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Jennifer Trent

IWRC’s Jennifer Trent to serve on the Des Moines Climate Action & Adaptation Plan Technical Advisory Group

Jennifer Trent of the Iowa Waste Reduction Center will be contributing to Des Moines's first Climate Action & Adaptation Plan.
WATCH: See how a psychology major at UNI can put you on the path to helping others

WATCH: See how a psychology major at UNI can put you on the path to helping others

Pursuing a psychology major at the University of Northern Iowa can open up all kinds of exciting opportunities! That’s what April Vande Voort found when she chose to pursue a psychology degree at UNI.

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2022 Trauma-Informed Care Conference to address trauma across the lifespan

Trauma-Informed Care Conference

The University of Northern Iowa’s Department of Social Work welcomes social service professionals to participate in its 10th annual Trauma-Informed Care Conference.

UNI Social and Emotional Learning Conference

UNI equips teachers with social and emotional learning education to help students

Between the spring conference and minor that will be offered starting in the fall, UNI is establishing itself as a leader in social and emotional learning.
Student puts on headphones to get ready to go through dementia simulation house

Iowa’s only dementia simulation house, run by UNI gerontology, helps increase empathy

UNI gerontology and the Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging have united to create a dementia simulation house that reduces stigma and increases empathy.
Jerrell Bates with Lux Service Award

UNI senior believes Lux Service Award shows tremendous personal growth

Jerrell Bates may have come into college as an introvert who wasn't even sure if he wanted to be at college — but he's leaving a Lux Service Award winner.
Robotic Arm

UNI, national partners launch major Industry 4.0 technology initiative

Robotic Arm

A new partnership between the University of Northern Iowa, Youngstown State University and the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining will leverage $10 million in first-year funding to increase the number of small-to-midsize enterprises using advanced technologies, bolster critical areas of the defense manufacturing supply chain and create jobs.

Wendy Hoofnagle

UNI’s women’s and gender studies major has a path to many industries

Cultivating social change is at the core of everything you learn while pursuing a Master of Arts in Women’s & Gender Studies (WGS) at UNI.