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Larimer--Christopher W. (Class of 2001; Political Science Faculty)

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1 A Country Divided: UNI reacts to Election Day
Maas--Emma'le (Student--2019), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 117:23, p.01
11/5/2020 UNI students and professors discuss the 2020 presidential election as well as the state-wide elections for the United States Congress. Both students and professors express their opinions on the uncalled race and the role of mail-in ballots; photo.
2 UNI hosts caucus in Maucker
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:31, p.01
12/30/2019 The event, held one week before the Iowa caucuses on February 3, was intended to introduce students to the caucus process and the role it plays in the American democratic system. As Hoffman called the group to order, she stressed the value of Iowans' unique experience of being "first in the nation in the caucusing process". Hoffman opened with a general explanation of the caucus process, including how to find your ward and precinct location; photo.
3 Voters sound off on 2018 midterm
Northern Iowan 115:22, p.01
11/8/2018 A summary of the 2018 Midterm Election results and what that means for Iowa.
4 Prof talks fundamentals of Iowa races
Husmann--Peyton (Student--2018), Palensky--Hayley (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:10, p.02
9/27/2018 Political Science professor Chris Larimer led a discussion about the fundamentals of Iowa's politics.
5 #PanthersVote kicking off tomorrow
Dausener--Josh (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:9, p.02
9/24/2018 NISG and other student organization kicked off an on-campus campaign called #PanthersVote to raise political awareness in the lead up to the November midterm elections.
6 Profs hold Constitutional roundtable
Dausener--Josh (Student--2017), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:8, p.01
9/20/2018 Several professors gave lectures as part of the #PanthersVote lecture series. The topics covered concerns over the current politic climate, like immigration and the economy.
7 Congressional candidates to debate at UNI
Dausener--Josh (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:6, p.02
9/13/2018 The two congressional candidates, Abby Finkenauer and Rod Blum are set to debate at UNI in anticipated for the midterm elections.
8 UNI Masters in Public Policy to host fundraiser to combat domestic violence
Public Relations News Release 2014:37, p.1
9/9/2014 UNI's Masters in Public Policy program will host a dinner reception and fundraiser to benefit the Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence on October 10, in the Commons Slife Ballroom. Tickets cost $50, and guests should RSVP by September 15.
9 Film exposes media influence on women
Cosgrove--Thaddeus Riley (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:26, p.4
12/6/2013 The UNI Political Science Society hosted a documentary viewing of "Miss Representation" and panel discussion about the media misrepresenting women in power. Joy corning, Chris Larimer, and Alison Martens were the panel members; photo.
10 The role of women in politics to be discussed at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2013:128, p.1
11/20/2013 UNI will be a showing of "Miss Representation" a documentary on the misrepresentation of women in positions of power in the media. Following the film there will be a discussion with panelists Joy Corning, Chris Larimer, and Allison Martens.
11 Shutdown ends; faculty research up in the air
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:15, p.1
10/18/2013 The government shutdown has affected faculty research at UNI. Funding was unavailable during the government shutdown as were as all of the federally-managed websites and services. Faculty hope that things will return to the pre-shutdown state quickly.
12 UNI could sharply impact C. F. City Council elections
Rankin--Meghan Christine (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:10, p.1
10/1/2013 Cedar Falls City Council elections are right around the corner. Students can participate in the Cedar Falls City Council election by voting on November 5. Column tells where each ward is located; photo.
13 Branstad's BOR nominees rejected
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:48, p.1
4/12/2013 Governor Branstad's appointment of Craig Lang and Robert Cramer to the Iowa Board of Regents was rejected by the Iowa Senate. Mr. Lang currently serves as the president of the Board of Regents.
14 NISG brings Iowa state legislators to UNI
Public Relations News Release 2012:265, p.1
4/10/2013 Northern Iowa student government will hold a legislative forum presented by a panel of Iowa state legislators. This event is free and open to the public.
15 Breaking up the old boy's club
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:47, p.1
4/9/2013 Students and faculty and politicians gathered to discuss the question, "Women in politics: does it matter?". Many panelists agreed that having gender balance in government would be a beneficial thing for the state of Iowa.
16 Professors analyze 2012 election results
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:26, p.1
12/4/2012 Political science faculty analyze election results. Campaign tactics, issues, and advertisements were topics of discussion.
17 UNI to host 'Reaching for Higher Ground: The Search for an American Dream'
Public Relations News Release 2012:88, p.1
10/3/2012 Series to examine the American Dream and how to pursue it. Events will involve conversation about social justice, education, and economics. Series will include panel discussion, screenings, and exhibits.
18 UNI to host 'Reaching for Higher Ground: The Search for an American Dream'
Public Relations News Release 2012:87, p.1
10/2/2012 There will be several different events held as part of the Reaching for Higher Ground series on "The American Dream". These events include guest speakers, artwork, and discussion about the what the American Dream is.
19 UNI to host Women in Politics Scholarship benefit
Public Relations News Release 2012:58, p.1
9/13/2012 UNI will host the third annual Women in Politics Scholarship benefit. The event will recognize one political science or public administration major. The goal: to encourage more women to participate in politics.
20 UNI to host political discussions
Public Relations News Release 2011:194, p.1
2/22/2012 UNI will be hosting Iowa Public Radio's show "River to River" which will be the opener to the Iowa Association of Political Scientist Conference.
21 Republican nomination up in the air
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:31, p.1
1/27/2012 Newt Gingrich, Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, and Ron Paul are still battling for votes for the opportunity to face President Obama in November's election; photo.
22 Romney remains top presidential candidate
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:28, p.1
1/13/2012 Mitt Romney won the Iowa caucuses and the New Hampshire primary. According to recent polls, he is leading by nearly a fifteen point margin in South Carolina; photo.
23 Straw Poll surveys yield new results
Public Relations News Release 2011:87, p.1
10/20/2011 UNI Professor Donna Hoffman and Chris Larimer recently completed a study that used information form the 2011 Iowa Straw Poll to measure the conservatism of Iowa republicans.
24 UNI Life long University announces fall 2011 courses
Public Relations News Release 2011:8, p.1
7/18/2011 Five non credit courses will be offered by UNI's Lifelong University.
25 Chris Larimer to discuss gender-balancing law
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:34, p.1
2/8/2011 Assistant professor of political science will speak at University Book and Supply. Anyone interested in gender dynamics at the state or local government level will enjoy the discussion; photo.
26 Students discuss Wikilieaks controversy at 'Talk Politics'
Kelzer--Sarah Marie (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:31, p.1
1/28/2011 Discussion held on 'How much information is too much information' during monthly discussion. Northern Iowa Democrats, College Republicans, and the Young Americans for Liberty regularly discuss political issues.
27 Iowa works toward new gender balanced boards requirements.
Public Relations News Release 2010:174, p.1
1/11/2011 A recent law change in the Iowa Legislature now extends gender balance requirements to include local and county governments. This change will not take effect until 2012; however, there is no reason for cities to wait.
28 What did it mean?
Northern Iowan 107:23, p.1
11/16/2010 Professor Donna Hoffman led a discussion forum on what messages were sent during the election of 2010; believes that there was no mandate this year and that negative ads are not well received by Iowa voters; photo.
29 Research suggests gender diversity shapes decision-making processes
Public Relations News Release 2009:475, p.1
6/7/2010 Should Elena Kagen be approved, the U. S. Supreme Court will, for the first time, have three female justices. Research conducted by Chris Larimer, suggests that gender composition of a group affects its decision outcomes.
30 University Book & Supply recognizes excellence in non-tenured faculty
Public Relations News Release 2009:436, p.1
4/29/2010 The award recognizes outstanding teaching skills and contributions to their professions by faculty members who have not yet been awarded tenure. It includes a $1,000 cash gift and is administered through the UNI Foundation. Faculty members listed.
31 Election affects Iowans
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:23, p.1
11/18/2008 Panel discusses meaning of recent elections; Ronald Walters also speaks on campus.
32 Yale professor will present talk at UNI on the science of elections.
Public Relations News Release 2008:166, p.1
10/22/2008 "The Science (and Pseudoscience) of Winning Elections" by Donald P. Green of Yale University, will be in Seerley Hall. He is the A. Whitney Griswold Professor of Political Science and director of the Institution of Social and Policy Studies.
33 UNI will host political science conference
Public Relations News Release 2008:33, p.1
8/29/2008 The 11th Annual Great Plains Political Science Association Conference to be held on Saturday. The association was created in 1997 to promote the study of political science and public affairs. It is interested in supporting academic study of these topics.
34 UNI Lifelong University announces fall 2008 courses
Public Relations News Release 2007:757, p.1
7/9/2008 Five non-credit courses will be offer this fall. Lifelong University began in fall 2005 to help satisfy the need for lifetime learning opportunities.
35 Panther Portraits
Fleming--Rachel M. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:33, p.11
2/8/2008 Campus scenes; photo.
36 Forum on gender and politics to be held at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2007:383, p.1
1/28/2008 "Balancing Ambition and Gender among Decision Makers" will be presented by Christopher Larimer at the CROW Forum February 4.
37 Students engage in local politics
Donisi--Samantha T. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:26, p.1
12/4/2007 Debate between Kamyar Enshayan and Dave Sires sponsored by the Northern Iowan; photo.
38 City Council run-off election debate
Northern Iowan 104:25, p.1
11/30/2007 Chris Larimer will moderate a debate between Ward 4 City Council candidates Dave Sires and Kamyar Enshayan in Sabin Hall on November 29.
39 CF City Council/mayoral candidate forum
Northern Iowan 104:15, p.5
10/16/2007 College Hill and Overman Park Neighborhood Associations will sponsor local political candidate forum, October 16, 2007, in the Cedar Falls City Hall.
40 Decision to rehire professor easy
Larimer--Christopher W. (Class of 2001; Political Science Faculty)
Northern Iowan 97:46, p.7
3/27/2001 Believes that the University has been unfair in their decision not to rehire Professor Dennis Damon.

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