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Jan 22, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Gaëtane Jean-Marie has been named dean of the College of Education and the Richard O. Jacobson Endowed Chair of Leadership in Education at the University of Northern Iowa. Jean-Marie will assume her new duties on June 30. The appointment is contingent upon approval by the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, at its June meeting. "Jean-Marie will bring a strong background in educational leadership to UNI," said Jim Wohlpart,...
Jan 19, 2016
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance recently presented the University of Northern Iowa with the prestigious Campus Program Excellence Award. The awards presentation took place at the 43rd annual Alliance Management Institute from Jan. 3-5, at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Houston. The Institute is an educational conference geared toward students planning a career in the nonprofit sector. The Campus Program Excellence Award is...
Jan 15, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Dr. Richard Deming will visit the University of Northern Iowa and give a presentation on "Finding Meaning and Purpose in the Face of Adversity." He will speak at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 9, in Lang Hall Auditorium. Dr. Deming is the medical director of Mercy Cancer Center in Des Moines and was awarded the Lane Adams Award by the American Cancer Society for excellence and compassion in patient care. He was also the recipient of...
Jan 15, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The "Diversity Means…" art exhibit will be set up at the Rod Library on the University of Northern Iowa's campus during the month of February. The exhibit will be installed on the main floor of Rod Library, and artwork will be published on the library's website, www.library.uni.edu.   UNI students, faculty and staff, as well as Cedar Valley artists, are invited to submit artwork for the exhibit. Artwork comes in a wide range...
Jan 15, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Culture and Intensive English Program (CIEP) is currently hosting 16 students from Korea National University of Education (KNUE) and Kyungpook National University (KNU) for a CIEP immersion program with a focus on multiculturalism. Two administrators from KNUE and KNU are visiting UNI's CIEP as part of the Global Teacher's College (GTU) in Korea. The administrators and students have come to...
Jan 15, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa will host “Elect Her – Panther Women Win” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 23, in the Old Central Ballroom in Maucker Union. Campus Women Win is a national program that encourages and prepares college women to run for student government and political office. This marks the second consecutive year UNI has served as a host for this workshop. The goal of the workshop is to encourage more...
Jan 14, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- John Len Wiles, associate professor in the UNI School of Music, and Susan Hill, professor in the UNI Department of Philosophy and World Religions, will present "Vox Peregrini: Transforming the Musical Ensemble Through Pilgrimage." The presentation will be held at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 28, in Russell Hall, Room 116, on the University of Northern Iowa campus. "All of the major world religions value the pilgrimage or...
Jan 12, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Teams of UNIBusiness MBA students at the University of Northern Iowa will work with area organizations during the spring 2016 semester as part of the Capstone Experience, a final consulting project required to complete UNI's MBA program. The teams will undertake strategic management projects with three area organizations: - Kryton Engineered Metals, a Cedar Falls precision metal fabricator - Precision Metal Works (PMW), a...
Jan 5, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa students, faculty and staff will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a day of service on Monday, Jan 18. The event is free and open to the public. The MLK Day of Service will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Maucker Union Ballroom. Participants will be packaging 25,000 rice and bean meals for the Northeast Iowa Food Bank that will be distributed to 16 counties in Iowa. Volunteers...
Jan 5, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art will present "Women's Work: An Insight into Nature, Beauty and the Domestic Object" from Monday, Jan. 11 through Tuesday, March 1. Artist Virginia Scotchie will present a lecture at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 19, in Kamerick Art Building, Room 111. An opening reception will follow. "Women's Work" is an invitational group exhibition of ceramic artists curated by UNI professor of art...

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