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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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2019-20 SGA officers announced

FAYETTE, Iowa (March 15, 2019) – An Amboy, Illinois, native has been elected Upper Iowa University Student Government Association (SGA) president. Kelsey Simpson, a junior graphic design major, was recently elected alongside four additional officers at UIU’s Fayette Campus for the 2019-20 academic year. “I chose to run for Student Government president because I would…

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Giving Day set for April 11-12

FAYETTE, Iowa (March 8, 2019) – Founded in 1857, through the act of philanthropy by Elizabeth Alexander and her family, Upper Iowa University (UIU) has always treasured the gift of giving. Students, alumni and friends will have 1,857 minutes Thursday, April 11 – Friday, April 12, to continue this tradition during the third annual UIU…

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Senior named Regional Outstanding Defense Attorney in mock trial

FAYETTE, Iowa (March 1, 2019) – Upper Iowa University (UIU) senior Cory Mullins was named Outstanding Attorney for the Defense at the 2019 St. Paul Regional Mock Trial Tournament held at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota, February 22 – 24. A senior financial management major from West Des Moines, Iowa, Mullins has been a…

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