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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.
Aug 4, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa offers the expertise of its faculty and staff to Iowa's communities. The UNI Speakers Bureau offers more than 175 presentations. Topics include professional development, family, breast cancer, business communication, cross cultural studies, hazardous waste management, public speaking, creativity, and much more. Businesses and community organizations interested in scheduling a speaker can...
Aug 3, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host an exhibit, focusing on rural education, during the state fair in Des Moines, Thursday, Aug. 12 through Sunday, Aug. 22. Titled 'Excellence in Education,' the exhibit will be in the Varied Industries Building.Featured will be a 1920s-style one-room school, including teacher's desk, student desks, period stove, bell, books, slates, lunch pails and other memorabilia. For the exhibit...
Aug 2, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Smart Start II: Small Business Financials and IRS Tax Requirements,' an entrepreneurial training course, will be offered by the University of Northern Iowa Regional Business Center (RBC) from 4 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 10, at the RBC office, 212 E. Fourth. St, Waterloo. Instructing the class will be accountant Kathy Frey. This course will provide an understanding of basic financial statements such as profit and loss...
Aug 2, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa ï¾– Purple and Gold Community Life 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...
Jul 29, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Three North Linn High School graduates attending the University of Northern Iowa, have been awarded the Michael D. Krob Memorial Scholarship, usually given to incoming freshmen from North Linn High School in Troy Mills. This year, however, there were no incoming freshman from North Linn High School UNI. So the award was given to current UNI students. Recipients are senior marketing major Heather Miller of Coggon, senior...
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...

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