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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.
Dec 13, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The president of the International Arctic Social Sciences Association and polar science leaders from across the globe will join the University of Northern Iowa in launching Arctic-FROST, a new National Science Foundation project, at a kick-off event from noon to 1 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 17, in the Georgian Lounge in the Commons on the UNI campus. Arctic-FROST is an international interdisciplinary collaborative network...
Dec 13, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa Dining Services recently released its first cookbook, "Best Bites," which features 178 of UNI Dining's most requested recipes. UNI Dining Services started publishing recipe card packets in 1993 and decided to create a cookbook after receiving continuous requests from UNI staff, students, alumni and guests. According to Carol Fletcher, assistant director of residential dining, "Best Bites" took...
Dec 11, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – A workshop exploring the environmental, social, economic and legislative issues surrounding food waste will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 9, at the Loras College Alumni Campus Center in Dubuque. In Iowa, almost 14 percent of municipally land-filled waste comes from food. The workshop, which is hosted by the Iowa Waste Reduction Center (IWRC) through the University of Northern Iowa, will include...
Dec 11, 2013
CEDAR FALLS -- The University of Northern Iowa is seeking potential clients for its UNI MBA Pella 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 acrossP Iowa. Potential clients can come from both the business and non-profit sectors, and UNI is...
Dec 11, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa was ranked in the top 100 "Best Values in Public Colleges" by Kiplinger's Personal Finance for 2014. The ranking cites four-year schools that combine outstanding education with economic value. UNI jumped from No. 95 on the 2013 list to No. 71 on the 2014 list thanks to its high four-year graduation rate, low average student debt at graduation, abundant financial aid, low sticker price and...
Dec 9, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Child Development Center (CDC) has been accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). NAEYC's national accreditation system sets professional standards for early childhood education programs and allows families to find high-quality programs for their children. The accreditation requires a rigorous self-study that looks at curriculum, administration,...
Dec 9, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host its annual fall commencement ceremony at 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 21, in the McLeod Center. This year's commencement speaker is Molly Franta, a history and theatre major from Elkader. Approximately 600 graduates will participate in commencement. Following the ceremony, there will be a reception in the McLeod Center with light snacks and beverages. Graduates and guests are encouraged...
Dec 6, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa will host a service in remembrance of Nelson Mandela from noon to 1 p.m., Monday, Dec. 9, at the Center for Multicultural Education (CME). People will also have the opportunity to write their condolences and memories of Mandela in a memorial booklet. The booklet will be available at the CME beginning the afternoon of Friday, Dec. 6 through Tuesday, Dec. 10. Mandela was born on July 18, 1918, in...
Dec 5, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa will host a free educational forum on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Tuesday, Dec. 10, in Ballroom C of Maucker Union. Sessions will be offered at 3 and 7 p.m. and are open to students, faculty, staff and the Cedar Valley community. Health and Human Services regional director Stephene Moore will present information on the ACA and how to navigate the health insurance marketplace. A Q&A...
Dec 5, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa's New Horizons Band will perform a winter concert at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Dec. 16, in the Great Hall of the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC). The event will be followed by a reception in the lobby. The band will perform a variety of traditional concert band songs that will include marches and holiday selections. "Clarinet on the Town" will feature the clarinet section and...

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