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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 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...
Mar 5, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'El Nino in a Changing Global Climate,' will be the topic of a guest lecture at the University of Northern Iowa at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 11, in Seerley Hall, Room 115. The discussion will be presented by Paul Loubere, professor of geology and environmental geosciences at Northern Illinois University. Loubere will discuss the climate phenomena known as El Nino and its effects on North America, as well as the rest of the...
Mar 4, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Joe Ferrara, a member of the national advisory board of the School of the Americas (SOA) Watch, will present an address at 7:30 p.m., Monday, March 10, in the University of Northern Iowa's Seerley Hall, Room 115. SOA Watch wants to close the U.S. Army's Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation in Georgia, formerly the School of the Americas. Amnesty International alleges the institute trains Latin American...
Mar 4, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Theatre UNI will host a director/designers' presentation for the upcoming production of Harper Lee's 'To Kill a Mockingbird,' a dramatization by Christopher Sergel, at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 12 in the Strayer-Wood Theatre on the University of Northern Iowa campus. Director Gretta Berghammer, UNI professor of theatre, along with lighting designer Mark A. Parrott, costume designer Carol Colburn and scenic designer Leonard...
Mar 3, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa creative writing program will host 'An Open Reading of Writing About War,' from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 5, in Baker Hall, Room 161. The event is being organized by Grant Tracey, director of the creative writing program; and Vince Gotera, associate professor in the Department of English Language and Literature. 'It will be like an open-mic night, but there won't be a...

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