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Program aims to improve literacy through hip-hop

I won't lie. I won't cry. I've got dreams that reach beyond the sky." The chorus for the song "Society Doesn't See Me" was written, recorded and performed by the students of the North End Leadership Academy, an eight-week enrichment program for African-American youths that aims to improve literacy, math, artistic and professional skills.


Related Topix: African-American, Kids, Family

Tue Jul 22, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Workers install new video board at UNI-Dome

Workers have begun piecing together a $1.3 million video board at the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls, and officials hope the scoreboard will be functional by the University of Northern Iowa's first home football game Sept.


Related Topix: Cedar Falls, IA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Building Operating Management

Third Roof is a Charm for University of Northern Iowa

The third time appears to be a charm for the efforts by the University of Northern Iowa to find a maintenance-friendly roof for its domed football stadium on campus.


Thu Jul 17, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Dixie State University chooses 18th president

A northern Utah boy who attended college at Weber State and then left the state is returning home after being named Thursday as the 18th president of Dixie State University.


Related Topix: Brigham City, UT, Weber State University, Indiana State University, New Mexico State University, St. George, UT

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Fairfield Ledger

Women's Perspective of the Civil War' program set Sunday

This year's annual "Dover Sunday" program will conclude the Dover Museum's Civil War commemoration recognition, with Humanities Iowa Bureau speaker Michael Zahs at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Linkin Center in New London.


Related Topix: Washington, IA

Top 10 Ways People Go Broke

July 14, 2014 You don't have to come from a wealthy family, have the next billion-dollar idea or work 18-hour days to become rich, says self-made millionaire Mike Finley.


Related Topix: Best of 2007, Wedding

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Bellingham Herald

U. Iowa ad campaign seeks more students, and money

The university is launching a marketing blitz Monday that will blanket the state with ads designed to reach potential in-state students and their parents.


Related Topix: University of Iowa, Iowa State University

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Tama News-Herald

Four vie for 2014 Tama County Fair Queen title

The contestants wil be judged 1/3 on leadership, citizenship and contributions to the community; 1/3 on personality, and awareness and 1/3 on poise and beauty.


Related Topix: Tama County, IA, Gladbrook, IA, Toledo, IA, Education Etc., Tama, IA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo


It will be a bittersweet homecoming Thursday evening for one University of Northern Iowa student and member of the U.S. Army National Guard.


Tue Jul 08, 2014

Washington Times

Iowa to pay Army $750K for drowning victim's care

The state of Iowa will pay the Army $750,000 for the medical care of a boy who died after nearly drowning during a university-operated camp in Germany.


Mon Jul 07, 2014

Iowa State University

New Research Progress Reports for ISU's Iowa Nutrient Research Center Available

Six-month progress reports now are available online for research projects funded through the Iowa Nutrient Research Center at Iowa State University.


Related Topix: Iowa Government, Iowa, Iowa State University, Terry Branstad, US Governors, University of Iowa

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Reinbeck Courier

NH band to perform at Felix Grundy Festival

GRUNDY CENTER There will be more music in the air again at this year's festival thanks to University of Northern Iowa's New Horizons Band.


Related Topix: Grundy Center, IA, Cedar Falls, IA

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

EIU narrows athletic director field to 3

Rick Hartzell was athletic director at the University of Northern Iowa from 1999 through 2008 and at Bucknell from 1988-99.


Related Topix: Merced, CA


Potts-Smith to wed Sept. 6

Jamie graduated from Martin County West High School in 2006, Augustana College in 2010, and earned her master's degree at the University of Idaho in 2012.


Related Topix: University of Idaho, Mason City, IA

Sun Jun 29, 2014

The Daily Freeman-Journal

Finding history in bags

Do you remember cloth flour sacks, feed sacks, or seed sacks and that there were patterns on them? Mothers would wash these cloth bags and make beautiful dresses and shirts for their children.


Related Topix: Webster City, IA, Iowa Wesleyan College, Wesleyan College