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Water ponding around home in Alaska

UNI part of $13.9 million grant to fight climate change

UNI is one of four institutions that will combat climate change as part of a $13.9 million grant from the National Science Foundation.
U.S. Congress

UNI welcomes students and community to Congress to Campus forum

UNI's Departments of History and Political Science welcome students and the community to a forum on “Congress, the President and the Balance of Power."
Frans Ørsted Andersen

Danish lecturer to present on Iowa’s connection to Denmark

UNI welcomes the community to a presentation on Danish history and culture by guest lecturer Frans Ørsted Andersen.
Students in Creative Cedar Valley class

UNI course invites the community to explore Creative Cedar Valley

University of Northern Iowa students in the new course The Creative Experience are inviting the public to explore the creativity thriving in the Cedar Valley at four events in October, November and December. 
James G. Hall, Julianne Gassman, John Robins, Connie J. Shafar

Four alumni selected for induction into UNI Hall of Excellence

Four distinguished University of Northern Iowa alumni will be inducted into the 2023 Elinor A. Crawford and William R. Thrall Hall of Excellence on October 6 and 7.
Gerdin family with President Nook

Gerdin Charitable Foundation’s $1 million gift establishes UNI Gerontology Chair

A transformative gift from the Gerdin Charitable Foundation will significantly enhance the University of Northern Iowa’s ability to train the next generation of elder care professionals working in the field of gerontology.
Woman wearing purple scrubs

UNI’s nursing program receives Higher Learning Commission accreditation

UNI's highly anticipated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) is set to launch after receiving final approval from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).
Katleyn Bakker in front of Urbandale Police Department sign

UNI student gets up-close look at the FBI and urban law enforcement

Of about 50 students who attended this year's FBI Omaha Field Office Collegiate Academy, UNI student Katelyn Bakker was the only student in the academy to attend college in Iowa.
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What can you do with a Master’s of Public Policy?

Getting a Master's of Public Policy from UNI is a smart career move if you have a passion for advocacy and want to make an impact.
UNIs Master of Public Policy program achieves NASPAA accreditation - only accredited program in Iowa

UNI’s Master of Public Policy program earns NASPAA accreditation

UNI's Master of Public Policy is the only American program to receive the honor this year, and the only NASPAA-accredited program in the state of Iowa.