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Department of Home Economics

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1 Alumni House, Honors Cottage saved from demolition at BOR meeting
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021), De Bruin--Karla (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 118:21, p.01
11/8/2021 The Alumni House and Honors Cottage have been saved from demolition for the moment, though it can be brought up again at the next Board of Regents meeting in February; photo.
2 Accreditation and celebration
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.28
7/1/1995 The Teachers College is recognized and accredited by national organizations; several surveys of the work of the college are undertaken; the college celebrates its 60th anniversary; photo.
3 Regents approve request to limit enrollment; University can't grow without needed resources
Northern Iowan 88:46, p.1
3/24/1992 Also approves Home Economics Department name change; receives proposal to raise room and board rates $174; receives notification of continued accreditation of Leisure Services Division of HPELS.
4 What's in a name?
Campus News Network 2:13, p.2
3/9/1992 Department of Home Economics will change name to Department of Design, Family and Consumer Sciences.
5 Regents consider name change in home economics department
Northern Iowan 88:41, p.6
2/28/1992 Change request referred to committee; approve budget for renovation of University Hall in Union.
6 Regents consider departmental name change, approve renovation projects for University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1991:413, p.1
2/20/1992 Board of Regents approves renovations and considers other changes at UNI.
7 Three majors eliminated to ease budget woes
Northern Iowa Today 75:2, p.21
1/1/1992 Vocational home economics major, graduate program in industrial technology education, and business education graduate program are dropped; other cuts and reorganizations also announced in attempt to meet enrollment surge.
8 Faculty Senate passes motion that may exempt out-of-state students from enrollment cap
Goodlove--Sara A. (Class of 1994)
Northern Iowan 88:28, p.1
12/13/1991 Also considers request for name change for Department of Home Economics.
9 Curris recommends elimination of three academic majors due to 'the budget mess in the state capital'
Northern Iowan 88:27, p.1
12/10/1991 President Curris reluctantly makes recommendations in home economics, industrial technology, and business education.
10 University of Northern Iowa to recommend elimination of three academic majors; budget "mess" forces other program eliminations and reductions
Public Relations News Release 1991:266, p.1
12/5/1991 President Curris has recommended to the Board of Regents that following majors be dropped: vocational home economics, graduate program in industrial technology education, and the business education graduate program. Other cuts are listed.
11 Marlin proposes cuts in seven academic majors
Northern Iowan 88:24, p.1
11/22/1991 Would also cut summer session program.
12 University of Northern Iowa student awarded scholarship from the Department of Home Economics
Public Relations News Release 1991:112, p.1
10/3/1991 Winner of the Letitia Walsh Scholarship is announced.
13 Unique buying opportunity for University of Northern Iowa senior from Dubuque.
Public Relations News Release 1991:51, p.1
9/10/1991 Dawn Huseman sees the results of fashion merchandising buying trip.
14 Interior design students have opportunity to study in Europe
Northern Iowan 87:17, p.8
10/30/1990 Interior design students can study in Paris or London as part of two-week study tour.
15 Home economics award two graduate scholarships
Northern Iowan 87:14, p.5
10/19/1990 Carol Gustafson and Vivian Quinn were awarded the Iowa Home Economics Association scholarship.
16 Home Economics student receives $1000 scholarship
Public Relations News Release 1989:540, p.1
4/9/1990 Pamela J. Gibbons is selected as the Letitis Walsh scholarship by the Department of Home Economics. The scholarship is granted to home economics students based on grade point average and their thesis project.
17 Programs lost due to study results
Woelfel--Jodi (Student--1988-1990)
Northern Iowan 86:36, p.5
2/9/1990 Graduate program in home economics and program in linguistics lost.
18 Peat Marwick recommends cuts; UNI programs spared
Northern Iowa Today 73:2, p.29
1/1/1990 Despite recommendations, Home Economics and the Ed. D. degree will remain.
19 Latham Hall receives a brand new look
Northern Iowan 86:25, p.1
12/1/1989 Departments of Home Economics and Earth Science will move into renovated building; photo.
20 At Board of Regents meeting: duplication arguments heard
Osborne--Ann Marie (Class of 1991)
Northern Iowan 86:7, p.1
9/26/1989 UNI representatives present cases in favor of retaining the Department of Home Economics and the Ed. D.
21 Duplication could eliminate home ec program at UNI
Putze--Aaron A. (Class of 1993)
Northern Iowan 86:4, p.4
9/15/1989 Peat, Marwick, Main report questions value of department; students and faculty believe it serves a worthwhile purpose.
22 Home-ec cuts "shocking"
Northern Iowan 85:63, p.5
7/14/1989 Professor Chung reacts to Peat Marwick study.
23 Latham will remodel for new offices
Northern Iowan 85:11, p.4
10/4/1988 Departments of Home Economics and Earth Science will be located there.
24 Three UNI graduate students receive home economics scholarships.
Public Relations News Release 1988:71, p.1
9/26/1988 Ellen Spurlock, Patrica Higby, and Pamela Ohrt received the scholarships for 1988-1989. Spurlock received the Letitia Walsh scholarship, Higby and Orht received the $500 from the Iowa Home Economics Association.
25 Regents approve Northern Iowa public radio translator for Mason City area, fee schedules, receive SBAC plan, other business
Public Relations News Release 1987:225, p.1
1/20/1988 The Board of Regents approves licensing for KHKE-FM's translator to be placed near Mason City. Funding for the translator is provided by the Small Business Assistance Center. The Board also approves tuition and fee schedules.
26 Regents name Geadelmann director of state relations
Reicks--Rodney Eugene (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 84:29, p.1
12/11/1987 Also purchase property at 1216 W. 22nd Street; accepts report re-accrediting Home Economics for ten years; approves road projects.
27 Regents approve road construction project, receive numerous reports from University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1987:172, p.1
12/10/1987 The Board of Regents approves the reconstruction of Campus Street, the purchase of property for use as a parking lot, and the reaccreditation of the home economics department. Professor Ronald Chung retires, and new tenure policies are approved.
28 Entrance requirements for '88 examined; certain departments may lose enrollment with requirements
Northern Iowan 84:28, p.9
12/8/1987 Department heads generally support stronger requirements, but enrollment may be affected.
29 New construction slated for June
Northern Iowan 84:27, p.4
12/4/1987 Latham Hall will be renovated for the Departments of Earth Science and Home Economics; Business Building construction will get underway.
30 Regents approve academic calendars, business for University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1987:134, p.1
11/11/1987 The Board of Regents approve the revised academic calendars for 1989-90 and 1990-91. Contracts are confirmed for the remodeling of Latham Hall and destruction of Power Plant No. 1.
31 Northern Iowa faculty develop program to help teenagers make sexual decisions
Northern Iowa Today 16:1, p.8
9/1/1987 Project PREPARE coordinated by Professors Franken and Budlong; receives grant.
32 Iowa home economists are working to strengthen the changing family unit says UNI professor
Public Relations News Release 1987:446, p.1
8/5/1987 Phyllis Conklin explains the role of the Iowa Home Economics Association in improving the quality of life for Iowan families. Conklin focuses on dealing with the issues of teen pregnancy, and caring for the elderly.
33 'Building Family Strengths' facilitators' training to be Aug. 18-19 at Spirit Lake
Public Relations News Release 1987:435, p.1
7/17/1987 Professor Mary Franken instructs a course on working with families to build strength and unity. The program will help group leaders develop positive strategies for identifying problems within a family.
34 'Building family strengths' facilitators' training to be June 23-24 at UNI
Public Relations News Release 1987:396, p.1
6/9/1987 Professor Mary Franken instructs a training program for family strength counselors in Wright Hall. The program is sponsored by the Division of Continuing Education and Department of Home Economics.
35 Home economics seeks new image
Danielson--Darwin W. (Class of 1987)
Northern Iowan 83:49, p.10
4/3/1987 Phi Upsilon Omicron is sponsoring Home Economics Week to tell people about the curriculum.
36 UNI Home Economics honorary initiates new members
Public Relations News Release 1987:260, p.1
3/12/1987 The Beta Nu chapter of Phi Epsilon Omicron initiates seven new members. Professor Mary Franken spoke on the organization's history as the chapter's advisor on Founders Day. Includes a list of new members, with their hometowns.
37 UNI prof to participate in 'World Home Economics Day' proclamation
Public Relations News Release 1987:253, p.1
3/11/1987 Professors Phyllis Conklin and Agatha Huepenbecker met with Governor Terry Branstad to formally announce the birth of Home Economics Day, which takes place on the thirteenth of March. Phi Epsilon Omicron, a home economics honorary, celebrated on campus.
38 UNI professor to preside over annual state home economics meeting, April 3-4
Public Relations News Release 1987:255, p.1
3/11/1987 Professor Phyllis Conklin presides over the Iowa Home Economics Association's annual meeting. Professor Joanne Spaide presented a session on nutrition, and Professor Mary Franken presented a session on home economics internships with Lynne Beykirch.
39 What's up
Northern Iowan 83:37, p.10
2/13/1987 Meetings and activities.
40 Four UNI students receive Nellie Dickey home economics scholarships
Public Relations News Release 1986:148, p.1
12/23/1986 The Department of Home Economics gave away four Nellie Dickey Scholarships based on high scholastic achievement, and contributions to university activities. Recipients were announced by Professor Ronald Chung.
41 Tuition in Iowa schools 'bound to go up': Curris
Northern Iowan 83:28, p.3
12/9/1986 President Curris speaks about tuition, admissions standards, plans for Seerley, Wright, and Latham Halls.
42 Three UNI graduate students in Home Ec receive scholarships
Public Relations News Release 1987:105, p.1
11/18/1986 Students Judy Wolf, Stephanie Lieder, and Susan Powell were the recipients of the Department of Home Economics scholarships. Awards were distributed based on the students' thesis plans, and academic achievements.
43 Regents name new UNI department head, other business
Public Relations News Release 1986:463, p.1
6/19/1986 Ronald Chung was appointed the new head of the Department of Home Economics; suceeds Mary Franken, who resigned to focus on family and research interests; renovation contracts were also approved.
44 Registration open for UNI weekend workshop on human relationships and sexuality April 4 and 5
Public Relations News Release 1986:312, p.1
3/18/1986 The workshop is offered by the UNI Human Sexuality Task Force; the program aims to provide accurate information and dispel common myths and fears.
45 Seven awarded UNI's Nellie Dickey Scholarships
Public Relations News Release 1986:299, p.1
3/10/1986 The awards are granted by the Department of Home Economics; the scholarship amounts range from $600 to $1200.
46 Home Economics Alumni
Northern Iowan 82:36, p.9
2/18/1986 Will meet.
47 What's Up
Northern Iowan 82:35, p.6
2/14/1986 Meetings and activities.
48 Registration open for UNI weekend workshop on human relationships and sexuality Feb. 28-March 2
Public Relations News Release 1986:234, p.1
2/4/1986 This weekend workshop is the second of three sessions planned for this year; the workshop will present accurate information and dispel myths in a non-judgmental setting.
49 Departments' moves halted
Northern Iowan 82:22, p.8
11/19/1985 Move of Department of Home Economics and Department of Earth Science into Latham Hall stopped due to shortage of funds.
50 Curris makes decision on continuation of UNI campus projects
Public Relations News Release 1985:136, p.1
11/6/1985 Details of the nine to ten campus construction projects underway are given; some projects are being put "on hold," or scaled back due to budget concerns.


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