October 2011

UNI's STEM initiatives to be featured on the Discovery Channel

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Link to video - http://www.uni.edu/provost/profiles-series/segment

The University of Northern Iowa's work in helping address the U.S. Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) crisis will be featured in a half-hour special edition of the Profiles Series, hosted by actor Louis Gossett, Jr. The program will air on the Discovery Channel at 6 a.m. Central Daylight Time, Friday, Oct. 21.

UNI's segment explores how the university is addressing the needs of students, teachers and industry regarding STEM issues.

The segment also will be broadcast via syndication in the top 50 U.S. television markets and overseas on Voice of America TV.