'Nothing Compares' to UNI at the Iowa State Fair

The University of Northern Iowa will host an interactive exhibit at the Iowa State Fair 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 9, through Sunday, Aug. 19, 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 visitors, alumni and prospective students to explore different majors and opportunities offered at UNI.

Here's what to look for at this year's booth:

  • President Nook will be in the booth from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, Aug. 10;  he will also be at the fair Saturday, Aug. 11
  • Leslie Prideaux, director of Alumni Relations, is showing a steer at the Governor's Charity Steer Show at 4 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 11
  • UNImascots TC and TK will be at the UNI booth Saturday, Aug. 11
  • UNI men's basketball head coach Ben Jacobsen will be at the UNI booth 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, Aug. 17