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Nov 17, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art will present a Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) group exhibition from Thursday, Dec. 8, through Saturday, Dec. 17. An opening reception will be held at 7 p.m., Dec. 8, in the south lobby of the Kamerick Art Building (KAB). Bubble Gum (Mariah) Coffey of Bettendorf will present an exhibition titled "Bubble Gum World," which will feature printmaking and performance art. Coffey seeks...
Nov 14, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Alumni Association and Foundation and UNI Interim President Jim Wohlpart will host a Distinguished Awards Celebration Dinner at 5:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 18, in the Commons Georgian Lounge and Ballroom on the UNI campus. This awards ceremony includes the annual Heritage Honours Awards and the President’s Philanthropy Awards. This year’s recipients of the Heritage Honours Awards include: Gary Rima...
Nov 3, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa's Museum will host their concert series, "Rock the Stacks," at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 17, on the first floor of Rod Library. "Rock the Stacks" celebrates the local music talent in the Cedar Valley. This year the concert will host local bands Evan Stock Band, Dishwater Blonde and Pets with Human Names. In the past, the concert series has featured Twin, Amelia and Melinda and Peas and Carrot. The...
Nov 3, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Reserved Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) will host a retirement ceremony recognizing Col. Jonathan Thompson’s 30 years of Army service at 12:30 p.m. on Veteran’s Day, Friday, Nov. 11, in the Great Reading Room in Seerley Hall. Col. Thompson completed 30 years of active and reserve Army service and currently serves as the Scholarship and Enrollment Officer for the UNI ROTC program. He earned his...
Oct 31, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Center for Violence Prevention will host a screening of “Audrie & Daisy,” a Netflix documentary about sexual assault, at 6:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 14, at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center on the UNI campus. “Audrie and Daisy” premiered at Sundance in January 2016, and was purchased by Netflix in September. The film includes the stories of two American high school students, Audrie...
Oct 26, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa is featured in the Princeton Review's "Guide to 361 Green Colleges," ranking No. 41 among the 361 colleges that are considered the most environmentally responsible colleges in the nation. UNI received a "green" rating of 98 out of 99.  In partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the "Guide to 361 Green Colleges" recognizes colleges and universities that demonstrate an above-...
Oct 25, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa’s Community Music School will host its biannual recital weekend on Saturday, Nov. 5, and Sunday, Nov. 6. Recitals will be held in Russell Hall on the UNI campus. Admission to the recital weekend is free and the public is encouraged to attend.   Nearly 100 local Cedar Valley students will be performing over the two-day event. Recitals will feature students performing from the studios of Seth...
Oct 24, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa's Chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) will host "Finding My Happy Medium: From UNI to Inc. 5,000" featuring UNI alumna and Happy Medium CEO and founder Katie Patterson from 5 to 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 1, in the Curris Business Building, Room 109, on the UNI campus.  The event kicks off with a networking hour from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Hall of Flags in the Curris...
Oct 21, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa’s Department of Educational Leadership, via Continuing and Distance Education, will offer an Advanced Studies Certificate in Superintendency beginning Jan. 2017. This two-year program is designed for individuals seeking endorsement in the state of Iowa as a superintendent or AEA administrator and is unique in that it maximizes on-site skill development while working with a lead mentor and...
Oct 21, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa School of Music will host a unique guest artist performance titled “Spiritual Standards” featuring guest artists Markus Burger, piano, and Jan von Klewitz, saxophone. The concert will be at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 1, in Bengtson Auditorium at Russell Hall on the UNI campus. The most well-known chorales and hymns stand as the foundation for one of the most innovative and exciting musical...

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