University of Northern Iowa Newsroom

Joseph Tibbs
A University of Northern Iowa junior received the Goldwater Scholarship in Science and Mathematics this week, a nationally competitive award that was granted to less than 500 students across the country.
Apr 9, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Department of Leisure, Youth & Human Services' (LYHS) Festivals and Special Events class will host Funk Fest 2002 at Lawther Field Sunday, April 21 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. Live bands, including Rearview Mirror, Soul Fusion, Town Crier and Hop on Jonny will perform. There also will be a basketball shootout, volleyball games, strongman...
Apr 8, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Back to Basic Retailing Strategies' will be offered by the Iowa Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at the University of Northern Iowa Regional Business Center Saturday, April 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is one of nine statewide workshops planned by the Iowa SBDC's Targeted Small Business Program. The day-long workshop, to be held at 212 E. 4th St., in downtown Waterloo, is designed to give retailers many of...
Apr 8, 2002
Lt. Milissa Wright of the UNI Department of Public Safety recently returned from a weeklong stay at Ground Zero in New York City, where she and other members of an Iowa contingency, helped NYC police officers de-stress. The effort was organized by the Police Organization Providing Peer Assistance (POPPA), and allowed Wright and others from across the nation to talk with the officers about the Sept. 11 incident, assisting them with post-traumatic...
Apr 8, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - - The University of Northern Iowa's Wellness and Recreation Services has chosen February employees of the month: Lisa Lydon, a Waukon senior in health promotion; and Alicia Symonds, a senior social sciences education major from Urbandale. Lydon works as a massage therapist and a peer health educator. 'Lisa does an outstanding job of communicating healthy lifestyle choices to students through her programs,' according to...
Apr 7, 2002
Peter Yarrow, best known as one-third of the 'Peter, Paul and Mary' folk group, will present his new anti-bullying campaign, 'Don't Laugh At Me,' during a 7:30 p.m. presentation today in the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC). Recording and flash photos are allowed for the first 10 minutes of his presentation.He will be available to talk with media representatives at 6:15 p.m., in Room 30 of the GBPAC.
Apr 7, 2002
Fresh from a tour in war-torn Afghanistan, 'London Independent' journalist, Robert Fisk will speak at 7 p.m. today in Lang Hall. Fisk has twice interviewed Osama bin Laden, and was beaten by an angry mob while covering the war in Afghanistan.He will be available to talk with media representatives at 6:15 p.m., in Lang Hall's auditorium.
Apr 7, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The UNI Textile and Apparel Association will hold its 10th annual fashion show at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 13, in Lang Hall Auditorium on the University of Northern Iowa campus. It is free and open to the public. The theme for this year's show is 'Soundesign.' It will focus on incorporating sounds and music with original creations, according to Kate Lilienthal of Durant, promotions and public relations chair. She said...


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