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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 18, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host speaker Nicole M. LaVoi, the associate director of the Tucker Center for Research on Girls and Women in Sport at the University of Minnesota, at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 2, in Sabin Hall, Room 002. The lecture is being presented in conjunction with UNI's Reaching For Higher Ground project. Forty percent of all sport participants are female, yet women's sport receives only 4 percent of...
Sep 18, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Educational Talent Search Program will kick off the 2014-15 school year with mass recruitment opportunities for new students who are enrolled in the Waterloo schools in grades six through 12. During the month of September, program staff will be enrolling new students at East, West and Expo high schools and at Hoover, Bunger, Carver and Central middle schools. Educational Talent Search helps...
Sep 18, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has awarded a $32,500 grant to the UNI Gallery of Art. The gallery will use the grant funds to support an object-by-object survey of the works on paper in the holdings of the UNI Permanent Art Collection. This survey fulfills the next highest priority goal in the Collection's Long-Range Conservation Plan. The product achieved at the conclusion of the survey will be more than...
Sep 18, 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 first meeting will be held in the Cedar Valley from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 25, at AEA 267, 3712 Cedar Heights Dr., Cedar Falls. Meetings will allow educators, parents, students, community leaders, lawmakers and others to join in the conversation about what is needed for the...
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 University 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...

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