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Wednesday, October 30, 2019
  Dear UNI community, and especially our students,   Last spring semester, in the wake of the Waka Flocka Flame concert, a group of concerned students formed the Racial and Ethnic Coalition (REC). This group asked university administration to live up to the ideals of our vision, mission, and strategic plan, and requested that the administration accomplish several tasks.
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
The University of Northern Iowa is hosting a women’s law enforcement leadership academy from 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 6 in the Office of Risk Management and Environmental Health Safety, 3219 Hudson Road, Cedar Falls. The academy, geared toward women considering a career in law enforcement, is being hosted by UNI’s department of sociology, anthropology and criminology with support from the Iowa Association of Women Police and Iowa Department of Public Safety.
Thursday, October 24, 2019
The UNI School of Music will host a tuba recital performance by guest artist Øystein Baadsvik, with School of Music artist Vakhtang Kodanashvili, piano, 8 p.m. Oct. 24 in Davis Hall, Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center on the UNI campus.   
Thursday, October 24, 2019
The University of Northern Iowa will bring together key members of social and educational programs in a conference dedicated to examining and addressing the challenges facing underrepresented populations in the Cedar Valley, including immigrants, racial minorities and members of the LGBTQ community.
Thursday, October 24, 2019
  UNI NEWS SERVICES - Theatre UNI will kick-off its 2019-20 season with Marja-Lewis Ryan’s award-winning play, “One in the Chamber” Oct. 24-26 and Oct. 31-Nov. 2 at 7:30p.m. and Oct. 27 and Nov. 3 at 2 p.m. in the Strayer-Wood Theatre on the University of Northern Iowa campus.  
Monday, October 21, 2019
  UNI NEWS SERVICES - The University of Northern Iowa's department of communication studies will host its annual FastForward Digital Media Event starting at 8 a.m. Oct. 25. 
Thursday, October 17, 2019
  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, October 25, 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 14, 2019
The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art, in association with the UNI Department of Art, will present the "2019 Department of Art Faculty Exhibition" from Wednesday, Oct. 16 through Saturday, Nov. 16. The open reception begins at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 16, in the Kamerick Art Building (KAB) south lobby. 
Thursday, October 10, 2019
  The University of Northern Iowa’s department of marketing will host the inaugural Digital Marketing Forum from 5-6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24, in the Center for Energy and Environmental Education (CEEE 11) on campus. The event is in partnership with nationally recognized digital marketing agency Spinutech, and a number of other business and community leaders will present at the conference, including two Google executives.
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
The University of Northern Iowa is gearing up for a weekend packed with activities open to the community and Panther families from Oct. 18-20.  FRIDAY EVENTS The Panther volleyball team will host the Drake Bulldogs at 6 p.m. Oct. 18 in the McLeod Center. Tickets are $7 at the door.   The Orchesis Dance Company will have two free performances during the weekend starting at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18. A second show will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20. Both events will be held in Bengston Auditorium in Russell Hall.