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1 UNI Recreation Services to host spring break camp
Public Relations News Release 2015:185, p.1
2/23/2015 Over spring break, UNI Recreation Services will provide an All Sports Camp for elementary and middle school kids. The cost is $160 for pick-up and $260 for extended care. Participants will receive a T-shirt, water bottle, and drawstring bag.
2 UNI Wellness and Recreation Services to host spring break camp
Public Relations News Release 2013:176, p.1
2/12/2014 UNI Wellness and Recreation Services will be offering a camp to students between the ages of 6 and 12 over spring break. The All Sports Camp gives students the opportunity to play a wide variety of sports.
3 UNI offers summer rock climbing camp
Public Relations News Release 2012:309, p.1
5/28/2013 UNI Wellness and Recreation Services (WRS) will offer for the first time a climbing camp for youth this summer. Participants will learn about bouldering and climbing techniques, tying knots, operating climbing equipment and how to belay.
4 UNI to host 15th annual rock climbing competition
Public Relations News Release 2012:218, p.1
2/27/2013 Outdoor Recreation will host the 15th annual "Rock Revolution". This is a rock climbing competition for climbers from all across the Midwest.
5 Students simulate drunk driving
Baker--Brandon Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:38, p.1
2/26/2013 Wellness and Recreation Services, along with UNI Public Safety, hosted a program called, "UNI I am Making Safe Decisions." Students simulated drunk driving to see how dangerous it really is; photo.
6 UNI to host interactive safety event
Public Relations News Release 2012:205, p.1
2/18/2013 "UNI I am . . . Making Safe Decisions!" is an event that will be hosted by UNI Public Safety, Wellness and Recreation Services, and local and state law enforcement. The event will have educational and high-risk drinking prevention activities.
7 UNI Wellness & Recreation Center to host All-Sports Camp
Public Relations News Release 2012:187, p.1
2/4/2013 The Wellness and Recreation Services will host an All-Sports Camp for children ages 6 to 12 over spring break. Children can participate in various activities and also attend nutritional and environmental presentations.
8 UNI Wellness and Recreation Services to offer new swimming course for youth
Public Relations News Release 2012:4, p.1
7/11/2012 GaurdStart fulfills a basic knowledge and skill set in successful completion of the Red Cross Lifeguarding course. A swimming pretest is required.
9 UNI to host sports camps
Public Relations News Release 2011:56, p.1
9/27/2011 UNI Wellness and Recreation Center will host teacher development days all-sports camps for kids 6 to 12.
10 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).
11 UNI student receives wellness and recreation scholarship
Public Relations News Release 2009:238, p.1
1/26/2010 Kari Dirksen, a junior studying leisure, youth, and human services, was named the spring 2010 recipient of the $500 scholarship. The scholarship is supported by Kathy Green, director of Wellness and Recreation Services and University Health Services.
12 Panther Pacers Running Club to host 12th annual homecoming 5K race
Public Relations News Release 2009:109, p.1
10/8/2009 The course is a true cross country course, featuring flats, rolling hills, and tight curves on the intramural fields. Medals will be given to the top three men and women runners of each age group.
13 UNI Homecoming celebration to feature week of activities
Public Relations News Release 2009:111, p.1
10/8/2009 Homecoming committee members are encouraging students, faculty, and staff to wear purple and gold on Friday, October 16. The festivities will begin on October 11 with residence halls window painting and continue through October 17.
14 Autumn-matic Wellness Fair hopes to shape-up UNI
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:11, p.11
10/6/2009 Wellness Fair to feature exhibits from around campus and the Cedar Valley community. Chair massages, cooking demonstrations, blood pressure and body mass testing, and lots of samples will be available.
15 UNI will dedicate new addition to the Human Performance Center, Oct. 3
Public Relations News Release 2009:82, p.1
9/28/2009 The Richard O. Jacobson Human Performance Complex will be dedicated on Saturday. Named for Des Moines businessman and philanthropist Dick Jacobson, the latest additions to the complex include a 9,136-square-foot training center, locker rooms and more.
16 UNI-Cue hosts summer youth academy
Public Relations News Release 2008:597, p.1
7/6/2009 A four-week youth academy is being held through July 10 to "prepare students for higher education and beyond." The adacemy focuses on improving reading skills, decision-making, leadership, citizenship and cultural awareness.
17 UNI student receives Wellness and Recreation Scholarship
Public Relations News Release 2008:551, p.1
5/27/2009 Stacie Ogaard, a senior interpersonal communication major with a minor in leisure, youth and human services, was named the fall 2009 recipient of the $500 Wellness and Recreation Services Scholarship.
18 UNI to host series of events celebrating Earth Day
Public Relations News Release 2008:468, p.1
4/14/2009 "Get Your Green On," Available events include tours of the Botanical Center, a 5K run/walk, an environmental job booth, live music and free bike tune-ups.
19 UNI Wellness & Recreation Center to host All-Sports Camp
Public Relations News Release 2008:350, p.1
2/18/2009 The camp will be offered during spring break. Children will have the change to participate in flag football, table tennis, volleyball, rock climbing, basketball, tai chi, swimming, kickball, baseball, softball, dodgeball and soccer, and more.
20 UNI to offer Kindergym for 2- to 5-year-olds
Public Relations News Release 2008:323, p.1
1/28/2009 Kindergym, an informal learning program focusing on the development and refinement of motor skills, will be offered on six Saturdays during the spring 2009 semester in the Wellness Recreation Center, main gym. Students listed.
21 UNI student receives Wellness and Recreation scholarship
Public Relations News Release 2008:307, p.1
1/16/2009 Anne Reiter, a senior leisure youth and human services major was named the spring 2009 recipient of the $500 scholarship. The selection criteria is based on the student's performance as a WRS employee. More.
22 Just for Kicks hosts indoor soccer league for all ages
Public Relations News Release 2008:289, p.1
1/6/2009 The "Just for Kicks" sixth annual Panther Pride Indoor Soccer League is a program to train youth soccer coaches and advanced players, launched by the Leisure, Youth and Human Services Division.
23 UNI Wellness and Recreation Services recognizes its student employees
Public Relations News Release 2008:173, p.1
10/24/2008 Six student employees were recognized for their exemplary assistant in getting the new school year off to a great start and for the positive example they set for other student employees.
24 UNI's Wellness and Recreation Center offers programs filled with fun, fitness and adventure for the public
Public Relations News Release 2008:152, p.1
10/15/2008 WRS invites residents of the Cedar Valley to explore the possibilities of the Noontime Bazsketball Association, the Master's Swim program or the Climbing Club. These fee-based programs are housed in the WRC.
25 GNIRRRR calls adventurers from all corners of campus
Osborn--Benjamin Tyler (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:5, p.6
9/16/2008 Third annual Great Northern Iowa Radical River Run Race will be held in October in George Wyth State Park.
26 UNI classes begin Monday, Aug. 25; 'Panther Fest' offers variety of activities
Public Relations News Release 2008:15, p.1
8/15/2008 The welcome week festival will kick off Thursday in the McLeod Center south lawn with a Panther Picnic. There will be free food for the first 1,000 students, outdoor games and music.
27 UNI Wellness & Recreation Services offers students a chance to de-stress
Public Relations News Release 2007:640, p.1
4/28/2008 De-Stress Days will be held in Maucker Union Old Central Ballroom and Lobby. Students, Faculty and staff may attend the free activities including mini-massages, an opportunity to walk the labyrinth, and enjoy company of animals from the Humane Society.
28 UNI will hold celebration in honor of Earth Day
Public Relations News Release 2007:608, p.1
4/16/2008 Program will include clothing drive, displays, recycling demonstration, and workshops.
29 HIV/AIDS candlelight vigil and rally November 27
Public Relations News Release 2007:308, p.1
11/26/2007 The Wellness and Recreation Services and Iowans for AIDS Action are sponsoring an HIV/AIDS Candlelight Vigil and Rally November 27.
30 Wellness Fair
Northern Iowan 104:17, p.22
10/23/2007 Businesses and organizations taking part in the Wellness Fair are announced.
31 You're paying for it, might as well enjoy it
Baxter--Brittney (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:17, p.9
10/23/2007 Suggests campus opportunities that students should try; photo.
32 Human Performance Center named
Northern Iowan 104:9, p.17
9/25/2007 Richard O. Jacobson gives $3 million to the Human Performance Center project; university must match gift with $2 million; center will be called the Jacobson Human Performance Complex.
33 Jacobson gives $3 million naming gift to University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 2007:165, p.1
9/18/2007 Biographical profile of Richard Jacobson.
34 Cedar Falls RAGBRAI® committee to announce July 25 Lance Armstrong Foundation fundraising event at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2007:14, p.1
6/12/2007 A news conference is scheduled for Wednesday, June 13, to discuss RAGBRAI.
35 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
4/30/2007 "Walk Out on Your Job Day" is part of a worksite health promotion program taking place Monday, April 30 at Cedar Falls Utilities.
36 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
4/30/2007 De-Stress Days will be taking place April 30 to May 2, hosted by Wellness and Recreation Services.
37 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
4/23/2007 De-Stress Days, hosted by Wellness and Recreation Services, will be held April 30 through May 2.
38 UNI student receives Wellness and Recreation Scholarship
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
4/5/2007 Lynn Nefzger received the Wellness and Recreation Services Scholarship.
39 Local firefighters add element to saving skills
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 103:44, p.1
3/9/2007 UNI lifeguards and Cedar Falls firefighters meet to learn about water rescues in joint meeting; photo.
40 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
3/5/2007 Lifeguards at the Wellness and Recreation Services and the Cedar Falls Fire Department will work together during in-service training March 5-6.
41 UNI students reach for another notch in the wall
Rolfes--Kate E. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:38, p.1
2/16/2007 UNI has the largest rock climbing wall in the Midwest; photo.
42 Get your heart pumping instead of slacking
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 103:37, p.15
2/13/2007 A wide variety of fitness classes are available at UNI; photo.
43 Suicide prevention a joint issue on campus
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 103:27, p.4
12/5/2006 Wellness and Recreation Services and UNI Counseling Center work together to spread the word about suicide prevention.
44 UNI Wellness and Recreation Services Scholarship Committee names spring 2007 scholarship recipient
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
12/5/2006 Emily Renner has been chosen as the scholarship recipient.
45 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
12/4/2006 De-Stress Days begins Monday, December 11 to Wednesday, December 13.
46 Stats say UNI a safe campus
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:26, p.5
12/1/2006 Clery Act Report proves that UNI is a relatively safe environment.
47 Wellness Fair brings many opportunities to one place
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 103:17, p.1
10/24/2006 Forty businesses and other vendors will have booths for the Wellness Fair in the lower level of the Wellness and Recreation Center; photo.
48 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
10/23/2006 The Autumn-matic Wellness Fair will be taking place Tuesday, October 24.
49 Panel discussion puts face on HIV/AIDS
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
10/20/2006 Wellness and Recreation Services and the Cedar AIDS Support System are hosting a panel discussion about people in the United States living with HIV/AIDS.
50 UNI to offer cycling and yoga training
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
10/6/2006 The Wellness and Recreation Services Office is offering classes for people interested in becoming instructors of cycling and yoga.

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