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Connors--Thomas G. (History Faculty)

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1 Fight for historical campus buildings continue
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021), De Bruin--Karla (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 118:34, p.01
2/14/2022 The fight to keep the Honors Cottage and Alumni House from being demolished continues; photo.
2 Lang Hall introduces historical exhibit
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021), Witherow--Anthony (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:32, p.01
2/11/2021 A new historical exhibit is unveiled in Lang Hall featuring famous figures who have spoken or performed at UNI, including Martin Luther King, Jr., William Jennings Bryan, the Dalai Lama, and Salvador Dali. Digital communications professor Christopher Martin and associate professor of history Thomas Conners worked together to research the exhibit using Rod Library's special collections and IndexUNI; photos.
3 Library exhibit explores WWI impact
Legaspi--Sofia (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:28, p.05
1/16/2020 The exhibit "World War I: Lessons and Legacies" is on display in the Rod Library Learning Commons through February 15. The exhibit is courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, the National Museum of American History, U.S. World War I Centennial Commission, and Smithsonian Women's Service. It includes artifacts from the UNI Museum and documents and photos from the Special Collections and University Archives. Two lectures will happen in conjunction with the exhibit: "Warriors, Caregivers, and Patriots: Women's Experiences in the First World War," by associate history professor Emily Machen, and "For the Fallen: Military Cemeteries of the Western Front," by associate history professor Thomas Connors; photos.
4 Darwin Week
Hofmeyer--Sarah (Student--2014), Steen--Sierra (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:36, p.2
2/12/2018 Uni Freethinkers and Inquirers annual Darwin Week features lectures from guest speakers and UNI faculty.
5 A Pioneer forgotten
Hofmeyer--Sarah (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 114:22, p.01
11/9/2017 The article talks about Annie Turner Wittenmyer and her accomplishments during the Civil War era. It also talks about the statue dedicated to Annie located outside Lang Hall; photo.
6 UNI history professor to present lecture on war and memory
Public Relations News Release 2012:136, p.1
11/8/2012 Professor Thomas Connors will give lecture, "War and the Landscape of Memory". Presentation will examine how war monuments have evolved over two centuries, and how historic events are remembered.
7 "Soapboxes, Shakespeare and Socialism" samples of civil rights supporter
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:11, p.1
10/6/2009 Eric Arnesen, professor of history at George Washington University, was the featured speaker at the annual Carl L. Becker Lecture. He addressed the life of A. Philip Randolph in a personal and detailed manner; photo.
8 UNI professor to give lecture on history of corpses on Oct. 14
Public Relations News Release 2009:101, p.1
10/6/2009 "Service after death: the political use of corpses" is the title of a lecture to be given by Thomas Connors in Seerley Hall. The lecture will explore the effect that the dead have on the legitimacy of governments.
9 Panther Recognition
Northern Iowan 101:57, p.2
6/17/2005 Recognizes recent achievements of UNI staff and students.
10 Volunteer UNI honors community volunteers
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
6/14/2005 Seven local volunteers were recognized.
11 Lecture 'digs up' cemetery research
Eggers--Bridget (Class of 2004)
Northern Iowan 100:19, p.1
11/4/2003 Professor Thomas Connors' lecture about death and cemeteries in the nineteenth century was held on Halloween night.
12 Edgar Allen Poe, Sleepy Hollow, and death in mid-19th century America topic for UNI history lecture series Oct. 29
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
10/22/2003 Discussion on how 19th century writers Poe and Washington Irving dealt with the issue of urban burial.
13 NU High students to host cemetery walk on Saturday, Sept. 27.
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
9/25/2003 Student to portray influential Cedar Falls citizens buried in Fairview Cemetery.
14 England's Golden Jubilee celebration
Public Relations News Release 2001:508, p.1
6/3/2002 Queen Elizabeth II's reign will be discussed.
15 Britain says goodbye to 'Mum'
Public Relations News Release 2001:414, p.1
4/8/2002 Thomas Connors will discuss the items that Elizabeth the Queen Mother achieved in her lifetime.
16 The selection, demand and supply of UNI textbooks
Hennigan--Gregg (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 98:44, p.12
3/15/2002 Explores the textbook process, from a professor choosing the book, to the student buying it from the bookstore.
17 UNI to host two-day 'Forum for Diversity: Integrating Latino Heritage into the Curriculum' Friday and Saturday, March 8-9
Public Relations News Release 2001:335, p.1
3/5/2002 About 150 educators and teaching majors are expected to attend the 'Forum for Diversity.'
18 UNI associate vp receives honor society award; group announces new initiates
Public Relations News Release 2001:30, p.1
7/30/2001 The national Meritorious Service Award from the Omicron Delta Kappa is given to Tom Romanin; a list is given of the new members.
19 University of Northern Iowa History Lecture Series sponsors "Religious Violence in Early Modern Ireland, 1530-1680," Feb. 10
Public Relations News Release 1998:234, p.1
1/29/1999 Professor Thomas Connors will lecture on "Religious Violence in Early Modern Ireland" on February 10.
20 Undergraduate Social Science Research Conference will feature presidential advisor Henry Foster at the University of Northern Iowa Saturday, April 25
Public Relations News Release 1997:317, p.1
4/16/1998 Henry Foster to speak on teen pregnancy at Undergraduate Social Science Research Conference April 25, along with Tom Conners.
21 Perspective: on Thomas Jefferson, American celebrity and UNI's eminent historians
Burstein--Andrew M. (History Faculty)
Northern Iowa Today 81:1, p.36
7/1/1997 History professor Andrew Burstein comments on Jefferson and UNI historians; photo.

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