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Periodic Table
Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 — The University of Northern is welcoming a world-renowned expert on the periodic table in recognition of the 150th anniversary of the iconic scientific chart. Eric Scerri, a full-time lecturer in chemistry and history and philosophy of science at UCLA, will discuss his research on the periodic table at the annual Leland Wilson Lecture...
Mollie Sherman
Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019 — An eight-week internship in neurology this summer brought senior Mollie Sherman face to face with the rigors of the medical field, and gave her the confidence that she could fulfill a dream. Mollie Sherman remembered the silence of the emergency operating room. It was the type of silence created only by intense focus, of the...
Sculpture
Saturday, Sep 7, 2019 — 9,000 pounds of stainless steel. 10 weeks of summer construction. One giant sculpture. The stainless steel poured into the sculpture laboratory in the Kamerick Art Building. Not literally poured, like it was molten, but figuratively poured, like there was a ton of it. Because there was. Four tons, to be more precise. Not that it’s...
Data Science
Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019 — New courses and degrees to focus on rising data careers Fun fact: The word data is the plural of datum. And if there’s any word that most appropriately embodies the concept of plurality, it’s data. Simply put, data are everywhere. It darts past us every day, hurtling between devices and transmitting our 3.5 billion daily Google...
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...

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