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Oct 14, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Alumni and Friends of Price Laboratory School (AFPLS) will host its annual fall reunion Saturday, Oct. 23, in the Commons Ballroom on the University of Northern Iowa campus. Named distinguished alumni for 2004 will be actress Annabeth Gish and educator John Aldrich Jr. Gish, who graduated in 1989, went on to Duke University. Seen most recently as President Bartlett's older daughter on NBC's 'The West Wing,' she also...
Oct 14, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa College of Social & Behavioral Sciences (CSBS) will present a panel discussion and exhibition, 'The Changing Face of Iowa: Exploring Creativity in the Community,' at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 27, in UNI's Center for Energy and Environmental Education (CEEE), Room 11.Panel members will be Gowri Betrabet-Gulwadi, assistant professor in UNI's Department of Design, Family and Consumer...
Oct 14, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A University of Northern Iowa political communication class will host a public debate on the presidential election from 7:30 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 19, in UNI's Maucker Union, Ballrooms A and B.President George W. Bush and Sen. John Kerry will be represented by two surrogate speakers at the debate. Bush will be represented by State Sen. Don Redfern and UNI junior Lindsay Jenkins, a general political science and government...
Oct 14, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Fahrenheit 9/11,' the next film in the University of Northern Iowa's 2004 Social Justice Film Series, will be shown at 8 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 19, in Room 108 of the Communication Arts Center.The documentary by Michael Moore discusses the Bush administration's choice to go to war.The UNI chapters of Amnesty International, Students for Social Justice and the American Civil Liberties Union sponsor the 2004 Social Justice Film...
Oct 13, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A University of Northern Iowa program is helping to fund a presentation by Nobel Prize winner Leon Lederman as a featured speaker at the Iowa Science Teachers Fall Conference Thursday, Oct. 21 in Des Moines.Lederman and two other scientists received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1988 for their neutrino beam method and their resulting research. He is leading Project ARISE, whose aim is to develop and implement a standards-...
Oct 13, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Regional Business Center (RBC), in partnership with Ketels Contract Training, will offer two hands-on computer software training courses this fall.'Microsoft Excel' will run three consecutive Fridays, Oct. 29 through Nov. 12, from 8:30 a.m. to noon, with classes covering beginning, intermediate and advanced skills, respectively. Participants may register for individual modules, or levels....
Oct 12, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Carved from the Heart,' the next film in the University of Northern Iowa's 'Reel to Real' film series, will be shown at noon, Wednesday, Oct. 20, in University Room South in Maucker Union.'Carved from the Heart' intertwines carving the Healing Heart Totem pole with stories of involvement and healing. The video discusses death and dying, suicide, family relationships and parenting, substance abuse, family violence and war....
Oct 11, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'DiSC Dimensions of Behavior: Enhancing Performance through Understanding Yourself and Others,' a workshop for business owners, dealing with organizational performance and employee motivation, will be held from 8 a.m. to noon, Friday, Oct. 15.Offered by the University of Northern Iowa's Regional Business Center/Small Business Development Center, the workshop will be held at the center offices, 212 East Fourth St., in...
Oct 11, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Steven L. Gilliam, scenic designer and theatre educator, will speak at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 18, in Strayer-Wood Theatre at the University of Northern Iowa. Gilliam's lecture, which discusses the opportunities and challenges of articulating viewpoints through theatrical design, will open UNI's 2004-2005 Meryl Norton Hearst Lecture Series.Gilliam graduated from UNI in 1970, and earned a master of fine arts in scenic design...
Oct 10, 2004
Monday, Oct. 11Geography Colloquium presentation by Alan Czarnetzki, professor of earth science, 'Measuring and Modeling the Dispersion of Odors from Hog Confinements,' 6 p.m., Sabin Hall, Room 7. Contact: Phil Suckling, head, Department of Geography, (319) 273-2772. Tuesday, Oct. 12The 2004 Satellite Seminar Series, 'Popular Culture: Shaping and Reflecting Who We Are,' continues at 6:30 p.m., Maucker Union, Old Central Ballroom A. Contact:...

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