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DeBerg--Betty A. (Philosophy and Religion Faculty)

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1 Arbitrator rules in favor of UF regarding merit pay grievance
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:54, p.1
4/27/2012 The university has been ordered to end the policy of requiring student evaluations for each course every semester as the basis for merit pay to professors. United Faculty filed the grievance on behalf of Betty DeBerg.
2 UNI faculty pass vote of no confidence in Allen, Gibson
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:42, p.1
3/6/2012 Meeting was called by Faculty Chair James Jurgenson in response to a petition calling for a faculty meeting, following the announced closing of Price Lab School and upcoming academic cuts; photo
3 Faculty senate discusses potential academic cuts
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:39, p.1
2/24/2012 Members express concerns about general funds being transferred to nonacademic departments. Several faculty members seed that the budget process seemed to be top down, with little input from the bottom up.
4 Two UNI colleges to merge this week
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:58, p.1
7/1/2011 The College of Natural Sciences and the College of Humanities and Fine Arts will join to create the College of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences on July 1, 2011. Joel Haack will serve as Dean; photo.
5 UNI professor develops guidelines for teaching religion
Snook--Jessica Ann (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:5, p.5
9/14/2010 Betty DeBerg, as a member of the American Academy of Religion, aided in supplying resources to educators, teachers, and parents to help improve the manner in which religion is taught in the schools; photo.
6 UNI professor helps develop guidelines for teaching religion in public schools
Public Relations News Release 2010:41, p.1
9/8/2010 For the past six years, Betty DeBerg, professor of religion, has served on a national task force for the American Academy of Religion (AAR), the largest association of scholars of religion in the country.
7 UNI to explore possible link between "South Park" and anti-Semitic beliefs
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:31, p.1
1/29/2010 Matt Sienkiewicz's lecture will examine "South Park" and how it has uncovered anti-Semitic beliefs in American society. Sienkiewicz's visit was prompted by a survey of students concerning Jewish stereotypes; photo.
8 UNI's College of Humanities and Fine Arts to host Alumni Fellows Symposium on Globalization
Public Relations News Release 2008:448, p.1
4/7/2009 "Undergraduate Preparation for Globalization" will be hosted by CHFA. Alumni will participate in a general panel session and address the topics "What does 'globalization' mean, concretely, in my work/professional world?"
9 UNI Lifelong University announces spring 2009 courses
Public Relations News Release 2008:309, p.1
1/16/2009 Five non-credit courses will be offered this spring: "Three Cups of Tea;" "Preserving Family Treasures;" "Energy Matters! Making the World a Better Place for Our Grandchildren;" "Religious Literacy;" and "Container Gardening."
10 UNI appoints new deans and department heads
Public Relations News Release 2008:149, p.1
10/15/2008 Several new academic administrators have begun work this semester on the campus. Kurt Meredith is serving as interim assistant provost for international programs. Mary Herring is interim associate dean of the College of Education.
11 UNI to present lecture on Jesus and the Roman empire
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 105:8, p.3
9/26/2008 John Dominic Crossan will give a lecture entitled; "The Kingdom of God in a time of Terror: Jesus and the Roman Empire".
12 UNI to present lecture on the historical Jesus
Public Relations News Release 2008:39, p.1
9/3/2008 "The Kingdom of God in a Time of Terror: Jesus and the Roman Empire," will be the topic of a lecture by John Dominic Crossan in Lang Hall Auditorium.
13 UNI student wins national philosophy award
Public Relations News Release 2007:617, p.1
4/18/2008 Grant Rozeboom, of Amana, a senior philosophy major and honors student at UNI, won first prize at the recent Undergraduate Philosophy Conference at Dartmouth College.
14 UNI philosophy student will participate in Dartmouth conference
Public Relations News Release 2007:450, p.1
2/22/2008 Grant Rozeboom has written a paper that will be presented at an undergraduate philosophy conference at Dartmouth College.
15 Graduate scholarships available for UNI seniors and alumni
Public Relations News Release 2007:364, p.1
1/17/2008 Seniors and alumni are eligible for nomination for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation National Graduate Scholarship Competition.
16 University of Northern Iowa to host commencement in the UNI-Dome December 15
Public Relations News Release 2007:335, p.1
12/10/2007 Some 560 students are expected to participate in the commencement ceremony.
17 UNI faculty members awarded for research, service and excellence in teaching
Public Relations News Release 2007:332, p.1
12/6/2007 Biographical profiles of Kenneth Atkinson, Catherine Miller, and Kurt Meredith.
18 More students view religion as optional
Hayne--Cassandra Kay (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:17, p.6
10/23/2007 College is a time of self discovery. This includes religion in the minds of college students; photo.
19 College Bound: Have faith in your child's faith
Public Relations News Release 2007:186, p.1
10/1/2007 Today's college students view religion as more optional and fluid than before.
20 Baptist junior-high and high-school students to go on UNI pilgrimage
Public Relations News Release 2007:98, p.1
8/13/2007 The Iowa Missionary and Educational State Baptist Conference will embark upon a pilgrimage for seventh through twelfth graders August 15.
21 UNI Lifelong University announces fall 2007 courses
Public Relations News Release 2007:84, p.1
8/3/2007 The Lifelong University will be offering five non-credit courses this fall.
22 Differences between Sunni and Shi'ite to be discussed at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
4/10/2007 Ahmed Souaiaia will be presenting "Tortured Memories: History and Context of Sunni-Shi'ite Divide" Tuesday, April 17.
23 UNI to host Whirling Dervishes
Northern Iowan 103:6, p.3
9/15/2006 A Turkish dance group, named the Whirling Dervishes, will perform at UNI September 18.
24 UNI to host the Whirling Dervishes
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
9/12/2006 A Turkish dance group, the Whirling Dervishes, will be performing at 7:30 p.m. Monday, September 18, in the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center.
25 Thursday, March 23
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.2
3/20/2006 Dickinson Relays will take place in the UNI-Dome; Informal discussion on Islam will be held in the Union; Asian-American Heritage Month Keynote Address will take place at the Center for Multicultural Education.
26 UNI philosophy students to present papers at conference
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
12/16/2005 Two UNI seniors, Trevor Bibler and Alison Suen, presented papers to the 16th annual Undergraduate Philosophy and Religion Conference at Truman State University.
27 Lecture to address environmental change and intergenerational justice
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
8/31/2005 Clark Wolf of Iowa State University will speak on September 7 about how we need to start taking better care of our environment.
28 UNI student selected as undergraduate fellow by Fund for Theological Education
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
7/20/2004 Michelle Nielsen was granted a fellowship worth $1500 for the academic year, a $500 mentoring stipend, and travel expenses to a seminary conference in the summer.
29 DeBerg takes leave to research religion
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 100:55, p.1
4/30/2004 Betty DeBerg takes leave of absence in order to research the effect of campus ministry programs; Jerry Soneson will fill in as head of the Philosophy and Religion Department; photo.
30 UNI appoints Jerry Soneson interim head of philosophy and religion
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
4/21/2004 Jerry Soneson will serve as interim department head while the current department head, Betty DeBerg, is on research leave.
31 UNI professor to study campus ministries' influence on religious resurgence among students
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
4/20/2004 Betty DeBerg has been awarded a three-year $687,000 grant for the study from the Lilly Endowment Inc.
32 Passion panel strikes Hollywood chord
Ellenwood--Jacquelyn D. (Class of 2004)
Northern Iowan 100:44, p.1
3/12/2004 Panel of UNI professors speaks on Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ"; photo.
33 UNI to host panel discussion on 'The Passion of the Christ'
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
3/1/2004 Philosophy and Religion professors, Ken Atkinson, Harry Brod, Betty DeBerg, and James Robinson, will discuss different aspects of the film; the discussion will take place Monday, March 8.
34 UNI Muslim Students Association to present panel on Jesus, Mohammad, and Moses
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
11/12/2003 Panel to be held November 17 in Lang Hall Auditorium.
35 National Separation of Church and State Day
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.2
10/27/2003 Controversy regarding religion in schools discussed.
36 UNI professor says there's a reason network TV has found God
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
9/29/2003 Explanation of why many new television programs are spiritually based.
37 College students choose spirituality over religion
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.2
9/2/2003 Research shows religious identities to be more fluid among college students.
38 New Presidential Scholars to begin studies at University of Northern Iowa campus
Public Relations News Release 2002:573, p.1
6/19/2003 UNI Presidential Scholarships awarded; recipients listed.
39 UNI experts available to discuss religion, terrorism and politics
Public Relations News Release 2002:389, p.1
3/18/2003 UNI faculty and staff members are listed that can talk about the war in Iraq.
40 UNI professors to explain the concept of war from various perspectives
Public Relations News Release 2002:391, p.1
3/18/2003 Faculty members and students available to discuss war are listed.
41 Lent
Public Relations News Release 2002:387, p.1
3/17/2003 Religious observance of Lent will be discussed.
42 UNI professors explain the concept of war from various perspectives
Public Relations News Release 2002:285, p.1
1/27/2003 Professors available to discuss war topics are listed.
43 Saints by the dozen
Public Relations News Release 2002:132, p.1
10/21/2002 The numbers of sainthood given by Pope John Paul II will be explored.
44 Religion picks up after 9-11
Umthun--Daniel T. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:14, p.1
10/18/2002 Student religious organizations have seen an increase in attendance of their activities.
45 Conservative churches fastest growing in the last decade
Public Relations News Release 2002:92, p.1
9/23/2002 Recent changes in churches will be talked about.
46 New Presidential Scholars begin studies on University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 2002:68, p.1
9/9/2002 Eight students have received full scholarships for four years; scholarships are funded through the Office of the President; recipients are listed.
47 College and religion
Public Relations News Release 2002:28, p.1
8/5/2002 Betty DeBerg will discuss how students' religious beliefs change and grow as they enter college.
48 New program offered in fall '02; Youth Development in Religious Settings certificate begins at UNI
Green--Nathan R. (Classes of 2002 and 2005)
Northern Iowan 98:54, p.1
4/30/2002 This fall, UNI will offer a certificate program, "Youth Development in Religious Settings," which will include Bible scholarship.
49 Have a little faith
Public Relations News Release 2001:453, p.1
4/22/2002 Religious trends on college campuses will be discussed.
50 Professor pens book on religion of students; students' religious attitudes differ from prior generations
Green--Nathan R. (Classes of 2002 and 2005)
Northern Iowan 98:50, p.1
4/16/2002 Professor Betty DeBerg co-authored a book on the religious views of today's college students.


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