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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.
May 22, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – Gov. Kim Reynolds signed into law last Friday a bill that will provide $400,000 in economic development funding to the University of Northern Iowa, increasing the college’s capacity to work with manufacturing technologies that will both benefit crucial industries in the state and provide additional training and opportunity for students to become employees in high-demand fields. UNI's Additive Manufacturing Center is the...
May 21, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – The University of Northern Iowa is now accepting enrollments in two music education workshops this summer. Each workshop is designed for teachers to enhance learning and instruction in their music classrooms. One hour of undergraduate credit is available for each. In the RockShop! Modern Band Workshop, teachers will learn to play a variety of instruments and discover the tools and resources necessary to bring student-centered...
May 7, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – Educational Talent Search, a program of the University of Northern Iowa Center for Urban Education (UNI-CUE), is sponsoring the second annual Men of Change conference on Friday, May 17, at UNI-CUE, 800 Sycamore Street, Waterloo, Iowa. The conference will host 50 minority young men in grades 7 through 10 from the Waterloo middle and high schools who participate in the Educational Talent Search program. These young men will be...
May 3, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – Laura Bush, First Lady of the United States (2001-2009), will speak at the University of Northern Iowa at 7:05 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, as part of the Joy Cole Corning Distinguished Leadership Lecture Series. Mrs. Bush is an advocate for literacy, education and women's rights. As First Lady, she advanced literacy education to support America's young people. Today, as the chair of the Woman's Initiative at the George W....
May 2, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – The University of Northern Iowa's Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) has opened up ticket orders for the 2019-2020 season of the Kaleidoscope Series beginning Oct. 17. The first day of orders broke program records with 44,000 students scheduled to attend a live performance through the Kaleidoscope program this coming year. "Art has the capacity to unite people," said Amy Hunzelman, education and special...
May 2, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – Two University of Northern Iowa community engagement projects will be awarded with Engaged Campus Awards this month in recognition of their civic contributions to students and communities. The awards will be presented at the Iowa Campus Compact’s annual Awards and Summit on Monday, April 29 at the Des Moines Botanical Gardens. The organization selected UNI's partnership with EMBARC as the Community Partnership Award winner...
Apr 15, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art will present a Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) group exhibition along with a Master of Arts (M.A.) group exhibition from Monday, April 29, through Saturday, May 11. An opening reception will be held at 7 p.m., Monday, April 29, in the south lobby of the Kamerick Art Building (KAB). Anastasia Chloe of Charles City will present an exhibition titled "Interior." Chloe is a...
Apr 12, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – The University of Northern Iowa presented three graduating students with the Lux Service Award for their exemplary service to the university during the Student Leadership Awards ceremony on April 9. Lux Service Award winners Clare Flattery and Yakira Sanders. Not pictured is Dominique Jefferson. The winners include: Yakira Sanders is a senior majoring in social work. She has been involved in several organizations during her...
Apr 11, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – The University of Northern Iowa will host a U.S. Citizenship Naturalization Ceremony at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 17, in Maucker Union Ballroom on the UNI campus. This is the eighth ceremony hosted by UNI, and more than 100 people from over 30 countries of origin will participate in this year's ceremony. This event is sponsored by the Office of the Provost, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, U.S. Marshals Services,...
Apr 9, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – The North American Review (NAR), the oldest and one of the most well-regarded literary magazines in the United States, will host a writing conference April 19-21 to celebrate the magazine's 50 years on the University of Northern Iowa campus and a redesign of the magazine’s format. American author Terry Tempest Williams will give a keynote reading during the North American Review writing conference. Writers, teachers and...

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