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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.
Sep 19, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa ï¾– All Illinois high school students are eligible to participate in the Wright Challenge, a Web-accessible mathematics contest, offered by the University of Northern Iowa, now in its fifth year. Between now and December, 'Doctor E' will present six puzzles, roughly one every other week, on the World Wide Web at www.math.uni.edu. The first problem is now posted, with solutions due Sept. 24 to: doctore@math.uni.edu; or Doctor E...
Sep 19, 2004
CEDAR FALLS--The AIDS Memorial Quilt will be on display at the University of Northern Iowa in Maucker Union's Old Central Ballroom, Monday, Sept. 27, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; and Tuesday, Sept. 28, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 'The AIDS Memorial Quilt is a visual reminder of the devastating effects of AIDS,' said Joan Thompson, UNI health aid coordinator. Friends and family members of individuals who have died from complications due to AIDS have sewn...
Sep 19, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa ï¾– All Iowa high school students are eligible to participate in the Wright Challenge, a Web-accessible mathematics contest, offered by the University of Northern Iowa, now in its fifth year. Between now and December, 'Doctor E' will present six puzzles, roughly one every other week, on the World Wide Web at www.math.uni.edu. The puzzles will be printed in the UNI student newspaper, the Northern Iowan, and posted on campus, as...
Sep 19, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Malcolm Price Laboratory School (PLS) will soon begin using PowerSchool, a cutting-edge student information system. Once fully implemented, parents and students will have password-protected access to grades, attendance, activities, homework assignments and other school information. Families can monitor student performance from the Web and take a more proactive role in the student's education...
Sep 19, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Kwame Jackson will speak at the University of Northern Iowa at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 23, in the Maucker Union Old Central Ballroom. Jackson will give a presentation titled 'Lessons from the Boardroom' in which he will discuss his experiences on the first season of NBC's reality show 'The Apprentice.'Jackson holds a B.S. in business administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an M.B.A. from...
Sep 16, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa, in conjunction with the Iowa Association of College Admissions Counselors, is inviting students from 32 Iowa high schools to participate in the 2004 UNI-Dome College Fair, from 9 to 11 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 21. High school juniors and seniors will be able to visit with representatives from more than 90 post-secondary institutions from Iowa and surrounding states during the fair. Students will...
Sep 16, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The 24th Annual University of Northern Iowa Career Fair will take place from 2 to 6 p.m., Monday, Sept. 20, in the UNI-Dome. The Career Fair is open to all UNI students and alumni. More than 150 representatives from business, industry, non-profit and government organizations, including professional and graduate schools, will participate in the event. Attendees are encouraged to bring copies of their resume to give to...
Sep 16, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa ï¾– Justin Funk, a University of Northern Iowa geology major from Sioux City, was one of 16 students from around the world who participated in the Katmai 2004 International Volcanology Field School earlier this summer. He will speak about his work in the program at a 4 p.m. Earth Science Seminar, Monday, Sept. 20, in Room 125 of UNI's Latham Hall.The group studied volcanic rocks, minerals and sediments from the 'Valley of Ten...
Sep 16, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's School of Music will host its 23rd annual Scholarship Benefit Concert at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 24. This year's event, 'The Centennial: A 1904 World's Fair Celebration of Music,' will be presented in the Great Hall of the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC). The program includes a range of music, including Broadway, jazz, ragtime, choral and opera. Featured guest artist is...
Sep 16, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Body Trouble = The Facts of Life,' an exhibition of paintings by Chicago artist Phyllis Bramson, will be on display at the University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art beginning Monday, Sept. 27, through Friday, Oct. 22.Bramson will give a lecture about her work, described as 'erotically charged and densely layered narrative paintings,' at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, in the art auditorium (Room 111) of the Kamerick Art...

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