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UNI adds online option for transfer students to earn early childhood education degree

Registration is now open for summer 2024 for transfer students seeking an online option to earn a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education from UNI.
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UNI to launch Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology

UNI is proud to announce its new academic program, the Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology, set to debut in the fall of 2024.
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University of Northern Iowa approved to plan court sports training facility

UNI will begin planning a court sports training facility for the Panthers men’s and women’s basketball programs, as well as UNI’s volleyball team.
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March 27 conference at UNI to spotlight suicide prevention and PTSD

UNI will once again bring attention to important topics impacting all communities through its annual Suicide Prevention and PTSD Awareness Conference.
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UNI joins AASCU’s American Democracy Project in celebrating 20 years of advancing democratic principles across U.S. higher education

UNI is proud to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the AASCU's nonpartisan American Democracy Project© by recommitting to the initiative's guiding principles of civic and democratic engagement.
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UNI School of Music to present opera “Suor Angelica”

The UNI School of Music will present a spring opera in one act, “Suor Angelica,” from Giacomo Puccini’s “Il trittico.”
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UNI’s Carlton-Mellichamp Lecture to focus on artificial intelligence in education

Preparing current and future educators for the implications of AI in the classroom is the focus of this year’s Carlton-Mellichamp Lecture in Education.
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Financial aid support increases for UNI students, indebtedness down

UNI continues to put students first, as evidenced by the $91.2 million in aid awarded to students during the 2022-2023 academic year.