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Mar 21, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Graduate College will host its 10th annual Graduate Student Symposium on Tuesday, April 4. The symposium provides graduate students the opportunity to showcase innovative and diverse research and creative performances. Eighty-one graduate students and 35 graduate faculty judges are participating in this year's event. 2017 Graduate Student Symposium schedule: - 9 a.m., Welcome from President...
Mar 21, 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. Jay Edelnant, professor of theatre, directed the production. Casting was...
Mar 21, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Department of Communication Studies will host a launch party to commemorate the new digital media program from 3 to 5 p.m., Thursday, March 30, in Lang Hall Auditorium and the Digital Media facilities in Lang Hall on the UNI campus. “The decision to launch this new program arose from recognizing the significant changes in the media industry, in the media production, journalism and media...
Mar 15, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – University of Northern Iowa students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends are joining forces to impact current and future UNI students by participating in the #LivePurpleGiveGold Day of Giving on Wednesday, April 5. This is the third year UNI has hosted a day of giving. This year's initiative will last 24 hours, beginning at midnight on Wednesday, April 5. Participation-based challenges will be announced throughout the day on...
Mar 10, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Center for Multicultural Education (CME) will host an open house to reveal the renovated building and welcome the new director of the CME, Jamie Butler Chidozie, from 3 to 5 p.m., Thursday, March 23, at the CME on the UNI campus. Chidozie received her bachelor’s degree in elementary education and teaching and master’s degree in higher education student affairs from Indiana University...
Mar 10, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The Department of Mathematics at the University of Northern Iowa will present the 2017 Hari Shankar Memorial Lecture at 7:30 p.m., Friday, March 31, in the Lantz Auditorium of McCollum Science Hall on the UNI campus. This year’s lecture is titled “Fluid Adventures: Where Mathematics Meets Art” and will be presented by Rachel Levy, associate dean for faculty development and professor of math at Harvey Mudd College in...
Mar 7, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The Center for Violence Prevention at the University of Northern Iowa is proud to announce this spring semester’s recipients of the O. Jay and Pat Tomson Student Internship and Verizon HopeLine™ “Making Iowa Safe” Scholarships. The O. Jay and Pat Tomson scholarship is made available through a generous donation from the Tomson family to acknowledge student engagement with community agencies and partners providing prevention...
Mar 7, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Dance Marathon raised $453,278 during their 6th Annual Big Event on Saturday, March 4, exceeding their goal of $400,000. This year’s fundraising total makes UNI Dance Marathon the top Dance Marathon fundraising program in the country for schools with less than 12,000 undergraduate students. UNI Dance Marathon is the largest student-run philanthropy program at UNI. The organization strives to...
Mar 6, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa College of Education will host its bi-annual Teacher Education Induction Convocation at 4 p.m., Wednesday, March 22, in the Great Hall of the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center on the UNI campus. Two hundred and fifty students have satisfied requirements for admission into the UNI Teacher Education Program and are invited to participate in the formal ceremony as an official induction...
Mar 6, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Department of Physics will host the UNI/Area Education 267 Regional Physics Competition from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 28, at the McLeod Center on the UNI campus. High school students from more than 12 area schools are expected to participate, including Cedar Falls, Denver, Dike-New Hartford, East Buchanan, Grinnell, Jesup, La Porte City, Nashua-Plainfield, St. Ansgar, Tripoli,...

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