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Commemorating the life of MLK

Upper Iowa University is proud to commemorate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, January 18. This year, in lieu of classes, UIU will have a full day of programming that will include several keynote speakers – alumni, faculty, artists, and community leaders – who embody King’s contemporary legacy. All Upper Iowa students,…

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uiuLearn Demonstration

This is the first day in a series. Learn how to navigate uiuLearn, our online learning platform. Topics covered include: logging in, finding your syllabus, posting in a discussion board, resources available to you and more!

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Articulation agreement provides bridge for adult learners

Upper Iowa University (UIU) has partnered with to help bridge more adult students toward a college education. This partnership allows prospective UIU students to meet some of their general education requirements through’s self-paced online courses…tuition-free. Not only can prospective students benefit from a reduction in educational costs, it helps these learners overcome traditional…

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UIU’s COVID-19 Course of Action

The health and safety of our students, employees and visitors are a top priority at Upper Iowa University. With this is mind, University leadership and emergency operations personnel continue to communicate with and receive guidance from public health officials with regard to COVID-19.

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Repeated exceptional service

For the fourth consecutive month, LiveHelpNow has recognized Upper Iowa University among the top companies for providing exceptional customer service. Using its customer service metric score, LiveHelpNow considered 10,000 companies during the monthly challenge. LiveHelpNow is a help desk software platform for live chat and customer service.

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Internet connectivity funding awarded

Upper Iowa University is among 43 Iowa colleges and universities awarded nearly $4.4 million to increase internet connectivity for students in the 2020-21 school year. The state of Iowa and the Iowa Department of Education announced the funding Thursday, October 22, as part of the state’s $26.2 million in Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Funds,…

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July and August graduates

Upper Iowa University is pleased to announce the graduates of July and August 2020 and their respective degrees/honors. The graduates are as follows: Skip to August 2020 List July 2020 Ika Andriana Adiriyanto Hong Kong, HK Bachelor of Science, Psychology Kristy Me’chelle Alexander Baton Rouge, LA Bachelor of Science, Social Science Erica J Alvarez San…

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‘Please Continue’ exhibit opens

Art enthusiasts are invited to “Please Continue” to Bing-Davis Memorial Gallery at Upper Iowa University’s (UIU) Fayette Campus Monday, October 12 – Friday, November 13. The featured exhibit is composed of works created by Colorado artist Agnes Ma. “In my everyday life, I observe and collect forms in nature,” said Ma. “Through this process, I…

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Stand Up to domestic violence

As part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, Upper Iowa University President William R. Duffy II signed a pledge Monday, October 5, at the University’s Fayette Campus in support of survivors of domestic violence. Duffy was joined in the ceremony by UIU Project Stand Up victims’ advocate/educator Amber Knox and Helping Services dating violence…

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Alumni Homecoming recognition

FAYETTE, Iowa (September 28, 2020) – Five Upper Iowa University (UIU) graduates were honored  as part of UIU’s virtual Homecoming Week celebration Monday, September 28.  These alumni are being recognized for their professional accomplishments as an emerging alumni, or through service to the University, community or country. Service to University Award Jeff Stavnes  – Class…

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