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4/15/2019

Senior thesis exhibit opens April 22

FAYETTE, Iowa (April 15, 2019) – The 2018-19 Bing-Davis Memorial Gallery artists’ schedule concludes with a senior thesis exhibit featuring the works of Upper Iowa University (UIU) students Madelaine Quistgaard, Zach Lefebure, Teresa Hageman, Devin Havener. The exhibit opens Monday, April 22, with an artists’ reception scheduled from 4 – 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 3,…

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4/8/2019

‘Treasure the Gift of Giving’ April 11-12

FAYETTE, Iowa (April 8, 2019) – For 1,857 minutes on Thursday, April 11 and Friday, April 12, Upper Iowa University is encouraging alumni, faculty, staff, current and future students, and friends of the University to “treasure the gift of giving.” As part of an overall goal of attracting 750 donors, UIU is highlighting seven unique…

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4/8/2019

‘Music in the Key of Spring’ Concert

FAYETTE, Iowa (April 8, 2019) – The Upper Iowa University Concert Choir Singers will perform “Music in the Key of Spring” Tuesday, April 16. Doors open at 7 p.m. at Fayette United Methodist Church. Choir members include Brooke Knutson, a freshman math education major from Viroqua, Wisconsin; Toni Gibbs, a senior English and history major…

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4/5/2019

Free carnival returns to Fayette Campus

FAYETTE, Iowa (April 5, 2019) – The North Fayette Valley Fine Arts Boosters and Iowa National Guard are once again partnering with Upper Iowa University to provide activities during the annual UIU Carnival Saturday, April 13. The 2019 free event will be held from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at UIU’s Fayette Campus. This year’s…

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4/3/2019

Associate professor of English book reading

FAYETTE, Iowa (April 3, 2019) – Adrianne Finlay, UIU associate professor of English and creative writing program director, will read from her young-adult novel, “Your One and Only,” from 12:05-12:45 p.m. Thursday, April 4, in LA 100 (Liberal Arts Auditorium) at Fayette Campus. “Your One and Only” was named among the Best Young Adult Science Fiction and Best Young…

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4/1/2019

Fayette Appreciation Day April 17

FAYETTE, Iowa (April 1, 2019) – Fayette Appreciation Day has been scheduled for Wednesday, April 17. Volunteers will assist local organizations in completing their respective project requests from 8 a.m. to noon during the event. Note: There is no rain date scheduled this year. Since being established over a decade ago, over 4,500 Upper Iowa…

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4/1/2019

October and December 2018 Graduates

FAYETTE, Iowa (April 1, 2019) – Upper Iowa University is pleased to announce the graduates of October and December 2018 and their respective degrees/honors. The graduates are as follows: October 2018 (skip to December 2018) Minerva Aceves Tavares Buckeye, AZ Bachelor of Science Nursing Nursing Cum Laude Meritum Miriam Alonzo Waterloo, IA Associate of Arts General…

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3/26/2019

Rich plant documentation lecture April 8

FAYETTE, Iowa (March 26, 2018) – Upper Iowa University Professor of Science and Robert L. Fox Endowed Chair of Science Dr. Scott Figdore will present “Documenting Northeast Iowa’s Rich Plant Diversity” Monday, April 8, at UIU’s Fayette Campus. The free public program will begin at 5 p.m. in the Liberal Arts auditorium. As part of…

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3/22/2019

UIU to host ‘Finding Strong’ author

FAYETTE, Iowa (March 22, 2019) – Upper Iowa University’s (UIU) Project Stand UP will host retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. and author Claude Cooper during a special public presentation at the Fayette Opera House on Friday, April 12. The free public program, “Finding Strong,” will begin at 7 p.m. “The inspirational message that Mr. Cooper…

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3/22/2019

Sail away on International Cultural Night ‘World Cruise’

FAYETTE, Iowa (March 22, 2019) – In collaboration with several Upper Iowa University (UIU) student clubs and organizations, the UIU International Student Association will host a “World Cruise” cultural night celebration Wednesday, March 27. Doors open to the public at 6 p.m. in the Student Center Ballrooms at Fayette Campus. “In the spirit of instilling synergistic spirit…

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