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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 18, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – About 170 middle schoolers will gather at the University of Northern Iowa campus this month to participate in the college’s first-ever GeoChallenge, a competition sponsored by National Geographic that asks students to create real-world solutions to tackle real-world environmental challenges. UNI is one of 16 sites in the country that will host the challenge. It will take place on March 29 and will join the GeoBee, which UNI...
Mar 12, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – A night of hip hop music, art, dance and performance is planned from 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday, March 14, in Seerley Hall, Room 115, on the University of Northern Iowa campus. The UNI community and general public are welcome to attend. UNI students participate in cultural festivals in China and Thailand. The evening is an outgrowth of community collaborations that led to students from UNI and the Waterloo Community School...
Mar 11, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – The University of Northern Iowa will host the Student Leadership Awards at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 9, in the Old Central Ballroom in Maucker Union. The ceremony recognizes outstanding student leadership through a series of awards presented to students and student organizations. Several awards are presented in various categories, including three awards from the Office of the Dean of Students: the Lux Service Award, Outstanding...
Mar 11, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – Mary E. Losch, director of the Center for Social and Behavioral Research (CSBR) and professor of psychology at the University of Northern Iowa, has been named the 2019 recipient of the John M. Kennedy Achievement Award given by the Association of Academic Survey Research Organizations (AASRO) for her service and leadership in academic survey research. Mary Losch Losch's distinguished career includes 20 years of service in...
Mar 11, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art and the UNI Department of Art will present the "Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition" in Kamerick Art Building (KAB) South from Monday, March 25 through Saturday, April 20. An awards ceremony will be held at 7 p.m., Monday, March 25, in the KAB Auditorium, Room 111. The Friends of the UNI Permanent Art Collection & Gallery are co-sponsoring the opening reception, which...
Mar 8, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – The University of Northern Iowa will welcome about 100 English-language learners from Waterloo West High School in an effort to both develop leadership skills in current students and showcase the benefits of higher education to potential first-generation college students. Cara Burnidge and Yasemin Sari The English Language Learners Youth Conference will take place this Friday and was organized by Philosophy and Study of...
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...

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