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1 ARCTICenter: the new 'cool' thing
Welsch--Shelby (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:20, p.1
11/5/2015 The Board of Regents unanimously voted to expand the UNI arctic studies program; part of the expansion includes a new facility called the ARCTICenter; photo.
2 Making that major decision
Cobb--Abbi (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:1, p.5
8/27/2015 Student Abbi Cobb shares her struggles in finding a major; photo.
3 UNI welcomed into CFA Institute University Recognition Program: UNI's undergrad finance program positions students for CFA certification
Public Relations News Release 2013:124, p.1
11/18/2013 UNI has become the latest university to be welcomed into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program. UNI offers CFA review non-credit courses to help students on exam. CFA certification is the most globally respected investment certification.
4 Liberal Arts Core at a crossroads
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 109:27, p.1
12/7/2012 Curriculum committees discuss changes to Liberal Arts Core at UNI. Suggestions include changes to social sciences category, humanities requirement, language requirements, removal of personal wellness requirement. Disscusses formal process for changes.
5 Online courses to be reviewed for possible degree credits
Northern Iowan 109:24, p.8
11/16/2012 Online courses hold potential to educate students around the world and for schools to widen their audience. Considerable study still needed to see if it will improve degree completion, deepen college curricula, and increase learning; photo
6 Academic spotlight, interior design; sustainability and interior design at UNI
Northern Iowa Today 94:2, p.12
4/1/2011 Classes focus on green design and sustainability; include certification; photo.
7 UNI to launch new Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education
Northern Iowa Today 94:2, p.21
1/1/2011 Professor Stephen Gaies will lead program aimed at including Holocaust and genocide studies in Iowa school curricula.
8 UNI professor helps develop guidelines for teaching religion in public schools
Public Relations News Release 2010:41, p.1
9/8/2010 For the past six years, Betty DeBerg, professor of religion, has served on a national task force for the American Academy of Religion (AAR), the largest association of scholars of religion in the country.
9 Dwight Watson named UNI dean of the college of education
Public Relations News Release 2009:466, p.1
5/24/2010 Watson is currently the associate dean of the Teacher Education Program, chair of the Department of Education Studies and professor in the College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
10 UNI to host globalization lecture by George Mason University provost
Public Relations News Release 2009:375, p.1
4/5/2010 Peter N. Stearns, provost and professor of history will give a public lecture, "Educating Global Citizens at Colleges and Universities," in the Burris Business Building, Room 109.
11 UNI's MTA hosts 4th Annual African-American Read-In
Public Relations News Release 2009:287, p.1
2/18/2010 Alumna Jan Spivey Gilchrist returned to the college for the Read-in, where she lead a series of three sessions with students from Black Hawk Elementary, Walter Cunningham School of Excellence, and Malcolm Price Laboratory.
12 More than 40 programs slated for elimination
O'Loughlin--Emily (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:22, p.1
11/13/2009 Program reduction is a product of a process started over a year ago. Program reviews began within academic departments. Criteria were developed to evaluate programs, with enrollment being an important factor; photo.
13 UNI 'Literacy Project' supports literacy and communication for special needs children
Public Relations News Release 2009:137, p.1
10/27/2009 Two important goals of the project are, "promoting access to the Iowa Core Curriculum for children with significant developmental disabilities through increased literacy and communication skills and expanded opportunities for students.
14 UNI project reaches out to early math and science educators
Public Relations News Release 2009:120, p.1
10/13/2009 Efforts to create a national center that will bring together early childhood and science, technology, engineering and mathematics (EC-STEM) educators in Iowa, and across the nation, are under way.
15 Hari Shankar Memorial Lecture to be held at UNI April 14
Public Relations News Release 2008:450, p.1
4/7/2009 "The Iowa Core Curriculum for K-12 Mathematics: Important Mathematics, Effective Teaching and Deep Learning" will be the topic of the lecture. Eric Hart, adjunct associate professor of mathematics at Maharishi University will explore the math part of ICC.
16 UNI, SCC offers free orientation course for elementary education degree program
Public Relations News Release 2008:373, p.1
3/4/2009 Students at Southeastern Community College, interested in a B. A. Degree in elementary education, in the 2 + 2 Program, will take two years of community college classes and the equivalent of two years of UNI classes to earn a B. A. degree from UNI.
17 Board of Regents approve differential tuition for UNI College of Business Administration
Public Relations News Release 2008:270, p.1
12/11/2008 This will be the first year of a three-year implementation. The surcharge will fund: faculty and curriculum expansion, improved professional skills development for students, and financial aid.
18 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.
19 More than just porn in the morn
Anderson--Leona Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:5, p.9
9/16/2008 Profile of Gary Gute and his many interests.
20 Certificates enhance majors
Bardsley--Laura Lee (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:4, p.3
9/12/2008 Certificate program aimed at practitioners who want to develop a strong foundation of critical business skills and knowledge; photo.
21 NISG votes for LAC review
Northern Iowan 104:37, p.4
2/22/2008 Northern Iowa Student Government passed a resolution asking the Liberal Arts Core Committee to determine whether Personal Wellness should be included in the Liberal Arts Core.
22 No creativity for students
Busch--Michael E. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:28, p.6
1/18/2008 Believes that crowded curriculum leaves little time for creative thinking.
23 "Just Sex" not your average course
Harken--Sarah (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:27, p.4
12/7/2007 Professor Harry Brod offers a class the explores sexuality, love, religion, pornography, and education; photo.
24 Anger over the UNI Ed. Department
Abbott--Tristan E. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:15, p.9
10/16/2007 Complains about length of education major, educational media course, high tuition and fees, health center service, and computer installation advice.
25 John Deere helps fund master's startup
Northern Iowa Today 91:1, p.12
1/1/2007 Donated $94,500 to professional science master's degree program in industrial mathematics.
26 UNI to begin offering new master of arts degree in criminology
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
12/6/2006 The new master of arts in criminology will be offered beginning in the fall of 2007.
27 Attention education majors
Northern Iowan 103:11, p.2
10/3/2006 The speech and hearing evaluation is no longer necessary for admission to the teacher education program.
28 Welcome from the Provost
Lubker--James (CHFA Dean; Provost)
Northern Iowan 103:3, p.6
9/1/2006 Provost provides an overview of new areas of study available for students.
29 UNI Regional Business Center to offer fall courses
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
9/8/2005 Training courses will include use of QuickBooks Pro software and other entrepreneurial skills.
30 New biology major result of major projects on campus
Ryan--Crystal L. (Class of 2006)
Northern Iowan 102:2, p.1
8/30/2005 Plant bioscience will be offered for the first time at UNI; photo.
31 Regrets after all these years . . .
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:1, p.7
8/26/2005 Urges students to stick with their harder classes and enjoy general education classes more.
32 Welcome back
Koob--Robert D. (Class of 1962; President of UNI)
Northern Iowan 102:1, p.1
8/26/2005 Letter from President Koob talks about exciting things happening at UNI; photo.
33 New emphasis added to biology major selection
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
7/20/2005 Plant bioscience emphasis will be helpful for students wishing to study plant related science in graduate school.
34 UNI announces curriculum for new 'Lifelong University'
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
7/8/2005 Non-credit courses will be offered this fall for members of the community.
35 UNI offers summer course on molecular biology for science teachers
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
6/30/2005 Summer class will last for two weeks and be worth three credits.
36 Dr. Bill leaves lasting impressions at UNI
Leibbrand--Jacob (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:44, p.9
3/11/2005 Professor Bill Williamson is leaving UNI to teach at Saginaw Valley State University in Michigan; has been head of professional writing program for six years; photo.
37 Elementary, special education classes
Northern Iowan 101:31, p.2
1/25/2005 A program at UNI that combines elementary education with special education will be discussed at Northeast Iowa Community College on January 26 and 27, 2005.
38 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.
39 Taking advantage of abundance of electives
Musgrave--Matt (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:21, p.7
11/9/2004 Believes UNI should expand the field of university electives available to students.
40 Sign language courses encourage 'different perspective'
Robertson--Andrew (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:20, p.3
11/5/2004 Sign language classes can count as a student's foreign language requirement.
41 UNI terrorism class gains popularity after Sept. 11
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:4, p.1
9/10/2004 Spotlight on Philip Mauceri's terrorism class and its purpose; photo.
42 UNI offers new majors this fall
Northern Iowan 101:1, p.3
8/27/2004 Description of new bioinformatics and networking and system administration majors.
43 UNI to offer new majors this fall
Paulson--Bryce (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 100:58, p.1
6/25/2004 UNI gains Board of Regents approval to add major programs in network and system administration as well as in bioinformatics.
44 New UNI major to prepare students for careers in fast-growing area of bioinformatics
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
6/16/2004 The major will be fully implemented in three years.
45 Unruh named gerontology coord.
McKenzie--JoLynn (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 100:44, p.1
3/12/2004 Profile of Amy Unruh and the Iowa Consortium for Applied Gerontology.
46 UNI masters in social work receives accreditation by national council
Northern Iowa Today 88:1, p.14
1/1/2004 Professor Keefe talks about the value of the accreditation.
47 UNI receives federal grant to establish Iowa Center for Applied Gerontology
Northern Iowa Today 88:1, p.14
1/1/2004 Dean Wallace talks about the value of the program.
48 Four-year grad rate peaks at 33.5 percent
Weiskircher--Heidi B. (Classes of 2005 and 2006)
Northern Iowan 100:24, p.1
11/21/2003 Several factors, including increased tuition and lowering of credit hour requirements, have lead to the increase in percentage over the last ten years.
49 Personal Wellness increases mind/body awareness
Bruecken--Melinda B. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 100:24, p.6
11/21/2003 Feels Personal Wellness class increases a person's quality of life and a keyboarding class would not do the same.
50 Academic planning goes online with user friendly program
Hamblin--Ashley (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 100:23, p.1
11/18/2003 Plan of Study is available for students online to help them plan their semesters at UNI.

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