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1 Getting the grit: SWS tips for overcoming academic obstacles
Lobberecht--Kayley (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 112:7, p.3
9/21/2015 Graduate assistant Kayley Lobberecht details how she got over academic obstacles and the steps that can be taken to follow in her footsteps; photo.
2 Minute majors
Alrebh--Zainab Sameer (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:18, p.1
10/30/2014 Representatives from almost fifty majors attended the Minute Majors annual event.
3 Registration starts this week
Hausler--Jonathan Wesley (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:45, p.1
4/2/2013 Registration for Fall 2013 classes is opening. Students should meet with their academic advisor to resolve any issues.
4 Advisors work to keep miscommunication to a minimum during registration
O'Loughlin--Emily (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:25, p.7
12/4/2009 Advisors are trained regularly and evaluated every semester to ensure correct guidance of the student. Advisors work hard to stay current with the Liberal Arts Core and to give correct advice; photo.
5 UNI summer orientation staff welcomes new students and parents
Public Relations News Release 2008:562, p.1
6/4/2009 Sixteen students are spending a portion of their summer welcoming entering freshmen, transfer students, and their parents to the Summer Orientation session that begin June 5 for transfer students, and June 8 for incoming freshmen. Students listed.
6 Majors in Minutes provides insights into academic opportunities
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:41, p.2
3/6/2009 Academic Advising is hosting an event similar to "speed dating". Senior students will be available to discuss their majors with younger students to aid them in determining their major course of study.
7 Last semester's GPA lower than expected?
Strong--Jocelyn Jane (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:29, p.10
1/23/2009 Attending classes, taking advantage of participation points, and staying organized and on top of your assignments will help raise grades. Contacting professors for clarification of questions is also important.
8 UNI and Kirkwood Community College announce Admissions Partnership Program
Public Relations News Release 2008:228, p.1
11/17/2008 "This new connection to Kirkwood gives students a direct link to UNI from the day they sign up for the program, and we believe it will make earning a bachelor's degree a reality for more and more Iowans," according to President Ben Allen.
9 UNI and Iowa Valley Community College District announce Admissions Partnership Program
Public Relations News Release 2008:72, p.1
9/12/2008 "UNI has a long history of working with Iowa's community colleges, which play an important role in providing higher education to Iowans. This new connection to the Iowa Valley Community College District gives students a direct link to UNI."
10 Eleventh year for 'Jump Start' Orientation at UNI: Eighty-three students made a smooth transition
Public Relations News Release 2008:50, p.1
9/5/2008 The main focus of the program is to assist new students in making a smooth transition to the university for the purpose of increasing their potential for success and graduation.
11 UNI and Des Moines Area Community College announce Admissions Partnership Program
Public Relations News Release 2008:48, p.1
9/5/2008 This new connection to DMACC gives students a direct link to UNI from the day they sign up for the Admissions Partnership Program, and we believe it will make earning a bachelor's degree a reality for more and more Iowans."
12 UNI and Northeast Iowa Community College announce Admissions Partnership Program
Public Relations News Release 2008:13, p.1
8/15/2008 President Ben Allen and Northeast Iowa Community College President Penelope Wills signed the Admissions Partnership Program agreement, which will go into effect this fall.
13 UNI welcomes transfer students
Public Relations News Release 2008:5, p.1
8/5/2008 More than 170 future students familiarized themselves with campus, received information about academic expectations, met their academic advisers and registered for fall semester classes.
14 UNI welcomes entering freshmen
Public Relations News Release 2007:787, p.1
7/30/2008 During the two-day session, 200 future students familiarized themselves with campus, received information about academic expectations, met their academic advisers, registered for fall semester classes and participated in informal activities.
15 UNI welcomes entering freshmen
Public Relations News Release 2007:784, p.1
7/28/2008 During the two-day sessions, 410 future students familiarized themselves with campus, received information about academic expectations, met their academic advisers, registered for fall semester classes and participated in informal activities.
16 UNI welcomes entering freshmen
Public Relations News Release 2007:762, p.1
7/11/2008 Nearly 400 people took the next step in becoming Panther's by attending the First-Year Orientation & Registration two day sessions. The schedule included academic planning, on-campus meals, student-organization and student-service fairs, etc.
17 UNI offices begin returning to Gilchrist Hall in July
Public Relations News Release 2007:752, p.1
7/9/2008 Offices and departments displaced by the October 2005 fire in Gilchrist Hall began moving into the newly renovated building July 7. List of offices.
18 College Bound: Making a 'major' decision
Public Relations News Release 2007:707, p.1
6/2/2008 To help students link their personal interests to their career goals, UNI and the Office of Academic Advising offers events, workshops, classes, and individual assistance to give students an opportunity to explore majors and make career decisions.
19 Dear professors
Greene--Joseph (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:41, p.6
3/7/2008 Believes professors' availability for consultations could be improved; says that some faculty members do not show up for appointments with students.
20 UNI Guidance Counseler Advisory Board to meet September 24
Public Relations News Release 2007:159, p.1
9/17/2007 Nineteen guidance counselors from high schools across Iowa will be present for the Guidance Counselor Advisory Board meeting; list of members.
21 UNI to launch national search for new provost and vice president for academic affairs
Public Relations News Release 2007:135, p.1
9/6/2007 Bemjamin Allen has appointed a committee to conduct a search for a new provost and vice president for academic affairs.
22 University of Northern Iowa to host National Educator Expo
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
3/23/2007 More than 90 school districts from across the United States will recruit educators from UNI and 18 co-sponsoring Iowa colleges.
23 UNI to host Spring Job and Internship Fair
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
2/28/2007 The Spring Job and Internship Fair will be held Tuesday, March 6.
24 HPELS to host panel discussion
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 103:39, p.5
2/20/2007 Discussion will address a wide rande of nutrition career related topics.
25 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
2/19/2007 "Resumania," sponsored by the Academic and Career Services, will be held Tuesday, February 20.
26 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
2/19/2007 The panel discussion, "Careers with Nutrition," will take place Thursday, February 22.
27 Preparing for next semester
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 103:25, p.21
11/21/2006 Scheduling can go much more smoothly if a student has taken time to plan ahead; photo.
28 GPA isn't critical to a job search
Schissel--Adam (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:18, p.9
10/27/2006 Employers take personality, work experience, activities, and GPA into account when looking for employees. GPA may be more important in some companies; such as accounting; photo.
29 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
10/9/2006 The Exploring Majors Fair will take place Wednesday, October 11.
30 Students get ahead with Kaplan Test Run
Donisi--Samantha T. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:11, p.5
10/3/2006 Kaplan Test Run allows students to see what graduate studies admissions tests are like.
31 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
9/18/2006 Target will be giving a $3000 grant to support student involvement in the Academic Advising and Career Services office.
32 Creating resumes is easy with help
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:53, p.12
4/21/2006 Help with writing resumes is available.
33 UNI to host National Educator Expo
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
3/24/2006 The National Educator Expo, which offers help to school districts in the recruitment process, will be held at the Maucker Union.
34 UNI to host 'Camp and Recreation Fair'
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
2/8/2006 Academic Advising and Career Services will host the Camp and Recreation Fair, which is free to all students.
35 Academic Advising Office recommends student seeking higher education to take multiple practice assessments
Gerling--Taylor R. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:32, p.3
1/27/2006 Free tests offered by Kaplan can help students prepare for the real tests in the future; photo.
36 Panther recognition
Northern Iowan 102:27, p.4
12/6/2005 Recent achievements of UNI staff and students.
37 In Friday's issue
Northern Iowan 102:17, p.3
10/25/2005 Outline of office relocations due to the recent fire in Gilchrist Hall.
38 Kaplan offers practice tests to give students an edge
Weiskircher--Heidi B. (Classes of 2005 and 2006)
Northern Iowan 102:14, p.3
10/14/2005 Practice graduate school admission tests can be taken for free through Kaplan on Saturday October 22; includes schedule of tests available.
39 Target donates $3500 to student activities
Steffen--Amie R. (Class of 2006)
Northern Iowan 102:8, p.1
9/23/2005 Target Corporation made a donation to the Student Involvement and Activities Center; photo.
40 Career fair a great opportunity for students
Weiskircher--Heidi B. (Classes of 2005 and 2006)
Northern Iowan 102:5, p.18
9/13/2005 Career Fair boasts more than 160 organizations seeking to help students organize and plan for their futures; photo.
41 UNI Career Fair days
Northern Iowan 102:5, p.12
9/13/2005 Schedule for Career Fair and roster of organizations that will be there.
42 Volunteering boosts resumes
Meeker--Georgia Kaye (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:4, p.13
9/9/2005 Volunteering helps build a resume, but can also help students feel a sense of accomplishment and open opportunities to meet new people.
43 UNI to host volunteer fair
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
8/31/2005 Volunteer fair will be held September 7 and will feature 70 volunteer organizations.
44 UNI offers many ways to improve study skills
Ryan--Crystal L. (Class of 2006)
Northern Iowan 102:1, p.11
8/26/2005 Students can improve skills through academic advising, talking to their professors, or consulting the Peer Advisors in Residence (PAIR); photo.
45 GRE prep
Northern Iowan 101:54, p.9
4/26/2005 A GRE prep course will be offered in the Fall 2005 semester.
46 Internships a way to get a jump on the competition
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:33, p.7
2/1/2005 The Advising and Career Services helps students obtain experience by providing internships; photo.
47 Student Services provides wealth of knowledge for UNI
McKenzie--JoLynn (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 100:51, p.9
4/16/2004 Department of Advising and Career Services to move from the Student Services Center (to be renamed East Bartlett Hall) to Gilchrist; description of services provided in the Student Services Center; photo.
48 East Gym renovation to start late spring
Andrews--Eric A. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 100:33, p.1
2/3/2004 Capital improvements are planned for the East Gym and Physics Building; photo.
49 Four-year grad rate peaks at 33.5 percent
Weiskircher--Heidi B. (Classes of 2005 and 2006)
Northern Iowan 100:24, p.1
11/21/2003 Several factors, including increased tuition and lowering of credit hour requirements, have lead to the increase in percentage over the last ten years.
50 Advice on advisers, advising
Andresen--Kelli (Class of 2004)
Northern Iowan 100:22, p.7
11/14/2003 Wants a revamping of the advising system.

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