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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.
Sep 8, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Career Fair will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 25, in the McLeod Center. More than 160 employers, organizations, nonprofits and graduate schools will be there to network with UNI students and alumni, as well as discuss internships, full-time jobs and continuing education. Attendees are encouraged to bring multiple copies of their resume to share with company and...
Sep 4, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host a college fair for Iowa high school students from 9 to 11 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 16, in the McLeod Center. High school juniors and seniors will have the opportunity to visit with representatives from more than 85 postsecondary institutions from Iowa and surrounding states. Students will also have the opportunity to browse displays from the visiting institutions, which include two- and...
Sep 4, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Twenty new University of Northern Iowa students have been awarded Presidential Scholarships for their outstanding academic performance in high school. The recipients of the award are chosen based on their strong academic credentials and involvement in leadership and service activities. Presidential Scholarships are worth $32,000 over four years at UNI. To meet the criteria for one of these scholarships, students must have an...
Sep 4, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa's Homecoming celebration begins Monday, Sept. 15, and continues through Sunday, Sept. 21. This year's theme is "Students By Day, Panthers By Night." The official kick-off ceremony will start at 5:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 15, at Lawther Field. The celebration will include the Pride Cry Competition, performances by the UNI Spirit Squad and live music from the Panther Marching Band. An outdoor movie...
Sep 4, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Jehane Noujaim, cinematographer and director, will speak at the University of Northern Iowa's Center for Multicultural Education (CME) at 6:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 8. Noujaim will discuss "The Role of Media & Social Media in Social Movements." She is just one of many speakers scheduled to participate in this year's Reaching for Higher Ground series. Noujaim, an Egyptian native, is most known for her films "Control Room...
Sep 3, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Documentary filmmaker and two-time Academy Award nominee Lucy Walker will visit the University of Northern Iowa Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 22 and 23, to screen four of her works as part of the William and Stephanie Clohesy Documentary Film Series. Walker will screen and discuss the following films, all in Lang Hall Auditorium: 7 p.m., Monday, Sept. 22, "The Lion's Mouth Opens" 8 p.m., Monday, Sept. 22, "The Crash Reel" 7 p.m...
Sep 3, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- "County Fair!" will be the theme of the 33rd Annual Scholarship Benefit Concert, hosted by the UNI School of Music. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 26, in the Great Hall at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) on the University of Northern Iowa campus. This year's concert will feature music by guest artist Nicolle Foland, soprano (San Francisco Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, etc.) as well as...
Sep 2, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Center for Multicultural Education (CME) will host speaker Sheryll Cashin at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 11, at the CME. Cashin will lecture on her book "Place, Not Race: A New Vision of Opportunity in America." She advocates that affirmative action, as it is currently practiced, does little to help disadvantaged people, and she will discuss possible ways to fix this. There will be a book...
Sep 2, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Renowned pianist Beatrice Rana will perform at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 10. Rana, a 20-year-old musician from Italy, recently won the silver medal and the Audience Award at the prestigious Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. She has performed around the world, including at Zurich's Tonhalle, London's Wigmore Hall and Washington D.C.'s Kennedy Center. Tickets...
Aug 27, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Regional Business Center announces the publication of the 2014 Iowa Small Business Report (ISBR). This report is based on data collected from Iowa small business owners in February 2014 associated with their business activity during calendar year 2013. Each year the ISBR measures sales trends, job growth or loss, capital acquired, and business use of technology among Iowa business owners...

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