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Wellness and Recreation Center (WRC)

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101 UNI makes waste disposal and recycling more efficient on campus
Public Relations News Release 2010:20, p.1
8/24/2010 New solar-powered trash compactors and recycling units are being installed on the campus. Six stand-alone solar-powered trash compactors and six three-unit recycling stations will further enhance the beauty of the campus while reducing demands on grounds
102 UNI to offer Kindergym starting Sept. 18
Public Relations News Release 2010:18, p.1
8/23/2010 Kindergym, an informal learning program focusing on the development and refinement of motor skills for 2- to 5-year-olds, will be offered on six Saturdays in the main gym of the Wellness Recreation Center.
103 Make your voice heard
Anderson--John Patrick (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 2009:59, p.1
7/16/2010 Input sought on the value of athletics and other auxillary programs at the University; photo.
104 UNI Adapted Sports Camp to be held June 16-19
Public Relations News Release 2009:479, p.1
6/10/2010 According to Jack Eherenman, co-director of the Adapted Sports Camp, the camp is the only opportunity in the state for youth using wheelchairs to partake in competitive sports training.
105 New Outdoor recreation camp seeking adventuresome youth
Public Relations News Release 2009:462, p.1
5/19/2010 During the action-packed three-day camp, participants will enjoy activities such as rock climbing, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, fire building, animal tracking, identification, and more.
106 A day in the life of a UNI Panther
Krueger--Jeffrey Allen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:54, p.supplement 12-13
4/30/2010 Campus scenes; photo.
107 WRC offers variety of health, recreational, workout services
Tegeler--Cassie L. (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:54, p.supplement 10
4/30/2010 Wellness and Recreation Center provide a fitness area, free weight room, courts, swimming and leisure pools, climbing wall, and other areas for activities; photo.
108 Rock of Love: marriage proposed at WRC rock climbing wall
Krueger--Jeffrey Allen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:51, p.1
4/20/2010 Jon Farley proposes to Hillary Moore in the WRC; photo.
109 Faculty Senate suggests cut to auxiliary funds
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:41, p.1
3/5/2010 The Wellness and Recreation Center, Performing Arts Center, Student Health Center, Maucker Union, and athletic programs would all feel the effects of a proposal from the Faculty Senate to reduce support from the general fund; photo.
110 Public lifeguarding classes offered at UNI Wellness and Recreation Center
Public Relations News Release 2009:302, p.1
2/26/2010 In addition to lifeguard training and certification, adult swim classes, CPR training, first aid training and blood borne pathogens certification classes are available through Wellness and Recreation Services (WRS).
111 UNI participates in National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, Feb. 22 - 26
Public Relations News Release 2009:283, p.1
2/17/2010 Research shows that in the U. S., as many as 10 million females and 1 million males are fighting a life and death battle with an eating disorder. A display on campus will allow people to step on a scale and view a positive affirmation instead of a number.
112 Ironman Triathlon to be held by WRS
Schreck--Anna E. (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:34, p.14
2/9/2010 Nearly eighty people participate in the triathlon annually. Three options are available; non-swimming, traditional, and the double triathlon.
113 UNI to conquer new heights with Rock Revolution
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:34, p.1
2/9/2010 Eleventh annual rock climbing competition will include novice, intermediate, and advanced divisions in top rope and bouldering. Scoring is based on completing a number of climbs without falling; photo.
114 UNI Wellness & Recreation Center to host All-Sports Camp
Public Relations News Release 2009:260, p.1
2/5/2010 An All-Sports Camp for children ages 6 - 12 will be held during spring break March 15 - 19. Children can participate in flag football, table tennis, volleyball, rock climbing, basketball, swimming, kickball, baseball, softball, dodge ball and soccer.
115 New Year's resolutions full up the WRC
Jensen--Brice Tyler (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 2010:29, p.5
1/22/2010 Daily use of the WRC has increased from 1800 per day to 2200 per day since students returned from Christmas break. The WRC is the kind of place that other universities wish to build.
116 Faculty requires other cuts before furloughs
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:23, p.1
11/17/2009 Eighty-eight per cent of the faculty union members surveyed opposed the idea of furloughs unless similar cuts are made in programs including athletics, Gallagher-Bluedorn, and the Wellness Center; photo.
117 News Briefs: Diversity First Retreat and WRC pool dedication
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:17, p.4
10/27/2009 Angel Banks, director of diversity and student life for Northern Iowa Student Government, announced an interactive, hands-on experience during a diversity retreat. Diving pool dedicated to former professor, Glen F. Henry.
118 Competition pool to be named in honor of first men's swimming coach
Northern Iowa Today 93:2, p.18
9/1/2009 Competition pool in Wellness/Recreation Center will be named in honor of Glen Henry; photo.
119 Wellness/Recreation Center; free weight room is under renovation
Haines--Gregory Lee (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:2, p.11
9/1/2009 New and exciting projects will enhance the facility and provide additional hours for use of the free weight room. The room has been completely gutted from floor to ceiling. New paint, equipment, and lighting will be installed.
120 Films on environmental health issues to show at UNI March 26 and 31
Public Relations News Release 2008:390, p.1
3/11/2009 "Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick" and "A Sense of Wonder" will both precede Sandra Steingraber's visit to UNI on April 6. "A Sense of Wonder" drew attention to the presence of toxic chemicals in the environment in the 1950's.
121 Quiet robbery
Becker--Mark Benedict (Class of 2009)
Northern Iowan 105:32, p.7
2/3/2009 Questions spending priorities for the University of Northern Iowa; especially the transfer of funds from the general fund to Maucker Union, Gallagher-Bluedorn, athletics, and the Student Health Clinic.
122 Smoking cessation
Kuster--Therese Catherine (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:17, p.1
10/28/2008 Kathy Green has developed a free session to help students, faculty, and staff to stop smoking. Program is one-on-one or small group interaction.
123 Wellness Recreation Center offers programs for the community
Lantz--Kelly Briann (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 105:17, p.3
10/28/2008 Community members participate in the Noontime Basketball Association, the Master's Swim program, and Climbing Club program for a fee. Student access remains the primary concern.
124 Trash clean up expensive
Bardsley--Laura Lee (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:14, p.1
10/17/2008 Cleaning up after football games takes nearly sixty man hours and $2000; photo.
125 Turkey Trot offers workout motivation
Kuster--Therese Catherine (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:14, p.7
10/17/2008 Program started three years ago as an incentive to exercise during the holiday season. Prizes are available for answering trivia questions correctly. The program has a newsletter for added support; photo.
126 Avoiding a daily eating contest
Vogel--Angela Joy (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:13, p.9
10/14/2008 Texas A & M study shows that students living in the dorms eat 387 more calories per day than those living off campus. Those living off campus believe that they can control what is in their cupboards; photo.
127 Saturday morning race part of festivities
Schacht--Hailey Ayn (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:11, p.11
10/7/2008 Annual Panther Pacers 5K race starts at 8:00 AM. Registration can be completed online or by picking up an entry form at the Wellness Center.
128 UNI students to backpack the shoreline of Lake Superior
Lantz--Kelly Briann (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 105:10, p.1
10/3/2008 Students, faculty, and staff will be exposed to outdoor and environmental education opportunities during a trip to Lake Superior; photo.
129 Weekend warriors
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 105:6, p.6
9/19/2008 Students urged to stay in Cedar Falls for the weekends. By going home each weekend, the student will miss 29% of the college experience. Weekend activities suggested.
130 Welcome families!
Northern Iowan 105:6, p.1
9/19/2008 Schedule of events for Family Weekend; photo.
131 Tornado assistance from many sources
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:55, p.7
6/20/2008 Those who were affected by recent tornado find assistance.
132 A presidential greeting
Allen--Benjamin J. (President of UNI)
Northern Iowan 104:54, p.sup 5
5/2/2008 President Allen shares ways students can get involved at UNI and states the commitment of "Students First"; photo.
133 Wellness and Recreation Services
Buxton--Zachary Joe (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 104:54, p.sup 20
5/2/2008 Wellness and Recreation Center offers classes, pickup games, and individual exercise areas; photo.
134 Multicultural Teaching Alliance at UNI to hold fun night, April 18
Public Relations News Release 2007:611, p.1
4/17/2008 The Multicultural Teaching Alliance will host a Fun Night for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Iowa.
135 Students take "The Look" down the runway
Fleming--Rachel M. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:46, p.1
4/4/2008 Annual Textiles and Apparel Student Design show held in Lang Hall; photo.
136 UNI Outdoors hosts climbing contest
Hoff--Forest Stephen (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:39, p.13
2/29/2008 Eighth annual rock climbing competition held at Wellness and Recreation Center; photo.
137 I Want Team Spirit Glory
Northern Iowan 104:35, p.4
2/15/2008 Announcement and procedures for participation in upcoming intramural activities; photo.
138 What happens on Spring Break stays on Spring Break
Glaser--Jordan Moye (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:35, p.5
2/15/2008 Alternatives to spending Spring Break in the usual locations include mission trips or road trips with friends. The latter are safer and less expensive.
139 Don't worry, be happy
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:34, p.7
2/12/2008 Be Positive Month suggestions.
140 Fad diets: not as simple as they claim
Smith--Amy (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:32, p.5
2/5/2008 Many 'fad' diets are unsafe and simply do not work, according to Dean Schillinger, Hy-Vee dietician.
141 I Want Team Spirit Glory
Northern Iowan 104:32, p.12
2/5/2008 Intramural basketball winning teams. Upcoming events for February and March.
142 Relieving the stresses of a college student
Glaser--Jordan Moye (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:31, p.5
2/1/2008 Making lists, going for coffee, playing games, getting a massage, and working out take the mind off impending projects and assignments.
143 There is an organization out there for everyone
Hawthorne--Morgan L. A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:29, p.2
1/25/2008 Considers the many types of campus student organizations; provides information on how to find a complete list of groups on campus; photo.
144 Home and college life meld together for Family Weekend
French--Larissa A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:18, p.1
10/26/2007 Schedule of activities for Family Weekend; photo.
145 Rape defense class teaches safety
Barkley--Tia M. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:3, p.3
8/31/2007 Rape Aggression Defense class shows students how to protect themselves and avoid dangerous situations.
146 Artwork livens up campus landscape
Harken--Sarah (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:2, p.1
8/28/2007 One-half of one percent of the cost of a building goes toward creating artwork that everyone can view and enjoy; photo.
147 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
3/26/2007 The Iowa Therapeutic Recreation Association will be holding its state conference in the Wellness and Recreation Center Friday, March 30.
148 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
2/19/2007 The 8th Annual Climbing and Bouldering Competition will take place in the Wellness/Recreation Center, Saturday, February 24.
149 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
2/19/2007 The Orchesis Dance Company will be presenting a musical theatre/jazz dance style master class Monday, February 26.
150 Healthy weight can't be found on a chart
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
1/16/2007 January 21-27 is Healthy Weight Week and Joan Thompson offers tips to maintain a healthy weight.


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