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Accredited athletic training master's program first in state
UNI has become the first institution in the state of Iowa to receive accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) for its professional athletic training master’s program.
Sep 27, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa's Homecoming celebration will kick off Sunday, Oct. 1, and continue through Saturday, Oct. 7. This year's theme is "Panthers Awaken." 2017 Homecoming schedule highlights: - Window Painting, 4 to 6 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 1, College Hill - Outdoor Movie "Star Wars: Force Awakens," 8 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 3, Lawther Field - Pep Rally, 7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 6, West Gym - Panther Pacers Homecoming 5K, 8...
Sep 27, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa has been named to the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings 2018. This marks the first time UNI has made the list. The rankings constitute a comparative assessment of more than 1,000 U.S. universities and colleges that are designed to give students and their families the information they need to choose where to study. It also incorporates the voices of 100,000 American...
Sep 25, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - The University of Northern Iowa's staff in the Rod Library's Special Collections and University Archives and Digital Scholarship Unit are partnering with UNI Athletics to raise funds to digitize and preserve over 250 films of UNI's football games through the UNI football films PAWprint campaign. The campaign's goal is to raise $10,000 by 11:59 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 5. These films are only available in their original format and...
Sep 25, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Nonprofit Leadership Alliance is now accepting proposals for potential community project partnerships in the Cedar Valley until 5 p.m., Friday, Oct. 13. UNI Nonprofit Leadership Alliance is a program in the Division of Leisure, Youth and Human Services that helps students earn a national certificate in nonprofit management. About 15 students per year earn the certification. Their mission is to...
Sep 25, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - Kristina Kofoot, community engagement VISTA volunteer at the University of Northern Iowa, was honored with a Tom Harkin Excellence in AmeriCorps Award, which recognizes community impact and commitment to service. Kofoot was one of only five awardees nationwide to receive the award during a ceremony in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 13. “I joined AmeriCorps because I wanted to make a difference in my community,” said Kofoot. “I...
Sep 22, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art, in association with the UNI Department of Art, will present the "2017 Department of Art Faculty Exhibition" from Monday, Oct. 9, through Friday, Nov. 17. The open reception begins at 7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 9, in the Kamerick Art Building (KAB) south lobby. The exhibition is a formal presentation of recent accomplishments by the faculty in the UNI Department of Art and includes...
Sep 22, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa will host five speakers for the Philosophy and World Religions Hearst Lecture Series throughout the 2017-18 academic year. The first lecture will feature Winnifred Sullivan, professor of religion and affiliate professor of law at Indiana University, at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 26, in McCollum Science Hall, Room 137. Sullivan's lecture, "Death—Qualifying the Jury, Constituting the People," will...
Sep 22, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa will host its first Philosophy and World Religions Heart Lecture of the 2017-18 academic year at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 26, in McCollum Science Hall, Room 137. Winnifred Sullivan, professor of religion and affiliate professor of law at Indiana University, will discuss "Death—Qualifying the Jury, Constituting the People," which describes the jury's distinctive role in the administration of the...
Sep 22, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa--The University of Northern Iowa College of Education will host its bi-annual Teacher Education Induction Convocation at 4 pm, Wednesday, Oct. 18, in the Great Hall of the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center.  Three hundred and eighteen students have satisfied requirements for admission into the UNI Teacher Education Program and are invited to participate in the formal ceremony, the official induction of students into...
Sep 12, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa ranked No. 2 in the "Best Regional Universities (Midwest)" category for public universities, according to U.S. News & World Report's "Best Colleges 2018" guidebook. UNI was also ranked No. 25 overall on a combined list of all public and private Midwest regional universities. "Consistently being honored as one of the best public institutions of higher learning in the Midwest is a tremendous...

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