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Consumer Education

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Title Date Summary
1 What would Linus say?
Early--Thomas Michael (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:27, p.4
12/9/2011 Members of the university community encouraged to remember the "real meaning" of Christmas and not focus on the commercialism that has taken over the holidays. Spend time with family and friends; photo.
2 National Playground Safety Week April 21-25
Public Relations News Release 2007:625, p.1
4/22/2008 In celebration of National Playground Safety Week that runs through Friday, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the online availability of the "Handbook for Public Playground Safety."
3 Do's and don'ts of diamond buying
Reid--Kristopher Bradley (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:24, p.2
11/16/2007 Jeweler shares questions consumers need to ask before buying diamonds; photo.
4 Consumerism in our everyday lives
Busch--Michael E. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:14, p.7
10/12/2007 Believes that it is much easier to speak against consumerism than to cut back in purchases.
5 The center of our culture
Busch--Michael E. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:12, p.5
10/5/2007 Believes that consumption seems to drive our lives and that materialism is the basis of many people's decision making process.
6 Consumers consider conservation
Foley--Jason M. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:5, p.1
9/17/2002 The Environmental Protection Agency has given Energy Star labels to electronic appliances that are the most energy efficient.
7 Environmental decision making during point of purchase--buyer beware
Public Relations News Release 1990:403, p.1
3/11/1991 Consumers need to examine packaging, additives, and the amount of fuel needed in production during the buying process.
8 Learn how to shop environmentally through two-part workshop co-sponsored by IWRC at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1990:410, p.1
3/11/1991 A two day workshop will focus on shopping in an environmentally sensitive manner.
9 Smart shopping can help clean the environment
Honeck--Deborah S. (Class of 1992)
Northern Iowan 87:44, p.8
3/8/1991 Susan Salterberg makes presentation on informed shopping.
10 Environmental shopping--trend of the '90s.
Public Relations News Release 1990:297, p.1
1/21/1991 Consumers are taking environmental factors into consideration during shopping trips.
11 Confused about your insurance policy: you're not alone
Public Relations News Release 1990:215, p.1
11/26/1990 Consumers advised to shop around before purchasing a new insurance policy.
12 Study shows Americans are shopping dumb
Public Relations News Release 1990:96, p.1
10/8/1990 Questions concerning purchasing a new home were incorrectly answered by nearly 50% of survey participants.
13 Study proves American are shopping dumb!
Public Relations News Release 1990:78, p.1
10/1/1990 Consumer education lacking in America proves costly.
14 Advice offered on holiday budgeting
Lilledahl--Jeanne (Class of 1989)
Northern Iowan 85:29, p.12
12/9/1988 Professor Pershing offers tips.
15 Better Business Bureau gives students advice
Northern Iowan 84:46, p.4
3/15/1988 Advice on dealing with salesmen.
16 Solicitors must be aware of legalities
Osborne--Ann Marie (Class of 1991)
Northern Iowan 84:46, p.4
3/15/1988 Solicitation forbidden in dorms.
17 Radio News Network Broadcast Briefs
Public Relations News Release 1987:392, p.1
6/4/1987 David McCalley instructs environmental awareness. Kay Covington examines the effects of the exercise on children. Ron Camarata discusses draught precautions for gardeners. Ronald Chung discusses consumer safety. Clemens Bartollas examines the Miranda Law.
18 Students lack management skills
Northern Iowan 82:46, p.4
4/1/1986 Survey looks at students' attitudes towards money.
19 The thrift monger's guide to reaching the 'ultimate'
Peterson--Alan Drew (Class of 1984)
Northern Iowan 80:9, p.11
9/27/1983 a guide to thrift stores.
20 Holidays need not send you into bankruptcy
Northern Iowan 78:25, p.7
12/8/1981 Barbara Pershing offers tips on Christmas spending.
21 Comparison shopping lowers grocery bills
Northern Iowan 77:44, p.8
4/3/1981 Barbara Pershing talks about smart shopping.
22 Smart shopping can cut high food costs
Northern Iowan 77:25, p.6
12/9/1980 Barbara Pershing gives tips on shopping.
23 UNI Professor Barbara Pershing gives tips on smart grocery shopping
Public Relations News Release 1980:241, p.1
11/24/1980 Professor Barbara Pershing talks about shopping around and getting the most for your money when it comes to buying groceries.
24 Merchandise parties may give poor quality, high prices; could save $382
Northern Iowan 74:49, p.1
4/11/1978 Professor Pershing advises buyers to look very closely at costs.
25 Course focuses on consumer practices
Northern Iowan 72:25, p.7
11/25/1975 Professor Richter talks about an Individual Studies course on "Sensible Consumer Practices".
26 ISPIRG sponsors conference
Moravec--Jeff (Class of 1977)
Northern Iowan 72:21, p.4
11/11/1975 Conference will cover student consumerism and collective bargaining.
27 Economics Club
Northern Iowan 68:33, p.12
2/18/1972 Charles Coffey will present results of grocery store price study.
28 Do you know your consumer rights?
Northern Iowan 67:35, p.1
3/2/1971 Julian B. Garrett will speak to Young Republicans.
29 Consumer class to begin next Thursday
Northern Iowan 64:14, p.8
10/27/1967 Classes for the homemaker will be available.
30 Lebeda appears at social studies annual meeting
College Eye 46:11, p.3
11/19/1954 Will speak on consumer education.
31 Lebeda publishes consumer article in JBE magazine
College Eye 46:11, p.9
11/19/1954 On consumer education.
32 More mileage for your money
Alumnus 38:2, p.27
5/1/1954 Neva Radell featured in recent article on saving money.
33 Advice on budget by Teachers grad
Alumnus 37:2, p.7
5/1/1953 Neva Radell offers advice on family budgets.
34 The 1951 consumer analysis of the Cedar Falls market will begin Mnoday after, Nov. 12, L. V. Douglas announced today
Public Relations News Release 1951:120, p.1
11/9/1951 Douglas, head of the business education department at the college, said 60 students majoring in business education will interview 600 families in Cedar Falls regarding purchasing habits.
35 Home economists hold project meeting here
College Eye 39:12, p.6
12/12/1947 Taught others how to lead consumer discussions.
36 Will display furs here Tuesday
College Eye 30:42, p.1
8/11/1939 Everyone invited to style show featuring furs.
37 Dr. Geiger attends conference in Missouri
College Eye 30:27, p.2
4/7/1939 On consumer education.
38 'Buying practices" discussed by Mach
College Eye 26:36, p.3
3/29/1935 Professor Mach's class had surveyed over two hundred Cedar Falls families.
39 School teaching or marriage, students will be prepared; courses in home economics will teach women how to manage the family pocketbook
Alumnus 18:4, p.6
10/1/1934 Home economics courses prepare women to be smart consumers.
40 Geiger returns from economics meet in Chicago
College Eye 26:5, p.3
7/6/1934 Convention featured consumer education.
41 A. A. U. W. to hear Dr. Beatrice Geiger
College Eye 25:31, p.3
2/16/1934 Will speak on consumer problems.
42 Prize on theory of consumption
College Eye 13:19, p.5
1/25/1922 Cites prize-winning essay on American consumers.

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