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Grey--Mark A. (Sociology and Anthropology Faculty)

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1 Jepson Forum on immigration and tariffs
Mass--Emma'Le (Student--2019), Legaspi--Sofia (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:9, p.01
9/30/2019 The annual Jepson Forum, which honors Danish immigrant Lawrence Jepson who came to Iowa in the early 1900s, took place inside Schindler Education Center on September 26th, 2019. The forum was organized by Professor of Economics Shahina Amin and panelists were Loren Bawn, Mark Grey, Chad Hart, and Aaron Purze. The discussed immigration, politics, tariffs, and agriculture; photo.
2 Immigrants become citizens in Maucker
Legaspi--Sofia (Class of 2020), Larson--Lane (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 115:51, p.01
4/22/2019 UNI hosted a U.S. citizenship naturalization ceremony on April 17 in the Maucker Union Ballroom. 120 people became citizens and over 600 people attended. The ceremony was organized by professor Mark Grey. It was the eight ceremony hosted by the university; photo.
3 UNI Army ROTC Battalion trained as Red Cross disaster volunteers
Public Relations News Release 2014:123, p.1
11/17/2014 The Battalion was trained by Red Cross Disaster instructors who work at UNI. Many of the new disaster responders are veterans or members of the National Guard. For more information, contact Glen Keith.
4 One hundred people will become American citizens at ceremony
Public Relations News Release 2013:249, p.1
4/10/2014 UNI will host a U.S. Citizenship Ceremony to celebrate the 100 people that will become American citizens. There are people for 36 different countries becoming U.S. citizens. The public is encouraged to attend this event.
5 UNI professors recognized for work with Iowa's immigrant population
Public Relations News Release 2013:112, p.1
11/6/2013 Michele Devlin and Mark Grey received the Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit's Karen L. Evans Award. This award is given out for outstanding work with Iowa's immigrant population. Both professors also received the 2013 FRIENDS of Iowa Civil Rights Award.
6 UNI professor to present lecture on immigration in Iowa
Public Relations News Release 2012:185, p.1
1/31/2013 Professor Mark Grey will deliver his lecture, "Immigration and Ethnic Diversity in Iowa". This lecture will focus on the arrival of diverse immigrant populations in Iowa.
7 UNI Museums to host speaker on immigration and race
Public Relations News Release 2011:211, p.1
3/13/2012 The UNI Museums will host speaker and UNI professor Mark Grey to talk on immigration and race.
8 Balancing the child welfare system
Public Relations News Release 2011:135, p.1
12/12/2011 Professor Mark Grey and Michele Delvin have been awarded a $425,000 grant to help bring a balance the over-representation of minority and immigrant children in the welfare system.
9 Mark Grey discusses immigration in Iowa
Wilkins--Alan Michael (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:41, p.2
3/4/2011 Mexican immigration exploded in the early 1990's. Mexicans cross the border because of the lack of jobs, poor education, and because following the passage of the North American Free Trade Act, farmers could not compete; photo.
10 UNI to host U. S. citizenship ceremony.
Public Relations News Release 2010:229, p.1
2/28/2011 More than fifty people will become American citizens during a ceremony on the UNI campus. The citizenship oath ceremony will be held at 1:30 p.m. on March 4, in the Maucker Union Ballroom.
11 UNI to host the Iowa premiere of Postville raid documentary film.
Public Relations News Release 2010:196, p.1
1/31/2011 The movie details the raid on Agriprocessors Inc., the largest kosher slaughterhouse and meat packing plant in the country, by United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents.
12 Immigration and migration dicussions to be held this month at UNI.
Public Relations News Release 2010:183, p.1
1/21/2011 Michele Devlin will lecture on her work in Haiti.
13 UNI announces third webinar in Panther Speakers Series
Public Relations News Release 2010:133, p.1
11/9/2010 The program will offer a free webinar "Health Literacy in a Changing America," presented by Michele Devlin, professor and director of the Iowa Center for Health Disparities and Mark Grey, professor and director of the Iowa Center on Immigrant Leadership.
14 UNI gives back to community through cultural competency workshops
Public Relations News Release 2010:88, p.1
10/7/2010 The Immigration and Migration Studies Program is an interdisciplinary initiative that promotes applied research, teaching and model campus-community partnerships at the local, national, and global level. Workshops are led by Michele Devlin and Mark Grey.
15 UNI announces Hot Topics in Education: Professional Development Webinars
Public Relations News Release 2010:51, p.1
9/15/2010 "Iowa Core and 21st Century Skills" will be presented by Nadene Davidson, interim department head and assistant professor in the Department of Education. "Classroom Management for the First-Year Teacher" will be presented by Lynne Ensworth.
16 Lt. Gov. Judge to honor UNI professors with One Iowa Award Thursday, Oct. 1
Public Relations News Release 2009:89, p.1
9/30/2009 Lt. Gov. Patty Judge will honor Michelle Devlin and Mark Grey during a special ceremony in the Commons Ballroom. Devlin and Grey established the Iowa Center on Immigrant Leadership and Integration in 2001.
17 UNI to host Postville Conference/Teach-in
Public Relations News Release 2008:487, p.1
4/22/2009 Luis Argueta, a Gautemalan film director, will screen segments of his documentary "AbUSed" The Post ville Raid. There will be a showing of the play "Historia de nuestra vidas," detailing accounts of immigration, imprisonment and the Postville raid.
18 UNI faculty produce DVD on immigration and education
Public Relations News Release 2008:281, p.1
12/22/2008 Associate professors of educational leadership, Nick Pace and Vickie Robinson, have produced a DVD that examines the impact of immigration on schools in Iowa. The DVD is called, "The Changing Face of Iowa: The Response of Five School Districts."
19 UNI Speakers Bureau serves Iowa's communities
Public Relations News Release 2008:190, p.1
10/30/2008 New this year is the Featured Speakers Series, which includes six faculty who address current hot topics such as: environment, math and science education, crisis communication, politics, immigration and the economy.
20 UNI to hold week of events focused on diversity
Public Relations News Release 2008:47, p.1
9/4/2008 The Center for Multicultural Education will host "Close Up on Diversity," a series of events that focus on diversity. The theme of the week will be "Authenticity and Inclusion."
21 UNI professor receives funding for Waterloo documentary project
Public Relations News Release 2008:9, p.1
8/12/2008 Francesca Soans, professor of communication studies, received $15,000 in external funding from Humanities Iowa for her project, "Waterloo: A History of Place," a multi-part series of video documentaries focusing on Waterloo's diverse communities.
22 UNI to host school administrators for diversity workshop
Public Relations News Release 2007:462, p.1
2/27/2008 Iowa school administrators will be visiting for a diversity workshop February 29.
23 Award nominations sought to recognize UNI faculty engaged with community
Public Relations News Release 2007:359, p.1
1/14/2008 Veridian Credit Union is partnering with UNI to recognize outstanding contributions of faculty members engaged with community through research or teaching.
24 UNI Lifelong University announces fall 2007 courses
Public Relations News Release 2007:84, p.1
8/3/2007 The Lifelong University will be offering five non-credit courses this fall.
25 UNI Gallery of Art to present "Echoes and Apparitions: Works by Scott Robert Hudson
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
5/21/2007 "Echoes and Apparitions: Works by Scott Robert Hudson" will be displayed June 4 through July 1 in the Gallery of Art.
26 UNI American Humanics recognizes outstanding organizations, businesses and volunteers
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
4/13/2007 Organizations, businesses, and individuals were honored during the Cedar Valley Nonprofit Awards Friday, April 13.
27 UNI faculty to be recognized for community engagement
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
4/10/2007 Arthur Cox, Kathleen Scholl, Gayle Pohl, Mark Fienup, and Mark Grey received the Veridian Credit Union Community Engagement Awards; biographical profiles of reciepients.
28 Tuesday, April 18
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
4/17/2006 Earth Day and Sole Power celebration will take place; Panel on Immigration will be hosted by the Center for Multicultural Education; "The Power of Human Arrogance" will be the topic of discussion for Paul Rider in the "Last Lecture Series".
29 U.S.-Mexican relations and immigration subject for panel at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
4/13/2006 Immigration will be the topic for a panel discussion at the Center for Multicultural Education.
30 Yehieli, Grey awarded for exemplary service
Northern Iowan 101:53, p.2
4/22/2005 Received the 2005 Richard Remington Award from the Iowa Public Health Association.
31 Two UNI professors receive Richard Remington Award
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
4/20/2005 Michele Yehieli and Mark Grey received award for contributions to the field of public health.
32 UNI releases study on immigrant/refugee businesses in Iowa
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
12/16/2004 Iowa Center for Immigrant Leadership and Integration, formerly known as the New Iowans Project releases study.
33 UNI to host conference on immigration issues
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
9/20/2004 New Iowans program will hold a conference entitled "Welcoming Iowa's Future" on October 20.
34 UNI changes site of immigration forum
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
3/10/2004 Forums on immigration and refugee issues will be held Thursday, March 11 in Schindler Education Center and Tuesday, March 23 in Mason City; "The New Americans" will be shown on Iowa Public Television March 29-April 1.
35 New Iowans program teams up with IPTV
Stevens--Kamilah (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 100:42, p.1
3/5/2004 "The New Americans" mini-series to air on IPTV, focusing on Iowa immigrants.
36 UNI and IPTV to present community forums on immigration issues
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
2/26/2004 Received $5000 grant to promote miniseries entitled "The New Americans"; Isreal Nwidor to speak at forums.
37 UNI professor decries anti-immigration advertisement
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
1/20/2004 Mark Grey, director of UNI's New Iowans Program, believes that immigration is necessary make up for the number of students who leave the state after graduation and other factors of Iowa's population.
38 UNI secures grant to address healthcare disparities within underserved populations
Northern Iowa Today 88:1, p.16
1/1/2004 Receives three year $1 million NIH grant.
39 Four UNI faculty receive Regents Awards for Faculty Execellence
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
12/16/2003 Award recipients include Rebecca Burkhardt, Steve Corbin, Mark Grey, and Siobahn Morgan.
40 UNI receives grant to research health care disparities
Farrell--Danielle R. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 100:25, p.1
11/25/2003 The National Institute of Health grants UNI $1 million for research.
41 UNI secures six-figure grant to address health-care disparities within underserved populations
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
11/11/2003 National Institute of Health provides $1 million grant to address health concerns in many of Iowa's rural and medically underserved regions.
42 New Iowans program brings diversity to communities
Jensen--Nick (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 100:11, p.11
10/7/2003 Goal is rapid diversification of Iowa.
43 UNI partners with IPTV to educate state about immigration/refugee issues
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
9/2/2003 "The New Americans" scheduled to begin in April 2004, mostly due to Iowa's status as a major settling site for immigrants and refugees.
44 UNI professors go on the road to discuss immigrant/refugee issues in the workplace
Public Relations News Release 2002:423, p.1
4/1/2003 "Welcoming Newcomers: A Key to Iowa's Economic Future" will be presented in Sioux City and Council Bluffs on April 16.
45 UNI's New Iowans program offers assistance to employers and churches
Public Relations News Release 2002:208, p.1
11/18/2002 "Welcoming New Iowans: A Guide for Christians and Churches," and "Welcoming New Iowans: A Guide for Manager and Supervisors," were published as a part of the New Iowans program.
46 UNI's New Iowans program to debut books at news conference
Public Relations News Release 2002:197, p.1
11/13/2002 News conference for the New Iowans program will take place on November 18 in Des Moines.
47 Welcoming immigrants
Public Relations News Release 2002:153, p.1
10/28/2002 Mark Grey will offer suggestions on how to handle a large group of newcomers in the community.
48 Illegal immigration tragedy hits home; UNI professor globalizes local horror
Collins--Elizabeth L. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:16, p.3
10/25/2002 Professor Mark Grey claims that the United States should welcome immigrants, rather than forcing them into life-threatening situations, like the illegal immigrants found dead in a railroad car in Denison.
49 UNI professors discuss immigrant/refugee issues in the workplace
Public Relations News Release 2002:144, p.1
10/23/2002 Mark Grey, Anne Woodrick and James Hoelscher will participate in a forum discussion on November 6, in Dubuque, concerning immigrant newcomers in the workforce.
50 UNI faculty members honored for outstanding teaching, research and service
Public Relations News Release 2002:139, p.1
10/22/2002 Michael Shott, Sandra Alper, and Mark Grey received $2,000 awards for excellence in teaching, research, and professional service.


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