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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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Internship and Career Fair registration

FAYETTE, Iowa (December 13, 2019) – Upper Iowa University Office of Career Development will host the annual UIU Internship and Career Fair on Tuesday, February 18.  As a 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…

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‘Iowa Combines’ to be featured at Bing-Davis Memorial Gallery

FAYETTE, Iowa (November 8, 2019) – “Iowa Combines” will be featured at Bing-Davis Memorial Gallery at Upper Iowa University’s Fayette Campus Monday, November 11 – Friday, December 13. The exhibit is the ongoing project of Charles City, Iowa, native Russ Nordman. “I have been traveling to counties across the state of Iowa to photograph the unique…

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International Education Week celebration November 18-22

FAYETTE, Iowa (November 8, 2019) – Upper Iowa University’s Center for International Education invites the entire Peacock community to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange programs worldwide as part of International Education Week Monday, November 18 – Friday, November 22. A joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department…

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Veterans Day program November 11

FAYETTE, Iowa (November 5, 2019) – A U.S. Navy veteran will serve as guest speaker at Upper Iowa University’s 2019 Veterans Day program on Monday, November 11. A Maquoketa, Iowa, native, Senior Chief Petty Officer Jason Berggren ‘17 enlisted in the Navy in July 1990. After graduating from boot camp in San Diego, California, he…

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Mock Trial team member recognized

FAYETTE, Iowa (November 5, 2019) – The Upper Iowa University Mock Trial team competed in the St. Paul Trials at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota this past weekend. As part of the team’s first competition in 2019-20, the students worked on the State of Midlands vs Jordan Ryder mock criminal case. The UIU team…

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