Archive of all past events.

Friday, April 22, 2016 - 7:30am - 1:30pm

Eleventh Annual UNI MiniSumo Smackdown -

Watch LIVE now online by visiting the following address -

UNI Homecoming Parade 2015
Saturday, October 17, 2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Homecoming Parade 11 a.m., UNI Campus. See the parade route here

Watch the parade live -

Friday, August 14, 2015 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Hawkeye Community College Spring 2015
Saturday, May 9, 2015 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Monday, March 9, 2015 - 8:15am - 5:00pm

To watch the LIVE Symposium - Canada and the US: Partners in the Arctic please visit...

UNI Commencement Saturday December  20, 2014, 11 am
Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

Commencement Ceremonies
McLeod Center
Cedar Falls, Iowa 

Allen College Graduation
Friday, December 19, 2014 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Graduation Ceremonies

Nazareth Lutheran Church
Cedar Falls, IA

Friday, August 15, 2014 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Allen College Graduation August 2014

UNI Faculty Leadership in Sustainability Education Summer Institute 2014
Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 9:00am - 10:30am

Panel: “Perspectives on resilience in a dynamic world”
With Jerry Schnoor & Steve Goreham

2014 Midwest International Piano Competition
Saturday, June 7, 2014 - 5:00pm - 10:30pm

Enjoy three solo recital programs as the MIPC finalists compete in the Senior category.

UNI Commencement Saturday May 10, 2014, 2PM
Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Undergraduate Student Commencement Ceremonies
Saturday, May 10, 2014
2 p.m.  -  Students in CHAS and CSBS
McLeod Center


UNI Commencement Friday May 9, 2014, 7PM
Friday, May 9, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Graduate Student Commencement Ceremony
Friday, May 9, 2014 at 7 p.m.
McLeod Center  (Change in location)

Friday, May 9, 2014 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Senior music student Kayla Kjeldseth will present a degree vocal recital with faculty artist Korey Barrett, piano.

UNI Sumo Smackdown
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

Please visit for more info or come see the event LIVE at the University of Northern Iowa. The Sumo Smackdown will be held in the Maucker Union's Hemisphere Lounge.

Gabe Schott
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Senior Recital

Brenda Bass
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

A presentation and open forum by Brenda Bass, candidate for the Dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, will take place today Monday, March 24 at 3pm in the Center for Multicultural Education Multipurpose Room. The topic of the presentation is the candidate's academic vision for the college. After the formal presentation there will be a question and answer session. A brief reception will follow.

Brent Michael Smith's Master's Vocal Recital
Monday, March 3, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:15pm

Graduate Student Recital from the studio of John Hines:

Brent Smith, bass Monday, March 3, 2014, 6 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC

Graduate music student Brent Smith will present a degree vocal recital with pianist Jessica Schick. This event is free and open to the public.

Senior Recital: Isaac Campbell
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Join us for an exciting evening filled with great music and film!

Nat Hawkins' Senior Recital
Monday, December 2, 2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Featuring MaKenzie Doyle and works by Astor Piazzolla, Pius Cheung, Eckhard Kopetzki, Elliot Carter, and John Psathas.

Lara Wasserman - Master's Recital
Friday, November 15, 2013 - 8:00pm - 9:30pm

GBPAC, Davis Hall

8201 Dakota St.
Cedar Falls, IA 50614 

U.S. Dept. of Education college affordability and completion forum
Friday, November 15, 2013 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

This live stream will start 20 mins. prior to the start time.

This stream will resume after lunch. About 12:40pm

See this link for more details...
UNI to host U.S. Dept. of Education college affordability and completion forum

Northern Iowa Wind Symphony & Mens Glee Club
Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 7:30pm - 10:00pm

This live stream will start 20 mins. prior to show time.


Under the direction of UNI School of Music professor and conductor Ronald Johnson, the Wind Symphony will offer its fall concert. This event is free and open to the public. For the best experience please join us in person in the GBPAC Great Hall. If you can not join us please enjoy the concert here on the web.

Also appearing, The UNI Men's Glee Club.

Ethics In Organizations Symposium
Friday, October 18, 2013 - 9:00am - 3:30pm

Friday, October 18, 2013  
9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Location: Center for Energy & Environmental Education
University of Northern Iowa (south side of campus)

Allen College
Friday, August 16, 2013 - 1:45pm
Sunday, May 19, 2013 - 1:00pm - 3:15pm

West Delaware Graduation - Begins at 1:30PM.

Streaming live from location at 12PM central for you to enjoy final setup prior to the graduation as well as the graduation ceremony.

Student at Graduation
Friday, May 10, 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Student at Graduation
Friday, May 10, 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Allen College Commencement Spring 2013
Friday, May 10, 2013 - 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Friday, April 26, 2013 - 8:30am - 1:00pm

Event starts at 9am.

Winter, 2012 Commencement Ceremony
Saturday, December 15, 2012 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

Welcome parents, visitors and Class of 2012

Friday, December 14, 2012 - 1:30pm
Spotlight Series Concert: Chimes of Christmas
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

A perfect way to celebrate the holidays. Come join the UNI School of Music choral ensembles and orchestra in celebrating the joys of the season. Enjoy holiday favorites and majestic, winter-inspired works.

Monday, December 3, 2012 - 2:45pm
Entrepreneurship, Opportunity and an American Dream
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Katherine Cota-Uyar, John Pappajohn Entrepreneurship Center, will moderate a panel on "Entrepreneurship, Opportunity and an American Dream." Panelists include Shahina Amin, economics; Therese Kuster, Mudd Advertising; Chris Larimer, political science; John Pappajohn, Equity Dynamics and Pappajohn Capital Resources; and Lou Porter, president and CEO, KBBG radio. The event is free and open to the public.

Monday, October 15, 2012 - 2:45pm
Saturday, May 5, 2012 - 2:15pm - 4:15pm
Spring Commencement 2012
Saturday, May 5, 2012 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

College of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences and the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Spring 2012 Commencement - Undergraduate Students
Saturday, May 5, 2012 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

College of Education, College of Business Administration, and the Division of Continuing Education and Special Programs

Spring 2012 Commencement
Friday, May 4, 2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

MiniSumo Robot
Thursday, April 19, 2012 - 9:00am - 2:00pm

The 2012 MiniSumo Robotics Competition.

Monday, March 5, 2012 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Holding and Support Positions
Sunday, January 1, 2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Longfellows Whale Tales
Sunday, January 1, 2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Swimming and Diving Skills
Sunday, January 1, 2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Swimming and Diving Skills
Sunday, January 1, 2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Saturday, December 17, 2011 - 9:30am - 11:15pm

Fall 2011 commencement will be held Saturday, December 17 in the McLeod Center. The ceremony generally takes one and one-half, to one and three-quarters hours.

Presidential Candidate Education Forums logo
Friday, December 9, 2011 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum
Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center Lobby

Presidential Candidate Education Forums logo
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Congresswoman Michele Bachmann
Bengtson Auditorium, Russell Hall

Interview With Provost
Friday, October 21, 2011 - 5:00pm


Tuesday, October 18, 2011 - 1:15pm
Interview With Provost
Thursday, October 6, 2011 - 12:45pm


Monday, October 3, 2011 - 2:00pm - 4:30pm

A workshop to help new graduate students become acquainted with the important ethical issues involved graduate-level academic work.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Grad Student Information Meeting - Fall 2011
Wednesday, August 24, 2011 - 2:45pm - Friday, September 23, 2011 - 4:45pm
2012 Student Teach Round Up
Monday, August 22, 2011 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Spring 2011 graduates
Saturday, May 7, 2011 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

First Lady Michelle Obama spoke at UNI's spring commencement ceremony at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 7, 2011 in the UNI-Dome on the UNI campus. The university consolidated three ceremonies into one to provide all graduates the opportunity to be addressed by the First Lady.

First Lady Michelle Obama's Commencement Address
Saturday, May 7, 2011 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

First Lady Michelle Obama spoke at UNI's spring commencement ceremony in the UNI-Dome on the UNI campus.

2011 MiniSumo Robots Competition
Thursday, April 28, 2011 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

The 2011 MiniSumo Robotics Competition. More information...

UNI Percussion Ensembles
Monday, April 25, 2011 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Under the direction of UNI percussion professor Randy Hogancamp, the UNI Percussion & West African Drum Ensembles will offer their spring concert along with UNI’s Taiko drum ensemble Kaji-Daiko.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Under the direction of visiting artist and conductor Jonathan Girard, the Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra offers a Spotlight Series concert.

2011 UNI JPEC Entrepreneurship Symposium
Friday, April 1, 2011 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Watch this stream for advice from a panel of experienced entrepreneurs -- three UNI graduates and one current UNI student. Additionally, attendees can find out about various aspects of financial literacy.

UNI School of Music & the GBPAC present: Die Fledermaus
Thursday, March 31, 2011 - 8:00pm - 11:00pm

Stage director Jonathon Thull, vocal coach Korey Barrett and visiting conductor Jonathan Girard will lead UNI opera students and the Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra in a performance of Johann Strauss' witty, melodious and charmingly frivolous comedy Die Fledermaus. The opera revolves around practical jokes, faked identities, long-deliberated revenge and the power of champagne.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
OSP 2011 Spring Symposium - Panel Discussion
Friday, February 11, 2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Faculty Panel and Closing Remarks

At the conclusion of the day a panel of faculty members, facilitated by Dr. Rice, discussed the day and their perspectives on academic scholarship and university engagement. 

OSP 2011 Spring Symposium - Keynote
Friday, February 11, 2011 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Keynote speaker

R. Eugene Rice is Senior Scholar at the Association of American Colleges and Universities and holds an appointment in the new Ph.D. Program in Leadership and Change for senior professionals at Antioch University. For ten years he served as Director of the Forum on Faculty Roles and Rewards and the New Pathways projects at the American Association for Higher Education.

Fall 2010 Commencement
Saturday, December 18, 2010 - 10:00am - 11:45am

Fall 2010 Commencement is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 18, 2010 at the McLeod Center. The ceremony generally takes one and one-half, to one and three-quarters hours.

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet
Tuesday, May 18, 2010 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet will give the keynote address for the 2009 Joy Cole Corning Distinguished Leadership Lecture Series. His speech, "The Power of Education," will focus on the importance of education in an increasingly global society, the role of education in developing socially responsible citizens, and the impact an individual can have on the world.