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Grad Report
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.
Dec 16, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The American Advertising Federation (AAF) Stickell Internship Advisory Board named University of Northern Iowa student Olivia Hottle Mossman Most Outstanding Intern for her work last summer in New York City. Mossman is an electronic media major and digital advertising minor at UNI. Throughout her internship she worked at global media agency Carat, working on plans and strategies for Proctor & Gamble. Mossman was one of...
Dec 15, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Dr. Robert E. and Phyllis M. Yager Exemplary Teaching Recognition Award, established by the Robert and Phyllis Yager Education Fund for Excellence, recently recognized two Iowa teachers with awards. This year's recipients are: Clayton Edwards, mathematics teacher from Grundy Center Middle School, and Lisa Chizek, science teacher from North Tama Elementary School. The intent of the awards from the Yager Education Fund for...
Dec 10, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa faculty member Jody Stone, professor of curriculum and instruction and science education, was awarded a three-year Math-Science Partnership federal grant, administered through the Iowa Department of Education, for her project "eSTEM Waterloo." She is assisted by Beth VanMeeteren, assistant professor of curriculum and instruction, and Scott Greenhalgh, assistant professor of technology. The purpose...
Dec 8, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host its annual fall Commencement ceremony at 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 20, in the McLeod Center. This year's Commencement speaker is Amber Irlmeier, a double major in economics and actuarial science from Elk Horn. Approximately 650 graduates will participate in Commencement. The ceremony will be streamed live at live.uni.edu. Following the ceremony, there will be a reception in the McLeod...
Dec 5, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Bucks from Books, a fundraiser for UNI Museums organized by the Friends of the UNI Museums, will be held Saturday, Dec. 13. The fundraiser will take place from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Barnes & Noble in Waterloo and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at University Book & Supply in Cedar Falls. A percentage of each purchase will be donated to the UNI Museums to support exhibits and programming. Purchasers need to mention the...
Dec 4, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's New Horizons Band will perform a winter concert at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Dec. 15, in the Great Hall of the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC). The concert will include a variety of marches, holiday selections and traditional concert band repertoire. "The Vanished Army" by Kenneth J. Alford is a tribute to the first 100,000 soldiers who made the supreme sacrifice during WWI. "...
Dec 1, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa College of Education has hosted several town hall meetings across the state to discuss education in Iowa. The next meeting will be held in Cedar Rapids from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 11, at Grant Wood AEA, 4401 6th St. SW, Cedar Rapids. Meetings will allow educators, parents, students, community leaders, lawmakers and others to join in the conversation about what is needed for the future...
Nov 25, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Chief Justice Mark Cady of the Iowa Supreme Court will speak at the University of Northern Iowa at 6 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 4, in Sabin Hall, Room 002. Cady will present a lecture about the role of Iowa's courts in policy making. He will provide insights into the decision-making process of the courts. Cady earned both his undergraduate and law degrees from Drake University, and was first appointed to the Iowa Supreme Court in...
Nov 25, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa faculty member Adrienne Stanley, associate professor of mathematics, has been selected as a Fulbright recipient to undertake advanced research or teach abroad. The Fulbright Program, one of the most prestigious award programs in the world, is sponsored by the United States Department of State and Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, and provides merit-based grants for international...
Nov 24, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa College of Education will host several town hall meetings across the state to discuss education in Iowa. The next meeting will be held in Johnston from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 10, at Heartland AEA, 6500 Corporate Drive, Johnston. Meetings will allow educators, parents, students, community leaders, lawmakers and others to join in the conversation about what is needed for the future of...

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