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1 UNI to host championship round of international business competition
Meyers--Trevor (Student-2021)
Northern Iowan 119:36, p.01
2/13/2023 The Network of International Business Schools (NIBS) Worldwide Case Competition will take place at UNI March 3-13. This is the 27th year of the competition and the eighth time UNI has had a team make it to the championship round; photo.
2 UNI to host championship round of international business competition
Meyers--Trevor (Student-2021)
Northern Iowan 119:36, p.01
2/13/2023 The Network of International Business Schools (NIBS) Worldwide Case Competition will take place at UNI March 3-13. This is the 27th year of the competition and the eighth time UNI has had a team make it to the championship round; photo.
3 In review: Gun violence near campus
Pistarino--Emma (Student--2019), Cummings--Gabriella (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 117:49, p.01
4/12/2021 On April 4, one person was injured on College hill when his own firearm accidentally discharged, and investigators found several firearms and arrested two people on charges unrelated to the shooting. The article discusses aggravated assaults and gun violence on or near campus that have taken place in the past five years. Cedar Valley residents and UNI students have expressed concern and protested increases in gun violence. Many expect an increase in gun-related incidents after Governor Reynolds signed a new permitless gun carrying law into effect at the beginning of the month; photo.
4 Cedar Falls renews mask mandate through mid-May; Nook supports extension
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021), Fortmann--Toni (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 117:48, p.02
4/8/2021 The Cedar Falls City Council has extended the mask mandate to May 19. President Mark Nook spoke to the Council via Zoom showing his support and stating that an extension to June would be beneficial for staff and students K-12. The mask mandate will be reviewed on May 17 for Cedar Falls while Waterloo's mandate remains in place indefinitely; photo.
5 Blizzard conditions cancel classes
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021), Cummings--Gabriella (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 117:31, p.01
2/8/2021 Due to the winter weather conditions, UNI cancelled classes on February 4 and moved to reduced operations; photos.
6 Local mask mandates: Waterloo extends, Black Hawk County fails to pass
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 117:11, p.02
9/24/2020 The Waterloo City Council approved an extension to the city-wide mask mandate, while the Black Hawk County Board of Supervisors failed to pass a county-wide mask mandate. The City of Cedar Falls also has a mask mandate in place.
7 Caucus results cause delay, confusion
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021), Fortmann--Toni (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 116:33, p.01
2/6/2020 Technical difficulties resulted in Democratic caucus result delays. As of printing, Pete Buttigieg narrowly led the state, followed by Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, and Joe Biden. UNI hosted two locations. In the West Gymnasium, Sanders received four delegates, Warren three, and Buttigieg two. In Maucker Union, Sanders received three delegates, and Warren, Buttigieg, and Klobuchar two. Student Erin Thomason, who served as the precinct chair for the West Gym, discussed the technical difficulties they encountered.
8 Columnist Bennethum gives Cedar Valley Recommendations
Bennethum--Abigail (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 116:33, p.03
2/6/2020 In the author's opinion, it is important to be involved with events on campus and in the Cedar Valley area. Bennethum lists recommendations in the community including Escape Cedar Valley, Get Air, Adrenaline X Laser Tag, Cedar Valley Art and Wine, Hurling Hatchet, as well as UNI events.
9 Buttigieg hosts town hall
Pistarino--Emma (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:29, p.01
1/23/2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg hosted a town hall in Maucker Union on January 15 in advance of Iowa's February 3 caucus; photo.
10 Racial hostility plagues CV
Fisher--Nicholas Allen (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:16, p.1
10/22/2015 Student Nick Fisher believes racial inequality is plaguing the Cedar Valley, and offers possible solutions to the issue; photo.
11 Trump stumps in Cedar Valley
Frasher--Iris (Class of 2017)
Northern Iowan 112:12, p.1
10/8/2015 Presidential candidate Donald Trump spoke at the Waterloo Electric Park Ballroom, attracting supporters and protesters from around Iowa; photo.
12 Off campus? Off the mind of students
Welsch--Shelby (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:3, p.1
9/3/2015 Few students know about the many off campus events that UNI hosts ranging from speakers to art displays; photo.
13 Treat Waterloo as a neighbor, not a criminal
Davidson--Ashley (Student 2014)
Northern Iowan 111:11, p.3
10/6/2014 Columnist Davidson asks the students to alter their negative views on Waterloo to more positive views.
14 Red Cross looking for blood donations
Northern Iowan 111:8, p.2
9/25/2014 The Red Cross has set up thirty-three blood drives in the Cedar Falls/Waterloo area; photo.
15 UNI educational talent search is accepting applications
Public Relations News Release 2014:52, p.1
9/18/2014 UNI Educational Talent Search Program will have mass recruitment opportunities for new students who are enrolled in the Waterloo schools in grades six through 12.
16 Stepping into the spotlight
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 111:1, p.10
8/28/2014 Students have the opportunity to go to many theatrical shows offered in the Cedar Falls/Waterloo area; photo.
17 Get your outdoor fix in the Cedar Valley
Cosgrove--Thaddeus Riley (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:55, p.supp. 17
5/1/2014 Describes the many fun things that are available for outdoors enthusiasts in the Cedar Valley.
18 That word doesn't mean what you think it does
Daniel--Christopher (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:40, p.3
2/27/2014 Says that students make negative assumptions about Waterloo. People often call Waterloo a "ghetto" and associate it with crime. Says that Waterloo does not have the highest crime rate in Iowa. People need to educate themselves on Waterloo.
19 Walk A Mile In Their Shoes to raise poverty awareness
Hausler--Jonathan Wesley (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:27, p.8
12/7/2012 Cedar Valley Hospital House hosts "Walk A Mile In Their Shoes" event in December to raise awareness of poverty in Cedar Valley community. Event includes 1.5 mile walk in Waterloo.
20 UNI professor to premiere documentary film
Public Relations News Release 2012:117, p.1
10/25/2012 Francesca Soans' film "Sons of Jacob Synagogue" premeired at Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. Documentary film explores history and experiences of Jewish community in Waterloo. Film is in 5-part documentary series. Film music by UNI faculty.
21 Event at UNI to commemorate Blue Zones designation
Public Relations News Release 2012:101, p.1
10/12/2012 Event to promote awareness of healthy habits to be held at Maucker Union. Cedar Falls and Waterloo have been selected to participate in the Blue Zones initiative, promoting healthy habits in the community.
22 Life after Price Lab: Level II field experiences
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 109:7, p.1
9/18/2012 New field experience consists of a two week mini-course followed by a minimum of twenty-five hour field experience during a six week period. Waterloo and Cedar Falls schools are providing areas for field experience; photo.
23 Myth busted: plenty to do in Cedar Falls, Waterloo
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:48, p.4
4/8/2011 Presidential Scholars have been working for a year to develop eleven unique locations for students to visit. These locations are not normally visited by students.
24 UNI dedicates its first net-zero building
Spory--Karyn Kathleen (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:2, p.1
8/31/2010 Multimodal Transportation Center generates its own energy thanks to solar panels installed above the facility. The facility is a joint effort of UNI, the cities of Cedar Falls and Waterloo, and the Metropolitan Transit Authority; photo.
25 Green Iowa AmeriCorps to offer a weatherization workshop for homeowners on May 29
Public Relations News Release 2009:463, p.1
5/20/2010 During the workshop, participants will learn energy-saving techniques to make their homes more resistant to weather. Activities will include identifying areas of air infiltration, caulking and sealing windows and doors, applying weather strip, and more.
26 Iowa River Revival's annual conference focuses on Cedar Valley
Public Relations News Release 2009:432, p.1
4/28/2010 The conference theme, "Beyond the River Banks: Celebrating Iowa's Cedar Valley," emphasizes a watershed approach to recognize that rivers and streams need space to expand and recede, coexisting in harmony with the communities and habitats they shape.
27 Microenterprise grants available to support Waterloo small businesses
Public Relations News Release 2009:380, p.1
4/6/2010 The goal of this grant program is to provide new small business owners with the necessary knowledge, skills and education to establish and maintain a prosperous business.
28 National Ag=Based Lubricants Center becomes first TechWorks tenant
Northern Iowa Today 93:3, p.20
4/1/2010 New Waterloo location will offer additional laboratory space.
29 Library needs Youth Summer Library Program volunteers
Northern Iowan 106:45, p.2
3/30/2010 Waterloo Public Library is looking for volunteers to aid with registration, crafts, and special events during "Make a Splash". The shifts are two hours long.
30 UNI hosts immigration interpreter from Postville raids
Public Relations News Release 2009:304, p.1
3/1/2010 Erik Camayd-Freixas, a federally certified interpreter who translated at the federal hearings in Waterloo after the 2008 immigration raid at Agri-Processors, Inc. in Postville, will participate in two events about "The Postville Story."
31 UNI to host first-ever international physical education forum in the U. S.
Public Relations News Release 2009:258, p.1
2/4/2010 Childhood obesity is no longer just a problem in the U. S. According to Ming-Kai Chin, professor of physical education, research studies from the International Obesity Task Force have shown adolescents world-wide show symptoms of obesity.
32 UNI to host international educator recruiting fair
Public Relations News Release 2009:254, p.1
2/3/2010 The Overseas Placement Service for Educators, a program of Career Services, whill host the 34th annual Overseas Recruiting Fair Friday, Feb. 5, at the Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center in Waterloo.
33 NIFFP takes leadership role in Midwest farm-to-school projects
Public Relations News Release 2009:237, p.1
1/26/2010 Northern Iowa Food and Farm Partnership (NIFFP) was appointed to a co-leadership position for the Midwest region of the National Farm to School Network (NFTSN). NIFFP is a program of the Center for Energy and Environmental Education.
34 UNI students to participate in Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, Jan. 18
Public Relations News Release 2009:228, p.1
1/14/2010 The American Democracy Project is sponsoring this day because part of the education of students is learning to be civically engaged in their communities. Service on this day reflects Rev. King's dream of making our country a better place for all.
35 Expanded research capabilities is big benefit of UNI's biolubricant center's new space Move to Cedar Valley TechWorks to be completed by year's end
Public Relations News Release 2009:205, p.1
12/17/2009 National Ag-based Lubricants Center (NABL) will call Cedar Valley TechWorks home before the the first of the year. Lou Honary, director and founder of NABL, said "This move has been a long-time coming, and a lot of pieces have had to fit in place."
36 UNI to help sponsor North End Arts & Music Fest in Waterloo Saturday & Sunday
Public Relations News Release 2009:76, p.1
9/24/2009 The festival celebrates the community's pride in its rich musical and cultural heritage, and recognizes the contributions of the North End Community to the entire city of Waterloo.
37 Behind the scenes of Waterloo
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 105:11, p.15
10/7/2008 Waterloo's "Tour de 'Loo" is a behind the scenes look at downtown's latest developments. Fourteen sites will be open between 5pm and 9pm; photo.
38 UNI professor leads documentary project
Lantz--Kelly Briann (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 105:1, p.20
8/29/2008 A series of documentaries entitled "Waterloo: A History of Place", will be produced by Francesca Soans and Robert Neymeyer; photo.
39 UNI professor receives funding for Waterloo documentary project
Public Relations News Release 2008:9, p.1
8/12/2008 Francesca Soans, professor of communication studies, received $15,000 in external funding from Humanities Iowa for her project, "Waterloo: A History of Place," a multi-part series of video documentaries focusing on Waterloo's diverse communities.
40 Cedar Valley MyEntreNet EntreBash! Scheduled for June 19, canceled
Public Relations News Release 2007:725, p.1
6/16/2008 The Bash has been cancelled due to flooding in the region. MyEntreNet is a support system that offers small-business owners the opportunity to network with fellow entrepreneurs, obtain technical assistance and learn about available sources of capital.
41 Two Barmuda businesses opening Waterloo locations
Donisi--Samantha T. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:47, p.1
4/8/2008 Barmuda Corporation will open Bourbon Street II and the Voodoo Lounge II in downtown Waterloo in September; photo.
42 Friday'Loo becomes summer long town celebration
Barkley--Tia M. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:1, p.2
8/24/2007 Friday'Loo is an outgrowth of My Waterloo Days; features music, food, and entertainment in Lincoln Park.
43 Environment the first to suffer from poor leadership
Northern Iowan 103:3, p.10
8/29/2006 Idaho governor praised for stopping coal-fired power plant. Citizens urged to become informed and vigilant on the proposed coal-fired power plant in Waterloo.
44 UNI students document African-American achievement; final project to be used as teaching aid in high schools
Kelly--Ned (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 102:31, p.1
1/24/2006 Film documents impact made in community by African-Americans; photo.
45 Cedar Falls provides Halloween festivities all month
Feldman--Stephanie N. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:15, p.9
10/18/2005 Describes activities such as haunted houses and hayrides for people of all ages; photo.
46 Save gas by partying on campus
Northern Iowan 102:1, p.7
8/26/2005 Gives the benefits of staying on campus on weekends, even if it is only to save gas.
47 Institute helps develop local elementary math curriculum
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
8/8/2005 Summer institute will teach Waterloo Community School District math teachers how to be more effective in teaching computation to children in the first and second grades.
48 Fazoli's; Italian restaurants need not be pricey
Ahmad--Sayeeda T. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 101:61, p.4
7/22/2005 Describes experience at Fazoli's and comments on the good prices and food.
49 BBQ'Loo offers chili, blues, fun for whole family
Thomas--Chris (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 101:60, p.1
7/15/2005 Friday'Loo event offers family oriented atmosphere with good food, music, and activities.
50 Sugarfoot means laid back and easy rock 'n' roll; band to perform throughout Cedar Valley this summer
Thomas--Chris (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 101:57, p.7
6/17/2005 Local band will play several times through the summer.


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