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Aug 11, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Museum has received $306,258 from the Carver Charitable Trust for its project to restore a mammoth tusk. The funding will be paid in installments over the next three years as the museum works on the project, which will be used to offer an interactive experience to museum guests. "This grant will provide for the scientific study, conservation and interpretation of the American Mastodon tusk...
Aug 11, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa has been granted funding of $545,188 by the U.S. Department of Education to be used for the Talent Search Program. The program is designed to identify qualified youths with potential for education at the postsecondary level, assist them in completing a rigorous secondary school program of study and graduate from a secondary school and to assist individuals with enrolling in and graduating from...
Aug 9, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- iTR Diagnostics, a start-up company launched at the University of Northern Iowa by Bill Harwood and co-founder Mike Whitson, will bring new technology for testing Parkinson’s disease to the market. They are in the running for the Global Aging2.0 Competition, which is in the public voting phase of the competition. They are asking for Iowa residents and the general public to submit their votes daily through Friday, Aug. 19. To...
Aug 9, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Culture and Intensive English Program (CIEP) was selected to receive 20 students from Mexico as part of the 100,000 Strong in the Americas initiative this July. UNI will be hosting another 25 students this October as a part of the education initiative. The students are taking part in an intensive English program with courses in the areas of reading, listening/speaking, writing and grammar....
Aug 9, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art will present an exhibition titled, "Illuminating Manuscripts." The exhibition will be open to the public on the following dates: Monday, Aug. 22 through Saturday, Oct. 15; Thursday, Oct. 27 through Monday, Nov. 28; and Thursday, Dec. 8 through Saturday, Dec. 17. Please note, the gallery will be closed during Thanksgiving break. On Thursday, Sept. 15 in the Kamerick Art Building,...
Aug 9, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa’s Metal Casting Center is part of one of seven teams awarded funding through America Makes to advance additive manufacturing technologies. Through a partnership with the Youngstown Business Incubator, UNI’s MCC is part of a team that also includes the American Foundry Society; Ford Motor Company; Humtown Products; Northeast Iowa Community College; Pennsylvania State University (ARL); Product...
Aug 5, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art will present "Nocturnes: Night Skies in Nineteenth-Century Art and the Darker Side of Modern Art" from Monday, Aug. 22, through Saturday, Oct.15. This exhibition is curated by Alice M. Phillips and organized by Legacies for Iowa: A University of Iowa Museum of Art (UIMA) Collections-Sharing Project supported by the Matthew Bucksbaum Family. The UNI Gallery of Art is proud to...
Jul 26, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's School of Kinesiology, Allied Health and Human Services will offer the Kindergym program again this fall. The program will be offered on six Saturdays starting Sept. 10 and ending Oct. 22 in the main gym at the Wellness Recreation Center (WRC) on UNI's campus. Kindergym is an informal learning program focusing on the development and refinement of motor skills. The 4- and 5- year-olds will...
Jul 25, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa will host an interactive exhibit at the Iowa State Fair 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 11, through Sunday, Aug. 21, in the Varied Industries Building. Fairgoers can visit with alumni, faculty, staff and students, as well as pick up Panther tattoos, athletic posters and other giveaways. There will be a multimedia interactive station complete with three 55-inch touch screen monitors to allow...
Jul 25, 2016
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Lisa Krausman, administrative dietician and purchasing manager for the Department of Residence at the University of Northern Iowa, earned national recognition for her outstanding contributions to the National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS). Lisa was presented with the NACUFS Regional President’s Award at their 2016 National Conference held in Anaheim, California in July. This award is presented...

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