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Gallagher Bluedorn

Tammy Pescatelli and Orlando Leyba bring comedy night to Gallagher Bluedorn

Comedy night is coming live and in-person to the Gallagher Bluedorn. Tammy Pescatelli and Orlando Leyba will bring their stand-up comedy on Saturday, March 27, 2021 to the University of Northern Iowa’s Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. 
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UNI to host father of environmental justice Robert Bullard

The Aldo Leopold Distinguished Lecture Series committee is excited to announce that Robert Bullard, known as the “father of environmental justice,” will deliver a timely virtual presentation focused on the intersections of climate change and environmental justice. This event is free and open to all audiences.
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Partnership will fast-track UNI students to a master's in finance at UI's Tippie College of Business

The University of Iowa and the University of Northern Iowa have formed a new partnership that will streamline the process for UNI students to be admitted to the Master of Science in Finance program in the UI’s Tippie College of Business.
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UNI Gallery of Art to honor Elena Curris with online biennial design exhibition

The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art will present an online exhibit of art produced by Iowa middle and high school students during the pandemic.
Military and Veteran Student Services

UNI ranked in top 20% of veteran-friendly colleges

The University of Northern Iowa is now in the top 20% of veteran-friendly colleges, after its ranking by the comprehensive review service Military Friendly was increased from bronze to silver.
Elementary Education Program

Hampton senior selected for 2021 Strottman Scholarship

UNI NEWS SERVICES - Rebekah (Bekah) Craighton, a senior at Hampton Dumont High School in Hampton, Iowa, has been awarded the Sally Gearhart Strottman Memorial Scholarship in Elementary Education at the University of Northern Iowa. The UNI College of Education awards this scholarship to an incoming freshman from Northeast Iowa who will pursue a degree in elementary education. 
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University of Northern Iowa launches new brand, new logo

After two years of extensive research and collaborative creative development, the University of Northern Iowa today unveiled its new brand identity, which includes a comprehensive brand strategy, updated website, new recruitment and communications materials, and a new institutional logo.
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University of Northern Iowa ranks in top 25% for online master’s in education programs

UNI NEWS SERVICES - The University of Northern Iowa’s online master’s in education programs ranked among the top 25% nationally in a recently released 2021 U.S. News and World Report review. The UNI programs tied for 72nd among 296 programs for master’s degrees in the first year UNI submitted information for this particular category.