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Sunday, Aug 24, 2014 — CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Documentary filmmaker and two-time Academy Award nominee Lucy Walker will visit the University of Northern Iowa September 22 and 23 to screen four of her works.Walker will screen and discuss the following films, all in Lang Hall Auditorium:Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, 7 p.m., The Lion's Mouth Opens (Runtime: 15 minutes)...
Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014 — The Iowa Commission on Volunteer Service has approved funding for the University of Northern Iowa's sixth year of running the Green Iowa AmeriCorps program. Green Iowa AmeriCorps, based at the Center for Energy & Environmental Education, offers comprehensive energy services to underserved populations in communities across Iowa.This...
Tuesday, Jul 8, 2014 — The State Historical Society of Iowa held its annual Awards for Excellence in History on Monday, May 14, 2014, at the State Capitol. Governor Terry Branstad and Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds presented these prestigious awards.Francesca Soans, associate professor, communication studies, and Robert Neymeyer, student supervisor, Grout Museum...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 — CEDAR FALLS, Iowa—The College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences (CHAS) at the University of Northern Iowa is offering youth summer camps through the Iowa EPSCoR program for the 2014 summer. The Iowa EPSCoR camps include a variety of STEM-related camps that are available to the community, including elementary, middle school and high school...
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 — CEDAR FALLS, Iowa—The Department of Art’s Public Art Incubator at the University of Northern Iowa (UNI) was asked to create the 2014 Special Olympics Torch. Production is now underway, and the torch will be finished by the first week of June, just in time for the Special...
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 — The University of Northern Iowa is now offering a new Certificate in Sustainability after final approval by the Iowa Board of Regents on April 24, 2014. Attaining the certificate will likely improve students’ job opportunities as a recent report suggests that two-thirds of companies now report sustainability as a competitive necessity in the...
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 — The University of Northern Iowa Department of Theatre recently gained accreditation through the National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST). NAST is the national accrediting agency for theatre and theatre-related disciplines and is made up of approximately 177 schools of theatre. The granting of accredited membership is a sign that an...
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 — Three UNI Alumni were awarded the 2013 Excellence in Science Teaching Award from the Iowa Academy of Science. Three out of five awardees were UNI alumni. Winners of the award include Troy D. Schwemm, Lisa Jo Chizek and Matthew Harding.The award honors teachers in the area of science education who excel in their work and innovations. Awardees...
Thursday, May 1, 2014 — Susan Graves knew she wanted to study Biology since high school. Now, four years later, she will graduate college this May with a major in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. Besides studying Biology, Graves keeps busy with the Student Nature Society, of which she has served as president for the past two years. She has also worked in the UNI...
Thursday, May 1, 2014 — Sixteen students from UNI participated in the 2014 National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) on Apr. 3-5. The conference is held annually at the University of Kentucky campus in Lexington, Kentucky. The conference highlights undergraduate research. Students submit papers that are then competitively reviewed by academics in their...

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