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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.
Apr 6, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Each spring, departments at the University of Northern Iowa select distinguished graduates to participate in the Alumni in Residence program. These accomplished alumni return to campus to speak with students about their professional experiences and help them understand the connection between the theory they learn in the classroom and the practice in the professional world. Alumni also meet with faculty groups to discuss...
Apr 6, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Department of Physics will host the State of Iowa Physics Competition from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Thursday, April 16, in the McLeod Center. Participating high school students qualified at regional competitions and represent the top teams from Area Education Agencies across the state. The competition is a series of five events that stress creativity, ingenuity and an understanding of physics-...
Apr 2, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) will host the Canadian folk trio the Good Lovelies at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, May 2. Part folk roots, part Western swing, this Toronto-based trio relies on unerring three-part vocal harmonies, clever songs and funny repartee drawn from a seemingly endless succession of comedic adventures on the road. These Juno Award-winning best friends,...
Apr 2, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa-- The University of Northern Iowa IDT (International Dance Theatre) Dance Company will present its annual spring show at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, April 18, and 1 p.m., Sunday, April 19, in Davis Hall at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC). The show will demonstrate multiple dance styles such as folk, ballroom, jazz and tap, along with other multicultural and contemporary styles. Admission for the event is $8 for...
Apr 2, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Join in the fight against cancer by participating in UNI's 13th annual Relay For Life, held from 6 p.m. Friday, April 10, to 6 a.m. Saturday, April 11. This fundraising event for the American Cancer Society will be held in the McLeod Center. Relay For Life teams set up campsites overnight and take turns walking around the concourse in the McLeod Center. Because cancer never sleeps, each team is asked to have at least one...
Apr 1, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Textiles and Apparel program (TAPP) will present its 23rd annual design show on Saturday, April 11, in Lang Hall Auditorium on the UNI campus. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show begins at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. This year's show, "Ethereal Garden," will include two scenes: day and night. Day will feature ready-to-wear and night will showcase formalwear. There are 25...
Apr 1, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (CSBS) will present the 22nd annual CSBS Student Research Conference from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, April 25, in Sabin and Seerley halls. The conference provides undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to exchange ideas, present research and learn more about the developments in social sciences. Students can attend seminars, lectures and...
Apr 1, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Student Disability Services (SDS) and the Office of Admissions will sponsor a workshop designed to help high school students begin to prepare for the next steps after high school graduation from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday, April 14. The workshop will introduce students to the differences between high school and college, provide students an opportunity to see what life on a college campus...
Apr 1, 2015
WATERLOO, Iowa --The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's traveling exhibition "Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race" examines how the Nazi leadership, in collaboration with individuals in professions traditionally charged with healing and the public good, used science to help legitimize persecution, murder, and ultimately, genocide. The exhibition opens at the Grout Museum of History & Science, 503 South St., Waterloo, on Tuesday...
Mar 31, 2015
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Jennifer Wiseman, NASA Hubble Space Telescope senior project scientist, will present her lecture "Galaxies, Stars, Planets, and Life: A Dynamic Universe" at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 8, in Lang Hall Auditorium on the University of Northern Iowa campus. The lecture will discuss the latest discoveries from Hubble and present various societal responses to the uncovering of the universe. Before her current role as NASA senior...

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