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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.
Mar 7, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – The University of Northern Iowa Women's and Gender Studies Program will host multiple events this March in honor of Women's History Month. Highlighted events include: - "Surviving R. Kelly & Beyond: Women and Girls of Color in the #MeToo Era" panel from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, March 11, at the Center for Multicultural Education. - Women's and Gender Studies keynote address and book signing with Cynthia Bond, American author...
Mar 6, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – This spring break, two groups of exceptionally talented UNI School of Music students will travel internationally to perform around the world. UNI's Panther Marching Band One hundred forty members of the UNI Panther Marching Band will travel to Ireland from March 15-22. The group has been invited to perform on March 17 in Dublin and March 18 in Limerick at parades, which are part of the St. Patrick’s Festival that sweeps...
Feb 26, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – The University of Northern Iowa College of Education will host its bi-annual Teacher Education Induction Convocation at 4 p.m., Wednesday, March 27, in the Great Hall of the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. Two hundred and seventy-five students have satisfied requirements for admissions into the UNI Teacher Education Program and are invited to participate in the formal ceremony, the official induction of students...
Feb 21, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES—University of Northern Iowa student Sharla Brunsvold will be brushing elbows with big-name celebrities this weekend, thanks to her internship with the exclusive Night Before Oscars event in Los Angeles. UNI senior Sharla Brunsvold   The event is a fundraiser for the Motion Picture & Television Fund, an organization that aims to provide support to workers in the entertainment industry. Brunsvold, a senior liberal studies...
Feb 14, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – The University of Northern Iowa will host UNI Day at the Statehouse from noon to 2 p.m., Monday, Feb. 18, at the Iowa Capitol in Des Moines. The event is an educational opportunity to highlight UNI's impact across the state of Iowa by showcasing programs, services, students and alumni. UNI is committed to ensuring a reasonable, predictable cost of education for Iowa families while providing the state with the qualified...
Feb 12, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – For students looking to work in the nonprofit sector, a University of Northern Iowa student association is providing a head start for success in the field. UNI's Nonprofit Leadership Alliance at the Alliance Management Institute's national conference in Florida. In early January, UNI’s Nonprofit Leadership Alliance (NLA) chapter brought home two awards from the Alliance Management Institute’s national conference in Florida,...
Feb 8, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – The University of Northern Iowa's Center for Urban Education (UNI-CUE) will host the S.H.I.N.E. Young Women's Conference for Educational Talent Search middle and high school students in the Waterloo Community School District Tuesday, March 5 and Wednesday, March 6. Middle school students will attend March 5, and high school students will attend March 6. Inspirational speaker, Diana Patton, is the keynote for the conference....
Feb 7, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – Hundreds of first graders from the Cedar Valley will participate in the 13th annual African-American Read-In, which will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 21, in Maucker Union on the University of Northern Iowa campus. This year's featured guest is author and illustrator Janet Spivey-Gilchrist. 2018 African-American Read-In. "The Great Migration: Journey to the North," written by Eloise Greenfield and...
Feb 7, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – The University of Northern Iowa College of Education will host the eighth annual African-American Children and Families Conference from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., Friday, Feb. 22, in the Schindler Education Center. A pre-conference will be held from 5 to 9 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 21, in Maucker Union. The theme for this year's conference is "The Power of Our People, Strength Through History, Culture, Hope, Experience and Collective...
Feb 1, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES—Documentary filmmaker S. Leo Chiang will visit the University of Northern Iowa from Feb. 4 to Feb. 6 to speak and screen two of his works. Chiang will screen and discuss the following films: S. Leo Chiang - 7 p.m., Monday, Feb. 4, "Out Run" (Runtime: 75 minutes), Lang Hall Auditorium. - 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 5, "A Village Called Versailles" (Runtime: 67 minutes), Curris Business Building—John Deere Auditorium, Room 109. He...

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