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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 14, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's International Dance Theatre (IDT) will present its annual spring show at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, April 26, and 2 p.m., Sunday, April 27, at Strayer-Wood Theatre on the UNI campus. This year's production is titled "Salute to the Silverscreen." The dance troupe will perform a variety of dance styles from around the world, including traditional folk dance, modern styles of ballroom dance and one...
Apr 14, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education (CHGE) will host several events in honor of the Days of Remembrance of the victims of the Holocaust Wednesday, April 23, through Tuesday, April 29. Beatrice Muchman, Holocaust survivor and author of "Never to Be Forgotten: A Young Girl's Holocaust Memoir," will present the sixth annual Norman Cohn Family Holocaust Remembrance and Education Lecture...
Apr 11, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Student Association has announced the Cedar Valley Nonprofit Award winners. Recipients will be honored at the 10th annual Cedar Valley Nonprofit Awards Luncheon from noon to 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 16, in the Commons Ballroom. Award winners are as follows: Nonprofit Business Partner of the Year, Ferguson Enterprises; Robert Koob Award for Collaboration, Leader...
Apr 10, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will celebrate environmental efforts during Earth Week, Monday, April 21, through Friday, April 25. Earth Week is a campus-wide event that aims to involve the campus community in environmental action through a number of interactive and educational events. On Monday, April 21, UNI students can participate in a Plastic Bag Exchange. Bring plastic grocery bags for recycling to Maucker Union from...
Apr 10, 2014
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 17, 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 10, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Corey Dolgon, sociology professor at Stonehill College in Massachusetts, will use words and music to explore the role that folk songs play in the U.S. labor movement at his "singing lecture" at 7:30 p.m., Monday, April 21, in the Interpreter's Theatre, Lang Hall, Room 40. The lecture will cover labor history from a multicultural perspective and examine the function of folk songs in workers' lives. "Corey Dolgon's singing...
Apr 10, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Every day, minority students can experience a number of microaggressions based on their gender, race, religion and other identities. Students will have the opportunity to share these experiences at the I2AmUNI event, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, April 16, in the Maucker Union on the University of Northern Iowa campus. Participants will be able to write a story or phrase on a whiteboard and pose for a photo with it....
Apr 10, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The "best of the best" student performances from beginning and advanced performance classes in the University of Northern Iowa's Department of Communication Studies will be presented at the "Performance Power Hour" at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 17, in the Interpreters Theatre in Lang Hall, Room 040. "The Performance Power Hour is a way for students to share with the public the work we do in the Performance Studies classroom...
Apr 10, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa will hold a U.S. Citizenship Ceremony at 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 16, in the Maucker Union Ballroom. The event is free and open to the public. At the event, 100 people from 36 different countries, including Australia, Bosnia, Vietnam and India will become American citizens. "It is an honor for UNI to be chosen to host this unique ceremony," said Mark Grey, professor and director of the UNI...
Apr 10, 2014
CEDAR FALLS -- The John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition is now accepting entries for the 2014 competition. New and start-up businesses (in business for less than four years) are eligible to enter the competition for the chance to win up to $25,000. The deadline to enter is June 13. Applicants are required to submit business plan information via a secure online program called Gust. A link to the Gust submission page is available at the...

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