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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.
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...
Oct 28, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Educators in Iowa can earn graduate credit and learn more about 'Forests in a Changing Climate,' by registering for one of three conferences presented by University of Northern Iowa's Environmental Issues Instruction program. Teachers will attend a two-part session offered at two locations; in Dubuque at the Days Inn Nov. 22-24 and Jan. 31-Feb. 1; or in West Des Moines at the Walnut Creek Inn on Feb. 7-9, and April 11-12 or...
Oct 28, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa --'The Link Between Estrogen, Brain, and Behavior: Why it Matters' will be the topic of the next CROW (Current Research on Women) Forum lecture, at noon, Monday, Nov. 4, in Baker Hall Room 161 on the University of Northern Iowa campus. Cathy DeSoto, UNI assistant professor of psychology, will discuss estrogen's effects. 'I hope to illustrate how denying the effects of estrogen is potentially demeaning emotionally to women and...
Oct 27, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Steve O'Kane, associate professor of biology at the University of Northern Iowa, has been named the Prem Sahai Distinguished Professor for the 2002-2003 academic year. O'Kane will receive a $25,000 award which may be used for summer salary, research support, graduate assistantships, professional travel and other appropriate expenditures. He will deliver a lecture in the spring as part of the award. The Prem Sahai...
Oct 27, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Foundation kicked off the national phase of its 'Students First' Campaign with special events Oct. 25-26. The highlight of the kickoff was an announcement that the initial goal of $75 million has been reached; a new goal of $100 million has been set. Bill Calhoun, vice president for University Advancement, said the campaign is expected to be completed by July 2005. More than $70 million of '...
Oct 24, 2002
As a rule, people18-24 are less likely to vote than are other voting populations. 'At that age, people have a lot going on in their lives,' explains Tom Rice, head of the UNI Department of Political Science. 'They're starting families or relationships, moving, starting careers, they're in and out of school.' As a result, they focus less on what's going on politically, and more on what's going on personally. Recently, those numbers have dropped...

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