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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.
Sep 3, 2002
CEDAR FALLS -- University of Northern Iowa Women?s Rugby Club members Libby Caplan of Cedar Falls and Katrina Cox of Harlan were selected first team All-Americans by USA Rugby for the 2001-2002 season. They are members of the Division II national champion team. Players are selected based on their season performance by a committee of rugby coaches and administrators. There are more than 300 women's collegiate teams and approximately 7,000...
Sep 2, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Regional Business Center (RBC) in partnership with Ketels Contract Training will offer two hands-on computer software training courses this fall. 'Microsoft Excel' will run three consecutive Thursdays between Sept. 12 and 26, from 8 a.m. to noon. The modules will cover beginning, intermediate and advanced skills, respectively. Participants may register for individual modules, or for all...
Sep 2, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's second annual Day of Peace will be Monday, Sept. 9. A Peace Fair, with various related organizations showcasing their efforts and recruiting students, takes place from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Maucker Union Expansion. At 2 p.m., two members of the Lakota Nation, Albert White Hat Sr., and Ione Quigley, will present 'A Native American's Perspective on World Peace.' The...
Sep 2, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Jennifer Read Hawthorne, co-author of 'Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul,' will be the keynote speaker during the University of Northern Iowa's Diversity Week celebration. Her address, 'Chicken Soup for the Soul of America,' will be at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 9, in the Maucker Union Expansion. There is no charge to attend. Also the co-author of 'Chicken Soup for the Mother's Soul,' 'A Second Chicken Soup...
Aug 29, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Diversity Week will begin Sunday, Sept. 8, with the Afro-Brazilian Capoeira Dance at 5:30 p.m. on the Maucker Union plaza. Dancers and professors from around the world will perform and share stories. Diversity Week promotes cross-cultural awareness and appreciation, said Guy Sims, associate director of UNI's Maucker Union. The celebration continues Monday, Sept. 9, with a...
Aug 29, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Members of the University of Northern Iowa Spirit Squad recently attended the Universal Cheer and Dance Association (UCA/UDA) College Spirit Camp and Competition in Milwaukee, and received awards for program improvement and overall preparation. The Spirit Squad is made up of the UNI cheer squad, dance team and mascots. The UCA/UDA camp is the largest college camp of its kind in the world and hosts more than 1,500...
Aug 29, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Parkersburg Economic Development, in partnership with the University of Northern Iowa Regional Business Center, is launching a specialized business development program for Parkersburg area residents. The Rural Business Accelerator Program (RBAP) is a new entrepreneur-training model designed to provide residents in the Parkersburg areas easier access to business training resources available through UNI. RBAP consists...
Aug 29, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa has planned a series of events to mark the one-year anniversary of terrorists' attacks on New York City, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania. At 7:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 9, Jennifer Read Hawthorne, co-author of the popular Chicken Soup book series, will present an address, 'Chicken Soup for the Soul of America,' in the Maucker Union Expansion. Students and professors will share...
Aug 28, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- James Moog, a 53-year-old Evansdale man, collapsed and died near the UNI-Dome Thursday at approximately 7 p.m. CPR was administered by a paramedic crew on duty in the Dome for a football game. Moog was pronounced dead on arrival at Sartori Memorial Hospital at 7:30 p.m. No cause of death has been determined; an autopsy will likely take place Friday, Aug. 30. Moog was a Missouri Synod Lutheran pastor for...
Aug 27, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Career Center at the University of Northern Iowa and the Volunteer Center of Cedar Valley will host a volunteer fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wed., Sept. 4 in UNI's Maucker Union Expansion. The annual volunteer fair is for students who have volunteer experience and for students who would like to begin volunteering.At least 40 agencies will be on campus to recruit volunteers. For more information on the volunteer fair and...

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