Update of Campus Sculpture

The UNI Additive Manufacturing and Metal Casting Centers and the UNI Public Art Institute are
collaborating to update the campus sculpture Nature’s Secret.

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UNI’s Metal Casting Center Receives $1.5 Million Grant from Iowa Economic Development Authority

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).

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UNI AFS Student Chapter Project

The UNI American Foundry Society (AFS) student chapter cast metal frogs as a gift for attendees of the FEF College Industry Conference. The project started in the spring semester during FEF key professor Scott Giese’s Tooling Practices class. Each student was to provide an idea designed and rigged for a final project. Many great ideas were submitted and passed on to the UNI FEF advisory board at their annual meeting. The board chose the idea from Taite Gallagher of a brass frog as a tribute to casting history.

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