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Going to college can be an emotional roller coaster. Once you step on campus, you’ve opened yourself up to a whole new world of possibilities, but you can also feel like a stranger in a strange land. Fortunately for new students at UNI, Cat Crew is there to unroll the welcome mat.
Mar 28, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Holocaust survivor Peter Gorog will present at the 9th Annual Norman Cohn Family Holocaust Remembrance and Education Lecture at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 4, in John Deere Auditorium in the Curris Business Building on the UNI campus. Peter Gorog was born Péter Grünwald in Budapest, the capital of Hungary, on March 10, 1941. When German forces invaded Hungary in March 1944. Peter and his mother Olga first found refuge with a...
Mar 28, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The Grout Museum District and UNI Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education (CHGE) will present “Facing Prejudice” and “Dr. Seuss Wants You” from April 4 through June 3 at the Grout Museum of History and Science located at 503 South St. in Waterloo. “Facing Prejudice” encourages viewers to constructively examine the complexities of prejudice and stereotypes that reside in everyone. This unique exhibition takes viewers on a...
Mar 28, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Department of Physics will host the 2017 State of Iowa Physics Competition from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 11, at the McLeod Center on the UNI campus. Participating high school students qualified at the regional competitions and represent the top teams from Area Education Agencies across the state. The competition is a series of five events that promote creativity, ingenuity and an...
Mar 28, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Community Music School will present Camp Musicmania 2017 from June 12 to 16 in Russell Hall on the UNI campus. Camp Musicmania is a multifaceted fine arts camp whose primary purpose is to engage campers in the excitement of exploring music, drama and art. The theme for the camp will be “Rockin’ Rhythms.” Campers will be divided into two age divisions with age appropriate activities. Students...
Mar 28, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa will rededicate its renovated Schindler Education Center at 3 p.m., Friday, March 31, in the Dr. Ken Budke Family Auditorium in the Schindler Education Center on the UNI campus. UNI’s College of Education prepares teachers to educate, serve and lead classrooms in the 21st century with innovative facilities for student-centered learning. The renovation of the Schindler Education Center features...
Mar 27, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Ann Wilson, half of the power duo and creative spark behind of the 70’s hard rock group Heart, will perform at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 21. All of the songs that make up the essence of Ann Wilson will be on display including Heart songs, songs from Wilson’s solo projects and songs that have influenced and inspired Wilson throughout her life. Wilson’s solo tour follows the...
Mar 27, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Community Music School will present Camp Musicmania 2017 from June 12 to 16 in Russell Hall on the UNI campus. Camp Musicmania is a multifaceted fine arts camp whose primary purpose is to engage campers in the excitement of exploring music, drama and art. The theme for the camp will be “Rockin’ Rhythms.” Campers will be divided into two age divisions with age appropriate activities. Students...
Mar 27, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Student Organization will be honoring local nonprofits at the 13th Annual Cedar Valley Nonprofit Awards Luncheon from noon to 1:30 p.m., Thursday, April 6, in the Commons Ballroom on the UNI campus. The luncheon will recognize the outstanding contributions of local nonprofits, nonprofit leaders and UNI faculty and staff. Amanda Goodman from KWWL TV will be the...
Mar 23, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The UNI Presidential Scholars are hosting the Panthers for Pages book drive through Monday, April 3. The goal of the drive is to collect books and funds to purchase books for the Waterloo Community School District through a partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters in Waterloo. Drop-off locations for the book drive include: Nazareth Lutheran Church, Cedar Falls Farmer’s State Bank, West 1st St. & Hudson Rd., Cedar Falls...
Mar 22, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – “The Voiceless,” a documentary that features the stories of five male survivors of sexual violence, will be screened at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 5, at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center on the University of Northern Iowa campus. Vanessa McNeal, a graduate student in the UNI Department of Social Work, produced the film. The documentary explores taboos, stereotypes, intersectionality and the impact of sexual...

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