Department of Technology

Announcements Archive

Thursday, Feb 11, 2021

Molding Her Future in Metal Casting

Special thanks to UNI CHAS Marketing, who wrote and published this article.   The first time she stepped inside of the UNI Metal Casting Center, surrounded by the red-hot glow of molten metal, Maria... Read more

Friday, Jan 17, 2020

UNI Construction Management Earns National Recognition

The Construction Management program at the University of Northern Iowa checks in as the 29th best program of its kind in the country, according to a recent ranking published by Read more

Thursday, Dec 5, 2019

McAllister and Alverio honored by AFS Twin Cities

Two students involved with the Manufacturing Engineering Technology program at the University of Northern Iowa have received scholarships from an industrial organization.  The Twin Cities chapter of... Read more

Wednesday, Jun 5, 2019

UNI students promote inclusion with a Buddy Bench

On Friday, May 10th, 2019, students from the University of Northern Iowa’s Construction Resources class presented a Buddy Bench to the students at Southdale Elementary in Cedar Falls.   Southdale... Read more

Monday, Apr 29, 2019

Panthers compete at 2019 ABC Construction Management Competition

While the University of Northern Iowa campus was trudging through the remainder of the winter season, a six-person team from the University of Northern Iowa Construction Management program visited... Read more

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018

Construction Management Club hosts annual career fair, golf outing

A Department of Technology highlight event each year, the University of Northern Iowa Construction Management Club Career Fair and fifth-annual golf outing returned to campus on Oct. 4-5, 2018.  The... Read more

Tuesday, Sep 11, 2018

UNI's Metal Casting Center receives $1.5 million grant

Last week, the Iowa Economic Development Authority board approved a $1.5 million Strategic Infrastructure Program (SIP) grant to the University of Northern Iowa’s (UNI) Metal Casting Center (MCC... Read more

Tuesday, Jul 24, 2018

Construction Management Club announces dates for 2018 Career Fair, Golf Outing

The University of Northern Iowa Construction Management club has announced a pair events for the Fall 2018 semester. The organization will host its Third Annual UNI Construction Management Career... Read more

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Panther pair collects runner-up honors at 18th annual IEEE event

The University of Northern Iowa Department of Technology undergraduate and graduate ranks teamed up earlier this month and brought home second place honors. The pair, Electrical Engineering... Read more

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018

Continuous Improvement of Education

Thinking of how to improve the future of higher education institutions and the future of our society is what Dr. Latricia Hylton does on a daily basis.  Dr. Hylton is a mathematics educator and the... Read more

Tuesday, Mar 6, 2018

Student success at TEECA Regionals

The UNI chapter of the Technology and Engineering Collegiate Association (TEECA) had great success at the regional competition back in November. Fourteen chapter members competed, recording three... Read more

Tuesday, Feb 27, 2018

UNI grabs second place at AFS Wisconsin Regional

Students from the University of Northern Iowa Metal Casting Center earned runner-up honors at the 80th annual American Foundry Society (AFS) Wisconsin Regional Foundry Conference & Exposition... Read more

Friday, Feb 23, 2018

Serving First

Even at a very young age, Amy Hartwig knew that she wanted to serve her country.  Her family has a history of being a part of the United States military.  Her father, both grandfathers, most of her... Read more

Monday, Feb 12, 2018

Building construction management careers

With around 110 current students, construction management might not be the largest program on campus, but it has few equals when it comes to placement after graduation. Many construction management... Read more

Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018

UNI’s construction management program recognized in recent rankings

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - The University of Northern Iowa construction management program recently received recognition in three different rankings. The program was ranked third in College Factual’s 10... Read more

Thursday, Dec 21, 2017

Christensen receives scholarship at annual College Industry Conference

Foundry Educational Foundation logo.   Four students from the University of Northern Iowa (UNI), along with professor Dr. Scott Giese, recently traveled to Chicago for the College Industry... Read more

Monday, Dec 11, 2017

Pulling to Success

  You may have run across tractor pulls at county fairs.  To make those tractors do what they do requires much time, design changes, tinkering and money.  The American Society of Biological and... Read more

Friday, Nov 10, 2017

Collecting badges: Metal casting receives visit from Boy Scout Troop 38

  (Left) UNI faculty, staff & students pictured with Boy Scout Troop 38 from Monona, Iowa.  (Right) Photos of the final castings. The University of Northern Iowa (UNI) metal casting program, in... Read more

Friday, Oct 6, 2017

Loaded up, shipped out - UNI tiny houses on the move

UNI students work on the first of three tiny houses. If you have ever ventured over to the gravel parking lot on the very far southern edge of campus, there is a good chance you saw them. But as... Read more

Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017

Largest international sporting event in Iowa history enjoys unique UNI connection

    Left: Photograph of the mold design.  Right: Completed Clow Valve fire hydrant seen in use at the 2017 Solheim Cup. While it remained unknown to most, one of the largest sporting... Read more