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1 COVID-19 updates: U.K. variant in Iowa, winter masking tips
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 117:30, p.02
2/4/2021 Updates about COVID-19 on campus, including the B.1.1.7 (UK) variant in Iowa and tips on wearing a mask in the winter.
2 UNI campus to host Test Iowa site
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021), Cummings--Gabriella (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 117:24, p.02
11/9/2020 The Student Health Center (SHC) hosts a Test Iowa site, primarily for the UNI community; photo.
3 Spring classes to follow fall pattern, increase distancing
Fortmann--Toni (Class of 2022), Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 117:23, p.02
11/5/2020 UNI plans to implement increased social distancing between students in the Spring 2021 semester. About 74% of classes will be held in person, 18% will be online, and the remaining 8% percent will be hybrid; photos.
4 COVID-19 on campus
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021), Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 117:14, p.01
10/5/2020 The number of cases of COVID-19 on campus reported by the Student Health Center and self-reported tests have remained relatively low and consistent throughout the semester. UNI is following the guidance from the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) announcing that individuals exposed to COVID-19 only have to quarantine if both parties are not wearing masks; photo.
5 IDPH adjusts quarantine recommendations
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021), Fortmann--Toni (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 117:13, p.01
10/1/2020 The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has adjusted its 14 day COVID-19 quarantine recommendations to exclude exposure when both participants were wearing a mask; photo.
6 Coronavirus: Updates on the pandemic
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 116:43, p.01
3/12/2020 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has declared the virus a pandemic and Iowa has a total of 13 cases as of March 11, 2020. UNI administrators sent out an email March 10 stating that all classes will be online until at least April 3. Dining centers, residence halls, and facilities including the Registrar, Financial Aid, Rod Library, Wellness and Recreation Center (WRC), and Student Health Clinics will remain open. Off-campus learning experiences are not impacted. Performances at the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) will also continue with increased safely measures. Other Iowa universities have made similar decisions. The Board of Regents will be continuing the international travel ban each Monday for a continual 30-day period. Domestic travel remains an institutional-level decision. On March 8, Governor Kim Reynolds confirmed the first cases of COVID-19 in Iowa. On March 9, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) confirmed an additional five cases, and Reynolds signed a disaster proclamation; photo.
7 UNI cancels international travel, COVID-19
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 116:42, p.01
3/9/2020 Due to COVID-19, UNI has cancelled all university-sponsored international travel. The university first cancelled travel for the next 30 days, then for all summer 2020 study abroad courses. UNI implemented travel restrictions in stages, beginning in January with a temporary moratorium on travel to China, extending it to South Korea on February 29, Italy on March 2, and Iran on March 3. Students in UNI Camp Adventure were recalled or transferred from affected areas. On March 5, the Board of Regents issued a statement for all three public universities cancelling university-sponsored travel for all faculty, staff, and students for the next 30 days, which included spring break. UNI absorbed the cost of cancelled study abroad programs. Although the threat of the virus remained low for Iowa and campus, the university began preparations for the unlikely event of a campus shutdown with information posted on A panel on the virus and combatting its spread was to be held March 11 in Lang Hall Auditorium; photo.

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