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5/27/2021

Criminal justice major is now part of Army history

The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) will conduct a change of responsibility ceremony at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, Thursday, May 27. Command Sgt. Maj. Bryan Barker will relinquish responsibility as the senior enlisted advisor of the 101st Airborne Division to Upper Iowa University criminal justice major Command Sgt. Maj. Veronica Knapp. “Command Sgt. Maj. Knapp is…

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5/8/2021

Planning for fall in-person classes

Even before Upper Iowa University celebrated its 2020 and 2021 graduating classes on May 8, UIU students, faculty and staff were already anticipating the start of in-person classes this fall. With it are plans for offices and academic services to be available for in-person visits at all 21 U.S. education locations, pending state and local…

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5/8/2021

Upper Iowa University honors 2021 graduates

“Graduates, you are definitely in a very special group. You have shown the world, yourselves, and your families, that you have the discipline and fortitude to finish the job in spite of all odds, including COVID! This is certainly a time to tell you, ‘job well done.’” These words of praise were shared with Upper…

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5/7/2021

Artist series closes May 14

The 2020-21 Bing-Davis Memorial Gallery artist series in Fayette ends Friday, May 14. The current exhibit, titled “Intersect,” represents a new direction in the work of Morris, Minnesota artist Jason Ramey. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, University officials previously announced the decision to forego the traditional in-person artist’s receptions to keep both the UIU community…

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5/7/2021

Senior Story: Serianna Dehmlow

Meet 2021 UIU graduate Serianna Dehmlow. A communications major in mass media from Huntley, Illinois, Serianna was diagnosed with autism in middle school. Video Feature:  Your browser does not support the video tag. In 2016, Serianna started exploring colleges that would admit her as a student athlete. UIU quickly stood out because some of…

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4/30/2021

Alumnus to deliver commencement address

An Upper Iowa University alumnus and Peacock Hall of Fame inductee from Littleton, Colorado, will deliver the commencement address during UIU’s 2021 in-person graduation ceremonies at Harms-Eischeid Stadium in Fayette, Iowa, Saturday, May 8. A native of Chicago, Illinois, Roger Mangan graduated from UIU in 1962 with a bachelor’s degree in history and minors in…

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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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