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Wednesday, Jun 26, 2013 — A new report cites the University of Northern Iowa's physics teacher education program as one of 11 outstanding programs in the nation. 
UNI's Department of Physics was recognized for developing summer institutes that enable high school science teachers to earn...
Thursday, Apr 18, 2013 — The UNI Printmakers Society of America (UNIPSA) attended the Southern Graphics Council International (SGCI) Printmaking Conference, Print MKE in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, March 20-23. The conference featured lectures, demonstrations, and exhibits by contemporary artists specializing in printmaking. Students also participated in the SGCI Member...
Thursday, Apr 18, 2013 — The University of Northern Iowa Speech team competed at the AFA-NIET in Hutchinson, Kansas. This is the most selective and competitive collegiate national speech tournament.This year, the team qualified ten students with a total of thirty-four events, which is one of the largest contingents UNI has sent to AFA-NIET in the tournament’s...
Tuesday, Mar 5, 2013 — UNI College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences (CHAS) faculty, staff and students showed strength in design and advertising at the Cedar Valley ADDY® Awards on Thursday Feb. 21. Representatives from CHAS won a combined 15 awards of the 58 given. CHAS students received four gold ADDYs including Student Best of Show, awarded to Joshua Peter for...
Tuesday, Mar 5, 2013 — Kate Degner graduated with her BA in Secondary Mathematics Education in 2003, and her MA in Mathematics in 2009. She currently teaches for the Maquoketa Community School District. She teaches various courses in mathematics, including Calculus I and II, College Algebra, and Pre-Calculus through Clinton Community College. “I’m also an...
Tuesday, Mar 5, 2013 — Kate Degner graduated with her BA in Secondary Mathematics Education in 2003, and her MA in Mathematics in 2009. She currently teaches for the Maquoketa Community School District. She teaches various courses in mathematics, including Calculus I and II, College Algebra, and Pre-Calculus through Clinton Community College. “I’m also an...
Thursday, Feb 28, 2013Quotations taken from Dr. Mark Myers’ Fulbright ProposalGrowing up chasing butterflies, tracking mammals, and fishing in Ohio’s Maumee River Valley helped to establish Dr. Mark Myers, associate professor of biology, as a lifelong student of the natural world. These early experiences led to a particular interest in conservation...
Sunday, Feb 24, 2013 — UNI Art instructors Tim Dooley and Aaron Wilson, printmakers of the company Midwest Pressed, were visiting artists at the Tennessee Printmaking Symposium in Nashville, TN. This event, which is being called by Nashville’s critical writing community the “arts event of the winter season,” was be a three-day printing event  which included an...
Sunday, Feb 24, 2013 — UNI’s College of Humanities, Arts & Sciences recently received a generous gift from Richard Jourdan of Omaha, Nebraska.  Jourdan is the grandson of Dr. Louis Begeman, the first department head of Physics, who taught at UNI from 1899 till 1935.  The renovated UNI Physics Building was named Begeman Hall in 2007 to honor Dr. Begeman.Jourdan...
Sunday, Feb 10, 2013 — Cody Bardell will present the results of his undergraduate research at the 27th National Conference on Undergraduate Research, in La Crosse, Wisconsin, this April. Bardell's presentation, Shared Display Interaction Using Mobile Devices, was selected from more than 3,500 submissions as demonstrating "a unique contribution to your...

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