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New UNI program expands community access to fresh-grown vegetables

A new University of Northern Iowa program will help aspiring gardeners start their own home garden at no cost to them.
Vaccine

UNI cancels Tuesday vaccination clinic

Today’s student vaccine clinic at the University of Northern Iowa will not be held after the CDC and FDA recommended a pause this morning on the use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.  Additionally, the Iowa Department of Public Health  has advised all Iowa healthcare providers and pharmacies to pause all J&J clinics until further notice.
Vaccine

UNI launches on-campus vaccination clinic this week

Starting tomorrow, the University of Northern Iowa will begin administering doses of COVID-19 vaccine to students, faculty and staff who registered for one of four vaccination clinics in the West Gym. This week’s clinics will continue through Friday. 
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UNI colloquium to discuss health inequalities in the age of COVID-19

The University of Northern Iowa welcomes the community to participate in a virtual panel discussion to address health inequalities in the age of COVID-19.
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UNI to be Iowa host institution for worldwide climate change project

The University of Northern Iowa will be Iowa’s host institution for a worldwide project for educators and community members on what can be done in the state to address climate change over the next decade. 
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UNI helps Iowa small businesses become more energy efficient

The Iowa Waste Reduction Center (IWRC) at the University of Northern Iowa is helping Iowa small businesses save money while becoming more energy efficient.  The IWRC provides free comprehensive, on-site energy assessments that analyze all aspects of a business’ energy use, including compressed air leak detection along with facility lighting analysis and a building envelope inspection.
UNI assistant professor Francesca Soans

UNI’s GBPAC to host sneak preview of new documentary about local musician

UNI’s Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center will host a virtual sneak preview community screening of “Getting That Note Out” a new documentary film by UNI Associate Professor of Digital Media and filmmaker Francesca Soans, at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 9. The screening is co-sponsored by the North End Cultural Center. 
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Statewide teacher preparation conference at UNI to focus on STEM

Teacher preparation intersects with STEM education at the 2021 Pre-Service Teachers STEM Conference planned as a virtual event on April 9 and 10.