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Tuesday, November 19, 2019
The University of Northern Iowa’s Center for Multicultural Education has set up multiple events around campus to honor Indigenous People's Month. The events, which kicked off Nov. 15, are free and open to the public. Several guest speakers close out the month this week:
Monday, November 18, 2019
TheatreUNI will present "Cabaret" the iconic American musical by Joe Masteroff, John Kander and Fred Ebb at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 20, 21, 22, Dec. 4, 5, 6, and 7, and at 2 p.m., Dec. 8, in the Strayer-Wood Theatre on the University of Northern Iowa campus.
Thursday, November 14, 2019
  University of Northern Iowa President Nook has announced a $10 million gift to the university at today’s meeting of the Iowa Board of Regents. “David and Karen Takes have always shown strong leadership for UNI,” said Nook. “They have invested their time, talents and treasure in this university. This new gift builds on their passion for the university and will make our campus even stronger going forward.” David Takes is a current member and past chair of the UNI Foundation’s Board of Trustees and a 1981 alumnus of the university.
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
In March 2020, the UNI Wind Ensemble will embark on a spring break tour to Europe. The group has planned a fall concert performance, with hopes of raising funds for the tour through ticket sales. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14 at the Great Hall in the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) on the University of Northern Iowa campus. A European themed hors d'oeuvre reception will follow the concert.
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
  In celebration of International Education Week, the International Students and Scholars Office will host “A Taste of Culture.” This event will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Nov. 18, in the Central Ballroom, Maucker Union, on the University of Northern Iowa campus. “A Taste of Culture” allows visitors to try food from cultures all around the world. There will be food samples, life performances, door prizes, and international students representing more than 35 countries. The event is open to everyone.
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
In March 2020, the UNI Wind Ensemble will embark on a spring break tour to Europe. The group has planned a fall concert performance, with hopes of raising funds for the tour through ticket sales. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14 at the Great Hall in the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) on the University of Northern Iowa campus. A European-themed hors d'oeuvre reception will follow the concert. 
Monday, November 11, 2019
Visual artist Justin Brice Guariglia will visit the University of Northern Iowa for a public talk on Wednesday, Nov. 13. His public talk, “We Are the Asteroid: Art and the Ecological Crisis,” will be held at 7 p.m. Nov. 13 at Lang Hall Auditorium. 
Thursday, November 7, 2019
  University of Northern Iowa and China’s Shanghai University of Engineering and Science (SUES) are partnering to create a 2+2-degree program, allowing students to gain two years of educational experience in both China and the United States. 
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
The University of Northern Iowa (UNI) and Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) are entering into a new partnership that will provide DMACC students with a streamlined pathway to a four-year degree - all while benefiting from the convenience of the Des Moines location.