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Franken--Mary L. Wieking (Home Economics Faculty)

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1 UNI emeritus professor, Mary Franken, receives national outstanding achievement award
Public Relations News Release 2008:170, p.1
10/23/2008 Was honored with the prestigious Florence Faligatter Alumni Award for outstanding achievement in family and consumer science. The award presented during the society's 100 Anniversary Conclave in Minneapolis, also recognized her as a 50-year member.
2 University of Northern Iowa to host town meeting "Community Commitments to the UN Platform of Action on Women" Wednesday April 17
Public Relations News Release 1995:310, p.1
4/10/1996 Lynn Cutler to be the keynote speaker for the town meeting for community members and local officials.
3 New University of Northern Iowa members selected for national honor society in Design, Family and Consumer Sciences area
Public Relations News Release 1995:77, p.1
10/4/1995 Beta Nu Chapter of Phi Upsilon Omicron inducts new members.
4 Twenty-five years at UNI
Campus News Network 5:22, p.2
8/21/1995 Thirteen faculty members were honored by Waterloo Chamber of Commerce for twenty-five years in the education field.
5 Good communication important for families
Public Relations News Release 1994:427, p.1
5/8/1995 Time together, listening, and respect for one another are important to good family communication.
6 Good communication important for families
Public Relations News Release 1994:0, p.1
5/8/1995 Although families lead a busy life, they need to make time for each other.
7 Family communication
Public Relations News Release 1994:384, p.1
4/17/1995 With both parents working, it is even more important to communicate among family members.
8 University of Northern Iowa Beta Nu Chapter of Phi Upsilon Omicron celebrates 25th anniversary Saturday, February 25
Public Relations News Release 1994:291, p.1
2/23/1995 25th anniversary activities planned by Phi Upsilon Omicron at UNI.
9 Shoppers, start your engines.
Public Relations News Release 1994:158, p.1
11/21/1994 Christmas shopping traditionally begins the day after Thanksgiving.
10 University of Northern Iowa students attend Phi Upsilon Omicron National Conclave
Public Relations News Release 0:633, p.1
6/22/1994 Four UNI students attend the national home economics honor society meeting.
11 International Year of the Family good time to look at family strengths.
Public Relations News Release 0:403, p.1
3/21/1994 Mary Franken suggests that families understand their strengths and strive to understand other cultures and people of diverse backgrounds.
12 A family affair.
Public Relations News Release 1993:352, p.1
2/14/1994 The UN has proclaimed 1994 as the International Year of the Family according to Mary Franken.
13 University of Northern Iowa, Hawkeye to offer 'Family Literature and Literacy Workshop'.
Public Relations News Release 1993:267, p.1
12/15/1993 UNI and HCC will co-sponsor workshop dealing with literature and literacy.
14 Several faculty
Campus News Network 3:19, p.4
6/14/1993 Members of Department of Design, Family and Consumer Sciences publish articles.
15 Holidays good time to teach children value of family ties, friendships
Public Relations News Release 1992:230, p.1
12/7/1992 Mary Franken suggests parents do things as a family especially during the holidays. This is an excellent time to show your children your values.
16 Fostering the function of the family
Public Relations News Release 1992:214, p.1
11/23/1992 Mary Franken urges families to use time off during the holidays to restore family ties.
17 Phi Upsilon Omicron urges students to "clean their closets"
Northern Iowan 89:23, p.4
11/17/1992 Seeking donations for Child Care Center.
18 Mary Franken
Campus News Network 2:20, p.2
7/20/1992 Honor society that she advises is honored.
19 University of Northern Iowa to offer "family strengths" course in Sioux City next month
Public Relations News Release 1991:700, p.1
6/25/1992 UNI will provide a course on "family strengths" in Sioux City in July.
20 Team approach necessary in addressing teen pregnancy issue
Public Relations News Release 1991:608, p.1
5/18/1992 Parents, teachers, schools, churches, and communities must work together to control the teen pregnancy problem according to Mary Franken.
21 Teen mothers and their babies face obstacles; from health risks to financial burdens
Toomsen--Angela L.
Northern Iowan 88:50, p.8
22 The passing of the age of the Cleavers
Public Relations News Release 1991:434, p.1
2/25/1992 Today's family is changing. The Iowa Regents Center for Early Developmental Education provides a focused effort to improve early childhood education, especially for children at risk.
23 Northern Iowa sources for this week's topics in the news
Public Relations News Release 1991:431, p.1
2/24/1992 Faculty members available to provide information on current events.
24 Teen pregnancy is persistent problem, says University of Northern Iowa professor
Public Relations News Release 1991:384, p.1
2/11/1992 According to Mary Franken, teenage mothers have babies of lower weight and higher mortality rate. They also have higher health risks during their pregnancy.
25 Singular solutions
Public Relations News Release 1991:241, p.1
12/2/1991 Mary Franken states that the traditional family is rapidly becoming a scarce commodity due to the nationwide divorce rate.
26 "I won't have time for our annual meaningful conversation tonight, Mom."
Public Relations News Release 1991:223, p.1
11/18/1991 The closest families are ones that spend quality and quantity time together.
27 Have our children bitten off more than they can chew?
Public Relations News Release 1991:197, p.1
11/11/1991 Children seem to be overbooked with activities. There simply are too many choices for young people to make without the help and guidance of parents, according to Mary Franken.
28 Limiting participation in activities, helping kids with school projects among ways to make family time.
Public Relations News Release 1991:179, p.1
11/4/1991 Mary Franken expresses concern for children having calendars that are too full of activities. Parents need to allow children to experience different activities, but also have the responsibility to help them make choices.
29 Building family strengths workshop June 4-5 at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1990:592, p.1
5/23/1991 UNI will present a workshop on building family strengths.
30 Regents approve promotion of 23, tenure for 13 Northern Iowa faculty members
Public Relations News Release 1990:429, p.1
3/20/1991 Roster of those who received promotions and tenure announced at UNI.
31 Nationally known speaker to address area teens, parents on self-esteem and sexual choices for students
Public Relations News Release 1990:189, p.1
11/12/1990 Laurie Stewart will address students and parents on the topic of self-esteem.
32 Building strong families takes work, time, and a lot of patience
Public Relations News Release 1990:50, p.1
9/17/1990 Families are having a tough time, but it's not impossible to improve relationships.
33 Special program for parents on teen self-esteem to be Tuesday (April 10) at Hoover intermediate school in Waterloo; co=sponsored by Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1989:537, p.1
4/5/1990 Laurie Stewart performs a presentation through the Project PREPARE III. The presentation will help parents help their children self-esteem and healthy sexual attitudes.
34 Speaker on self-esteem to visit area schools April 10, 11: Co-sponsored by University of Northern Iowa and local agencies
Public Relations News Release 1989:496, p.1
3/28/1990 Laurie Stewart visits with intermediate and junior high students for the PREPARE III teen-pregnancy prevention program. The project is co-directed by Professors Mary Franken and Cheryl Budlong through the Iowa Department of Human Services.
35 A shot in the arm; health education gets a transfusion
Blake--Debra J. (Class of 1977; Public Relations Staff)
Nonpareil 72:1, p.6
1/1/1988 UNI faculty develop programs to deal with early pregnancy and AIDS; photo.
36 UNI develops teen pregnancy program
Northern Iowan 84:19, p.6
10/30/1987 Mary Franken and Cheryl Budlong talk about the program for which they received a $34,362 grant.
37 Grant to Northern Iowa to provide K-12 curriculum development for dealing with adolescent pregnancy
Public Relations News Release 1987:105, p.1
10/27/1987 Professors Mary Franken and Cheryl Budlong direct Project PREPARE, a program designed to aid teachers in educating students on relationships and pregnancy. The program serves elementary, middle, and high schools of Black Hawk, Buchanan, and Tama counties.
38 Radio News Network Broadcast Briefs
Public Relations News Release 1987:95, p.1
10/21/1987 Wayne Anderson analyzes problems created by abandoned wells scattered throughout the state. Jay Edelnant explains the role of art in economic development. Cheryl Budlong and Mary Franken develop anti-pregnancy curriculum.
39 Radio News Network Broadcast Briefs
Public Relations News Release 1987:83, p.1
10/15/1987 Ken McCormick explains how local businesses benefit from tourists traveling to the World Series. Students abstain from alcohol for one week. Mary Franken and Cheryl Budlong develop pregnancy prevention curriculum. Carolyn Thomas speaks on self expression.
40 Northern Iowa faculty develop program to help teenagers make sexual decisions
Northern Iowa Today 16:1, p.8
9/1/1987 Project PREPARE coordinated by Professors Franken and Budlong; receives grant.
41 'Building Family Strengths' facilitators' training to be Aug. 18-19 at Spirit Lake
Public Relations News Release 1987:435, p.1
7/17/1987 Professor Mary Franken instructs a course on working with families to build strength and unity. The program will help group leaders develop positive strategies for identifying problems within a family.
42 Radio News Network Broadcast Briefs
Public Relations News Release 1987:425, p.1
7/9/1987 Michael Sonnleitner examines the nomination of Robert Bork to the Supreme Court. Paul Winter discusses horse races. Joanne Spaide offers a brief history of ice cream. Jane Richards discusses dangers of smoking. Mary Franken speaks on strong families.
43 Radio News Network Broadcast Briefs
Public Relations News Release 1987:405, p.1
6/16/1987 Mary Franken examines child care services. Shirley Cropper speaks on Tornado Alley, and summer storms. Donald Sussman explains the various types athletic shoes. Mary Bozik explains the need for listening skills. Key Lee speaks on family activities.
44 'Building family strengths' facilitators' training to be June 23-24 at UNI
Public Relations News Release 1987:396, p.1
6/9/1987 Professor Mary Franken instructs a training program for family strength counselors in Wright Hall. The program is sponsored by the Division of Continuing Education and Department of Home Economics.
45 UNI Home Economics honorary initiates new members
Public Relations News Release 1987:260, p.1
3/12/1987 The Beta Nu chapter of Phi Epsilon Omicron initiates seven new members. Professor Mary Franken spoke on the organization's history as the chapter's advisor on Founders Day. Includes a list of new members, with their hometowns.
46 UNI professor to preside over annual state home economics meeting, April 3-4
Public Relations News Release 1987:255, p.1
3/11/1987 Professor Phyllis Conklin presides over the Iowa Home Economics Association's annual meeting. Professor Joanne Spaide presented a session on nutrition, and Professor Mary Franken presented a session on home economics internships with Lynne Beykirch.
47 New members named to Publication Board
Northern Iowan 83:25, p.4
11/21/1986 Jerry Klinkowitz and Mary Franken will join board; some questions about reasons for changes.
48 Families focus of workshop
Northern Iowan 83:19, p.15
10/31/1986 Mary Franken will lead workshop.
49 UNI women receive $170, 000 grant to help women advance in higher education
Public Relations News Release 1987:81, p.1
10/28/1986 Professor Donna Thompson, and fifteen other faculty women, make efforts to remove barriers that keep women and minorities from excelling in higher education. The project was funded by grants from the Department of Eduaction and university funds.
50 'Building Family Strengths' workshop for training facilitators Oct. 31-Nov. 1 at UNI
Public Relations News Release 1987:79, p.1
10/24/1986 The Building Family Strengths workshop was held in Wright All, and directed by Professor Mary Franken as part of a nationwide program to reinforce family values. The workshop applies to family groups, communities, and church settings.


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