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New academic and networking opportunities

As part of its unwavering commitment to accessible higher education and lifelong learning, Upper Iowa University is always eager to introduce new academic and networking opportunities to students at an affordable price. This fall is no exception as UIU is prepared to offer students a SkillFlex Learning option, access to the UIU Connect online engagement…

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Courses now offered at NAS Meridian

Upper Iowa University, an award-winning, military-friendly university founded in 1857 with multiple education locations at military installations, is now offering courses at the U.S. Naval Air Station (NAS) in Meridian, Mississippi. Students can earn a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in business administration and either an accounting or supply chain management emphasis. A…

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Military Friendly Silver School

Upper Iowa University announced today that it has been named a Military Friendly® Silver School Award recipient in the private university, not offering a doctorate, category for 2021-22 by VIQTORY. Institutions earning the Military Friendly® School designation were evaluated using public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. Over 1,200 schools participated in the…

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UIU named ‘Best for Vets’

Upper Iowa University has once again been named a “Best for Vets” college by Military Times. UIU is ranked 48th nationally and 8th in the Midwest region among nonprofit four-year colleges and universities. “This repeated recognition is a testament to the wide variety of programming and services offered to our nation’s military personnel by Upper…

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2021 Spring Dean’s List

Upper Iowa University is proud to announce the Dean’s List for the 2021 spring term. 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.

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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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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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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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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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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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