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1 Black History Month with BSU
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018), Johnson--Alex (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 116:32, p.04
2/3/2020 UNI's Black Student Union (BSU) has prepared events honoring Black History Month through the month of February.
2 NAR conference celebrates 50 years at UNI
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:49, p.02
4/15/2019 The North American Review celebrates it's 50 year anniversary at UNI. A conference will be held on campus to celebrate.
3 Panther Portrait: ISA Valentine's dance
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:34, p.08
2/11/2019 The International Student Association held their annual Valentine's Day dance; photo.
4 Super blood wolf moon appears in sky
Barikor--Leziga (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 115:29, p.05
1/24/2019 Chemistry professor, Joshua Sebree, presented a lecture on the moon on the eve of the super blood wolf moon.
5 Fun and games bring students together at homecoming picnic
Mazzarella--Allison (Student--2017), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:17, p.04
10/22/2018 The Campus Activities Board worked with campus catering to provide a picnic lunch during homecoming week.
6 Peabody award winner comes to UNI
Baxter--Nicole (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:11, p.02
10/2/2017 Peabody award winner, Majora Carter, will be giving a talk on environmental issues, the green economy, and economic development in low-status communities. This talk is a part of the Provost's Sustainability Lecture Series; photo.
7 UNI Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Student Association seeks award nominations
Public Relations News Release 2014:200, p.1
3/5/2015 UNI Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Student Association will be hosting the 11th annual Cedar Valley Nonprofit Awards on April 14, in the UNI Commons Ballroom. Any person may submit a nomination, with all nominations being placed by March 20.
8 UNI to host 2015 Town Hall on Diversity
Public Relations News Release 2014:152, p.1
1/14/2015 The seventh annual Town Hall Meeting hosted by UNI's Diversity Council will welcome Heather Hackman. The event will be held on January 21, in the Commons Ballroom.
9 UNI Graduate College, Continuing and Distance Education to host Graduate Programs Open House
Public Relations News Release 2014:95, p.1
10/27/2014 UNI, in collaboration with Continuing and Distance Education, will host Beyond Your Bachelor's: UNI Graduate Programs Open House, November 5, in the UNI Commons Ballroom.
10 Cedar Valley Nonprofit Award winners announced
Public Relations News Release 2013:251, p.1
4/11/2014 UNI's Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Student Association announced the Cedar Valley Nonprofit Award winners. The winners will be honored at a luncheon in the Commons Ballroom. The Veridian Community Engagement Fellowship Awards will also be presented.
11 Technology projects to invade UNI during the Student Technology Fair
Public Relations News Release 2013:227, p.1
4/1/2014 UNI will host the Iowa Technology and Education Connection (ITEC) Student Technology Fair. More than 50 projects from 12 school districts will be displayed for the public. Winners will be invited to showcase their projects in Des Moines.
12 National Science Foundation project to launch at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2013:146, p.1
12/13/2013 Polar science leaders from across the globe will join the University of Northern Iowa in launching Arctic-FROST, a new National Science Foundation project. The project will enable and mobilize research on sustainable Arctic development.
13 Maucker Union holds long, rich history
Vincent--Austin Joseph (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:19, p.4
11/1/2013 The Maucker Union has an interesting history and has undergone many changes throughout the years. At one point students were able to purchase beer in Maucker Union. There also used to be a Hardee's restaurant that employed many students on campus.
14 I spy at UNI
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:47, p.2
4/9/2013 Mystery photo awaiting identification. Previous photo was identified by Ken Connelly. It was a photograph of artwork in the Commons.
15 I spy at UNI
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:46, p.2
4/5/2013 Weekly photo contest. Post your answer on the Northern Iowan Facebook page. The March 29 picture, which no one guessed, was of artwork in the Commons; photo.
16 Second UNI president candidate to visit UNI
Public Relations News Release 2012:179, p.1
1/25/2013 The second presidential candidate, Avijit Ghosh, will be speaking at UNI.
17 UNI alumni and friends to be honored at Distinguished Awards Celebration
Public Relations News Release 2012:43, p.1
9/4/2012 Recipients of the Heritage Honours Awards include: Mildred Wood, Sandy Stevens, Jason Kilborn, and Ed Gallagher. President's Philanthropy Awards recipients: Gary and Myrna Floyd.
18 Praying for unity
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:31, p.6
1/27/2012 Nearly one hundred students attended a nondenominational meeting in the Commons Ballroom. The event was sponsored by the Northern Iowa Campus Ministry Association; photo.
19 President Allen hosts town hall meeting on budget
Maddix--Nicholas Scott (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:24, p.9
11/18/2011 The Commons Ballroom hosted President Allen, as he shared views of the university budget. The university has implemented forty per cent of cost savings ideas suggested a few years ago; photo.
20 University community says farewell to Jon Buse
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:24, p.1
11/18/2011 Dean of Students leaving for similar position at Kirkwood Community College. Jon Buse has spent 24 years at UNI; starting as a student, graduating in 1991; photo.
21 First week of classes
Maddix--Nicholas Scott (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:1, p.2
8/26/2011 Campus has come to life with the return of the students. Scenes from the first week; photo.
22 Construction hits campus
Koolbeck--Alex Elizabeth (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:60, p.3
7/22/2011 Each summer construction projects appear on campus. This summer there are many projects that are smaller in nature; photo.
23 UNI honors nine with induction into School of HPELS' Hall of Excellence
Public Relations News Release 2010:127, p.1
11/4/2010 The following alumni will be inducted this year: Julayne Hoffmeier, Dwight Marston, Raymond Olson, Chuck Patten, Shellie Pfohl, Norman Rasmussen, Ronald Rice, Larry Rowedder, and Kenneth Witt.
24 UNI Alumni Association to present Heritage Honours Awards during Homecoming
Public Relations News Release 2010:105, p.1
10/18/2010 Clayton Condit (B.A. '92), and Barbara (Schmitt) Condit (B.A. '92) of Minneapolis, MN Will receive the Young Alumnus Award and Young Alumna Award, respectively, which recognize graduates 40 years of age or younger who have excelled in their professions.
25 UNI holds third annual Graduate Symposium April 12
Public Relations News Release 2009:389, p.1
4/8/2010 The third-annual graduate research symposium will include vocal and instrumental performances and poetry readings. Susan Schwieger said, "The symposium provides an opportunity to showcase innovative and diverse research and creative performances."
26 UNI American Humanics seeking outstanding local non-profit nominations
Public Relations News Release 2009:328, p.1
3/12/2010 Winning organizations will be recognized for their contributions to the Cedar Valley at the sixth annual Nonprofit Stars award at the Commons Ballroom. Based in Kansas City, American Humanics is a national nonprofit organization.
27 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.
28 UNI Student Health Clinic to hold second clinic for free H1N1 flu vaccinations for UNI students
Public Relations News Release 2009:218, p.1
1/11/2010 Approximately 950 doses are available to students and will be distributed on Jan. 20, in the lower level of the Commons on a first-come basis. The Black Hawk County Health Department recommends receiving the H1N1 vaccination.
29 UNI Alumni Association to present Heritage Honours Awards during Homecoming
Public Relations News Release 2009:121, p.1
10/14/2009 The awards program honors the accomplishments of graduates and their service to the university. Awards will be presented to Bradley Block, Guang Jin, Sarah "Sally" Carbaugh Frudden, and Leonard Froyen.
30 Maucker Union; forty years of serving students
Northern Iowa Today 93:2, p.6
9/1/2009 Brief history of Maucker Union; latest renovation will be dedicated on October 2, 2009; photo.
31 UNI retirees honored at special breakfast
Public Relations News Release 2008:543, p.1
5/19/2009 The 51st annual recognition breakfast was held at the end of the academic year honoring 31 employees retiring within the 2008-2009 fiscal year. Retirees listed
32 UNI Panther Pick Up' begins Thursday off-campus, May 6 on-campus
Public Relations News Release 2008:504, p.1
4/28/2009 This story replaces one of the same name sent earlier. The off-campus pick-up location was listed incorrectly and should be at West 22nd and Olive Streets in Cedar Falls.
33 UNI American Humanics announces winners of Cedar Valley Nonprofit Awards
Public Relations News Release 2008:441, p.1
4/3/2009 The keynote speaker, Sheila Baird, of the Cedar Valley United Way, focused on the outstanding commitments of all communities throughout the Cedar Valley when faced with disaster this past year. Awards and award winners listed.
34 UNI students inducted into Omicron Delta Kappa Circle honorary
Public Relations News Release 2008:317, p.1
1/26/2009 Twenty-three students were inducted into the Omicrom Delta Kappa Circle of the national leadership honor society during a ceremony held in the Commons Ballroom on the UNI campus. Students listed.
35 UNI Multicultural Teaching Alliance to host teacher reception
Public Relations News Release 2008:220, p.1
11/13/2008 The third-annual Multicultural Teachers Reception will be in the Georgian Lounge in the Commons. "The purposes of the organization are to learn about diversity and promoting awareness of diversity in the classroom.
36 Price Lab School and Northern University High School will honor dignitaries at Fall Festival
Public Relations News Release 2008:174, p.1
10/24/2008 The event will honor outstanding alumni, extraordinary emeriti, and "fabulous friends" from the school. The event will be held at the UNI Commons Ballroom.
37 Panther Portraits
Fleming--Rachel M. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:38, p.17
2/26/2008 Campus scenes; photo.
38 Valentine's Day dinner on Feb. 12
Northern Iowan 101:35, p.2
2/8/2005 A Valentine's Day dinner will be held in the Commons Ballroom.
39 Commons to close after 71 years
Andrews--Eric A. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 100:36, p.1
2/13/2004 Department of Residence announces decision to close Commons Dining Center at the end of the spring semester of this year; photo.
40 Five-year plan has construction in the works
Szeszycki--Emily (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 99:35, p.1
2/11/2003 Eight buildings may be renovated and McLeodUSA Center will be constructed before 2007; photo.
41 UNI to host walking art tours during College Hills Arts Festival
Public Relations News Release 2002:7, p.1
7/10/2002 The Gallery of Art will sponsor the tours which includes tours of Lang Hall, Seerley Hall, the Commons, and the Rod Library.
42 "Enjoying it all" through the years
Cornell--Susan
Northern Iowa Today 85:1, p.14
1/1/2001 An alumna and a freshman reflect on the student experience.
43 Cedar Valley Alumni Club
Northern Iowa Today 85:1, p.25
1/1/2001 Reception held by Cedar Valley Alumni Club for alumni and friends.
44 Profile: Nancy Klodt
Campus News Network 10:15, p.3
3/20/2000 Profile of UNI's Commons Dining Center cook Nancy Klodt; photo.
45 Campbell closing, Redeker renovating
Bingaman--Sarah Marie (Class of 2000)
Northern Iowan 96:29, p.1
1/14/2000 Campbell Hall dining center will house the UNI bakery. Food service at Towers and Commons will change and Redeker dining center will be renovated; photo.
46 UNI construction update
Campus News Network 9:16, p.1
4/5/1999 Spring and summer construction projects include work on Performing Arts Center, Lang Hall, Lawther and Bartlett Halls, Bender and Dancer Halls, Commons, and West Gym, along with several road projects; pedestrian traffic should not be interrupted.
47 23rd Street Market offers alluring alternatives
Arbuckle--Amanda A. (Class of 2001)
Northern Iowan 95:1, p.13
8/28/1998 Commons Dining Center is now home to the 23rd Street Market, a salad bar, deli, and convenience store; photo.
48 Pizza sliced; dining hours grow
Bingaman--Sarah Marie (Class of 2000)
Northern Iowan 94:48, p.1
4/7/1998 Changes in food service include the elimination of Panther Express Pizza, dining center schedule and meal plan changes, and the addition of a Maucker Union store.
49 Dining centers receive changes
Madden--Kevin
Northern Iowan 93:3, p.4
9/10/1996 Changes in meal plans and Campbell Hall dining center renovations greet returning students.
50 University of Northern Iowa to celebrate its 120th anniversary with variety of activities April 20-27
Public Relations News Release 1995:324, p.1
4/17/1996 Activities are announced for the celebration of the 120th anniversary of UNI.

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