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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.
Sep 15, 2014
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 the comprehensive application of the MBA curriculum in a strategic context. Working in small teams with a faculty advisor, students are asked to frame and analyze an issue posed by an area organization in terms of a strategic business perspective. The team develops an enterprise-level...
Sep 15, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- More than 175 students from high schools and colleges across Iowa are expected to attend the seventh annual TRiO Student Leadership Conference, which will be held Wednesday, Oct. 1, in Maucker Union on the University of Northern Iowa campus. This year's theme is "TRiO Leadership: Becoming Agents of Change." The conference empowers and celebrates the diversity of students who participate in the Iowa TRiO programs, and...
Sep 15, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Venture School, originally started in the state by the University of Iowa, is designed to help entrepreneurs increase their odds of success. Venture School is a new approach to entrepreneurial training, based on a leading-edge curriculum that emphasizes the Lean Startup methodology. Venture School has completed three cohorts in Iowa City and will be offering the program in Cedar Falls this fall through a partnership with the...
Sep 10, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Theatre UNI presents the first production of its 2014-15 season, "The Sweetest Swing in Baseball," at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 9 to 11 and Oct. 16 to 18, and at 2 p.m., Oct. 12 and 19, in the Bertha Martin Theatre in Strayer-Wood Theatre on the University of Northern Iowa campus. Directed by Steve Taft, associate professor of theatre, and written by Rebecca Gilman, an American playwright, "The Sweetest Swing in Baseball" follows a...
Sep 10, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa today released its official enrollment figures for fall 2014. Enrollment numbers are determined on students enrolled through the end of the 10th day of classes. UNI's total fall enrollment is 11,928. Officials report that new students direct from high school are up more than 4 percent from last year. This is the second consecutive year that group has seen an increase. Highlights of the...
Sep 10, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa retained its No. 2 ranking in the "Best Regional Universities (Midwest)" category for public universities, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2015 "America's Best Colleges" guidebook. UNI was also No. 18 on a combined list of all public and private Midwest regional universities - one of only two public institutions to make the list of top-20 Midwest regionals. "Being recognized as one...
Sep 10, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Iowa Waste Reduction Center (IWRC) at the University of Northern Iowa is excited to announce Tech Days 2014. The two-day event is bringing together new environmentally-friendly and energy efficient technologies, equipment and resources for those in the painting and coatings industry in one location. Presentations, demonstrations and networking will fill the event as industry experts will be on hand from Graco,...
Sep 10, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa is accepting applications for its Master of Arts in science education program that begins in summer 2015, with an optional spring 2015 jump start. This program integrates theory, application and content, allowing K through 12 teachers to update pedagogy as well as add endorsement areas to their teaching licenses or update content knowledge in their specialty areas. Applicants can learn how to...
Sep 9, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Elliott West, professor of history at the University of Arkansas, will present "The West Before Lewis and Clark: Three Lives" at the University of Northern Iowa's 41st Annual Carl L. Becker Memorial Lecture. The lecture will be presented at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 17, in Seerley Hall, Room 115. West specializes in the history of the American West and focuses his study on social and environmental aspects, as well as American...
Sep 9, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Masters in Public Policy (MPP) program will host a dinner reception and fundraiser to benefit the Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ICADV) from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 10, in the Commons Slife Ballroom. ICADV is a state-level nonprofit organization that responds to the needs of battered women, men and children. Guests will enjoy a formal dinner, cash bar, silent auction and...

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