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Fort Polk Center

UIU Alert (Fort Polk): Fort Polk center will be closed until 11 a.m. on Sept 29. Students may call Alexandria center 318-484-2304 for assistance.

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Mock Trial wraps up season

FAYETTE, Iowa (February 13, 2020) – The Upper Iowa University (UIU) Mock Trial team recently competed against 45 other collegiate teams in the 32nd National Mock Trial Invitational at Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa. After tallying a perfect score, UIU junior Payton Kastenschmidt was named an Attorney Award recipient. A native of Brandon, Wisconsin, she is majoring…

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Artist talk and reception February 21

FAYETTE, Iowa (February 13, 2020) – Upper Iowa University (UIU) will host an artist talk and closing reception Friday, February 21, with Council Bluffs artist Jody Boyer. An exhibit of Boyer’s works is currently featured at Bing-Davis Memorial Gallery at UIU’s Fayette Campus. A native of Portland, Oregon, Boyer received a bachelor’s degree in studio…

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Internship and Career Fair

FAYETTE, Iowa (February 11, 2020) Upper Iowa University Office of Career Development will host the annual UIU Internship and Career Fair on Tuesday, February 18.  As part of the 2020 event, the University will once again be showcasing its graduate programs.  The fair is scheduled to be held from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the…

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Senior leads ‘Bird Friendly’ project

FAYETTE, Iowa (February 10, 2020) – Most people are familiar with the American goldfinch and northern cardinals that visit area bird feeders, but how many know the dark-eyed junco, house finch, or the downy or red-bellied woodpecker? Local youth and other residents can soon check out birding action packs, complete with binoculars and field guides,…

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Faculty and staff notes and achievements

Faculty and staff notes and achievements provided to the UIU Office of Marketing and Communications for publication in the 2020 Winter Bridge magazine have been posted below and to the Peacock Notes section of The Bridge is tentatively scheduled to be dropped in mailboxes the week of January 26. Additional stories can be viewed online…

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2019 Fall Dean’s List

FAYETTE, Iowa (January 23, 2020) Upper Iowa University is pleased to announce the Dean’s List for the 2019 fall semester. To be honored, a student must have earned a minimum 3.50 grade point average for the semester and be enrolled as a full-time student. The honored students include: ALEXANDRIA Shaterica M Ashley – Alexandria, LA April…

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Endowed Lecture Series continues January 30

FAYETTE, Iowa (January 17, 2020) – The 2019-20 Upper Iowa University Endowed Lecture Series continues Thursday, January 30, with presentations by UIU master of education chair/Laura Heddleson professor of education Dr. Billie Cowley and UIU associate professor of art/McCosh professor of fine arts Elissa Wenthe. Note: The Cowley and Wenthe lecture series presentations were originally scheduled…

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Online bachelor’s degrees recognized nationally

FAYETTE, Iowa (January 14, 2020) – The online undergraduate programs at Upper Iowa University are once again ranked among the top online bachelor degree programs nationwide by U.S. News & World Report. The recognition also includes being ranked among the best online programs for veterans. “UIU is honored that our online programs are continually recognized at the…

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Exhibit to feature works of Council Bluffs artist

FAYETTE, Iowa (January 2, 2020) – The works of Council Bluffs, Iowa, artist Jody Boyer will be on exhibit at Bing-Davis Memorial Gallery at Upper Iowa University’s (UIU) Fayette Campus January 13-February 21. The featured artwork will include a portion of Boyer’s “Forest for the Trees” series, which contemplates the literal and metaphoric forest that…

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‘Volga River Review’ submissions sought

FAYETTE, Iowa (December 18, 2019) – Upper Iowa University (UIU) students, faculty, staff and alumni are invited to provide creative writing submissions to UIU’s literary journal, “Volga River Review.” All styles of writing are welcome, from traditional to experimental. Past contributors are welcome to participate again. To submit a poem, short story or creative essay for print,…

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