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1 Giving honor to whom honor is due
Sumpter--Gloria Jean (Grad Assistant--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:24, p.5
11/18/2011 A moving tribute to the late Professor Janet McClain. She was an inspiration to everyone she touched. She is truly missed; photo.
2 Yawns and Oh No's Booksellers
Sumpter--Gloria Jean (Grad Assistant--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:38, p.9
2/22/2011 African-American Read-In organization found that Barnes and Noble do not carry very many books for minority groups. It was suggested that some people do not read books; hence the suggested name change.
3 UNI students, faculty remember professor of education
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:23, p.5
11/16/2010 A candlelight vigil honored Janet McClain near the fountain at the Schindler Education Center. Professor McClain lost her fight with cancer on October 27, 2010; photo.
4 Inaugural Diversity Matters Award recipients announced at annual town hall
Northern Iowa Today 93:3, p.19
4/1/2010 Roster of those who won an award; photo.
5 UNI holds African-American Read-In
Krueger--Jeffrey Allen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:39, p.1
2/26/2010 First and second grade students from Black Hawk Elementary and the Walter Cunningham School of Excellence spent a day on campus with UNI students. The read-in promoted literacy. Author and illustrator Jan Spivey Gilchrist read to the group; photo.
6 Study circle brings campus community together on issues of bias, race
Funk--Dakota John (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:38, p.1
2/23/2010 Informal group meets to discuss racial, ethnic, religious, and social biases on the UNI campus. The group is very accepting and desires to learn and become aware of the biases; photo.
7 UNI diversity town hall examines progress, looks toward future
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 2008:30, p.1
1/26/2010 Lofty goals greeted participants in the second diversity town hall meeting. Measure of progress being made by campus agencies, discussed progress made and possible improvements; honored promoters highlighted the meeting; photo.
8 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.
9 Three local educators receive UNI Multicultural Educator Award
Public Relations News Release 2009:201, p.1
12/8/2009 Recipients of the 2009 Multicultural Educator Award include: Beverly Smith, Clare Struck, and Charlotte Coleman. According to Janet McClain, the purpose of the award is to recognize ethnically and culturally diverse educators.
10 Swastika painting upsets UNI community
Davidson--Nicole Jean (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:23, p.1
11/17/2009 Students spread the word following the discovery of the swastika and message painted on a bench near Rialto Dining Center. A public form revealed other acts of discrimination on campus and a feeling of not being safe; photo.
11 Multicultural Teaching Alliance to host teacher reception
Public Relations News Release 2009:170, p.1
11/13/2009 According to Janet McClain, director of the MIT Program, the primary focus of this reception, annually held during American Education Week (AEW), is to recognize local educators that promote diversity and educational excellence in their classrooms.
12 UNI-Cue hosts summer youth academy
Public Relations News Release 2008:597, p.1
7/6/2009 A four-week youth academy is being held through July 10 to "prepare students for higher education and beyond." The adacemy focuses on improving reading skills, decision-making, leadership, citizenship and cultural awareness.
13 UNI Multicultural Teaching Alliance to host teacher reception
Public Relations News Release 2008:220, p.1
11/13/2008 The third-annual Multicultural Teachers Reception will be in the Georgian Lounge in the Commons. "The purposes of the organization are to learn about diversity and promoting awareness of diversity in the classroom.
14 Multicultural Teaching Alliance at UNI to hold fun night, April 18
Public Relations News Release 2007:611, p.1
4/17/2008 The Multicultural Teaching Alliance will host a Fun Night for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Iowa.
15 Three UNI faculty return from Mexican immersion experience
Public Relations News Release 2007:426, p.1
2/15/2008 Janet McClain, Katheryn East, and Kimberly Knesting recently traveled to Villachuato, Mexico with seven other Iowa education professors and district and school administrators.
16 UNI to host Multicultural Teachers Reception to celebrate American Education Week
Public Relations News Release 2007:271, p.1
11/7/2007 The Multicultural Teaching Alliance will be hosting the Multicultural Teachers Reception November 12.
17 UNI's MIT Program alumni to gather for Homecoming tailgate
Public Relations News Release 2007:210, p.1
10/9/2007 Alumni who participated in the Multicultural Initiatives in Teaching Program will gather for a tailgate before the Homecoming game.
18 Multicultural Teaching Alliance at UNI to hold fun night
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
4/20/2006 The Multicultural Teaching Alliance will be hosting a Fun Night for Big Brothers Big Sisters Friday, April 27.
19 Malcolm Price Laboratory School groups to recognize local educator, and actress
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
10/15/2004 Annabeth Gish and John Aldrich Jr. are the distinguished alumni for 2004; ten individuals will receive recognition as "extraordinary emeritus".
20 Theatre UNI hosts 'To Kill a Mockingbird' race relations conversation
Public Relations News Release 2002:451, p.1
4/10/2003 "Talk That Talk" will feature discussion on the present race relations situation in the Cedar Valley.
21 Untitled
Northern Iowa Today 84:1, p.22
1/1/2000 Professor McClain reads stories to class; photo.
22 University of Northern Iowa holding Community Visitation Days in Muscatine Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 25 and 26
Public Relations News Release 1999:94, p.1
10/21/1999 UNI is hosting a Visitation Program in Muscatine for prospective students and their parents.
23 Gaines; role model for all; Iowa State Teacher of the Year Ruth Gaines speaks at UNI
Van Sickel--Carrie
Northern Iowan 95:6, p.11
9/18/1998 Iowa State Teacher of the Year Ruth Gaines spoke at the Minorities in Teaching luncheon Tuesday; photo.
24 University of Northern Iowa's Minorities in Teaching Summer Enrichment Program brings three dozen students to campus
Public Relations News Release 1997:401, p.1
7/14/1998 High school students are on campus to participate in UNI's Minorities in Teaching Summer Enrichment Program. List of those students attending is given.
25 Iowa's Teacher of Year at UNI Tuesday, Feb. 17
Public Relations News Release 1997:230, p.1
2/16/1998 Janet McClain has made arrangements for Ruth Ann Gaines (Iowa's Teacher of the Year) to visit UNI campus February 17.
26 National trends create greater demand for education majors
Bingaman--Sarah Marie (Class of 2000)
Northern Iowan 94:33, p.4
2/3/1998 Growing school enrollments outside Iowa and reduced class sizes mean more open positions for UNI graduates.
27 Challenging our cherished products: teacher education at UNI examined
Yates--Carole Shelley (CEEE Coordinator & Program Assistant)
Northern Iowa Today 81:2, p.8
1/1/1998 College of Education Blue Ribbon Panel analyzes teacher education.
28 East DM students speak up about racism
Northern Iowan 93:35, p.9
2/11/1997 Des Moines East High School drama troupe "Voices of Change" performed in Union for Black History Month; photo.
29 University of Northern Iowa Black History Month activities to begin soon
Public Relations News Release 1996:246, p.1
1/31/1997 Black History Month activities announced.
30 Celebrate West-African first harvest; Kwanzaa, a time to reflect, a time to celebrate
Northern Iowan 93:28, p.9
12/13/1996 Annual Kwanzaa celebration kicked off Wednesday in the Union; photo.
31 UNI faculty, staff, and students visit area schools for American Education Week
Campus News Network 7:8, p.2
11/25/1996 Many make presentations in local schools.
32 Local students participate in University of Northern Iowa's Minorities in Teaching Summer Enrichment Program
Public Relations News Release 1995:479, p.1
8/2/1996 The Minorities in Teaching Summer Enrichment Program is to be held July 15-19.
33 Variety of events planned for Diversity Week at University of Northern Iowa September 11-16
Public Relations News Release 1995:23, p.1
9/6/1995 A variety of events are planned for Diversity Week at UNI.
34 Recalling a riot
Public Relations News Release 1994:573, p.1
8/7/1995 Watts riot is analyzed after 30 years.
35 Conflict resolution for educators
Campus News Network 5:20, p.4
7/10/1995 Conflict resolution institute based on book co-authored by Susan J. Koch will be held this week.
36 Minorities in Teaching summer program
Campus News Network 5:20, p.2
7/10/1995 College of Education and Minorities in Teaching program are sponsoring week-long program for minority students interested in teaching.
37 Giving ninth graders leadership roles
Public Relations News Release 1994:543, p.1
7/3/1995 Minority students interested in teaching will spend a week at UNI to see what might be ahead.
38 UNI Minorities in Teaching offering summer program for ninth graders to explore teaching
Northern Iowan 91:63, p.3
39 University of Northern Iowa to host Conflict Resolution Institute for Educators July 13-16
Public Relations News Release 1994:541, p.1
6/27/1995 UNI to host institute.
40 University of Northern Iowa Minorities in Teaching program offering summer program for 9th grade students exploring teaching careers
Public Relations News Release 1994:530, p.1
6/16/1995 Minority students in the ninth grade have the opportunity to take part in a week long program at UNI.
41 University of Northern Iowa to offer minorities in teaching summer program
Public Relations News Release 0:608, p.1
5/31/1994 Summer Enrichment Program announced for Minorities in teaching program.
42 Teleconference to promote harmony
Northern Iowan 90:21, p.3
11/9/1993 Will present ideas on campus unity.
43 Today's topics for discussion
Public Relations News Release 1992:740, p.1
7/6/1993 Nigerian unrest and Zimbabwe top the news topics for discussion this week.
44 Minorities in Teaching Director, four students at University of Northern Iowa attend conference of National Alliance of Black School Administration
Public Relations News Release 1992:224, p.1
11/30/1992 Five from UNI attend the Annual Conference of the National Alliance of Black School Educators.
45 Driving for a dash of diversity
Public Relations News Release 1992:120, p.1
10/19/1992 Janet McClain has prompted minority members to enter the education field as the percentage of minorities in the population continues to increase.
46 Minorities in Teaching student complete workshop at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1991:720, p.1
7/13/1992 Minorities in Teaching students taught other youngsters during a week long workshop.
47 MIT program makes difference with majority too
Northern Iowan 88:58, p.1
6/12/1992 Close look at Minorities in Teaching program; photo.
48 University of Northern Iowa minorities in teaching program offering summer program for 8th and 10th grade students exploring teaching careers
Public Relations News Release 1991:653, p.1
5/18/1992 Minority students with potential for, and interest in teaching, are encouraged to attend a week long program in June at UNI.
49 Janet McClain
Campus News Network 2:4, p.Insert 2
10/14/1991 Receives award and makes presentation on diversity in literature.
50 Minority teacher recruitment program at University of Northern Iowa receives presidential recognition
Public Relations News Release 1990:666, p.1
7/22/1991 Minorities in Teaching at UNI encourages minority youth to consider teaching as a career.


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