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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.
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...
Nov 21, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa has become the latest university to be welcomed into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program. UNI's B.A. in finance program has been acknowledged for positioning students well to obtain the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation, which has become the most respected and recognized investment credential in the world. Entry into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program signals...
Nov 20, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa will host the documentary "Miss Representation," followed by a discussion and audience Q&A, at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 4, in Lang Hall Auditorium. "Miss Representation" strives to expose how mainstream media contributes to the under-representation and misrepresentation of women in positions of power in America. The film includes interviews with Condoleezza Rice, Nancy Pelosi, Rachel Maddow...
Nov 20, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Mammoth teeth, Native American pottery and an early 20th century stereoscope are among the items on display as a part of the new exhibit "Treasures: A Sampling of the UNI Museums Collection" on the first floor of the University of Northern Iowa's Rod Library until Feb. 28, 2014. These objects are only a selection of more than 110,000 objects in the broad areas of biology, geology, history and anthropology/world cultures...
Nov 19, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Community members will have the opportunity to see the creative academic work of University of Northern Iowa students and faculty at the inaugural Creative UNIversity Conference from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 3, in the Maucker Union Ballrooms. The event is hosted by UNI's new Creative Life Research Center (CLRC). "We want to showcase the tremendous volume and quality of creative work produced at UNI," said Gary Gute,...
Nov 19, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Registration is now open for the UNI Suzuki School's violin and viola class for young beginners. A parent orientation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, Jan. 6. This will be followed by five classes for parents and students together from 6 to 7 p.m., on Mondays and Thursdays, Jan. 9 through 27. At the end of these sessions students will begin individual lessons with one of the school's instructors. All classes will be...
Nov 18, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host visiting lecturer Steven Collins at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 3, in Curris Business Building, Room 109. Collins will deliver a lecture titled "Finding Sodom: A Study in Biblical Geography." Collins is dean of the College of Archaeology and Biblical History at Trinity Southwest University in Albuquerque, N.M. He has an extensive background in both Near Eastern archaeology and biblical...
Nov 18, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host the seminar "Hope for Dementia Caregivers: How to Win the Day" by Elaine Eshbaugh, associate professor of family studies and gerontology, from 7 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 3, in the Center for Multicultural Education (CME). The seminar will provide a new perspective for caregivers of those with Alzheimer's disease and individuals with memory challenges. Eshbaugh will discuss strategies...
Nov 13, 2013
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Thanks to the work of the University of Northern Iowa's National Ag-Based Lubricants (NABL) Center, biobased and soybean oil based lubricants and greases are no longer a novelty, but are a well-recognized commercial success. NABL will cease operations in 2014 after 22 years of activity due to the loss of federal funds. The nonprofit, university-based research and testing facility dedicated to the advancement of biobased...

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