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Tuesday, July 23, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – This summer, the University of Northern Iowa's Culture and Intensive English Program (CIEP) is partnering with Waterloo West High School for a one-of-a-kind program that will incorporate English instruction with career and educational opportunities for high school students.
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – A University of Northern Iowa professor has been offering free online courses for teachers to learn "Scratch," a graphical programming language that runs completely in a web browser. Students can use Scratch to create interactive artwork, tell digital stories and create games. Ben Schafer, an associate professor in the computer science department, developed this free course geared toward elementary and middle school teachers who are interested in learning how to integrate computer science into their curriculum.
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
UNI’s Alan Heisterkamp would tell you he’s not providing training to be a good father, but he will argue he has a hand in it on campus and statewide. Heisterkamp is the director of the Center for Violence Prevention, a program housed on the UNI campus created to support schools and organizations with implementing violence prevention and evaluation strategies.
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – The North American Review, housed at the University of Northern Iowa, is celebrating American poet Walt Whitman's 200th birthday with "Every Atom: Reflections on Walt Whitman at 200."
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – Gov. Kim Reynolds signed into law last Friday a bill that will provide $400,000 in economic development funding to the University of Northern Iowa, increasing the college’s capacity to work with manufacturing technologies that will both benefit crucial industries in the state and provide additional training and opportunity for students to become employees in high-demand fields.
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
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 undergraduate credit is available for each.
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – Educational Talent Search, a program of the University of Northern Iowa Center for Urban Education (UNI-CUE), is sponsoring the second annual Men of Change conference on Friday, May 17, at UNI-CUE, 800 Sycamore Street, Waterloo, Iowa.
Friday, May 3, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – Laura Bush, First Lady of the United States (2001-2009), will speak at the University of Northern Iowa at 7:05 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, as part of the Joy Cole Corning Distinguished Leadership Lecture Series.
Thursday, May 2, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – The University of Northern Iowa's Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) has opened up ticket orders for the 2019-2020 season of the Kaleidoscope Series beginning Oct. 17.
Thursday, May 2, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – Two University of Northern Iowa community engagement projects will be awarded with Engaged Campus Awards this month in recognition of their civic contributions to students and communities. The awards will be presented at the Iowa Campus Compact’s annual Awards and Summit on Monday, April 29 at the Des Moines Botanical Gardens. The organization selected UNI's partnership with EMBARC as the Community Partnership Award winner and #PanthersVote as the Emerging Innovation Award winner.