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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 24, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Suicide is the second leading cause of death for college students according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. In an effort to raise awareness of suicide and suicide prevention, the University of Northern Iowa will host an inaugural Out of the Darkness Walk, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, April 5, starting at the fountain outside Maucker Union. Check-in begins at 9 a.m.; the walk starts at 10 a.m. The event...
Mar 24, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Henry Segerman, assistant professor in the Department of Mathematics at Oklahoma State University, will visit the University of Northern Iowa to present the annual Hari Shankar Memorial Lecture at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 8, in Sabin Hall, Room 002. Segerman's lecture is "How to Make Sculptures of 4-Dimensional Things." He is a mathematician and a mathematical artist, and works with 3-dimensional geometry, topology and...
Mar 21, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa is accepting applications for its Master of Arts in Education (MAE) or Advanced Studies Certificate (ASC) in Principalship programs that begin fall 2014. These two-year programs are designed for individuals seeking endorsement in the state of Iowa as pre-K through 12 principals or supervisors of special education. Two course sequence paths are offered to meet unique leadership needs. The All-...
Mar 20, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Department of Physics will host the UNI/Area Education Agency 267 Regional Physics Competition from 9 a.m. to noon, Thursday, March 27, in the McLeod Center. Schools within the AEA 267 region will participate in the competition. The competition is a series of five physics events for high school students in grades 9 through 12. The event stresses creativity and ingenuity as well as an...
Mar 20, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education will sponsor two reading performances of "Necessary Targets," a play by Eve Ensler. The performances will be at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 1, at the Interpreters Theatre in Lang Hall, and Tuesday, April 8, at the Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum in the Grout Museum District in Waterloo. The performances are directed by Jade Horning, UNI graduate...
Mar 18, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Timothy Gay, professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will deliver his lecture "Why Isn't God Ambidextrous?" at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 2, in Lang Hall Auditorium on the University of Northern Iowa campus. The lecture will discuss the idea of nature as being "handed" and explore new physics experiments on chirality that may reveal how life began on Earth. Gay is a Fellow of...
Mar 13, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Rev. Shoken Winecoff, founder and abbot of Ryumonji Zen Monastery, will present his lecture "Diplomacy and Religion," Tuesday, March 25, in Seerley Hall, Room 115, on the University of Northern Iowa campus. The event is part of the UNI Diplomat Series. "The upcoming Diplomat Series lecture will be the sixth in a series designed to inform the UNI and Cedar Valley communities about important international issues of our...
Mar 13, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Do new digital tools fundamentally change the work of those in the humanities and arts, or do these tools simply offer new, more efficient ways of accomplishing the same kind of research and creative activities? Juan Luis Suarez, director of Cultureplex, an interdisciplinary digital humanities research center at Canada's Western University, is on the leading edge of those using digital tools for large-scale collaborative...
Mar 13, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra (NISO) will travel to Brazil Friday, March 14 through Sunday, March 23, to collaborate and perform with the orchestra at the Universidade de Caxias do Sul. Before entering Brazil, the group will travel to Panama and visit the Panama Canal and other parts of Panama City. The group will then travel to Caxias do Sul to work with students and faculty from Universidade de Caxias do Sul on...
Mar 12, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa College of Business Administration has been selected for the Military Times Best for Vets: Business Schools 2014 rankings. The Military Times Best for Vets distinction recognizes and rewards business schools for their commitment to providing opportunities to American’s veterans based on the school's MBA program. UNIBusiness was 41st among the organization's best 64 business schools for America...

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