Graduate College Stories & News

Recruiting students at American School of Dubai

Teacher leadership for international educators master’s program amasses diverse cohort

Amy Garrett moved from Mumbai, India to Shanghai, China in 2014 while enrolled in a graduate program at the University of Northern Iowa. Garrett achieved a job as a technology coach at Hong Kong International School because she strengthened her skills in the University of Northern Iowa’s teacher leadership for international educator’s master’s program, which is designed to help current teachers working in international schools advance into non-administrative leadership roles.

Jim O'Loughlin

Languages & Literatures department head showcases Cedar Valley community talent

Projected on the wall is a slightly fuzzy video recording of a figure whose steadiness is palpable through the static of the technology. It is the first sight one views upon entering the Hearst Center. Across the video projection is a plum-colored mural announcing “Eddie Bowles’s Blues.” 

Lang Hall

Languages & Literatures students experience the thrill of publishing

Creative writing and professional writing students have recently experienced the incomparable thrill of publishing, both in digital and print formats.
Kelsey Wren

New assistantship connects Student Government, campus, and the Graduate College

Kelsey Wren stands before a group of student senators arranged in a horseshoe shape, providing updates about graduate programs to the Northern Iowa Student Government.What differentiates her from other students in the room is that she is not an elected undergraduate student government representative, but a graduate student. Wren, a social work master’s candidate specializing in trauma informed care, has taken on the position of the Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) Director of Graduate Life. This position is a new graduate assistantship funded by the Graduate College.

Student using a stethoscope

Top in-demand health careers that will surprise you

Getting a health science degree can set you up for many top health careers. Here are just a few examples that you can start working toward at UNI.
Eric Jennings

Grad Faculty Profile: Eric Jennings

Describe how your educational background and employment experience led you to UNI.

I've worked in libraries since I was in high school and throughout college so becoming a librarian just made sense. My first professional position was in South Carolina for a couple of years and for twelve years I was in Wisconsin. At both places I gained a lot of experience as a general reference and instruction librarian teaching a lot of "one-shot" library instruction classes.

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UNI boasts top ranking Education, Social Work and Business programs in new report

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Three University of Northern Iowa graduate programs were named among the top graduate programs in the country, according to a new U.S. News & World Report ranking.

Counselor and client

UNI announces new online Advanced Studies Certificate in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Counselor and client

UNI NEWS SERVICES – School counselors from across Iowa have a new educational pathway to serve the mental health needs of school districts and communities with the addition of a new Advanced Studies Certificate in Clinical Mental Health Counseling offered from the University of Northern Iowa (UNI).

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UNI Communication & Media Department Announces Redesigned Master’s Degree and Certificate Programs

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The University of Northern Iowa Department of Communication and Media announced today its newly redesigned Master of Arts (MA) degree.

Noman Ikram

Student entrepreneur runs Pakistan-based business from UNI campus

UNI's John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center has enabled one international student to run an e-commerce store based in Pakistan from Cedar Falls, Iowa.