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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.
Apr 5, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Dr. Terry Wahls will deliver three presentations at the University of Northern Iowa from 1 to 2:30 p.m., 3 to 4 p.m. and 7:30 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, April 19, in Room 220 of the Schindler Education Center on the UNI campus. Dr. Wahls is a clinical professor at the University of Iowa. She is also a patient with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis, which required her to be in a wheelchair for four years. She restored her...
Apr 5, 2017
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 3, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education (CHGE) will present a traveling exhibit titled “Doctors and Nurses as Rescuers in Humanitarian Crises” through May 1. “Doctors and Nurses as Rescuers in Humanitarian Crises” is a 16-panel exhibit which profiles a doctor, nurse or small team who used their medical training and skills to perform rescue on behalf of large numbers of people threatened by...
Mar 31, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – University of Northern Iowa is accepting applications for its upcoming cohort degree programs beginning in the summer of 2017 and leading to a Master of Arts in Mathematics for the Middle Grades (4 through 8), Secondary Teaching or Community College Teaching. The Secondary Teaching and Community College Teaching programs are designed to incorporate a dynamic relationship between theory and practice, and focus on the...
Mar 31, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - The University of Northern Iowa’s Continuing and Distance Education is now accepting applications through April 24 for a Master of Arts degree program in Teaching English in Secondary Schools (TESS), scheduled to begin summer 2017. This program is designed primarily for Iowa middle-level and secondary teachers, including dual credit teachers. Courses in this program are offered in the fall and spring semesters via interactive...
Mar 31, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa is accepting applications for its Master of Arts in Education (MAE) or Advanced Studies Certificate (ASC) in Principalship programs that are scheduled to begin in fall 2017. These two-year programs are designed for individuals seeking endorsement in the state of Iowa as pre-K through 12 principals or supervisors of special education. Two course sequence paths are offered to meet unique...
Mar 31, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Center for Multicultural Education (CME) will host guest artist Xiaoting Wang from Monday, April 3, through Tuesday, April 11, as part of its celebration of Asian and Pacific Islander Month. Wang will give a demonstration at CME’s First Friday event from 5 to 8 p.m., Friday, April 7, in the Maucker Union on the UNI campus. Wang is a Chinese artist, playwright and journalist. He is also the...
Mar 29, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Institute for Youth Leaders will host Miklos Banhidi at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, April 6, in Room 252 of the Wellness and Recreation Center on the UNI campus. Banhidi will be the featured speaker for the 2017 McElroy Scholar Lecture. His presentation is titled “Supporting Youth Activities on both a Global and Local Level.” Banhidi serves as a faculty member and head of the Recreation and Health...
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...

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