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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.
Apr 29, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host three spring Commencement ceremonies this year. The ceremony for students receiving graduate degrees will be at 7 p.m., Friday, May 9. The ceremony for undergraduate students receiving degrees from the Colleges of Education and Business Administration, and the Division of Continuing Education and Special Programs will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 10. The ceremony for undergraduate...
Apr 28, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Iowa Department of Public Health and the Healthiest State Initiative recognized the University of Northern Iowa's achievements in leading Iowa's charge in advancing well-being during the Healthy Iowa awards ceremony on April 16 in Des Moines. Top applicants demonstrated collaboration, high levels of engagement and implementation of policy change to support wellness across multiple platforms. During the past several years...
Apr 28, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host the 2014 Midwest Summer Institute: Inclusion and Communication for All on Monday, June 23, and Tuesday, June 24, in Russell Hall. The conference will consist of presentations, discussions, panels, hands-on learning and networking. Attendees will include educators, individuals with and without disabilities, families, support personnel and researchers. The Midwest Summer Institute will...
Apr 28, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's New Horizons Band will perform a spring concert at 7:30 p.m., Monday, May 5, in the Great Hall of the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) on the UNI campus. The band will perform a variety of traditional concert band repertoire that will include marches, overtures, a "Music Man" medley and Duke Ellington selections. The band will also perform the "Iowa New Horizons March," an...
Apr 28, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences is offering summer camps through the Iowa Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) for summer 2014. The camps include a variety of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)-related opportunities that are available to the community, including elementary, middle and high school students. Topics include robotics, digital...
Apr 24, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Integrated Roadside Vegetation Management program (IRVM) reminds Iowans of restrictions prohibiting the mowing of state-maintained highway right-of-way and roadside ditches prior to July 15. Iowa Code 314.7, which includes county secondary roads as well as state primary and interstate highways, extended the no-mow period, now from July 1 through July 15, to provide an additional two weeks...
Apr 24, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- – Yesterday, the Iowa House and Senate approved a 4 percent funding increase for each of Iowa's public universities along with an additional $2.6 million in special funding to UNI's base in recognition of its reliance on state funding. This coupled with the $4 million previously appropriated in 2013, will allow UNI to freeze tuition for the 2014-15 academic year. The university is grateful to the Iowa Legislature for...
Apr 21, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- According to the National Program for Playground Safety (NPPS), more than 200,000 children are injured on America's playgrounds each year. In an effort to focus on the safety of all children on the playground, the NPPS, housed at the University of Northern Iowa, will celebrate National Playground Safety Week from Monday, April 21, through Friday, April 25. In addition to promoting their regular initiatives and training...
Apr 21, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host the 50th annual Iowa High School Model United Nations (IHSMUN) Spring Conference Thursday and Friday, April 24 and 25, in the Maucker Union Ballrooms and other rooms on campus. The event is organized and facilitated by UNI's IHSMUN chapter. At the event, nearly 25 high schools from across the state will represent 39 countries of the United Nations. High school students will model the...
Apr 21, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Lynda Yates, an associate professor of linguistics at Macquarie University in Australia, will present her lecture "Communication, Language and Preparing for the Work Place" from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m., Monday, April 28, in Seerley Hall, Room 115, on the University of Northern Iowa campus. Refreshments will be served from 4 to 4:30 p.m. Yates' research revolves around the adult language learning and communication in the workplace...

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