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4/30/2021

Summer OAR Days begin May 14

The summer OAR (Orientation, Advising, and Registration) Day season begins at Upper Iowa University’s Fayette Campus Friday, May 14. This year’s schedule includes both in-person and virtual one-day events. As the final step in the admission process, OAR Days not only allow incoming students to register for classes but also provide the students and their…

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4/26/2021

Peacock Pantry to provide students readily accessible nutritious foods

>>To support this initiative: Peacock Pantry Wishlist (Amazon.com) With each can of food she places on a shelf, Upper Iowa University senior Caitlin Schauer realizes she is one step closer to helping further ensure all UIU students have ready access to quality, nutritious food on a daily basis. Double majoring in marketing and psychology, Schauer…

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4/23/2021

2021 Commencement May 8

Approximately 450 students will be recognized for earning their respective degrees during Upper Iowa University’s (UIU) in-person commencement ceremonies at Harms-Eischeid Stadium in Fayette, Iowa, Saturday, May 8. UIU is making a number of modifications to its traditional in-person commencement to create a safer and healthier environment for its graduates and guests. The University held…

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4/23/2021

Professor Heinz named Fulbright Scholar

The U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board are pleased to announce that Upper Iowa University associate professor of psychology Melinda Heinz has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to Ireland. Heinz will conduct research exploring how Men’s Sheds promote meaning and purpose in older adulthood. Heinz will also…

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4/22/2021

Peacock Pantry opening

With each can of food she places on a shelf, Upper Iowa University senior Caitlin Schauer realizes she is one step closer to helping further ensure all UIU students have ready access to quality, nutritious food on a daily basis. Double majoring in marketing and psychology, Schauer led the effort to create the newly organized…

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4/19/2021

Celebrate UIU Day April 22-23

Alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends of Upper Iowa University will once again have the opportunity to make a positive impact in the lives of future UIU students during the annual Celebrate UIU Days Thursday, April 22 – Friday, April 23. As part of celebrating the event’s 5th anniversary, UIU has set a record goal…

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4/15/2021

Alumni Speaker Series April 21

The Alumni Speaker Series continues Wednesday, April 21, with “There is Not an I in Team” presented by Tom Petsche ‘75. The program begins at 6 p.m. CST. Petsche earned a bachelor’s degree in history at UIU. With over 40 years of experience in the insurance industry, Petsche is passionate about leadership, mentoring and the…

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4/15/2021

Fayette Appreciation Day returns

Fayette Appreciation Day returns Wednesday, April 21. Volunteers will assist local organizations in completing their respective project requests from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. during the event. Note: In the event of inclement weather, individual groups are responsible for the completion of their project prior to Wednesday, April 28. Since being established over a decade…

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4/5/2021

Artists’ schedule closes with Ramey exhibit

The works of Morris, Minnesota artist Jason Ramey will be featured at Bing-Davis Memorial Gallery at Upper Iowa University’s (UIU) Fayette Campus through Friday, May 14. The solo exhibit, titled “Intersect,” represents a new direction in the artist’s work. “While my past work was informed by spaces I’ve inhabited, my most recent work explores the…

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3/25/2021

Grant to benefit future science educators

Educators and students will soon benefit from a $1.16 million Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program (Noyce) Grant awarded by the National Science Foundation to Upper Iowa University (UIU). In collaboration with Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC), the “Mentoring Awesome Science Teacher Education Recruits” (MASTER) project intends to better prepare 15 UIU All Science majors to…

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