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1 Guest speaker Leo Lambert on keeping the heart in education
Klinkhammer--Bailey (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 119:31, p.01
1/26/2023 President of Elon University in North Carolina Leo Lambert speaks to UNI and Wartburg's faculty and staff about building healthy relationships with undergraduate students; photo.
2 Questioning the inclusiveness of education
Pistarino--Emma (Student--2019), Schmitz--Stephanie (Associate Professor--College of Education)
Northern Iowan 117:46, p.04
4/1/2021 On March 30, Justin Haegele gave three presentations on Zoom about the inclusiveness in physical education classes for the Carlton-Mellichamp Lecture in Education. His research focused on the visually impaired -- the exclusion they feel, the sense of frustration and bullying, and the body image issues; photo.
3 LTE: Active Minds to host group creator, Alison Malmon
Active Minds UNI
Northern Iowan 117:45, p.03
3/29/2021 Active Minds UNI is hosting Alison Malmon, the founder and executive director of Active Minds, via Zoom on April 1 at 6:00pm which is open to all students, faculty, and staff. Many professors in mental health departments are granting students extra credit to attend this event.
4 NASA opportunities discusses on campus
Mazzarella--Allison (Student--2017), Barikor--Leziga (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:25, p.05
11/30/2017 Former Space Station Flight Director, Tomas Torres, discusses research and internship opportunities with NASA via the Iowa Space Grant Consortium (ISGC); photo.
5 MSA to discuss Islamophobia
Hauer--Sydney (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:24, p.02
11/16/2017 The Muslim Student Association will host a lecture "Rise of Islamophobia" from visiting professor Khaled Beydoun. MSA hopes the lecture will help teach others about Islam, the differences between Islam and radical Islam, and help counter Islamophobia; photo.
6 19147 Russian Revolutions remembered
Dausener--Josua (Student--2017), Davis--Kirby (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:23, p.01
11/13/2017 UNI invites four speakers to give a lecture called "Russian Revolution and Modern Russia (1917-2017): 100 Years of Dreams and Realities" followed by a Q&A session. There is an overview of the lectures each speaker gave; photo.
7 "My Black is Beautiful" week
Smith--Monique (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:19, p.04
10/30/2017 The Black Student Union (BSU) is hosting "My Black is Beautiful Week" to celebrate and acknowledge African American students at UNI. The week will have a variety of events or activities such as speakers, a movie night, games, and food; photo.
8 Wang's "In Real Life" adapted at UNI
Hauer--Sydney (Student--2017), Stenger--Joshua (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:19, p.01
10/30/2017 Cartoonist and illustrator, Jen Wang, is coming to UNI to give a lecture as a part of the Hearst Lecture Series. She attended the performance adaptation of her graphic novel "In Real Life" performed by the Interpreters Theatre; photo.
9 Darby discusses racism in Iowa schools
Baxter--Nicole (Student--2017), Olsasky--Clinton (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:16, p.03
10/19/2017 Derrick Darby, a professor from the University of Michigan, gives a talk about racism in the education system as a part of the Hearst Lecture Series; photo.
10 UNI alum captures the "Blood Road"
Mazzarella--Allison (Student--2017), Dickerson--Andrew (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:14, p.04
10/12/2017 Former UNI student Nick Schrunk directed the documentary "Blood Road". UNI held a screening of the film and Schrunk came to UNI to discuss his experience; photo.
11 Tinker talks firs amendment
Smith--Monique (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:13, p.02
10/9/2017 Mary Beth Tinker gives a talk about the importance of free speech and the First Amendment. She discusses her life and her experiences with the struggle for free speech; photo.
12 Peabody award winner comes to UNI
Baxter--Nicole (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:11, p.02
10/2/2017 Peabody award winner, Majora Carter, will be giving a talk on environmental issues, the green economy, and economic development in low-status communities. This talk is a part of the Provost's Sustainability Lecture Series; photo.
13 DACA and documentation discussed
Chidley--Kelsey (Student--2017), Frasher--Iris (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 114:9, p.02
9/25/2017 A forum titled "Immigration 101: DACA, Documentation, and the Importance of Immigrants in Our Community", was held at UNI. The forum featured speakers and panelists; photo.
14 Therapy dogs visit UNI Campus
Ritondale--Sarah (Student--2017), Davis--Kirby (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:9, p.04
9/25/2017 Susan Vallem, from Retrieving Freedom, gave a presentation about why service dogs are important. She discussed how service dogs help veterans, people with autism, disabilities, and mental health, such as depression and loneliness; photo.
15 Rod Library brings in the UNI "turtle guy"
Davis--Kirby (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:8, p.04
9/21/2017 UNI Rod Library hosts UNI professor Jeff Tamplin's (aka the "turtle guy") art exhibition "Creatures in Pointillism". Tamplin gives a talk about his exhibit; photo.
16 Artist DuBois on photography
Smith--Monique (Student--2017), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020), Thies-Jackson--Brittany (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:6, p.04
9/14/2017 Photographer, Doug DuBois, gives a lecture in the Kamerick Art Building. DuBois's work is currently on display in three of UNI's galleries; photo.
17 The Storm Lake Times: A tale of how a small Iowa paper received a Pulitzer
Duax--Amelia (Student--2017), Davis--Kirby (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:6, p.01
9/14/2017 Tom Cullen, a reporter for The Storm Lake Times gave a talk about how their paper won a Pulitzer for their work reporting on the Des Moines Waterworks; photo.
18 DACA dreamers close to home
Olsasky--Clinton (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:5, p.01
9/11/2017 Hundreds gather on Main Street to protest President Trump's repeal of DACA. There are several speakers, including UNI students; photo.
19 Peace rally
Baxter--Nicole (Student--2017), Davis--Kirby (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:4, p.01
9/7/2017 The Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) hosted a Peace Rally. The rally featured several speakers that included UNI students, professors, and community members; photo.
20 Son of Pulitzer winner coming to UNI
Duax--Amelia (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:4, p.02
9/7/2017 Tom Cullen is giving a talk about Storm Lake Times's Pulitzer Prize win. The newspaper won the prize for their work on the Des Moines Waterworks lawsuit; photo.
21 Organization offers LiNK to those fleeing North Korea
Welsch--Shelby (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:12, p.1
10/8/2015 Liberty in North Korea is a non-profit organization aiming to assist North Korean refugees find work, education, and housing.
22 Living life in the front row
Olsasky--Clinton (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:11, p.5
10/5/2015 Jon Vroman visited campus to give his hour long presentation entitled "Living a Fearless Front Row Life"; photo.
23 The poor of '1984'
Fisher--Nicholas Allen (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:7, p.1
9/21/2015 James M. Lang, an English professor at Assumption College, gave a speech about George Orwell's "1984" and how it makes the poor seem invisible; photo.
24 Clinton 'deals in' on gender card`
Frasher--Iris (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 112:6, p.1
9/17/2015 During her visit to UNI, presidential candidate Hilary Clinton stressed women's issues and the things she plans to do about them; photo.
25 Filling your free time: explore student orgs
Moeller--Jesse (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:6, p.3
9/17/2015 Columnist Jesse Moeller urges students to become active on campus in some of the many student organizations at UNI; believes that there are also many excellent lectures to attend.
26 "1984" in 2015
Jamtgaard--Katherine A (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 112:5, p.1
9/14/2015 Dr. James Lang, professor of English at Assumption College, will be speaking at Seerley Hall on George Orwells "1984" and its relevance today.
27 Off campus? Off the mind of students
Welsch--Shelby (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:3, p.1
9/3/2015 Few students know about the many off campus events that UNI hosts ranging from speakers to art displays; photo.
28 Stars, galaxies and infinities
Jehn--Jakob (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 111:49, p.2
4/13/2015 NASA scientist Jennifer Wiesman guest spoke at UNI about the Hubble Space Telescope; photo.
29 We're getting nerdy with Ernie
Wolfe--Parker Joseph (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:16, p.6
10/23/2014 Students gathered in the Lang Auditorium to listen to Ernie Cline discuss his book "Ready Player One"; photo.
30 A chaotic sense of humor
Wolfe--Parker Joseph (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:52, p.4
4/21/2014 Kelly Boon gave a presentation on Creativity, Humor and Other Stuff (CHAOS) in Lang Hall Auditorium. Boon encouraged people to use laughter and creativity to deal with stressful situations; photo.
31 'Singing lecture' will explore folk songs and the labor movement
Public Relations News Release 2013:244, p.1
4/10/2014 Corey Dolgon will use music to explore the role that folk songs had in the U.S. labor movement. His "singing lecture" is entertaining and informative. The event is free and open to the public.
32 One last angry lecture
Northern Iowan 110:49, p.1
4/10/2014 The Center for Multicultural Education ended its year of lectures with Lela Lee, the author of "Angry Little Girls." During her lecture, she shared many of her comic strips with the audience; photo.
33 UNI to host Y Factor: Military Summit April 15
Public Relations News Release 2013:239, p.1
4/8/2014 UNI will be hosting The Y Factor Iowa: Military Summit on Tuesday April 15. The daylong conference is for ROTC cadets, guard, and reserve units both active and retired. The event is free and open to the public.
34 UNI to host best-selling author Steven Johnson on The Digital Turn
Public Relations News Release 2013:230, p.1
4/1/2014 UNI will host Steven Johnson giving his lecture for The Digital Turn: The 2013-14 Hearst Lecture Series. Johnson is a best-selling author with a unique perspective. The event is free and open to the public.
35 UNI to host creator of 'Angry Little Asian Girl' comic
Public Relations News Release 2013:229, p.1
4/1/2014 UNI's Center for Multicultural Education will host Lela Lee, creator of "Angry Little Asian Girl" the comic. Lela Lee brings a fresh perspective on race, feminism, and cultural expectations.
36 'Breaking Bad' actor encourages equal treatment
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:46, p.1
3/31/2014 RJ Mitte, an actor from the TV show "Breaking Bad" spoke on campus to raise awareness about disabilities. Campus Activities Board sponsored the event. Mitte's main message was to "change the people around you for the better"; photo.
37 46th annual conference on elementary literacy at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2013:223, p.1
3/27/2014 UNI will host the 46th annual Elementary Literacy Conference. The conference is free to UNI students and faculty. The event will include multiple sessions on topics in the areas of literacy, arts integration, and the Common Core standards.
38 Hernandez explores power and influence of feminism
Northern Iowan 110:45, p.2
3/27/2014 Feminist author Daisy Hernandez gave a lecture entitled, "Feminists, Comrades, and Maybe Beyoncé: Models of Leadership Today." In her lecture, she identified strong women in today's society; photo.
39 UNI's Pride Week to explore nuances of gender, sexuality
Public Relations News Release 2013:217, p.1
3/25/2014 UNI Proud will kick off the annual campus wide Pride Week. The week will feature many events to raise awareness and support. A number of student organizations have partnered with UNI Proud for some events. All events are free and open to the public.
40 Lecture explores 4-dimensional sculpting
Public Relations News Release 2013:213, p.1
3/24/2014 Henry Segerman, from Oklahoma State University's Department of Mathematics, will give his lecture, "How to Make Sculptures of 4-Dimensional Things". This lecture is the annual Hari Shankar Memorial Lecture. The lecture is free and open to the public.
41 UNI lecture will ask 'Why Isn't God Ambidextrous?'
Public Relations News Release 2013:209, p.1
3/18/2014 Timothy Gay, from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Department of Physics and Astronomy, will deliver his lecture "Why Isn't God Ambidextrous?". The lecture is part of UNI's Begeman Lecture Series and is free and open to the public.
42 Student speaks out on abortion guest speaker
Northern Iowan 110:44, p.3
3/13/2014 In a letter to the editor, Emily Engle speaks about Jill Stanek's speech, "An Insider's View on Abortion." She says that only one viewpoint was discussed in the speech, and that every issue has two sides.
43 UNI to host founder of Ryumonji Zen Monastery
Public Relations News Release 2013:208, p.1
3/13/2014 Rev. Shoken Winecoff, founder of Ryumonji Zen Monastery, will give his lecture, "Diplomacy and Religion" as part of the UNI Diplomat Series. Rev. Shoken Winecoff will share his thoughts on the relationship between diplomacy and religion.
44 UNI to host lecture on using digital tool for research
Public Relations News Release 2013:207, p.1
3/13/2014 UNI will host Juan Luis Suarez to deliver his lecture "Modeling Cultural Networks in the Hispanic Baroque". This is part of The Digital Turn series exploring how the internet is affecting writing, reading, language, and research.
45 Daisy Hernandez to be keynote speaker for Women's History Month
Public Relations News Release 2013:202, p.1
3/11/2014 Daisy Hernandez, author and journalist, will be the keynote speaker for Women's History Month. He lecture is titled, "Feminists, Comadres, and Maybe Beyoncé: Models of Leadership Today". The event is sponsored by several groups on campus.
46 Activist, former nurse condemns abortions
Gibbs--Hannah Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:43, p.1
3/10/2014 UNI Right to Life brought Jill Stanek to campus to speak out against abortion. Jill Stanek formerly worked in a hospital that allowed late-term abortions and told stories of the things she witnessed while working there; photo.
47 UNI event aims to empower African-America community
Public Relations News Release 2013:183, p.1
2/20/2014 UNI will host the third annual Conference on African-American Children and Families. The conference looks to educate those in attendance on diversity. There will be several breakout sessions and a keynote speaker, Janice Hale.
48 UNI to host digital media speaker
Public Relations News Release 2013:180, p.1
2/17/2014 Cheryl Ball will be speaking as part of the Digital Turn: Meryl Norton Hearst Lecture Series. Ball's Presentation, "Boutique Data in Writing Studies" will talk about the validity of research methods.
49 Mini comic con to soar into Rod Library
Baldus--Rachel (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:36, p.1
2/13/2014 The Rod Library is hosting a mini comic con on March 29. There will be several speakers and events leading up to it. This event is meant to show the public that the Rod Library and their services are available to everyone in the community.
50 UNI to host filmmaker and co-founder of FoodCorps
Public Relations News Release 2013:172, p.1
2/11/2014 Curt Ellis, award-winning documentary filmmaker, will be speaking at UNI about his nonprofit to help prevent childhood obesity. There will be a showing of his film "King Korn" with a discussion to follow.


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