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Katy Slaven
Katy Slaven never dreamed that she'd be back at UNI so soon after graduating in 2010. She also couldn't have predicted that her homecoming would be on the stage of the Great Hall in the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center, performing in front of 1,500 children.
Mar 29, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- "The Lettermen," an American male pop music vocal trio, will perform at the UNI Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center at 3 p.m., Sunday, April 3. The group was formed in 1959 and has had 11 gold records, five Grammy nominations, two Top 10 singles, and 16 Top 10 singles on the Adult Contemporary chart. Their first single was "The Way You Look Tonight" in 1961, and their second single was "When I Fall in Love." Their...
Mar 29, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Graduate College will host its ninth annual Graduate Research Symposium on Wednesday, April 6. There are three categories of presentations and performances throughout the event, beginning with 28 poster presentations scheduled to take place from noon to 1:45 p.m., in the Maucker Union Ballroom. Following the poster presentations, there are 27 scheduled oral presentations from 2 to 4:30 p.m.,...
Mar 28, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa will host “Brave Student Voices: Then and Now” from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 12, in the Commons Ballroom on UNI’s campus. The event brings back to campus members of the “UNI 7,” a group of UNI students from 1970 that engaged in civil disobedience and fought for adequate representation, equality and inclusion for students of color on campus. On March 16, 1970, members of the African-...
Mar 28, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa will host a public information panel on the Zika virus from noon to 1 p.m., Thursday, April 7, in the Elm Room in Maucker Union. The discussion will focus on cultural, health, virology and prevention issues. Panel members include: - Michele Devlin, professor of health promotion and education, and director of the Iowa Center on Health Disparities - Catherine Zeman, professor of health promotion...
Mar 25, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Adam Carroll, author of “Winning the Money Game” and several other books geared towards helping college students better understand their finances, will present “The Money Savvy Student” at 6 p.m., Tuesday, April 5, in Lang Auditorium on the University of Northern Iowa’s campus. The first 300 attendees will receive a free copy of “Winning the Money Game.” Carroll is considered one of the top transformational trainers in the...
Mar 23, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Philip Kutzko, a professor of mathematics and CLAS Collegiate Fellow at the University of Iowa, will present a lecture titled “It’s an Ethnic Thing: Cultural Challenges to Broadening Participation in Mathematics” at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 14, in Lantz Auditorium in McCollum Science Hall on the University of Northern Iowa campus. Kutzko has been invited to UNI as the feature speaker for the 2016 Hari Shankar Memorial...
Mar 22, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Rod Library at the University of Northern Iowa will host the third annual Mini Comic-Con from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 2. Activities will include a kid zone, photo booth and trivia to test your knowledge of science and comics. There will also be a Batmobile replica outside the Campanile, a demonstration by the improv group Half Masted and a preview of the 24th annual design and fashion show, featuring garments...
Mar 22, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – TheatreUNI will present “The Trojan Women” at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 7 through Sunday, April 9, and Thursday, April 14 through Sunday, April 16, and at 2:00 p.m on April 10th and 17th in the Bertha Martin Theatre on the University of Northern Iowa campus. For 10 years, the Greek armies have besieged the great city of Troy in a quest to retrieve the stolen queen Helen of Troy, the most beautiful women in the world. After...
Mar 22, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Institute for Youth Leaders will host Norman Dolch at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, April 7, in Room 252 of the Wellness and Recreation Center on UNI’s campus. Dolch will be the featured speaker for the 2016 McElroy Scholar Lecture, and his presentation will focus on “Lifetime Leadership Lessons from Nonprofit Organizations.” Dolch is a retired professor from the University of North Texas and Louisiana...
Mar 22, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Students from the University of Northern Iowa will present their research in poster format Tuesday, March 29, in the First Floor Rotunda of the Iowa Statehouse. “Research in the Capitol” is an annual collaborative effort between the honors programs of Iowa’s three Regents universities. The event was created to celebrate how undergraduates learn by doing research in a variety of fields. State senators, representatives and...

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