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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 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...
Sep 24, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The UNI Center for Violence Prevention (CVP) is a regional training center for Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) strategies, a nationally recognized best-practice bystander gender violence and bullying prevention program. To date, the CVP has implemented this training at 14 high schools in Iowa and 14 community colleges and universities. It has also delivered training to campus ROTC cadets at UNI, Iowa State University,...
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...

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