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Katy Slaven
Katy Slaven never dreamed that she'd be back at UNI so soon after graduating in 2010. She also couldn't have predicted that her homecoming would be on the stage of the Great Hall in the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center, performing in front of 1,500 children.
Apr 28, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa is now accepting applications for the Master of Science in Technology. The program is scheduled to begin this fall and is intended to prepare and develop professionals to perform and function as leaders and skilled technologists in industrial environments. “UNI’s Master of Science in Technology online degree program is an excellent option for busy individuals who want to earn a graduate degree...
Apr 25, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa’s New Horizons Band will perform a spring concert at 7:30 p.m., Monday, May 2, in the Great Hall of the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center on the UNI campus. The event is free and open to the public. The band will present a variety of musical selections including “Slavonic Dance No. 8” by Antonin Dvorak, “The Peanut Vendor” by Moises Simons, selections from “Sound of Music” by Rogers and...
Apr 25, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa will host three spring Commencement ceremonies this year on Saturday, May 7, in the McLeod Center. The ceremony for undergraduate students receiving degrees from the Colleges of Education and Business Administration, and the Division of Continuing Education and Special Programs will be at 10 a.m. The ceremony for undergraduate students receiving degrees from the College of Humanities, Arts and...
Apr 22, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The National Program for Playground Safety (NPPS) at the University of Northern Iowa will celebrate National Playground Safety Week from Monday, April 25, through Friday, April 29.   This year's theme for NPPS week is "#GroundedInPlay: A video contest for kids." NPPS believes all children should have access to play in a safe environment. The goal of this event is to empower communities nationwide to be aware of and promote...
Apr 22, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host "Take Back the Night" at 8 p.m., Tuesday, April 26, on the Maucker Union roof. The event aims to protect against sexual, relationship and domestic violence in all forms. The event will begin with an opening ceremony, followed by a march through campus and down College Hill, and will end with a closing ceremony where cookies and refreshments will be served. The event is free, open to...
Apr 21, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art and the UNI Department of Art will present Congressman Blum’s "2016 Congressional Art Competition" of Iowa’s 1st Congressional District, which will take place Tuesday, April 26 through Saturday, May 7, in Kamerick Art Building (KAB) South. An awards ceremony and opening reception for the exhibition will be held Wednesday, May 4 from 6-8 p.m. Congressman Rod Blum will take an...
Apr 15, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Department of Physics hosted the State of Iowa Physics Competition Tuesday, April 12, in the McLeod Center on the UNI campus. Approximately 145 students from 20 different schools participated. Grinnell High School placed first, led by instructor Chris Molitor; Cedar Falls High School placed second, led by instructor Meghan Reynolds; and Decorah High School placed third, led by instructor Tim...
Apr 15, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa recognized students during the Student Leadership Awards ceremony on April 12. Awards were presented to students and student organizations for outstanding student leadership throughout the 2015-16 academic year. The list of awards and award winners include: - UNI C.A.R.E. Awards. This award is intended for UNI students, faculty, staff, organizations or programs that have demonstrated...
Apr 14, 2016
Cedar Falls, IA -- Next week, the University of Northern Iowa’s John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (JPEC) will receive the Student Entrepreneurship Program of the Year award presented by the International Business Innovation Association (InBIA). UNI JPEC is the inaugural recipient of this international award. InBIA is a nonprofit organization advocating for the advancement of global entrepreneurship and incubation. The Student...
Apr 13, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa will host a screening of the documentary film “No Asylum: The Untold Chapter of Anne Frank’s Story” at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 21, in Room 002, Sabin Hall. The film’s director and producer, Paula Fouce, will introduce the film and then conduct a question-and-answer session following the conclusion of the screening. “No Asylum” is based on more than 70 recently discovered documents, including...

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