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Mikkelsen--Morris E. (Facilities Planning Staff)

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1 Baker Hall updates
Northern Iowan 111:3, p.1
9/8/2014 The demolition of Baker Hall is set to be complete in October of 2014; photo.
2 News in photos
Lubaroff--Zane Conner (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:1, p.1
8/24/2012 Phase II of Panther Village is under construction; photo.
3 Bartlett renovations nearly finalized
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:37, p.1
2/17/2012 Bartlett Hall will be transformed from a dormitory to faculty offices, following a year and a half of planning. Mechanical, electrical, and communications updates will be made. Faculty will move in during winter break of 2013-2014 or spring of 2014.
4 Updates coming to UNI pedestrian bridge
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 108:1, p.9
8/26/2011 The pedestrian bridge crossing Hudson Road will get a face lift over the next year. The current surface getting very slippery during snow and rain events. New surfaces are being explored.
5 Updates coming to UNI pedestrian bridge
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:58, p.1
7/1/2011 The walking bridge over Hudson Road becomes very slippery when wet or following the clearing of snow. Several safety concerns will be addressed. Resurfacing will be the first step prior to a planned refurbishing next year.
6 Green updates in progress on university parking facility
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 2009:59, p.2
7/16/2010 Solar panels have been installed on the roof of the multimodal transportation center. The panels should supply enough energy to cover the needs of the facility. Sabin Hall renovations will reduce energy consumption.; photo.
7 Green updates in progress on university parking facility
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:59, p.2
7/16/2010 Solar panels and a geo-thermal heating system will provide the electricity needed for the Multimodal Transportation Center. The remodeling of Sabin Hall will also cut energy usage; photo.
8 UNI-Dome roof in need of repair
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:27, p.1
12/11/2009 The July 10, 2009, storm caused $4.3 million in damage to the UNI-Dome roof. Insurance will cover the costs, except for $100,000 deductible on the policy. The Board of Regents has been asked for permission to proceed with repairs; photo.
9 Multimodal transportation center to open
Jensen--Brice Tyler (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:18, p.1
10/30/2009 November 2 five hundred eighty seven parking spaces will be open. A, B, and G permits will be allowed plus metered parking at $.50 per hour.
10 Baker Hall faces demolition
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:17, p.1
10/27/2009 Mold, sustainability, budget, and increased scrutiny from the Board of Regents have made demolition of Baker Hall the best option. Accessibility problems, heating, and office size also contributed to the decision; photo.
11 Pedestrians have the right of way, right?
Jensen--Brice Tyler (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:13, p.17
10/13/2009 National statistics indicate that a pedestrian is killed every one hundred thirteen minutes and injured every eight minutes. Dave Zarifis reports that this has not been much of a problem on campus; photo.
12 Sentence handed down for arsonists
Calcara--Sally A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:16, p.4
10/19/2007 Aaron Lessmeier and Tanner Wilkens were sentenced to thirty years in prison and ordered to repay $2 million following their convictions of setting fire to Gilchrist Hall and other buildings in 2005.
13 Construction takes students' needs to heart
Hawthorne--Morgan L. A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 103:58, p.1
6/22/2007 Facilities Planning Advisory Committee keeps students in mind as construction projects take place; photo.
14 Gilchrist construction finally underway
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:53, p.1
4/20/2007 Workers begin the reconstruction of Gilchrist Hall; following the fire two and a half years ago; photo.
15 Parking facility plans reach fork in the road
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 103:23, p.1
11/14/2006 Proposed parking deck planned for area near Campbell Hall; would require relocation of several Greek houses; needs approval of the Board of Regents; photo.
16 "Energy surcharge" took many students by surprise
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 103:3, p.1
9/1/2006 Many students were unaware of the energy surcharge until they received their August university bill.
17 UNI begins planning to rebuild Gilchrist Hall
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
12/6/2005 Damage to Gilchrist Hall exceeds the $2 million deductible on the university's insurance policy for academic facilities.
18 Adjusters assess Gilchrist damage; no estimates yet
Steffen--Amie R. (Class of 2006)
Northern Iowan 102:20, p.1
11/4/2005 Damage to Gilchrist Hall is extensive and continues to be evaluated; photo.
19 Untitled
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
1/26/2005 University reports available.
20 Mikkelsen, Flege, Mark promoted at UNI
Northern Iowan 100:50, p.4
4/13/2004 Those receiving promotions profiled and job descriptions provided.
21 UNI announces promotions, title changes
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
4/7/2004 Morris Mikkelsen, Kelly Flege, Marty Mark, and Mary Prenosil all received promotions; Gary Shontz will continue as the controller and secretary/treasurer.
22 East Gym renovation to start late spring
Andrews--Eric A. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 100:33, p.1
2/3/2004 Capital improvements are planned for the East Gym and Physics Building; photo.
23 UNI's Maucker Union receives new sculpture
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
12/22/2003 The new sculpture is titled "We Are One" and was designed by Ed McGowin and Claudia DeMonte of New York.
24 Board of Regents to meet at the University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
11/6/2003 Board to discuss several items pertaining to UNI.
25 Renovations generate both losses and gains for East Gym
Andrews--Eric A. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:32, p.1
1/31/2003 Renovations to the East Gymnasium will begin this fall and are scheduled to be completed in 2005; photo.
26 Firm chosen to design buildings; the designer of Rod Library's addition is drawing plans for the new Human Performance Center
Andresen--Kelli (Class of 2004)
Northern Iowan 99:2, p.3
9/6/2002 A Des Moines firm, Herbert Lewis Kruse Blunck will design the McLeodUSA Center; the firm also designed the fourth floor addition to Rod Library and ROTH.
27 Watch out below; Maucker Union and McCollum Science Hall are under construction
Andresen--Kelli (Class of 2004)
Northern Iowan 99:2, p.1
9/6/2002 McCollum Science Hall is being expanded to include much needed space for the Biology and Chemistry departments; Maucker Union is also undergoing renovation and expansion; photo.
28 Architects selected for McLeodUSA Center and Human Performance Center
Northern Iowa Today 86:2, p.13
7/1/2002 Herbert Lewis Kruse and Blunck selected; description of potential facilities.
29 Planning begins for Human Performance Center
Northern Iowa Today 30:2, p.5
4/1/2002 Estimates, at this time, for the building are between $4.8 and $7.5 million; photo.
30 Gaping hole begins McCollum construction
Heffernan--Kimberly A. (Classes of 2003 and 2008)
Northern Iowan 98:20, p.1
11/9/2001 Addition to McCollum Science Hall will add additional classrooms, labs, faculty offices, and research space; photo.
31 UNI's oldest facility reopens after extensive remodeling and restoration
Public Relations News Release 2000:195, p.1
1/8/2001 Morris Mikkelsen gives an update on the renovations at Lang Hall.
32 GPAC wins construction awards
Campus News Network 11:10, p.1
12/5/2000 Story Construction Company, the general contractor for the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center project, won awards from the Associated Builders & Contractors of Iowa; photo.
33 Lang Hall set to re-open for start of new millennium
Nixon--Anne A. (Class of 2002)
Northern Iowan 97:24, p.1
11/17/2000 The $13.5 million remodeling of Lang Hall will allow the Communication Studies Department to be located in one building for the first time; photo.
34 UNI files lawsuit over Dome
Greene--Kylie (Classes of 2001 and 2005)
Northern Iowan 97:2, p.1
8/29/2000 Continued problems with the roof of the UNI-Dome prompted school officials to file a lawsuit in July of this year; photo.
35 New WRC sculpture attracts attention of Cedar Falls
Northern Iowan 97:1, p.13
8/25/2000 The newly-erected sculpture has caused a number of letters and e-mails to be sent to the Waterloo/Cedar Falls Courier.
36 New art sculpture in front of WRC stands out: nationally recognized artist spends one year on project built for UNI Art Committee
Hardin--Brent (Class of 2001)
Northern Iowan 96:56, p.1
6/9/2000 The newest sculpture on campus, "Stage Set for Film Number One", was constructed by Dennis Oppenheim at a cost of $82,900; photo.
37 Warning: construction zone ahead!
Hardin--Brent (Class of 2001)
Northern Iowan 96:56, p.1
6/9/2000 Various construction projects are taking place on campus; photo.
38 Rally for campus women's center planned
Greene--Kylie (Classes of 2001 and 2005)
Northern Iowan 96:47, p.1
3/31/2000 Rally to be held to gain support for Women's Center on campus.
39 McCollum funding will benefit students
Cremer--Justin A. (Class of 2000)
Northern Iowan 96:36, p.1
2/11/2000 $16.9 million addition and renovation planned; awaiting funding.
40 $1.2 million allotted for Lang furnishings; desks, chairs, and technology included in funding
Farrell--Jennifer (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 96:21, p.1
11/9/1999 Communication Studies, Public Policy, and the Graduate College will benefit from the new furnishings in Lang Hall; floor plan.
41 Campus construction projects on schedule; Performing Arts Center will open April 2000, Lang in January 2001
Scudder--Jeffrey (Class of 2003)
Northern Iowan 96:19, p.1
11/2/1999 Construction on Lang Hall and Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center is continuing. Grand openings are being planned; photo.
42 When it rains it, quite literally, pours
Culpepper--Gwenne C. Holmes (Compliance and Equity Staff)
Northern Iowa Today 27:2, p.1
3/1/1999 Leaky Dome roof leads to many athletic events in other facilities such as the West Gym; photo.
43 Lang Hall renovations underway; classes to resume in spring 2001
Nolt--Teresa (Class of 1999)
Northern Iowan 95:30, p.3
1/22/1999 Lang Hall renovations officially began this week; photo.
44 New Dome, same old leak
Arbuckle--Amanda A. (Class of 2001)
Northern Iowan 95:30, p.1
1/22/1999 Weekend sports events were moved due to leaks in the Dome roof where the fabric meets the steel; photo.
45 PAC construction moves ahead, Lang Hall project set to begin
Campus News Network 9:10, p.1
1/11/1999 PAC will be completed by January 2000; recommendation for Lang Hall work contract award will go to Regents this month with completion of project in January 2001.
46 Physical Plant helps with tight construction deadlines
Campus News Network 9:8, p.2
11/23/1998 Physical Plant workers have completed or assisted in construction jobs on campus recently.
47 Regents Staff Excellence Awards
Campus News Network 9:7, p.1
11/9/1998 Kathy Gulick, Winston Burt, and George Pavelonis awarded Regents Staff Excellence Awards; photo.
48 Parking debate rages on at UNI
Arbuckle--Amanda A. (Class of 2001)
Northern Iowan 95:11, p.2
10/6/1998 Parking needs on campus have changed with the increase in students and the construction of new buildings; photo.
49 UNI-Dome nearing completion
Campus News Network 9:4, p.1
9/28/1998 Work on the new UNI-Dome roof is nearing completion; photo.
50 UNI-Dome ready to reopen
Public Relations News Release 1998:52, p.1
9/24/1998 Interior work will be finished in time for October 3 opening and exterior work will continue through October.


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