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Recently, athletes gathered at the UNI-Dome to take part in events for the Special Olympics Northeast Iowa Spring Games.
Sep 26, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Why do working Americans eat the way we do? This is the question award-winning journalist Tracie McMillan will address at the Reaching for Higher Ground (RHG) keynote lecture at 7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 14, in Lang Hall Auditorium on the University of Northern Iowa campus. McMillan will discuss the realities of America's food industry and her experiences working undercover in the food industry. "Our food choices, formerly a...
Sep 25, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Theatre UNI will present "The American Way of Eating" at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 10 to 12 and Oct. 16 to 19, and at 2 p.m., Oct. 13 and 20, in the Bertha Martin Theatre on the University of Northern Iowa campus. The play is being presented in conjunction with UNI's Reaching For Higher Ground project. Adapted from The New York Times best-selling book, "The American Way of Eating" details how journalist Tracie McMillan delved into the...
Sep 25, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- More than 175 students from high schools and colleges across Iowa are expected to attend the sixth annual TRiO Student Leadership Conference, which will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 9, in Maucker Union on the University of Northern Iowa campus. Through a variety of breakout sessions, the conference aims to empower and celebrate the diversity of students who participate in the Iowa TRiO programs, and...
Sep 25, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, an estimated 870 million people of the more than 7 billion people in the world suffer from chronic undernourishment. The University of Northern Iowa's Center for Energy and Environmental Education (CEEE) will host Fred Kirschenmann, Distinguished Fellow for the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 1, in the CEEE Auditorium....
Sep 25, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The second annual Jacobson Center and Reading Recovery Literacy Academy will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., Monday, Oct. 7, and 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 8, in Maucker Union, Old Central Ballroom. The event will focus on the Partnerships in Comprehensive Literacy (PCL) model and Reading Recovery. The academy includes sessions for Reading Recovery teachers and teacher leaders, comprehensive literacy coaches...
Sep 24, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Iowa Waste Reduction Center (IWRC) will offer a food waste reduction workshop Oct.15 at the Council Bluffs Public Library. The workshop, focusing on methods to reduce food waste and divert it from the landfill includes presentations and discussions from regional experts such as Lora Kanning, interpretive naturalist from the Cass County Conservation and Jim Reimer, Area 6 representative from the Iowa Waste Exchange....
Sep 23, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art will present "The Power of Line: Prints of the European and American Etching Revival" from the University of Iowa Museum of Art (UIMA) Monday, Sept. 30, through Monday, Dec. 2, in the Kamerick Art Building (KAB) South on the UNI campus. The exhibition was co-curated by Joni Kinsey of the University of Iowa School of Art and Art History in conjunction with her students and UIMA...
Sep 19, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Homecoming celebration begins Monday, Oct. 7, and continues through Saturday, Oct. 12, featuring many events and activities. The official kick-off ceremony will start at 5:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 7, on the roof of Maucker Union. The celebration will include the Pride Cry Competition, performances by the UNI Spirit Squad and live music from the Panther Marching Band. At 8 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 8...
Sep 19, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Elaine Eshbaugh, associate professor of gerontology at the University of Northern Iowa, is available for speaking engagements on Alzheimer's and other related dementias. Eshbaugh serves as the coordinator of UNI's gerontology program, which offers the only undergraduate gerontology degree in Iowa. She is also on the executive board of the Northeast Iowa Agency on Aging and has collaborated with various continuing care...
Sep 19, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The MBA program at the University of Northern Iowa is seeking potential clients for its annual Capstone Experience. The Capstone Experience is a comprehensive, end-of-program application of the UNI College of Business Administration graduate curriculum, during which MBA candidates undertake strategic management projects for client organizations across northeast Iowa. Potential clients are drawn from both the business and...

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