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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 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...
Sep 25, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Internationally prominent reading comprehension and learning scholar Ralph E. Reynolds has joined the faculty of the College of Education (COE) at the University of Northern Iowa as the Richard O. Jacobson Endowed Chair of Literacy. Reynolds previously held research and administrative positions at the University of Illinois, University of Utah, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and Iowa State University. He also founded or co...
Sep 25, 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 Council Bluffs from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 9, at the Educational Service Center, 1600 Broadway, Suite 1600, Council Bluffs. Meetings will allow educators, parents, students, community leaders, lawmakers and others to join in the conversation about...
Sep 25, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa has been selected by G.I. Jobs Magazine as a Military Friendly School for 2015, an honor placing the university in the top 20 percent of schools doing the most to embrace America's veterans as students and ensure their success on campus. According to G.I. Jobs, the list honors the top colleges, universities and trade schools that share a priority for recruiting students with military experience...
Sep 25, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG), in partnership with Northern Iowa Democrats and UNI College Republicans, will sponsor Voterpalooza from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 1, at the Campanile on the UNI campus. The rain location for the event will be in the Maucker Union Coffeehouse. The event will include free food for students and giveaways courtesy of NISG. Voter registration will be available and is encouraged....
Sep 24, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's MyEntre.Net and the Iowa Department of Revenue will host a free webinar titled "Iowa Tax Law Legislative Update" from noon to 1 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 30. This online course will provide information about tax law changes enacted during the 2014 legislative session. The presenter is Jim McNulty of the Iowa Department of Revenue. Valyn Reinig, program assistant for UNI's Regional Business Center...

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