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1 Green Dot and ROTC to offer personal protection class
McGuill--Lauren (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 119:48, p.01
4/6/2023 Green Dot and ROTC are partnering to provide ROTC cadets with a free personal protection class on April 17, 2023; photo.
2 Amplifying Afghan voices
Schmitz--Mallory (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 119:19, p.01
10/31/2022 The "Our Stories: Women in Afghanistan" panel, organized largely by the UNI Women's and Gender Studies program, took place on October 27th in Lang Hall Auditorium. Five women traveled from various parts of the U.S. to share their stories and insight on the women's rights issues in Afghanistan. The five women in the panel were Hakima Afzaly, Hasina Jalal, Zamira Saidi, Zuhal Salim, and Roquiya Sayeq; photo.
3 Cultural competency should be required
Hoffman--Melissa (Opinion Columnist)
Northern Iowan 118:41, p.10
3/10/2022 Melissa Hoffman states that cultural competency should be required for all Iowans. Multiple Iowa programs are given as examples; photo.
4 White passing: A blessing and a curse
Brothers--Caleb (Student--2022), Stevens--Anna (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:41, p.7
3/10/2022 Caleb Brothers describes his journey of self-discovery as a mixed person; photo.
5 UNI clothesline project
Stevens--Anna (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:16, p.04
10/21/2021 Photos of the Clothesline Project table in front of Chats, hosted by the Women and Gender Studies program to promote awareness of violence against women; photos.
6 Friesen: 'The invisible Man' is one to see
Friesen--Hunter (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:41, p.04
3/5/2020 Hunter Friesen, Film Critic for the Northern Iowan, gives insight to what to expect watching "The Invisible Man. "The story follows Cecilia, a victim to her abusive boyfriend, Adrian. News breaks that Adrian dies of suicide, much to Cecilia's relief. Friesen critiques parts of the movie into categories, Directing, Writing, Acting, and Overall appeal. Friesen's final rating for this film is 3.5/5 calling it " A breath of fresh air." compared to other movies.
7 Preview: Burnt City at Interpreters Theatre
Weber--Colby (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:41, p.05
3/5/2020 The one man show by Professor Josh Hamzehee follows international relations not just within America and Iran. The Burnt City is biased on a real 6,000 year old city in Iran. This play shows humor to introduce sensitive topics to educate the audience on topics they may not be familiar with. The show's themes include a dystopian future, held at the UNI Interpreters Theatre. Hamzehee hopes that the show has an impact on those who see it; photo.
8 Student hosts pop-up thrift sale
Lien--Taylor (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:36, p.01
2/17/2020 After Reagan Brown started Project Ex, The College Rack was born. The College Rack is a pop-up secondhand clothing business to make thrifting and second-hand clothes shopping more accessible for UNI students; photo.
9 Spanking is traumatic and ineffective
Cobb--Abbi (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 114:32, p.03
1/29/2018 Columnist Abbi Cobb expresses her opinion on spanking children; photo.
10 Clothesline Project brings awareness
Smith--Monique (Student--2017), Davis--Kirby (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:15, p.02
10/16/2017 UNI's Women and Gender Studies (WGS) Program hosted the Clothesline Project to raise awareness of violence against women as a part of the Relationship Violence Awareness Month. People who have been effected by violence could write anonymous messages on the t-shirts that would be hung up around the Union; photo.
11 UNI Masters in Public Policy to host fundraiser to combat domestic violence
Public Relations News Release 2014:37, p.1
9/9/2014 UNI's Masters in Public Policy program will host a dinner reception and fundraiser to benefit the Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence on October 10, in the Commons Slife Ballroom. Tickets cost $50, and guests should RSVP by September 15.
12 Bullying and violence prevention summit to be held in Sioux City
Public Relations News Release 2013:231, p.1
4/1/2014 UNI's Center for Violence Prevention and College of Education are sponsors for the upcoming Mentors in Violence Prevention Student Leadership Summit. The summit will take place in Sioux City. Two hundred high school kids will participate in the event.
13 Feminism is important for men, too
Nelson--Nehemiah (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 110:33, p.4
2/3/2014 Says men need to step up and take an active role in feminist issues. If a person wants to combat and mitigate everyday sexism, he or she should start right away. Says the beginning of social change lies in the beliefs and attitudes of individuals.
14 UNI students rise up against domestic abuse
Nilles--Kellen Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:10, p.4
10/1/2013 October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The Women's and Gender Studies program will be hosting various events throughout the month. They hope that students will get involved; photo.
15 Bonnie Campbell speaks on Violence Against Women Act
Woolson--Brooks Michael (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:52, p.1
4/26/2013 Bonnie Campbell, the Iowa Attorney General, came to UNI to speak about domestic violence, sexual abuse, and the Violence Against Women Act; photo.
16 UNI to commemorate Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Public Relations News Release 2012:108, p.1
10/17/2012 Series of events honoring Domestic Violence Awareness Month will take place at UNI. Event to include the Clothesline Project, Survivor panel, informational events, and donation drive.
17 Victims of our society
Sumpter--Gloria Jean (Grad Assistant--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:15, p.4
10/18/2011 Domestic violence has been around since Biblical times. The rapist should be the one harassed, asked all the embarrassing questions, and have family and friends asked about his mental state.
18 UNI to host Victim Service Institute
Public Relations News Release 2011:59, p.1
9/27/2011 UNI's Center for Violence Prevention will host a Victim Service Institute.
19 Seeds of Hope Clothing Drive provides support for abuse victims
Collins--Elizabeth L. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 107:53, p.6
4/26/2011 Seeds of Hope, a non-profit organization, helps prevent domestic violence and provides support during transitional periods. Students are helping with a clothing drive.
20 'Cycle of Violence' lecture, two others at UNI Wednesday, Sept. 30
Public Relations News Release 2009:84, p.1
9/28/2009 David Lisak, an associate professor of psychology at the University of Massachusetts-Boston, will deliver the lecture, which is designed to offer cross disciplinary training to campus and community personnel who are working with student victims.
21 Planting awareness of domestic violence
Strong--Jocelyn Jane (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:40, p.9
3/3/2009 "Seeds of Hope" has as its mission statement: to provide quality education and comprehensive services concerning domestic violence and sexual assault. A clothing drive is currently under way to aid victims; photo.
22 African women victims of abuse
Calcara--Sally A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:35, p.1
2/15/2008 Natasha Johnson-Lashley spoke on the complications that face African immigrant women in receiving legal assistance against abusive husbands; photo.
23 Phoenix center provides comfort for victims
Dvorsky--Anne M. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 103:55, p.5
4/27/2007 Phoenix Center is a free service for victims of stalking and other offenses.
24 Cooper covers rape issues
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 103:21, p.11
11/7/2006 Andrea Cooper travels the country telling the story of her daughter, who committed suicide following her rape in 1995; photo.
25 UNI professors address domestic violence issues through research
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
10/23/2006 The issues of women domestic violence cases are being researched for new ways to help the women.
26 Class plants "Seeds of Hope"
Ory--Lindsey (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:50, p.10
4/11/2006 Seeds of Hope benefits from class project. Elaine Pfalzgraf's community organizations class is conducting charity drive for a group dedicated to aiding women dealing with domestic violence and sexual assault.
27 Stand up against violence toward women
Crane--Ryan P. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowa Today 101:49, p.5
4/8/2005 Discusses the events of the upcoming White Ribbon Campaign.
28 UNI receives grant to study domestic, substance abuse
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:28, p.1
12/10/2004 National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism and Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence grants to be used for study on the correlation between domestic abuse toward women and those same women forming substance abuse problems.
29 UNI to assist with substance/domestic abuse programming
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
12/2/2004 Will research the overlap of women's experiences with domestic violence and the development of substance abuse programs.
30 Men and women against violence
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:23, p.9
11/16/2004 Michael Kaufman, founder of the White Ribbon Campaign to end violence against women, speaks on campus; photo.
31 No jokin' around for women's shelter
Ellenwood--Jacquelyn D. (Class of 2004)
Northern Iowan 100:16, p.1
10/24/2003 Scott Steele, radio deejay for Rock 108, is living in a box on top of Joker's to raise money for the women's shelter; photo.
32 Union workers go to shelter bearing gifts
Johnson--Julie (Student--2000)
Northern Iowan 99:23, p.11
11/19/2002 Teddy Bear Drive will collect bears to give to the local Battered Women's Shelter.
33 UNI professor connects cause, effects of substance abuse in Iowa females
Szeszycki--Emily (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 99:3, p.1
9/10/2002 Social work professor William Downs discovered a correlation between substance abuse and domestic abuse in women.
34 A link between violence and abuse
Public Relations News Release 2002:47, p.1
8/26/2002 William Downs will talk about recent research on women who suffer from domestic abuse and are substance abusers.
35 UNI hosts conference to discuss effects of domestic violence on children
Public Relations News Release 2002:50, p.1
8/23/2002 Susan Schechter and Lundy Bancroft will speak on "The Effects of Domestic Violence on Children" on Sept. 21.
36 Violence prevention
Public Relations News Release 2001:257, p.1
1/1/2002 Julie Thompson is directing a campus project to change men's thoughts about abuse and harassment, in order to decrease these occurrences.
37 "ER" sparks a change
Public Relations News Release 2000:214, p.1
1/29/2001 Julie Thomspon will be working with a project that deals with changing men's abusive attitudes toward women.
38 Message of Silent Witness Project lives on
Rowe--Mark B. (Class of 2002; Violence Prevention Education)
Northern Iowan 97:27, p.9
12/5/2000 Thanks faculty and staff for their help with the Silent Witness Project.
39 Silent witnesses take a stand
Public Relations News Release 2000:170, p.1
12/4/2000 Phyllis Baker discusses the lives of battered women, according to interviews and observations at a shelter.
40 Violence and abuse a major cause of women's health problems
Public Relations News Release 2000:170, p.1
12/4/2000 William Downs discusses the importance and effect of abuse on women, and how to change the practice of abuse.
41 Silent Witnesses take a stand
Public Relations News Release 2000:301, p.1
11/20/2000 Phyllis Baker comments on the domestic abuse of women, with facts from observations and interviews of women.
42 Violence and abuse: a major cause of women's health problems
Public Relations News Release 2000:301, p.1
11/20/2000 In the fourth presentation of the Millennium Lecture Series, William R. Downs speaks of violence against women, the reactions, and the approaches to addressing it.
43 National Domestic Abuse display comes to UNI campus
Public Relations News Release 2000:155, p.1
11/9/2000 The Silent Witness National Initiative Display of victims of domestic abuse will be held in the Maucker Union Hemisphere Lounge; Phyllis Baker speaks on domestic abuse.
44 WRC to sponsor Silent Witness Project
Northern Iowan 97:22, p.9
11/9/2000 The Silent Witness Project honors the eighty-six women killed in domestic abuse incidents since 1990.
45 Silent Witness National Initiative display
Campus News Network 11:8, p.2
11/6/2000 Wellness and Recreation Services is sponsoring the Silent Witness National Initiative Display November 13-16.
46 Advice on domestic abuse
Northern Iowan 97:5, p.7
9/12/2000 Saddened that domestic abuse is such a prevalent issue in our society.
47 Professor conducts overseas domestic violence training program
Northern Iowan 96:22, p.9
11/12/1999 Professor Thomas Capshew is involved with domestic violence projects; photo.
48 'Take Back the Night' will educate, give support
Evans--Kelly J. (Class of 1999)
Northern Iowan 95:52, p.1
4/20/1999 Gender Equality Association will host march, rally, and candlelight vigil to show unity against sexual assault, dating and domestic violence.
49 Untitled
Arbuckle--Amanda A. (Class of 2001)
Northern Iowan 95:48, p.1
4/6/1999 Opening ceremony for "The Silent Witnesses" display will be Thursday; photo.
50 Silent Witness display
Campus News Network 9:16, p.3
4/5/1999 Traveling memorial to victims of domestic abuse will be on display today through April 16 in Union, SEC, Towers Lounge, and WRC.


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