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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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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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Fall 2018 Dean’s List announced

Upper Iowa University is pleased to announce the Dean’s List for the 2018 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 Chad Christopher Alexie – Pineville, LA Shaterica M Ashley – Alexandria,…

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Chinese middle school students visit campus

Upper Iowa University presented a plaque to the students and staff of Hebei, China’s Shijiazhuang No. 42 Middle School, who recently participated in UIU’s new American College Experience program. Participating in the presentation ceremony were (l-r) UIU Education Abroad coordinator Lacey Hawke, Shijiazhuang No. 42 Middle School Foreign Affairs director Chenggang Zhang, UIU Center for…

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Students experience ‘Science Transcending Boundaries’

FAYETTE, Iowa (February 25, 2019) – Attending the recent American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) annual meeting in Washington, D.C., provided a contingent of 20 Upper Iowa University students, faculty and staff the opportunity to discover firsthand how science assists in connecting people, ideas and solutions from across real and artificial borders and…

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Students honored at LSAMP Conference

FAYETTE, Iowa (February 8, 2019) – A pair of Upper Iowa University (UIU) students were recently recognized at the annual Iowa Illinois Nebraska STEM Partnership for Innovation and Research and Education (IINSPIRE) Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Conference in Ames, Iowa. Zory Hamblin, a biology major from Worthington, Minnesota, placed first for her…

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Grant benefits educators, students and the environment

FAYETTE, Iowa (January 23, 2019) – With the assistance of a $100,000 Environmental Education grant, educators from Iowa and surrounding states will once again have the opportunity to learn how to better prepare themselves to teach environmental issues as part of Upper Iowa University’s Environmental Issues Instruction (eii) workshops. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced in…

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UIU receives ‘Top 10 Gold’ recognition

FAYETTE, Iowa (January 22, 2019) – Upper Iowa University (UIU) announced today that it has been named a Military Friendly® Top 10 Gold School Award recipient in the private university, not offering a doctorate, category for 2019-20 by VIQTORY (formerly Victory Media). Now in its 10th year, the Military Friendly® Schools list has come to set…

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Iowan Surface Region lecture January 24

FAYETTE, Iowa (January 18, 2019) – Upper Iowa University (UIU) Delano Professor of Science Dr. Katherine McCarville will present “A New Look at the Iowan Erosion Surface as a Megaflood Landscape” during a pair of programs in Fayette on Thursday, January 24. The free public presentations summarize and explain a unique interpretation of the intriguing…

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UIU recognized for offering ‘Top Online MBA Program’ in Iowa

FAYETTE, Iowa (January 17, 2019) – Upper Iowa University (UIU) has been recognized for offering the Top Online MBA Program in Iowa by Online MBA Report. The website evaluated over 300 online MBA programs nationwide in their rankings. The criteria used in creating the rankings included academic reputation, value related to tuition, relative MBA program…

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