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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.
Apr 10, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Department of Biology will host communicable disease specialist Susann Ahrabi-Fard as an Alumni in Residence at 3 p.m., Thursday, April 13, in Room 001 of the McCollum Science Hall on the UNI campus. Ahrabi-Fard’s presentation, “Public Health, Outbreaks and Tales from the Field: 20 Years of Communicable Disease Surveillance,” will explore her career in public health, which has included...
Apr 7, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa will screen the documentary "The Story of Shelley v. Kraemer" at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 12, in Room 108 of the Communication Arts Center on the UNI campus. The Shelley v. Kraemer U.S. Supreme Court decision, perhaps more than any other ruling in modern times, literally and figuratively changed the face of our nation. This 1948 case ended the practice of "restrictive real estate covenants"...
Apr 6, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa’s Community Music School will host its biannual recital weekend on Saturday and Sunday, April 22 and 23. Recitals will be held throughout Russell Hall on the UNI campus. Admission to the recital weekend is free, and the public is encouraged to attend.    Over 100 local Cedar Valley students will be performing over the two-day event. Recitals will feature students performing from the studios of...
Apr 6, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art will present a Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) group exhibition from Monday, April 24, through Saturday, May 6. An opening reception will be held at 7 p.m., Monday, April 24, in the south lobby of the Kamerick Art Building (KAB). Dallas Guffey of Libertyville will present an exhibition of sculptures and prints titled "False Fractures and Synthetic Situations." Guffey employed...
Apr 5, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Dr. Terry Wahls will deliver three presentations at the University of Northern Iowa from 1 to 2:30 p.m., 3 to 4 p.m. and 7:30 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, April 19, in Room 220 of the Schindler Education Center on the UNI campus. Dr. Wahls is a clinical professor at the University of Iowa. She is also a patient with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis, which required her to be in a wheelchair for four years. She restored her...
Apr 5, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Each spring, the University of Northern Iowa selects distinguished graduates to participate in the Alumni in Residence program. These accomplished alumni return to campus to speak with students about their professional experiences and help them make connections between what they learn in the classroom and practice in the professional realm. The selected alumni also meet with faculty groups to discuss current trends and issues...
Apr 3, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education (CHGE) will present a traveling exhibit titled “Doctors and Nurses as Rescuers in Humanitarian Crises” through May 1. “Doctors and Nurses as Rescuers in Humanitarian Crises” is a 16-panel exhibit which profiles a doctor, nurse or small team who used their medical training and skills to perform rescue on behalf of large numbers of people threatened by...
Mar 31, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – University of Northern Iowa is accepting applications for its upcoming cohort degree programs beginning in the summer of 2017 and leading to a Master of Arts in Mathematics for the Middle Grades (4 through 8), Secondary Teaching or Community College Teaching. The Secondary Teaching and Community College Teaching programs are designed to incorporate a dynamic relationship between theory and practice, and focus on the...
Mar 31, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - The University of Northern Iowa’s Continuing and Distance Education is now accepting applications through April 24 for a Master of Arts degree program in Teaching English in Secondary Schools (TESS), scheduled to begin summer 2017. This program is designed primarily for Iowa middle-level and secondary teachers, including dual credit teachers. Courses in this program are offered in the fall and spring semesters via interactive...
Mar 31, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa is accepting applications for its Master of Arts in Education (MAE) or Advanced Studies Certificate (ASC) in Principalship programs that are scheduled to begin in fall 2017. These two-year programs are designed for individuals seeking endorsement in the state of Iowa as pre-K through 12 principals or supervisors of special education. Two course sequence paths are offered to meet unique...

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