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Friday, July 24, 2020
UNI NEWS SERVICES - The University of Northern Iowa Additive Manufacturing Center (UNI AMC) recently became the first university-based center in the world to purchase a cutting-edge piece of robotics equipment, which will allow the facility to produce castings not previously possible with traditionally tooled investment casting applications.
Thursday, July 23, 2020
UNI NEWS SERVICES - The University of Northern Iowa’s Gallagher Bluedorn has been awarded $10,000 by the Iowa Arts Council to support the Kaleidoscope Series for Youth, a program that brings national touring theater productions to over 40,000 of the area's youth.  The Kaleidoscope Series creates a deeper understanding of classroom subjects, serving as a supplementary tool in classroom learning. Each season, high-quality performances address complex issues such as race, poverty and other forms of difference, often creating an entry point for discussion of challenging material. 
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
UNI NEWS SERVICES – The University of Northern Iowa’s Iowa Waste Reduction Center (IWRC) is launching a Comprehensive Regional Food Waste Diversion Project with help from the United States Department of Agriculture.
Thursday, June 25, 2020
UNI NEWS SERVICES – The Iowa Credit Union Foundation (ICUF) has pledged $50,000 to the University of Northern Iowa in support of continuing education programming for educators, advancing their knowledge to prepare them to teach financial literacy curriculum in Iowa high schools.
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
UNI NEWS SERVICES — A new partnership between the University of Northern Iowa (UNI) and Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) aimed at helping location-bound students in Des Moines earn a college degree through UNI received a $1 million boost this week thanks to the generosity of UNI alumni. 
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
UNI NEWS SERVICES - The University of Northern Iowa announced a change to the name of its marketing department to reflect long-held entrepreneurial values that in recent years have surged in popularity for current and prospective students. The new name, the Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship, was approved by the Board of Regents at a June 4 meeting and both reflects and legitimizes the department’s commitment to teaching the mindset, values and strategies of entrepreneurs.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
UNI NEWS SERVICES -- In order to continue providing exceptional educational art experiences for students and patrons and to offer an alternative for those cautious of public gatherings during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art is proud to present an online art exhibition titled "Visions of Place: Complex Geographies in Contemporary Israeli Art."
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
UNI NEWS SERVICES - The University of Northern Iowa “Diversity Is Our Strength” project will launch its social justice website and complementary mural spotlighting members of the community who lead and advocate for change and equality on June 19.
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
The University of Northern Iowa announced today the membership of a new committee tasked with identifying and addressing systemic racism on campus and in the community - with its work set to begin later this month. 
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
  UNI NEWS SERVICES - The University of Northern Iowa announced changes today to the fall semester, including an early return to campus as well as modifications to classrooms and other spaces to enable safe social distancing. In an email to campus earlier today, President Mark A. Nook said the semester will begin one week earlier, a move many colleges and universities have made to provide scheduling flexibility during the winter flu season.