• Featured Memory - More Than Music

    Posted: Sep 05, 2017
    Hope everyone had a wonderful Labor Day weekend!

    Our featured memory for this week is a brand new one. Submitted just a week ago, this memory from Eric Nielsen, class of 1983, talks about his enduring friendship with Les Hale and the many wonderful accomplishments and experiences he was able to enjoy because of "Doc".

    You can read Eric's full memory here: More Than Music

    Memories like Eric's and like yours are crucial for our goal of preserving the history of UNI's laboratory schools. Won't you share some of your memories with us today?

    Please visit  and tell us about your experiences at the lab school. We'd love to hear from you!

  • Featured Memory Monday - "The 'Big Side' of the Library"

    Posted: Aug 21, 2017
    Our featured memory today comes to us from David Chung, a member of the class of 1979. 

    David shares with us a story from his early years at Price Lab, when his father advocated for him to be allowed to read a book from the "big side" of the library, and the full circle moment when he was able to do the same for his son.

    You can read David's full memory here: The 'Big Side' of the Library

    Memories like David's are an integral part of our efforts to preserve the history and legacy of Price Laboratory School and we are so appreciative of every story you are willing to share with us.

    We need to hear from you! 

    If you have stories you'd be willing to share with us please visit the "Submit Your Memories" page here at pricelabhistory.org

  • Featured Faculty - The Legacy of Les Hale

    Posted: Aug 07, 2017
    In honor of Dr. Hale we are re-sharing his faculty profile. We've loved hearing all your memories of Dr. Hale and hope you'll continue to share them.

    Dr. Les Hale, UNI Professor, served as chairman of the music department and director of choral activities at Price Lab  School for 28 years. His vocal experience includes operas, oratorio, operetta, recital, musicals, jazz and barber-shop. He played several instruments in symphonies, concert and marching bands, opera and musical orchestras, jazz groups, show bands and strolling trios. 

    Dr. Hale set a standard for musical performance that his many students carried with them as they moved into careers as professional musicians or pursued other fields of study.  For over two decades more...
  • Featured Memory Monday - Not Just A School But A Way Of Life

    Posted: Jul 24, 2017
    Our memory today was submitted by D. Michael Gohman from the class of 1961.

    Michael reminisces about his family's time in the Quonset huts of campus housing, community life in the 50s, and how the entire campus felt like an extension of the school.

    Read Michael's entire post here: Not Just A School But A Way Of Life

    Did Michael's stories spark memories of your own? Please share them!

    You can submit your stories through the website. We'd love to hear from you.

  • Featured Memory Monday - I Have Always Been A Little Panther

    Posted: Jul 10, 2017

    Our featured memory for this Monday comes from Natalie Kettner of the Class of 1995.

    Natalie shares what it was like to experience the lab school as the daughter of a faculty member and being a part of our fabulous community even before she was old enough to attend the school.

    Read Natalie's memory here: I Have Always Been A Little Panther

    Do you have memories of Price Lab to share with us?

    Visit the Our Memories page and submit your story.

    Every new memory helps us build the history of our beloved school.

    We'd love to hear from you!

  • Thanks for coming, see you next year!

    Posted: Jun 26, 2017
    What a wonderful weekend here in Cedar Falls.

    From our inaugural Price Lab History Social/Fundraiser on Thursday, to the golf reunion on Friday, and another fabulous All-School Reunion Picnic on Saturday, we loved seeing everyone have a great time with great people. We hope each class holding reunions this weekend had just as much fun!

    Mark your calendar for next year!

    Sturgis Falls festivities in 2018 will take place on June 22nd, 23rd, & 24th.

    Our All-School Reunion Picnic will be on Saturday, June 23rd.

    As plans are made for additional events please let us know and we'll be sure to share them in our newsletter and on our website and facebook account.

    (Classes of '53, '58, '63, '68, '73, '78, '83, '88, '93, '98, '03, & '08, we're looking at you...)

    Photos from Thursday night's social at Primo. (Click to see full size.)
    If you have photos from the weekend to share please send them to us at:
    Pricelabhistory @gmail.com
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