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World War II

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1 Woman crush Wednesday at the UNI Museum
Schafbuch--Aubrey (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 119:44, p.04
3/23/2023 The UNI Museum located in Rod Library is posting historical photos on "Women Crush Wednesday" to celebrate important women throughout UNI's history for Women's History Month; photo.
2 Never forgetting, never repeating
Meyers--Trevor (Student-2021)
Northern Iowan 119:32, p.01
1/30/2023 Polish Holocaust survivor Sol Nayman shared his story via webinar to the UNI community for International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Trevor Meyers writes about the history of the commemorative day and summarizes the important part of Sol Nayman's presentation; photo.
3 Observance of Veterans Day
Meyers--Trevor (Student-2021)
Northern Iowan 119:22, p.04
11/10/2022 Trevor Meyers writes about the history of Veterans Day and why it is important to honor and celebrate veterans; photo.
4 Cold War soldier's story
McGuill--Lauren (Student--2019), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:15, p.01
10/21/2019 Dr. Kenneth Atkinson, UNI Professor, and Cold War Veteran, gave his lecture, "Transporting the Nation's Secrets Across the Iron Curtain: A Cold War Soldier's Story" on October 16th, 2019. The event was hosted by UNI's Phi Alpha Theta History Lecture Series; photo.
5 Holocaust Museum speaker visits UNI
Mitchell--Cecilia (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:23, p.01
11/12/2018 The community manager for a public history project called History Unfolded for the United States Holocaust Museum visited to give a presentation about America's antisemitism.
6 WWII film highlights tramua at home
Olsasky--Clinton (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:39, p.04
2/22/2018 Author Clinton Olsasky reviews the Netflix film "Mudbound" which portrays the post war experiences of two WWII veterans, one who was black and the other white.
7 Museum showcases Holocaust artist
Hofmeyer--Sarah (Student--2014), Davis--Kirby (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:31, p.01
1/25/2018 The UNI Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education is presenting an exhibit of private Zinovii Tolkatchev's drawings of the liberation of Majdanek and Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camps; photos.
8 Remembering the Holocaust
Cobb--Abbi (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:52, p.2
4/23/2015 2015 marks the 70th anniversary of World-War II ending; photo.
9 Jim Leach to lecture on civility and politics at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2014:111, p.1
11/5/2014 Former Congressman Jim Leach will deliver a Veteran's Day address at UNI celebrating Iowans who served in World War II. He will present his speech November 11, in Lang Hall Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.
10 UNI's Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education to host annual Holocaust Remembrance events
Public Relations News Release 2013:254, p.1
4/14/2014 The UNI's Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education (CHGE) will host several events in honor of the Days of Remembrance of the victims of the Holocaust April 23, through April 29. All events are free and open to the public.
11 White Rose exhibit on display at Grout Museum
Baker--Brandon Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:43, p.4
3/15/2013 Professor Stephen Gaies, director of the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education, collaborates with the Grout Museum District in developing an exhibit on a nonviolent resistance movement in Nazi Germany; photo.
12 UNI Gallery of Art to present Fritz Hirschberger exhibition
Public Relations News Release 2012:110, p.1
10/18/2012 New exhibit, "Fritz Hirschberger: Sur-Rational Paintings and The Fifth Horseman" along with lecture from Jodi Elowitz will be presented at the UNI Gallery of Art. Exhibit will display art inspired by the horrors of World War II.
13 News in Photos
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 108:10, p.2
9/30/2011 Area residents welcomed veterans home from an Honor Flight. The one day trip to Washington, D. C. stopped at several memorials to the men and women who served their country; photo.
14 UNI Gallery of Art to present ship camouflage exhibit in the Gallery Showcases
Public Relations News Release 2009:10, p.1
8/19/2009 An exhibition about the role of artists in naval camouflage titled "Seagoing Easter Eggs: Artists Contributions to Dazzle Ship Camouflage," includes photographs, ship models, and diagrams of ship camouflage designed by American artists during World War I.
15 UNI Gallery of Art to present ship camouflage exhibit in the Gallery Showcases
Public Relations News Release 2009:10, p.1
8/19/2009 The exhibition focuses on a particular kind of camouflage called "dazzle painting," in which wartime ships were painted in brightly colored, abstract geometric shapes in order to confuse and for course deception.
16 Comic Books and gender roles will be discussed in next CROW Forum
Public Relations News Release 2008:175, p.1
10/27/2008 "Domestic Containment': Women and Romance Comics of the '50s and '60s will be the topic of a presentation by Paul Siddens, associate professor of communication studies.
17 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
2/12/2007 Racelle Weiman will be presenting a lecture in conjunction with "Dr. Seuss Wants You! Political Cartoons of WWII" Thursday, February 15.
18 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
1/8/2007 "Dr. Seuss Wants You! Political Cartoons of WWII," will be exhibited in the University Museum from January 16 to May 20.
19 UNI Gallery of Art and UNI Museums to partner in Holocaust project
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
12/27/2006 "Illuminations of the Holocaust" will be presented by the Gallery of Art and Museum.
20 Emmy award-winning filmmaker to open UNI Hearst Lecture Series
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
10/6/2006 Pierre Sauvage, a child survivor of the Holocaust, will speak and present his documentary.
21 Urban legends; multiple stories lead to creation of Augie
Stibbs--Michelle (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:16, p.9
10/22/2004 Description of Lawther Hall's Augie legend; photo.
22 Day set aside to remember Pearl Harbor
Pierce--Leslie D. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:26, p.13
11/6/2002 Joseph Pesek gives his reflections of December 7, 1941; photo.
23 Theatre UNI to present poetry performance by Georgia Scott
Public Relations News Release 2002:79, p.1
9/16/2002 Georgia Scott will present "The Good Wife," a collection of poem's from a woman's point of view of everyday life in the Communist-ruled Poland after WWII.
24 Will consequences of war against terrorism mirror those of WWII?
Hovelson--Jack V. (Class of 1957)
Northern Iowan 98:5, p.11
9/18/2001 Author compares the lifestyle of Americans during World War II to the lifestyle of Americans today.
25 More developments that transformed University of Northern Iowa during its 125-year history
Northern Iowa Today 85:1, p.10
1/1/2001 Faculty and administrators comment on the historical growth of UNI; photo.
26 More developments that transformed University of Northern Iowa during its 125-year history
Susan Cornell
Northern Iowa Today 85:1, p.10
1/1/2001 Milestones, additions and changes throughout UNI's campus, students, and staff from 1886 to 1976; photo.
27 Remembering the 55th anniversary of V-J Day - the end of WW II
Public Relations News Release 2000:45, p.1
8/28/2000 The surrendering of Japan on September 2, 1945 will be discussed.
28 Echoes of World War II remain
Public Relations News Release 1999:24, p.1
8/30/1999 Professor Donald Shepardson will talk about World War II and its long-term impact.
29 Blast from the Past
Northern Iowan 95:57, p.8
6/18/1999 Headlines from the second week of summer school in 1942, 1964, and 1980.
30 WW II memorial dedicated today in Des Moines designed by UNI professor
Public Relations News Release 1996:151, p.1
11/11/1996 Tom Stancliffe was one of the four-person team responsible for the design of the memorial.
31 Celebrating the end of the war.
Public Relations News Release 1994:446, p.1
5/8/1995 Fiftieth anniversary of the end of World War II celebrated.
32 Photographer's 'labor of love' restores war memories
Fanto--Morrie J. (Class of 1995)
Northern Iowan 91:23, p.8
11/11/1994 Exhibit of photographs of World War II; photo.
33 Exhibit marks 50th anniversary of WWII
Northern Edition 2:26, p.5
11/2/1994 Museum will show photos by Darrell Warner.
34 A half-century later, the day still lives in infamy.
Public Relations News Release 1991:241, p.1
12/2/1991 Americans should never forget December 7, 1941, according to military science instructor, Robert Dull.
35 University of Northern Iowa history professor remembers Pearl Harbor, WWII
Public Relations News Release 1991:252, p.1
11/27/1991 Patriotism was at an all time high during World War II, and the last year we saw a resurgence of patriotism, according to Donald Shepardson.
36 College life in WWII; UNI history special
Funcke--Jill A. (Class of 1990)
Northern Iowan 86:26, p.9
12/5/1989 A look at the school during the War through the eyes of the college newspaper.
37 Alumni profile: Noel R. Bacon
Nonpareil 72:3, p.22
7/1/1988 Biographical profile of alumnus and WWII Flying Tiger Noel R. Bacon; photo.
38 Non-agression pact between Hitler, Stalin is next UNI history lecture topic Feb. 5
Public Relations News Release 1986:222, p.1
1/27/1986 The lecture is entitled "Bullies Make Strange Buddies: Hitler and Stalin, 1939-1941" and will be presented by Shepardson; it is part of a series sponsored by Phi Alpha Theta and Department of History.
39 UNI history prof publishes book on American role of Austrian occupation; book covers previoulsy little studied aspect of World War II
Public Relations News Release 1985:179, p.1
12/16/1985 Donald Whitnah's book fills a gap in the postwar history of Europe, by detailing the events which led to the occupation; the agreements between the allies, and the confusion, rivalry and lack of direction of American efforts.
40 For those who served
Alumnus 70:2, p.16
7/1/1985 World War II alumni who did not return should be remembered; photo.
41 World War II Impact to be topic of history lecture Thursday December 11
Public Relations News Release 1980:263, p.1
12/5/1980 Professor Albert Gilgen will speak on the physiological impact of WWII on Americans.
42 Kampus and Khaki
Alumnus 65:2, p.14
5/1/1980 Brief history of military presence on campus during World War II; Betty Brimm remembers social and recreational scene during war; photo.
43 George Holmes reminisces
Lounsberry--Barbara Severin (Classes of 1969 and 1971; English Faculty)
Alumnus 56:3, p.7
9/1/1971 Mr. Holmes recalls the UNI presidents with whom he has worked and the various challenges that UNI has faced; photo.
44 UNI Prof an Authority on National Socialism
Public Relations News Release 1969:720, p.1
7/30/1970 Hoffman releases a new book entitled "Resistance - Coup d' etat - Assassination: The Struggle of the German Opposition against Hitler," which covers the active attempts to overthrow Hitler during his reign; general information about the Hitler period.
45 Jewish lecturer presents personal views of Auschwitz
Northern Iowan 66:56, p.12
5/12/1970 Rabbi Isaac Neuman speaks.
46 Turn backward, oh time in thy flight
Alumnus 55:2, p.14
5/1/1970 Memories for returning classes; photo.
47 Civil rights, communism, discrimination
Wiesenfeld--Julius (Mathematics Faculty)
College Eye 63:45, p.3
4/11/1967 Advocates the elimination of all forms of discrimination.
48 SCI war years president retires
Alumnus 48:3, p.10
9/1/1963 Dr. Price offers extensive comments on his presidency during the war and post-war years; photo.
49 Former Hungarian cites peril of "peaceful coexistence"
Public Relations News Release 1960:242, p.1
2/28/1961 Professor Nicholas Nyaradi speaks with students and faculty on his time as a negotiator with Soviet diplomatic leaders for Hungary following World War II in a college convocation.
50 Plaque commemorates World War II vets
College Eye 51:15, p.4
1/15/1960 Plaque listing names of ISTC students who died in World War II placed in Administration Building.


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