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1 UNI receives $10 million donation
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:23, p.02
11/18/2019 Local couple David and Karen Takes have recently made a $10 million donation to UNI, David's alma mater.
2 The Campanile: a campus icon
Stekl--Caleb (Student--2017), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:49, p.01
4/5/2018 The history and current problems that are facing the upkeep of the Campanile.
3 Bradfords establish faculty chair in international business at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2014:182, p.1
2/17/2015 UNI received a donation from Robert and Margaret Bradford to establish a faculty chair position. The holder of the Robert and Margaret Bradford Chair in International Business will be named in Spring 2015 to assume the role in fall 2015.
4 UNI to host 24-hour day of giving
Public Relations News Release 2014:131, p.1
11/24/2014 UNI will host We Are One, from December 2 to the 3. The day will include 10 challenges issued by university leadership and alumni.
5 UNI alumni and friends honored at Distinguished Awards Celebration
Public Relations News Release 2014:113, p.1
11/6/2014 UNI Alumni Association and the UNI Foundation will host a Distinguished Awards Celebration during a luncheon November 8, in the UNI Commons. Recipients will be recognized for their professional accomplishments and service to the university.
6 $40.8 mil. for research
Noble--Cassidy (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:7, p.1
9/22/2014 University of Northern Iowa Foundation has collected $40.8 million dollars for research opportunities for undergraduates and public outreach programs for the 2014 fiscal year.
7 UNI received more than $40 million in grants, awards for FY14
Public Relations News Release 2014:18, p.1
8/19/2014 UNI and the UNI Foundation received a total of $40.8 million in sponsored grants, awards, and funding for FY14. Sponsored funding has contributed $1.8 million for student wages and student assistance ships.
8 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.
9 Alumni to return to UNI for Alumni in Residence program
Public Relations News Release 2013:241, p.1
4/8/2014 Each spring UNI selects distinguished graduates to participate in the Alumni in Residence program. These accomplished alumni come to campus and speak with students about the connection between the classroom and professional world.
10 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.
11 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.
12 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.
13 UNI Gallery of Art to present new exhibition
Public Relations News Release 2013:18, p.1
8/14/2013 UNI Gallery of Art will present "The Lawrence Auld Collection". They will also be presenting and exhibition entitled, "Myth & Narrative: It's All in the Telling". All events are free and open to the public.
14 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.
15 UNI welcomes President Ruud with reception
Public Relations News Release 2012:308, p.1
5/28/2013 A reception will be held at the McLeod Center North Concourse to welcome President William Ruud, and his wife Judy.
16 Collum named president of UNI Alumni Association
Northern Iowa Today 95:1, p.31
1/1/2013 Vicki Collum will also serve in new position as interim director of Advancement Relations; photo.
17 Distinguished Awards Celebration honors alumni
Freese--Brian Paul (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:5, p.8
9/11/2012 Alumni Association and the UNI Foundation sponsored the event, which was held in the Commons.
18 UNI hosts Power of the Purse VI on Sept.25
Public Relations News Release 2012:52, p.1
9/11/2012 Financial seminar for women. Learn ways to discover your financial freedom.
19 UNI alumni and friends to be honored at Distinguished Awards Celebration
Public Relations News Release 2012:43, p.1
9/4/2012 Recipients of the Heritage Honours Awards include: Mildred Wood, Sandy Stevens, Jason Kilborn, and Ed Gallagher. President's Philanthropy Awards recipients: Gary and Myrna Floyd.
20 What was the economic impact of PFG closing?
Campbell--Colby David (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:3, p.1
8/31/2012 Following the attempted suicide of PFG founder, Russell Wassendorf, PFG and MyVerona Ristorante closed. The closing left over 200 people out of work. Companies in the area and the Midwest were eager to hire these high tech employees; photo.
21 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.
22 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.
23 Working to save lives
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:35, p.1
2/10/2012 Michael Walter and several students use the world's only "spore detector" to look for viruses that bind to anthrax spores; photo.
24 UNI Gallery of Art celebrates fall display
Taylor--Darrell R. (Art Gallery Director)
Northern Iowan 108:3, p.1
9/2/2011 Recent donations to the Gallery of Art will be on display until September 18. Lois Iseminger donated nearly 160 items. Other donations came from Lois and Norman Jones and other recent alumni; photo.
25 UNI honors Dorthea Dean for dedication to music in education
Public Relations News Release 2010:355, p.1
5/16/2011 Dorthea Dean was honored for her contibutions to UNI through scholarships and dedication to the arts.
26 UNI Alumni Association to present Heritage Honours Awards during Homecoming
Public Relations News Release 2010:105, p.1
10/18/2010 Clayton Condit (B.A. '92), and Barbara (Schmitt) Condit (B.A. '92) of Minneapolis, MN Will receive the Young Alumnus Award and Young Alumna Award, respectively, which recognize graduates 40 years of age or younger who have excelled in their professions.
27 UNI hosts 'Power of the Purse IV: Choices' on Sept. 28; Registration deadline is Sept. 21
Public Relations News Release 2010:44, p.1
9/10/2010 Joyce Morrow, director of student financial aid, will present the keynote address, "What Happened to the Public in Public University?" during the luncheon program. The seminar will open with welcome remarks from Pat Allen.
28 Basketball triumphs may lead to increase in admissions
Kintzel--Scott Elliott (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:46, p.1
4/2/2010 Schools similar in size to UNI have experienced about a twenty per cent increase in applications due to the national exposure of an athletic team; photo.
29 Regents ask UNI athletics to reduce dependency on state funding
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:45, p.1
3/30/2010 Board of Regents have asked for a plan from UNI and ISU for the elimination or reduction in taxpayer support for athletics. Troy Dannen shares that this in nothing new. UNI has reduced by 12% its use of those monies for athletics recently.
30 $1.4 million Lectra donation upgrades software, student marketability
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:31, p.1
1/29/2010 Textiles and Apparel Program receives donation of software as part of the "Imagine the Impact" campaign.
31 UNI begins reorganization
Wilson--Kalli Jean (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 2008:30, p.1
1/26/2010 Joel Haack named dean of the College of Natural Sciences and the College of Humanities and Fine Arts. University Marketing and Advancement Division will be eliminated July 1. Other changes are ahead.
32 UNI program receives $1.4 million software gift from Lectra
Public Relations News Release 2009:215, p.1
1/8/2010 The gift is for the benefit of the textiles and apparel program. The gift includes software and upgrades, as needed, that will enable student designers to create textile weave, knit and print patterns and apply the patterns to apparel designs.
33 Panther athletics VIP Fund receives $2 million commitment
Northern Iowa Today 93:3, p.24
1/1/2010 Foundation begins campaign to raise $15 million for athletics; Wasendorf gift of $2 million is largest unrestricted gift to athletics; photo.
34 UNI names Teaching in Iowa Incentive Award winners Award recognizes outstanding UNI graduates who stay in Iowa for first teaching job
Public Relations News Release 2009:180, p.1
11/24/2009 Three new Iowa teachers, all recent graduates have received the award. They are Erin Frank, Amy Kohlhaas, and Tara Peska. Rex and Kathy Eno established the Teaching in Iowa Incentive Fund with the UNI Foundation to keep quality teachers in Iowa.
35 Donations from UNI's program "Power of the Purse" help female students dress for interviewing success
Hart--Margaret McCarthy (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:13, p.4
10/13/2009 Three women students in financial need received $250 for interviewing attire. The money was donated by those attending "The Power of the Purse" presentation; photo.
36 UNI's 'Power of the Purse III: every penny counts' raises money for three UNI female students to purchase new interview outfits
Public Relations News Release 2009:108, p.1
10/7/2009 For the first time, Power of the Purse attendees engaged in a philanthropic project aimed toward students. Participants could contribute their loose change to piggy banks on each table. The contributions will be given to deserving women students.
37 Pauline Barrett establishes $1.5 million endowed scholarship fund for UNI students
Public Relations News Release 2009:93, p.1
10/1/2009 Barrett, a well-known Waterloo philanthropist, is continuing her generosity to the college and her gift has established the Pauline R. Barrett Endowed Scholarship Fund to support students from the Cedar Valley who attend the College.
38 Don DeWaay gives back to UNI
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:7, p.7
9/22/2009 Former student makes good in the financial advising field. His company ranked 58th in the United States on the list of Top 100 Financial Advisors. His company offers internships, contributes to the Foundation, and hires UNI grads; photo.
39 Nearly 1,700 contributions unreturned to donors of UNI Scholarship Club
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:2, p.1
9/1/2009 Life insurance benefits cancelled for club members following Fidelity Life Insurance not accepting new members, requiring at least 1000 members, and a change in tax law. The university and members may be liable for back income taxes.
40 UNI Foundation; making an impact for 50 years
Northern Iowa Today 93:2, p.8
9/1/2009 Brief history of the Foundation, which was established in 1959, with $14,000 in assets from the Alumni Association and the Seerley Foundation; raised $18 million last year; a look at some of the work that it funds; photo.
41 UNI hosts 'Power of the Purse III: Every Penny Counts'
Public Relations News Release 2009:18, p.1
8/27/2009 Cara Heiden will present, "Every Penny Counts". Vicki Angove, CPA, and Penny O'Connor will present "Are you a savvy shopper?" highlighting shopping strategies that make sense in today's economy. Angove also will speak on "Organizing your finances."
42 Imagine the Impact of $250 million
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 105:14, p.1
10/17/2008 Foundation starts a new fund raising campaign with a goal of $250 million to support scholarships and to support faculty; will extend through 2013.
43 'Power of the Purse II: Financial Fairytales' topic for UNI Foundation September event
Public Relations News Release 2008:25, p.1
8/22/2008 Barbara Stanny, will present "Prince Charming Isn't Coming: How Women Get Smart About Money" during a luncheon program. "Financial Fairytales," speakers Vicki Angove, CPA, and Penny O'Connor will fracture the fairytales.
44 Chuck and Barbara Grassley to establish endowed professorship at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2007:515, p.1
3/21/2008 UNI has received an endowment for a professorship from Chuck and Barbara Grassley.
45 Thank you for a great Homecoming
Bentley--Adam J. (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 104:15, p.7
10/16/2007 Appreciation for those who contributed to a successful Homecoming weekend; photo.
46 Greek houses undergo revamp
Hawthorne--Morgan L. A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:9, p.1
9/25/2007 Alpha Phi and Pi Kappa Delta houses being moved for construction of the parking deck; photo.
47 Carl Boyd to be University of Northern Iowa Homecoming Parade Grand Marshal
Public Relations News Release 2007:152, p.1
9/13/2007 Biographical profile of Carl Boyd.
48 Professor emeritus honored for leadership
Lee--Yi-Hsuan (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:1, p.3
7/13/2007 UNI Foundation has created an award honoring the long service of Professor Howard V. Jones.
49 Jones honored for 40 years of leadership in the arts at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2007:13, p.1
6/12/2007 Biographical profile of Howard Jones.
50 Donors set records
Northern Iowa Today 91:1, p.12
1/1/2007 15,706 donors contributed $11,750,863 to UNI Foundation in 2006; investment return was 14.7% in 2006.

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