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1 The future of solar power is bright
King--Sam John (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:1, p.06
8/23/2018 The author summarizes the growth of solar power around the world and discusses the future of renewable energy; photo.
2 UNI's Center for Energy and Environmental Education hosts open house to display new solar array
Public Relations News Release 2014:207, p.1
3/11/2015 The open house will be on March 29, at 8106 Jennings Dr. The open house will include tours of the solar array and how to install your own solar system.
3 Solar Panthers splash into third place at international solar boating championship
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 108:57, p.1
6/22/2012 For the second consecutive year, UNI hosted the World Championship Solar Boating competition. The host team earned first place in the Sprint Event, third place in the Solar Endurance, second in the qualifying heats, and third overall; photo.
4 UNI takes first place in sprint event, third overall at Solar Splash championship
Public Relations News Release 2011:328, p.1
6/19/2012 Istanbul Technical University in Turkey won the event; with Cedarville University in Ohio placing second. Reg Pecen was pleased with the success of the UNI team.
5 UNI to host solar boating championship
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 108:56, p.1
6/15/2012 George Wyth State Park will be the scene of the 2012 Solar Splash World Championship competition. This is UNI's second time hosting the event. Teams from around the world will compete in the five day event; photo.
6 UNI to host solar boat racing competition
Northern Iowan 108:55, p.2
6/8/2012 For the second year in a row, the Solar Splash World Championship of Intercollegiate Solar Boat Racing will be hosted by UNI. The competition lasts five days and will be held at George Wyth State Park.
7 UNI to host world championship of intercollegiate solar boat racing June 13-17
Public Relations News Release 2011:327, p.1
6/5/2012 For the second year in a row UNI will host the competition at George Wyth State Park. Teams from U. S. colleges, Turkey, England, and Mexico.
8 Soaking up the sun
Firman--Tehrene Victoria (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:52, p.6
4/20/2012 Northern Iowa Solar Boat Team will host the international collegiate competition in June at George Wyth Lake in Cedar Falls. The competition consists of several events; photo.
9 UNI loans Mobile Power Tower to Iowa schools
Public Relations News Release 2011:254, p.1
4/2/2012 UNI's Mobile Power Tower will be borrowed by the Cedar Falls High School to show students the advantages of renewable energy.
10 Harry Gray to speak at UNI Wilson lecture
Public Relations News Release 2011:73, p.1
10/10/2011 A professor at California Institute of Technology, Harry Gray, will present "The Solar Army" a lecture on using sunlight to power vehicles as part of the Wilson Lecture.
11 UNI hosts world championship of intercollegiate solar boar racing
Northern Iowa Today 94:3, p.21
9/1/2011 UNI places fourth in competition at George Wyth State Park; photo.
12 UNI hosts Solar Splash World Championships
Koolbeck--Alex Elizabeth (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:1, p.9
8/26/2011 Twenty-one teams from four countries competed at George Wyth State Park in the solar boat championship. This was the first time UNI has hosted the event; photo.
13 UNI hosts Solar Splash World Championships
Koolbeck--Alex Elizabeth (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:56, p.1
6/17/2011 Twenty-one teams from four countries competed in the World Championship of Intercollegiate Solar Boat Racing. The event was held at George Wyth State Park. Officials and teams were pleased with the competition; photo.
14 UNI places fourth in world championship of intercollegiate solar boat racing
Public Relations News Release 2010:372, p.1
6/15/2011 The host team, UNI, of the 2011 Solar Splash World Championship of Intercollegiate Solar Boat racing placed 4th.
15 UNI to host world championship of intercollegiate solar boat racing
Public Relations News Release 2010:363, p.1
5/25/2011 The 2011 Solar Splash World Championship of Intercollegiate Solar Boat racing will be hosted by UNI at the George Wyth State Park.
16 Multimodal Transportation Center features easier campus access, solar panels
Northern Iowa Today 94:2, p.7
4/1/2011 Center opened in 2010; includes 587 parking spaces, bus station; solar panels provide most of the energy for the structure; City Mouse sculpture by Andrew Arvanetes installed; photo.
17 UNI goes green with installation of wind-solar hybrid power station
Northern Iowa Today 94:2, p.14
4/1/2011 Twelve kilowatt wind-solar power station installed near Industrial Technology Center; furnishes energy for nearby demonstration greenhouse; photo.
18 Solar wind turbine contributes to UNI's sustainability efforts
Currie--Markita Alexandrea (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:28, p.1
1/14/2011 Construction has been completed on a wind turbine located near the UNI Industrial Technology Center. Three solar panels were also added. Within a year over 22,000 kilowatts of solar and wind energy will be produced.; photo.
19 UNI to host Family Weekend
Public Relations News Release 2010:74, p.1
9/29/2010 On October 2, various programs, academic colleges, and departments will host activities, open houses, and special tours for students and their families. The Family Feast Tailgate will be held at the plaza outside Maucker Union.
20 Solar & Energy Efficiency Tour to be held Oct. 3
Public Relations News Release 2010:62, p.1
9/21/2010 Solar hot water systems, photovoltaics (solar electric), ground source heat pumps, weatherization, energy efficiency, and green building in homes and businesses are featured in the Cedar Valley Solar & Energy Efficiency Tour.
21 UNI sponsoring solar energy system summit
Kresse--William Joseph (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:3, p.1
9/3/2010 Installers of solar energy systems can participate in a training session to be held at Grinnell College. CEEE is a co-sponsor
22 UNI dedicates its first net-zero building
Spory--Karyn Kathleen (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:2, p.1
8/31/2010 Multimodal Transportation Center generates its own energy thanks to solar panels installed above the facility. The facility is a joint effort of UNI, the cities of Cedar Falls and Waterloo, and the Metropolitan Transit Authority; photo.
23 Solar Panthers take third in international competition
Anderson--John Patrick (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:1, p.21
8/27/2010 The Solar Panthers have placed in the top five for four years in a row. The team received a trophy for outstanding solar system design and ranked fourth in the technical report category; photo.
24 UNI to dedicate new Multimodal Transportation Center
Northern Iowan 107:1, p.13
8/27/2010 A joint effort among UNI, Cedar Falls, Waterloo, and the Metropolitan Transit Authority will be dedicated on August 27, 2010; photo.
25 Registration open for small renewable energy system installers' summit
Public Relations News Release 2010:22, p.1
8/26/2010 Installers of small wind, photovoltaics and solar hot water systems will gather Sept. 24. Participants will learn about renewable energy opportunities in Iowa and discuss licensing and training opportunities.
26 UNI Solar Panthers take third place in international boating competition
Anderson--John Patrick (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:58, p.2
7/2/2010 Finish third for second consecutive year; win other awards during competition; photo.
27 Photo opportunity: Photovoltaic panel installation, 10 a.m., Thursday, July 1
Public Relations News Release 2009:490, p.1
6/28/2010 Members of the media are invited to view and photograph photovoltaic (PV) panel installation on the Multimodal Transportation Center. During that time, media will have access to the construction site for photos.
28 UNI solar boat takes third in world championships
Public Relations News Release 2009:489, p.1
6/28/2010 This is the team's second straight third-place finish, and fourth year in a row in the top five. The Solar Panthers brought home a trophy for Outstanding Solar System Design, given to the team displaying outstanding knowledge and hands-on skills.
29 UNI CEEE selects six for solar instructor training program; DOE-funded program addresses barriers to renewable energy technology dissemination
Public Relations News Release 2009:488, p.1
6/24/2010 "This training will provide Iowa with more instructors who are needed to help build the solar industry in the state by developing a workforce with the skills required in a growing solar industry," said Jeff Beneke.
30 UNI to hold 'Be Your Own Boss: Youth Entrepreneur Camp' for fifth and sixth graders
Public Relations News Release 2009:480, p.1
6/10/2010 "Students will learn the process of business evaluation and creation which will benefit them now and in the future," said Katherine Cota-Uyar, associate director of the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center.
31 UNI Solar Panthers head to international boating championship June 9 - 13
Public Relations News Release 2009:472, p.1
6/1/2010 The solar/electric boat team will travel to Lake Fayetteville, Arkansas for the annual Solar Splash electric boat competition, hosted by the University of Arkansas. The Solar Panthers will compete against 13 other teams.
32 Solar Olympics Thursday, May 6, at UNI CEEE
Public Relations News Release 2009:446, p.1
5/4/2010 Solar Olympics will be held for students from three area middle schools at the Center for Energy & Environmental Education.
33 UNI's new solar energy class's final projects to be revealed
Public Relations News Release 2009:444, p.1
5/3/2010 Students will present their final projects on Tuesday, May 4, at the Center for Energy and Environmental Education. The spring 2010 course provides an overview of solar energy, its use, and the ramifications of this use.
34 Applicants sought for solar instructor training opportunity
Public Relations News Release 2009:415, p.1
4/20/2010 Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) will provide the training at its ReNew the Earth Institute in Custer, WI, this summer and spring 2011. Iowa can send nine people, all expenses paid, to the training programs.
35 UNI receives IA WIND funding for solar-wind hybrid power station
Public Relations News Release 2009:403, p.1
4/15/2010 They electricity generated by the 12-kilowatt solar-wind hybrid power station will be used as renewable energy input for a smart-grid based, green house educational demonstration project to aid in teaching and research on smart-grid and energy issues.
36 Parking lot north of Multimodal Transportation Center to close
Northern Iowan 106:42, p.2
3/9/2010 The "B" parking lot will close on April 5 through mid-August in preparation for installation of solar panels on the Center. The lot will be used to store steel beams and equipment needed to complete the project.
37 UNI opens Multimodal Transportation Center
Northern Iowa Today 93:3, p.19
1/1/2010 Brief description of facility; opened in fall 2009; photo.
38 UNI's Continuing & Distance Education to offer solar energy course this spring
Public Relations News Release 2009:200, p.1
12/7/2009 The spring 2010 course provides a substantial overview of solar energy, its use and the ramifications of this use, as well as a review of history and driving forces for the economic development of solar energy.
39 UNI Speakers Bureau serves Iowa's communities
Public Relations News Release 2009:140, p.1
10/28/2009 The Bureau serves Iowa's communities with moe than 200 presentations available to business and civic groups. The Speakers Bureau also includes a 2009-2010 Featured Speakers series showcasing presentations that are listed.
40 UNI Multimodal Transportation Center opens Nov. 2
Public Relations News Release 2009:132, p.1
10/27/2009 The new facility serves as an additional location for parking while helping maintain UNI's signature park-like, pedestrian-focused atmosphere. In addition, 990 solar panels will be installed, providing 96 percent of the annual usage via solar energy.
41 Alternative energy with a sunny twist: UNI to host solar boating competition
Crist-Thomson--Kate Marie (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:10, p.1
10/2/2009 The intercollegiate world championship solar boating competition will be held in Cedar Falls; 2011-2013. Referees from all over the world will inspect the boats and judge the various events; photo.
42 UNI's CEEE presents Solar/Energy Efficiency Tour in five communities on Oct. 4
Public Relations News Release 2009:51, p.1
9/14/2009 The home tours will feature: solar hot water systems, photovoltaics (solar electric), ground source heat pumps, insulated concrete form construction and energy efficiency.
43 Solar Panthers compete in World Championship
Davidson--Nicole Jean (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:1, p.7
8/28/2009 A solar electric boat is built from scratch each year by the UNI Solar Electric Team. The team placed third out of eighteen teams in the competition; photo.
44 Bring on the sunshine! UNI Solar Panthers place third in world championship
Davidson--Nicole Jean (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:55, p.1
6/12/2009 UNI Electric Solar Team placed third in World Championships with their solar electric boat. The team also won "Outstanding Electrical System Design," third place for "Best Visual Display," and third in the Solar Slalom event; photo.
45 UNI Solar Electric Boat Team places third at world championship
Public Relations News Release 2008:559, p.1
6/3/2009 The overall third-place finish at the 2009 Solar Splash competition gives the college its highest finish at the competition set by the Solar Panthers of the solar electric boat team. Students listed.
46 State legislators to visit solar/energy efficient sites Saturday, October 6
Public Relations News Release 2007:195, p.1
10/2/2007 Local legislators will visit sites on the Cedar Valley Solar/Energy Efficiency tour October 6.
47 Solar tour coming to Cedar Valley on October 6
Public Relations News Release 2007:180, p.1
9/27/2007 Active- and passive-solar, geothermal, and energy-efficient designs will be on display during the Cedar Valley Solar-Energy Efficiency Tour October 6.
48 UNI solar electric boat team places fourth at international Solar Splash competition
Public Relations News Release 2007:28, p.1
6/21/2007 The 2007 Panthers Solar Electric Boat Team placed fourth at the international Solar Splash competition June 13.
49 UNI solar electric boat team competes in international Solar Splash
Public Relations News Release 2007:23, p.1
6/15/2007 The 2007 Panthers Solar Electric Boat Team will be competing in the 14th Annual World Championship of Intercollegiate Solar Boating June 13-17.
50 UNI CEEE hosts "Energy Fun in the Sun"
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
5/24/2007 "Energy Fun in the Sun" is a workshop for youth in grades 4-8 offered in June and July.


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