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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.
Feb 26, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Interpreters Theatre will present an interactive performance that will bring to light the magic, politics and ritual of an African-American Sunday dinner. "The Soul Food Museum" will be performed at 7:30 p.m., Friday, March 6, at the Wesley Foundation, 2422 College St. in Cedar Falls. This performance will help explain a challenge to mass-mediated stereotypes of the black family and black life...
Feb 25, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host the fourth annual UNI Dance Marathon from noon to midnight Saturday, March 7, in the Maucker Union. Dance Marathon is a nationwide movement involving college and high school students at more than 250 schools. Money that is raised by the schools during the events goes toward the local Children's Miracle Network Hospital. Last year, college dance marathons raised more than $8 million....
Feb 24, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) will host the Elias String Quartet, with guest artist Benjamin Hochman on piano, at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 24. The Elias Quartet, which takes their name from Mendelssohn's oratorio "Elijah," have established themselves as one of the most intense and vibrant quartets of their generation. The group was formed in 1998, and they have performed...
Feb 24, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa School of Music will host "THE BIG SING" at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 10, in the Great Hall in Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. The concert will feature UNI choirs, including Concert Chorale, Varsity Men's Glee Club, UNI Singers and Women's Chorus under the direction of Amy Kotsonis and John Len Wiles, along with special guest Alice Parker. Parker is an American composer, arranger...
Feb 24, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – A film screening and discussion on Christian responses to Hitler will take place at 7 p.m., Sunday, March 8, at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 2410 Melrose Dr. in Cedar Falls. St. Luke's Episcopal Church of Cedar Falls, the UNI Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education and the UNI Department of Philosophy and World Religions will sponsor this event. A screening of the 55-minute film "Theologians Under Hitler" will be followed...
Feb 23, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Martie Reineke, UNI professor of philosophy and world religions, will present "Intimate Domain: Desire, Trauma and Mimetic Theory" at noon, Monday, March 2, in the Center for Multicultural Education, Room 109A. Reineke will discuss the research that went into writing her latest book, "Intimate Domain: Desire, Trauma and Mimetic Theory." In this book she looks at how fathers, mothers and siblings play a decisive role in family...
Feb 23, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Over spring break, the University of Northern Iowa Recreation Services will provide an All Sports Camp for elementary and middle school kids from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday, March 16, through Friday, March 20, at the Wellness and Recreation Center (WRC) at UNI. All Sports Camp offers students between the ages of 6 and 12 the opportunity to play a wide variety of sports, including flag football, table tennis, basketball,...
Feb 23, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Teacher Fair will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, March 28, in the Maucker Union Ballrooms. The Teacher Fair is an opportunity for all certified K through 12 educators to seek employment opportunities for 2015-16. About 60 school districts from across the United States will have representatives present. The event is free and no registration is necessary for teachers. Check-in is from...
Feb 18, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Award-winning math and science projects that integrate technology into pre-K through 12 classrooms will be featured during Spotlight on STEM Day on Thursday, February 26, at the Innovative Teaching and Technology Center on the University of Northern Iowa campus. Teachers and students throughout the state, along with UNI faculty, will showcase their work through table displays, demonstrations and presentations. They will...
Feb 17, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- At the end of 2014, the University of Northern Iowa received a generous donation from Robert and Margaret Bradford to establish a faculty chair position – the highest academic designation to bestow on a faculty member.  The holder of the Robert and Margaret Bradford Chair in International Business will be devoted to enhancing the UNI College of Business Administration's global presence by creating new international...

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