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Electrical Power

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1 Photo opportunity: Photovoltaic panel installation, 10 a.m., Thursday, July 1
Public Relations News Release 2009:490, p.1
6/28/2010 Members of the media are invited to view and photograph photovoltaic (PV) panel installation on the Multimodal Transportation Center. During that time, media will have access to the construction site for photos.
2 UNI Solar Panthers head to international boating championship June 9 - 13
Public Relations News Release 2009:472, p.1
6/1/2010 The solar/electric boat team will travel to Lake Fayetteville, Arkansas for the annual Solar Splash electric boat competition, hosted by the University of Arkansas. The Solar Panthers will compete against 13 other teams.
3 Every day should be Earth Day
French--Larissa A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:53, p.6
4/27/2010 Energy conservation during Earth Day competition suggests that students can commit to saving resources on a day to day basis.
4 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
5 Quad power outage causes issues
Bardsley--Laura Lee (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:12, p.1
10/10/2008 The cause of a six hour power outage affecting Hageman, Noehren, Rider, and Shull Halls, Reducer Center, Gallagher-Bluedorn, and academic buildings remains undetermined; photo.
6 Iowa declared disaster area by Governor
Rolfes--Kate E. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:43, p.1
3/6/2007 Following last week's snow storm in western Iowa and the previous ice storm in eastern Iowa, Governor Culver has declared the entire state a disaster area; photo.
7 Powering our environment
Moorehead--Billie (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:39, p.9
2/20/2007 Information on proposed coal fired power plant. Students and faculty urged to write letters, send emails, or make phone calls to legislators opposing this plant.
8 UNI-created renewable energy station to help save money at Hickory Hills Park
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
5/9/2006 Park can save between $3,000 and $4,380 per year.
9 Seniors in UNI's Department of Industrial Technology complete design projects
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
5/7/2004 Descriptions of projects and teams completing them.
10 ITC students to 'power' their way into Buffalo, N.Y.
Smith--Jessica Dee (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 100:50, p.1
4/13/2004 Six electrical and information engineering technology and manufacturing technology majors will participate at the 2004 Solar Splash solar boat competition; photo.
11 Distributed power could help avoid black-outs
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.2
9/8/2003 Decentralizing power grids may be key to avoiding outages in the future.
12 Blackout offers lessons on energy use
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
8/25/2003 Over-consumption of electricity described as a cultural problem.
13 UNI hosts electrical power lecture, Wednesday, April 16
Public Relations News Release 2002:449, p.1
4/9/2003 Thomas J. Overbye will speak on "The Electric Power Grid in Iowa and the Midwest: Will Deregulation Ultimately Lower Electricity Prices?"
14 Blackout blankets campus, sparks rumors
Koppes--Kevin (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:43, p.1
3/11/2003 Three separate blackouts occurred on Saturday evening, lasting for approximately six hours.
15 Campus blackouts and giant Cheetos
Buelow--Katie J. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:43, p.5
3/11/2003 Gives thoughts on professional baseball, Iraq, spring break, blackouts on campus and Algona, Iowa.
16 Student voices
Northern Iowan 99:43, p.9
3/11/2003 Students respond to the question: How were you affected by the blackout Saturday night?; photo.
17 Curse of the wind turns out to be a blessing
Public Relations News Release 2000:200, p.1
1/15/2001 Rick Stinchfield talks about using the wind and converting it into electricity.
18 Power outage on UNI campus
Public Relations News Release 1998:380, p.1
5/16/1999 Lightning disrupted power on the west section of campus.
19 Who needs electricity?
Arbuckle--Amanda A. (Class of 2001)
Northern Iowan 94:52, p.1
4/21/1998 Students paint near the window after power went out in Kamerick Art Building; photo.
20 University unplugged; power outage hits campus
Northern Iowan 92:33, p.10
2/6/1996 Boilers briefly lose power during cold weather.
21 Weather wreaks electrical havoc
Northern Iowan 90:41, p.1
3/1/1994 Latest outages blamed on bad weather.
22 Please pay the utility bills
Northern Iowan 90:39, p.5
2/22/1994 Complains about frequent power failures on campus.
23 Power-out; short in powerline creates havoc on campus
Potter--James Erik (Class of 1994)
Northern Iowan 90:6, p.4
9/17/1993 Cable under Hudson Road shorts out; power out for six hours in parts of campus.
24 Electrical short leaves buildings at UNI without power
Northern Iowan 89:28, p.1
12/8/1992 Buildings on west side of campus were without power for about five hours.
25 200 lab rats die in electrical accident
Huggins--Kelly (Class of 1993)
Northern Iowan 87:18, p.5
11/2/1990 Burned out electrical motor caused change in temperature, killing lab rats being used in study by Julia Wallace.
26 Actions of the General Assembly--1890-1902; finally significant commitment
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.115
7/1/1990 Analysis of the struggles to obtain adequate funding for the Normal School; the millage tax; the Auditorium Building dedication; photo.
27 Power outage contingency plan advocated
Northern Iowan 86:44, p.2
3/9/1990 Examination postponed because of power outage; proposes contingency of taking it later the same day.
28 Power outage hits campus
Graham--Patricia (Class of 1950)
Northern Iowan 86:44, p.1
3/9/1990 Cedar Falls system switch fails; power out on most of campus for thirty minutes.
29 Who turned off all the lights?
Northern Iowan 86:3, p.1
9/12/1989 Power out over entire campus for 3 1/2 hours due to substation failure.
30 Power failure dims campus
Iwerks--Daniel H. (Classes of 1991 and 1994)
Northern Iowan 84:40, p.4
2/23/1988 Faulty line cuts power to Russell Hall and Regents Complex.
31 Northern Iowa to close doors Wednesday afternoon (Nov. 25) for electrical work
Public Relations News Release 1987:152, p.1
11/23/1987 Rod Library, the Administrative Data Processing Office, and all classes close early for Thanksgiving break due to a campus-wide power outage. The Physical Plant staff shut down power for electrical service improvements.
32 Construction results in power outage
Northern Iowan 84:25, p.1
11/20/1987 Power out in three buildings for ninety minutes.
33 Electricity to be disconnected
Northern Iowan 84:22, p.4
11/10/1987 Electrical switching gear to be installed.
34 Construction leads to power, clock troubles
Northern Iowan 84:5, p.1
9/11/1987 Power line disconnected during demolition of Anthropology Lab; interruptions cause problems in some buildings.
35 Summer mishaps injure two campus electricians
Hawes--Christine E. (Class of 1990)
Northern Iowan 84:1, p.9
8/25/1987 Electricians injured when line arcs; wires start small fire in Gilchrist in second incident.
36 New utility rate raises questions about cost
Danielson--Darwin W. (Class of 1987)
Northern Iowan 82:61, p.1
7/18/1986 Demand cost will be raised, but energy cost will be reduced.
37 Power failure blacks out university
Northern Iowan 79:48, p.9
4/12/1983 CFU breaker malfunctions; power out for 25 minutes.
38 Regents postpone final action on tuition increase, approve contracts
Public Relations News Release 1981:40, p.1
9/16/1981 Regents elect to wait until a later meeting to decide on a possible tuition increase at Iowa's universities; Professor Thompson named acting dean of CHFA; Professor Crownfield named interim head of Department of Philosophty and Religion.
39 Power outage cuts lights, phones
Petra--Ross A. (Class of 1977; Library Faculty)
Northern Iowan 78:5, p.1
9/15/1981 Coal truck pulls down lines at Power Plant; power and telephone service down for an hour.
40 Electricity off today
Northern Iowan 77:58, p.1
6/19/1981 Reconstruction work along 27th Street underway.
41 UNI's Kamerick addresses legislative committee on capital requests
Public Relations News Release 1980:405, p.1
3/4/1981 President Kamerick talked to the Iowa Legislature about much needed repairs of Russell Hall and funds needed for UNI's electrical plant.
42 Price Lab fire knocks out power
Northern Iowan 77:29, p.4
1/30/1981 Fire in PLS transformer room causes electrical power loss in north end of campus.
43 Fire in transformer bank at Price Lab School Tuesday A.M.
Public Relations News Release 1980:339, p.1
1/27/1981 An electrical transformer caught fire causing power outage to the Price Lab School and other building on the north side of campus.
44 Where were you when the lights went out?
Public Relations News Release 77:22, p.1
11/21/1980 Large portion of campus was without electrical power.
45 Hwy. 57 revisited
Northern Iowan 74:62, p.8
7/14/1978 Construction project cuts power to library.
46 Engineering service proposal approved by Regents
Northern Iowan 68:47, p.10
4/18/1972 Will contract for consultant on campus utilities.
47 Untitled
Northern Iowan 65:52, p.1
4/22/1969 The Northern Iowan staff was left to work in darkness after lights in the Union shut off; photo.
48 No lights in Regents, dinner by candlelight
Northern Iowan 64:42, p.5
3/19/1968 Power out for about four hours.
49 No lights--doors bang, administrators use candles
Northern Iowan 64:23, p.1
12/4/1967 Electrical system out for about fifty minutes; problems are minor.
50 Board of Regents selects 'Iowa Northern University'
College Eye 63:29, p.9
2/3/1967 Also approve plan to purchase power from Cedar Falls Utilities; approve $6.2 million budget for Towers Complex.


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