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Pete Moris

Pete Moris selected to lead University Relations at UNI

The University of Northern Iowa has selected Pete Moris to lead University Relations as its next director, pending Board of Regents approval. 
UNI Metal Casting Center in the Applied Engineering Building

AEB expansion and modernization will help build in-demand job skills

The University of Northern Iowa's Applied Engineering Building (AEB) will undergo an extensive modernization starting June 9. There will be a groundbreaking ceremony at 1 p.m that day, which will include remarks from Governor Kim Reynolds, UNI President Mark A. Nook and other UNI leadership, alumni and industry leaders.
Roark Horn

Education leader Roark Horn to join UNI College of Education faculty

Executive Director of the School Administrators of Iowa (SAI) Roark Horn will be joining the University of Northern Iowa College of Education faculty in fall 2022 as the Pomerantz Endowed Professorship in Educational Excellence and instruct
Purple Pathway for Paraeducators

UNI to offer new online degree pathway for paraeducators to earn teaching degree

A new online, accelerated pathway to a bachelor’s degree offered by the University of Northern Iowa could greatly increase the number of elementary and special education teachers across the state.