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1 A case for funding public history
Wiggins--Kevin (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 115:46, p.03
4/4/2019 In the author's opinion, public history - which Wiggins defines as local or living history - is important to society and should receive broad support; photos.
2 Schoolhouse fashion flashback
Schrum--Skylar (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 114:41, p.2
3/1/2018 Amy Rohrberg presented in the one-room schoolhouse on fashion of the 1920s.
3 Gallery of Art highlights women artists
Hauer--Sydney (Class of 2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 114:28, p.01
1/11/2018 UNI Gallery of Art is presenting the exhibit "Women as Makers", which was curated by Professors Elizabeth Sutton and Darrell Taylor. The exhibition features women artists in the permanent collection, along with pieces from the UNI Museum; photo.
4 UNI Museum's mastodon tusk to be restored
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:14, p.01
10/12/2017 A mastodon tusk found in a gravel pit in 1933 and acquired by Dr. Cable of the museum is set to be restored thanks to a grant by the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust. It has been held by the museum for 100 years, but was taken off display in the 1960's due to conservation issues. Museum assistant director and chief curator Nathan Arndt, conservator Laura Kubick, student Ellie Akers, professor Josh Sebree and his class, and librarian Anne Marie Gruber are working together on a restoration plan; photo.
5 UNI Museum Herb Hake exhibit
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017), Barikor--Leziga (Class of 2019)
Northern Iowan 114:10, p.05
9/28/2017 The UNI Museum at Rod Library opened its exhibit "Right Side Up: The Life and Art of Herb Hake" on September 24. The exhibit featured Hake's artwork, radio broadcasts, and television episodes as well as personal stories from former colleagues; photos.
6 Chalk artist Herb Hake exhibit
Mazzarella--Allison (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:8, p.04
9/21/2017 Rod Library will host the grand opening of its Herb Hake exhibit on September 24. Hake worked at UNI and was involved in many activities, including broadcasting, history, and art, and was known for his "chalk talks"; photo.
7 One-room schoolhouse history lesson
Duax--Amelia (Student--2017), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 114:2, p.04
8/28/2017 The Friends of the UNI Museum hosted Marilyn Meyer's presentation on one-room schools in the Marshall Center Schoolhouse on August 26 as part of their Schoolhouse Speakers Series; photo.
8 UNI Museum to host Arctic exhibit
Public Relations News Release 2014:165, p.1
2/2/2015 This exhibit is a traveling photographic exhibition developed by the Royal Canadian Geographic Society and Canada's Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development. The exhibit is will be here February 5 through early April 2015.
9 UNI Museums to host Bucks from Books
Public Relations News Release 2014:137, p.1
12/4/2014 On December 13, UNI Museums will host Bucks from Books at Barnes & Noble in Waterloo and University Book & Supply. A percentage of each sale will be donated to the UNI Museums.
10 UNI Museum to host Camp Dodge lecture
Public Relations News Release 2014:127, p.1
11/20/2014 The lecture will take place December 10, on the first floor of the Rod Library. After the lecture, there will be an exhibit as well. Both the exhibit and presentation are free and open to the public.
11 UNI art professor to present on World War I ship camouflage
Public Relations News Release 2014:116, p.1
11/12/2014 UNI art professor Roy Behrens will present his lecture to accompany the most recent exhibit added to the UNI Museum. The presentation is November 17, on the first floor of Rod Library.
12 Rod Library undergoes transformations for accessibility
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 111:4, p.5
9/11/2014 Rod Library began work on three new renovations inside their space that will change the library experience for the students including a west entrance, new cafe, and a museum on the first floor; photo.
13 Rod Library hosts new UNI Museums exhibit
Public Relations News Release 2013:255, p.1
4/15/2014 African art is going to be featured in the Rod Library as part of a new exhibit titled "The Sacred & The Secular". This exhibit will be open through September 28.
14 Rod Library displays UNI Museum treasures
Baldus--Rachel (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:28, p.1
12/13/2013 Cuurrently there is an exhibit, "Treasures: A Sampling of the UNI Museums Collection" in Rod Library. The exhibit features various artifacts from all over the world. The pieces on display are from the UNI Museum that closed due to budget cuts; photo.
15 UNI Museums 'Treasures' at Rod Library
Public Relations News Release 2013:127, p.1
11/20/2013 A new exhibit "Treasures: A Sampling of the UNI Museums Collection" will be displayed on the first floor of Rod Library. Mammoth teeth, Native American pottery, and an early 20th century stereoscope are a few of the objects on display.
16 Rod Library issues student-oriented updates, adds outdoor book drop
Rankin--Meghan Christine (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 109:58, p.1
7/12/2013 Rod Library is making changes this summer, both inside and outside. A book drop box is in place near Gilchrist Hall. The Multi Service Center, and the Interlibrary Loan section will change places. Other changes discussed; photo.
17 Cox starts position as dean of library services
Campbell--Colby David (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:4, p.1
9/7/2012 Christopher Cox comes to UNI from Western Washington University, where he held a similar position to his new position at Rod Library. He is looking forward to working with the museum collection; photo.
18 Changes made in student computer centers
Koolbeck--Alex Elizabeth (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 109:3, p.3
8/31/2012 ITS has closed the student computer centers in Bartlett Hall and Rod Library. A new lab has opened in Panther Village. Ninety-five new computers are located in various centers on campus. New Duplex printers were purchased to cut paper usage.
19 UNI Museum building closes
Baker--Brandon Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:1, p.6
8/24/2012 An open house on June 28, 2012, was bittersweet. It was an opportunity for patrons and friends of the museum to gather for the last time. July 1, 2012 the museum was closed to the public. The collection will be distributed to other areas; photo
20 UNI Museum building closes
Baker--Brandon Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:59, p.1
7/13/2012 July 1, 2012 marked the closing of the doors of the UNI Museum building to the public. An open house on June 28 allowed families and individuals to say good-bye and share memories; photo.
21 UNI Museum to hold final open house
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 108:58, p.2
6/29/2012 "120 Years of Discovery, Learning & Inspiration" is the theme for the final open house at the museum. The museum will close to the public at the end of regular hours on June 29. Over 110,000 items are in the collection; photo.
22 Open house planned for UNI Museums June 28
Public Relations News Release 2011:325, p.1
6/15/2012 A special exhibit celebrating the 120 years of service to UNI and the community. The Museum is one of only five major natrual history museums in Iowa. The Museum will closed to the public July 1.
23 UNI to host Tyler G. O'Brien on the biology of race
Public Relations News Release 2011:256, p.1
4/3/2012 Professor Tyler G. O'Brien will lecture on the biology of race.
24 UNI to host "Shades of White Anti-Racism" lecture
Public Relations News Release 2011:246, p.1
3/30/2012 Professor Harry Brod will talk about diversity as part of the UNI Museum exhibit.
25 UNI to host a screening and discussion of 'Faith and Doubt at Ground Zero'
Public Relations News Release 2011:247, p.1
3/30/2012 The film "Faith and Doubt at Ground Zero" will be shown at the Center for Multicultural Education followed by a discussion led by professor Susan Hill.
26 House panel votes to freeze tuition
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:45, p.1
3/27/2012 Iowa House Appropriations Committee passed a bill, along party lines, that would potentially cut $31 million from Iowa's public universities next year. The bill would also freeze tuition; allowing no way to recover the lost funding.
27 UNI Museum building closing
Peterson--Caitlin Anne (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:45, p.1
3/27/2012 The artifacts, presently housed in the UNI Museum, will be dispersed across campus and the community after June 30. This will make it more difficult to see the collection in its entirety; photo.
28 Well, at least we've still got corn
Eilers--Bradley David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:45, p.5
3/27/2012 It is clear that the state of Iowa no longer values education. Lack of financial support from the legislature has put UNI in the current crisis. The tuition freeze legislation and resulting cuts will only further hinder education in Iowa.
29 Board of Regents approves academic program changes
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:44, p.1
3/23/2012 Due to budget cuts of over twenty-four million dollars in recent years and facing a nearly five million dollar shortfall, Price Lab School and the University Museum will be closing along with fifty-eight academic programs; photo.
30 UNI Museums to host speaker on immigration and race
Public Relations News Release 2011:211, p.1
3/13/2012 The UNI Museums will host speaker and UNI professor Mark Grey to talk on immigration and race.
31 Letter to the Editor
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:42, p.12
3/6/2012 In light of the no confidence vote by the faculty, writer shows support for President Allen and his decisions to close the museum, Price Lab School, and several academic departments.
32 Danielson, community discuss cuts
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:41, p.1
3/2/2012 Elected officials hear responses from the community about the closing of Price Lab School. The community was strongly in favor of keeping the school; photo.
33 UNI announces first round of cuts, eyes others
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:40, p.1
2/28/2012 Museum, print services, and Price Lab School are slated to close. The Department of Public Safety and low enrollment academic programs are under review; photo.
34 Budget talks require communication, not blame
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:39, p.4
2/24/2012 Communication among the administration, faculty, students, and the Cedar Valley is needed during this time of restructuring. People need to know what the plans are for the future. More input has been requested by several parties.
35 Cuts possible for upcoming school year
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:38, p.1
2/21/2012 President Ben Allen announced that declining support from the Iowa Legislature may cause cuts in funding to Price Laboratory School, UNI Museum, Panther athletics, and academic programs; photo.
36 UNI officials announce actions to relocate resources for future growth.
Public Relations News Release 2011:183, p.1
2/12/2012 The University of Northern Iowa takes old steps in surviving harsh budget cuts by closing the Malcolm Price Laboratory School, UNI Museums and Collections, and Print Services. Other programs and academics will also be affected by budget cuts.
37 UNI Museum to explore reality of race
Public Relations News Release 2011:151, p.1
1/30/2012 The exhibit "RACE: Are We So Different" will be held at the UNI Museum.
38 UNI offers race, privilege and difference teacher workshop
Public Relations News Release 2011:242, p.1
1/23/2012 In an effort to create multicultural classrooms UNI will offer a workshop on exploring race and the people that make it up.
39 'Creating Buddhas' to be shown at the UNI Museum
Public Relations News Release 2011:83, p.1
10/18/2011 The film "Creating Buddhas: The Making of Fabric Thangkas" will be featured in conjunction with UNI Museum's exhibit "Talking Textiles."
40 University of Northern iowa Museums awarded grant from Institute of Museum and Library Services
Public Relations News Release 2011:82, p.1
10/17/2011 A Museums for America grant has been given to the UNI Museum by the Institue of Museum and Library Services.
41 UNI Museum's fall exhibit shows
Northern Iowan 108:3, p.2
9/2/2011 "Talking Textiles" is the title of the new exhibit at the UNI Museum. The exhibit explores the meaning infuses in everyday fabric from the cut and color of the cloth and how it is worn.
42 UNI Museums' fall exhibit demonstrates how cloth can communicate
Public Relations News Release 2011:14, p.1
8/31/2011 THE UNI Museum will exhibit "Talking Textiles" which will explore the communication between humans and textiles.
43 UNI Museums holds annual photography contest
Northern Iowan 108:2, p.2
8/30/2011 The theme for the contest is "Iowa's Cultural Heritage". Entry requirements are provided. The photographs will be on display from December 19 thru January 21, 2012.
44 Corrections
Northern Iowan 107:58, p.4
7/1/2011 The life-size wigwam, referred to in the June 24, 2011 edition is a replica, built by UNI Museums and the Hartman Reserve staff.
45 UNI Museum features prehistoric artifacts uncovered in Cedar Falls
Firman--Tehrene Victoria (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:57, p.2
6/24/2011 UNI Archaeology Field School excavations in Hartman Reserve Nature Center yielded the pottery and projectile points featured in the exhibit. A life-size wigwam shows what a prehistoric campsite might look like; photo.
46 UNI Museum looking to change location
Krull--Danielle Leigh (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:37, p.1
2/18/2011 A team has been appointed to keep the Museum a permanent fixture on campus. The current building was to be a temporary location. Upgrading the current building has been deemed too expensive; photo.
47 What Inspires You?
Ostwinkle--Allison L. (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:27, p.1
12/10/2010 University Museum hosts lecture by Jeremy Schraffenberger on how traditions can be used to discuss poetic influence; photo.
48 Bucks from books to benefit UNI Museums.
Public Relations News Release 2010:154, p.1
11/24/2010 Shoppers may participate by presenting a UNI Museums/Barnes & Noble bookmark available online or a Bucks From Books postcard at the time of purchase. A percentage of the purchase will be donated to the UNI Museums for exhibits and educational programs.
49 UNI Museums to host annual old-fashioned schoolhouse Christmas.
Public Relations News Release 2010:149, p.1
11/18/2010 The evening will focus on how Christmas was celebrated in the 1940s and will include caroling, homemade crafts, costumed interpretations and story time. Museum staff will recreate an old-fashioned one-room schoolhouse celebration.
50 Architect to discuss creative inspiration at University Museum
Public Relations News Release 2010:120, p.1
11/1/2010 Kate Payne, AIA, from INVISION Architecture, will share "What Inspires You?" The series explores what inspires area professionals in their fields of expertise.

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