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Branstad--Terry (Governor of Iowa)

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1 Institute helps clients plan and strategize
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:25, p.05
11/29/2018 The Institute for Decision making has been helping businesses across the nation with strategic planning and research since 1987.
2 Voters sound off on 2018 midterm
Northern Iowan 115:22, p.01
11/8/2018 A summary of the 2018 Midterm Election results and what that means for Iowa.
3 Analyzing the gubernatorial candidates
Stelk--Caleb (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:18, p.01
10/29/2018 A look at the the candidates for governorship and where they stand on current issues.
4 Poli Sci works to elect women
Dausener--Josh (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:18, p.02
10/25/2018 The 9th annual Women in Politics Scholarship Benefit award three scholarships and hosted keynote speakers Nancy Powell and Governor Kim Reynolds.
5 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.
6 UNI designated as Home Base Iowa Certified Higher Academic Military Partner
Public Relations News Release 2014:130, p.1
11/24/2014 Governor Terry Branstad and Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds announced November 24, that UNI along with other schools, have been designated as Home Base Iowa Certified Higher Academic Military Partners (CHAMPs).
7 Branstad visits UNI campus; campaigns for upcoming midterm election
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:5, p.1
9/15/2014 Iowa Governor Terry Branstad visited UNI as part of his campaign in upcoming elections; photo.
8 Branstad visits UNI campus; campaigns for upcoming midterm election
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:5, p.1
9/15/2014 Iowa Governor Terry Branstad visited UNI as part of his campaign in upcoming elections; photo.
9 Cannabis law makes use impossible
Cooling--Corey C. (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:4, p.3
9/11/2014 Student Corey Cooling beleives the Iowa cannabis laws should be changed, and that the current law does not work as intended; photo.
10 UNI professor recieves Loren Horton Community History Award
Public Relations News Release 2013:289, p.1
6/18/2014 Franscesca Soans, associate professor, and Robert Neymeyer, received the 2014 Loren Horton Community History Award from the State Historical Society of Iowa (SHSI). The award was presented at the annual Awards for Excellence in History Ceremony, May 14.
11 UNI American Marketing Association completes Blue Zones Project Organization Checklist
Public Relations News Release 2013:226, p.1
3/31/2014 UNI's American Marketing Association (AMA) completed the Blue Zones Project Organization Checklist. AMA is the first business organization on campus to complete the Blue Zones checklist. AMA hopes other student organizations will follow their lead.
12 Sen. Hatch starts new campaign
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:34, p.1
2/6/2014 As re-election season comes closer, Senator Jack Hatch has joined the race for governor. He believes that there needs to be more focus on funding for higher education. He supports Branstad's initiatives to help veterans, and wants to expand them.
13 Branstad hopes to draw incoming veterans to Iowa
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:32, p.1
1/30/2014 Governor Terry Branstad hopes to bring more veterans into the state of Iowa through Home Base Iowa Initiative. This includes offering veterans and their families in-state tuition and having military pensions exempt from state income tax.
14 Gas tax stalls in Iowa legislature before starting
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:30, p.1
1/23/2014 The proposed Iowa gas tax would be used by the Department of Transportation to fix roadways and bridges. Many road projects are not receiving funding, and the tax may fix this problem. Some fear that the tax could have a negative impact in this economy.
15 Branstad's budget hits UNI issues
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:28, p.1
1/16/2014 UNI will receive an extra $8 million for the next two fiscal years, if Governor Branstad's 2015 budget is passed. This is not as much as UNI requested. Branstad also requested $32.9 million to renovate Schindler Education Center; photo.
16 President Ruud expresses appreciation for Governor's support of tuition freeze
Public Relations News Release 2013:155, p.1
1/14/2014 President Ruud expresses his thanks to Governor Branstad for the budget recommendations in support of UNI. This will allow UNI to freeze tuition for its second consecutive year. The Governor also supported the $2 million renovation of Schindler.
17 Ambassador Powell hosts governor in India
Northern Iowa Today 97:1, p.31
1/1/2014 Nancy Powell met with Governor Branstad while he was on a trade mission in India; photo.
18 UNI wellness initiatives recognized by Blue Zones Project
Public Relations News Release 2013:138, p.1
12/5/2013 The Blue Zones Project recently designated UNI as a Blue Zones Worksite. UNI offers many resources and opportunities helping students to live a healthier life. The Blue Zones Project is a global initiative to promote healthy living.
19 Read up and get educated about UNI
Peterson--Caitlin Anne (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:24, p.4
11/19/2013 The editorial staff of the Northern Iowan urge students to educate themselves on current events and legislation regarding UNI. By being active members of the UNI community students will be better able to voice their opinions.
20 Regents will discuss tuition and fees
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:15, p.5
10/18/2013 The Iowa Board of Regents will meet at UNI to discuss funding for the 2014-15 fiscal year. The Regents are considering an increase in funding, which would freeze the tuition rate. UNI is requesting approval for a Center for Educational Transformation.
21 Ruud joins UNI ass 10th president
Jensen--Brice Tyler (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 110:12, p.1
10/8/2013 William Ruud was formally welcomed as the 10th president of UNI. Many students, faculty, and alumni attended the event; photo.
22 UNI helps further 'Healthiest State' initiative
Public Relations News Release 2013:82, p.1
10/7/2013 UNI is joining the movement to make Iowa the healthiest state in the nation. There will be several walks held on October 9 to get people out and moving. President Ruud, Mrs. Ruud, and Mayor Crews will be participating in the walk.
23 Tuition freeze could occur again
Aune--Jordan Lee (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:11, p.1
10/4/2013 The Board of Regents announced they are supporting another tuition freeze. Student-body president, Tom Madsen, and vice-president, Blake Findley, will go to Des Moines in January to lobby for UNI in the legislature; photo.
24 An open letter to UNI President William Ruud
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:10, p.3
10/1/2013 Linh Ta talks about the installation of President Ruud. Expresses concern about the different issues UNI is currently facing. Encourages President Ruud to remember his goals, aspirations, and commitment to serving the UNI community.
25 BOR approves big-ticket items
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:5, p.1
9/13/2013 UNI's official enrollment this year reached 12,159 students. This number is higher than predicted, but lower than last fall's enrollment. At the Board of Regents meeting UNI requested $10 million to help with renovations to Schindler Education Center.
26 New UNI president adjusts to campus, looks to future
Randolph--Olivia Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 109:57, p.1
6/28/2013 President Ruud and his wife Judy have been keeping busy since their move to Cedar Falls about four weeks ago. President Ruud has been spending his time dealing with university matters and meeting UNI students and faculty.
27 UNI Dance Marathon and Relay for Life receive prestigious volunteer award
Public Relations News Release 2012:318, p.1
6/13/2013 UNI's Dance Marathon and Relay For Life will each receive the 2013 Governor's Volunteer Award during a recognition ceremony at UNI's Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center.
28 UNI receives $1.2 million federal STEM grant
Public Relations News Release 2012:311, p.1
5/30/2013 The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded a three-year $1.2 grant to UNI to support the project "Iowa STEM Education Evaluation (I-SEE): Navigating the Iowa STEM Roadmap." Iowa is the first state to be given an award of this kind.
29 Local legislators give update on issues at Iowa Capitol
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:51, p.1
4/23/2013 Legislators met at UNI to discuss funding for higher education and health care reform. There may be a 2.6 percent increase in funding from the state for the three Iowa public universities; photo.
30 Branstad's BOR nominees rejected
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:48, p.1
4/12/2013 Governor Branstad's appointment of Craig Lang and Robert Cramer to the Iowa Board of Regents was rejected by the Iowa Senate. Mr. Lang currently serves as the president of the Board of Regents.
31 UNI announces $15 million gift for teacher education
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:41, p.1
3/8/2013 Richard Jacobson donated fifteen million dollars to the College of Education. The gift will benefit many students in the future. Mr. Jacobson's contributions to UNI total thirty million dollars; photo.
32 UNI president to mark milestone moment for teacher education March 6
Public Relations News Release 2012:216, p.1
2/26/2013 President Ben Allen will be making an announcement regarding the education program. This will have a significant impact on students and teachers in the education department.
33 UNI hires first STEM hub manager
Public Relations News Release 2012:128, p.1
11/1/2012 James Hoelscher hired as first science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) hub manager. STEM works to grow Iowa's education and better economy for the future.
34 Top three finalists chosen for the John Pappajohn Iowa business plan competition
Public Relations News Release 2012:56, p.1
9/12/2012 Competition narrowed to three finalists. First place winner will receive $25,000, $15,000 will be awarded for second place and $10,000 for third place.
35 Students hit the road for Iowa's universities
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Public Relations News Release 108:48, p.1
4/6/2012 Student led, nine stop tour of Iowa, shares the value of the state universities with Iowans. The tour kicked off with a rally at the Iowa State Fairgrounds; photo.
36 $14.5 million disparity between House and Senate budgets for UNI
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:46, p.1
3/30/2012 The houses of the Iowa legislature are far apart on proposed funding for the coming year. The House has voted to freeze tuition rates. This will cost UNI another three million dollars in income; photo.
37 House panel votes to freeze tuition
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:45, p.1
3/27/2012 Iowa House Appropriations Committee passed a bill, along party lines, that would potentially cut $31 million from Iowa's public universities next year. The bill would also freeze tuition; allowing no way to recover the lost funding.
38 Physics B.S. degree no longer closing; replaced on closure list by physics B.A.
Koolbeck--Alex Elizabeth (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:44, p.2
3/23/2012 Many E-mails and letters and external funding concerns helped save the B. S. degree in Physics; photo.
39 A letter from physics alumni
Stark--Christopher C. (Class of 2004)
Northern Iowan 108:43, p.4
3/9/2012 The proposed elimination of the B. S. in physics is challenged by fifteen alumni of the program. They urge President Allen to focus on improving the number of students before eliminating the program.
40 Students hold peaceful protest of potential academic cuts
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:43, p.2
3/9/2012 Students study in Seerley Hall. The Study Vigil lasted 24 hours a day for a week. Students were protesting the proposed cuts in academic courses; photo.
41 Cedar Falls a finalist for Blue Zones project
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:41, p.1
3/2/2012 Project is going to areas where people live longer, happier lives. The project will name three or four cities in Iowa by May 1, 2012.
42 Hundreds march to keep Price Lab open
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:40, p.1
2/28/2012 Students, parents, faculty, and community members marched from Price Laboratory School to Schindler Education Center. The event was organized to send a message to President Allen, the Board of Regents, the legislature, and the Governor; photo.
43 Interlude finds national spotlight
Koolbeck--Alex Elizabeth (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:36, p.1
2/14/2012 First Lady Michelle Obama and fourteen thousand middle school students learned the "Interlude" at a "Let's Move" rally. Governor Branstad also participated; photo.
44 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.
45 Challenge your potential president
Anderson--Joel Cevin (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:33, p.4
2/3/2012 Students urged to ask tough questions of those running for NISG president. Would you trust them with your wallet? Ask them to come to your organization and answer questions. Ask their friends why they support the candidate.
46 Show me the money
Early--Thomas Michael (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:31, p.4
1/27/2012 Governor Branstad's education plan examined. Author calls for more specifies, especially concerning teacher salaries; photo.
47 Branstad proposes $25 million education plan
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:30, p.1
1/24/2012 If the Governor's plan is approved by the House and Senate, Iowa will be number one in the country and tenth in the world for quality education. The plan is student friendly as is the education plan in the Senate; photo.
48 Additional UNI funding a distinct possibility
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:28, p.1
1/13/2012 The legislature will consider a $12 million, three year funding request for the university. This request has been approved by the Board of Regents. This would help with an anticipated shortfall in funding.
49 John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition winners to be recognized Nov. 16
Public Relations News Release 2011:89, p.1
10/20/2011 A luncheon at Levitt Hall in Old main at Drake University in Des Moines will recognize the winners of the John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition.
50 UNI to host health walk
Public Relations News Release 2011:69, p.1
10/5/2011 UNI will be part of the state wide initiative "Start Somewhere Walk" headed by Governor Terry Branstad to make Iowa one of the top five healthiest states in the country.


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