of the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. The band, stationed at Offutt Air Force Base near Omaha, is a 60-member unit whose repertoire includes jazz, country, rock, contemporary and classical. Its various musical components perform more than 450 concerts annually,...
Oct 28, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host the Iowa Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance convention November 2-3. Members will attend seminars at Malcolm Price Laboratory School and the UNI Wellness/Recreation Center.Presentations will address early childhood movement activities, dance and other physical education activities, as well as the National Association for Sport and Physical Education...
Oct 28, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa ï¾– The '2002 Department of Art Faculty Exhibition,' originally scheduled to open Friday, Nov. 1, in the University of Northern Iowa's Gallery of Art, has been postponed to a date to be announced. The opening reception, set for 7 p.m., Monday, Nov. 4, in the Kamerick Art Building lobby, has also been postponed. A water valve in a mechanic's closet burst Sunday morning, causing water to flood the entire first floor in the...

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