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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 3, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- "County Fair!" will be the theme of the 33rd Annual Scholarship Benefit Concert, hosted by the UNI School of Music. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 26, in the Great Hall at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) on the University of Northern Iowa campus. This year's concert will feature music by guest artist Nicolle Foland, soprano (San Francisco Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, etc.) as well as...
Sep 2, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Center for Multicultural Education (CME) will host speaker Sheryll Cashin at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 11, at the CME. Cashin will lecture on her book "Place, Not Race: A New Vision of Opportunity in America." She advocates that affirmative action, as it is currently practiced, does little to help disadvantaged people, and she will discuss possible ways to fix this. There will be a book...
Sep 2, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Renowned pianist Beatrice Rana will perform at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 10. Rana, a 20-year-old musician from Italy, recently won the silver medal and the Audience Award at the prestigious Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. She has performed around the world, including at Zurich's Tonhalle, London's Wigmore Hall and Washington D.C.'s Kennedy Center. Tickets...
Aug 27, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Regional Business Center announces the publication of the 2014 Iowa Small Business Report (ISBR). This report is based on data collected from Iowa small business owners in February 2014 associated with their business activity during calendar year 2013. Each year the ISBR measures sales trends, job growth or loss, capital acquired, and business use of technology among Iowa business owners...
Aug 27, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host Kindergym, an informal learning program focusing on the development and refinement of motor skills for 2- to 5-year-olds. The program will be offered Saturdays from 9 to 9:50 a.m. for 4- and 5-year-olds and from 10 to 10:50 a.m. for 2- and 3-year-olds. Sessions will be held Saturday, Sept. 27, through Saturday, Nov. 1, in UNI's Wellness and Recreation Center main gym. Physical...
Aug 27, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Tallgrass Prairie Center will host activities during Iowa Prairie Heritage week, Monday Sept. 8, through Sunday, Sept. 14. A reception will take place from 4 to 6 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 6 at the Tallgrass Prairie Center, located at 2412 W. 27th Street, Cedar Falls. There will be a brief center overview, a meet and greet with the new center director, Laura Jackson, and an announcement of the...
Aug 26, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition committee announced today that three finalists will be recognized at a special awards luncheon in Des Moines on Sept. 18. After a review of the submitted business plans, 10 businesses were selected to present to the judging panel comprised of the five John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (JPEC) representatives, the Iowa Small Business Development Center and the Economic...
Aug 25, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Amy Thielen, the hostess of "Heartland Table" on Food Network, will visit the University of Northern Iowa Thursday and Friday, Sept. 4 and 5. Thielen will conduct food demonstrations at UNI's Harvest Festival and talk about her journey from the Midwest to New York and back during an evening presentation. The Harvest Festival is from 3 to 5 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 4, at UNI's Panther Plot, which is on the corner of University...
Aug 20, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Pentatonix, a trendy a capella group and winners of season three of NBC's "The Sing-Off," will perform at the University of Northern Iowa's Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 2. UNI student pre-sale tickets go on sale at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 3; general public tickets go on sale Wednesday, Sept. 10. Pentatonix is comprised of lead vocalists Scott Hoying, Kirstie Maldonado and...
Aug 19, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A free online webinar about Iowa sales tax on transactions involving nonprofit and governmental entities will be held from noon to 1 p.m., Aug. 27.  This online presentation will provide an overview of when tax applies on sales made to and by these entities. For more information or to register, please visit www.IowaTaxWebinars.com. The Iowa Department of Revenue has partnered with MyEntre.Net to provide free tax webinars to...

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