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Going to college can be an emotional roller coaster. Once you step on campus, you’ve opened yourself up to a whole new world of possibilities, but you can also feel like a stranger in a strange land. Fortunately for new students at UNI, Cat Crew is there to unroll the welcome mat.
Jul 27, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa ï¾– Purple and Gold Scholarships have been awarded to 14 transfer students who will begin their studies this fall at the University of Northern Iowa. ___(Name)___ of ___(Hometown)__, will receive a Purple and Gold Scholarship.To be considered, students must be non-resident incoming transfer students. The scholarship is renewable for a second year providing the student maintains full-time and non-residency status and a G.P.A....
Jul 25, 2004
The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, will meet at the Sioux City Convention Center, Tuesday and Wednesday, August 3 and 4. Specific times for discussion of most items are unknown. The docket is available on the Web at http://www2.state.ia.us/regents/Meetings/Agendas/agenda.html1. Annual distance education report UNI offers a variety of high-quality off-campus opportunities. Consistent with its mission as a teacher-preparation university, much of...
Jul 22, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A group of research scientists-in-the-making will present the results of their summer research projects in biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics and earth science at a special meeting on the University of Northern Iowa campus at 11 a.m. Friday, July 30.At the third annual College of Natural Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Poster Session, about 45 UNI students will display posters describing their work and be...
Jul 21, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Due to overwhelming demand, the UNI-Dome has opened an additional 960 floor seats for the upcoming concert by country music star Kenny Chesney. Chesney, winner of the 2003 Country Music Television (CMT) Video of the Year award, will be in concert at 8 p.m., Friday, Aug. 6, at the UNI-Dome. 'Ticket sales have exceeded our expectations,' said Heather Tousignant, UNI-Dome director of operations/athletic facilities. 'We're...
Jul 20, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Northern University High School senior Tim McKenna of Cedar Falls was named to the Starter All-American Teen program's honor roll for 2004. McKenna was the top runner-up for the state of Iowa. The Starter All-American Teen program presented by Starter and 'Sports Illustrated' recognizes outstanding teens in each state based on their performance and activities between July 2003 and July 2004. Honorees must be between 13 and...
Jul 19, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa senior religion major Michelle Nielsen of Eldridge was selected as an undergraduate fellow by the Fund for Theological Education (FTE) in Atlanta. Nielsen was awarded $1,500 for the academic year, $500 for a mentoring stipend, and travel expenses to a conference at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, Calif., this summer.Nielsen was one of 70 recipients, all of whom are juniors or seniors...
Jul 18, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Student Health Clinic has received accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC).Status as an accredited organization means that the Student Health Clinic has passed a series of rigorous and nationally recognized standards. More than 1,300 ambulatory health care organizations across the United States are accredited by the AAAHC.'Accreditation underscores our...
Jul 18, 2004
1. UNI faculty member working with U.S. Olympic teams at 2004 Athens Olympic GamesGeof Mills, former associate dean of UNI's College of Business Administration, is on leave from UNI serving as provost of the American College of Greece, the exclusive training site for U.S. Olympic teams. Mills is directly involved with the Olympics, dealing with security issues. He regularly works with the U.S. Embassy on Olympics-related matters. He also is a...
Jul 15, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Eight incoming transfer students at the University of Northern Iowa were awarded the Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship. Recipients were Tyler Schaefer of Aurelia, Tyler Rice of Cedar Falls, Molly Duitsman of Estherville, David Crimmins of Fort Dodge, Ashley Allen of Independence, Richard Dedor of Mason City, Keith Olson of McCallsburg, Wade Cornick of Mount Pleasant and Jolynn Christensen of Riceville. Each will receive a $1,000...
Jul 15, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Michael Hager has been named director of residence at the University of Northern Iowa. Hager served three years as a resident assistant in UNI's residence hall system, and was student body president for 1985-86.Most recently, he served as associate director of housing administration and information systems at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He succeeds Robert Hartman who retired June 30, following 27 years with UNI's...

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