University of Northern Iowa Newsroom

Cat Crew
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.
Feb 12, 2004
Although many universities have seen a dramatic decrease in international enrollment since 9/11, UNI has experienced an increase. In fall 2002, UNI had 366 international students, and in spring 2003 had 353. In fall 2003, the university enrolled 384 international students, and enrolled 394 in the following spring. Kristi Marchesani, assistant director of admissions/international, explained the increase. 'UNI has remained committed to the...
Feb 12, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's speech and debate teams traveled across the Midwest this past weekend, adding more trophies to their collection. On Saturday, Feb. 7, the debate team of Michelle Kelsey, a senior political communication major from Ankeny; and Eric Short, a senior general communications major from Brookings, S.D., faced their toughest competition of the year during a tournament at Northwestern University in...
Feb 12, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Upward Bound Math and Science Program at the University of Northern Iowa is accepting applications for its summer residential program. Available from high school guidance counselors and principals, applications will be accepted until all openings are filled although applications postmarked by Feb. 16, 2004 will be given priority. Up to 50 students will be accepted. Expanding on the success of the well-known Upward...
Feb 12, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa student, Juan Ahumada, took first place at the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) District Competition in November at Luther College in Decorah. Ahumada, a freshman vocal performance major from Sioux City, and son of Juan Ahumada Sr. and Maria L. Ramierez, was the first place winner in the Division II-A freshman men's competition. Ahumada performed three pieces, 'Bella Siccome'...
Feb 12, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Rod Library has named its February 'Student Assistant of the Month.' Krista Baragary, a junior majoring in elementary education, from Winthrop, is a student assistant in the Rod Library Acquisitions Department. She has worked at Rod Library since her freshman year.
Feb 12, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Clinical Genetics: Application of 'The New Genetics' in Everyday Practice,' the third lecture in this year's Hearst Lecture Series at the University of Northern Iowa, will be presented at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 20, in the Communication Arts Center, Room 108. G. Bradley Schaefer, an expert in pediatrics, human genetics and pediatric endocrinology, will deliver the address. The series is sponsored by the UNI Department of...
Feb 11, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host 'From the Garden to the Kitchen,' a workshop for third through fifth graders, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 28, at the UNI Biology Botanical Center Greenhouse. Participants will explore the gardening process with hands-on experience combining soil components, planting fruit and vegetable seeds, and eating the snacks made from their harvest. The event is part of the UNI...
Feb 11, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Four University of Northern Iowa students will compete in the final round of the ninth annual Network of International Business Schools (NIBS) Case Competition at Memorial University in Newfoundland, Canada. Christina Beck, senior organizational communication major from Bettendorf; Amanda Jensen, senior economics major from West Branch; and John Kellenberger, senior finance major from Algona will travel to St. John's,...
Feb 11, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Endeavor Recognition Project is taking nominations for its 10th annual awards. The purpose of the project is to give visibility to individuals or groups who contribute to the common good,' said project organizer and director of UNI' s Leadership Studies Program, Gerri Perreault. 'We seek out people or groups whose positive efforts often go unrecognized.' Students, staff, and adult...
Feb 11, 2004
Student activist makes a life of improving life for othersLorelle Curry is a UNI student and a social activist who has made it her business to change the Cedar Valley for the better. She recently led a drive for the local battered women's shelter, collecting mountains of much-needed material for the shelter by lining up nearly 100 volunteers who solicited donations from shoppers at a local discount store. She also played a key role in the...

Pages

Subscribe to