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1 Report: Faculty numbers down at Regents universities
Burrage--Shawn (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 117:50, p.02
4/15/2021 Data from the Iowa Board of Regents reveals that all three of Iowa's public universities are losing tenured and tenure-track faculty. UNI remains committed to professors with 72% of professors tenured or on trach to receive tenure, however, the number of students are declining every year.
2 'Schitt's Creek' star Dan Levy speaks with three Iowa schools
Witherow--Anthony (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:49, p.04
4/12/2021 Dan Levy, known best for his involvement in "Schitt's Creek," sat down virtually with UNI, the University of Iowa, and Iowa State University. Levy discussed his inspiration behind the show, his mental health, and overcoming creative struggles; photo.
3 Instructional breaks at Iowa, not UNI
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 117:39, p.02
3/8/2021 With no Spring break, some UNI students are feeling the strain of a condensed semester and are wishing for "instructional break" days that the University of Iowa has offered this spring. Patrick Pease, UNI's Associate Provost for Academic Affairs, explains the lack of breaks by saying the three universities are part of the same system but set their academic calendars independently; photo.
4 Winter is coming, but will classes be canceled?
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017), Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:30, p.01
1/28/2019 Article questions why UNI cancels classes so rarely. Interview conversation with UNI Provost and Vice President of Student Affairs, Jim Wohlport who explains his thought process and how he determines whether classes should be held. Provost reasons the University is a different institution than k-12 and that as adults students should determine for themselves whether it is safe to commute.
5 UNI's enrollment decreases
Duax--Amelia (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:13, p.02
10/8/2018 UNI is introducing new programs to up in enrollment after seeing a trend of lower enrollment over the past several years.
6 Senator looks at cost-free menstrual products
Barikor--Leziga (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 115:8, p.02
9/20/2018 NISG is researching how to provide free feminine hygiene products in campus restrooms.
7 UNI ScholarWorks: 12,000 works and counting
Weber--Colby (Student--2018), Anderson--Kati (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:8, p.04
9/20/2018 UNI Scholarworks reached over 400,000 downloads. The repository is a collection of academic papers that are available for research purposes to students.
8 Colorful Miles for Miracles 5K
Olsasky--Clinton (Student--2015), Frasher--Iris (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 114:9, p.05
9/25/2017 UNI Dance Marathon hosted their annual 5K to raise money for the University of Iowa's Stead Family Children's Hospital. This years theme was a color run; photo.
9 Cookie 5k-ing against cancer
Jamtgaard--Katherine A (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 112:11, p.1
10/5/2015 Each year Dance Marathon holds a 5k to raise money for the Children's Miracle Network; this years theme was "cookies"; photo.
10 SLC puts on Stop and Serve for UICH
Turn--Kayleen (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:8, p.1
9/24/2015 The UNI Service and Leadership Council held a "Stop and Serve" where students could take a moment to decorate small canvases for children at the University of Iowa Children's Hospital; photo.
11 President Evans approves of spring 2016 tuition increase
Welsch--Shelby (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:7, p.1
9/21/2015 NISG President Katie Evans claims that the $100 tuition increase is for a good cause, and that the school can use every penny; photo.
12 Data mining and business analytics lecture at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2014:220, p.1
3/27/2015 Johannes Ledolter, professor in the Department of Management Sciences at the University of Iowa, will visit UNI to present the annual Hari Shankar Memorial Lecture, April 7, in Lantz Auditorium, McCollum Science Hall, Room 137.
13 Quit picking on the little guy
Cosgrove--Thaddeus Riley (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:8, p.3
9/25/2014 Student Riley Cosgrove expresses his opinion on the negative attitude the Hawkeyes had towards UNI that he experienced during his trip to Iowa City; photo.
14 Panthers fall to Hawkeyes, 31-23
Clausen--Eric Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 111:2, p.6
9/4/2014 The Panther football team fell to the Iowa Hawkeyes, 31-23; photo.
15 In-state games here to stay
Ruggles--Jacinda Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 111:1, p.13
8/28/2014 Each year, UNI will play either the Hawkeyes or the Cyclones in football; photo.
16 Panthers start season at Iowa
Clausen--Eric Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 111:1, p.13
8/28/2014 The Panther football team played their season opener against the Iowa Hawkeyes and lost 27-16; photo.
17 Budget approval means tuition freeze for UNI
Aune--Jordan Lee (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:54, p.2
4/28/2014 The Iowa House and Senate approved a $986 million education budget that includes a four percent funding increase for the three Regent universities. An additional $2.625 million in special funding will allow UNI to freeze tuition for next academic year.
18 Depression hits home in Cedar Falls
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:42, p.1
3/6/2014 Talks about the rates of students suffering from depression and the types of issues they face. Gives statistics for the three Iowa state schools.
19 UNI should open an independent movie theater
Daniel--Chris
Northern Iowan 110:22, p.3
11/12/2013 The author thinks that opening a small movie theatre at UNI would be a great way to help provide a well-rounded liberal arts education. He mentions that the local theatres never show any independent or foreign films.
20 Letter to the editor
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:20, p.3
11/5/2013 The author responds to the T-shirt exchange program that allows students to exchange a T-shirt from the University of Iowa or Iowa State University for a University of Northern Iowa one. She feels that this is a great way to promote school spirit; photo.
21 Regents approve education center
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:18, p.1
10/29/2013 The Iowa Board of Regents approved plans to open a new education center, "The Center for Educational Transformation" at the University of Northern Iowa. The center will replace Malcolm Price Laboratory.
22 UNI Gallery of Art to present lecture by painter Eric Sall
Public Relations News Release 2013:109, p.1
10/29/2013 UNI Gallery of Art will present a lecture by Eric Sall. Eric Sall has received various awards in the art community. Currently displayed at the UNI Gallery of Art is "The Power of Line: Prints of the European and American Etching Revival".
23 Paradox abounds in clothing exchange program
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:11, p.3
10/4/2013 UNI has been trying to get other schools' logos off of campus by sponsoring clothing exchanges. Students can exchange other schools' attire for UNI attire. Says that though students may wear other schools' logos, they are proud to be Panthers; photo.
24 Tuition freeze could occur again
Aune--Jordan Lee (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:11, p.1
10/4/2013 The Board of Regents announced they are supporting another tuition freeze. Student-body president, Tom Madsen, and vice-president, Blake Findley, will go to Des Moines in January to lobby for UNI in the legislature; photo.
25 An open letter to UNI President William Ruud
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:10, p.3
10/1/2013 Linh Ta talks about the installation of President Ruud. Expresses concern about the different issues UNI is currently facing. Encourages President Ruud to remember his goals, aspirations, and commitment to serving the UNI community.
26 Report shows UNI has fewer crimes than ISU and U of I
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:8, p.1
9/24/2013 The University of Northern Iowa's campus is safer than both Iowa State University's and the University of Iowa's. Under the Cleary Act, the university must disclose all campus crime reports to the Iowa Department of Education each year.
27 Big Four Classic hurts hometown Panther pride
Dengler--Sean Henry (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 109:59, p.1
7/19/2013 Author shares his experiences of going to basketball games from years past. As a fan, he deserves to see the Panthers and their opponents playing back in the McLeod Center instead of in Des Moines.
28 UNI audited for errors in bookkeeping
Randolph--Olivia Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 109:59, p.1
7/19/2013 The University of Iowa, Iowa State University, and the Iowa Board of Regents were all audited this year by the Office of Auditor of State. Article explains citations while UNI provides explanations. Any changes to procedure will be implemented.
29 Competitors selected for John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition
Public Relations News Release 2012:304, p.1
5/23/2013 Sixteen businesses will compete in the 2013 John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition for the chance to win $25,500. First place will receive $25,000, $15,000 for second and 10,000 for third. Honorable mention of $1,000 will be awarded.
30 Iowa's public universities partner with ICAN to increase access to higher education
Public Relations News Release 2012:245, p.1
3/22/2013 The three public universities in Iowa are partnering with Iowa College Access Network (ICAN) to help prepare students across Iowa for college.
31 Wartell emphasizes UNI's uniqueness
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:33, p.1
2/8/2013 The third and final candidate for the position of UNI president spoke about his vision on UNI's place in the community and the state of Iowa. Dr. Wartell believes UNI will be censured, but will not change because of it; photo.
32 UNI; we are Iowa's university; a message from President Ben Allen
Northern Iowa Today 94:4, p.2
12/1/2012 President Allen points out that UNI has a very high percentage of Iowa residents among its students; consequently, UNI needs additional support to make for a relatively low number of students from outside Iowa; photo.
33 Panther athletics: it's more than just a game
Clausen--Eric Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:10, p.3
9/28/2012 Academics may bring students to campus, but athletics keep alumni returning. Athletics play a vital role in keeping the university flourishing; photo
34 Hawkeye and Cyclone fans, I'm talking to you
Eilers--Bradley David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:27, p.9
12/9/2011 Comparisons of athletics budgets among Iowa, Iowa State, and UNI show that Iowa spends seven times and Iowa State spends four times more than UNI on athletics in a year's time. It is time for UNI to get some respect.
35 Healthy Creations: A Culinary Workshop to be held at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2010:356, p.1
5/16/2011 A cooking workshop will be brought to UNI with help from the University of Iowa, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Martin Brother Distributing.
36 What debate:
Shaw--Douglas J. (Mathematics Faculty)
Northern Iowan 106:50, p.4
4/16/2010 Author questions the citation of five persons all on the same side of restricting those under 21 from entering bars in Iowa City as being called a debate.
37 Iowa City bans those under 21 from bars; students question possibility of ordinance in Cedar Falls
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:48, p.1
4/9/2010 Many in Cedar Falls, including Mayor Crews, do not think such an ordinance will be put into effect here; photo.
38 Cancelled porn showing at UI sparks debate at UNI
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:37, p.1
2/19/2010 Showing pornographic films on campus meets with mixed reaction from UNI students, following the cancellation of a showing at the University of Iowa.
39 Gun incident causes students to question need for armed campus police
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:35, p.1
2/12/2010 Accidental firing of weapon in the University of Iowa's departmental headquarters raises the question of the need for armed officers on campus. Dave Zarifis defends the program; students of mixed opinions.
40 UNI Department of Art to present lecture on newly discovered Etruscan tomb paintings
Public Relations News Release 2009:107, p.1
10/7/2009 The lecture will be presented by Richard DePuma as part of the Meryl Norton Hearst Lecture Series. DePuma will explore the narrative subjects and compare the frescoes with relevant paintings in other tombs and on Greek and Etruscan vases.
41 Big Four need to keep scheduling each other
Lathrum--Ashley (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:27, p.17
12/7/2007 Big Four universities in Iowa played basketball on the same night. These games are good for the entire state; photo.
42 $1 million grant to UNI to combat gender violence at Regent universities
Public Relations News Release 2007:154, p.1
9/13/2007 The U.S. Department of Justice has awarded a $1 million grant to provide for a model of campus violence prevention.
43 Cleaning out the closet
Toppin--Ryan W. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 103:28, p.5
12/8/2006 Students urged to discard clothing promoting Iowa and Iowa State.
44 Iowa's best kept secret
Randall--Whitney Rae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:6, p.5
9/15/2006 Billboard controversy between Iowa State and University of Iowa causes the writer to ask, "What at UNI?"
45 Iowans eager for a football national champion
Fick--Mitchell C. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:3, p.18
8/29/2006 Prospects for the Iowa Hawkeye football team are shared, with a 6-3 record predicted; photo.
46 Free law advice available on campus today
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:41, p.1
2/28/2006 Student Affairs Committee and NISG are hosting session with a lawyer to provide general advice.
47 Indiana says good night to Davis
Fick--Mitchell C. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 102:39, p.17
2/21/2006 Thinks Iowa basketball coach Steve Alford would make a great replacement coach for the Indiana Hoosiers.
48 New bill reducing national deficit puts college students in debt
Ory--Lindsey (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:39, p.4
2/21/2006 Regents universities will lobby to prevent reductions in student aid.
49 UNI students head to capitol; lobbying to keep tuition costs down
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:39, p.5
2/21/2006 Students traveled to Des Moines to gain support for the Transformation for Excellence program.
50 Bowl game setup leaves fans in disgust; officials, instant replay give this bowl season a sour taste
Lietzow--Andrew Calvin (Class of 2007)
Northern Iowan 102:29, p.12
1/13/2006 NCAA football accused of being biased and disappointing.

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