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1 From overlooked to NFL Pro Bowl: David Johnson
Warrington--David (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:4, p.06
8/31/2020 David Johnson, overlooked by college football programs in high school, goes from a successful UNI player to an NFL pro.
2 UNI English alumni roundtable event discusses library careers
Alldredge--Anna (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:42, p.05
3/9/2020 Anna Alldredge, Staff Writer captures event hosted by UNI English Alumni to talk about career paths and goals in Library Science. Former student Jessica Bamford-Love now holds the position of Circulation Assistant at the Cedar Falls Public Library. Large roles library's play in communities are resources for students and communal studying. Youth services aim to be inclusive to those who experience autism spectrum learning; photo.
3 New UNI ROTC Hall of Fame to induct two alumni
Public Relations News Release 2016:27, p.1
9/15/2016 The UNI Iowa Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) will induct Col. Partick Williams and John Gallagher into the new UNI ROTC Hall of Fame. These men were also the first two UNI ROTC alumni inducted into the U.S. Army Cadet Command's ROTC Hall of Fame at Fort Knox, Kentucky.
4 UNI alumni eligible for Merchant Scholarship
Public Relations News Release 2014:125, p.1
11/19/2014 UNI alumni are encouraged to apply for the 2015 Merchant Scholarship, they must be attending or planning to attend a graduate or professional school as a full-time student. The deadline for the application is March 1, 2015.
5 Rod Library hosts new UNI Museums exhibit
Public Relations News Release 2013:255, p.1
4/15/2014 African art is going to be featured in the Rod Library as part of a new exhibit titled "The Sacred & The Secular". This exhibit will be open through September 28.
6 Alumni to return to UNI for Alumni in Residence program
Public Relations News Release 2013:241, p.1
4/8/2014 Each spring UNI selects distinguished graduates to participate in the Alumni in Residence program. These accomplished alumni come to campus and speak with students about the connection between the classroom and professional world.
7 Alumni aid in cost of tuition
Ruggles--Jacinda Rose (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:47, p.1
4/3/2014 The UNI Foundation accepts donations from alumni and friends. The donations go toward scholarships and program funding, as well as other improvements to the university; photo.
8 'UNI Day' to be held at Iowa Capitol Feb. 24
Public Relations News Release 2013:181, p.1
2/18/2014 UNI will host UNI Day at the Statehouse at the Iowa Capitol in Des Moines. The even highlights UNI programs to express the importance of UNI to the state. Alumni are encouraged to attend.
9 Alumni eligible for Merchant Scholarship
Public Relations News Release 2013:159, p.1
1/16/2014 UNI alumni are invited to apply for the 2014 Merchant Scholarship. Merchant Scholarship recipients must be attending an accredited graduate or professional school as a full-time student.
10 Alumni bring character to UNI
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:23, p.1
11/15/2013 UNI alumni like to stay involved at UNI. Many alumni stay in the area after they graduate. The Alumni Association, along with Connecting Students to Alumni, put on events for alumni throughout the school year; photo.
11 UNI receives $2 million grant from Carver Charitable Trust to lead educational research and development
Northern Iowa Today 96:3, p.11
10/1/2013 Grant helps to create Center for Educational Transformation; photo.
12 Alumni return to perform in Interpreters Theatre
Northern Iowan 110:8, p.4
9/24/2013 The Interpreters Theater has been at UNI since 1976. The theatre will host solo performances of "Leftovers" and "Station to Station" this fall. UNI alumni often come back to perform.
13 UNI to host new interactive exhibit at Iowa State Fair, Aug. 8-18
Public Relations News Release 2013:13, p.13
8/5/2013 UNI will be featuring a new interactive multimedia station at the Iowa State Fair this year. Visitors will be able to take a picture with a life-size cutout of UNI's mascot, TC. This will be a great way to talk to prospective students.
14 UNI welcomes President Ruud with reception
Public Relations News Release 2012:308, p.1
5/28/2013 A reception will be held at the McLeod Center North Concourse to welcome President William Ruud, and his wife Judy.
15 Men's Glee Club ends year on a high note with spring concert
Palandech--Luke Justin (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 109:52, p.4
4/26/2013 The Varsity Men's Glee Club ended the year with their spring concert. They sang their anthem "Brothers, Sing On!" with prospective members and alumni.
16 UNI gathers at Iowa Capitol
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:35, p.1
2/15/2013 UNI students, staff, and alumni joined the first ever "UNI Day" in Des Moines, Iowa. They shared UNI's story with legislators and expressed the importance of UNI; photo.
17 Ruud named UNI president
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:34, p.1
2/12/2013 Iowa Board of Regents voted unanimously for William Rudd to become the tenth preside of UNI. Dean Moussavi commented that President Rudd will bring years of experience to UNI; photo.
18 'UNI Day' to be held at Iowa Capitol
Public Relations News Release 2012:192, p.1
2/6/2013 UNI will host the first UNI Day at the Iowa Capitol in Des Moines. This event will highlight UNI programs and inform legislators of the impact UNI has on the state.
19 UNI to host exhibit at Iowa State Fair, August 9-19
Public Relations News Release 2012:13, p.1
8/3/2012 Future Panthers, alumni, and friends can visit with faculty, students, and alumni. Photos, tatoos, pennants, and athletic posters will be available.
20 Fast Facts about UNI
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:54, p.supp 8
4/27/2012 Fourteen facts about the university; including four photos from events; photo.
21 UNI's Strayer-Wood Theater to hold new celebration with 'First Friday' receptions
Public Relations News Release 2011:170, p.1
2/13/2012 The Strayer-Wood Theater will host its first 'First Friday,' a celebration connecting theater alumni to students.
22 Alumni Association to hold annual Polar Bare Run, Walk or Roll
Williams--Whitney Mae (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:19, p.7
11/1/2011 Annual event benefits the Salvation Army. Entrants asked to bring gently used clothing to be donated and exchanged for a raffle ticket and prizes; photo.
23 Alumni, students react to closing of Bartlett
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:14, p.1
10/14/2011 Bartlett Hall's closing as a dormitory and conversion to offices brings out emotions from students and alumni. Many great memories of their stay in Bartlett are shared.
24 UNI Textile and Apparel program to hold design competition
Public Relations News Release 2011:68, p.1
10/5/2011 The competition "Project Runway: Dome Addition" will have students show their panther pride as they combine a formal dress and a panther jersey to create an UNI panther fan.
25 Glee Club celebrates 50 years at UNI
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:26, p.5
12/7/2010 Les Hale, the founder and former director, led the group of nearly two hundred sixty voices in the Saturday finale. Nearly one hundred alumni returned to add their voices for the concert.
26 UNI to recognize Iowa teachers and administrators during football game
Public Relations News Release 2010:139, p.1
11/10/2010 Distinguished educators attending the game include Molly Boyle, Roger Wilcox, Helen Snell, Joel Pedersen, Terry Hurlburt, Diane Campbell, and Jere Vyverberg.
27 'Action is Eloquence' features unique art by UNI alumni
Trampel--Erin Elizabeth (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:21, p.6
11/9/2010 The Gallery of Art in the Kamerick Art Building is hosting an exhibit from alumni in different media. Film, printmaking, etchings, collages, and paintings can be seen during November; photo.
28 UNI makes changes to fall Commencement ceremony
Koolbeck--Alex Elizabeth (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:21, p.1
11/9/2010 McLeod Center will be the site of commencement in December. A reception will be held following the ceremony on the UNI-Dome floor. Tables, food, and picture taking venues will be available.
29 'Half-Masted' to perform improv comedy at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2010:110, p.1
10/25/2010 The troupe is instructed and directed by Doug Shaw, a professor of mathematics, and includes a group of students, alumni, and members of the community. They also do private shows and seminars throughout Iowa.
30 Register now for UNI workshop to learn to be more tactful and diplomatic in your communication; Enrollment deadline is October 12
Public Relations News Release 2010:76, p.1
9/30/2010 "Polishing your Communication Tact" participants will learn and practice the art of tactful and diplomatic communication by first understanding the target audience, and then tailoring an effective, concise message to achieve the desired result.
31 Business leaders give time to prepare UNI business students for life as a professional
Public Relations News Release 2010:53, p.1
9/16/2010 The new professional readiness program gets students work-place ready before graduation. The Professional Readiness Program, established this year as a requirement for all business majors, focuses on the indispensable elements of business professionalism.
32 UNI Career Fair and Interview Day offers opportunities for students and alumni on Monday, September 20 in the McLeod Center
Public Relations News Release 2010:33, p.1
9/1/2010 More than100 organizations and graduate/professional schools will talk with students and alumni about internships, fulltime jobs and continuing education. Attendees are encouraged to bring copies of their resume to give to company representatives.
33 UNI hosts exhibit at Iowa State Fair, Aug. 12-22 ESPY Award on display Saturday, Aug. 14
Public Relations News Release 2010:6, p.1
8/4/2010 The men's basketball team, which made its first NCAA Sweet Sixteen appearance this year, will hand out commemorative posters highlighting the men's and women's basketball teams' record-breaking seasons.
34 UNI Business professor named Professional Readiness Program director; Program required for all business majors at UNI starting fall 2010
Public Relations News Release 2009:496, p.1
7/12/2010 Associate professor of management, Dale Cyphert has been named director of the Professional Readiness Program, effective at the start of the fall semester. The program is designed to help students develop the professional skills crucial to a business care
35 UNI presents Commitment to c.a.r.e. Awards
Public Relations News Release 2009:451, p.1
5/5/2010 The award was designed to acknowledge and honor the efforts of those who have significantly contributed to enhancing sustainability efforts. Awards were received by Tyler Lorenzen,Philip Wilson, Halil Dulgeroglu, and James Walters.
36 UNI College of Natural Sciences Alumni Fellows Day bring distinguished alumni's perspectives to current students
Public Relations News Release 2009:396, p.1
4/12/2010 Alumni fellows will share ideas on how to best prepare students to excel in a globalized work force. They will meet with students, faculty and staff and share their experiences and insights in informal conversations.
37 UNI's comedy improv troupe to perform April 15
Public Relations News Release 2009:397, p.1
4/12/2010 Half-Masted will return with performances directed by Doug Shaw, associate professor of mathematics. The troupe includes students, alumni, and members of the community.
38 UNI holds third annual Graduate Symposium April 12
Public Relations News Release 2009:389, p.1
4/8/2010 The third-annual graduate research symposium will include vocal and instrumental performances and poetry readings. Susan Schwieger said, "The symposium provides an opportunity to showcase innovative and diverse research and creative performances."
39 Basketball triumphs may lead to increase in admissions
Kintzel--Scott Elliott (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:46, p.1
4/2/2010 Schools similar in size to UNI have experienced about a twenty per cent increase in applications due to the national exposure of an athletic team; photo.
40 UNI Gallery of Art to present print exhibition, 'Yee-Haw Industries, WALL to WALL: 12 Years of Art for the People'
Public Relations News Release 2009:212, p.1
1/6/2010 Yee-Haw artists Adam Ewing and UNI alumnus BJ Alumbaugh will give lectures Monday, Feb. 1, in KAB 111. The exhibition features letterpress, woodcut, and fine art prints as "art-like products," all pressed by hand.
41 UNI alumnus to speak on 'Mission-Driven Busienss'
Public Relations News Release 2009:142, p.1
10/29/2009 "Mission-Driven Business" wil be the topic of a lecture presented by alumnus Jim Storbeck in the Schindler Education Center, as part of the Wilson Series in Business Ethics.
42 UNI alumni wins regional entrepreneur competition, advances to international competition
Public Relations News Release 2009:139, p.1
10/28/2009 Benjamin Frein, a finance and computer science May graduate from Garner, is one of 13 U. S. finalists selected through regional competitions to compete for $150,000 in cash, prizes and services of the GSEA Global Finals Competition in Kansas City, MO.
43 Third-annual Polar Bare Run to take place Nov. 10
Public Relations News Release 2009:135, p.1
10/27/2009 This event, a winter-wear drive for the Salvation Army, provides an opportunity for students, alumni and the community to give back to the Cedar Valley while participating in a fun mile-long on-campus walk, roll or run, according to Connie Hansen.
44 UNI Community Visit Day in Cedar Rapids
Public Relations News Release 2009:138, p.1
10/27/2009 The Community Visit Day gives the university an opportunity to visit with Cedar Rapids area residents about education, economic, cultural and social issues in the community and outreach programs at UNI.
45 UNI faculty, staff receive 2009 Regents Excellence Awards
Public Relations News Release 2009:125, p.1
10/20/2009 Nine faculty and staff members received 2009 Faculty or Staff Excellence Awards, given by the Board of Regents, State of Iowa. The recipients were honored at Convocation in September. Recipients and nominators are listed.
46 Panther Pacers Running Club to host 12th annual homecoming 5K race
Public Relations News Release 2009:109, p.1
10/8/2009 The course is a true cross country course, featuring flats, rolling hills, and tight curves on the intramural fields. Medals will be given to the top three men and women runners of each age group.
47 UNI Homecoming celebration to feature week of activities
Public Relations News Release 2009:111, p.1
10/8/2009 Homecoming committee members are encouraging students, faculty, and staff to wear purple and gold on Friday, October 16. The festivities will begin on October 11 with residence halls window painting and continue through October 17.
48 Panther Festival to be held Oct. 17
Public Relations News Release 2009:102, p.1
10/6/2009 This year's Panther Festival will take place at the southwest corner of West 23rd and College Streets. A stationary parade will be held, allowing student organizations to showcase their creativity.
49 Don DeWaay gives back to UNI
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:7, p.7
9/22/2009 Former student makes good in the financial advising field. His company ranked 58th in the United States on the list of Top 100 Financial Advisors. His company offers internships, contributes to the Foundation, and hires UNI grads; photo.
50 UNI Community Visit Day in Cedar Valley
Public Relations News Release 2009:61, p.1
9/16/2009 Visit Day gives the university an opportunity to visit with Cedar Valley area residents about education, economic, cultural and social issues in the community and outreach programs at the College.


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