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201 NISG discussed tuition increases, SafeRide, new clubs and Cedar Falls mayor candidacy
Dempsey--Nicholas Stephen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:9, p.4
9/29/2009 Northern Iowa Student Government meeting agenda full of discussion. Information presented on Board of Regents meeting, donation from Public Safety for SafeRide, and thoughts of David Sires, candidate for mayor.
202 Department of Residence gives life to new living space
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:7, p.1
9/22/2009 Three phase plan to increase the number of dorm rooms announced by Michael Hager, executive director of Residence. The new facilities will be apartment style housing. The first phase of 180 beds should be completed by the fall of 2012; photo.
203 Keeping students first
French--Larissa A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:7, p.4
9/22/2009 Concerned about recent Regents meeting regarding the potential raising of tuition and the possibility of bonuses for university Presidents. Finds it odd that while students' cost of education increases, bonus money comes from general fund.
204 A yearly checkup
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:4, p.6
9/11/2009 UNI challenged to put University back into its name by supporting academics first and reducing the emphasis placed on athletics. Budget restrictions have caused larger class sizes, reduced financial aid, and freezes on professors' salaries.
205 Iowa Public Radio eliminates nine positions
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:2, p.3
9/1/2009 A reorganization plan and a decline in support from state university funding lead to the loss of jobs. Bob Dorr, the late night host, is among those losing their jobs.
206 Nearly 1,700 contributions unreturned to donors of UNI Scholarship Club
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:2, p.1
9/1/2009 Life insurance benefits cancelled for club members following Fidelity Life Insurance not accepting new members, requiring at least 1000 members, and a change in tax law. The university and members may be liable for back income taxes.
207 New courses offered for Liberal Arts Core
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:1, p.19
8/28/2009 "Wind Energy Applications in Iowa" and "Women and Gender Studies: Introduction" have been added to the social science category. Iowa has become a major player in harnessing the wind for energy; photo.
208 Budget cuts cause reduction in student employment
Davidson--Nicole Jean (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:56, p.1
6/19/2009 Major reduction in the general fund budget results in not filling vacant positions, an early retirement program, not rehiring adjunct instructors, and a reduction in student employment opportunities; photo.
209 U. S. Secretary of Education visits UNI and speaks about education reform Duncan: Great teachers make the difference in student learning
Public Relations News Release 2008:497, p.1
4/24/2009 Duncan's top priorities focus on strong teaching and student learning through student data systems, teacher and administrator evaluation systems and identifying underperforming schools.
210 Board of Regents approve differential tuition for UNI College of Business Administration
Public Relations News Release 2008:270, p.1
12/11/2008 This will be the first year of a three-year implementation. The surcharge will fund: faculty and curriculum expansion, improved professional skills development for students, and financial aid.
211 College Bound: Iowa's new admissions requirement affects today's high school seniors
Public Relations News Release 2008:245, p.1
12/1/2008 This year's college-bound Iowa high school seniors will be the first who can gain guaranteed admission with the new Regent Admission Index for the fall 2009 semester. The RAI combines four factors that strongly predict success at Regent Universities.
212 Student services emphasized at Gilchrist Hall rededication
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 105:15, p.1
10/21/2008 Following the Gilchrist Hall fire in 2005, Gilchrist Hall has been extensively repaired. The rededication ceremony was a celebration that student services are now in one building; photo.
213 Grants benefit education
Mulfinger--Dylan John (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:7, p.3
9/23/2008 The Iowa Mathematics and Science Education Partnership awarded thirteen grants to aid programs that encourage students to be involved in math and science activities.
214 Veridian Credit Union opens services to students on campus
Kuster--Therese Catherine (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:2, p.2
9/5/2008 450 students received prizes during the grand opening of Veridian Credit Union's new office in Maucker Union. The credit union will have seven ATM locations on campus soon; photo.
215 UNI makes assistance available for market research projects
Public Relations News Release 2007:782, p.1
7/24/2008 "Marketing-research projects will be tailored to each company's specific and most urgent intelligence needs, and typically will combine primary and secondary research."Typical projects will focus on any number of areas vital to a business's growth.
216 Program promotes, enhances Price Lab
Fleming--Rachel M. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:54, p.1
5/2/2008 Price Laboratory School named the state's research and development school for pre-kindergarten to twelfth grade; photo.
217 CBA discusses differential tuition
Calcara--Sally A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:48, p.1
4/11/2008 Talks have begun in the College of Business Administration on a plan for increased tuition for students in that college.
218 Dorm room rates face increase for upcoming year
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:43, p.1
3/14/2008 Room and board costs vary at UNI due to differences in meal plans and types of room. Board of Regents voted to increase rates by 8.3% for the coming year; photo.
219 Recently armed UNI Police put to the test
Donisi--Samantha T. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:43, p.D
3/14/2008 Department of Public Safety responds well to Alert on campus; photo.
220 NISG Elections
Finnegan--Patrick M. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:37, p.8
2/22/2008 Support for Bentley-Doudna ticket in student body elections.
221 Board of Regents to present mathematics and science education proposal to Iowa Legislature
Public Relations News Release 2007:442, p.1
2/21/2008 The Board of Regents will present information to the Iowa House education committee February 27.
222 Math and science education proposal to be presented to Iowa Legislature
Public Relations News Release 2007:399, p.1
2/4/2008 The $5.5 million proposal includes five projects.
223 From your President
Morse--Andrew Quentin (Class of 2009)
Northern Iowan 104:26, p.8
12/4/2007 Andrew Morse reviews major accomplishments of the NISG this semester.
224 In regards to Culture Corner: Defending our homes (November 30)
Cochrane--Elsie Marie (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:26, p.8
12/4/2007 Northern Iowan reporter challenged on the facts of the effects of NISG president Andrew Morse.
225 Iowa communities have until December 19 to apply for UNI's MyEntreNet entrepreneurship system
Public Relations News Release 2007:276, p.1
11/8/2007 Rural communities and counties are encouraged to apply to become one of two new MyEntreNet regions for 2008.
226 UNI to host Mathematics Transitions Congress
Public Relations News Release 2007:267, p.1
11/5/2007 The Mathematics Transitions Congress will be held November 14.
227 UNI Police to be armed; timeline of UNI Police gaining the right to be armed
Ahmed--Ranya R. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:20, p.1
11/2/2007 Board of Regents votes, 6-2, to require Regents peace officers to carry firearms.
228 Wisconsin murders affect arming debate
Ahmed--Ranya R. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:19, p.1
10/30/2007 Arming of public safety officers at UNI causes students to have mixed reactions.
229 Gun issue delayed until October
Barkley--Tia M. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:9, p.4
9/25/2007 Board of Regents has postponed action on the arming of public safety officers at Regent institutions; photo.
230 Allen wants to arm campus police
Calcara--Sally A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:7, p.1
9/18/2007 President Ben Allen recommended to the Board of Regents that UNI public safety officers be allowed to carry guns; photo.
231 Jacobson gives $3 million naming gift to University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 2007:165, p.1
9/18/2007 Biographical profile of Richard Jacobson.
232 Professor receives award
Barkley--Tia M. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:6, p.3
9/14/2007 Professor Jeffrey Weld selected to receive a Biology Teaching Award by the National Association of Biology Teachers; photo.
233 To arm or not to arm, that is the issue
Ahmed--Ranya R. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:6, p.1
9/14/2007 Permission for public safety officers at Regents institutions to carry firearms is a hot topic; photo.
234 $1 million grant to UNI to combat gender violence at Regent universities
Public Relations News Release 2007:154, p.1
9/13/2007 The U.S. Department of Justice has awarded a $1 million grant to provide for a model of campus violence prevention.
235 Student government committee not just blowing smoke
Hawthorne--Morgan L. A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:4, p.3
9/7/2007 UNI smoking policy is under review; photo.
236 Forum discusses possibility of arming campus police
Ahmed--Ranya R. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:3, p.1
8/31/2007 Discussion of campus police carrying firearms was well attended; photo.
237 BCS offers small business assistance
Calcara--Sally A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:2, p.1
8/28/2007 Business and Community Services Building dedicated at UNI on August 25, 2007; survey of operations in the building; photo.
238 Terrance Hogan named UNI vice president
Northern Iowan 103:61, p.3
7/20/2007 New vice president for educational and student services named.
239 University of Northern Iowa to host mathematics and science education summit
Public Relations News Release 2007:44, p.1
7/2/2007 An "Iowa Mathematics and Science Education Summit" will be hosted on campus Wednesday, July 11.
240 UNI president presents math and science education initiative to Board of Regents, State of Iowa
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
5/2/2007 Benjamin Allen presented an overview of the mathematics and science education collaborative at the Board of Regents meeting May 1.
241 Board of Regents to meet May 1
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
4/27/2007 The Board of Regents will be discussing several issues during the May 1 meeting.
242 Defeated gun control amendment stirs up debate
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:55, p.1
4/27/2007 Amendment to arm campus public safety officers defeated; photo.
243 Breaking down the mandatory student activity fee
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 103:52, p.3
4/17/2007 $231 is the amount of the annual student activity fee. Benefits and where the money is distributed.
244 UNI's role in addressing a gloomy outlook for math and science
Northern Iowan 103:52, p.6
4/17/2007 The goals of UNI, Board of Regents, and the State of Iowa include; improving math and science skills in students, preparing more high-quality teachers, and bridging the gap among K-12, community colleges and universities; photo.
245 UNI students present at Iowa Capitol
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
3/30/2007 Students presented their research from the "Research in the Capitol" program March 5 in the capitol building; list of students.
246 Board of Regents to meet at UNI March 13
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
3/9/2007 The Board of Regents will be meeting March 13 to discuss several topics.
247 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
3/5/2007 The Board of Regents will meet March 13-14 on the UNI campus.
248 Full week of Thanksgiving break
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 103:39, p.6
2/20/2007 Board of Regents approved a calendar change for UNI. Students will have the entire week off for the Thanksgiving holiday in 2007.
249 TOP program expanding
Northern Iowan 103:30, p.1
1/19/2007 The Tuition Opportunities Program guarantees students full tuition scholarships for four years if the family income is less that $20,000.
250 Regents lobby for more education spending
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 103:29, p.1
1/12/2007 Board of Regents seeks increased funding for education from the Iowa Legislature.


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