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Hoffman--Donna R. (Political Science Faculty)

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1 Profs compare past, present politics
Maas--Emma'le (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:20, p.02
10/26/2020 Professors from the History and Political Science Departments discuss past politics and the 2020 election; photo.
2 UNI hosts mock caucus in Maucker
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:31, p.01
1/30/2020 UNI students and faculty participated in a mock Caucus.
3 UNI hosts caucus in Maucker
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:31, p.01
12/30/2019 The event, held one week before the Iowa caucuses on February 3, was intended to introduce students to the caucus process and the role it plays in the American democratic system. As Hoffman called the group to order, she stressed the value of Iowans' unique experience of being "first in the nation in the caucusing process". Hoffman opened with a general explanation of the caucus process, including how to find your ward and precinct location; photo.
4 Profs hold Constitutional roundtable
Dausener--Josh (Student--2017), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:8, p.01
9/20/2018 Several professors gave lectures as part of the #PanthersVote lecture series. The topics covered concerns over the current politic climate, like immigration and the economy.
5 A Constitutional Convention: what it means for our state and our union
Dausener--Josh (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:36, p.01
2/12/2018 The Iowa Senate called for a constitutional convention to propose amendments to the United State Constitution.
6 Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice to visit UNI
Public Relations News Release 2014:134, p.1
11/25/2014 Chief Justice Mark Cady of the Iowa Supreme court will be at UNI December 4, in Sabin Hall, Room 002. He will present a lecture about policy making, the event is free and open to the public.
7 UNI to host Women in Politics Scholarship banquet
Public Relations News Release 2014:87, p.1
10/16/2014 UNI will host its 4th Women in Politics Scholarship banquet, October 30, at the Park Place Event Centre in Cedar Falls. The event will begin with a social time and dinner. People interested in tickets should contact Donna Hoffman.
8 Hatch visits UNI
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 111:13, p.1
10/13/2014 During his campaign for the governorship, democratic candidate Jack Hatch was invited by UNI to speak at a forum held in the Maucker Union Ballroom; photo.
9 Hatch visits UNI
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 111:13, p.1
10/13/2014 During his campaign for the governorship, democratic candidate Jack Hatch was invited by UNI to speak at a forum held in the Maucker Union Ballroom; photo.
10 Panelists discuss Kennedy's history
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:25, p.1
11/22/2013 Panelists discussed President John F. Kennedy's life and assassination during Monday night's panel, "Reflections on the 50th Anniversary of President John F. Kennedy."
11 Discussion of a national tragedy to be held at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2013:118, p.1
11/11/2013 UNI will host a panel discussion entitled, "Reflecting on the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy". The event is free and open to the public.
12 Debt ceiling looms over Congress
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:10, p.1
10/1/2013 Professor Hoffman says the federal debt ceiling needs to be raised. A possible government shutdown will occur on Tuesday, October 1, 2013. The debt ceiling deadline is slated for October 17; photo.
13 Possible loan interest rate increase causes concern
Peterson--Caitlin Anne (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:57, p.1
6/28/2013 Interest rates on subsidized Stafford loans could double on July 1 if Congress cannot agree on a solution to stop the increase. The rates could go from 4.4 percent to 6.8 percent overnight.
14 UNI political science professor awarded Council on Foreign Relations Fellowship
Public Relations News Release 2012:238, p.1
3/12/2013 Lindsay Cohn and assistant professor of political science has been awarded and International Affairs Fellowship with the Council on Foreign Relations.
15 Hoffman analyzes 2013 State of the Union speech
Hinzmann--Nicholas Allen (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:36, p.1
2/19/2013 Professor Hoffman, who wrote a book about State of the Union addresses with Alison Howard, discusses President Obama's recent State of the Union. She mentions the impact that some of the issues will have on Iowa; photo.
16 Professors analyze 2012 election results
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:26, p.1
12/4/2012 Political science faculty analyze election results. Campaign tactics, issues, and advertisements were topics of discussion.
17 Early voting continues on UNI campus
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:13, p.1
10/9/2012 Several locations on campus allow early voting to accommodate student schedules. Iowa makes it easy for people to vote, offering many different options. Students encouraged to get involved and participate in voting.
18 UNI professors weigh in on presidential debate
Grimes--Cody Martin (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:13, p.1
10/9/2012 Professors Justin Holmes and Donna Hoffman discuss presidential debate and implications for college students. Students encouraged to listen to upcoming debates for the election; photo.
19 Panelists discuss voter ID laws
Campbell--Colby David (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:10, p.1
9/28/2012 UNI students and members of the local community pack Lang Auditorium for a heated panel discussion entitled "Voter ID: Fraud or Voter Suppression?"; photo
20 UNI to host panel on voter ID laws
Public Relations News Release 2012:57, p.1
9/13/2012 UNI will host a panel to discuss "Voter ID: voter fraud or voter suppression?" Panelist will cover types of laws passed and proposed in various states, arguments for and against voter ID, registrations laws, forms of ID accepted, and changes recommended.
21 Republican nomination up in the air
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:31, p.1
1/27/2012 Newt Gingrich, Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, and Ron Paul are still battling for votes for the opportunity to face President Obama in November's election; photo.
22 Romney remains top presidential candidate
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:28, p.1
1/13/2012 Mitt Romney won the Iowa caucuses and the New Hampshire primary. According to recent polls, he is leading by nearly a fifteen point margin in South Carolina; photo.
23 Straw Poll surveys yield new results
Public Relations News Release 2011:87, p.1
10/20/2011 UNI Professor Donna Hoffman and Chris Larimer recently completed a study that used information form the 2011 Iowa Straw Poll to measure the conservatism of Iowa republicans.
24 UNI professor is expert on State of the Union addresses.
Public Relations News Release 2010:182, p.1
1/21/2011 Donna Hoffman has researched how the State of the Union works as a tool of presidential communication.
25 What did it mean?
Northern Iowan 107:23, p.1
11/16/2010 Professor Donna Hoffman led a discussion forum on what messages were sent during the election of 2010; believes that there was no mandate this year and that negative ads are not well received by Iowa voters; photo.
26 'Election 2010: What did it Mean?' to be held at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2010:129, p.1
11/4/2010 The Department of Political Science will host a forum discussing "Election 2010: What did it Mean?" in the Schindler Education Center Room 246.
27 Forum examines American government through ex-Congressmen's eyes
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:8, p.1
9/25/2009 Bill Burlison and Phil English discuss the importance of the executive and legislative branches of government, presidential leadership, and contemporary issues, including health care; photo.
28 UNI faculty member expects Obama's inaugural address to draw upon campaign themes
Public Relations News Release 2008:305, p.1
1/16/2009 The inaugural address, according to Donna Hoffman, associate professor of political science, is much more visionary and thematic than the State of the Union address given annually by a sitting president.
29 Election affects Iowans
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:23, p.1
11/18/2008 Panel discusses meaning of recent elections; Ronald Walters also speaks on campus.
30 Obama gets youth support
Heiple--Jonathon David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:20, p.1
11/7/2008 The Presidential election of 2008 energized the youth of the nation. About 10% of the voters were voting for the first time. Obama had the support of 65% of this age group; photo.
31 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.
32 Students get involved in political process by attending debate-watching parties
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 105:15, p.5
10/21/2008 Sabin Hall and Beck's on University Avenue provided the setting for college students to watch the Presidential debates; photo.
33 UNI students, faculty, staff to gather for Debate Watch Oct. 15
Public Relations News Release 2008:140, p.1
10/13/2008 Democrats, Republicans, and Independents; supporters of John McCain, Barack Obama backers and undecided voters will gather to watch the last presidential debate before the election. Viewers will come to their own conclusions without media commentary.
34 McCain declared GOP winner, Democrats still undecided
Conaway--Brandon U. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:41, p.1
3/7/2008 Following the March 4 primaries in Texas, Ohio, Vermont, and Rhode Island, Clinton--Obama are very close in delegates. John McCain is the Republican candidate; photo.
35 Ins and outs of Iowa Caucuses
Conaway--Brandon U. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:26, p.1
12/4/2007 Iowa caucus process explained; photo.
36 Iraq War Forum
Hoffman--Donna R. (Political Science Faculty)
Northern Iowan 104:25, p.9
11/30/2007 Professor Hoffman attempts to clarify her position; says she took no stand either for or against the war.
37 Forum on the Iraq War at UNI today
Northern Iowan 104:23, p.3
11/13/2007 A panel of UNI faculty will discuss the effects of the war in Iraq.
38 Forum on the Iraq War at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2007:278, p.1
11/8/2007 How the Iraq War has affected U. S. politics and society is the topic of the forum November 13.
39 Thompson: Acting president
Conaway--Brandon U. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:18, p.2
10/26/2007 Biographical information and positions of Presidential candidate Fred Thompson; photo.
40 "Congress to Campus" event held at UNI
Molitor--Neal Andrew (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 103:9, p.4
9/26/2006 Former congressmen Sam Coppersmith and Manuel Lujan spoke to classes, dined with students, and stressed the opportunities in public service are available to everyone. The importance of internships was also stressed.
41 UNI poly-sci professor co-authors book
Ryan--Crystal L. (Class of 2006)
Northern Iowan 102:34, p.1
2/3/2006 Book entitled, 'Addressing the State of the Union' is co-authored by Donna Hoffman; photo.
42 UNI professor co-authors book about State of the Union addresses
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
1/27/2006 Donna R. Hoffman recently co-authored a book called "Addressing the State of the Union: The Evolution and Impact of the President's Big Speech."
43 Tuesday, Sept. 27
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
9/26/2005 Panel discussion on future of U. S. Supreme Court will be held; Iowa Business Council will present "Early Childhood Development/Education Awareness Conference".
44 Panel discussion about Supreme Court at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
9/21/2005 Panel discussion on "Nomination, Confirmation, and the Future of the U. S. Supreme Court" will take place on Sept. 27.
45 Campus briefs
Northern Iowan 101:21, p.5
11/9/2004 Meetings and events planned.
46 UNI professors to speak about implications of 2004 elections
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
11/4/2004 Will discuss impact of Bush re-election on social and economic policies, courts, Congress and foreign policy.
47 UNI professors well-versed in U. S. politics, presidential elections
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
10/18/2004 Professors and their areas of expertise listed.
48 Wednesday, Oct. 20
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
10/18/2004 Reel to Real Film Series will present "Carved From the Heart" in the Union; Donna Huffman will speak about the President, Congress, and the State of the Union.
49 UNI sources can discuss Ronald Reagan and his legacy
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
6/7/2004 Contact information for UNI faculty versed in the U.S. presidency and presidential history provided.
50 UNI professor to discuss American electoral patterns
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.2
2/2/2004 Professor Donna Hoffman will facilitate a UNI faculty forum titled "American Electoral Patterns" on February 6.


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