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1 Cerrando la brecha internacional con conversación
Ortiz--Karina (Student--2023)
Northern Iowan 119:47, p.01
4/3/2023 Karina Ortiz writes an article in Spanish titled "Bridging the international gap with conversation". The University of Northern Iowa Intensive English and Culture Program (CIEP) is partnering with Marist University of Merida to engage students in different cultures and showing them the importance of being bilingual; photo.
2 NISG November updates
Northern Iowan Staff
Northern Iowan 119:28, p.02
12/8/2022 A list of accomplishments and actions taken by the Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) during the month of November.
3 Office of International Engagement winter clothing drive
Kargarzadeh--Fatemeh (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 119:24, p.05
11/17/2022 The Office of International Engagement (OIE) is hosting a clothing drive for international students who do not have the proper winter gear. They are asking for any winter gear that are in good condition to get students through the vicious Iowa winter months.
4 Experiences of international students
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021), Williamson--Ty (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 119:23, p.04
11/14/2022 Caroline Christensen interviews various UNI international students about their experiences with culture shock and transitioning from being a student in their native country compared to being a student at UNI; photo.
5 International Education Week kicks off
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 119:23, p.01
11/14/2022 International Education Week, November 14-18, will celebrate the stories of international students, faculty, and departments across UNI's campus. Caroline Christensen lists out the different events that will be held throughout the week.
6 International students and culture shock
Watson--Patrice (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 119:16, p.05
10/20/2022 Guest columnist Patrice Watson interviews various UNI international students about the culture shocks they have experienced on campus. Some of the common culture shocks the students have experienced is smiling and making eye contact when passing people, the difference in clothing styles, and the more informal classes; photo.
7 Giving intl. students a voice
Khan--Ashan (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 155:34, p.04
2/11/2019 The authors writes international students and how their voices are ignored on campus.
8 CIEP program celebrates 35 years
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:29, p.02
1/18/2018 The Culture and Intensive English Program (CIEP) at UNI is celebrating 35 years of helping international students learn English.
9 UNI gets a "Taste of Culture"
Smith--Monique (Student--2017), Thies-Jackson--Brittany (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:24, p.04
11/16/2017 The Taste of Culture event celebrates International Education Week and all of the international students at UNI. At the event, there was food samples form all over the world as well as students educating the public about their culture and countries; photo.
10 DACA and documentation discussed
Chidley--Kelsey (Student--2017), Frasher--Iris (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 114:9, p.02
9/25/2017 A forum titled "Immigration 101: DACA, Documentation, and the Importance of Immigrants in Our Community", was held at UNI. The forum featured speakers and panelists; photo.
11 Columnist responds to DACA opinion piece
Wolfe--Brenna (Student--2017), Olsasky--Clinton (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:7, p.03
9/18/2017 Collumnist Wolfe responds to the article "DACA: Failure from the start" by Leziga Barikor. Wolfe feels that DACA is a good program but there needs to be a way for undocumented Americans to gain citizenship; photo.
12 DACA: Failure from the start
Barikor--Leziga (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:6, p.03
9/14/2017 Columnist Leziga Barikor gives her opinion on DACA and DACA Dreamers; photo.
13 DACA dreamers close to home
Olsasky--Clinton (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:5, p.01
9/11/2017 Hundreds gather on Main Street to protest President Trump's repeal of DACA. There are several speakers, including UNI students; photo.
14 Intl. student discusses PC language use
Mahida--Kaushik (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:5, p.03
9/11/2017 Columnist, and international student, Kaushik Mahida discuses his experiences with political correctness in the US; photo.
15 NISG releases statement concerning DACA
White--Jamal (Student--2014), Bernhard--Tristan (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:4, p.03
9/7/2017 Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) is reaching out to anyone who DACA might effect. They urge affected students to get help from NISG or the International Students and Scholars Office; photo.
16 Free food on Friday
Turnis--Kayleen Marie (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:10, p.2
10/1/2015 The Center for Multicultural Education and the International Student and Scholars Office are teaming up to host the first annual Ethnic Food Celebration.
17 New opportunities abroad
Baughman--Katie (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:7, p.4
9/21/2015 Over five hundred fifty students filled the Maucker Union Ballroom for the International Opportunities Fair held by UNI Study abroad.
18 Pep rally gears students up for Homecoming game
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 111:7, p.1
9/22/2014 The Homecoming pep rally in McLeod Center included speeches from President Ruud, Defensive Line Coach Bryce Paup, performances by the Pride Cry finalists and the UNI Swim and Dive team, and the crowning of the Homecoming king and queen.
19 Gartman and Andersen gear up for the new year
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:54, p.1
4/28/2014 While in office, Kevin Gartman and Paul Andersen hope to share what they have found at UNI: an enriching campus. Also on the agenda is boosting enrollment and incorporating international students into student-friendly activities; photo.
20 Kickoff highlights importance of international education
Wilkins--Alan Michael (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:24, p.3
11/16/2012 Assistant director Nadia Korobova views international education as essential between Americans and people around the world. This year's theme is "Striving for a healthier future worldwide". Prize drawings were held for scholarships and gift cards.
21 UNI hosts exchange student reception
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:13, p.2
10/9/2012 Students sing at the exchange student reception hosted by International Programs; photo.
22 Correcting inaccuracies in insurance policy story
Klafter--Craig E. (Assoc Provost for International Programs)
Northern Iowan 109:9, p.3
9/25/2012 Associate Provost Klafter responds to proposed mandatory insurance policy for international students in previous article (Sept. 21, vol. 109, issue 8).
23 UNI Physics Department establishes agreement with Chinese high school
Wilkins--Alan Michael (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:3, p.5
8/31/2012 The agreement provides information to the high school and in return the high school will assist three students each year to enroll at UNI in physics. Increasing the enrollment and providing an international atmosphere is the goal; photo.
24 Everyone needs to know that someone cares
Sumpter--Gloria Jean (Grad Assistant--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:25, p.3
12/2/2011 A smile, a hello, or a thumbs up can help another person's attitude. Friends are important, but just being pleasant to everyone brightens their day and yours; photo.
25 Students celebrate National Day for Saudi Arabia
Krull--Danielle Leigh (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:10, p.4
9/30/2011 September 26 marks the Saudi National Celebration. It is a way to reconnect with people who share my heritage and the things and customs that remind me of home, says Hanan Al-Harthi; photo.
26 A Global Perspective
Parker--Taryn Janelle (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:29, p.5
1/21/2011 Jekow Olieny, a junior family services major, has first hand memories of living in war-torn Sudan. A native of southern Sudan, he was exposed to the civil war from the day he was born. He was rescued by the United Nations in 2000; photo.
27 UNI celebrates International Education Week
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:23, p.1
11/16/2010 Provost Gloria Gibson opened the celebration Sunday in Lang Auditorium. Guang Jin, a UNI alumnus, was the keynote speaker. The week's activities announced.
28 'Diversity Matters' but why?
Boevers--Cassandra Mae (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:22, p.7
11/12/2010 Interaction with international students is not apparent. Only three and a half percent of the students are international students. Americans interact mostly with American students.
29 UNI graduate provides potential funding for international students
Koolbeck--Alex Elizabeth (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:16, p.2
10/22/2010 Jason Lau, a UNI alumnus with a B. A. and M. A. in leisure, youth, and human services has donated $30,000 for an endowment fund for scholarships for international students; photo.
30 Class exchange brings unique opportunity to students
Donovan--Maggie Mary (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:9, p.1
9/28/2010 The largest number of CIEP students come from China and Saudi Arabia. Turkey, Japan, Viet Nam, Mexico, South Korea, Chile, and Iraq also have students in the program. These students are involved in a class exchange with a Human Relations class; photo.
31 UNI fall enrollment increases for fourth straight year
Public Relations News Release 2010:40, p.1
9/8/2010 The official fall 2010 enrollment is 13,201, a 0.9-percent increase over the 13,080 enrolled in fall 2009. Calculated on students enrolled through the end of the second week of class, the count shows an increase of 121 students.
32 Cultured; UNI women's tennis player Sampada Kanade leads team through her senior season
Northern Iowan 106:52, p.10
4/23/2010 Profile of Sampada Kanade, a native of India and one of many international students on the tennis team; has enjoyed her team mates and her stay at UNI; photo.
33 Panther Profiles: women's tennis player Jessica Kunzelmann competes abroad in the USA
Jorgensen--Dru (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:38, p.8
2/23/2010 Jessica Kunzelmann, a native of Bollschweil, Germany, is a tennis player. Her tennis teammates come from Spain, India, Australia, Canada, Brazil, and the United States. When homesickness strikes, they stick together.
34 International students make UNI home away form distant home
Danilov--Misha (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:37, p.6
2/19/2010 International students make adjustments every day. Classes are taught differently here; there is more interaction here. Discussion and papers are more important. During the next five years the goal is to double or triple the number of students.
35 Students celebrate Chinese New Year
Schreck--Anna E. (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:36, p.7
2/16/2010 The evening of February 13 marked a Chinese New Year's party in the Center for Multicultural Education. Those who attended enjoyed violin and dance performances, games, and a Chinese buffet.
36 UNI students offer free tax assistance
Public Relations News Release 2009:236, p.1
1/26/2010 Accounting students are providing free income tax assistance again this year through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. The program will run from Feb. 8 through April 14, excluding March 15-20 (spring break).
37 UNI announces inaugural Diversity Matters Award recipients
Public Relations News Release 2009:233, p.1
1/21/2010 Ten individuals were recently honored for their efforts to enhance diversity during the second-annual town hall meeting on diversity.These students, faculty and staff received the inaugural UNI Diversity Matters Award. Recipients listed.
38 International students welcomed to UNI Sunday, Aug. 23
Public Relations News Release 2009:9, p.1
8/18/2009 Students from around the world will gather for the annual International Reception in the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center.Last year 464 students from 60 countries enrolled at the college.
39 Graduate student highlight
Northern Iowan 105:44, p.5
3/27/2009 Pasha Agoes from Jakarta, Indonesia, is featured; photo.
40 Talk your way into a new culture
Kuster--Therese Catherine (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:25, p.7
12/5/2008 The Culture and Intensive English Program offers opportunities to get acquainted with international students.
41 International Education Week 2008
Northern Iowan 105:21, p.19
11/11/2008 Long schedule of activities.
42 International Education Week brings together cultures
Northern Iowan 105:21, p.2
11/11/2008 Has been celebrated since 2000; will feature films, food festival, and exhibits; photo.
43 Student dies of cardiac arrest
Ahmed--Ranya R. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:24, p.4
11/16/2007 Carlos Teran Yengle, a graduate student in Industrial Technology, died November 10, 2007; had been a friend and supporter to many international students; photo.
44 Panther Portraits
Fleming--Rachel M. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:22, p.9
11/9/2007 Fall retreat and education forum featured; photo.
45 Advice we wish we'd taken as freshman
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:8, p.7
9/21/2007 Activities to consider to aid in a student's education.
46 Living on campus during the summer can be lonely
Lee--Yi-Hsuan (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:59, p.2
6/29/2007 Many students returned home following the spring semester, but those remaining on campus share experiences.
47 International education
Ahmed--Ranya R. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:24, p.8
11/17/2006 Language lessons and the International Food Fair hosted by the International Student Association.
48 International students cope with cold weather
Rolfes--Kate E. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:23, p.9
11/14/2006 International students from warmer countries learn to layer clothing during the winter; photo.
49 International Education Week
Office of International Programs
Northern Iowan 103:21, p.4
11/7/2006 Activities include information tables, workshops, films, performers, speakers, and a celebrity reception.
50 More than just another oil country
Gathua--Grace M. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:20, p.9
11/3/2006 Saudi Student Club's goal is to educate the UNI community about Saudi culture. A two day "Exhibit of Saudi Arabian Culture and Civilization", November 30 and December 1 will feature Prince Turki Al-Faisal; photo.


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