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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.
Mar 7, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host the panel discussion "Representations of Women in Comics: How Women are Drawn, Dressed, Desired and Discarded" at 3 p.m., Wednesday, March 12, in the Rod Library, Room 324, as a part of Women's History Month. "This event is designed to discuss some of the issues facing women in comics," said Annalee Hollingsworth, student library assistant at the Rod Library. "The percentage of comic...
Mar 6, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Student Association will host the 10th annual Cedar Valley Nonprofit Awards Luncheon from noon to 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 16, in the Commons Ballroom. The event will recognize the contributions of local nonprofits and nonprofit leaders. Awards are available for individuals and organizations. Award categories include Business Partner of the Year, Nonprofit...
Mar 4, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Cedar Valley Local Food Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, March 15, at the Grout Museum District, 503 South St., Waterloo. Visitors can meet Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA) farmers and learn about their farms, sample recipes that can be made at home and learn how to find fresh, local food in the Cedar Valley. Featured events include "Tiny But Mighty Popcorn," which examines ancient heirloom...
Mar 4, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art and the UNI Department of Art will present the Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition in Kamerick Art Building (KAB) South from Monday, March 24, to Saturday, April 19. An awards ceremony and opening reception for the exhibition will be held at 7 p.m., Monday, March 24, in the KAB Auditorium, Room 111. This competitive exhibition showcases outstanding works of art by students in...
Mar 3, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's film series "Food Matters: Individual Choices … Community Concerns" will continue in 2014 with film screenings throughout the spring semester. The screenings are free and open to the public and will be held in UNI's Center for Multicultural Education. The first film, "King Corn," will be shown at 7 p.m., Monday, March 24. The film follows two friends as they grow and farm an acre of corn and...
Feb 27, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will present a viewing of the film "Girl Rising" at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 11, in the Lang Hall Auditorium as part of Women's History Month. "Girl Rising" is directed by Academy Award nominee Richard Robbins and tells the stories of nine girls from nine countries, written by nine celebrated writers and narrated by nine renowned actresses. It showcases the strength of the human spirit and the...
Feb 26, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host the third annual UNI Dance Marathon. The event will take place from noon to midnight, Saturday, March 1, in the Maucker Union. Dance Marathon is a nationwide movement involving college and high school students at more than 150 schools. Each school raises money for the Children's Miracle Network Hospital in their community. Last year alone, college dance marathons raised more than $8...
Feb 25, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Center for Energy and Environmental Education (CEEE) will host "Feeding Black Hawk County Region" from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Friday, March 7, in the CEEE. Tickets are $20 for the general public and free for UNI students, and include a lunch buffet. The event will host community leaders, elected officials, school administrators, and food-oriented businesses and organizations that are...
Feb 25, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Two physics majors from the University of Northern Iowa will present their research at the annual March meeting of the American Physical Society (APS) on Monday, March 3, through Friday, March 7, in Denver, Colo. This is the largest physics meeting in the world. It attracts approximately 10,000 physicists, scientists and students. Courtney Keiser, from Mason City, researched phase transformation, electrical and thermal...
Feb 24, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host a lecture on low-energy nuclear reactions (LENR) at 7 p.m., Monday, March 10, in the Center for Energy and Environmental Education Auditorium. Tom Wind, an Iowa Department of Natural Resources officer, will provide information on this relatively new technology. LENR allows controlled fusion of hydrogen into helium in small modular reactors that can fit on a tabletop. This results in...

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