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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.
Aug 8, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa ? More than 30 Civil War reenactors will set up a living history camp at the University of Northern Iowa Museum Saturday, Aug.17, as part of the Cedar Falls Sesquicentennial celebration. The reenactors will represent the men of Company K, 3rd Iowa Volunteer Infantry. The camp and activities, speakers, and military drills will take place on the lawn of the University Museum and in the museum building from 10 a.m. to 4 p....
Aug 7, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa has hired Herbert Lewis Kruse Blunck, a Des Moines architectural firm, to design the McLeodUSA Center/ Human Performance Center (HPC). In 2001, this nationally known firm received the American Institute of Architect?s 2001 Architecture Firm Award, the institute?s highest honor for design practice. Herbert Lewis Kruse Blunck also designed UNI's Rod Library fourth-floor addition,...
Aug 6, 2002
From Thursday, Aug. 8 through Sunday, Aug. 18, UNI will exhibit its new booth and display at the state fair in Des Moines, in the Varied Industries Building. Featured will be photos and profiles of university alumni, all living in Iowa and contributing to the state's growth. Other highlights:Saturday, Aug. 10, Athletic Director Rick Hartzell will show a steer for the Davis County Cattleman's Association during the Governor's Charity Steer Show,...
Aug 5, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Donna J. Wood, a leading scholar in business and society, has been named the first holder of the David W. Wilson Chair in Business Ethics at the University of Northern Iowa. She will begin her tenure this month. Wood was a professor of business administration at the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh. She is future president of the Society for Business Ethics, past president of the...
Jul 31, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa chapter of Psi Chi, the national honor society in psychology, recently inducted new members.. __(Name)__ of ___(Hometown)___ is among the new members. To qualify for membership, students must have at least a 3.0 GPA, and must rank in the upper 35 percent of their college class. UNI's Psi Chi chapter is one of approximately 990 chapters nationwide. New officers for the 2002-2003 school year...
Jul 30, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa recently launched the 'American Journal of Undergraduate Research,' a refereed journal of the pure and applied sciences. It will be published quarterly. According to Cliff Chancey, head of UNI's Department of Physics, and the journal's editor, undergraduate science students are increasingly involved in scientific research. 'Our university places a premium on undergraduate field...
Jul 30, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A group of 'research scientists-in-the-making' will present the results of their summer research projects on biology, chemistry, physics and earth science at the Merck/American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Summer Undergraduate Research Meeting that begins at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 2, on the University of Northern Iowa campus. Some 40-50 UNI students in UNI summer undergraduate research programs in...
Jul 24, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - An exhibition of recent work by three Minnesota artists, 'Residue of Silence,' will be presented by the University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art from Aug. 26 through Sept. 20. Featured will be works by Joyce Lyon, Howard Oransky, and Francisca de Beurges Rosenthal. The artists will lecture at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26, in the Kamerick Art Building Room 111, followed by an opening reception. 'Residue of Silence'...
Jul 23, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Graduate College has presented awards for outstanding writing and research. The awardees were selected from nominees who earned their master's or doctoral degrees between Oct. 1, 2000 and Sept. 30, 2001. A committee of graduate faculty members evaluated nominations in each category for clarity, scholarship, methodology, creativity, significance and contribution to the field of study.The...
Jul 23, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Talent Search program sponsored by the University of Northern Iowa has received a five-year $385,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Only those programs ranking in the top 10 percent nationwide receive five-year funding. Tony Stevens, director for Talent Search, said the funds will support programming designed to help students prepare for and acquire a post-secondary education. Talent Search...

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