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Roberts--Ronald Edward (Sociology Faculty)

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51 First CROW forum scheduled for Monday, October 5 at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1992:81, p.1
9/23/1992 Speakers announced for six CROW forums for 1992.
52 Media Advisory
Public Relations News Release 1992:66, p.1
9/15/1992 List of known speakers at UNI for fall semester is released to the media.
53 UNI Hemp refutes bad reputation
Muether--Anthony J. (Class of 1994)
Northern Iowan 88:62, p.1
7/17/1992 Darin Stumme points out potential uses for hemp.
54 Mini-grants provide for multicultural and gender diverse studies
Campus News Network 2:17, p.1
5/4/1992 Roster of faculty awarded mini-grants.
55 Shades of the sixties?
Public Relations News Release 1991:594, p.1
4/27/1992 Activism is returning to the college campus scene according to Ron Roberts.
56 Shade of the sixties.
Public Relations News Release 1991:471, p.1
3/16/1992 Ron Roberts reports that college students leaning toward the left could be a factor in this year's election, if students go to the polls.
57 Northern Iowa sources for this week's topics in the news.
Public Relations News Release 1991:343, p.1
1/27/1992 Faculty available to provide further information on ethics, liberals in college, small school survival, and abortion are announced.
58 Northern Iowa sources for this week/s topics in the news
Public Relations News Release 1991:320, p.1
1/13/1992 Faculty members available to give more information on current news topics are listed.
59 Jedlicka named 1992 Distinguished Scholar by University of Northern Iowa Graduate Council
Public Relations News Release 1991:314, p.1
1/9/1992 Graduate Council announces Allen Jedlicka as the 1992-93 Distinguished Scholar.
60 Waging peace: Northern Iowa professors publish book on peace studies
Northern Iowa Today 75:2, p.24
1/1/1992 Tom Keefe and Ron Roberts publish "Realizing Peace".
61 Recently published book, written by UNI professors, argues that peacemaking is learned
Wagner--David
Northern Iowan 88:3, p.5
9/10/1991 Professors Roberts and Keefe offer views on war and peace and human capacities for each; photo.
62 Ron Roberts
Campus News Network 2:1, p.2
9/3/1991 Publishes book Realizing Peace.
63 Learning to "wage peace" subject of book published by University of Northern Iowa professors
Public Relations News Release 1991:5, p.1
8/20/1991 "Realizing Peace" is the title of a new book written by Professors Keefe and Roberts. It is billed as an introduction to peace studies.
64 Roberts dedicated to the teaching of sociology
Wendl--Keith D. (Classes of 1994 and 2002)
Northern Iowan 87:62, p.1
7/12/1991 Profile of Professor Ron Roberts.
65 Peace studies---an emerging trend on college campuses?
Public Relations News Release 1990:591, p.1
5/27/1991 Many college students are interested in non-violent actions to create change.
66 Teach-in for peace held two hours before outbreak of war
Allan--Matt
Northern Iowan 87:30, p.5
1/18/1991 Peace sessions meant to educate students about Persian Gulf conflict and alternatives for peace. Sessions ended two hours before attacks began on Iraq; photo.
67 Persian Gulf crisis
Public Relations News Release 1990:296, p.1
1/17/1991 UNI has provided a roster of source people and topics concerning the Persian Gulf crisis.
68 Biologist Nixon Wilson named 1991 Distinguished Scholar
Campus News Network 1:8, p.1
12/10/1990 Noted for his work on insects; other nominees listed.
69 Biologist Nixon Wilson named 1991 Distinguished Scholar by University of Northern Iowa Graduate College; Will pursue research on fleas, ticks
Public Relations News Release 1990:233, p.1
12/3/1990 UNI Graduate College names Distinguished Scholar.
70 Opinions page criticized
Baker--Gerald
Northern Iowan 86:11, p.2
10/10/1989 Gerald Baker points out gains and achievements of those who were students in the 1960s.
71 '80s generation pitied
Erickson--Norman
Northern Iowan 86:8, p.2
9/29/1989 Believes Mr. Holloway should be better informed.
72 Holloway "dead on" in assessment of '60s
Cassill--Mark E.
Northern Iowan 86:8, p.2
9/29/1989 Believes Mr. Holloway is correct, despite of what Professor Roberts thinks.
73 NI out harolds Robert's Harod
Roberts--Ronald Edward (Sociology Faculty)
Northern Iowan 86:8, p.2
9/29/1989 Professor Roberts points out typographical error in previous letter.
74 Roberts recreates past
Northern Iowan 86:8, p.5
9/29/1989 Professor Roberts talks about Lucas, Iowa, and coal mining.
75 Professor refutes Holloway's arguments
Roberts--Ronald Edward (Sociology Faculty)
Northern Iowan 86:6, p.2
9/22/1989 Professor Roberts presents his point of view on the 1960s and on Mr. Holloway's perceptions.
76 University of Northern Iowa professor digs up fascinating facts about early coal mining community in southern Iowa.
Public Relations News Release 1989:77, p.1
9/18/1989 The tiny twon of Lucas (pop. 292) in the southern Iowa county carries the dubious distinction of producing the man "Time" magazine named the "second most hated man in America", in 1943, next to Adolf Hitler. Jonh L. Lewis, an influential labor ogranizer.
77 Iowa's rich coal mining heritage -- gone but not forgotten.
Public Relations News Release 1989:26, p.1
9/4/1989 Ron Roberts says life in coal towns wasn't easy, and says working in the mines was a dangerous way to make a meager living. One of the most interesting aspects of coal mining was the influx of black miners who were often call in to strikes.
78 Woodstock's 20th anniversary -- hype or happenstance?
Public Relations News Release 1989:603, p.1
8/14/1989 Ron Roberts says the nostalgia associated with Woodstock is based on selective perception. While many believe there can never be another event like it, he disagrees.
79 "Nostalgia about Woodstock is based on 'selective perception'": University of Northern Iowa sociology professor.
Public Relations News Release 1989:604, p.1
8/10/1989 Don Roberts says " Kids today don't realize the extent of the anger ( felt then), or what it felt like when you got your draft card and didn't know if you'd be alive next year." "I don't see much difference in young people's attitudes toward authority.
80 Regents approve Professional Development Leaves for 23 Northern Iowa faculty.
Public Relations News Release 1988:236, p.1
1/11/1989 Thirteen leaves planned for the fall semester, six for the sping semster and four for the academic year.
81 Finance major/dept. passes; after Faculty Senate debate
Miller--Jennifer C. (Student--1989-1990)
Northern Iowan 85:27, p.1
12/2/1988 Department of Finance will be formed from Department of Information Management; some senators object to the process; some senators also have reservations about the search for a new Provost.
82 'Twenty Years of Historical Prespective' to be topic of Northern Iowa's history lecture series, Wednesday (Nov. 9)
Public Relations News Release 1988:138, p.1
11/3/1988 Looking back at the events of the last 20 years will be the focus of the next lecture series. Lecture will use 1968 as a year to view the decade of the 1960s with all of its social, economic and political ramifications.
83 Regional development issues symposium held in Maucker Union
Public Relations News Release 1987:335, p.1
3/31/1988 Experts from across Europe and the United States join for a regional development symposium held in Maucker Union. The event is sponsored by the Department of Geography, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, and the Office of International Studies.
84 North courier, UNI professor debate Contra involvement
Saucer--Caroline
Northern Iowan 84:26, p.1
11/24/1987 Robert Owen and Ron Roberts air views; photo.
85 Owen, Roberts to debate Oxford-style Thursday
Scovell--Laura
Northern Iowan 84:24, p.11
11/17/1987 Professor Roberts will debate Robert Owen on Nicaragua.
86 Oliver Northern courier Robert Owen to speak at UNI Nov. 19 (Thursday)
Public Relations News Release 1987:129, p.1
11/10/1987 Professor Ron Roberts engages in debate with Robert Owen, the senate aide responsible for delivering funds to Nicaraguan rebel forces. The debate focuses on the Reagan's involvement with Nicaragua, and is sponsored by the University Speakers Committee.
87 Radio News Network Broadcast Briefs
Public Relations News Release 1987:51, p.1
9/22/1987 Michael Sonnleitner explains the terms of a new arms reduction pact. Barbara Jones explains how libraries impact economic development. Ron Roberts examines Iowan stereotypes. Judith Krug speaks on censorship. Gaylon Halverson explains new tax laws.
88 Freedom fighters 'kill with U.S. tax dollars'
Roberts--Ronald Edward (Sociology Faculty)
Northern Iowan 83:19, p.2
10/31/1986 Feels David Nagle, who is opposed to the Contras, should be elected to Congress instead of John McIntee.
89 Poster controversy continues as panel discusses implications
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 82:55, p.1
5/2/1986 Faculty panel discusses propriety of wrestling team poster.
90 Involvement in Central America
Ivey--Bill
Northern Iowan 82:53, p.14
4/25/1986 Panel discusses US role in Central America as part of peace day activities; photo.
91 UNI wrestling poster creates controversy
Skinner--Gwynne
Northern Iowan 82:53, p.1
4/25/1986 Some object to the portrayal of the wrestling team in military uniforms; others dislike the inclusion of a women in the poster; photo.
92 Apartheid protested by students Friday
Heitman--Char Les (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 82:48, p.1
4/8/1986 Sello Rasethaba, a native of South Africa, discusses the apartheid situation in South Africa; photo.
93 Author exorcises hometown ghosts
McKinlay--Michael John (Classes of 1986 and 1990;
Northern Iowan 82:41, p.12
3/7/1986 Professor Ron Roberts writes a book describing life in his home town of Lucas, Iowa; photo.
94 Homeless in south forming self-help groups
Northern Iowan 81:19, p.6
11/9/1984 Ron Roberts comments on the situation of the homeless in the southwest.
95 Professor explains polls
Egger--Paul
Northern Iowan 81:12, p.4
10/12/1984 Ron Roberts believes that most polls are accurate; offers views on upcoming elections.
96 Activists promote Peace Day
Brown--Molly (Student--1983-1984)
Northern Iowan 80:47, p.3
3/30/1984 John Chrystal and UNI faculty will speak; photo.
97 An Iowan witnesses the situation in Nicaragua
Roberts--Ronald Edward (Sociology Faculty)
Northern Iowan 80:45, p.2
3/23/1984 Professor Roberts offers impressions after visit to Nicaragua.
98 Seek to honor Cole with annual award
Roberts--Ronald Edward (Sociology Faculty)
Northern Iowan 80:23, p.2
11/18/1983 An award is created in honor of John Cole after his resignation.
99 Rally against U.S. in Lebanon draws 300
Northern Iowan 80:17, p.1
10/28/1983 Students and faculty speak against involvement; photo.
100 Regents announce faculty development leaves
Northern Iowan 79:37, p.7
2/22/1983 List of PDL winners and their topics of research.

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