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Special Olympics Iowa
Recently, athletes gathered at the UNI-Dome to take part in events for the Special Olympics Northeast Iowa Spring Games.
Jan 6, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art, in association with the UNI Department of Art, will present the "2014 Department of Art Faculty Exhibition" from Monday, Jan. 13 through Saturday, March 1. The opening reception begins at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 21, in the Kamerick Art Building (KAB) south lobby. The exhibition is a formal presentation of painting, drawing, printmaking, graphic design, motion graphics, sculpture,...
Jan 3, 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 Saturday mornings 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 Feb. 1 through March 8 in UNI's Wellness Recreation Center main gym. Physical activity stations will...
Dec 20, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Applications are being accepted for the Instructional Technology Master of Arts cohort degree program to begin summer 2014. This program prepares professionals to be leaders in instructional technology in the classroom, district and beyond. Students focus on developing 21st century learning environments by supporting learning with technology in the classroom. Program graduate Cathy Hines accepted a position as an...
Dec 19, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa chapter of the Society of Physics Students (SPS) has won an Outstanding Chapter Award from the SPS National Office. The chapter is being recognized for its excellence as a top-tier student-led physics club, a designation given to fewer than 10 percent of all SPS chapters at universities in the U.S. SPS is a professional association designed for students, and membership is open to anyone...
Dec 17, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The organization formerly known as S.T.A.G.E. Inc. has officially changed its name to the Friends of Theatre UNI. The name change is made in alignment with an effort to accurately describe the focus of the organization. Friends of Theatre UNI is a nonprofit organization of volunteers, faculty and alumni who raise funds for the University of Northern Iowa Department of Theatre and its students. Friends supports the university'...
Dec 13, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The president of the International Arctic Social Sciences Association and polar science leaders from across the globe will join the University of Northern Iowa in launching Arctic-FROST, a new National Science Foundation project, at a kick-off event from noon to 1 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 17, in the Georgian Lounge in the Commons on the UNI campus. Arctic-FROST is an international interdisciplinary collaborative network...
Dec 13, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa Dining Services recently released its first cookbook, "Best Bites," which features 178 of UNI Dining's most requested recipes. UNI Dining Services started publishing recipe card packets in 1993 and decided to create a cookbook after receiving continuous requests from UNI staff, students, alumni and guests. According to Carol Fletcher, assistant director of residential dining, "Best Bites" took...
Dec 11, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – A workshop exploring the environmental, social, economic and legislative issues surrounding food waste will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 9, at the Loras College Alumni Campus Center in Dubuque. In Iowa, almost 14 percent of municipally land-filled waste comes from food. The workshop, which is hosted by the Iowa Waste Reduction Center (IWRC) through the University of Northern Iowa, will include...
Dec 11, 2013
CEDAR FALLS -- The University of Northern Iowa is seeking potential clients for its UNI MBA Pella Capstone Experience. The Capstone Experience is a comprehensive, end-of-program application of the UNI College of Business Administration graduate curriculum, during which MBA candidates undertake strategic management projects for client organizations acrossP Iowa. Potential clients can come from both the business and non-profit sectors, and UNI is...
Dec 11, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa was ranked in the top 100 "Best Values in Public Colleges" by Kiplinger's Personal Finance for 2014. The ranking cites four-year schools that combine outstanding education with economic value. UNI jumped from No. 95 on the 2013 list to No. 71 on the 2014 list thanks to its high four-year graduation rate, low average student debt at graduation, abundant financial aid, low sticker price and...

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