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Thursday, March 18, 2021
The University of Northern Iowa’s Center for Urban Education has launched the UNI-CUE Academic Attainment Fund with the support of a $117,000 grant. The fund will support two scholarship programs — the first to be offered directly through the UNI-CUE.
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Thanks to some help from a business accelerator program and the University of Northern Iowa, four Black-owned businesses are now selling their products in Hy-Vee stores. The Cedar Valley Black Business Entrepreneurship and Accelerator program was conceived by the 24/7 Black Leadership Advancement Consortium, a local non-profit dedicated to supporting Black professionals. 
Monday, March 15, 2021
The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art and the UNI Department of Art will present the "Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition" from March 29 through April 25.
Friday, March 12, 2021
TheatreUNI will present a virtual performance of “It’s Greek to Me,” which will become available for streaming later this month.  In this collaborative performance, students will present classical Greek texts, and their personal responses to those texts – exploring themes such as inequality and racism along the way.
Friday, March 12, 2021
A team of University of Northern Iowa students earned second place in the National Case Study Competition in Health Education, a virtual format competition that brought together students from around the country to participate in addressing a community health issue.
Wednesday, March 10, 2021
UNI Director of Athletics David Harris has been named an Athletics Director of the Year for 2020-21 by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA).
Tuesday, March 9, 2021
A University of Northern Iowa student was recently selected as a 2021 Newman Civic Fellow, a yearlong program that selects students who are leaders on their campuses and demonstrate a commitment to finding solutions for challenges facing communities.
Monday, March 8, 2021
The University of Northern Iowa recently announced plans to return to a higher level of in-person campus classes and operations for the Fall 2021 semester.
Thursday, March 4, 2021
The University of Northern Iowa Institute for Decision Making (IDM) and Strategic Marketing Services (SMS), in partnership with the Iowa Economic Development Authority, recently launched the third Iowa COVID-19 Business Impact Survey to assess the current impacts of the pandemic on Iowa’s businesses and nonprofit organizations.
Tuesday, March 2, 2021
The University of Northern Iowa has been named to Phi Theta Kappa’s Transfer Honor Roll for the third time in four years.