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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.
Mar 11, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host Daisy Hernandez as the keynote speaker for Women's History Month. She will deliver her lecture titled "Feminists, Comadres, and Maybe Beyonce: Models of Leadership Today" at 7 p.m., Monday, March 24, in the Curris Business Building, John Deere Auditorium, Room 109. Hernandez is an author and journalist who focuses on race and gender issues, media and sexuality. She received her B.A....
Mar 10, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Reaching for Higher Ground committee will present the panel discussion "Paper or Plastic & Other Food Myths" from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 11, in the University Room of Maucker Union. The event is free and open to the public. Panelists will discuss common myths related to food, food packaging, food containers and carriers. They will also discuss what companies and consumers can...
Mar 10, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Two businesses from the University of Northern Iowa’s business incubators have been named finalists for the Prometheus Awards presented by the Technology Association of Iowa. The annual awards honor companies and individuals who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and excellence in technology. iTracking Research, which uses an eye-tracking technology to provide a way for businesses to understand consumer behavior, is a...
Mar 7, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host the panel discussion "Representations of Women in Comics: How Women are Drawn, Dressed, Desired and Discarded" at 3 p.m., Wednesday, March 12, in the Rod Library, Room 324, as a part of Women's History Month. "This event is designed to discuss some of the issues facing women in comics," said Annalee Hollingsworth, student library assistant at the Rod Library. "The percentage of comic...
Mar 6, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Student Association will host the 10th annual Cedar Valley Nonprofit Awards Luncheon from noon to 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 16, in the Commons Ballroom. The event will recognize the contributions of local nonprofits and nonprofit leaders. Awards are available for individuals and organizations. Award categories include Business Partner of the Year, Nonprofit...
Mar 4, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Cedar Valley Local Food Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, March 15, at the Grout Museum District, 503 South St., Waterloo. Visitors can meet Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA) farmers and learn about their farms, sample recipes that can be made at home and learn how to find fresh, local food in the Cedar Valley. Featured events include "Tiny But Mighty Popcorn," which examines ancient heirloom...
Mar 4, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art and the UNI Department of Art will present the Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition in Kamerick Art Building (KAB) South from Monday, March 24, to Saturday, April 19. An awards ceremony and opening reception for the exhibition will be held at 7 p.m., Monday, March 24, in the KAB Auditorium, Room 111. This competitive exhibition showcases outstanding works of art by students in...
Mar 3, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's film series "Food Matters: Individual Choices … Community Concerns" will continue in 2014 with film screenings throughout the spring semester. The screenings are free and open to the public and will be held in UNI's Center for Multicultural Education. The first film, "King Corn," will be shown at 7 p.m., Monday, March 24. The film follows two friends as they grow and farm an acre of corn and...
Feb 27, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will present a viewing of the film "Girl Rising" at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 11, in the Lang Hall Auditorium as part of Women's History Month. "Girl Rising" is directed by Academy Award nominee Richard Robbins and tells the stories of nine girls from nine countries, written by nine celebrated writers and narrated by nine renowned actresses. It showcases the strength of the human spirit and the...
Feb 26, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host the third annual UNI Dance Marathon. The event will take place from noon to midnight, Saturday, March 1, in the Maucker Union. Dance Marathon is a nationwide movement involving college and high school students at more than 150 schools. Each school raises money for the Children's Miracle Network Hospital in their community. Last year alone, college dance marathons raised more than $8...

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