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.
Apr 29, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A new book co-edited by Laura L. Jackson, associate professor of biology at the University of Northern Iowa, has become the first to offer viable solutions for protecting and restoring biodiversity on private agricultural land. The book, 'The Farm as Natural Habitat: Reconnecting Food Systems with Ecosystems,' was released by Island Press. 'There are a number of farmers who are already proving that they can farm...
Apr 29, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Mary Bozik, professor of communication studies at the University of Northern Iowa, received the 'Outstanding Teacher of Listening Award' for 2002 from the International Listening Association. The award honors teachers who are knowledgeable about listening, and how to teach listening; teaches listening; and shares his or her own knowledge and techniques for teaching listening with others. Jan Cook, a former...
Apr 29, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - - The University of Northern Iowa's Bachelor of Fine Arts Spring Exhibition will run May 4-11, in the UNI Gallery of Art. A reception for the students will be Friday, May 10 from 6-8 p.m. The work includes printmaking, painting, sculpture, graphic design & illustration, photography and ceramics. Artists featured in this exhibition are Bill Pendry of Ames; Stephanie Sailer of Denison; Crystal Weiss of Mason City;...
Apr 29, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK), a national leadership honor society at the University of Northern Iowa recently initiated new members. New initiates include Name from Hometown, son/daughter of Parents' names, Name is a(n) Major major. To qualify for membership, students must volunteer for campus and community services and leadership activities, demonstrate academic achievement and be a junior or senior. Note...
Apr 28, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The men's and women's rugby clubs at the University of Northern Iowa both competed in the 'Elite 8 Tournaments' of the Men's and Women's Collegiate Division II April 19 ï¾— 21, and each team advanced to the national championship. The UNI Women's Rugby Club advanced with wins over San Jose State and Arizona State. They will meet the University of Minnesota for the national title in Blaine, Minn., May 4. The UNI...
Apr 28, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Quick Books Pro Training for Cedar Valley businesses currently using or interested in Quick Books accounting software will be offered by the University of Northern Iowa Regional Business Center, beginning May 21. Judy Schindel, certified Quick Books trainer, will teach the three-session workshop that will meet Tuesdays, from 9 a.m. to noon, May 21 and 28, and June 4, at the UNI Regional Business Center, 212 E. 4th St...
Apr 25, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Arts in April,' a month-long celebration on the University of Northern Iowa campus showcasing a variety of UNI's performing and visual arts, will conclude Monday, April 29, with activities throughout the evening. From 5 to 7 p.m., UNI's Department of Residence will host a 'Friends' meal at the dining centers in the Commons, the Piazza in Redeker Center and the Towers. Cost is $6.90 per meal. Off-campus student guests...
Apr 25, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will celebrate Cinco de Mayo on Friday, May 3, in the Maucker Union Plaza from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Rain location is in the Maucker Union Expansion. The celebration of Cinco de Mayo marks the victory of the Mexican Army over the French at the Puebla Battle in 1862. Although the Mexican army was eventually defeated, the battle came to represent a symbol of Mexican unity and patriotism...
Apr 24, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Artist/Photographer Sandy Skoglund will be a Hearst Visiting Lecturer in the University of Northern Iowa Department of Art Monday and Tuesday, April 29-30. She will present a lecture on her work ' Reality Under Siege' at 8 p.m., Monday, in the Art Auditorium, Room 111 of the Kamerick Art Building. She also will be meeting with students in advanced photography classes during her stay. Skoglund is a graduate of the...
Apr 24, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa celebrated National Student Employment Appreciation Week, April 7 - 13, in a variety of ways, most notably with the selection of Student Employees of the Year. This is the third year for the campus-wide awards at UNI. Four students were honored with personal plaques and a luncheon April 11, attended also by their parents, the supervisor who nominated them and UNI President Dr. Robert...

Pages

Subscribe to Subscribe to