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Wednesday, Aug 7, 2019 — The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art will present an exhibition in the Mary Haskell-Hansen Room of the Gallery, a UNI Permanent Art Collection exhibition titled "The Many Voices of Art," which will be open to the public on the following dates: Aug. 19 – Oct. 5; Oct. 16 – Nov. 16; and Dec. 5 – 19. Please note, the gallery will be...
Thursday, Jul 25, 2019 — In a recently released study, the University of Northern Iowa has for the first time estimated the amount of lawn pesticides applied in four Eastern Iowa communities as part of a larger effort to reduce the amount of harmful pesticides applied to urban landscapes.   The study estimated that about 37,000 pounds of weed-killing products...
Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019 — The University of Northern Iowa's Additive Manufacturing Center (AMC), located at the TechWorks building in Waterloo, just completed hosting a three-day camp for Cedar Valley students interested in STEM. Panther Park 3-D was one of many camps offered by the STEM program at UNI. Focusing on a "Jurassic Park" dinosaur theme, the camp granted...
Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019 — A University of Northern Iowa professor has been offering free online courses for teachers to learn "Scratch," a graphical programming language that runs completely in a web browser. Students can use Scratch to create interactive artwork, tell digital stories and create games. Ben Schafer, an associate professor in the computer science...
Students with Buddy Bench
Wednesday, Jun 5, 2019 — On Friday, May 10th, 2019, students from the University of Northern Iowa’s Construction Resources class presented a Buddy Bench to the students at Southdale Elementary in Cedar Falls.   Southdale unveiled the bench during an assembly attended by students, faculty, and staff at Southdale. Buddy Benches, or friendship benches, are a special...
Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019 — The University of Northern Iowa is now accepting enrollments in two music education workshops this summer. Each workshop is designed for teachers to enhance learning and instruction in their music classrooms. One hour of undergraduate credit is available for each. In the RockShop! Modern Band Workshop, teachers will learn to play a variety...
Monday, May 13, 2019 — Dr. Doug Shaw has been selected as the 2018-2019 recipient of the Beverly Funk Barnes Educator Excellence Award. Recipients are selected, according to the criteria for the award, because they "continually create new value for those they work with through dedication, passion, and creativity for the benefit of the University of Northern Iowa...
Laura Bush
Thursday, May 9, 2019 — Laura Bush, First Lady of the United States (2001-2009), will speak at the University of Northern Iowa at 7:05 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, as part of the Joy Cole Corning Distinguished Leadership Lecture Series. Mrs. Bush is an advocate for literacy, education and women's rights. As First Lady, she advanced literacy education to support...
Digital Media Student Competition
Thursday, May 2, 2019 — The best work of UNI Digital Media students from 2018-2019 will be on display Friday, May 3, from 3-5 p.m. in the Lang Hall Interpreters Theatre.  Dozens of Digital Media Students entered the competition, with silver and gold certificates awarded for the top two in the following categories: Fiction (video), News (video), Documentary (video...
Joseph Tibbs wins prestigious physics award
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 — The UNI Physics Department is pleased to announce that Joseph Tibbs (Alden, Iowa) has received a nationally competitive Goldwater Scholarship in Science and Mathematics.  The Goldwater Scholarship Program honoring Senator Barry Goldwater fosters and encourages outstanding students to pursue careers in the fields of mathematics, the natural...

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