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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.
Nov 12, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) at the University of Northern Iowa has received a project grant from the Iowa Arts Council, a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs. Grant funds will support the GBPAC's Kaleidoscope Series for Youth, a school-matinee program for students and teachers in grades K through 12. The Kaleidoscope Series creates a deeper understanding of classroom subjects,...
Nov 12, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Pi Sigma Epsilon (PSE) professional business fraternity at the University of Northern Iowa has teamed up with UNI Dining Services and the Northeast Iowa Food Bank to help families in need this holiday season. Families can sign up at the Northeast Iowa Food Bank to enjoy a meal at the Rialto or Piazza dining centers on the UNI campus at 5 p.m., Nov. 17, 18 and 20. Students are encouraged to host families using their FlexMeals...
Nov 12, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa art professor Roy Behrens will present his lecture "Deception and Visual Illusion: World War I Ship Camouflage" to accompany the most recent exhibit added to the UNI Museum, "Answering the Call: The Cedar Valley, Iowa, and World War I." The presentation will take place at 7 p.m., Monday, Nov. 17,on the first floor of Rod Library. Behrens' lecture will focus on the camouflage technique that was...
Nov 10, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The UNI School of Music will present a sneak preview of the upcoming Opera Gala performance of  "The Merry Wives of Windsor." The performance will be at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 21, in Bengtson Auditorium in Russell Hall on the UNI campus. This performance will feature the UNI Opera Ensemble under the direction of Mitra Sadeghpour and vocal coach, Korey Barrett. It will feature the Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra led by...
Nov 6, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The UNI Panther Marching Band (PMB) will host an historic event at 7 p.m., Monday, Nov. 17, at the Gallager Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. The largest Panther Marching Band in UNI history, made up of 330 members, will put on a concert on the Great Hall stage. This is the first time in PMB history that they will perform live on stage. The band was invited to perform in the famous London New Year's Day Parade in England. The...
Nov 6, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Alumni Association and the UNI Foundation will host a Distinguished Awards Celebration during a luncheon and program at 11:45 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 8, in the UNI Commons. The awards program includes the annual Heritage Honours Awards and the President's Philanthropy Awards. Alumni and friends will be recognized for their professional accomplishments and service to the university. Recipients of...
Nov 6, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 1 Million Cups, a weekly event to engage, educate and connect entrepreneurs, is set to launch during Global Entrepreneurship Week, Monday, Nov. 17, through Sunday, Nov. 23. The public is invited to attend the launch at 9 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 19, at the UNI Innovation Incubator, 8120 Jennings Dr., Cedar Falls. Cedar Valley 1 Million Cups is a regional initiative in which two area entrepreneurs are given six minutes to...
Nov 5, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa --Former Congressman Jim Leach will deliver a Veteran's Day address at the University of Northern Iowa celebrating Iowans who served in World War II. He will present "Civility and Politics" at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov.11, in Lang Hall Auditorium. His talk will discuss how and why civility has broken down so broadly in national politics today. In addition, he will contrast how unified the country was when it faced a fascist foe, as...
Nov 5, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Center for Multicultural Education (CME) will host an informal conversation with author Thomas King at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 18, in the CME. King, a retired professor emeritus from the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada, writes and advocates for First Nation causes. His book, "The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account," is an unconventional assessment of Native American-Caucasian...
Nov 5, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A free online webinar about Iowa withholding and unemployment basics for employers will be held from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 12. This online presentation will provide an overview of Iowa income tax withholding and Iowa unemployment insurance tax. For more information or to register, visit www.iowataxwebinars.com. The Iowa Department of Revenue and Iowa Workforce Development have partnered with UNI's MyEntre.Net to...

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