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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 23, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The award-winning Broadway musical "Camelot" will be performed at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) at 3 and 8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 18. The audience can recount the time-honored legend of King Arthur, Guinevere, Lancelot and the Knights of the Round Table in an enchanting fable of chivalry in this four-time Tony Award-winning musical. When Queen Guinevere and the dashing Sir Lancelot, King Arthur's most...
Sep 23, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- "Fast Forward: Ten Years of Building Career Momentum," an electronic media workshop that brings together academics and media professionals, will be hosted at the University of Northern Iowa, Friday, Oct. 3, in Lang Hall. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with workshops, lunch, discussion and speakers to follow. The workshop is sponsored by the Iowa Broadcasters Association and the IBA Foundation. The Fast Forward workshop, in...
Sep 23, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Panther Marching Band (PMB), the largest student organization on campus, has experienced growth for the seventh consecutive year. The band currently has 330 members, the most in UNI history. The band is led by Danny Galyen, associate professor of music. It performs five different shows each season. Students do not have to major in music to participate, and this year's band includes students...
Sep 22, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The 2014 John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition came to a close on Sept. 18 with the announcement of the winners at a special recognition luncheon at Drake University in Des Moines. -Pear Deck received first place and was awarded $25,000. Pear Deck is an EdTech startup powering active classrooms in Google Apps for Education schools by blending personalized and collaborative learning in one simple app. Pear Deck was...
Sep 18, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host speaker Nicole M. LaVoi, the associate director of the Tucker Center for Research on Girls and Women in Sport at the University of Minnesota, at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 2, in Sabin Hall, Room 002. The lecture is being presented in conjunction with UNI's Reaching For Higher Ground project. Forty percent of all sport participants are female, yet women's sport receives only 4 percent of...
Sep 18, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Educational Talent Search Program will kick off the 2014-15 school year with mass recruitment opportunities for new students who are enrolled in the Waterloo schools in grades six through 12. During the month of September, program staff will be enrolling new students at East, West and Expo high schools and at Hoover, Bunger, Carver and Central middle schools. Educational Talent Search helps...
Sep 18, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has awarded a $32,500 grant to the UNI Gallery of Art. The gallery will use the grant funds to support an object-by-object survey of the works on paper in the holdings of the UNI Permanent Art Collection. This survey fulfills the next highest priority goal in the Collection's Long-Range Conservation Plan. The product achieved at the conclusion of the survey will be more than...
Sep 18, 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 first meeting will be held in the Cedar Valley from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 25, 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...
Sep 16, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa Army Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC) cadets completed a busy summer with training events throughout the United States and the world. Seventeen seniors successfully completed the physically and mentally demanding Leadership Development Assessment Course (LDAC) at Fort Knox, Ky. and are on track to commission as Army officers upon graduation. The purpose of LDAC is to train U.S. Army ROTC...
Sep 16, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa is accepting applications for its Master of Arts in physical education program that begins in spring 2015. This program prepares teachers and coaches to be effective and reflective educators while providing for the professional development needs of Pre-K through 12 physical education teachers and coaches. Participants will focus on linking practice to theory while broadening their...

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