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Jun 19, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Four recent graduates of the University of Northern Iowa's electro-mechanical systems major/engineering technology program are competing this week in the Ninth International Solar Electric Boat Regatta in Buffalo, N.Y. The UNI solar electric boat team left Tuesday, June 18, with their adviser, Recayi Pecen, UNI assistant professor of industrial technology and program coordinator for their major. The world championship of...
Jun 18, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Following the latest round of state budget cuts, the University of Northern Iowa faces an additional $1.9 million reduction in its appropriated budget. In response, UNI's faculty union, United Faculty, voted Tuesday to delay the negotiated salary increase until Nov. 1, 2002. The increase had been scheduled to go into effect July 1. Fiscal year 2002-2003 is the second year of a two-year contract negotiated between...
Jun 18, 2002
CEDAR FALLS--(Name/Names) from the (Hometown) area is/are among the students named to the 2002 spring semester Dean's List at the University of Northern Iowa. To be included on the list, a student must have earned a grade point of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, while taking at least 12 hours of graded work during the semester. On the 4.0 system, an A is worth four points; a B, three points; a C, two points, and a D, one point. Note...
Jun 17, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Three University of Northern Iowa staff members have received the 2002 Staff Excellence Awards, given by the Board of Regents, State of Iowa. Recipients are Julie Bright, associate athletic director/business and licensing; Allan Stamberg, cooperative education director; and Dave Zarifis, director of public safety. The awards are presented annually to staff members who have demonstrated outstanding professional...
Jun 17, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The recently remodeled Redeker Dining Center at the University of Northern won an award for architectural and design excellence, and will appear in the August 2002 issue of 'American School and University' magazine. Of the 101 projects selected for publication, Redeker ranked in the top 5, being cited for exceptional achievement. The building was redesigned in 2001 by Lotti Krishan & Short of Tulsa, Okla., in...
Jun 16, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Election results for state and county officials were announced at the 57th annual Iowa American Legion Auxiliary Girls State convention on Thursday, June 13. Activities concluded on the University of Northern Iowa campus Friday evening, June 14. Rebecca Evans, Shelby, and Virginia Witherspoon, Ankeny, defeated Laura Arp, Davenport, and Amanda Zmolek, Dike, to win Thursday?s election for Governor and Lieutenant Governor,...
Jun 10, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Mayors and city council members were elected to serve the mythical cities of Ladehoff, Hinderman, Hanson and Young on Monday, June 10, as Hawkeye Girls State activities continued on the University of Northern Iowa campus. Inaugurated as mayors of the four cities were Rebecca Evans of Shelby, Ladehoff; Melanie Goering of Cedar Falls, Hinderman; Michelle Norton of Muscatine, Hanson; and Virginia Witherspoon of Ankeny, Young....
Jun 6, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'The UNI Permanent Collection: Works from the Koob Residence' will be presented by the University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art, Monday, June 10 through Aug. 4. Since 1995, UNI President Robert D. Koob and wife Yvonne Koob have displayed in their home print items from the university?s permanent collection of artwork, according to Darrell Taylor, acting director of the UNI Gallery of Art, Annually, these...
Jun 5, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- An invitational exhibition of jewelry and small sculpture, 'ALCHEMY: From Common Materials to Extraordinary Objects,' will be presented at the University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art, June 10 through Aug. 4. Artists participating in this exhibition were chosen for their use of common materials or found objects in combination with traditional jewelry-making media, according to Darrell Taylor, acting director of the...
Jun 5, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Foundation has received a $33,000 grant from the Qwest Foundation in Denver, Colo. The funds will support construction of a modular technology lab at UNI, for students in the technology education teacher preparation program. The lab is scheduled to open in fall 2002. 'Today?s holy grail for those teaching technology education in junior high and high schools is to be able to...

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