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1 Alumni House, Honors Cottage saved from demolition at BOR meeting
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021), Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 118:21, p.1
11/8/2021 The Alumni House and Honors Cottage have been saved from demolition for the moment, though it can be brought up again at the next Board of Regents meeting in February; photo.
2 Divide and conquer
King--Andi
Northern Iowan 111:48, p.1
4/9/2015 The Honors Student Advisory Board held their second annual Honors Quiz Bowl; photo.
3 Honors week to showcase academic excellence
Hinz--Taylor (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:47, p.3
4/6/2015 Students in the Honors program will be showcased during Honors week; photo.
4 Knitting away the scenery
Frasher--Iris (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:49, p.6
4/10/2014 The Honors Student Advisory Board and the UNI Crochet and Knit Club came together to plan yarn bombing at UNI as a part of Honors Week. Yarn bombing includes covering public items in yarn; photo.
5 Celebrating scholastic achievement at UNI
Baldus--Rachel (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:48, p.4
4/7/2014 The seventh annual Honors Week is taking place. The Honors Program worked with various honor societies to put together events all week on campus. The Last Blast Dance and Honors Research Day are two events that bring Honors Week to a close; photo.
6 UNI students present research at Iowa Capitol
Public Relations News Release 2013:236, p.1
4/3/2014 Several students from UNI presented their research at "Research in the Capitol". This is a program where honors students from the Regents universities present their projects at the Iowa Statehouse. State senators and representatives attended the event.
7 You live, you learn; new for fall 2013: living learning communities provide unique experiences
Northern Iowa Today 95:3, p.20
5/1/2013 Department of Residence will provide academic learning communities for first year students in business, elementary education, and music; other learning communities will be offered as well; photo.
8 Groundbreaking of the Panther Plot April 11 at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2012:261, p.1
4/8/2013 UNI Presidential Scholars and Honors Program will host the groundbreaking of the Panther Plot. This is a garden on UNI's campus to improve the well-being of students and the community.
9 Best-selling author Robert Waller fives seven-figure gift to alma mater
Public Relations News Release 2011:316, p.1
5/17/2012 Robert Waller has remembered UNI with a major donation. The money will provide scholarships in the College of Business, support jazz scholarships, the Honors Program, and the Rod Library.
10 Myth busted: plenty to do in Cedar Falls, Waterloo
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:48, p.4
4/8/2011 Presidential Scholars have been working for a year to develop eleven unique locations for students to visit. These locations are not normally visited by students.
11 HSAB sponsors 'Tearing it UP: The Aftermath'
Spory--Karyn Kathleen (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:41, p.3
3/4/2011 A phone call from former students prompted Jay Lees, Julie Lowell, and Sarah Stubbe to travel to Parkersburg after the tornado. Over fifty hours of film were shot as the basis of a documentary; photo.
12 UNI Unplugged competition reduces energy by 24 percent
Public Relations News Release 2009:450, p.1
5/5/2010 The winning residence building, Shull Hall, reduced 24-percent of its energy use, while second place Hageman Hall saw its energy use decrease by 22 percent. "Their hard work paid off with a successful educational campaign and competition."
13 Panther Portraits
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:51, p.7
4/20/2010 Students enjoy dancing at Last Blast Dance, sponsored by Honors Program; photo.
14 UNI Unplugged challenges students to reduce energy consumption
Public Relations News Release 2009:393, p.1
4/12/2010 Unplugged is designed to raise awareness about energy consumption and encourage students to change their energy habits. The amount of energy saved will be calculated by working with the Department of Residence to compare the energy used in each residence.
15 UNI students present research at state capitol
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:44, p.1
3/26/2010 Twenty-three honors students presented their research to state senators, representatives, and officials using a poster format in the Capitol rotunda in Des Moines. Faculty nominated students for this honor.
16 UNI students to present research projects at Iowa Statehouse
Public Relations News Release 2009:343, p.1
3/22/2010 The research projects address issues on the impact of the current economic downturn on nonprofit organizations, cell migration and organ formation during embryonic development, youth voter turnout and more.
17 UNI announces new Presidential Scholars and honors students
Public Relations News Release 2009:23, p.1
8/28/2009 Incoming first-year students with an ACT of 27 or higher, or an SAT Critical Reading & Mathematics score of 1210 or high, and a high school rank in the top 10 percent, are automatically invited to join. Students listed.
18 UNI announces Dr. Sue Follon Women in Leadership Scholarship winner
Public Relations News Release 2008:532, p.1
5/13/2009 Mary Jo Hadler, a junior political science major from Carroll, will receive$3,500 towards tuition, with half of the amount distributed each semester. The scholarship recognizes students for their leadership contributions and potential to model leadership.
19 UNI hosts Bash the Trash event
Public Relations News Release 2008:488, p.1
4/22/2009 A group of sophomore Presidential Scholars will the event. Scholars participate in this two-credit hour course for the academic year. The year-long program includes a "Think Tank' seminar in the fall.
20 Honors Week recognizes academic excellence
Bardsley--Laura Lee (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:51, p.1
4/21/2009 Guest lectures, films, seminars, and showcases were featured during the second annual Honors Week activities; photo.
21 Panther Portraits
Bardsley--Laura Lee (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:51, p.5
4/21/2009 Scenes from the Last Blast Dance and the Model United Nations; photo.
22 Panther Portraits
Parrott--Megan (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 105:50, p.2
4/17/2009 Scenes from "Panther Bash", Honors Week, the Earth Science Seminar, and a gathering surrounding a speaker outside the Union; photo.
23 UNI to host Honors Research Day
Public Relations News Release 2008:466, p.1
4/13/2009 Steve O'Kane, professor of biology and chair of the Honors Faculty Advisory Board, will provide a welcome address. Honors students will present their research throughout the day in different classrooms on Lang Hall's second floor. Students listed.
24 UNI students present at Iowa Capitol
Public Relations News Release 2008:371, p.1
3/3/2009 Honors students will present their research in poster format at "Research in the Capitol," a collaborative effort of the honors programs of Iowa's Regents Universities, in the first floor rotunda at the Iowa Statehouse. Students listed.
25 Admitted students to get sneak peek of UNI at third-annual UNI Up Close
Public Relations News Release 2008:349, p.1
2/18/2009 UNI Up Close is a one-day visit for admitted students to fill the gap between admission and summer orientation. Activities include sample classes, student panel discussions, residence-hall and facility tours, a campus tour, community bus tours, and more.
26 Panther Portraits
Hayne--Cassandra Kay (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 105:19, p.6
11/4/2008 Scenes from the concert by Jewell and the University Honors students hayride at Heritage Farms; photo.
27 Honors students raise awareness of AIDS epidemic
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:14, p.1
10/17/2008 Ninety panels of the AIDS quilt will be displayed in Maucker Union; sponsored by the Honors Student Advisory Board Outreach Committee; photo.
28 UNI Honors Student Advisory Board brings AIDS Memorial Quilt to campus, Oct. 21 and 22
Public Relations News Release 2008:147, p.1
10/14/2008 Ten blocks of the quilt, each 12 feet by 12 feet, will be on display in the Maucker Union Ballroom. The quilt, founded in 1987, is the largest ongoing community arts project in the world. The quilt memorializes the lives of victims of AIDS.
29 Honors students have opportunity to study abroad in Italy and Prague
Bardsley--Laura Lee (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:10, p.1
10/3/2008 Students have the opportunity to study in Italy in May and the Czech Republic in June for honors credit; photo.
30 University of Northern Iowa Provost Scholars to begin studies
Public Relations News Release 2007:772, p.1
7/18/2008 Thirty Provost Scholars, each receiving a $2,000 annual scholarship, renewable for four years, have been named as part of the University Honors Program at the University. (List included).
31 UNI honors students will present research April 19
Public Relations News Release 2007:610, p.1
4/17/2008 Honors students will present their research during the Honors Research Conference, Saturday, April 19, 2008. Conference will conclude the first honors week celebration.
32 UNI students present at Iowa Capitol
Public Relations News Release 2007:495, p.1
3/12/2008 Nineteen students presented their research at "Research in the Capitol" March 10; list of students.
33 Hartman Reserve volunteers with pancakes
Calcara--Sally A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:40, p.1
3/4/2008 Maple Syrup Festival held at Hartman Reserve. Exhibits, demonstrations, and pancake feed well attended; photo.
34 UNI Up Close gives admitted students a sneak peek of UNI
Public Relations News Release 2007:403, p.1
2/4/2008 Some 200 high school students will come to campus February 8 for a campus visit.
35 Panther Portraits
Fleming--Rachel M. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:22, p.9
11/9/2007 Fall retreat and education forum featured; photo.
36 University Honors Program at the University of Northern Iowa announces new members
Public Relations News Release 2007:125, p.1
8/30/2007 Several first-year students were admitted to the Honors Program; list of students.
37 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
4/9/2007 The 2nd Annual Honors Ball will be taking place Thursday, April 12.
38 'Muralmania' correction
Northern Iowan 103:34, p.4
2/2/2007 Logistical problems force changes. The entry deadline is now February 23. Painting will take place March 31-April 2.
39 University of Northern Iowa Provost Scholars begin studies
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
9/7/2006 Thirty Provost Scholars have been named as part of the University Honors Program; list of recipients.
40 UNI senior honors students and presidents scholars present their thesis research projects
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
6/14/2006 Twelve students presented their projects.
41 UNI's Hearst Lecture Series features renowned literary scholar, Stephen Greenblatt
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
4/4/2006 Stephen Greenblatt will deliver lecture "Shakespearean Beauty Marks" in the Maucker Union Ballroom, part of the Meryl Norton Hearst Lecture Series.
42 UNI students present at Iowa Capitol
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
3/6/2006 Many students from UNI presented at "Research in the Capitol"; list of students provided.
43 University Honors Program at the University of Northern Iowa announces new members
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
6/22/2005 Describes honors program and requirements for being admitted to the program; list of new members included.
44 University of Northern Iowa names Provost Scholars to begin studies in fall of 2005
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
6/17/2005 Thirty students will receive $2000 per year for up to four years; names listed.
45 Friday, April 15
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
4/11/2005 The 37th Annual Beginning Reading Conference will be held; Jean Trainor will speak on financial leadership; Honors Research Conference begins.
46 UNI students to walk on water
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
12/13/2004 Fifteen students participate in "Creative Problem Solving" class.
47 Scholars to walk on water
Turnage--Mark A. (Class of 2008)
Northern Iowan 101:28, p.3
12/10/2004 The final exam for the freshman Presidential Honors seminar "Creative Problem Solving" is to find a way to walk across the WRC Leisure Pool.
48 Tuesday, Oct. 26
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
10/25/2004 University Honors Program will present a satellite seminar series about how the culture molds us.
49 Satellite seminar series to be presented by University Honors Program at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
10/8/2004 Tricia Rose will discuss marketing to youth through music and culture as part of a multi-week seminar series on popular culture.
50 Series looks at popular culture via satellite
Northern Iowan 101:12, p.1
10/8/2004 First lecture in Satellite Seminar Series to focus on popular culture creating myth and distorting history.

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