June 18 Webinar to Showcase Outcomes of Anthropology Program's Reclaiming Heritage Project
June 17, 2021 — On June 18 at 9 a.m., Michael Kimball, Ph.D., a professor in UNC's Department of Anthropology, will facilitate a webinar showcasing the work students in his applied anthropology class completed as part of a grant-funded community project, Reclaiming Heritage II: Building Social Bonds and Bridges with Cultural Heritage.
UNC Held In-Person Spring Commencement Ceremonies, May 8-9
May 10, 2021 — The University of Northern Colorado held its spring commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 8, and Sunday, May 9, at Nottingham Field with more than 1,900 expected graduates. Joining this year’s graduates were approximately 200 of UNC’s 2020 graduates.
Business Students Place First in Daniels Fund Ethics Initiatives Collegiate Program Case Competition
April 29, 2021 — On Friday, April 16, four undergraduate students from the UNC Monfort College of Business earned first place honors at the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative’s ninth annual Collegiate Program Case Competition.
13th Women’s Walk Supports UNC’s Female Athletes
April 12, 2021 — Walking the annual Women’s Walk to support scholarships and the greatest needs of UNC’s female student-athletes has been a tradition for the UNC community for more than a decade. After a fully virtual walk last year, supporters this year will have the option of walking the approximately 1.25-mile course in the on-campus event or stepping out into their communities to support female student-athletes virtually.
UNC is Hosting its Third Free App Day
March 22, 2021 — UNC has initiated its own Free App Days where anyone, anywhere in the world can apply as an undergraduate to UNC without paying the $50 application fee.
UNC’s Future Teacher Conference Continues to Fuel the Teacher Pipeline
March 4, 2021 — In a never-ending quest to fuel the teaching pipeline in Colorado and nationwide, UNC virtually hosted its sixth annual Future Teacher Conference on Feb. 19 with keynote speaker Governor Jared Polis.
Finalists Announced for 2021 Entrepreneurial Challenge
February 11, 2021 — The Monfort College of Business at UNC has announced the finalists for the 2021 Entrepreneurial Challenge who will present their business concept to a panel of experts on Tuesday, Feb. 24.
UNC's 13th Annual Adopt-A-Spot Program
February 4, 2021 — UNC's Adopt-A-Spot Program started in 2008 with the goal of fostering civic engagement and campus pride. This year, participants are needed to continue the tradition of campus beautification.
Colorado Spring 2021 Legislative Preview Highlights Funding, Mental Health, Vaccines
January 12, 2021 — On Monday, Jan. 11, UNC convened a panel of state legislators and local leaders to preview the topics that will arise once the spring 2021 legislative session kicks off on Jan. 13.
UNC to Host its Own Free App Day Along with Week-Long Bearnanza
November 18, 2020 — UNC has initiated its own Free App Days where anyone, anywhere in the world can apply as an undergraduate to UNC without paying the $50 application fee.
Back to Campus During the Coronavirus
September 4, 2020 — UNC’s move-in looked a little different this year, with new procedures in place to prevent any possible virus spread. What stayed the same was a sense of hope and excitement for the future.
Celebrating UNC Spring 2020 Graduates
May 15, 2020 — Due to COVID-19, the University of Northern Colorado wasn't able to celebrate its spring 2020 graduates in May and plans to celebrate those graduates in December. Over 2,000 students graduated.
Recap: Twitter Chat on Using Research Methods for Better Understanding
March 4, 2020 — On Wednesday, March 4, University of Northern Colorado Assistant Professor Will Merchant, Ph.D., participated in a UNC Twitter chat on the topic of using research methods to better understand everyday issues.
Finalists Announced: Monfort College of Business Entrepreneurial Challenge
February 14, 2020 — Four finalists from the Open Division have been selected to compete in the finals of the 11th annual Monfort College of Business Entrepreneurial Challenge at UNC. A panel of experts with diverse backgrounds and skills evaluated the competitors’ business plans and presentations.
Semifinalists Announced for Monfort College of Business Entrepreneurial Challenge
February 3, 2020 — Eight semifinalists have been announced for the 11th annual Monfort College of Business Entrepreneurial Challenge at UNC. The semi-finalists represent healthcare, education, sports and other industries and will present their business concepts Wednesday, Feb. 12, at the UNC University Center.
Call Dibs on a Room for Returning Students to Live on Campus Kicks Off
January 14, 2020 — UNC’s Housing & Residential Education Department kicks off their Call Dibs campaign to encourage continuing students to return to live on campus for the upcoming academic year.
UNC’s Future Teacher Conference Introduces Students to Teaching
December 16, 2019 — UNC, in a never-ending quest to end the teaching shortage in Colorado and nationwide, will host the sixth annual Future Teacher Conference starting at 7:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 21.
UNC Halloween-Related Events
October 15, 2019 — It's that spooky time of the year where costumes are worn, tricks and treats are abundant and, most importantly, a variety of fun events are thrown. Check out this year's Halloween-related events!
Travel Back in Time to the Atomic Badlands of the American West
September 5, 2019 — Founded at the turn of the 20th century, the mysterious “Yucca Fountain” filled a void in the Nevada desert for travelers looking to beat the heat. Two Boston-based artists took the initiative to restore it in UNC’s Campus Commons Gallery.
Welcoming Events Kick Off New Academic Year
August 27, 2019 — Recap on and photos from featured Bear Welcome events to welcome new and returning students back to UNC's campus for the 2019-20 academic year.
Game Design Studio Kicks Off on Campus for Two Weeks
July 10, 2019 — The University of Northern Colorado Technology, Innovation and Pedagogy's Creativity Lab has partnered with iThrive Games to host Game Design Studio, a two-week summer day camp program, on campus July 8-19.
UNC Classified Staff Yard Sale Keeps Items from Landfill, Helps the Community
May 1, 2019 — The annual Classified Staff Council’s Yard Sale is taking place on Saturday, May 11, which keeps items from the landfill, relieves students who need to leave items behind, and helps community members who depend on low-cost items each year.
UNC Spring Commencement Ceremonies, May 3-4
April 11, 2019 — The University of Northern Colorado will hold the 129th spring commencement ceremonies Friday, May 3, at Bank of Colorado Arena in Butler-Hancock Athletic Center, and Saturday, May 4, at Nottingham Field, with about 1,600 expected graduates.
UNC Updates Tree Tours with New Additions, Markers
April 2, 2019 — New additions of tree species are being added to the self-guided campus tree tours at UNC. The updates include newly planted trees around the Campus Commons as well as European Larch trees planted in the Carter Hall north lawn.
UNC Student Wins 500 Condoms to Distribute During Public Health Week
March 25, 2019 — Every day, almost 25,000 young people age 15-25 are infected with an sexually transmitted disease. UNC School of Public Health graduate student Brianna Kelly plans on combating those rates by distributing free condoms that she won from the Great American Condom Campaign last fall.
2019 Summer Enrichment Program Offers New Day Program
February 21, 2019 — This year marks the 42nd year of UNC’s Summer Enrichment Program (SEP) that serves children and youth who are gifted, talented and creative in a supportive academic and social setting. With a variety of programs to choose from, children of all ages will learn valued skills from leadership to critical thinking and more. New this year is the Summer Enrichment Day Program for fifth and sixth graders.
Erin Hanke Brings Energy, Inclusivity to Campus Common’s Performance Hall
January 31, 2019 — The new, 600-seat performance hall in UNC’s Campus Commons building is planning to host exciting, affordable and diverse performances for the campus and surrounding communities.That’s the goal of the hall’s new Managing Director, Erin Hanke, D.M.A.
UNC’s 36th Annual Arts Gala Puts Students Center Stage
January 5, 2018 — UNC’s College of Performing and Visual Arts is hosting the 36th annual Gala on Saturday, February 10th at the Union Colony Civic Center. Themed “A Celebration of Student Artists,” the event is a showcase of diverse talent from each of the College’s three Schools: the School of Art and Design, the School of Music, and the School of Theatre Arts and Dance.
UNC to Hold Fall Commencement Ceremonies Dec. 8-9
November 28, 2017 — The University of Northern Colorado will host fall commencement ceremonies Friday, Dec. 8, and Saturday, Dec. 9, in the Bank of Colorado Arena in Butler-Hancock Athletic Center, south of the intersection of 14th Avenue and 20th Street.
Trailblazers from Colorado’s Political Scene Visit Center for Urban Education Classes
March 15, 2017 — Students in classes offered at UNC's Center for Urban Education in Denver recently benefited from the insights of two trailblazers from the state's political scene: former Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter and former state legislator Polly Baca.