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Thursday, May 7, 2020
UNI NEWS SERVICES - The University of Northern Iowa is pleased to announce that Alison Altstatt, associate professor in the UNI School of Music, has received a $6,000 summer research stipend from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Monday, May 4, 2020
For the second straight year, the University of Northern Iowa plans to keep its tuition flat as part of an ongoing effort to provide students a high-quality, affordable education. Previously announced were plans for no increase in room and board rates for next year.  The proposal was announced by the President of the Board of Regents in a public meeting today. A vote is planned in June. The move would give current and incoming UNI students more certainty during a time when many families are adjusting to life amid a global pandemic. 
Friday, May 1, 2020
UNI NEWS SERVICES-- The University of Northern Iowa is now accepting enrollments in two music education workshops this summer. Each workshop is designed for teachers to enhance learning and instruction in their music classrooms. One hour of graduate or undergraduate credit is available for each.
Thursday, April 30, 2020
UNI NEW SERVICES - As part of continuing efforts to support its students during the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Northern Iowa is launching a new scholarship fund and will separately distribute nearly $4 million in federal aid to help with their housing, food and other expenses. 
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
UNI NEWS SERVICE - Connecting the community through music is a key goal for the University of Northern Iowa Community Music School, which offers various programs for the public, such as the UNI Children’s Choir, the New Horizons Band, Camp Musicmania and more. In an effort to continue teaching and promoting music, even as people are physically apart, the UNI Community Music School is offering virtual music lessons online this summer.
Monday, April 27, 2020
UNI NEWS SERVICES - The University of Northern Iowa College of Business Administration once again earned the “gold standard” for business colleges worldwide after the AACSB extended its accreditation for another five years in recognition of its continued excellence in education. Only 5% of business schools worldwide have earned AACSB accreditation, and UNI was one of just 38 business schools in the country to receive the extension. 
Friday, April 24, 2020
UNI NEWS SERVICES - A revamped and streamlined program awaits students entering the College of Education’s Doctor of Education Program this August at the University of Northern Iowa. 
Thursday, April 23, 2020
UNI NEWS SERVICES - A program from the University of Northern Iowa’s College of Business Administration was one of only 25 programs nationwide to receive the AASCB Innovations That Inspire award, which recognizes institutions from around the world that serve as champions of change in the business education landscape.  UNI was recognized for Succession Iowa, a program at the Center for Business Growth and Innovation which was developed to address the closing of viable rural businesses due to the lack of a successor or exit strategy.
Thursday, April 23, 2020
  In early March, before mandated bar and restaurant closures and social distancing guidelines brought the Cedar Valley economy to a grinding halt, University of Northern Iowa business and manufacturing instructor Heath Wilken could see that the looming COVD-19 pandemic would spell trouble for local small businesses. So, he decided to do something about it. On March 15, he started the #CedarValleyStrong movement, a social media and business outreach campaign designed to bring awareness to area small businesses and encourage local shopping.
Monday, April 20, 2020
UNI NEWS SERVICES – The University of Northern Iowa textiles and apparel program will host a virtual fashion show at 7 p.m., Saturday, April 25, via the @UNICatwalk Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts.  The event, which replaces the program’s 28th annual live fashion show (CATWALK28), will showcase student designer collections through a video compilation.