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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.
This is Where I Learned Not to Sleep

Patricia A. Tomson Center for Violence Prevention offers free film screening of “This Is Where I Learned Not to Sleep”

UNI’s Patricia A. Tomson Center for Violence Prevention is hosting a free screening of the documentary film “This is Where I Learned Not to Sleep."
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UNI School of Music to host New Music Festival

The University of Northern Iowa School of Music will hold its fourth annual New Music Festival Feb. 23-24.
Come back to earn your graduate degree! Return to UNI

UNI announces opportunities for students to complete graduate programs

UNI is thrilled to announce a special opportunity for students who have taken a break from pursuing their graduate degree.
5 Million Global Downloads

UNI ScholarWorks has reached 5 MILLION global downloads!

We couldn't have done it without YOU! UNI ScholarWorks has reached 5 MILLION global downloads! This incredible achievement belongs to the entire UNI community: each college and discipline at UNI added to the total of 5 million downloads.
Vince Gotera

Gov. Kim Reynolds appoints UNI Professor Vince Gotera as Iowa Poet Laureate

Gov. Kim Reynolds has appointed UNI’s Vince Gotera, professor in the Department of Languages & Literatures, to serve a two-year term as Iowa Poet Laureate.
Top 20% Online Master's in Education programs 2024 U.S. News and World Report

UNI ranks in top 20% for online master’s in education programs

UNI's online master’s in education programs ranked in the top 20% nationally, based on the 2024 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs.
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UNI students offer free tax return preparation and e-filing

Accounting students in the Wilson College of Business at UNI are providing free income tax assistance again through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.