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1 Keep the light on for Banned Books Week
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:8, p.01
9/26/2019 Banned Books Week has returned to UNI with multiple displays around campus. Banned Books are books that are taken out of circulation and off of shelves at public and school libraries when a complaint is made. Usually, these books involve controversial themes or LGBTQ+ themes; photo.
2 UNI to host Literacy Conference
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:46, p.02
3/29/2018 UNI is set to host the Elementary Literacy Conference to give teachers new strategies to current and future teachers.
3 Welcome, from the dean of the College of Education
Watson--Dwight C. (Dean--College of Education)
Northern Iowan 111:54, p.Supp. 4
4/30/2015 Dwight Watson welcome new students.
4 UNI to induct students into Teacher Education Program
Public Relations News Release 2014:217, p.1
3/27/2015 UNI College of Education will host its biannual Teacher Education Induction Convocation, March 30, in the Great Hall of the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. A reception will follow in the lobby afterwards.
5 UNI selected as a 'Best Graduate School' by U.S. News & World Report
Public Relations News Release 2014:212, p.1
3/16/2015 UNI is a top graduate school in education, according to the 2016 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools ranking. The College of Business Administration was also recognized in the rankings, being named a best part-time MBA program.
6 'I Am Eleven' film screening
Public Relations News Release 2014:157, p.1
1/20/2015 The screening will be on February 4th at the College Square Theater at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for the movie are ten dollars per person and must be purchased in advance. The film follows 11-year-olds from all around the world, and is 94 minutes long.
7 UNI's College of Education to host town hall meeting in Cedar Rapids
Public Relations News Release 2014:136, p.1
12/1/2014 The meeting will be held December 11, at Grant Wood AEA. UNI will host several town hall meetings across the state to discuss education in Iowa.
8 UNI's College of Education tot host town hall meeting in Des Moines area
Public Relations News Release 2014:132, p.1
11/24/2014 The next meeting will be held in Johnston, December 10, at Heartland AEA. Meeting will be held across the state from now until December.
9 Going around the world for International Education Week
Public Relations News Release 2014:119, p.1
11/13/2014 To help celebrate International Education week, Rod Library is hosting "Around the World in 120 Minutes" on November 19. More than 20 countries will be represented at various tables. All events are free and open to the public.
10 UNI's College of Education to host town meeting in Bettendorf
Public Relations News Release 2014:107, p.1
11/3/2014 UNI will host several town meetings across Iowa to discuss education. The next meeting is November 17, and is going to be held in Bettendorf. Meetings will be held from now until December.
11 UNI's College of Education to host town hall meeting in Clear Lake
Public Relations News Release 2014:103, p.1
10/30/2014 UNI College of Education will host several town meetings across Iowa to discuss education. The next meeting will be held in Clear Lake, November 6. Meetings will be held from now until December.
12 UNI to induct students into Teacher Education Program on October 29
Public Relations News Release 2014:85, p.1
10/15/2014 UNI College of Education will host its bi-annual Teacher Education Induction Convocation, October 29, in the Great Hall of the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. Parents, friends, UNI faculty, and administrators are invited to attend.
13 UNI's College of Education to host town hall meeting in Dubuque
Public Relations News Release 2014:82, p.1
10/9/2014 UNI College of Education will host meetings in Iowa to discuss education. The next meeting will be held in Dubuque October 23.
14 Theatre UNI introduces 'Theatre Thursday'
Public Relations News Release 2014:71, p.1
10/2/2014 Theatre Thursday is a gathering of UNI theatre students, faculty, staff, Friends of Theatre UNI members, alumni, and local theatre enthusiasts after the opening night performance of Theatre UNI productions.
15 UNI's College of Education reschedules town hall meeting in Cedar Falls
Public Relations News Release 2014:68, p.1
10/1/2014 UNI College of Education will host several town meetings across Iowa to discuss education. A meeting will be held in the Cedar Valley, October 8.
16 UNI's College of Education to host town hall meeting in Spencer
Public Relations News Release 2014:69, p.1
10/1/2014 UNI College of Education will host several town hall meetings in Iowa to discuss education. The next meeting will be held in Spencer, October 15.
17 Ralph E. Reynolds named Jacobson Endowed Chair of Literacy at UNI College of Education
Public Relations News Release 2014:60, p.1
9/25/2014 Ralph E. Reynolds has joined the College of Education as the Richard O. Jacobson Endowed Chair of Literacy. His responsibilities at UNI will include conducting research and stimulating research among faculty and graduate students in the COE.
18 UNI's College of Education to host town meeting in Council Bluffs
Public Relations News Release 2014:61, p.1
9/25/2014 UNI College of Education will host several town meetings across the state to discuss education in Iowa. The next meeting will be in Council Bluffs, October 9, at the Educational Service Center.
19 UNI's College of Education to host town hall meetings
Public Relations News Release 2014:53, p.1
9/18/2014 UNI College of Education will host town hall meetings across the state to discuss education in Iowa. Meetings will be held across the state from now until December.
20 A welcome from the Dean of the College of Education
Northern Iowan 110:55, p.supp. 4
5/1/2014 Dean Dwight Watson welcomes new students to the university and the College of Education.
21 Possible course changes
Krogman--Kayla Jean (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 110:55, p.1
5/1/2014 The Board of Regents heard a proposal that included adding 103 classes to the course offerings and terminating 55 courses.
22 Future teaches make the next step
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:48, p.1
4/7/2014 The College of Education inducted 200 students into its teacher education program. Over sixty students attended the induction ceremony. After the ceremony, students and their families were invited to a reception in the lobby of the GBPAC; photo.
23 Alumni aid in cost of tuition
Ruggles--Jacinda Rose (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:47, p.1
4/3/2014 The UNI Foundation accepts donations from alumni and friends. The donations go toward scholarships and program funding, as well as other improvements to the university; photo.
24 Bullying and violence prevention summit to be held in Sioux City
Public Relations News Release 2013:231, p.1
4/1/2014 UNI's Center for Violence Prevention and College of Education are sponsors for the upcoming Mentors in Violence Prevention Student Leadership Summit. The summit will take place in Sioux City. Two hundred high school kids will participate in the event.
25 UNI to host eighth annual Math Fair for elementary and middle school students.
Public Relations News Release 2013:221, p.1
3/27/2014 UNI's Teaching Educators About Mathematics (TEAM) organization will host its eighth annual Math Fair. The event is free and open to all fourth-, fifth-, and sixth-grade students in the Cedar Valley. This is a way to get students excited about math.
26 Induction of future teachers at UNI is April 2
Public Relations News Release 2013:218, p.1
3/26/2014 More than 200 students will be inducted into the UNI Teacher Education Program and are invited to participate in the induction ceremony. There will be a reception in the lobby following induction for the students and their families.
27 UNI awarded more than $500,000 grant to pilot yearlong student teaching program
Public Relations News Release 2013:157, p.1
1/14/2014 UNI has received a grant over $500,000 to pilot a yearlong student teaching program. This program will offer students an authentic teaching experience before graduating.
28 The story behind the gift
Northern Iowa Today 97:1, p.13
1/1/2014 Alumnus Jim Maw talks about his experience at UNI and his continuing support for the university over the years; photo.
29 UNI Child Development Center earns national accreditation
Public Relations News Release 2013:141, p.1
12/9/2013 UNI's Child Development Center has been accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). This means that UNI's Child Development Center is a leader in the national effort to invest in high-quality childhood education.
30 University of Northern Iowa to induct students into Teacher Education Program
Public Relations News Release 2013:103, p.1
10/22/2013 UNI will host the bi-annual Teacher Education Induction Convocation. Three hundred and sixty-eight students have satisfied requirements for admission to the UNI Teacher Education Program. This is the 46th group inducted since 1991.
31 Regents will discuss tuition and fees
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:15, p.5
10/18/2013 The Iowa Board of Regents will meet at UNI to discuss funding for the 2014-15 fiscal year. The Regents are considering an increase in funding, which would freeze the tuition rate. UNI is requesting approval for a Center for Educational Transformation.
32 UNI Hall of Excellence to host speaker and ceremony
Public Relations News Release 2013:86, p.1
10/9/2013 UNI will be hosting Anita DeFrantz, member of the International Olympic Committee, in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Hall of Excellence. This year four people will be inducted into the Hall of Excellence.
33 BOR approves big-ticket items
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:5, p.1
9/13/2013 UNI's official enrollment this year reached 12,159 students. This number is higher than predicted, but lower than last fall's enrollment. At the Board of Regents meeting UNI requested $10 million to help with renovations to Schindler Education Center.
34 Students and families gather for Panther-filled weekend
Gibbs--Hannah Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:3, p.1
9/6/2013 Family Weekend will include a variety of events for all ages. Students and their families can attend the soccer and football games. There will also be other events including a tailgate, juggling performance, and magic shows; photo.
35 $15 million gift will transform teacher education at UNI
Northern Iowa Today 95:3, p.8
5/1/2013 Richard O. Jacobson gave money to support the work of the College of Education; will support endowment of faculty positions, visiting faculty, research, scholarships, and conferences; photo.
36 UNI receives $2 million grant from Carver Charitable Trust to lead educational research and development
Public Relations News Release 2012:289, p.1
4/26/2013 UNI received $2 million from the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust to create a new center for educational research and development.
37 Improving literacy in elementary education
Public Relations News Release 2012:274, p.1
4/15/2013 The first annual Jacobson Center and Reading Recovery Literacy Academy will be held at UNI. This event will feature keynote speaker, Richard Elmore. The 45th annual Elementary Literacy Conference will also take place at UNI featuring Steven Kellogg.
38 UNI's College of Education to host Alumni in Residence
Public Relations News Release 2012:260, p.1
4/8/2013 Several Alumni will be coming to speak at the second annual Alumni in Residence event. Tania Johnson, Harold Colsch, and Kelly Putnam will all be speaking at the event.
39 UNI announces $15 million gift for teacher education
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:41, p.1
3/8/2013 Richard Jacobson donated fifteen million dollars to the College of Education. The gift will benefit many students in the future. Mr. Jacobson's contributions to UNI total thirty million dollars; photo.
40 Diversity exert to speak at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2012:234, p.1
3/7/2013 UNI will host Christine E. Sleeter to promote diversity in education. Sleeter will discuss issues relation to race, class, gender and disability in the classroom.
41 UNI to celebrate launch of International Pretty Brown Girl Day
Public Relations News Release 2012:199, p.1
2/13/2013 Sheri Crawley, the founder and CEO of the Pretty Brown Girl Foundation, will be hosted by UNI during its annual African-American Read-In. Guests will have the opportunity to read Ms. Crawley's book, "Pretty Brown Girl" as well as interact with her.
42 UNI to host literacy and Reading Recovery events
Public Relations News Release 2012:200, p.1
2/13/2013 The College of Education, the Richard O. Jacobson Center for Comprehensive Learning, and UNI's Reading Recovery Center of Iowa will host two literacy events in April. Both events will have multiple breakout sessions featuring special presentations.
43 University of Northern Iowa presents education experts during American Education Week
Public Relations News Release 2012:138, p.1
11/13/2012 College of Education faculty honored for American Education Week at UNI.
44 Student teaching fee to jump in fall 2013
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:20, p.1
11/2/2012 Institutional Fee Committee votes to raise fees for student teaching from $50 to $300. The additional money will go to mentor teachers and institutions.
45 Life after Price Lab: Level II field experiences
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 109:7, p.1
9/18/2012 New field experience consists of a two week mini-course followed by a minimum of twenty-five hour field experience during a six week period. Waterloo and Cedar Falls schools are providing areas for field experience; photo.
46 A letter from the College of Education
Watson--Dwight C. (Dean--College of Education)
Northern Iowan 108:54, p.supp 2
4/27/2012 Dean Dwight Watson shares the strengths of the college; photo.
47 UNI updates BOR on Price Lab closure
Baker--Brandon Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:54, p.1
4/27/2012 Dean of the College of Education Dwight Watson discussed the placement of Level II education students. The use of block scheduling for eight weeks will aid in coordinating activities with local schools; photo.
48 UNI prepares for spring commencement
Public Relations News Release 2011:293, p.1
4/23/2012 Gradutes will be divided into three groups for the spring commencement ceremonies. All ceremonies will be held in the McLeod Center. The Department of Military Science will hold the Spring Commissioning Ceremony.
49 UNI students create books for orphanages
Koolbeck--Alex Elizabeth (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:52, p.1
4/20/2012 Students from Waterloo East, Cedar Falls High, Wartburg College, and UNI join to send three hundred books to Haiti and Panama. The books are written in Spanish, French, and English.
50 UNI presents Hot Topics in Education for the 21st century classroom
Public Relations News Release 2011:262, p.1
4/4/2012 The College of Education will host a webinar presenting the curriculum for the 21st century.

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