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1 Climate study results released
Klinkhammer--Bailey (Student--2021), Eaves--Emily (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 119:53, p.01
4/24/2023 Bailey Klinkhammer reviews the results from UNI's fall 2022 Climate Study. The study had 3,329 responses from students and faculty/staff and will help UNI determine what areas can be improved especially when it comes to inclusivity and accessibility; photos.
2 UNI unveils 2023-2028 strategic plan
McRae--Erin (Student--2023)
Northern Iowan 119:38, p.02
2/20/2023 Erin McRae explains UNI's 2023-2028 strategic plan in-depth which consists of four main goals; photo.
3 Black perspective in education
Northern Iowan 118:41, p.06
3/10/2022 Alexandria Powell discusses the importance of the Black perspective in education.
4 HLC site visit features student forum
De Bruin--Karla (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 117:46, p.01
4/1/2021 Peer reviewers engaged with students in an open forum discussion during the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) site visit on March 29. Students spoke on UNI's community, academics, employment opportunities, student organizations, buildings, and diversity, inclusion, and social justice on campus; photo.
5 Questioning the inclusiveness of education
Pistarino--Emma (Student--2019), Schmitz--Stephanie (Associate Professor--College of Education)
Northern Iowan 117:46, p.04
4/1/2021 On March 30, University of Norfolk professor Justin Haegele gave the annual Carlton-Mellichamp Lecture in Education in three presentations over Zoom. It focused on his research with visually impaired students in physical education (PE) classes and ideas of exclusion and inclusion; photos.
6 Women's History Month and Art Expo
Kamp--Erin (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 116:41, p.05
3/5/2020 The Women's History Month Kickoff and Art Expo was held March 3 at the Center for Multicultural Education (CME), and put on by staff from the CME, members of the Women and Gender Studies program, and Northern Iowa Feminists.
7 'Black and Educated' calls for change
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021), Fortmann--Toni (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 116:37, p.01
2/20/2020 The Black Student Union (BSU) hosted the panel "Black and Educated" in the Maucker Union Ballroom on February 18. Panelists, all UNI employees, included Ieshia Brown, academic advisor for Student Support Services; Dr. Mickye Johnson, director of the Upward Bound program; Dr. Irenea Walker, assistant professor of elementary education; Dr. Shuaib Meacham, associate professor of literacy, and Dr. Robert Welch, director of academic advising in the College of Education. Panelists shared their experiences and challenges as Black educators, described UNI's environment for people of color, and discussed ways that UNI students, especially white students, can contribute to a positive shift on campus; photo.
8 Panel addresses diversity in the workplace
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:34, p.02
2/10/2020 On February 6, UNI hosted a panel discussing diversity in the workplace at the Center for Multicultural Education (CME). Panelists included Michelle Byers, assistant vice president and director of the Office of Human Resources, Keyah Levy, assistant director of the CME, and Chiquita Loveless, Military and Veteran Student Services coordinator; Gabriela Olivares, associate dean of the Graduate College, moderated. Panelists spoke on their personal experiences in the workplace, how faculty and staff can encourage diversity, and answered questions; photo.
9 CETL panel discusses indigenous student experience on UNI campus
Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020), Pistarino--Emma (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:25, p.02
12/5/2019 The UNI Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) inaugurated a new series of panels titled "What Your Students Want You to Know." Each discussion features a different group of under-represented students who want to express their concerns and address faculty and staff on matters regarding inclusion at UNI. UNI students and alumni of Native American heritage participated in the first panel moderated by art department professor Angela Waseskuk, including Arianna Sprague, Trisha Etringer, Samantha Habinck, Tyra Wanatee, and Jennifer LeGrande; photos.
10 UNI community packs REC town hall
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021), Fortmann--Toni (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 116:22, p.01
11/14/2019 More than 200 students, faculty, and community members attended a town hall hosted by the UNI Racial and Ethnic Coalition (REC) at Maucker Union on November 11. REC summarized their formation and launch of the #UNIisnotanAlly campaign, directed at what they viewed as a failure of UNI's administration to act on goals to combat racism. REC took questions and invited students of color to share their experiences. An addition to the article titled "Related: REC, students from Iowa and ISU attend Board of Regents meeting" covers the Board of Regents November 13 meeting that REC and representatives from Iowa and Iowa State attended to call for a town hall meeting with the regents; photos.
11 CME launches year with BBQ
Legaspi--Sofia (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:1, p.06
8/29/2019 The Center of Multicultural Education held their beginning of the school year event at Maucker Union on August 26, 2019. They held a BBQ and a host of other food from different cultures. President of UNI Mark Nook attended the event and was happy to see the campus full of people and students once more. Other foundations and campus organizations attended the event and spoke of the upcoming year; photos.
12 Flash talks address inclusivity in art
Steen--Sierra (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:14, p.04
10/11/2018 Art students Joel Wisner, Michelle Patrilla and Mariah Piippo presented during "Flash Talks - Inclusive Art Exhibits Power" as part of the Iowa Museum Conference held at Rod Library on October 8; photos.
13 Check DIS out: CME has new name
Ritondale--Sarah (Class of 2020), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:3, p.04
8/30/2018 The Center for Multicultural Education (CME) is now the Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice (DIS) and houses Multicultural Education Services, Gender and Sexuality Services, and Military and Veteran Student Services; photo.
14 The state of inclusion on campus
Hines--Blair (Student--2018), Davis--Kirby (Class of 2018)
Northern Iowan 114:52, p.01
4/19/2018 On April 12, 2018, then-Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) Director of Diversity Darvel Givens presented the results of a survey regarding diversity that was sent to students at the end of October 2017. The background information of these results included 84 percent of people working towards their bachelor’s degree, 13 percent working towards their master’s degree, one percent pursuing a doctoral degree, and two percent pursuing more than one. These populations were the basis of the rest of the presentation, and of these people, 90 percent of students have not heard faculty make derogatory comments, and 97 percent of students have not heard administrators or staff make derogatory comments to students.
15 Peace rally
Baxter--Nicole (Class of 2019), Davis--Kirby (Class of 2018)
Northern Iowan 114:4, p.01
9/7/2017 Speakers included NISG president Jamal White, vice president of student affairs Paula Knudson, chief diversity officer Gwenne Berry, director of the Center for Multicultural Education (CME) Jamie Butler-Chidozie, pastor Belinda Creighton-Smith, NISG director of diversity Darvel Givens, and NISG vice president Tristan Bernhard; photos.

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