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1 Empleado de Admisiones apoya a los estudiantes multiculturales
Benitez--Nixson (Student--2021), Lizarraga-Estrada--Jesus (Associate Director of Freshmen Recruitment and Acccess)
Northern Iowan 117:48, p.01
4/8/2021 Jesus Lizarraga-Estrada, the Associate Director of Freshman Recruitment and Access, reflects on his time at UNI and his current position which helps multicultural students find where they belong. Lizarraga-Estrada emphasizes the barriers of distance, transportation, and lack of resources for all students and has provided future students with Zoom campus visits. This article is printed in Spanish and English; photo.
2 HLC site visit features student forum
Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 117:46, p.01
4/1/2021 Peer reviewers engaged with students in an open forum discussion during the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) site visit on Monday, March 29. Many student's had great things to say about UNI, praising the community, academics, work places on campus, and the student organizations. Other students critiqued the look and age of the buildings and the lack of diversity, inclusion, and social justice on campus; photo.
3 CME inspires students with compliment wall
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021), Cummings--Gabriella (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:43, p.04
3/22/2021 The Center for Multicultural Education (CME) created an interactive compliment wall to inspire and encourage students throughout their day; photo.
4 Panther Portrait: BSU poetry slam
Witherow--Anthony (Student--2020), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 117:31, p.04
2/8/2021 BSU held their annual poetry slam. This is the first event hosted by BSU for Black History Month; photo.
5 CME panel features Black voices
McGuill--Lauren (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 116:36, p.01
2/17/2020 The UNI Center for Multicultural Education (CME) hosted a panel discussion with Black and African American students. This was the latest panel in the "What Your Students Want You to Know" series, which was launched in November 2019 to feature voices of UNI students from diverse populations; photo.
6 Panel addresses diversity in the workplace
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 116:34, p.02
2/10/2020 On Thursday, February 6, UNI students, faculty, and staff attended a panel discussing diversity in the workplace, held at the Center for Multicultural Education (CME) at noon. Chiquita Loveless spoke about her 23-year career in the US Navy and the challenges she overcame as a black woman in the field. The conversation turned to the role that UNI Faculty and staff can play in encouraging diversity in the classroom and workplace. Levy emphasized that building a relationship with students is essential, and Byers agreed. Levy added, however, that staff should be careful to avoid viewing barriers as deficits; photo.
7 CETL launches student panel series
Alldredge--Anna (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:23, p.04
11/18/2019 The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning will host a series of panel discussions called "What Your Students Want You To Know," with some of UNI's Native American students. The event will take place in the Center for Multicultural Education on November 21, 2019.
8 UNI community packs REC town hall
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:22, p.01
11/14/2019 More than 200 students, faculty, and community members attended a town hall hosted by the UNI Racial and Ethnic Coalition (REC) at Maucker Union. The REC started with a summary of the REC, actions UNI has taken, and inaction that UNI has failed to meet. It was also a way for the REC to get their message out into the community and to tell their stories and to have audience members tell their stories. The meeting called for everyone in attendance to take action. Related to this article was REC, students from Iowa, and ISU attend the Board of Regents Meeting. In coordination with similar student organizations from Universities across Iowa, members of REC attended the public comment portion of the Board of Regents committee meeting. REC member Gisselle Hererra delivered a statement on behalf of the REC, addressing the Board of Regents executives and representatives from Iowa's public universities. She ended her speech by asking if the executives and representatives would be willing to meet twice and both times she was met with silence; photo.
9 Celebrating LGBTQ+ History Month
Whitehead--Zyrus (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:13, p.04
10/14/2019 UNI has made effort to attain inclusion and diversity on campus by hosting several events throughout October, which is LGBTQ+ History Month, to celebrate and inform.
10 CME launches year with BBQ
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:1, p.06
8/29/2019 The Center of Multicultural Education held their beginning of the school year event at Maucker Union on August 26, 2019. They held a BBQ and a host of other food from different cultures. President of UNI, Mark Nook, attended the event and was happy to see the campus full of people/students once more. Other foundations and campus organizations attended the event and spoke of the up coming school year fondly.
11 CME dunks for diversity at tournament
Barikor--Leziga (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 115:45, p.01
4/1/2019 The Center for Multicultural Education hosted 'Dunking for Diversity,' a basketball tournament and discussion to promote diversity.
12 UNI Proud and GSS present Pride Week 2019
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:45, p.02
4/1/2019 UNI Proud and GSS will host several events to celebrate Pride Week. The week will conclude with the annual drag ball.
13 Fatness, Body-Size Stigma panel
Mitchel--Cecila (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:43, p.02
3/14/2019 Three faculty members presented their research focused on societal ideas of body-size.
14 UNI student recounts fleeing civil war
Barikor--Leziga (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 115:40, p.02
3/4/2019 FourtyTwo Yet, a senior social work major, spoke about growing up in a Sudan during the Second Sudanese Civil War, his time in a refugee camp, and his immigration to America as part of Hot Wings, Hot Topics, hosted by the Center for Multicultural Education.
15 Panther Portraits: Latinx Showcase
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:15, p.05
10/15/2018 The Latinx Showcase was celebrated by several organizations in Lang Hall.
16 Celebrating Latinx Heritage Month
Weber--Colby (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:12, p.05
10/4/2018 UNIdos, Lambda Theta Phi and the CME are hosting several events to celebrate Latinx Heritage Month.
17 Frederick Douglas festival coming to library
Mazzarella--Allison (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:5, p.05
9/13/2018 UNI participate in celebrated Frederick Douglass's birthday with the Frederick Douglass Power of Words Festival.
18 Check DIS out: CME has new name
Ritondale--Sarah (Student--2017), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:3, p.04
8/30/2018 The Center for Multicultural Education underwent a name change and has a new approach to student inclusion.
19 President Nook meets with African Union
Stekl--Caleb (Student--2017), Mitchell--Adrian (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 114:42, p.01
3/5/2018 The African Union met with university President Mark Nook to talk about the perceived inaction at UNI after President Trump called several African countries 's---hole countries.'
20 Panther portrait: Night at the Apollo Black History Month
Davis--Kirby (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:34, p.05
2/5/2018 Black Student Union kicked off Black History Month with "Night at the Apollo."
21 CME to hold 24-hour student study space
Ritondale--Sarah (Student--2017), Davis--Kirby (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:30, p.03
1/22/2018 The Center for Multicultural Education (CME) now allows students to study in Plazza level of the Maucker Union at all times of the day and night. Students with a valid student ID can enter the area from 12AM to 6:30AM when the Union opens; photo.
22 Students showcase Latino heritage
Davis--Kirby (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:11, p.05
10/2/2017 In honor of Latino Heritage Week, the Center for Multicultural Education (CME) is hosting the Latino Heritage Showcase. There were various acts such as singing and dancing, all while educating the audience on Latin traditions; photo.
23 Latino Heritage Week
Hofmeyer--Sarah (Student--2014), Weber--Carly (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:10, p.01
9/28/2017 UNI hosted its first Latino Heritage Week, sponsored by the Center for Multicultural Education (CME) and supported by UNIdos, Panthers for DREAM Iowa, Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity Inc., and The Potential Candidates of Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority Inc. Some of the events included Baila Conmigo, a Latin dance night and a Latino Showcase to express Latino culture; photo.
24 UNI-CUE helps "Discover the Dream"
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:6, p.02
9/14/2017 The Center of Urban Education (UNI-CUE) is starting a mentoring program called "Discover the Dream" with local 5th graders to help them with the transition to 6th grade. The mentors are students from th Black Student Union (BSU), Center for Cultural Education (CME), and the Hispanic/Latino Student Union.
25 Dear future panthers...
Fisher--Nicholas Allen (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:21, p.1
11/9/2015 A forum was held to discuss students issues on campus related to racism and sexuality; photo.
26 UNI celebrates student cultures
Jamtgaard--Katherine A (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 112:21, p.6
11/9/2015 The Center for Multicultural Education held a celebration for Native American Heritage Month; photo.
27 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.
28 Free food on Friday
Turnis--Kayleen Marie (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:10, p.2
10/1/2015 The Center for Multicultural Education and the International Student and Scholars Office are teaming up to host the first annual Ethnic Food Celebration.
29 Dancing with HLSU community
Barikor--Leziga (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:7, p.4
9/21/2015 The Hispanic Latino Student Union held its annual "Dance under the Stars" to celebrate the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month; photo.
30 War on Christianity
Carr-Murphy--Hannah (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:4, p.1
9/10/2015 Hannah Carr-Murphy argues that there is no war on Christianity, and that people need to pay attention to issues such as gender equality and gay rights.
31 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.
32 A hafla of tribal fusion
Jehn--Jakob (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 11:51, p.1
4/20/2015 The annual Hafla (get together) was held in the Center for Multicultural Education; photo.
33 Union rooftop causes concern
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 111:50, p.1
4/16/2015 The rooftop of the Maucker Union is becoming unsafe; photo.
34 UNI to host Women's History Month events
Public Relations News Release 2014:202, p.1
3/9/2015 In March, the UNI Women's and Gender Studies Program will host multiple events in honor of Women's History Month. All events are free and open to the public.
35 Reaching for Higher Ground Film & Discussion Series: 'Ricki's Promise'
Public Relations News Release 2014:197, p.1
3/2/2015 "Ricki's Promise" will be shown March 9, in Lang Hall Auditorium. The theme for this year's series is Media and Social Media: A Networked Society. This event is free and open to the public.
36 CROW Forum to present 'Intimate Domain: Desire, Trauma and Mimetic Theory'
Public Relations News Release 2014:184, p.1
2/23/2015 Martie Reineke, a professor of philosophy and world religions at UNI, will present a lecture on March 2, in the Center for Multicultural Education. Reineke will discuss the research that went into her latest book.
37 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.
38 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.
39 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.
40 Seventh annual Darwin Week to be held at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2014:171, p.1
2/3/2015 Darwin Week will be held February 9 through 12. This event celebrates science through a series of faculty and visiting speakers. All events will be held in the CME in Maucker Union and are free and open to the public.
41 UNI economics professor to present CROW Forum lecture
Public Relations News Release 2014:159, p.1
1/27/2015 Lisa Jepsen will present "Women and Law School" on February 2nd in the Center for Multicultural Education building, room 109A. She will discuss what influences success in a student's first year of law school and how race and gender play a role.
42 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.
43 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.
44 UNI to host internationally acclaimed author Tim Wise
Public Relations News Release 2014:155, p.1
1/15/2015 Tim Wise will be at UNI on February 2, in the Great Hall at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. These events are free and open to the public.
45 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.
46 CROW Forum presentation, The Double Whammy: Cartoon Representations of Minority Women
Public Relations News Release 2014:128, p.1
11/20/2014 In the Center for Multicultural Education, on December 1, Reginald Green will present a CROW Forum presentation. This event is put on by the UNI Women's and Gender Studies program, and is free and open to the public.
47 What's not missing
Jamtgaard--Katherine A (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:21, p.1
11/10/2014 Author Bridgette Bates visited UNI to discuss and read her new poetry book entitled "What Is Not Missing Is Light"; photo.
48 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.
49 Film school gives students voices
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 111:15, p.4
10/20/2014 Joe Hall, the founder of Ghetto Film School, discussed the aspects of film in the Center for Multicultural Education; photo.
50 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.

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