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1 UNI Bookstore to return to private operation
Schmitz--Mallory (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 119:48, p.01
4/6/2023 UNI will be transitioning the UNI Bookstore over to be operated by a third-party to allow for the prices of textbooks to drop lower. They acquired the bookstore in 2018 in order to lower the costs of books but due to recent changes in the industry that is no longer the case; photos.
2 NISG January updates
Northern Iowan Staff
Northern Iowan 119:36, p.02
2/13/2023 The Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) give their monthly updates of events and accomplishments on topics like NISG Engagement Week, NISG campaigns, and the Legislative Liaison Team (LLT).
3 Panther families celebrate Family Weekend
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 119:16, p.04
10/20/2022 Caroline Christensen gives details of the upcoming festivities occurring during Family Weekend and also interviews Assistant Vice President & Dean of Students Allyson Rafanello; photo.
4 An evening with storyteller Chuy Rentería
Schmitz--Mallory (Student--2021), Villanueva--Mayra (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 119:10, p.01
9/29/2022 This article written in Spanish and English, talks about Jesús 'Chuy' Rentería visiting UNI's campus for a reading and Q&A session about his new book "We Heard It When We Were Little", published in 2021. The book talks about Rentería's experience growing up in West Liberty, Iowa as a Mexican-American; photo.
5 Bookstore features alum's apparel
Koehler--Emma (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:32, p.01
2/7/2022 UNI alumni Mikal Settle has clothing featured in the UNI Bookstore for the month of February; photo.
6 Vaccination clinic bookstore giftcard available for students
Koehler--Emma (Student--2021), Northern Iowan
Northern Iowan 118:1, p.01
8/26/2021 Starting August 30, 2021, any students who show proof of their covid-19 vaccination shots will receive a $25 UNI Bookstore gift-card. Students can get their vaccination shots at the Student Health Center each Thrusday from 1-3 PM and Friday from 9-11 AM; photo.
7 Panther Portrait: SAE Car Wash
Cummings--Gabriella (Class of 2021), Witherow--Anthony (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:48, p.05
4/8/2021 The Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) fraternity hosted a car wash; photos.
8 Commence towards graduation this Wednesday
Qualley--Sarah (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 116:42, p.04
3/9/2020 UNI students graduating were invited to attend the Graduation Fair in Maucker Union Ballroom. The event was to provide graduating students with the resources they needed prior to graduation. The Graduation Fair will take place on March 11 in the Maucker Union ballrooms. The Office of the Registrar, Career Services, Financial Aid and Scholarships, bookstore, Flash Photography, and Alumni Association will be present offering services.
9 Parking changes coming to College Hill
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 116:38, p.02
2/24/2020 Parking in the College Hill area will soon be standardized between lots with new signage and pay stations; photos.
10 UNI hosts Family Weekend 2019
Legaspi--Sofia (Class of 2020)
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.
11 Panther Portrait: Homecoming Parade
Legaspi--Sofia (Class of 2020), Deering--Koree (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:17, p.05
10/22/2018 The homecoming parade on October 20 included nearly 90 participants and was sponsored by the UNI Bookstore; photos.
12 Bookstore haunted by ghost of student debts
Northern Iowan 114:47, p.05
4/2/2018 In this satirical article written for April Fools, the university bookstore is haunted by the ghost that has formed as a result of the decades of student debt caused by the bookstore.
13 UNI plans to buy Book & Supply
Olsasky--Clinton (Class of 2018), Frasher--Iris (Class of 2017)
Northern Iowan 114:27, p.01
12/7/2017 UNI has decided to purchase University Book and Supply (UBS) for $2.4 million. The UBS will go from a privately owned business, to a non-for-profit entity of UNI; photo.
14 Homecoming Parade
Davis--Kirby (Class of 2018)
Northern Iowan 114:13, p.01
10/9/2017 The Homecoming Parade took place on October 7, with over 50 groups participating. It was sponsored by University Book & Supply. Panther Mayhem won the student organization Panther Spirit Award; photos.
15 UNI Museums to host Bucks from Books
Public Relations News Release 2014:137, p.1
12/4/2014 On December 13, UNI Museums will host Bucks from Books at Barnes & Noble in Waterloo and University Book & Supply. A percentage of each sale will be donated to the UNI Museums.
16 University Book and Supply presents Outstanding Teaching Awards
Public Relations News Release 2013:237, p.1
4/7/2014 The winners of the University Book and Supply Outstanding Teaching Awards for 2014 have been announced. The winners are Sarah Vander Zanden, Sheila Benson, Nicholas Schwab, and Russell Guay.
17 Distinguished awards celebration
Northern Iowa Today 97:1, p.25
1/1/2014 Mark Oman, Beverly Wynn Riess, Matt Harris, and Keith and Joyce Borglum win Heritage Honors Awards; David Martinson, Jackson Baty, and University Book and Supply win President's Philanthropy Awards; photo.
18 UNI teams up in the fight for breast cancer awareness
Lloyd--Benjamin Daniel (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:9, p.8
9/27/2013 The Panther football team, volleyball team, and soccer team will all be wearing pink in addition to their standard purple and gold during the month of October to help raise notice for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
19 UNI alumni and friends to be honored at Distinguished Awards Celebration
Public Relations News Release 2013:26, p.1
8/29/2013 UNI Alumni Association and UNI Foundation will host the Distinguished Awards Celebration. Alumni and friends will be recognized for their accomplishments and service to the university.
20 UNI to host new interactive exhibit at Iowa State Fair, Aug. 8-18
Public Relations News Release 2013:13, p.13
8/5/2013 UNI will be featuring a new interactive multimedia station at the Iowa State Fair this year. Visitors will be able to take a picture with a life-size cutout of UNI's mascot, TC. This will be a great way to talk to prospective students.
21 Students and community take on climate change
Campbell--Colby David (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:32, p.1
2/5/2013 Students and community gather at University Book and Supply to discuss the impacts of cities on climate change; photo.
22 Get your spring semester textbooks now!
Northern Iowan 109:27, p.2
12/7/2012 University Book & Supply advertises textbook purchasing for Spring 2013 semester.
23 Textbook buyback
Northern Iowan 109:26, p.5
12/4/2012 University Book and Supply advertisement for textbook buyback Fall 2012.
24 Fear proves to be no factor to the students of UNI
Tjossem--Kirsten Ruth (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:21, p.6
11/6/2012 Campus Activity Board hosted "Fear Factor" based on the TV show. Students participated in several challenges. Contestants faced six rounds of elimination to win gift cards to University Book & Supply; photo.
25 Roaring savings
Northern Iowan 109:15, p.7
10/16/2012 University Book & Supply store has Homecoming sale.
26 Welcome from your student body president
Bancroft-Smithe--Jordan (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:1, p.8
8/24/2012 Students are encouraged to meet new friends and welcome freshmen to campus. A brief introduction to the Northern Iowa Student Government provided; photo.
27 UNI to host exhibit at Iowa State Fair, August 9-19
Public Relations News Release 2012:13, p.1
8/3/2012 Future Panthers, alumni, and friends can visit with faculty, students, and alumni. Photos, tatoos, pennants, and athletic posters will be available.
28 Robots take over Cleveland
Peterson--Caitlin Anne (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:22, p.9
11/11/2011 UNI Robotics Team attends and competes in the 2011 Annual Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering Conference. Robot gathers ping pong balls, sorts by color, and distributes in five minutes; photo.
29 TOMS Campus Club
Kelzer--Sarah Marie (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:20, p.6
11/4/2011 Goal to raise awareness for TOMS shoes. For each pair purchased, the company gives a pair to a child in need. A documentary, "For Tomorrow: The TOMS Shoes Story" sparked to formation of the club; photo.
30 Get the best bang for your BOOK
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 108:2, p.9
8/30/2011 Textbooks are expensive. There are online alternatives to University Book and Supply. Comparisons made and prices explained. Students need to be aware of purchasing the correct editions; photo.
31 A losing game
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:30, p.7
1/25/2011 Prices for textbooks on all campuses are very high. Students urged to purse the cheapest option; including exchanging books among classmates; photo.
32 Bucks from books to benefit UNI Museums.
Public Relations News Release 2010:154, p.1
11/24/2010 Shoppers may participate by presenting a UNI Museums/Barnes & Noble bookmark available online or a Bucks From Books postcard at the time of purchase. A percentage of the purchase will be donated to the UNI Museums for exhibits and educational programs.
33 News-Talk series to discuss New York City Mosque
Public Relations News Release 2010:71, p.1
9/27/2010 Mohammed Fahmy, a professor and a prayer leader at Masji Al-Noor Islamic center, will lead a discussion about the proposed construction of a mosque near Ground Zero at University Book and Supply. Fahmy's presentation is a part of the "News Talk" series.
34 MAP helps students transition to college
Trampel--Erin Elizabeth (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:6, p.4
9/17/2010 The Measures of Academic Progress survey is a tool to aid students starting their college career. Ten $50 gift certificates to University Book and Supply will awarded to those participating on the first day.
35 UNI to host Judy Shepard and series of LGBT dialogues
Public Relations News Release 2010:35, p.1
9/3/2010 The university will host a series of events regarding struggles faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students and citizens. The events are part of a lecture to be given by Judy Shepard of the Laramie Project.
36 Forbes editor visits University Book and Supply
O'Loughlin--Emily (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:1, p.8
8/27/2010 Steve Forbes, editor-in-chief of Forbes magazine, visited campus for a short presentation and book signing; photo.
37 UNI hosts exhibit at Iowa State Fair, Aug. 12-22 ESPY Award on display Saturday, Aug. 14
Public Relations News Release 2010:6, p.1
8/4/2010 The men's basketball team, which made its first NCAA Sweet Sixteen appearance this year, will hand out commemorative posters highlighting the men's and women's basketball teams' record-breaking seasons.
38 University Book & Supply recognizes excellence in non-tenured faculty
Public Relations News Release 2009:436, p.1
4/29/2010 The award recognizes outstanding teaching skills and contributions to their professions by faculty members who have not yet been awarded tenure. It includes a $1,000 cash gift and is administered through the UNI Foundation. Faculty members listed.
39 UNI alumna and award-winning illustrator to meet and greet public at Cedar Falls library
Public Relations News Release 2009:285, p.1
2/17/2010 In coordination with the African-American Read-In, Jan Spivey Gilchrist, children's book illustrator will meet and greet at the Cedar Falls Public Library. Copies of her books will be available for purchase from University Book and Supply.
40 University bookstore to hold Community Conversations based on Dali Lama book
Public Relations News Release 2009:267, p.1
2/10/2010 "The Art of Happiness in a Troubled World" by the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet and Howard C. Cutler, will be discussed during the second session of the Community Conversations series. The book applies Buddhist tradition to 21st-century struggles.
41 University Book & Supply and NISG donate to Northeast Iowa Food Bank
Public Relations News Release 2009:243, p.1
1/27/2010 A unique partnership between the Book and Supply and the Student Government has provided a $1,500 contribution on behalf of the two entities to the Northeast Iowa Food Bank. UBS donated 25 cents for every book sold back to the bookstore.
42 Imagine the impact of 40 years of giving; Bob Beach, a loyal Panther friend and long-time supporter
Northern Iowa Today 93:3, p.23
1/1/2010 Mr. Beach talks about what he learned as a student and how it helped in his life; photo.
43 Obstacles and opportunities experienced by women in IT to be the topic of next UNI "News Talk'
Public Relations News Release 2009:191, p.1
12/2/2009 "Women in Information Technology Careers: Where Have They All Gone?" is the title of the final "News Talk" for the semester. The number of women in the information technology (IT) workforce continues to decline, yet demand for IT workers is increasing.
44 'Grade Inflation' to be the topic of next UNI 'News Talk'
Public Relations News Release 2009:152, p.1
11/4/2009 Presenter and discussion leader Dennis Clayson, professor of marketing and Courier columnist, will discuss trends and possible causes of grade inflation in the classroom.
45 Safe Date Tailgate brings awareness to tailgaters
Deharty--Angela Kaye (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:15, p.11
10/20/2009 Homecoming provided the opportunity to inform students on safe and fun dating. Free food and drink brought students to the tent of the Women's and Gender Studies Department. Drawings were held.
46 Apples, cheese and comedy featured at Sept. 19 ACRE event
Public Relations News Release 2009:49, p.1
9/14/2009 The Cedar Falls Annual Community Read for the Environment will be at Hartman Reserve Nature Center. Attendees can sample apples from local orchards, help make apple cider and learn to make cheese from professor Jack Yates.
47 'UNI Panther Pick Up' concludes off-campus site collection May 28 & 29
Public Relations News Release 2008:553, p.1
5/27/2009 Off-campus students moving out of apartments in the College Hill Neighborhood in Cedar Falls will have an opportunity to donate furniture, clothes, shoes, dishes, books, and other usable household items to local charitable organization.
48 Welcome from NISG
Haselhuhn--Adam J. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 105:54, p.supp 28
5/1/2009 Adam Haselhuhn and Jake Rudy share their vision for things to come during the upcoming school year; photo.
49 University Book & Supply recognizes excellence in non-tenured faculty
Public Relations News Release 2008:473, p.1
4/16/2009 Five non-tenured faculty members will be honored this spring with the UBS Outstanding Teaching Award. The award, recognizes outstanding teaching skills and contributions to their profession by faculty who have not yet been tenured. Faculty members listed.
50 UNI students and Cedar Valley raise more than $8,000 for Pennies for Peace
Public Relations News Release 2008:362, p.1
2/26/2009 More than 1,500 guests attended Nobel Peace Prize nominee Greg Mortenson's lecture. A penny in the U.S. is virtually worthless, but overseas a penny buys a pencil and opens the door to literacy.


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