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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.
Feb 27, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – For the past 80 years, University Book & Supply (UBS) has served and supported the University of Northern Iowa and the surrounding community from its convenient location on West 23rd Street. The store has long fulfilled the unofficial role of a one-stop shop for students, alumni and friends, with an inventory ranging from textbooks and course materials to licensed university apparel. On Tuesday, Feb. 27, a new chapter...
Feb 27, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa is now accepting applications for its Master of Arts (MA) in School Library Studies. The program is scheduled to begin in August 2018. This two-year program prepares students to become teacher librarians who manage the school library program, serve as leaders in technology and literacy, teachers of digital citizenship and advocates for lifelong readers. All courses in this program integrate...
Feb 27, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – This spring break, a group of exceptionally talented University of Northern Iowa School of Music students will travel to southern Brazil March 8 through 19. The group will perform throughout the region in two full concerts and several chamber concerts, collaborating with the Orquestra Sinfônica da Universidade de Caxias do Sul and presenting works by American film composers (Bernstein, Corigliano and Williams).   Forty-six...
Feb 26, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa will host the 50th annual Elementary Literacy Conference Friday, April 13, in the Schindler Education Center. This year's theme is “Literature, Laughter and Learning: A Lifelong Love of Literacy!" The conference will feature Eric Litwin, New York Times best-selling author of the original "Pete the Cat" series and "The Nuts" and "Groovy Joe." Litwin’s books have sold more than 8.5 million copies...
Feb 26, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa has been named to the Phi Theta Kappa 2018 Transfer Honor Roll, which identifies the top four-year colleges and universities creating dynamic pathways to support transfer students. Open to all regionally accredited baccalaureate degree-granting institutions, Phi Theta Kappa’s Transfer Honor Roll recognized only 112 colleges and universities for excellence and success in community college...
Feb 23, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa will host Robyn Ochs, educator, speaker, grassroots activist, and editor of the Bi Women Quarterly and two anthologies, at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 1, in the Commons Ballroom. She will present "Beyond Binaries: Identities and Sexuality." Ochs' writings have been published in numerous bi, women's studies, multicultural and LGBTQ+ anthologies, and she has taught university courses in gender and...
Feb 23, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa has been named one of the safest college campuses in the nation, according to a new ranking by the National Council for Home Safety and Security. The 2018 "Safest College Campuses in America" list ranked UNI at No. 30 out of 243 universities and colleges. The list is compiled using the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting and the Campus Security Survey created by the U.S. Department of Education. The...
Feb 22, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Veteran Association (UNIVA), partnering with University of Northern Iowa Military and Veteran Student Services (MVSS), will host its second annual statewide PTSD Awareness Conference from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, March 28, in the Maucker Union on the UNI campus. The conference will cover issues and concerns related to PTSD that not only originate from military experiences but also will...
Feb 21, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa—Every year, nationally renowned Nonprofit Leadership Alliance (NLA) students seek proposals for consulting projects. Five projects were accepted last year and were presented at the Alliance Management Institute (AMI) conference in Kansas City, Missouri, last month. The projects received two first-place awards and one second-place award, including the “What’s the Big Idea” award. Cedar Valley nonprofit agencies are encouraged to...
Feb 21, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa will host Jessica Setnick, an internationally known dietitian and eating disorder expert, at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 27, in the Maucker Union Ballroom. Setnick will present "Stop Bullying Your Body: Learn How Body Image Gets its Start and How to Quiet the Bully Inside Your Head." Having recovered from her own eating disorder, Setnick's passion is promoting a positive relationship with food and...

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