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1 UNI instructor twice accused of plagiarism seeks court review of probe
Kauffman--Clark (Iowa Capital Dispatch), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 118:43, p.1
3/24/2022 UNI instructor Gayle Pohl seeks a judicial review of UNI's decision to discipline her for allegedly violating the school's research policies; photo.
2 UNI welcomes two new bachelor's degree programs
Koehler--Emma (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:41, p.1
3/10/2022 UNI will offer two new degree programs in fall 2022: the Bachelor of Science in Automation Engineering Technology and Bachelor of Arts in Business Analytics; photo.
3 Dr. Heather Harbach appointed next Vice President for Student Life
Office of the President
Northern Iowan 118:38, p.1
2/28/2022 Dr. Heather Harbach is appointed the next Vice President for Student Life; photo.
4 Fight for historical campus buildings continue
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021), Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 118:34, p.1
2/14/2022 The fight to keep the Honors Cottage and Alumni House from being demolished continues; photo.
5 Iowa Board of Regents votes to remove standardized testing requirement
Akin--Katie (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:31, p.1
2/3/2022 The Board of Regents decided to keep the ACT optional for incoming students, citing GPA as a better indicator of graduation; photo.
6 Faculty and students demand updated COVID-19 precautions
Benitez--Nixson (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:28, p.1
1/24/2022 A group of faculty, staff, and students came together to form an open letter to the Board of Regents to express their concerns about COVID-19; photo.
7 Students still concerned about lack of free STD testing on campus
Coloff--Sydney (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:27, p.1
12/6/2021 The Student Health Center stopped offering free STD testing last year, concerning students who do not have the ability to travel to a free testing facility; photo.
8 Bigger budget, fewer students at the University of Northern Iowa
Gray--Glenn (Guest Columnist), Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 118:26, p.3
12/2/2021 Glenn Gray gives his opinion on the Board of Regents' allocation of funds for UNI, even though it has been losing students since 2018; photo.
9 Falling enrollment a challenge, and not just for UNI
Gray--Glenn (Guest Columnist)
Northern Iowan 118:25, p.3
11/29/2021 Guest Columnist Glenn Gray discusses the challenges faced by the state's public universities due to falling enrollment numbers. Originally published in The Courier; photo.
10 Iowa Board of Regents launches free-speech survey for students, staff
Akin--Katie (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:25, p.1
11/29/2021 The Iowa Board of Regents released its first free-speech survey as part the multi-step plan to protect freedom of expression at the state's public universities; photo.
11 The Honors Cottage and our sense of place
Connors--Thomas (History Faculty)
Northern Iowan 118:22, p.3
11/11/2021 Professor Thomas Connors discusses the Honors Cottage and how it has played a role in the University's history since the beginning; photo.
12 Alumni House, Honors Cottage saved from demolition at BOR meeting
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021), Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 118:21, p.1
11/8/2021 The Alumni House and Honors Cottage have been saved from demolition for the moment, though it can be brought up again at the next Board of Regents meeting in February; photo.
13 UNi to propose demolition of two campus buildings
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021), Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 118:20, p.1
11/4/2021 UNI proposes demolition of both the Alumni House and the Honors cottage, two of the oldest buildings on campus. They also proposed a $4.9 million renovation of the ITTC roof; photo.
14 NISG update
Baur--Nicholas (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 118:19, p.1
11/1/2021 NISG had its weekly meeting, voting in three new members and discussing the Chief of Staff position; photo.
15 UNI continues to grapple with O'Kane removal
Benitez--Nixson (Student--2021), Alder--Theo (Student--2021), Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:14, p.1
10/14/2021 Students and faculty fight back against decision to discipline professor for requiring masks. Another meeting with Dr. O'Kane's students was held on October 7, where administrative faculty spoke with them about their class; photo.
16 NISG condemns administration
Baur--Nicholas (Student--2020), Benitez--Nixson (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:13, p.1
10/11/2021 NISG resolved to give a statement of support for the students in Professor O'Kane's class who were affected by his dismissal. They also voted on committee chairs in this meeting; photo.
17 Industrial Technology Center to be modernized
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:12, p.1
10/7/2021 The previous article in the October 4 issue included outdated and incorrect information, this article corrects the information. The ITC building is receiving much needed renovations starting May 2022. The total budget for renovations is $44,776,000; photo.
18 Students speak out over professor removal
Benitez--Nixson (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:12, p.1
10/7/2021 Students voice their concern after Professor Steve O'Kane was removed from the classroom. Professor O'Kane mandated masks and threatened to lower grades if students did not comply, which violated the Board of Regents policy banning mask mandates. Students spoke to members of NISG about how it impacted their education; photo.
19 Was removing Dr. O'Kane from the classroom the right choice from UNI?
Colsch--Jetta (Student--2021), Benitez--Nixson (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:12, p.3
10/7/2021 Jetta Colsch gives her opinion on Professor O'Kane's removal from the classroom after requiring a mask in his class, though it is prohibited by the Board of Regents; photo.
20 NISG debates masks, approves funding
Baur--Nicholas (Student--2020), Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 118:11, p.2
10/4/2021 Student Body President Samantha Bennett floated the idea of signing a joint student government statement to support giving local universities the authority to implement mask mandates on campus if they choose. NISG also approved funding for the UNI Women's Volleyball Club, the Dancer Hall Activities and Recreation Team, UNI Men's Basketball Club, and Gamma Phi Beta; photo.
21 Technology building receives $70 million for renovation, expansion
Schmidt--Mallory (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:11, p.1
10/4/2021 The Industrial Technology Center (ITC) received funding for a $70 million renovation from the Board of Regents; photo.
22 Student body president, vice-president create plans for new semester
Colsch--Jetta (Student--2021), Struck--Alisanne (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:10, p.2
9/30/2021 Student Body President Samantha Bennett and Vice President Alisanne Struck have been advocating for mental health, suicide prevention, an inclusive NISG culture, and more online core classes among other initiatives; photo.
23 NISG confirms associate justice, 10 new directors
Baur--Nicholas (Student--2020), Perksen--Timothy (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:7, p.2
9/20/2021 Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) Speaker of the Senate, Sam Caughron, led the meeting in which there was voting to decide those on the Northern Iowa Board of Directors; photo.
24 COVID-19 on campus: positivity rates rises again
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Cummings--Gabriella (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:47, p.02
4/5/2021 The COVID-19 positivity rate rose again on UNI's campus resulting in 17 positive cases and 8 self-reported cases. The University continues to urge students to complete the on-campus vaccinations survey because Governor Reynolds promises the State of Iowa will have enough vaccines for all Iowans 16 and older; photo.
25 Instructional breaks at Iowa, not UNI
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 117:39, p.02
3/8/2021 With no Spring break, some UNI students are feeling the strain of a condensed semester and are wishing for "instructional break" days that the University of Iowa has offered this spring. Patrick Pease, UNI's Associate Provost for Academic Affairs, explains the lack of breaks by saying the three universities are part of the same system but set their academic calendars independently; photo.
26 UNI cancels international travel, COVID-19
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:42, p.1
3/9/2020 International travel was canceled by UNI stopping the plans for many to visit foreign countries over spring break or to study abroad due to COVID-19.
27 DOR preps for recontracting, updates
Cavalier--Kimberly (Student--2020), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 116:31, p.02
12/30/2019 Department of Residence (DOR) has announced a number of changes and enhancements to campus living effective beginning in the fall 2020 semester. One adjustment students may have already noticed is that the recontracting process processed has been moved from November to February. By waiting until spring to start the recontracting process, it allow new students time in the fall to get adjusted to college and focus on their academics and get a better feel for where they might want to live the following year. The DOR will be adding a "mixed community" option combining first-year and upper-class students. Another notable update is the reopening of Dancer Hall.
28 LTE: Board of Regents must listen to its students
iowa Student Action
Northern Iowan 116:27, p.3
12/12/2019 The Iowa Student Action organization sends an open letter to the Board of Regents in regards to the rise of tuition and its effects on minority communities.
29 UNI community packs REC town hall
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:22, p.01
11/14/2019 More than 200 students, faculty, and community members attended a town hall hosted by the UNI Racial and Ethnic Coalition (REC) at Maucker Union. The REC started with a summary of the REC, actions UNI has taken, and inaction that UNI has failed to meet. It was also a way for the REC to get their message out into the community and to tell their stories and to have audience members tell their stories. The meeting called for everyone in attendance to take action. Related to this article was REC, students from Iowa, and ISU attend the Board of Regents Meeting. In coordination with similar student organizations from Universities across Iowa, members of REC attended the public comment portion of the Board of Regents committee meeting. REC member Gisselle Hererra delivered a statement on behalf of the REC, addressing the Board of Regents executives and representatives from Iowa's public universities. She ended her speech by asking if the executives and representatives would be willing to meet twice and both times she was met with silence; photo.
30 WRC introduces intramural fee
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 116:5, p.01
9/16/2019 Recreation Services had instigated a semester fee for instrumental sports. Students are required to have a membership to play the fall, 2019-2020 semester. Many have opted to not pay the membership fee, but some have; photo.
31 DOR explains 2019-20 dining changes
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:53, p.01
4/29/2019 The Department of Residence has addressed rumors regarding the changes of schedules for the dining halls and meal plans.
32 SFC votes to defund Panther Shuttle
Baxter--Nicole (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:53, p.01
4/29/2019 The Student Fees Committee presented NISG with its decision to cut funding for the Panther Shuttle and SafeRide. Several students voiced their concerns about this decision and NISG met with President Nook to amend the matter.
33 New NISG Legislation Liaison Team chosen
Hauer--Sydney (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:25, p.02
11/29/2018 NISG has announced it's new members of their liaison team. The team advocates for UNI at the state legislative level.
34 Braun provides UNI legislative update
Dausener--Josua (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:31, p.02
1/25/2018 UNI State Relations Officer Mary Braun hosted a state legislative update to bring those in attendance up to speed with two bills on the state Senate floor that may cut UNI's Budget.
35 Editorial: higher ed needs higher funding
Dausener--Josua (Student--2017), Madden--Jacob (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:28, p.03
1/11/2018 Madden and Dausener are concerned with Iowa decreasing funding for higher education.
36 Candidate talks about abolishing BOR
Chidley--Kelsey (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:8, p.02
9/21/2017 Cedar Rapids Mayor, Ron Corbett, wants to eliminate the Board of Regents (BOR). Instead he thinks each state school should be allowed to chose their own regents to help eliminate the political agenda of the BOR; photo.
37 Nook's State of the University Address
Dausener--Josua (Student--2017), Davis--Kirby (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:8, p.01
9/21/2017 UNI President, Mark Nook, gives his first annual State of the University Address. Nook talks about the state of our athletic and education departments, as well as the budget cuts from the State; photo.
38 Tuition Task Force devises tuition plans
Chidley--Kelsey (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:5, p.01
9/11/2017 The Tuition Task Force met at UNI to discuss the suggested tuition increase for the next school year; photo.
39 Gov. candidate talks education
Madden--Jacob (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:1, p.3
8/24/2017 Democratic governor candidate, Nate Boulton, discusses education at UNI. UNI faculty weigh in on the discussion; photo.
40 Reynolds criticizes tuition hikes
Dausener--Josua (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:1, p.4
8/24/2017 Governor Kim Reynolds is against the tuition spike of Iowa's three public universities. UNI President Mark Nook's plan to lower the burden on students involves gaining state funding; photo.
41 ARCTICenter: the new 'cool' thing
Welsch--Shelby (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:20, p.1
11/5/2015 The Board of Regents unanimously voted to expand the UNI arctic studies program; part of the expansion includes a new facility called the ARCTICenter; photo.
42 Branstad appoints UNI student to Board of Regents
Public Relations News Release 2014:211, p.1
3/11/2015 Rachel Johnson, UNI freshman education major, has been appointed to the Board of Regents. As a student member of the Board of Regents, she will be the voice of all students who attend Regent institutions. She will begin her term on May 1.
43 BOR meeting March 11
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:42, p.2
3/9/2015 The Board of Regents will discuss the Annual Report on Campus Safety and Security.
44 BOR unanimously OK's admission changes
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:34, p.2
2/9/2015 The Board of Regents approved changes to the admission process to accommodate schools that don't use class ranks; photo.
45 Board of regents to convene at UNI
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:32, p.1
2/2/2015 The Board of Regents will be visiting UNI to discuss new policies and issues.
46 UNI Media Opportunity: BOR members to visit Arctic exhibit at UNI Museum
Public Relations News Release 2014:166, p.1
2/2/2015 Members of the Iowa Board of Regents will attend the opening of an Arctic exhibit on February 4, in UNI's Rod Library.
47 The Board of Regents' freeze: a political ploy that hurts students, universities
Cooling--Corey C. (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:26, p.4
12/8/2014 Student Corey Cooling discusses the recent decision to freeze undergraduate tuition and what that means for students attending the university.
48 Unprecedented third consecutive tuition freeze approved
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:25, p.1
12/4/2014 A third tuition freeze for resident undergraduate students was approved unanimously by the Board of Regents.
49 Board OK'd job cuts at universities
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:23, p.1
11/17/2014 The Board of Regents approved the cuts of over two-hundred university jobs.
50 Job cuts?
Buelow--Allissa (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:18, p.2
10/30/2014 The Iowa Board of Regents plans to implement a restructuring process that will cause up to 250 university jobs to disappear.

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