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Katy Slaven
Katy Slaven never dreamed that she'd be back at UNI so soon after graduating in 2010. She also couldn't have predicted that her homecoming would be on the stage of the Great Hall in the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center, performing in front of 1,500 children.
Feb 1, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa's Interpreters Theatre will present 'An Evening of Performance Art' at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 4 to Saturday, Feb. 7 in Lang Hall room 40. Brianne Waychoff, graduate student in the Women's Studies department and native of Cedar Rapids, will perform four evenings of performance art for her master's thesis production. Each night will feature a different production and portray different images...
Jan 29, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Gerald Anglum, interim assistant vice president for marketing and public relations at the University of Northern Iowa, was presented the Distinguished Service Award at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District VI conference in Denver, Colo., on Jan. 13. The award recognizes service to the advancement profession and work for CASE and District VI. Anglum has volunteered for CASE District VI for more...
Jan 29, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Rod Library has named its January 'Student Assistant of the Month.' Dillon Schoo, a freshman studying construction management, from Waterloo, is a student assistant in the Rod Library Access Services Department. The library staff nominated Schoo for his outstanding work as a building monitor in the Access Services Department.
Jan 29, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Individual Events Speech team hosted the Henderson Individual Events Tournament at UNI on Saturday, Jan. 10. Students competed in persuasive speaking, with top finishers moving on to the Post-Season Interstate Oratory contest. Senior elementary education major, Sara Gronstal, from Council Bluffs, came in third and was named an alternate to the contest. Mike Hilkin, a junior English major...
Jan 29, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Laura Thudium, professional makeup artist and costume designer, will conduct a theatrical makeup workshop from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 7 at the University of Northern Iowa's Strayer-Wood Theatre. Thudium has worked in professional and academic theatre for 17 years and is a visiting associate professor at Cornell College in Mt. Vernon. Her book, 'Stage Makeup,' was published in 1999. During the workshop, Thudium will...
Jan 29, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Mary Bozik, communication studies professor at the University of Northern Iowa, will lead a workshop on listening skills from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 4. The workshop, titled 'We hear, but do we listen,' is presented through UNI's Management & Professional Development Center (MPDC). Debb Vandehaar-Arens, program assistant for the MPDC, said, 'Mary is one of the best in listening education in the nation...
Jan 28, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Theatre UNI's Off-Hudson series will continue with a play reading of Tammy Ryan's 'The Music Lesson,' at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 3 in the Communication Arts Center 108. 'The Music Lesson' uses the music of Bach combined with memories of the Bosnian war to tell the story of a conflicted teacher and a rebellious student who help each other heal. Ryan draws her tale from personal experience: She was the neighbor of a...
Jan 27, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Shifting the Center: Utilizing the Matrix of Domination in Majority White College Classrooms' will be the topic of the next CROW Forum lecture at noon, Monday, Feb. 2, in Baker Hall, Room 161, on the University of Northern Iowa campus. The lecture will be given by Scharron Clayton, associate professor of philosophy and religion at UNI. Admission is free and open to the public. The CROW (Current Research on Women) Forum...
Jan 27, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa has announced the new members of the Student Alumni Ambassadors. New members include: __(NAME)__ of __(HOMETOWN)__, a __(CLASSIFICATION)__ majoring in __(MAJOR)__.Throughout the academic year, Student Alumni Ambassadors meet with current students, prospective students, parents, faculty, staff, alumni and other university guests to help promote the University. The group is involved in many...
Jan 27, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa ï¾– The rising concern about the potential adverse health effects on people eating salmon will be the topics of a lecture and documentary presented at the University of Northern Iowa Feb. 3 and Feb. 4. Michael Skladany, director of the Marine and Fish Conservation Program at the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy in Minneapolis, will present an address: 'On Global Pond: Change and Resistance in the Rise, Motion and...

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