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1 50/50 in 2020 to host conference
Witherow--Anthony (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 116:31, p.01
1/30/2020 UNI's Department of Political Science and the student group 50/50 held a conference in the Maucker Union Ballroom. The conference focused on women's involvement in government and public service in Iowa.
2 #PanthersVote kicks off
Dausener--Josh (Student--2017), Anderson--Kati (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:10, p.01
9/27/2018 A non-partisan voting initiative, #PanthersVote, had it's kick off regardless of the predicted rain.
3 #PanthersVote kicking off tomorrow
Dausener--Josh (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:9, p.02
9/24/2018 NISG and other student organization kicked off an on-campus campaign called #PanthersVote to raise political awareness in the lead up to the November midterm elections.
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 member of the European Parliament
Public Relations News Release 2013:96, p.1
10/16/2013 UNI will host Peter Jahr, member of the European Parliament, to deliver a lecture titles "Renewable Energies: What We Should (Not) Learn From the European Union". Jahr is a member of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.
7 Breaking up the old boy's club
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:47, p.1
4/9/2013 Students and faculty and politicians gathered to discuss the question, "Women in politics: does it matter?". Many panelists agreed that having gender balance in government would be a beneficial thing for the state of Iowa.
8 UNI political science professor awarded Council on Foreign Relations Fellowship
Public Relations News Release 2012:238, p.1
3/12/2013 Lindsay Cohn and assistant professor of political science has been awarded and International Affairs Fellowship with the Council on Foreign Relations.
9 John Hopkins University professor to speak at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2012:146, p.1
11/20/2012 Benjamin Ginsberg will be speaking at UNI on November 29. He will speak on the change in recent years of the growth of administration and decline in faculty in higher education.
10 UNI's political science department to host 'Election 2012: What did it mean?'
Public Relations News Release 2012:144, p.1
11/20/2012 UNI's Department of Political Science is hosting a discussion on the 2012 elections. This discussion will include possible implications of electing officials.
11 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.
12 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.
13 UNI to host panel on retention elections of Iowa Supreme Court justices
Public Relations News Release 2010:102, p.1
10/18/2010 This year's retention elections for the Iowa Supreme Court have been controversial, with some groups urging that several justices be ousted in response to their 2009 decision on same-sex marriage.
14 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.
15 Licari ready to take on new roles
Funk--Dakota John (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:1, p.8
8/27/2010 Professor Michael Licari has been named the associate provost for academic affairs and Dean of the Graduate College; photo.
16 Research suggests gender diversity shapes decision-making processes
Public Relations News Release 2009:475, p.1
6/7/2010 Should Elena Kagen be approved, the U. S. Supreme Court will, for the first time, have three female justices. Research conducted by Chris Larimer, suggests that gender composition of a group affects its decision outcomes.
17 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.
18 '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.
19 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.
20 Former UNI professor recognized by Grassley on My Teacher, My Hero
Public Relations News Release 2009:71, p.1
9/22/2009 Former professor Erma Plaehn who was recognized by Grassley, joined the laboratory school faculty in 1936 as supervisor of social sciences. In 1945, she joined the collegiate faculty as an assistant professor of social sciences.
21 'Who Leads? Congress and the President in the American System' topic for Hoxie Forum
Public Relations News Release 2009:45, p.1
9/14/2009 Former U. S. representatives Bill Burlison and Phil English will discuss "Who Leads? The moderator will be Scott Peters, professor of political science. The forum is part of a two-day visit for the Congress to Campus program.
22 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."
23 UNI faculty member expects Obama's inaugural address to draw upon campaign themes
Public Relations News Release 2008:305, p.1
1/16/2009 The inaugural address, according to Donna Hoffman, associate professor of political science, is much more visionary and thematic than the State of the Union address given annually by a sitting president.
24 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.
25 Chuck and Barbara Grassley establish endowed professorship
Northern Iowa Today 92:2, p.25
11/1/2008 Gift will endow professorship in political science; will be entitled the Chuck and Barbara Grassley Endowed Professorship in Political Science; photo.
26 UNI Speakers Bureau serves Iowa's communities
Public Relations News Release 2008:190, p.1
10/30/2008 New this year is the Featured Speakers Series, which includes six faculty who address current hot topics such as: environment, math and science education, crisis communication, politics, immigration and the economy.
27 '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.
28 UNI students, faculty, staff to gather for Debate Watch Oct. 15
Public Relations News Release 2008:140, p.1
10/13/2008 Democrats, Republicans, and Independents; supporters of John McCain, Barack Obama backers and undecided voters will gather to watch the last presidential debate before the election. Viewers will come to their own conclusions without media commentary.
29 UNI alum will speak on her work as U. S. Ambassador to Nepal
Public Relations News Release 2008:119, p.1
10/3/2008 Nancy Powell, U. S. Ambassador to Nepal will speak on "The U. S. and South Asia: Security, Politics, Economics" in Seerley Hall. Powell, a UNI alumna currently living in Kathmandu, Nepal.
30 Presentation of book on 9/11 and U. S. foreign policy will be held at UNI, Sept. 22
Public Relations News Release 2008:77, p.1
9/16/2008 Derek Chollet will present his new book, "America Between the Wars: From 11/9 to 9/11: The Misunderstood Years Between the Fall of the Berlin Wall and the Start of the War on Terror," in Seerley Hall.
31 UNI presents Constitution Day lecture
Public Relations News Release 2008:54, p.1
9/8/2008 Jules Lobel, J. D., vice president of the Center for Constitutional Rights and professor of law at the University of Pittsburg will speak in the John Deere Auditorium. A reception and book signing will follow the presentation.
32 "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.
33 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.
34 Chuck and Barbara Grassley to establish endowed professorship at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2007:515, p.1
3/21/2008 UNI has received an endowment for a professorship from Chuck and Barbara Grassley.
35 News Talk explores forms of leadership
Scott--Jordan Robert (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:42, p.1
3/10/2008 University Book and Supply hosts "News Talk". The group encourages discussion and reading about the news; resulting in a more educated and informed public; photo.
36 New Iraq War forum proposed
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:36, p.1
2/19/2008 Three UNI students and veterans of the Iraq War are trying to sponsor another discussion on the war. They are planning on bringing the Vets For Freedom National Bus Tour to UNI in March; photo.
37 Panther Portraits
Fleming--Rachel M. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:33, p.11
2/8/2008 Campus scenes; photo.
38 Iowans can impact the Middle East
Barkley--Tia M. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:10, p.1
9/28/2007 James Zogby lecture entitled, "The Mess We're In: How the U.S. Leaders have Failed Us in the Middle East and What You Can Do", was presented in Maucker Union; photo.
39 Lecture on U.S. and Middle East relations on September 24
Public Relations News Release 2007:167, p.1
9/19/2007 James Zogby will be presenting a lecture September 24.
40 Lecture regarding Middle East
Chowdhry--Zenab A. (Class of 2008)
Northern Iowan 104:7, p.8
9/18/2007 Students, faculty, and staff encouraged to attend a lecture on the Middle East; photo.
41 UNI Department of Political Science awards scholarships
Public Relations News Release 2007:8, p.1
6/6/2007 Three students received scholarships through the Department of Political Science.
42 New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson to speak on Darfur conflict at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
4/13/2007 Bill Richardson will be presenting "Darfur, Diplomacy and American Foreign Policy" Friday, April 20.
43 UNI hosting Middle East expert
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
11/7/2006 Biographical profile of As'ad Abu Khalil.
44 "Congress, the President, and the Balance of Power" topic for UNI Constitution Day
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
9/14/2006 Former U.S. representatives Sam Coppersmith and Manuel Lujan will discuss "Congress, the President, and the Balance of Power."
45 UNI to host White Ribbon lecture against violence against women
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
2/17/2006 "Beyond 'But We Were Both Drinking!': The Ethics of Sexual Consent" will be the title of a lecture about sex and justice as a part of the White Ribbon Campaign to end violence against women.
46 Tuesday, Jan. 31
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
1/30/2006 2006 Gordon Hoxie Lecture will take place with John Mueller speaking on "The Presidency, Public Opinion and War."
47 Lecture at UNI to discuss U.S. presidency and war
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
1/24/2006 John Mueller will present "The Presidency, Public Opinion and War," at the annual R. Gordon Hoxie Lecture.
48 Tuesday, Sept. 27
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
9/26/2005 Panel discussion on future of U. S. Supreme Court will be held; Iowa Business Council will present "Early Childhood Development/Education Awareness Conference".
49 Panel discussion about Supreme Court at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
9/21/2005 Panel discussion on "Nomination, Confirmation, and the Future of the U. S. Supreme Court" will take place on Sept. 27.
50 UNI Department of Political Science awards scholarships for 2005-2006
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
4/28/2005 Four students received scholarships.

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