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Rackstraw--Lora Lee (English Faculty)

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1 Former UNI professor discusses memoir of correspondence with Kurt Vonnegut
Kuster--Therese Catherine (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:53, p.1
4/28/2009 Loree Rackstraw first met Kurt Vonnegut in Iowa City, and then spoke frequently on the phone and corresponded via letters; based her new book on these experiences; photo.
2 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
2/26/2007 An informal panel discussion, "Early Days of Women's Studies," will take place Thursday, March 1.
3 UNI Women's and Gender Studies Program celebrating 30th anniversary during March
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
2/23/2007 The celebration will kick off with a discussion, "Early Days of Women's Studies," Thursday, March 1.
4 'The Arts and Society: Transforming Community, Education, and Culture' conference to be held March 8 at the University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1998:258, p.1
2/17/1999 Conference will feature three panel discussions and keynote speaker Bill T. Jones. Moderators for panels include Renata Sack, Scott Cawelti, and Bruce Marquis.
5 Profile: the retirement "Class of '95-'96"
Campus News Network 6:17, p.3
5/6/1996 Retirees share memories of their years at UNI; photo.
6 Award winning novelist to lecture at University of Northern Iowa December 1
Public Relations News Release 1995:137, p.1
11/16/1995 Marilynne Robinson will lecture at UNI.
7 Agenda set for Critical Writing Contest to be held at the University of Northern Iowa on April 7
Public Relations News Release 1994:366, p.1
4/3/1995 UNI will host the 1995 Celebrating Critical Writing Contest and Conference April 7.
8 Fiction class creates "novel" final exam
Northern Iowan 90:40, p.9
2/25/1994 Will read at Bought Again Books.
9 An extraordinary production
Rackstraw--Lora Lee (English Faculty)
Northern Iowan 89:32, p.4
1/22/1993 Praises production of "The Meeting".
10 University of Northern Iowa professors to discuss "Field of Dreams" October 5 at Hearst Center
Public Relations News Release 1990:81, p.1
9/27/1990 Panel discussion of the film, "Field of Dreams" to be held at Hearst Center.
11 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.
12 Stone Age cave art topic of slide lecture
Lilledahl--Jeanne (Class of 1989)
Northern Iowan 85:52, p.5
4/18/1989 Paul Bahn will speak.
13 British archaeologist to discuss cave art Thursday (April 20) at Northern Iowa.
Public Relations News Release 1988:412, p.1
4/13/1989 Paul Bahn will present a slide lecture. Bahn is author of, "Images of the Ice Age." He is also co-author of a major introductory textbook to archaeological evidence and methods. Bahn was an advisor to Richard Leakey for the popular anthological TV series.
14 Vonnegut to speak on campus
Northern Iowan 85:48, p.8
4/4/1989 Profile of Kurt Vonnegut.
15 Best selling novelist Kurt Vonnegut to headline 'Student as Critic Conference' at University of Northern Iowa Friday (April 7)
Public Relations News Release 1988:382, p.1
3/31/1989 "How You Can Get a Job Like Mine" will be Vonnegut's topic. His address is also in honor of H.W. Reninger. Vonnegut will participate in an informal discussion with Loree Rackstraw.
16 Study sessions help students
Northern Iowan 85:16, p.13
10/21/1988 Professor Rackstraw and Karen Agee work together to assist students in a large Humanities class.
17 Book says pop culture damages education
Northern Iowan 84:27, p.1
12/4/1987 Professors react to Allen Bloom's "The Closing of the American Mind".
18 Radio News Network Broadcast Briefs
Public Relations News Release 1987:379, p.1
5/21/1987 Paul Winter outlines downfalls of new tax bill. Robert Ross explains how the Iowa Primary of 1988 may be the most crucial. Brenda Schaeffer speaks on love addiction. Loree Rackstraw explains the role of teachers in helping students with personal problems.
19 First issue of "dead letter' published; English Club withdraws sponsorship
Northern Iowan 83:59, p.8
5/8/1987 Apparent dispute between the English Club and those working on the magazine leads to severing of relations.
20 Loree Rackstraw
Northern Iowa Today 15:2, p.2
3/1/1987 Presents paper on humanities courses.
21 1987 Inner Weather staff chosen at UNI
Public Relations News Release 1987:90, p.1
11/3/1986 Seven new members were inducted to the staff of 'Inner Weather', a university magazine that publishes student work. The magazine accepts works of poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and artwork.
22 Different approaches used to interpret myths
Wheeler--Rebecca (Class of 1987; English Faculty)
Northern Iowan 82:55, p.19
5/2/1986 Excerpts from presentation by Loree Rackstraw at Student as Critic Conference.
23 Workshops to develop critical thinking, reading, writing skills featured at Iowa student as critic conference at UNI April 11
Public Relations News Release 1986:320, p.1
3/24/1986 There will be sixteen workshops with a number of different topics offered at the sixth annual conference; all but five of the workshops are taught by UNI professors; evening activities include a reception, a lecture, and an awards ceremony.
24 Faculty passes 47-hour gen ed
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 82:33, p.1
2/7/1986 Proposal passes 157-67 after debate; photo.
25 Untitled
Rackstraw--Lora Lee (English Faculty)
Northern Iowan 82:18, p.3
11/5/1985 Comments on the University's plans to revise the school's General Education program.
26 What's Up
Northern Iowan 81:53, p.7
4/26/1985 Meetings and activities.
27 Conference activities scheduled
Northern Iowan 81:49, p.11
4/12/1985 Schedule for Student as Critic Conference.
28 'Suicide is no kidding matter'
Heltman--Char (Student--1985)
Northern Iowan 81:29, p.5
1/25/1985 Panel discusses suicide.
29 Rackstraw: Orwell's 1984
Gearhart--Steven R. (Class of 1987; Foundation Staff)
Northern Iowan 80:53, p.5
4/20/1984 Professor Rackstraw analyzes "1984".
30 Praises Women's History organizers, participants
Rackstraw--Lora Lee (English Faculty)
Northern Iowan 80:43, p.2
3/9/1984 Loree Rackstraw feels the programs and activities during Women's History Week were stimulating.
31 Magazine deadline near
Northern Iowan 80:30, p.13
1/24/1984 Seeking submissions.
32 A tribute to James Hearst
Benning--Carol (Student--1984)
Northern Iowan 80:11, p.15
10/4/1983 Excerpts from tribute to James Hearst.
33 James Hearst poetry reading tomorrow
Northern Iowan 80:9, p.10
9/27/1983 Faculty will read in memorial service for Hearst who died July 27, 1983.
34 UNI-CUE offers credit courses
Northern Iowan 80:2, p.3
8/30/1983 List of courses available at UNI-CUE.
35 "Critic" conference today
Northern Iowan 79:47, p.4
4/8/1983 Schedule for Student as Critic Conference.
36 North American Review publishes Fox's essays
UNI Century 10:4, p.6
10/1/1982 "Josef Fox: a Faith in Reason" collects a variety of writing.
37 Humanities I, II--some way of being
Alumnus 66:1, p.4
2/1/1982 Celebrate thirtieth year of humanities program with luncheon; original and later faculty express views on importance of humanities; photo.
38 Bonnie Koloc promoted
Rackstraw--Lora Lee (English Faculty)
Northern Iowan 78:25, p.2
12/8/1981 Professor Rackstraw encourages students to attend the Bonnie Koloc concert.
39 UNI faculty attend Nobel Conference in Minnesota
Public Relations News Release 1981:92, p.1
10/13/1981 Four Nobel prize winners spoke during a conference at Gustavus Adolphus College attended by six faculty members.
40 Regents grant 18 professional development leaves for UNI
Public Relations News Release 1980:373, p.1
2/17/1981 The State Board of Regents approved professional development leaves for eighteen professors.
41 UNI peace studies seminar to move location due to large crowds
Public Relations News Release 1980:342, p.1
1/29/1981 The Peace Studies program organized by Rusty Martin will be moved to a larger room due to the success of student attendance.
42 Peace studies to start
Northern Iowan 77:27, p.5
1/23/1981 Rusty Martin starts seminar series.
43 UNI student forms 'Peace Studies Seminar'
Public Relations News Release 1980:321, p.1
1/19/1981 Student Rusty Martin organized a seminar on the causes and cures of international conflict. The seminar will have guest speakers on a wide variety of topics and students can receive a one hour credit.
44 An 'A' for athletic competition or academia?
Northern Iowan 77:26, p.9
12/12/1980 Conflicts involved with being a student-athlete.
45 'Iowa drastically behind in support of arts'
Sundberg--Anne M. (Class of 1982)
Northern Iowan 77:9, p.9
9/30/1980 Kathleen Nolan expresses opinions; photo.
46 English Language and Literature
Old Gold 0:0, p.32
6/1/1979 English Language & Literature includes areas of study in Linguistics, Teaching English as a Foreign Language, American Studies & Journalism.
47 Interdisciplinary program proposed
Northern Iowan 75:13, p.10
10/13/1978 Joseph Meeker is here to consult on the possible establishment of a college of interdisciplinary studies.
48 Elderhostel classes told
Alumnus 63:2, p.6
5/1/1978 Schedule and description of courses.
49 Elderhostel: on-campus living and no-fail education for 60 and older
Northern Iowan 74:49, p.3
4/11/1978 A look at the Elderhostel program for this summer.
50 Vonnegut
Northern Iowan 73:56, p.1
5/6/1977 Kurt Vonnegut writes to Professors Klinkowitz and Rackstraw in appreciation of his visit to campus.


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