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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.
Dec 5, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa will host a free educational forum on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Tuesday, Dec. 10, in Ballroom C of Maucker Union. Sessions will be offered at 3 and 7 p.m. and are open to students, faculty, staff and the Cedar Valley community. Health and Human Services regional director Stephene Moore will present information on the ACA and how to navigate the health insurance marketplace. A Q&A...
Dec 5, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa's New Horizons Band will perform a winter concert at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Dec. 16, in the Great Hall of the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC). The event will be followed by a reception in the lobby. The band will perform a variety of traditional concert band songs that will include marches and holiday selections. "Clarinet on the Town" will feature the clarinet section and...
Dec 5, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art will present "B.F.A. Group Exhibition" from Thursday, Dec. 12, through Saturday, Dec. 21, on the main floor of the Kamerick Art Building. A reception will be held at 7 p.m. in the south lobby. The artwork of four UNI Bachelor of Fine Arts students will be presented, each conveying unique styles and techniques: -Trey Bush of Winterset will present "God is Great, Beer is Good, and...
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...

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