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Monday, October 2, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The eighth annual Women in Politics Bipartisan Scholarship Benefit will be held at 6 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 26, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Cedar Falls. The event will feature keynote speaker Bonnie Campbell, Iowa's 32nd attorney general, former U.S. Department of Justice official and practicing attorney.
Friday, September 29, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa's Center for Violence Prevention (CVP) will co-host a Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) Student Leadership Summit with Drake University on Tuesday, Oct. 3, at the Olmsted Center on the Drake University campus.
Friday, September 29, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – University of Northern Iowa Interpreters Theatre will present "Animal Rites" at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 12, in the Interpreters Theatre in 040 Lang Hall.   "Animal Rites" is a one-man show by guest artist Christopher Collins, an instructor of communication studies at Louisiana State University, that brings the relationship between human and nonhuman animals to the forefront. 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa has been named to the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings 2018. This marks the first time UNI has made the list.
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa's Homecoming celebration will kick off Sunday, Oct. 1, and continue through Saturday, Oct. 7. This year's theme is "Panthers Awaken." 2017 Homecoming schedule highlights: - Window Painting, 4 to 6 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 1, College Hill - Outdoor Movie "Star Wars: Force Awakens," 8 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 3, Lawther Field - Pep Rally, 7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 6, West Gym - Panther Pacers Homecoming 5K, 8 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 7, UNI Intramural fields west of the UNI-Dome
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa's College of Education will host the third annual Education Summit on Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 6 and 7, in Maucker Union. This year's theme is "Inclusive Praxis for 21st Century Education: Advocacy, Challenges and the Public Good."
Monday, September 25, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - Kristina Kofoot, community engagement VISTA volunteer at the University of Northern Iowa, was honored with a Tom Harkin Excellence in AmeriCorps Award, which recognizes community impact and commitment to service. Kofoot was one of only five awardees nationwide to receive the award during a ceremony in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 13. “I joined AmeriCorps because I wanted to make a difference in my community,” said Kofoot. “I wanted to give back to the Cedar Valley and to UNI. My VISTA service allowed me to do those things.” 
Monday, September 25, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Nonprofit Leadership Alliance is now accepting proposals for potential community project partnerships in the Cedar Valley until 5 p.m., Friday, Oct. 13. UNI Nonprofit Leadership Alliance is a program in the Division of Leisure, Youth and Human Services that helps students earn a national certificate in nonprofit management. About 15 students per year earn the certification. Their mission is to transform today’s students into tomorrow’s nonprofit leaders by helping them gain experience, skills, professionalism and certification.
Monday, September 25, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - The University of Northern Iowa's staff in the Rod Library's Special Collections and University Archives and Digital Scholarship Unit are partnering with UNI Athletics to raise funds to digitize and preserve over 250 films of UNI's football games through the UNI football films PAWprint campaign. The campaign's goal is to raise $10,000 by 11:59 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 5.
Friday, September 22, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa--The University of Northern Iowa College of Education will host its bi-annual Teacher Education Induction Convocation at 4 pm, Wednesday, Oct. 18, in the Great Hall of the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center.