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Katy Slaven
Katy Slaven never dreamed that she'd be back at UNI so soon after graduating in 2010. She also couldn't have predicted that her homecoming would be on the stage of the Great Hall in the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center, performing in front of 1,500 children.
Jan 25, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Minguet Quartett will be accompanied by guest pianist Andreas Klein in their performance at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 5, on the University of Northern Iowa campus. The Minguet Quartett is widely recognized as one of Europe's finest quartets and incorporates classic music to inspire audiences. Their mission is to make the fine arts accessible to the masses, and they...
Jan 25, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- "The Price is Right Live!" will be held at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 8, on the University of Northern Iowa campus. "The Price is Right Live!" is a staged production show based on the long-running game show "The Price is Right," and allows contestants the chance to win a share of extravagant prizes. There will be classic games, including the Big Wheel and the Showcase. You must...
Jan 25, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Andrew Hartman will conduct a lecture on “The Culture Wars: The New Left and the Rise of the Neoconservatives in America” on Friday, Feb. 5, at 4 p.m. in Seerley Hall, Room 115, on the University of Northern Iowa campus. In his talk, Hartman will cover the radical political mobilizations of the 1960s and the destabilization of normative America by the emergence of the New Left, which in turn led to the rise of a group of...
Jan 25, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – TheatreUNI will present “The Glass Menagerie” at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 25; Friday, Feb. 26; Saturday, Feb. 27; Friday, March 4; Saturday, March 5; and at 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 28 and Sunday, March 6, in the Strayer-Wood Theatre on the University of Northern Iowa campus. Tennessee William’s “The Glass Menagerie” is an enduring classic of American theatre. It premiered in a legendary production, starring Laurette Taylor as...
Jan 22, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Gaëtane Jean-Marie has been named dean of the College of Education and the Richard O. Jacobson Endowed Chair of Leadership in Education at the University of Northern Iowa. Jean-Marie will assume her new duties on June 30. The appointment is contingent upon approval by the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, at its June meeting. "Jean-Marie will bring a strong background in educational leadership to UNI," said Jim Wohlpart,...
Jan 19, 2016
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance recently presented the University of Northern Iowa with the prestigious Campus Program Excellence Award. The awards presentation took place at the 43rd annual Alliance Management Institute from Jan. 3-5, at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Houston. The Institute is an educational conference geared toward students planning a career in the nonprofit sector. The Campus Program Excellence Award is...
Jan 15, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Dr. Richard Deming will visit the University of Northern Iowa and give a presentation on "Finding Meaning and Purpose in the Face of Adversity." He will speak at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 9, in Lang Hall Auditorium. Dr. Deming is the medical director of Mercy Cancer Center in Des Moines and was awarded the Lane Adams Award by the American Cancer Society for excellence and compassion in patient care. He was also the recipient of...
Jan 15, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The "Diversity Means…" art exhibit will be set up at the Rod Library on the University of Northern Iowa's campus during the month of February. The exhibit will be installed on the main floor of Rod Library, and artwork will be published on the library's website, www.library.uni.edu.   UNI students, faculty and staff, as well as Cedar Valley artists, are invited to submit artwork for the exhibit. Artwork comes in a wide range...
Jan 15, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Culture and Intensive English Program (CIEP) is currently hosting 16 students from Korea National University of Education (KNUE) and Kyungpook National University (KNU) for a CIEP immersion program with a focus on multiculturalism. Two administrators from KNUE and KNU are visiting UNI's CIEP as part of the Global Teacher's College (GTU) in Korea. The administrators and students have come to...
Jan 15, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa will host “Elect Her – Panther Women Win” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 23, in the Old Central Ballroom in Maucker Union. Campus Women Win is a national program that encourages and prepares college women to run for student government and political office. This marks the second consecutive year UNI has served as a host for this workshop. The goal of the workshop is to encourage more...

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