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University Speakers Committee

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1 FBI veteran speaks to UNI Criminology Club
Public Relations News Release 2000:354, p.1
4/6/2001 R. Stephen Mardigian will speak to UNI's Criminology Club on Thursday, April 12 in the Maucker Union Expansion.
2 Diversity Week: always looking for something different and new
Northern Iowan 97:4, p.3
9/8/2000 Schedule for this year's Diversity Week; photo.
3 Maya Angelou set to visit UNI for reading
Northern Iowan 97:1, p.13
8/25/2000 The UNI Speaker's Committee is bringing Maya Angelou to campus; photo.
4 Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. to speak at the University of Northern Iowa on Thursday, Feb. 12.
Public Relations News Release 1997:209, p.1
2/6/1998 Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., to speak on "Our environmental destiny" February 12. Event is sponsored by University Speakers Committee.
5 Rudy Ruettiger presents " Never Give Up on Your Dreams" at the University of Northern Iowa campus Thursday, October 12
Public Relations News Release 1995:83, p.1
10/5/1995 Daniel Ruettiger will speak at UNI.
6 Co-leader of Tiananmen Square demonstrations will speak on the University of Northern Iowa campus Wednesday, September 13, as part of UNI's Diversity
Public Relations News Release 1995:29, p.1
9/8/1995 Diversity Week will feature speaker connected with the Tiananmen Square demonstrations.
7 Documentary filmmaker and Schindler's List survivor to visit University of Northern Iowa campus Monday, March 27
Public Relations News Release 1994:333, p.1
3/16/1995 Zev Kedem will speak at UNI on Oskar Schindler.
8 Comedian/scholar Dr. Bertice Berry to speak on University of Northern Iowa campus November 10.
Public Relations News Release 1994:137, p.1
11/3/1994 Bertice Berry will speak twice on the UNI campus November 10.
9 Wolf advocates a new feminism during a lecture at the University of Northern Iowa Wednesday, March 16
Public Relations News Release 0:410, p.1
3/8/1994 Naomi Wolf will lecture at UNI
10 Jane Elliot to speak on the University of Northern Iowa campus on Thursday, November 4
Public Relations News Release 1993:161, p.1
11/2/1993 Jane Elliott to speak at UNI.
11 Former :Saturday Night Live" regular Dennis Miller to appear at University of Northern Iowa Saturday July 24.
Public Relations News Release 1992:753, p.1
7/20/1993 Comedian Dennis Miller to appear at UNI.
12 Media Advisory
Public Relations News Release 1992:360, p.1
2/16/1993 Robert Little, brother of Malcolm X will speak tonight at UNI. He will also be available at a news conference this afternoon at 2:00 at the Waterloo Airport
13 World-renowned conservationist David Brower to speak at University of Northern Iowa Sunday (March 8)
Public Relations News Release 1991:448, p.1
3/2/1992 David Brower, first executive director of the Sierra Club and now chairman of Earth Island Institute, will speak at UNI.
14 "Stand and Deliver" subject Jaime Escalante to speak at University of Northern Iowa Friday (July 12)
Public Relations News Release 1990:649, p.1
7/8/1991 Author Jaime Escalante to speak at UNI.
15 Rape awareness/education week planned November 5-8 on University of Northern Iowa campus
Public Relations News Release 1990:159, p.1
10/30/1990 Free public meetings presented on rape awareness. Nancy Ziegenmeyer will speak
16 Man who was nearly executed for a murder he did not commit to speak at University of Northern Iowa Wednesday September 26
Public Relations News Release 1990:61, p.1
9/18/1990 Texan to speak on movie that saved him from execution.
17 Nader is boring
Hays--Larry (Class of 1971)
Northern Iowan 85:54, p.2
4/25/1989 A look at the way that times have changed.
18 Ralph Nader, crusader for common man, to speak Tuesday (April 18) at Northern Iowa.
Public Relations News Release 1988:409, p.1
4/12/1989 Nader's address, "Student Activism: Past Present and in the '90's." Nader has built an effective national network of citizen action groups having a major impact on everything, from tax reform to nuclear energy.
19 What's Up
Northern Iowan 85:48, p.3
4/4/1989 Meetings and activities.
20 Best selling novelist Kurt Vonnegut to headline 'Student as Critic Conference' at University of Northern Iowa Friday (April 7)
Public Relations News Release 1988:382, p.1
3/31/1989 "How You Can Get a Job Like Mine" will be Vonnegut's topic. His address is also in honor of H.W. Reninger. Vonnegut will participate in an informal discussion with Loree Rackstraw.
21 Strategies to landing a job topic of presentation at University of Northern Iowa.
Public Relations News Release 1988:340, p.1
3/8/1989 John LaFevre, director of human resources for Caradco Corp. will present , "How You Really Get Hired." LaFevre has worked as a college recruiter for Bethlehem Steel and has written several articles and one book on the topic.
22 Search for Spock will end in Aud
Sheets--Kerry (Student--1988-1990)
Northern Iowan 85:34, p.1
2/3/1989 Leonard Nimoy will speak.
23 'The search for Spock' will end at the University of Northren Iowa on Feb. 7.
Public Relations News Release 1988:266, p.1
1/24/1989 "Star Trek's" Leonard Nimoy, known as "Mr. Spock" will be giving a presentation titled, "Confessions of a Trek Lover." Plans for a fifth "Star Trek" movie due this summer.
24 'A Retrospective Look at Russia's Churches' topic of UNI's Russian Club speaker Nov. 7.
Public Relations News Release 1988:127, p.1
10/27/1988 Marshall Winokur, associate professor of Russian at the University of Alabama. Winokur's lecture attempts to capture "Holy Russia" before the Soviet government launched its anti-religious campigns after the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917.
25 Uiversity Speakers Committee to UNI faculty and staff.
Public Relations News Release 1988:117, p.1
10/21/1988 University Speakers Committee is sponsoring a debate entitled "Election '88 Clarification if Issues: A Debate." Mark Green, liberal will debate Fred Barnes, conservative.
26 Debate to clarify political issues
Haines--Susan (Student--1987)
Northern Iowan 85:15, p.4
10/18/1988 Fred Barnes and Mark Green will air views.
27 The Big Spring project is the topic of a speech at Northern Iowa on April 27.
Public Relations News Release 1988:392, p.1
4/22/1988 Roger Koster will be reporting on nutrients, pesticides, soil, and water conservation practices used in the Big Spring basin to improve water quality.
28 Create a better you' workshop planned at Northern Iowa April 11 (Monday)
Public Relations News Release 1987:338, p.1
4/1/1988 Motivational speeches by John Cassis and Pamela Hayes are held in Sabin Hall and the Auditorium. The speakers are sponsored by Omicron Delta Kappa, the University Speakers Committee, Tomahawk, and Phi Eta Sigma.
29 What's Up
Northern Iowan 84:49, p.4
4/1/1988 Meetings and activities.
30 Arthur Schlesinger, one of America's most influential historians, to discuss 'Kennedy Legacy' March 31, at Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1987:319, p.1
3/22/1988 Pulitzer Prize winning author, Arthur Schlesinger, visits University Hall to speak on the Kennedy Legacy. The presentation is sponsored by the University Speakers Committee, the History Club, Phi Alpha Theta, and the International Affairs Organization.
31 Boon farmers to give public talk on 'balanced agriculture' March 31
Public Relations News Release 1987:318, p.1
3/21/1988 The University Speakers Committee, and the Conservation and Geography Clubs sponsor a presentation by Dick and Sharon Thompson in McCollum Science Hall. The Thompsons discuss crop rotation, waste management, and herbicides.
32 Political commercial archive curator to analyze television political advertising Feb. 10 at the University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1987:247, p.1
2/2/1988 Professor Julian Kanter, of the University of Oklahoma, holds a lecture on political advertising in University Hall. The presentation is sponsored by the Speakers Committee, and funded by student activity fees.
33 Hart to speak
Northern Iowan 84:29, p.8
12/11/1987 Gary Hart will be on campus.
34 Sen. Gary Hart returns to Iowa to address University of Northern Iowa community, Dec. 14 (Monday)
Public Relations News Release 1987:162, p.1
12/3/1987 Coloradoan senator and former presidential candidate, Gary Hart, appears to speak on potential challenges for the Democratic party in the Nineties. Hart's speech was sponsored by the University Speakers Committee.
35 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.
36 'We Can Make You Laugh' comedy show comes to Northern Iowa's Maucker Union Oct. 29
Public Relations News Release 1987:92, p.1
10/21/1987 The University Speakers Committee, KCRS, and the Union Policy Board sponsor the "We Can Make You Laugh" comedy show in Maucker Union. Audience members are challenged to survive a two-minute comedy routine without laughing. Cash prizes are given.
37 Stanley Foundation head to analyze foreign policy, U. S. - Soviet relations Tuesday at Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1987:68, p.1
10/6/1987 Jack Smith, director of the Stanley Foundation, appears at Maucker Union to speak on the citizen participation in foreign policy decision making. Smith held the position of chairman of the committee of Arms Control and Disarmament Organizations.
38 Second Prairie Conference on 'Iowa's Lost Landscape' at UNI Sept. 5
Public Relations News Release 1987:13, p.1
8/26/1987 Professor Clair Kucera is named keynote speaker at the second prairie conference, held in Lantz Auditorium. Professors Cherin Lee and Daryl Smith explain the Biological Preserves' efforts in maintaining and restoring Iowa's prairies.
39 Can you trust your eyes? Acclaimed skeptic James Randi debunks supernatural, occult at UNI May 5
Public Relations News Release 1987:350, p.1
4/29/1987 Illusionist James Randi debunks psychic and supernatural phenomena in his appearance in the Auditorium Building. Randi performs several tricks for the audience, faking psycho kinesis and extra sensory perception.
40 'Psychology of Winning' author Denis Waitley to speak at UNI Wednesday (April 29)
Public Relations News Release 1987:344, p.1
4/22/1987 Motivational speaker, Denis Waitley, appears at the Auditorium Building to share excerpts from his self-management audio tapes. The event was sponsored by eight student groups, and funded by the University Speakers Committee.
41 Experts to discuss farm issues, policies, support services Tuesday (April 21) at UNI
Public Relations News Release 1987:321, p.1
4/14/1987 A panel discussion on the effects of the farm crisis on consumers, farmers, and corporate interests was held in Maucker Union. The panel included a publisher of the Ag-Biz Tiller, a representative of Sen. Grassley, and a mental health professional.
42 Star Trek's Scotty beams down to the UNI campus Tuesday (April 14)
Public Relations News Release 1987:304, p.1
4/7/1987 James Doohan, engineer of the U. S. S. Enterprise in the original Star Trek series, appeared in the Auditorium Building to answer questions about the program. The event was sponsored by the Speakers Committee.
43 What's Up
Northern Iowan 83:46, p.5
3/24/1987 Meetings and activities.
44 U. S. Airspace command officers to speak at UNI on 1st anniversary of space shuttle disaster, Jan. 28 (Wednesday)
Public Relations News Release 1986:176, p.1
1/21/1987 Two Air Force Academy officers, Lt. Jerry Sellers and Lt. Ivan Thorsos III, visited Maucker Union to speak on the impact of the space shuttle disaster on the scientific community. The event was sponsored by the University Speakers Committee.
45 Nationally-known conservationist to speak at UNI Dec. 11
Public Relations News Release 1987:129, p.1
12/5/1986 Mack S. Prichard, archaeologist and conservationist, appeared in Maucker Union to perform a slide show presentation on the naturalist movement. The event was sponsored by the Recreation and Conservation Clubs, as well as the Speakers Committee.
46 UNI debaters host top British team for lively public debate Monday (Nov. 24)
Public Relations News Release 1987:112, p.1
11/20/1986 Mark Malcomson and Gary Bell, a two-man debate team from Great Britain, were invited to University Hall to engage in a debate on the policies of the McCarthy era. The event was meant to inspire an interest in debate within the students.
47 National Space Institute Director Ben Bova to forecast future of technology at UNI Tuesday (Nov. 11)
Public Relations News Release 1987:95, p.1
11/4/1986 Ben Bova, technical editor for the Vanguard project, delivered a presentation on the future use of technology in obtaining natural resources found in space. The speech was held in Maucker Union, and sponsored by the University Speakers Committee.
48 Debate panel called fair, demonstrators criticized
Rugger--Mildred S. (Continuing Education Staff)
Northern Iowan 83:16, p.2
10/21/1986 Thanks University Speakers Committee for bringing the Schlafly-Weddington debate to UNI.
49 Guest speakers at UNI: to entertain or to inform?
Truex--Joan (Student--1985-1987)
Northern Iowan 83:14, p.5
10/14/1986 A look at the purposes and work of the University Speakers Committee.
50 'Issues of the 80s' debate set
Northern Iowan 83:12, p.6
10/7/1986 Phyllis Schlafly and Sarah Weddington will speak.


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