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Sep 23, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa has been named winner of the Economic Opportunity category for the 2015 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for three projects: “Economic Assistance for Low Income Waterloo Neighborhoods,” “Service and Learning Throughout Entrepreneurship” and “Improving Access to Fruits and Vegetables for Families in Need in Black Hawk County.” The President’s Higher Education Community...
Sep 21, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa was just announced as an Excellence and Innovation Award winner by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU). This awards program, now in its third year, honors member institutions for excellence and innovation in several major areas of campus life and leadership. Leadership in regional and economic development; student success and college completion; sustainability...
Sep 21, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The Northern Iowa Food and Farm Partnership is partnering with Silos and Smokestacks National Heritage for a Farm Crawl from noon to 5 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 2. Both organizations have also partnered with Grundy County Iowa State Extension and Outreach for another Farm Crawl from 1 to 4 p.m. on Oct. 2. The Farm Crawl is an opportunity to learn how local producers grow their food and manage their farms on this self-guided tour....
Sep 19, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – University of Northern Iowa alumna Nancy Aossey has been named a recipient of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) Influential Leadership Award. She will receive her award at a ceremony on Monday, Sept. 19, in Minneapolis. Aossey graduated from UNI with a marketing degree in 1982 and a Master’s of Business Administration in 1984. She currently serves as president and CEO of International Medical...
Sep 15, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The "It Takes An Iowan" traveling exhibit, created by Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA). is being held now through Oct. 8 at the UNI Museum Marshall Center School. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. The "It Takes An Iowan" exhibit brings to light Iowans as leaders in the ongoing endeavor of providing food for the growing nation and the world. Iowans are not only leaders in the...
Sep 15, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program at the University of Northern Iowa’s College of Business Administration is seeking potential clients for its annual Capstone Experience. Clients for the Capstone Experience are primarily drawn from businesses and nonprofits in northeast Iowa, and the projects are completed in the spring of each year. The Capstone teams are comprised of three to five students, and each team...
Sep 15, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Reserved Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) will induct two alumni into the new UNI ROTC Hall of Fame at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 1, in the West Gym located on UNI’s campus. The inductees are Col. Patrick W. Williams, ’86, and John Gallagher, ’83. Williams and Gallagher were also the first two UNI ROTC alumni inducted into the U.S. Army Cadet Command’s ROTC Hall of Fame at Fort Knox, Kentucky,...
Sep 14, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa School of Music will celebrate the lifetime achievements of the most recent School of Music Hall of Fame inductees in September 2016. The award ceremony and induction will be held during the Scholarship Benefit Concert on Friday, Sept. 23,in the Great Hall at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center on UNI’s campus. The Hall of Fame honorees for 2016 will be Susan Rider and Therese Fetter...
Sep 14, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Center for Energy and Environmental Education (CEEE), the Ethnic Minorities of Burma Advocacy and Resource Center (EMBARC) and AmeriCorps VISTA have partnered together to create and implement an eight-week workshop series targeted at newcomer immigrant females in Waterloo. The workshop is intended to build on the production skills of the participants in order to connect them with available...
Sep 13, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa ranked No. 2 in the “Best Regional Universities (Midwest)” category for public universities, according U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 “America’s Best Colleges” guidebook. UNI was also ranked No. 20 overall on a combined list of all public and private Midwest regional universities. “It is a tremendous honor to see UNI among the best public institutions of higher learning in the Midwest,”...

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