CHAS Stories & News

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UNI students build the future in construction management program

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UNI School of Music to present opera “Suor Angelica”

The UNI School of Music will present a spring opera in one act, “Suor Angelica,” from Giacomo Puccini’s “Il trittico.”
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WATCH: Your engineering degree awaits at the University of Northern Iowa

Pursuing an engineering degree at the University of Northern Iowa is the perfect choice if you're someone who has a knack for uncovering how things work.
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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.
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.
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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.
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Leading The Way In Language

In the state of Iowa, English learners (those whose first language is something other than English) are among the fastest-growing populations in our schools, according to the Iowa Department of Education. With an increase of nearly 60% in the past decade, all Iowa districts need to be prepared to serve English learners, including immigrant children and youth.
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Students experience breathtaking sights of Iceland during study abroad

For most students, winter break is a chance to relax, catch up with family and indulge in tasty holiday treats, but for 17 UNI students, winter break meant escaping to one of the most interesting and beautiful countries in the world – Iceland.
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Ahead of the game

UNI students take part in new course on the study of video game music. Gone are the days where video games are seen as a simple pastime. Instead, they are a force to be reckoned with – holding an integral place in modern day society, entertainment and culture.
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Making math count

Did you know that modern GPS is based on the mathematical concept of degrees, which dates back to the ancient Babylonians? UNI alumnus Calvin Irons knows all about math, its history and how it relates to the current world, and he wants to share that knowledge with others.