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451 UNI to host sessions on improving literacy in elementary education
Public Relations News Release 2013:66, p.1
9/25/2013 The second annual Jacobson Center and Reading Recovery Literacy Academy will be held on campus. The event focuses on Reading Recovery and Partnerships in Comprehensive Literacy. Peter Johnston and Lester Laminack will be speaking at the event.
452 UNI to host statewide TRiO Leadership Conference
Public Relations News Release 2013:69, p.1
9/25/2013 UNI will host the sixth annual TRiO Student Leadership Conference. More than 175 students from schools all across Iowa will attend to develop their leadership skills. TRiO programs are federal outreach programs to help underrepresented students.
453 UNI's Center for Energy and Environmental Education presents 'How Can We Feed the World'
Public Relations News Release 2013:67, p.1
9/25/2013 UNI will host Fred Kirschenmann to deliver a lecture entitled, "How Can We Feed the World?". Many people still suffer from malnourishment in this world. The lecture will address some possible causes and solutions to the problem.
454 Food Waste Reduction Workshop scheduled for Oct. 15
Public Relations News Release 2013:64, p.1
9/24/2013 The Iowa Waste Reduction Center will offer a food waste reduction workshop. Attendees will learn about ways to reduce food waste and divert it from the landfill.
455 Free Webinar - Iowa Tax Law Legislative Update
Public Relations News Release 2013:65, p.1
9/24/2013 There is a free online webinar over 2013 changes to Iowa tax law. This presentation is available thanks to the Iowa Department of Revenue partnering with UNI. Rob Williams serves as the moderator.
456 UNI Gallery of Art to present UIMA's Legacies for Iowa exhibition 'The Power of Line'
Public Relations News Release 2013:63, p.1
9/23/2013 UNI Gallery of Art will present "The Power of Line: Prints of the European and American Etching Revival". This exhibition features many pieces of everyday life in the early 20th century. "Myth & Narrative" will be added to the permanent collection.
457 MBA program seeks clients for Capstone Experience
Public Relations News Release 2013:62, p.1
9/19/2013 The MBA program is seeking clients for Capstone Experience. MBA candidates will undertake management projects for client organizations. These projects are developed to meet the needs of the client.
458 UNI Homecoming celebration features new events
Public Relations News Release 2013:60, p.1
9/19/2013 There are many different events planned for Homecoming. These include a picnic, pride cry, casino night, a magician, and the annual pep rally.
459 UNI professor to lecture on Alzheimer's and dementia
Public Relations News Release 2013:61, p.1
9/19/2013 Elaine Eshbaugh gerontology professor at UNI is available to speak on Alzheimer's and other related dementias. UNI is the only school in Iowa who offers an undergraduate gerontology degree. She is very passionate about Alzheimer's.
460 National Science Foundation awards UNI $750,000 grant for Arctic research
Public Relations News Release 2013:58, p.1
9/18/2013 The National Science Foundation awarded UNI a $750,000 grant for the "RCN-SEES: Artic-FROST: Arctic Frontiers of Sustainability: Resources, Societies, Environments and Development in the Changing North". It will focus on sustainability in the Arctic.
461 UNI to host third Hunger Games event Sept. 21
Public Relations News Release 2013:59, p.1
9/18/2013 The Rod Library will hold the third annual Cedar Valley Hunger Games event. The event aims to simulate the books with puzzles, riddles and activities. There will also be trivia questions from the book. The grand prize is tickets to the upcoming movie.
462 UNI repeats its success in the Fulbright Scholars Program
Public Relations News Release 2013:57, p.1
9/17/2013 Three UNI faculty have been named Fulbright scholars. These professors will be provided scholarships to do research or teach abroad. This is a very prestigious award to receive.
463 Advance Iowa program begins at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2013:54, p.1
9/16/2013 UNI's Advance Iowa program has officially started. It provides information and tools to help grow existing businesses. Advance Iowa partners with economic development organizations across the state.
464 UNI Panel to discuss U.S. Supreme Court decisions
Public Relations News Release 2013:56, p.1
9/16/2013 University of Northern Iowa Daniel Webster Law Society will host a panel of professors discussing past and future Supreme Court decisions. The event is free and open to the public.
465 UNI Suzuki School to offer Northern Iowa Youth Orchestra for high school students
Public Relations News Release 2013:55, p.1
9/16/2013 The Northern Iowa Youth Orchestra is looking for advanced string students grades nine through twelve. Students will be coached in both small ensemble and large ensemble settings. Students need a teacher recommendation to apply.
466 UNI's Panther Marching Band experiences historical growth
Public Relations News Release 2013:53, p.1
9/16/2013 The Panther Marching Band has record enrollment with 280 members this year. The increase in membership allows for the band to perform at more events. Danny Galyen, looks forward to the future of the band.
467 Ruud to be installed as UNI's 10th President, Friday, Oct. 4
Public Relations News Release 2013:52, p.1
9/13/2013 President William N. Ruud will be officially installed as the 10th president of UNI on Friday, October 4. There will also be several other events celebrating the new president.
468 UNI Interpreters Theatre to present 'Leftovers' and 'Station to Station'
Public Relations News Release 2013:50, p.1
9/13/2013 UNI alumni Brianne Waychoff and Ben Powell will be performing "Leftovers" and "Station to Station". The event is free and open to the public.
469 UNI to host first Latino Fest
Public Relations News Release 2013:51, p.1
9/13/2013 UNI's Hispanic and Latino Student Union will be hosting a festival with authentic Latin American food and live music. This is a great way to welcome Latin American students and increase cultural awareness.
470 Food waste reduction workshop scheduled for Oct. 2 in Mason City
Public Relations News Release 2013:49, p.1
9/12/2013 The Iowa Waste Reduction Center will be holding a food waste reduction workshop at the Charles H. MacNider Art Museum in Mason City. It will focus on methods to divert food away from landfills.
471 Rob Hogg to deliver climate change lecture at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2013:46, p.1
9/12/2013 UNI will be hosting Senator Rob Hogg to speak on the significance of climate change. The lecture is sponsored by the Center for Energy and Environmental Education.
472 UNI Creative Life Research Center aims to engage and inspire
Public Relations News Release 2013:48, p.1
9/12/2013 The Creative Life Research Center is opening its doors for the 2013-14 academic year. They aim to help students to access their creative side. It will allow students to collaborate with other students and faculty.
473 UNI to begin Regional Entrepreneurship Project
Public Relations News Release 2013:47, p.1
9/12/2013 UNI's Business and Community Services will be introducing a Regional Entrepreneurship Project later this year. The project will encourage entrepreneurial development. Factors like economic distress, recent layoffs, and closing will be explored.
474 Food waste reduction workshop to be hosted by UNI
Public Relations News Release 2013:43, p.1
9/11/2013 The Iowa Waste Reduction Center will be holding a food waste reduction workshop. The workshop will discuss ways to reduce food waste and divert it from the landfill. Registration is ten dollars.
475 UNI Suzuki School announces Northern Iowa Junior Orchestra season
Public Relations News Release 2013:45, p.1
9/11/2013 UNI's Suzuki School will be holding auditions for students grades five through eight. The orchestra will present several concerts. This is a great opportunity for students to further their skills.
476 University of Northern Iowa 2013 fall enrollment exceeds expectations by more than 350
Public Relations News Release 2013:44, p.1
9/11/2013 UNI enrollment exceeded the expected projection by 359 students. This is a 3.3 percent increase in new student enrollment, as well as a 20.8 percent increase in graduate student enrollment.
477 Award-winning chemistry professor and researcher to speak at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2013:37, p.1
9/10/2013 Paul Kelter will be speaking at the Leland Wilson Endowed Chemistry Lecture. He will be speaking about effective ways to teach Science in today's society.
478 Scott Ketelsen named director of UNI's Office of University Relations
Public Relations News Release 2012:39, p.1
9/10/2013 Scott Ketelsen has recently been named the director of University Relations. As an alumnus, he is very excited to be back at UNI. Ketelsen has had a lot of experience working at both Kirkwood Community College and the University of Iowa.
479 U.S. News & World Report ranks UNI No. 2 public regional university in the Midwest
Public Relations News Release 2013:40, p.1
9/10/2013 UNI was ranked as second in the "Best Regional Universities (Midwest)" category for public universities. UNI was also ranked 13th on a list of combined public and private universities list. This is an improvement from being ranked 22nd last year.
480 UNI Financial Literacy Club discusses tools for fiscal success at event on Sept. 16
Public Relations News Release 2012:38, p.1
9/10/2013 The Financial Literacy Club will be having their first meeting in the Maucker Union Ballroom. There will be pizza and drinks provided as well as a cash prize give away. The club hopes to enhance financial literacy for students.
481 UNI School of Music to host 32nd Annual Scholarship Benefit Concert
Public Relations News Release 2013:42, p.1
9/10/2013 The theme of the 32nd Annual Scholarship Benefit Concert is "An Enchanted Evening!". This concert will have many alumni and staff performing at it. The funds raised go towards scholarships for exceptionally talented music students.
482 University of Northern Iowa designated as military friendly school for fourth year
Public Relations News Release 2013:41, p.1
9/10/2013 UNI has been named a Military Friendly School for the fifth time. This places UNI in the top 20 percent of schools doing the most to embrace America's veterans as students.
483 Attendance at UNI's fall faculty workshop shows commitment to improve teaching
Public Relations News Release 2013:35, p.1
9/5/2013 More than 300 faculty attended the fall faculty workshop. This is record attendance for the past few years. Susan Hill was named the director of the new Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.
484 Documentaries to be shown for UNI's Reaching for Higher Ground series
Public Relations News Release 2013:36, p.1
9/5/2013 UNI will be showing a number of documentaries as part of the Reaching for Higher Ground project theme "Food Matters". Anyone is welcome to attend these events.
485 Opportunities await students and alumni at the UNI Career Fair
Public Relations News Release 2013:34, p.1
9/5/2013 The Career Fair will take place on September 16. This is a great way for students to network and talk to employers. Interview Day will be held the following Tuesday in Maucker Union Old Central Ballroom.
486 UNI to host 40th Annual Carl L., Becker Memorial Lecture in History
Public Relations News Release 2013:33, p.1
9/5/2013 Muzaffar Alam will be speaking at UNI for the Carl L. Becker Memorial Lecture. Alam will be speaking on South Asian cultures and political and institutional history.
487 Fun family events planned for UNI's annual Family Weekend
Public Relations News Release 2013:31, p.1
9/3/2013 There will be a variety of events to attend for Family Weekend. This includes sporting events, a tailgate at Rialto Dining Center, juggling performance, and so much more.
488 UNI to host acclaimed historian Doris Kearns Goodwin
Public Relations News Release 2013:32, p.1
9/3/2013 Doris Kearns Goodwin will be speaking at UNI for the Joy Cole Corning Distinguished Leadership Lecture Series. This lecture series is to show students what leadership looks like in all different fields.
489 UNI to host College Fair in the McLeod Center
Public Relations News Release 2013:30, p.1
9/3/2013 UNI will host the 2013 College Fair. This fair will include representatives from more than 85 postsecondary institutions. Students will be able to visit with representatives about their future.
490 Award-winning dietician to deliver intuitive eating lecture at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2013:29, p.1
8/30/2013 Evelyn Tribole will be speaking at UNI on the importance of eating habits. The lecture will focus on creating a healthy relationship with food and your body.
491 UNI Lifelong University announces fall 2013 courses
Public Relations News Release 2013:27, p.1
8/30/2013 The Lifelong University will be offering several courses this fall. These courses are not worth any credit and are taught by UNI faculty. Course fees range from $20 to $40 and are over a variety of topics.
492 UNI to host local food events
Public Relations News Release 2013:28, p.1
8/30/2013 UNI will be hosting several events for its "Food Matters" series. This will include an event where students visit local farms and learn more about local foods. The Panther Plot will also have a produce stand selling fruits and vegetables each week.
493 UNI alumni and friends to be honored at Distinguished Awards Celebration
Public Relations News Release 2013:26, p.1
8/29/2013 UNI Alumni Association and UNI Foundation will host the Distinguished Awards Celebration. Alumni and friends will be recognized for their accomplishments and service to the university.
494 UNI Children's Choir to hold auditions
Public Relations News Release 2013:25, p.1
8/29/2013 The University of Northern Iowa Children's Choir is holding auditions. The group is composed of 80 to 90 second- through eighth-grade students. The group will perform locally and across the state.
495 Green Iowa AmeriCorps to host 5k Fun Run
Public Relations News Release 2013:22, p.1
8/21/2013 Green Iowa AmeriCorps is hosting a 5k Fun Run at UNI. The money will benefits Green Iowa AmeriCorps work in the Cedar Valley to make Iowa more energy efficient.
496 Seven finalists selected for John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition
Public Relations News Release 2013:23, p.1
8/21/2013 Seven businesses have been selected as finalists in the 2013 John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition. Each business will be interviewing with a panel of judges. The winner of the competition will receive $25,000.
497 UNI partners with Kyungpook National University in Korea to internationalize STEM education
Public Relations News Release 2013:24, p.1
8/21/2013 UNI is partnering with Kyungpook National University in Korea to announce an innovative double-degree program. The program is for students training to be teachers in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics areas.
498 UNI conducts annual emergency exercise
Public Relations News Release 2013:21, p.1
8/19/2013 UNI will conduct its annual emergency exercise on Aug. 6. This will include going over emergency evacuation procedures and testing the emergency text messaging system.
499 UNI to host Welcome Week events for students
Public Relations News Release 2013:20, p.1
8/16/2013 Various activates have been planned for this years Welcome Week. Such activities include the Panther Picnic and various performances.
500 UNI Gallery of Art to present new exhibition
Public Relations News Release 2013:18, p.1
8/14/2013 UNI Gallery of Art will present "The Lawrence Auld Collection". They will also be presenting and exhibition entitled, "Myth & Narrative: It's All in the Telling". All events are free and open to the public.


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