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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.
Nov 6, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- To commemorate 25 years of integrated roadside vegetation management in Iowa, the Integrated Roadside Vegetation Management (IRVM) Program at the University of Northern Iowa is teaming up with the Iowa Living Roadway Trust Fund to host regional planning sessions on local integrated roadside vegetation management programs. Six sessions are planned from 10 a.m. to approximately 2 p.m. throughout the months of November and...
Nov 4, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Interpreters Theatre will host "An Evening of 'Text' Messages" at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 14, in the Interpreters Theatre in Lang Hall, Room 040. The show is a "best of the best" event featuring performances from beginning and advanced performance classes in the Department of Communication Studies. Performances result from four courses: Oral Interpretation, Cultural Performance, Family...
Oct 31, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host a lecture about the Nevada Test Site Oral History Project. The lecture, by Leisl Carr Childers, assistant professor of history, will take place at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 13, in Seerley Hall, Room 115. Oral history has been a powerful tool for researchers to better understand the experiences of everyday individuals engaged in activities that are not always officially or publicly...
Oct 31, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Leslie Prideaux has been named director of alumni relations. She is currently assistant director of programs for the University of Iowa Alumni Association.  Prideaux has extensive experience in alumni relations with a proven track record of success in creating strategic, integrated plans and programs. At UNI she will serve as president of the UNI Alumni Association, provide strategic direction of alumni association...
Oct 31, 2013
The University of Northern Iowa has been selected to host an open forum on Friday, Nov. 15, by the Department of Education to discuss the Obama Administration’s college value and affordability plans. UNI is one of four universities nationwide to host the public forum by the Department of Education. The first one kicks off on Nov. 6 at the California State University-Dominguez Hills. George Mason University will be on Nov. 13, and Louisiana State...
Oct 29, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa students and alumni, as well as the Cedar Valley community, will have the opportunity to give back while participating in a fun, mile-long run, walk or roll on Tuesday, Nov. 12, on the UNI campus. The seventh annual Polar Bare Run, Walk or Roll will begin with check-in at 9 p.m. at the UNI Alumni House, 1012 West 23rd St. The race will begin at 9:30 p.m. Participants are encouraged to bring new or...
Oct 29, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art will present a lecture by Grant Wood Art Colony Fellow Eric Sall at 7 p.m., Monday, Nov. 4, in the Kamerick Art Building (KAB) South, Room 111. Sall will discuss his work and career. The lecture was made possible by the Grant Wood Art Colony Fellowship Program at the University of Iowa School of Art and Art History, which provides post-M.F.A. or post-doctoral fellowships in...
Oct 28, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Department of Philosophy and World Religions will host lectures concerning evolution and religion, as well as the Affordable Care Act, as part of a fall lecture series. The first lecture is titled "Does Evolution Undermine Religion? A Panel Discussion." The panel will include Steve O'Kane, professor of biology; Jerry Soneson, associate professor of religion and humanities; and Loyal Rue,...
Oct 24, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Internationally known activist Angela Davis will deliver her lecture "Finding Your Way: Organizing for Social Change and Human Rights" at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 7, in the Great Hall of the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center on the University of Northern Iowa campus. "I am delighted and honored to have Ms. Angela Davis in the Cedar Valley to talk with us, particularly college students, faculty and any who would listen...
Oct 24, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa College of Education will host its bi-annual Teacher Education Induction Convocation at 4 p.m., Monday, Nov. 4, in the Great Hall of the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC). Three hundred and sixty-eight students have satisfied requirements for admission into the UNI Teacher Education Program and are invited to participate in the formal ceremony, the official induction of...

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