Rod Library is hosting a day of events to showcase what Open Access is. On Tuesday, October 24, 2023, the morning will start with an Open Access Fair, then sessions on zero-cost programs, an open textbook created at UNI, and demystifying open access publishing.
University of Northern Iowa students in the new course The Creative Experience are inviting the public to explore the creativity thriving in the Cedar Valley at four events in October, November and December.
Tony Simmons, former President and CEO of McIlhenny Company, showed up in Des Moines and ‘kicked it up a notch’ at the second annual Iowa Family Business Conference presented by the University of Northern Iowa Family Business Center. The event featured a keynote address from Simmons about his time growing up in and leading McIlhenny Company. He might be from Avery Island, Louisiana, but his story focused on what we know all too well in Iowa: family businesses are different.
If you want a rich college experience filled with lifelong friendships and an active social life, you should live on campus at UNI.
Megan witnessed friendships being formed on her floor in her second and third years as a resident assistant (RA). “Eventually, I saw my residents hanging out in the lounge together every day. Because on campus, there are so many people around you that share the same classes as you, who want to get together and study, or grab dinner, and I think that makes a big difference.”
Students who live on campus are active participants in campus events, student clubs and organizations. Which introduces them to a diverse group of people, allowing them to make new friends quickly.
“I’ve been able to...