COE Stories & News

18th UNI African American Read-In

Literature and arts in spotlight for 18th UNI African American Read-In

More than 3,000 first-graders from across Iowa will join the 18th African American Read-In hosted by the UNI College of Education.
Special Education Law Workshop

Workshops focus on special education law & ethics

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Educators seeking to add to their understanding of legal and ethical standards for providing special education programs can earn graduate or undergraduate credit by attending workshops this spring and summer at the University of Northern Iowa.

Suzanne Freedman

CDC guidance includes UNI professor’s research

The Center for Disease Control has cited UNI professor Suzanne Freedman's work on forgiveness in a recent publication.
Free Graduate Application Week

University of Northern Iowa offers Free Graduate Application Week

Use code GRD24 from December 3-10, 2023 on the UNI admissions website.
Tubbs Teaching Conference

Sixth Tubbs Teaching Connections explores inclusivity with an LGBTQ+ focus

The 2023 Bill and Linda Tubbs Teaching Connections puts the spotlight on “LGBTQ+ Inclusivity in Education."
Zach Lillquist teaching students at a table in a classroom

Zach Lillquist chronicles the life of a UNI-educated teacher on TikTok

Zach Lillquist is a UNI-educated teacher who has amassed an impressive 110,000+ followers on TikTok where he showcases the highs and lows of the profession.
College students in a classroom listening to a lecture

UNI joins national network to support doctoral students from historically underrepresented communities

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – University of Northern Iowa has been selected as a Holmes Scholars Institution, a designation reflecting a program of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) which supports students from historically underrepresented communities enrolled in doctoral programs in education. 

Kellen, Dylan, Karly and Marcus Schneeberger

UNI tradition runs deep for Schneeberger family of educators

For students who attend the Clinton School District, chances are they’ve had, or will have, at least one of four UNI-educated siblings as a teacher. 
Jesús Lizárraga Estrada

Jesús Lizárraga Estrada to be inducted to Iowa Latino Hall of Fame

The Iowa Commission of Latino Affairs will be inducting Jesús Lizárraga Estrada, PhD, into the Iowa Latino Hall of Fame.
Judith Finkelstein

UNI names grand marshal of 2023 Homecoming parade

The University of Northern Iowa is proud to announce the grand marshal for the 2023 Homecoming parade will be Judith Finkelstein.