Recent media coverage of Upper Iowa University.
July 26, 2012: Interview of President Walker on Iowa Public Radio's "River to River" news show
July 23, 2012: "UIU President Leads Team While Trying to Beat the Heat on RAGBRAI Day 2," KGAN/KFXA
June 13, 2012: "Keeping Tuition Within Reach," in University Business
May 16, 2012: "Upper Iowa is uppermost in their minds" in The New Strait Times, Malaysia
March 25, 2012: The Star Education Fair at Penang (Malaysia)
March 13, 2012: "Rising costs weigh heavily on students deciding where to attend college" in The Hechinger Report
March 10, 2012: SEGi University College advertisement in The Star (Malaysia)
March 2012: Dr. Alan G. Walker was featured in the special "Faces of Education" features in DSM Magazine and in the DSM Business Record.
February 6, 2012: "A nontraditional university for nontraditional students," The Washington Post
December 14, 2011: USA Today - "Keeping Higher Education Within Reach"
December 12, 2011: Hong Kong Graduation Ceremony
Recruit Magazine 1
Recruit Magazine 2
Sing Tao Daily Newspaper
December 9, 2011: "7th Upper Iowa University Commencement Ceremony," SEGi University College (Malaysia)
December 7, 2011: "Upper Iowa University restructures to better serve working students," The Washington Post
October 10, 2011 - Upper Iowa University participates in Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
UIU Oct. 9 Press Release "Upper Iowa University donates scholarships to Gibbs family as part of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition project"
UIU Oct. 6 Press Release "Upper Iowa University provides support to Extreme Makeover: Home Edition project in West Union"
Oct. 19: AgriNews - Gibbs family says thank you
Oct. 11: The Hawk Eye (Burlington) - Family Shocked by "Extreme Makeover"
Oct. 11: The Newspapers of Fayette County - Move that Bus!
Oct. 11: Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier - Gibbs family talks about new home
Oct. 10: KCRG-TV - Gibbs Family Says Thank You
Oct. 10: Radio Iowa - West Union family returns to see new home
Oct. 9: KCRG-TV - Extreme Makeover: Welcome Home Gibbs Family
Oct. 9: KGAN-TV - Extreme Makeover Reveals Home To West Union Family
Oct. 9: La Crosse Tribune - Iowa family sees its new "Extreme" home
Oct. 9: The Gazette (Cedar Rapids) - Gibbs family spent past week in Florida
Oct. 9: Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier - Gibbs family sees its new 'Extreme' home
October 4, 2011 - Fayette Co. faces dentist shortage, KWWL-TV
May 29, 2011 - "Small-Town University Celebrates Diversity of Its Revenue Streams" (Upper Iowa University developed a hub-and-spoke model of enrollment that stretches around the world.) in The Chronicle of Higher Education
May 29, 2011 - "Small Colleges in Iowa Scrap for Students and Survival" in The Chronicle of Higher Education
December 21, 2010 - Graduation ceremonies for students from the UIU Center in Hong Kong received half-page coverage in the Sing Tao Daily recently. Nineteen UIU students were eligible to receive their master’s degree in business administration and 81 students earned bachelor’s degrees. During the December 3 ceremonies at the Eaton Hotel in Hong Kong, UIU President Alan G. Walker delivered the Commencement Address. Keynote Speaker was Jon Zinke, Resident Partner - Keesal, Young, and Logan LLP. Consul General of the Republic of Indonesia and Mrs. B. Teguh Wardoyo were special guests.
October 31, 2010 - "Upper Iowa University tries to grow itself, community around it" article in the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier
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October 25, 2010 - "Upper Iowa marks best financial year in 153-year history" article in Corridor Business Journal.
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October 8, 2010 - KWWL news coverage of the grand opening ceremonies for Liberal Arts Hall and South Village 1 residence hall.
September 28, 2010 - Dr. Walker talks with WHO-AM radio in Des Moines about the million-dollar scholarship drive goal for Team Peacock in 2011. Download and listen to interview
September 21, 2010 - Upper Iowa University has issued the challenge to raise one million dollars to fund student scholarships. UIU President Alan G. Walker announced the challenge to UIU alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends on September 21, as he launched the Team Peacock 2011 Scholarship Fund Drive.
June 07, 2010 - Story in Cedar Rapids Gazette, "Upper Iowa helps soldiers continue education."
May 21, 2010– Dr. Walker was a guest blogger for "College Inc." on the Washington Post's Web site.
Read "Is the future of higher ed in Fayette, Iowa?"
March 30, 2010 – Live interview with WHO-AM 1040 Fox Radio Network "Michelson in the Morning." Jan Michelson has hosted his show since 1988.
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March 8, 2010 – Front page story in Cedar Rapids Gazette, "College Growth: Online classes post huge growth in nation, Iowa." Download pdf
March 8, 2010 -- Live interview with IRN/USA Radio "News & Views." The IRN Radio Network is heard in 80 markets and has more than 2,500 AM/FM radio affiliates. Download and listen to interview
January 18, 2010 – i-to-I Chalkboard “Education Expert: Online learning thwarts unemployment.” I-to-i-Chalkboard is an online resources for teaching English programs, such as TESOL and TEFL. Download pdf