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1 Iowa pays the price
Olsasky--Clinton (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:7, p.2
9/21/2015 A new organization called "Iowa pays the price" will be visiting the Maucker Union to show students the importance of fiscal transparency in presidential elections; photo.
2 Fight the Iowa bubble
Carr-Murphy--Hannah (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:1, p.1
8/27/2015 Student Hannah Carr-Murphy shares her opinion on the "Iowa Bubble". She urges people to expand their horizons beyond a comfortable life in Iowa.
3 UNI announces food conservation event
Public Relations News Release 2012:310, p.1
5/30/2013 Iowa Waste Reduction Center will host "Wasted: Feed the Folks, Starve the Landfills". The one day event will focus on exploring strategies to reduce food waste in Iowa.
4 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.
5 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.
6 celebrates 10 years
Northern Iowa Today 95:1, p.20
1/1/2013 On-line community offers resources to rural Iowa, including business profiles, webinars, and resources; serves several thousand customers each year.
7 UNI; we are Iowa's university; a message from President Ben Allen
Northern Iowa Today 94:4, p.2
12/1/2012 President Allen points out that UNI has a very high percentage of Iowa residents among its students; consequently, UNI needs additional support to make for a relatively low number of students from outside Iowa; photo.
8 Iowa students demonstrate little improvement in math and reading
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:22, p.1
11/11/2011 American students have improved in math and reading over the past twenty years; Iowa students have not. This is one indicator. Several factors may contribute to these results.
9 Where have all the Iowans gone?
Greubel--Greg Harold (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:1, p.7
8/26/2011 Perceptions of Iowans may be somewhat clouded. The stereotypical Iowan, as viewed by people on the east coast, are difficult to discover.
10 Larry Stone discusses the legacy of Iowa's 'bird lady'
Krull--Danielle Leigh (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:40, p.4
3/1/2011 Gladys Black and her passion for birds, kids, and outdoor education were examined during a story telling and photographic presentation; photo.
11 Take a stand
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:32, p.5
2/1/2011 Students urged to write their legislators, Governor Branstad, and the student body president concerning the proposed budget cuts for the Board of Regents. Make your voice heard.
12 Save our justices
Woollums--Kyle Clellan (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:14, p.9
10/15/2010 Iowa Supreme Court justices are appointed, not elected. This system avoids the politics of elections. Support shown for the present system. Warnings against the campaign to unseat three current justices.
13 Congratulations to spring 2010 graduates of Iowa's public universities
Northern Iowan 106:57, p.2
6/25/2010 Regent David Miles talks about the strength's of the Regents institutions; graduates make strong contributions to the state.
14 UNI fuels Iowa's economy
Northern Iowa Today 93:3, p.10
4/1/2010 A look at the ways in which UNI affects the economy of Iowa; photo.
15 The pride of the state of Iowa
McPheron--Kristen Jenna (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:25, p.6
12/4/2009 Considers lives of native Iowans such as Grant Wood, Donna Reed, and Mona Van Duyn. Students challenged to carry on the tradition of hard work and pride in being an Iowan.
16 Iowa nature photographer to speak at UNI Museums
Public Relations News Release 2009:65, p.1
9/18/2009 Renowned Iowa nature photographer Ty Smedes will discuss and share photos from his book, "Capturing Iowa's Seasons. National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore and Jim Brandenburg photographs will be displayed from October through December.
17 Iowa the beautiful
Krueger--Jeffrey Allen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:4, p.5
9/11/2009 The beauty of nature in Iowa is everywhere. Readers urged to get outside and enjoy the sights and sounds.
18 Iowa continues to be progressive
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 105:48, p.5
4/10/2009 Admitting women on an equal basis to college, first female school district superintendent, allowing women to vote on bond issues forty years prior to the 19th amendment, Tinker vs. Des Moines, and allowing gay marriage are examples of progressive Iowa.
19 History of famous Iowan
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 105:23, p.3
11/18/2008 Cheryl Mullenbach presents lecture on Julia Addington; photo.
20 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.
21 Art for all
Hines--Carmel J. Schoenfelder (Class of 1990)
Northern Iowa Today 92:2, p.6
11/1/2008 A look at public art both on and off campus; artists comment on the value of public art; photo.
22 Buy fresh, buy local pays off
Northern Iowa Today 92:2, p.10
11/1/2008 A look at efforts by consumers and institutions to buy locally produced food and other goods; photo.
23 Former IDM interns: leading economic development across Iowa
Northern Iowa Today 92:2, p.21
11/1/2008 Quick look at a few former interns who are doing well; photo.
24 Vanishing farmland bodes ill for the future
O'Loughlin--Emily (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:16, p.6
10/25/2008 Believes that good farmland needs to be protected from urban development, so that it may be used for food production and biofuels. Building without planning changes our environment; photo.
25 Legislature tackles "Generation Iowa" issue
Calcara--Sally A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:30, p.2
1/29/2008 Iowa examines ways of attracting young people to Iowa. The state needs workers to cover the estimated 150,000 jobs that will be open due to the retirement of the "baby boomers".
26 Iowa: Fields of Opportunities
Moorehead--Billie (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:50, p.7
4/10/2007 A trip to Chicago makes opens the eyes of the author to the positives of the way of life in Iowa.
27 Carnivorous country folk
Moorehead--Billie (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:41, p.7
2/27/2007 Concerns of recent image of Iowans on reality television show.
28 Iowa's candy-corn kids ranked as "Smarties"
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:19, p.1
10/31/2006 Iowa ranks ninth in "smartest states" ranking done by an independent research and publishing company. Based on twenty-one factors, the rankings showed that Iowa had positives in thirteen categories; photo.
29 Last lecture; Iowa pride
Ory--Lindsey (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:42, p.1
3/3/2006 Kamyar Enshayan delivers his "last lecture"; calls on people to take a wider view, limit their consumption of consumer goods, and to promote democracy.
30 Fridays with Koob
Gerling--Taylor R. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:32, p.1
1/27/2006 President Robert Koob discusses what he thinks would help keep Iowa graduates in the state; photo.
31 Iowans inducted into state rock 'n' roll hall of fame
Northern Iowan 102:32, p.6
1/27/2006 Randy Van Hosen provides list of inductees, and details about the induction event.
32 Fridays with Koob
Gerling--Taylor R. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:30, p.1
1/20/2006 President Robert Koob discusses changes he would like to see concerning Iowa education; photo.
33 Iowa teachers rank near bottom of pay scale; UNI education majors seen alternatives in other states.
Kelly--Ned (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 102:30, p.1
1/20/2006 Students and graduates are frustrated by low teacher pay in Iowa, a state that values education; photo.
34 Four Iowa counties named to rural entrepreneurship development system, A Grow Iowa Values Fund success story
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
1/5/2006 Four counties have been selected to premier the MyEntreNet program, designed to help small businesses in the area. The counties are Carroll County, Decatur County, the Red Rock area (Marion County), and Poweshiek County.
35 Iowa not half bad
Northern Iowan 102:19, p.5
11/1/2005 Compare Iowa to Iraq, and Iowa doesn't seem bad at all.
36 Midwestern values make us a bit 'ho-hum'
Tuenge--Nathan (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:17, p.7
10/25/2005 Thinks that Midwesterners are too non-confrontational.
37 Iowa's 'brain drain crisis affecting many
Rahmiller--Brad (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 102:15, p.7
10/18/2005 Contemplates ways for Iowa to keep its educated students instead of losing them to areas that are more appealing.
38 Living in Iowa isn't all that bad
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:57, p.5
6/17/2005 Urges Iowans to acknowledge all the great things Iowa has to offer.
39 Oddly enough, Iowa is not normal
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:48, p.12
4/5/2005 Describes some of the unique attributes of Iowa listed in "Oddball Iowa" by Jerome Pohlen; photo.
40 Clinging to youth
Northern Iowan 101:35, p.7
2/8/2005 Editorial Board feels that the proposed tax incentives for young adults to stay in Iowa may not be worth the decrease in state revenues.
41 Iowa's future may depend on immigrant population
Steffen--Amie R. (Class of 2006)
Northern Iowan 101:20, p.3
11/5/2004 Describes immigration as helpful to Iowa's economy by bolstering a declining population.
42 Is obesity a real epidemic?
Vande Zandschulp--Jessica (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:19, p.7
11/2/2004 Iowa ranks as seventeenth fattest state of the Union; the federal government takes steps to reverse the trend toward obesity; photo.
43 UNI to host conference on immigration issues
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
9/20/2004 New Iowans program will hold a conference entitled "Welcoming Iowa's Future" on October 20.
44 UNI student restores Terrace Hill antique
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
4/30/2004 Brian Zimmer reproduced a missing antique coat hook for a hall tree in the Iowa Governor's mansion.
45 Radio show to consider Iowa's future economically, culturally
Gross--Cindy Marie (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 100:48, p.1
4/6/2004 Chuck Offenburger and Iowans for a Better Future will sponsor ten radio shows; photo.
46 Are Iowa children being left behind?
Northern Iowan 100:39, p.7
2/24/2004 Debates the effectiveness of the No Child Left Behind Act in a state noted for an already above average public education system, such as Iowa.
47 Iowa: tropical paradise for pork spending
Northern Iowan 100:32, p.5
1/30/2004 U.S. Senate criticized for superfluous spending during a national budget crisis.
48 Books make wonderful gifts for children of all ages
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
12/8/2003 Books suggested for different age groups.
49 Home is where the Heartland is
Andresen--Kelli (Class of 2004)
Northern Iowan 100:24, p.5
11/21/2003 Plans to leave Iowa after graduation to experience new things, not because she hates it here.
50 CSBS lecture to benefit community, faculty interaction
Szeszycki--Emily (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 100:17, p.4
10/28/2003 Series of lectures to be held about "Changing the Face of Iowa".


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