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There was good news for University of Northern Iowa students in the budget proposal unveiled Tuesday by Gov. Kim Reynolds.
Oct 11, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – University of Northern Iowa senior marketing and management double major, Gabe Groothuis of Marion, won the UNI Elevator Pitch Competition that was held on campus Tuesday, Oct 9. He will get to test his pitch against college students from around the nation at the National Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization (CEO) Conference Elevator Pitch Competition, which will be held in Kansas City, Missouri, Nov. 1-3. Gabe Groothuis...
Sep 22, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa—The University of Northern Iowa has received national recognition for its efforts in increasing student voting participation. The university received a Silver Seal award for achieving a student-voting rate of 67.5% in the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge, which recognizes colleges and universities nationwide for their commitment to increasing student voting rates. The recognition was awarded retroactively to the university...
Sep 21, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa is accepting applications for the Advanced Studies Certificate in Superintendency program scheduled to begin January 2019. The two-year program is designed for individuals seeking endorsement in the state of Iowa as a superintendent or AEA administrator. Courses included in this program are performance-based, minimize student class time and maximize on-site skill development while working with...
Sep 21, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa has announced the start of a new cohort for the Physical Education: Teaching—Pedagogy M.A. program, set to begin January 2019. Teachers or coaches that are interested in learning more about this online graduate program are encouraged to attend an informational webinar that will take place from 4 to 5 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 17. Participants will learn more about the program, meet faculty and...
Sep 13, 2018
UNI NEWS SERVICE – 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 2019" guidebook. UNI was also ranked No. 25 overall on a combined list of all public and private Midwest regional universities. "U.S. News & World Report has consistently recognized UNI for our commitment to student success," remarked Paula...
Sep 6, 2018
UNI NEWS SERVICE – The University of Northern Iowa's fall 2018 enrollment is 11,212. The total headcount is down from 11,907 from the previous fall—an anticipated decline that university officials included in the budget. UNI administration has outlined key strategic initiatives and investments the campus will be implementing over the next fiscal year to help attract more students while equipping those students for success beyond UNI. "It is...
Aug 29, 2018
WATERLOO, Iowa — Last week, the Iowa Economic Development Authority board approved a $1.5 million Strategic Infrastructure Program (SIP) grant to the University of Northern Iowa’s (UNI) Metal Casting Center (MCC). “The funding is an example of Iowa’s commitment to support growth in the manufacturing sector through advanced technologies,” said Jerry Thiel, MCC’s director. “Several equipment manufacturers have already expressed their interest in...
Aug 29, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – University of Northern Iowa Athletics is partnering with campus on Elevating Educators, a new initiative that seeks to recognize and elevate professional educators in Iowa, nationwide and throughout the world. "UNI Athletics is excited to have an opportunity to partner with our campus community to honor professional educators," said David Harris, UNI director of athletics. "Elevating Educators is an initiative that will...
Aug 15, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa, the Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber and several area agencies will present "Engage, Empower, Act: A Cedar Valley Conference on Economic Inclusion" from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, October 12, 2018, at the Diamond Event Center in Cedar Falls. "Engage, Empower, Act" will foster a day of crucial conversations on creating an inclusive community in the Cedar Valley. The conference will...
Aug 7, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art will present "Drop Shadow" by UNI professor of art Aaron Wilson and "Visions" by UNI assistant professor of art Noah Doely from Monday, Aug. 20, through Saturday, Sept. 29. The opening reception is 6 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 28, in the Kamerick Art Building south lobby. Artist Doely will present a gallery talk titled "Degrees of Certainty" at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 25, in the gallery...

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