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UNI climbs U.S. News & World Report rankings

The University of Northern Iowa held steady as the Midwest’s #2-ranked public regional university while its computer science program, veteran-friendliness and overall value ratings increased substantially in annual rankings published today by U.S. News & World Report.  The magazine grades universities on student outcomes, graduation and student retention rates, faculty resources, and student excellence as well as surveys of higher education experts, among other factors. 
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UNI helps bring Cedar Valley fashion and cultural event to Waterloo

The Cedar Valley’s biggest event of the year promoting fashion and culture returns this weekend, thanks to a partnership between the University of Northern Iowa and local leaders.
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UNI again sees increased freshman class, record-high graduation rates

The University of Northern Iowa saw the size of its incoming class of first-year students grow for the second straight year, as well as all-time high graduation rates for its most recent graduating class. This fall’s new freshman enrollment increased by 5% over last year to 1,554 students, and increased by 6% over the fall 2019 freshman class. The class of 2025 includes an increase in both Iowa residents and out-of-state students. 
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Concert series celebrating homegrown talent returns to the Gallagher Bluedorn

A concert series that started as a way to keep live music alive during COVID-19 will return this week to the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center.
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UNI's Iowa Waste Reduction Center receives EPA Pollution Prevention Award

The Iowa Waste Reduction Center at the University of Northern Iowa was recently selected to receive an EPA Region 7 2021 Pollution Prevention Award. The award will be formally presented on Oct. 26 during ceremonies at the Midwest Environmental Compliance Conference.
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UNI’s Kaleidoscope series announces spring 2022 season

The Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center is excited to announce its Kaleidoscope series is back with live, in-person shows for the spring 2022 season.
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UNI’s Educational Opportunity Center receives $520,000 grant

A University of Northern Iowa program looking to increase the number of adult participants in postsecondary education recently received a $520,523 grant to help them serve almost 2,000 students each year.
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Scholarship investment launches ‘tuition equity’ initiative for UNI@DMACC students

Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) graduates seeking a bachelor’s degree through the University of Northern Iowa will now have one of the most affordable options in the state of Iowa thanks to a grant from the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines Catalyst Circle.