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Wednesday, November 29, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa’s Children’s Choir will perform a fall concert at 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 8, in the Bengtson Auditorium in Russell Hall on the UNI campus. The UNI Children’s Choir (UNICC) is sponsored by the UNI Community Music School and the UNI School of Music. The group includes students in grades 3 through 9 from throughout the Cedar Valley. The choir is directed by UNI School of Music faculty member, Michelle Swanson. 
Monday, November 20, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- On Nov. 8, the McNair Scholars Association hosted First GEN First, an event commemorating the anniversary of the birth of TRiO programs. TRiO programs assist first-generation students meet college graduation goals through preparation, advising and mentoring.
Friday, November 17, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa’s New Horizons Band will perform a fall concert at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Dec. 11, in the Great Hall of the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center on the UNI campus. The band will present a variety of musical selections, including a holiday sing-along led by Abby and Travis Turpin, and selections featuring the UNI Euphonium studio. The UNI Biscotti Brass ensemble will provide pre-concert entertainment.
Friday, November 17, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa has partnered with RaiseMe, an online platform and mobile app used by over 250 colleges and universities and more than 800,000 students nationwide, that allows students to earn scholarship dollars based on their achievements throughout high school. Iowa resident students who have a high school GPA of 3.5 or above and demonstrate financial need from their FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) have the opportunity to earn up to a maximum of $500 per year, and $2,000 if renewed for four years.
Monday, November 13, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art will present a Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) group exhibition from Thursday, Dec. 7, through Saturday, Dec. 16. An opening reception will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 7, in the south lobby of the Kamerick Art Building (KAB).
Thursday, November 9, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa- The University of Northern Iowa’s Center for Energy and Environmental Education is hosting three AmeriCorps state and national programs this year. Two programs, Land and Water Stewards AmeriCorps and Sustainable Schools AmeriCorps, are new efforts to strengthen Iowans and the environment.
Thursday, November 9, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa- In celebration of International Education Week, the International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO) will host “A Taste of Culture.” This event will be held from 4 to 6 p.m., Monday, Nov. 13, in the Commons Ballroom 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, music/dances, door prizes, and students representing more than 22 countries. Along with “A Taste of Culture,” International Education Week will also include:
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa College of Education has a reputation of preparing UNI students for success in teaching professions. To uphold this excellence, the College of Education will provide UNI students with Leader in Me certification. To achieve this certification, UNI students will learn to empower their future classrooms and become better candidates for teaching positions through a two-day training.
Thursday, November 2, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – TheatreUNI will present "Mother Courage and Her Daughters," an adaptation of "Mother Courage and Her Children" by Bertolt Brecht, at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 29through Dec. 1, and at 2 p.m., Dec. 2, in the Strayer-Wood Theatre on the University of Northern Iowa campus.
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa is now accepting applications for the Superintendency Advanced Studies Certificate program scheduled to begin January 2018. The two-year program is designed for individuals seeking endorsement in the state of Iowa as a superintendent or AEA administrator.