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Upper Iowa University celebrating Homecoming Oct. 9-14, 2023

As seasons change and fall arrives, we can count on three things: cozy sweaters on cool mornings, beautifully colored leaves, and UIU football. UIU Homecoming is on the horizon and with it comes fun and excitement for all. Show your Peacock Pride and celebrate UIU Homecoming Week, October 9-14. This year’s theme is “All In…

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2023 Summer Dean’s List

Upper Iowa University is proud to announce the Dean’s List for the 2023 summer session. 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.

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2023 Faculty and Staff Recognition

Faculty and staff at Upper Iowa University (UIU) were recognized for their dedicated service during the UIU Service Awards and Recognition Luncheon held Wednesday, September 13, at Fayette Campus. The honored employees were: Mangan Teaching Awards Tenure-Track Faculty: Dr. Teresa Frecking, associate professor of education Tenured Faculty: Blair Siem, associate professor of accounting Adjunct Faculty:…

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Upper Iowa University named Military Friendly® Top 10 Spouse School

Upper Iowa University (UIU) has been named a Military Friendly® Top 10 Spouse School Award recipient in the private university, not offering a doctorate, category for 2023-24. UIU currently holds a Military Friendly® Top 10 Gold School Award for 2023-2024 in the private university, not offering a doctorate category for current military and veterans. “Upper…

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Forbes Advisor Education recognizes UIU’s online public administration degree

Forbes Advisor Education has recognized Upper Iowa University (UIU) for offering one of the best online bachelor’s degrees in public administration. Upper Iowa and nine other U.S. institutions were recognized. Public administrators work in a variety of specialty areas, such as healthcare, finance, psychology, emergency disaster management, and agriculture. UIU’s public administration degree features emphases…

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UIU to host Tribute Week

Over its 166-year history, Upper Iowa University (UIU) has assisted thousands of students in achieving their educational goals. One underlying factor for this accomplishment has always been the people who have made a difference and created a lasting impression. To celebrate the amazing people among the University family, all are invited to participate in Tribute…

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UIU to host meet and greet with alum and Netflix “Barbecue Showdown” winner Thyron Mathews

Upper Iowa University is proud to announce that it will be hosting a special meet and greet event with Thyron Mathews, the winner of Netflix’s season two’s “Barbecue Showdown.” The event offers attendees a unique opportunity to meet and interact with the culinary sensation. Upper Iowa University has partnered with UIU alum Thyron Mathews to…

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Upper Iowa University and Gannett/YouDecide reach CAP agreement

Upper Iowa University is pleased to announce its newest Corporate Advantage Partnership (CAP) with Gannett/YouDecide. Gannett/YouDecide is a Mass Media Holding Company and is the largest U.S. newspaper publisher currently. Gannett/YouDecide employees will soon have the opportunity to reap the benefits of Upper Iowa University’s (UIU) Corporate Advantage Partnership (CAP) program. As CAP partners, the…

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Celebrating community and education, Upper Iowa University returns to the Iowa State Fair

Upper Iowa University (UIU) is thrilled to announce its return to the Iowa State Fair where the University will once again provide high school and current college students with the opportunity to win free UIU tuition awards and classes. The University’s information booth is located in the Varied Industries Building at the Iowa State Fairgrounds…

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Upper Iowa University hosts Fontana Herb Society, presents C. C. Parker Herbarium

On Saturday, July 8, Upper Iowa University (UIU) welcomed the Fontana Herb Society to Fayette Campus to learn more about the C. C. Parker Herbarium of Upper Iowa University. The Herbarium contains nearly 5,000 plant specimens, including samples from a series of plant collections spanning back to the 1860’s. The earliest samples in the Herbarium…

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