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1 $89.2 million awarded to UNI students during the 2021-2022 school year
Grove--Meg (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 119:49, p.04
4/10/2023 UNI released their 2022 financial aid annual report which shows that 91% of all UNI students received some financial aid during the 2021-2022 school year. Meg Grove writes more details about the report and of the support that is available on campus for students who need help with financial aid; photo.
2 UNI receives $2.5 million federal grant for mental health access
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 119:44, p.01
3/23/2023 UNI received a $2.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to train 15 new school psychologists to help address the shortage of school psychologists in Iowa schools; photo.
3 UNI Museum's mastodon tusk to be restored
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:14, p.01
10/12/2017 A mastodon tusk found in a gravel pit in 1933 and acquired by Dr. Cable of the museum is set to be restored thanks to a grant by the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust. It has been held by the museum for 100 years, but was taken off display in the 1960's due to conservation issues. Museum assistant director and chief curator Nathan Arndt, conservator Laura Kubick, student Ellie Akers, professor Josh Sebree and his class, and librarian Anne Marie Gruber are working together on a restoration plan; photo.
4 UNI student debt on steady decline; enrollment to increase
Robertson--Josie (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:9, p.2
9/28/2015 Due to its financial literacy programs and major specific grants, UNI is seeing a surge in enrollment and a drop in student debt.
5 Iowa Business Grant Program entry deadline extended
Public Relations News Release 2014:164, p.1
1/30/2015 The Dream Big Grow Here grant program deadline has been extended until February 13. This program provides an opportunity for current Iowa businesses or startups to earn up to $15,000 in grants.
6 UNI faculty complete grant work 'Rural Voices for Climate Action'
Public Relations News Release 2014:151, p.1
1/13/2015 Carole and Jack Yates have completed work on a grant project, their work consisted of determining the best ways to talk with rural audiences about the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed regulations on carbon pollution.
7 Statewide business grant contest now accepting entries
Public Relations News Release 2014:116, p.1
1/12/2015 The Dream Big Grow Here grant contest is back. This contest provides businesses a chance to win up to $15,000.
8 Synthetic Death
Turnis--Kayleen Marie (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:26, p.1
12/8/2014 Students in the Biology Department will soon be able to use synthetic cadavers for dissections thanks to a near one million dollar grant.
9 Teachers tomorrow; UNI participates in student teaching pilot program
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:20, p.1
11/6/2014 UNI volunteered to offer a 1-year student teaching program; photo.
10 $40.8 mil. for research
Noble--Cassidy (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:7, p.1
9/22/2014 University of Northern Iowa Foundation has collected $40.8 million dollars for research opportunities for undergraduates and public outreach programs for the 2014 fiscal year.
11 UNI Gallery of Art awarded $32,500 grant by Institute of Museum and Library Services
Public Relations News Release 2014:51, p.1
9/18/2014 The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has awarded a $32,500 grant to the UNI Gallery of Art. The gallery will use the grant to support an object-by-object survey of the works on paper in the holdings of the UNI Permanent Art Collection.
12 UNI received more than $40 million in grants, awards for FY14
Public Relations News Release 2014:18, p.1
8/19/2014 UNI and the UNI Foundation received a total of $40.8 million in sponsored grants, awards, and funding for FY14. Sponsored funding has contributed $1.8 million for student wages and student assistance ships.
13 UNI awarded more than $500,000 grant to pilot yearlong student teaching program
Public Relations News Release 2013:157, p.1
1/14/2014 UNI has received a grant over $500,000 to pilot a yearlong student teaching program. This program will offer students an authentic teaching experience before graduating.
14 UNI community gives feedback on higher education reforms
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:24, p.1
11/19/2013 UNI was selected as one of four schools in the nation to hold a public hearing with the U.S. Department of Education about college affordability. Administration is looking to tie federal financial aid to a rating system based on educational value; photo.
15 Shutdown ends; faculty research up in the air
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:15, p.1
10/18/2013 The government shutdown has affected faculty research at UNI. Funding was unavailable during the government shutdown as were as all of the federally-managed websites and services. Faculty hope that things will return to the pre-shutdown state quickly.
16 Students may face financial issues with shutdown
Gibbs--Hannah Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:12, p.1
10/8/2013 The recent government shut down could have negative effects on college students and their financial aid. The shut down could also affect federal funds for UNI and research grants.
17 Dream Big Grow Here surpasses 10,000 visitors in first four days of online voting
Public Relations News Release 2013:81, p.1
10/3/2013 The Dream Big Grow Here contest website has already had over 10,000 visitors within the first few days of voting. The contest helps Iowa small businesses to grow and expand.
18 UNI Physics Team awarded $105,000 grant from National Science Foundation
Public Relations News Release 2013:80, p.1
10/3/2013 A team of physics professors have received a grant $105,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. This grant will allow further research on materials at extremely low temperatures.
19 UNI receives $2 million grant from Carver Charitable Trust to lead educational research and development
Northern Iowa Today 96:3, p.11
10/1/2013 Grant helps to create Center for Educational Transformation; photo.
20 UNI's Advance Iowa program to be showcased at national entrepreneurial event
Public Relations News Release 2012:305, p.1
5/24/2013 Advance Iowa is a statewide economic gardening program, focused on helping mid-sized companies with strategic growth projects. The program follows the approach created by the Edward Lowe Foundation.
21 UNI's Advance Iowa program to be showcased at national entreprenurial events
Public Relations News Release 2012:305, p.1
5/23/2013 Advance Iowa is the statewide economic gardening program for Iowa, focused on helping mid-sized companies with strategic grwoth projects. Advance Iowa is a program pf Business and Community Services at UNI.
22 Getting financial aid squared away
Hausler--Jonathan Wesley (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:40, p.1
3/5/2013 Students are encouraged to fill out their FAFSA sooner rather than later. There is information available and FAFSA workshops to help students.
23 Education at its finest; education reform in rural Iowa
Northern Iowa Today 94:4, p.11
12/1/2012 Teacher Quality Partnership centered on Iowa; UNI will focus on pre-service aspect; photo.
24 Enterprising Enactus students snag $1,500 grant to complete a project
Northern Iowan 109:24, p.6
11/16/2012 Students find new ways to increase lunch revenue, successful marketing strategies, rewards program software, social media growth, increase applicant quality and raise apparel revenue in the store.
25 UNI to host 'Reaching for Higher Ground: The Search for an American Dream'
Public Relations News Release 2012:88, p.1
10/3/2012 Series to examine the American Dream and how to pursue it. Events will involve conversation about social justice, education, and economics. Series will include panel discussion, screenings, and exhibits.
26 UNI receives Roy J. Carver Trust grant
Public Relations News Release 2012:61, p.1
9/14/2012 Carver Trust Grant awarded to UNI Department of Biology for the third time in a row. Purchase of cutting-edge equipment will provide students with real life experience and knowedge in areas of biomedical sciences.
27 Iowa Writing Project receives $20,000 grant
Hausler--Jonathan Wesley (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:5, p.1
9/11/2012 Project guides teachers in professional learning to improve their teaching and leadership abilities. The program has been on campus since 2003.
28 MyEntre.Net hosts September webinars for Iowa small-business owners
Public Relations News Release 2012:29, p.1
8/21/2012 Iowa's online community of 11, 500 small business owners will sponsor webinars covering grants and free online marketing tools.
29 UNI expands study of communication disorders
Public Relations News Release 2011:299, p.1
4/26/2012 A new grant will allow students to travel to Brazil to study communication disorders in that country. This three year project will allow students to learn cultural and social differences and to understand the communication disorders of another country.
30 Grants help UNI Center for Energy and Environmental Education promote sustainability
Public Relations News Release 2011:208, p.1
3/12/2012 UNI's Center for Energy and Environmental Education received three grants totaling $80,000.
31 Balancing the child welfare system
Public Relations News Release 2011:135, p.1
12/12/2011 Professor Mark Grey and Michele Delvin have been awarded a $425,000 grant to help bring a balance the over-representation of minority and immigrant children in the welfare system.
32 UNI receives grant for bridge safety research
Public Relations News Release 2011:130, p.1
12/6/2011 The Department of Industrial Technology will work with the Iowa Department of Transportation to evaluate the condition of local bridges using a Structural Health Monitoring System.
33 Grants available for smaller farming operations
Public Relations News Release 2011:120, p.1
11/18/2011 The Center for Energy and Environmental Education along with the Farm Energy Working Group of Iowa and Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture will be awarding grants to small farms to help facilitate more sustainable farming.
34 UNI team developing a tool to accurately predict urban water pollution
Public Relations News Release 2011:113, p.1
11/10/2011 A grant given to the UNI GeoTREE Center will help with a partnership that is going to raise awareness about local pollutants in the water.
35 Remarks on tuition increase proposal
Walrath--Spencer Allen (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:19, p.4
11/1/2011 Spencer Walrath, president of the NISG, shares the comments he presented to the Board of Regents; photo.
36 University of Northern iowa Museums awarded grant from Institute of Museum and Library Services
Public Relations News Release 2011:82, p.1
10/17/2011 A Museums for America grant has been given to the UNI Museum by the Institue of Museum and Library Services.
37 Iowa farmers receive energy demonstrating grants
Public Relations News Release 2011:1, p.1
8/9/2011 The Center for Energy and Environmental Education will be working with the National Center for Appropriate Technology to facilitate the grant given to farmers who are demonstrating energy efficiency on their farms.
38 Alliant Energy awards UNI grant to increase K through 12 energy education.
Public Relations News Release 2010:298, p.1
4/14/2011 An Alliant Energy Bright Ideas grant will allow the University of Northern Iowa to continue its energy education outreach in Iowa K through 12 schools.
39 Future scientists receive a boost from the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust
Northern Iowa Today 94:2, p.24
4/1/2011 Grant helped modernize equipment in two biology labs; a look at the prospects in the field of study; photo.
40 MidWestOne Bank now accepting applications for UNIque Academic Advising award
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:42, p.1
3/8/2011 Faculty who have demonstrated devotion to making a difference in students' lives are eligible for nomination. The Office of the Provost is handling the applications.
41 U. S. Senator Tom Harkin visits UNI to address funding for higher education
Kelzer--Sarah Marie (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:34, p.1
2/8/2011 Ben Allen, Bill Dotzler, Jerry Nelson, Kim Young-Kent, Jerry Durham and Jonathon Keniston made up a panel presenting information from different perspectives on education to Senator Harkin; photo.
42 New center to spearhead violence prevention efforts
Baker--Brandon Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:32, p.1
2/1/2011 Center for Violence Prevention resulted from work done with Public Safety, Student Affairs, and faculty members; photo.
43 New center focuses on peace, violence prevention
Northern Iowa Today 94:2, p.14
1/1/2011 Description of the activities of the Center for Violence Prevention.
44 UNI's NABL receives FRA grant
Currie--Markita Alexandrea (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:27, p.4
12/10/2010 Ag-Based Lubricant Center awarded a $371,373 grant from the Federal Railroad Administration. Research for the use of biofuels for locomotives, using soybeans. Environmental footprint is greatly reduced using this fuel.
45 HLC evaluates UNI for reaccreditation
Anderson--John Patrick (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:21, p.1
11/9/2010 The two year self-study of the University culminates this week with the arrival of the ten member team charged with examining the quality of the institution.
46 New grants database available for students
Trampel--Erin Elizabeth (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:11, p.1
10/5/2010 The Foundation Directory is now available at or through Rod Library's blog. It is searchable 24/7 and lists only foundations following their filing of initial IRS paperwork.
47 UNI's Reading Recovery program receives grant
Mabe--Talee F. (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:11, p.1
10/5/2010 The Department of Education has provided a grant of three million ninety six thousand dollars to support literacy among area first graders. The University is expected to find donors to match twenty per cent of the grant.
48 UNI's Center for Violence Prevention aims to decrease gender violence on Iowa's three state university campuses
Public Relations News Release 2010:81, p.1
10/4/2010 A new center will house a Regents-wide campus violence training, curriculum, and programming initiative focused on campus violence. It is led by Annette Lynch professor of applied human sciences.
49 UNI Reading Recovery Center receives U. S. Department of Education grant
Public Relations News Release 2010:63, p.1
9/21/2010 The grant awarded $3,096,000 to the Reading Recovery Center. More than 10,000 Iowa first graders who struggle to read, will receive intense literacy assistance in the next five years. The R. J. McElroy Trust supplied $150,000 towards its matching funds.
50 UNI-NABL receives grant
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:3, p.3
9/3/2010 National Ag-Based Lubricants Center received a $370,000 grant from the U. S. Department of Transportation. The money is to be used for research on the use of bio-based lubricants on railroad tracks; photo.


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