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Art Students painting
Friday, Oct 11, 2019 — The mural stretched across an entire wall of the cafeteria at the Expo Alternative Learning Center in Waterloo. Scaffolding laid over white cloth peppered with colorful flecks of paint held four Expo students diligently painting an array of trees sprouting from green grass beneath a sky streaked with purples and blues, all under the watchful...
Monday, Oct 7, 2019 — The University of Northern Iowa's department of languages and literatures will host five speakers for the 2019-2020 Hearst Lecture Series throughout the academic year. The first lecture will feature Sandra Cisneros, poet, short story writer, novelist, essayist, performer, community activist, and artist, at 7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 28, in Lang...
Monday, Oct 7, 2019 — The UNI School of Music will host an unaccompanied tuba recital performance by guest artist Austin Crumrine at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10. in Davis Hall, Gallagher Bluedorn on the UNI campus.  Austin Crumrine is a Doctor of Musical Arts candidate in tuba performance at The Ohio State University where he serves as graduate associate for the tuba...
UNI Students studying on campus
Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019 — The University of Northern Iowa maintained its rank as the second-best regional public university in the "Best Regional Universities (Midwest)" category for the 18th consecutive year in the recently released 2020 U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges 2020” report. Overall, UNI improved to No. 20 in the Midwest regional rankings,...
ITC
Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019 — The main factor limiting the growth of Iowa’s construction industry is a shortage of workers. That was the message from construction leaders to state legislators during a recent open house event at the University of Northern Iowa’s Dept of Technology Advisory Council meeting.   The event, the first in a series of open houses scheduled in...
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...

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