Education

Left to right: Matthew Smith, Rob Denson, Colleen Mulholland, Peter LeBlanc, Mark Nook

UNI partnering with Des Moines Public Schools to meet need for administrators

UNI is expanding its master’s degree and advanced studies certificate in principalship to include a cohort specifically for Des Moines Public Schools. 
Ebonee Johnson

Public health scholar addresses youth mental health at Carlton-Mellichamp Lecture in Education

Ebonee T. Johnson, PhD, is the keynote presenter at the 2023 Carlton-Mellichamp Lecture in Education at UNI on April 26.
UNI awarded $250K grant to support teachers and better student outcomes

UNI awarded $250K grant to support teachers and better student outcomes

Thanks to a recent $250,000 grant, faculty members at the University of Northern Iowa will further their research focusing on social and emotional learning, aimed at providing effective support to school personnel, leading to better student outcomes.
UNI's Social and Emotional Learning Conference slated for April 7

UNI's Social and Emotional Learning Conference slated for April 7

The University of Northern Iowa Social and Emotional Learning Conference returns on Friday, April 7, providing faculty, students and practicing professionals the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of social and emotional learning competencies, trauma-sensitive practices and self-regulatory behaviors.
Kate Hermsen

UNI’s 2022 3MT(R) winner to compete in regional competition

In November, Kate Hermsen won first place in the UNI Graduate College’s Three-Minute Thesis® Competition. She'll represent UNI at the 3MT® regional competition on March 31 in Chicago.
School psychologist with student

UNI receives $2.5M federal grant to grow mental health access in rural Iowa schools

A $2.5 million grant from the Department of Education will allow UNI to continue its work to improve mental health access for children across Iowa.
Mary Ann Bolton Award Applications are due by April 14, 2023

Mary Ann Bolton Undergraduate Research Award 2023

The Mary Ann Bolton Undergraduate Research Award recognizes and celebrates students who have completed undergraduate research. Those who have conducted research using library materials and are approved by a UNI faculty member or mentor can qualify. Full time students from any major must have completed a credit-bearing course or faculty mentored project. Projects must also be original work completed no earlier than spring of 2021.
We all have different financial responsibilities, but we still deserve equal education opportunities

Textbook Equity 101

Register to attend Textbook Equity 101!  Open to the entire UNI community, this session will share recent accomplishments of the campus-wide Textbook Equity initiative. Spoiler alert: we have saved UNI students more than $1 million!