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1 UNI celebrates LGBTQ+ community with Pride Week
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021), Schmitz--Mallory (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 119:49, p.01
4/10/2023 UNI Proud and Gender & Sexuality Services (GSS) hosted multiple campus events throughout Pride Week including coffee hours, a book club meeting, and Dragaganza; photo.
2 Cultivating female student leaders
Klinkhammer--Bailey (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 119:46, p.01
3/30/2023 Various students on campus are interviewed to talk about how the student organizations they are a part of have uplifted them and helped them become leaders at UNI; photo.
3 The ongoing legacy of the UNI Seven
Beilke--Nicole (Student--2023)
Northern Iowan 119:36, p.01
2/13/2023 Guest writer Nicole Beilke writes the history of UNI Seven and how their proposals are still impacting UNI's campus today. Beilke writes about the creation of the Center for Multicultural Education (CME), the Minority Recruitment Program, Increasing of Black faculty, and more; photo.
4 Wading through misrepresentation
Zarkpah--Laito (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 119:30, p.04
1/23/2023 Laito Zarkpah writes an article describing the Center for Multicultural Education (CME) space and explaining the importance this space has for students; photo.
5 NISG November updates
Northern Iowan Staff
Northern Iowan 119:28, p.02
12/8/2022 A list of accomplishments and actions taken by the Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) during the month of November.
6 International Education Week kicks off
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 119:23, p.01
11/14/2022 International Education Week, November 14-18, will celebrate the stories of international students, faculty, and departments across UNI's campus. Caroline Christensen lists out the different events that will be held throughout the week.
7 Do you have access?
Bolumbu--Nkasa (Student--2021), Benitez--Nixson (Class of 2023)
Northern Iowan 119:13, p.03
10/10/2022 Nkasa Bolumbu writes an opinion piece featuring UNI students Caleb Gahle and Nick Johnson. Gahle, who has cerebral palsy, is creating a new student organization called Awareness, Community, Collaboration, Empowerment, Support, and Success (ACCESS) which will allow students with disabilities to share their experiences and raise awareness; photo.
8 'DIS' is the most wonderful way to get involved
Benitez--Nixson (Class of 2023)
Northern Iowan 119:2, p.01
8/29/2022 Nixson Benítez writes about opportunities that the Center of Multicultural Education (CME) will be providing in the coming year. Nixson interviews the Director of Diversity, Inclusion and Social Justice (DIS) Chiquita Loveless who explains the goals of DIS and the support system that they provide for students of all different racial or religious backgrounds; photo.
9 Warlocks, aliens and superheroes welcome at Rod
Alder--Theo (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 118:46, p.01
4/4/2022 The Rod Library hosts this year's annual RodCon; photo.
10 Leila Masinovic: Making history at UNI
De Bruin--Karla (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 118:41, p.01
3/10/2022 Leila Masinovic discusses her new position as Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) president and what it means to her to be the first female Muslim student in that position; photo.
11 Highlighting Black leaders at UNI
Bates--Jerrell (Guest Columnist), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 118:37, p.01
2/24/2022 The author discusses the development of Black History Month in American and UNI history as well as student, community, and alumni involvement, and the many Black leaders who have visited UNI; photo
12 Meet the candidates: VP for Student Life
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:34, p.02
2/14/2022 The final three candidates for the Vice President of Student Life position are introduced: Heather Harbach, Javier Flores, and Lyn Redington; photos.
13 BSU celebrates Black History Month
Stevens--Anna (Student--2021), De Bruin--Karla (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 118:33, p.01
2/10/2022 The Black Student Union (BSU) has multiple events planned for the entirety of Black History Month; photo.
14 Alumni House, Honors Cottage saved from demolition at BOR meeting
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021), De Bruin--Karla (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 118:21, p.01
11/8/2021 The Alumni House and Honors Cottage have been saved from demolition for the moment, though it can be brought up again at the next Board of Regents meeting in February; photo.
15 UNI celebra el mes de la herencia hispana
Mendez Aguilar -- Mario (Student--2021), Crow--Catherine (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 118:6, p.01
9/16/2021 UNI celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month; photos. Read the article in English on page 3.
16 Empleado de Admisiones apoya a los estudiantes multiculturales
Benitez--Nixson (Class of 2023), 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.
17 HLC site visit features student forum
De Bruin--Karla (Class of 2022)
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 March 29. Students spoke on UNI's community, academics, employment opportunities, student organizations, buildings, and diversity, inclusion, and social justice on campus; photo.
18 CME inspires students with compliment wall
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021), Cummings--Gabriella (Class of 2021)
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.
19 UNI student honored for community impact
Qualley--Sarah (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 117:43, p.05
3/22/2021 Student Jerell Bates has been selected for a Newman Civic Fellowship, and looks forward to building leadership and problem-solving skills, especially in relation to mental health. Bates is also a member of the Ethnic Student Promoters and Black Student Union campus organizations; photo.
20 Panther Portrait: Women of Color Celebration
Witherow--Anthony (Student--2020), Magnificat--Gelase (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:40, p.04
3/11/2021 The Center for Multicultural Education (CME) and the Northern Iowa Feminists held a painting event in Maucker Union for Women's History Month; photo.
21 Panther Portrait: BSU poetry slam
Witherow--Anthony (Student--2020), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 117:31, p.04
2/8/2021 The Black Student Union (BSU) held their annual Poetry Slam in the Center for Multicultural Education and also livestreamed it. This is the first event hosted by BSU for Black History Month; photos.
22 UNI Seven honored on 50th anniversary
Kampe--Erin (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 116:43, p.02
3/12/2020 The Center for Multicultural Education (CME) honored the 50th anniversary of the UNI Seven on March 9 in the Maucker Union Ballrooms. The article discusses the 1970 peaceful protests that led to the suspension of seven students - "The UNI 7" - and subsequent protest where almost 30 students were arrested. One of the protest demands was a learning space for people of color - two years later, the vice president's house became the Ethnic Minority Cultural and Educational Center, which evolved into today's CME. Ten activists involved in the protests were present at the event: Ann Burke, Palmer Byrd, Christopher Dalton, James Johnson, Glen Moore, Terry Sallis, Terry Stevens, Tony Stevens, Joseph Sailor, and Byron Washington; photo.
23 Women's History Month and Art Expo
Kamp--Erin (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 116:41, p.05
3/5/2020 The Women's History Month Kickoff and Art Expo was held March 3 at the Center for Multicultural Education (CME), and put on by staff from the CME, members of the Women and Gender Studies program, and Northern Iowa Feminists.
24 Women's History Month events coming up at UNI
Mitchell--Cecilia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:40, p.05
3/2/2020 Events will be held throughout March to celebrate Women's History Month. Sexuality, Women and Gender (SWAG) will host the forum "Jackie and Jill Robinson: Women and the Need to Be Better at Politics" on March 2 in Rod Library. The Women's History Month Kickoff and Art Expo will be on March 3 in the Center for Multicultural Education (CME), and there will be a documentary screening on Carrie Chapman Catt followed by a panel on the same date. On March 5, Col. Beth Behn (Chief of Staff, Army Sustainment Command) will give the lecture "A Rising Tide: The Final Victorious Wave of the Women's Suffrage Movement, 1916-1920." The Philosophy and Religion 50th Anniversary Lecture will be held on March 6, given by Tracy Bonfitto, Curator of Art at the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin: "A Visible Scar: Loss and Memory in the Works of Zarina Hashmi and Rummana Hussein." Future events will include Women in Red: Wikipedia Editathon in Rod Library, Bingo Night in Curris Business Building, communication studies professor Catherine Palczewski's lecture "Bodies that Argue: How Suffragists Constituted White Women's Citizenship During the 1919 Prison Special Tour" as the last installment of the Phi Alpha Theta lecture series, the even "Women of War: Stories of Veteran Women," a movie night and RodCon keynote speaker Gabby Rivera in the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. The month will conclude with Women of Excellence on March 27.
25 CME panel features Black voices
McGuill--Lauren (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
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. CME Assistant Director Keya Levy hosted the panel which included students Christina Downey, Laito Zarkpah, Daniel Loggins, and Bre Eigenheer; photos.
26 Panel addresses diversity in the workplace
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:34, p.02
2/10/2020 On February 6, UNI hosted a panel discussing diversity in the workplace at the Center for Multicultural Education (CME). Panelists included Michelle Byers, assistant vice president and director of the Office of Human Resources, Keyah Levy, assistant director of the CME, and Chiquita Loveless, Military and Veteran Student Services coordinator; Gabriela Olivares, associate dean of the Graduate College, moderated. Panelists spoke on their personal experiences in the workplace, how faculty and staff can encourage diversity, and answered questions; photo.
27 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." The first event will be composed of Indigenous students and take place on November 21 in the Center for Multicultural Education; photo.
28 UNI community packs REC town hall
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021), 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 on November 11. REC summarized their formation and launch of the #UNIisnotanAlly campaign, directed at what they viewed as a failure of UNI's administration to act on goals to combat racism. REC took questions and invited students of color to share their experiences. An addition to the article titled "Related: REC, students from Iowa and ISU attend Board of Regents meeting" covers the Board of Regents November 13 meeting that REC and representatives from Iowa and Iowa State attended to call for a town hall meeting with the regents; photos.
29 Celebrating LGBTQ+ History Month
Whitehead--Zyrus (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:13, p.04
10/14/2019 UNI hosts several events throughout October, which is LGBTQ+ History Month, to celebrate and inform. They include displays, performances, training, speakers, and other events; photos.
30 President announces Common Read
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 116:7, p.02
9/23/2019 The UNI President's Diversity Common Read for fall 2019 will be Ijeoma Oluo's "So You Want to Talk About Race." The Common Read program, hosted by the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL), the Center for Multicultural Education (CME), and Chief Diversity Officer Gwenne Beary, facilitates reading, discussions, and deeper thinking among students and faculty on campus.
31 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 and students once more. Other foundations and campus organizations attended the event and spoke of the upcoming year; photos.
32 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.
33 UNI Proud and GSS present Pride Week 2019
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
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.
34 Fatness, Body-Size Stigma panel
Mitchel--Cecila (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:43, p.02
3/14/2019 Three faculty members presented their research focused on societal ideas of body-size.
35 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.
36 Panther Portraits: Latinx Showcase
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:15, p.05
10/15/2018 The Latinx Showcase took place in the Lang Hall Auditorium on October 12; photos.
37 Celebrating Latinx Heritage Month
Weber--Colby (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:12, p.05
10/4/2018 Latinx Heritage Month, or Hispanic Heritage Month, will be celebrated with a variety of events September 15 - October 15 hosted by UNIdos, Lambda Theta Phi, Lambda Theta Alpha, and the Center for Multicultural Education (CME); photo.
38 Frederick Douglas festival coming to library
Mazzarella--Allison (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:5, p.05
9/13/2018 To mark the 200th anniversary of Frederick Douglass's birthday, the Rod Library will host the "Power of Words" festival September 18-22; photo.
39 Check DIS out: CME has new name
Ritondale--Sarah (Student--2017), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:3, p.04
8/30/2018 The Center for Multicultural Education (CME) is now the Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice (DIS) and houses Multicultural Education Services, Gender and Sexuality Services, and Military and Veteran Student Services; photo.
40 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.'
41 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."
42 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.
43 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.
44 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.
45 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.
46 UNI in search of new diversity officer
Jaamtgard--Katherine (Student--2015), Fisher--Nicholas Allen (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:27, p.01
12/10/2015 Following a diversity forum in which students addressed their concerns about discrimination on campus, the President's Executive Management Team (EMT) searches for a diversity officer; photos.
47 "Band-Aids on bullet holes"
Fisher--Nicholas Allen (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:22, p.01
11/12/2015 Ethnic Student Promoters (ESP) and various staff, students, and faculty protest the lack of administrative action on discrimination on campus; photos.
48 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.
49 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.
50 CME restructure underway
Madden--Jacob (Class of 2019)
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.

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