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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.
Oct 3, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa will host a public information panel on the Ebola virus from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 8, in the College Eye Room in Maucker Union. The discussion will focus on cultural, health, virology and prevention issues. Panel members include: - Michele Devlin, professor of health promotion and education, and director of the Iowa Center on Health Disparities - Catherine Zeman, professor of health...
Oct 2, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Theatre Thursday is a gathering of University of Northern Iowa theatre students, faculty, staff, Friends of Theatre UNI members, alumni and local theatre practitioners/enthusiasts after the opening night performance of Theatre UNI productions. It is a reception of recognition, celebration, release and engagement. Hors d'oeuvres and drinks will be served.  The next Theatre Thursday will be held after the opening night of "The...
Oct 2, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Ian Anderson, the iconic frontman of progressive rock band Jethro Tull, will perform at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 19. Anderson has performed in more than 54 countries and is recognized as the protagonist of the flute in rock music. His band, Jethro Tull, sold more than 60 million albums and was characterized by Anderson's trademark acoustic textures created with ethnic...
Oct 2, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Theatre UNI will present the second production of its 2014-15 season, "Love & Information," at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 30 to Nov. 1 and Nov. 6 to 8, and 2 p.m., Nov. 2 and 9, in the Strayer-Wood Theatre on the University of Northern Iowa campus. "Love and Information" promises to be one of the most complex and challenging pieces the theatre has produced. It was written by award-winning playwright Caryl Churchill and is being...
Oct 1, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa College of Education will host several town hall meetings across the state to discuss education in Iowa. A meeting will be held in the Cedar Valley from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 8, at AEA 267, 3712 Cedar Heights Dr., Cedar Falls. Meetings will allow educators, parents, students, community leaders, lawmakers and others to join in the conversation about what is needed for the future of...
Oct 1, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa College of Education will host several town hall meetings across the state to discuss education in Iowa. The next meeting will be held in Spencer from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 15, at the Prairie Lakes AEA, 23 E. 7th St. #B, Spencer. Meetings will allow educators, parents, students, community leaders, lawmakers and others to join in the conversation about what is needed for the future of...
Sep 30, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's ARTreach program will launch a second season of the "Art After Work" concert series, titled "Culture Builds Community." Concerts will be from 5:15 to 6 p.m., at 220 E. 4th St., Waterloo. Admission is free. The concerts run from October until December and will feature UNI artists, including: - Oct. 1, tribute to Richard Strauss, featuring Tina Su, horn; Polina Khatsko, piano; and Heather...
Sep 30, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Daisy Hernandez will be speaking at the University of Northern Iowa's Center for Multicultural Education (CME) as part of the Reaching for Higher Ground series. Hernandez will discuss her new memoir, "A Cup of Water Under My Bed," and what affects working in a majority workforce have had on her. The event will take place at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 9. Hernandez is an award-winning author and journalist whose writing focuses on...
Sep 29, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Six University of Northern Iowa faculty members were honored at the fall faculty meeting earlier this semester for outstanding research and professional service. The Class of 1943 Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching not only rewards effective performance in the classroom, but also generosity with personal time and a serious concern for academic excellence and individual student needs, interests and development. This...
Sep 29, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa will host Jack Hatch for a Governor Candidate Education Forum at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 9, in Maucker Union, Ballroom C. The forum will be dedicated exclusively to a discussion of education policy. It will include a 20-minute address from Hatch about his education platform and priorities for early childhood through the postsecondary years, followed by questions from a panel of UNI faculty...

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