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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.
Oct 8, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- "Sandy Hackett's Rat Pack Show," featuring acts inspired by legendary entertainers Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr. and Joey Bishop, will be performed at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) at 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 2. There is only one real Rat Pack experience! It's not until you indulge in this critically acclaimed production of "Sandy Hackett's Rat Pack Show" that you begin to realize why Sandy...
Oct 8, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa is an outstanding business school for the ninth consecutive year, according to The Princeton Review. The Princeton Review, known for its widely followed college rankings in dozens of categories based on student ratings, features UNI's College of Business Administration in the just-published 2015 edition of "The Best 296 Business Schools" (Random House/Princeton Review, published Oct. 7, 2014...
Oct 6, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- "Roots and Boots," featuring country legends Aaron Tippin, Joe Diffie and Sammy Kershaw, will perform at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 24. The show will be filled with stories and songs, getting back to the roots of country music. There will also be a cowboy barbecue with food available for purchase before the show at 6 p.m., in the GBPAC. Ticket prices range from $35 to $49...
Oct 6, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host American novelist Ernest Cline at 8 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 21, in Lang Hall Auditorium. Cline is the author of this year's common read, "Ready Player One." The book ties into this year's Reaching for Higher Ground theme, which is social media. Cline will discuss his book and talk about the impact of social media in today's society. A common read is selected each year at UNI as part of...
Oct 3, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Iowa Department of Revenue and the South Dakota Department of Revenue are presenting a joint webinar to offer helpful state sales/use tax information to business owners who conduct business in both South Dakota and Iowa. This free online webinar will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. (CDT) Wednesday, Oct. 8. The presentation will provide information on how and when to apply for a tax permit, when to charge South Dakota...
Oct 3, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa will host a public information panel on the Ebola virus from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 8, in the College Eye Room in Maucker Union. The discussion will focus on cultural, health, virology and prevention issues. Panel members include: - Michele Devlin, professor of health promotion and education, and director of the Iowa Center on Health Disparities - Catherine Zeman, professor of health...
Oct 2, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Theatre Thursday is a gathering of University of Northern Iowa theatre students, faculty, staff, Friends of Theatre UNI members, alumni and local theatre practitioners/enthusiasts after the opening night performance of Theatre UNI productions. It is a reception of recognition, celebration, release and engagement. Hors d'oeuvres and drinks will be served.  The next Theatre Thursday will be held after the opening night of "The...
Oct 2, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Ian Anderson, the iconic frontman of progressive rock band Jethro Tull, will perform at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 19. Anderson has performed in more than 54 countries and is recognized as the protagonist of the flute in rock music. His band, Jethro Tull, sold more than 60 million albums and was characterized by Anderson's trademark acoustic textures created with ethnic...
Oct 2, 2014
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Theatre UNI will present the second production of its 2014-15 season, "Love & Information," at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 30 to Nov. 1 and Nov. 6 to 8, and 2 p.m., Nov. 2 and 9, in the Strayer-Wood Theatre on the University of Northern Iowa campus. "Love and Information" promises to be one of the most complex and challenging pieces the theatre has produced. It was written by award-winning playwright Caryl Churchill and is being...
Oct 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. A meeting will be held in the Cedar Valley from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 8, 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 future of...

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