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Wednesday, August 29, 2018
WATERLOO, Iowa — Last week, the Iowa Economic Development Authority board approved a $1.5 million Strategic Infrastructure Program (SIP) grant to the University of Northern Iowa’s (UNI) Metal Casting Center (MCC). “The funding is an example of Iowa’s commitment to support growth in the manufacturing sector through advanced technologies,” said Jerry Thiel, MCC’s director. “Several equipment manufacturers have already expressed their interest in partnering with the university to explore new opportunities through joint research and development programs.”  
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – University of Northern Iowa Athletics is partnering with campus on Elevating Educators, a new initiative that seeks to recognize and elevate professional educators in Iowa, nationwide and throughout the world.
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa, the Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber and several area agencies will present "Engage, Empower, Act: A Cedar Valley Conference on Economic Inclusion" from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, October 12, 2018, at the Diamond Event Center in Cedar Falls.
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art will present "Drop Shadow" by UNI professor of art Aaron Wilson and "Visions" by UNI assistant professor of art Noah Doely from Monday, Aug. 20, through Saturday, Sept. 29. The opening reception is 6 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 28, in the Kamerick Art Building south lobby. Artist Doely will present a gallery talk titled "Degrees of Certainty" at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 25, in the gallery, which is in the Kamerick Art Building, Room 113.
Monday, July 30, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa's online master's in secondary education program has been recognized as one of the best in the country for 2018 by BestColleges.com, a leading provider for higher education research and college planning resources. The ranking highlights accredited, not-for-profit institutions, which have developed exceptional academic online programs for students looking to advance their knowledge, skills and career in secondary education.
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
The University of Northern Iowa Alumni Association has been awarded two bronze awards by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) in the 2018 Circle of Excellence Awards. The UNI Alumni Association won bronze in both advancement services—donor relations and alumni relations programs—marketing and branding for the work the organization did as part of its transition away from a dues-based membership to a more inclusive model that offers services to the more than 117,000 alumni of the university.
Friday, June 15, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa–The University of Northern Iowa Department of Computer Science was recently awarded a two-year $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). A proposal for the grant was submitted last year by three associate professors of computer science—Sarah Diesburg, Philip East and Ben Schafer. This grant is the biggest NSF award the department has received.
Thursday, June 14, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art, in partnership with Cedar Valley Chamber Music, will present a concert titled "L.A. Stories: Forgotten Composers of the Silver Screen." In addition, the gallery will offer a one-night-only art exhibition titled "In Sync: Objects from the UNI Permanent Art Collection." The concert and exhibition will take place in Kamerick Art Building (KAB) South at 7 p.m., Wednesday, July 18; a reception will follow.
Monday, June 4, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Department of Social Work will host its annual Trauma Informed Care Conference on Tuesday, Aug. 7, in the Maucker Union Ballroom on UNI's campus.
Friday, June 1, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa offers a variety of elementary, middle and high school camps that are designed to keep kids engaged both physically and mentally throughout the summer. These camps range from theatre and robotics to fashion and STEM.