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Joseph Tibbs
A University of Northern Iowa junior received the Goldwater Scholarship in Science and Mathematics this week, a nationally competitive award that was granted to less than 500 students across the country.
Apr 11, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The Iowa Academy of Education will sponsor a public forum at the University of Northern Iowa featuring Iowa Department of Education Director Ryan Wise from 1 to 2:30 p.m., Friday, April 20, in the Budke Auditorium in Schindler Education Center. Wise will talk about "The State of Education in Iowa: Challenges, Opportunities and Key State Initiatives." Great teachers inspired Wise to switch his career path to education during...
Apr 9, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa--The UNI Textiles and Apparel program (TAPP) will present its 26th annual fashion show at 7 p.m., Saturday, April 21, in Lang Hall Auditorium. The theme this year is  “UNI Fashion Week,” which plays off of New York Fashion Week. Spectators should expect to see a variety of garments that include traditional sewn pieces and non-traditional constructive pieces. Jordan Caruso, executive director of the show, encourages everyone to...
Apr 9, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Jolene Zigarovich, associate professor of languages and literatures at the University of Northern Iowa, was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant for her work on the 18th-century British novel that will focus on the historical facts concerning funerary practices in Britain and the culture's overall relationship with mortality. Zigarovich's project title is "Death and Corpses in the 18th-Century British...
Apr 9, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa—The University of Northern Iowa is proposing an undergraduate resident tuition increase of $209—or 2.8%—for the 2018-19 academic year. The Iowa Board of Regents will provide the first of two readings on the proposed rates for all three Regent universities on April 11-12 in Council Bluffs. UNI’s proposed rate is below the maximum four percent threshold established by the Board earlier this year. According to UNI President Mark...
Apr 9, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa College of Business Administration has developed a program that combines a study abroad opportunity with an internship experience. This program ensures that UNI students are equipped with a unique skill set that will allow them to thrive in today’s global economy. The program starts with on-campus classes and concludes with a six-week unpaid internship in Italy. This year, 16 UNIBusiness...
Apr 6, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Rob Hamilton, Chef de Cuisine at the University of Northern Iowa, was awarded a bronze medal at the American Culinary Federation (ACF) sanctioned National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS) Culinary Challenge held March 27 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Competitors faced off against the clock to prepare a creative entrée, which featured a mandatory combination of littleneck clams, whole...
Apr 6, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art will present the "Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) Group Exhibition" from Monday, April 23, through Saturday, May 5. An opening reception will be held at 7 p.m., Monday, April 23, in the south lobby of the Kamerick Art Building (KAB). Eden Bell of Fairfield is presenting an exhibition titled "Sugar Coat." According to Bell, the work "combines bright colors and soft shapes with deep...
Apr 5, 2018
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 4, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa’s Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Student Association will be celebrating 30 years on the UNI campus. While celebrating the outstanding organization, the event 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 event will feature keynote speaker Susan Tomlinson...
Apr 2, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Heather Carver, author of "Booby Hatch," a comedic look at breast cancer, will perform her autobiography at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 11, at the University of Northern Iowa. At 4 p.m., Tuesday, April 10, Carver will speak about her own experiences with breast cancer. Both the performance and presentation will be held in the Lang Hall Interpreters Theatre. Carver is the department chair, co-director of the Writing for...

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