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51 The 'Race' Race
Konrardy--Nathan Arnold (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:47, p.5
4/3/2012 Believes that diversity is often discussed, but currently is not embraced. Progress has been made in bringing minorities to campus, but inclusion seems to be another matter; photo,
52 Discovering why diversity matters
Northern Iowa Today 95:1, p.18
4/1/2012 Recent Diversity Case Competition held on campus; competitors offer their views; photo.
53 The truth of the matter
Sumpter--Gloria Jean (Grad Assistant--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:34, p.5
2/7/2012 The 99 percent need to be concerned about issues of race, class, and gender. The 1 percent is isolated from these concerns. Diversity is used as the power to use communication and conversation in a positive manner.
54 UNI Museum to explore reality of race
Public Relations News Release 2011:151, p.1
1/30/2012 The exhibit "RACE: Are We So Different" will be held at the UNI Museum.
55 UNI to host Annual Town Hall Meeting on Diversity
Public Relations News Release 2011:148, p.1
1/26/2012 UNI's Town Hall Meeting will focus on diversity with speaker Heather Hackman.
56 UNIBusiness to hold first Diversity Case Competition
Public Relations News Release 2011:241, p.1
1/23/2012 UNIBusiness will host a Diversity Case Competition for students on the UNI campus.
57 College of Education refocuses mission
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:27, p.1
12/9/2011 A new mission statement is meant to sum up the primary goals of the college: leadership, transformation, service, engagement, and diversity; photo.
58 Everyone needs to know that someone cares
Sumpter--Gloria Jean (Grad Assistant--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:25, p.3
12/2/2011 A smile, a hello, or a thumbs up can help another person's attitude. Friends are important, but just being pleasant to everyone brightens their day and yours; photo.
59 Forum held for African American men
Cassidy--Anthony Joseph (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:21, p.1
11/8/2011 Over fifty African-American men participated in the first of its kind meeting. The event focused on ways to improve the health and wellness and educational and relationship challenges facing the community.
60 Proposal submitted to change Liberal Arts Core
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:20, p.1
11/4/2011 The proposed change is the first since the inception twenty years ago. Ian Goldsmith states that there is flexibility in the sixteen part proposal. Not everyone is supportive.
61 Film looks at life of American Muslims
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:11, p.6
10/4/2011 "Mooz-lum" was screened as part of this year's "Reaching for Higher Ground" series. The movie is the story of a young Muslim's journey through public school, madrassa, his parents' divorce, and 9/11.
62 Luciano encourages pluralism, diversity
Krull--Danielle Leigh (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:8, p.1
9/23/2011 Danique Seymour shared her poem, "Faces", prior to Felipe Luciano's lecture. The lecture was entitled, "Black Latino Unity: The Missing Link". Luciano's lecture was part of a series of lectures on diversity.
63 Richness rather than threat
Sumpter--Gloria Jean (Grad Assistant--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:8, p.4
9/23/2011 Diversity of culture should not be a threat to educated people. Get to know those from another culture on campus. You will learn as much from them as they will from you.
64 Get uncomfortable
Eilers--Bradley David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:7, p.4
9/20/2011 Students urged to take advantage of the diversity of backgrounds and countries on campus. This year multicultural students make up 7.4 percent of the student body. Introduce yourself and have a conversation with a student from another country.
65 A new approach to diversity
Boeckmann--Trevor Paul (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 107:52, p.12
4/22/2011 In the opinion of the writer, nonreligious groups are not at the table when diversity is discussed. The "Standing on Higher Ground" series advance the status of the LGBT and the Jump Start Program helps underprivileged students.
66 Are we overlooking something?
Sumpter--Gloria Jean (Grad Assistant--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:47, p.11
4/5/2011 The president, administration, and Bias Response Team all echo the call for diversity and calm and moral interactions on our campus. Students need to form a coalition concerned with the needs of their fellow students and members of the University.
67 UNI Proud Drag Ball fills Maucker Union
Collins--Elizabeth Ann (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:46, p.3
4/1/2011 UNI Proud sponsored its third annual Drag Ball. The aim of the show was to promote safe sex and raise money for the Community AIDS Assistance Project; photo.
68 Participation and encouragement are key when encountering diversity
Sumpter--Gloria Jean (Grad Assistant--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:44, p.11
3/25/2011 Believes people need a "push" to look at other cultures or life experiences. The presence of a member of the administration at the Latino Ball was noted and appreciated. Perhaps credit could be given for attendance at speeches from diverse speakers.
69 UNI students explore different elements of diversity
Schreck--Anna E. (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:43, p.2
3/11/2011 Residence Hall Association sponsored a "Let's Talk Diversity" event; photo.
70 Black and White Ball
Cantu--Ramon Rolando (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:41, p.10
3/4/2011 Everyone is invited to attend the dance, sponsored by the Hispanic Latino Student Union. Students urged to interact with those from different cultures. Interacting is a way of learning about each other.
71 Biannual climate survey ends Friday
Cassidy--Anthony Joseph (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:40, p.1
3/1/2011 Survey asks students and staff to express their opinions on diversity. Employee response has been nearly 52%. Students response has been a little over 15%.
72 Debate or debacle?
Early--Thomas Michael (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:35, p.10
2/11/2011 Freethinkers and Inquirers and the Navigators debate the topic; "Are Christian beliefs damaging the world?" The Navigators seemed to state evangelical fundamentalism that did not seem to represent mainstream Christian thought.
73 Why I am ashamed today to call myself an Iowan
Heyer--Emily Nicole (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:35, p.12
2/11/2011 The Iowa House vote to prohibit gay marriages and make recognition of state civil unions illegal has caused the author to question the basis of what Iowans think.
74 UNI announces second annual Diversity Matters award recipients.
Public Relations News Release 2010:189, p.1
1/27/2011 The award is in recognition of their efforts to help the university achieve its diversity-related goals.
75 Diversity Fair opens students' minds
Baker--Brandon Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:30, p.4
1/25/2011 Twenty four student organizations set up tables for the Diversity Fair held in Maucker Union. Why is diversity important? We no longer live in just a city, county, or country. We live in a global society and must learn to communicate; photo.
76 A blind eye
Sumpter--Gloria Jean (Grad Assistant--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:28, p.10
1/14/2011 Urges readers to look beyond the color of someone's skin and get beyond their religious beliefs. Look at people as people who have the same needs and desires as you do.
77 A dialogue of diversity
Northern Iowa Today 94:2, p.2
1/1/2011 Summary of events associated with GBPAC's "Standing on Higher Ground" program; President Allen's statement on the program; photo.
78 Exploring differences; a how-to guide for expanding your comfort zone
Northern Iowa Today 94:2, p.12
1/1/2011 Professor Harry Brod talks about ways to relate to people who are different.
79 Diversity Matters
Kelzer--Sarah Marie (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:25, p.1
12/3/2010 Applications being accepted for the Diversity Matters award.
80 'Diversity Matters' but why?
Boevers--Cassandra Mae (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:22, p.7
11/12/2010 Interaction with international students is not apparent. Only three and a half percent of the students are international students. Americans interact mostly with American students.
81 UNI students to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month
Au Jong--Catherine (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:5, p.6
9/14/2010 A music festival September 16 will highlight the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month; photo.
82 UNI names new dean of College of Education
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:56, p.1
6/18/2010 Dwight C. Watson selected; will begin duties July 1, 2010; brief profile; outlines goals; photo.
83 NISG president recalls his experience at last NISG meeting
Dempsey--Nicholas Stephen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:51, p.1
4/20/2010 Adam Haselhuhn talks about the achievements of his administration including accessibility, diversity, and special events.
84 'Jesus, Interrupted' author to speak at UNI Ehrman's visit part of book club series finale
Public Relations News Release 2009:383, p.1
4/7/2010 Bart Ehrman, the James A. Gray Distinguished Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will discuss his book "Jesus, Interrupted: Revealing the Hidden Contradictions in the Bible (and Why We Don't Know About Them)."
85 Inaugural Diversity Matters Award recipients announced at annual town hall
Northern Iowa Today 93:3, p.19
4/1/2010 Roster of those who won an award; photo.
86 A letter from Adam Haselhuhn
Haselhuhn--Adam J. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:42, p.8
3/9/2010 Outgoing president of NISG shares what student government has done this past year, addresses misconceptions, and outlines challenges for the organization during the coming year; photo.
87 Study circle brings campus community together on issues of bias, race
Funk--Dakota John (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:38, p.1
2/23/2010 Informal group meets to discuss racial, ethnic, religious, and social biases on the UNI campus. The group is very accepting and desires to learn and become aware of the biases; photo.
88 UNI diversity town hall examines progress, looks toward future
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 2008:30, p.1
1/26/2010 Lofty goals greeted participants in the second diversity town hall meeting. Measure of progress being made by campus agencies, discussed progress made and possible improvements; honored promoters highlighted the meeting; photo.
89 Young adults can make a difference
Cantu--Ramon Rolando (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 2008:30, p.5
1/26/2010 The enthusiasm of young minds using knowledge, logic, and dedication aid in opening the minds of others in their community.
90 UNI announces inaugural Diversity Matters Award recipients
Public Relations News Release 2009:233, p.1
1/21/2010 Ten individuals were recently honored for their efforts to enhance diversity during the second-annual town hall meeting on diversity.These students, faculty and staff received the inaugural UNI Diversity Matters Award. Recipients listed.
91 UNI to hold second-annual town hall meeting on diversity
Public Relations News Release 2009:223, p.1
1/14/2010 The meeting is a way to further advance efforts by sharing the university's diversity definition, vision and mission as well as its strategic priorities and the key performance indicators to guide the university as it moves forward.
92 UNI's CME to host discussions in tribute to Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Public Relations News Release 2009:226, p.1
1/14/2010 Rufus Burrow, Jr., Indiana professor of Christian thought and professor of theological social ethics at Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis, will discuss his book, "Martin Lucher King, Jr. for Armchair Theologians" at the Book Club meeting.
93 Assaulted student speaks out against crime
Davidson--Nicole Jean (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:25, p.1
12/4/2009 Ramon Cantu, director of diversity affairs for NISG, was verbally and physically assaulted while attending a party in November. He has continued to be the focus of telephone threats, racial slurs, and a threat on his life; photo.
94 UNIFI's response to recent incidents
Boeckmann--Trevor Paul (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:25, p.6
12/4/2009 University of Northern Iowa Freethinkers and Inquirers stand with fellow students in condemning recent hate crimes. The comparison to Blasphemy Day events is questioned.
95 Letter from the NISG Executive Branch and NISG President
Haselhuhn--Adam J. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:23, p.6
11/17/2009 Comments and concerns on the recent incidents of discrimination on campus.
96 NISG promotes Diversity First Initiative
Northern Iowan 106:19, p.1
11/3/2009 Northern Iowa Student Government met with Cedar Falls city council candidate, filled election commission openings, learned of an upcoming diversity retreat, and approved a resolution on Veteran's Day observance.
97 "Let's Talk" diversity program hopes to shed light on diversity
Botello--Jewelette (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:18, p.7
10/30/2009 Department of Residence to sponsor diversity program in Lang Hall. A safe conversational forum will be provided to ask potentially awkward questions.
98 News Briefs: Diversity First Retreat and WRC pool dedication
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:17, p.4
10/27/2009 Angel Banks, director of diversity and student life for Northern Iowa Student Government, announced an interactive, hands-on experience during a diversity retreat. Diving pool dedicated to former professor, Glen F. Henry.
99 Similarity within diversity
McPheron--Kristen Jenna (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:13, p.10
10/13/2009 Believes that differences between cultures are many, but we all smile in the same language. This universal signal is never misunderstood.
100 UNI President Benjamin Allen prepares university for change, challenges
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:8, p.1
9/25/2009 Faced with an eight per cent reduction in state funding, President Allen stated that changes are definitely ahead. We can address change intentionally or changes will be imposed upon us. It is far better that we adapt ourselves; photo.


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