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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.
Oct 25, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The Waterloo Writing Project (WWP) began in 2015 with the goal of supporting young creatives of all ages K through 12. Students from Waterloo and surrounding areas meet on Sundays from 4 to 6 p.m. to collaborate and grow as writers and communicators. As a special project this year, the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center on the campus of the University of Northern Iowa has asked the WWP to review shows in the 2017-18...
Oct 19, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's American Chemical Society (ACS) student chapter, in collaboration with students from the biology, physics and earth science departments, will host their annual "Halloween House" from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 27, on the second floor of McCollum Science Hall. The event is free and open to the public. The activities are intended for children, and costumes are encouraged. Students will be...
Oct 16, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa is now accepting applications for its Teaching English in Secondary Schools (TESS) Master of Arts degree program, scheduled to begin January 2018. This program is designed for middle and high school teachers (including dual credit teachers), offering high-quality courses taught by faculty who excel in teaching and scholarship. “The MA in TESS helps develop teacher-leaders in English for Iowa...
Oct 13, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The Friends of the University of Northern Iowa Museum will present the fourth presentation of a new lecture series, the Rural Schoolhouse Speakers. The lecture will begin at 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 21, at the Marshall Center School at 2301 Indiana Street on the UNI campus. The Rural Schoolhouse Speaker Series explores the era of the one-room schoolhouse in Iowa, including the history of rural schools, the teaching and learning...
Oct 12, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa’s Interpreters Theatre will present “In Real Life” at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 26 to Saturday, Oct. 28 and 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 29, in the Interpreters Theatre 040 Lang Hall. Dive in to Coursegold with mythical beasts, dangerous quests and rapidly rising inflation. Anda and her in-game alter ego, Kali, join forces with rough-and-tumble Sarge to rid Coursegold of economy-ruining Gold Farmers...
Oct 5, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa has named Andrew Morse as Assistant to the President for Board and Governmental Relations, pending official approval by the Board of Regents, State of Iowa (BOR). Morse is currently a consultant and project director for Keeling & Associates. “Andrew comes to us very well-prepared for this position,” said UNI President Mark A. Nook. “I’m pleased and anxious to bring him on board and start...
Oct 5, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Guatemalan/American filmmaker Luis Argueta will be featured in a number of events during his visits to the University of Northern Iowa and Cedar Valley Oct. 12 through 14. He will premiere the screening of his just-released film "The U Turn" at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 12, in Sabin Hall, Room 002. The screening will be followed by a roundtable discussion with Argueta, producer Bea Gallardo, Judge Nathan Callahan and advocate/...
Oct 4, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa, in collaboration with the City of Cedar Falls and the Cedar Falls Community School District, will host a tennis complex ribbon cutting at 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 10, on the corner of 19th Street and Campus Street, just east of the Nielsen Fieldhouse. UNI, the City of Cedar Falls and the Cedar Falls Community School District collaborated to build the nine-court tennis complex, with a $500,000...
Oct 2, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The eighth annual Women in Politics Bipartisan Scholarship Benefit will be held at 6 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 26, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Cedar Falls. The event will feature keynote speaker Bonnie Campbell, Iowa's 32nd attorney general, former U.S. Department of Justice official and practicing attorney. Campbell, who is a staunch supporter of women's freedom from violence, chaired the Iowa Democratic party for two years and...
Sep 29, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – University of Northern Iowa Interpreters Theatre will present "Animal Rites" at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 12, in the Interpreters Theatre in 040 Lang Hall.   "Animal Rites" is a one-man show by guest artist Christopher Collins, an instructor of communication studies at Louisiana State University, that brings the relationship between human and nonhuman animals to the forefront.  "Animal Rites," based on the text by Cary Wolfe...

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