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1 Examining Christianity in Japan and Iowa
Bauer--Nick (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 117:37, p.05
3/1/2021 Professor Reiner Hesselink discussed the Dyersville Catholic church and it's connection to Japan as part of the Phi Alpha Theta lecture series.
2 Library exhibit explores WWI impact
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:28, p.05
1/16/2020 A special exhibition titled "World War I: Lessons and Legacies" is on display in the Rod Library Learning Commons now through Saturday, February 15. A series of eight posters explore the history of the war and its legacy in the United States. The poster exhibit appears courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, National Museum of American History, and is funded by the U.S. World War I Centennial Commission and Smithsonian Women's Committee. Several World War I artifacts are on display from the UNI Museum, along with documents and photos from Special Collections and University Archives. Two lectures will be hosted, both in LIB 301. One given by Associate History Professor Emily Machen the other by Associate History Professor Thomas Connors.
3 UNI to host 41st Annual Carl L. Becker Memorial Lecture in History
Public Relations News Release 2014:36, p.1
9/9/2014 Elliot West, professor of history at the University of Arkansas will present "The West Before Lewis and Clark: Three Lives" at UNI's 41st Annual Carl L. Becker Memorial Lecture. The lecture is September 17, in Seerley Hall, room 115.
4 Panelists discuss Kennedy's history
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:25, p.1
11/22/2013 Panelists discussed President John F. Kennedy's life and assassination during Monday night's panel, "Reflections on the 50th Anniversary of President John F. Kennedy."
5 Discussion of a national tragedy to be held at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2013:118, p.1
11/11/2013 UNI will host a panel discussion entitled, "Reflecting on the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy". The event is free and open to the public.
6 UNI to host 40th Annual Carl L., Becker Memorial Lecture in History
Public Relations News Release 2013:33, p.1
9/5/2013 Muzaffar Alam will be speaking at UNI for the Carl L. Becker Memorial Lecture. Alam will be speaking on South Asian cultures and political and institutional history.
7 UNI professor to present lecture on immigration in Iowa
Public Relations News Release 2012:185, p.1
1/31/2013 Professor Mark Grey will deliver his lecture, "Immigration and Ethnic Diversity in Iowa". This lecture will focus on the arrival of diverse immigrant populations in Iowa.
8 UNI to host 39th Annual Carl L. Becker Memorial Lecture in History
Public Relations News Release 2012:48, p.1
9/6/2012 Geoffrey Parker, professor of history at Ohio State University will deliver the first in a series of lectures. The event is free and open to the public.
9 Facebook: UNI professors you loved
Northern Iowa Today 95:2, p.2
6/1/2012 Excerpts from Facebook comments about favorite faculty members; photo.
10 History research gift honors UNI faculty
Northern Iowa Today 95:1, p.23
4/1/2012 Kevin Boatright gave $5000 to support research by undergraduates in the Department of History; photo.
11 UNI history department to raise funds for tsunami relief.
Public Relations News Release 2010:290, p.1
4/12/2011 Three events will be held to raise fund for those affected. The events are slide show lecture, a presentation at Cedar Heights Presbyterian Church and a film showing.
12 SBS scholarship applications being accepted at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2010:145, p.1
11/15/2010 The SBS scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit. Applicants will be judged by high school records, performance on standardized tests, academic honors and achievements, and other evidence of academic accomplishments and promise.
13 UNI College of Social and Behavioral Sciences offering scholarships
Public Relations News Release 2010:146, p.1
11/15/2010 Applications are being accepted for the Alderman Scholars Program. The scholarship program is open to incoming freshman, transfer students, and current students. The Alderman Scholars Program was established by a grant from the Everett Alderman Endowment.
14 'Town and Gown' Lecture to be held at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2010:125, p.1
11/2/2010 The Department of History will present "Town and Gown When the Dow was Down: Cedar Falls and ISTC in 1933," by Ruth Ratliff, director of campaigns, development & foundation.
15 UNI professor to present 'Contextualizing Assyrian Brutality'
Public Relations News Release 2010:95, p.1
10/13/2010 Robert Dise, a associate history professor, will discuss the Assyrians' reputation for savagery and will explore how their brutality arose out of their faith in their chief god, Ashur, and their commitment to maintaining order in the world.
16 UNI lecture on Sotomayor and Kagan nominations
Public Relations News Release 2010:47, p.1
9/14/2010 "The American Mass Public and the U. S. Supreme Court: The Sotomayor and Kagan Nominations" is the topic of the R. Gordon Hoxie Lecture. James L. Gibson, Sidney W. Souers Professor of Government at Washington University, will deliver the lecture.
17 UNI lecture to explore French efforts to eliminate visible signs of Islam
Public Relations News Release 2009:312, p.1
3/3/2010 "Women, the Veil, and Freedom: Europe and Islam in the Twenty-First Century" is the title of a lecture to be given by Emily Machen, professor of history, in Seerley Hall.
18 Feb. 10 lecture at UNI explores power of positive thinking, proper eating
Public Relations News Release 2009:257, p.
2/4/2010 Trudy Eden will give a lecture on "Metaphysics and Meatless Meals: Why Diet was Important to the New Thought Movement of the early 20th Century." Those who participateed in the movement believed in the power of positive thinking.
19 Jan. 20 lecture to focus on transformation of Buenos Aires between 1880 and 1950
Public Relations News Release 2009:227, p.1
1/14/2010 Pablo Ben, assistant professor of Latin American history, will present "From City to Sin to Family Haven: the Transformation of Buenos Aires between 1880 and 1950." Ben will discuss how modern homosexual and heterosexual identities began to emerge.
20 Nov. 11 history lecture to focus on letter condemning 18th century emperor
Public Relations News Release 2009:154, p.1
11/5/2009 Lou Fenech, professor of history, will present "The Epistle of Victory: A Persian Letter to the Mughal King AtB" in Seerley Hall. Fenech will focus on the histography of an 18th century letter written from the 10th Sikh Guru to Mughal emperor Aurangzeb.
21 "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.
22 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.
23 UNI to host annual Becker Lecture, Sept. 30
Public Relations News Release 2009:62, p.1
9/17/2009 "Soapboxes, Shakespeare, and Socialism: The Emerging Radicalism of A. Philip Randolph" will be the topic delivered by Eric Arnesen, professor of history at The George Washington University.
24 UNI student group receives international award
Public Relations News Release 2009:31, p.1
9/8/2009 The Center for Inquiry International (CFI), headquartered in Amherst, N. Y., presented the award to the Iowa Freethinkers and Inquirers (UNIFI). The CFI board decided that of all the events held by their 200-plus campus groups, the UNI event was the best.
25 John Johnson to speak at UNI on Constitution Day, Sept. 17
Public Relations News Release 2009:27, p.1
9/2/2009 The event is free and open to the public. The lecture will cover constitutional history and how key constitutional language has been interpreted, as well as the Judge Sonia Sotomayor confirmation hearings.
26 UNI to host lecture on pre-modern Chinese history
Public Relations News Release 2008:439, p.1
4/2/2009 "The (Sixth-Century) Reunification of China" will be the topic by Charles Holcombe, professor of history. He will explore the pivotal era in pre-modern Chinese history that led to China's reunification in 589 A.D. under one imperial dynasty.
27 The ultimate road trip
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:33, p.9
2/6/2009 Kendra Willey aided in the writing of the script for the documentary, "Paving the Way: The National Park to Park Highway"; photo.
28 UNI College of Social and Behavioral Sciences offers scholarships
Public Relations News Release 2008:310, p.1
1/16/2009 The Alderman Scholars Programs awards up to $6,000 per year for up to four years to assist "needy, worthy and appreciative students, who are majoring in, or are intending to major in, a field of study within the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences."
29 UNI history lecture to be on a 'forgotten' Iowa woman
Public Relations News Release 2008:198, p.1
11/5/2008 Cheryl Mullenbach, an independent scholar from Des Moines, will deliver the lecture focusing on the story of Julia Addington, the first woman elected to public office in Iowa. Addington's legacy "has been overlooked--or forgotten--by most historians.
30 Civil War lecture at UNI, Oct. 8
Public Relations News Release 2008:107, p.1
9/30/2008 "Elmer Ellsworth and James Jackson: The Politics of Martyrdom in the U. S. Civil War" will be the topic of a lecture by Sarah Purcell, associate professor of history at Grinnell College.
31 CROW Forum series at UNI to kick-off Oct. 6
Public Relations News Release 2008:104, p.1
9/26/2008 The first CROW (Current Research on Women) Forum will begin with Emily Machen presenting "Religions, Women, and the Struggle against 'White Slavery' in Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century France."
32 UNI to host demonstrations of Guatemalan weaving
Public Relations News Release 2008:95, p.1
9/24/2008 Virginia Gibbs and Luz Maria Hernanez, both professors from Luther College, will share their research on the small weaving co-op formation based in Postville called Nuevo Amanecer, which is made up of all Guatemalan women.
33 UNI's next Becker history lecture will discuss Augustine and early Christian thought
Public Relations News Release 2008:75, p.1
9/15/2008 David Hunter's academic interests lie in the early history of Christianity and the history of Christian thought, and he has published several books and numerous articles on Greek and Latin writers of the early church.
34 Affirmative action: history of controversy
Conaway--Brandon U. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:53, p.1
4/29/2008 Affirmative action describes a number of policies that are aimed at ending discrimination by race, gender, and religion.
35 UNI professor will give lecture on the Supreme Court and affirmative action
Public Relations News Release 2007:607, p.1
4/16/2008 Professor John Johnson will talk about race-based considerations for admission to higher education.
36 Harvard professor on government and the press to deliver Hoxie Lecture at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2007:529, p.1
3/28/2008 "The Press and the Voters: A Look at the 2008 Presidential Primaries" will be presented by Thomas Patterson April 3.
37 UNI will celebrate Women's History Month with history lecture on 17th century incident
Public Relations News Release 2007:509, p.1
3/19/2008 "The Female Indian Killer Memorialized: Hannah Duston and the Nineteenth-Century Feminization of American Violence" will be presented by Barbara Cutter March 26.
38 Miracle shrine in Greece topic for UNI history lecture
Public Relations News Release 2007:438, p.1
2/20/2008 Gregory Bruess will be speaking February 27.
39 Lecture on museums and interpreting history
Public Relations News Release 2007:279, p.1
11/8/2007 "Museums and the Art and Politics of Interpreting History" will be presented by Sue Grosboll November 14.
40 UNI Public History Program Internship Advisory Council annual meeting
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
5/11/2007 The Public History Program Internship Advisory Council held its annual meeting; list of members.
41 UNI history lecture to discuss new world renaissance
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
3/28/2007 Charlotte Wells will be presenting "The New World Renaissance: Jacques Le Moyne, Theodore de Bry and The French Experience in Florida" Wednesday, April 4.
42 Avoid déjà vu by watching foreign films
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:41, p.9
2/27/2007 Current French films will be shown in Seerley Hall Room 115 for the next five weeks; photo.
43 UNI history lecture date changed
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
2/19/2007 The lecture "Aymara Participation in the 1899 Civil War in Bolivia: Race War or Liberal Mobilization?" will be taking place Wednesday, February 21.
44 UNI presents French-language film festival
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
2/13/2007 The film festival will begin Tuesday, February 20 and continue throughout the spring semester.
45 UNI professor to discuss 19th-century British justice
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
1/11/2007 "The Criminal In-Visible: Image as Evidence in Nineteenth-Century England" will be presented by Samuel Gladden.
46 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
1/8/2007 Samuel Gladden will present "The Criminal Invisible: Image as Evidence in Nineteenth-Century England," as part of the Phi Alpha Theta/Department of History Lecture Series.
47 "Scotch Verdict and the Shifting Target of Censorship" topic for author's lecture at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
1/4/2007 Lillian Faderman will discuss her book, Scotch Verdict, January 13.
48 'What makes museums tick?'
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:21, p.5
11/7/2006 Billie Bailey, executive director for the Grout Museum, will share an overview of what the museum business is all about; will consider history, funding, and careers with museums.
49 UNI hosting Middle East expert
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
11/7/2006 Biographical profile of As'ad Abu Khalil.
50 Grout Museum director to present lecture at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
11/1/2006 "What Makes Museums Tick?" will be presented by Billie Bailey Wednesday, November 8.

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