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Recently, athletes gathered at the UNI-Dome to take part in events for the Special Olympics Northeast Iowa Spring Games.
Mar 12, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa College of Business Administration has been selected for the Military Times Best for Vets: Business Schools 2014 rankings. The Military Times Best for Vets distinction recognizes and rewards business schools for their commitment to providing opportunities to American’s veterans based on the school's MBA program. UNIBusiness was 41st among the organization's best 64 business schools for America...
Mar 12, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa students have elected representatives to the Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) for the 2014-15 school year. Elections were held for student body president, vice president and senate representatives. Kevin Gartman, a junior business teaching major from Waukee, will serve as the student body president. Paul Anderson, a sophomore public administration major from Ankeny, will serve as vice...
Mar 12, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Masters of Business Administration program has been listed among U.S. News & World Report's top part-time MBA programs. U.S. News & World Report's rankings are among the most widely sought-after university recognition sources in the world. The ranking is limited to part-time MBA programs accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)....
Mar 11, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Dance Marathon exceeded its fundraising goal for the third straight year at its big event on Saturday, March 1. The UNI chapter raised $176, 498, well above its $125,000 goal and a 75 percent increase from its 2013 total. This total places the UNI Dance Marathon in the top 18 programs in the nation out of more than 200 programs. The group also set the third highest fundraising total ever for a...
Mar 11, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host Daisy Hernandez as the keynote speaker for Women's History Month. She will deliver her lecture titled "Feminists, Comadres, and Maybe Beyonce: Models of Leadership Today" at 7 p.m., Monday, March 24, in the Curris Business Building, John Deere Auditorium, Room 109. Hernandez is an author and journalist who focuses on race and gender issues, media and sexuality. She received her B.A....
Mar 10, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Reaching for Higher Ground committee will present the panel discussion "Paper or Plastic & Other Food Myths" from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 11, in the University Room of Maucker Union. The event is free and open to the public. Panelists will discuss common myths related to food, food packaging, food containers and carriers. They will also discuss what companies and consumers can...
Mar 10, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Two businesses from the University of Northern Iowa’s business incubators have been named finalists for the Prometheus Awards presented by the Technology Association of Iowa. The annual awards honor companies and individuals who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and excellence in technology. iTracking Research, which uses an eye-tracking technology to provide a way for businesses to understand consumer behavior, is a...
Mar 7, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host the panel discussion "Representations of Women in Comics: How Women are Drawn, Dressed, Desired and Discarded" at 3 p.m., Wednesday, March 12, in the Rod Library, Room 324, as a part of Women's History Month. "This event is designed to discuss some of the issues facing women in comics," said Annalee Hollingsworth, student library assistant at the Rod Library. "The percentage of comic...
Mar 6, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Student Association will host the 10th annual Cedar Valley Nonprofit Awards Luncheon from noon to 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 16, in the Commons Ballroom. The event will recognize the contributions of local nonprofits and nonprofit leaders. Awards are available for individuals and organizations. Award categories include Business Partner of the Year, Nonprofit...
Mar 4, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Cedar Valley Local Food Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, March 15, at the Grout Museum District, 503 South St., Waterloo. Visitors can meet Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA) farmers and learn about their farms, sample recipes that can be made at home and learn how to find fresh, local food in the Cedar Valley. Featured events include "Tiny But Mighty Popcorn," which examines ancient heirloom...

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