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1 Should current students make the switch to UNIFI?
Hill--Drew (Student--2021), De Bruin--Karla (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 118:49, p.03
4/14/2022 The introduction of UNI Foundational Inquiry (UNIFI) has students debating whether or not to switch from the Liberal Arts Core; photo.
2 The ebb and flow of study abroad programs
Madden--Jacob (Class of 2019)
Northern Iowan 112:9, p.2
9/28/2015 Many factors, such as enrollment and professor availability, play a role in UNI study abroad's capstone offerings.
3 Cap your UNI education with zombies
Jamtgaard--Katherine A (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:44, p.2
3/30/2015 UNI is offering a capstone class titled "Monsters, Vampires, and Religion."
4 MBA program seeks clients for Capstone Experience
Public Relations News Release 2014:45, p.1
9/15/2014 The MBA program at UNI is looking for potential clients for its annual Capstone Experience. The Capstone Experience is the comprehensive application of the MBA curriculum in a strategic context.
5 UNI students explore living beyond U.S. borders
Shultz--Jacob (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:31, p.1
1/27/2014 UNI's Study Abroad Department hosted an International Opportunities Fair for students to learn more about different study abroad opportunities. Interested students were able to talk to others about their study abroad experience; photo.
6 UNI MBA Pella program seeks clients for Capstone Experience
Public Relations News Release 2013:142, p.1
12/10/2013 UNI is seeking potential clients for its UNI MBA Pella Capstone Experience. With this program MBA candidates will undertake strategic management projects for client organizations across Iowa. For the Pella program they are seeking candidates from Pella.
7 MBA program seeks clients for Capstone Experience
Public Relations News Release 2013:62, p.1
9/19/2013 The MBA program is seeking clients for Capstone Experience. MBA candidates will undertake management projects for client organizations. These projects are developed to meet the needs of the client.
8 UNI MBA teams take on consulting projects: Undergrad students to get consulting opportunities as well
Public Relations News Release 2012:188, p.1
2/4/2013 Four teams of UNI MBA students will work with area organizations as part of the Capstone Experience. It requires students to apply skills from the entire MDA curriculum to real word situations.
9 UNI southern Italy capstone course earns top national honors from Abroad101
Hinzmann--Nicholas Allen (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:24, p.6
11/16/2012 Based on student reviews, UNI's southern Italy capstone course was voted the number one short-term study abroad program in the United States. Study Abroad Center will continue to offer short-term courses and add additional programs; photo.
10 Muchas Manos seeks donations for Nicaragua
Northern Iowan 108:33, p.2
2/3/2012 Student nonprofit organization is asking for fabric, buttons, chenille stems, detergent bottle caps, thread yarn, and other items be dropped off in room 5 of the Business Building. Children in Nicaragua will use items for craft projects.
11 Proposal submitted to change Liberal Arts Core
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:20, p.1
11/4/2011 The proposed change is the first since the inception twenty years ago. Ian Goldsmith states that there is flexibility in the sixteen part proposal. Not everyone is supportive.
12 Office hours
Andersen--Eva Elizabeth (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:13, p.4
10/12/2010 Professor Gretta Berghammer shares her passion of running on Gretta power; photo.
13 Eight UNI students put worms to work
Public Relations News Release 2009:434, p.1
4/29/2010 UNI's Recycling & Reuse Technology Transfer Center (RRTTC) provided each student with a vermicompost kit, which included a 10-gallon bin drilled with holes and filled with "brown waste" and 10 dozen worms, called Red Wigglers.
14 Strayer-Wood Theatre to present Albee's 'Three Tall Women'
Public Relations News Release 2009:268, p.1
2/10/2010 Winner of the 1994 Pulitzer Prize for best drama, "Three Tall Women" tells the story of an elderly woman taking stock of her past while facing her inevitable passing; she must come to terms with the decisions, accomplishments and failures of her life.
15 Study abroad with UNI this summer
Northern Iowan 106:34, p.12
2/9/2010 Times, places, and professors listed for college courses offered overseas in the summer of 2010.
16 UNI's Roe completes Nicaraguan internship
Public Relations News Release 2009:20, p.1
8/28/2009 Tyler Roe, a native of Omaha, Neb., is a summer 2009 graduate with dual degrees in economics and Spanish. He traveled to the village of Siares in Matagalpa, Nicaragua, for the "Socio-Economic Reality of Central America" liberal arts capstone course.
17 UNI business students continue service work, study in Nicaragua
Public Relations News Release 2008:520, p.1
5/8/2009 Each year the team hears a variety of speakers on economic and social issues in towns such as Siares, Matagalpa, and Managua, Nicaragua. A large segment of the trip is spent in a rural community, such as Siares, completing a service project.
18 Four UNI students win international business practices essay contest
Public Relations News Release 2008:383, p.1
3/5/2009 Samantha Smith, Joe Burke, Nick Hanson, and Alex Mutschler have selected to participate in new Global Skills course, a short-term study abroad program in Dalian, China. The program will provide students with Chinese language and global business skills.
19 College Bound: Learning the lingo
Public Relations News Release 2008:121, p.1
10/5/2008 Included is a list of higher-education terms that college-bound students and their parents may encounter while preparing for post-secondary education. Some terms: capstone course, credit hour, curriculum, EFC, FAFSA, financial aid, RAI, and work-study.
20 Study Abroad this summer with UNI !!!
Northern Iowan 105:6, p.5
9/19/2008 Capstone classes are available in other countries this summer. Classes vary in length from two to nine weeks.
21 Cedar Valley organizations can sign up for assistance from UNI MBA students
Public Relations News Release 2008:68, p.1
9/11/2008 The MBA program is seeking potential clients for its annual Capstone Experience, in which MBA candidates apply the knowledge and skills they've gained from MBA courses for a Cedar Valley organization.
22 Making study abroad more than a vacation
Calcara--Sally A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 105:1, p.18
8/29/2008 Capstone class travels to Nicaragua. Group planted 650 trees and taught English to community leaders and other adults.
23 UNI sends 15 students to discover and reforest in Nicaragua
Public Relations News Release 2007:741, p.1
6/27/2008 The students spent 11 days teaching English lessons to people in Saires and planting 650 saplings to help reforest El Cerro Torro, a mountain in Nicaragua.
24 New student group provides assistance in Nicaragua
Public Relations News Release 2007:320, p.1
11/29/2007 Muchas Manos Light Work is a non-profit organization focused on providing financial aid and educational assistance to children in Nicaragua.
25 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
4/30/2007 Fifteen students will travel to Romania for their Capstone program.
26 Lake Okoboji provides unique academic opportunity
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 101:45, p.3
3/25/2005 An exploratory class is being offered at Lake Okoboji this summer to satisfy the Capstone credit; photo.
27 Travel to Greece this summer for credit
Northern Iowan 101:39, p.2
2/22/2005 Students can spend three weeks in Greece during the summer and earn capstone credit.
28 Travel to Greece this summer for credit
Northern Iowan 101:37, p.2
2/15/2005 Students can spend three weeks in Greece during the summer and earn capstone credit.
29 New capstone classes offer students variety
Vande Zandschulp--Jessica (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:28, p.6
12/10/2004 Fourteen new capstone courses, in addition to the three offered for the Fall 2004 term, to be offered in the spring.
30 Will wonders never cease
Paulson--Bryce (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:10, p.5
10/1/2004 Believes people should not use technology as a crutch or as an excuse to remove themselves from responsibility.
31 You think you know UNI, but . . .
Andresen--Kelli (Class of 2004)
Northern Iowan 100:4, p.7
9/12/2003 Attempts to dispel campus beliefs about budgets, sculpture, the Capstone Course, admissions standards, and parking..
32 Campus should keep its color
Drake--James (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 100:1, p.8
8/29/2003 Student comments on the newly remodeled Union, the green campus, reduction in library hours, and Capstone.
33 'Crazy Ideas in Science' author to speak at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2002:432, p.1
4/3/2003 Robert Ehrlich will talk about his book, "Nine Crazy Ideas in Science--A Few Might Even Be True," on April 10.
34 Core course considered for changes
Weiskircher--Heidi B. (Classes of 2005 and 2006)
Northern Iowan 99:38, p.1
2/21/2003 Liberal Arts Core Committee proposes changes in Capstone requirement.
35 Trials and tribulations of spring registration
Blodgett--Clifford L. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:22, p.7
11/15/2002 Feels there are benefits of being an upperclassman when scheduling and that Capstone is an ineffective class.
36 Critical view of computers in education topic for year's first Capstone lecture at University of Northern Iowa Wednesday, Oct. 6
Public Relations News Release 1999:66, p.1
10/1/1999 Professor Lowell Monke, from Grinnell College, will present the lecture "Education Unplugged: An argument for hi-tech modesty in the 21st century schools" on October 6, 1999, for the course "Capstone: Environment, Technology and Society".
37 Class strives to apply knowledge
McCurley--Lynn A. (Class of 2001)
Northern Iowan 95:59, p.6
7/9/1999 Eight student from Shahram Varzavand's "Capstone" class helped level sand at a playground at Black Hawk Park; photo.
38 Faculty profile: Rick Stinchfield; why the environment matters
Yates--Carole Shelley (CEEE Coordinator & Program Assistant)
Northern Iowa Today 81:2, p.12
1/1/1998 Biographical sketch of Rick Stinchfield; photo.
39 University of Northern Iowa students return from Colorado capstone class
Public Relations News Release 1996:483, p.1
8/15/1997 Sixteen students learned about the environment, technology, and society on their capstone class in Colorado. List of students.
40 Your choices are unlimited with capstone
Hicks--Benjamin H. (Class of 1999)
Northern Iowan 93:47, p.10
4/4/1997 Although all students must take Environment Technology and Society course, each section is different.
41 What's Up
Northern Iowan 93:14, p.4
10/18/1996 Activities and meetings.
42 What's Up
Northern Iowan 93:13, p.4
10/15/1996 Activities and meetings.
43 Improve UNI through conservation
Enshayan--Kamyar (Director Center for Energy and Environmental Education)
Northern Iowan 91:56, p.7
4/25/1995 Capstone students make list of things UNI should to improve conservation.
44 Rocky Mountain Capstone
Northern Iowan 91:21, p.3
11/4/1994 Information meeting held.
45 Beer and bands for the rainforest
Northern Edition 2:25, p.8
10/26/1994 Local bands will raise money for reforestation.
46 Students plan benefit concert to save Earth
Northern Iowan 91:18, p.1
10/25/1994 Students from Capstone course attempt to raise money for rain forests.
47 Enjoy the great outdoors, learn about the environment and receive credit
Potter--James Erik (Class of 1994)
Northern Iowan 90:17, p.3
10/26/1993 Fifteen students take special capstone course section in Colorado mountains; photo.
48 Betz takes part in Rocky Mountain Capstone Course
Public Relations News Release 1993:91, p.1
9/30/1993 15 UNI students participated in a two week "Rocky Mountain Capstone Course" in Colorado.
49 Brown takes part in Rocky Mountain Capstone Course
Public Relations News Release 1993:96, p.1
9/30/1993 Bridget Brown attends Capstone Course.
50 Gruman takes part in Rocky Mountain Capstone Course
Public Relations News Release 1993:102, p.1
9/30/1993 Dan Gruman attends Capstone Course.


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