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1 Fast Forward trains in digital media
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:17, p.04
10/28/2019 UNI's digital media program hosted its 15th annual Fast Forward workshop on October 25th. College and high school students from across the state heard from nearly 30 industry experts, including keynote speaker and UNI alum, Ben Hagarty.
2 UNI hosts advanced screening of 'Film Lounge'
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:32, p.04
2/4/2019 Two Panthers were recognized in an Episode of 'The Film Lounge' which showcases films created by Iowans.
3 Student and professor featured in 'Film Lounge'
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017), Christie--Tarrell (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 115:31, p.04
1/31/2019 Two short films, created by Tarrell Christie and Jeff Byrd, will air as a part of IPTV's 'Film Lounge" which airs short films created by Iowans.
4 October horror film series
Olsasky--Clinton (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:16, p.08
10/19/2017 UNI's Communication Studies Department is sponsoring a film series showing the evolution of horror films; photo.
5 Theatre UNI auditions "In Real Life"
Mazzarella--Allison (Student--2017), Barikor--Leziga (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:3, p.05
8/31/2017 Auditions were held for "In Real Life" a production hosted by the Department of Communication Studies; photo.
6 Finals take the stage in Lang
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 111:27, p.1
12/11/2014 Communications studies students are holding a performance of "Inter'ception", a final project for an advanced interpersonal communication course; photo.
7 UNI's Fast Forward workshop in its 10th year
Public Relations News Release 2014:55, p.1
9/23/2014 UNI will host "Fast Forward: Ten Years of Building Career Momentum", an electronic media workshop that brings together academics and media professionals on October 3, in Lang Hall. Cost is $50 for students and $65 for professionals.
8 From success to heartbreak; Sarina Chen has seen it all
Cosgrove--Thaddeus Riley (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:2, p.1
9/4/2014 Sarina Chen has become a favored teacher in the Communications Studies Department and uses her hardships in life as a way to improve her teaching and connect with students; photo.
9 Academy Award nominee Lucy Walker to visit UNI for documentary film series
Public Relations News Release 2014:28, p.1
9/3/2014 Documentary filmmaker and two-time Academy Award nominee Lucy Walker is going to visit UNI September 22 and 23, to screen four of her works.
10 UNI Interpreters Theatre to present 'Performance Power Hour'
Public Relations News Release 2013:247, p.1
4/10/2014 UNI's Department of communication Studies will present "Performance Power Hour". This is a way for students to share with the public the work they have been doing in the classroom.
11 Unpaid interns still gain experience
Cosgrove--Thaddeus Riley (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:45, p.6
3/27/2014 Even though interns rarely have paid positions, they are still able to gain real world experience. However, it is hard for interns to get by without earning any money.
12 Internationally acclaimed performance artist to present 'lecture & rant' at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2013:133, p.1
11/25/2013 Performance artist Tim Miller will perform an opinionated rant about identity, culture wars, and homosexuality. Miller offers an interesting perspective on self identification.
13 UNI Interpreters Theatre to host 'An Evening of Text Messages'
Public Relations News Release 2013:111, p.1
11/4/2013 UNI Interpreters Theatre will host "An Evening of 'Text' Messages". This show features performances from beginning and advanced performance classes in the Department of Communication Studies. The event is free and open to the public.
14 UNI makes advances in the world of digital education
Public Relations News Release 2013:16, p.1
8/13/2013 UNI has created a new Interactive Digital Studies (IDS) program. This major came about because of the continued growth of the digital world. There are currently 29 IDS majors and 19 minors.
15 Cornerstone subject of Liberal Arts Core discussion
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 109:28, p.1
1/18/2013 Changes may occur in the Liberal Arts Core, because of President Allen's retirement and a new curriculum cycle. A proposal has been made to require freshmen to take the Cornerstone Experience. The Department of Communication Studies has approved.
16 UNI Interpreters Theatre begins new season with 'No Exit'
Public Relations News Release 2012:88, p.1
10/3/2012 University of Northern Iowa Interpreters Theater will open with the play, "No Exit". Three strangers find themselves to a shared room with no exit, forced to come to terms with their various situations.
17 UNI named to Presidential Honor Roll for Community Service
Public Relations News Release 2011:215, p.1
3/13/2012 UNI has been recognized for their commitment to volunteering and community involvement by being named to the Presidential Honor Roll for Community Service.
18 Hearst Lecture Series speaker Courtney Martin finds a new generation of activists.
Public Relations News Release 2010:252, p.1
3/22/2011 Martin will talk about a new generation of Americans doing social justice work. Martin's lecture is based on her latest book, "Do it Anyway: The New Generation of Activists," in which she profiles eight young people doing grassroots social justice work.
19 PR watchdog John Stauber to speak at UNI as part of Hearst Series
Public Relations News Release 2010:112, p.1
10/26/2010 Stauber's lecture, "Toxic Sludge is Good for You: How Propagandists Manage Democracy," is part of the Meryl Norton Hearst Lecture Series. Stauber is an investigative writer, activist, and public interest organization consultant.
20 UNI faculty, staff, receive 2010 Regents Excellent Awards
Public Relations News Release 2010:116, p.1
10/26/2010 Honored at convocation in September were faculty recipients: Gretta L. Berghammer, Ken Bleile, Harry Brod, Kim MacLin, Otto Maclin, and Catherine Helen Palczewski. Staff recipients were Linda Paar, Mike Weiglein, and Laura Wilson.
21 UNI Interpreters Theatre offers 'Journey Through the Night'
Public Relations News Release 2010:117, p.1
10/26/2010 Conceived and directed by Angela Blunz, "Journey through the Night" is an interactive simulation in which the audience experiences the life of a migrant worker as he makes his way from Central America to the U. S. Border.
22 UNI to host 'Call it Swing: A Jazz Bues Autoethnography'
Public Relations News Release 2010:84, p.1
10/5/2010 Tami Spry, a professor of performance studies at St. Cloud State University in Minnesota, will perform "Call It Swing: A Jazz Blues Autoethnography," on Friday, Oct. 15, in the Interpreters Theatre, in Lang Hall.
23 UNI Interpreters Theatre to open new season with 'The Summoning'
Public Relations News Release 2010:83, p.1
10/4/2010 Written and directed by Paul J. Siddens III, "The Summoning" is based on a late 15th century English morality play. It's written in the style and form of the original manuscript but has been updated to a contemporary context.
24 News-Talk series to discuss New York City Mosque
Public Relations News Release 2010:71, p.1
9/27/2010 Mohammed Fahmy, a professor and a prayer leader at Masji Al-Noor Islamic center, will lead a discussion about the proposed construction of a mosque near Ground Zero at University Book and Supply. Fahmy's presentation is a part of the "News Talk" series.
25 UNI hosts 'Fast Forward' electronic media workshop, Oct. 1
Public Relations News Release 2010:67, p.1
9/22/2010 "Fast Forward: Eyes on the Future" opening remarks will be delivered by Joel Haack, dean of the Colleges of Humanities & Fine Arts and Natural Sciences. The keynote address will be given by Mark Steines, an Emmy-winning journalist.
26 UNI Interpreter's theatre to present "Reefer Madness"
Public Relations News Release 2009:286, p.1
2/17/2010 Based on the 1936 documentary "Tell Your Children," the film was originally used as a tool for educators and parents to warn their children of the harms of marijuana.
27 About Sienkiewicz
Public Relations News Release 2009:246, p.1
1/28/2010 A Ph. D. candidate at the University of Wisconsin, Sienkiewicz received his B. A. in philosophy and film studies from Wesleyan University in Connecticut. His academic research focuses on western involvement in Middle Eastern broadcasting.
28 UNI interpreters Theatre examines college like through performance
Public Relations News Release 2009:240, p.1
1/26/2010 The theatre is "Challenging Assumptions through Performance" this season with a variety of performances and showcases. Funding for the production is provided by the Department for Communications Studies, College of Humanities and Fine Arts.
29 Interpreters Theatre production to feature former UNI faculty member
Public Relations News Release 2009:194, p.1
12/2/2009 Leah White, communication studies professor at the Minnesota State University-Mankato, will perform in a one-woman show for the next production. "The Air that I Breathe," will be performed on Friday, Dec. 4 and Saturday Dec. 5 in Lang Hall.
30 Obstacles and opportunities experienced by women in IT to be the topic of next UNI "News Talk'
Public Relations News Release 2009:191, p.1
12/2/2009 "Women in Information Technology Careers: Where Have They All Gone?" is the title of the final "News Talk" for the semester. The number of women in the information technology (IT) workforce continues to decline, yet demand for IT workers is increasing.
31 UNI Individual Events team will host showcase Dec. 9
Public Relations News Release 2009:188, p.1
12/1/2009 The showcase, in the Interpreter's Theatre, Lang Hall Room 040, will feature events from the nationally competitive team's fall travel season, including a range of oral interpretation, public address and limited preparation performances. Students listed.
32 Debate Team to host special eventf
Public Relations News Release 2009:177, p.1
11/24/2009 The Debate Team will host a special event discussing nuclear weapons. Four members of the policy debate team will participate in the demonstration debate that will focus on the season-long resolution for the National Debate Tournament.
33 Register now for workshop on managing a multi-generational staff Enrollment deadline is Nov. 23
Public Relations News Release 2009:169, p.1
11/10/2009 Workshop participants will examine the cultural events and life experiences of each generation to explain how beliefs, values and ways of thinking are formed and will practice managing conflicts between coworkers and customers of different generations.
34 'Grade Inflation' to be the topic of next UNI 'News Talk'
Public Relations News Release 2009:152, p.1
11/4/2009 Presenter and discussion leader Dennis Clayson, professor of marketing and Courier columnist, will discuss trends and possible causes of grade inflation in the classroom.
35 The American Democracy Project at UNI to host forum Nov. 5
Public Relations News Release 2009:150, p.1
11/3/2009 "Got Civility?" is the title of a lecture by Senator Jeff Danielson (D) and former Senator John Putney (R), Iowa State Legislature. ADP is responsible for initiating a variety of courses, workshops and presentations on topics related to civic engagement.
36 UNI faculty, staff receive 2009 Regents Excellence Awards
Public Relations News Release 2009:125, p.1
10/20/2009 Nine faculty and staff members received 2009 Faculty or Staff Excellence Awards, given by the Board of Regents, State of Iowa. The recipients were honored at Convocation in September. Recipients and nominators are listed.
37 Playing with History: The making of time-travel video game 'Darkest of Days'
Public Relations News Release 2009:116, p.1
10/13/2009 Aaron Schurman, CEO of Phantom EFX, will discuss the production of his company's new game and the creative process of building a complex video game that draws on history, art, graphic design, music, computer science, education, and other disciplines.
38 University speech team not a bunch of hot air
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:12, p.1
10/9/2009 Forensics team scores well in tournaments held at Harper College, North-Central College, and Illinois State University. With two team awards already, the future looks bright; photo.
39 UNI to host 'Fast Forward' electronic media workshop Oct. 2
Public Relations News Release 2009:86, p.1
9/29/2009 "Fast Forward: Building Momentum for the Future," is a workshop that brings together academics and media professionals. It is in its fifth year, and provides training opportunities for newsroom beginners and seasoned professionals.
40 Graduate Student Highlight
Northern Iowan 105:53, p.12
4/28/2009 Rebecca Mundschenk answers questions about her experiences in the Mass Communication graduate program; photo.
41 Graduate student highlight
Northern Iowan 105:44, p.5
3/27/2009 Pasha Agoes from Jakarta, Indonesia, is featured; photo.
42 The Economic Crisis: Causes and Proposed Solutions'topic for 'News Talk' Dec. 6
Public Relations News Release 2008:244, p.1
11/26/2008 Presenter and discussion leader is A. Frank Thompson, professor of finance. Thompson brings extensive knowledge, practical experience, and insights to the current crisis. The question is whether or not more regulation is needed.
43 'Media Bias: It's Not What You Think!' topic for 'News Talk' Nov.1
Public Relations News Release 2008:182, p.1
10/28/2008 "News Talk" provides an opportunity to discuss the news of the day from local, regional or national newspapers and to hear the views of guest speakers such as editors, reporters, and faculty with expertise in the media.
44 Comic Books and gender roles will be discussed in next CROW Forum
Public Relations News Release 2008:175, p.1
10/27/2008 "Domestic Containment': Women and Romance Comics of the '50s and '60s will be the topic of a presentation by Paul Siddens, associate professor of communication studies.
45 UNI Forensics team begins competitive season
Public Relations News Release 2008:131, p.1
10/10/2008 The Forensics team has opened its season by hosting two tournaments. The UNI Speech Team hosted a Mid-America Forensics League tournament with Wartburg College. During the MAFL, the UNI Debate Team traveled to Wichita State.
46 UNI hosts Fast Forward electronic-media workshop Oct. 17
Public Relations News Release 2008:120, p.1
10/3/2008 "Fast Forward: Distance Yourself from the Competition," is an electronic media workshop that brings together academics and journalists. It provides a training opportunity for newsroom beginners to experts. There are seven workshops being offered.
47 "Russia and Georgia: Recklessness or ?' Topic for UNI "News Talk' program Sept. 6
Public Relations News Release 2008:34, p.1
8/29/2008 Professor Dhirendra Vajpeyi will be the discussion leader for the "News Talk," conflict between Georgia and Russia over South Ossetia. "News Talk" is a series that provides an opportunity to discuss the news of the day from newspapers.
48 College deans welcome new students
Bubser--Reinhold K. (Dean--Colleege of Humanities and Fine Arts)
Northern Iowan 104:54, p.sup 6
5/2/2008 Dean Bubser explains the diversity of the College of Humanities and Fine Arts.
49 News Talk looks into manipulation tactics
Conaway--Brandon U. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:47, p.1
4/8/2008 Students and citizens make up the News Talk discussion group; meets in the University Book and Supply store; photo.
50 Ron Steele gives journalism a whole new meaning
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:43, p.9
3/14/2008 KWWL television news anchor Ron Steele teaches writing class at UNI; photo.

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