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Monday, May 13, 2019 — Dr. Doug Shaw has been selected as the 2018-2019 recipient of the Beverly Funk Barnes Educator Excellence Award. Recipients are selected, according to the criteria for the award, because they "continually create new value for those they work with through dedication, passion, and creativity for the benefit of the University of Northern Iowa...
Laura Bush
Thursday, May 9, 2019 — Laura Bush, First Lady of the United States (2001-2009), will speak at the University of Northern Iowa at 7:05 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, as part of the Joy Cole Corning Distinguished Leadership Lecture Series. Mrs. Bush is an advocate for literacy, education and women's rights. As First Lady, she advanced literacy education to support...
Digital Media Student Competition
Thursday, May 2, 2019 — The best work of UNI Digital Media students from 2018-2019 will be on display Friday, May 3, from 3-5 p.m. in the Lang Hall Interpreters Theatre.  Dozens of Digital Media Students entered the competition, with silver and gold certificates awarded for the top two in the following categories: Fiction (video), News (video), Documentary (video...
Joseph Tibbs wins prestigious physics award
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 — The UNI Physics Department is pleased to announce that Joseph Tibbs (Alden, Iowa) has received a nationally competitive Goldwater Scholarship in Science and Mathematics.  The Goldwater Scholarship Program honoring Senator Barry Goldwater fosters and encourages outstanding students to pursue careers in the fields of mathematics, the natural...
Panthers take on ABC Construction Management Competition
Monday, Apr 29, 2019 — While the University of Northern Iowa campus was trudging through the remainder of the winter season, a six-person team from the University of Northern Iowa Construction Management program visited the west coast. The trip, spanning March 24-28, 2019, saw the group of UNI Construction Management students visit Long Beach, Calif. for the...
A portrait of the poet Allen Ginsberg by local artist Gary Kelley that will be included in the summer edition of the North Ameri
Friday, Apr 19, 2019 — In 1968, a young Cedar Falls editor was given a poem written by a fellow passenger during a short flight from Wisconsin to Chicago. It was a remarkable gift, although no one would discover why for another 50 years. The editor, Jim Walde, gave the poem, which was scrawled in red ink on a loose sheet of notebook paper, to Kennie Harris, a...
Monday, Apr 15, 2019 — The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art will present a Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) group exhibition along with a Master of Arts (M.A.) group exhibition from Monday, April 29, through Saturday, May 11. An opening reception will be held at 7 p.m., Monday, April 29, in the south lobby of the Kamerick Art Building (KAB). Anastasia...
Terry Tempest Williams
Monday, Apr 15, 2019 — The North American Review (NAR), the oldest and one of the most well-regarded literary magazines in the United States, will host a writing conference April 19-21 to celebrate the magazine's 50 years on the University of Northern Iowa campus and a redesign of the magazine’s format. Writers,...
Friday, Apr 5, 2019 — The School of Music is thrilled to announce that Brenda Sevcik has been awarded the 2018-19 Presser Undergraduate Scholar Award, for her performance of Bach’s Prelude and Fugue in D major at the Spotlight Competition Finale on April 3, 2019. A native of Cedar Falls, IA, Brenda is currently a junior at UNI, where she is a double major in Music...
Friday, Mar 29, 2019 — Research in the Capitol 2019 Research in the Capitol 2019 will take place on Monday, April 1, 2019 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the State Capitol rotunda in Des Moines. Four of the 19 undergraduate researchers from the University of Northern Iowa show casing their work are physics majors. Physics researchers presenting their work are:...

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