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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 24, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Integrated Roadside Vegetation Management program (IRVM) reminds Iowans of restrictions prohibiting the mowing of state-maintained highway right-of-way and roadside ditches prior to July 15. Iowa Code 314.7, which includes county secondary roads as well as state primary and interstate highways, extended the no-mow period, now from July 1 through July 15, to provide an additional two weeks...
Apr 24, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- – Yesterday, the Iowa House and Senate approved a 4 percent funding increase for each of Iowa's public universities along with an additional $2.6 million in special funding to UNI's base in recognition of its reliance on state funding. This coupled with the $4 million previously appropriated in 2013, will allow UNI to freeze tuition for the 2014-15 academic year. The university is grateful to the Iowa Legislature for...
Apr 21, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- According to the National Program for Playground Safety (NPPS), more than 200,000 children are injured on America's playgrounds each year. In an effort to focus on the safety of all children on the playground, the NPPS, housed at the University of Northern Iowa, will celebrate National Playground Safety Week from Monday, April 21, through Friday, April 25. In addition to promoting their regular initiatives and training...
Apr 21, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host the 50th annual Iowa High School Model United Nations (IHSMUN) Spring Conference Thursday and Friday, April 24 and 25, in the Maucker Union Ballrooms and other rooms on campus. The event is organized and facilitated by UNI's IHSMUN chapter. At the event, nearly 25 high schools from across the state will represent 39 countries of the United Nations. High school students will model the...
Apr 21, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Lynda Yates, an associate professor of linguistics at Macquarie University in Australia, will present her lecture "Communication, Language and Preparing for the Work Place" from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m., Monday, April 28, in Seerley Hall, Room 115, on the University of Northern Iowa campus. Refreshments will be served from 4 to 4:30 p.m. Yates' research revolves around the adult language learning and communication in the workplace...
Apr 21, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa is one of the 322 most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada, according to The Princeton Review. Developed by The Princeton Review in partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the "Guide to 322 Green Colleges" recognizes colleges and universities that demonstrate an above-average commitment to sustainability. UNI's rating of 95 out of 99 was the highest...
Apr 17, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host Take Back the Night at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 29, in Seerley Hall, Room 115, to increase awareness of sexual assault. The event will begin with a panel discussion featuring Harry Brod, professor of sociology, anthropology and criminology, and Joan Thompson, sexual assault advocate and health educator. The panel will discuss sexual violence and ways to end it. Two sexual assault...
Apr 17, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Textiles and Apparel program (TAPP) will hold its 22nd annual design show, "Catwalk 22: Stripped," at 7 p.m., Saturday, April 26, in Lang Hall Auditorium on the UNI campus. All students enrolled in TAPP classes this academic year were encouraged to design and construct original garments for the show. All entered pieces were juried by Stephanie Barness and Holly Humke-Williams, TAPP alumnae...
Apr 15, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- How can we educate men about sex and gender issues without blaming them for centuries of sexism and gender oppression? Nationally known anti-sexist activist Jackson Katz will address these issues head-on during "More Than a Few Good Men: A Lecture on American Manhood and Violence Against Women" at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 24, in Sabin Hall, Room 002, on the University of Northern Iowa campus. Katz is the creator of the...
Apr 14, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art will present "B.F.A. Group Exhibition" from Monday, April 28, through Saturday, May 10, on the main floor of the Kamerick Art Building. A reception for the exhibition will be held at 7 p.m., Monday, April 28, in the south lobby. The artwork of eight UNI Bachelor of Fine Arts seniors will be displayed: -Melissa Airy, Hiawatha, will present "Five Virgin Saints." These performance...

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