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Language Study

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51 Critical languages offer opportunity and challenge; Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese and Russian available at UNI
Northern Iowan 88:50, p.6
4/7/1992 Description of courses in Russian, Chinese, Japanese, and Portuguese.
52 Russian language program
Campus News Network 1:20, p.2
7/15/1991 Will be taught at PLS.
53 New Russian program implemented at Price Lab for high school students
Northern Iowan 87:60, p.3
6/28/1991 Will offer two years of Russian.
54 Russian language program to begin at Northern Iowa's Price Lab School in fall
Public Relations News Release 1990:609, p.1
6/3/1991 Russian to be taught at Price Lab. Nataliia Alekseevna Porfirenko will be the resource person and James Sweigert will be the instructor.
55 Studying a foreign language in high school can provide competitive edge in job market says UNI professor at Price Lab
Public Relations News Release 1990:528, p.1
4/26/1991 Language courses are assets when entering the job market.
56 PLS Foreign Language Department in the business of sharing ideas
Public Relations News Release 1990:479, p.1
4/10/1991 Price Lab School Foreign Language Department supplies curriculum materials and classroom ideas to teachers who are interested.
57 Studying foreign language in high school can provide competitive edge in job market
Public Relations News Release 1990:477, p.1
4/1/1991 Foreign language shown to improve SAT scores and meets university entrance requirements.
58 Profesor de Espanol greatly influenced family
Northern Iowan 87:42, p.10
3/1/1991 Hawley family involved in teaching Spanish; photo.
59 Price Lab School develops elementary Spanish program
Northern Iowan 87:39, p.7
2/19/1991 Program will begin at first grade level.
60 School amigos practice learning to speak Spanish together at University of Northern Iowa's Price Lab
Public Relations News Release 1990:334, p.1
2/5/1991 Upper and lower elementary students at Price Lab School team up to learn Spanish.
61 University of Northern Iowa to offer workshop for language teachers in Des Moines and Bettendorf this spring; with follow-up on campus
Public Relations News Release 1990:328, p.1
1/31/1991 UNI will hold off-campus workshops for present and future teachers of other languages. Dr. Diane Birckbichler will be the presenter.
62 Waterloo elementary and intermediate students learning foreign languages from University of Northern Iowa students
Public Relations News Release 1990:278, p.1
1/3/1991 UNI students meet weekly with Waterloo students in grades one through eight to teach customs, history, and language of other countries.
63 Elementary students practice Spanish speaking skills with their school amigos
Public Relations News Release 1990:310, p.1
1/1/1991 Upper elementary Spanish students serve as helpers for lower elementary Spanish students.
64 UNI professor believes Portuguese is the language for the future
Northern Iowan 87:20, p.11
11/9/1990 Professor Robert Krueger hopes Portuguese becomes more popular at UNI; photo.
65 Portuguese offered for language requirement
Northern Iowan 87:3, p.5
9/11/1990 Learning the language of Brazil, Portuguese, may be important in the future.
66 Portuguese courses available to satisfy second language exit requirement at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1990:2, p.1
8/22/1990 Professor Krueger makes a case for the study of Portuguese.
67 Sign language helps in many professions
Northern Iowan 86:32, p.8
1/26/1990 Professor Beykirch talks about the teaching and use of sign language.
68 Games, antics bring languages to life
Johnson--Darin M.
Northern Iowan 86:24, p.3
11/28/1989 Melissa Walljasper talks about the teaching methods she uses.
69 Foreign language proves valuable
Northern Iowan 86:18, p.5
11/3/1989 Professor Konig talks about the benefits of learning another language.
70 Enrollment in Russian classes increasing in U.S.
Inouye--Robert M. (Class of 1992)
Northern Iowan 86:5, p.12
9/19/1989 Six hundred UNI students taking Russian.
71 Modern language important
Northern Iowan 85:46, p.5
3/17/1989 Faculty talk about the importance of learning another language.
72 UNI behind in language requirement
Northern Iowan 85:28, p.7
12/6/1988 Comparison of UNI language requirement compared with that of other Regents universities.
73 Languages give chance of exposure
Northern Iowan 85:14, p.13
10/14/1988 A look at the opportunities available for language students.
74 Foreign Language Club president comments on new language requirement at Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1987:181, p.1
12/18/1987 Students are required to complete at least one year of foreign language study for graduation. The new requirement may be satisfied through courses in French, German, Spanish, Chinese, or Portuguese. Brad Jensen comments on the changes.
75 Foreign languages are indispensable
Northern Iowan 84:23, p.2
76 Education system plagued with myopia
Nodarse--Samuel (Modern Languages Faculty)
Northern Iowan 84:21, p.2
11/6/1987 Professor Nodarse laments the lack of respect for the study of foreign languages.
77 Faculty Senate overturns March 1986 proposition
Northern Iowan 84:17, p.1
10/23/1987 Graduation requirement will be two years of high school or two semesters of college foreign language; overturns earlier measure that would have required three years or three semesters.
78 Award-winning professor emphasizes value of foreign language knowledge
Covington--Anthony M. (Class of 1993)
Northern Iowan 84:16, p.9
10/20/1987 Nile Vernon receives outstanding educator award from state group; photo.
79 Faculty-Senate considers revision, improvement of mission statement
Thomas--Daniel Carl (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 84:11, p.6
10/2/1987 Also will consider foreign language graduation requirement.
80 UNI students will study in Austria as part of intensive German program
Public Relations News Release 1987:62, p.1
10/2/1987 Professor Karl Odwarka leads a group of UNI students to Austria to study at the University of Austria. Participants must belong to German I or II, be pursuing a German minor, or have background in the German language. The program is worth nineteen hours.
81 Simon wants more foreign language
Covington--Anthony M. (Class of 1993)
Northern Iowan 84:10, p.1
9/29/1987 Excerpts from remarks by Paul Simon; photo.
82 Candidate Simon guest at language conference
Smith--Michael Joseph (Classes of 1986 and 1990)
Northern Iowan 84:9, p.1
9/25/1987 Paul Simon will speak at foreign language conference.
83 Conference on Modern Language Teaching Sept. 25-26 at UNI to feature national leaders in field
Public Relations News Release 1987:44, p.1
9/18/1987 Senator Paul Simon and Professor Rose Hayden participate as keynote speakers at the Conference on Modern Language Teaching. President Curris, Carol McBradley Danolds, Paul Hoekstra, Michael Oates, and Paul Burrow conduct opening ceremonies.
84 Curricula committee approves foreign language requirement
Northern Iowan 84:5, p.4
9/11/1987 Would require students to have two years in high school or two semesters in college.
85 Iowa foreign language teachers strengthen skills at special Price Lab workshop at UNI
Public Relations News Release 1986:494, p.1
7/29/1986 A workshop for foreign language instructors is held in Price Laboratory School. The workshop developed speaking and listening abilities, as well as teaching strategies. Among the speakers were three UNI professors. Includes a list of participants.
86 Program strengthening includes foreign language
Northern Iowa Today 14:3, p.2
6/1/1986 New proficiencies required under revised general education program.
87 Studying modern languages at Northern Iowa
Lenius--Debra Blake (Class of 1977; Public Relations Staff)
Northern Iowa Today 13:3, p.4
6/1/1985 Survey of curricula and teaching methods, as well as opportunities to study abroad; photo.
88 Translation program prepares students for a bilingual America
Alumnus 68:1, p.18
4/1/1984 Professor Hawley outlines views on need for learning other languages, especially Spanish; photo.
89 Parlez-vous Francais? No, not interested
Alumnus 66:1, p.13
2/1/1982 Poor attitude and low interest seen as problems facing foreign language study.
90 Iowa high school students sought for trip to France
Public Relations News Release 1981:39, p.1
9/16/1981 Information on a trip to France for high school students with a minimum of two years of French classes; trip is part of the Intercultural Student Experiences program, coordinated by Professor James Becker.
91 Esperantoize with a "D"
Fosselman--Jimmy Joe
Northern Iowan 77:59, p.2
7/10/1981 Believes that Esperanto should be spelled with a "d", rather than a "t".
92 UNI professor Greenlee attends NEH seminar
Public Relations News Release 1980:220, p.1
11/17/1980 Professor Mary Ellen Greenlee attended "Bilingualism: Social and Individual Aspects" a seminar from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
93 Speaking Spanish at lunch
UNI Century 8:4, p.6
10/1/1980 Department holds workshop on oral and written translation.
94 Sign language course draws wide variety of students
Northern Iowan 76:39, p.11
2/29/1980 Professor Hugo Beykirch explains the areas covered in the Introduction to Sign Language course, including the differences between coded systems and American Sign Language, as well as providing basic signing skills.
95 UNI grad in unique program
Northern Iowan 76:16, p.4
11/2/1979 Julie Geier is now teaching second grade in the French Immersion program in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
96 Language department opens new office
Northern Iowan 76:13, p.5
10/16/1979 An office to advise students interested in learning another language is being opened by the Department of Modern Languages.
97 New courses
Northern Iowan 75:30, p.7
1/26/1979 Professor Nodarse will teach "How to learn a foreign language"; Professor Quirk will teach "Perspectives on Urban Life".
98 Russian to be offered for 19th year at UNI
Reth--Mona J. (Class of 1979)
Northern Iowan 74:56, p.17
5/5/1978 Professor Jamosky talks about the Russian language.
99 Methods for language teachers subject of Friday conference
Northern Iowan 74:16, p.12
10/25/1977 Many UNI faculty will participate.
100 Questions grad letter
Voldseth--Edward V. (Vice President)
Northern Iowan 73:13, p.3
10/15/1976 Has questions about previous editorial written concerning a method of teaching foreign languages.


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