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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.
Feb 6, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Alex Oberle, University of Northern Iowa associate professor of geography and coordinator for the Geographic Alliance of Iowa (GAI), was recently named a National Geographic Education Fellow by the National Geographic Society for the 2017-2018 academic year. Oberle received this fellowship along with four other educators because of their accomplishments and contributions in education. He is the only representative out of the...
Feb 5, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa—The University of Northern Iowa's Office of Undergraduate Studies and First-Year Cornerstone Program will host writer, performer and video maker Dylan Marron at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 15, in the Great Hall of the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. He will present "Beta Snowflake Cuck: Being a Digital Creator in 2018." The talk is free and open to the public. Marron is an IFP Gotham Award and Drama Desk-nominated...
Jan 29, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – TheatreUNI will present "Hair," the iconic American musical by James Rado, Gerome Ragni and Galt McDermot, at 7:30 p.m., Feb. 22, 23, 24, March 1, 2 and 3, and at 2 p.m., Feb. 25 and March 4, in the Strayer-Wood Theatre on the University of Northern Iowa campus. TheatreUNI’s 2018 production celebrates of the 50th anniversary of "Hair: The American Tribal Love Rock Musical," which debuted on Broadway in 1968. The show centers...
Jan 29, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - Student success and engaged learning are at the heart of the University of Northern Iowa mission. In every classroom, students encounter everything from service work to new research to creative endeavors. No other project at UNI offers these experiences better than the Tiny House Project, developed in the Department of Technology. This course teaches students to solve unique problems in innovative ways. These tiny houses...
Jan 29, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – University of Northern Iowa alumni are invited to apply for a 2018 Merchant Scholarship. Merchant Scholarship recipients must be attending or planning to attend an accredited graduate or professional school at an educational institution as a full-time student. The scholarships are awarded from a trust established in 1951 to honor Frank Ivan Merchant and his sister, Kate Matilda Merchant. Frank was a professor of Latin and...
Jan 26, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - The University of Northern Iowa construction management program recently received recognition in three different rankings. The program was ranked third in College Factual’s 10 Best Colleges and Universities for Highly Paid Construction Management Graduates, 16th in College Factual’s Top Construction Management Colleges in the U.S: Nationwide and 22nd in Best Value Schools’ 50 Best Value Schools for Construction Management....
Jan 24, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Susan Faludi, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, will give a lecture titled "In the Darkroom of Identity" at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 6, in the Kamerick Art Center auditorium at the University of Northern Iowa. According to her biography on the Henry Holt and Company website, Faludi is the author of the bestselling book, "Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women," which won the National Book Critics Circle Award...
Jan 23, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Accounting students at the University of Northern Iowa are providing free income tax assistance again this year through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. Assistance in the preparation of tax returns will be available on Monday and Wednesday nights from Feb. 5 through April 11 (excluding March 12 and 14 of spring break week). Returns for foreign students and scholars will be prepared beginning Monday, March 5...
Jan 22, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa- The University of Northern Iowa College of Education will host the seventh annual African-American Children and Families Conference from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Feb. 23,in Maucker Union. A pre-conference will be held from 5 to 9 p.m., Thursday, Feb 22. The theme for this year’s conference is “Pass it On: Lessons Learned From Our Ancestors.” This conference is designed for educators, administrators, childcare providers, law...
Jan 22, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Michele Norris, famed journalist and former host of National Public Radio’s "All Things Considered," will present "The Race Card Project" at the University of Northern Iowa’s Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 30. The event is free but will be ticketed. Tickets must be picked up in person at the GBPAC. Michele Norris, famed journalist and former host of National Public Radio’s "All...

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