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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 7, 2002
Hispanic high school students from Waterloo schools will tour UNI Friday, Oct. 11. Hosts will be members of the university's Hispanic/Latino Student Union. Leslie Jones, assistant professor in the Department of Biology, arranged the visit. 'We've found that the numbers of Hispanic students who graduate from high school and go on to post-secondary education are low. To that end, our students at UNI are reaching out to members of their own ethnic...
Oct 2, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Building Community in the Midst of Diversity,' a workshop to help individuals create positive neighborhoods and communities, will take place Friday and Saturday, Oct. 25 and 26, at the Waterloo Center for the Arts, 225 Commercial St., Waterloo. It is sponsored by the University of Northern Iowa's Community Outreach Partnership Center (COPC), and Neighborhood Services of Waterloo. Keynote speaker is Juan C. Moreno, a...
Oct 2, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Peter Ladefoged, the man who trained Rex Harrison for his famous 'My Fair Lady' role, will present a public lecture at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 10, in Room 108 of the University of Northern Iowa's Communication Arts Center. His topic will be 'Recording Endangered Languages.' James Lubker, dean of UNI's College of Humanities and Fine Arts, said Ladefoged is widely recognized as 'one of the world's greatest...
Oct 1, 2002
CEDAR FALLS-- Some 514 new alumni were added to the roster of graduates of the University of Northern Iowa this summer. (Name/s) of (Hometown) was/were among the graduates. He/She received a (degree) with a major in (major).Note: To obtain a complete list of graduates, contact the Office Of University Marketing & Public Relations at (319) 273-2761.
Sep 30, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Results released by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) list the University of Northern Iowa in second place for the pass rate of first-time candidates on the Uniform Certified Public Accounting (CPA) Examination in May 2001, the most recent May exam for which data is available.On that exam, 41.9 percent of UNI's first-time candidates without advanced degrees passed the complete exam, placing them...
Sep 30, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Models of Marriage and Gender in Japanese Wedding Discourse' will be the topic of an address at noon, Monday, Oct. 7, in Baker Hall Room 161 on the University of Northern Iowa campus. Cynthia Dunn, UNI assistant professor of anthropology, will present the address as the first in this year's CROW (Current Research on Women) Forum series, sponsored by UNI's Graduate Program in Women's Studies. It is open to the public...
Sep 26, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa has been ranked among the nation's 'Top 100 Values in Public Colleges' by Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine. Ranking criteria include entrance exam scores, graduation rates, numbers of sophomores returning after their freshman year, student-faculty ratios, amount spent on student instruction, quality and cost measures, and total cost overall. UNI ranked 95th overall, 33rd...
Sep 26, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Homecoming celebration begins Sunday, Sept. 29, and continues through Sunday, Oct. 6, with a variety of activities and events. Key events leading up to the weekend celebration include: Window painting for the residence halls, Sunday, Sept. 29; and window painting on the Hill for student organizations Monday, Sept. 30 from noon to 5 p.m. The Kick-Off ceremony and Panther Pride Competition...
Sep 26, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Bliss Browne, founder and president of Imagine Chicago, will speak at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 1, in Lang Auditorium on the University of Northern Iowa campus. Browne's address, 'Renewing Systems from Within: Harnessing Imagination for Public Good,' will open UNI's 2002-2003 Meryl Norton Hearst Lecture Series. Since 1992, Imagine Chicago has engaged many communities in Chicago and across the world in understanding, imagining...
Sep 26, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Dissent and Patriotism' is the focus of a discussion by Peg Mullen, author of 'Unfriendly Fire.' The event will be Tuesday, Oct. 1 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the Seerley Hall Great Reading Room on the University of Northern Iowa campus. The discussion is sponsored by the Leadership Studies Program and is open to the public, free of charge.Mullen, a native of the Cedar Valley, wrote 'Unfriendly Fire' after her son's death by...

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