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Faces of 2021 Fall Graduates: Together Again

After the numerous challenges brought on by COVID-19, students were able to enjoy a sense of normalcy this past fall as on-campus students returned for in-person classes and the university restored activities and events that were canceled during the...
2-Dec-2021 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Bows and Blazes, UNC Music Students Tune Up Their Community as Volunteer Firefighters

Two UNC students pick up their violin bows and practice fast passages and rhythms whenever they can. But playing an instrument isn't the only intense activity taking up their spare time. Alongside playing beautiful music, Taber Land and Katherine...
1-Dec-2021 4:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UNC Moving Forward with Next Steps in Pursuit of Osteopathic Medical School

The University of Northern Colorado (UNC) is moving forward with their exploration of creating an osteopathic medical school in Greeley, a not-for-profit enterprise within the university.
16-Nov-2021 11:50 AM EST Add to Favorites

Alumni-led Production of Rent Gives Current Students A Taste of Broadway

In the early 2000s, two eager University of Northern Colorado Theatre Arts majors had their eyes set on New York’s biggest stage. Taking dance course after dance course and performing in multiple student productions, Jason Veasey and Aléna...
2-Nov-2021 1:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UNC Students Honor Chicano Tradition Through Creating a New One

El Día de Los Muertos, the Day of the Dead, is a Mexican holiday celebrated annually on Nov. 1-2. The festivity showcases the love and respect for deceased loved ones. Every year, families and communities gather to remember their relatives through...
2-Nov-2021 1:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UNC Faculty Members Using Advanced Technology to Explore Consumer's Willingness to Spend Online

Two faculty members at the University of Northern Colorado developed technology they found helps curb spending online, even if just by a little, through a 3-D printed vibration motor controller attached to a phone.
6-Oct-2021 8:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UNC Biological Education Doctoral Candidate Awarded $20,000 Award

Karina Sanchez, a Biological Education Ph.D. candidate at the University of Northern Colorado, has been awarded a $20,000 American Dissertation Fellowship award from the American Association of University Women (AAUW), an organization that promotes...
19-May-2021 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UNC Designated as All-Steinway School Thanks to Donor Funds

The University of Northern Colorado College of Performing and Visual Arts received a total of 96 new Steinway & Sons pianos, with most of them arriving in December of 2018, sealing the School of Music’s All-Steinway School status.
29-Mar-2021 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Associate Professor Delivers Spooky Spirits, Magic and Witchcraft During Halloween – and Beyond

Associate Professor of History, Corinne Wieben, Ph.D., teaches the history of magic at the University of Northern Colorado in HIST 264: Magic in Europe from Antiquity to the Enlightenment.
28-Oct-2021 2:45 AM EDT

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Game On - Students Share UNC Experience Through Game Design Event

Knowing how tech-reliant the world is becoming, Matthew Farber wanted to host a ‘Game Jam’ to give students, particularly those studying education, a chance to learn how to navigate systems.
12-Oct-2021 11:05 AM EDT

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University of Northern Colorado Immunology Expert Discusses COVID-19 Vaccines, Debunks Misinformation

Nick Pullen, Ph.D., an associate professor of Biological Sciences at the University of Northern Colorado, shares his expertise on the COVID-19 vaccines and debunks some of the myths surrounding them.
11-Mar-2021 8:00 AM EST

University of Northern Colorado Associate Professor Nick Pullen Provides Expertise on COVID-19 Vaccinations

23-Feb-2021 8:00 AM EST

UNC Expert Offers Context from Historical Perspective on Capitol Riot and its Lasting Impacts

13-Jan-2021 8:05 AM EST

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