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O'Kane--Stephen L. (Biology Faculty)

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1 Masks on or masks off?
Kauzlarich--Patience (Student--2021), Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 118:14, p.03
10/14/2021 In this opinion article, Patience Kauzlarich pushes for students to wear masks during in-person classes, though they are not required; photo.
2 UNI continues to grapple with O'Kane removal
Benitez--Nixson (Class of 2023), Alder--Theo (Student--2022), Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:14, p.01
10/14/2021 Students and faculty fight back against the decision to discipline a professor for requiring masks. Another meeting with Dr. O'Kane's students was held on October 7, where administrative faculty spoke with them about their class; photo.
3 NISG condemns administration
Baur--Nicholas (Student--2020), Benitez--Nixson (Class of 2023)
Northern Iowan 118:13, p.01
10/11/2021 Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) resolved to give a statement of support for the students in Professor O'Kane's class who were affected by his dismissal. They also voted on committee chairs in this meeting; photo.
4 Students speak out over professor removal
Benitez--Nixson (Class of 2023)
Northern Iowan 118:12, p.01
10/7/2021 Students voice their concern after Professor Steve O'Kane was removed from the classroom. Professor O'Kane mandated masks and threatened to lower grades if students did not comply, which violated the Board of Regents policy banning mask mandates. Students spoke to members of Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) about how it impacted their education; photo.
5 Was removing Dr. O'Kane from the classroom the right choice from UNI?
Colsch--Jetta (Student--2021), Benitez--Nixson (Class of 2023)
Northern Iowan 118:12, p.03
10/7/2021 Author Jetta Colsch gives her opinion on Professor O'Kane's removal from the classroom after requiring a mask in his class, though it is prohibited by the Board of Regents; photo.
6 UNI faculty says 'yes' to supporting diversity
Fisher--Nicholas Allen (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:28, p.01
1/14/2016 The UNI Faculty Senate endorses a statement about diversity and discrimination on campus following multiple student-centered forums and panels.
7 University creates emergency plan for apocalypse; UNI's zombie outbreak defense tactics unknown
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:16, p.7
10/23/2009 A humorous look at the need for UNI to prepare for zombies, especially with Halloween coming up.
8 UNI to host Honors Research Day
Public Relations News Release 2008:466, p.1
4/13/2009 Steve O'Kane, professor of biology and chair of the Honors Faculty Advisory Board, will provide a welcome address. Honors students will present their research throughout the day in different classrooms on Lang Hall's second floor. Students listed.
9 UNI Beta Beta Beta officers
Public Relations News Release 2007:598, p.1
4/15/2008 Eight students are serving as officers for Beta Beta Beta, a national biological honor society, during the 2007-2008 academic year. UNI chapter formed in 1934.
10 UNI herbarium receives book donation from grad
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
11/15/2006 Several botanical books were donated to the herbarium from the estate of the late Richard Golz. Biographical profile of Richard Golz.
11 Untitled
O'Kane--Stephen L. (Biology Faculty)
Northern Iowan 99:17, p.11
10/29/2002 Claims that Justin Wise did not even read "Darwin's Black Box," the book he was reviewing.
12 UNI names 2002-2003 Prem Sahai Distinguished Professor
Public Relations News Release 2002:154, p.1
10/28/2002 Steve O'Kane will receive $25,000 for appropriate expenses and will present a lecture as a part of the 2002-2003 Prem Sahai Distinguished Professor award.
13 Stem cells present possibilities; despite criticism, scientists say much could be learned with research
Green--Nathan R. (Classes of 2002 and 2005)
Northern Iowan 98:45, p.1
3/29/2002 Stem cell research and cloning were among the topics at a UNI conference.
14 Aquatic Learning Center brings new types of life to UNI
Northern Iowan 94:52, p.2
4/21/1998 Aquatic Learning Center recently opened in the UNI greenhouse; photo.

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