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Friday, January 18, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES—A University of Northern Iowa student group has been recognized as outstanding for the third time by a national organization. The UNI Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society received an outstanding award from the society – the highest of three distinctions awarded to student groups – for the 2017-18 academic year.
Thursday, January 17, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES—The University of Northern Iowa's newly formed Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Social Justice will host an open house Thursday, Jan. 24, at the Center for Multicultural Education on the UNI campus. Information sessions will begin at 9 a.m., noon and 4 p.m.
Thursday, January 17, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES—The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art will present an exhibition in the Mary Haskell-Hansen Room of the gallery, a UNI Permanent Art Collection exhibition titled "In and After the Anthropocene." It will be open to the public on the following dates: Jan. 14 - March 2; March 25 - April 20; and April 29 - May 11. Please note, the gallery will be closed Monday, Jan. 21 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
Thursday, January 17, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES—The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art will present an exhibition titled "An Art Collection Travelogue" from Monday, Jan. 14, through Saturday, March 2. Please note, the gallery will be closed Monday, Jan. 21 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. At 6 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 24, in the Kamerick Art Building, Room 111, artist Paul Valadez will present a lecture titled "The Potlatch Project, the Artwork of Paul Valadez." An opening reception will follow.
Friday, January 11, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES—In its continuing effort to keep tuition affordable and competitive while providing high-quality education, the University of Northern Iowa is asking the state legislature for an additional $4 million in state appropriations for financial aid to resident undergraduates.
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
UNI NEWS SERVICES – Bruce Mack has been named interim vice president of University Advancement at the University of Northern Iowa. Mack most recently served as director of Development for Regional Programs at University of Nevada, Reno. He also served as associate vice president for Development and Alumni Relations and associate executive director and secretary of the University of Nevada, Reno Foundation. Mack will assume his duties at UNI on Jan. 10, 2019.
Friday, January 4, 2019
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – University of Northern Iowa Rod Library’s Special Collections & University Archives has been selected to receive Preservation Assistance Grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities in the amount of $5,986. The grants were awarded for the project “Improving Preservation Policies and Practices for Rod Library Manuscripts and University Archives,” which is under the direction of Jaycie Vos, special collections coordinator/university archivist and assistant professor at Rod Library.
Monday, December 17, 2018
UNI NEWS SERVICES — VP of University Advancement and Foundation President Lisa Baronio announced earlier today that she will be leaving her role at the University of Northern Iowa following the end of the calendar year.
Thursday, December 13, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa will host its annual fall Commencement ceremony at 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 15, in the McLeod Center. This year’s Commencement speaker delivering the student address is Jo Ellen Latham, a candidate for Doctor of Education: Educational Leadership. Approximately 560 graduates will participate in Commencement. The names of candidates will be read by Nichole Zumbach Harken, instructor of communication studies.
Friday, November 2, 2018
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa is hosting its first Panther Push Day on Thursday, Nov. 8. Panther Push Day is a chance to share Panther pride with family and friends who are seeking an engaging and challenging education. The university always welcomes student referrals, but this day has been set aside to give those new student referrals an extra "push."