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Johnson--John W. (History Faculty)

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1 Provost search continues
Fisher--Nicholas Allen (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:35, p.1
2/12/2015 All candidates for the position of provost have completed their formal interviews; photo.
2 Provost search continues
Fisher--Nicholas Allen (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:30, p.1
1/26/2015 The search for a new provost is coming to an end; photo.
3 UNIFI hosts 6th annual Darwin Week
Baldus--Rachel (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:35, p.4
2/10/2014 During the UNI Freethinkers and Inquirers 6th annual Darwin Week, there will be four lectures based on each day's theme. Each day will also feature a keynote speaker at 7 p.m.
4 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."
5 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.
6 UNI to host reporter Jack Hovelson
Public Relations News Release 2013:74, p.1
9/30/2013 Reporter, Jack Hovelson, will present, "Newspapering: If You Ain't Good, You Better Be Lucky". Jack Hovelson has written numerous articles for many publications including USA Today. The event is sponsored by the History Club and Phi Alpha Theta.
7 UNI Panel to discuss U.S. Supreme Court decisions
Public Relations News Release 2013:56, p.1
9/16/2013 University of Northern Iowa Daniel Webster Law Society will host a panel of professors discussing past and future Supreme Court decisions. The event is free and open to the public.
8 UNI Lifelong University announces fall 2013 courses
Public Relations News Release 2013:27, p.1
8/30/2013 The Lifelong University will be offering several courses this fall. These courses are not worth any credit and are taught by UNI faculty. Course fees range from $20 to $40 and are over a variety of topics.
9 The music of Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen will be discussed in UNI lecture
Public Relations News Release 2012:257, p.1
4/2/2013 John Johnson will be giving a lecture entitled, "Harmony or Discord? The Music of Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen as Historical Text". This will examine the use of history and lyrics.
10 Wartell emphasizes UNI's uniqueness
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:33, p.1
2/8/2013 The third and final candidate for the position of UNI president spoke about his vision on UNI's place in the community and the state of Iowa. Dr. Wartell believes UNI will be censured, but will not change because of it; photo.
11 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
12 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.
13 Positive feedback may keep NYT on campus
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:32, p.1
1/31/2012 Northern Iowa Student Government is seeking funding to keep the New York Times available on campus. Students and professors have provided positive feedback.
14 John Johnson to speak at UNI on Constitution Day, Sept. 17
Public Relations News Release 2009:27, p.1
9/2/2009 The event is free and open to the public. The lecture will cover constitutional history and how key constitutional language has been interpreted, as well as the Judge Sonia Sotomayor confirmation hearings.
15 Obama's Supreme Court nominee 'no surprise' to UNI prof
Public Relations News Release 2008:550, p.1
5/27/2009 The nomination of U. S. Circuit Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U. S. Supreme Court came as "no surprise" to John W. Johnson, professor of history and interim dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.
16 Welcome from the deans
Johnson--John W. (History Faculty)
Northern Iowan 105:54, p.supp 10
5/1/2009 John Johnson, Dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, shares the focus of the departments within the college; photo.
17 University of Northern Iowa to host commencement in the UNI-Dome Dec. 20
Public Relations News Release 2008:264, p.1
12/9/2008 Benjamin Allen will preside over the ceremonies and confer degrees on the students. John Vallentine, professor and director of the School of Music, is the commencement marshall. The recognition of honors and awards will be conducted by James Lubker.
18 Sabin Hall renovations soon
Kuster--Therese Catherine (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:7, p.1
9/23/2008 Sabin Hall will be closing from December 15, 2008, until the summer of 2010. The design phase is nearly completed and the $ 11.4 million remodeling is set to begin; departments housed in that building will move to other locations; photo.
19 College deans welcome new students
Johnson--John W. (History Faculty)
Northern Iowan 104:54, p.sup 6
5/2/2008 Seven departments make up the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences. Twenty-two majors and several interdisciplinary and certificate programs are available.
20 University of Northern Iowa to host commencements in the UNI-Dome May 10
Public Relations News Release 2007:660, p.1
5/2/2008 Uni will host its annual spring commencement services in two ceremonies in the UNI-Dome. More than 1,500 students who have completed their degrees during the spring semester are eligible to participate.
21 Affirmative action: history of controversy
Conaway--Brandon U. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:53, p.1
4/29/2008 Affirmative action describes a number of policies that are aimed at ending discrimination by race, gender, and religion.
22 UNI professor will give lecture on the Supreme Court and affirmative action
Public Relations News Release 2007:607, p.1
4/16/2008 Professor John Johnson will talk about race-based considerations for admission to higher education.
23 New Iraq War forum proposed
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:36, p.1
2/19/2008 Three UNI students and veterans of the Iraq War are trying to sponsor another discussion on the war. They are planning on bringing the Vets For Freedom National Bus Tour to UNI in March; photo.
24 Iraq forum analyzes war
Calcara--Sally A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:24, p.1
11/16/2007 Six UNI professors led a forum to discuss Iraq War issues. War opposed from six different perspectives; photo.
25 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.
26 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.
27 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
3/26/2007 "Critical Thinking and Newspapers in the Classroom" will be presented by John Johnson, Wednesday, March 28.
28 UNI senior honors students and presidents scholars present their thesis research projects
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
6/14/2006 Twelve students presented their projects.
29 UNI Graduate College presents awards
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
4/20/2006 Awards were given to graduate students and members of the graduate faculty for outstanding work on doctorates and theses.
30 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".
31 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.
32 Government mandates Constitution Day for schools; UNI to hold program this Tuesday
Steffen--Amie R. (Class of 2006)
Northern Iowan 102:6, p.1
9/16/2005 Primary through post-secondary schools are now required to acknowledge and offer information about Constitution Day to enhance students' understanding of the history of the document; photo.
33 30th Anniversary of the fall of Saigon
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
4/25/2005 Believes that lessons from Viet Nam can be applied to the current war in Iraq.
34 Monday, Oct. 25
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
10/25/2004 Gregory Bruess, Barbara Cutter, John Johnson, and Al Hays will speak about Iraq.
35 On campus
Northern Iowan 101:16, p.2
10/22/2004 Meetings and events planned.
36 UNI professors to speak about conflict in Iraq
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
10/18/2004 Will discuss student protests in the 1960s, gender and the post 9/11 world, Vietnam, and local conflict.
37 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.
38 Watergate anniversary
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.2
8/4/2003 A look back at the Watergate scandal, occuring in 1974.
39 UNI professor selected to participate in Advanced Placement reading program
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
7/9/2003 John W. Johnson serves thirteenth year as a reader.
40 Martin takes Johnson's place as head of history dept
McCaskey--Kate (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 99:58, p.1
6/27/2003 John Johnson steps down after fifteen years; Robert Martin will assume duties in the fall; photo.
41 Affirmative Action: Is it really equal?
Public Relations News Release 2002:256, p.1
12/16/2002 John Johnson will discuss a recent court case on affirmative action.
42 Conference considers civil liberties
Umthun--Daniel T. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:24, p.1
11/22/2002 UNI Student Pugwash sponsored "Civil Liberties in Wartime" which took place last Wednesday.
43 'Civil liberties in war time' topic for panel at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2002:206, p.1
11/15/2002 Mark Fransdale and Mel McCleary will participate on the panel as well as John Johnson and Harry Brod.
44 UNI history professor receives Thomas Jefferson award
Public Relations News Release 2002:138, p.1
10/21/2002 Receives award for his second edition of "Historic U.S. Court Cases".
45 School vouchers
Public Relations News Release 2002:39, p.1
8/19/2002 John Johnson will discuss the proposed voucher program that would give children the opportunity to go to a private school that they could otherwise not afford.
46 Students and drug testing
Public Relations News Release 2002:15, p.1
7/22/2002 Students involved in non-athletic extra-curricular activities are now being tested for drugs.
47 One nation . . . Indivisible
Public Relations News Release 2002:3, p.1
7/8/2002 Gives explanations for the removal of "under God" from the Pledge of Allegiance.
48 Hoping history doesn't repeat itself
Public Relations News Release 0:490, p.1
5/20/2002 Test scores show high school seniors do not have a basic understanding of history.
49 'Virtual' porn protected
Public Relations News Release 2001:453, p.1
4/22/2002 Why computer-generated child pornography will be allowed by the Supreme Court will be talked about.
50 The selection, demand and supply of UNI textbooks
Hennigan--Gregg (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 98:44, p.12
3/15/2002 Explores the textbook process, from a professor choosing the book, to the student buying it from the bookstore.


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