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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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UIU online bachelor’s degrees ranked by U.S. News

FAYETTE, Iowa (January 15, 2019) – The online undergraduate programs at Upper Iowa University (UIU) 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…

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Endowed chairs to present lectures January 17

FAYETTE, Iowa (January 10, 2019) – Upper Iowa University Associate Professor of Education/Master of Education Chair Dr. Billie Cowley ’03, ’08, and Associate Professor of Art/McCosh Professor of Fine Arts Elissa Wenthe will present a pair of lectures at Upper Iowa University’s Fayette Campus on Thursday, January 17. The free public presentations are scheduled to…

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Upper Iowa University to host Kirkwood faculty exhibit

FAYETTE, Iowa (January 4, 2019) – The works of three Kirkwood Community College faculty members will be featured at Bing-Davis Memorial Gallery at Upper Iowa University’s (UIU) Fayette Campus Thursday, January 10 – Friday, February 8.  Kirkwood art instructors Zach Wollert, Katie Baczeski and Christopher Gray will also lead an artist talk at 6 p.m.,…

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‘Volga River Review’ entries sought

FAYETTE, Iowa (December 4, 2018) – Upper Iowa University students, faculty, staff and alumni are invited to provide creative writing submissions to Upper Iowa’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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UIU and Air Defense Artillery announce online agreement

FAYETTE, Iowa (December 3, 2018) – Upper Iowa University (UIU) and the U.S. Army Air Defense Artillery (ADA) have announced an articulation agreement to offer a UIU Bachelor of Science information technology degree education to U.S. Army Command and Control Systems Technicians (MOS 140A) and Air Defense Enhanced Early Warning System Operators (MOS 14H). At…

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July and August 2018 Graduates

FAYETTE, Iowa (November 20, 2018) – Upper Iowa University is pleased to announce the graduates of July and August 2018 and their respective honors/degrees. The graduates are as follows: July 2018 (skip to August 2018) Muhammad Farouq Abdul Patah Kota Damansara Selangor, Malaysia Bachelor of Science CommunicationCum Laude Owen Charles Abkes Ackley, IA Bachelor of…

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National Career Development Month at UIU

FAYETTE, Iowa (November 8, 2018) – The Upper Iowa University Office of Career Development invites all students, regardless of their education location, to get involved with National Career Development Month. There are a number of Fayette Campus events, as well as opportunities for center and online students to participate in throughout November.  Students are encourage to…

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