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Apr 1, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Upsilon Nu Iota chapter of Chi Sigma Iota (CSI) international counseling honor society will host its second annual Out of the Darkness Suicide Prevention Walk on Saturday, April 16. The event will run from 1 to approximately 4 p.m., and start and finish at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) on the University of Northern Iowa campus. Registration will begin at 1, speakers will begin at 2 and the 3-mile...
Mar 31, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – UNIBusiness will host an ethics forum titled “What if Iowa Transitioned to Clean Energy by 2050?” from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 6, at the Cedar Falls Public Library. Jack Yates, professor of psychology, and Carole Yates, communications and grants coordinator for the Center for Energy and Environmental Education, will be the featured speakers at the forum. The forum will be a place to examine different hypothetical...
Mar 30, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Kaoru Ishibashi, a singer, multi-instrumentalist and producer, will perform his self-recorded and self-produced project, "Kishi Bashi with Strings," at the University of Northern Iowa Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 7. Ishibashi's live show is a performance composed of live violin, vocal looping, drums, banjo, guitar, a string quartet and beat boxing. The main genre of "Kishi Bashi" is...
Mar 30, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Sigma Phi Epsilon (SigEp) fraternity chapter at the University of Northern Iowa is taking a stand against sexual assault. The chapter's philanthropy event is Sexual Assault Awareness Week (SAAW). The main focus of the week is to educate peers, professors and community members on how to watch for signs of sexual assault, along with prevention methods. The fourth annual SAAW will be held from Monday, April 4 through Friday...
Mar 30, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Colleges Against Cancer chapter will host the 14th annual American Cancer Society: Relay For Life, from 3 p.m. to midnight, Saturday, April 9, in the McLeod Center. The theme for this year's event is "Carnival of Hope." Relay For Life teams set up campsites in the McLeod Center while taking turns walking around the concourse. Throughout the night there will be food and merchandise for sale...
Mar 29, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Comedian Brian Regan will perform at the UNI Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center at 8 p.m., Saturday, April 2. Regan has distinguished himself as one of the premier comedians in the country. His nonstop theatre tour has visited more than 80 cities each year since 2005. He incorporates a perfect balance of sophisticated writing and physicality and can turn the most mundane situations into sidesplitting stand-up material...
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...

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