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1 The women who made UNI
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:42, p.1
3/21/2022 The Northern Iowan continues their Women's History Month coverage, writing about some of the prominent women from the university's history; photo.
2 The women who made UNI
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:40, p.2
3/7/2022 Four women are celebrated for their contributions to UNI in its early years as a kickoff for Women's History Month; photo.
3 The history of the Alumni House
Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 118:17, p.5
10/25/2021 The Alumni House has been home to many different offices and people over the years; photo.
4 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.
5 Library exhibit explores WWI impact
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:28, p.05
1/16/2020 A special exhibition titled "World War I: Lessons and Legacies" is on display in the Rod Library Learning Commons now through Saturday, February 15. A series of eight posters explore the history of the war and its legacy in the United States. The poster exhibit appears courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, National Museum of American History, and is funded by the U.S. World War I Centennial Commission and Smithsonian Women's Committee. Several World War I artifacts are on display from the UNI Museum, along with documents and photos from Special Collections and University Archives. Two lectures will be hosted, both in LIB 301. One given by Associate History Professor Emily Machen the other by Associate History Professor Thomas Connors.
6 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.
7 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.
8 NAR conference celebrates 50 years at UNI
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:49, p.02
4/15/2019 The North American Review celebrates it's 50 year anniversary at UNI. A conference will be held on campus to celebrate.
9 Fun activities planned for UNI's Family Weekend
Public Relations News Release 2014:84, p.1
10/14/2014 UNI will host events and activities for students, parents, and family members of all ages during Family Weekend, October 17 through October 19. Multiple activities are taking place over the span of the weekend.
10 This week in UNI history
Ruggles--Jacinda Rose (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:38, p.4
2/20/2014 The article informs readers of several events that took place at this time in UNI history. The information is from Rod Library Special Collections and University Archives.
11 Maucker Union holds long, rich history
Vincent--Austin Joseph (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:19, p.4
11/1/2013 The Maucker Union has an interesting history and has undergone many changes throughout the years. At one point students were able to purchase beer in Maucker Union. There also used to be a Hardee's restaurant that employed many students on campus.
12 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.
13 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.
14 Alumnus donates historical collection to Rod Library
Northern Iowa Today 94:2, p.28
4/1/2011 Maurice (Moe) Wadle donates collection of Pocket Books to Library; will be housed in Special Collections; photo.
15 Pictures of 1933 campus life donated to University Archives.
Public Relations News Release 2010:234, p.1
3/4/2011 Ruth Buchholz, daughter of Leroy Blumer, a former student at the Iowa State Teachers College, donated a collection of pictures that her father took while he was a student.
16 A treasure trove of university history
Taylor--Mary L. (Public Relations Staff)
Northern Iowa Today 93:3, p.8
1/1/2010 A look at the collections and services of the Rod Library Special Collections and University Archives; photo.
17 UNI Rod Library acquires alumna's special edition concrete poetry
Northern Iowa Today 93:1, p.22
6/1/2009 Rod Library acquires work by alumna Mary Ellen Solt; photo.
18 UNI Rod Library acquires alumna's special-edition concrete poetry
Public Relations News Release 2008:303, p.1
1/15/2009 The collection of concrete poetry by Mary Ellen Solt features a special-edition of "Flowers in Concrete," Solt's best-known work, and also includes "A Trilogy of Rain" and "Marriage."
19 Artwork livens up campus landscape
Harken--Sarah (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:2, p.1
8/28/2007 One-half of one percent of the cost of a building goes toward creating artwork that everyone can view and enjoy; photo.
20 We're all Panthers
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:2, p.7
8/28/2007 Importance of the Panther as UNI's mascot; history and purpose.
21 Cedar Falls draws large number of celebrities
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 100:22, p.11
11/14/2003 Photos and events in UNI's history are archived in Rod Library's Special Collections University Archives; photo.
22 UNI Special Collections receives special recognition
Weiskircher--Heidi B. (Classes of 2005 and 2006)
Northern Iowan 99:24, p.1
11/22/2002 An article in the Midwest Archives Conference newsletter praised the website of Rod Library's Special Collections and University Archives; photo.
23 UNI's Rod Library Special Collections Web sit receives kudos
Public Relations News Release 2002:200, p.1
11/14/2002 Rod Library Special Collections' web pages were praised by the Midwest Archives Conference.
24 Professor's pointillism illustrations on display
Northern Iowan 98:52, p.2
4/23/2002 Jeff Tamplin's artwork, which features pointillism techniques, is on display near Rod Library's Special Collections and University Archives.
25 Preserving history
Campus News Network 11:22, p.2
6/26/2001 Grant given to Library Special Collections and University Archives for preservation of student newspapers; photo.
26 Librarian's history of UNI picture perfect
Meyer--Natalie (Student--2000)
Northern Iowan 97:12, p.8
10/6/2000 A pictorial history book on UNI is written by University Archivist Gerald Peterson; photo.
27 The University of Northern Iowa's pictorial history, compiled by special collections librarian
Public Relations News Release 2000:97, p.1
9/29/2000 Special Collections Librarian Gerald Peterson wrote a pictorial history of the University of Northern Iowa from material located in the University Archives.
28 Special Collections provides link to past
McCurley--Lynn A. (Class of 2001)
Northern Iowan 95:60, p.6
7/16/1999 Special Collections and University Archives contains historical information about UNI and other special book collections; photo.
29 Archivist brings pieces of past into future
Arbuckle--Amanda A. (Class of 2001)
Northern Iowan 94:27, p.9
12/9/1997 Profile of University Archivist Gerald Peterson; photo.
30 Clean out files, don't wipe out history
Peterson--Gerald Lee (Library Faculty)
Northern Iowan 94:22, p.7
11/14/1997 Archivist Gerald Peterson urges care in paper recycling effort.
31 Ceremony to honor two generous library contributions at the University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1996:356, p.1
4/15/1997 UNI holds ceremony for the donation of the Stageberg to the Rod library Special Collections.
32 University of Northern Iowa to host town meeting "Community Commitments to the UN Platform of Action on Women" Wednesday April 17
Public Relations News Release 1995:310, p.1
4/10/1996 Lynn Cutler to be the keynote speaker for the town meeting for community members and local officials.
33 Eleven years of work pays off: Northern Iowan Index for 1967-1991 completed
Northern Iowan 88:57, p.7
5/1/1992 Library Special Collections staff puts together subject index to Northern Iowan.
34 More can be found in library than just books
Northern Iowan 85:45, p.15
3/14/1989 A look at the services and collections of the University Archives and Special Collections of the library.
35 Grassley donates political papers to alma mater
Nonpareil 72:3, p.15
7/1/1988 Senator Charles Grassley presents papers to Rod Library Special Collections; photo.
36 Sen. Grassley gives papers to Rod Library
Thomas--Daniel Carl (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 84:62, p.1
6/24/1988 Dedication ceremony held June 2, 1988; papers include material up until 1980.
37 UNI Archives contain insight about campus history, trends
Northern Iowan 84:27, p.8
12/4/1987 Gerald Peterson describes the value and uses of the Archives collection.
38 Special section is rarely used
Morse--Julie A. (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 83:55, p.11
4/24/1987 Gerald Peterson talks about the book collections in Special Collections; photo.
39 James Hearst's will includes major gifts to Cedar Falls, UNI
Alumnus 70:3, p.4
10/1/1985 Professor Hearst left house and $100,000 to city; $10,000 to public library; and books and papers to UNI.
40 Stageberg wills library to UNI
UNI Century 12:3, p.7
6/1/1984 Professor Stageberg died on March 18, 1984.
41 "Keeping the books" of the UNI library
Northern Iowan 80:3, p.18
9/2/1983 A look at the Special Collections division of the library; profile of Gerald Peterson.
42 'Dressing up' the Arts Center
Plantan--Nancy L.
Northern Iowan 79:47, p.10
4/8/1983 UNI participates in exhibition.
43 Once upon a time . . Illustrations in a Special Collection
Northern Iowan 79:41, p.14
3/8/1983 A look at some of the old children's books in Special Collections.
44 Yesterdays
Holley--Charles E. (Class of 1984)
Northern Iowan 79:10, p.8
10/1/1982 The Old Central Bell has been found, and it still sits under the stairs in the Campanile; photo.
45 Stageberg donates rare dictionary to UNI Library
Alumnus 66:3, p.10
9/1/1982 Professor Norman Stageberg donates first edition of Samuel Johnson's dictionary; photo.
46 Find a new world in the library's special section
Northern Iowan 77:26, p.17
12/12/1980 A look at the Library's Youth Collection and Special Collections.
47 Construction, remodeling projects dot UNI campus
Bennett--Vanessa Renee (Class of 1982)
Northern Iowan 76:61, p.1
7/18/1980 Dave Walters discusses some of the renovation and construction projects occurring on campus.
48 Art student mixes diverse media in books
Northern Iowan 76:24, p.8
12/7/1979 Brian Gran has on display eleven books that are his own creation; photo.
49 Library collection reaches half million volumes
Alumnus 64:4, p.12
12/1/1979 Kennedy collection includes rare and valuable books.
50 Unique books at MA show
Northern Iowan 76:22, p.11
11/30/1979 Graduate student Brian Gran will have his books on display at the Special Collection Room of the Library.


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