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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.
Aug 15, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa was just announced as an Excellence and Innovation Award winner by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU). This awards program, now in its fourth year, honors member institutions for excellence and innovation in several major areas of campus life and leadership. Leadership in regional and economic development; student success and college completion; sustainability...
Aug 11, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The Friends of the University of Northern Iowa Museum will present the third presentation of a new lecture series, the Rural Schoolhouse Speakers. The lecture will begin at 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 26, at the Marshall Center School at 2301 Indiana Street on the UNI campus. The Rural Schoolhouse Speakers Series explores the era of the one-room schoolhouse in Iowa, including the history of rural schools, the teaching and learning...
Aug 8, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art will present an exhibition titled "Propaganda? Truth, Lies & Spin in Art," which will be open to the public on the following dates: Aug. 21 through Sept. 30; Oct. 9 through Nov. 17; and Dec. 7 through Dec. 16. Please note, the gallery will be closed Monday, Sept. 4 for Labor Day. This UNI Permanent Art Collection exhibition was co-curated by Dr. Charles M. Adelman and Darrell...
Aug 8, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art will present "In Good Time" from Monday, Aug. 21, through Monday, Sept. 30. This exhibition of photographs by Doug DuBois was organized by Aperture Foundation, New York and Hermès Foundation, Paris and curated by Cory Jacobs. Doug DuBois will present a lecture about his work at 6 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 7 in Kamerick Art Building, Room 111, on the UNI campus. An opening reception...
Aug 4, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Department of Earth and Environmental Science and UNI STEM, with their partners at the Iowa Academy of Science, are hosting a UNI Eclipse Viewing Party from noon to 2 p.m., Monday, Aug. 21, at Rod Library in Room 287 and south of the Campanile. An eclipse occurs when the moon passes in front of the sun and casts its shadow on the surface of the Earth. Most total eclipses happen over water or places with small populations...
Jun 21, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Culture and Intensive English Program (CIEP) and the Study Abroad Center have been selected to receive a $25,000 grant this fall to develop a program between UNI and Universidad Latina de Costa Rica. The funds will be used for the Ulatina and UNI programs in April and May of spring 2018. The Marlene M. Johnson Innovation Challenge grant is part of the 100,000 Strong initiatives from the U.S...
Jun 21, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa's Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center proudly reached 500,000 students experiencing the arts through the Kaleidoscope Series for Youth during the 2016-17 season since opening its doors in 2000. The Kaleidoscope Series strives to provide youth with multiple opportunities to experience a wide range of performing arts. Students have the option to participate in a play, music or dance based...
Jun 14, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa professor and mental health therapist Rodney Dieser's research on patient stress and physician/medical workforce burnout has led to a manuscript he co-authored to be published in the prestigious medical journal, Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Dieser co-authored the manuscript with UNI colleague Dr. Christopher Edginton and Renee Ziemer of the Mayo Clinic. The article, titled "Decreasing Patient Stress...
Jun 6, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – A memorandum of agreement between the University of Northern Iowa and Drake University Law School has been signed to create a joint program where UNI students can earn a bachelor's degree from UNI and a law degree from Drake Law School on an accelerated schedule, or 3+3 Program. The 3+3 Program in Law will allow students to receive their bachelor's degree and their Juris Doctor degree in six years rather than the traditional...
Jun 5, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa received a more than $300,000 grant from the Department of Health and Human Services to support the "Building Capacity and Culture of Care at UNI" project. The university will receive $102,000 each year for three years. The goals of the "Building Capacity and Culture of Care at UNI" project are to: - Build collaborations by developing a networking infrastructure with campus and community...

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