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Each year, the University of Northern Iowa Office of Career Services releases a report detailing post-graduation success. In 2013, 88 percent of respondents were either employed or receiving further education – the highest number in the past five years.
Mar 31, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Mike Licari, University of Northern Iowa interim provost and executive vice president, has announced the winners of the University Book & Supply (UBS) Outstanding Teaching Awards for 2015. The awards honor pre-tenure faculty members who have shown significant contributions to the quality of teaching. The winners are John Wiles, assistant professor of music; Matthew Webb, assistant professor of mathematics; Nicole Skaar,...
Mar 31, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) has granted continuation of accreditation to the University of Northern Iowa College of Business Administration for another five years, reaffirming the business school's status among the top 5 percent in the world.  "The extension of our accreditation from the most respected and recognized accrediting organization for business schools confirms...
Mar 27, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Department of Earth Science will host an advanced storm spotter training course at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 23, in Latham Hall, Rm. 125, on the UNI campus. This training is intended for those who wish to contribute to the mobile spotting of severe weather and those who want a deeper understanding of storm scale meteorology as it relates to spotting severe weather. This is the first year the...
Mar 27, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) will host keyboardist Bruce Hornsby at 7:30 p.m., Friday, April 24, in the Great Hall of the GBPAC. Hornsby has won numerous awards throughout his career, including a Grammy Award for best new artist. Known for his thoughtful lyrics, distinctive right-hand piano runs and creativity in live performances, he has refused to be pinned down...
Mar 27, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa College of Education will host its biannual Teacher Education Induction Convocation at 4 p.m., Monday, March 30, in the Great Hall of the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. Students who have satisfied requirements for admission into the Teacher Education Program are invited to participate in the formal induction ceremony. Deb Tidwell, professor, curriculum and instruction will deliver...
Mar 27, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host the 47th annual Elementary Literacy Conference on Friday, April 17, in the Schindler Education Center. This year's theme is "Literacy, Leading and Learning: Integrating Inquiry, STEM, and the Common Core." The conference will feature keynote speaker Steve Jenkins, an author and illustrator of many nonfiction picture books for young readers. Jenkins has written and illustrated...
Mar 27, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Johannes Ledolter, professor in the Department of Management Sciences at the University of Iowa, will visit the University of Northern Iowa to present the annual Hari Shankar Memorial Lecture at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 7, in Lantz Auditorium, McCollum Science Hall, Room 137. Ledolter will speak on "Data Mining and Business Analytics with Big and Small Data." He will review useful methods for data mining and business...
Mar 26, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa College of Business Administration has been selected for the Military Times Best for Vets: Business Schools 2015 rankings. This distinction recognizes and rewards business schools for their commitment to providing opportunities for America’s veterans based on the school's MBA program. UNIBusiness ranked No. 61 among the organization's top 75 business schools for America's veterans. "We are...
Mar 25, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders will host the 24th annual Iowa Conference on Communicative Disorders (ICCD) on Thursday, April 9, and Friday, April 10, at the Hilton Garden Inn, 7213 Nordic Dr., Cedar Falls. ICCD is a student-run conference for professionals and provides continuing education activities in speech-language pathology that are acceptable to the State of Iowa...
Mar 25, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) will host 31 youth performances of the Kaleidoscope Series during its 15th season, beginning October 2015. Teachers can request student tickets online beginning at 7:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 15, at www.gbpac.com/kaleidoscope. The Kaleidoscope Series for Youth incorporates live performances through drama, music and dance, which supports...

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