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1 Capital and other physical improvements
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.453
7/1/1995 Brief review of construction during the early 1970s including the Education Center, UNI-CUE, and the ITC; photo.
2 Capital improvements, 1950-1970
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.333
7/1/1995 A survey of new and renovated classroom, administrative, dormitory, and service buildings; new art on campus; the Lechay painting; the NAR; photo.
3 Work on campus projects returns to full force
Northern Iowan 87:50, p.1
4/9/1991 Construction projects include Seerley Hall, Wright Hall, ROTH, Education Center Plaza, and Towers parking.
4 430 of Iowa's top speech students to be honored at Northern Iowa Monday (April 9)
Public Relations News Release 1989:523, p.1
4/3/1990 The Iowa High School Speech Association Individual Events All-State Festival is held on campus, where two-thousand students compete in improv, poetic interpretation, and dramatic acting. Guest critics include Gretta Berghammer and Pat Blank.
5 "Soviet Union: The Contemporary Scene" topic for lecture Thursday (April 5) on University of Northern Iowa campus
Public Relations News Release 1989:505, p.1
3/29/1990 Professor Gregory Guroff, coordinator of the President's U. S.-Soviet Exchange Initiative for the U. S. Information Agency, speaks at the Education Center. Guroff is responsible for organizing public and private exchange programs.
6 Following smoking laws important to students, faculty
Inouye--Robert M. (Class of 1992)
Northern Iowan 86:47, p.1
3/27/1990 A smoker and a non-smoker offer their opinions.
7 Moped safety courses to be held at the University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1989:490, p.1
3/27/1990 Sergeant Jerry Stewart of the Cedar Falls Police Force instructs two weekend moped certification courses in the Education Center. Students must complete a state operator's written exam to receive certification.
8 Conference for teacher educators set for March 29, 30 at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1989:486, p.1
3/26/1990 The Iowa Department of Education, UNI, and Wartburg College co-sponsor a conference for teacher educators at the Education Center. Topics covered include new accreditation standards, communication, and non-sexist education.
9 'Images of Pride' theme for University of Northern Iowa's 27th Annual Workshop for Educational Office Personnel Wednesday (March 21)
Public Relations News Release 1989:475, p.1
3/20/1990 Professors Vapordeal Sanders, Vicki Grimes, Robert Hardman, Leland Tack, Doreen Hayek, Ed Redalen and Karen Nantz organize a workshop held in the Education Center. A noon luncheon is held in the Maucker Union Expansion.
10 Fire in Ed Center causes little alarm
Lilledahl--Jeanne (Class of 1989)
Northern Iowan 85:19, p.1
11/1/1988 Coffee pot malfunctions and causes smoke; few respond to alarm.
11 Moore or Less
Northern Iowan 85:11, p.3
10/4/1988 Campus observations.
12 Six telecourses to provide long distance learning opportunities at Northern Iowa.
Public Relations News Release 1988:521, p.1
8/4/1988 Subjects covered in 1988 fall telecourses will be the human brain, health, teaching writing, English, humanities and sociology.
13 Northern Iowa student groups, community to sponsor 'Spring Fest '88' Saturday
Public Relations News Release 1987:382, p.1
4/20/1988 The Residence Hall Association, the Entertainment Committee, KOKZ 105.7 FM, and several area businesses sponsor "Spring Fest '88". The event is held east of the Education Center, near the Campanile. Door prizes provided by the Campus Clippers.
14 Governor's Conference on International Trade to be held May 17th on Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1987:377, p.1
4/19/1988 The Education Center hosts Governor Branstad's Conference on International Trade, where he recognizes companies achieving in export sales. Other activities include a luncheon in the Commons Ballroom and a roundtable discussion with Iowan CEOs.
15 Positive aspects of aging in America is focus of Northern Iowa lecture series
Public Relations News Release 1987:378, p.1
4/19/1988 The Gerontology Certificate Program offers a series of three seminars in the Education Center. Topics covered include healthcare services, the Senior Companion Program, recreation, and retirement.
16 Northern Iowa to sponsor 20th annual Beginning Reading Conference April 22
Public Relations News Release 1987:361, p.1
4/11/1988 The twentieth Beginning Reading Conference is held in the Education Center, where Professor Lucy McCormick Calkine acts as keynote speaker. The conference is sponsored by the Department of Teaching and Price Lab School.
17 400 of Iowa's top speech students to be honored at Northern Iowa Monday (April 11)
Public Relations News Release 1987:348, p.1
4/6/1988 The Iowa High School Speech Association Individual Events All-State Festival is held in the UNI-Dome, Communication Arts Center, and Education Center. Students perform in acting, poetry, and storytelling. UNI faculty members serve as guest critics.
18 Nebraska state poet to headline 'Student as Critic Conference' at University of Northern Iowa Friday (April 8)
Public Relations News Release 1987:342, p.1
4/4/1988 Nebraskan poet, William Kloefkorn, acts as keynote speaker for the eighth Iowa Student as Critic Conference. Kloefkorn will speak for the Reninger Memorial Lecture Series in the Commons Ballroom, and in the Education Center with Professor George Day.
19 University of Northern Iowa School of Business to host Jepson Symposium April 5-6
Public Relations News Release 1987:340, p.1
4/4/1988 Professor James Millar acts as keynote speaker for the Lawrence Jepson Symposium on U. S./Soviet relations. The symposium is held in the Education Center, sponsored by the Department of Economics.
20 Governor to speak at March 29 teacher preparation forum at Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1987:322, p.1
3/24/1988 Governor Terry Branstad 's Task Force on Teacher Preparation and Participation visits the Education Center to provide input on education issues with area teachers. Professor Thomas Switzer gives the opening remarks.
21 Northern Iowa to host district individual events tournament March 11-12
Public Relations News Release 1987:302, p.1
3/9/1988 The District IV National Individual Events Tournament is held on UNI campus, featuring teams from thirty schools. Events are held in Maucker, Wright, Sabin, Seerley, McCollum, Kamerick, the Education Center, and the Communication Arts Building.
22 'Sky is Your Limit' theme for 25th annual Educational Office Personnel Workshop at the University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1987:299, p.1
3/8/1988 The Workshop for Educational Office Personnel is held in the Education Center, with presentations by Professors Germana Nijim, Susann Doody, and motivational speaker, John Cassis. A luncheon is held in the Commons.
23 Computer labs to open soon
Northern Iowan 84:41, p.8
2/26/1988 Twelve lap-top units will be available shortly; labs in Educational Media Center and Education Center will be open soon.
24 University of Northern Iowa Library offers portable computers for student use; Computer labs added on campus
Public Relations News Release 1987:260, p.1
2/12/1988 Computer labs are installed into the Education Center, the Commons, and the Industrial Technology Center in addition to three existing labs. Twelve new laptop computers are made available for checkout in the library.
25 More than 600 U. S. educators and school officials to attend 12th annual Midwest Teacher Recruiting
Public Relations News Release 1987:243, p.1
2/1/1988 The Overseas Placement Service for Educators recruitment fair is held in the Education Center. Over six-hundred educators interview for teaching placements in Asia, Europe, Africa, and South and Central America.
26 AARP/IRS teleconference on federal tax law changes affecting older Americans to be in Northern Iowa's Education Center Wednesday (Feb. 3)
Public Relations News Release 1987:240, p.1
1/28/1988 A teleconference on changes to Iowa tax laws regarding elderly citizens is held in the Education Center, organized by the Internal Revenue Services and American Association of Retired Persons.
27 Cosmetologists continuing education workshop to be held at Northern Iowa Feb. 7
Public Relations News Release 1987:207, p.1
1/15/1988 The Iowa Cosmetology Association and the Division of Continuing Education and Special Programs sponsor a workshop on hair styling and coloring. Certificates are distributed on completion of the program.
28 Psychologist Charlene Bell will give motivational talk to Northern Iowa staff, RA's
Public Relations News Release 1987:198, p.1
1/8/1988 The Departments of Residence and Personnel Services sponsor a presentation by Doctor Charlene Bell at the Education Center. The presentation is part of an ongoing residential assistant training program.
29 Activities galore at Northern Iowa Saturday; Drivers urged to arrive early to find parking
Public Relations News Release 1987:160, p.1
12/3/1987 Dean Shoars warns visitors that parking near the West Gymnasium, Strayer-Wood Theatre, and the UNI-Dome may be limited. Additional parking may be available near Latham Field, the Education Center, or Gilchrist Hall.
30 Preparing site for one-room school on Northern Iowa Campus
Public Relations News Release 1987:115, p.1
11/2/1987 Bill Ritter and Paul Hansen of the physical plant department prepare the Marshall Center School's new lot west of the Education Center. The one-room schoolhouse was transported to UNI campus from Pocahontas County.
31 Northern Iowa's schoolhouse will take four-day ride to Cedar Falls
Public Relations News Release 1987:109, p.1
10/29/1987 The Marshall Center School of Pocahontas County is shipped to the UNI campus. Over its four-day journey, the schoolhouse visits several middle schools before arriving at the Education Center.
32 Seven University of Northern Iowa recreation majors to present program on Kentucky Consortium
Public Relations News Release 1987:98, p.1
10/23/1987 Seven student attendees of the Recreation Consortium in Golden Pond, Kentucky share a slideshow presentation of their experience. While attending the consortium, students learned of outdoor recreational programs, and methods of environmental education.
33 Public debates Thursday (Sept. 24) at Northern Iowa prelude to weekend college debate tournament
Public Relations News Release 1987:47, p.1
9/21/1987 Forty debate teams compete in the College Debate Tournament held at the Education Center. Before the tournament, four of these teams compete in a public debate in the Communication Arts Center. Both competitions are open to the public, free of charge.
34 Conference on Modern Language Teaching Sept. 25-26 at UNI to feature national leaders in field
Public Relations News Release 1987:44, p.1
9/18/1987 Senator Paul Simon and Professor Rose Hayden participate as keynote speakers at the Conference on Modern Language Teaching. President Curris, Carol McBradley Danolds, Paul Hoekstra, Michael Oates, and Paul Burrow conduct opening ceremonies.
35 Librarian who works to keep controversial books on shelves to speak at Northern Iowa Sept. 29
Public Relations News Release 1987:40, p.1
9/17/1987 The Education Center hosts a presentation by director of the Freedom to Read Foundation, Judith Krug. She discussed the increase in annual censorship attempts in school libraries. The speech was sponsored by Rod Library.
36 Roadside vegetation management conference at UNI Sept. 23
Public Relations News Release 1987:36, p.1
9/15/1987 The Department of Biology and Black Hawk County Conservation Board hold a conference on weed control in the Education Center. Professor Daryl Smith participated as one of the speakers following a luncheon in the commons.
37 Women to study barriers to advancement in higher ed administration, Friday-Saturday at Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1987:35, p.1
9/14/1987 Women in Educational and Administrative Leadership hold a conference in the Education Center to discuss sex barriers in higher education. The conference is followed by a luncheon, and excerpts from "Top Girls", performed by students of Lorraine Commeret.
38 Career-bound handicapped learn special skills through program designed by UNI profs
Public Relations News Release 1987:437, p.1
7/23/1987 Professor William Callahan discusses the goals of students of the special education training program. The program emphasizes the teaching of social skills to the handicapped to help them maintain healthy work relationships.
39 Road closing through UNI campus as Latham Field parking lot construction begins
Public Relations News Release 1987:410, p.1
6/19/1987 Construction of a parking lot on Latham Athletic Field results in the closing of Indiana Street, West Twenty-Third, and the access road along the Communication Arts Center. Contractors are hired to fix water leakage in the Education Center.
40 UNI commencement receptions, activities, special hours announced
Public Relations News Release 1987:373, p.1
5/14/1987 Professor Roy Saigo presides over the College of Natural Science's Honors Convocation in Maucker Union. The University Student Alumni Association holds a brunch in the commons. The College of Education holds a reception in the Education Center.
41 Board of Regents approve parking lots for UNI faculty
Northern Iowan 83:58, p.4
5/5/1987 O. R. Latham Field will be turned into a 350-stall parking lot for $500,000; four houses north of Bartlett Hall will be demolished and graded for a parking lot; approve other construction projects.
42 UNI Business, personnel items approved by Regents
Public Relations News Release 1987:347, p.1
4/23/1987 Professor Jan Robbins is replaced by Robert Ward as head of the Department of English. John Stalberger is named director of public safety after the retirement of Rollin G. Evers. The Education Center, Gilchrist Hall, and Dome see renovations and repairs.
43 Seatbelt safety, new laws, standards for driver education are among topics at the annual UNI Safety Education Conference May 1 (Friday)
Public Relations News Release 1987:335, p.1
4/17/1987 Professors Gregory Stefanich, Ivan Eland, and Loren Muench preside over the twenty-ninth Safety Education Conference in the Education Center. Topics discussed include seatbelts, safety laws and standards, and costs of traffic violations.
44 'Reading Aloud' author Trelease to headline 19th Annual Beginning Reading Conference
Public Relations News Release 1987:330, p.1
4/16/1987 Guest speakers, Jim Trelease and Jane Resh Thomas, spoke at the Iowa Education Center on inspiring young children to read. The session was followed by a series of workshops dealing with teaching special needs students, and reinforcing language skills.
45 Amish conference
Public Relations News Release 1987:310, p.1
4/7/1987 A conference on Amish society, religious practices, and lifestyle is held in the Education Center, sponsored by Allen Hospital and the Cedar Community Mennonite Church.
46 Iowa Student as Critic Conference
Public Relations News Release 1987:308, p.1
4/7/1987 Over five-hundred students attended thirteen sessions conducted by faculty members were held as part of the Iowa Student as Critic Conference. These sessions covered topics like film, literature, history, and writing.
47 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.
48 Iowa Association of Middle Level Educators to hold spring conference at UNI April 5-6
Public Relations News Release 1987:295, p.1
4/1/1987 The Iowa Association of Middle Level Educators spring conference, featuring a number programs presented by Iowan educators, including university faculty. An award ceremony was held in honor of R. Paul Brimm, who served as principal of Price Lab School.
49 'Security issues on Indian subcontinent' topic for UNI speech April 3
Public Relations News Release 1987:281, p.1
3/26/1987 Professor Chandrasekhara Rao visits the Education Center to discuss problems of he Indian subcontinent and the Persian Gulf. Rao is a professor of political and social science, and recipient of the Fulbright Fellowship.
50 UNI to hold Women's Awareness Week activities March 23-27
Public Relations News Release 1987:268, p.1
3/16/1987 Discussions on politics on the workplace, assertiveness, sexual assault, and harrassment were held in Maucker Union for Women's Awareness Week. Speakers include faculty members and students.


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