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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 21, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Campus Compact, a Boston-based nonprofit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education, has announced that Ashley Sánchez from the University of Northern Iowa is among the 268 students chosen to receive the 2018 Newman Civic Fellows Award. Sánchez is a senior majoring in psychology and Spanish at UNI. She is a first-generation college student from a mixed-status family, a McNair Scholar and a double...
Mar 20, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Graduate College will hold its 11th Annual Graduate Student Symposium on Tuesday, April 3. The symposium provides graduate students the opportunity to showcase innovative and diverse research and creative performances. Sixty graduate students and 29 graduate faculty judges are participating in this year’s event. 2018 Symposium Schedule:  - 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Poster Presentation, Maucker...
Mar 19, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The Center for Violence Prevention at the University of Northern Iowa and Western Iowa Tech Community College will host the 12th Annual MVP Student Leadership Summit from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Friday, March 23, in the Rocklin Conference Center at Western Iowa Tech Community College in Sioux City, Iowa. Two hundred fifty student mentors from Sioux City, Council Bluffs and Treynor will be participating in this year’s summit....
Mar 19, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – University of Northern Iowa Science Education will host the UNI Science Education Update Conference from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday, April 6, at the Commons Ballroom on UNI's campus. Secondary science teachers from all of over the state of Iowa, as well as UNI faculty and students, are expected to participate.   The conference features presentations on the latest research in the sciences and science education; innovative...
Mar 15, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Department of Physics will host the UNI/Central Rivers AEA Regional Physics Competition from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 27, at the McLeod Center on UNI's campus.  High school students from more than 12 area schools are expected to participate, including: Cedar Falls, Clear Lake, Denver, Dike-New Hartford, East Buchanan, Grinnell, Jesup, Nashua-Plainfield, North Butler, St. Ansgar,...
Mar 13, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – TheatreUNI will present "Doubt: A Parable" April 5 through 8 and 12 through 15 in the Bertha-Martin Theatre in the Strayer-Wood Theatre complex. "Doubt," by John Patrick Shanley, won the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Tony Award for Best Play. "Doubt" continues to be a timely play as the question of trust continues to be asked throughout the world. When should we trust? Whom should we trust? Why must we trust? Must we live...
Mar 13, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa is now accepting applications for its Master of Arts in Education (MAE) or Advanced Studies Certificate (ASC) in Principalship. The programs are scheduled to begin in August 2018. This two-year program is designed for individuals seeking endorsement in the state of Iowa as pre-K through 12 principals or supervisors of special education. “We are really proud of our school leadership preparation...
Mar 9, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa's Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Student Organization 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 luncheon will recognize the outstanding contributions of local nonprofits, nonprofit leaders, and UNI faculty and staff. Abby Turpin from KWWL TV will be the...
Mar 7, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa- Over 60 high school teams from around the world will showcase an original robot they designed and built over the course of six weeks in the FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition Iowa Regional. The competition will start on Thursday, March 22 and conclude on Saturday, March 24, in the UNI-Dome and McLeod Center on the University of Northern Iowa campus. In those short six weeks...
Mar 7, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Fraser Seitel, public relations practitioner, analyst, professor and author, will give a presentation titled "Public Relations in the Age of Nationalism" at the University of Northern Iowa at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 27, in the Rod Library's Scholar Lounge. Seitel is the founder and president of Emerald Partners, a public relations firm located in Newark, New Jersey. He has authored three books in his career: "The Practice of...

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