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Jun 5, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A University of Northern Iowa one-credit-hour graduate course, "Secret Lives of Stuff," begins Monday, June 12, for K through 8 educators. The course is online and is offered in two parts. The first part runs until Tuesday, July 25, and part two, which involves educators teaching about the topics in their classrooms, ends on Wednesday, Nov. 15. The course has a $100 tuition and technology fee. Due to grant support, educators...
May 26, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Friends of the University of Northern Iowa Museum will present the second part of a new lecture series, the Rural Schoolhouse Speakers. The lecture will begin at 2 p.m., Saturday, June 17, at the Marshall Center School at 2301 Indiana St. on the UNI campus.  The Rural Schoolhouse Speakers Series explores the era of the one-room schoolhouse in Iowa, including the history of rural schools, the teaching and learning...
May 22, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - The University of Northern Iowa is accepting applications for its Master of Arts in Instructional Technology degree program scheduled to begin August 2017. This program is designed to prepare professionals to be leaders in instructional technology in the classroom, district and beyond. This program focuses on integrating technology into the classroom, and graduates focus on bringing progressive change to Iowa and beyond....
May 22, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Tallgrass Prairie Center will demonstrate the practical use of prairie on working farms at field days slated for Tuesday, June 20 and Thursday, June 22. The field days will focus on the applied use of prairie for water-quality improvement efforts and pollinator habitat. Discussion topics include stand evaluation, first- and second-year maintenance and weed control, and site-specific seed mix...
May 12, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa, in collaboration with the City of Cedar Falls and the Cedar Falls School District, will host a groundbreaking ceremony for a new tennis complex at 9:30 a.m., Monday, May 15, on the corner of 19th and Campus Street, just east of the Nielsen Fieldhouse. The new tennis courts will cost $1.5 million. The project received a $500,000 grant from the Black Hawk County Gaming Association, and the...
May 8, 2017
The University of Northern Iowa is accepting applications for its Master of Music (MM) in Music Education degree program scheduled to begin fall 2017. This two-year program is designed for those wishing to develop skills as an accomplished teacher, enhance teaching credentials, advance their pay scale, gain access to current educational trends and issues, and broaden their perspectives on music education. "Music education is constantly changing...
May 1, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa is accepting applications for its Master of Arts degree program in Art Education scheduled to begin fall 2017. The art education MA program provides education professionals access to a comprehensive interdisciplinary, historical and contemporary orientation to the study and practice of art education. Courses taught in the first year are designed to explore contemporary themes of art education...
Apr 27, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - The University of Northern Iowa is accepting applications for its Master of Public Policy (MPP) degree program scheduled to begin fall 2017. The program is primarily designed for working professionals in the fields of public policy, public administration and nonprofit management. In addition to the MPP, students can also enroll for the graduate certificate in Public Administration. The Master of Public Policy program explores...
Apr 27, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - The University of Northern Iowa is accepting applications for its Master of Arts in School Library Studies degree program scheduled to begin fall 2017. This program is designed for those who wish to become teacher librarians and qualify for the K through 12 teacher librarian endorsement in Iowa. This program prepares students to become teacher librarians who manage the school library program and serve as leaders in technology...
Apr 26, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The Friends of the University of Northern Iowa Museum will present a new lecture series with its inaugural season, the Rural Schoolhouse Speakers Series. The lectures will take place at the Marshall Center School at 2301 Indiana St. on the UNI campus. The series will begin on May 13, 2017, and conclude on April 28, 2018. The Rural Schoolhouse Speakers Series will explore the era of the one-room schoolhouse in Iowa. Speakers...

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