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Wednesday, Mar 25, 2020 —   In the wake of the recent COVID-19 pandemic, students in UNI’s Department of Languages and Literatures are coming together to offer their help during a time of need. In particular, a group of students in Dr. Jennifer Cooley’s Translation class – who finished up their course just before spring break – are offering to volunteer their...
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Thursday, Mar 12, 2020 —   Colleagues: As has been announced, the Board of Regents has suspended face-to-face instruction from Monday, March 23 until Monday, April 6. The assumption is that courses will move to an online format during this time period. However, with the ever-evolving information we are receiving, I am considering this a fluid situation. As such,...
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Thursday, Jan 30, 2020 —   A new exhibit at the Grout Museum in Waterloo, called “Remember the Ladies: The Path to Suffrage,” will feature items from the personal collection of Cate Palczewski, professor of communication studies at the University of Northern Iowa. The exhibit explores the relationship between suffragists in Iowa and the Cedar Valley and the...
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Wednesday, Jan 29, 2020Close up photos of rocks such as basalt and granite take on a colorful form under the new petrographic microscopes. Earlier this month, the UNI Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences installed brand-new petrographic microscopes in two of their labs, allowing students to study rocks and minerals in incredible detail. A...
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Tuesday, Jan 21, 2020 — A University of Northern Iowa professor’s book earned a spot on a library magazine’s list of top academic titles for 2019. Christopher R. Martin’s “No Longer Newsworthy: How the Mainstream Media Abandoned the Working Class” made the prestigious list of the best in scholarly titles reviewed by Choice.  Martin is a Professor of Communication...
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Friday, Jan 17, 2020 — There was good news for the University of Northern Iowa in the budget proposal unveiled Tuesday by Gov. Kim Reynolds. The governor fully funded UNI's request for a major renovation and expansion of the Industrial Technology Center, a project that would expand the university's capacity to educate and provide qualified applicants to industries...
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Thursday, Jan 16, 2020 —   For the third time in eight years, the University of Northern Iowa chapter of the Society of Physics Students (SPS) has been recognized as a top-tier institution by the SPS National Office. UNI SPS won an Outstanding Chapter Award, a designation the SPS gives to fewer than 15% of all SPS chapters at colleges and universities in the U.S....
Monday, Nov 11, 2019 — Visual artist Justin Brice Guariglia will visit the University of Northern Iowa for a public talk on Wednesday, Nov. 13. His public talk, “We Are the Asteroid: Art and the Ecological Crisis,” will be held at 7 p.m. Nov. 13 at Lang Hall Auditorium. The New York-based Guariglia is a contemporary visual artist and former photojournalist known...
Friday, Nov 8, 2019 —   Oct. 11 and Nov. 8 were milestone dates for one UNI School of Music alumna, and one School of Music faculty artist. Faculty artist Suzanne Hendrix-Case celebrated her Metropolitan Opera debut on Nov. 8, appearing in Philip Glass’s "Akhnaten." Earlier this fall, UNI alumna Megan Esther Grey celebrated her Metropolitan Opera debut on Oct. ...
Molloy
Tuesday, Nov 5, 2019 — Brooklyn-based artist, collaborator and education activist Traci Molloy will conduct a lecture 6 p.m. Nov. 7 on the UNI campus. The event will be held in room 111 of the Kamerick Art Building. Molloy has presented her artwork in more than 175 national exhibitions, including solo shows in New York City, Chicago, Kansas City and Nashville....

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