• UNI and Price Lab/NU High

    By Kristin Teig Torres on June 13, 2013
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    UNI and Price Lab/NU High are more than just schools to me. These "schools" are what shaped my family. One set of my grandparents graduated from UNI as teachers - then known as the Iowa State Teachers College.  Both of my parents graduated from UNI as teachers and taugh...

  • Malcolm Price Laboratory School

    By Sondra Larsen Carver on June 13, 2013
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                Malcolm Price Laboratory School, originally created to train teachers, was on what is now the UNI Campus. The K-12th school stressed several educational principles which most students may have thou...


    By Robert Stephens on June 12, 2013
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    Certainly, the alumni driving by couldn’t help but look as the building gave way. Many others avoided driving anywhere close to the demolition site not wanting to see the Lab School’s final days. For over half a century, it had been such a magnificent structure.....

  • Teachers College Laboratory School

    By Karl Knutson on June 12, 2013
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    It all started as Teachers College Laboratory School in Sabin Hall, one of the venerable buildings that now overlooks the contrasting modern architecture of Maucker Union at the University of Northern Iowa.  Many fellow students in the class of 1962 had happy recollecti...

  • Malcolm Price Laboratory School (MPLS)

    By John Tarr on June 11, 2013

    Malcolm Price Laboratory School (MPLS), to me, is people -- students, parents, faculty. My professional life was spent at MPLS, primarily from 1961 to 1998. When I joined the MPLS mathematics faculty I was about ten years older than my oldest students and I was the youngest ...


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