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UNI's new dining facility wins award<br>

June 17, 2002

Pat Beck, assistant director of residence/marketing and conferences, (319) 273-2333
Gwenne Culpepper, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The recently remodeled Redeker Dining Center at the University of Northern won an award for architectural and design excellence, and will appear in the August 2002 issue of 'American School and University' magazine. Of the 101 projects selected for publication, Redeker ranked in the top 5, being cited for exceptional achievement.

The building was redesigned in 2001 by Lotti Krishan & Short of Tulsa, Okla., in conjunction with Rietz Consultants in Ames. The Baker Group of Grand Rapids, MI was the food service consultant on the project. The dining center features restaurant-style dining; food choices that include stir-fry, grill items, Mexican, traditional, deli, salad and bakery; 'display cooking,' a cyber caf�, a convenience store; and special lighting and audio technology.