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1 Robots take over McLeod Center
Hofmeyer--Sarah (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 114:45, p.01
3/26/2018 The FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition was held at the McLeod Center and brought high schoolers from around the world to compete.
2 Sex robots, Luddites and tech takeover
Jackson--Michael (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:20, p.4
11/5/2015 Columnist Michael Jackson looks at the future of technology and robots; photo.
3 Mr. Roboto
Dunlop--Mike (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:36, p.2
2/16/2015 The UNI chapter of the Association of Technology Management and Applied Engineering visited east high school to share their passion of robotics; photo.
4 Robotics competes in St. Louis Thursday
Dunlop--Mike (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:24, p.1
11/20/2014 The UNI chapter of the Associations of Technology Management and Applied Engineeering robotics team is travelling to St. Louis to compete in a "robot olympics"; photo.
5 UNI robotics camps teach driverless vehicle technologies
Public Relations News Release 2012:313, p.1
6/5/2013 UNI will offer three robotic-themed camps for youth this summer. All camps will give camp goers experience in physical computing, programming, electronics, and engineering.
6 Physics students battle with mini-sumo robots
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:53, p.6
4/30/2013 Students participated in the eighth annual Mini-Robotics Competition at UNI. Students built and modified robots and then competed in a double-elimination competition, photo.
7 Mini-sumo robots go head-to-head at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2012:284, p.1
4/22/2013 UNI will host the eighth annual Mini-Sumo Robotics Competition. Robots will fight head-to-head in a tournament. This even is free and open to the public.
8 Reboot, rematch: UNI robotics team works toward its 2nd national championship
Meng--Ethan David (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:12, p.6
10/5/2012 UNI robotics team readies for 2012 national competition. The event will be sponsored by the Association of Technology Management and Applied Engineering; photo
9 UNI to host seventh annual Mini-Sumo Robotics Competition
Public Relations News Release 2011:282, p.1
4/16/2012 The Department of Physics will host the Mini-Sumo Robotics Competition.
10 P-Cat dominates at national competition
Peterson--Caitlin Anne (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:24, p.8
11/18/2011 First place for robot performance, first place for graphic poster, the third place for fabrication were won during competition in Cleveland, Ohio. The robot had to collect and sort 36 multicolored ping-pong balls.
11 UNI team wins robotic competition
Public Relations News Release 2011:119, p.1
11/18/2011 The UNI Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) robotics team took first at the ATMAE 2011 competition in Cleveland, Ohio.
12 Robots take over Cleveland
Peterson--Caitlin Anne (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:22, p.9
11/11/2011 UNI Robotics Team attends and competes in the 2011 Annual Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering Conference. Robot gathers ping pong balls, sorts by color, and distributes in five minutes; photo.
13 Sixth annual UNI Mini-Sumo Robotics Invitational to be held April 28
Public Relations News Release 2010:339, p.1
4/25/2011 UNI will host the sixth annual Mini-Sumo Robotics Competition. The competition is designed to educate students about robotics in a fun club environment.
14 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.
15 Fifth annual UNI Mini-Sumo Robotics Invitational to be held April 29
Public Relations News Release 2009:429, p.1
4/27/2010 Approximately 14 UNI students will participate in the competition and an additional three to four robots are scheduled to ship in from Iowa, Indiana, and Washington.
16 Student technology Fair at UNI on April 15
Public Relations News Release 2009:401, p.1
4/13/2010 Movies, graphics, and robots will invade the Fair. Thirty-one projects from seven school districts will be displayed. The projects were created as part of the students' instructional curriculum at their schools.
17 UNI introduces 2010 summer camps; Calling all aspiring filmmakers, scientists, designers and entrepreneurs
Public Relations News Release 2009:341, p.1
3/22/2010 Is your child interested in astronomy and gazing at the stars; or obsessed with robotics; or a young entrepreneur looking to make their fortunes in small business; an aspiring filmmaker? These are just some of the types of camps offered this summer.
18 Second-annual Darwin Week to be held at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2009:250, p.1
2/1/2010 Presentations and activities will be held in Maucker Union in conjunction with the 201st birthday of Darwin. "Darwin Week will feature talks about the newest ideas in science" by faculty and special guests Ed Wasserman and PZ Myers, said Quinn Jones.
19 Panther Portraits
Kintzel--Scott Elliott (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:23, p.3
11/17/2009 Scenes from the national robotics competition; photo.
20 Panther Portraits
Kintzel--Scott Elliott (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:23, p.6
11/17/2009 Scenes of the robotics team during competition; photo.
21 UNI hosting young scientists in several camps
Public Relations News Release 2008:602, p.1
7/13/2009 Two additional camps are taking place on the campus Monday through Friday, July 13-17, with a variety of instructional activities for the fifth- through eighth-grade attendees. "Beginning Robotics" and "Rivers, Rocks and Prairies" camps are meeting daily.
22 UNI to host Young Scientists' Summer Camps
Public Relations News Release 2008:515, p.1
5/4/2009 For grades five through eight, camps with space still available are "Exploring Energy," and "Rivers, Rocks and Prairies." "Exploring Energy" will investigate where energy comes from, how energy is used, ways to use energy more efficiently and more.
23 Students build robot for competition
Sloma--Joseph Noble (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:27, p.1
12/12/2008 Team of five students participates in Nashville competition; does well in first round, but robot malfunctions in second round; photo.
24 UNI sends five senior students to National Robotics Competition in Nashville, Tenn. Nov. 19 - 21
Public Relations News Release 2008:227, p.1
11/17/2008 The 2008 Robotic Manipulator Competition brings a new task and a new wrinkle -- teams will compete head-to-head with their entries battling in the 24 foot by 24 foot arena to finish the task first.
25 UNI students place fourth in robotics competition
Public Relations News Release 2007:292, p.1
11/15/2007 Seven industrial technology students participated in the robotics competition in Florida.
26 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
4/23/2007 The second UNI Mini-Sumo Robotics Challenge will be taking place Thursday, April 26.
27 UNI, through space consortium, helps fund Cedar Falls High School robotics team
Public Relations News Release 2001:245, p.1
12/19/2001 The Cedar Falls High School robotics team was able to enter the US FIRST Robotics competition due to a $1,000 contribution from the Iowa Space Grant Consortium.
28 Professor attempts life as a robot
Northern Iowan 97:29, p.7
1/12/2001 Comments on British professor Kevin Warwick and his decision to implant silicon chips into his own body.
29 Future trends: Will robots create a workless society?
Public Relations News Release 1990:179, p.1
11/12/1990 Major strides noted in robotic technologies.
30 Future trends--will robots create a workless society?
Public Relations News Release 1990:164, p.1
11/5/1990 Some predictions call for robots to replace humans in the work force.
31 Preparing for the year 2000
Northern Iowa Today 17:2, p.12
9/1/1989 Deere and Company donates two industrial robots to UNI.
32 Will R2D2 take over in industrial businesses?
Northern Iowan 77:24, p.7
12/5/1980 Excerpts from presentation on robotics.

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