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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.
Apr 2, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Join in the fight against cancer by participating in UNI's 13th annual Relay For Life, held from 6 p.m. Friday, April 10, to 6 a.m. Saturday, April 11. This fundraising event for the American Cancer Society will be held in the McLeod Center. Relay For Life teams set up campsites overnight and take turns walking around the concourse in the McLeod Center. Because cancer never sleeps, each team is asked to have at least one...
Apr 1, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Textiles and Apparel program (TAPP) will present its 23rd annual design show on Saturday, April 11, in Lang Hall Auditorium on the UNI campus. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show begins at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. This year's show, "Ethereal Garden," will include two scenes: day and night. Day will feature ready-to-wear and night will showcase formalwear. There are 25...
Apr 1, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (CSBS) will present the 22nd annual CSBS Student Research Conference from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, April 25, in Sabin and Seerley halls. The conference provides undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to exchange ideas, present research and learn more about the developments in social sciences. Students can attend seminars, lectures and...
Apr 1, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Student Disability Services (SDS) and the Office of Admissions will sponsor a workshop designed to help high school students begin to prepare for the next steps after high school graduation from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday, April 14. The workshop will introduce students to the differences between high school and college, provide students an opportunity to see what life on a college campus...
Apr 1, 2015
WATERLOO, Iowa --The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's traveling exhibition "Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race" examines how the Nazi leadership, in collaboration with individuals in professions traditionally charged with healing and the public good, used science to help legitimize persecution, murder, and ultimately, genocide. The exhibition opens at the Grout Museum of History & Science, 503 South St., Waterloo, on Tuesday...
Mar 31, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Jennifer Wiseman, NASA Hubble Space Telescope senior project scientist, will present her lecture "Galaxies, Stars, Planets, and Life: A Dynamic Universe" at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 8, in Lang Hall Auditorium on the University of Northern Iowa campus. The lecture will discuss the latest discoveries from Hubble and present various societal responses to the uncovering of the universe. Before her current role as NASA senior...
Mar 31, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Mike Licari, University of Northern Iowa interim provost and executive vice president, has announced the winners of the University Book & Supply (UBS) Outstanding Teaching Awards for 2015. The awards honor pre-tenure faculty members who have shown significant contributions to the quality of teaching. The winners are John Wiles, assistant professor of music; Matthew Webb, assistant professor of mathematics; Nicole Skaar,...
Mar 31, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) has granted continuation of accreditation to the University of Northern Iowa College of Business Administration for another five years, reaffirming the business school's status among the top 5 percent in the world.  "The extension of our accreditation from the most respected and recognized accrediting organization for business schools confirms...
Mar 27, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Department of Earth Science will host an advanced storm spotter training course at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 23, in Latham Hall, Rm. 125, on the UNI campus. This training is intended for those who wish to contribute to the mobile spotting of severe weather and those who want a deeper understanding of storm scale meteorology as it relates to spotting severe weather. This is the first year the...
Mar 27, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) will host keyboardist Bruce Hornsby at 7:30 p.m., Friday, April 24, in the Great Hall of the GBPAC. Hornsby has won numerous awards throughout his career, including a Grammy Award for best new artist. Known for his thoughtful lyrics, distinctive right-hand piano runs and creativity in live performances, he has refused to be pinned down...

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