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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 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...
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...

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