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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.
Mar 27, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Theatre UNI will present "August: Osage County" at 7:30 p.m., April 10 through 12 and 17 through 19, and at 2 p.m., April 13, in the Strayer-Wood Theatre on the University of Northern Iowa campus. Tracy Letts' comic tragedy, which won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for drama, is the story of the Weston family. Acid-tongued, pill-popping mother Violet summons her daughters to their Oklahoma homestead after the family patriarch...
Mar 27, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Organizers of the 2012 Get Energized, Iowa! competition to see which community could reduce their energy use the most, would like to hear from community members one more time. They are asking homeowners and renters in the four communities—Dike, Hudson, Readlyn and Fairbank—to take a short survey about the project. Participants who took the survey at the end of the project in 2012 are especially encouraged to take this follow...
Mar 27, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The Rod Library at the University of Northern Iowa will host Mini Comic-Con from noon to 5 p.m., Saturday, March 29. A variety of comic book-related activities will be held throughout the day, such as trivia contests; video and tabletop gaming; a kids' coloring contest; a scavenger hunt; a Magic: The Gathering tournament; panel discussions; and a photo booth with green screen technology. The costume contest will take place at...
Mar 27, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa will host the 46th annual Elementary Literacy Conference on Friday, April 11, in the Schindler Education Center. The conference is free to UNI students and faculty, $45 for retired teachers and $90 for current educators and the general public. The event will include multiple sessions on topics in the areas of literacy, arts integration and the Common Core standards. It will feature keynote...
Mar 26, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Jazz Band One will perform at the Englert Theatre in Iowa City at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 9. The event will include performances by Jazz Band One and the University of Iowa's premiere big band, Johnson County Landmark. The concert will also feature Iowa-born saxophonist Dick Oatts as guest soloist. Oatts grew up in Jefferson and attended Drake University before starting his professional...
Mar 26, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa will host the biannual Teacher Education Induction Convocation at 4 p.m., Wednesday, April 2, in the Great Hall of the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC). The event will be followed by a reception in the lobby. More than 200 students have met the requirements for admission into the UNI Teacher Education Program and are invited to participate in the induction ceremony. DeWitt...
Mar 25, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's LGBT student organization UNI Proud will kick off the annual campus wide Pride Week with a drag show at 8 p.m., Monday, March 31, in the Maucker Union. "Fluidity Inclusivity" is the theme of this year's Pride Week, and a number of events will explore the nuances of gender and sexuality from Monday, March 31, through Saturday, April 5. "The Queer Monologues" will be performed at 7 p.m.,...
Mar 25, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Panther Marching Band has been invited to participate in the 29th New Year's Day Parade & Festival in London on Jan. 1, 2015. The former Lord Mayor of the City of Westminister, Councillor Duncan Sandys, who is also Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill's great grandson, will be on campus at 3 p.m., Wednesday, March 26, in the Great Hall of the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center to...
Mar 24, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Suicide is the second leading cause of death for college students according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. In an effort to raise awareness of suicide and suicide prevention, the University of Northern Iowa will host an inaugural Out of the Darkness Walk, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, April 5, starting at the fountain outside Maucker Union. Check-in begins at 9 a.m.; the walk starts at 10 a.m. The event...
Mar 24, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Henry Segerman, assistant professor in the Department of Mathematics at Oklahoma State University, will visit the University of Northern Iowa to present the annual Hari Shankar Memorial Lecture at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 8, in Sabin Hall, Room 002. Segerman's lecture is "How to Make Sculptures of 4-Dimensional Things." He is a mathematician and a mathematical artist, and works with 3-dimensional geometry, topology and...

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