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1 UNI to host conference on the state of K-12 language education.
Public Relations News Release 2010:279, p.1
4/7/2011 The conference will feature presentations on best practices, case studies of successful programs and programs in crisis, and a roundtable of faculty and administrators reflecting on ideas presented throughout the day.
2 UNI begins reorganization
Northern Iowa Today 93:3, p.22
4/1/2010 Division of Marketing and Advancement will be dissolved; CHFA and CNS will be combined; Departments of English and Modern Languages will be combined; photo.
3 Fourth-annual CHFA Graduate Research Symposium to take place at UNI Feb. 19
Public Relations News Release 2009:277, p.1
2/12/2010 A select group of graduate students in the College of Humanities and Fine Arts (CHFA) will present their research projects at the fourth-annual symposium in Seerley Hall's Great Reading Room. Cary Nelson, will deliver the keynote address. Students listed.
4 University of Northern Iowa announces first round of reorganization plans
Northern Iowan 2008:28, p.2
1/15/2010 Pending the approval of the Board of Regents, effective July 1, 2010 the Marketing and Advancement Division will be dissolved and the Colleges of Humanities and Fine Arts and Natural Sciences will be combined. Joel Haack will serve as the inaugural dean.
5 University of Northern Iowa announces first round of reorganization plans
Public Relations News Release 2009:225, p.1
1/14/2010 Effective July 1, 2010 Marketing & Advancement Division will be dissolved, eliminating one university vice president position. Bill Calhoun, current vice president and president of the UNI Foundation, will remain as president of the Foundation.
6 UNI nao falal Portuguese (UNI doesn't speak Portuguese)
Gitchell--Erin Elizabeth (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:26, p.6
12/8/2009 Foreign language options at UNI may be drastically limited unless enrollment in language study increases substantially next semester. Spanish will be the only language offered on a regular basis.
7 Baker Hall faces demolition
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:17, p.1
10/27/2009 Mold, sustainability, budget, and increased scrutiny from the Board of Regents have made demolition of Baker Hall the best option. Accessibility problems, heating, and office size also contributed to the decision; photo.
8 Sauvage presents "The Challenge to Us of Holocaust Rescuers"
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:12, p.7
10/9/2009 Pierre Sauvage, born during the Holocaust, has been making documentaries about this period in history, showing a personal side to the effects of the Holocaust.
9 Child Holocaust survivor and award-winning filmmaker Pierre Sauvage to visit UNI
Public Relations News Release 2009:72, p.1
9/22/2009 "The Challenge of Us of Holocaust Rescuers," will be the topic of a public lecture hosted by the Holocaust and Genocide Education Committee, in collaboration with the Department of Modern Languages.
10 Foreign language camp for elementary students offered at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2008:512, p.1
5/1/2009 The camp is intended for beginning language learners, the camp will meet daily at Price Laboratory School. Students will learn numbers, alphabet, greetings, common phrases, colors and more. They will sing, dance and perform skits, and more.
11 UNI to host Postville Conference/Teach-in
Public Relations News Release 2008:487, p.1
4/22/2009 Luis Argueta, a Gautemalan film director, will screen segments of his documentary "AbUSed" The Post ville Raid. There will be a showing of the play "Historia de nuestra vidas," detailing accounts of immigration, imprisonment and the Postville raid.
12 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.
13 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.
14 Congratulations
Northern Iowan 104:39, p.3
2/29/2008 Department of Modern Languages announces students making the Dean's List Fall 2007, list of names.
15 Foreign language camp for elementary students offered at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
5/18/2007 Children in grades two through eight have the opportunity to attend the Second Annual Foreign Language Camp, June 25-29.
16 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.
17 Stavans asks, 'Who owns the English language?'
Rolfes--Kate E. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:41, p.1
2/27/2007 Hearst Lecture Series features Ilan Stavans, professor of American and Latino Culture at Amherst College; photo.
18 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.
19 UNI French Film Festival continues, March 23, 27
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
3/16/2006 The Tournees French and Francophone Film Festival, sponsored by many departments at UNI, continues on campus.
20 UNI to host lecture about Russian Orthodox church music
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
1/23/2004 Professor Viktoria Cherva of Herzen University, in St. Petersburg, Russia, will speak on Thursday, January 29.
21 Spanish film series becoming UNI tradition
Crane--Ryan P. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 100:10, p.11
10/3/2003 Films in a five part series will run every Wednesday at 7 p.m.
22 UNI's Department of Modern Languages and Sigma Delta Pi present 2003 Spanish film festival
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
9/26/2003 Films to be shown at 7 p.m., Communication Arts Center room 108, every Wednesday in October.
23 UNI to present the Russian Gypsy musicians, the Kolpakov Trio and Talisman
Public Relations News Release 2002:464, p.1
4/14/2003 Romani musicians will perform in the Great Reading Room of Seerley Hall on April 17.
24 UNI guest speaker to discuss women and war stories
Public Relations News Release 2002:394, p.1
3/19/2003 Evelyne Accad will speak on "From Bombs to Breast Cancer: Women and War Stories" on March 24.
25 Russian architect/artist to speak at UNI about influence of classic Russian icons on modern painting
Public Relations News Release 2002:377, p.1
3/10/2003 Alexsei Neiman will speak and present a slide show on March 13.
26 UNI hosts visit by School of the Americas Watch board member
Public Relations News Release 2002:371, p.1
3/5/2003 Joe Ferrara will speak on campus on March 10.
27 UNI Inter-American Studies Program spring film series ends Tuesday, March 4
Public Relations News Release 2002:362, p.1
2/28/2003 "Behind the Cocaine War" will be shown on March 4.
28 UNI Inter-American Studies Program continues spring film series
Public Relations News Release 2002:325, p.1
2/13/2003 "The Battle of Chile--Part II, 'The Coup D-Etat" will be shown on February 18.
29 Prominent poet passes through UNI
Schmitz--Lisa Marie (Class of 2003)
Northern Iowan 99:25, p.1
11/26/2002 Ray Young Bear spoke on "Native American Literature and Traditional Tribal Values" on November 21; photo.
30 Job shadowing and informational interviewing in Yucatan, Mexico
Public Relations News Release 2002:217, p.1
11/21/2002 Students who will be participating in "UNI Job Shadowing and Informational Interviewing in the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico" are listed.
31 International Education Week 2002 travels to UNI
Northern Iowan 99:22, p.1
11/15/2002 International Education Week will feature activities and events to inform about the importance of international student exchange.
32 Poet Ray Young Bear to present address at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2002:199, p.1
11/14/2002 Ray Young Bear will speak on "Native American Literature and Traditional Tribal Values" on November 21.
33 Russian actor lectures on 'The Master and Margarita at the Taganka Theatre in Moscow'
Public Relations News Release 2001:432, p.1
4/11/2002 Veniamin Smekhov, a well-known Russian actor, will speak at UNI on April 15.
34 UNI professor from Guatemala to speak about writing from third world perspective
Public Relations News Release 2000:322, p.1
3/21/2001 Mario Roberto Morales will present "Is Writing Still Important?: A Third World Perspective."
35 German vice consul to speak at UNI
Northern Iowan 96:49, p.3
4/7/2000 Erhard Zander, vice counsel of the Federal Republic of Germany, to speak on issues concerning the European Union and its political and economic goals.
36 Vice Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany to speak at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1999:310, p.1
3/21/2000 Erhard Zander will speak at UNI on the political and economic goals and directions of the European Union.
37 The Meryl Norton Hearst Lecture Series will present Mexican writer and political activist Carlos Fuentes
Public Relations News Release 1998:303, p.1
3/25/1999 Department of Modern languages will present Mexican writer Carlos Fuentes March 29 and 30, at 7 p.m.
38 Awards/honors/service: Deborah Tidwell, David Landis, and Andrea DeBruin-Parecki
Campus News Network 9:9, p.Insert 2
12/7/1998 Deborah Tidwell, David Landis, and Andrea DeBruin-Parecki received a bilingual education grant.
39 Spanish voices bridging cultural gap
Steffen--Ann M. (Class of 2001)
Northern Iowan 95:15, p.8
10/20/1998 La Tertulia will be held tonight in the Union to give students real life experiences interacting with Spanish speakers and learning about the Hispanic culture.
40 The University of Northern Iowa Departments of Modern Languages and History, and the Women's Study Program, sponsor Australian lecturer
Public Relations News Release 1998:73, p.1
10/9/1998 University of Northern Iowa will present a lecture by Lisa Fischer, October 12 at 7 p.m. in Baker Hall, room 161.
41 E-media, others moving across campus
Cremer--Justin A. (Class of 2000)
Northern Iowan 95:10, p.1
10/2/1998 Classes in the Electronic Media Division and Modern Language and Anthropology Departments are moving into their temporary home in East Gymnasium for Lang Hall renovation.
42 Many departments to benefit from Lang renovations
Northern Iowan 94:55, p.12
5/1/1998 Students state that the Communications Department is not the only department to benefit from Lang Hall renovations.
43 UNI students cross 'Bridge' to cultural understanding
Cremer--Justin A. (Class of 2000)
Northern Iowan 94:51, p.2
4/17/1998 Students and community members participated in a cross-cultural panel discussion in Waterloo called "The Bridge/El Puente"; photo.
44 Why not try Japanese, Hawaiian for class?
Benesh--Darek James
Northern Iowan 93:55, p.13
5/2/1997 Interest is growing in studying different foreign languages.
45 "Discover France" culture and study trip offered to University of Northern Iowa community and family
Public Relations News Release 1996:193, p.1
12/6/1996 "Discover France: La Bretagne" is a culture and study trip being offered in the summer of 1997.
46 Mini symposium on "Russian Film and Theatre" to be presented at University of Northern Iowa October 20-21
Public Relations News Release 1996:115, p.1
10/16/1996 Galina Aksenova and Veniamin Smekhov will be speaking October 20 and 21.
47 You too can meet Gorbachev
Allen--Julie (Class of 1997)
Northern Iowan 93:11, p.18
10/8/1996 Students spoke about their experiences at Tuesday's panel discussion, "American Students in Russia and Russian Students in America: Expectations and Impressions."
48 Computer language
Public Relations News Release 1995:212, p.1
2/12/1996 UNI Department of Modern Languages uses CD-ROM in teaching.
49 French speakers provided new discussion group
Northern Iowan 92:34, p.2
2/9/1996 French Table in Union provides conversation.
50 Profile: Hildegard Morales-Gomez
Campus News Network 6:8, p.5
12/11/1995 Profile of Hildegard Morales-Gomez, who teaches Spanish in UNI's Department of Modern Languages; photo.


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