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Title Date Summary
1 The power of story in our lives
Ortiz--Cristian (Class of 2018)
Northern Iowan 114:51, p.03
4/16/2018 The author tells why storytelling is so important.
2 Sparknotes are killing the classics
Konrardy--Nathan Arnold (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:41, p.3
3/8/2013 Says that Sparknotes.com makes reading easier. Instead of spending hours reading a book, a student can just read the summary online. However, this is killing the classics.
3 Conversation partners provide learning and companionship
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:15, p.7
10/18/2011 The Culture and Intensive English Program sponsors a program that matches non-English speakers with English speakers. Participants meet at least once a week. Both participants learn a great deal from the experience.
4 UNI Reading Recovery Center receives U. S. Department of Education grant
Public Relations News Release 2010:63, p.1
9/21/2010 The grant awarded $3,096,000 to the Reading Recovery Center. More than 10,000 Iowa first graders who struggle to read, will receive intense literacy assistance in the next five years. The R. J. McElroy Trust supplied $150,000 towards its matching funds.
5 The insanity of euphemisms
Showalter--John David (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:51, p.9
4/20/2010 Looks at odd and often gruesome sayings.
6 UNI professor develops plan to cater teaching lessons to native English speakers, English Language Learners
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:12, p.4
10/9/2009 The projection that forty per cent of American public school students will speak a language other than English at home has encouraged Tammy Gregersen to develop a new process of teaching English.
7 UNI professor completes research on teaching English Language Learner students
Public Relations News Release 2009:92, p.1
10/1/2009 Approximately 3.8 percent of students in Iowa's public and nonpublic schools are ELL students. Tammy Gregersen, associate professor of English language & literature received a Schindler Education Grant to work with Iowa's colleges and universities'.
8 Study abroad provides many opportunities
Calcara--Sally A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:55, p.6
6/20/2008 Study abroad program offers three hundred programs in fifty countries on every continent; photo.
9 Culture Corner: class war in Cedar Falls
Roos--Nicholas Alexander (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:20, p.5
11/2/2007 Finds Cedar Falls housing code difficult to understand; unhappy with city housing code enforcement.
10 Language education demands new legislation
Dvorsky--Anne M. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 103:41, p.4
2/27/2007 Tammy Gregersen states that the United States needs to offer some form of English as a second language, but there is no federal legislation on how to do it; photo.
11 Stavans asks, 'Who owns the English language?'
Rolfes--Kate E. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:41, p.1
2/27/2007 Hearst Lecture Series features Ilan Stavans, professor of American and Latino Culture at Amherst College; photo.
12 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
2/19/2007 "Who Own the English Language" will be presented by Ilan Stavans Wednesday, February 21.
13 "Who Owns the English Language" Lecture at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
2/14/2007 Biographical profile of Ilan Stavans.
14 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
10/23/2006 The Teaching Immigrants English program provides an opportunity for students to volunteer as English tutors for immigrants and refugee children in the Waterloo/Cedar Falls area.
15 Is grammar dying?
Kirkpatrick--Trent M. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:13, p.10
10/10/2006 Previous letters to the editor not taken seriously due to poor grammar and run-on sentences.
16 English in charge
Toppin--Ryan W. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 103:10, p.5
9/29/2006 The discussion of English as the official language continues.
17 Science in plain English
Northern Iowa Today 90:1, p.21
1/1/2006 Profile of Professor Paul Shand and his work; photo.
18 Congress debates English bill, others claim unconstitutional
Klein--Matt (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:47, p.3
4/1/2005 There is controversy over proposed legislation in the United State Congress to make English the country's official language; photo.
19 International students improve English skills at UNI
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:47, p.3
4/1/2005 Describes the Culture and Intensive English Program at UNI.
20 Iowa's new English-only bill promotes 'disunion and fright'
Mendez--Cynthia A. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 98:45, p.9
3/29/2002 Disagrees with statements made by Steve King concerning Iowa's new English-only bill.
21 Vilsack signs 'English-only' bill; supporters of bill hope it will unify the people of Iowa
Scudder--Jeffrey (Class of 2003)
Northern Iowan 98:42, p.1
3/8/2002 Eighty-one percent of Iowans feel that the 'English-only' bill will unite the people of Iowa but others on campus feel it will send a wrong message about Iowa.
22 Class disagrees with English-only legislation
Mvuyekure--Pierre-Damien (English Faculty)
Northern Iowan 97:47, p.7
3/30/2001 Believes that forcing immigrants to speak English would destroy an important part of their culture.
23 English-only aids communication
Vance--Ed (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 97:44, p.8
3/9/2001 Believes that English-only legislation is a good idea.
24 English-only legislation proposed
Becker--Kyle
Northern Iowan 97:43, p.1
3/6/2001 UNI instructors hope to gain a better understanding of Iowa's immigrant population by traveling to Patzcuaro, Mexico, to study the Mexican culture.
25 English as official language
Public Relations News Release 2000:265, p.1
2/22/2001 Mark Grey claims that making English the state's official language is unnecessary.
26 Dr. Grammar has cure for writing pains
Paulus--Beth
Northern Iowan 96:38, p.9
2/18/2000 UNI English Department to offer answers to grammar questions by Professor HiDuke, "Dr. Grammar", to Iowa residents; photo.
27 There is no room for hate, segregation, bigotry in U.S.
Patocka--Jason (Class of 2000)
Northern Iowan 95:51, p.6
4/16/1999 Columnist comments on legislation that eliminates multi-lingual education in schools and making English the national language in America.
28 Adult immigrants find difficulties in learning English
Public Relations News Release 1998:45, p.1
9/21/1998 Immigrants to Iowa from Bosnia or Mexico have trouble finding enough time to fit in a comprehensive English lesson.
29 Gosh darned all this swearing
Heeren--Chad
Northern Iowan 94:43, p.6
3/10/1998 Columnist comments on swearing.
30 Bosnian, Hispanic and Vietnamese children learning English at UNI
Public Relations News Release 1996:435, p.1
6/5/1997 Professor Janopoulos talks about a summer course to help Waterloo children learn English.
31 University of Northern Iowa offering summer english language enrichment program for Waterloo students
Public Relations News Release 1996:431, p.1
6/4/1997 A six week summer program is designed to help non-native speakers of English from Waterloo.
32 Japanese students take crash course in English at UNI
Public Relations News Release 1995:454, p.1
7/15/1996 Students from Kansai Gadai University in Japan will arrive for a one-month course in English.
33 NEA opposes 'English Only'
Gesell--Don
Northern Iowan 84:64, p.1
7/8/1988
34 English Language and Literature
Old Gold 0:0, p.32
6/1/1979 English Language & Literature includes areas of study in Linguistics, Teaching English as a Foreign Language, American Studies & Journalism.
35 Non-natives
Northern Iowan 70:33, p.11
2/15/1974 Classes for those who want to improve their English.
36 Non-natives
Northern Iowan 70:27, p.3
1/11/1974 Department of English will offer several classes for those who would like to improve their English.
37 American English attacked as "the" language
Wilhelm--Wanda
Northern Iowan 70:23, p.2
12/7/1973 Dislikes orientation toward American language and culture.
38 English second in popularity; linguistic prof reports
Northern Iowan 68:32, p.4
2/15/1972 Professor Nilsen comments on popularity of languages
39 Plain conformation of life
Knapp--Terry J. (Speech Faculty)
College Eye 63:30, p.3
2/7/1967 Gives various thoughts on issues of life.
40 Thorne: language most significant invention of mankind
Thorne--Edward James (Speech Faculty)
College Eye 59:25, p.2
3/9/1965 Defends speech courses.
41 Hushagen blasts English 'rules'
Hushagen--John P.
College Eye 58:11, p.2
12/6/1963 Argues that the English department at SCI acts as though they own the language itself.
42 Hearst of SCI to judge national English contest
Public Relations News Release 1960:504, p.1
7/10/1961 James Hearst is appointed as a judge of the National Council of Teachers of English Achievement Awards competition. Hearst will be charged with recognizing outstanding high school students of English.
43 Language expert to speak at ISTC
Public Relations News Release 1960:474, p.1
6/27/1961 Professor John Cowley directs a workshop on new approaches on the study of the English Language. Sumner Ives of Syracuse University is scheduled to speak on structural linguistics in the auditorium of Sabin Hall.
44 Freshmen to begin ISTC honors study this summer
Public Relations News Release 1960:457, p.1
6/15/1961 Fifteen freshmen are to begin an advanced program of English and Humanities, earning seven hours of credit through two courses designed for gifted students. Professor Edwin Maurer and Robert Dalziel lead the program with discussion by Roy Chung.
45 Former ISTC faculty member receives Fulbright honor
Public Relations News Release 1960:367, p.1
4/23/1961 Miss Amanda Lengamo, former faculty member of the department of languages, speech, and literature, is granted a Fulbright award to teach English in Jamaica.
46 Cat-Snip "T"
Tenglin--Diane R. (Class of 1959)
College Eye 50:28, p.2
4/24/1959 Random thoughts of campus.
47 A starting point
College Eye 43:15, p.2
1/25/1952 Discusses the use of standardized English grammar texts in high schools.
48 Fagan, Hart climax argument on KXEL
College Eye 35:11, p.6
11/19/1943 Mr. Hart takes a conservative view and Mr. Fagan takes a liberal view on grammar and language.
49 Editorially Speaking; the College Eye presents; campus views; significant events; unrestrained murder
College Eye 30:42, p.2
8/11/1939 College students should polish their language so that they can teach school better.
50 Mr. Fagan--from the student angle; Our changing language
Fagan--William Brock (English Faculty)
College Eye 29:24, p.2
3/18/1938 Believes teachers should change the way they teach English.

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