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Katy Slaven
Katy Slaven never dreamed that she'd be back at UNI so soon after graduating in 2010. She also couldn't have predicted that her homecoming would be on the stage of the Great Hall in the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center, performing in front of 1,500 children.
Apr 14, 2016
Cedar Falls, IA -- Next week, the University of Northern Iowa’s John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (JPEC) will receive the Student Entrepreneurship Program of the Year award presented by the International Business Innovation Association (InBIA). UNI JPEC is the inaugural recipient of this international award. InBIA is a nonprofit organization advocating for the advancement of global entrepreneurship and incubation. The Student...
Apr 13, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa will host a screening of the documentary film “No Asylum: The Untold Chapter of Anne Frank’s Story” at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 21, in Room 002, Sabin Hall. The film’s director and producer, Paula Fouce, will introduce the film and then conduct a question-and-answer session following the conclusion of the screening. “No Asylum” is based on more than 70 recently discovered documents, including...
Apr 13, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa is accepting applications for its Master of Arts in Education (MAE) or Advanced Studies Certificate (ASC) in Principalship programs that begin in the fall of 2016. These two-year programs are designed for individuals seeking endorsement in the state of Iowa as PK-12 principals or supervisors of special education. Two course sequence paths are offered to meet unique leadership needs. The All-...
Apr 13, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa is accepting applications for its Master of Arts in Education degree in Literacy Education beginning in the fall of 2016. This program is designed to develop and extend the expertise of educators in both leadership and classroom positions who wish to specialize in the area of literacy education. Students examine theories, programs and practices in the teaching of literacy, the evaluation of...
Apr 7, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Campus Compact, a Boston-based nonprofit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education, has announced that Shelby Yates from the University of Northern Iowa is among the 218 students chosen to receive the 2016 Newman Civic Fellows Award. Yates is currently a sophomore Leisure, Youth and Human Services major at UNI. This award honors the late Frank Newman, one of Campus Compact’s founders and a...
Apr 6, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Textiles and Apparel program (TAPP) will present its 24th annual fashion and design show at 7p.m., Saturday, April 9, in Lang Hall Auditorium on the UNI campus. This year's show, "Midnight in Manhattan," will feature designs suitable for areas within the city such as Harlem, Soho and the Upper East Side. Students in the fashion promotion class organize the show with designs made by textile and...
Apr 6, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Three new summer shows will be performed at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center this June and July. Well-known country singer Loretta Lynn will perform at 7 p.m., Saturday, June 25. She has paved the way for women in the country music industry and has played alongside great icons like Conway Twitty, Johnny Cash, George Jones, Patsy Cline and Dolly Parton. Her music confronted many of the major social issues of her...
Apr 5, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Each spring, departments at the University of Northern Iowa select distinguished graduates to participate in the Alumni in Residence program. These accomplished alumni return to campus to speak with students about their professional experiences and help them understand the connections between the theories they learn in the classroom and the practice in the professional world. Alumni also meet with faculty groups to discuss...
Apr 5, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- "The Illusionists" will perform their world-famous magic show at the UNI Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center at 5:30 and 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 26. Direct from Broadway, the world's best-selling magic show will showcase jaw-dropping talents of seven incredible illusionists. "The Illusionists" has shattered box office records across the globe and dazzled audiences of all ages with a powerful mix of the most...
Apr 5, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa’s Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Student Association will be honoring local nonprofits at the 12th Annual Cedar Valley Nonprofit Awards Luncheon from noon to 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 6, in the Commons Ballroom on the UNI campus. The luncheon will recognize the outstanding contributions of local nonprofits, nonprofit leaders and UNI faculty and staff. Awards are available for individuals and...

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