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Photo of Katie Hund
Thursday, Jan 7, 2021 —   Every day, Katie Hund wakes up ready for the next adventure at her dream job. Some days, she might be getting her hands dirty as she removes fallen trees, and other days, she might be giving a tour to a group of schoolchildren. The best part of working at a state park is that no two days are the same. Hund, who graduated from the UNI...
Photo of UNI art graduate Abby Hedley
Monday, Jan 4, 2021 —   Tucked away in the corner of an old, ranch-style home turned art studio, Abby Hedley found her personal oasis – a place to explore and create alongside other local artists. Hedley, who graduated from the UNI Department of Art last winter, was recently awarded an artist residency at the newly-established Red House Studios – owned and...
group photo of multicultural theatrical society
Monday, Dec 28, 2020 —   New TheatreUNI student organization is tackling diversity and inclusion in the theatre industry   Theatre is meant to be a reflection of society, but how can we truly represent the mosaic of humankind without sharing diverse voices? Well, we can’t. It’s an issue that’s plagued the theatre and entertainment industry for ages, and a...
photo of Maria Algeria at the metal casting center
Wednesday, Dec 23, 2020 —   The first time she stepped inside of the UNI Metal Casting Center, surrounded by the red-hot glow of molten metal, Maria Alverio knew she was hooked. “There are two types of people in this world: the type who see molten metal and run away, and the type who can’t help but go closer. I’m definitely the second type,” Alverio said....
photo of a drone
Monday, Dec 21, 2020 —   A few decades ago, drones were something you might only see in a sci-fi movie, but thanks to advancements in technology, they’re not only a reality, but an integral part of today’s world.   Nowadays, drones are used for everything from topographical mapping, search and rescue efforts, traffic and safety studies, and even package delivery...
Image of students at the UNI Botanical Center
Monday, Dec 14, 2020 —   UNI TAKES ACTION TO INCREASE MINORITY REPRESENTATION IN STEM FIELDS   Doug Mupasiri has a voice that seems ideal for a professor. It’s booming and resonant, the type that can fill every corner of a lecture hall. The UNI mathematics department head is putting it to use advocating for the inclusion of more minorities in STEM fields, where...
Image of the campanile
Wednesday, Nov 25, 2020 —   CEDAR FALLS, Iowa — UNI Online & Distance Education is offering informational webinars for teachers interested in learning more about UNI’s Science Education Master of Arts (MA) degree, and another informational webinar for prospective students interested in completing their four-year degree entirely online.  The Science ...
Student using new equipment
Monday, Nov 16, 2020 —   The UNI Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders has welcomed a new addition to their department: baby “Paul.” Weighing just under two and a half pounds, “Paul” is a preterm infant born at 27 weeks. He has a pulse, real hair, and can breathe and cry. Paul is not a real infant, though, but rather a top-of-the-line high emotion...
Photo of Nancy Opel
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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