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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 6, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 1 Million Cups, a weekly event to engage, educate and connect entrepreneurs, is set to launch during Global Entrepreneurship Week, Monday, Nov. 17, through Sunday, Nov. 23. The public is invited to attend the launch at 9 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 19, at the UNI Innovation Incubator, 8120 Jennings Dr., Cedar Falls. Cedar Valley 1 Million Cups is a regional initiative in which two area entrepreneurs are given six minutes to...
Nov 5, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa --Former Congressman Jim Leach will deliver a Veteran's Day address at the University of Northern Iowa celebrating Iowans who served in World War II. He will present "Civility and Politics" at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov.11, in Lang Hall Auditorium. His talk will discuss how and why civility has broken down so broadly in national politics today. In addition, he will contrast how unified the country was when it faced a fascist foe, as...
Nov 5, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Center for Multicultural Education (CME) will host an informal conversation with author Thomas King at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 18, in the CME. King, a retired professor emeritus from the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada, writes and advocates for First Nation causes. His book, "The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account," is an unconventional assessment of Native American-Caucasian...
Nov 5, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A free online webinar about Iowa withholding and unemployment basics for employers will be held from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 12. This online presentation will provide an overview of Iowa income tax withholding and Iowa unemployment insurance tax. For more information or to register, visit www.iowataxwebinars.com. The Iowa Department of Revenue and Iowa Workforce Development have partnered with UNI's MyEntre.Net to...
Nov 3, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- In response to recent discriminatory posts on the social media app Yik Yak, University of Northern Iowa faculty and staff have planned a Day of Solidarity for noon, Thursday, Nov. 6, near the fountain between Maucker Union and Rod Library. The event will include a peaceful rally displaying participants' support of multiculturalism and intolerance of hate speech. Faculty and staff at UNI plan to openly express their support...
Nov 3, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Broadway musical "Elf" will be performed at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) at 2 and 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 16. In this hilarious musical tale, Buddy, an orphan who ended up at the North Pole to be raised by elves, realizes he's actually human -- his enormous (human) size and inability to make toys are dead giveaways. He heads to New York City to find his birth father, discover his true identity...
Nov 3, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa College of Education will host several town hall meetings across the state to discuss education in Iowa. The next meeting will be held in Bettendorf from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Monday, Nov. 17, at the Mississippi Bend 9 AEA, 729 21st St., Bettendorf. Meetings will allow educators, parents, students, community leaders, lawmakers and others to join in the conversation about what is needed for the...
Nov 1, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The one-man play "Beyond Glory" will be performed at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 13. "Beyond Glory" presents the stories of eight veterans from World War II, Korea and Vietnam depicting their firsthand accounts of valor, which resulted in the nation's highest military award, the Medal of Honor. Tony-nominee and famed film actor Stephen Lang brings their stories to life...
Nov 1, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) cadets participated in the annual Ranger Challenge competition, which took place Oct. 17 through Oct. 19 at Camp Dodge in Johnston. A total of 23 teams from the Midwest, including two UNI teams with nine cadets, competed in the challenge. The weekend consisted of various events, including a one-rope bridge, obstacle courses, technical and tactical Army...
Nov 1, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa College of Education will host several town hall meetings across the state to discuss education in Iowa. The next meeting will be held in Clear Lake from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 6, at the AEA 267 Clear Lake Office, 9184 265th St., Suite B, Clear Lake. Meetings will allow educators, parents, students, community leaders, lawmakers and others to join in the conversation about what is...

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