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Thursday, February 7, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – Hundreds of first graders from the Cedar Valley will participate in the 13th annual African-American Read-In, which will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 21, in Maucker Union on the University of Northern Iowa campus. This year's featured guest is author and illustrator Janet Spivey-Gilchrist.
Thursday, February 7, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – The University of Northern Iowa College of Education will host the eighth annual African-American Children and Families Conference from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., Friday, Feb. 22, in the Schindler Education Center. A pre-conference will be held from 5 to 9 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 21, in Maucker Union. The theme for this year's conference is "The Power of Our People, Strength Through History, Culture, Hope, Experience and Collective Stories."
Friday, February 1, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES—Documentary filmmaker S. Leo Chiang will visit the University of Northern Iowa from Feb. 4 to Feb. 6 to speak and screen two of his works. Chiang will screen and discuss the following films:
Thursday, January 31, 2019
Although the government shutdown is over, one thing that has remained the same is that when national media are looking for political expertise, they are turning to the University of Northern Iowa.
Thursday, January 31, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – Accounting students at the University of Northern Iowa are providing free income tax assistance again this year through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. Assistance in the preparation of tax returns will be available on Monday and Wednesday nights from Feb. 11 through April 10 (excluding March 18 and 20 of spring break week). Returns for foreign students and scholars will be prepared beginning Monday, March 4.
Friday, January 25, 2019
The University of Northern Iowa’s Center for Urban Education (UNI-CUE) will be honored with a Heritage Legacy Award for outstanding organization Friday to recognize its commitment and impact to the African-American community.