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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.
Oct 26, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- John Len Wiles, associate professor in the UNI School of Music, and Susan Hill, professor in the Department of Philosophy and World Religions, will collaborate to present Vox Peregrini: Transforming the Musical Ensemble through Pilgrimage. The presentation will be at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 12, in Russell Hall, Room 116. "All of the major world religions value the pilgrimage or spiritual journey for its transformative effects...
Oct 26, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Public Relations: Special Events class is planning two events to "Paint the Town Red" during the week of Nov. 9 to 14. The students have partnered with College Hill and Community Main Street businesses to raise money for the American Heart Association. Individuals can purchase $5 bracelets, which will give them access to special deals throughout the week at many College Hill businesses....
Oct 26, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Department of Philosophy and World Religions will offer a series of three lectures on "Islam and Iowa Politics." The lectures will focus on perceptions about Islam that have received broad media attention as presidential candidates campaign in Iowa. John Burnight, assistant professor of religion, will present "Abraham, Moses and Jesus: The Heritage of the Bible in the Qur'an" at 4 p.m., Friday...
Oct 22, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Panther Marching Band (PMB) will play a concert at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 9, in the Great Hall. This will be the group's second year performing in the Great Hall. The PMB will play music from their halftime and pregame shows. The concert is an opportunity to hear the band in a setting other than the UNI-Dome, and it also offers attendees the...
Oct 22, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," directed and choreographed by Tony award-winner, Andy Blankenbuehler, will be performed at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 1. "Joseph and Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" is a family friendly musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel's favorite son. The first collaboration of composer Andrew Lloyd Webber and...
Oct 22, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The American Mathematical Society (AMS) awarded $3,000 to University of Northern Iowa mathematics major Emily Wardenburg through the Waldemar J. Trjitzinsky Memorial Fund. The AMS randomly selected UNI and six other universities to receive one-time awards of $3,000 each. Each university's mathematical department chose one student to receive the funds to help them pursue a career in mathematics. Wardenburg is a single mother...
Oct 21, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art, in association with the UNI Department of Art, will present the "2015 Department of Art Faculty Exhibition" from Monday, Nov. 2 through Monday, Nov. 30. The open reception begins at 7 p.m., Monday, Nov. 2, in the Kamerick Art Building (KAB) south lobby. The exhibition is a formal presentation of recent accomplishments by the faculty in the UNI Department of Art and includes...
Oct 21, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa's Department of Education Psychology and Foundations, via Continuing and Distance Education, will offer a master of education degree in professional development for teachers beginning spring 2016. This program is specially designed to fulfill the professional development needs of classroom teachers and other teaching professionals who wish to deepen their understanding of the teaching and learning...
Oct 21, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A National Science Foundation (NSF) grant was awarded to the University of Northern Iowa to develop an interdisciplinary synthesis and assess the state of knowledge about Arctic sustainability. This project is led by a scholarly team from multiple disciplines and seven Arctic countries and will contribute to conceptual, applied and educational aspects of Arctic sustainability. The group aims to improve health, human...
Oct 19, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa College of Education will host its bi-annual Teacher Education Induction Convocation at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 28, in the Great Hall of the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. The 395 students who have satisfied requirements for admission into the Teacher Education Program are invited to participate in the formal induction ceremony. Len Froyen, professor emeritus, will deliver the...

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