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Thursday, Aug 20, 2020 — Iowa-written and produced musical commemorates 100 years of the ratification of the 19th Amendment   CEDAR FALLS, IOWA - August 18, 2020 marked the 100th Anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which allowed it to become the law of the land after a more than 70-year effort by multiple women, including Iowa’s Carrie Chapman...
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Thursday, Aug 6, 2020 —   'Visions of Place: Complex Geographies in Contemporary Israeli Art' explores complexities of Israeli identity, culture and people   In order to continue providing exceptional educational art experiences for students and patrons and to offer an alternative for those cautious of public gatherings during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the...
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Monday, Jul 20, 2020 —   Students in the UNI Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders are teaming up with industry leaders to research Parkinson’s disease treatments.   Speech and communication are some of the most basic functions in our everyday lives – and they come so naturally to most, it’s easy to take them for granted. But what if you weren’t...
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Monday, Jul 13, 2020 —   UNI physics students partner with University of Iowa researchers to study cell repair processes, with potential application to cancer research   What if you could locate a cancer cell, and use the cell’s natural repair process to destroy it? You’d be one step closer to a cure for cancer. And that’s exactly what students in the UNI...
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Monday, Jul 6, 2020 —     More than 100 million adults in the U.S. suffer from hypertension, or, high blood pressure, and in recent years, nearly half a million deaths in the U.S. were directly or indirectly caused by hypertension. Abby Weekley, a senior biology major at the University of Northern Iowa, is hoping to change that through her work with UNI alum Dr...
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Tuesday, Jun 23, 2020 — Retiring professor Tom Stancliffe reflects on 10 years of the Public Art Incubator at UNI   Inside the Kamerick Art Building on the University of Northern Iowa campus is an innovative program that’s completely unique to UNI: the Public Art Incubator. Established in 2010 by sculpture professor Tom Stancliffe, the program was designed to...
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Tuesday, Jun 16, 2020 —   The University of Northern Iowa is pleased to announce that Alison Altstatt, associate professor in the UNI School of Music, has received a $6,000 summer research stipend from the National Endowment for the Humanities. These funds will be used to support Altstatt’s book project, “Wilton Abbey in Procession,” a musicological study of “...
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Friday, May 1, 2020 —   The UNI College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences is pleased to share that three of our alums were nominated for, and received, the Gold Star Award for Outstanding Teaching this year. This year's awardees from CHAS include: Gail Farber, English language development specialist at Waterloo Lincoln Elementary (1993, M.A., TESOL); Alexander...
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Tuesday, Apr 28, 2020 — Dean John Fritch of the College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences shares his guiding principles, and how we're remaining committed to our students, faculty and staff during these unprecedented times. Through support, kindness, and Panther strength, we will make it through these challenging times together.   ...
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Friday, Apr 24, 2020 — For more than 60 years, the Roy Eblen Speech and Hearing Clinic (located on the University of Northern Iowa campus) has been serving patients who require communication disorders based therapy. Even now, as patients can’t be seen in person due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the clinic staff are working hard to make sure these services continue one...

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