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Mar 30, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Sigma Phi Epsilon (SigEp) fraternity chapter at the University of Northern Iowa is taking a stand against sexual assault. The chapter's philanthropy event is Sexual Assault Awareness Week (SAAW). The main focus of the week is to educate peers, professors and community members on how to watch for signs of sexual assault, along with prevention methods. The fourth annual SAAW will be held from Monday, April 4 through Friday...
Mar 30, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Colleges Against Cancer chapter will host the 14th annual American Cancer Society: Relay For Life, from 3 p.m. to midnight, Saturday, April 9, in the McLeod Center. The theme for this year's event is "Carnival of Hope." Relay For Life teams set up campsites in the McLeod Center while taking turns walking around the concourse. Throughout the night there will be food and merchandise for sale...
Mar 29, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Comedian Brian Regan will perform at the UNI Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center at 8 p.m., Saturday, April 2. Regan has distinguished himself as one of the premier comedians in the country. His nonstop theatre tour has visited more than 80 cities each year since 2005. He incorporates a perfect balance of sophisticated writing and physicality and can turn the most mundane situations into sidesplitting stand-up material...
Mar 29, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- "The Lettermen," an American male pop music vocal trio, will perform at the UNI Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center at 3 p.m., Sunday, April 3. The group was formed in 1959 and has had 11 gold records, five Grammy nominations, two Top 10 singles, and 16 Top 10 singles on the Adult Contemporary chart. Their first single was "The Way You Look Tonight" in 1961, and their second single was "When I Fall in Love." Their...
Mar 29, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Graduate College will host its ninth annual Graduate Research Symposium on Wednesday, April 6. There are three categories of presentations and performances throughout the event, beginning with 28 poster presentations scheduled to take place from noon to 1:45 p.m., in the Maucker Union Ballroom. Following the poster presentations, there are 27 scheduled oral presentations from 2 to 4:30 p.m.,...
Mar 28, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa will host “Brave Student Voices: Then and Now” from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 12, in the Commons Ballroom on UNI’s campus. The event brings back to campus members of the “UNI 7,” a group of UNI students from 1970 that engaged in civil disobedience and fought for adequate representation, equality and inclusion for students of color on campus. On March 16, 1970, members of the African-...
Mar 28, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa will host a public information panel on the Zika virus from noon to 1 p.m., Thursday, April 7, in the Elm 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 promotion...
Mar 25, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Adam Carroll, author of “Winning the Money Game” and several other books geared towards helping college students better understand their finances, will present “The Money Savvy Student” at 6 p.m., Tuesday, April 5, in Lang Auditorium on the University of Northern Iowa’s campus. The first 300 attendees will receive a free copy of “Winning the Money Game.” Carroll is considered one of the top transformational trainers in the...
Mar 23, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Philip Kutzko, a professor of mathematics and CLAS Collegiate Fellow at the University of Iowa, will present a lecture titled “It’s an Ethnic Thing: Cultural Challenges to Broadening Participation in Mathematics” at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 14, in Lantz Auditorium in McCollum Science Hall on the University of Northern Iowa campus. Kutzko has been invited to UNI as the feature speaker for the 2016 Hari Shankar Memorial...
Mar 22, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Rod Library at the University of Northern Iowa will host the third annual Mini Comic-Con from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 2. Activities will include a kid zone, photo booth and trivia to test your knowledge of science and comics. There will also be a Batmobile replica outside the Campanile, a demonstration by the improv group Half Masted and a preview of the 24th annual design and fashion show, featuring garments...

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