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1 What is it that makes the classics great?
Wiggins-Kevin (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 115:48, p.03
4/11/2019 In the author's opinion, "great" works of literature inspire new possibilities and remind people of their humanity, and should be a requirement of the liberal arts core curriculum; photo.
2 Obama misplaces focus of students
Daniel--Christopher (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:37, p.3
2/17/2014 Says President Obama wants to curtail liberal arts education. Instead, focus should be on vocational-technical education. Says that Obama is telling the working class and the uneducated to learn to be happy with their place in society.
3 The search for wisdom through Humanities
Northern Iowan 110:15, p.3
10/18/2013 The author is disappointed that cuts are being made to humanities departments across the country. He explains that the critical thinking and problem solving skills taught in humanities courses are important and need to be taught in schools.
4 The philosophy of faculty cuts
McGraw--Stefanie Hannah (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:51, p.5
4/17/2012 Thoughts on the proposed cuts to the Department of Philosophy and World Religions. The department will be cut in half. The professors teach more than half of the humanities courses.
5 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.
6 UNI professor's DVD teaches students about sexual consent
Public Relations News Release 2010:42, p.1
9/9/2010 Harry Brod, professor of philosophy and humanities, has been teaching courses in ethics and gender studies for many years. His latest project a DVD, "Asking For It: The Ethics and Erotics of Sexual Consent" was just released by Media Education Foundation.
7 UNI excels in nonprofit leader preparation UNI certifies second-highest number of students in nonprofit management
Public Relations News Release 2010:2, p.1
8/2/2010 Out of 65 American Humanics institutions in the U.S., the college certified the second-highest number of students in nonprofit management during the 2009-2010 academic school year.
8 UNI will make more seats available for public to hear the 14 Dalai Lama of Tibet; Public can get on waiting list by contacting UNItix
Public Relations News Release 2009:216, p.1
1/8/2010 As of Jan. 8, 400 tickets remained for the morning panel discussion about violence-prevention education. "The Power of Education," were sold withing three hours of availability this morning. UNI student vouchers are still available for both events
9 Tickets to hear the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet at UNI available Jan. 8; Tickets available online and at UNItix locations starting at 8:30 a.m.
Public Relations News Release 2009:210, p.1
1/4/2010 The Dalai Lama will present "The Power of Education" in a keynote address for the 2010 Joy Cole Corning Distinguished Leadership Lecture Series in the McLeod Center. "The Power of Education" will focus on the importance of education.
10 UNI to host lecture on ethics of sexual consent
Public Relations News Release 2008:359, p.1
2/23/2009 "The Ethics and Erotics of Sexual Consent: Beyond 'But We Were Both Drinking!'" will be presented by Harry Brod, professor of philosophy and humanities and director of the Iowa Regent Universities Men's Gender Violence Prevention Institute.
11 College deans welcome new students
Bubser--Reinhold K. (Dean--Colleege of Humanities and Fine Arts)
Northern Iowan 104:54, p.sup 6
5/2/2008 Dean Bubser explains the diversity of the College of Humanities and Fine Arts.
12 Student voices
Casebolt--Lee R. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:10, p.7
9/29/2006 Students respond to the question, "What class subject do you never want to hear about again"?
13 Ibsen's Ghosts comes to haunt UNI's Theatre
Smith--Jessica Dee (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 100:49, p.7
4/9/2004 Ibsen's "Ghosts" to be performed in the Bertha Martin Theatre; cast and crew listed.
14 New Web site offers valuable insights
Bartness--Brooke (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 99:47, p.9
4/4/2003 ITS staff has created an updated Humanities Web site that provides useful information for UNI students.
15 UNI offers trip to Poland
Northern Iowan 97:34, p.10
2/2/2001 Students are offered the chance to take Humanities II in Poland.
16 UNI students experience humanities class in Poland
Public Relations News Release 1999:4, p.1
7/19/1999 Ten UNI students traveled with Harold Kaylor to Poland for a humanities class.
17 Students study, experience history abroad
Alesch--Amy (Class of 1999)
Northern Iowan 95:60, p.1
7/16/1999 Ten UNI students traveled to Kracow, Poland, from May 20-June 28 through Humanities in Europe Program.
18 'Humanities in Europe' offered
Northern Iowan 95:32, p.2
1/29/1999 Humanities program in Krakow, Poland, will be held May 20-June 28 and astronomy fieldtrip August 5-14.
19 The University of Northern Iowa offers spring 'Humanities in Europe' in Poland and summer astronomy field trip to Romania
Public Relations News Release 1998:223, p.1
1/25/1999 UNI offering trips to Poland and Romania for class credit. Instructors include Noel Harold Kaylor, Jr., Fritz Konig, and Tom Hockey.
20 Humanities in Europe
Northern Iowan 95:21, p.3
11/10/1998 Informational meeting will be held.
21 What's Up
Northern Iowan 94:39, p.2
2/24/1998 Schedule of activities and meetings.
22 What's Up
Northern Iowan 94:37, p.2
2/17/1998 Schedule of activities and meetings.
23 Humanities II programs in Mexico and Poland are available to UNI students
Public Relations News Release 1997:128, p.1
11/20/1997 Humanities II requirements can be fulfilled with summer programs in Mexico and Poland.
24 Humanities profs offer European alternative
Greene--Kylie (Classes of 2001 and 2005)
Northern Iowan 94:7, p.1
9/23/1997 Students can satisfy Humanities II requirement with special trip to Mexico or Poland.
25 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.
26 What's Up
Northern Iowan 93:41, p.3
3/4/1997 Activities and meetings.
27 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.
28 Services extending beyond the campus: Extension Service; Continuing Education; the church; the UNI Foundation
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.359
7/1/1995 Extension services designed to meet needs of growing enrollment; efforts in radio and television; a brief history of the last years of the CHIC; early efforts of the UNI Foundation; photo.
29 Three generations of students bond
Northern Iowan 91:8, p.7
9/20/1994 Three generations of a family take same humanities course.
30 Untitled
Northern Iowa Today 76:2, p.Cover
1/1/1993 Short tribute to John Eiklor; photo.
31 Student outraged as prof ridicules views
Northern Iowan 86:51, p.2
4/10/1990 Claims humanities professor has ridiculed his Christian beliefs.
32 Section number means difference for students
Northern Iowan 86:11, p.1
10/10/1989 Standards seem to differ across different sections of humanities.
33 Study sessions help students
Northern Iowan 85:16, p.13
10/21/1988 Professor Rackstraw and Karen Agee work together to assist students in a large Humanities class.
34 Fewer majors seen
Northern Iowan 85:14, p.9
10/14/1988 Administrators talk about the cycles of enrollment in humanities courses.
35 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.
36 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.
37 'Exploring India's Cultural Traditions' topic for week-long series on University of Northern Iowa campus
Public Relations News Release 1987:78, p.1
10/14/1987 The Committee on Asian Studies sponsors the "Exploring the Cultural Traditions of India" program, featuring a host of guest professors. The program will cover U. S./India relations, Hinduism, Indian dance, and the role of women in Indian culture.
38 Humanities department awarded national grant
Northern Iowan 84:11, p.7
10/2/1987 NEH grant will be used to strengthen the Humanities I and II courses.
39 UNI faculty to conduct workshops to strengthen UNI humanities program for new general ed requirements
Public Relations News Release 1987:11, p.1
8/24/1987 Professors from the departments of philosophy and English work together to enhance the humanities program to meet new course requirements. The workshop is led by Professors Ken Baughman, Roy Sandstrom, and Ed Amend.
40 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.
41 Lang to be recipient of honorary degree
Hawes--Christine E. (Class of 1990)
Northern Iowan 83:56, p.1
4/28/1987 Will be seventh recipient of a UNI honorary degree; colleagues pay tribute to his achievements.
42 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.
43 UNI to offer eight telecourses for college credit
Public Relations News Release 1986:144, p.1
12/22/1986 Eight telecourses are available to persons suffering from work and time restraints. Students view these programs from home, and complete course work by mail. The programs deal in education, astronomy, computer science, anthropology, and Jewish culture.
44 Merle Thompson Scholarship offered at UNI
Public Relations News Release 1987:117, p.1
11/21/1986 Students of history and humanities were given the opportunity to apply for the Merle R. Thompson Memorial Scholarship. Applicants were judged based on scholarly achievement, and a written essay on their career goals.
45 General education to impact staffing distribution
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 83:19, p.1
10/31/1986 Faculty and administrators speculate on ways to meet increased or shifted instructional needs.
46 The Allnighter's Club
Marlow--Paul S. (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 83:17, p.2
10/24/1986 Shows a humanities class taught via television.
47 Seminar room honors dynamic professor
Northern Iowa Today 14:2, p.
3/1/1986 Baker room 72 named for Josef Fox; brief biographical sketch; tributes; photo.
48 Word Received of Death of Former UNI Art, Humanities Head Ken Lash in Boston
Public Relations News Release 1985:86, p.1
10/17/1985 Kenneth Lash died on October 2, 1985, he taught at many colleges and was known as a writer, teacher, and humanist.
49 Telecourse deals with humanism
Northern Iowan 78:42, p.11
3/12/1982 John Eiklor talks about the televised humanities course.
50 Humanities I, II--some way of being
Alumnus 66:1, p.4
2/1/1982 Celebrate thirtieth year of humanities program with luncheon; original and later faculty express views on importance of humanities; photo.


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