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1 Education expert in dual-language learning to visit UNI
Public Relations News Release 2013:93, p.1
10/15/2013 Linda Espinosa, expert on dual-language learning, will be speaking at UNI about children growing up in poverty. Espinosa will also be visiting several education classes to talk about how to better serve low-income students and dual-language learners.
2 Professor-in-residence model enhances learning
Public Relations News Release 2010:342, p.1
4/26/2011 Students can now work with a professor and teachers at local schools to better prepare them for their careers as teachers.
3 UNI announces 2010 Lux Service Award recipients
Public Relations News Release 2009:437, p.1
4/29/2010 The Lux Service Award is the most prestigious award given to three undergraduate students each academic year to acknowledge their service to UNI. Recipients are: Amy Costliow, Ebony Jackson, and Jessica Staudt.
4 Long-standing UNI-community college partnerships continue B. A. degree programs
Public Relations News Release 2009:122, p.1
10/19/2009 Since 1995 UNI's 2+2 program has provided access to higher education for Iowans who are location-bound with family priorities and fixed job schedules and cannot move to the UNI campus. To date, UNI has graduated 190 2+2 students.
5 UNI faculty, staff receive 2008 Regents Excellence Awards
Public Relations News Release 2008:271, p.1
12/11/2008 The awards are presented annually to faculty and to staff members in the professional and scientific ranks, and biennially to a member of the supervisory/confidential merit personnel, who have demonstrated outstanding professional contributions.
6 UNI presens outstanding graduate faculty teaching award
Public Relations News Release 2007:743, p.1
7/2/2008 Lynn Nielsen, professor of education in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, has been awarded the Outstanding Graduate Faculty Teaching Award for 2007-2008. This award is given to an individual who shows commitment to academic excellence.
7 UNI professors to give presentation on children, education and democracy in Burmese refugee camps in Thailand
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
10/8/2004 Will discuss efforts to promote reading, writing, and critical inquiry in Thailand.
8 UNI College of Education to present lecture on Burmese-refugee teacher training
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
4/27/2004 Jeannie Steele and Kurt Meredith will give a lecture titled, "Children, Education, and Democracy: Three Pillars of Hope for Burmese Refugees Living in Thailand" on Friday, April 30.
9 Three University of Northern Iowa students awarded Julia Sparrow Scholarships for excellence in reading education
Public Relations News Release 1999:399, p.1
5/11/2000 The recipients of the 2000 Julia Sparrow Scholarship were announced.
10 International reading Association's president-elect visits the University of Northern Iowa Wednesday, April 5; corrected date and day
Public Relations News Release 1999:340, p.1
4/4/2000 Carmelita Williams, president-elect of the International Reading Association will visit UNI and Cedar Falls.
11 International Reading Association's president-elect visits UNI Wednesday, April 5
Public Relations News Release 1999:343, p.1
4/3/2000 A correction to the day and date that Carmelita Williams will appear at UNI.
12 UNI student dies in car accident
Northern Iowan 96:11, p.2
10/5/1999 Erin Hallberg died in an auto accident last weekend; the Department of Curriculum and Instruction is taking up a collection for Erin's family.
13 New faces at UNI
Northern Iowa Today 28:1, p.8
9/1/1999 Short biographical sketches of new administrative appointees.
14 Two University of Northern Iowa elementary education majors awarded 1999 Julia Sparrow scholarships in reading
Public Relations News Release 1998:408, p.1
6/2/1999 Andrea Welsh and Angela Gabrielson were awarded the 1999 Julia Sparrow Scholarship.
15 University of Northern Iowa students participate in America Reads tutoring program
Public Relations News Release 1998:339, p.1
4/20/1999 Twenty UNI students are participating in the America Reads tutoring program this spring. A list of those participating is given.
16 Professor chosen to join Iowa Academy of Education
Happel--Branden S. (Class of 1998)
Northern Iowan 95:25, p.3
11/24/1998 Dale Johnson was chosen as member of Iowa Academy of Education; photo.
17 Learning how to be better teachers by making toys
Public Relations News Release 1997:233, p.1
2/19/1998 Dale Johnson, UNI Professor of Reading and Language Arts, discusses the lessons education majors learned while making toys out of recycled paper.
18 College of Education students to unveil educational toys they've designed
Public Relations News Release 1997:205, p.1
2/4/1998 Students of Dale Johnson, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, will display toys they've designed February 5.
19 New department heads named
Campus News Network 8:2, p.1
9/2/1997 Mary Jane Sheffet, Howard Barnes, Jeffrey Copeland, and Betty Deberg named Head of their departments; Bob Muffoletto named Acting Head, and Wendell McConnaha is director of Lab School; photo.
20 New academic department heads welcome new school year
Northern Iowa Today 26:1, p.4
9/1/1997 Biographical profiles of Professors Mary Jane Sheffet, Howard Barnes, Jeffrey Copeland, Betty DeBerg, Robert Muffoletto, and Wendell McConnaha; photo.
21 UNI Curriculum and Technology Project Series
Campus News Network 7:15, p.2
3/24/1997 Project Series will hold seminars this spring and summer to enhance the technological preparation of educators.
22 Julia Sparrow Scholarships awarded to two University of Northern Iowa students for excellence in reading
Public Relations News Release 1996:103, p.1
10/9/1996 Nicole Anderegg and Jana Karhoff were the recipients of the 1996 Julia Sparrow Scholarship Awards.
23 New department heads appointed
Campus News Network 7:3, p.4
9/16/1996 New heads include Professors Farzad Moussavi, Gregory Stefanich, Ken Bleile, John McCormick, Keith Crew, and Danny Syhre; Steve Moon will be acting associate vice president for information technology.
24 University of Northern Iowa professor serving as 1996-97 president of Association of Teacher Educators
Public Relations News Release 1995:442, p.1
6/19/1996 Biographical profile of Professor Margaret Ishler.
25 Administrative changes and departmental reorganization
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.311
7/1/1995 Detailed look at the break-up of the old, large departments into smaller, more discrete units; list of those who headed the old and new departments; photo.
26 Excellence in teaching award presented to two University of Northern Iowa faculty
Public Relations News Release 1994:454, p.1
5/10/1995 Robert Hardman and Sharon Smaldino receive awards for excellence in teaching.
27 More than 300 students admitted to Teacher Education Program at the University of Northern Iowa; 146 attend induction ceremony
Public Relations News Release 1993:320, p.1
1/25/1994 Teacher Education Induction Convocation held at UNI. 300 students admitted to the program. Students listed.
28 Face-to-face, but miles apart
Northern Iowa Today 77:2, p.22
1/1/1994 Library science class, as well as other courses, offered over ICN; photo.
29 Mandatory computer fee to be voted on by Regents next week
Northern Iowan 87:58, p.1
6/14/1991 Regents also change admissions requirements to three years of high school science; will divide Department of Mathematics and Computer Science and put Department of Library Science in Curriculum and Instruction.
30 Recently at the Regents . . . .
Campus News Network 1:18, p.2
6/3/1991 Three years of high school science required for admission; $40 computer fee approved; Math and Computer Science divide; Library Science folded into Curriculum and Instruction.
31 Board of Regents to consider University of Northern Iowa requests to divide one academic department, combine two others
Public Relations News Release 1990:575, p.1
5/15/1991 UNI requests action by Board of Regents on the structure of departments.
32 Profile: Margaret Ishler
Campus News Network 1:6, p.3
11/12/1990 Profile of Professor and head of Department of Curriculum and Instruction Margaret Ishler; photo.
33 An informational meeting for proposed graduate degree offered by the University of Northern Iowa to be held in Estherville Wednesday (May 16).
Public Relations News Release 1989:639, p.1
5/10/1990 Curriculum planned for obtaining a degree in one of the following four academic areas: elementary education, early childhood education, education of the gifted and middle/junior high education.
34 New appointees named to head UNI positions
Public Relations News Release 85:60, p.2
6/30/1989 John Somerville will be dean of the Graduate College; Herbert Safford will direct Library; Ruth Anderson will be acting head of Social Work; Roger Kueter will be acting head of Curriculum and Instruction; Barry Wilson will be acting head of Ed. Psych.
35 University of Northern Iowa announces informational meeting for proposed graduate degree programs in Council Bluffs
Public Relations News Release 1987:331, p.1
3/31/1988 The Department of Curriculum and Instruction, and the Office of Continuing Education sponsor two informational seminars on elementary and early childhood education of gifted students in Council Bluffs.
36 Northern Iowa College of Education selects 1986-87 faculty award winners
Public Relations News Release 1987:161, p.1
12/3/1987 Awards for teaching, scholarship, and professional services are given to Professors Jody Stone, William Waack, William Stainback, and Susan Stainback. Elizabeth martin heads the COE Faculty Awards Committee.
37 New directions for middle schools, critical issues in American education are Pallischeck lecture series topics at UNI Monday-Thursday
Public Relations News Release 1986:465, p.1
6/18/1986 This is the fourth year that UNI's Department of Curriculum and Instruction has sponsored a Pallischeck lecturer.
38 Lake City student at UNI receives 1986 Julia Sparrow scholarship in reading
Public Relations News Release 1986:422, p.1
5/9/1986 Ellis was awarded for her excellence in the UNI reading education program; she is double majoring in elementary education with an emphasis in reading education and fashion merchandising.
39 Regents approve acting dean for UNI college; other business
Public Relations News Release 1985:155, p.1
11/21/1985 Stockdale named acting dean of CSBS, replaces Morin; Dennis acting head of Dept of Industrial Tech while Bro serves as Fulbright Scholar; approved phased retirements of Hosier and Zahari; approved projects with the DOT; approved three grants to UNI.
40 Master's offered in computer applications in education
Northern Iowan 82:15, p.9
10/25/1985 John Wedman talks about the new course of study.
41 Educating educators
Northern Iowan 81:57, p.5
6/14/1985 Department of Curriculum and Instruction will sponsor Pallischeck Lecture; Gene Shepherd will speak; photo.
42 Summer travel opportunity
Northern Iowan 81:49, p.5
4/12/1985 Department of Curriculum and Instruction will sponsor trip to study education of England and France.
43 May named department head
Northern Iowan 79:13, p.8
10/12/1982 Charles May will be head of Department of Curriculum and Instruction.
44 Department heads named
Northern Iowan 78:62, p.3
7/23/1982 Daryl Smith will head Biology; Charles May will head Curriculum and Instruction; Shirley Haupt will be acting head of Art; Paul Rider will head EOP until permanent head can be hired; Leander Brown will head Affirmative Action.
45 Department prepares students to teach
Old Gold 0:0, p.18
6/1/1982 The Department of Curriculum and Instruction prepares teachers in many areas; photo.
46 Regents raise room rates
Northern Iowan 78:44, p.1
3/30/1982 Rates will increase about 8%; smoke detectors will be installed in all campus residences; cable TV hook-up being considered for Hillside Courts and College Courts; promotion and tenure list announced.
47 Flying faculty serve SW Iowa
Alumnus 66:1, p.16
2/1/1982 Five faculty members fly to Omaha every week to teach; photo.
48 First grade students to explore nature areas at UNI
Public Relations News Release 1980:580, p.1
5/11/1981 During an environmental experience May 14, first grade students from Cedar Falls and Dike schools will be at UNI. The events will be held at the Campus Lowlands of the UNI Biological Preserves System.
49 Registration begins for workshop in teaching 'Gifted'
Public Relations News Release 1980:576, p.1
5/11/1981 Registration has begun for a program this summer on teaching gifted children. Tuition is $45, and the course is for two hours of credit.
50 Reading workshop
Northern Iowan 75:58, p.4
6/22/1979 The Department of Curriculum and Instruction is offering a reading comprehension workshop for elementary and secondary teachers.


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