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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.
Sep 16, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa Army Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC) cadets completed a busy summer with training events throughout the United States and the world. Seventeen seniors successfully completed the physically and mentally demanding Leadership Development Assessment Course (LDAC) at Fort Knox, Ky. and are on track to commission as Army officers upon graduation. The purpose of LDAC is to train U.S. Army ROTC...
Sep 16, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa is accepting applications for its Master of Arts in physical education program that begins in spring 2015. This program prepares teachers and coaches to be effective and reflective educators while providing for the professional development needs of Pre-K through 12 physical education teachers and coaches. Participants will focus on linking practice to theory while broadening their...
Sep 16, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa is accepting applications for its Advanced Studies Certificate in Superintendency program that begins spring 2015. This two-year program is designed for individuals seeking endorsement in the state of Iowa as a superintendent or Area Education Agency (AEA) administrator. This performance-based program is unique in that it minimizes student class time and maximizes on-site skill development...
Sep 15, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Universiry of Northern Iowa will offer Saturday digital media classes to elementary and junior high school kids beginning Saturday, Oct. 4.    The classes are organized as "Digital Media Clubs" and are oriented to specific grade levels. They are taught by UNI students from the Interactive Digital Studies (IDS) program, and organized through the  IDS-based student organization The Digital Collective. The classes are meant...
Sep 15, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The MBA program at the University of Northern Iowa is seeking potential clients for its annual Capstone Experience. The Capstone Experience is the comprehensive application of the MBA curriculum in a strategic context. Working in small teams with a faculty advisor, students are asked to frame and analyze an issue posed by an area organization in terms of a strategic business perspective. The team develops an enterprise-level...
Sep 15, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- More than 175 students from high schools and colleges across Iowa are expected to attend the seventh annual TRiO Student Leadership Conference, which will be held Wednesday, Oct. 1, in Maucker Union on the University of Northern Iowa campus. This year's theme is "TRiO Leadership: Becoming Agents of Change." The conference empowers and celebrates the diversity of students who participate in the Iowa TRiO programs, and...
Sep 15, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Venture School, originally started in the state by the University of Iowa, is designed to help entrepreneurs increase their odds of success. Venture School is a new approach to entrepreneurial training, based on a leading-edge curriculum that emphasizes the Lean Startup methodology. Venture School has completed three cohorts in Iowa City and will be offering the program in Cedar Falls this fall through a partnership with the...
Sep 10, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Theatre UNI presents the first production of its 2014-15 season, "The Sweetest Swing in Baseball," at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 9 to 11 and Oct. 16 to 18, and at 2 p.m., Oct. 12 and 19, in the Bertha Martin Theatre in Strayer-Wood Theatre on the University of Northern Iowa campus. Directed by Steve Taft, associate professor of theatre, and written by Rebecca Gilman, an American playwright, "The Sweetest Swing in Baseball" follows a...
Sep 10, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa today released its official enrollment figures for fall 2014. Enrollment numbers are determined on students enrolled through the end of the 10th day of classes. UNI's total fall enrollment is 11,928. Officials report that new students direct from high school are up more than 4 percent from last year. This is the second consecutive year that group has seen an increase. Highlights of the...
Sep 10, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa retained its No. 2 ranking in the "Best Regional Universities (Midwest)" category for public universities, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2015 "America's Best Colleges" guidebook. UNI was also No. 18 on a combined list of all public and private Midwest regional universities - one of only two public institutions to make the list of top-20 Midwest regionals. "Being recognized as one...

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