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3 Campus Alerts: Meridian Center, Prairie du Chien Center, Wausau Center

Meridian Center

Prairie du Chien Center

Wausau Center

UIU Alert: The UIU-Meridian location is closed Thursday, June 30. Students should call the UIU-New Orleans Center at 504.682.6792 with any questions.

The Prairie du Chien office will be closed July 1 – July 6. Those needing assistance can call 1-800-553-4150  or email [email protected].

The Wausau Center office will be closed July 2 -July 10. Teams will continue to be available by phone and email during this time.

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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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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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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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Grant benefits educators, students and the environment

FAYETTE, Iowa (January 23, 2019) – With the assistance of a $100,000 Environmental Education grant, educators from Iowa and surrounding states will once again have the opportunity to learn how to better prepare themselves to teach environmental issues as part of Upper Iowa University’s Environmental Issues Instruction (eii) workshops. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced in…

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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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