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Mar 22, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Students from the University of Northern Iowa will present their research in poster format Tuesday, March 29, in the First Floor Rotunda of the Iowa Statehouse. “Research in the Capitol” is an annual collaborative effort between the honors programs of Iowa’s three Regents universities. The event was created to celebrate how undergraduates learn by doing research in a variety of fields. State senators, representatives and...
Mar 22, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa is accepting applications for its Master of Arts in School Library Studies program that begins in summer 2016 and fall 2016. This program prepares students to become teacher librarians who use their acquired knowledge of children and young people, books and information technologies, curriculum and the power of collaboration to enhance the learning experiences of students in their schools. “UNI...
Mar 16, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa School of Music will host a concert performance by guest pianist Margaryta Golovkoa at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 23, in Davis Hall at the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. Golovko was the first-ever first-place senior category winner of the Midwest International Piano Competition. Since winning the inaugural competition at UNI in June 2014, Golovko has released a solo piano album of...
Mar 11, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – High school students from the United States, China and Brazil will have the opportunity to showcase their hard work after six weeks of designing and building an original robot in the FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition Iowa Regional. The competition will commence on Thursday, March 24 and conclude on Saturday, March 26 in the UNI-Dome and McLeod Center on the University of...
Mar 10, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Department of Physics will host the UNI/Area Education 267 Regional Physics Competition from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., on Thursday, March 24, at the UNI-Dome on UNI's campus. High school students from more than 12 area schools are expected to participate, including: Cedar Falls, Denver, Dike-New Hartford, East Buchanan, Grinnell, Jesup, La Porte City, Nashua-Plainfield, St. Ansgar, Tripoli,...
Mar 10, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa's Center for Violence Prevention (CVP) and Governor’s Office on Bullying Prevention, and HopeLine® from Verizon will recognize 11 Iowa high schools for their work in implementing the Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) model. The high schools will receive their awards at a luncheon on Wednesday, April 6, in Des Moines, Iowa. Governor Terry Branstad and Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds will attend the...
Mar 8, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Pulitzer Prize-winning author Sonia Nazario will speak about her book "Enrique's Journey: The Story of a Boy's Dangerous Odyssey to Reunite with His Mother" as well as current issues regarding immigration at 7 p.m., Monday, April 11, in Lang Hall Auditorium on the University of Northern Iowa campus. The event is free and open to the public. Nazario writes stories about hunger, drug addiction and immigration. She is best...
Mar 7, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa College of Education will host its bi-annual Teacher Education Induction Convocation at 4 p.m., Wednesday, March 30, in the Great Hall of the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. Two hundred twenty-nine students have satisfied the requirements for admission into the UNI Teacher Education Program and are invited to participate in the formal ceremony, the official induction of students...
Mar 3, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Women's and Gender Studies Program will host multiple events this March in honor of Women's History Month. All events are free and open to the public. The events include: - Discussion, “Challenges of the American Muslim Woman,” 4 p.m., Thursday, March 3, in the Center for Multicultural Education (CME) - “Facing Our Truth: Short Plays on Trayvon, Race and Privilege,” 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 3...
Mar 2, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art and the UNI Department of Art will present the Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition in Kamerick Art Building (KAB) South from Monday, March 21 through Saturday, April 16. An awards ceremony and opening reception for the exhibition will be held at 7 p.m., Monday, March 21 in the KAB Auditorium, Room 111. This competitive exhibition showcases outstanding works of art by students...

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