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Military Friendly School 2024-2025 Gold

UNI earns Military Friendly designation for five years in a row

UNI maintained its Gold Status as a Military Friendly School, and once again earned the rank of Military Spouse Friendly School.
Student walking during commencement

Spring 2024: More than 1,400 will earn degrees from UNI

The University of Northern Iowa celebrates the more than 1,400 students who will be earning degrees during commencement ceremonies this weekend.
100 years of family and fun - Jolly TIme

Virtual Breakfast Series to host Iowa family business Jolly Time to learn about sustaining a company for over a century

The UNI Family Business Center will offer a conversation about “Jolly Time: 100 Years of Family and Fun” on Thursday, May 16, at 8 a.m. via Zoom.
Block Party by Gallagher Bluedorn 2024 Summer Lineup

Free Gallagher Bluedorn Block Party series returns summer 2024

Block Party summer neighborhood concerts provide an opportunity for neighbors to gather, build community and experience great music together.
New UNI Director of Athletics Megan Franklin and UNI President Mark Nook pose for a photo

UNI names Megan Franklin as Director of Athletics

University of Northern Iowa President Mark Nook announced on Monday that Megan Franklin has agreed to serve as UNI’s Director of Athletics.
Mary Ann Bolton Award Winners

2024 Mary Ann Bolton Undergraduate Research Award Winners

The Mary Ann Bolton Undergraduate Research Award is given to students who demonstrate excellence in library research conducted for an undergraduate paper or project carried out under the guidance of a UNI faculty member or mentor. Congratulations to the following students for their hard work and dedication to undergraduate research.
People taking pictures with Panthers on Parade reveal

Panthers on Parade installation underway

From May 1-2, installation of 27 life-size fiberglass TC mascot statues is taking place at sponsor locations throughout Cedar Falls and the Cedar Valley.
Students in a lecture

Two UNI master’s programs expand access with early enrollment slated for Fall 2024

UNI is now accepting applications for two online graduate programs, the Master of Public Policy and the Master of Arts in Philanthropy and Nonprofit Development.