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Going to college can be an emotional roller coaster. Once you step on campus, you’ve opened yourself up to a whole new world of possibilities, but you can also feel like a stranger in a strange land. Fortunately for new students at UNI, Cat Crew is there to unroll the welcome mat.
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...
Apr 13, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa is accepting applications for its Master of Arts in Education (MAE) or Advanced Studies Certificate (ASC) in Principalship programs that begin in the fall of 2016. These two-year programs are designed for individuals seeking endorsement in the state of Iowa as PK-12 principals or supervisors of special education. Two course sequence paths are offered to meet unique leadership needs. The All-...
Apr 13, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa is accepting applications for its Master of Arts in Education degree in Literacy Education beginning in the fall of 2016. This program is designed to develop and extend the expertise of educators in both leadership and classroom positions who wish to specialize in the area of literacy education. Students examine theories, programs and practices in the teaching of literacy, the evaluation of...
Apr 7, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Campus Compact, a Boston-based nonprofit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education, has announced that Shelby Yates from the University of Northern Iowa is among the 218 students chosen to receive the 2016 Newman Civic Fellows Award. Yates is currently a sophomore Leisure, Youth and Human Services major at UNI. This award honors the late Frank Newman, one of Campus Compact’s founders and a...
Apr 6, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Textiles and Apparel program (TAPP) will present its 24th annual fashion and design show at 7p.m., Saturday, April 9, in Lang Hall Auditorium on the UNI campus. This year's show, "Midnight in Manhattan," will feature designs suitable for areas within the city such as Harlem, Soho and the Upper East Side. Students in the fashion promotion class organize the show with designs made by textile and...
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...

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