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Meredith--Kurtis S. (Education Faculty)

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1 UNI presents hot topics in education for content area teaching
Public Relations News Release 2011:202, p.1
3/8/2012 The College of Education will host a webinar titled "A Framework for Teaching in Content Areas."
2 News Briefs: International Education Week
Jensen--Brice Tyler (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:19, p.2
11/3/2009 Study Abroad program sponsors International Education Week during November.
3 UNI to host four Chinese delegates from City College Dongguan during Arne Duncan visit, April 24
Public Relations News Release 2008:478, p.1
4/20/2009 For the past three years, the College and CCDGUT have exchanged students for a special summer program, with approximately 25 UNI students traveling to Dongguan each summer to teach English, and Chinese students traveling to Cedar Falls to participate.
4 UNI faculty, staff receive 2008 Regents Excellence Awards
Public Relations News Release 2008:271, p.1
12/11/2008 The awards are presented annually to faculty and to staff members in the professional and scientific ranks, and biennially to a member of the supervisory/confidential merit personnel, who have demonstrated outstanding professional contributions.
5 UNI appoints new deans and department heads
Public Relations News Release 2008:149, p.1
10/15/2008 Several new academic administrators have begun work this semester on the campus. Kurt Meredith is serving as interim assistant provost for international programs. Mary Herring is interim associate dean of the College of Education.
6 UNI presents outstanding graduate student awards
Public Relations News Release 2007:697, p.1
5/28/2008 The Graduate College has presented awards for outstanding writing and research by students, selected from nominees who completed their work during the 2006-2007 academic year.
7 Burmese teacher training program
Hines--Carmel J. Schoenfelder (Class of 1990)
Northern Iowa Today 92:1, p.5
1/1/2008 A look at the work of Professors Jeannie Steele and Kurt Meredith in training teachers in other countries; photo.
8 UNI faculty members awarded for research, service and excellence in teaching
Public Relations News Release 2007:332, p.1
12/6/2007 Biographical profiles of Kenneth Atkinson, Catherine Miller, and Kurt Meredith.
9 Thursday, Oct. 14
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
10/11/2004 Women on Thursdays will discuss buying insurance; Jeannie Steele and Kurt Meredith will discuss their efforts to teach reading, writing, and critical thinking to Burmese refugees; Bruce Kingsbury will speak on conservation of wetlands; Scott Cawelti will
10 UNI professors to give presentation on children, education and democracy in Burmese refugee camps in Thailand
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
10/8/2004 Will discuss efforts to promote reading, writing, and critical inquiry in Thailand.
11 UNI College of Education to present lecture on Burmese-refugee teacher training
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
4/27/2004 Jeannie Steele and Kurt Meredith will give a lecture titled, "Children, Education, and Democracy: Three Pillars of Hope for Burmese Refugees Living in Thailand" on Friday, April 30.
12 Grant funds UNI educational democracy program in Central and Eastern Europe
Northern Iowa Today 86:1, p.17
1/1/2002 Orava Project receives $272,000 from USAID.
13 National grant helps UNI spread educational democracy
Gibleon--Brooke K. (Class of 2003)
Northern Iowan 98:11, p.4
10/9/2001 UNI Educational Democracy Program will help teachers in former communist countries learn to teach democratic ideas.
14 Grant funds UNI educational democracy program in Central and Eastern Europe
Public Relations News Release 2001:110, p.1
9/20/2001 UNI's Orava Project received $272,000 from the U.S. Agency for International Development.
15 Kurtis Meredith
Campus News Network 11:11, p.Insert 1
12/19/2000 Kurtis Meredith published a chapter.
16 Kurtis Meredith
Campus News Network 11:11, p.Insert 3
12/19/2000 Kurtis Meredith presented the keynote address at the Innovations in Education Conference.
17 Kurtis Meredith and Jeannie L. Steele
Campus News Network 11:11, p.Insert 1
12/19/2000 Jeannie Steele and Kurtis Meredith have co-authored, along with Sona Kikusova, an article.
18 Kurtis Meredith and Jeannie L. Steele
Campus News Network 11:11, p.Insert 3
12/19/2000 Kurtis Meredith and Jeannie Steele received a grant of $301,018 to continue their work in the Republic of Slovkia.
19 Kurt Meredith and Jeannie L. Steele
Campus News Network 10:11, p.Insert 1
1/24/2000 Kurt Meredith and Jeannie L. Steele published a chapter in a research handbook.
20 10th anniversary--Czechoslovakia rejects Communism
Public Relations News Release 1999:148, p.1
11/29/1999 Ten years ago today, Czechoslovakia rejected communism and left the Eastern Bloc.
21 Education reforms spreading across much of Europe & Asia
Public Relations News Release 1998:278, p.1
3/8/1999 Professors Kurt Meredith and Jeannie Steele have begun to teach Reading and Writing for Critical Thinking to other European and Asian countries.
22 UNI professors have made a major impact on education in Slovakia
Public Relations News Release 1998:278, p.1
3/8/1999 Professors Kurt Meredith and Jeannie Steele moved to Slovakia five years ago to help the Slovakian school system.
23 Orava Project expands across Europe and Asia
Campus News Network 9:13, p.1
2/22/1999 Instructors from U. S., Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom are volunteering to help UNI with the Orava Project in Slovakia; the Reading Writing for Critical Thinking component has spread throughout Asia and Europe.
24 Two holidays in one: Slovakia's Independence Day and New Year's Day
Public Relations News Release 1998:199, p.1
12/24/1998 Kurt Meredith and Jeannie Steele talk about Slovakia's independence.
25 UNI receives $2 million grant to continue democratization of Slovakia's educational system
Campus News Network 7:4, p.1
9/30/1996 USAID grant will spread work over wider area of Slovakia.
26 UNI receives largest grant ever
Edwards--Janell
Northern Iowan 93:8, p.2
9/27/1996 UNI received $2 million grant to help democratize education in Slovakia; project is named the Orava Project.
27 University of Northern Iowa receives $2 million grant to continue democratization of Slovakia's educational system
Public Relations News Release 1996:65, p.1
9/25/1996 The grant is to help with the Orava Project, which is directed by Kurt Meredith and Jeannie Steele.
28 Slovak educators to visit Northeastern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1995:309, p.1
4/10/1996 Slovak delegation to make several stops during their visit to Northeast Iowa.
29 Kurt Meredith
Campus News Network 6:13, p.Insert 1
3/11/1996 Will have two reviews published in the International Review of Education.
30 Kurt Meredith and Jeannie Steele
Campus News Network 6:13, p.Insert 1
3/11/1996 Published three articles about critical thinking in various journals.
31 Kurt Meredith and Jeannie Steele
Campus News Network 6:13, p.Insert 2
3/11/1996 Received a technology expansion grant to expand computer capacity and E-mail services to schools in the Orava region.
32 Slovakia: from freedom learn
Campus News Network 6:9, p.1
1/16/1996 Jeannie Steele and Kurt Meredith are co-directors of Orava Project to democratize Slovakian education.
33 UNI and the Orava Project; how do you teach democracy?
Northern Iowa Today 79:2, p.2
1/1/1996 Extensive history of Orava Project effort to teach democracy in Slovakia; photo.
34 Democracy cometh part II
Public Relations News Release 1995:168, p.1
12/25/1995 Improved teacher parent relationships in Slovakia are discussed.
35 Media Advisory
Public Relations News Release 1995:102, p.1
10/19/1995 Iowa and Slovakia have ties. This explanation comes on the eve of the dedication of the National Czech and Slovak Museum in Cedar Rapids.
36 Jeannie Steele and Kurt Meredith
Campus News Network 5:18, p.Insert 2
5/30/1995 Will receive grant from U. S. Information Agency to support Orava Project.
37 Slovak educators visit area
Campus News Network 5:17, p.2
5/8/1995 Twelve Slovakian elementary teachers are visiting UNI as part of Orava Project; photo.
38 UNI is not just for Iowans any more
Hogan--John M. (Class of 1994)
Northern Iowa Today 78:1, p.11
7/1/1994 UNI faculty and staff offer help to people around the world.
39 UNI professors aid Slovakia; Steele, Meredith help restructure Slovakian education system
Mashek--Carolyn W. (Class of 1995)
Northern Iowan 90:49, p.1
4/5/1994 Orava Project works on teaching democratic traditions in Slovakia with $1 million AID grant; photo.
40 UNI receives grant to help restructure education system
Northern Edition 2:10, p.4
3/30/1994 UNI receives $1 million grant to assist in Slovakia; pilot project will focus on Orava region.
41 UNI receives $1 million grant to help Slovakia restructure educational system
Campus News Network 4:15, p.1
3/28/1994 USAID has agreed to provide money in FYs 1994 and 1995 to help fund second phase.
42 University of Northern Iowa receives $1 Million grant to help Slovakia restructure educational system.
Public Relations News Release 0:427, p.1
3/16/1994 UNI receives $1 Million grant from United States Agency for International Development.
43 Establishing an ethic of democracy; Northern Iowa receives $1 million to restructure Slovak education
Anglum--Gerald (Public Relations Staff)
Northern Iowa Today 22:1, p.1
3/1/1994 USAID grant will support educational system change in Slovakia; outline of grant program; photo.

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