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Title Date Summary
1 Math professor brings joy to Cedar Valley through improv
Finn--Alex (Guest Writer)
Northern Iowan 118:46, p.1
4/4/2022 Doug Shaw, a member of the mathematics faculty, holds workshops with improv groups on campus; photo.
2 Students return to the "classroom"
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:1, p.01
8/20/2020 In hopes of lessening the spread of COVID-19, UNI is implementing three main options for fall 2020 classes--fully in-person, fully online and hybrid. Most students interviewed by the Northern Iowan preferred these in-person classes; photo.
3 Wright Hall briefly closes
Stelk--Caleb (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:15, p.02
10/15/2018 wright closed for a short period due to an electrical issue.
4 Stepping towards sustainability
Hofmeyer--Sarah (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 114:16, p.01
10/19/2017 US President Donald Trump is withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement. The agreement was originally signed by former president Barack Obama. Faculty members give their reactions to the news.
5 Wright Hall turns 100
Smith--Monique (Student--2017), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:12, p.01
10/5/2017 Wright Hall, named for Normal School Professor David Sans Wright, turns 100-years-old. The building began construction in 1915 and was finished in 1917; photo.
6 I Spy at UNI
Schreck--Anna E. (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:45, p.1
3/29/2011 Students, faculty, and staff challenged to identify the "mystery photo"; photo.
7 Building history
Northern Iowa Today 93:2, p.4
9/1/2009 Tribute to James E. Robinson, who planned many of the older buildings on campus; photo.
8 NISG sheds light on dark sides of campus
Fleming--Rachel M. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:18, p.1
10/26/2007 Safety walk around campus included President Allen, Director of Public Safety, several NISG members, faculty, and staff; walk comes in wake of several reported assaults; photo.
9 Universitas magazine showcases graduate students
Ory--Lindsey (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:39, p.1
2/21/2006 Professor of English, Richard Utz, hopes to end academic exclusion with his new publication. Univesitas is a scholarly web-based journal and a bi-annual publication. The first issue was posted last September, and the second issue is due out April 1.
10 Technology theft strikes Wright Hall
Sprague--Ivy A. (Class of 2000)
Northern Iowan 94:19, p.1
11/4/1997 Computer equipment valued at $15,000 stolen from Wright Hall computer laboratory.
11 Pardon our progress
Campus News Network 6:18, p.4
5/28/1996 Report on construction projects underway on campus, including razing of two university-owned houses.
12 Where's the fire?
Williams--Erin
Northern Iowan 91:51, p.1
4/7/1995 Faulty exit sign causes alarm; photo.
13 Mathematics and Medicine theme for National Mathematics Awareness Week April, 24-30
Public Relations News Release 0:509, p.1
4/22/1994 Agenda announced for National Mathematics Awareness Week.
14 An Iowa Education Equity Specialist will discuss gender equity in American classrooms at the University of Northern Iowa March 2
Public Relations News Release 1993:378, p.1
2/24/1994 Mary Ann Ahrens will discuss gender equity in American classrooms as part of UNI Women's Studies spring program.
15 Smoking exit sign evacuates students from Wright Hall
Riley--Jim
Northern Iowan 90:32, p.1
1/28/1994 Exit sign causes emergency evacuation.
16 -
Public Relations News Release 1993:34, p.1
9/3/1993 A major power outage occurred on the UNI campus today. Nancy Marlin reports class cancellation is being left up the individual instructors.
17 Restored, now re-opening
Campus News Network 2:13, p.1
3/9/1992 Wright Hall to be re-dedicated; photo.
18 Rededication ceremony for University of Northern Iowa's newly remodeled Wright Hall to be held March 11
Public Relations News Release 1991:461, p.1
3/5/1992 Newly remodeled Wright Hall will be rededicated in March.
19 Remodeling gives Wright Hall refreshing new look
Northern Iowa Today 20:1, p.6
3/1/1992 Building rededicated; photo.
20 Open for classes
Johnston--Krista L. (Class of 1992)
Northern Iowan 88:32, p.1
1/28/1992 Newly-renovated Wright Hall is ready for use; photo.
21 Wright Hall undergoes many internal changes: renovation begins final stage
Gibson--Tressa
Northern Iowan 88:8, p.10
9/27/1991 $2.7 million mechanical, electrical, and fire safety renovations nearing completion; photo.
22 Campus improvements enhance academic environment
Anglum--Gerald (Public Relations Staff)
Northern Iowa Today 19:2, p.2
9/1/1991 Outline of current and future campus construction projects; photo.
23 Wright Hall renovation is part of campus evolution
Weiss--Sonya
Northern Iowan 87:60, p.1
6/28/1991 Survey of construction and renovation underway and planned.
24 Concrete thoughts for this summer
Campus News Network 1:17, p.1
5/6/1991 Plans for new construction and renovations include work on roads, parking lots, Wright Hall, and ROTH.
25 Wright on schedule
Ranslem--Corey D. (Class of 1992)
Northern Iowan 87:55, p.1
4/26/1991 Worker on scaffold; photo.
26 Work on campus projects returns to full force
Edwards--Erin
Northern Iowan 87:50, p.1
4/9/1991 Construction projects include Seerley Hall, Wright Hall, ROTH, Education Center Plaza, and Towers parking.
27 Untitled
Northern Iowa Today 19:1, p.5
3/1/1991 Renovation work on west side of Wright Hall; photo.
28 Regents approve business for University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1990:198, p.1
11/14/1990 Wright Hall and other project funding for UNI approved by the Board of Regents.
29 Wright Hall to receive a new look
Adamson--Peter (Student--1990)
Northern Iowan 87:6, p.8
9/21/1990 Building was closed last month as renovations began. Work is expected to be completed in December 1991; photo.
30 Construction projects are "a maze-ing"
Campus News Network 1:1, p.1
9/4/1990 Long list of construction projects which may cause inconvenience; photo.
31 Same faces, new places
Campus News Network 1:1, p.3
9/4/1990 Provost and Vice President for Administration and Finance move to Seerley Hall, Department of Mathematics moves to Baker Hall during remodeling projects.
32 Two University of Northern Iowa vice presidents and department of math and computer science temporarily move into new quarters
Public Relations News Release 1990:9, p.1
8/23/1990 Office remodeling in Gilchrist Hall and Wright Hall has caused offices to move
33 Wright Hall to receive new look
Putze--Aaron A. (Class of 1993)
Northern Iowan 86:44, p.1
3/9/1990 $2.7 million project would renovate HVAC systems and add new windows; status of other projects noted.
34 Wright Hall scheduled for major renovation
Northern Iowa Today 18:1, p.4
3/1/1990 $2.7 million project will begin this fall.
35 University of Northern Iowa to offer back-to-school workshop for non-traditional students May 7 (Saturday)
Public Relations News Release 1987:371, p.1
4/15/1988 A workshop for non-traditional students returning for summer and fall terms is held in Wright Hall. The workshop is organized by the Centers of Counseling and Student Services.
36 Northern Iowa to host district individual events tournament March 11-12
Public Relations News Release 1987:302, p.1
3/9/1988 The District IV National Individual Events Tournament is held on UNI campus, featuring teams from thirty schools. Events are held in Maucker, Wright, Sabin, Seerley, McCollum, Kamerick, the Education Center, and the Communication Arts Building.
37 Back to school workshop for adults offered at Northern Iowa Dec. 5 (Saturday)
Public Relations News Release 1987:93, p.1
10/21/1987 Adult students are invited to Wright Hall for a workshop on building math, writing, and study skills in preparation for the spring semester. The workshop is sponsored by the Counseling Center, and the Student Services Center.
38 'Building family strengths' facilitators' training to be June 23-24 at UNI
Public Relations News Release 1987:396, p.1
6/9/1987 Professor Mary Franken instructs a training program for family strength counselors in Wright Hall. The program is sponsored by the Division of Continuing Education and Department of Home Economics.
39 Back to school workshop for adults offered at UNI May 2
Public Relations News Release 1987:348, p.1
4/24/1987 Adult students exercise their math, writing, and study skills at a workshop held in Wright Hall. Participants also received information on admissions, financial aid, and advising services.
40 It's all happening at Northern Iowa; renovations, additions, replacements
Northern Iowa Today 15:2, p.6
3/1/1987 Renovated Auditorium opened; construction expected to begin on Business Building in Fall 1987; architect will be selected for addition to Union; library addition, Latham and Wright hall renovations, new power plant, and new faculty lines await funding.
41 UNI to offer eight telecourses for college credit
Public Relations News Release 1986:144, p.1
12/22/1986 Eight telecourses are available to persons suffering from work and time restraints. Students view these programs from home, and complete course work by mail. The programs deal in education, astronomy, computer science, anthropology, and Jewish culture.
42 Tuition in Iowa schools 'bound to go up': Curris
Ury--Janet
Northern Iowan 83:28, p.3
12/9/1986 President Curris speaks about tuition, admissions standards, plans for Seerley, Wright, and Latham Halls.
43 Back to school workshop for adults offered at UNI Dec. 6
Public Relations News Release 1987:103, p.1
11/13/1986 Adult students planning to take summer courses were invited to a workshop held in Wright Hall, where they were given information on admission requirements, financial aid, and student services.
44 Evening Courses Offered at Northern Iowa for Area Math Teachers
Public Relations News Release 1985:10, p.1
8/23/1985 Area math teachers can take classes at UNI; they range from elementary school to advanced upper level mathematics and computer science.
45 Regents approve appointments
Northern Iowan 80:16, p.3
10/25/1983 Appoint acting heads of several departments; create coordinator of interior design position; receive several post-audit reports.
46 Regents approve repairs budget
Northern Iowan 79:56, p.1
6/17/1983 Approve roofing projects, interchange agreement with Cedar Falls Utilities, CAC bonding.
47 Opposes funding Wright
Wehner--Carl Orville (Classes of 1951 and 1959; Mathematics Faculty)
Northern Iowan 77:42, p.2
3/17/1981 Carl Wehner disagrees with UNI's request for money to repair Wright Hall; instead he would like the state to use the money for critical human needs.
48 Home management program--training better teachers since 1909
Alumnus 66:1, p.16
2/1/1981 History of home economics courses and home management facilities at UNI; photo.
49 Increased home ec enrollment poses space problems at Wright
Corcoran--Diane
Northern Iowan 76:30, p.4
1/29/1980 Mary Franken reports that there is a need for additional lecture rooms, laboratories, and office space.
50 Elevator construction underway; to provide better access
Witzenburg--Donna K. (Student--1978)
Northern Iowan 75:26, p.11
12/8/1978 Elevator being installed in Wright Hall.

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