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1 Local Food and Film Festival held at Hearst Center
Johnson--Alex (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 116:42, p.05
3/9/2020 UNI Center for Energy and Environmental Education (CEEE) cohosts the Local Food and Film Festival held at the Hearst Center for the Arts. Attendees of the Local Food and Film Festival attended a gardening class and eat local food grown. Leah Boyle, a junior studying Environmental Science and Biology is a student fellow at Good Neighbor Iowa, she explains the impact local food has on overall health and insect pollination; photo.
2 Tails on Trails bring dogs to campus
Madden--Jacob (Class of 2019)
Northern Iowan 114:54, p.01
4/26/2018 The Americorps, Green Project, Men's Rugby, NISG, Sigma Gamma Epsilon and Geography Club hosted Tails on Trails, an opportunity to walk dogs on UNI's trail system.
3 Stepping towards sustainability
Hofmeyer--Sarah (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 114:16, p.01
10/19/2017 US President Donald Trump is withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement. The agreement was originally signed by former president Barack Obama. Faculty members give their reactions to the news.
4 Mohair Pear's 7th annual Pear Fair
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017), Thies-Jackson--Brittany (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:7, p.01
9/18/2017 Mohair Pear is hosting their 7th annual Pear Fair festival on College Hill. At the event, there was art for sale, crafts, food, and music; photo.
5 Son of Pulitzer winner coming to UNI
Duax--Amelia (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:4, p.02
9/7/2017 Tom Cullen is giving a talk about Storm Lake Times's Pulitzer Prize win. The newspaper won the prize for their work on the Des Moines Waterworks lawsuit; photo.
6 UNI's Center for Energy and Environmental Education hosts open house to display new solar array
Public Relations News Release 2014:207, p.1
3/11/2015 The open house will be on March 29, at 8106 Jennings Dr. The open house will include tours of the solar array and how to install your own solar system.
7 Cedar Valley Local Food Fair returns to Waterloo
Public Relations News Release 2014:193, p.1
3/2/2015 The food fair will take place on March 14, at the Waterloo Center for the Arts. The event is free and open to the public, and you can also receive a dollar-off voucher to visit the Phelps Youth Pavilion in Waterloo.
8 UNI's Center for Energy and Environmental Education hosts open house to display new solar array
Public Relations News Release 2014:158, p.1
1/27/2015 The open house is on February 1st, at 8106 Jennings Drive. The open house will include tours of the solar array, details about federal and state incentives and information for installing your own solar system.
9 Startup Weekend brings entrepreneurs to Cedar Falls
Public Relations News Release 2014:120, p.1
11/13/2014 Startup Weekend will debut in Cedar Falls from November 21 through the 23, at the Center for Energy and Environmental Education. This is a 54-hour event in which people get a taste of the startup life.
10 Tastes of salsa on UNI campus
Schulz--Makaela Jo
Northern Iowan 111:5, p.5
9/15/2014 The Recycling Reuse Technology Transfer Center hosted their first Creekside Harmony Garden Salsa Festival.
11 Tastes of salsa on UNI campus
Schulz--Makela Jo (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:5, p.5
9/15/2014 The Recycling Reuse Technology Transfer Center hosted their first Creekside Harmony Garden Salsa Festival.
12 UNI certificate in sustainability now offered
Public Relations News Release 2013:276, p.1
5/7/2014 UNI is offering a new certificate in sustainability after being approved by the Board of Regents on April 24. The certificate will likely improve students' job opportunities. The certificate is open to all undergraduate students with a GPA of 2.50 or high
13 Earth Week in full bloom
Upah--Kaylin (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 110:52, p.1
4/21/2014 There are several events on campus promoting Earth Week. These events all focus on ways to reduce environmental impact and protect the environment from pollution.
14 UNI to celebrate Earth Week April 21-25
Public Relations News Release 2013:246, p.1
4/10/2014 UNI will celebrate Earth Week on April 21 through April 25. There will be several events around campus to raise awareness about protecting the environment. There will also be an Earth Day Highway Cleanup where students can volunteer their time.
15 Get Energized, Iowa! Asks community members to take short survey
Public Relations News Release 2013:224, p.1
3/27/2014 Organizers of the 2012 Get Energized, Iowa! Competition would like to survey participants of the project. UNI's Center for Energy and Environmental Education partnered with the project. The survey is available at several locations or online.
16 UNI Center for Energy and Environmental Education to host Cedar Valley Local Food Fair
Public Relations News Release 2013:196, p.1
3/4/2014 UNI's Center for Energy and Environmental Education will help host the Cedar Valley Local Food Fair. The Fair will be held at the Grout Museum District in Waterloo. There will be several exhibitions and booths for visitors to learn about local food.
17 UNI to host event on feeding Black Hawk County
Public Relations News Release 2013:190, p.1
2/25/2014 UNI's Center for Energy and Environmental Education will host "Feeding Black Hawk County Region". The event is for community leaders and will discuss local food and the economic and health impacts of it.
18 UNI to host lecture on alternative energy
Public Relations News Release 2013:187, p.1
2/24/2014 UNI will host a lecture on low-energy nuclear reactions in the Center for Energy and Environmental Education Auditorium. A representative from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will be providing information on this new technology.
19 UNI film screening to explore cancer prevention
Public Relations News Release 2013:173, p.1
2/11/2014 UNI will be showing the film "Living Downstream" and hosting a discussion about links between the environment and cancer. It will include a lot of information on environmental contamination and how to work towards a healthier environment.
20 UNI to host member of the European Parliament
Public Relations News Release 2013:96, p.1
10/16/2013 UNI will host Peter Jahr, member of the European Parliament, to deliver a lecture titles "Renewable Energies: What We Should (Not) Learn From the European Union". Jahr is a member of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.
21 UNI's Center for Energy and Environmental Education presents 'How Can We Feed the World'
Public Relations News Release 2013:67, p.1
9/25/2013 UNI will host Fred Kirschenmann to deliver a lecture entitled, "How Can We Feed the World?". Many people still suffer from malnourishment in this world. The lecture will address some possible causes and solutions to the problem.
22 Rob Hogg to deliver climate change lecture at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2013:46, p.1
9/12/2013 UNI will be hosting Senator Rob Hogg to speak on the significance of climate change. The lecture is sponsored by the Center for Energy and Environmental Education.
23 UNI to host local food events
Public Relations News Release 2013:28, p.1
8/30/2013 UNI will be hosting several events for its "Food Matters" series. This will include an event where students visit local farms and learn more about local foods. The Panther Plot will also have a produce stand selling fruits and vegetables each week.
24 Green Iowa AmeriCorps to host 5k Fun Run
Public Relations News Release 2013:22, p.1
8/21/2013 Green Iowa AmeriCorps is hosting a 5k Fun Run at UNI. The money will benefits Green Iowa AmeriCorps work in the Cedar Valley to make Iowa more energy efficient.
25 Sabin Hall renovation another milestone in UNI sustainability
Public Relations News Release 2013:15, p.1
8/13/2013 The renovations to Sabin Hall have been awarded the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold status. UNI has worked very hard to progress towards being a sustainable campus.
26 UNI announces food conservation event
Public Relations News Release 2012:310, p.1
5/30/2013 Iowa Waste Reduction Center will host "Wasted: Feed the Folks, Starve the Landfills". The one day event will focus on exploring strategies to reduce food waste in Iowa.
27 UNI's Panthers pick up to give new life to old stuff May 8-10
Public Relations News Release 2012:294, p.1
5/3/2013 During the fifth annual Panther Pick Up, St. Vincent de Paul, Goodwill Industries International Inc. and The Salvation Army trucks will accept clothing, dishes, furniture, carpet and other useable household items.
28 Earth Week campus events planned
Tjossem--Kirsten Ruth (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:49, p.6
4/16/2013 There are various activities planed for Earth Week. Some of these include yoga, bike rides, and a campus cleanup project. This is a great way to educated students on the importance of a more sustainable world.
29 Groundbreaking of the Panther Plot April 11 at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2012:261, p.1
4/8/2013 UNI Presidential Scholars and Honors Program will host the groundbreaking of the Panther Plot. This is a garden on UNI's campus to improve the well-being of students and the community.
30 World Food Prize winner to speak at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2012:253, p.1
3/29/2013 Hans Herren will be speaking at UNI. His presentation, "Changing Course in Global Agriculture", will discuss the need to adopt new policies globally. Herren was the winner of the World Food Prize in 1995.
31 Pregracke gives hope to students; Living Lands and Water founder talks about experience
Baker--Brandon Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:38, p.1
2/26/2013 Chad Pregracke founded Living Lands and Water nearly fifteen years ago. On Wednesday, February 20, he spoke about cleaning up rivers. Julia Ostapiej, who works with Green Iowa AmeriCorps, was motivated by Pregracke; photo.
32 UNI students serve the Cedar Valley on MLK Day
Campbell--Colby David (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:29, p.1
1/25/2013 UNI students volunteer at the Northeast Iowa Food Bank, Catholic Worker House, Cedar Valley Hospitality House, Ridgeway Place, Country View Care Center, and the Center for Energy and Environmental Education.
33 UNI to host Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service
Public Relations News Release 2012:173, p.1
1/17/2013 There are various service projects available for students to participate in on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Michael Blackwell will be speaking at the luncheon.
34 UNI students share their design abilities
Public Relations News Release 2012:148, p.1
11/28/2012 UNI Interior Design program will host its annual Senior Portfolio Show. The students will share their projects and be available to answer questions.
35 UNI's CEEE partnering with FFI to bring healthy eating to NE Iowa schools
Hinzmann--Nicholas Allen (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:21, p.3
11/6/2012 UNI, Northeast Iowa Food and Fitness Program, and Luther College team up to promote healthy eating in Iowa schools. Students are given healthier options and education on making healthy choices.
36 UNI's CEEE partners with Northeast Iowa Food and Fitness Initiative (FFI) to serve area schools
Public Relations News Release 2012:109, p.1
10/18/2012 UNI Center for Energy and Environmental Education (CEEE) works with Northeast Iowa Food and Fitness Initiative to promote healthy foods in local schools. The goal for this project is to promote a healthy lifestyle for Iowa residents.
37 Iowa students participate in Biggest Energy Loser competition
Public Relations News Release 2012:79, p.1
9/25/2012 Students from Iowa schools participated in the Alliance for Climate Education's Biggest Energy Loser competition. UNI Fabulous Resources for Energy Education administered the competition.
38 UNI's Center for Energy & Environmental Education to expand Farm to School initiative
Public Relations News Release 2012:72, p.1
9/20/2012 University of Northern Iowa's Center for Energy and Environmental Education (CEEE) is expanding it's Farm to School initiative. Jacque Bilyeu-Holmes hired to lead the program.
39 STEM regional hub event highlights UNI's programs and state's vision
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:6, p.1
9/14/2012 Lieutenant Governor Reynolds and President Allen hosted the event in the Center for Energy and Environmental Education.
40 UNI to host local food events
Public Relations News Release 2012:51, p.1
9/7/2012 Farmer's market held in front of Maucker Union. The event was sponsored by UNI Green Project, Green Life, Buy Fresh Buy Local, UNI's CEEE, and UNI Sustainability.
41 Farm Crawl to be held in the Cedar Valley
Public Relations News Release 2012:35, p.1
8/29/2012 This is the second annual Farm Crawl to be held. Participants will learn how eleven local farmers grow and manager their farms. New this year are emus and popcorn. Will also showcase four local farms energy projects.
42 2012 local food directory now available
Public Relations News Release 2012:6, p.1
7/17/2012 Direcrtory contains information on where to purchase locally produced foods in Black Hawk and surrounding counties. A seasonal harves calendar and how to buy locally raised meat are included.
43 UNI to offer marketing and financial management workshop for returnign veterans and new farmers
Public Relations News Release 2011:332, p.1
6/27/2012 Goal of the workshop is to develop the business side of starting an entreprneurial diversified farm. Interest has been growing among returning veterans and others about entering agricultural fields.
44 UNI's Center for Energy & Environmental education helps women be self-sufficient
Public Relations News Release 2011:307, p.1
5/4/2012 UNI CEEE has partnered with ISU Extension, Senior Companions , Green Iowa Americorps, and UNI's Public Policy Program to aid area women in becoming better prepared for life's hardships.
45 Cool Neighbors project helped save energy and money
Public Relations News Release 2011:304, p.1
5/3/2012 Project honors areas that reduced household energy use by 7 to 13 over a six month period.
46 UNI to host small farm sustainability workshop
Public Relations News Release 2011:302, p.1
4/30/2012 CEEE will host Andy Larson from the Iowa State University Extension Service. His presentation will focus on marketing and merchandising at farmer's markets.
47 I Spy at UNI
Baker--Brandon Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:54, p.2
4/27/2012 Mystery photo is up for identification. The previous photo was of the sculpture outside the CEEE; photo.
48 Swap 'til you drop for Earth Month
Clausen--Eric Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:54, p.7
4/27/2012 Students donating clothing items allowed to choose the same number of items during the first clothing swap. The slogan for the event was; "Reduce, Revamp, Rewear"; photo.
49 Couple competes to produce minimal waste in documentary
Wilkins--Alan Michael (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:51, p.2
4/17/2012 "The Clean Bin Project", a documentary, was shown at the CEEE. The film showed the efforts of two roommates to cut down on waste. Washing Ziploc bags for reuse and making their own toothpaste helped reduce waste.
50 UNI to host farm to school conference
Public Relations News Release 2011:255, p.1
4/3/2012 The Center for Energy and Environmental Education will host a farm to school conference.


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