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COVID-19 on campus: cases drop, more vaccination clinics planned

ELIZABETH KELSEY, News Editor April 26, 2021

As the spring semester concludes, UNI students are receiving their COVID-19 vaccinations and the prevalence of the novel coronavirus on the UNI campus is falling. According to Student Health Center testing...

UNI students and staff had the opportunity to get this first dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine on campus this past week.

Panthers get vaccinated on campus

EMMA'LE MAAS, Executive Editor April 19, 2021

Vaccination clinics opened at the University of Northern Iowa from April 14-16 for students and staff.  Panthers received their first dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, a two-shot vaccination. All...

This graphic depicts the rate and number of COVID-19 cases on campus as well as other statistics regarding the ongoing pandemic.

COVID-19 on campus: numbers drop

ELIZABETH KELSEY, News Editor April 12, 2021

The prevalence of COVID-19 on the UNI campus, as detected by  Student Health Center testing, dropped slightly last week, according to data released Friday, April 9 at noon. The 65 tests conducted from...

Cedar Falls renews mask mandate through mid-May; Nook supports extension

ELIZABETH KELSEY, News Editor April 8, 2021

The City of Cedar Falls has renewed its mandate requiring face coverings in public places through at least May 19. At a meeting of the Cedar Falls City Council on April 5, council members decided in...

This graphic depicts the rate and number of COVID-19 cases on campus as well as other statistics regarding the ongoing pandemic.

COVID-19 on campus: positivity rate rises again

ELIZABETH KELSEY, News Editor April 5, 2021

The COVID-19 positivity rate for the UNI campus once again rose last week, according to data released Friday, April 2 at noon. The 82 tests conducted from March 29-April 4 through the Student Health Center...

As more Iowans become vaccinated, students share their experience receiving COVID-19 vaccines.

Vacunados comparten sus historias

NIXSON BENITEZ, Executive Editor March 25, 2021

Artículo original en inglés escrito por Caroline Christensen Hay una creciente sensación de esperanza en torno al sometimiento del nuevo coronavirus y la vuelta a la sensación de normalidad a medida...

Senior Anne Gradoville holds up her Moderna vaccine after she was vaccinated while working at UnityPoint Hospital in Des Moines.

Vaccinated Panthers share their stories

CAROLINE CHRISTENSEN, News Editor March 25, 2021

There is a sense of growing hope around subduing the novel coronavirus and returning to a sense of normalcy as vaccines are distributed to thousands of people throughout the United States and Iowa. Governor...

This graphic depicts the positivity rate and number of COVID-19 cases on campus as well as other statistics regarding the ongoing pandemic.

COVID-19 on campus: rate, cases fall

ELIZABETH KELSEY, News Editor March 22, 2021

After last week’s significant increase in the number of COVID-19 cases and positivity rate on the UNI campus, testing through the UNI Student Health Center this week yielded the university’s lowest...

This graphic depicts the positivity rate and number of COVID-19 cases on campus as well as other statistics regarding the ongoing pandemic.

COVID-19 on campus: positivity and cases double; Regents lift travel ban

ELIZABETH KELSEY, News Editor March 15, 2021

The number of COVID- 19 cases on the UNI campus as detected by Student Health Center testing doubled last week, and the campus positivity rate more than doubled as well. According to data released...

This graphic depicts the positivity rate and number of COVID-19 cases on campus as well as other statistics regarding the ongoing pandemic.

COVID-19 on campus: low rates hold steady

ELIZABETH KELSEY, News Editor March 8, 2021

The prevalence of COVID-19 on the UNI campus remained low last week, with only a very slight increase in the campus positivity rate.  According to data released Friday, March 5 at noon, the 71 tests...

Unlike the CARES Act, students do not need to apply for CRRSAA as funds are to be distributed based off of need.

CRRSAA funds to be distributed soon

ELIZABETH KELSEY, News Editor March 1, 2021

More than 3,300 UNI students will soon receive COVID-19 relief funding as part of the latest federal aid package, which gave the university more than $3.8 million to distribute to students with “exceptional...

This graphic depicts the positivity rate and number of COVID-19 cases on campus as well as other statistics regarding the ongoing pandemic.

COVID-19 on campus: slight increase

ELIZABETH KELSEY, News Editor March 1, 2021

The prevalence of COVID-19 on the UNI campus remained relatively low last week, with only a very slight increase in the campus positivity rate.  According to data released Friday, Feb. 26 at noon, the...

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