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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.
Mar 11, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Playwright Sean Lewis will visit the University of Northern Iowa to perform "Dogs of Rwanda" at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 26, in Lang Hall, Room 040. The performance is influenced by the stories of the Federal Theatre Project and sets out to create a stripped-down performance that will grab the attention of non-theatre-going audiences. Lewis is a playwright, solo performer, director and actor and has won numerous awards in...
Mar 11, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) will host Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood, two of the stars of the Emmy-nominated series "Whose Line is it Anyway?," at 7:30 p.m., Friday, April 10. This interactive comedy show is completely improvised and driven by audience participation, as Mochrie and Sherwood use nothing but their quick wit to create a hilarious and unique experience....
Mar 11, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A public digital photo archive of Iowa's history will be introduced at 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 25, at Rod Library on the University of Northern Iowa campus. This digital archive, called FORTEPAN Iowa, is the first of its kind in Iowa and the U.S., and is unique in that it features curated photos taken by ordinary Iowans during the 20th century. FORTEPAN Iowa is the first international sister site to the Hungarian FORTEPAN...
Mar 11, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Department of Physics will host the UNI/Area Education Agency 267 Regional Physics Competition from 9 a.m. to noon, Thursday, March 26, in the McLeod Center. High school students from Cedar Falls, Denver, Dike-New Hartford, Dunkerton, East Buchanan, Fairbank, Gilbertville, Gladbrook-Reinbeck, Janesville, Jesup, La Porte City, Nashua-Plainfield, Sumner, Traer, Tripoli, Waterloo, Winthrop and...
Mar 11, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Center for Energy and Environmental Education (CEEE) will host an open house from 2 to 4 p.m., Sunday, March 29, at 8106 Jennings Dr., to highlight its new solar array. The open house will include tours of the solar array, details about federal and state incentives and information for installing your own solar system. Members of the Cedar Prairie Sierra Club and the individuals and companies...
Mar 10, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) will hold a swearing-in ceremony for two cadets during the March 13 Waterloo Blackhawks hockey game at Young Arena in Waterloo. UNI ROTC professor of military science Lt. Col. Glen Keith will administer the oath of enlistment to Joshua Mixdorf and Alec Krekel during the second intermission of the game. Mixdorf and Krekel are members of the UNI ROTC...
Mar 10, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa School of Health, Physical Education and Leisure Services will host the 2015 R.J. McElroy Scholar lecturer Linda L. Caldwell at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, April 2, at the Wellness Recreation Center, Room 252, on the UNI campus. Caldwell is a distinguished professor of recreation, park and tourism management, and human development and family studies, at The Pennsylvania State University. She will...
Mar 10, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa School of Music will host violinist Frank Almond and pianist Marian Lee for a recital at 8 p.m., Wednesday, March 25, in Davis Hall at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. Almond and Lee will also offer master classes for UNI music students on Wednesday, March 25, and Thursday, March 26. Almond holds the Charles and Marie Caestecker Concertmaster Chair at the Milwaukee Symphony...
Mar 9, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Women's and Gender Studies Program will host multiple events in March in honor of Women's History Month. All events are free and open to the public. The events include: - "Wonder Women: The Untold Story of American Superheroines," 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 11, in Rod Library, Rm. 324, on the UNI campus. The film looks at how popular representations of powerful women reflect society's...
Mar 6, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Jim Wohlpart has been named provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at the University of Northern Iowa, pending official approval by the Board of Regents, State of Iowa. Wohlpart is currently dean of Undergraduate Studies and professor of English at Florida Gulf Coast University. He will assume his new duties at UNI on May 31. "Dr. Wohlpart has an extensive background in academic leadership," said UNI...

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