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Heistad--Deirdre Bucher (Modern Languages Faculty)

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1 As cases climb, some classes finish fall semester virtually
Lawrence--Kayla (Student--2020), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 117:27, p.02
11/19/2020 Due to the rise in COVID-19 cases nationally and statewide, many UNI professors have moved their classes completely online; photo.
2 New course offered as alternative to Personal Wellness
Jamtgaard--Katherine A (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:20, p.1
11/5/2013 UNI is now offering an alternative to the Personal Wellness class. Students are now given the option to take, Dimensions of Well-Being, including both lecture and lab portions. Some students feel that including a lab will enhance their education.
3 McMillian gives food for thought
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:15, p.1
10/18/2013 Tracie McMillan, author of "The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Wal-Mart, Applebee's, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table", spoke about American eating habits. Professor Weedman adapted the book into a play that was performed for McMillian; photo.
4 UNI lecture will explore "The American Way of Eating"
Public Relations News Release 2013:71, p.1
9/26/2013 Best-selling author, Tracie McMillan will be speaking on America's eating habits and food industry. There has been a shift in food choices towards convenience and cheaper products. The lecture will also explore the social and economic impacts of food.
5 Liberal Arts Core at a crossroads
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 109:27, p.1
12/7/2012 Curriculum committees discuss changes to Liberal Arts Core at UNI. Suggestions include changes to social sciences category, humanities requirement, language requirements, removal of personal wellness requirement. Disscusses formal process for changes.
6 Forum held to seek input on search for new UNI president
Campbell--Colby David (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:8, p.1
9/21/2012 Board of Regents sponsored the forum. Faculty, staff, students, and community members were asked for their ideas on the qualities needed in the new president; photo.
7 Proposal submitted to change Liberal Arts Core
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:20, p.1
11/4/2011 The proposed change is the first since the inception twenty years ago. Ian Goldsmith states that there is flexibility in the sixteen part proposal. Not everyone is supportive.
8 UNI to host lecture on Francophone studies
Public Relations News Release 2008:368, p.1
3/2/2009 "Catching Up While Moving Forward: History and the Francophone Studies Classroom" will be the topic of the next history lecture. Dierdre Heistad, associate professor of modern languages, will discuss information from the book she is currently writing.
9 African women victims of abuse
Calcara--Sally A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:35, p.1
2/15/2008 Natasha Johnson-Lashley spoke on the complications that face African immigrant women in receiving legal assistance against abusive husbands; photo.
10 The veil and "Gender and Identity in Post-Independent Algeria" to be UNI CROW Forum topic
Public Relations News Release 2007:249, p.1
10/29/2007 Brief biographical profiles of Catherine MacGillivray and Deirdre Heistad.
11 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
3/5/2007 "Readings That Changed Our Lives: WGS Faculty Discuss Influential Texts" will be held Wednesday, March 7.
12 Avoid déjà vu by watching foreign films
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:41, p.9
2/27/2007 Current French films will be shown in Seerley Hall Room 115 for the next five weeks; photo.
13 International conference at UNI explores concealment, deception More than 35 speakers will discuss art, science culture of camouflage
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
3/29/2006 Artists, scientists, and scholars from around the world will meet at UNI to discuss camouflage.
14 Wednesday, March 1
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
2/27/2006 Women's History Month will kick off with discussion on gender issues; UNI Job and Internship Fair will take place at the Maucker Union; Michael Keck will speak as part of the Dead Man Walking Project; Peace Corp information session to be held.
15 UNI Women's History Month programming to celebrate gender and diversity Panel and speaker to kick off the celebration
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
2/24/2006 "Gender and Diversity" is the theme for Women's History Month at UNI, first activity will be a panel discussion involving members of the faculty.
16 Tournees French and Francophone Film Festival begins Feb. 28
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
2/21/2006 UNI will present the Tournees Festival as part of a grant program called the French American Cultural Exchange. This is the first year of the film festival.
17 UNI observes Women's History Month
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
2/26/2004 Schedule of events given.
18 'Negotiating Truth: Postcolonial Adventures in Transnational Space' topic for CROW Forum lecture
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
2/23/2004 Deirdre Bucher Heistad will speak on Monday, March 1 in Baker Hall.
19 Forum to explore life and work of author
Scudder--Jeffrey (Class of 2003)
Northern Iowan 98:24, p.2
11/30/2001 Deirdre Bucher Heistad will lead the next Current Research on Women Forum.
20 CROW forum to explore life and work of author
Public Relations News Release 2001:217, p.1
11/27/2001 Deirdre Bucher Heistad will present, "Writings from the Borderzone: Malika Mokeddem's Poetics of Recuperation" on December 3.
21 Pack up for a study adventure in W. Africa
Beck--Joshua R. (Class of 2002)
Northern Iowan 98:21, p.16
11/13/2001 Students have the chance to study in the Republic of Burkina Faso in West Africa.

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