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Friday, October 27, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa’s Interpreters Theatre will present “Genuine Cigarettes” at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 10, in the Interpreters Theatre in 040 Lang Hall. Ian, a 24-year-old alcoholic and college dropout, sits at the local hole-in-the-wall bar. During his time there he interacts with the various patrons discussing everything from cigarettes and vaping to an existential crisis. Written by Kelso Breitsprecher, “Genuine Cigarettes” is a dramatic one-act play that aims to say the dark things that everyone knows, but no one talks about.
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The Waterloo Writing Project (WWP) began in 2015 with the goal of supporting young creatives of all ages K through 12. Students from Waterloo and surrounding areas meet on Sundays from 4 to 6 p.m. to collaborate and grow as writers and communicators.
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa’s Center for Violence Prevention has been awarded a $15,000 grant from Verizon HopeLine® in support of the organization’s Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) program.
Thursday, October 19, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's American Chemical Society (ACS) student chapter, in collaboration with students from the biology, physics and earth science departments, will host their annual "Halloween House" from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 27, on the second floor of McCollum Science Hall. The event is free and open to the public. The activities are intended for children, and costumes are encouraged.
Monday, October 16, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa is now accepting applications for its Teaching English in Secondary Schools (TESS) Master of Arts degree program, scheduled to begin January 2018. This program is designed for middle and high school teachers (including dual credit teachers), offering high-quality courses taught by faculty who excel in teaching and scholarship.
Friday, October 13, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The Friends of the University of Northern Iowa Museum will present the fourth presentation of a new lecture series, the Rural Schoolhouse Speakers. The lecture will begin at 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 21, at the Marshall Center School at 2301 Indiana Street on the UNI campus.
Thursday, October 12, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa’s Interpreters Theatre will present “In Real Life” at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 26 to Saturday, Oct. 28 and 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 29, in the Interpreters Theatre 040 Lang Hall. Dive in to Coursegold with mythical beasts, dangerous quests and rapidly rising inflation. Anda and her in-game alter ego, Kali, join forces with rough-and-tumble Sarge to rid Coursegold of economy-ruining Gold Farmers. But an encounter with a Gold Farmer makes Anda question what she’s really fighting for. What happens when in-game because in real life?
Thursday, October 5, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Guatemalan/American filmmaker Luis Argueta will be featured in a number of events during his visits to the University of Northern Iowa and Cedar Valley Oct. 12 through 14. He will premiere the screening of his just-released film "The U Turn" at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 12, in Sabin Hall, Room 002. The screening will be followed by a roundtable discussion with Argueta, producer Bea Gallardo, Judge Nathan Callahan and advocate/actress Claudia Rodríguez. 
Thursday, October 5, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa has named Andrew Morse as Assistant to the President for Board and Governmental Relations, pending official approval by the Board of Regents, State of Iowa (BOR). Morse is currently a consultant and project director for Keeling & Associates. “Andrew comes to us very well-prepared for this position,” said UNI President Mark A. Nook. “I’m pleased and anxious to bring him on board and start the very important work of representing UNI at several levels.”
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa, in collaboration with the City of Cedar Falls and the Cedar Falls Community School District, will host a tennis complex ribbon cutting at 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 10, on the corner of 19th Street and Campus Street, just east of the Nielsen Fieldhouse.