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Going to college can be an emotional roller coaster. Once you step on campus, you’ve opened yourself up to a whole new world of possibilities, but you can also feel like a stranger in a strange land. Fortunately for new students at UNI, Cat Crew is there to unroll the welcome mat.
Jan 19, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa School of Music will host a concert performance by guest ensemble Trombones de Costa Rica at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 3, in Bengtson Auditorium inside Russell Hall on the UNI campus.  Winners of the Costa Rican National Award of Music in 1997 and the City of Passau’s Special Prize in Germany in 1999, Trombones de Costa Rica is an innovative and virtuosic brass ensemble featuring Martín Bonilla,...
Jan 12, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The UNI Museum will host a two-hour story-telling concert by singer-songwriter J. Jeffrey Messerole from 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 19, at the UNI Museum on the first floor of the Rod Library on the UNI campus. This event is a part of Rock the Stacks, a concert series held in conjunction with the latest UNI Museum exhibit, Ballroom Bash: Iowa’s Rock n’ Roll Legacy. Ballroom Bash: Iowa’s Rock n’ Roll Legacy documents Iowa’s...
Dec 16, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art will present "Antarctica: Beyond Ice" from Monday, Jan. 9 through Wednesday, March 1. Artist Allyson Comstock will present a lecture about her work at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 18 in Kamerick Art Building, Room 111, on the UNI campus. "Antarctica: Beyond Ice" is an exhibition of drawings by Comstock. This presentation also features the exhibition “Responding to Antarctica,” which...
Dec 16, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – In January 2017, the UNI Culture and Intensive English Program (CIEP) will host 20 students from South Korea who will be participating in the Multiculturalism Immersion Program. This cohort is the result of collaboration between UNI, Kyungpook National University (KNU) and Korea National University of Education (KNUE). The students will be arriving on Tuesday, Jan. 3 and will enroll in classes for a three-week program. The...
Dec 16, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center will present a special 10-year celebration of their fundraiser "Beers To You and Gourmet Too" at the Five Sullivan Brothers Center in Waterloo at 3 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017. The event raises funds for the Friends of the Gallagher Bluedorn to put on programs such as the Kaleidoscope Series for Youth. This year's keynote speaker is Nick Ison, the lead brewer at Sierra Nevada...
Dec 9, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa will host its annual fall Commencement ceremony at 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 17, in the McLeod Center. This year’s Commencement speaker delivering the student address is Kaylan Brant, a senior accounting and management information systems major, from Baxter, Iowa. Approximately 501 graduates will participate in Commencement. The names of candidates will be read by Gretta Berghammer, professor of...
Dec 6, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Mark Nook, chancellor at Montana State University Billings, will become the 11th president of the University of Northern Iowa. Nook will assume his duties as president of the University of Northern Iowa on Feb. 1, 2017. He will receive a three-year contract and will be paid an annual salary of $357,110. The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, announced the unanimous selection of Nook to replace Bill Ruud, who accepted the...
Dec 5, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – “The Confucius Village” won the Best Feature Documentary Award and the Angel Peace Award at the 2016 Monaco International Film Festival on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, in Monte Carlo, Monaco. Co-producer and translator Congcong (Penny) Wang, UNI faculty of languages and literature, won the Best Producer Award and Director Jiandong Huang won the Best Documentary Director Award.  “This film is an authentic record of Chinese...
Dec 2, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa is accepting applications for its Early Childhood Education MAE degree program that begins Summer 2017. This program is designed for classroom teachers who hold licensure in one of the Iowa Early Childhood Endorsements (100, 103, 106, 262) and who are teaching children from birth through third grade. Students will learn the theory and practice to become leaders in the field of Early Childhood...
Dec 1, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa will host “Dreams to Action: Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr.’s Perspective on Dr. King’s Legacy,” at 7 p.m., Monday, Jan. 23, in Lang Hall Auditorium. The event will commemorate the life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr. and recognize local individuals who were instrumental in bringing King to the Cedar Valley. Martin Luther King, Jr. was an activist and civil rights leader during the African-American...

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