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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.
Nov 18, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host visiting lecturer Steven Collins at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 3, in Curris Business Building, Room 109. Collins will deliver a lecture titled "Finding Sodom: A Study in Biblical Geography." Collins is dean of the College of Archaeology and Biblical History at Trinity Southwest University in Albuquerque, N.M. He has an extensive background in both Near Eastern archaeology and biblical...
Nov 18, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host the seminar "Hope for Dementia Caregivers: How to Win the Day" by Elaine Eshbaugh, associate professor of family studies and gerontology, from 7 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 3, in the Center for Multicultural Education (CME). The seminar will provide a new perspective for caregivers of those with Alzheimer's disease and individuals with memory challenges. Eshbaugh will discuss strategies...
Nov 13, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Thanks to the work of the University of Northern Iowa's National Ag-Based Lubricants (NABL) Center, biobased and soybean oil based lubricants and greases are no longer a novelty, but are a well-recognized commercial success. NABL will cease operations in 2014 after 22 years of activity due to the loss of federal funds. The nonprofit, university-based research and testing facility dedicated to the advancement of biobased...
Nov 12, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University Economic Development Association (UEDA) has given awards to the University of Northern Iowa's Dream Big Grow Here and Iowa Business Concierge programs. The programs were the recipients of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and Research and Analysis awards at the annual UEDA conference in Pittsburgh. Dream Big Grow Here received the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award for its innovative statewide contest...
Nov 12, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa has been named to Military Times "Best for Vets: Colleges 2014" rankings, which recognizes and rewards schools for their commitment to providing opportunities to America's veterans. "As with all of the Best for Vets rankings, Best for Vets: Colleges is an editorially independent news project that evaluates the many factors that make an institution a good fit for military veterans," said Amanda...
Nov 11, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art will present an artist lecture and musical performance by Tim Lowly at 7 p.m., Monday, Nov. 4, in Kamerick Art Building (KAB) South, Room 111. Lowly will speak about his paintings and other artistic works. The lecture will be followed immediately by an 8 p.m. musical performance with Lowly and Karima Walker in the Graham Hall Chamber Music Room in Russell Hall.  Chicago-based...
Nov 11, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – A panel discussion titled "Reflecting on the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy" will be held to discuss and remember the national tragedy of his assassination. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held at 7 p.m., Monday, Nov. 18, Seerley Hall, Room 115 at the University of Northern Iowa. Panelists for the discussion include Grand Veeder, Black Hawk County auditor; John...
Nov 8, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Parents and students in the Cedar Valley will have the opportunity to learn about applying for college scholarships at the Educational Talent Search Program parent/student workshop at 10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 16, at the University of Northern Iowa Center for Urban Education (UNI-CUE), 800 Sycamore, St., Waterloo. The workshop is open to students in 11th and 12th grade and high school graduates. "We want to help our students...
Nov 8, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa has been selected to host a U.S. Department of Education open forum on the Obama administration's college affordability and completion initiative. The forum will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday, Nov. 15, in Bengtson Auditorium in Russell Hall on the UNI campus. This event is open to the public. It will also be streamed online at live.uni.edu. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kantor...
Nov 6, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa faculty Michele Devlin, professor of health, physical education and leisure services, and Mark Grey, professor of sociology, anthropology and criminology, are the recipients of the Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit's Karen L. Evans Award (Immigrant Champion Award) for their outstanding work with Iowa's immigrant population. The Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit is an annual conference that brings...

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