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UNI School of Music to host outdoor concerts on UNI campus

Starting this week, the University of Northern Iowa School of Music will continue its 2020-21 series of outdoor concerts on the UNI campus, weather permitting. 
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UNI graduate programs ranked among best in the nation

UNI’s Education and Part-time MBA graduate programs were named two of the top graduate programs in the country, according to a new U.S. News & World Report ranking. Both programs ranked among the top 200 in the country – out of thousands of similar programs at other universities – on the publication’s Best Graduate School for 2022 list.
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UNI student honored as Newman Civic Fellow

A University of Northern Iowa student was recently selected as a 2021 Newman Civic Fellow, a yearlong program that selects students who are leaders on their campuses and demonstrate a commitment to finding solutions for challenges facing communities.
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UNI announces new details on in-person spring commencement

University of Northern Iowa announced new details about the upcoming in-person spring commencement, including that graduates participating in the ceremonies in May will be allowed to bring up to four guests to celebrate their achievements.
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Landmark UNI and DMACC elementary education program celebrates 25th year

The University of Northern Iowa and DMACC 2+2 Elementary Education Program is celebrating its 25th anniversary with the largest student class in its history, part of a successful partnership that is expanding in Des Moines and beyond. 
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UNI launches first Center for Urban Education scholarship fund

The University of Northern Iowa’s Center for Urban Education has launched the UNI-CUE Academic Attainment Fund with the support of a $117,000 grant. The fund will support two scholarship programs — the first to be offered directly through the UNI-CUE.
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UNI partnership helps Black-owned businesses

Thanks to some help from a business accelerator program and the University of Northern Iowa, four Black-owned businesses are now selling their products in Hy-Vee stores.
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UNI Gallery of Art to present online Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition

The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art and the UNI Department of Art will present the "Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition" from March 29 through April 25.