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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 29, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Counseling Center will offer a free anonymous screening for depression and anxiety, Thursday, Oct. 7, in 213 East Bartlett Hall, at 9:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. The tests will be administered as part of National Depression Screening Day.###
Sep 29, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Local Food Project received prominent mention in the Sept. 24 issue of the Chronicle of Higher Education, a weekly national publication for university faculty and administrators. The article focused on efforts by colleges and universities to buy food from local sources.The coordinator of UNI's program, Kamyar Enshayan, is quoted on the advantages of buying local and how locally produced...
Sep 29, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Summer in Paradise' will be the topic of an Earth Science Seminar at 4 p.m., Monday, Oct. 4, in Room 125 of Latham Hall at the University of Northern Iowa.Scott Beason, a UNI senior from Osage, will describe his experiences and show scenes from his internship this summer with the National Park Service in Mt. Rainier National Park in Washington state. The event is free and open to the public. For more information contact...
Sep 29, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Voices of Iowa Farm Women,' a video documentary by independent filmmaker Cynthia Vagnetti, will be shown at the University of Northern Iowa on Wednesday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m. in Sabin Hall, 102. The documentary chronicles the everyday experiences of farm women involved in the sustainable agriculture community. The documentary took three years to make, premiered at the Iowa State Fair and is now traveling throughout Iowa....
Sep 29, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's homecoming celebration, 'It's Showtime,' begins Sunday, Oct. 3, and continues through Sunday, Oct. 10.The event kicks off with window painting in the residence halls, Sunday, Oct. 3. Student organizations will paint windows on College Hill Monday, Oct. 4, from noon to 5 p.m. The kick-off ceremony and Panther Pride competition will begin at 6 p.m. on the corner of West 23rd and College...
Sep 28, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Theatre UNI will begin its 2004-2005 season with the family circus themed 'Ubu Roi,' Thursday, Oct. 7, for a two-week run in the Bertha Martin Theatre of the University of Northern Iowa's Strayer-Wood Theatre. Performances will be at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 7-9 and Oct. 13-16; and at 2 p.m., Oct. 9, 10 and 17. 'Ubu Roi' is directed by Scott Nice, UNI assistant professor of theatre, and written by French playwright Alfred Jarry. A...
Sep 28, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Six University of Northern Iowa faculty members received the 2004 Regents Award for Faculty Excellence at a dinner hosted earlier this month by the Board of Regents, State of Iowa. Recipients were: Victoria DeFrancisco, professor of communication studies; Philip Fass, associate professor of art; Carlin Hageman, professor of communicative disorders; Christopher Martin, associate professor of communication studies; Curtiss...
Sep 27, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Hiding the Fabric Stash: Collecting, Hoarding and Hiding Strategies of Contemporary U.S. Quilters' will be the topic of the first CROW (Current Research on Women) Forum lecture for the 2004-2005 academic year at the University of Northern Iowa. It will begin at noon, Monday, Oct. 4, in the Maucker Union Presidential Room. Marybeth C. Stalp, UNI assistant professor of sociology, will discuss part of her four-year research...
Sep 26, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa --'Security Flashpoints in East Asia: North Korea and Taiwan,' will be the topic for a day-long conference Monday, Oct. 4, sponsored by the University of Northern Iowa's Center for International Peace and Security Studies (CIPSS). It will take place from 9 a.m. to noon, and 1 to 3 p.m., in Old Central Ballroom A of Maucker Union.The morning session will discuss security issues in North Korea. Vice Dean Hu Wentao, Guangdong...
Sep 26, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa ï¾– More than 80 blankets were donated earlier this month to the new Allen Hospital Birth Center by University of Northern Iowa sororities. Members of Alpha Phi, Alpha Xi Delta, Alpha Delta Pi and Gamma Phi Beta sororities made the blankets during sorority recruitment. Panhellenic recruitment co-chairs Jill Hughes, a senior from Terril, and Cynthia Hodges, a senior from Ankeny, delivered the blankets. For more information...

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