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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.
Apr 14, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa’s Center for Violence Prevention (CVP) is hosting the 9th Annual MVP Student Leadership Summit from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Friday, April 17, at Western Iowa Tech Community College. Attending will be 250 high school students and faculty. Students and staff members participating in the summit include those from the Sioux City Community School District, Council Bluffs Community Schools, Fort Dodge...
Apr 14, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The UNI College of Education will sponsor a lecture featuring Jonathan Kozol, a well-known author on the experiences of children living in impoverished communities. He will share strategies for what we can do in classrooms and beyond to support the nation's poorest children. "Children of Poverty in our Public Schools" will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 30, in Schindler Education Center Room 244. Kozol's books will be...
Apr 14, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host a screening of the critically acclaimed film "The Hunting Ground" at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 29, in Lang Hall Auditorium. "The Hunting Ground" is a documentary that exposes the fight for justice against sexual assault on college campuses through the eyes of the victim. The film premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival and since then has been screened on multiple college campuses...
Apr 13, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will celebrate environmental efforts during Earth Week, Monday, April 20 through Friday, April 24. Earth Week is a campus-wide event that involves the campus community in environmental action through a number of interactive and education events. There will be a campus cleanup at 4 p.m., Tuesday April 21. Volunteers will meet in the Center for Energy and Environmental Education (CEEE) atrium....
Apr 13, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa has been recognized by two independent organizations, TeachTomorrow.org and BestColleges.com, as offering online graduate programs in education that rank in the top 20 in the country for 2015. UNI placed 13th and 17th, respectively. "It's well known that an abundance of online graduate programs exists for educators, so it's especially gratifying to be recognized for having some of the best...
Apr 10, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Interpreters Theatre and Students Against a Violent Environment (SAVE) will present "Funny as a Crutch and Other _________ Things." The performance will take place at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 16 through Saturday, April 18, in Lang Hall, Room 040, on the UNI campus. "Funny as a Crutch and Other _________ Things" skewers stereotypes, archetypes, prejudices and assumptions both toward and...
Apr 9, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The National Program for Playground Safety (NPPS) at the University of Northern Iowa will celebrate National Playground Safety Week from Monday, April 20, to Friday, April 24. In conjunction with National Playground Safety Week, the NPPS will start a project called Assessment of Iowa's Early Childhood Outdoor Play Environments. The purpose of the project is to evaluate the status of outdoor play spaces in public early...
Apr 8, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host a screening of the short documentary "Of Many" at 7 p.m., Monday, April 13, in the Maucker Union Ballroom. Set against the dramatic backdrop of violence in the Middle East and the tension between Jewish and Muslim students on college campuses, "Of Many" focuses on the surprising and transformative relationship between an orthodox rabbi and imam, who are both university chaplains in...
Apr 7, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) will conduct Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) training on Sunday, April 12, at Camp Dodge, in Des Moines in conjunction with their Combined Leadership Training Exercise (CLTX) April 10 through 12. The MVP training for more than 300 cadets from Nebraska and Iowa will provide skills on how to be an active bystander to help prevent sexual violence on their campuses and in their...
Apr 6, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Holocaust survivor and artist Miriam Brysk will share her story in a presentation for the 7th annual Norman Cohn Family Holocaust Remembrance and Education lecture. Her presentation is titled "Survival in the Russian Partisans of the Lipiczany Forest" and will be presented at 7 p.m., Monday, April 20, in Sabin Hall Room 2. Brysk was born in Warsaw, Poland, and came to America in 1947 at age 12 with no previous schooling and...

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