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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.
Apr 28, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host four Commencement ceremonies this year. Two ceremonies will take place for students receiving graduate degrees. The first will be at 7:30 p.m., Friday, May 8, in the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC). The second ceremony will be at 6 p.m., Saturday, May 9, in GBPAC. The ceremony for undergraduate students receiving degrees from the Colleges of Education and Business...
Apr 28, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Acclaimed actor Rob Lowe will speak at the University of Northern Iowa's Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 8, as part of the Joy Cole Corning Distinguished Leadership Lecture Series. In a presentation based on his latest memoir "Love Life," Lowe shares unforgettable stories and observations during his process of becoming a man, husband, friend and father. Lowe will share some of...
Apr 27, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- UNI offers a variety of elementary, middle school and high school camps throughout the summer to keep kids active. Numerous camps are offered, ranging from drones and robotics to interior design and digital storytelling.   Each camp features a unique interactive learning environment through which students can gain hands-on experience while working among students with similar interests. From exploring outdoor activities at...
Apr 27, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's New Horizons Band will perform a spring concert at 7:30 p.m., Monday, May 4, in the Great Hall of the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center on the UNI campus. The band will perform a variety of traditional concert band repertoire that will include "The Messenger March" by C.L.Barnhouse and "High School Cadets" by John Philip Sousa. "Five Mello Winds" by David Schanke will feature New...
Apr 27, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Department of Languages and Literatures presented 19 students with awards and scholarships at a recent recognition ceremony. For more information, contact Brooke Wonders, associate professor in UNI's Department of Languages and Literatures, at 319-273-2821 or brooke.wonders@uni.edu.  ### Department of Languages and Literatures award and scholarship recipients are listed below in alphabetical...
Apr 21, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa School of Music students Kate Meyer and Melody Kosobucki, graduate students in piano performance and pedagogy, have been awarded the 2014 Yamaha In Residence Fellowship from the College of Music Society (CMS) Fund. They are supervised by Theresa Chardos Camilli, assistant professor of music, who integrates service-learning as part of the piano performance and pedagogy master's degree. Their...
Apr 20, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will be hosting the Autism and Arts Education Symposium from 4 to 8 p.m., Friday, April 24, and 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturday, April 25, in Russell Hall on UNI's campus. The purpose of the symposium is to share ideas and learn more about the benefits of the arts for children with autism. Three keynote speakers will be present, including Ryan Hourigan, director of the Ball State Prism Project;...
Apr 20, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa College of Education (COE) will host an Education Summit presenting ideas on exploring education reform. The summit will take place Thursday, April 30, through Friday, May 1, in the Schindler Education Center on the UNI campus. Recent research suggests that American schoolchildren are falling behind their international cohorts in academic skills at all education levels. Speakers and...
Apr 20, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The UNI Gallery of Art and Department of Art will present Congressman Rod Blum's "2015 Congressional Art Competition" of Iowa's 1st Congressional District, which will take place in the Kamerick Art Building (KAB) from Tuesday, May 5, through Tuesday, May 12. An award ceremony and opening reception for the exhibition will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on May 5. Congressman Blum will address attendees at 7 p.m., where the grand...
Apr 16, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Department of Biology recently purchased four synthetic cadavers, known as SynDavers. UNI is the first university in Iowa to have this technology in the classroom and plans to use the SynDavers in the teaching of anatomy and physiology courses. The university received a $150,000 grant from the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust to purchase the Syndavers. Former biology students who are now...

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