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1 Observance of Veterans Day
Meyers--Trevor (Student-2021)
Northern Iowan 119:22, p.04
11/10/2022 Trevor Meyers writes about the history of Veterans Day and why it is important to honor and celebrate veterans; photo.
2 Therapy dogs visit UNI Campus
Ritondale--Sarah (Class of 2020), Davis--Kirby (Class of 2018)
Northern Iowan 114:9, p.04
9/25/2017 Susan Vallem and Sara Shadid of Retrieving Freedom, an organization that trains service dogs, presented in Sabin Hall on September 21; photos.
3 CAB-toberfest
Welsch--Shelby (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:19, p.1
11/2/2015 The Campus Activities Board teamed up with the Veterans Association to host CABtoberfest, a night of Halloween themed fun; photo.
4 Jeopardizing the Union
Frasher--Iris (Class of 2017)
Northern Iowan 112:10, p.1
10/1/2015 The UNI LGBTQ and Veterans Association held a "Jeopardy Night" in the Union; students received gift cards as prizes; photo.
5 Veterans find success in UNI's business school
Public Relations News Release 2014:219, p.1
3/27/2015 UNI College of Business Administration has been selected for the Military Times Best for Vets: Business Schools 2015 rankings. UNIBusiness ranked number 61 among the organization's top 75 business schools for America's veterans.
6 UNI designated as Home Base Iowa Certified Higher Academic Military Partner
Public Relations News Release 2014:130, p.1
11/24/2014 Governor Terry Branstad and Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds announced November 24, that UNI along with other schools, have been designated as Home Base Iowa Certified Higher Academic Military Partners (CHAMPs).
7 UNI named to Military Times 'Best for Vets: Colleges 2015' rankings
Public Relations News Release 2014:122, p.1
11/17/2014 The Military Times "Best for Vets: Colleges 2015" rankings recognizes and rewards schools for their commitment to providing opportunities to America's veterans. UNI is the highest ranked institution on the list located in Iowa.
8 Snow and soup for Veterans Day
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:22, p.1
11/13/2014 Kappa Sigma held a luncheon honoring the veterans of the United states military; photo.
9 Jim Leach to lecture on civility and politics at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2014:111, p.1
11/5/2014 Former Congressman Jim Leach will deliver a Veteran's Day address at UNI celebrating Iowans who served in World War II. He will present his speech November 11, in Lang Hall Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.
10 UNIVA launches crowd funding
Marlin--Kyle (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:4, p.2
9/11/2014 The University of Northern Iowa Veterans Associations is helping pilot a new form of funding for student organizations called crowd funding.
11 Veterans find success at UNI's business school
Public Relations News Release 2013:203, p.1
3/12/2014 UNI's College of Business Administration has been selected for the Military Times Best for Vets: Business Schools 2014 rankings. UNIBusiness was 41st among the best 64 business schools for America's veterans.
12 Sen. Hatch starts new campaign
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:34, p.1
2/6/2014 As re-election season comes closer, Senator Jack Hatch has joined the race for governor. He believes that there needs to be more focus on funding for higher education. He supports Branstad's initiatives to help veterans, and wants to expand them.
13 Branstad hopes to draw incoming veterans to Iowa
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:32, p.1
1/30/2014 Governor Terry Branstad hopes to bring more veterans into the state of Iowa through Home Base Iowa Initiative. This includes offering veterans and their families in-state tuition and having military pensions exempt from state income tax.
14 UNI selected as military friendly by Military Advanced Education magazine
Public Relations News Release 2013:160, p.1
1/22/2014 UNI was selected as a Military Friendly University in Military Advanced Education's 2014 Guide to Military Friendly Colleges and Universities. UNI hopes to stay on the forefront of being a military friendly campus.
15 Veterans kick off first ball
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:23, p.1
11/15/2013 The University of Northern Iowa Veterans Association held its first annual Veterans Ball. President Ruud was the key note speaker. The event was part of UNI's ongoing effort to support incoming veterans on campus; photo.
16 UNI named to Military Times 'Best for Vets: Colleges 2014' rankings
Public Relations News Release 2013:119, p.1
11/12/2013 UNI has been named one of Military Times "Best for Vets: Colleges 2014". This ranking is based on commitment to providing opportunities for veterans.
17 University of Northern Iowa students to honor veterans
Public Relations News Release 2013:114, p.1
11/6/2013 UNI is hosting a variety of events in honor of Veterans Day. These events will pay tribute to past and present service members and promote awareness.
18 First formal military ball to be held at UNI
Harris--Samuel (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:18, p.4
10/29/2013 The University of Northern Iowa Veterans Association is kicking off a week of events with their first formal military ball on November 11, Veterans Day. The ball is open to the public. Registration must be completed by November 1.
19 Letter to the editor
Damon--Dennis (Political Science Faculty)
Northern Iowan 110:17, p.3
10/25/2013 Says UNI should celebrate Veterans Day. It should be made an additional holiday. No one deserves recognition more than our veterans.
20 Students make a difference
Nilles--Kellen Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:16, p.1
10/22/2013 UNI students are given the opportunity to participate in the annual Make a Difference Day. Students will spend the day volunteering at various locations in the Cedar Valley. This is a great way for students to give back to the community; photo.
21 Bridging two worlds
Northern Iowa Today 96:3, p.20
10/1/2013 Julia Heuer talks about her work as the veterans service coordinator; photo.
22 Military banners raise debate at NISG senate
Aune--Jordan Lee (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:8, p.1
9/24/2013 The Northern Iowa Student Government voted to grant funding for seven banners for the UNI Veterans Association. The vote was seven in favor and six against for all of the banners; photo.
23 Military and veteran conference to be hosted at UNI
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:6, p.4
9/17/2013 UNI will be hosting the Military and Veteran State Conference. The conference was created to educate faculty, students, and community members on the issues and strengths of having military members on campus.
24 University of Northern Iowa designated as military friendly school for fourth year
Public Relations News Release 2013:41, p.1
9/10/2013 UNI has been named a Military Friendly School for the fifth time. This places UNI in the top 20 percent of schools doing the most to embrace America's veterans as students.
25 UNI to host annual military and veteran conference
Public Relations News Release 2013:11, p.1
7/26/2013 UNI will host this year's Military and Veteran State Conference. This year's conference is entitled, "Uncamouflaging Campus Diversity: Creating Transparency Through Cultural Competence". Meredith Kleykamp will be the keynote speaker.
26 UNI student training black lab, Tags, to be service dog
Tjossem--Kirsten Ruth (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:47, p.6
4/9/2013 Darin Adams is training a black lab to be a therapy dog. He is doing this through the program Retrieving Freedom which provides service dogs to disabled veterans and autistic children. The organization is working with UNI to get more students involved.
27 Hopkins shares experiences with DADT
Eaton--Samantha Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 109:46, p.1
4/5/2013 As a part of Pride Week, Mr. John Hopkins came to speak about his discharge from the military as a result of his homosexuality. Many of the audience members were surprised to hear that he was not mad at the military for discharging him.
28 Corrections
Northern Iowan 109:43, p.2
3/15/2013 Sara Rockow was incorrectly identified as Kristina Kofoot in the March 12 issue of Northern Iowan. Veteran housing benefits are based on years served rather than rank.
29 Veteran housing benefits to drop
Woolson--Brooks Michael (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:42, p.1
3/12/2013 Incoming students serving in the military will be receiving housing assistance. The Basic Allowance for Housing has been re-evaluated and is re-adjusted each year. This will not affect current military students at UNI.
30 Plans for LGBT and military student centers at UNI continue to move forward
Tjossem--Kirsten Ruth (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:39, p.1
3/1/2013 Plans for the LGBT center and the military and veterans student center are progressing. The centers will located in or near the Student Involvement Center in Maucker Union.
31 Students, staff celebrate opening of military center
Baker--Brandon Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:37, p.1
2/22/2013 Students gathered at the Military and Veteran Student Services office in Bartlett Hall for an open house. The office offers many different resources to veterans and students currently serving; photo.
32 Heuer assumes duties as first UNI military student coordinator
Woolson--Brooks Michael (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:30, p.1
1/29/2013 Julia Heuer is the first military and veteran student service coordinator at UNI. The position was created to enhance the university's ability to serve the military student body. The goal of the job is to assist military graduates to find employment.
33 UNI selected as military friendly by Military Advanced Education magazine
Public Relations News Release 2012:169, p.1
1/7/2013 UNI was selected as a Military-Friendly University in Military Advanced Education's 2013 Guide to Military Friendly Colleges and Universities.
34 Students, staff show support for veterans with ribbon tying event
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:23, p.6
11/13/2012 UNI students and staff attend a ribbon-tying event to show support for our veterans. Ribbons tied around trees and U. S. flags placed in front of the Campanile.
35 UNI holds flag ceremony, reception for Veterans Day
Wilkins--Alan Michael (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:23, p.1
11/13/2012 ROTC instructor Major Kristy Rose reflects on changes in the way citizens treat military personnel. Student Sean Stricker expresses appreciation of Veterans Day since childhood; photo.
36 Veterans discuss experiences during 'Ask a Vet" panel
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:23, p.1
11/13/2012 UNI Veterans Association hosted panel discussion for faculty, students, staff, and community members in honor of Veterans Day. Veterans relations and military and post-military experiences were the topics of discussion; photo.
37 UNI Veterans Association hosting 'Ask a Veteran' panel
Northern Iowan 109:21, p.1
11/6/2012 Veteran panel open to answer any student questions on any topic. The event was hosted by University of Northern Iowa Veterans Association.
38 University of Northern Iowa students to honor veterans
Public Relations News Release 2012:131, p.1
11/1/2012 Wide range of activities planned at UNI to recognize Veteran's Day to honor members of the armed forces. Activities will include ceremony, reception, National Roll Call, and student volunteering opportunities.
39 'Invisible War' screening at UNI brings to light the struggle of military sexual assault victims
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 109:19, p.1
10/30/2012 Documentary film about victims of rape in the military was shown at Lang Hall. Nearly two hundred people in attendance for screening of film and panel discussion; photo.
40 South Korean government honors American veterans
Wilkins--Alan Michael (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:15, p.1
10/16/2012 Over three hundred Korean War veterans were recognized nearly sixty years after the end of the Korean War. Veterans were awarded Ambassador for Peace medals for service in South Korea.
41 UNI selected as GI friendly campus for third year
Public Relations News Release 2012:66, p.1
9/17/2012 UNI selected by G. I. Jobs Magazine as a military friendly school. Ranked in the top fifteen percent of schools doing the most to incorporate veterans as students.
42 UNI creating new veteran and military student service office
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:3, p.2
8/31/2012 Jennifer Suchan plans to open the new office in the ITTC building on Veteran's Day. The space will provide a variety of items for the 250 veterans and military students on campus.
43 Updates on the NISG lower cabinet
Walrath--Spencer Allen (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:34, p.6
2/7/2012 NISG president explains the work of cabinet members.
44 Bachman argues for local control of education
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:25, p.1
12/2/2011 Presidential candidate, Michelle Bachman, spoke to an estimated crowd of 350 in Russell Hall. Iowa Public Radio and UNI collaborated to host the event. Veteran escorted out after he tried to continue debating; photo.
45 UNI addresses vets' needs as soldiers march home
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 108:24, p.1
11/18/2011 Much room for improvement in aiding veterans return to campus and civilian life. Veterans Administration benefits sometimes vary and must be addressed. Veterans see a need for a mentoring system.
46 Committee, student group examine veterans' issues
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 108:23, p.1
11/15/2011 Student satisfaction, retention rates, and graduation rates indicate how the university is serving students; especially veterans. Student Veterans Association is an important part of the process.
47 Modern veterans face multiple issues at UNI
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 108:22, p.1
11/11/2011 The transition from the armed services to civilian life is difficult. Add in coming back to a college environment and things become complicated. The military is a subculture in some respects.
48 UNI increases efforts towards veteran students
Public Relations News Release 2011:107, p.1
11/7/2011 UNI continues to make strides to improve service to veterans by creating a Veteran's Student Service Committee.
49 News in Photos
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 108:10, p.2
9/30/2011 Area residents welcomed veterans home from an Honor Flight. The one day trip to Washington, D. C. stopped at several memorials to the men and women who served their country; photo.
50 UNI selected as GI friendly campus
Public Relations News Release 2011:36, p.1
9/12/2011 The G.I. Jobs Magazine has selected UNI as a Military Friendly School for 2011.


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