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Nook--Mark (President of UNI)

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1 230 years later, we are still reminded of free speech
Springfield--Eboni (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:3, p.2
9/2/2021 Students' views on the new Syllabus Free Speech Statement required by UNI and free speech in general.
2 Nook recovers from surgery
Roundtree--Diamond (Student--2021), Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:3, p.01
9/2/2021 President Nook discussed the beginning of the 2021 school year after recovering from back surgery; photo.
3 Cedar Falls renews mask mandate through mid-May; Nook supports extension
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 117:48, p.02
4/8/2021 The Cedar Falls City Council has extended the mask mandate to May 19. President Mark Nook spoke to the Council via Zoom showing his support and stating that an extension to June would be beneficial for staff and students K-12. The mask mandate will be reviewed on May 17 for Cedar Falls while Waterloo's mandate remains in place indefinitely; photo.
4 UNI student honored for community impact
Qualley--Sarah (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 117:43, p.05
3/22/2021 Jerell Bates has been selected to become part of the Newman Civic Fellowship where he will focus on public problem solving and opportunities of leadership; photo.
5 Fall classes return to in-person
Burrage--Shawn (Student--2021), Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 117:39, p.01
3/8/2021 President Mark Nook released a statement indicating that the fall semester will return to more in-person classes and operations with increased capacity in classrooms, dining centers, and common spaces. The university will be implementing a 50% capacity guideline which will continue to restrict larger in-person courses possibly causing an increase in hybrid classes even after the pandemic. Registration for fall 2021 classes begin March 29; photo.
6 UNI cancels international travel, COVID-19
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:42, p.1
3/9/2020 International travel was canceled by UNI stopping the plans for many to visit foreign countries over spring break or to study abroad due to COVID-19.
7 Brockovich gives Leopold Lecture
Weber--Colby (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 116:39, p.02
2/27/2020 Environmental Activist Erin Brockovich gave the last Leopold Lecture of the year on climate change and environmental issues.
8 UNI receives $10 million donation
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:23, p.02
11/18/2019 Local couple David and Karen Takes have recently made a $10 million donation to UNI, David's alma mater.
9 UNI hosts Family Weekend 2019
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:15, p.05
10/21/2019 UNI Family Weekend 2019 took place from October 18th to the 20th, with an opening reception held on Saturday morning; photo.
10 Former First Lady Laura Bush visits UNI
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 116:13, p.01
10/14/2019 Former First Lady, Laura Bush had a sold-out crowd at her visit to UNI at Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. President Mark Nook hosted the Q&A session; photo.
11 Homecoming kickoff and beyond
Whitehead--Zyrus (Student--2019), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:10, p.01
10/3/2019 Students gathered at Lawther Field to celebrate UNI's 100th homecoming week at the annual Homecoming Kickoff. Student organizations competed in a show-down of Panther spirit and the 2019 UNI homecoming king and queen were crowned.
12 Panther Portrait: Open Melt Day
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018), Cummings--Gabriella (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:7, p.04
9/23/2019 The UNI Metal Casting Center (MCC) hosted their fall "Open Melt Day." This open house gave students the opportunity to watch faculty and students melt aluminum and be put into castes. President Mark Nook, the Student Body President, Jacob Levang, and other officials were also in attendance; photo.
13 Tallgrass Prairie renamed to 'Daryl Smith Prairie'
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018), Lafoe--Will (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 116:5, p.04
9/16/2019 During the "Prairie Rendezvous" event to celebrate the retirement of Dr. Daryl Smith, the Tallgrass Prairie was renamed after him. Many speakers spoke at the Rendezvous, such as President Mark Nook. The prairie was also one of the first reconstructed prairies in Iowa; photo.
14 WRC introduces intramural fee
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 116:5, p.01
9/16/2019 Recreation Services had instigated a semester fee for instrumental sports. Students are required to have a membership to play the fall, 2019-2020 semester. Many have opted to not pay the membership fee, but some have; photo.
15 'Prairie Rendezvous' event to honor retiring professor
Alldredge--Anna (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:4, p.04
9/12/2019 A Prairie Rendezvous will be held on September 14 at 10:30 am to celebrate the career of Dr. Daryl Smith. Smith was a professor at UNI and created the Tallgrass Prairie Center in 1973. At the Rendezvous, the Tallgrass Prairie will be renamed the Daryl Smith Prairie.
16 CME launches year with BBQ
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:1, p.06
8/29/2019 The Center of Multicultural Education held their beginning of the school year event at Maucker Union on August 26, 2019. They held a BBQ and a host of other food from different cultures. President of UNI, Mark Nook, attended the event and was happy to see the campus full of people/students once more. Other foundations and campus organizations attended the event and spoke of the up coming school year fondly.
17 2019-2020 Student Fee proposal
Oasheim--Michael (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 115:54, p.02
5/2/2019 In March the Student Fee Committee voted to defund the Panther Shuttle. After much deliberation, the Student Fee Proposal was sent to the Northern Iowa Student Government of April 30 which includes a 90,000 re-allocation of the Panther Shuttle; photo.
18 SFC votes to defund Panther Shuttle
Baxter--Nicole (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:53, p.01
4/29/2019 The Student Fees Committee presented NISG with its decision to cut funding for the Panther Shuttle and SafeRide. Several students voiced their concerns about this decision and NISG met with President Nook to amend the matter.
19 Tropical Celebration 2019
Barikor--Leziga (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 115:52, p.01
4/25/2019 Campus celebrated the second annual Tropical Celebration day. President Mark Nook sent out a presidential proclamation and hand out ice cream and other treats from his office during the day.
20 New program aims to boost enrollment
Stelk--Caleb (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:17, p.02
10/22/2018 The new Panther Promise Program is seeking to boost enrollment.
21 2018 Homecoming kickoff
Kossayian--Emma (Student--2018), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:16, p.01
10/18/2018 2018 Homecoming week started with students gathering on Lawther Field for kickoff.
22 UNI's enrollment decreases
Duax--Amelia (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:13, p.02
10/8/2018 UNI is introducing new programs to up in enrollment after seeing a trend of lower enrollment over the past several years.
23 President Nook discusses leadership in everyday life
Weber--Colby (Student--2018), Flenker--Elly (student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:10, p.01
9/27/2018 President Mark Nook shared his philosophy when it came to leadership during 'Leadership in Everyday Life," Hosted by the Service and Leadership Council.
24 UNI hires third-party firm to investigate fatal Rialto accident
Northern Iowan 115:6, p.02
9/13/2018 UNI has hired a third-party firm to review policies and procedures following a fatal accident.
25 Board of Regents approve tuition hike
Dausener--Josh (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:1, p.04
8/23/2018 the Iowa Board of Regents have approved a 2.8 percent tuition increase.
26 New Student Guide
Northern Iowan 114:54, p.
4/26/2018 A collection of articles welcoming new students to campus and to help them learn about UNI.
27 Tropical Celebration day at UNI
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:54, p.05
4/26/2018 Following a proclamation by President Mark Nook, UNI celebrated Tropical Celebration (TC) Day after 174 days of Winter.
28 UNI tuition to climb for the 2018-2019 school year
Stelk--Caleb (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 114:53, p.02
4/23/2018 The UNI is proposing a 2.8% tuition increase after the Board of Regents suggested a 2-4% increase for all regent universities.
29 The Campanile: a campus icon
Stekl--Caleb (Student--2017), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:49, p.01
4/5/2018 The history and current problems that are facing the upkeep of the Campanile.
30 President Nook meets with African Union
Stekl--Caleb (Student--2017), Mitchell--Adrian (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 114:42, p.01
3/5/2018 The African Union met with university President Mark Nook to talk about the perceived inaction at UNI after President Trump called several African countries 's---hole countries.'
31 Insurance increases for UNI, staff
Madden--Jacob (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:27, p.02
12/7/2017 UNI has had an increase in their insurance costs when revisions were made to the Iowa Public Employment Relations Act. The insurance increase could be as much as $3500 per family. The revision has also limited what employees are able to negotiate.
32 House GOP tax hike on graduate students raises concerns
Dausener--Josua (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:26, p.01
12/4/2017 The Republican proposed tax reform package is concerning to some graduate students. The tax reform would no longer allow students to postpone paying back student loans when attending graduate school; photo.
33 MSA to discuss Islamophobia
Hauer--Sydney (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:24, p.02
11/16/2017 The Muslim Student Association will host a lecture "Rise of Islamophobia" from visiting professor Khaled Beydoun. MSA hopes the lecture will help teach others about Islam, the differences between Islam and radical Islam, and help counter Islamophobia; photo.
34 UNI signs DREAMer legislation support letter
Olsasky--Clinton (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:18, p.02
10/26/2017 UNI is taking an official stance to protect UNI Dreamers, which are individuals enrolled in DACA. UNI signed a letter, along with 800 other colleges and universities, in support of legislative action to permanently protect Dreamers.
35 Homecoming Parade
Davis--Kirby (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:13, p.01
10/9/2017 Over 50 groups participated in UNI's annual Homecoming Parade; photo.
36 Homecoming Week brings fun, food, friends
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:11, p.02
10/2/2017 UNI's annual Homecoming Week will feature many activities such as the Homecoming Parade, Campaniling, Football, and much more. The theme this year is "Panthers Awaken"; photo.
37 UNI Museum Herb Hake exhibit
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017), Barikor--Leziga (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:10, p.05
9/28/2017 The UNI Museum displayed the works of Herb Hake on September 24. Hake was an artist as well as a radio broadcaster at UNI. The event displayed some of his works as well as student artists who attempted to recreate his style by creating caricatures of staff and students; photo.
38 Nook's State of the University Address
Dausener--Josua (Student--2017), Davis--Kirby (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:8, p.01
9/21/2017 UNI President, Mark Nook, gives his first annual State of the University Address. Nook talks about the state of our athletic and education departments, as well as the budget cuts from the State; photo.
39 Tuition Task Force devises tuition plans
Chidley--Kelsey (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:5, p.01
9/11/2017 The Tuition Task Force met at UNI to discuss the suggested tuition increase for the next school year; photo.
40 Reynolds criticizes tuition hikes
Dausener--Josua (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:1, p.4
8/24/2017 Governor Kim Reynolds is against the tuition spike of Iowa's three public universities. UNI President Mark Nook's plan to lower the burden on students involves gaining state funding; photo.

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