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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...
Apr 8, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – As the snows of winter thaw and grass begins to emerge, the Good Neighbor Iowa program is renewing its efforts to reduce the amount of harmful pesticides applied to urban landscapes. Wakema Park in Center Point, Iowa The Center Point Parks and Recreation is the latest landowner to join the University of Northern Iowa project. Wakema Park, a five-acre park in Center Point, Iowa, will now be managed without the use of weed...
Mar 21, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – The University of Northern Iowa will host its annual day of giving, #LivePurpleGiveGold, on Wednesday, April 3. The day of giving will begin at midnight and conclude at 11:59 p.m. UNI has set a goal of reaching 1,200 donors supporting the university during the 24-hour event. The day aims to bring UNI students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends together to support and impact UNI. Similar to past years, donations made during #...
Mar 19, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – UNI Museum will be exhibiting a conserved archaeological tusk from its collection. A mastodon tusk, unearthed near Hampton, Iowa, in 1933, is an important piece of Iowa's natural history and has been an opportunity for scientific study, conservation and interpretation. Presentation of the exhibit will be from 4 to 6 p.m., Wednesday, April 3, on the first floor of Rod Library. The tusk exhibit serves as a benchmark for UNI...
Mar 18, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – About 170 middle schoolers will gather at the University of Northern Iowa campus this month to participate in the college’s first-ever GeoChallenge, a competition sponsored by National Geographic that asks students to create real-world solutions to tackle real-world environmental challenges. UNI is one of 16 sites in the country that will host the challenge. It will take place on March 29 and will join the GeoBee, which UNI...
Mar 12, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – A night of hip hop music, art, dance and performance is planned from 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday, March 14, in Seerley Hall, Room 115, on the University of Northern Iowa campus. The UNI community and general public are welcome to attend. UNI students participate in cultural festivals in China and Thailand. The evening is an outgrowth of community collaborations that led to students from UNI and the Waterloo Community School...
Mar 11, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – Mary E. Losch, director of the Center for Social and Behavioral Research (CSBR) and professor of psychology at the University of Northern Iowa, has been named the 2019 recipient of the John M. Kennedy Achievement Award given by the Association of Academic Survey Research Organizations (AASRO) for her service and leadership in academic survey research. Mary Losch Losch's distinguished career includes 20 years of service in...

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