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NAR Event

May 4, 2020

English MA Graduate Honored with Posthumous Publishing of MFA Thesis

As the oldest literary magazine in the nation, the North American Review (NAR) has published work from acclaimed authors of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. Its most recent project is the publishing of Stellaphasia, the final poetry collection of a recently passed University of Northern Iowa...

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April 27, 2020

Identity and Media Connect in FORTEPAN Project

“I got a call from a great aunt I had never heard from before. This led me to do some ancestral digging.” That’s how Alex Sojka, a graduate student in UNI’s Communication Studies program, got involved with the FORTEPAN Iowa project.  Sojka knew that he wanted to research identity and media when...

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April 8, 2020

With state's first master's degree program, UNI athletic training makes big impact

Paige Mathews always knew she wanted to help others. She was pursuing a nursing degree when she unexpectedly discovered her true calling while taking a prerequisite athletic training class. “I went in and I thought, ‘I’m just gonna’ go and tape some ankles and watch people on the sidelines. It’s...

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Phales Milimo

March 2, 2020

UNI Graduate Student Seeks to Bridge the Healthcare Gender Gap

It was the middle of the afternoon when Phales Milimo saw a pregnant woman go into labor and collapse on the sidewalk. She was in the Sinazongwe District in southern Zambia, just a five-hour drive from her hometown of Lusaka, the country’s bustling metropolitan capital. Technically, she hadn’t...

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Burnt City Performance

February 27, 2020

Communication Studies Cohort Travels to Performance Festival

Every semester, the Department of Communication Studies hosts student and faculty performances in its Interpreters Theatre, located on the University of Northern Iowa's campus in Lang Hall. These performances range from one-person shows to full-cast plays and give students the chance to write,...

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September 19, 2019

UNI MBA enrollment sees dramatic increase

The MBA program at the University of Northern Iowa has seen record growth in the past five years – and numbers continue to trend upward as many U.S. companies seek out recent MBA graduates for promotions and new positions. The credit goes to UNI’s focus on its traditional face-to-face MBA...

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September 19, 2019

Geography Faculty Awarded Grants

Several faculty in the Department of Geography have been awarded grants that will further research in their field. The impacts of these grants will range from spreading education to funding undergraduate research assistant lines. According to Dr. Jennifer Waldron, Dean of the Graduate College,...

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September 19, 2019

UNI reports fall enrollment, student success trends

In its official census day headcount, the University of Northern Iowa reported a total student population of 10,497, as well as a marked increase in a number of important areas including a record high four-year graduation rate. While total enrollment is down from one year ago, the university...

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September 19, 2019

No Tuition Increase for UNI in 2019-20

Students at the University of Northern Iowa will not see their tuition and fees increase after the Board of Regents approved the institution’s request to hold tuition flat for the upcoming 2019-2020 academic year. As the only public university in Iowa to freeze tuition, UNI reiterated their...

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