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1 "Whose Voice" museum exhibit
Stevens--Anna (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:12, p.4
10/7/2021 The UNI Museum on the first floor of Rod library opened a new exhibit titled "Whose Voice". This exhibit asks the question who has the authority to tell these artifact's stories; photo.
2 Extreme weather leads to reduced operations
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Cummings--Gabriella (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:42, p.01
3/18/2021 In-person classes were cancelled for the fourth time this semester due to extreme weather conditions causing campus to move to reduced operations for the day; photo.
3 Blizzard conditions cancel classes
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Cummings--Gabriella (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:31, p.01
2/8/2021 Due to weather, the university closed for the second time this semseter ;photo.
4 Recognizing Transgender Day of Remembrance at UNI
Tournier--Tehya (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:27, p.04
11/19/2020 The Women and Gender Studies department hosted a candlelight vigil in honor of Transgender Day of Remembrance; photo.
5 Bringing pandemics to life across all generations
Cummings--Gabriella (Student--2019), Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:25, p.04
11/12/2020 Departments across the library curated a display about the 1918 influenza pandemic and the current COVID-19 pandemic; photo.
6 New procedures keep campus clean
Lawrence--Kayla (Student--2020), Cummings--Gabriella (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:1, p.01
8/20/2020 Before the much debated return to campus, both students and staff had experienced firsthand the expectations and stress the university placed on cleanliness. Every student was required to complete the Protecting Our Panthers COVID-19 before returning to campus for the fall. A majority of staff, both full and part-time, were also given additional training that included new university protocol for keeping the campus clean; photo.
7 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.
8 UNI observes inaugural 'Artic Day'
Witherow--Anthony (Student--2020), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:32, p.01
2/3/2020 Friday, January 31 marked the debut of "Arctic Day" at UNI as announced by the UNI ARCTICenter. The ARCTICenter held an information session in Rod Library, followed by a presentation; photo.
9 Students de-stress before finals
Maas--Emma'le (Student--2019), Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:27, p.01
12/12/2019 Finals approach UNI and the Student Wellness Services hosted their bi-annual De-Stress Days at Maucker Union. Students have the opportunity to color, do puzzles, write positive notes, etc. At the Rod Library, students have the opportunity to gather at the Learning Commons and meet P.E.T. P.A.L.S. P.E.T. P.A.L.S. is a service that trains emotional support and service animals. They will be bringing service animals trained specifically to relieve stress to Rod Library so that students can interact with them; photo.
10 Students win Regional tax contest, advance to nationals
Weber--Colby (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:27, p.02
12/12/2019 Students from UNIBusiness won first place at the Deloitte National FanTAXtic Competition in Milwaukee, WI. This event is a debate competition where accounting students in teams of five (one senior, one junior, and three other members of the freshman or sophomore standing) prepare a case in three weeks before the competition about taxes and present it. Winners of the Deloitte National FanTAXtic Competition will move on to the national competition in January down in Texas.
11 Wellness Services: express gratitude everyday
Student Wellness Services Staff, Social media
Northern Iowan 116:20, p.03
11/7/2019 November is upon us and the season of being thankful and giving is just around the bend and with it comes the stressed-out season of finals and deadlines. The Student Wellness Services would like to remind students that expressing gratitude every day can make for a healthier and more emotionally stable lifestyle.
12 ISSO panel discusses transitions
McGuill--Lauren (Student--2019), Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:17, p.02
10/28/2019 On October 23, Isabela Varela, director of the International Students and Scholars Office, gave a presentation about teaching international students. The presentation offered advice for teachers to better assist international students in the classroom; photo.
13 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.
14 Top 10 tips for successful midterms
Bennethum--Abigail (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:14, p.03
10/17/2019 Midterms is almost upon UNI and Abigail Bennethum has 10 tips and tricks to help students not get overwhelmed. 1- Create a plan of study. 2- Scheduled set breaks. 3- Don't refuge, go to the library! 4- Get Plenty of sleep. 5- Eat healthy. 6- Utilize campus resources. 7- Track your progress. 8- Keep a positive outlook. 9- Keep your mental health a priority. 10- Treat yourself at the end of the week.
15 Fortepan Iowa wheat-pastes past
Whitehead--Zyrus (Student--2019), Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:11, p.01
10/7/2019 Three buildings on College Hill have a new look after a wheat-pasting project was completed last week. Volunteer crews pasted five huge images onto the exterior walls in the district on Thursday, October 5, and Friday, October 4. The images were taken from Fortepan Iowa, an online archive of digitized photos based in Rod Library that launched in 2015. Photos in the Iowa archive , all of which are donated, are carefully curated to represent everyday life in Iowa in the 19th and 20th centuries; photo.
16 Keep the light on for Banned Books Week
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:8, p.01
9/26/2019 Banned Books Week has returned to UNI with multiple displays around campus. Banned Books are books that are taken out of circulation and off of shelves at public and school libraries when a complaint is made. Usually, these books involve controversial themes or LGBTQ+ themes; photo.
17 Panther Portrait: Get Social @Rod
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:3, p.05
9/9/2019 Rod Library held a building-wide event on September 4, 2019. Each department at Rod held their own information sessions and/or events that highlighted their departments' functions. Students and faculty were welcome to attend; photo.
18 RodCon 2019
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:49, p.01
4/15/2019 The library hosted their sixth annual RodCon with a total of 3,000 attendees.
19 Library prepares for RodCon 2019
Weber--Colby (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:48, p.04
4/11/2019 The library hosted it's sixth annual RodCon, a mini comic convention.
20 Diversity on display in new exhibit
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:34, p.02
2/11/2019 The exhibit "Telling a People's Story" is displayed in the library. The exhibit displays African American culture through children books.
21 Relax at Rod with Student Wellness Services
Weber--Colby (Student--2018), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:30, p.05
1/28/2019 Article announces the Student Wellness Services are offering "Wellness Wednesday" and "Take Time Thursday" in the Makerspace at the Rod Library. These wellness days attempt to provide a safe place for students to go to decompress and de-stress. Activities including coloring, bracelet-making, essential oils, and gratitude cards are offered to give students a few minutes to unwind.
22 'Hoodie' exhibit examines implicit bias
Weber--Colby (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:28, p.05
1/17/2019 'Humanize My Hoodie," an exhibit meant to address police brutality against black males, opens in Rod Library.
23 Cedar Valley gets a 'Taste of Culture'
Barikor--Leziga (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 115:24, p.01
11/15/2018 The International Students and Scholars Office hosted 'Taste of Culture,' an event that offered food from several countries around the world as well as tables to represent them.
24 ISSO to offer students a 'Taste of Culture"
Ritondale--Sarah (Student--2017), Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:23, p.05
11/12/2018 The International Students and Scholars Office will host 'Taste of Culture' fair in Rod Library. The represented countries will include Peru, Austria, Brazil, Chile, China, Columbia and others.
25 Salary negotiation workshop on campus
Weber--Colby (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:23, p.02
11/12/2018 The American Association of University Women is hosting a workshop on salary negotiation.
26 Flash talks address inclusivity in art
Steen--Sierra (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:14, p.04
10/11/2018 Art students gave presentations during "Flash Talks - Inclusive Art Exhibits Power" as part of the Iowa Museum Conference.
27 #PanthersVote kicks off
Dausener--Josh (Student--2017), Anderson--Kati (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:10, p.01
9/27/2018 A non-partisan voting initiative, #PanthersVote, had it's kick off regardless of the predicted rain.
28 Exhibit explores human rights and social issues
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:8, p.01
9/20/2018 The library featured artwork addressed issues like anorexia, suicide, protests, and LGBTQIA+ issues.
29 UNI ScholarWorks: 12,000 works and counting
Weber--Colby (Student--2018), Anderson--Kati (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:8, p.04
9/20/2018 UNI Scholarworks reached over 400,000 downloads. The repository is a collection of academic papers that are available for research purposes to students.
30 Frederick Douglas festival coming to library
Mazzarella--Allison (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:5, p.05
9/13/2018 UNI participate in celebrated Frederick Douglass's birthday with the Frederick Douglass Power of Words Festival.
31 Directing class presents '10-Minute Plays'
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:51, p.05
4/16/2018 A directing class will perform 11 10-minute plays which will be directed by the students.
32 Panther Portrait: Wall of Comic Art Rod Library
Barikor--Leziga (Student--2015), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:51, p.06
4/16/2018 Rod Library will be displaying art from Cedar Valley artists and will coincide with RodCon, a mini convention.
33 UNI expands bike-share program
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018), Davis--Kirby (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:51, p.01
4/16/2018 UNI's Bike Share Program is set to expand by 40 new UNI branded bikes that will be available to rent for the year or for a few hours.
34 RodCon 2018
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:49, p.01
4/9/2018 The 2018 RodCon brought 3,000 attendants from all over Iowa and the Midwest.
35 RodCon brings in all kinds of comic book fans
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:48, p.04
4/5/2018 The fifth annual RodCon will be held at the Rod Library, with over 3,000 attendees expected.
36 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.
37 12th annual Read-In comes to UNI
Hines--Blair (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 114:39, p.02
2/22/2018 The African American Read-In event exposes children and adults to African-American authors and illustrators who are not often talked about in literature. The article talks about the importance of the event and how every year it reaches more and more people; photo.
38 Disabilities discussed by campus community
Deering--Koree (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:39, p.05
2/22/2018 A talk was held in the Scholar Space at Rod Library about how UNI as a community could change in order to be more inclusive. Faculty members from the Special Education department led the discussions; photo.
39 Exploring religious diversity on campus
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018), Davis--Kirby (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:38, p.09
2/19/2018 The Rod Library hosted Ariel Ennis to speak on the issues of religious and spiritual diversity.
40 Celebrating jazz legends Fitzgerald and Monk
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017), Frasher--Iris (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 114:23, p.04
11/13/2017 The George Walker Society of Music honors the 100th birthdays of Ella Fitzgerald and Thelonious Monk by hosting a celebration concert in the Rod Library. The celebration featured music performed by students and faculty; photo.
41 Campaign urges students to "refill"
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:19, p.02
10/30/2017 Several groups on campus are banding together to host the Refill Not Landfill event. In an effort to encourage students to use refillable water bottles, they will be handing out free water bottles in various locations around campus.
42 LTE: Microwave shortage
Barikor--Leziga (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:15, p.03
10/16/2017 In a letter to the editor, an anonymous person calls for more microwaves at UNI; photo.
43 Making the most of college
Frasher--Iris (Student--2013), Ortiz--Cristian (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:10, p.03
9/28/2017 In the author's opinion, students should get involved when they come to college because it goes by too fast to put things off. The author suggests trying out various Student Organizations and reaching out to dorm neighbors. He also suggests checking out ROD Library; photo.
44 Chalk artist Herb Hake exhibit
Mazzarella--Allison (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:8, p.04
9/21/2017 UNI Rod Library hosts an exhibition for chalk artist and UNI professor Herb Hake; photo.
45 The great American eclipse of 2017
Mazzarella--Allison (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:1, p.1
8/24/2017 The United States had their first solar eclipse on the first day of classes, August 24. The Department of Earth and Environmental Science, UNI STEM, and The Iowa Academy of Science organized a viewing party in the Rod Library and in front of the Campanile. Despite the cloudy day, over one hundred people attended the viewing party; photo.
46 Parade prevails in the cold
Robertson--Josie (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:15, p.1
10/19/2015 Student groups and organizations decorated golf cart floats for the 2015 UNI homecoming parade; photo.
47 Off campus? Off the mind of students
Welsch--Shelby (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:3, p.1
9/3/2015 Few students know about the many off campus events that UNI hosts ranging from speakers to art displays; photo.
48 Bash in the stacks brings students to Rod
Welsch--Shelby (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:2, p.1
8/31/2015 Rod Library was filled with games and fun during the second annual Bash in the Stacks; photo.
49 Book Bistro
Rekemeyer--Kyle (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:54, p.Supp. 9
4/30/2015 An introduction to the Book Bistro.
50 A brief letter in preparation for my week
Clark--Monica (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:53, p.4
4/27/2015 Monica Clark shares her dead week struggles; photo.

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