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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 11, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa ï¾– Darrell R. Taylor has been named director of the UNI Gallery of Art. He has served as the gallery's interim director since 2001, and has taught at UNI as an adjunct instructor in art. Taylor, who is also a mixed-media artist, holds B.F.A., M.F.A., and M.A. degrees, all from the University of Iowa. As the gallery director, he is responsible for all exhibitions and staff, and serves as a member of the UNI Art and...
Mar 10, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa --The University of Northern Iowa Regional Business Center, in partnership with Ketels Contract Training, will offer hands-on computer software training in April.'Microsoft Excel' will run three consecutive Thursdays, April 3, 10 and 17, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The modules will cover beginning, intermediate and advanced skills, respectively. Participants may register for individual modules, or for all three at a...
Mar 10, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa debate students participated in the Kansas University Debate Tournament in Lawrence, Kan., Feb. 21-24. According to Leah White, UNI director of forensics, the KU tournament is one of the most competitive invitational tournaments the team attends during the spring semester.In the novice division, the duo of Kelsey Harr, a sophomore from Windsor Heights, and Joe Rankin, a junior from Dubuque,...
Mar 10, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Students on the University of Northern Iowa's Individual Events Speech Team recently were finalists at the Grace Walsh Invitational at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (UW-EC), and the Red Hawk Invitational at Ripon College. The team placed fourth out of 18 teams at UW-EC and third out of 11 teams at Ripon.At UW-EC, Sara Gronstal, a junior from Council Bluffs, placed first in informative speaking. At the Ripon...
Mar 9, 2003
The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, will meet at Iowa State University Tuesday and Wednesday, March 11 and 12. The following are docket items pertaining to UNI, and the individuals who can best address those issues.UNI capital register Tom Schellhardt, vice president for administration and finance, (319) 273-2382Spring 2003 enrollment report Phil Patton, registrar, (319) 273-2244First-year non-persistence report Phil Patton, registrar, (319...
Mar 9, 2003
Following is a list of ROTC training exercises. To attend or photograph, please contact Lt. Col. Robert Stavnes, (319) 273-6220. Training exercises at George Wyth State Park (Waterloo)Tuesday, March 25, 3:30 p.m.UNI Wellness Recreation Center Water Lab (water survival in full gear)Tuesday, April 22, 3:30 p.m.Field Training Exercise, Ft. McCoy, Wis.Friday, April 11 through Sunday, April 13 Annual Awards Ceremony at West GymFriday, May 2, 1 p.m....
Mar 9, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa School of Music's Jazz Band One, announced its spring tour will be March 17-19, to sites in western Iowa and eastern Nebraska. The band, directed by Christopher Merz, UNI assistant professor of jazz studies, will play on March 17, at Sioux City North High School in Sioux City and at Abraham Lincoln High School in Council Bluffs; March 18, at Bellevue West High School in Bellevue, Neb., and at...
Mar 9, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Russian Icons of the Classic Period and their Influence on Modern Painting' will be the topic of a slide presentation and lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 13, in the Seerley Hall Great Reading Room on the University of Northern Iowa campus.Russian architect and artist Alexsei Neiman will speak. His presentation and the reception to follow are free and open to the public. His appearance is sponsored by the REEES Long...
Mar 6, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The history of race, religion and the Spanish Inquisition in 17th and 18th century Mexico will be discussed in the next history lecture at the University of Northern Iowa at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, in Seerley Hall, Room 115. Nora Jaffary, UNI assistant professor of history, will present 'Indians, Africans and the Creation of 'Deviant' Catholicism in Colonial Mexico,' as part of the Phi Alpha Theta/Department of History...
Mar 6, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art will present its Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition in the Kamerick Art Building from March 26 through April 20. The competition showcases outstanding recent works by undergraduate and graduate students in the Department of Art.More than 400 pieces of art work in various media are submitted annually; however, only 100 works will be chosen for display by juror Susan Messer. A...

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