UNI NEWS SERVICES-- The University of Northern Iowa is now accepting enrollments in two music education workshops this summer. Each workshop is designed for teachers to enhance learning and instruction in their music classrooms. One hour of graduate or undergraduate credit is available for each.
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Friday, May 1, 2020
Thursday, April 30, 2020
UNI NEW SERVICES - As part of continuing efforts to support its students during the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Northern Iowa is launching a new scholarship fund and will separately distribute nearly $4 million in federal aid to help with their housing, food and other expenses.
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
UNI NEWS SERVICE - Connecting the community through music is a key goal for the University of Northern Iowa Community Music School, which offers various programs for the public, such as the UNI Children’s Choir, the New Horizons Band, Camp Musicmania and more. In an effort to continue teaching and promoting music, even as people are physically apart, the UNI Community Music School is offering virtual music lessons online this summer.
Monday, April 27, 2020
UNI NEWS SERVICES - The University of Northern Iowa College of Business Administration once again earned the “gold standard” for business colleges worldwide after the AACSB extended its accreditation for another five years in recognition of its continued excellence in education. Only 5% of business schools worldwide have earned AACSB accreditation, and UNI was one of just 38 business schools in the country to receive the extension.
Friday, April 24, 2020
UNI NEWS SERVICES - A revamped and streamlined program awaits students entering the College of Education’s Doctor of Education Program this August at the University of Northern Iowa.
Thursday, April 23, 2020
UNI NEWS SERVICES - A program from the University of Northern Iowa’s College of Business Administration was one of only 25 programs nationwide to receive the AASCB Innovations That Inspire award, which recognizes institutions from around the world that serve as champions of change in the business education landscape. UNI was recognized for Succession Iowa, a program at the Center for Business Growth and Innovation which was developed to address the closing of viable rural businesses due to the lack of a successor or exit strategy.
Thursday, April 23, 2020
In early March, before mandated bar and restaurant closures and social distancing guidelines brought the Cedar Valley economy to a grinding halt, University of Northern Iowa business and manufacturing instructor Heath Wilken could see that the looming COVD-19 pandemic would spell trouble for local small businesses. So, he decided to do something about it. On March 15, he started the #CedarValleyStrong movement, a social media and business outreach campaign designed to bring awareness to area small businesses and encourage local shopping.
Monday, April 20, 2020
UNI NEWS SERVICES – The University of Northern Iowa textiles and apparel program will host a virtual fashion show at 7 p.m., Saturday, April 25, via the @UNICatwalk Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts. The event, which replaces the program’s 28th annual live fashion show (CATWALK28), will showcase student designer collections through a video compilation.
Friday, April 17, 2020
UNI NEWS SERVICES – The largest survey of Iowa businesses and nonprofit organizations to date shows the staggering financial impact of COVID-19. The University of Northern Iowa’s Strategic Marketing Services (SMS) and Institute for Decision Making (IDM), in partnership with the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA), surveyed businesses and organizations across the state of Iowa hoping to better understand the initial impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on their operations.
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
UNI NEWS SERVICE - The public is invited to join the UNI Recycling and Reuse Technology Transfer Center for a virtual Earth Week celebration next week, with events taking place from April 20 through 24. Throughout the week, the RRTTC will be hosting informational sessions, Zoom discussions, activities, and more on their Facebook page. Schedule of events for the week