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1 An 'apology' for the Liberal Arts Core
Peterson--Caitlin Anne (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:13, p.4
10/11/2013 Explains why the Liberal Arts Core is important. Tells where the term came from and why UNI is referred to as a "Liberal Arts School."
2 Regrets after all these years . . .
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:1, p.7
8/26/2005 Urges students to stick with their harder classes and enjoy general education classes more.
3 Perspective: from General Education to Liberal Arts Core--What's in a name?
Podolefsky--Aaron Mayer (CSBS Dean; Provost)
Northern Iowa Today 86:2, p.32
7/1/2002 Provost Podolefsky offers his opinion on the renaming of the General Education program.
4 Liberal Arts Core name change reflects importance of program
Northern Iowa Today 30:2, p.2
4/1/2002 A two-year process has resulted in a name change of the General Education Program to the Liberal Arts Core.
5 Gen Ed classes necessary part of liberal education?
Northern Iowan 98:20, p.6
11/9/2001 Believes that a good general education program will offer students a wide variety of classes from which to choose.
6 Marilyn Drury and TyAnn Morehead
Campus News Network 12:2, p.Insert 1
9/11/2001 Presented at the National Syllabus Conference on UNI May Institute.
7 Cluster course sparks interest
Green--Nathan R. (Classes of 2002 and 2005)
Northern Iowan 97:27, p.12
12/5/2000 The General Education Cluster Course is composed of four independent classes.
8 Scheduling snafu haunts students
Melloy--Kate
Northern Iowan 96:29, p.1
1/14/2000 More than two hundred had to enroll in new classes after their Africa Non-Western Cultures class was cancelled for the semester. The instructor for the class, Stan Okafor, could not secure a work visa.
9 Opportunities of cluster course revealed in article
Bozik--Mary E. (Communication Studies Faculty)
Northern Iowan 96:17, p.6
10/26/1999 Faculty members thank Northern Iowan for their article on their cluster course and acknowledge Karen Tracey's role in the project.
10 Cluster course restructures general education classes
Bryant--Joe
Northern Iowan 96:14, p.1
10/15/1999 New General Education Cluster Course (010:059) integrates Humanities II, American Civilization, Oral Communication, and College Reading & Writing; photo.
11 Gen-ed requirements asking a bit much
Patocka--Jason (Class of 2000)
Northern Iowan 95:36, p.7
2/12/1999 Columnist questions UNI's general education requirements.
12 Humanities II goes to Europe
McCurley--Lynn A. (Class of 2001)
Northern Iowan 94:55, p.13
5/1/1998 Thirteen students will earn six credits each for studying Humanities II and the Holocaust in Cracow, Poland, this summer.
13 Faculty profile: Rick Stinchfield; why the environment matters
Yates--Carole Shelley (CEEE Coordinator & Program Assistant)
Northern Iowa Today 81:2, p.12
1/1/1998 Biographical sketch of Rick Stinchfield; photo.
14 "Personal Hellness" just another attempt at conformity
Alesch--Jill
Northern Iowan 94:15, p.8
10/21/1997 Believes that students should not be required to take Personal Wellness course.
15 Why mathematics is humanities
Grimes--Vicki King (Public Relations Staff)
Northern Iowa Today 81:1, p.10
7/1/1997 Professor Joel Haack believes that mathematics is a communications skill necessary to daily living.
16 UNI Faculty Senate meeting; communications requirements currently under discussion
Hathaway--Keri
Northern Iowan 93:47, p.1
4/4/1997 General education requirements and UNI Strategic Plan were topics of discussion at Faculty Senate meeting.
17 Your choices are unlimited with capstone
Hicks--Benjamin H. (Class of 1999)
Northern Iowan 93:47, p.10
4/4/1997 Although all students must take Environment Technology and Society course, each section is different.
18 Feminism: very important part of culture
Thomas--Calvin (English Faculty)
Northern Iowan 93:34, p.7
2/7/1997 Faculty member agrees with columnist that feminism should be discussed more in existing general education courses.
19 Should students be forced to take women's studies?
Christensen--Anjeanette
Northern Iowan 93:32, p.6
1/31/1997 Columnists comment on students being required to take general education course in women's studies.
20 A new president at the helm
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.103
7/1/1995 Biographical sketch of Malcolm Price; President Price's initial views and objectives; photo.
21 Curriculum and related matters, 1940-1950
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.132
7/1/1995 Detailed coverage of curriculum change, especially the movement to reformulate general education.
22 Other major administrative, service, and curricular changes
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.234
7/1/1995 The college adopts the semester plan to begin in summer, 1957; changes in student teaching supervision include resumption of work in Cedar Falls schools; institution of honors program and work with provisional students; photo.
23 Program, personnel, and other changes
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.50
7/1/1995 President Latham determines the appropriate role for extension and consultant service; alters and strengthens curriculum; considers graduate study; student voice anti-war sentiments; photo.
24 Oral communications no longer waived for incoming students
Mantsch--Jo Ann
Northern Iowan 90:61, p.1
6/24/1994 Course will be reinstated as general education requirement this fall.
25 Students should pick their general education classes
Northern Iowan 90:61, p.3
6/24/1994 Believes general education system is old enough that it needs to revised.
26 A decade of leadership
Chilcott--Susan Metz (Public Relations Staff)
Northern Iowa Today 77:2, p.15
1/1/1994 Interview with President Curris on the development under his leadership; photo.
27 We are the world . . . But who are we?
Rigby--Leigh
Northern Iowa Today 76:1, p.6
7/1/1992 UNI's response to the development of a "multicultural, non-sexist" curriculum.
28 Announcement!
Northern Iowan 88:55, p.5
4/24/1992 Several sections of research writing to be offered to fulfill general education requirement.
29 Leading the new concept of personal wellness
Yates--Carole Shelley (CEEE Coordinator & Program Assistant)
Northern Iowa Today 75:2, p.7
1/1/1992 Development of wellness concept at UNI; plans for future include new wellness center.
30 Mission not impossible
Chilcott--Susan Metz (Public Relations Staff)
Northern Iowa Today 74:1, p.16
7/1/1990 Interview with Dean Byers-Pevitts on role of College of Humanities and Fine Arts; photo.
31 Curris outlines path to excellence at UNI
Miller--Jennifer C. (Student--1989-1990)
Northern Iowan 86:30, p.1
1/19/1990 President Curris describes areas in which the university should make special efforts including fully implementing general education, enhancing diversity, stabilizing tuition, and improving graduate programs.
32 The knowledge explosion; preparing teachers for the '90s and beyond
Waack--William Lee (Class of 1949; Education Faculty)
Northern Iowa Today 73:2, p.12
1/1/1990 Director of Teacher Education discusses ways that UNI is training teachers to meet future challenges including culture, communication, and curriculum.
33 Report suggests more gen ed
Armstrong--Holly
Northern Iowan 86:22, p.5
11/17/1989 Faculty believe UNI comes close to meeting the Cheney Reports recommendations of fifty gen ed hours.
34 Section number means difference for students
Northern Iowan 86:11, p.1
10/10/1989 Standards seem to differ across different sections of humanities.
35 Can the American mind be reopened?; rethinking undergraduate education
Honnold--Donavan
Northern Iowa Today 73:1, p.6
7/1/1989 Survey of recent efforts by UNI to enhance quality of undergraduate education; photo.
36 The three languages
Hovet--Grace Ann (English Faculty)
Northern Iowa Today 73:1, p.3
7/1/1989 Analyzes intent of UNI general education program.
37 Gen. Ed. program debated; faculty concerned as
White--Ryan A. (Class of 1989)
Northern Iowan 85:14, p.1
10/14/1988 Faculty Senate considers General Education report; attempts to understand implications for students and faculty.
38 Marrying liberal education and vocations; a case for the liberal education of the dental hygienist
Hamer--Melanie R. (Classes of 1970 and 1992)
Nonpareil 72:3, p.7
7/1/1988 Instructor of dental hygiene offers views of value of general education; photo.
39 Overcoming subject turf tending
Davis--Darrel Wilber (Accounting Faculty)
Nonpareil 72:3, p.31
7/1/1988 Professor Davis outlines philosophy and achievements of recent general education revision; photo.
40 The long view: general education for life
Blake--Debra J. (Class of 1977; Public Relations Staff)
Nonpareil 72:3, p.2
7/1/1988 Background for recent changes in general education at UNI; photo.
41 Why study humanities?
Hedrington--Jean
Nonpareil 72:3, p.4
7/1/1988 Student Jean Hedrington outlines what she is getting from her general education course; photo.
42 Class to replace writing competency exam
Schooley--Terry
Northern Iowan 84:38, p.1
2/16/1988 Composition class will be offered in fall.
43 Double-counting for courses changed
Iwerks--Daniel H. (Classes of 1991 and 1994)
Northern Iowan 84:37, p.5
2/12/1988 In certain cases students may double count six hours; new general education program will be fully phased in by 1990.
44 Faculty Senate looks at double-counting
Rogers--Steve
Northern Iowan 84:33, p.3
1/29/1988 Some question about whether or not the Senate can change something already approved by the entire faculty; also establish committee that will look at use of part-time and temporary faculty.
45 Faculty debate arises over course request
Stickfort--Patty
Northern Iowan 84:28, p.1
12/8/1987 Opposition to request of College of Education to add human relations course to General Education sequence; would allow teacher education majors to double count the course for both general education and their major course of study.
46 New requirements cost students
Hawley--Michael C.
Northern Iowan 84:9, p.2
9/25/1987 Believes that new professional sequence and general education will keep students in school an extra year.
47 The Human Element
McKinlay--Michael John (Classes of 1986 and 1990;
Northern Iowan 84:5, p.2
9/11/1987 Believes compromise can be met between professional sequence and general education.
48 Ward to be acting English head
Moore--Lisa E. (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 83:58, p.5
5/5/1987 Robert Ward talks about what he thinks he needs to do to guide the department.
49 UNI sticks with number system for course ID's
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 83:53, p.4
4/17/1987 Faculty Senate approves maintaining course numbering system; accept general education report calling for improved staffing and changes in numbering for interdisciplinary courses.
50 Writing competency examination to be eliminated
Northern Iowa Today 15:2, p.8
3/1/1987 Students will take writing course instead under new general education program.

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