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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.
Mar 3, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The Rod Library at the University of Northern Iowa will host the fourth annual RodCon from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 1. RodCon is a mini comic book convention where people with common interests can come together to share their love of all things pop culture. Activities will include a costume contest, kids zone, escape room, panels, demonstrations, trivia, and art and merchandise exhibitions. "This year is very...
Mar 3, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – A $1 million gift from HNI Corporation to the University of Northern Iowa is providing the finishing touches on the renovation of Schindler Education Center, home to the university’s College of Education. The gift established the HNI Corporation Instructional Resources and Technology Services (IRTS) Lab and helped furnish the facility. HNI Corporation Instructional Resources and Technology Services Lab “The UNI College of...
Mar 2, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa will host the Student Leadership Awards at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 11, in the Old Central Ballroom of the Maucker Union on the UNI campus. 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...
Mar 1, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) will host a mental health awareness discussion panel from 4 to 5 p.m., Tuesday, March 7, in the University Room of the Maucker Union located on the UNI campus. UNI PRSSA has partnered with the Campaign to Change Direction in an effort to change the culture of mental health at UNI. The Campaign to Change Direction is a coalition...
Mar 1, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa’s Continuing and Distance Education is accepting applications now through March 13 for a Master of Arts in Education degree program in elementary education, scheduled to begin fall 2017. This program is designed for K through six elementary classroom teachers with licensure in the field of elementary education.  "Unlike many other online programs, all of our courses are taught by full-time...
Mar 1, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa is accepting applications for its master’s degree program in social science scheduled to begin summer 2017. This two-year program is designed for secondary (six through 12) social studies classroom teachers who wish to broaden their knowledge and understanding of the social sciences as well as improve secondary student learning of social studies in the classroom.  “The program is designed to...
Mar 1, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – University of Northern Iowa student Rachael Johnson has been named as a finalist for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship for her outstanding work in public service leadership. Johnson is a double elementary education and middle level education major from Sioux City, Iowa. She was selected as the institutional nominee for the nationally competitive Truman Scholarship for UNI. Johnson was notified of her selection as a finalist for...
Mar 1, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The 2017 Cedar Valley Local Food and Film Festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, March 4, at the Waterloo Center for the Arts located at 225 Commercial St. in Waterloo. The festival will have information about community-supported agriculture subscriptions, and the 2017 Buy Fresh Buy Local Directory will be available for pick up. Local food producers and vendors will be at the event with local food...
Mar 1, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Paula Knudson has been named vice president for Student Affairs at the University of Northern Iowa. Knudson's first day at UNI will be June 19. "Paula is an accomplished student affairs professional with many years of leadership experience," said UNI President Mark A. Nook. "She has a strong emphasis on both the theoretical and practical elements of student development and really understands the needs of a campus community....
Feb 24, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa will host the sixth annual UNI Dance Marathon from noon to midnight, Saturday, March 4, in the Maucker Union on the UNI campus. Dance Marathon is a nationwide movement involving college and high school students in more than 300 programs. Money raised by the schools during the events goes toward their local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. UNI Dance Marathon is the top fundraising program...

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