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1 Moped safety course to be held at University of Northern Iowa in March
Public Relations News Release 0:399, p.1
3/4/1994 Certification for a moped operator's license can be earned at moped safety classes at UNI.
2 Moped safety course to be held at University of Northern Iowa in June
Public Relations News Release 1991:651, p.1
5/18/1992 Moped riders may receive certification fro a mope operator's license by attending two Saturday classes in June at UNI.
3 Conference for middle school educators set for June at University of Northern Iowa; Registration due April 15
Public Relations News Release 1990:453, p.1
4/1/1991 Middle school educators will meet at UNI. Keynote speakers will include; Alfred A. Arth, Nancy Doda, and Larry Putbrese. Cindy Putbrese will also address the group.
4 Science teacher in-service, lecture scheduled for February at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1990:313, p.1
1/29/1991 Physics teacher in-service training session announced at UNI. Lillian McDermott will speak.
5 University of Northern Iowa to offer economic development seminar in Ames Tuesday (April 17)
Public Relations News Release 1989:552, p.1
4/10/1990 The Management Devlopment Center, Department of Economic Development, and Professional Developers of Iowa sponsor the "Basic Concepts of Preparing for the Prospect" workshop in Ames. The program develops promotional material preparation.
6 Visiting African scholar to present day-long workshop at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1989:521, p.1
4/3/1990 Professor Kofi Asare Opoku acts as visiting professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion. Opoku gives a presentation on African spirituality and philosophy in the addition of Maucker Union.
7 Education is incorporated into University of Northern Iowa European Tour
Public Relations News Release 1989:511, p.1
3/30/1990 Professor Lee Nicholas acts as administrator for the International Business Study Tour. The tour allows students to visit major foreign and U. S. corporations and government agencies. The tour is sponsored by the College of Business Adminsitration.
8 Pulitzer Prize winner to keynote University of Northern Iowa 'Student as Critic' Conference Friday (April 6)
Public Relations News Release 1989:506, p.1
3/29/1990 William Kennedy speaks at the UNI Auditorium for the eighteenth annual Renninger lecture, sponsored by the Department of English Languge and Literature.
9 Introductory course to air logic to be offered at the University of northern Iowa March 6 and 7
Public Relations News Release 1989:440, p.1
2/27/1990 Robert Stirm and Marion Strickler instruct a course on the design and troubleshooting of air logic circuits. The course is offered by the Department of Industrial Technology as a non-credit program, and is held in the Industrial Technology Center.
10 University of Northern Iowa to offer childhood education course at Peosta
Public Relations News Release 1989:353, p.1
1/19/1990 Professor Charles May instructs an early childhood education course in Peosta. The course is organized by the Office of Continuing Education and Special Programs.
11 Two college level courses to be offered at Calmar by the University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1989:320, p.1
12/22/1989 Professors Marlene Strathe and Judy Beckman instruct two workshops at the Northeast Iowa Technical Institute. Topics covered include methods of educational research and the development of effective language arts programs.
12 University of Northern Iowa to offer educational research course in Council Bluffs
Public Relations News Release 1989:322, p.1
12/22/1989 Professor Ray Buss instructs a course on methods of educational research in the West Pottawattamie County Extension Office in Council Bluffs.
13 Three courses to be offered in Marshalltown by the University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1989:308, p.1
12/20/1989 Professor Key Lee instructs a three hour course on child development. Professors Charles Dedrick and Donna Raschke conduct a workshop on learning environments for special needs students. Sharon Smaldino instructs a course on group work strategies.
14 Nebraska state poet to headline 'Student as Critic Conference' at University of Northern Iowa Friday (April 8)
Public Relations News Release 1987:342, p.1
4/4/1988 Nebraskan poet, William Kloefkorn, acts as keynote speaker for the eighth Iowa Student as Critic Conference. Kloefkorn will speak for the Reninger Memorial Lecture Series in the Commons Ballroom, and in the Education Center with Professor George Day.
15 University of Northern Iowa announces informational meeting for proposed graduate degree programs in Council Bluffs
Public Relations News Release 1987:331, p.1
3/31/1988 The Department of Curriculum and Instruction, and the Office of Continuing Education sponsor two informational seminars on elementary and early childhood education of gifted students in Council Bluffs.
16 Five small Iowa towns to bring unique success stories to Iowa Economic Development Seminar, April 13-14 in Des Moines
Public Relations News Release 1987:314, p.1
3/21/1988 The Management Development Center, and Offices of Continuing Education and Conference and Visitor Services sponsor the Iowa Economic Development Seminar. Professor Paul Winter discusses some economic successes in Iowan communities.
17 Northern Iowa to offer an industrial technology course in Ankeny
Public Relations News Release 1987:219, p.1
1/20/1988 Professor Jack Reed instructs a course on organizing instructional content for vocational trade programs at The Des Moines Area Community College. Interested persons must register through the Office of Continuing Education and Special Programs.
18 'Theatre Pizzazz' has after school, Saturday morning drama classes for youth
Public Relations News Release 1987:197, p.1
1/8/1988 Professor Gretta Berghammer directs 'Theatre Pizzazz' drama programs for middle schoolers in the Communication Arts Center. Sessions are held for eight weeks, and are sponsored by the Office of Continuing Education and Special Programs.
19 Biology seminar 'Plants on Film' discusses flower photography
Public Relations News Release 1987:196, p.1
1/8/1988 Arnold Webster directs a seminar on plant photography for the Biology Seminar Series. Sessions are held in the Greenhouse. The series is sponsored by the Office of Continuing Education and Special Programs.
20 Spanish educators to visit University of Northern Iowa campus Nov. 9-11
Public Relations News Release 1987:127, p.1
11/6/1987 Four representatives of the University of Valladolid in Spain tour the campus media facilities, Price Lab School, and the Offices of Alumni and Continuing Education to develop a program for the Iowa Regents Hispanic Institute.
21 Northern Iowa to offer a continuing education course in Atlantic
Public Relations News Release 1987:24, p.1
9/2/1987 Professor Charles May instructs a course on developing curriculums for small children. The course is held at Atlantic High School, and worth three semester hours of credit.
22 Northern Iowa to offer writing workshop in Strawberry Point
Public Relations News Release 1987:25, p.1
9/2/1987 Professor Judy Beckman leads a workshop on instructing reading and writing skills to gradeschoolers for three hours of credit. The workshop was held at Starmont Senior High School in Strawberry Point.
23 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.
24 Distance is no barrier to your education
Northern Iowa Today 16:1, p.3
9/1/1987 Continuing education offers telecourses each year.
25 Northern Iowa course for industrial tech teachers offered in Ankeny
Public Relations News Release 1987:19, p.1
8/28/1987 Professor Jack Reed instructs a course on the principles of instructing industrial technology at the Des Moines Area Community College. The course is worth two hours of graduate or undergraduate credit.
26 Northern Iowa to offer education courses in Clear Lake
Public Relations News Release 1987:20, p.1
8/28/1987 Professors Judy Finkelstein and Gordon Rhum instruct two education courses at the Northern Trails Area Education Agency. Rhum will instruct a course on educational research methods, and Finkelstein will instruct on pre-school and kindergarten education.
27 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.
28 UNI to offer children's art workshops beginning in October
Public Relations News Release 1987:15, p.1
8/27/1987 Professor Diane Gregory directs a series of art workshops for children in grades four through eight. The workshops are taught and supervised by art education students, and sponsored by the Department of Art and the Office of Continuing Education.
29 Northern Iowa course for industrial tech teachers offered in Cedar Rapids
Public Relations News Release 1987:5, p.1
8/19/1987 Kirkwood Community College hosts a course on the principles of lesson planning for industrial technology instructors, instructed by Professor Jack Reed.
30 Northern Iowa to offer education courses at Council Bluffs
Public Relations News Release 1987:4, p.1
8/19/1987 Two education courses are offered at the Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs. The first deals with student evaluation, and teaching language arts to students with special needs. The second course covers methods of educational research.
31 Special education course offered by Northern Iowa in Marshalltown
Public Relations News Release 1987:3, p.1
8/19/1987 A course covering common issues in the field of special education is offered at Iowa Valley Community College for graduate credit for students working for a master of arts in education.
32 Church organists to improve their skills through UNI program; interviews to be Aug. 29
Public Relations News Release 1887:450, p.1
8/12/1987 Professor Marilou Kratzenstein leads a series of private lessons for the School of Music's church organist program. In order to qualify, potential members must have background in piano, and pass auditions in Russell Hall.
33 'Building Family Strengths' facilitators' training to be Aug. 18-19 at Spirit Lake
Public Relations News Release 1987:435, p.1
7/17/1987 Professor Mary Franken instructs a course on working with families to build strength and unity. The program will help group leaders develop positive strategies for identifying problems within a family.
34 UNI Talented and Gifted Children Conference has openings July 12-17
Public Relations News Release 1987:420, p.1
7/2/1987 Professor William Waack speaks on the Annual Conference on Talented and Gifted, a program for teachers, administrators, counselors, and parents of gifted children.
35 Moped certification courses offered at UNI
Public Relations News Release 1987:410, p.1
6/19/1987 Professor Ivan Eland instructs a moped certification program. Participants must pass a written exam, and have read the Iowa Drivers Manual.
36 Variety of workshops offered this summer at Price Lab School
Public Relations News Release 1987:397, p.1
6/11/1987 A series of education courses are held in Price Laboratory School. The courses are designed for football coaches, social studies instructors, elementary level literature teachers, and year book editors.
37 'Building family strengths' facilitators' training to be June 23-24 at UNI
Public Relations News Release 1987:396, p.1
6/9/1987 Professor Mary Franken instructs a training program for family strength counselors in Wright Hall. The program is sponsored by the Division of Continuing Education and Department of Home Economics.
38 Meeting needs of talented and gifted children is focus of UNI Conference July 12-17
Public Relations News Release 1987:369, p.1
5/11/1987 The third Annual Conference on Talented and Gifted, sponsored by the College of Education, addresses school resources, counseling, parenting, and community.
39 UNI to hold informational meeting concerning graduate degree program
Public Relations News Release 1987:366, p.1
5/11/1987 Prospective participants in the Master of Arts in Science of Education Program attend an informational meeting at Iowa Central Community College. The program is designed for middle school, junior high, and high school science teachers.
40 Summer intensive Spanish course for exporters, travelers offered at UNI in June
Public Relations News Release 1987:363, p.1
5/8/1987 Professor Samuel Nodarse directs a Spanish immersion course for exporters, instructed by Hildegard Morales. Hildegard Morales serves as instructor.
41 Conference to highlight history, beliefs, lifestyle, of the Amish society April 25
Public Relations News Release 1987:300, p.1
4/3/1987 A conference on the religious practices, history, and lifestyle of the Amish was held in the Education Center. The conference included presentations from faculty members on Amish crafts, games, and history.
42 'Plant Care Basics' topic for UNI short course
Public Relations News Release 1987:282, p.1
3/26/1987 Ron Camarata, manager of the Greenhouse and Preserves, instructs a course on proper plant care in the McCollum Science Hall. It was the third course in the Biology Seminar Series, offered through the Office of Continuing Education and Special Programs.
43 UNI to offer health counseling workshop at Mercy Hospital
Public Relations News Release 1987:265, p.1
3/13/1987 Professor Patrick Moffitt instructs a workshop on counseling concepts, and ethics in health problems. The course was worth one hour of credit, and held in Mercy Hospital in Cedar Rapids.
44 UNI offers 'Law', 'Big Band' and 'A Little Known Land' for Elderhostel July 5-11
Public Relations News Release 1987:264, p.1
3/12/1987 Elderhostel, a continuing education program for adults over the age of sixty, features no-credit courses on Romanian Culture, the history of the legal system, and big band music.
45 'Basics of Plant Care' workshop to be held during April at UNI
Public Relations News Release 1987:251, p.1
3/5/1987 The Department of Biology and Office of Continuing Education sponsor a series of four lectures on plant care. The program was instructed by Ron Camarata of the greenhouse staff, who discussed potting procedures, plant reproduction, and pruning.
46 Chemical demonstrations and instrumentation workshop at UNI March 28
Public Relations News Release 1987:242, p.1
2/26/1987 High school instructors attend an inservice program sponsored by the Department of Chemistry and the Office of Continuing Education. The program featured presentations by five faculty chemists.
47 Duane McDonald joins UNI staff as director of conferences and visitor services
Public Relations News Release 1987:199, p.1
2/2/1987 Duane McDonald is named director of conferences and visitor services, where he assumes some of the responsibilities of the Office of Continuing Education. McDonald works in concert with other departments to develop programs for the university.
48 Workshop to help students cope with stress and change to be offered by UNI
Public Relations News Release 1986:187, p.1
1/27/1987 A workshop on stress management, effective discipline, and active listening for K-12 teachers was held at Montezuma High School. The workshop was instructed by three professors, and sponsored by the Office of Continuing Education and Special Programs.
49 UNI Biology Seminar Series offers four short courses during spring semester
Public Relations News Release 1986:171, p.1
1/19/1987 Two courses on beekeeping and plant care were offered by the Department of Biology, and were held in the McCollum Science Hall. Participants were instructed on hive management, honey extraction, and the basics of caring for orchids.
50 UNI to offer moped certification course
Public Relations News Release 1986:170, p.1
1/16/1987 Students wishing to obtain a moped operator's license were offered a course on moped safety in the Art II building. Participants had to complete a written test and complete classroom instruction to receive their licenses.

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