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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...
Sep 15, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa --The dependable support, enthusiasm and wisdom of one University of Northern Iowa family will be recognized this weekend as members of the Weber family of Clive are honored as the 2004 Family of the Year by the UNI Parents Association.The Weber family will be honored Saturday, Sept. 18, at the Family Weekend tailgate event, and will receive recognition at halftime of UNI's 4:05 p.m. football game with the Lumberjacks of...
Sep 15, 2004
CEDAR FALLS--Theatre UNI will present a reading of the one-act drama, Gum, at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 21, in Room 108 of the Communication Arts Center. Gum, a play reading, is inspired by true events and tells the story of two women who defy their cultural traditions and explore their own sexuality, supposedly as a result of tainted chewing gum.The cast and crew of Gum includes UNI students Leah Raulerson, a senior from Decorah; Ashley Feht...
Sep 15, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Debaters from throughout the country will be on the University of Northern Iowa campus this weekend, Saturday through Monday, Sept. 18-20, when the UNI Forensic Program hosts the 2004 Ulrich Season Opener Debate Tournament. Over 100 debate teams representing approximately 50 different colleges and universities are expected to attend. 'The tournament is consistently one of the largest in the nation' said Cate Palczewski,...
Sep 14, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa recently received $48,000 from State Farm Insurance Companies Foundation to support computer science focus areas in networking and system administration (NaSA), bioinformatics, and other high-performance computing applications. The gift will be used to enhance computer infrastructure for curricular applications of computer technology, which will allow the university to offer new courses and...

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