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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 17, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Energy production affects everyone and ethical issues arise throughout the process, from source to production to consumption. Craig VanSandt, holder of the David W. Wilson Chair in Business Ethics, has lined up a day of speakers and discussions at the University of Northern Iowa on April 15 to provide a comprehensive picture of energy production in the state and to discuss economic effects, environmental impacts, legal...
Mar 16, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa is a top graduate school in education, according to the 2016 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools ranking. Graduate degrees included in this ranking include the Master of Arts, Master of Arts in Education and Doctor of Education. Nearly 32 percent of teachers and 37 percent of school administrators in Iowa are UNI graduates. The College of Education is also a member of The...
Mar 11, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Rachael Johnson, UNI freshman education major, has been appointed to the Board of Regents (BOR), State of Iowa by Gov. Terry Branstad. As a student member of the BOR, she will be the voice of all students who attend Regents institutions (UNI, Iowa State University, University of Iowa, Iowa School for the Deaf and Iowa School for the Blind) She will have full responsibilities of membership: attending meetings, serving on...
Mar 11, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Playwright Sean Lewis will visit the University of Northern Iowa to perform "Dogs of Rwanda" at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 26, in Lang Hall, Room 040. The performance is influenced by the stories of the Federal Theatre Project and sets out to create a stripped-down performance that will grab the attention of non-theatre-going audiences. Lewis is a playwright, solo performer, director and actor and has won numerous awards in...
Mar 11, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) will host Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood, two of the stars of the Emmy-nominated series "Whose Line is it Anyway?," at 7:30 p.m., Friday, April 10. This interactive comedy show is completely improvised and driven by audience participation, as Mochrie and Sherwood use nothing but their quick wit to create a hilarious and unique experience....
Mar 11, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A public digital photo archive of Iowa's history will be introduced at 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 25, at Rod Library on the University of Northern Iowa campus. This digital archive, called FORTEPAN Iowa, is the first of its kind in Iowa and the U.S., and is unique in that it features curated photos taken by ordinary Iowans during the 20th century. FORTEPAN Iowa is the first international sister site to the Hungarian FORTEPAN...
Mar 11, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Department of Physics will host the UNI/Area Education Agency 267 Regional Physics Competition from 9 a.m. to noon, Thursday, March 26, in the McLeod Center. High school students from Cedar Falls, Denver, Dike-New Hartford, Dunkerton, East Buchanan, Fairbank, Gilbertville, Gladbrook-Reinbeck, Janesville, Jesup, La Porte City, Nashua-Plainfield, Sumner, Traer, Tripoli, Waterloo, Winthrop and...
Mar 11, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Center for Energy and Environmental Education (CEEE) will host an open house from 2 to 4 p.m., Sunday, March 29, at 8106 Jennings Dr., to highlight its new solar array. The open house will include tours of the solar array, details about federal and state incentives and information for installing your own solar system. Members of the Cedar Prairie Sierra Club and the individuals and companies...
Mar 10, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) will hold a swearing-in ceremony for two cadets during the March 13 Waterloo Blackhawks hockey game at Young Arena in Waterloo. UNI ROTC professor of military science Lt. Col. Glen Keith will administer the oath of enlistment to Joshua Mixdorf and Alec Krekel during the second intermission of the game. Mixdorf and Krekel are members of the UNI ROTC...
Mar 10, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa School of Health, Physical Education and Leisure Services will host the 2015 R.J. McElroy Scholar lecturer Linda L. Caldwell at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, April 2, at the Wellness Recreation Center, Room 252, on the UNI campus. Caldwell is a distinguished professor of recreation, park and tourism management, and human development and family studies, at The Pennsylvania State University. She will...

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