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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 7, 2004
The University of Northern Iowa's official 2004 fall semester enrollment figure has exceeded its target of approximately 12,700. Through the end of the second week of class, UNI's fall enrollment stands at 12,824 students. The figure is calculated on students enrolled through the end of the second week of class. In previous years, official data was reported based on third-week totals. Beginning this year, all three Regent universities report...
Sep 7, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The fall schedule of classes and workshops for entrepreneurs and small business owners in the Cedar Valley, offered by the University of Northern Iowa's Regional Business Center (RBC), includes three classes for the week of Sept. 13. All classes will be held at the RBC, 212 E. Fourth St., Waterloo.Beginning and advanced classes in 'Microsoft Access' will be offered in partnership with Ketels Contract Training. Instructor...
Sep 7, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa recently opened the Phoenix Center, a place for students who want advice on starting healthy relationships, or who are having concerns about a current relationship. The center, located in Room 104 of the Wellness/Recreation Center, is open from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Coordinator Julie Thompson explained the center provides free and confidential services, including resources...
Sep 6, 2004
The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, will meet at the University of Iowa, in Iowa City, Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 14 and 15. Specific times for discussion of most items are unknown. The docket is available on the Web at www2.state.ia.us/regents/Meetings/Agendas/agenda.html1. Academic program review/student outcomes assessmentContact:Aaron Podolefsky, provost and vice president for Academic Affairs, (319) 273-25172. Master's of Philanthropy...
Sep 6, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's new Community Technology Center, located at 722 Water St., Suite 401, in Waterloo, across Sixth Street from UNI-CUE, will host an open house for the public, from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 10, to introduce its services and programs. Center director Isaac Podolefsky said the center, founded as an extension of programs offered by the UNI Center for Urban Education (UNI-CUE), will address...
Sep 6, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's annual Diversity Week will be Sunday, Sept.12, through Friday, Sept.17. The event will celebrate the social issues, customs and entertainment of different cultures. 'The Human Race Machine' will be in Maucker Union, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. This machine allows individuals to see themselves as a different race or age. Daily events through Diversity Week are listed below...
Sep 6, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Essentials, the new retail store at the University of Northern Iowa's Maucker Union, will host grand opening events from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept.14 and 15. Featured will be drawings for prizes, special coupons, free ice cream from Wells Blue Bunny (11 a.m. to 4 p.m.), and samples of 'Pitch Black' Mountain Dew (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.). Among prizes will be gift baskets prepared by Essentials, tickets to UNI...
Sep 2, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A director/designer presentation for 'Ubu Roi' the upcoming Theatre UNI production, will take place at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8 in the Bertha Martin Theatre on the University of Northern Iowa campus. The presentation will allow director Scott Nice, UNI assistant professor of theatre, and his production designers to share their vision and interpretation of the spoof on Shakespeare's 'Macbeth,' which will have a circus...
Aug 31, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa ï¾– 'Ending Exclusion: How Women's Workplace Activism Built the Women's Movement and Changed the Country,' will be the topic of the 31st Annual Carl L. Becker Memorial Lecture in History at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 8, in Seerley Hall, Room 115, on the University of Northern Iowa campus.Nancy Maclean, associate professor of history and African-American studies at Northwestern University, will deliver the lecture. Maclean...
Aug 31, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa ï¾– The University of Northern Iowa's annual volunteer fair, will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 8, in the Old Central Ballroom in Maucker Union.The event, offering students service opportunities within the Cedar Valley, is hosted by Volunteer UNI of UNI's Advising and Career Services. More than 70 non-profit organizations are expected to attend the fair, which typically draws more than 500 students,...

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