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Apr 21, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa will host three spring Commencement ceremonies this year on Saturday, May 6, in the McLeod Center. The ceremony for undergraduate and graduate students receiving degrees from the Colleges of Business Administration and Social and Behavioral Sciences will be at 9 a.m. The ceremony for undergraduate and graduate students receiving degrees from the College of Education, and the Division of...
Apr 19, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Department of Physics hosted the 2017 State of Iowa Physics Competition on Tuesday, April 11, at the McLeod Center on the UNI campus.  Approximately 155 high school physics students from 20 schools participated. In the overall school team competition, Grinnell High School placed first, Marquette Catholic High School placed second and Cedar Falls High School placed third. Clear Creek Amana High...
Apr 17, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa’s New Horizons Band will perform a spring concert at 7:30 p.m., Monday, May 1, in the Great Hall of the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center on the UNI campus. The band will present a variety of musical selections, including “A Tribute to Artie Shaw,” featuring UNI senior clarinetist Nicholas Schumacher; “Echoes from the Battlefield” performed by the UNI Cuatro Synco Percussion Quartet;...
Apr 17, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - The University of Northern Iowa is accepting applications for its Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degree program in Criminal Justice scheduled to begin fall 2017. This program is designed specifically for graduates of career and technical programs from community colleges. The courses in this program incorporate an applied approach to building the critical thinking, written and verbal communication and problem solving skills...
Apr 17, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - The University of Northern Iowa is accepting applications for its Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Technology degree program scheduled to begin fall 2017. This undergraduate program is designed for Associate of Applied Science (AAS) graduates of career and technical programs from community colleges. The courses in this program focus on industry and its organization, resources, processes and management technologies....
Apr 17, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - The University of Northern Iowa is accepting applications for its Master of Arts degree program in Philanthropy and Nonprofit Development scheduled to begin fall 2017. This two-year interdisciplinary program is designed primarily for professionals currently employed in philanthropic and nonprofit settings. The courses in this program are designed to enhance professionals’ skills and knowledge in the fundraising and nonprofit...
Apr 14, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – TheatreUNI will present “Into the Woods” at 7 p.m., Friday, April 21, and 2 p.m., Saturday, April 22 and Sunday, April 23, at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center on the University of Northern Iowa campus. “Into the Woods,” with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine, is the fourth offering of TheatreUNI’s 2016-17 season. “Into the Woods” will feature the work of guest designer Sean Urbantke...
Apr 14, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Immigration Working Group will present its first public event, “Immigration Forum: A Conversation About Immigration in Iowa,” from 3 to 5 p.m., Monday, April 17, in Room 2 of Sabin Hall on the UNI campus. The forum will feature a moderated discussion about immigration issues in Iowa. Panelists include Ali Alnasser, UNI international student; Miryam Antúnez de Mayolo, immigration attorney; Edis...
Apr 12, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa recognized students during the Student Leadership Awards ceremony on Tuesday, April 11. Awards were presented to students, student organizations and advisors for outstanding student leadership throughout the 2016-17 academic year. The list of awards and award winners include: - UNI C.A.R.E. (Creating A Responsible Environment) Awards. These are awarded to UNI students, faculty, staff,...
Apr 12, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa presented three graduating students with the Lux Service Award for their exemplary service to the university during the Student Leadership Awards ceremony on Tuesday, April 11. The winners include: Megan Kennedy is a senior psychology and family services double major, with double minors in gerontology and women and gender studies, from Ogden, Iowa. Graduating in December 2017 with a 3.96 GPA,...

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