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Thakur--Shivesh C. (Philosophy and Religion Faculty)

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1 Graduate Council unanimously names Shivesh C. Thakur 1997-98 UNI Distinguished Scholar
Campus News Network 7:11, p.4
1/27/1997 Shivesh C. Thakur named Distinguished Scholar.
2 Shivesh Thakur
Campus News Network 7:7, p.Insert 2
11/11/1996 Will deliver lectures at five Indian universities.
3 "The Role of Morality, Spirituality and Religion in Higher Education" is the first in Philosophy and Religion Forum Series at UNI October 1
Public Relations News Release 1996:73, p.1
9/30/1996 Brief biographical profiles of Robert Koob, Susan Hill, Jerome Soneson, and Shivesh Thakur.
4 Awards/honors/services: Shivesh Thakur
Campus News Network 6:3, p.4
10/2/1995 Shivesh Thakur appointed general editor of the Religion and Politics series, co-editor of book on India, and associate editor of Hindu journal.
5 New department head named; Amend to head philosophy and religion
Northern Iowan 90:38, p.3
2/18/1994 Will replace Professor Thakur; short biographical sketch; photo.
6 Dr. Edward W. Amend named head of Philosophy and Religion Department
Northern Edition 2:5, p.4
2/16/1994 Professor Amend will succeed Shivesh Thakur as department head; biographical sketch; photo.
7 Amend new head of Philosophy & Religion
Campus News Network 4:12, p.1
2/14/1994 UNI Professor Edward W. Amend named head of his department; photo.
8 New Philosophy and Religion Department head at the University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1993:350, p.1
2/8/1994 Edward Amend has been named head of the Department of Philosophy and Religion.
9 Three university department heads resign
Northern Iowan 90:35, p.3
2/8/1994 Professors Hall, Thakur, and Thompson resign as department heads; will return to teaching; biographical sketches.
10 Shivesh Thakur
Campus News Network 4:9, p.2
12/20/1993 Shivesh Thakur co-edited book on ethics in India.
11 Fundamental violence.
Public Relations News Release 1993:225, p.1
11/29/1993 Shivesh Thakur addresses what religious fundamentalism and religious nationalism are fighting for and what they're fighting against.
12 Assignment UNI
Public Relations News Release 1993:179, p.1
11/8/1993 Weekly sampling of activities and events at UNI are listed.
13 Shivesh Thakur
Campus News Network 4:3, p.3
9/27/1993 Shivesh Thakur co-edited a book on political dilemmas in India and worked on his next book on religion and social justice over the summer.
14 Five new academic department heads as classes begin at University of Northern Iowa: Two acting heads
Public Relations News Release 1992:10, p.1
8/24/1992 New department heads named prior to fall semester.
15 Professional leaves
Campus News Network 2:13, p.2
3/9/1992 Roster of those receiving PDLs and their research topics.
16 Scholar of African religion to speak at University of Northern Iowa Wed. (Oct. 25.)
Public Relations News Release 1989:182, p.1
10/23/1989 Kofi Opoku of the Institute of African Studies at the University of Ghana will discuss "The African World View." Opoku writes and speaks about the underlying common threads of religious ideals, and assumptions, which permeate all African societies.
17 New M. Phil. program still without students
Northern Iowan 84:23, p.1
11/13/1987 Dean Downey comments on the purpose of the degree.
18 'Exploring India's Cultural Traditions' topic for week-long series on University of Northern Iowa campus
Public Relations News Release 1987:78, p.1
10/14/1987 The Committee on Asian Studies sponsors the "Exploring the Cultural Traditions of India" program, featuring a host of guest professors. The program will cover U. S./India relations, Hinduism, Indian dance, and the role of women in Indian culture.
19 Unusual degree focuses on research
Nonpareil 71:3, p.15
7/1/1987 New Master of Philosophy degree available for students to pursue research in particular area.
20 Ingram accepts Loyola position; Search for replacement begins
Northern Iowan 83:60, p.3
6/12/1987 Conducting informal search.
21 Concerns about M. Phil result from its uniqueness
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 83:56, p.4
4/28/1987 Board of Regents staff has reservations about purpose of degree and adequate faculty time to assist students with the degree, but it passes.
22 Philosophical conference set for next week
Northern Iowan 83:56, p.9
4/28/1987 Professor Thakur will present paper.
23 Regents grant approval for UNI's Master of Philosophy degree
Public Relations News Release 1987:340, p.1
4/22/1987 The Board of Regents approves the creation of a master of philosophy program, providing exceptional students with individualized training to conduct independent research.
24 Critical letters answered
Thakur--Shivesh C. (Philosophy and Religion Faculty)
Northern Iowan 83:19, p.4
10/31/1986 Professor Thakur defends his remarks relating to religions of the world.
25 Course justification 'interesting'
Chung--David R.
Northern Iowan 83:17, p.3
10/24/1986 Believes faculty member's recent statements did not show sensitivity to all religions.
26 Senate OKs gen. ed. courses, including Religions of World
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 83:15, p.3
10/17/1986 Approves 47-hour general education program; arguments for and against inclusion of Religions of the World; reject laboratory course requirement.
27 Thakur shares philosophy
Northern Iowan 83:7, p.8
9/19/1986 Excerpts from remarks.
28 New MBA program combines humanities and business
Northern Iowan 83:6, p.5
9/16/1986 Combined effort of Philosophy and Religion Department and School of Business.
29 Finances restrict program's goals
Smith--Michael Joseph (Classes of 1986 and 1990)
Northern Iowan 82:58, p.3
6/20/1986 Several department head talk about the difficulties in meeting affirmative action goals.
30 UNI ranks last in faculty salaries
Wheeler--Rebecca (Class of 1987; English Faculty)
Northern Iowan 82:55, p.4
5/2/1986 Faculty talk about the results of a recent survey.
31 Immigrants coming here in pursuit of a dream
Northern Iowan 82:50, p.11
4/15/1986 Faculty from other countries talk about their experiences in America.
32 Seventh annual intercultural festival to be held at UNI Thursday (April 10)
Public Relations News Release 1986:346, p.1
4/7/1986 The event will feature intercultural exhibits, live Chinese music, short films from various countries, slide presentations, panel discussions, dancing and a fashion show.
33 Department has reception to promote interaction
Reicks--Rodney Eugene (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 82:46, p.13
4/1/1986 Department of Philosophy and Religion hopes to develop informal relationships between faculty and students.
34 M. Phil needs revisions
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 82:39, p.5
2/28/1986 Professor Jim Chadney feels the Master of Philosophy degree might not have enough marketability.
35 Departments develop new degree
Northern Iowan 82:28, p.11
1/21/1986 School of Business and Department of Philosophy and Religion will combine studies for a five-year MBA; Professor Thakur talks about the plan.
36 Philosophy background crucial for many careers in today's rapidly changing world, maintains UNI prof
Public Relations News Release 1986:189, p.
1/2/1986 Thakur believes that advances in technology will make critical thinking skills even more important and he stresses that philosophy classes can help improve one's critical thinking; he recommends the new five year M.B.A. program.
37 Advances in technology will bring more leisure time; thinkers will adapt easiest
Public Relations News Release 1985:187, p.1
12/20/1985 Thakur believes that the "Age of the Machines" will lead to more leisure time and that those will a background in philosophy or those who have developed good thinking skills will be able to find creative ways to use their leisure time.
38 Curriculum Committee makes graduate changes
Northern Iowan 82:19, p.4
11/8/1985 CHFA Committee makes changes in credit and required admission standing.
39 New head adds flavor
Northern Iowan 81:16, p.19
10/30/1984 Profile of the new head of the Department of Philosophy and Religion, Shivesh Thakur; photo.
40 Philosophy Club formed on campus
Koehler--Catherine (Class of 1985)
Northern Iowan 81:10, p.5
10/5/1984 Form club; elect officers; Professor Thakur talks about the purposes of the group.
41 New heads named in three departments
Alumnus 68:2, p.6
7/1/1984 Joseph Smaldino is head of Communicative Disorders; Shivesh Thakur is head of Philosophy and Religion; Seven Corbin is head of Marketing.
42 Shivesh C. Thakur
UNI Century 11:4, p.2
9/1/1983 Named department head.

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