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Baker Hall

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1 A tribute to Baker Hall
Sanders--James R. (Class of 1971)
Northern Iowan 118:51, p.01
4/21/2022 UNI alum and guest writer Jim Sanders pays tribute to the since-demolished Baker Hall with a poem; photo.
2 Baker Hall updates
Northern Iowan 111:3, p.1
9/8/2014 The demolition of Baker Hall is set to be complete in October of 2014; photo.
3 Panthers are back in session; Ruud and NISG welcome students back to campus
Ruud--William (President)
Northern Iowan 111:1, p.1
8/28/2014 President Ruud and NISG leaders outline UNI high points and ask students to take an interest in their campus; urge them to become involved in campus matters; photo.
4 2014-15 year in review
Jensen--Brice Tyler (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 110:55, p.2
5/1/2014 Reviews different events that occurred in the past year; photo.
5 Welcome from the university's president
Northern Iowan 110:55, p.supp. 1
5/1/2014 President Ruud welcomes students and faculty to a new year at UNI.
6 Parking insufficient at UNI
Ruggles--Jacinda Rose (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:45, p.1
3/27/2014 There are about 9200 parking spots available on the UNI campus. However, parking permits for A and B lots are oversold. This means that not everyone with a permit is guaranteed a parking spot; photo.
7 Saying goodbye to Baker Hall
Clausen--Eric Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:14, p.1
10/15/2013 The cost that it would take to renovate Baker Hall is about the same as it will be to build a whole new building. On October 12, UNI said goodbye to Baker Hall. A demolition date has not been confirmed; photo.
8 Tailgating tradition continues at UNI
Clausen--Eric Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:14, p.4
10/15/2013 Tailgating is a big Homecoming tradition. The tradition continued this weekend. There were games, food, and people surrounding the UNI-Dome before the big Homecoming game; photo.
9 News in photos
Lubaroff--Zane Conner (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:1, p.1
8/24/2012 Phase II of Panther Village is under construction; photo.
10 End of an era: Bartlett and Baker
Northern Iowa Today 95:1, p.6
4/1/2012 Bartlett Hall is being converted from a dormitory to an office building; Baker Hall will be demolished; photo.
11 Bartlett renovations nearly finalized
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:37, p.1
2/17/2012 Bartlett Hall will be transformed from a dormitory to faculty offices, following a year and a half of planning. Mechanical, electrical, and communications updates will be made. Faculty will move in during winter break of 2013-2014 or spring of 2014.
12 Beck says possibility of $12 million for UNI is slim
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:34, p.3
2/7/2012 Governor Branstad's budget has twenty million dollars extra for public universities. UNI will get a portion of that money, but significantly less than the twelve million anticipated.
13 I Spy at UNI
Baker--Brandon Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:27, p.2
12/9/2011 Staff, faculty, and students challenged to identify the "mystery photo". Stephanie Wessels identified the previous photo as being in a Baker Hall stairway; photo.
14 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.
15 Bartlett Hall retiring from residence life
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:10, p.1
9/30/2011 Bartlett Hall, the oldest residence hall on campus, will no longer be used for housing due to the building of the new Panther Village. Bartlett Hall will be renovated into offices for faculty presently housed in Baker Hall; photo.
16 Is there Anything Really Wrong with Offensive Humor?
Public Relations News Release 2009:246, p.1
1/28/2010 As a follow-up to Sienkiewicz's lecture and the recent protest against bias-related incidents at UNI, a panel discussion will take place at noon in Baker Hall. Harry Brod, Melissa Heston, and Doug Shaw, will serve as discussion leaders.
17 Save Baker Hall
Shireman--Spencer Chase (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:19, p.5
11/3/2009 Case made for the preservation of Baker Hall.
18 Students speak about budget situation
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:18, p.1
10/30/2009 Baker Hall demolition, shorter semesters, tuition surcharge, and layoffs draw the attention of students. Opinions vary and emotions run high.
19 Baker Hall faces demolition
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:17, p.1
10/27/2009 Mold, sustainability, budget, and increased scrutiny from the Board of Regents have made demolition of Baker Hall the best option. Accessibility problems, heating, and office size also contributed to the decision; photo.
20 UNI Campanile bells ring once more
Scott--Jordan Robert (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:53, p.7
4/28/2009 Karel Keldermans made the Campanile come to life Friday with a concert; began with a piece composed by long time carillonneur Robert Byrnes. Keldermans concert caused passersby to stop, listen, and appreciate the beautiful sounds; photo.
21 Cawelti honored for 40 years of service
Hawthorne--Morgan L. A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:49, p.9
4/15/2008 Retirement reception held for Professor Scott Cawelti; photo.
22 Baker Hall deals with mold
Fleming--Rachel M. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:33, p.1
2/8/2008 Advanced Environmental testing firm found thirty-six offices in Baker Hall that contained higher allergen levels than outside air. Their inspection followed discovery of mold in August of 2007; photo.
23 Sentence handed down for arsonists
Calcara--Sally A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:16, p.4
10/19/2007 Aaron Lessmeier and Tanner Wilkens were sentenced to thirty years in prison and ordered to repay $2 million following their convictions of setting fire to Gilchrist Hall and other buildings in 2005.
24 Pair sentenced in Gilchrist arson case
Northern Iowan 104:15, p.1
10/16/2007 Aaron Scott Lessmeier and Tanner James Wilkens receive three sentences of ten years each to be served consecutively and to repay $2 million in damages for Gilchrist fire.
25 Pair pled guilty in UNI Gilchrist Hall arson case
Public Relations News Release 2007:218, p.1
10/12/2007 Aaron Scott Lessmeier and Tanner James Wilkens pled guilty to three counts of arson.
26 Gilchrist arrests made
Northern Iowan 103:31, p.1
1/23/2007 Two men from Des Moines have been charged with arson in wake of the fires set in Gilchrist Hall, Lang Hall, and Baker Hall. Two UNI students have been charged with perjury.
27 Four arrests made in connection with 2005 UNI campus fires
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
1/22/2007 Four suspects were arrested for the fires set on campus October 16, 2005.
28 Dealing with the backdraft
Northern Iowan 102:28, p.7
12/9/2005 Thanks all staff and faculty who have worked hard to keep order after the Homecoming fires.
29 Gilchrist unlikely to be reopened by spring semester
Cue--Meleah (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:27, p.1
12/6/2005 The damage in Gilchrist Hall is still being assessed; it is unknown when the building will reopen.
30 Fridays with Koob
Gerling--Taylor R. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:18, p.1
10/28/2005 President Robert Koob discusses the recent fires on campus; photo.
31 UNI Police investigate numerous fires on campus
Kelly--Ned (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 102:16, p.1
10/21/2005 Five fires have done damage on or around campus recently, but no suspects have been named; includes list of temporary office locations as Gilchrist Hall continues to be inspected and repaired.
32 Arsonists set fire to three campus buildings
Steffen--Amie R. (Class of 2006)
Northern Iowan 102:15, p.5
10/18/2005 Fires in Lang, Baker, and Gilchrist Halls are under investigation; anyone with information should call UNI Public Safety.
33 Campus fires show signs of neglect
Northern Iowan 102:15, p.7
10/18/2005 Believe fires on campus could have been prevented if surveillance were better.
34 Tests find traces of lead in water; drinking fountains in Baker Hall replaced
Robertson--Andrew (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:10, p.1
10/1/2004 Four drinking fountains in Baker Hall were replaced due to a summer water test report showing higher levels of lead and bacteria.
35 Student disappointed by ad defacing Campanile
Northern Iowan 100:10, p.6
10/3/2003 Wants students to advertise by hanging posters for coming speakers, not writing with chalk on buildings.
36 Phantom facilities: the four that never made it
Andresen--Kelli (Class of 2004)
Northern Iowan 99:54, p.11
4/29/2003 Four proposed buildings never made it to construction, including an octagonal library, a men's dormitory, a third Tower, and a chapel; photo.
37 Five-year plan has construction in the works
Szeszycki--Emily (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 99:35, p.1
2/11/2003 Eight buildings may be renovated and McLeodUSA Center will be constructed before 2007; photo.
38 Baker evacuated due to student's threat
Cremer--Justin A. (Class of 2000)
Northern Iowan 95:25, p.4
11/24/1998 Baker Hall was evacuated Friday when student said he was going to commit suicide.
39 Physical Plant helps with tight construction deadlines
Campus News Network 9:8, p.2
11/23/1998 Physical Plant workers have completed or assisted in construction jobs on campus recently.
40 Lang Hall construction begins this fall as UNI-Dome and WRC work ends
Campus News Network 9:1, p.1
8/17/1998 Work continues on PAC, construction on WRC and UNI-Dome will be completed, and Lang Hall renovations will begin; list of smaller projects; photo.
41 UNI professor dies in university office
Northern Iowan 94:29, p.1
1/16/1998 Professor Virgil Noack suffered a heart attack and died in his Baker Hall office December 16, 1997.
42 Summer construction shouldn't disrupt campus
Campus News Network 7:19, p.1
5/27/1997 Construction projects on campus will not disrupt normal campus affairs.
43 Pardon our progress
Campus News Network 6:18, p.4
5/28/1996 Report on construction projects underway on campus, including razing of two university-owned houses.
44 Baker Hall construction
Campus News Network 6:16, p.3
4/22/1996 Work is now underway on Baker Hall necessitating fencing off of areas near the building.
45 Construction season continues
Campus News Network 5:22, p.3
8/21/1995 Updated list of construction projects and the status of each.
46 Capital improvements, 1950-1970
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.333
7/1/1995 A survey of new and renovated classroom, administrative, dormitory, and service buildings; new art on campus; the Lechay painting; the NAR; photo.
47 Enlarging and beautifying the campus and physical plant
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.44
7/1/1995 President Latham's construction and landscaping programs prosper despite the Depression; photo.
48 The impact of World War II
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.111
7/1/1995 President Price manages the college during the War; effects of the WAVES and the Army Air Corps; the effects of the returning veterans; photo.
49 Preliminary budget, new initiatives approved
Campus News Network 5:19, p.1
6/19/1995 Regents approved $100 million preliminary general fund operating budget.
50 'Tis the season (construction, that is)
Campus News Network 5:17, p.6
5/8/1995 Calendar of campus construction projects beginning or ending this summer.


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