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1 UNI signs DREAMer legislation support letter
Olsasky--Clinton (Class of 2018)
Northern Iowan 114:18, p.02
10/26/2017 UNI signed a letter of support issued by the American Council on Education (ACE) for individuals in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, collectively referred to as Dreamers. The formal support for legislative solutions to protect Dreamers was preceded by president Mark Nook's official statement in early September.
2 DACA and documentation discussed
Chidley--Kelsey (Student--2017), Frasher--Iris (Class of 2017)
Northern Iowan 114:9, p.02
9/25/2017 UNI held the forum "Immigration 101: DACA, Documentation, and the Importance of Immigrants in Our Community" on September 19. Panelists including UNI faculty and students as well as community members, who discussed immigration in the wake of President Trump's repeal of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program; photos.
3 Columnist responds to DACA opinion piece
Wolfe--Brenna (Student--2017), Olsasky--Clinton (Class of 2018)
Northern Iowan 114:7, p.03
9/18/2017 Wolfe responds to Leziga Barkor's column "DACA: Failure from the start," published in the September 14 edition of the Northern Iowan. Wolfe argues that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and Dreamers, the recipients of DACA, benefit from the program and also bring benefits to the United States. Wolfe agrees with Barikor that DACA is flawed since it provides no path to citizenship, but disagrees about the necessity of deportations; photos.
4 DACA: Failure from the start
Barikor--Leziga (Class of 2019)
Northern Iowan 114:6, p.03
9/14/2017 Barikor discusses immigration and the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that the Trump administration recently decided to end. In the author's opinion, DACA, put in place by President Obama, was flawed from the start and created more immigration issues. Barilkor argues for a serious and strict immigration and path to citizenship process; photos.
5 DACA dreamers close to home
Olsasky--Clinton (Class of 2018)
Northern Iowan 114:5, p.01
9/11/2017 Hundreds of community members, including current and former UNI students, gathered on Main Street to denounce the Trump administration's repeal of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. It was organized by groups including Cedar Valley Advocates for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (CVAIRR), Americans for Democratic Action Iowa, and Panthers for DREAM Iowa. Speakers included UNI student Ashley Sanchez; photos.
6 NISG releases statement concerning DACA
White--Jamal (Class of 2018), Bernhard--Tristan (Class of 2019)
Northern Iowan 114:4, p.03
9/7/2017 The Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) releases a statement regarding the policy change that will end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and urges affected students to seek support from the International Students and Scholars Office or NISG; photo.
7 Avoiding U. S. intervention in Syria
Northern Iowan 110:6, p.3
9/17/2013 The author discusses recent United States attitudes in reaction to Syria's chemical weapons. The author does not agree with the way the world is handling this situation, but does not suggest a solution to the problem.
8 UNI and KNU partner for STEM education
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:3, p.2
9/6/2013 UNI will be partnering with Kyungpook University in South Korea to support science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education. Students from each school will be provided with a dual-degree opportunity and the chance to study abroad.
9 UNI helps build a bridge between Meskwaki and Taiwan's indigenous tribes
Public Relations News Release 2013:19, p.1
8/14/2013 UNI, in partnership with the National Chengchi University in Taiwan, has been working to build a bridge connecting the Meskwaki and indigenous people. This would help with indigenous language revitalization.
10 APIP presents candidates for provost
Spory--Karyn Kathleen (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:7, p.2
9/21/2010 Pita Agbese, Maria Basom, and Ming-Kai Chin interviewed for the position of Associate Provost for International Programs.
11 UNI student accepted into prestigious U. N. summer internship program
Public Relations News Release 2009:385, p.1
4/8/2010 Abubakarr Jalloh is one of approximately 200 individuals selected from around the world to participate in the U. N. Headquarters Secretariat Internship Programme this summer.
12 UNI détente program continues with 'view from abroad'
Public Relations News Release 1980:520, p.1
4/20/1981 Professor Robert Donaldson from Vanderbilt University will talk as part of the détente program.
13 Nigerian for ISTC parley announced
Public Relations News Release 1960:325, p.1
4/6/1961 Second Secretary in the Permanent Mission of Nigeria to the United Nations, David Dankaro, appears at the Conference on International Affairs to speak on neutralism in the auditorium.
14 Jordan's UN representatives to ISTC parley
Public Relations News Release 1960:316, p.1
4/3/1961 Jordan's representative to the United Nations, Muhammed H. el Farra, speaks at the All College Conference on International Affairs. Professor Norman Graener of the University of Illinois acts as keynote speaker of the conference.
15 ACCIA keynote speaker named
Public Relations News Release 1960:297, p.1
3/24/1961 The University of Illinois' Professor Norman Graebner is named keynote speaker for the All-College Conference on International Affairs. Professor George Poage acts as chairman of the conference.
16 ACCIA committee chairmen chosen at ISTC
Public Relations News Release 1960:244, p.1
3/2/1961 Student chairmen are selected for the All College Conference on International Affairs. The conference committee consists of Professor George Poage, Ann Williams, Ann King, Jim Daman, Banlue Tinpangka, Edward Throne, and Paul Bender.
17 TC international affairs will discuss neutralism
Public Relations News Release 1960:156, p.1
12/15/1960 Representatives from six foreign countries attend the All College Conference on International Affairs. Among the representatives is a United Nations delegate from the Soviet Union. Professor George Poage acts as chairman of the conference committee.
18 ISTC spoon sale to aid foreign students
Public Relations News Release 1960:149, p.1
12/9/1960 Norwegian sterling spoons are made available for purchase at the Crossroads and Alumni Office as a fundraising effort by the International Affairs Club. The spoons have been provided by the I. S. T. C. Foundation.
19 Foreign students to appear in ISTC UN Convocation
Public Relations News Release 1960:76, p.1
10/17/1960 Foreign students represent their home countries will appear at United Nations Assembly sessions to answer questions from fellow students and faculty. The program is sponsored by the International Affairs Organization, and headed by Professor George Poage.
20 Summer In England Highlights Social Science Year
Old Gold 0:0, p.112
6/1/1959 The goal of the Social Science Department was to enable students to better understand the past and present history and problems in the world in which he or she lives; a group of about fifty students went to a seminar in England and Europe; photo.
21 International Affairs Conference
Old Gold 0:0, p.21
6/1/1958 Photos of the conference that focused on the Tensions in the Middle East and had many foreign delegates attending to express their opinions on the subject; photos.

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