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Grad Report
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.
Jun 2, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Department of Accounting has named recipients of department scholarships, and the UNI Accounting Club has elected officers for the 2002-2003 academic year. The Accounting Club has elected the following officers (all accounting majors): Tim Werning, president, graduate student from Davenport; Kelly Green, vice president, senior from Eldridge; Olya Zelenski, treasurer, senior from West...
Jun 2, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa inducted 154 students into Phi Eta Sigma, national college scholastic honor society for freshmen, during a spring-semester ceremony.Freshmen with a 3.50 or higher grade point average are eligible for membership. Freshmen initiated into the UNI chapter of Phi Eta Sigma include __(Name)�__ from __( hometown)__. Phi Eta Sigma members participate in several activities throughout the year,...
May 30, 2002
Twenty-four students from Waterloo's Logan Middle School will participate in the UNI College of Natural Science Iowa Lakes Water Quality Study, Monday-Friday, June 3-7. Through this project, UNI's teaching students to develop new activities for science teachers, and pilot their methods with the Logan students. Leslie Jones, assistant professor in the Department of Biology, says studies show Iowa has some of the worst surface water in the country...
May 30, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, IOWA -- BaHar Publishing, owned by Patricia Harris and Cheryl Banks Ferguson, won the Minority Business Plan Competition for 2002 and received $5,000 of seed capital. Tanica Washington of B.L.A.C.K. INK was awarded honorable mention and received $2,000 of seed capital. The competition was sponsored by the University of Northern Iowa John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center, UNI Small Business Development Center and KBBG-FM. The awards...
May 29, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa unveiled its new intercollegiate athletics logo during a news conference today. The new logo, which incorporates a more stylized, ferocious panther head, was a collaborative effort between UNI's Office of University Marketing and Public Relations (UM&PR) and CI Apparel of Fargo, N.D. 'We're excited to update the face of Panther athletics with the adoption of this new mascot...
May 29, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Steam tunnel repair work on the University of Northern Iowa campus has forced a temporary change in a primary entrance off University Avenue. Traffic that would normally turn onto Campus Street from University Avenue should now enter at Ohio Street. The change primarily affects people who park in the visitor lot adjacent to the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center, the Gilchrist 'A' parking lot or the east-side...
May 27, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will unveil its new intercollegiate athletics logo during a news conference at 9 a.m., Thursday, May 30, in the West Gym. The public may attend. The 'A' parking lot immediately west of the West Gym will be available for visitor parking for the event. The news conference also can be viewed live via the Web at www.uni.edu/livemedia. RealPlayer is required to view the...
May 27, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Iowa Small Business Development Centers and Small Business Compliance Alliance will present 'OSHA's Knocking, Are You Ready?,' from 9 a.m. to noon, Thursday, June 13, at the University of Northern Iowa Regional Business Center (RBC), 212 E. 4th St., in downtown Waterloo. Topics will include regulations of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), types of inspections and violations, penalties and...
May 27, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Department of Art at the University of Northern Iowa awarded two four-year full-tuition scholarships at its recent High School Art Scholarship Day. Recipients were Zachary Moser, Cedar Falls High School and Claire Stigliani, Columbus High School in Waterloo. Three alternates were named: David Schmitz, Charles City High School; Kim Jones, Waverly-Shell Rock High School; and Clint Wilcox, Waukee High School.
May 27, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- High school students at the University of Northern Iowa's Price Laboratory School recently captured their ninth straight state title at the Iowa Olympiada of Spoken Russian. Sponsored by the American Council of Teachers of Russian (ACTR), the event took place in April at UNI. NUHS students took 11 of 12 medalist awards in the Individual Spoken Competition. Finishing first in Level Four (numbers indicate finishing...

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