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1 UNI announces new College of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences
Northern Iowa Today 94:3, p.6
9/1/2011 New college combines former College of Natural Sciences and College of Humanities and Fine Arts; several faculty members talk about the combination; photo.
2 Two colleges merge
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:1, p.9
8/26/2011 As of July 1, 2011, the College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences replaced the College of Humanities and Fine Arts and the College of Natural Sciences.
3 Two UNI colleges to merge this week
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:58, p.1
7/1/2011 The College of Natural Sciences and the College of Humanities and Fine Arts will join to create the College of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences on July 1, 2011. Joel Haack will serve as Dean; photo.
4 UNI to offer waste reduction graduate-credit workshops.
Public Relations News Release 2010:274, p.1
4/5/2011 The workshop is entitled, "Waste Reduction: Addressing the Overlooked 'R," it will be held near Dubuque as a two part course in June and November.
5 UNI to offer waste reduction graduate-credit workshops.
Public Relations News Release 2010:263, p.1
3/29/2011 "Waste Reduction: Addressing the Overlooked R" a graduate credit course offering free books and lesson plans.
6 UNI to host Cedar Valley Preview Night at Waterloo Public Library
Public Relations News Release 2010:103, p.1
10/18/2010 This event is for students and parents interested in learning more about the campus. Students will have the chance to meet and discuss majors with representatives from the different colleges on the campus.
7 UNI solar boat takes third in world championships
Public Relations News Release 2009:489, p.1
6/28/2010 This is the team's second straight third-place finish, and fourth year in a row in the top five. The Solar Panthers brought home a trophy for Outstanding Solar System Design, given to the team displaying outstanding knowledge and hands-on skills.
8 University of Northern Iowa to host commenements in the UNI-Dome May 8
Public Relations News Release 2009:442, p.1
5/3/2010 On May 10, more than 1,500 students who have completed their degrees during the spring semester are eligible to participate, along with those who completed their work last December or will finish this summer.
9 University Book & Supply recognizes excellence in non-tenured faculty
Public Relations News Release 2009:436, p.1
4/29/2010 The award recognizes outstanding teaching skills and contributions to their professions by faculty members who have not yet been awarded tenure. It includes a $1,000 cash gift and is administered through the UNI Foundation. Faculty members listed.
10 UNI American Humanics announces winners of Cedar Valley Nonprofit Awards
Public Relations News Release 2009:406, p.1
4/16/2010 The Veridian Credit Union Community Engagement Awards also were presented. These awards honor UNI faculty members who have enriched the quality of life in the Cedar Valley by strengthening relationships and sharing knowledge. Award winners are listed.
11 UNI faculty to be recognized for community engagement
Public Relations News Release 2009:400, p.1
4/13/2010 The 2010 recipients of the Veridian Credit Union Community Engagement Awards use community engagement to put theory into practice and make their professional lives a little more personal.
12 Presentation at UNI on ecological restoration of native lands
Public Relations News Release 2009:378, p.1
4/6/2010 Carter Johnson will discuss the commercial opportunities of converted cropland in "South Dakota's Prairie Farm: An Experiment in Economic and Ecological Sustainability." Johnson will explore the EcoSun Prairie Farms Project, which is a 640-acre farm.
13 UNI begins reorganization
Northern Iowa Today 93:3, p.22
4/1/2010 Division of Marketing and Advancement will be dissolved; CHFA and CNS will be combined; Departments of English and Modern Languages will be combined; photo.
14 Your university is a place of creation and change
Northern Iowa Today 93:3, p.Inside front cover
4/1/2010 Mark Jastorff introduces readers to changes and opportunities at UNI; photo.
15 UNI's Tallgrass Prairie Center presents Sustainability of Agriculture Landscapes: Perspectives from Southern Australia
Public Relations News Release 2009:358, p.1
3/26/2010 Tony W. Norton and Jann E. Williams, from the University of Tasmania, Australia, will examine the biodiversity, ecosystem services and land use of Tasmania's agricultural landscapes using a combination of spatial sciences and ecological techniques.
16 UNI students nominated for prestigious Goldwater Scholarship
Public Relations News Release 2009:282, p.1
2/16/2010 Cassandra Hayne of Fairfield and Joseph Winder of Waterloo were nominated for the nationally competitive program that aims to identify students with outstanding potential for research careers in mathematics, natural sciences, or engineering.
17 UNI begins reorganization
Wilson--Kalli Jean (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 2008:30, p.1
1/26/2010 Joel Haack named dean of the College of Natural Sciences and the College of Humanities and Fine Arts. University Marketing and Advancement Division will be eliminated July 1. Other changes are ahead.
18 University of Northern Iowa announces first round of reorganization plans
Northern Iowan 2008:28, p.2
1/15/2010 Pending the approval of the Board of Regents, effective July 1, 2010 the Marketing and Advancement Division will be dissolved and the Colleges of Humanities and Fine Arts and Natural Sciences will be combined. Joel Haack will serve as the inaugural dean.
19 University of Northern Iowa announces first round of reorganization plans
Public Relations News Release 2009:225, p.1
1/14/2010 Effective July 1, 2010 Marketing & Advancement Division will be dissolved, eliminating one university vice president position. Bill Calhoun, current vice president and president of the UNI Foundation, will remain as president of the Foundation.
20 Award nominations sought for UNI faculty engaged with community; Community Engagement Awards recognize involvement through teaching, research
Public Relations News Release 2009:217, p.1
1/11/2010 Veridian Credit Union will fund up to five Community Engagement awards, one for a faculty member in each of UNI's five undergraduate colleges: Business Administration, Education, Humanities and Fine Arts, Natural Sciences, Social and Behavioral Sciences.
21 UNI offers waste reduction workshops for graduate credit
Public Relations News Release 2009:144, p.1
11/2/2009 Waste Reduction: Addressing the Overlooked "R," a one-hour course, will be held at the Scott Area Recycling Center in Davenport as a two-part course in January and April of 2010.
22 UNI awards EPSCoR grant
Public Relations News Release 2009:95, p.1
10/2/2009 Michael Kessler, assistant professor of materials science and engineering at Iowa State University was awarded the grant of more than $700,000 for a three-year period. "We are developing composite materials that can achieve significant weight savings.
23 UNI honors outstanding faculty for teaching, research and professional service
Public Relations News Release 2009:79, p.1
9/25/2009 Four faculty members were honored at the fall faculty meeting last month. They are: Harry Brod, Kim MacLin, Cherin Lee, and Martha Reineke. The new James F. Lubker Faculty Research Award was created to honor Jim Lubker, professor of communication science.
24 UNI to host international solar boat competition
Public Relations News Release 2009:58, p.1
9/16/2009 Solar Splash is hands-on educational experience that develops teamwork and interdisciplinary skills. The competitions will be held here in 2011, 2012, and 2013 at one of the lakes in George Wyth State Park. The competition began in Milwaukee in 1994.
25 UNI student group receives international award
Public Relations News Release 2009:31, p.1
9/8/2009 The Center for Inquiry International (CFI), headquartered in Amherst, N. Y., presented the award to the Iowa Freethinkers and Inquirers (UNIFI). The CFI board decided that of all the events held by their 200-plus campus groups, the UNI event was the best.
26 UNI College of Natural Sciences to hold summer poster session for undergraduate researchers
Public Relations News Release 2008:614, p.1
7/29/2009 The eighth annual Summer Undergraduate Research Poster Session will be heald in the Great Reading Room in Seerley Hall. Darrell Wiens, professor of biology, will welcome the participants. Dwight Krehbiel, will present the keynote address. Students listed.
27 UNI Solar Electric Boat Team places third at world championship
Public Relations News Release 2008:559, p.1
6/3/2009 The overall third-place finish at the 2009 Solar Splash competition gives the college its highest finish at the competition set by the Solar Panthers of the solar electric boat team. Students listed.
28 'Purple and Old Gold' awards announced at University of Northern Iowa commencement
Public Relations News Release 2008:523, p.1
5/12/2009 The awards, recognizing meritorious scholarship or conspicuous achievement in particular areas, were presented to 57 seniors during the commencement exercises. The awards were first presented in 1939. Students listed.
29 Academic resources aid students
French--Larissa A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 105:54, p.supp 7
5/1/2009 Help is available for college students from several sources at the University of Northern Iowa; photo.
30 Former UNI student designs e-Bike
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:54, p.1
5/1/2009 Stationary bike uses the back tire to rotate a magnet generating electrical current. Bike is used to illustrate the differences in efficiency between incandescent and compact fluorescent light bulbs
31 Welcome from the deans
Haack--Joel K. (Dean--College of Humnaities--Arts--and Sciences)
Northern Iowan 105:54, p.supp 9
5/1/2009 Joel Haack, Dean of the College of Natural Sciences, challenges students to undertake an independent research project to expand their college experience; photo.
32 University of Northern Iowa to host commencements in the UNI-Dome May 9
Public Relations News Release 2008:506, p.1
4/30/2009 More than 1,500 students are eligible to participate including the members of the Class of 1959 who will be attending their Golden Reunion. Sandy Stevens of Glen Ellyn, Ill., will welcome the new graduates as alumni.
33 UNI "e-Bike" provides energy efficiency awareness
Public Relations News Release 2008:490, p.1
4/22/2009 The project aims to utilize a number of renewable energy based hands-on projects to promote mathematics and science in the classroom. The "d-Bike" came from the senior design project of Patrick Dehn, a Waverly resident and 2008 graduate.
34 UNI offers waste reduction graduate credit workshops in Boone
Public Relations News Release 2008:444, p.1
4/6/2009 "Waste Reduction: Addressing the Overlooked 'R'," a one-hour graduate credit course, will be held at the Boone County Landfill in Boone as a two-part course in June and November of 2009. There are free books and lesson plans through Science Ed. Div.
35 UNI faculty to be recognized for community engagement
Public Relations News Release 2008:440, p.1
4/3/2009 The 2009 Veridian Credit Union Community Engagement Award recipients are: Fred Abraham, Cliff Chancey, Richard Featherstone, Linda Nebbe, and Gabriela Olivares-Cuhat.
36 Safety during severs weather to be topic of next Citizen Science talk at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2008:403, p.1
3/17/2009 In conjunction with Severs Weather Awareness Week, Alan Czarnetzki and Jeff Kennedy will review current recommendations for safety during tornadoes, lightning and flash floods. The peak months for tornadoes in Iowa are May and June.
37 UNI celebrates Darwin's birthday
Public Relations News Release 2008:321, p.1
1/27/2009 The 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin will be marked with a week-long series of activities, including speakers, games, social events and information sessions, all of which will be held at Maucker Union and are free and open to the public.
38 Computer security to be topic of next Citizen Science talk at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2008:311, p.1
1/20/2009 Sometimes users' desire for computers to "just work" is at odds with the need to preserve privacy. "Common-sense Computer Security," will examine this issue. Paul Gray, associate professor of computer science, will discuss security issues.
39 Award nominations sought for UNI faculty engaged with community Community Engagement Awards recognize involvement through teaching, research
Public Relations News Release 2008:296, p.1
1/12/2009 Veridian Credit Union will fund up to five Community Engagement awards, one for a faculty member in each of the five undergraduage colleges.The wards were initiated in 2007 to recognize the efforts of faculty and inspire partnerships among faculty. More.
40 UNI offers waste reduction graduate credit workshops
Public Relations News Release 2008:246, p.1
12/1/2008 Waste Reduction: Addressig the Overlooked "R," will be held at the Scott Area Recycling Center in Davenport. The workshop targets middle school language arts, science, social studies, math and TAG teachers. The class emphasizes lifecycle analysis.
41 UNI Citizen Science series to focus on soap bubbles
Public Relations News Release 2008:241, p.1
11/25/2008 Fred Behroozi, professor of physics, will present "The Art and Science of Soap Bubbles." He will first look at soap bubbles through the work of several 17th and 18th century painters.
42 Learning how to make beer in school
Reeder--Laura M. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 105:20, p.5
11/7/2008 J. Ben Schafer lectured on the science of zymurgy, or fermentation, during a series hosted by the College of Natural Sciences.
43 Citizen Science series to begin at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2008:181, p.1
10/28/2008 J. Ben Schafer, associate professor of computer science, will present the first talk, "Zymurgy--The Science of Brewing Beer. The series is intended to make the technical accessible.
44 UNI Alumni Association to present Heritage Honours Awards during Homecoming
Public Relations News Release 2008:79, p.1
9/17/2008 Nancy Powell, a 1970 graduate, currently living in Kathmandu, Nepal, will receive an Alumni Achievement Award, recognizing outstanding professional accomplishments. Adrienne Hallett of Washington, D. C., will receive the Young Alumni Award.
45 UNI professor and student team up for comedy show
Public Relations News Release 2008:43, p.1
9/4/2008 Doug Shaw, professor of mathematics, and Jordan Meyer, a senior from Waterloo, are teaming up to perform a comedy show, titled "Doug and Jordan: An Evening of solo improv comedy, performed by two people over the course of about an hour."
46 Student research scientists to present findings at UNI Friday, Aug. 1
Public Relations News Release 2007:789, p.1
7/30/2008 Forty-four students will display posters describing their work in the Great Reading Room at Seerley Hall. Nine Iowa secondary teachers have also been participating in Research Avenues for Iowa Science Education, a Title II- funded program.
47 UNI CNS offers two summer science workshops for teachers, June 30 through July 3
Public Relations News Release 2007:734, p.1
6/18/2008 UNI's College of Natural Sciences will offer two summer science workshops for teachers called 'Investigating Inquiry Science Instruction' and 'Introduction to the Tallgrass Prairie.'
48 College deans welcome new students
Haack--Joel K. (Dean--College of Humnaities--Arts--and Sciences)
Northern Iowan 104:54, p.sup 6
5/2/2008 Discovery is at the heart of the College of Natural Sciences.
49 UNI College of Natural Sciences faculty recognized for teaching and research
Public Relations News Release 2007:280, p.1
11/8/2007 Dorothy Brecheisen, Thomas Kline, John Groves, and Douglas Shaw all received awards for their achievements in teaching and research.
50 UNI College of Natural Sciences held summer poster session for undergraduate researchers
Public Relations News Release 2007:110, p.1
8/21/2007 The Summer Undergraduate Research Poster Session was held August 3; list of presenters and advisors.

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