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1 Personal tech devices belong in classroom
Wagner--Amanda (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:7, p.3
9/21/2015 Columnist Amanda Wagner believes that professors should stop prohibiting students from using electronic devices in the classroom; photo.
2 eLearning offers new security course
Baldus--Rachel (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:15, p.4
10/18/2013 UNI is offering a free course on cyber security for all students and faculty available through eLearning. The course will teach participants what they should and should not do online as well as ways to guard their identity online.
3 Password requirements set to change for UNI students and staff
Ruggles--Jacinda Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:41, p.4
3/8/2013 The password requirements for logging into UNI accounts will change in April. They will make things easier and more efficient; photo.
4 Getting along through change
Trotter--Garrett Lee (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:31, p.3
2/1/2013 Democrats and Independents comprise about seventy percent of the country, and they want compromise, while the Republican voters say they don't. Author offers a few ways the country can move forward regardless of partisan divisions.
5 Pin Happy!
Merritt--Amanda Margaret (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:31, p.6
2/1/2013 Step by step plans for a Valentine's Day wreath, and a sewn felt heart hanging; photo.
6 Field of the future
Northern Iowa Today 95:1, p.25
1/1/2013 Interactive Digital Studies is new major course of study; provides students with an array of digital skills; photo.
7 Are we set on 'easy'?
Mitchell--Anthony Patrick (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 109:23, p.4
11/13/2012 Column asks the question: does the normal impact of easy games make us soft as consumers? Appreciate how hard things were many years ago. Every now and then we can all use a bit of perspective.
8 LoanLook offers easy look at financial aid
Hausler--Jonathan Wesley (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:5, p.7
9/11/2012 Website allows students to view federal and private loans and grants in one place. Advice is provided on the best option available. Tim Bakula suggests using NSLDS.ed.gov or Studentloans.gov for financial counseling; photo.
9 Changes made in student computer centers
Koolbeck--Alex Elizabeth (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 109:3, p.3
8/31/2012 ITS has closed the student computer centers in Bartlett Hall and Rod Library. A new lab has opened in Panther Village. Ninety-five new computers are located in various centers on campus. New Duplex printers were purchased to cut paper usage.
10 Pin happy!
Merritt--Amanda Margaret (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:3, p.6
8/31/2012 Pinterest is a website featuring recipes, creative crafts, and a place for dreamers to dream. Step by step plans for a lamp with ribbon, clothespin picture holder, and flower vase are provided; photo.
11 WRS makes health promotion magazine available to students
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 109:3, p.3
8/31/2012 Student Health 101 is an electronic magazine. Wellness and Recreation Services have subscribed, according to Kathy Green. Articles are written by health professionals. Many more students can be reached via this method.
12 UNI to host exhibit at Iowa State Fair, August 9-19
Public Relations News Release 2012:13, p.1
8/3/2012 Future Panthers, alumni, and friends can visit with faculty, students, and alumni. Photos, tatoos, pennants, and athletic posters will be available.
13 In a New York nano; alumna finds success on the cutting edge of semiconductor research
Northern Iowa Today 95:2, p.10
6/1/2012 Jenah Harris-Jones talks about the ways in which her education at UNI have fostered her success in semiconductor research; photo.
14 The greatest show on earth
Mitchell--Anthony Patrick (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 108:36, p.4
2/14/2012 Believes that legislation to stop online piracy is much too complicated. The Internet is the closest thing to a circus, but it continues to be a magical place. It is difficult to imagine censorship of the Internet.
15 UNI offering online physical education master's program
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:26, p.1
12/6/2011 A new graduate program will be offered online. The course will take two years to complete. Students will take two courses per semester; including in the summer. Thirteen applications have been accepted thus far; photo.
16 From the archives
Poll--Brandon Allen (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:20, p.11
11/4/2011 Information from the November 3, 1992, Northern Iowan.
17 Something anonymous never is
Stroschein--Aaron Michael (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:12, p.5
10/7/2011 Information posted on the Internet is not only viewable in the present, but in the future. People need to remember that merely deleting a message does not eliminate it from the computer.
18 A certain kind of knowledge
Greubel--Greg Harold (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:4, p.3
9/9/2011 Social sciences try to transform humanity into something that can be tracked. Looking back into history allows man to realize that no pattern exists. The computer age allows access to unbelievable amounts of information, but one must evaluate.
19 Wi-Fi access planned for all residence halls
Kelzer--Sarah Marie (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:1, p.1
8/26/2011 Wireless Internet access is expected to be completed by October 2011. Network switches were refreshed over the summer. Hagemann Hall was the testing pilot and will be the first to receive service.
20 Introduction to ITS
Peterson--Thomas C. (Director ITS)
Northern Iowan 107:54, p.supp 7
4/29/2011 Information Technology Services is responsible for all aspects of information support on campus. Computer Centers are located throughout campus with several open twenty-four hours a day.
21 Rod Library provides information and convenience for students
Hayne--Cassandra Kay (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 107:54, p.sup 20
4/29/2011 The services provided by Rod Library are explained. Students have access to study rooms, computers, and library assistance; photo.
22 NISG supports fee increase after debate
Sprague--Ivy A. (Class of 2000)
Northern Iowan 95:44, p.1
3/22/2011 NISG passed a resolution supporting the increase of student computer fees by $30 per student per year; senior Scott Hunt proposed the increase.
23 Phishing attempts rising
Donovan--Maggie Mary (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:36, p.3
2/15/2011 Students warned to be skeptical when asked for personal information via E-mail. The University will never ask for your password. Do not open attachments from unknown sources.
24 The one virus you want to catch
Schreck--Anna E. (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:34, p.13
2/8/2011 Viral video is a fascinating concept. The Interlude Dance, designed and made by UNI students, is a huge hit on YouTube.
25 UNI introduces mobile website
Koolbeck--Alex Elizabeth (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:29, p.3
1/21/2011 More smart phones and other mobile devices than computers will be accessing the Web by 2014, according to some. In response, the University has launched a mobile website. The site will be is just the first step.
26 Teaching to learn
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:24, p.4
11/19/2010 Interactive Digital Communications class works with a sixth grade class at the Price Laboratory School on a creative project. UNI students teach sixth graders how to work with Adobe Creative Suite; photo.
27 New MyUNIverse portal implemented
Rudy--Jacob Allen (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:55, p.2
6/11/2010 Revised student information system offers opportunities for students to individualize what they see; photo.
28 Where can I find
Northern Iowan 106:54, p.supplement 15
4/30/2010 A handy guide to finding information on the UNI Home Page and MyUNIverse.
29 UNI computer science students capture first and second at computer security competition
Public Relations News Release 2009:351, p.1
3/23/2010 The Cyber Defense Competition challenges teams to maintain and secure a large collection of prescribed computer services while being subjected to various attacks and threats by security professionals, according to Paul Gray. Students listed.
30 Another year, another list of pitfalls
French--Larissa A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:37, p.4
2/19/2010 Apple Computers newest product, the iPad, has a few shortcomings, though it does have all the "normal items"; email, organizes photos, and plays videos etc. The iPad does NOT support flash among other things. In one word; disappointing.
31 Facebook: Handy tool or huge timewaster?
Botello--Jewelette (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:36, p.14
2/16/2010 Facebook is a free service that allows communication among "friends". There are applications, including: "Fishville,Cartoon Yourself", and "Farmville".
32 $1.4 million Lectra donation upgrades software, student marketability
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:31, p.1
1/29/2010 Textiles and Apparel Program receives donation of software as part of the "Imagine the Impact" campaign.
33 Goodbye Hulu and free TV
French--Larissa A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:31, p.5
1/29/2010 The Web site hulu.com is a free streaming site for television shows. It is reported that in 2010 the site will begin charging for their shows. People will revert to downloading shows illegally; photo.
34 Spam hijacks several e-mail accounts
Davidson--Nicole Jean (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 2008:28, p.2
1/15/2010 An innocent appearing e-mail message has resulted in the blacklisting of e-mail messages from UNI by Microsoft. ITS is working on various methods to block these types of messages, but user awareness is the key; photo.
35 Cyber Cats
Northern Iowa Today 93:3, p.29
1/1/2010 There are many UNI connections on social networking sites.
36 Wasteful practices escalate paper costs
Jensen--Brice Tyler (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:20, p.1
11/6/2009 Student impatience blamed for the overuse of printing at Rod Library. Fliers and a new policy of a forty page limit are aimed to help reduce waste. Paper is recycled, but increased costs of paper and toner require action; photo.
37 Quiet study places
French--Larissa A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:19, p.5
11/3/2009 Rod Library, Lang Hall, Communication Arts Center, Towers Center, Hemisphere Lounge, and Panera Bread listed as the favorite quiet study places for students. All have plusses and minuses.
38 Ratemyprofessor.com; use it, don't abuse it
Krueger--Jeffrey Allen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:16, p.5
10/23/2009 Students urged to speak for themselves, be specific in their comments, describe both strengths and weaknesses, use pertinent details, and then proof read comments when rating professors.
39 Woo Me offers a personal touch to social networking
Zaputil--Racqel Marie (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:15, p.14
10/20/2009 The social network, Woo Me, is noted for speed and as an intimate way to meet people. The majority of users range from 18-25, but older users are starting to use the site; photo.
40 Technology and age gap deserve sympathy
Uhlenkamp--Jessica Ann (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:14, p.5
10/16/2009 College students and even some high school students want information now. These students, unlike the older generation, have grown up with technology and are not afraid of new developments in that area.
41 A neutral net
Heiserman--Derek Andrew (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:8, p.5
9/25/2009 Believes that a free Internet, which can be used and owned by everyone is ideal. Companies should not have the power to charge for usage of bandwidth or dictate what is available to the user.
42 My confessions
Fagle--Tess Ann (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:7, p.4
9/22/2009 Believes that the Internet is now our new mode of communication. The use of Facebook is grossly over done. Computer time is taking over our lives.
43 CareerCat brings career opportunities
Boyer--Amanda Carol (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:3, p.2
9/4/2009 UNI Career Services announces the availability of a career management system named CareerCat. Online system; allows students to post resumes and look for employment or internships.
44 UNI's MyEntre.Net system boasts bigger, better site
Northern Iowa Today 93:2, p.17
9/1/2009 New system will continue to connect entrepreneurs and small business owners.
45 Introduction to ITS
Peterson--Thomas C. (Director ITS)
Northern Iowan 106:1, p.16
8/28/2009 Information Technology Services supports all aspects of information technology. Computer Centers are located on campus with several being open twenty-four hours a day. Free computer workshops are offered.
46 ITS provides computer workshops
French--Larissa A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:1, p.4
8/28/2009 Information Technology Services hosts free workshops for students, faculty, and staff. Topics include; eLearning, Microsoft Word, Google Tools, OneNote, Excel, and Power Point.
47 No more fliers in dorm halls
Anderson--John Patrick (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:1, p.1
8/28/2009 Department of Residence will no longer accept materials to be posted within the residence halls. Postings on MyUniverse News is the alternative; photo.
48 UNI Regional Business Center to offer QuickBooks Pro training
Public Relations News Release 2009:2, p.1
8/11/2009 A three-session class, it will focus primarily on the basics of QuickBooks Pro including setting preferences, establishing charts of accounts, entering invoices and bills and creating basic financial statements; classes will be taught by Judy Schindel.
49 What is up with myUNIverse
Dornbusch--Ryan Mark (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 105:60, p.3
7/24/2009 Questions the need for long passwords, including a symbol and number. Forgetting the password and missing the deadline to change your password can be troublesome.
50 Twitter: the other Facebook
Grayson--Adam Michael (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:46, p.3
4/3/2009 Technology continues to advance. Twitter works in a manner similar to Facebook, except it has a one hundred forty character limit. It has been called a micro-blog; photo.

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