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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 6, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Three new summer shows will be performed at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center this June and July. Well-known country singer Loretta Lynn will perform at 7 p.m., Saturday, June 25. She has paved the way for women in the country music industry and has played alongside great icons like Conway Twitty, Johnny Cash, George Jones, Patsy Cline and Dolly Parton. Her music confronted many of the major social issues of her...
Apr 5, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Each spring, departments at the University of Northern Iowa select distinguished graduates to participate in the Alumni in Residence program. These accomplished alumni return to campus to speak with students about their professional experiences and help them understand the connections between the theories they learn in the classroom and the practice in the professional world. Alumni also meet with faculty groups to discuss...
Apr 5, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- "The Illusionists" will perform their world-famous magic show at the UNI Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center at 5:30 and 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 26. Direct from Broadway, the world's best-selling magic show will showcase jaw-dropping talents of seven incredible illusionists. "The Illusionists" has shattered box office records across the globe and dazzled audiences of all ages with a powerful mix of the most...
Apr 5, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa’s Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Student Association will be honoring local nonprofits at the 12th Annual Cedar Valley Nonprofit Awards Luncheon from noon to 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 6, in the Commons Ballroom on the UNI campus. The luncheon will recognize the outstanding contributions of local nonprofits, nonprofit leaders and UNI faculty and staff. Awards are available for individuals and...
Apr 5, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Applications are being accepted for the Instructional Technology Master of Arts degree program to begin this summer. This program prepares professionals to be leaders in instructional technology in the classroom, district and beyond. Students focus on integrating technology into the classroom. “Our graduates are making a difference in Iowa’s schools. We provide them with experiences to create a vision of what is possible and...
Apr 5, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa is accepting applications for the Technology Management Bachelor of Arts degree program, for a new cohort beginning this fall. This program is designed for graduates of career and technical programs from Iowa’s community colleges and focuses on industry while incorporating an applied approach to critical thinking, communication and problem solving skills. “The Technology Management program is a...
Apr 1, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art will present a Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) group exhibition from Monday, April 25, through Saturday, May 7, on the main floor of the Kamerick Art Building (KAB). An opening reception will be held at 7 p.m., April 25, in the KAB south lobby. Justin D. Allen of Fredericksburg will present an exhibition titled "Memorial." Allen is a photographer and book artist who uses an...
Apr 1, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Upsilon Nu Iota chapter of Chi Sigma Iota (CSI) international counseling honor society will host its second annual Out of the Darkness Suicide Prevention Walk on Saturday, April 16. The event will run from 1 to approximately 4 p.m., and start and finish at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) on the University of Northern Iowa campus. Registration will begin at 1, speakers will begin at 2 and the 3-mile...
Mar 31, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – UNIBusiness will host an ethics forum titled “What if Iowa Transitioned to Clean Energy by 2050?” from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 6, at the Cedar Falls Public Library. Jack Yates, professor of psychology, and Carole Yates, communications and grants coordinator for the Center for Energy and Environmental Education, will be the featured speakers at the forum. The forum will be a place to examine different hypothetical...
Mar 30, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Kaoru Ishibashi, a singer, multi-instrumentalist and producer, will perform his self-recorded and self-produced project, "Kishi Bashi with Strings," at the University of Northern Iowa Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 7. Ishibashi's live show is a performance composed of live violin, vocal looping, drums, banjo, guitar, a string quartet and beat boxing. The main genre of "Kishi Bashi" is...

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