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Curris Business Building

January 21, 2021

Mastering Accounting

Derek Hertges knew he wanted an accounting program that would prepare him for the real world.  Thanks to the UNI College of Business Administration’s growing Masters of Accounting program, he was given the tools to thrive in his professional career. The program seeks to get students ready to...

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Student presenting research

December 14, 2020

UNI showcases knowledge, creativity, and innovation

"Without this tool, my work would have gone unseen," said Megan Vogt-Kostner, a former UNI graduate student. Many graduate students dream of publishing their research and seeing it read by other scholars. But did you know that you can do exactly that—for free—through the UNI ScholarWorks service...

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Tabitha Decker

December 2, 2020

Graduate College GA Dreams Big for Diversity

"While funding is a concern for every graduate student, not everyone has the same opportunity." As the Graduate College's Graduate Assistant for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Tabitha Decker knows that many student populations have historically been excluded from the higher education...

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Hasina Jalal

November 5, 2020

UNI Fulbright scholar empowering Afghan women

UNI Fulbright Scholar Hasina Jalal knows only too well the high stakes for women who work for equality, liberty and democracy in her native Afghanistan.  Her mother and role model, Massouda Jalal, a psychiatrist and pediatrician, ran two strong, independent and self-financed campaigns as the...

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UNI Campanile

October 29, 2020

UNI to offer new scholarship to underrepresented graduate students

The Graduate College is pleased to announce a new scholarship that will support graduate students from underrepresented backgrounds who are committed to diversity and inclusion initiatives, especially in their field of study. The Diversity Advancement Award will support incoming graduate...

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Glynis Worthington being crowned Mrs. Iowa

October 14, 2020

A crowning achievement

When the pandemic hit, some people turned to baking bread, binge-watching Netflix or endlessly scrolling through TikTok.  University of Northern Iowa doctoral student Glynis Worthington decided to enter a beauty pageant.  It was just the latest in a lifetime of unconventional but successful...

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UNI-Dome

September 23, 2020

Summer Internships help UNI Students Prepare for their Dream Jobs

Alex Crum, a graduate student in the University of Northern Iowa master’s of athletic training program, landed a dream internship this summer with the Indianapolis Colts. “It’s 100% time-consuming, but I go into every day in awe and grateful for the opportunity to work with an NFL team and...

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UNI ARCTICenter

September 23, 2020

UNI Researchers Developing Data Hub to Track Spread of COVID-19 in the Arctic

Researchers at the University of Northern Iowa have been awarded a nearly $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop a data hub tracking the spread of COVID-19 in the Arctic.  The Rapid Response Research (RAPID) grant went to the Department of Geography, the ARCTICenter...

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Belinda Creighton-Smith

September 3, 2020

Making change happen: UNI alum and instructor is a leader on campus and beyond

Belinda Creighton-Smith has never let adversity stand in her way. To become a pastor, community leader and inspiration to many on campus, she’s had to overcome the death of her son during her graduate studies and five-hour commutes to start her education..  She now has a doctorate in education...

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Students attending outdoor class

August 27, 2020

UNI professors bring classes outside to help fight COVID-19

Under the shade of a tree in a courtyard of Bartlett Hall, a group of masked students sat in a widely spaced semicircle of chairs arrayed around a podium where University of Northern Iowa languages and literature professor Grant Tracey gave a lecture for his Introduction to Film course....

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