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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.
Feb 23, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Martie Reineke, UNI professor of philosophy and world religions, will present "Intimate Domain: Desire, Trauma and Mimetic Theory" at noon, Monday, March 2, in the Center for Multicultural Education, Room 109A. Reineke will discuss the research that went into writing her latest book, "Intimate Domain: Desire, Trauma and Mimetic Theory." In this book she looks at how fathers, mothers and siblings play a decisive role in family...
Feb 23, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Over spring break, the University of Northern Iowa Recreation Services will provide an All Sports Camp for elementary and middle school kids from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday, March 16, through Friday, March 20, at the Wellness and Recreation Center (WRC) at UNI. All Sports Camp offers students between the ages of 6 and 12 the opportunity to play a wide variety of sports, including flag football, table tennis, basketball,...
Feb 23, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Teacher Fair will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, March 28, in the Maucker Union Ballrooms. The Teacher Fair is an opportunity for all certified K through 12 educators to seek employment opportunities for 2015-16. About 60 school districts from across the United States will have representatives present. The event is free and no registration is necessary for teachers. Check-in is from...
Feb 18, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Award-winning math and science projects that integrate technology into pre-K through 12 classrooms will be featured during Spotlight on STEM Day on Thursday, February 26, at the Innovative Teaching and Technology Center on the University of Northern Iowa campus. Teachers and students throughout the state, along with UNI faculty, will showcase their work through table displays, demonstrations and presentations. They will...
Feb 17, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- At the end of 2014, the University of Northern Iowa received a generous donation from Robert and Margaret Bradford to establish a faculty chair position – the highest academic designation to bestow on a faculty member.  The holder of the Robert and Margaret Bradford Chair in International Business will be devoted to enhancing the UNI College of Business Administration's global presence by creating new international...
Feb 16, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The ninth annual African-American Read-In is at 9:30 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 19, in Rod Library and Maucker Union Ballrooms A, B and C on the University of Northern Iowa campus. There will be two guests at the event: Nothando Zulu and Bryan Collier. Zulu is a master storyteller and the president and director of the Black Storytellers Alliance. She has been performing for children and adults for more than 18 years. Her...
Feb 11, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Are we alone in the universe? Does Mars have life near the surface? Attend the 2015 Leland Wilson Endowed Chemistry Lecture at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 25, if you have ever been curious about these questions. Shawn Domagal-Goldman will give his presentation, "The Scientific Search for Life on Planets Near and Far," in Lantz Auditorium in McCollum Science Hall. Domagal-Goldman is a research space scientist at NASA's Goddard...
Feb 10, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa will host UNI Day at the Statehouse from 1 to 3 p.m., Monday, Feb. 16, at the Iowa Capitol in Des Moines. The event will highlight UNI programs and inform legislators about the impact UNI has on the state. "Last year's event was such a great success," said Mary Braun, UNI state relations officer. "I was happy to see such a great turnout in faculty, students and alumni. It really drove home to...
Feb 9, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa –The documentary "Terms and Conditions May Apply" will be shown at 7 p.m. followed by a discussion, Monday, Feb. 23., in the Center for Multicultural Education (CME), as part of the Reaching for Higher Ground Film and Discussion series. The documentary exposes what corporations and governments learn about people through Internet and cell phone usage and what, if anything, can be done about it. Throughout the film, there are...
Feb 9, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Rod Library is the new home to four donated paintings. Edna Shain of Vinton has given four art pieces, collectively titled "The Four Seasons," to the Rod Library to be displayed on the ground floor adjacent to the UNI Museum. The paintings are by the late Iowa artist Robert Tabor and were created in 1952. Tabor was a Works Progress Administration (WPA) muralist, and one of his murals still...

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