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Flood of 2008

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1 UNI program educates teachers about flood prevention
Public Relations News Release 2010:134, p.1
11/9/2010 The program "Rain, Runoff, and Rivers: Understanding Watersheds," will include weekend workshops. "A watershed is a land that water flows across or under on its way to a stream, river, or lake.
2 Green Iowa AmeriCorps looks to fill summer positions in Black Hawk and Linn counties
Public Relations News Release 2009:360, p.1
3/29/2010 The positions will last for three-month in the summer in Cedar Falls and Cedar Rapids in order to continue its response to the growing need for energy conservation after extensive flooding in 2008. Those hired will provide education and energy services.
3 UNI biology professor looks at ways to reduce flooding in Iowa
Public Relations News Release 2009:320, p.1
3/8/2010 Laura Jackson, professor of biology, discusses flooding and land-use change trends in a chapter of "A Watershed Year: Anatomy of the Iowa Floods of 2008." A chapter of the book is co-authored by Dennis Keeney, emeritus professor at Iowa State University.
4 Small businesses recover from summer of disasters
Northern Iowan 105:56, p.1
6/19/2009 One hundred twenty-four area businesses were directly affected by the natural disasters during the past year. Thirty-four per cent have closed or permanently downsized. UNI's Regional Business Center has been helpful to these businesses.
5 UNI to host 5k run/walk fundraiser for 2008 flood victims
Public Relations News Release 2008:386, p.1
3/9/2009 Registration is open for "Footsteps for Flood Relief: 5,000 Meters Because We Care". The mission for the race is to better connect UNI with the people of the Cedar Valley in order to raise awareness and provide relief for victims.
6 After the storms
Northern Iowa Today 92:2, p.14
11/1/2008 A look at the ways that UNI assisted those who were affected by the Parkersburg tornado and the Flood of 2008; business advice, scholarships, and recreationsl activities; photo.
7 It would appear that Iowa is cursed
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 105:17, p.8
10/28/2008 A look back at the natural disasters that occurred in Iowa over the past twelve months; photo.
8 UNI's CEEE will host and sponsor workshops on flood management
Public Relations News Release 2008:167, p.1
10/22/2008 "Managing Floods of the Future: Concepts, Tools, and Success Stories," a workshop for elected officials, planners, economic development staff and community leaders will include national leaders in floodplain management.
9 Hockey for flood relief
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 105:6, p.3
9/19/2008 Proceeds from the Waterloo Black Hawks/Cedar Rapids Rough Rider hockey match will benefit those affected by flooding.
10 Aid provided to students affected by floods
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 105:2, p.1
9/5/2008 UNI Disaster Scholarship Fund created to aid students affected by the flooding. Requirements for the one time $5000 scholarship provided; photo.
11 A cultural transformation
Becker--Mark Benedict (Class of 2009)
Northern Iowan 104:58, p.2
7/18/2008 Thoughts on working with nature and the soil; photo.
12 A voice from Cedar Rapids
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:57, p.3
7/11/2008 Takes a look at the long-lasting effects of the Flood of 2008.
13 A river scanned
Becker--Mark Benedict (Class of 2009)
Northern Iowan 104:56, p.2
6/27/2008 Analysis of the recent flooding; its impact on the area and people. Readers asked to question their response to living with nature.
14 Fast Facts
Northern Iowan 104:55, p.2
6/20/2008 Flood of 2008 information.
15 Mother Nature breaks all records
Morton--Jennie M. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:55, p.1
6/20/2008 Coverage of the flood of 2008; photo.
16 Unexpected rewards
Donisi--Samantha T. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:55, p.3
6/20/2008 Talks about experiences from volunteering during the Flood of 2008.
17 UNI classes and normal work activities cancelled today and tomorro; Red Cross to open evacuation center in McLeod Center at 5 p.m. today, June 10
Public Relations News Release 2007:719, p.1
6/10/2008 Due to local flooding and the need to reduce utility use, classes are cancelled beginning at 3 p.m. today and also tomorrow. The Red Cross will open an evacuation center in McLeod Center today. The West Gym is being used to house evacuees.

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