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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.
May 5, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will hold a total of six commencement ceremonies between Friday, May 10, and Saturday, May 11, all in the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. Graduate students will receive their degrees during a 7 p.m. ceremony Friday, May 10, while undergraduates will receive their degrees during one of five ceremonies Saturday, May 11. Commencement was moved due to roof repairs at the UNI-Dome, the...
May 2, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Northern University High School (NUHS) Concert Band of the University of Northern Iowa's Malcolm Price Laboratory School will perform at the 75th annual Iowa Bandmasters Association (IBA) Conference at 4:30 p.m., Thursday, May 9, in the Grand Ballroom of Hotel Fort Des Moines. In addition, the Concert Band will perform at a pre- IBA conference concert on Monday, May 6 from 8 to 8:45 p.m. in the Butzier Auditorium...
Apr 30, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Steve Carignan, director of the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC), is this year's recipient of KBBG-FM radio's 'Friend of the Year' award. Carignan was chosen in recognition of the GBPAC's efforts to increase African-American participation in cultural events. He will receive the award during the station's 25th annual banquet Saturday, May 11, at the Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center in Waterloo...
Apr 30, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Mariah J. Schweitzer, a ROTC cadet at the University of Northern Iowa, will participate in an international summer exchange program with officer cadets from the United Kingdom and France. Schweitzer, from Muscatine, is one of 20 cadets chosen nationally to participate in the exchange. During five weeks in Cambridge, England, Schweitzer will undergo leadership and tactical training conducted by the British army...
Apr 30, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa Army ROTC Cadet Kathy (Dykstra) McKay attended the 25th Annual George C. Marshall awards at the Virginia Military Institute April 16-19. The top cadet from each of the 260 schools offering ROTC across the nation was selected to attend the conference. The conference included speeches from President Bush; Army Chief of Staff, General Shinseki; and Commanding General John Abrams. In addition...
Apr 30, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa-- De-Stress Days, hosted by the UNI Wellness and Recreation Services, will be Monday through Wednesday, May 6-8, in Maucker Union from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Students, faculty and staff may attend for free five-minute mini-massages and movies and popcorn. Also featured will be puppies and kittens from the Cedar Bend Humane Society, clay and coloring books. All activities are free.
Apr 30, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Greg McDermott, now entering his second year as head coach of the University of Northern Iowa men's basketball team, will talk with the Waterloo Jaycees Wednesday, May 8, at 7:15 p.m. in the Starlight Village's Fort Dodge Room. McDermott will discuss the direction of the basketball program, and progress of the proposed McLeodUSA Center. The public may attend at no charge.
Apr 30, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The eighth annual Endeavor Recognition Project, co-sponsored by the Leadership Studies Program at the University of Northern Iowa, recently awarded its volunteers, teachers, staff and students from a number of Cedar Falls and Waterloo high schools at an awards program held at Allen College. The Endeavor Project makes examples of individuals or groups contributing to the common good in Black Hawk County. Other...
Apr 30, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa ツ Several University of Northern Iowa students have been elected to offices within the Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG). Jeff Scudder and Emiliano Lerda won 55% of the votes, to win the offices of student body president and vice president, respectively. Scudder is a junior finance/economics major and a 1999 Clear Lake graduate whose family now resides in Hampton. Lerda is a sophomore general communications major with a...
Apr 29, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A new book co-edited by Laura L. Jackson, associate professor of biology at the University of Northern Iowa, has become the first to offer viable solutions for protecting and restoring biodiversity on private agricultural land. The book, 'The Farm as Natural Habitat: Reconnecting Food Systems with Ecosystems,' was released by Island Press. 'There are a number of farmers who are already proving that they can farm...

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