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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.
Nov 1, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host its 4th Women in Politics Scholarship banquet Thursday, Oct. 30, at the Park Place Event Centre in Cedar Falls. This bi-partisan event will feature guest speaker Jennifer Lawless, professor of government at American University in Washington, D.C. Lawless is a nationally recognized expert on women's involvement in politics and also serves as the director of the Women and Politics...
Nov 1, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern has joined the nationwide "It's On Us" campaign. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden unveiled the campaign in September to engage students and colleges to take active roles in preventing sexual assault on campus. UNI's "It's On Us" video will debut on Monday, Oct. 20, at www.uni.edu/itsonus/. All UNI students, faculty and staff are also encouraged to take a pledge against sexual...
Nov 1, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa--The University of Northern Iowa College of Education will host its bi-annual Teacher Education Induction Convocation at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 29, in the Great Hall of the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. Approximately 350 students have satisfied requirements for admission into the UNI Teacher Education Program, and are invited to participate in the formal induction ceremony. Simon Estes, internationally renowned...
Nov 1, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Four University of Northern Iowa faculty members were honored at the fall faculty meeting earlier this semester for outstanding research and professional service. The Regents Excellence Award for Faculty is given annually by the Iowa Board of Regents to honor outstanding university faculty members. This year's recipients include: - Angeleita Floyd, professor of flute in the School of Music, has received critical praise and...
Nov 1, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host events and activities for students, parents and family members of all ages during Family Weekend, Friday, Oct. 17 through Sunday, Oct. 19. To start the weekend, the International Dance Theatre and Orchesis Dance Company will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 17, in Bengtson Auditorium in Russel Hall. Families can also view the night sky with the earth science department's computer...
Nov 1, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Students from University of Northern Iowa's American Chemical Society (ACS) will host their annual "Halloween House" from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 24, on the second floor of McCollum Science Hall. This year, there will be three chemistry rooms running scheduled shows: Devil's Den, Witches' Lair and Pirates' Cove. There will also be a number of other locations with hands-on activities. To name a few, Mummies Yummies...
Nov 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 Dubuque from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 23, at the Keystone AEA Dubuque Office, Room 1ABC, 2310 Chaney Rd., Dubuque. Meetings will allow educators, parents, students, community leaders, lawmakers and others to join in the conversation about what is...
Oct 9, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Supporters of the United States Army will host a 5K "Zombie Run" through UNI's campus from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 31. Proceeds from the event will go toward supporting the UNI ROTC cadets with funds for range challenges, the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge and field training exercises. Each participant will start the race with two balloons. Throughout the course, zombies will...
Oct 9, 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 Dubuque from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 23, at the Keystone AEA Dubuque Office, Room 1ABC, 2310 Chaney Rd., Dubuque. Meetings will allow educators, parents, students, community leaders, lawmakers and others to join in the conversation about what is...
Oct 8, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Department of Physics has been recognized as a "top producer" of graduates with a bachelors degree in physics by the American Physical Society. UNI ranks No. 13 on the list of undergraduate physics degrees given at Masters-level universities nationally for the years 2010 to 2012. There are currently 62 undergraduate physics majors in UNI's program. "We are very proud to be recognized as a top...

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