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April 2011 Student of the Month

04/08/2011 - Congratulations to Denisa, our April Student of the Month!   Denisa is a Social Studies Education major who has worked in Reference and Instructional Services since January of 2008.  Her primary duties include helping patrons at the Reference desk and shelving in the Reference and ...Read more

March 2011 Student of the Month

03/03/2011 - Our Student of the Month for March is Andrea, a Building Monitor in the Access Services Department. Andrea is a senior at UNI, with a double major in Russian and anthropology. She has worked in the library for two years, doing everything a student can do in ASD: shelving, Photocopy, Reserve, ...Read more

February 2011 Student of the Month

02/08/2011 - Lacey is the Rod Library Student of the Month for February 2011.  She graduated from Union High School in La Porte City, Iowa, in 2008, and is from Dysart, IA. She is currently a Junior at UNI, majoring in accounting. Lacey plans to graduate in May 2012, with hopes of finding a good ...Read more

January 2011 Student of the Month

01/18/2011 - Callie, from Technical Services, is the January 2011 student of the month. She is a senior majoring in Public Relations and minoring in Marketing. She hopes to find a job in the Midwest after she graduates this spring. She is hoping to get into public relations within the realm of ...Read more

December 2010 Student of the Month

12/09/2010 - Julie was born and raised in Dubuque, Iowa. She graduated from Dubuque Senior, as did her brother. Her brother is now a student at Iowa State. Julie will complete three years of employment in Special Collections/Archives at the end of the spring 2011 semester. She will be student ...Read more

Need a Jump Start with Research? We Can Help!

11/30/2010 - Students, are you finding enough good information for your research projects? Or is there one stubborn research topic that just won't come up with good search results? If you are stuck on a topic-- or even just need one more piece of information to complete your research -- reference librarians ...Read more

November 2010 Student of the Month

11/04/2010 - Lacey is a junior interior design major who has been working for the serials section of Technical Services for over 2 years. Her outstanding work ethic and reliability have made her Rod Library’s November student of the month! Lacey wakes up at the crack of dawn to come into the Library to ...Read more

October 2010 Student of the Month

10/08/2010 - Lynn has worked at the library for 3 ½ years.  Most of her time working here has been in Technical Services; however, in January, she began working ASD as well.  She quickly moved up the ranks in ASD, where she is now a Building Monitor.  Some of her duties in ASD include: ...Read more

September 2010 Student of the Month

09/13/2010 -  Becca is a Building Monitor in the Access Services Department. She started here at the Rod Library 2½ years ago as a freshman, hired specially for one of the library’s many book shifting projects. She has since worked her way up through the ranks, and has done virtually ...Read more

New Books in High Use and Interest Areas Now Available

09/08/2010 - With the support of an allocation of $20,000 in ARRA (American Recovery and Investment Act) funds received in spring 2010, Rod Library has acquired almost 600 recently published books in areas of high use and on current topics of interest.  Most of these titles have been added to the ...Read more

April 2010 Student of the Month

04/12/2010 - Alyssa is the Rod Library’s Student of the Month for April 2010. Alyssa began working in the Youth Department in May 2008.  She does a little bit of everything up in the Youth department. Some of those duties include: getting new books ready to be put out on the shelf, helping with ...Read more

March 2010 Student of the Month

03/08/2010 - Alex  is Student of the Month for March. He has worked in the Reference and Instructional Services for 3 years. Some of his job responsibilities include assisting patrons and working with the government documents. He chose to work in the library because he wanted to work at a place ...Read more

February 2010 Student of the Month

02/12/2010 -  Our February Student of the Month is Brittney, student assistant in the Dean’s Office. Brittney is a senior Accounting major with a minor in Actuarial Science. She plans to graduate in Spring 2011, and hopes to find a job in the Midwest that will combine her two academic ...Read more

The Circle

01/29/2010 - Do you love youth literature?  Or, simply wonder why so many adults are reading it, buzzing about it?  Then join us in The Circle on Thursday, February 4, 2010, at 3:30pm in the Youth Collection.  We will discuss a variety of picture books and full length novels.  ...Read more

January 2010 Student of the Month

01/21/2010 - Chris is Rod Library’s Student of the Month for January 2010. Chris is a junior majoring in Construction Management. After he graduates from UNI with his Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Chris would like to pursue a Master’s degree in Urban or Regional ...Read more

December 2009 Student of the Month

12/14/2009 - A big Panther cheer to Tyler, our December Student of the Month!    Tyler has worked in the Access Services Department since January 2008 and has been a Building Monitor since May 2009. In addition to helping patrons at the circulation desk, building monitor duties include ...Read more

The Circle

12/08/2009 - Harry Potter, Twilight, The Hunger Games, Where the Wild Things Are….are adults reverting back to their childhoods? Although crossover literature is not a new phenomenon, the proliferation of youth books that are on the bestseller lists and that are nominated for major adult literary ...Read more

November 2009 Student of the Month

11/13/2009 - Selena has been a student employee in the Reference Department at the Rod Library for 2 ½ years. She is a junior double majoring in Biology and Study of World Religions. She hopes to graduate from UNI in the Fall of 2012. After UNI, she plans to go on to study either at Iowa or Mayo, as ...Read more

The Circle

11/10/2009 - Do you love youth literature?  Or, simply wonder why so many adults are reading it, buzzing about it?  Then join us in The Circle on Thursday, November 19, 2009, at 3:30pm in the Youth Collection.  We will discuss a variety of picture books and full length novels.  For more ...Read more

October 2009 Student of the Month

10/13/2009 - Kim, our October Student of the Month, is starting her second year in Special Collections/Archives.  Her nominator stated that Kim NEVER has a bad day; coming to work with a smile on her face and a bounce in her step.  She started like all student assistants, with basic data ...Read more

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