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1 A woman not lost to history
Wiggins--Kevin (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 115:31, p.03
1/31/2019 Columnist Kevin Wiggins writes about philosopher Émilie du Châtelet and her contributions, as well as writing women into history.
2 What your history books didn't tell you
Nelson--Nehemiah (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:47, p.5
4/6/2015 The author points out that much of what we learn in history classes is distorted to glorify our national heroes and overlook women and people of color. History should be taught from an unbiased standpoint to examine mistakes and avoid repeating them.
3 Digital photo archive of Iowa's history launches at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2014:209, p.1
3/11/2015 At the Rod Library, a public digital photo archive of Iowa's history will be introduced on March 25. This digital archive, called FORTEPAN Iowa, is the first of its kind in Iowa and the U.S. The FORTEPAN interface conveys history chronologically.
4 Singing a working song
Krogman--Kayla Jean (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 110:52, p.4
4/24/2014 Stonehill College professor Corey Dolgon had his UNI audience stand up and link hands while he sang "Solidarity Forever" as a part of his lecture on the U. S. labor movement.
5 Ukraine's effect on UNI analyzed
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:45, p.1
3/27/2014 Professors from the history and political science departments gave presentations on the situation in Ukraine.
6 What your history books didn't tell you
Northern Iowan 110:43, p.3
3/10/2014 The author points out that much of what we learn in history classes is distorted to glorify our national heroes and overlook women and people of color. History should be taught from an unbiased standpoint to examine mistakes and avoid repeating them.
7 This week in UNI history
Ruggles--Jacinda Rose (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:38, p.4
2/20/2014 The article informs readers of several events that took place at this time in UNI history. The information is from Rod Library Special Collections and University Archives.
8 We're waiting on the world to change
Beard--Renae (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:21, p.3
11/8/2013 The author reminds readers that her generation has been given the tools to change the world. Many people have become hopeless when looking towards the future, but this generation can be the solution. We have the opportunity to change the world; photo.
9 Maucker Union holds long, rich history
Vincent--Austin Joseph (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:19, p.4
11/1/2013 The Maucker Union has an interesting history and has undergone many changes throughout the years. At one point students were able to purchase beer in Maucker Union. There also used to be a Hardee's restaurant that employed many students on campus.
10 UNI to host lecture on the Nevada Test Site Oral History Project
Public Relations News Release 2013:110, p.1
10/31/2013 UNI will host a lecture about the Nevada Test Site Oral History Project. Leisl Carr Childers will be giving the lecture. The Nevada Test Site Oral History Project documented the remembrances of those affected by nuclear testing during the Cold War.
11 UNI to host reporter Jack Hovelson
Public Relations News Release 2013:74, p.1
9/30/2013 Reporter, Jack Hovelson, will present, "Newspapering: If You Ain't Good, You Better Be Lucky". Jack Hovelson has written numerous articles for many publications including USA Today. The event is sponsored by the History Club and Phi Alpha Theta.
12 UNI history professor to present lecture on war and memory
Public Relations News Release 2012:136, p.1
11/8/2012 Professor Thomas Connors will give lecture, "War and the Landscape of Memory". Presentation will examine how war monuments have evolved over two centuries, and how historic events are remembered.
13 UNI awards Tama county middle school teacher with Outstanding Alumnus Award
Public Relations News Release 2009:439, p.1
4/30/2010 George Kuhter from Toledo was awarded the Geography Outstanding Alumnus Award earlier this month. Kuhter graduated in 2002 with his M. A. in geography from UNI, where he also received his B. A. in history teaching.
14 UNI Museums to host program on coffeehouse culture
Public Relations News Release 2009:318, p.1
3/8/2010 Joanie Shafer will discuss her study on the social norms of coffee culture at a local coffee shop and inform participants how a particular environment can affect the persons residing within it.
15 Things I'm telling my granddaughter
Koch--William N. (English Faculty)
Northern Iowan 105:40, p.8
3/3/2009 Refreshing thoughts and beliefs of a new grandfather as he shares his values of life with a five week old granddaughter.
16 Hays discusses Northern Ireland
Brockert--Casie Noel (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:11, p.17
10/7/2008 Richard Allen Hays reflects on his six months in Ireland, where his research centered on citizenship issues; photo.
17 Robinson talks religion, history, philosophy at final Last Lecture
Cue--Meleah (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:24, p.3
11/18/2005 Professor James Robinson spoke as part of the Last Lecture Series. His talk was entitled "History, Religion and Humanity: A Summary of 30+ Years of Teaching"; photo.
18 Scientific advances closely linked to governmental research
Vande Zandschulp--Jessica (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:25, p.3
11/23/2004 Joanne Goldman gives lecture outlining the relationship between the government and scientific research.
19 Hoping history doesn't repeat itself
Public Relations News Release 0:490, p.1
5/20/2002 Test scores show high school seniors do not have a basic understanding of history.
20 What's Up
Northern Iowan 94:12, p.4
10/10/1997 Schedule of activities and meetings.
21 "Science and Religion in the Age of Darwin: The Question of Miracles" presentation in McCollum Science Hall
Public Relations News Release 1987:357, p.1
4/8/1988 Iowa State University's Professor David B. Wilson appears in McCollum Science Hall to speak on scientific and religious issues of the Nineteenth Century.
22 Iowa State professor holds presentation on scientific and religious climate of the Nineteenth Century
Public Relations News Release 1987:358, p.1
4/8/1988 Professor David B. Wilson holds a presentation on religious and scientific issues of the Nineteenth Century. Wilson has been the recipient of awards from the National Science Foundation, and the Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow.
23 UNI prof: Men were not alone settling Iowa and the Western Frontier
Public Relations News Release 1987:330, p.1
3/28/1988 Professor Glenda Riley discusses her book, "The Female Frontier," discussing the role of women in settling the West.
24 Arthur Schlesinger, one of America's most influential historians, to discuss 'Kennedy Legacy' March 31, at Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1987:319, p.1
3/22/1988 Pulitzer Prize winning author, Arthur Schlesinger, visits University Hall to speak on the Kennedy Legacy. The presentation is sponsored by the University Speakers Committee, the History Club, Phi Alpha Theta, and the International Affairs Organization.
25 St. Pat's Day is most popular 'voluntary' holiday around¿ and don't wear orange says UNI prof
Public Relations News Release 1987:306, p.1
3/11/1988 Professor James Robinson traces the historical and religious origins of various St. Patrick's Day traditions, including green clothing, avoiding orange, the Blarney stone, and the shamrock.
26 'Witchcraft Craze' topic of next University of Northern Iowa history lecture March 9
Public Relations News Release 1987:294, p.1
3/2/1988 Professor Martha Reineke speaks in Maucker Union on the witch hunts of New England, Scotland, and Germany. The presentation is part of the Women's History Month celebrations.
27 Iowa College Teachers of History to meet on Northern Iowa campus Saturday (Nov. 7)
Public Relations News Release 1987:119, p.1
11/4/1987 The annual conference of the Iowa College Teachers of History is held in the Redeker Center. Historians from various universities speak at the event, including Professors David Walker, Donna Maier, Jay Lees, and Donald Whitnah.
28 Medieval England and the American Constitution is next history series lecture at Northern Iowa Nov. 11
Public Relations News Release 1987:120, p.1
11/3/1987 Professor Howard Jones speaks on the impact of the struggle between barons and lords of medieval England on the U. S. Constitution. The presentations is held in the North Room of Maucker Union.
29 Expert Harold Hyman to link Declaration of Independence with Constitution in UNI Becker Memorial Lecture Wednesday (Sept. 23)
Public Relations News Release 1987:37, p.1
9/15/1987 The Northern Iowa Historical Association, Phi Alpha Theta, Marshall Beard Memorial, and Department of History host a presentation by Professor Harold Hyman on the connections between the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution.
30 Importance of history outlined
Wilson--Brad
Northern Iowan 84:5, p.3
9/11/1987 Tries to put Professor Thompson's question into an Iowa perspective.
31 History question posed
Thompson--Howard John (Student--1941; History Faculty)
Northern Iowan 84:4, p.2
9/4/1987 Believes history is a living past.
32 Move over U. S. Constitution: The Northwest Ordinance also deserves a bicentennial birthday salute, says UNI professor
Public Relations News Release 1987:448, p.1
8/7/1987 Professor David Walker explains the role of the Northwest Ordinance in preparing the way for the Bill of Rights.
33 UNI's George Day brings early settlers, cowboys and Indians, mountain men alive as co-editor of literary history of American West
Public Relations News Release 1987:375, p.1
5/18/1987 Professors George Day and Robert Gish examine literary trends of the Midwest in "A Literary History of the American West". Day and Gish discuss how the challenges in the lives of Americans are reflected in fiction, poetry, and drama.
34 Regents approve granting of UNI honorary degree to Dr. William C. Lang
Public Relations News Release 1987:346, p.1
4/23/1987 Professor William Lang is presented with the Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree. Lang was recognized for his contributions to the humanities program, and as vice president of academic affairs.
35 UNI to offer industrial tech course in Spencer
Public Relations News Release 1986:157, p.1
1/9/1987 A course on the history and philosophy of vocational education was held in Spencer High School for two graduate credit hours. It covered the development, principles, and practices of adult education. The class was instructed by Professor Tony Favre.
36 Images of Xian
Public Relations News Release 1987:108, p.1
11/18/1986 Professor Hardman performed a slide show presentation on life in modern Xian, the former capital of China. Hardman spoke on architecture, art, transportation, education, history, and his experience living on a university campus in the city.
37 UNI chapter of Phi Alpha Theta given 'Best Chapter Award'
Public Relations News Release 1987:105, p.1
11/18/1986 The Pi-Lambda chapter of the international history society, Phi Alpha Theta, was deemed the best chapter of 1985-86. Students belonging to the chapter must have a grade point of 3.1 in their history major, as well as a 3.0 overall grade point.
38 University of Northern Iowa searches for one-room school
Public Relations News Release 1987:118, p.1
11/17/1986 James Martin announces the search for a one-room school house to be moved on campus. The search was to signify the importance of these buildings in the history of Iowa's education system. Teaching certificate recipients of the 1920-40s are listed.
39 Anomaly
Chung--David R.
Northern Iowan 82:33, p.2
2/7/1986 Feels students aren't learning enough recent history.
40 UNI history lecture date, location changed
Public Relations News Release 1980:483, p.1
4/6/1981 The time and date for the lecture "Attitudes of Ante-bellum Preachers Toward Money and Work" has been changed.
41 Change in location for state historical society speaker at UNI Wednesday February 25
Public Relations News Release 1980:387, p.1
2/24/1981 Loren Horton's speech on historical interpretations in public historical agencies will now be in the North-South room of Maucker Union.
42 Representative of state historical society to speak at UNI
Public Relations News Release 1980:377, p.1
2/18/1981 Loren Horton, form the Iowa State Historical Society, will discuss the problems to consider when doing historical interpretations in public agencies.
43 Peter Hoffman answers Scott; points up inadequacies of argument
Hoffman--Peter C. (History Faculty)
College Eye 63:48, p.4
4/21/1967 Defends the right of historians to attempt to teach history.
44 ISTC to offer extension course here
Public Relations News Release 1960:404, p.1
5/15/1961 Professor Thomas H.Thompson instructs a humanities course on Ancient Times through the Reformation in Spirit Lake. Enrollment blanks are made available by Professor Raymond Schlicher of Extension Services.
45 ISTC Spanish professor publishes book
Public Relations News Release 1960:288, p.1
3/22/1961 Professor Rita Maria Cancio publishes a book on the religious movements of lay Europeans in the Middle Ages. The book is based on her research of Norman grave markings dating to the sixth century.
46 T. C. prof writes book on Weather Bureau
Public Relations News Release 1960:190, p.1
1/25/1961 Professor Donald R. Whitnah authors a book covering the history of the United States Weather Bureau. The book is a revision of Professor Whitnah's work in the University of Illinois.
47 Hake's program lauded in England
Public Relations News Release 1960:6, p.1
8/17/1960 Leeds University's Sir Charles Morris cites Herbert Hake's educational program, "History with Herb Hake", as an example for university non-commercial television in England. Hake's program is sponsored by the National Education TV and Radio Center.
48 W. Gjerde, audio-visual specialist at the college, writes that society today requires that children have many new educational experiences
Public Relations News Release 1951:169, p.1
11/20/1951 Gjerde states, fortunately, there is available a highly efficient and effective teaching aid--the sound film. Gjerde's article, appeared in the November issue of Iowa Parent-Teacher, official publication of the Iowa Congress of Parents and Teachers.
49 Harold G. Palmer, head of industrial arts department will visit Hanlontown, May 17, to give this year's commencement address
Public Relations News Release 1950:339, p.1
4/27/1951 Palmer's first teaching job was at Hanlontown over 33 years ago. He taught there most of the 1917-1918 school year and his subjects, he recalled, included agriculture, industrial arts, physics, history, physiography and band.
50 The Way I See It
Robinson--George W. (Student--1948)
College Eye 39:39, p.2
7/23/1948 Believes that all history is a form of propaganda.

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