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Nov 9, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Home Free, an American country a cappella group, will perform for the Christmas holidays at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Dec.11, at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center on the University of Northern Iowa campus. Home Free won the fourth season of NBC's "The Sing-Off" in 2013, and tours around 200 shows a year across the country to entertain audiences. The group is originally from Minnesota and formed in 2000. Ticket prices...
Nov 9, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- In celebration of International Education Week, the UNI Rod Library will collaborate with several departments on campus to host "Around the World in 180 Minutes." The event will be held from 4 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 18, in the Rod Library Learning Commons. "Around the World" allow visitors to experience world cultures by visiting booths staffed by students from more than 30 countries, including Brazil, Japan, Germany and...
Nov 3, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Department of Educational Leadership, via Continuing and Distance Education, will offer an Advanced Studies Certificate in Superintendency beginning spring 2016. This program is designed for individuals seeking endorsement in the state of Iowa as a superintendent or AEA administrator. The program is unique in that it maximizes on-site skill development while working with a lead mentor and...
Nov 2, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) will host an event with Cedar Falls Fire Chief John Schilling to inform students about renter's rights and responsibilities, as well as the process for grievances with landlords. "Know your Rental Rights" will be from 6 to 7 p.m., Wed., Nov. 11, in the Elm Room at Maucker Union. "As representatives of the student body, we (NISG) find it our responsibilities to educate students and...
Nov 2, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa is in an international collaboration with Tribhuvan University in Kathmandu, Nepal, for a water study of the Bagmati River. Fieldwork for the project began the second week of May and will continue through the end of 2016. The team from UNI will primarily lead the project while TU will provide lab space. The project is funded by a $56,000 grant from the U.S. National Science Foundation....
Oct 29, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa has a wide range of activities planned to recognize Veterans Day and honor members of the armed forces. The UNI Veterans Association will host events to pay tribute to past and present service members as well as to promote awareness throughout campus. Events throughout the week include:   Monday, Nov. 9 - Military and Veteran Student Services open house, 111-G Maucker Union (plaza level), 11a....
Oct 29, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- During the 2015 meeting of the West Lakes division of the Association of American Geographers, UNI graduate students won first, second and third-place for the graduate student research poster competition. They competed against students with master's and doctorate degrees from across a seven-state region. The annual West Lakes meeting was held Oct. 15-17 in Eau Claire, Wis. The West Lake division includes Illinois, Indiana,...
Oct 29, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- UNI School of Music Horn Choir students will perform a concert at 8 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 10, in Davis Hall at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. The UNI Horn Choir travelled to New York City Oct. 8-9 to perform at the 9/11 Memorial and at The High Line. There will be a video and photo presentation about the New York trip by Jason Vizzini, senior communication studies major at UNI, shown during the concert. In...
Oct 28, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Danish String Quartet, a Scandinavian group of three Danes and one Norwegian, will perform at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 16, in the Great Hall. Seating is limited to 200 attendants, as the audience will be seated on stage with the performers. The group met in the Danish countryside at a summer camp for enthusiastic musicians. It was there they found a shared joy of playing...
Oct 28, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Minnesota Ballet will perform the holiday favorite "The Nutcracker" over two days, Saturday, Nov. 21 and Sunday, Nov. 22 at 3 p.m., at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center on the University of Northern Iowa campus.  "The Nutcracker" is a Christmas holiday tradition in the Cedar Valley and showcases more than 100 dancers from Eastern Iowa in the show. This presentation is supported by the Arts Midwest Touring...

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