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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 25, 2015
Cedar Falls, Iowa – Dan Nickey, associate director of the Iowa Waste Reduction Center (IWRC), has accepted an invitation to serve as a member on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Air Act Advisory Committee. The committee, established in 1990, is a senior-level policy committee that provides advice to the EPA on air pollution issues and plays a strategic role in assisting the EPA in meeting its mission to protect human health...
Mar 25, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The RodCon committee at the University of Northern Iowa has been awarded the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) College Libraries Section (CLS) Innovation in College Librarianship Award for their work on the RodCon 2014 program. The annual award is presented to American Library Association (ALA) members who demonstrate innovation in their work with undergraduates, instructors and the library community. The...
Mar 19, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host representatives from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), along with other partners, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, March 26, in front of Maucker Union. This event will teach students, staff, faculty and community members to prepare for emergencies during the school's first Ready Campus event. The UNI Global Health Corps and Center...
Mar 18, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Jake Heggie will visit UNI as part of the Meryl Norton Hearst Visiting Artists Series. Heggie is the American composer of the operas Moby-Dick, Dead Man Walking, Three Decembers, To Hell and Back, and Out of Darkness: a triptych of holocaust stories. He also has composed more than 250 songs, as well as chamber, choral and orchestral works. Three different events will be held during Heggie's residency at UNI. The Hearst...
Mar 17, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Energy production affects everyone and ethical issues arise throughout the process, from source to production to consumption. Craig VanSandt, holder of the David W. Wilson Chair in Business Ethics, has lined up a day of speakers and discussions at the University of Northern Iowa on April 15 to provide a comprehensive picture of energy production in the state and to discuss economic effects, environmental impacts, legal...
Mar 16, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa is a top graduate school in education, according to the 2016 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools ranking. Graduate degrees included in this ranking include the Master of Arts, Master of Arts in Education and Doctor of Education. Nearly 32 percent of teachers and 37 percent of school administrators in Iowa are UNI graduates. The College of Education is also a member of The...
Mar 11, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Rachael Johnson, UNI freshman education major, has been appointed to the Board of Regents (BOR), State of Iowa by Gov. Terry Branstad. As a student member of the BOR, she will be the voice of all students who attend Regents institutions (UNI, Iowa State University, University of Iowa, Iowa School for the Deaf and Iowa School for the Blind) She will have full responsibilities of membership: attending meetings, serving on...
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...

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