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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.
Apr 9, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Jolene Zigarovich, associate professor of languages and literatures at the University of Northern Iowa, was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant for her work on the 18th-century British novel that will focus on the historical facts concerning funerary practices in Britain and the culture's overall relationship with mortality. Zigarovich's project title is "Death and Corpses in the 18th-Century British...
Apr 9, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa--The UNI Textiles and Apparel program (TAPP) will present its 26th annual fashion show at 7 p.m., Saturday, April 21, in Lang Hall Auditorium. The theme this year is  “UNI Fashion Week,” which plays off of New York Fashion Week. Spectators should expect to see a variety of garments that include traditional sewn pieces and non-traditional constructive pieces. Jordan Caruso, executive director of the show, encourages everyone to...
Apr 6, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art will present the "Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) Group Exhibition" from Monday, April 23, through Saturday, May 5. An opening reception will be held at 7 p.m., Monday, April 23, in the south lobby of the Kamerick Art Building (KAB). Eden Bell of Fairfield is presenting an exhibition titled "Sugar Coat." According to Bell, the work "combines bright colors and soft shapes with deep...
Apr 6, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Rob Hamilton, Chef de Cuisine at the University of Northern Iowa, was awarded a bronze medal at the American Culinary Federation (ACF) sanctioned National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS) Culinary Challenge held March 27 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Competitors faced off against the clock to prepare a creative entrée, which featured a mandatory combination of littleneck clams, whole...
Apr 5, 2018
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 4, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa’s Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Student Association will be celebrating 30 years on the UNI campus. While celebrating the outstanding organization, the event will be honoring local nonprofits at the 14th Annual Cedar Valley Nonprofit Awards Luncheon from noon to 1:30 p.m., Thursday, April 5, in the Commons Ballroom on the UNI campus. The event will feature keynote speaker Susan Tomlinson...
Apr 2, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Heather Carver, author of "Booby Hatch," a comedic look at breast cancer, will perform her autobiography at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 11, at the University of Northern Iowa. At 4 p.m., Tuesday, April 10, Carver will speak about her own experiences with breast cancer. Both the performance and presentation will be held in the Lang Hall Interpreters Theatre. Carver is the department chair, co-director of the Writing for...
Apr 2, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Department of Physics will host the 2018 State of Iowa Physics Competition from 9:30 am to 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 10, at the McLeod Center on UNI's campus.   Participating high school students qualified at regional competitions and represent the top teams from Area Education Agencies across the state. The competition is a series of five events that stress creativity, ingenuity and an...
Mar 29, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Students from the University of Northern Iowa will present their research in poster format Tuesday, April 3, in the First Floor Rotunda of the Iowa Statehouse in Des Moines. "Research in the Capitol" is an annual collaborative effort between the honors programs of Iowa's three Regents universities. "The posters created for 'Research in the Capitol' stem from independent research projects that students have been working on,...
Mar 28, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The Rod Library at the University of Northern Iowa will host the fifth annual RodCon from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 7. 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. “As the only large-scale...

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