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1 Author Joel Best to present "The Stupidity Effect" lecture
O'Loughlin--Emily (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:50, p.8
4/16/2010 Joel Best will be presenting two lectures and serve as keynote speaker of the Iowa Sociological Association's annual meeting.
2 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.
3 Next CROW forum to be held Nov. 2
Public Relations News Release 2009:128, p.1
10/23/2009 "Third Wave Agneda: Women's Flat-Track Roller Derby" is the title of a lecture to be given by Ruth Chananie-Hill, Jennifer Waldron, and Natalie Turner, as part of the CROW (Current Research on Women) Forum in the Center for Multicultural Education.
4 UNI students take a STAND
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:14, p.4
10/16/2009 Professor Stephen Gaies hopes to start a chapter of Students Taking Action Now Darfur.
5 UNI Graduate College Brown Bag Lecture Series to feature Stalp Oct. 7
Public Relations News Release 2009:90, p.1
9/30/2009 "I Have the Most Fabric: Quilters, Fabric Stash Accumulation, and the Global Phenomenon of Quilting" is the title of a lecture to be given by Marybeth Stalp. The lecture will center on how and why contemporary women quilt.
6 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.
7 UNI Graduate College presents 2009 - 2010 faculty awards
Public Relations News Release 2008:412, p.1
3/23/2009 The Distinguished Scholar Award was presented to Roy Behrens, professor of art, and the Outstanding Graduate Faculty Teaching Award to Marybeth Stalp, associate professor in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology.
8 UNI Women's & Gender Studies Program celebrating Women's History Month in March
Public Relations News Release 2008:365, p.1
2/27/2009 "Creating Connections, Encouraging Unity" will be the focus of a series of events during March; subtitled, "Women's Issues Are Universal Issues," will include lectures, a concert featuring works by women composers, a book sale and a documentary showing.
9 UNI celebrates Darwin's birthday
Public Relations News Release 2008:321, p.1
1/27/2009 The 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin will be marked with a week-long series of activities, including speakers, games, social events and information sessions, all of which will be held at Maucker Union and are free and open to the public.
10 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."
11 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.
12 Majoring in Anthropology gives global perspectives
O'Brien--Tyler G. (Sociology--Anthropology--and Criminology Faculty)
Northern Iowan 105:23, p.16
11/18/2008 Anthropologists study humans at all times and in all places. Not all graduates are teachers; some work in industry in a multi cultural work setting, examining, communicating, and critiquing strengths and weaknesses.
13 'How gender shapes social relations' topic for UNI guest speaker Friday, Nov. 14
Public Relations News Release 2008:212, p.1
11/11/2008 The campus was chosen as one of two campuses in the nation to host the 2008 Sociologists for Women in Society Distinguished Feminists Lecturer. Cecelia Ridgeway, will lecture on the topic, "Framed before we know it: how gender shapes social relations."
14 Archaeology Students Present Artifacts in Milwaukee
Collins--Elizabeth L. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 105:18, p.10
10/31/2008 A field trip to Hartman Reserve results in five students presenting their findings at the Midwest Archaeological Conference in Milwaukee.
15 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.
16 O'Brien keeps students thinking
Koger--Cory (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:21, p.12
11/6/2007 Professor Tyler O'Brien's teaching style is energetic, dynamic, and animated. He involves students directly with thematic material; photo.
17 Recently at the Regents
Campus News Network 6:16, p.6
4/22/1996 Board of Regents approved the exterior design modifications for PAC and name change for Personnel Services and Department of Sociology and Anthropology.
18 Profile: Phyllis Baker
Campus News Network 5:15, p.3
4/10/1995 Profile of professor of Sociology and Anthropology Phyllis Baker; photo.
19 University of Northern Iowa to host first Undergraduate Social Science Research Conference
Public Relations News Release 0:447, p.1
3/31/1994 Ruth Ann Johnson is the keynote speaker for the Social Science Research Conference.
20 Prof offers practical knowledge
Bagnall--Michael
Northern Iowan 89:41, p.3
2/23/1993 Believes Professor Richards is fine teacher who brings positive attitude and practical experience to classroom.
21 Outstanding professor overlooked
Johnson--Jason
Northern Iowan 89:40, p.3
2/19/1993 Disappointed Stephen Richards will not be interviewed for permanent position; believe he is good teacher.
22 Crim/Soc students speak out
Camarata--Rob
Northern Iowan 89:38, p.2
2/12/1993 Protests denial of tenure to Professor Stephen Richards.
23 New position for Noack
Campus News Network 2:3, p.3
9/30/1991 Professor Noack is head of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology.
24 African Studies expert to speak Tuesday (April 9) at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1990:460, p.1
4/3/1991 Edwin Wilmsen will speak at UNI.
25 Students to experience archaeology first hand
Jaeger--Dan
Northern Iowan 86:58, p.12
5/4/1990 Will study at Michigan site.
26 Sociology honorary at University of Northern Iowa inducts new members
Public Relations News Release 1989:309, p.1
12/19/1989 The Alpha Kappa Delta sociological society inducts nine new members. Professor Robert E. Claus acts as faculty advisor. Members are listed by hometown.
27 Oliver Northern courier Robert Owen to speak at UNI Nov. 19 (Thursday)
Public Relations News Release 1987:129, p.1
11/10/1987 Professor Ron Roberts engages in debate with Robert Owen, the senate aide responsible for delivering funds to Nicaraguan rebel forces. The debate focuses on the Reagan's involvement with Nicaragua, and is sponsored by the University Speakers Committee.
28 Conference to highlight history, beliefs, lifestyle, of the Amish society April 25
Public Relations News Release 1987:300, p.1
4/3/1987 A conference on the religious practices, history, and lifestyle of the Amish was held in the Education Center. The conference included presentations from faculty members on Amish crafts, games, and history.
29 Students learn research skills, provide valuable public service through UNI course
Public Relations News Release 1986:149, p.1
12/23/1986 Professor Robert Kramer instructed a course which offered survey research experience. Students developed telephone surveys, questionnaires, and personal interviews for real world clients. The course was offered through the Department of Sociology.
30 New people assume leadership positions
Northern Iowa Today 14:4, p.7
9/1/1986 New heads of Public Information Services, Library, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, and Department of Sociology and Anthropology named.
31 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.
32 Well-known archeaologist to speak at UNI on 'Rape of the Nile' April 30
Public Relations News Release 1986:382, p.1
4/22/1986 Dr. Brian M. Fagan from the University of California, Santa Barbara will give the address; Arnold studied under Fagan; he has written a National Geographic book and writes archeaology spots for NPR.
33 Crises in Polish agriculture is topic of UNI lecture April 28
Public Relations News Release 1986:379, p.1
4/21/1986 Galeski will present on "The Crisis in Polish Agriculture: Comparisons for Iowa".
34 Criminology minor becomes a major: Only program in Iowa
Hurst--Anthony
Northern Iowan 82:23, p.6
11/22/1985 Faculty talk about the new degree.
35 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.
36 Curricula changes
Aspelmeier--Carla
Northern Iowan 82:2, p.1
9/6/1985 New Bachelor of Science will include majors in geology, chemistry, physics, and applied physics; also new majors in criminology and European studies; new minors in interpretive communication and international affairs.
37 Field school to be discussed
Harris--Cynthia
Northern Iowan 81:26, p.10
12/11/1984 Plans for an archaeological field school on the Channel Islands will be discussed in the next informational meeting for the department.
38 New professors on faculty staff
Harris--Cynthia
Northern Iowan 81:8, p.5
9/28/1984 Two new professors have been added to the staff of the Department of Anthropology and Sociology, Jeanne Arnold and Marianne Fisher-Giorlando.
39 Regents approve appointments
Northern Iowan 80:16, p.3
10/25/1983 Appoint acting heads of several departments; create coordinator of interior design position; receive several post-audit reports.
40 Sociology course offer
Northern Iowan 78:31, p.3
2/2/1982 Professor Noack will offer course at Allen Hospital.
41 Regents postpone final action on tuition increase, approve contracts
Public Relations News Release 1981:40, p.1
9/16/1981 Regents elect to wait until a later meeting to decide on a possible tuition increase at Iowa's universities; Professor Thompson named acting dean of CHFA; Professor Crownfield named interim head of Department of Philosophty and Religion.
42 UNI history lecture to feature Dr. Norris Durham Wednesday February 25
Public Relations News Release 1980:383, p.1
2/20/1981 Professor Norris Durham will give a lecture on the relationship between behavior and genetics.
43 UNI students initiated into sociological honor society
Public Relations News Release 1980:269, p.1
12/12/1980 The International Sociological Honor Society, Alpha Kapa Delta, initiated three new members: Shelly J. Adams, Bernadette Mendt, and Kurt L. Mielke.
44 One and only archeologist unearths UNI field
Whitnah--Vicki
UNI Century 6:4, p.1
10/1/1978 Profile of Professor Alegonda Schokkenbroek; photo.
45 Anthro degrees expand curriculum
Northern Iowan 71:26, p.11
12/6/1974 Anthropology major and minor available for first time this semester; faculty talk about course of study; brief profile of faculty.
46 Regents review
UNI Century 2:4, p.2
10/1/1974 Approve M. A. in anthropology and TEFL; B. A. in anthropology, linguistics, religion, general studies; minors in coaching women's sports, planetarium education, linguistics; cooperative program in nursing.
47 New department head foresees expansion
Carel--Barbara J. (Class of 1975)
Northern Iowan 70:30, p.9
2/5/1974 Professor Stockdale outlines his goals for the Department of Sociology and Anthropology; photo.
48 Five departments fill vacant posts
UNI Century 1:4, p.3
10/1/1973 Thomas L. Reuschling replaces James Blanford; Albert Gilgen replaces Louis Hellwig; Jerry Stockdale replaces Louis Bultena; Jon Hall replaces Ed Thorne; Wylie Anderson, formerly acting head, becomes head; biographical sketches; photo.
49 Three department heads appointed by Regents; Reuschling, Gilgen, Stockdale
Northern Iowan 69:56, p.8
6/15/1973 Brief sketches of new heads.
50 Irate social worker
Howe--Michael
Northern Iowan 69:28, p.2
1/12/1973 Should note that social work majors make up the bulk of the enrollment growth in the department.

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