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1 CME restructure underway
Madden--Jacob (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:20, p.2
11/5/2015 The Center for Multicultural Education is restructuring itself to be a better resource for students and faculty.
2 Off campus? Off the mind of students
Welsch--Shelby (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:3, p.1
9/3/2015 Few students know about the many off campus events that UNI hosts ranging from speakers to art displays; photo.
3 The Center for Multicultural Education
Frasher--Iris (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:54, p.Supp. 7
4/30/2015 An introduction to the Center for Multicultural Education; photo.
4 Film brings up privacy concerns
Wiese--Brooke (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 111:39, p.4
2/26/2015 Film, "Media and Social media: a networked society" is looked at by Michael Blackwell.
5 Reaching for Higher Ground Series to show 'Terms and Conditions May Apply'
Public Relations News Release 2014:177, p.1
2/9/2015 The documentary will be shown February 23 in the Center for Multicultural Education. This event is free and open to the public.
6 Letter to the editor
Vogt--Megan (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 111:33, p.3
2/5/2015 Graduate assistant Megan Vogt thanks those who attended Tim Wise's speech on racial equality.
7 Moving forward: Apartheid 2.0
Fisher--Nicholas Allen (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:33, p.1
2/5/2015 The Center for Multicultural education hosted racism activist Tim Wise at the Gallagher-Bluedorn, Wise spoke about the current status of race in the United States; photo.
8 Khalil Gibran Muhammad to lecture on race and crime
Public Relations News Release 2014:154, p.1
1/15/2015 Khalil Gibran Muhammad, director of the Schomberg Center for Research in Black Culture, will be at UNI on January 27 to present a lecture in Lang Hall. The events are free and open to the public.
9 Reaching for Higher Ground film series begins with drones
Public Relations News Release 2014:156, p.1
1/15/2015 On January 26, the Center for Multicultural Education will have a film and discussion series. This year's theme is Media and Social Media: A Networked Society, and the events are free and open to the public.
10 Danielle Allen to discuss book and present lecture on MLK Day
Public Relations News Release 2014:149, p.1
1/12/2015 On January 19, Danielle Allen, a Professor of Social Science, will be at UNI to present two presentations.
11 UNI to host author Thomas King
Public Relations News Release 2014:109, p.1
11/5/2014 UNI Center for Multicultural Education (CME) will host an informal conversation with author Thomas King, November 18. The event is free and open to the public.
12 Daisy Hernandez returning to UNI for Reaching for Higher Ground series
Public Relations News Release 2014:67, p.1
9/30/2014 Daisy Hernandez will be speaking at UNI's Center for Multicultural Education (CME) as part of the Reaching for Higher Ground Series, the event will take place October 9.
13 UNI to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela
Public Relations News Release 2013:139, p.1
12/6/2013 UNI will host a service in remembrance of Nelson Mandela. Mandela was South Africa's first black president. Many people saw Nelson Mandela as a symbol of freedom and peace around the world.
14 Veterans kick off first ball
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:23, p.1
11/15/2013 The University of Northern Iowa Veterans Association held its first annual Veterans Ball. President Ruud was the key note speaker. The event was part of UNI's ongoing effort to support incoming veterans on campus; photo.
15 Students respond to Angela Davis
Afzal--Fariha (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:22, p.1
11/12/2013 Angela Davis, civil and women's rights icon, presented her lecture "Finding Your Way: Organizing for Social Change and Human Rights". Many UNI students attended the lecture and found it informative and inspiring; photo.
16 Renowned activist Angela Davis to speak at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2013:106, p.1
10/24/2013 Angela Davis will be speaking at UNI delivering her lecture "Finding Your Way: Organizing for Social Change and Human Rights". Davis was a prominent figure in the civil rights and women's rights movements.
17 Film series rolls onto campus
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:5, p.6
9/13/2013 The Reaching for Higher Ground program hosted a showing of the film "Food Matters". After the film a discussion was held over the importance of eating healthful foods.
18 Perceptions shattered at MLK event
Aune--Jordan Lee (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:2, p.1
8/30/2013 Michael D. Blackwell, director of the Center of Multicultural Education, gave a presentation entitled "The Real Martin Luther King Jr.: Reformist or Revolutionary?". Students found the presentation very informative; photo.
19 Harvard Law professor to visit UNI
Public Relations News Release 2012:201, p.1
2/14/2013 Harvard Law professor and prize winning author, Randall L. Kennedy, will give a brief lecture in the Center for Multicultural Education regarding the subject of "Race Relations and the Law in the Obama Era."
20 UNI students serve the Cedar Valley on MLK Day
Campbell--Colby David (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:29, p.1
1/25/2013 UNI students volunteer at the Northeast Iowa Food Bank, Catholic Worker House, Cedar Valley Hospitality House, Ridgeway Place, Country View Care Center, and the Center for Energy and Environmental Education.
21 UNI to host Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service
Public Relations News Release 2012:173, p.1
1/17/2013 There are various service projects available for students to participate in on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Michael Blackwell will be speaking at the luncheon.
22 Panelists discuss voter ID laws
Campbell--Colby David (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:10, p.1
9/28/2012 UNI students and members of the local community pack Lang Auditorium for a heated panel discussion entitled "Voter ID: Fraud or Voter Suppression?"; photo
23 CME to host sixth annual book club
Bracken--Corey Clayton (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:6, p.7
9/14/2012 A diverse group of books will be available for members. Books offer a great and simple way for people to experience a culture.
24 UNI to host panel on voter ID laws
Public Relations News Release 2012:57, p.1
9/13/2012 UNI will host a panel to discuss "Voter ID: voter fraud or voter suppression?" Panelist will cover types of laws passed and proposed in various states, arguments for and against voter ID, registrations laws, forms of ID accepted, and changes recommended.
25 UNI's Center for Multicultural Education to host book club
Public Relations News Release 2012:50, p.1
9/6/2012 This is the sixth year for the book club. A diversity of authors will enlighten readers on cultural matters. Students, faculty, staff, and community members are welcome to attend.
26 Rep. Braley discusses student loan debt
Finin--Matthew Doyle (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:32, p.1
1/31/2012 With increased college tuition and room and board fees, students are creating significant student loan debt. Decreased availability of financial aid only worsens the situation; photo.
27 Cose discusses MLK, equality for African-Americans
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:29, p.1
1/20/2012 The CME hosted author and journalist Elis Cose on Martin Luther King Day. He spoke to a diverse audience; photo.
28 Louisa Thomas to speak on nonviolent conflict resolution
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:21, p.1
11/8/2011 Center for Multicultural Education will host author known for nonviolent conflict resolution. Her presentation is entitled "Peaceful Resolution of International Conflict".
29 Louisa Thomas to discuss nonviolent conflict resolution at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2011:96, p.1
10/28/2011 Louisa Thomas will present "Peaceful Resolution of International Conflict" which will be followed by a paneled discussion.
30 Film looks at life of American Muslims
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:11, p.6
10/4/2011 "Mooz-lum" was screened as part of this year's "Reaching for Higher Ground" series. The movie is the story of a young Muslim's journey through public school, madrassa, his parents' divorce, and 9/11.
31 Luciano encourages pluralism, diversity
Krull--Danielle Leigh (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:8, p.1
9/23/2011 Danique Seymour shared her poem, "Faces", prior to Felipe Luciano's lecture. The lecture was entitled, "Black Latino Unity: The Missing Link". Luciano's lecture was part of a series of lectures on diversity.
32 Center for Multicultural Education celebrates 40 years
Northern Iowa Today 94:2, p.23
4/1/2011 Brief history of the center; photo.
33 Michael Eric Dyson discusses identity at UNI
Hawkins--Ariel L. (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:38, p.6
2/22/2011 Hailed as one of the nation's most inspiring African-Americans, Dyson presented his keynote address at the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. His visit was a great way to celebrate Black History Month.
34 Campus diversity hub celebrates 40 years.
Public Relations News Release 2010:217, p.1
2/14/2011 A 40th anniversary open-house reception for the Center for Multicultural Education will be held in Maucker Union. Julie Dash will speak on her recent works as part of the Hearst Lecture Series.
35 Celebrating Black History Month
Parker--Taryn Janelle (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:35, p.6
2/11/2011 It is difficult to imagine the campus under the segregation rules that were present during the 1960's. During February the country takes a moment to remember, reflect, and educate itself about the African-American dream; photo.
36 UNI to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:28, p.1
1/14/2011 Dwight Watson, Dean of the College of Education, will speak on the importance of Dr. King to all races, ethnicities, religions, or sexual orientations; photo.
37 UNI students, faculty remember professor of education
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:23, p.5
11/16/2010 A candlelight vigil honored Janet McClain near the fountain at the Schindler Education Center. Professor McClain lost her fight with cancer on October 27, 2010; photo.
38 UNI to host internationally acclaimed author Tim Wise
Public Relations News Release 2010:100, p.1
10/15/2010 Tim Wise, acclaimed white anti-racist essayist, educator, and author is the author of five books and has contributed essays to 25 books. He is internationally renowned for his knowledge on issues of comparative racism, and race and education.
39 UNI students to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month
Au Jong--Catherine (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:5, p.6
9/14/2010 A music festival September 16 will highlight the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month; photo.
40 UNI hosts 'An Evening with Cornel West'
Public Relations News Release 2009:330, p.1
3/15/2010 West, the Class of 1943 University Professor in the Center for African-American studies at Princeton University, a social activist and author, will speak about civic engagement and the democratic process.
41 UNI student shares stories of his transition from childhood slavery to a college education
Danilov--Misha (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:37, p.6
2/19/2010 Umaru Balde spoke to a room full of students, professors, and members of the community; sharing his childhood experiences, travels through six African countries, and his endless pursuit of education; photo.
42 UNI's CME to host discussions in tribute to Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Public Relations News Release 2009:226, p.1
1/14/2010 Rufus Burrow, Jr., Indiana professor of Christian thought and professor of theological social ethics at Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis, will discuss his book, "Martin Lucher King, Jr. for Armchair Theologians" at the Book Club meeting.
43 "Race in the Obama Era" examines racism after historic election
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:5, p.2
9/15/2009 News Talk is designed to promote reading and discussion of the news. A four member panel, representing community members and University staffers, answered questions; photo.
44 Panther poets compete in a war of words
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:5, p.11
9/15/2009 A poetry slam is a poetry competition. The audience is encouraged to applaud or react to the readings. There are rules for competitive performance poetry. Judges are selected from the audience.
45 Series brings diversity to students and the small screen
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:4, p.4
9/11/2009 The Center for Multicultural Education is showing films during September. The film series deals with differences, with the hope of understanding other races.
46 UNI's Center for Multicultural Education to host 2009-2010 book club
Public Relations News Release 2009:34, p.1
9/9/2009 This is the third year where the CME will host a book club with participants reading and discussing texts that deal with various cultural expressions and share history, customs, and perspectives that are projected by the four major groups.
47 Diversity film series to be held in September at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2009:25, p.1
9/1/2009 Five films will be shown in the Center for Multicultural Education Lobby: "Understanding Our Differences: Mexicans and Americans;" "MLK: The Martin Luther King, Jr. Tapes;" Them and Us: Cultural Awareness;" "What does it mean to be white?" and others.
48 Scholar speaks to UNI in honor of Martin Luther King Day
Strong--Jocelyn Jane (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:28, p.1
1/16/2009 Drew Smith, current scholar in residence at the Leadership Center at Morehouse College, will speak at the Center for Multicultural Education. His speech will honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.; photo.
49 CME to host discussion, nationally-known speaker in tribute to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Public Relations News Release 2008:294, p.1
1/9/2009 R. Drew Smith, director of "The Public Influences of African-American Churches Project" and scholar-in-residence at the Leadership Center at Morehouse College, will speak at the CME. Michael Blackwell will procede the following day.
50 UNI Alcohol Task Force assembled
Public Relations News Release 2007:685, p.1
5/19/2008 An alcohol task force has been established to reduce high-rish drinking and the associated negative consequences. Research shows excessive alcohol use leads to crime, injury, academic failure, poor health, addiction, and damage to reputation.

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