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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.
Feb 16, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Theatre UNI will present the Hispanic-American drama, 'Roosters' Feb. 27 through March 9 at the Strayer-Wood Theatre. It will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27 through March 1, and March 5 through 8; and 2 p.m. March 1, 2 and 9. 'Roosters' tells the story of conflict between a father and son when the father returns home after a long absence to reclaim his place as the head of the family. The production is directed by guest...
Feb 13, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- UNI alumnus, Adolfo Franco Jr., U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) assistant administrator for Latin America and the Caribbean, is the keynote speaker for the University of Northern Iowa's Economics Department's 19th annual Jepson Symposium, Tuesday, Feb. 18. USAID is the government agency that administers economic and humanitarian assistance worldwide. Born in Cardenas, Cuba, Franco and his family moved to...
Feb 12, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Elvis as Cultural Bridge: Signifying in American Popular Music' will be the topic for the University of Northern Iowa's history lecture series at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, in Seerley Hall, Room 115. The lecture will be presented by John Baskerville, UNI assistant professor of history. The series is sponsored by the UNI Department of History and the Phi Alpha Theta history honor society. Admission is free and open to the...
Feb 12, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa --The University of Northern Iowa Minority Graduate Student Association (MGSA), is commemorating Black History Month through a variety of campus activities Feb. 17-23. Black History Month celebrations will kick off on Monday, Feb. 17 with the Black History Television series, 'Eye on the prize,' at Maucker Union, Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18 -- Black history 'food for thought' facts and...
Feb 12, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Inter-American Studies Program will present the third film in its five-film series, 'The Battle of Chile ï¾– Part II, 'the Coup D'Etat',' at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 18.The film is part of a series that chronicles the history of Salvador Allende's Unidad Popular government. Part II documents the historical events of Sept. 11, 1973, when General Augusto Pinochet overthrew Allende's government...
Feb 12, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Images of ordinary people in Iran,' a slide show and discussion, will be presented Tuesday, Feb. 18, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the University of Northern Iowa's Sabin Hall, Room 103.Kamyar Enshayan, a staff member at UNI's Center for Energy & Environmental Education, is an Iranian-American who will show slides of his life growing up in Iran. He said his purpose is to help people see ordinary daily life in Iran and the...
Feb 11, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host educators from around the world at the 27th annual UNI Overseas Recruiting Fair at the Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center in Waterloo, Friday through Sunday, Feb. 21-23. The oldest recruiting event of its kind in the world, last year the fair attracted more than 120 American international schools representing 65 countries and 570 teaching candidates. The UNI Overseas Recruiting...
Feb 11, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Price Laboratory School (PLS) will offer its second Teacher Institute to teacher education students Friday, Feb. 21, at the school. Sessions will be offered on topics ranging from classroom motivation and management to suggested projects for classes in all subject areas. The program is designed to enrich the experience of UNI teacher education students. According to Nadene Davidson, interim...
Feb 11, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The next film in the University of Northern Iowa's 'Reel to Real' film series will be 'Beautiful Piggies,' a revealing self-portrait of an overeater. It follows Barbara, the video maker, from her seemingly cheerful childhood through her metamorphosis into a five foot tall, one hundred seventy-five pound conflicted woman. The film will be shown from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 19, in the Maucker Union University Room...
Feb 11, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Three University of Northern Iowa students and one faculty member were recognized at the Region V Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival recently held on the UNI campus. Katie Sue Nicklos, a graduate theatre major from La Junta, Colo., received second place in graduate costume design for her designs for the play 'Skryker.' Brad Carlson, a senior theatre major from Cedar Falls, received second place in...

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