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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...
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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 ...
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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...
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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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