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UNI Ranked No. 2 regional public university in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report

UNI Ranked No. 2 regional public university in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report

The University of Northern Iowa was named the second-best regional public university in the region — a ranking it’s consistently held for roughly 20 years — in the recently released 2022-2023 Best Colleges report by U.S. News & World Report.
Campanile and central campus

UNI ranked top college for student voting

Once again, the University of Northern Iowa has made headlines for its high voting rate among students, proving the success of #PanthersVote.
UNI achieves record graduation rates, growth in transfer students

UNI achieves record graduation rates, growth in transfer students

The University of Northern Iowa welcomed an incoming class of 2,200 freshmen and transfer students this fall. This new student cohort includes 764 transfer students, an increase of 23 percent over last year.
“Mad About You” and “Stranger Things” star Paul Reisner to perform at Gallagher Bluedorn Sept. 24

“Mad About You” and “Stranger Things” star Paul Reiser to perform at Gallagher Bluedorn Sept. 24

Paul Reiser, one of Comedy Central’s top 100 comedians of all time, will hit the road for stand-up dates across the U.S., including a show at the Gallagher Bluedorn.
The Joy Cole Corning Distinguished Leadership Lecture Series presents Jon Meacham

The Joy Cole Corning Distinguished Leadership Lecture Series presents Jon Meacham

Jon Meacham  “Finding Hope Through the Lessons of Yesterday” Monday, September 19, 7 p.m. Catherine Cassidy Gallagher Great Hall, Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center
Alysa Mozak

Alysa Mozak to serve as UNI’s new director of the Patricia A. Tomson Center for Violence Prevention

The University of Northern Iowa has selected Alysa Mozak to serve as the new director of the Patricia A. Tomson Center for Violence Prevention (PATCVP), effective Aug. 2022.
As You Like It by William Shakespeare

TheatreUNI to present ‘As You Like It’

TheatreUNI is preparing for its first production of the season, which will be William Shakespeare's iconic "As You Like It."
The University of Norther Iowa and Cedar Falls Public Safety welcome students back to campus

The University of Northern Iowa and Cedar Falls Public Safety welcome students back to campus

Cedar Falls – As Cedar Falls welcomes students back to the community this fall, the University of Northern Iowa and Cedar Falls Public Safety will be continuing to partner together to provide a safe and enjoyable atmosphere for all, especially in the College Hill area.