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Special Olympics Iowa
Recently, athletes gathered at the UNI-Dome to take part in events for the Special Olympics Northeast Iowa Spring Games.
Mar 25, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A daylong 'Arts in April Festival' Saturday, March 29, at the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center will serve as a prelude to a monthlong celebration of arts and culture on the University of Northern Iowa campus.The festival, designed to be 'free, fun and family-friendly,' will open at 10:30 a.m. and run into the evening. It will feature workshops and performances, designed for all ages, including theatre, music, dance...
Mar 24, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Quick Books Pro 2003 training for those Cedar Valley businesses currently using or interested in Quick Books accounting software will be offered by the University of Northern Iowa Regional Business Center, beginning in April.Judy Schindel, certified Quick Books trainer, will teach the four-session workshop that will meet Tuesdays, from 9 a.m. to noon, April 22 through May 13, at the UNI Regional Business Center, 212 E....
Mar 24, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Students from the University of Northern Iowa were in Des Moines recently for a news conference to hammer home the message that higher education is critical to Iowa's future. The news conference was a joint effort by Iowa's three state universities. 'Iowa is sending the wrong message to its young people by not supporting public education at the level it should,' said Jeff Scudder, president of the Northern Iowa Student...
Mar 23, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The National Educator Expo, which helps school districts recruit new teachers and administrators, will be held in Maucker Union on the University of Northern Iowa campus, Saturday, March 29. Educator registration begins at 8 a.m. in Sabin Hall Room 102, and will move to the Maucker Expansion lobby at 9 a.m. Ninety-one school districts and educational agencies from across the United States will recruit educators from UNI and...
Mar 20, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- What students can do with a degree in women's studies will be the focus of the next session of 'Women on Fridays,' a discussion series offered by the University of Northern Iowa Women's Studies program, at noon, Friday, March 28, in Baker Hall, Room 161. Graduates will return for the discussion.The series will conclude Friday, April 25, with 'Women's Studies in the Community -- the Community Speaks.'Susan Hill, director of...
Mar 19, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's 'Leaders on Leadership' series continues Thursday, March 27, with a panel discussion on human rights leadership.The event runs from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. in Room 246 of UNI's Schindler Education Center. Panelists will be Susan Koch, UNI associate provost; Gina De La Vega, president of UNI's Hispanic Latino Student Union; Abraham Funchess, member of the Waterloo Human Rights Commission; and Mike...
Mar 18, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa ï¾– Judges from around the state will gather Friday, March 21, at the University of Northern Iowa's Center for Energy & Environmental Education (CEEE) to judge the more than 350 entries in the 11th annual Iowa Energy Poster Contest. Students throughout Iowa, in grades one through six, were invited to submit poster designs that reflect energy conservation and renewal to their local utility companies, with local winners...
Mar 18, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The next film in the University of Northern Iowa's 'Reel to Real' film series will be 'Beauty in the Bricks,' a film that explores the lives of black teenage girls growing up in the projects.The film will be shown from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, March 26, in the Maucker Union University Room South.Guy Sims, associate director of Maucker Union, says the film is part of the year-long Reel to Real film series that presents...
Mar 18, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa ï¾– 'From Bombs to Breast Cancer: Women and War Stories' will be the topic of a lecture at the University of Northern Iowa at 7 p.m., Monday, March 24, in Seerley Hall, Room 115. Evelyne Accad, professor of French at the University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana, and an internationally acclaimed writer, singer, songwriter, poet, teacher and women's rights activist, will discuss issues of war, breast cancer, excision, oppression...
Mar 17, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa ï¾– Richard Hendel, a book designer and author of 'On Book Design,' will speak at the University of Northern Iowa at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 24, in the Kamerick Art Building Auditorium, Room 111. His lecture, sponsored by the UNI Department of Art, is free and open to the public. Hendel is one of the country's leading graphic designers, according to Roy Behrens, UNI professor of art and art director for The North American...

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