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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.
Jun 19, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Iowa Advanced Manufacturing Network Hub (IAMNH), at the TechWorks Campus in Waterloo, is one of the first projects in the state to be awarded funds through Iowa's new Strategic Infrastructure Fund (SIF). The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) Board approved the funding at their June meeting. The project, Iowa Advanced Manufacturing Network Hub – Phase I, Additive Manufacturing Center, will receive $2.7 million to...
Jun 18, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Richard O. Jacobson Center for Comprehensive Literacy will host a four-day institute on comprehensive literacy Tuesday, June 23, through Friday, June 26, at the Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center in Waterloo. The institute will offer details for designing a rigorous and challenging curriculum that includes research-based literacy practices, and will provide educators with a wealth of...
Jun 16, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Two free online webinars on sales and use tax for Iowa businesses are scheduled in June and July. Part one will be from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, June 17, and part two will be from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, July 22. These one-hour events are specialized for small business owners, and will provide an overview of Iowa sales and use tax. Part one will include information about common taxable services. Part two will cover local...
Jun 15, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Educational Talent Search   Program (ETS) is conducting recruitment for students in the Waterloo Community School District. ETS is a college preparatory program that is funded by the U.S. Department of Education and serves 1,265 students in Waterloo. All sixth-grade through 12th-grade students in the Waterloo Community School District who may be lacking resources to prepare for postsecondary...
Jun 8, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Tallgrass Prairie Center will host the Iowa Prairie Conference July 16 through18. The theme of the conference is "Working Prairies," which is a reflection of the evolving role of prairie in the landscape. Featured speakers include Doug Ladd, land stewardship director of the Nature Conservancy's Missouri Chapter, and Lisa Schulte-Moore, associate professor of natural resource ecology and...
Jun 5, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa was included in the TIME Money list of the top "20 Best Colleges You Can Still Get Into for the Fall." UNI is the only university or college in Iowa on the list. The list is released following the May 1 national response deadline, when many institutions require deposits from students who have been offered admission. Many of the colleges willing to accept late applications are some of the best...
Jun 4, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Tickets for the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) 15th season will go on sale online and in the box office at 8:30 a.m., Friday, June 5. The new season features bigger names, more discounts and promises of great experiences at every show. Names like Jay Leno, Garrison Keillor, Cesar Millan and Broadway tours like "Once" and "Annie" will serve as headline grabbing events for the season. The refreshed website,...
Jun 3, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – As part of their continuing mission to expand teachers' knowledge and instructional expertise in literacy education, the Partnerships in Comprehensive Literacy and the Reading Recovery Program of Iowa, both housed in the Richard O. Jacobson Center for Comprehensive Literacy within the University of Northern Iowa's College of Education, celebrated their most recent graduates. Nine educators completed the comprehensive literacy...
Jun 3, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The North American Review (NAR) is the longest running literary magazine in the United States, founded in May 1815. To commemorate the 200-year anniversary, the University of Northern Iowa will host a creative writing and literature conference Thursday, June 11, through Saturday, June 13. There will be multiple keynote speakers presenting at Strayer-Wood Theater on UNI's campus during the conference: - Steven Schwartz, 7:30...
Jun 3, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Executive summaries for the first round of the Entrepreneurial Venture Competition are due on June 15. Businesses are invited to submit business information via a secure online program called Gust. A link to Gust is available at www.pappajohnentrepreneurialventurecompetition.com. In June, selected companies will be contacted and invited to submit full business proposals through Gust. The competition will then be narrowed to...

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