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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 10, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Iowa Waste Reduction Center (IWRC) at the University of Northern Iowa is excited to announce Tech Days 2014. The two-day event is bringing together new environmentally-friendly and energy efficient technologies, equipment and resources for those in the painting and coatings industry in one location. Presentations, demonstrations and networking will fill the event as industry experts will be on hand from Graco,...
Sep 10, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa is accepting applications for its Master of Arts in science education program that begins in summer 2015, with an optional spring 2015 jump start. This program integrates theory, application and content, allowing K through 12 teachers to update pedagogy as well as add endorsement areas to their teaching licenses or update content knowledge in their specialty areas. Applicants can learn how to...
Sep 9, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Elliott West, professor of history at the University of Arkansas, will present "The West Before Lewis and Clark: Three Lives" at the University of Northern Iowa's 41st Annual Carl L. Becker Memorial Lecture. The lecture will be presented at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 17, in Seerley Hall, Room 115. West specializes in the history of the American West and focuses his study on social and environmental aspects, as well as American...
Sep 9, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Masters in Public Policy (MPP) program will host a dinner reception and fundraiser to benefit the Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ICADV) from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 10, in the Commons Slife Ballroom. ICADV is a state-level nonprofit organization that responds to the needs of battered women, men and children. Guests will enjoy a formal dinner, cash bar, silent auction and...
Sep 9, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern will host Rep. Pat Murphy for a Congressional Candidate Education Forum at 3 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 17, in the University Room in Maucker Union. The forum will be dedicated exclusively to a discussion of education policy. It will include a 20-minute address from Murphy about his education platform and priorities for early childhood through the postsecondary years, followed by questions from a panel...
Sep 8, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Career Fair will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 25, in the McLeod Center. More than 160 employers, organizations, nonprofits and graduate schools will be there to network with UNI students and alumni, as well as discuss internships, full-time jobs and continuing education. Attendees are encouraged to bring multiple copies of their resume to share with company and...
Sep 4, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host a college fair for Iowa high school students from 9 to 11 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 16, in the McLeod Center. High school juniors and seniors will have the opportunity to visit with representatives from more than 85 postsecondary institutions from Iowa and surrounding states. Students will also have the opportunity to browse displays from the visiting institutions, which include two- and...
Sep 4, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Twenty new University of Northern Iowa students have been awarded Presidential Scholarships for their outstanding academic performance in high school. The recipients of the award are chosen based on their strong academic credentials and involvement in leadership and service activities. Presidential Scholarships are worth $32,000 over four years at UNI. To meet the criteria for one of these scholarships, students must have an...
Sep 4, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa's Homecoming celebration begins Monday, Sept. 15, and continues through Sunday, Sept. 21. This year's theme is "Students By Day, Panthers By Night." The official kick-off ceremony will start at 5:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 15, at Lawther Field. The celebration will include the Pride Cry Competition, performances by the UNI Spirit Squad and live music from the Panther Marching Band. An outdoor movie...
Sep 4, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Jehane Noujaim, cinematographer and director, will speak at the University of Northern Iowa's Center for Multicultural Education (CME) at 6:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 8. Noujaim will discuss "The Role of Media & Social Media in Social Movements." She is just one of many speakers scheduled to participate in this year's Reaching for Higher Ground series. Noujaim, an Egyptian native, is most known for her films "Control Room...

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