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UNI-CUE Educational Talent Search to host fifth Men of Change Conference

The fifth-annual Men of Change (MOC) conference will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, May 20, 2022, at the Van G. Miller Adult Learning Center, 120 Jefferson St. in Waterloo.
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Free Gallagher Bluedorn Block Party series returns this summer

Summer is in the air, which means that Gallagher Bluedorn’s Block Party series is back! What began last summer as a way to offer free entertainment to the Cedar Valley during the pandemic has now grown into an opportunity for neighborhoods to gather, build community and experience great music together.
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World-renowned opera star Renée Fleming comes to Gallagher Bluedorn this June

Renée Fleming, one of the most highly acclaimed singers of our time, will perform a recital at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center on June 3. 
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Ambassador John R. Dinger to receive honorary degree from the University of Northern Iowa

The University of Northern Iowa will present Ambassador John R. Dinger with an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree during the spring commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 14, 2022. 
Christina Roybal

Roybal bids fond farewell to UNI athletics, takes leadership role at NKU

After six successful years serving the University of Northern Iowa’s athletic community and working to support and elevate the athletic department’s five-year strategic plan, Christina Roybal is moving on to bluegrass pastures. 
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UNI to offer summer workshops for music teachers

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa is now accepting enrollments for two music education workshops this summer: Audio Engineering for Educators and RockShop! Modern Band Workshop. 
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Noyce Grant recipients showcase UNI's STEM expertise

A team of three University of Northern Iowa faculty members have been awarded a one-year grant of $66,682 from the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program to participate in a Noyce Capacity Project that aims to address the national need to develop an Elementary Master STEM Teacher Leader program in Iowa.