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Each year, the University of Northern Iowa Office of Career Services releases a report detailing post-graduation success. In 2013, 88 percent of respondents were either employed or receiving further education – the highest number in the past five years.
Feb 11, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Are we alone in the universe? Does Mars have life near the surface? Attend the 2015 Leland Wilson Endowed Chemistry Lecture at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 25, if you have ever been curious about these questions. Shawn Domagal-Goldman will give his presentation, "The Scientific Search for Life on Planets Near and Far," in Lantz Auditorium in McCollum Science Hall. Domagal-Goldman is a research space scientist at NASA's Goddard...
Feb 10, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa will host UNI Day at the Statehouse from 1 to 3 p.m., Monday, Feb. 16, at the Iowa Capitol in Des Moines. The event will highlight UNI programs and inform legislators about the impact UNI has on the state. "Last year's event was such a great success," said Mary Braun, UNI state relations officer. "I was happy to see such a great turnout in faculty, students and alumni. It really drove home to...
Feb 9, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa –The documentary "Terms and Conditions May Apply" will be shown at 7 p.m. followed by a discussion, Monday, Feb. 23., in the Center for Multicultural Education (CME), as part of the Reaching for Higher Ground Film and Discussion series. The documentary exposes what corporations and governments learn about people through Internet and cell phone usage and what, if anything, can be done about it. Throughout the film, there are...
Feb 9, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Rod Library is the new home to four donated paintings. Edna Shain of Vinton has given four art pieces, collectively titled "The Four Seasons," to the Rod Library to be displayed on the ground floor adjacent to the UNI Museum. The paintings are by the late Iowa artist Robert Tabor and were created in 1952. Tabor was a Works Progress Administration (WPA) muralist, and one of his murals still...
Feb 6, 2015
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. The program is available Monday and Wednesday nights from Feb. 9 through April 8, excluding March 16 and 18 of spring break week. Foreign students and scholars will be served beginning Monday, March 9. Sessions are from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Curris Business...
Feb 5, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Friends of the Gallagher Bluedorn will host "Beers to You and Gourmet Too," a beer and gourmet food tasting, from 3 to 6:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 22, at the Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center. This fundraiser supports programming for the 2015-16 season, including general programming and the Kaleidoscope Series. Tasting will begin at 4 p.m. More than 60 different kinds of beer provided by Fahr Beverage will be available...
Feb 5, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Career Fair will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 19, in the McLeod Center. More than 120 employers, organizations and nonprofits will be there to network with UNI students and alumni, as well as discuss internships and full-time jobs. Attendees are encouraged to bring multiple copies of their resume to share with company and organization representatives. "The UNI Career Fair...
Feb 5, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Black Student Union will hold numerous events throughout the month of February to celebrate Black History Month. Some highlights include: - Step Afrika is a professional dance company dedicated to the tradition of stepping. It is one of the top 10 African-American dance companies in the United States and will perform at 8 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 11, in the Lang Hall Auditorium. - The Tunnel of...
Feb 4, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Theatre Thursday is a gathering of UNI theatre students, faculty, staff, Friends of Theatre UNI members, alumni and local theatre practitioners/enthusiasts after the opening night performance of Theatre UNI productions. The next event will be held following the 7:30 p.m. performance of "Avenue Q" on Thursday, Feb. 26. A reception of recognition, celebration, release and engagement will be held. Hors d'oeuvres and drinks will...
Feb 3, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The seventh annual Darwin Week will be held on the University of Northern Iowa campus Monday, Feb. 9 through Thursday, Feb. 12. The annual event celebrates science through a series of faculty and visiting speakers. All activities are held in the Center for Multicultural Education in Maucker Union and are free and open to the public. Each day will feature a different theme, including science, skepticism, diversity and...

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