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Friday, May 3, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – Laura Bush, First Lady of the United States (2001-2009), will speak at the University of Northern Iowa at 7:05 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, as part of the Joy Cole Corning Distinguished Leadership Lecture Series.
Thursday, May 2, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – The University of Northern Iowa's Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) has opened up ticket orders for the 2019-2020 season of the Kaleidoscope Series beginning Oct. 17.
Thursday, May 2, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – Two University of Northern Iowa community engagement projects will be awarded with Engaged Campus Awards this month in recognition of their civic contributions to students and communities. The awards will be presented at the Iowa Campus Compact’s annual Awards and Summit on Monday, April 29 at the Des Moines Botanical Gardens. The organization selected UNI's partnership with EMBARC as the Community Partnership Award winner and #PanthersVote as the Emerging Innovation Award winner.
Monday, April 15, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art will present a Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) group exhibition along with a Master of Arts (M.A.) group exhibition from Monday, April 29, through Saturday, May 11. An opening reception will be held at 7 p.m., Monday, April 29, in the south lobby of the Kamerick Art Building (KAB).
Friday, April 12, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – The University of Northern Iowa presented three graduating students with the Lux Service Award for their exemplary service to the university during the Student Leadership Awards ceremony on April 9.
Thursday, April 11, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – The University of Northern Iowa will host a U.S. Citizenship Naturalization Ceremony at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 17, in Maucker Union Ballroom on the UNI campus.
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – The North American Review (NAR), the oldest and one of the most well-regarded literary magazines in the United States, will host a writing conference April 19-21 to celebrate the magazine's 50 years on the University of Northern Iowa campus and a redesign of the magazine’s format.
Monday, April 8, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – As the snows of winter thaw and grass begins to emerge, the Good Neighbor Iowa program is renewing its efforts to reduce the amount of harmful pesticides applied to urban landscapes.
Thursday, March 21, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – The University of Northern Iowa will host its annual day of giving, #LivePurpleGiveGold, on Wednesday, April 3. The day of giving will begin at midnight and conclude at 11:59 p.m. UNI has set a goal of reaching 1,200 donors supporting the university during the 24-hour event.
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – UNI Museum will be exhibiting a conserved archaeological tusk from its collection. A mastodon tusk, unearthed near Hampton, Iowa, in 1933, is an important piece of Iowa's natural history and has been an opportunity for scientific study, conservation and interpretation. Presentation of the exhibit will be from 4 to 6 p.m., Wednesday, April 3, on the first floor of Rod Library.