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Panther Marching Band
Friday, Mar 8, 2019 — This spring break, two groups of exceptionally talented UNI School of Music students will travel internationally to perform around the world. One hundred forty members of the UNI Panther Marching Band will travel to Ireland from March 15-22. The group has been invited to perform on March 17 in Dublin and March 18 in Limerick at parades, which...
Museum Studies Certificate
Friday, Mar 8, 2019 — Imagine spending your days surrounded by the colorful, flashing neon lights of the infamous, fabulous city of Las Vegas. That’s how University of Northern Iowa alumna Floris Lafontant ‘12 spent two years of her life post-graduation. But she wasn’t working in the hustle and bustle of the Las Vegas strip; she was working as a tour guide for the...
Friday, Mar 1, 2019 — Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust awards $573,990 Professors Paul Shand and Tim Kidd were awarded $573,990 Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust challenge grant for Instrumentation for Career Preparation. The purpose of this grant is to integrate research-grade instrumentation into course work across the physics curriculum to better prepare students...
Thursday, Feb 28, 2019 — Undergraduate student Joseph Tibbs will present at the Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society (BPS) for the second year in a row. On March 2, 2019 double major (physics and chemistry & biochemistry) Joseph Tibbs will travel to Baltimore, Maryland to present and attend the BPS19 national meeting. He will be presenting “Simulating the...
Friday, Feb 8, 2019 — Two Communication Studies Alumni have been recognized by the Des Moines Business Record on their 40 Under 40 list for 2019. Teresa Roof, class of 2003 and  Tyler Wyngarden, class of 2005, are the two Comm Studies honorees. Roof is Public Relations Manager at Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Des Moines. Wyngarden is Vice...
S. Leo Chiang
Friday, Feb 1, 2019 — Documentary filmmaker S. Leo Chiang will visit the University of Northern Iowa from Feb. 4 to Feb. 6 to speak and screen two of his works. Chiang will screen and discuss the following films: Monday, Feb. 4, 7:00 p.m., Out Run (Runtime: 75 minutes). Lang Hall Auditorium. Tuesday, Feb. 5, 7:00 p.m., A Village...
Nancy, National Suffrage day
Friday, Feb 1, 2019 — The story had everything – the largest parade Washington D.C. had ever seen, unjust imprisonment, train rides crisscrossing the country – and it all ended in the triumphant ratification of women's right to vote. But what shocked University of Northern Iowa music professor Nancy Cobb was that she'd never heard it before. As she learned more...
Metal Casting sparks success for UNI student
Monday, Jan 28, 2019 —   “Um, how hot is it?” Austin Knapp asked as he was handed a ladle full of molten aluminum. “Oh, it’s like 1,400 degrees.” Suited up “like an astronaut” in shiny protective aluminum clothing, Knapp was getting ready to pour a metal casting in UNI’s Metal Casting Center (MCC). As a technology management and manufacturing engineering...
Halloween House
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...

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