The Department of Residence Panther Village public artwork, Bowers, is being fabricated this summer in the sculpture studio on the University of Northern Iowa campus. Lynn Basa, a Chicago-based artist and educator, was selected to design the artwork. When she visited campus and saw the technical and physical capacity of the sculpture studio, she initiated a collaboration that would benefit UNI students and, at the same time, contribute to the local economy with the local purchase of materials and labor. Photos of the project progress were taken in mid-July and accompany
Ashley Minshall assumed the position of the new Program Coordinator/Campus Activities at the Student Involvement and Activities Center in the Maucker Union on July 5. Her primary responsibilities include advising Campus Activities Board, Panther Productions, homecoming and leading student programming and related initiatives for the Student Involvement and Activities Center.
The UNI Jump Start Orientation Program is in its 13th year of providing new students from ethnically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds with a "jump start" on their first year at the university. Jump Start is an extended orientation program that provides students with an opportunity to make a smooth transition to the University.