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3/26/2019

Rich plant documentation lecture April 8

FAYETTE, Iowa (March 26, 2018) – Upper Iowa University Professor of Science and Robert L. Fox Endowed Chair of Science Dr. Scott Figdore will present “Documenting Northeast Iowa’s Rich Plant Diversity” Monday, April 8, at UIU’s Fayette Campus. The free public program will begin at 5 p.m. in the Liberal Arts auditorium. As part of…

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3/22/2019

UIU to host ‘Finding Strong’ author

FAYETTE, Iowa (March 22, 2019) – Upper Iowa University’s (UIU) Project Stand UP will host retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. and author Claude Cooper during a special public presentation at the Fayette Opera House on Friday, April 12. The free public program, “Finding Strong,” will begin at 7 p.m. “The inspirational message that Mr. Cooper…

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3/22/2019

Sail away on International Cultural Night ‘World Cruise’

FAYETTE, Iowa (March 22, 2019) – In collaboration with several Upper Iowa University (UIU) student clubs and organizations, the UIU International Student Association will host a “World Cruise” cultural night celebration Wednesday, March 27. Doors open to the public at 6 p.m. in the Student Center Ballrooms at Fayette Campus. “In the spirit of instilling synergistic spirit…

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3/15/2019

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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3/8/2019

Giving Day set for April 11-12

FAYETTE, Iowa (March 8, 2019) – Founded in 1857, through the act of philanthropy by Elizabeth Alexander and her family, Upper Iowa University (UIU) has always treasured the gift of giving. Students, alumni and friends will have 1,857 minutes Thursday, April 11 – Friday, April 12, to continue this tradition during the third annual UIU…

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3/1/2019

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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2/28/2019

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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2/28/2019

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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2/25/2019

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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2/8/2019

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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