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1 Ottessa Moshfegh is brilliant
Hall--Brody (Class of 2019)
Northern Iowan 115:49, p.03
4/15/2019 Hall recommends author Ottessa Moshfegh; photo.
2 What is it that makes the classics great?
Wiggins-Kevin (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 115:48, p.03
4/11/2019 In the author's opinion, "great" works of literature inspire new possibilities and remind people of their humanity, and should be a requirement of the liberal arts core curriculum; photo.
3 Diversity on display in new exhibit
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:34, p.02
2/11/2019 The exhibit "Telling a People's Story," featuring children's book illustrations of African Americans throughout history, will be on display in the Rod Library Learning Commons until February 19; photo.
4 Why the classics are needed
Wiggins--Kevin (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 115:34, p.03
2/11/2019 In the author's opinion, works of classic literature are important today. Wiggins highlights the journal Eidolon and modern interpretations and criticism of the classics; photo.
5 Poet Bridgette Bates to present reading of debut poetry collection
Public Relations News Release 2014:101, p.1
10/28/2014 Poet Bridgette Bates will present a poetry reading November 5, in the Center for Multicultural Education (CME). The event is free and open to the public.
6 Patrick Hicks to discuss research and Holocaust novel at two campus presentations
Public Relations News Release 2014:97, p.1
10/27/2014 UNI Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education will host Patrick Hicks for two presentations discussing his book. The first event is November 5, and the second is November 7. All events are free and open to the public.
7 The dragon is not a metaphor
Ruane--Blake Steven (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:44, p.5
3/29/2013 The author feels that his assigned readings and additions to his workload, he does not have enough time for leisure reading.
8 UNI offers children's literature workshop for educators
Public Relations News Release 2007:41, p.1
6/29/2007 Continuing Education and Special Programs will be offering a "Children's Literature Update" workshop July 10-13.
9 UNI offers children's nonfiction literature workshop for educators
Public Relations News Release 2007:42, p.1
6/29/2007 Continuing Education and Special Programs will be offering a "Children's Nonfiction Literature" workshop July 24-27.
10 UNI Continuing Education offers children's literature workshop
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
1/24/2007 The "Children's Literature Update" workshop will be offered February 3 and 10.
11 Children's literature workshops offered through University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1995:475, p.1
7/24/2006 A series of children's literature workshops will be offered July 31 through August 5.
12 Harry Potter not magical at all
Gerling--Taylor R. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:61, p.5
7/22/2005 Believes the writings of J. K. Rowling are more of a fad than good literature.
13 School boards should adopt policy on censorship and materials selection, says University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1989:437, p.1
3/12/1990 The Iowa Department of Education releases a model of recommended procedures regarding censorship for librarians in school districts across the state. Professor Elizabeth Martin discusses some censorship difficulties faced by Rod Library.
14 The 'new' literary history and William Carlos Williams subject of lecture at University of Northern Iowa Wednesday (Feb. 7)
Public Relations News Release 1989:366, p.1
1/30/1990 The Phi Alpha Theta history honorary sponsors a lecture on the 'new literary history' movement of the 1960s, instructed by Professor Robert Gish in Maucker Union.
15 University of Northern Iowa to offer teacher education course in Manchester
Public Relations News Release 1989:351, p.1
1/19/1990 Professor Jeanne Harms instructs a course for middle and elementary school teachers and librarians in Manchester. The course covers the development of quality literature curricula.
16 University of Northern Iowa to offer language arts course in Storm Lake
Public Relations News Release 1989:321, p.1
12/22/1989 Professor Jeanne Harms holds a course on the instruction of oral and written language in the elementary setting. It will be the second course offered through the master of arts in education program offered in Storm Lake.
17 Romanian poet to address audience at the University of Northern Iowa April 25
Public Relations News Release 1987:387, p.1
4/21/1988 Romanian poet and magazine editor, Anghel Dumbraveanu, appears in Sabin Hall to recite some of his work and discuss modern Romanian poetry. Professor Robert Ward has translated Dumbraveanu's writings after meeting him through the Fulbright Program.
18 University of Northern Iowa courses to be held at Manchester
Public Relations News Release 1987:224, p.1
1/20/1988 Courses on instructional psychology, literature instruction, and teaching talented handicapped students are held at the West Delaware Middle School. Professors Tom Reifschneider, Linda Gleissner, Judy Beckman instruct.
19 Thoreau's writings as related to American landscape painting is topic of next Northern Iowa History Lecture Wednesday (Oct. 21)
Public Relations News Release 1987:81, p.1
10/15/1987 Professor Richard Schneider conducts a series of lectures on the writings of Henry Thoreau at the Embassy Room of Maucker Union. Schneider examines the relationship between Thoreau's writing technique, and the work of 19th Century landscape painters.
20 Librarian who works to keep controversial books on shelves to speak at Northern Iowa Sept. 29
Public Relations News Release 1987:40, p.1
9/17/1987 The Education Center hosts a presentation by director of the Freedom to Read Foundation, Judith Krug. She discussed the increase in annual censorship attempts in school libraries. The speech was sponsored by Rod Library.
21 UNI to offer three continuing education courses in Ft. Dodge
Public Relations News Release 1987:26, p.1
9/2/1987 Professors Jeanne Harms, Don Schmits, and Linda Gleissner instruct courses on elementary literature, child psychology, and special education. The three courses are held in Fort Dodge for three hours of graduate or undergraduate credit.
22 University of Northern Iowa courses to be held at NITI
Public Relations News Release 1987:21, p.1
8/28/1987 Professors William Waack and Len Froyen instruct education courses at the Northeast Iowa Technical Institute. Waack instructed on oral interpretation of literature, and Froyen instructed on classroom discipline.
23 UNI's George Day brings early settlers, cowboys and Indians, mountain men alive as co-editor of literary history of American West
Public Relations News Release 1987:375, p.1
5/18/1987 Professors George Day and Robert Gish examine literary trends of the Midwest in "A Literary History of the American West". Day and Gish discuss how the challenges in the lives of Americans are reflected in fiction, poetry, and drama.
24 Marcel Cornis-Pop donates 300 books to the library
Public Relations News Release 1987:372, p.1
5/13/1987 Professor Marcel Cornis-Pop donates a collection of three-hundred Romanian books, journals, and magazines to the library which are accepted by Professors Barbara Jones and Robert Ward.
25 Autograph party for new novel by UNI's Nancy Price at Cedar Falls Woman's Club House Saturday (April 25)
Public Relations News Release 1987:339, p.1
4/21/1987 Professor Nancy Price holds a book signing to raise support for the American Association for University Women's Educational Fellowships Program. Half of the profits from of her novel, "Sleeping with the Enemy", went to the organization.
26 'Reading Aloud' author Trelease to headline 19th Annual Beginning Reading Conference
Public Relations News Release 1987:330, p.1
4/16/1987 Guest speakers, Jim Trelease and Jane Resh Thomas, spoke at the Iowa Education Center on inspiring young children to read. The session was followed by a series of workshops dealing with teaching special needs students, and reinforcing language skills.
27 UNI to offer two courses at NITI in Calmar
Public Relations News Release 1986:156, p.1
1/9/1987 The first course held at the Northern Iowa Technical Institute covered literature based composition, and was instructed by Professor Jeanne Harms. The second covered the use of Piaget's theory in teaching science, instructed by Professor Cherin Lee.
28 Art as survival: On recent Romanian poetry and music
Public Relations News Release 1987:121, p.1
11/21/1986 Poet and prose writer, Nina Cassian, appeared in the Maucker Union to deliver a lecture on the influence of political pressure on Romanian art and literature. The event was sponsored by the Department of English Language and Literature.
29 UNI students to give unique literary performance at Nov. 21-23 'Encounterfest'
Public Relations News Release 1987:110, p.1
11/19/1986 Four university students participated in 'Encounterfest', a literary convention on the Eastern Michigan University campus. The group took part in a number of workshops, where they learned varying methods of literary interpretation.
30 UNI contemporary literature focuses on new journalism and factual fiction
Public Relations News Release 1980:5, p.1
8/7/1980 The new course "Contemporary Literature" will be offered in the fall semester which explores the recent hybrid forms of literature.
31 Poet to visit SCI
Behrens--Roy Richard (Class of 1968; Art Faculty)
College Eye 63:31, p.3
2/10/1967 Encourages the active participation in poetry by all people.
32 Japanese expert to speak at SCI Monday
Public Relations News Release 1960:489, p.1
7/5/1961 Harvard University's Professor Howard Hibbett speaks in the auditorium of Sabin Hall on Japanese literature and poetry. The lecture is part of the summer Program on Asia, directed by Professor Nathan Talbott.
33 Ceylon National Dancers set for ISTC series
Public Relations News Release 1960:414, p.1
5/18/1961 Four programs are scheduled for the Lecture-Concert Series, including the National Dancers of Ceylon, Jerome Hines' opera performance, Michael Mac Liammoir's "Importance of Being Oscar", and Tyrone Guthrie's "Pirates of Penzance".
34 ISTC offers eight summer extension courses
Public Relations News Release 1960:406, p.1
5/16/1961 The Extension Service offers eight summer courses in towns across the state for three to six hours of credit. These courses are for students in the fields of education, mathematics, literature, and humanities.
35 Gilbert and Sullivan musical to appear at ISTC
Public Relations News Release 1960:401, p.1
5/11/1961 Tyrone Guthrie directs the musical, "Pirates of Penzance", in their performance at the Teachers College through the Lecture-Concert Series. Also scheduled for the series are opera singer, Jerome Hines, and Michael Mac's play on Oscar Wilde.
36 Oscar Wilde play scheduled next fall at ISTC
Public Relations News Release 1960:385, p.1
5/1/1961 Michael Mac Liammoir's "The Importance of Being Oscar" is to be performed through the Lecture-Concert Series. The one-man show is based upon the life and writings of Oscar Wilde, and will be performed twice to accommodate increased ticket demand.
37 Community class in Russian fiction to be offered at ISTC
Public Relations News Release 1960:78, p.1
10/17/1960 Professor Josef W. Fox instructs a twelve-session course on Russian literature in the auditorium The course will cover novels from six Russian authors.
38 ISTC to offer extension courses
Public Relations News Release 1960:16, p.1
9/7/1960 Courses in education, social science, mathematics, science, and literature are held across Iowa. Information can be acquired from junior colleges of participating towns, or through Extension Services.
39 Artist Salvador Dali, movie actor Charles Coburn, Mia Slavenska's Ballet Variante, pianist Boris Goldovsky, and Harry James and his orchestra
Public Relations News Release 1951:29, p.
9/20/1951 These artists will appear during the 1951-52 lecture-concert series, Herbert V. Hake announced today. All performances will be in the college auditorium.
40 May Hill Arbuthnot will be the main speaker at the Fall Educational conference, Friday and Saturday, September 28 - 29
Public Relations News Release 1951:23, p.1
9/13/1951 Arbuthnot is the author of "Children and Books" and is nationally recognized as an authority on childrens' literature. The theme for Friday's program is "Improving Teaching Efficiency."
41 Humanist Club to hold meeting Sunday at 8
College Eye 41:27, p.4
4/21/1950 The topic for discussion will be "Is Literature Obsolete?"
42 Should all students take literature? No reason why, says Reninger
College Eye 32:3, p.2
9/27/1940 Professor Reninger outlines his views on the importance of the study of literature in the course of a good education.
43 New prose anthology "Sketch Book" is due from press Friday
College Eye 26:44, p.133
5/24/1935 Compilation contains contributions from sixty-four students and alumni.
44 Daisies won't tell (and neither will Gertrude)
College Eye 26:42, p.2
5/10/1935 Feels that Gertrude Stein's comments are hard to understand whether you are young or old.
45 Good reading
Farrell--Katherine (Class of 1928)
College Eye 18:10, p.3
9/15/1926 Believes students will learn a great deal by doing good reading.
46 The literary taste of college students
College Eye 18:3, p.4
6/25/1926 Suggests that students are not seeking worthwhile and educational literature to read in their spare time.
47 Teachers grad declares lurid stories passing; Bess Streeter Aldrich noted writer, discusses present literature
College Eye 18:2, p.1
6/18/1926 Bess Streeter Aldrich talks about trends in modern American literature.
48 Longfellow most popular poet among one hundred T. C. students; Tennyson runs second with Bryant a close third
College Eye 16:27, p.3
3/25/1925 One hundred ten students asked to name their favorite poet; nearly one quarter choose works by Longfellow.
49 Tennyson's practical philosophy
College Eye 14:40, p.5
4/11/1923 Explores the works of Tennyson and his reasoning behind putting forth those topics.
50 Dr. Charles Foster Kent
Alumni News Letter 6:1, p.1
1/1/1922 Professor Charles Foster Kent, professor of biblical literature at Yale, tours the Eastern and Central parts of the United States, visiting colleges and churches.


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