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1 McCollum mechanical issues cancel class
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:45, p.01
3/29/2021 All classes in McCollum Hall have been cancelled or moved online March 24 through March 30 due to the failure of two bearings in the fan that circulate the air. As a result of the lack of circulation to the central part of the building, McCollum Hall could not meet CDC guidelines; photo.
2 Preview: Love a Donor Week
Mitchell--Cecilia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:34, p.04
2/10/2020 UNI's eighth annual Love a Donor Week is February 10-14 and includes multiple opportunities for students, faculty, and staff to write thank-you notes to university donors at various locations across campus.
3 Observatory show reaches for the stars
Mazzarella--Allison (Student--2017), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:21, p.01
11/5/2018 The observatory dome on top of McCollum Hall is open for a show every Thursday and facilitated by Siobahn Morgan the head of the earth and environmental sciences department.
4 Panther Portrait: Halloween House
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:19, p.05
10/29/2018 Several clubs presented the annual "Halloween House" in the McCollum Science Hall; photo.
5 Darby discusses racism in Iowa schools
Baxter--Nicole (Student--2017), Olsasky--Clinton (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:16, p.03
10/19/2017 Derrick Darby, a professor from the University of Michigan, gives a talk about racism in the education system as a part of the Hearst Lecture Series; photo.
6 Alumni rethinks cancer treatment
Frasher--Iris (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 112:17, p.2
10/26/2015 UNI Alumna Kimryn Rathmell discussed new approaches to cancer treatment at the 19th annual Leland Wilson Lectureship; photo.
7 Science students put on a spooky show
Baughman--Katie (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:16, p.5
10/22/2015 UNI American Chemical Society will be holding their Halloween House in McCollum Science Hall.
8 Data mining and business analytics lecture at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2014:220, p.1
3/27/2015 Johannes Ledolter, professor in the Department of Management Sciences at the University of Iowa, will visit UNI to present the annual Hari Shankar Memorial Lecture, April 7, in Lantz Auditorium, McCollum Science Hall, Room 137.
9 UNI to host fifth meeting of Midwest Astrochemistry Consortium
Public Relations News Release 2014:194, p.1
3/2/2015 The event will take place on March 6-7, in McCollum Science Hall, room 201. The registration fee is $40 and includes dinner and snacks on Friday as well as lunch on Saturday.
10 NASA speaker coming to UNI to discuss the question 'Are we alone in the universe?'
Public Relations News Release 2014:180, p.1
2/11/2015 The 2015 Leland Wilson Endowed Chemistry Lecture on February 25 will be in Lantz Auditorium, located in McCollum Science Hall. Shawn Domagal-Goldman will be giving his presentation, "The Scientific Search for Life on Planets Near and Far."
11 Halloween: science edition
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 111:17, p.4
10/27/2014 The UNI Student Chapter of the American Chemical Society and students from the biology, physics, and earth science departments hosted the annual "Halloween House"; photo.
12 Halloween House at UNI offers spooky fun
Public Relations News Release 2014:83, p.1
10/14/2014 Students from UNI's American Chemical Society will host their annual "Halloween House", October 24, on the second floor of McCollum Science Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
13 UNI and Luther professors untangle evolution and religion
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:20, p.2
11/5/2013 UNI hosted a discussion about how evolution undermines religion. Jerry Soneson and Loyal Rue headed the discussion. Not all students agreed with the professors opinions and this was reflected in the question and answer session.
14 Spooky science delights children
Ruggles--Jacinda Rose (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:18, p.1
10/29/2013 The University of Northern Iowa's American Chemical Society put on their annual Halloween House science show. It encompassed the Devil's Den, Frankenstein's Lab, the Witch's Lair, and Pirate's Cove. The Halloween House taught kids about science; photo.
15 UNI's 'Halloween House' makes science spooky
Public Relations News Release 2013:90, p.1
10/14/2013 UNI's American Chemical Society is hosting their annual "Halloween House". This consists of seven different Halloween-themed rooms with various demonstrations and hands-on activities.
16 Award-winning chemistry professor and researcher to speak at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2013:37, p.1
9/10/2013 Paul Kelter will be speaking at the Leland Wilson Endowed Chemistry Lecture. He will be speaking about effective ways to teach Science in today's society.
17 I Spy at UNI
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:28, p.2
1/18/2013 Mystery photo looks for identification. The previous photo was identified by Sarah Pearce as the wall decoration in McCollum Science Hall on the ground floor near the southwest entrance; photo.
18 Science groups offer Halloween tricks and treats
Freese--Brian Paul (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:19, p.8
10/30/2012 Chemistry Club students and faculty host Halloween house for kids to come participate in science experiments; photo.
19 Observatory offers views from out of this world
Freese--Brian Paul (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:4, p.6
9/7/2012 Siobahn Morgan conducts an observatory show each Thursday evening. The event starts at 9:00pm. Students learn about objects in the sky and get close up views, using the 12 inch reflecting telescope.
20 UNI opens observatory to the public
Public Relations News Release 2012:30, p.1
8/23/2012 Thursday, August 30 at 9:00pm is the date and time for the open house in McCollum Science Hall. People will be able to see the moons of Jupiter. Shows are scheduled every Thursday until Thanksgiving.
21 An alumnus' thoughts on UNI budget cuts
Hinton--Jon M. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 108:41, p.4
3/2/2012 The thought that his university would have to cut costs brought a harsh reality to Jonathan Hinton. Many statistics are shared, including the doubling of tuition between 1997 and 2007 to make up for lack of funding from Des Moines.
22 Spooky Science
Terry--Elissa Danielle (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:17, p.6
10/25/2011 American Chemical Society students use science to create a Halloween House full of spooky surprises. Several different themed rooms were available to tour. Attendance was excellent. Nitrogen ice cream was a hit; photo.
23 Storm hits Cedar Valley
Maddix--Nicholas Scott (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:4, p.2
9/9/2011 Scenes from the September 3rd storm; photo.
24 Construction hits campus
Koolbeck--Alex Elizabeth (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:60, p.3
7/22/2011 Each summer construction projects appear on campus. This summer there are many projects that are smaller in nature; photo.
25 Find your hot study spot
Schreck--Anna E. (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:54, p.supp 10
4/29/2011 Several study areas on campus are noted. Rod Library is one of the best spots. Help is available.
26 Graham Cooks to speak at UNI Wilson lecture
Public Relations News Release 2010:75, p.1
9/30/2010 Graham Cooks, a distinguished professor of analytical chemistry at Purdue University, will present "Getting it Right: Identification of Chemicals in Surgery, Forgery, Pharmacy, and Everyday Life," The 2010 Leland Wilson Endowed Chemistry Lecture.
27 UNI to host Family Weekend
Public Relations News Release 2010:74, p.1
9/29/2010 On October 2, various programs, academic colleges, and departments will host activities, open houses, and special tours for students and their families. The Family Feast Tailgate will be held at the plaza outside Maucker Union.
28 UNI offers science summer camps for middle school and high school students
Public Relations News Release 2009:431, p.1
4/28/2010 Budding scientists will have an opportunity to satisfy their intellectual curiosity on topics ranging from robotics to astronomy to crime fighting with biotechnology at several summer science camps.
29 From beer to beanstalks-it's all rocket science; UNI hosts a presentation of the history of the U. S. space program
Public Relations News Release 2009:353, p.1
3/23/2010 The presentation will examine the state of space at the dawn of the 21st century and speculate on what the future holds. Sigma Xi Honor Society is sponsoring the event.
30 UNI to hold summer biotechnology camp for high school students
Public Relations News Release 2009:325, p.1
3/11/2010 Students interested in crime-scene investigation can take part in a camp this summer with hands-on experience. "Students will isolate their own DNA from their cheek cells," said Kavita Dhanwada, associate professor of biology and camp director.
31 UNI planetarium to host public astronomy presentations on Thursdays
Public Relations News Release 2009:273, p.1
2/12/2010 The Department of Earth Science will hold the presentations in Latham Hall on Thursdays at 7 and 8 p.m. through March 11. The computer-controlled system can show the location of current objects in the sky. Admission is free.
32 H1N1 to Z-day: always be prepared
Fagle--Tess Ann (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:18, p.5
10/30/2009 Tips on where best to survive the dreaded flu or zombie day. The dorms, Campanile, McCollum Hall, Rialto, and Rod Library all have pluses and minuses; photo.
33 UNI Graduate College Brown Bag Lecture Series to feature Stalp Oct. 7
Public Relations News Release 2009:90, p.1
9/30/2009 "I Have the Most Fabric: Quilters, Fabric Stash Accumulation, and the Global Phenomenon of Quilting" is the title of a lecture to be given by Marybeth Stalp. The lecture will center on how and why contemporary women quilt.
34 Co-founder of green chemistry to speak at UNI Wilson lecture
Public Relations News Release 2009:33, p.1
9/9/2009 "Green Chemistry: Theory and Practice," the 2009 Leland Wilson Endowed Chemistry Lecture at the college, will be presented at 7:30 p.m., Sept. 24, in Lantz Auditorium in McCollum Science Hall. John Warner will present the lecture.
35 Co-founder of green chemistry to speak at UNI Wilson lecture
Public Relations News Release 2009:36, p.1
9/9/2009 John Warner, president and CTE of the Warner Babcock Institute for Green Chemistry and the Beyond Benign Foundation, will present the lecture called, "Green Chemistry: Theory and Practice." Warner is a renowned and award-winning scientist.
36 UNI Foundation; making an impact for 50 years
Northern Iowa Today 93:2, p.8
9/1/2009 Brief history of the Foundation, which was established in 1959, with $14,000 in assets from the Alumni Association and the Seerley Foundation; raised $18 million last year; a look at some of the work that it funds; photo.
37 Hari Shankar Memorial Lecture to be held at UNI April 14
Public Relations News Release 2008:450, p.1
4/7/2009 "The Iowa Core Curriculum for K-12 Mathematics: Important Mathematics, Effective Teaching and Deep Learning" will be the topic of the lecture. Eric Hart, adjunct associate professor of mathematics at Maharishi University will explore the math part of ICC.
38 Sigma Xi to host African astronomy knowledge lecture
Public Relations News Release 2008:204, p.1
11/7/2008 Guest lecturer, Jarita Holbrook, of the Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology at the University of Arizona, will speak on African astronomy. The lecture will present an overview of 500 years of collected information on the topic.
39 UNI's CME to host political analyst Ronald Walters on results and impact of the 2008 election
Public Relations News Release 2008:202, p.1
11/6/2008 Walters is a Distinguished Leadership Scholar at the James MacGregor Burns Academy of Leadership, and professor of government and politics at the University of Maryland. He will speak about the results and impact of the 2008 presidential election.
40 Halloween House at UNI offers thrills and chills
Public Relations News Release 2008:158, p.1
10/20/2008 Creepy things will come out in the night during the Halloween House on the second floor at McCollum Science Hall. "Students in costume will help children with hands-on chemistry activities, such as making liquid-nitrogen ice cream.
41 Sept. 19 - 21 features family-focused events at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2008:80, p.1
9/17/2008 Parents and other family members are invited to visit and partake in family-focused on-campus activities during Family Weekend.
42 'Cross-Racial Mis-identifications' topic for UNI Graduate College "Brown Bag Lunch'
Public Relations News Release 2008:74, p.1
9/15/2008 Eyewitness identification within the judicial system will be discussed at noon in the McCollum Science Hall.
43 Zare of Stanford University to speak at UNI Wilson lecture 'How to Succeed in Research and Life'
Public Relations News Release 2008:70, p.1
9/11/2008 Richard Zare, the Marguerite Blake Wilson Professor in Natural Science and chair of the Department of Chemistry at Stanford University, will present the lecture in Lantz Auditorium in McCollum Science Hall.
44 UNI classes begin Monday, Aug. 25; 'Panther Fest' offers variety of activities
Public Relations News Release 2008:15, p.1
8/15/2008 The welcome week festival will kick off Thursday in the McLeod Center south lawn with a Panther Picnic. There will be free food for the first 1,000 students, outdoor games and music.
45 Panther Portraits
Fleming--Rachel M. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:37, p.11
2/22/2008 View of icy sidewalks near the Greenhouse and McCollum Science Hall; photo.
46 Universitas magazine showcases graduate students
Ory--Lindsey (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:39, p.1
2/21/2006 Professor of English, Richard Utz, hopes to end academic exclusion with his new publication. Univesitas is a scholarly web-based journal and a bi-annual publication. The first issue was posted last September, and the second issue is due out April 1.
47 Russell Hall renovation fund exceeds goal
Northern Iowan 102:37, p.6
2/14/2006 Surpass $2 million goal; state will contribute $7.8 million; will include upgrades and new work; may begin in February 2007 and be complete by August 2008.
48 $112 million raised for UNI
Northern Iowa Today 90:1, p.18
1/1/2006 Survey of results of the Students First Capital Campaign; photo.
49 Mountain-climbing doctor to present Wilson Chemistry Lecture
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
9/8/2005 Charles Huss, 1971 UNI alumnus, will speak about his expedition to Mt. Everest in McCollum Science Hall; the ChemWall, also in the Science Hall, will be dedicated before the lecture.
50 New biology major result of major projects on campus
Ryan--Crystal L. (Class of 2006)
Northern Iowan 102:2, p.1
8/30/2005 Plant bioscience will be offered for the first time at UNI; photo.

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