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101 Panthers are back in session; Ruud and NISG welcome students back to campus
Ruud--William (President)
Northern Iowan 111:1, p.1
8/28/2014 President Ruud and NISG leaders outline UNI high points and ask students to take an interest in their campus; urge them to become involved in campus matters; photo.
102 Top 10 hidden places to study on campus
Northern Iowan 110:55, p.supp. 6
5/1/2014 Lists and pictures of the top ten place to study on campus; photo.
103 Welcome from the university's president
Northern Iowan 110:55, p.supp. 1
5/1/2014 President Ruud welcomes students and faculty to a new year at UNI.
104 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.
105 Food for your stomach and mind
Baldus--Rachel (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:50, p.6
4/14/2014 Next fall the Rod Library will feature a café where students can purchase food and beverages. This is a way to attract more students to the library. The project is funded by the library, Department of Residence, and academic affairs; photo.
106 Heroes convene at Rod
Beyerink--Lindy Ann (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:46, p.1
3/31/2014 Rod Library hosted a Mini Comic Con event with about 1,200 people in attendance. The event featured several different discussions as well as artwork and a costume contest. Comic shops The Core and Limited Edition sponsored the costume contest; photo.
107 Mini Comic-Con at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2013:222, p.1
3/27/2014 Rod Library will host a Mini Comic-Con with a variety of comic book-related activities. There will even be a costume contests with prizes awarded for each age group. The event is free and open to the public.
108 New skills grace UNI: funding enables Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning to open in library
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:43, p.1
3/10/2014 The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning program will open in room 378 of the Rod Library. This program will offer workshops and forums on ways to enhance learning. This will help both students and faculty to connect; photo.
109 UNI panel to explore portrayal of women in comics
Public Relations News Release 2013:198, p.1
3/7/2014 UNI will host the panel discussion "Representations of Women in Comics: How Women are Drawn, Dressed, Desired and Discarded". The event will lead up to the Rod Library's Mini Comic-Con event. The event is free and open to the public.
110 Annual read-in brings familiar face to UNI
Cosgrove--Thaddeus Riley (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:41, p.4
3/3/2014 UNI hosted its eight annual African-American Read-In. Children from the Cedar Valley met the friendly Sesame Street cast members and were exposed to many different books and illustrations from African-American authors; photo.
111 UNI to host digital media speaker
Public Relations News Release 2013:180, p.1
2/17/2014 Cheryl Ball will be speaking as part of the Digital Turn: Meryl Norton Hearst Lecture Series. Ball's Presentation, "Boutique Data in Writing Studies" will talk about the validity of research methods.
112 Mini comic con to soar into Rod Library
Baldus--Rachel (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:36, p.1
2/13/2014 The Rod Library is hosting a mini comic con on March 29. There will be several speakers and events leading up to it. This event is meant to show the public that the Rod Library and their services are available to everyone in the community.
113 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.
114 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.
115 Students react to library changes
Afzal--Fariha (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:20, p.4
11/5/2013 Students respond to the changes being made in Rod Library. There have been many changes made making the library more integrated with technology and to better allow for group work.
116 Arriving from around the globe: What do foreign exchange students think about UNI?
Rankin--Meghan Christine (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:19, p.4
11/1/2013 Foreign exchange students tend to think highly of UNI. Many students feel very welcome on campus, but wish their were more activities to bridge the gap between international students and locals; photo.
117 Collaboration at work!
Northern Iowa Today 96:3, p.6
10/1/2013 Dean Christopher Cox outlines his views on perceived changing needs in the Rod Library and its program of services; photo.
118 Art created from trash will be subject of UNI lecture
Public Relations News Release 2013:73, p.1
9/30/2013 Rod Library will feature the exhibit, "Reverse: The Art of Project A.W.A.R.E.". This features sculptures made out of more then 1,500 pounds of trash. UNI has partnered with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources to bring this exhibit to campus.
119 Rod Library hosts games to battle hunger
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:8, p.1
9/24/2013 Rod Library hosted its Third Annual Cedar Valley Hunger Games. Non-perishable food and toiletry items were donated to the Iowa Food Bank. The Games were modeled after the book and film series "The Hunger Games". Teams 15 and 16 tied for first; photo.
120 UNI to host third Hunger Games event Sept. 21
Public Relations News Release 2013:59, p.1
9/18/2013 The Rod Library will hold the third annual Cedar Valley Hunger Games event. The event aims to simulate the books with puzzles, riddles and activities. There will also be trivia questions from the book. The grand prize is tickets to the upcoming movie.
121 Letter from Ruud: Welcome to UNI
Ruud--William (President)
Northern Iowan 110:1, p.4
8/22/2013 President Ruud welcomes students back to campus and encourages them to get involved both on campus and in the community; photo.
122 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.
123 11. Make your own history at UNI by tackling the Traditions Challenge
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 109:54, p.Suppl: 13
5/3/2013 All incoming freshman get the Traditions Challenge book. Students are encouraged to start making memories by completely the different challenges listed in the book. Students are to take pictures of the challenges; photo.
124 Renovations at the library give more for students
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:51, p.1
4/23/2013 The Rod Library will be going through a few renovations to incorporate more technology and group work space. This includes a digital media hub with equipment available for check out. All of the renovations will be completed within the next year; photo.
125 I Spy at UNI
Allen--Justin Dale (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:42, p.2
3/12/2013 Mystery photo awaiting identification. The previous photo was of a globe located in the Rod Library, identified by Ken Connelly; photo.
126 High school students get 'Up Close' to UNI
Public Relations News Release 2012:198, p.1
2/12/2013 High school students get a chance to see and learn more about UNI during "UNI Up Close." Prospective students will receive a tour of the campus. They will also participate in academic workshops.
127 High school students can get 'Up Close' to UNI
Public Relations News Release 2012:196, p.1
2/11/2013 High school students get a sneak peek of UNI's campus at "UNI Up Close." Prospective students are given tours and sit through academic workshops.
128 I spy at UNI
Campbell--Colby David (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:32, p.3
2/5/2013 Mystery photo looking for identification. No one correctly identified the previous photo which was taken in the Rod Library; photo.
129 Extended Library Hours For Finals Week
Northern Iowan 109:27, p.12
12/7/2012 Rod Library Hours for Finals Week 2012.
130 I Spy at UNI
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:26, p.2
12/4/2012 Mystery photo looking for identification. The previous photo was identified by Associate Director of Security and Systems Ken Connelly as being in the main staircase of Rod Library; photo.
131 I spy at UNI
Baker--Brandon Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:18, p.2
10/26/2012 Linda McLaury identified the last piece.
132 I swear a zombie ate my homework!
Peterson--Caitlin Anne (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:18, p.6
10/26/2012 Rod Library sponsors humans vs. zombies game; rules of the game.
133 I spy at UNI
Campbell--Colby David (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:16, p.3
10/19/2012 Detail of sculpture in Rod Library stairwell; previous feature was the sculpture outside of the Student Health Center; photo.
134 Homer Seerley's great-grandson honors heritage with gift to Rod Library
Northern Iowa Today 95:3, p.18
10/1/2012 Stan Culley, a great-grandson of President Homer Seerley, will donate a portion of his estate to the Rod Library; believes libraries are a key to learning; photo.
135 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.
136 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
137 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.
138 Former professors give millions to UNI
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 108:55, p.1
6/8/2012 Former Dean of the College of Business, Robert Waller, and former mathematics professor, Bonnie Litwiller, make large gifts to the university; photo.
139 Best-selling author Robert Waller fives seven-figure gift to alma mater
Public Relations News Release 2011:316, p.1
5/17/2012 Robert Waller has remembered UNI with a major donation. The money will provide scholarships in the College of Business, support jazz scholarships, the Honors Program, and the Rod Library.
140 Hit up these spots when you're hitting the books
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:54, p.supp 12
4/27/2012 Tips on popular places to study on campus; photo.
141 Need some help with schoolwork?
Baker--Brandon Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:54, p.supp 20
4/27/2012 The Academic Learning Center and Rod Library provide areas for students to find help with their studies. The Writing and Math centers help with Liberal Arts Core classes. Tutors are available in the library on Sunday evenings.
142 Traditions Challenge
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 108:54, p.supp 23
4/27/2012 There are forty-five steps to earning a Traditions Keeper medallion and twenty five steps to earn a lapel pin. Attending concerts, athletic events, lectures, and other events on campus qualify for the awards. Photos will help you remember; photo.
143 Rod Library celebrates National Library Week
Gluesing--Alec I. (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 108:50, p.6
4/13/2012 Facebook contest with the winner receiving a Nook is the highlight of the week. "Search for Intelligent Life" involves committee members walk around campus looking for people reading or studying.
144 Rod Library's Hunger Games are geared to thrill
Gluesing--Alec I. (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 108:41, p.6
3/2/2012 Students participating are asked to bring a change of clothing. There will be indoor and outdoor challenges. The challenges will involve physical and mental activities.
145 UNI to host hunger games
Public Relations News Release 2011:191, p.1
2/28/2012 The Rod Library will host its first Hunger Games based on the popular book "The Hunger Games."
146 UNI Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education brings traveling exhibit to Rod Library
Public Relations News Release 2011:156, p.1
2/1/2012 The traveling Holocaust exhibit titled "Who Am I? Young Minds Forced to Choose" will be in the Rod Library browsing room.
147 Sacred spaces and reading places
Baker--Brandon Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:24, p.4
11/18/2011 The Great Reading Room and the Special Collections area of the library are not available for student study spaces; unless using Special Collections materials; photo.
148 Quidditch soars out of the books and onto the field
Frerichs--Chance Douglas (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:17, p.7
10/25/2011 Harry Potter book series has introduced a game called Quidditch. The UNI Quidditch team has been an official club since April. They are in the process of lining up a match with a team from Iowa State University; photo.
149 Find your hot study spot
Schreck--Anna E. (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:54, p.supp 10
4/29/2011 Several study areas on campus are noted. Rod Library is one of the best spots. Help is available.
150 Rod Library provides information and convenience for students
Hayne--Cassandra Kay (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 107:54, p.sup 20
4/29/2011 The services provided by Rod Library are explained. Students have access to study rooms, computers, and library assistance; photo.


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