IndexUNI: Database of University Articles


Displaying 1 - 50 of 1729
Title Date Summary
1 $89.2 million awarded to UNI students during the 2021-2022 school year
Grove--Meg (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 119:49, p.04
4/10/2023 UNI released their 2022 financial aid annual report which shows that 91% of all UNI students received some financial aid during the 2021-2022 school year. Meg Grove writes more details about the report and of the support that is available on campus for students who need help with financial aid; photo.
2 Food and financial insecurity
Janes--Lennon (Student--2021), De Bruin--Karla (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 118:40, p.03
3/7/2022 Lennon Janes gives their opinion on food and financial insecurity of students at the university; photo.
3 UNI School of Music holds scholarship benefit
Vadhera--Aashita (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 117:12, p.05
9/28/2020 The UNI School of Music held their 39th annual scholarship benefit and included speakers Jeffrey Funderburk, director of the School of Music, Dr. Stephen Kerrigan, executive director of the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC), and a show with performances by faculty and students.
4 Maximize your time over break
Bradford--Megan (Student--2019), Legaspi--Sofia (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:25, p.03
12/5/2019 In the author's opinion, students should take advantage of the time away from school to truly take a break. Bradford discusses examples and ideas on how students can make the most of their time; photo.
5 Athletic department plans towards the future
Wauters--Joel (Class of 2018)
Northern Iowan 115:5, p.06
9/10/2018 The athletics department announced its new five-year plan, Panthers Rising: A Strategic Plan to Achieve Unprecedented Success; photo.
6 School of Music benefit concert
Welsch--Shelby (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:10, p.04
9/28/2017 Welsch gives a favorable review to the School of Music's 36th Annual Scholarship Benefit Concert, held September 22 in the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC). Performances included the Wind Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra, choral groups, alumni Rebecca Johnson and Nicole Molumby, UNI Singers, and other ensembles; photos.
7 Write essays for easy money
Robertson--Josie (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:26, p.03
12/7/2015 Students can fill out UNI's Scholarship Application for a chance to be awarded money.
8 For third consecutive year, UNI is a top 100 'Best Value in Public Colleges'
Public Relations News Release 2014:144, p.1
12/23/2014 UNI was ranked in the top 100 'Best Values in Public Colleges' by Kiplinger's Personal Finance for 2015. Nearly $20 million in scholarship money will be given to UNI students during this year.
9 Sue Follon Scholarship for Women in Leadership
Northern Iowan 111:23, p.2
11/17/2014 Applications for the Sue Follon Scholarship are now open; photo.
10 UNI students will benefit from new scholarships
Public Relations News Release 2013:275, p.1
5/7/2014 Mark and Jill Oman of Des Moines have committed $1.1 million to the UNI Foundation. The endowed fund will be used to support the UNI Annual Fund and two scholarships.
11 Northwestern leads sports unionization
Alvarado--Nicholas Evan (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:50, p.9
4/14/2014 The author expresses his opinion on college athletes being treated as employees of the university. He feels that if schools are making a huge profit off of their athletes, the athletes should receive more than just a free education.
12 Alumni aid in cost of tuition
Ruggles--Jacinda Rose (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:47, p.1
4/3/2014 The UNI Foundation accepts donations from alumni and friends. The donations go toward scholarships and program funding, as well as other improvements to the university; photo.
13 New Pew study discovers how students pay for higher education
Ruggles--Jacinda Rose (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:36, p.1
2/13/2014 A study by the Pew Research Center concluded that most college students pay for tuition through scholarships and their parents' income and savings. On average, UNI students graduate with less undergraduate debt than the national average; photo.
14 Dr. Sue Follon Scholarship for Women in Leadership
Northern Iowan 110:26, p.9
12/6/2013 Information about the Dr. Sue Follon Scholarship for Women in Leadership requirements and how to apply.
15 Dr. Sue Follon Scholarship for Women in Leadership
Northern Iowan 110:22, p.5
11/12/2013 Information about the Dr. Sue Follon Scholarship for Women in Leadership requirements and how to apply.
16 3 UNI professors awarded Fulbright Scholarship
Peiffer--Amy Michelle (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:11, p.1
10/4/2013 Three professors were awarded the title of Fulbright Scholar. The award gives each recipient the opportunity to study abroad based on their academic merit and leadership potential; photo.
17 Pauline R. Barrett Endowed Scholarships enhance opportunities for students at UNI
Northern Iowa Today 96:3, p.17
10/1/2013 Three students explain how Barrett Scholarships have helped them; photo.
18 The power of a ?
Northern Iowa Today 96:3, p.22
10/1/2013 John Talley talks about his work as a research chemist; worked on development of many commonly used pharmaceuticals; funds scholarships for chemistry students; photo.
19 UNI launches new scholarship initiative
Northern Iowa Today 96:3, p.5
10/1/2013 UNI Foundation aims to raise $40 million over five years for scholarships. 86% of UNI students receive some kind of aid; tuition covers 58.7% of student costs; $23,575 was the average loan debt at graduation in 2012.
20 What are the top 5 stressors for college students?
Northern Iowa Today 96:3, p.5
10/1/2013 Survey finds that the need to repay loans, the cost of education, borrowing money for college, finding a job, and the academic challenge of coursework bring stress to students.
21 UNI School of Music to host 32nd Annual Scholarship Benefit Concert
Public Relations News Release 2013:42, p.1
9/10/2013 The theme of the 32nd Annual Scholarship Benefit Concert is "An Enchanted Evening!". This concert will have many alumni and staff performing at it. The funds raised go towards scholarships for exceptionally talented music students.
22 UNI receives $1 million gift for scholarships
Public Relations News Release 2013:3, p.1
7/8/2013 The Gerdin Family Foundation has donated $1 million to create the Ben and Pat Endowed Scholarship fund at UNI. This scholarship will honor UNI's former president and help assist hardworking, motivated students.
23 'Purple and Old Gold' awards to be announced at UNI commencement
Public Relations News Release 2012:300, p.1
5/17/2013 Fifty seniors will be awarded the 'Purple and Old Gold' during the May commencement ceremonies in the McLeod Center. The first awards ceremonies were held on May 29, 1939. List of recipients.
24 UNI student awarded Boren Scholarship for international study
Public Relations News Release 2012:295, p.1
5/9/2013 Angela Wrage, a senior chemistry and biology major, was awarded a 2013 National Security Education Program (NSEP) Boren Scholarship. She is one of 161 award winners selected from a pool of 947 applicants.
25 Getting financial aid squared away
Hausler--Jonathan Wesley (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:40, p.1
3/5/2013 Students are encouraged to fill out their FAFSA sooner rather than later. There is information available and FAFSA workshops to help students.
26 Editor Positions Available
Northern Iowan
Northern Iowan 109:35, p.5
2/15/2013 Application and requirement information for Executive Editor and Managing Editor positions for the Northern Iowan.
27 The woman who never gives up
Northern Iowa Today 95:1, p.19
1/1/2013 Profile of Jennifer Laughlin Bumgarner and the obstacles that she faced in getting a degree; photo.
28 Dr. Sue Follon Scholarship for Women in Leadership
Northern Iowan 109:26, p.3
12/4/2012 Scholarship available for UNI women students who show potential in leadership at UNI. Information on scholarship qualifications and application.
29 Getting to know the team behind the teams
Northern Iowa Today 94:4, p.22
12/1/2012 Rosie and Doug Lindaman explain why the support UNI athletics; photo.
30 How you can help UNI students succeed
Northern Iowa Today 94:4, p.Outside back cover
12/1/2012 William Calhoun thanks donors for contributing to goals of Imagine the Impact campaign, which has reached $133 million; cites other ways to assist UNI; photo.
31 New book detailing history of UNI athletics helps support scholarships
Hausler--Jonathan Wesley (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:25, p.1
11/30/2012 Faculty, staff, coaches, and Panther fans created book of UNI athletics history. Profits from book sales go toward funding scholarships for athletics at UNI; photo.
32 UNI prepares literacy coaches for Iowa's schools
Public Relations News Release 2012:141, p.1
11/16/2012 Thirty literacy coach candidates are participating in the preparation program, Partnerships in Comprehensive Literacy Model this summer. Candidates begin in June at the Jacobson Center for Comprehensive Literacy.
33 New book about UNI Athletics helps support scholarships
Public Relations News Release 2012:137, p.1
11/9/2012 New book chronicles 120 years of intercollegiate athletics at UNI. Proceeds from book go toward Panther Scholarship Club to fund scholarships for UNI student-athletes.
34 UNI School of Music inducts three new Hall of Fame honorees at annual Scholarship Benefit Concert
Public Relations News Release 2012:112, p.1
10/19/2012 Three new honorees were inducted to School of Music Hall of Fame. Inductees were Gayle Johns Rose, Martha Holvik, and Marleta Matheson.
35 Scholarship benefit concert held for UNI School of Music
Afzal--Fariha (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:11, p.4
10/2/2012 Thirty-first annual scholarship benefit concert was deemed a success. Various UNI ensembles and faculty performed to raise money.
36 $1.5 million gift from former UNI professor will benefit math students
Northern Iowa Today 95:3, p.13
10/1/2012 Professor Bonnie Litwiller gave funds for scholarship for students in secondary mathematics education; Professor Litwiller died January 27, 2012; photo.
37 UNI exploring move to FBS football
Eilers--Bradley David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 109:8, p.6
9/21/2012 Troy Dannen is trying to gauge the future of college football and where the UNI football team fits. Competitiveness, funding, and expenses must be taken into account. The is no imminent decision in the near future; photo.
38 UNI school of music to host thirty-first annual scholarship concert
Public Relations News Release 2012:54, p.1
9/12/2012 "120 years: the road to excellence" will be the theme. It will feature music by faculty artists Sean Botkin, Randy Grabowski and John Hines. Also featured are various UNI musical groups. Proceeds go to scholarship fund for exceptionally talented students.
39 UNI's Center for Violence Prevention receives support from Verizon to end gender violence
Public Relations News Release 2012:27, p.1
8/16/2012 The Verizon Foundation awarded a total of nearly $21,000 in scholarship funds. Scholarships will range from $1000 to $4000 per UNI student.
40 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.
41 Rally in the valley hits $500,000+ overall
Northern Iowa Today 95:2, p.9
6/1/2012 Annual event raises $147,000 in 2012 for athletic scholarships; photo.
42 Gift from former UNI professor will benefit math students
Public Relations News Release 2011:319, p.1
5/30/2012 The Bonnie Litwiller Mathematics Teacher Scholarship has been established with the generous donation of $1.5 million from the former math instructor.
43 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.
44 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.
45 UNI Connection hosts pie party
Tjossem--Kirsten Ruth (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:37, p.6
2/17/2012 Started in 1924 as the Faculty Dames, UNI Connection gives members the chance to socialize. The group also awards scholarships to three or four students each year; photo.
46 Pricing of pop differs from campus to campus
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:21, p.3
11/8/2011 Ken Connelly noticed a drastic price difference in soda on a trip to Virginia Tech. Difference can be explained by Pepsi being the exclusive provider on campus; providing scholarship dollars to the University; photo.
47 Remarks on tuition increase proposal
Walrath--Spencer Allen (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:19, p.4
11/1/2011 Spencer Walrath, president of the NISG, shares the comments he presented to the Board of Regents; photo.
48 Scholarship benefit concert controversy
Hottle--Olivia Grace (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:9, p.4
9/27/2011 Students suggest that the cost of tickets to the concert be reduced for students from the present fee of $50.00. John Vallentine responds that the concert is not advertised to students. They would be paying for their own scholarships.
49 Variety of musical groups perform at scholarship concert
Hottle--Olivia Grace (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:9, p.1
9/27/2011 This was the 30th year of the concert. Music filled the air from drums to harps and a symphony. A champagne and hors d'oeuvres reception followed the concert. Organizers called the concert a success.
50 UNI School of Music to host 30th annual Scholarship Benefit Concert
Public Relations News Release 2011:20, p.1
9/6/2011 Several premier UNI choruses and bands will appear at the 30th annual Scholarship Concert hosted by the School of Music.


Questions about this service?

Contact Jaycie Vos, University Archivist | (319) 273-6307


1227 W 27th Street
Cedar Falls, Iowa 50614
(319) 273-2838  |