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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.
Apr 9, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The National Program for Playground Safety (NPPS) at the University of Northern Iowa will celebrate National Playground Safety Week from Monday, April 20, to Friday, April 24. In conjunction with National Playground Safety Week, the NPPS will start a project called Assessment of Iowa's Early Childhood Outdoor Play Environments. The purpose of the project is to evaluate the status of outdoor play spaces in public early...
Apr 8, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host a screening of the short documentary "Of Many" at 7 p.m., Monday, April 13, in the Maucker Union Ballroom. Set against the dramatic backdrop of violence in the Middle East and the tension between Jewish and Muslim students on college campuses, "Of Many" focuses on the surprising and transformative relationship between an orthodox rabbi and imam, who are both university chaplains in...
Apr 7, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) will conduct Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) training on Sunday, April 12, at Camp Dodge, in Des Moines in conjunction with their Combined Leadership Training Exercise (CLTX) April 10 through 12. The MVP training for more than 300 cadets from Nebraska and Iowa will provide skills on how to be an active bystander to help prevent sexual violence on their campuses and in their...
Apr 6, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Holocaust survivor and artist Miriam Brysk will share her story in a presentation for the 7th annual Norman Cohn Family Holocaust Remembrance and Education lecture. Her presentation is titled "Survival in the Russian Partisans of the Lipiczany Forest" and will be presented at 7 p.m., Monday, April 20, in Sabin Hall Room 2. Brysk was born in Warsaw, Poland, and came to America in 1947 at age 12 with no previous schooling and...
Apr 6, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Each spring, departments at the University of Northern Iowa select distinguished graduates to participate in the Alumni in Residence program. These accomplished alumni return to campus to speak with students about their professional experiences and help them understand the connection between the theory they learn in the classroom and the practice in the professional world. Alumni also meet with faculty groups to discuss...
Apr 6, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Department of Physics will host the State of Iowa Physics Competition from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Thursday, April 16, in the McLeod Center. Participating high school students qualified at regional competitions and represent the top teams from Area Education Agencies across the state. The competition is a series of five events that stress creativity, ingenuity and an understanding of physics-...
Apr 2, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) will host the Canadian folk trio the Good Lovelies at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, May 2. Part folk roots, part Western swing, this Toronto-based trio relies on unerring three-part vocal harmonies, clever songs and funny repartee drawn from a seemingly endless succession of comedic adventures on the road. These Juno Award-winning best friends,...
Apr 2, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa-- The University of Northern Iowa IDT (International Dance Theatre) Dance Company will present its annual spring show at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, April 18, and 1 p.m., Sunday, April 19, in Davis Hall at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC). The show will demonstrate multiple dance styles such as folk, ballroom, jazz and tap, along with other multicultural and contemporary styles. Admission for the event is $8 for...
Apr 2, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Join in the fight against cancer by participating in UNI's 13th annual Relay For Life, held from 6 p.m. Friday, April 10, to 6 a.m. Saturday, April 11. This fundraising event for the American Cancer Society will be held in the McLeod Center. Relay For Life teams set up campsites overnight and take turns walking around the concourse in the McLeod Center. Because cancer never sleeps, each team is asked to have at least one...
Apr 1, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Textiles and Apparel program (TAPP) will present its 23rd annual design show on Saturday, April 11, in Lang Hall Auditorium on the UNI campus. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show begins at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. This year's show, "Ethereal Garden," will include two scenes: day and night. Day will feature ready-to-wear and night will showcase formalwear. There are 25...

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