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Peters--Scott (Political Science Faculty)

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1 History and political science departments to present "A History of Reproductive Rights"
Schmitz--Mallory (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 119:7, p.01
9/19/2022 UNI's Departments of History and Political Science will be hosting a free to attend panel in Lang Hall to discuss the history of reproductive rights. Mallory Schmitz writes more details about the organizations and people involved; photo.
2 UNI to host HLC for site visit
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021), Fortmann--Toni (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 117:41, p.01
3/15/2021 The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) will visit UNI's campus March 29-30 to reaffirm the university's accreditation. In addition to the site visit, UNI prepared an assurance argument. Professor of political science Scott Peters and Director of Institutional Research & Effectiveness Kristin Moser co-chaired the HLC Steering Committee; photo.
3 Political science department talks Supreme Court vacancy
Vadhera--Aashita (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 117:15, p.02
10/8/2020 Members of the political science department discuss the vacancy in the Supreme Court; photo.
4 Address discusses women's suffrage
McGuill--Lauren (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:11, p.01
9/24/2020 The annual Constitution Day Address was held on September 22. It was hosted by Scott Peters, professor and Department Head of Political Science. The speaker was Professor Christina Wolbrecht from the University of Notre Dame. She spoke on Zoom about her background, book, American voting, and women's suffrage; photo.
5 University to host mock caucus
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:29, p.02
1/23/2020 The political science department, American Democracy Project, and Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) will host a mock caucus event designed to introduce students to the caucusing process. Participants will be led through the processes that both parties use to conduct their caucus. UNI had the highest midterm voter turnout of Iowa universities; photo.
6 UNI alum discusses foreign policy
Pistarino--Emma (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:18, p.02
10/31/2019 John Dinger, alum and former U.S. Ambassador to Mongolia, held the forum "When Politics Trumps Expertise: Ukraine, Turkey, Syria, and Foreign Policy Making in the Trump White House" at UNI on October 28. Dinger spoke about the inner workings of foreign policy and how ambassadors work together with the government; photo.
7 Poli Sci works to elect women
Dausener--Josh (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:18, p.02
10/25/2018 The ninth annual Women in Politics Bipartisan Scholarship Benefit was held on October 16, hosted by the Department of Political Science. Former ambassador Nancy Powell was the event's keynote speaker. The Women in Politics Scholarship was awarded to Audrey Simpson, Erin Thomason, and Kelsey Chidley; photos.
8 Profs hold Constitutional roundtable
Dausener--Josh (Student--2017), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:8, p.01
9/20/2018 Professors Scott Peters, Jayme Renfro, Donna Hoffman, Christopher Martin, and Elise DuBord participated in a discussion panel hosted by #PanthersVote for Constitution Day. Topics included politics, economy, the press, and immigration; photos.
9 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.
10 UNI Panel to discuss U.S. Supreme Court decisions
Public Relations News Release 2013:56, p.1
9/16/2013 University of Northern Iowa Daniel Webster Law Society will host a panel of professors discussing past and future Supreme Court decisions. The event is free and open to the public.
11 AAUP releases report on cuts
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 109:33, p.1
2/8/2013 The report addressed five "issues of concern". According to the report, several faculty members expressed a lack of trust in President Allen's administration that started before the events of 2012; photo
12 Professors analyze 2012 election results
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:26, p.1
12/4/2012 Political science faculty analyze election results. Campaign tactics, issues, and advertisements were topics of discussion.
13 Tuition freeze, grievance process and more
Bancroft-Smithe--Jordan (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:21, p.4
11/6/2012 Letter from student body president Jordan Bancroft-Smithe addressing tuition freeze and grievance process. Update on tuition freeze meeting with Regents.
14 A look into the UNI Faculty Senate
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 109:6, p.1
9/14/2012 The role of the Faculty Senate examined: what does the senate do, how was it created, and what is the chair of the faculty senate. Students, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend senate meetings.
15 Faculty senate discusses potential academic cuts
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:39, p.1
2/24/2012 Members express concerns about general funds being transferred to nonacademic departments. Several faculty members seed that the budget process seemed to be top down, with little input from the bottom up.
16 Investigation into sexual assault victim's past raises legal, ethical questions
Koolbeck--Alex Elizabeth (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:11, p.1
10/4/2011 In 2004, two football players were found guilty of sexual abuse on an eighteen year old freshman student. In 2007 a civil lawsuit was filed against the university. Personal documents from the victim have been requested; photo.
17 UNI professor is expert on state supreme court issuses.
Public Relations News Release 2010:186, p.1
1/25/2011 Scott Peters researches state supreme court elections and the interaction between the courts and public opinion.

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