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Robinson--James B. (Philosophy and Religion Faculty)

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1 Tickets for Dalai Lama to go on sale January 8
O'Loughlin--Emily (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:26, p.1
12/8/2009 The Dalai Lama will speak at two events in the McLeod Center on May 18. He will take part in a panel discussion at 9:30 and give a keynote address at 2:00. Students urged to attend; photo.
2 Students speak about budget situation
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:18, p.1
10/30/2009 Baker Hall demolition, shorter semesters, tuition surcharge, and layoffs draw the attention of students. Opinions vary and emotions run high.
3 UNI Lifelong University announces fall 2009 courses
Public Relations News Release 2008:609, p.1
7/20/2009 "Myth, Narrative and Art," Charles Adelman; "Book Discussion 'The Devil in the White City,'" Gina Burkart; "A History of Terrorism," Hal Wohl; "The Buddhism of the Dalai Lama," James Robinson; "The Economy: Past and Future," David Surdam.
4 Sand Mandala constructed at GBPAC
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:50, p.1
4/17/2009 Members for the Tibetan Cultural Institute of Arkansas share ancient Buddhist art form. Construction of a sand Mandela at the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center will close with the distribution of the sand to the audience; photo.
5 Sand mandala to be created in lobby of UNI's Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center
Public Relations News Release 2008:438, p.1
4/2/2009 An unusual, spiritual work of art, a sand mandala created from colored sand applied grain by grain, will take shape.Visible for centuries only in Buddhist monasteries, the Dalai Lama allowed them to be open to the public in 1988.
6 UNI Lifelong University announces spring 2008 courses
Public Relations News Release 2007:409, p.1
2/5/2008 UNI's Lifelong University will be offering four courses this spring.
7 Brost Bible readings provide relief from depression
Calcara--Sally A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 103:55, p.4
4/27/2007 Jennifer Brost expressed her views on the relationship between God and suffering; photo.
8 Robinson talks religion, history, philosophy at final Last Lecture
Cue--Meleah (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:24, p.3
11/18/2005 Professor James Robinson spoke as part of the Last Lecture Series. His talk was entitled "History, Religion and Humanity: A Summary of 30+ Years of Teaching"; photo.
9 UNI Campus Activities Board to present "The Last Lecture Series' with James Robinson
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
11/9/2005 "History, Religion and Humanity" will be the topic for the lecture given by James Robinson.
10 Religion professor appreciates students, department
Goodroad--Kent Warren (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:7, p.10
9/20/2005 Professor James Robinson has enjoyed thirty-four years at UNI; shares a little about how he became interested in religion; photo.
11 Passion panel strikes Hollywood chord
Ellenwood--Jacquelyn D. (Class of 2004)
Northern Iowan 100:44, p.1
3/12/2004 Panel of UNI professors speaks on Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ"; photo.
12 UNI to host panel discussion on 'The Passion of the Christ'
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
3/1/2004 Philosophy and Religion professors, Ken Atkinson, Harry Brod, Betty DeBerg, and James Robinson, will discuss different aspects of the film; the discussion will take place Monday, March 8.
13 On anniversary of first witch trial, UNI professor defends Wiccan religion
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
2/23/2004 Professor James Robinson describes what it means to practice the Wiccan religion.
14 Freaky Friday
Public Relations News Release 2002:563, p.1
6/9/2003 Origins of the Friday the 13th superstition.
15 The history behind Santa
Public Relations News Release 0:247, p.1
12/24/2001 History of Santa Claus.
16 Happy Hanukkah
Public Relations News Release 2001:231, p.1
12/10/2001 James Robinson will present some unknown facts about Hanukkah.
17 Friday the 13th
Public Relations News Release 2000:352, p.1
4/9/2001 James Robinson will explain why so many people are superstitious.
18 Celebrating Hanukkah is for the kids
Public Relations News Release 2000:185, p.1
12/18/2000 James Robinson talks about how Hanukkah is primarily a children's holiday.
19 Kenneth Atkinson, James Robinson, and Mohammed Fahmy
Campus News Network 10:21, p.Insert 1
7/3/2000 Kenneth Atkinson, James Robinson and Mohammed Fahmy were participants on a panel.
20 Gazing into the crystal ball
Public Relations News Release 1999:180, p.1
1/10/2000 Discussion with James Robinson about Nostradamus and other seers and their accuracy.
21 Celebrating Hanukkah is kid stuff
Public Relations News Release 1999:148, p.1
11/29/1999 Discussion about Hanukkah and how in America it has become the Jewish equivalent of Christmas.
22 New millennium craze raises questions
Arbuckle--Amanda A. (Class of 2001)
Northern Iowan 95:30, p.10
1/22/1999 Coming of new millennium causes concerns for some, both religious and technological.
23 Do you have a guardian angel?
Public Relations News Release 1997:389, p.1
6/25/1998 Resurgence of belief in angels can be seen in the general public.
24 Millions expected to visit the Shroud of Turin
Public Relations News Release 1997:333, p.1
4/30/1998 The Shroud of Turin is on display in Italy for only the fourth time this century.
25 Friday the 13th superstitions
Public Relations News Release 1997:248, p.1
3/5/1998 Associate Professor of Religion James Robinson to discuss the relationship between Friday the 13th and the Last Supper and other superstitions.
26 Celebrating Hanukkah is kid stuff
Public Relations News Release 1997:161, p.1
12/18/1997 James Robinson reports that Hanukkah is marked by many traditions.
27 Giving thanks
Public Relations News Release 1997:129, p.1
11/20/1997 UNI Associate Professor of Religion James Robinson states that the Thanksgiving holiday has managed to stay closer to its origin despite attempts at commercialism.
28 What's the magic of the Shroud of Turin
Public Relations News Release 1996:458, p.1
7/2/1997 Professor Robinson talks about whether or not the Shroud of Turin is authentic.
29 Members inducted into Golden Key national honor society at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1996:416, p.1
5/16/1997 189 students were recently inducted into the Golden Key National Honor Society. Also five faculty members were awarded honorary membership. List of students.
30 Profile: James Robinson
Campus News Network 7:17, p.3
4/21/1997 Profile of Philosophy and Religion professor James Robinson; photo.
31 What's behind all the tomfoolery of April Fool's Day?
Public Relations News Release 1996:326, p.1
3/25/1997 Professor Robinson discusses April Fool's Day.
32 Video on Jewish and Christian relations part of Martha Ellen Tye Multicultural Fine Arts Festival at the University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1996:109, p.1
10/10/1996 "The Chosen People" will be shown in James Robinson's "Religions of the World" class, which will allow the public to attend for the viewing.
33 Schedule of Martha-Ellen Tye Multicultural Fine Arts Festival
Campus News Network 7:4, p.Insert 3
9/30/1996 Schedule of activities.
34 Friday the 13th superstitions
Public Relations News Release 1996:27, p.1
9/9/1996 James Robinson talks about superstition.
35 Independence Day on August 2?
Public Relations News Release 1995:473, p.1
7/29/1996 Although many people think the Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4, it was actually signed August 2.
36 UNI hosts Tibetan Sera Je Monks national tour
Northern Iowan 92:46, p.4
4/2/1996 Monks will perform music and dance; photo.
37 University of Northern Iowa hosts Tibetan Sera Je Monks national multi-media tour April 3
Public Relations News Release 1995:275, p.1
3/26/1996 Tibetan monks to perform at UNI.
38 Retro-religions?
Public Relations News Release 1995:249, p.1
3/4/1996 James Robinson answers the question; Is there anything new about "New Age" religions.
39 University of Northern Iowa Philosophy & Religion Forum to discuss new age religions
Public Relations News Release 1995:227, p.1
2/16/1996 "New Age Religions" is the topic of a presentation to be held at UNI February 19.
40 Presentations/lectures/exhibitions: James Robinson
Campus News Network 5:16, p.Insert 2
4/24/1995 James Robinson presented paper at Upper Midwest section of Academy of Religion.
41 Recently/soon to be published: James Robinson
Campus News Network 5:16, p.Insert 1
4/24/1995 James Robinson selected to edit issue of International Journal of Hindu Studies.
42 Decorating the landscape
Public Relations News Release 1994:196, p.1
12/19/1994 Holiday decorating is based on old traditions.
43 Presentations/lectures/exhibitions: Philosophy and Religion department
Campus News Network 5:7, p.Insert 1
11/28/1994 Philosophy and Religion department faculty participated in an annual meeting.
44 Resurgence of angels topic of lecture; professor discusses Western culture's "current fascination" with angels
Gates--Catherine D.
Northern Iowan 90:53, p.3
4/19/1994 James Robinson speaks on belief in angels; photo.
45 Assignment UNI
Public Relations News Release 0:476, p.1
4/11/1994 Weekly sampling of activities and events at UNI are listed.
46 Sources
Public Relations News Release 0:475, p.1
4/11/1994 Topics for discussion this week include angels and Rwanda.
47 James B. Robinson speaks on topic of Angels and Humanity
Northern Edition 2:11, p.11
4/6/1994 UNI religion professor will speak in Philosophy and Religion Forum.
48 Help from above.
Public Relations News Release 0:445, p.1
4/4/1994 Interest in angels is on the rise, according to James Robinson.
49 University of Northern Iowa Philosophy & Religion Forum to discuss angels and humanity Tuesday, April 12
Public Relations News Release 0:451, p.1
4/4/1994 James Robinson will discuss angels and humanity in Maucker Union.
50 Professional leaves announced
Campus News Network 4:14, p.1
3/14/1994 Fall, spring, and academic year leaves are announced for 1994-1995.


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