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301 "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" raises gender violence awareness
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:39, p.4
2/26/2010 UNI Greek Life is sponsoring an upcoming project to aid in stopping rape, sexual assault, and gender violence. A group of men will walk a mile in four inch heels around campus to draw awareness to the cause.
302 UNI holds African-American Read-In
Krueger--Jeffrey Allen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:39, p.1
2/26/2010 First and second grade students from Black Hawk Elementary and the Walter Cunningham School of Excellence spent a day on campus with UNI students. The read-in promoted literacy. Author and illustrator Jan Spivey Gilchrist read to the group; photo.
303 Students celebrate Black History Month with old and new traditions
Schreck--Anna E. (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:38, p.6
2/23/2010 Decorating dormitory doors, bulletin boards, movies, speakers, seminars, and read-ins are all used to celebrate Black History Month; photo.
304 UNI hosts artist Matthew Woolman for Meryl Norton Hearst Lecture Series
Public Relations News Release 2009:290, p.1
2/22/2010 Matthew Woolman, chair of the Department for Graphic Design, School of the Arts, Virginia Commonwealth University, will present "Deep Excavation: A Narrative of Place and Culture," at the Kamerick Art Building.
305 DuPont CEO to speak at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2009:288, p.1
2/19/2010 Ellen Kullman will be the inaugural speaker for a new distinguished guest lecture series featuring top corporate leaders in the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. The lecture is free and open to the public. DuPont is a science-based company.
306 Natural resource research and management seminar to highlight bobcats in Iowa
Public Relations News Release 2009:266, p.1
2/10/2010 "Return of the Carnivores: What We Can Learn From Studies of Population and Landscape Ecology of Bobcats in Iowa" is the title of a lecture to be given by Iowa State University professor William Clark, at the Tallgrass Prairie Center.
307 News Brief: Big Dream Gathering offers support, inspiration
Schreck--Anna E. (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:34, p.1
2/9/2010 Participants fill out a Dream Sheet, including a description, the ongoing process of achieving that dream, and what a person needs in order to reach his dream. Attendees encouraged to write on the sheets as they desire; photo.
308 Shawn Johnson to give Girl Scouts lesson in character
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:32, p.1
2/2/2010 Olympic gold medalist will speak in the McLeod Center to area Girl Scouts on the six pillars of character; photo.
309 UNI to explore possible link between "South Park" and anti-Semitic beliefs
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:31, p.1
1/29/2010 Matt Sienkiewicz's lecture will examine "South Park" and how it has uncovered anti-Semitic beliefs in American society. Sienkiewicz's visit was prompted by a survey of students concerning Jewish stereotypes; photo.
310 News Brief: UNIFI celebrates Darwin's birth
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 2008:30, p.1
1/26/2010 Nine faculty speakers from four departments will speak during the celebration of Darwin's birth. Activities will be held February 8 thru February 12. Other events will address the future of science.
311 UNI's CME to host discussions in tribute to Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Public Relations News Release 2009:226, p.1
1/14/2010 Rufus Burrow, Jr., Indiana professor of Christian thought and professor of theological social ethics at Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis, will discuss his book, "Martin Lucher King, Jr. for Armchair Theologians" at the Book Club meeting.
312 UNI's Tallgrass Prairie Center to hold roadside prairie plantings and pollinator conservation seminar
Public Relations News Release 2009:224, p.1
1/14/2010 Jennifer Hopwood, associated with the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation, will share her research concerning bee populations in restored roadside prairies. She will discuss how roadside pprairie reconstruction can help conserve these pollinators
313 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.
314 Student group supports medical marijuana
Krueger--Jeffrey Allen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:25, p.1
12/4/2009 A class project has resulted in the formation of a student group; Students for Iowa Medical Marijuana. The group has sponsored a viewing of the 1936 film "Reefer Madness" and a lecture by Carl Olsen of Iowans for Medical Marijuana; photo.
315 Iowa Board of Pharmacy holds final medical marijuana hearing
Krueger--Jeffrey Allen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:22, p.1
11/13/2009 Board plans to complete review of medical marijuana prior to the convening of the 2010 state legislature in January. Hear testimony on both sides of the issue; photo.
316 Course offered in preparation for the Dalai Lama
Wilson--Kalli Jean (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:21, p.9
11/10/2009 Spring 2010 course offering entitled, "The Dalai Lama: A Sacred Tradition and a Political Institution" is open to the general public, faculty, and students; photo.
317 The atheistic evolution
Boeckmann--Trevor Paul (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:20, p.5
11/6/2009 Finds Personal Wellness class not as bad as he anticipated. Lectures were interesting and tests manageable. Actual learning took place for the author; photo.
318 I can't make people care
Gitchell--Erin Elizabeth (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:17, p.11
10/27/2009 Each month has many themes. Usually a person does not care about something, such as a health issue, until it touches his or her life; photo.
319 Audience roars with laughter at Regan's clever humor
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:14, p.7
10/16/2009 Comedian Brian Regan entertained an enthusiastic crowd at the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center; photo.
320 UNI students take a STAND
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:14, p.4
10/16/2009 Professor Stephen Gaies hopes to start a chapter of Students Taking Action Now Darfur.
321 Mayhem Poets present their love for poetry
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:13, p.15
10/13/2009 Rutgers University served as common ground for the three members of Mayhem Poets. The group met with students in an informal setting at the Center for Multicultural Education; following a performance at the Performing Arts Center; photo.
322 Playing with History: The making of time-travel video game 'Darkest of Days'
Public Relations News Release 2009:116, p.1
10/13/2009 Aaron Schurman, CEO of Phantom EFX, will discuss the production of his company's new game and the creative process of building a complex video game that draws on history, art, graphic design, music, computer science, education, and other disciplines.
323 "Scientific inquiry: Do you believe what you read?"
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:12, p.1
10/9/2009 Paul Spry, an Australian native and Iowa State professor, is an geologist. During his presentation, Spry offered his opinions on how the Broken Hill lead-zinc-silver deposit in Australia was formed; photo.
324 Sauvage presents "The Challenge to Us of Holocaust Rescuers"
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:12, p.7
10/9/2009 Pierre Sauvage, born during the Holocaust, has been making documentaries about this period in history, showing a personal side to the effects of the Holocaust.
325 UNI School of Music welcomes guest artist Richard Sherman for performance and master class
Public Relations News Release 2009:113, p.1
10/9/2009 Sherman, professor of flute at the Michigan State University College of Music, is active as a soloist, orchestral musician and recitalist. He is principal flute with the Chautauqua (New York Symphony Orchestra and the Lansing Symphony Orchestra.
326 Iowa Dialog Conference to be held Oct. 22
Public Relations News Release 2009:110, p.1
10/8/2009 The conference aims to explore the meaning, opportunities and strategies for interfaith and inter-cultural dialogue. Topics to be presented include "Challenges to Dialog," "Understanding our Shared Traditions", and "Promoting World Peace through Dialog."
327 UNI Department of Art to present lecture on newly discovered Etruscan tomb paintings
Public Relations News Release 2009:107, p.1
10/7/2009 The lecture will be presented by Richard DePuma as part of the Meryl Norton Hearst Lecture Series. DePuma will explore the narrative subjects and compare the frescoes with relevant paintings in other tombs and on Greek and Etruscan vases.
328 UNI's 'Power of the Purse III: every penny counts' raises money for three UNI female students to purchase new interview outfits
Public Relations News Release 2009:108, p.1
10/7/2009 For the first time, Power of the Purse attendees engaged in a philanthropic project aimed toward students. Participants could contribute their loose change to piggy banks on each table. The contributions will be given to deserving women students.
329 "Islam: An American Religion" links Middle East to Midwest
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:11, p.9
10/6/2009 Ingrid Mattson addressed classes and a sold out audience in Davis Hall. She spoke of the heritage of Muslims and Americans. As Muslims feel more freedom to practice their faith openly, understanding increases; photo.
330 "Soapboxes, Shakespeare and Socialism" samples of civil rights supporter
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:11, p.1
10/6/2009 Eric Arnesen, professor of history at George Washington University, was the featured speaker at the annual Carl L. Becker Lecture. He addressed the life of A. Philip Randolph in a personal and detailed manner; photo.
331 UNI to host historian of American Catholicism
Public Relations News Release 2009:94, p.1
10/1/2009 "Relics, Statues, Rosaries and Other Objects" will be the topic of a lecture given by Robert Orsi at St. Stephen's Catholic Student Center. Orsi is a noted historian of American Catholicism.
332 Center for Multicultural Education to host speaker Melissa Esquivel Oct. 6
Public Relations News Release 2009:91, p.1
9/30/2009 Esquivel, interim administrator of the Iowa Division of Latino Affairs and manager of the Iowa Youth Congress will discuss the impact of Latinos in the United States and Iowa.
333 Conference to highlight Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:9, p.3
9/29/2009 Schindler Education Center to host conference sponsored by Friends of Sabeel Iowa. The two day conference will focus on ways to achieve a two state solution to the problems in the Middle East.
334 UNI School of Music welcomes guest lecturere as part of 'Musically Speaking' lecture series, Oct. 8
Public Relations News Release 2009:87, p.1
9/29/2009 "Fields of Opportunity: The Musical Performance of 'Trans-local' Identities among the Bosnian Refugee Community of Waterloo, Iowa," is the title of the lecture to be given by guest lecturer Ryan Haynes at the School of Music.
335 UNI to host 'Fast Forward' electronic media workshop Oct. 2
Public Relations News Release 2009:86, p.1
9/29/2009 "Fast Forward: Building Momentum for the Future," is a workshop that brings together academics and media professionals. It is in its fifth year, and provides training opportunities for newsroom beginners and seasoned professionals.
336 'Cycle of Violence' lecture, two others at UNI Wednesday, Sept. 30
Public Relations News Release 2009:84, p.1
9/28/2009 David Lisak, an associate professor of psychology at the University of Massachusetts-Boston, will deliver the lecture, which is designed to offer cross disciplinary training to campus and community personnel who are working with student victims.
337 "Sex Around the World" reveals the naked truth in cross-cultural sexuality
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:8, p.9
9/25/2009 Janell Carroll, Hartford University professor, presented information about sex in other countries and cultures. She used statistics and quick facts to grab the attention of the audience.
338 Forum examines American government through ex-Congressmen's eyes
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:8, p.1
9/25/2009 Bill Burlison and Phil English discuss the importance of the executive and legislative branches of government, presidential leadership, and contemporary issues, including health care; photo.
339 Jungle Jack Hanna showcases his jungle friends
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:8, p.8
9/25/2009 A sold out crowd greeted America's favorite zookeeper, Jack Hanna. Ninety minute show included live animals and film clips; photo.
340 NASA blasts off from UNI campus
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:8, p.4
9/25/2009 Researchers notified of the application process for funding from Iowa's branch of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration funded Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research.
341 Sabeel conference at UNI draws interest
Northern Iowan 106:8, p.2
9/25/2009 Conference to provide insight into the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Internationally known speakers will share views. Pre-conference interfaith service and reception to be held at Presbyterian Church on October 8, 2009.
342 UNI to help sponsor North End Arts & Music Fest in Waterloo Saturday & Sunday
Public Relations News Release 2009:76, p.1
9/24/2009 The festival celebrates the community's pride in its rich musical and cultural heritage, and recognizes the contributions of the North End Community to the entire city of Waterloo.
343 UNI School of Music welcomes guest artists The Verdehr Trio for performance and master classes
Public Relations News Release 2009:73, p.1
9/23/2009 The Verdehr Trio will be presenting master classes for clarinet, violin, and piano. The Trio has concentrated on molding and defining the personality of the violin-clarinet-piano trio for more than 30 years.
344 "Voice to Vision" highlights Rwandan genocide
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:7, p.1
9/22/2009 Eight hundred thousand who were killed are remembered with art exhibition. The exhibit is the result of a collaboration between genocide survivors and artists. Art can be seen at the Gallery of Art in Kamerick Art Building; photo.
345 Child Holocaust survivor and award-winning filmmaker Pierre Sauvage to visit UNI
Public Relations News Release 2009:72, p.1
9/22/2009 "The Challenge of Us of Holocaust Rescuers," will be the topic of a public lecture hosted by the Holocaust and Genocide Education Committee, in collaboration with the Department of Modern Languages.
346 Garbage bag skirts and popsicle necklines
Strauss--Mitchell D. (Design--Family--and Consumer
Northern Iowan 106:7, p.6
9/22/2009 Cat Chow, visiting artist and designer, taught students in Creative Design Foundations class. Working with non-fabric items, students learned how to combine items into garments; photo.
347 Wilmore entertains crowd with satirical wit
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:7, p.6
9/22/2009 A crowded Maucker Union ballroom greeted producer, actor, comedian, and writer Larry Wilmore. President Obama, Michael Jackson, and homosexuality came under fire. Wilmore's job history found interesting.
348 Iowa nature photographer to speak at UNI Museums
Public Relations News Release 2009:65, p.1
9/18/2009 Renowned Iowa nature photographer Ty Smedes will discuss and share photos from his book, "Capturing Iowa's Seasons. National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore and Jim Brandenburg photographs will be displayed from October through December.
349 UNI to host annual Becker Lecture, Sept. 30
Public Relations News Release 2009:62, p.1
9/17/2009 "Soapboxes, Shakespeare, and Socialism: The Emerging Radicalism of A. Philip Randolph" will be the topic delivered by Eric Arnesen, professor of history at The George Washington University.
350 Ingrid Mattson to discuss 'Islam: an American Religion' at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2009:59, p.1
9/16/2009 The Meryl Norton Hearst Lecture Series will take place in Davis Hall in the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Art Center.Mattson earned her Ph. D. in Islamic studies from the University of Chicago in 1999.

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