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Recently, athletes gathered at the UNI-Dome to take part in events for the Special Olympics Northeast Iowa Spring Games.
Dec 5, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- On-site fitness facilities and classes, an annual employee wellness and benefits fair and Live Healthy Iowa challenges are some of the resources and opportunities available to University of Northern Iowa faculty and staff. This commitment to the health and wellbeing of its employees is why the Blue Zones Project recently designated UNI as a Blue Zones Worksite. UNI has also been selected as one of five Blue Zones Worksites...
Nov 27, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa's MyEntre.Net and the Iowa Department of Revenue will host two free webinars on Thursday, Dec. 5. Iowa Sales Tax Issues for the Cosmetology Industry will be presented from noon to 1 p.m. and an Iowa property tax update webinar will be from 2 to 3 p.m. The presenter for the cosmetology webinar is Terry O'Neill, taxpayer service specialist with the Iowa Department of Revenue. Julie Roisen,...
Nov 25, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Affordable Colleges Online (AC Online) recently ranked the University of Northern Iowa as the most affordable and high-quality provider of online education in Iowa. The online resource noted that UNI offers a wide variety of online undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs, is military-friendly and offers some programs entirely online. "For-profit schools no longer dominate the distance-learning landscape,"...
Nov 25, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- UNI School of Music will present its annual Chimes of Christmas concert at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 10, in the Great Hall of the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) on the University of Northern Iowa campus. The concert is offered as part of the UNI School of Music Spotlight Series. Featuring UNI School of Music choral ensembles, the concert will include holiday-themed performances by the UNI Singers, UNI...
Nov 25, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Internationally acclaimed performance artist Tim Miller will perform a highly stimulating and opinionated rant with performances about identity, the culture wars and queer strategies for the future at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Dec. 9, in the Bertha Martin Theatre in Strayer Wood Theatre on the University of Northern Iowa campus. "Miller offers a nuanced perspective on self and identification," said Evan Schares, a graduate...
Nov 25, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa was ranked No. 13 nationally and No. 4 in the Midwest in a new college ranking that assesses schools on affordability, academic quality and accessibility. CollegeAtlas, an online directory of colleges and universities, released its "A-List," a ranking of the top 100 universities nationwide, as well as four regional lists, that emphasize three factors that students and parents care about most:...
Nov 21, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The UNI School of Music has publicly announced the establishment of the Midwest International Piano Competition, June 1 through 7, 2014, to be held on the University of Northern Iowa campus. Pianists will compete for a collective $25,000 in prize money, with top honors also earning a recording contract with the Blue Griffin Record label valued at $5,000. The competition is open to outstanding youth and professional...
Nov 21, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa has become the latest university to be welcomed into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program. UNI's B.A. in finance program has been acknowledged for positioning students well to obtain the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation, which has become the most respected and recognized investment credential in the world. Entry into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program signals...
Nov 20, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa will host the documentary "Miss Representation," followed by a discussion and audience Q&A, at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 4, in Lang Hall Auditorium. "Miss Representation" strives to expose how mainstream media contributes to the under-representation and misrepresentation of women in positions of power in America. The film includes interviews with Condoleezza Rice, Nancy Pelosi, Rachel Maddow...
Nov 20, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Mammoth teeth, Native American pottery and an early 20th century stereoscope are among the items on display as a part of the new exhibit "Treasures: A Sampling of the UNI Museums Collection" on the first floor of the University of Northern Iowa's Rod Library until Feb. 28, 2014. These objects are only a selection of more than 110,000 objects in the broad areas of biology, geology, history and anthropology/world cultures...

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