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UNI Museum Grand Re-opening

UNI Museum Grand Re-opening

10/05/2015 - The UNI Museum will be hosting its grand re-opening October 31st, from 11-3. This event will celebrate our new home in the Rod Library and highlight some of the exciting changes that have happened for us at the University of Northern Iowa. This reception will unveil three new exhibits to usher in ...Read more

UNI ScholarWorks Grand Reveal

10/03/2015 - Grand Reveal of the University’s institutional repository – UNI ScholarWorks will be held  at Rod Library on Tuesday, October 20th.  This event is being held in conjunction with Open Access Week, which runs October 19th – 25th.  Open Access ...Read more

Disability Justice: Past, Present, Future

10/02/2015 - Come examine disability as a social justice issue in our film and discussion series, Disability Justice: Past, Present, Future.  The year 2015 marks the 25th anniversary of landmark civil rights legislation, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), championed by Iowa Senator Tom Harkin. The ...Read more

Banned Book Week

09/28/2015 - We celebrate Banned Books Week each year to bring attention to books that have been challenged, restricted, or banned, and to highlight the importance of even the most controversial texts. Many of the books you'll see featured this week haven't actually been banned. They've been ...Read more
Robert Tabor's The Four Seasons formal reception

Robert Tabor's The Four Seasons formal reception

09/25/2015 -   CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Rod Library is the new home to four donated paintings. Edna Shain of Vinton has given four art pieces, collectively titled "The Four Seasons," to the Rod Library to be displayed on the ground floor adjacent to the ...Read more
Copyright Reminder

Copyright Reminder

09/14/2015 - Just a friendly reminder about the fair use while using the copying or scanning equipment in the Rod Library. Fair use indicates that you can make:  One copy of one article per issue of a periodical.  One copy of one chapter per book if the book is divided into chapters, or one ...Read more

Hispanic Heritage Month Kick-Off

09/07/2015 - On September 15th, from 4-7pm the Rod Library will be hosting a Hispanic Heritage Month Kickoff to celebrate all things Hispanic and Latino. We will feature performances by Salsa Cedar Falls, IDT Dance Company, and the campus Capoeira group. There will be free food as well, along with crafts and a ...Read more
UNI students proofing a resume with TC

Career Readiness Day

09/01/2015 - Make your first impression count! Stop by the Learning Commons in Rod Library on Wednesday, September 16 from 10:30 am – 1:30 pm to have your FREE professional headshot taken, review your resume with Career Services and order personal business cards through UNI ...Read more

“Recreating the Human: Making Hate Our Footstool”

08/13/2015 - On Tuesday, September 1st at 6:00 pm in the Waterloo Center for the Arts,  Dr. Michael D. Blackwell will be speaking on the socialization and institutionalization of hatred in the United States and discuss creative ways individuals and communities can address categorical prejudices and ...Read more

Bridges of Madison County Manuscript

07/08/2015 - We are excited to announce that Robert James Waller, a former faculty member and the former Dean of Business here at UNI has gifted us with a draft of his original manuscript for "The Bridges of Madison County". The manuscript includes Robert's personal notes and changes ...Read more


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