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Friday, Jan 18, 2019 — A University of Northern Iowa student group has been recognized as outstanding for the third time by a national organization. The UNI Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society received an outstanding award from the society – the highest of three distinctions awarded to student groups – for the 2017-18 academic year. "The...
Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019 — Dr. Philip East, emeritus professor of Computer Science, is a co-author on one of the papers nominated for a Test of Time award, as part of the 50th anniversary of ACM's SIGCSE Technical Symposium. SIGCSE is the Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education within ACM, the leading professional group of computing professionals...
UNI Gallery of Art to present 'An Art Collection Travelogue'
Monday, Jan 14, 2019 — The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art will present an exhibition titled "An Art Collection Travelogue" from Monday, Jan. 14, through Saturday, March 2. Please note, the gallery will be closed Monday, Jan. 21 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. At 6 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 24, in the Kamerick Art Building, Room 111, artist Paul Valadez...
In and after the anthropocene
Monday, Jan 14, 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 "In and After the Anthropocene." It will be open to the public on the following dates: Jan. 14 - March 2; March 25 - April 20; and April 29 - May 11. Please note, the...
UNI STEM: Computer Science
Friday, Dec 14, 2018 — UNI STEM programs support deep understandings of computer science This past summer, high school freshman Willie Brown learned how computer programmers do more than just build games and program toys while working directly with a UNI faculty member to find a way computer science could allow them to make new discoveries. As part of the...
SURP student
Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018 — Students Assist Faculty With Research Work for Ten Weeks Over the Summer Dexter Cox, a student majoring in chemistry and physics, spent his summer a little differently than most of his peers. He spent ten weeks in a laboratory trying to make something that’s 99.9% air. As part of the Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP), Cox...
Standing up for human rights
Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018 — The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education fights for injustice with Knowledge Stephen Gaies wasn’t planning to lead the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education (CHGE) at UNI, but the idea of creating a permanent center was far from the minds of any of the original ad hoc committee members whose initial goal was to organize a...
Alumnus Matthew Boucher '04 at NASA
Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018 — Alumnus Matthew Boucher ’04 has long balanced interests in music and science, a background that is helping him at his new job at NASA. As an undergrad student at UNI, he double-majored in both music and physics. Boucher says that his interest in both subjects was encouraged by all of his professors. “Having the support to follow my passions...
Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018 — A celebration of Wright Hall and David Sands Wright was held last fall. Historical pictures and artifacts from the archives were on display, as were tools used throughout history in math education. Several lectures throughout the fall also focused on Wright and Wright Hall. The Iowa General Assembly authorized the construction of the...
Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018 — Ashley Flatebo, an elementary and middle-level education graduate, was named a 2018 recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. She has taught for 13 years in Mason City, where she is currently an instructional coach and involved with FIRST LEGO League, robotics tournaments and STEAM festivals....

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