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1 UNI student's writing takes the international stage
Bolumbu--Nkasa (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 119:40, p.01
3/2/2023 Senior Mykel Townsend will present his piece, "Fort Hudson," at the Sigma Tau Delta's international convention in Denver, CO which will be held from March 30 to April 1, 2023; photo.
2 The power of story in our lives
Ortiz--Cristian (Class of 2018)
Northern Iowan 114:51, p.03
4/16/2018 The author tells why storytelling is so important.
3 Renowned sports journalist visits UNI
Deering--Koree (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 114:32, p.01
1/29/2018 Former sports journalist Bob Ryan visited UNI as part of the Hearst Lecture Series. He discussed his career, and had the audience to ask him questions afterward; photo.
4 Letter from the editor
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:1, p.5
8/28/2014 A letter from editor Amber Rouse urging students to join the Northern Iowan as writers or editors; photo.
5 UNI offering updated literacy program
Nilles--Kellen Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:26, p.1
12/6/2013 UNI is now offering an updated version of the literacy assistance software, Read&Write Gold 11. This helps students with disabilities to improve both their reading and writing skills, and is a free software for UNI students; photo.
6 UNI-CUE forming future leaders
Public Relations News Release 2012:319, p.1
6/17/2013 Students will participate in math, reading, writing, social justice and conversational Spanish classes. In addition, students will create art projects, participate in cultural activities and go on field trips.
7 He said, she said: relationship advice
Mitchell--Anthony Patrick (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 109:54, p.6
5/3/2013 The authors say goodbye in their last column and offer their last pieces of advice.
8 A letter from the editor
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 108:54, p.supp 25
4/27/2012 Kari Braumann greets new students and encourages them to become part of the Northern Iowa family. The newspaper has many positions available. Student classification or writing experience are not important; photo.
9 In the defense of satire: a list
Krueger--Jeffrey Allen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:42, p.6
3/9/2010 Believes that satirical writing allows writers to write the unwritten story. Satire allows the writer to explore his or her writing style and feel better. Satire causes little harm and helps us remember that laughter is the best medicine.
10 UNI Instructor says there's no replacement for a book when it comes to kids
Public Relations News Release 2009:253, p.1
2/1/2010 According to Jacquelin Smith, an instructor in curriculum & instruction, children's books are an important cultural artifact, allowing children an opportunity to interact with the world and themselves.
11 "" gives students a second opinion about their papers
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:18, p.8
10/30/2009 Professional editors are available to critique papers online. A ten dollar fee will provide the student with three of four pieces of advice; photo.
12 Writing or typing?
O'Loughlin--Emily (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:41, p.3
3/6/2009 Writing by hand is becoming a lost art.
13 50,000 words, one month
Brockert--Casie Noel (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:22, p.5
11/14/2008 November is National Novel Writing Month. Thousands of people compete to write a fifty thousand word novel during the month; should be aimed at quality not quantity; photo.
14 James Roberts
Northern Iowa Today 92:2, p.29
11/1/2008 Is the author of eleven books. He recently had a third collection of poetry published.
15 Culture Corner: Writer's Block
Roos--Nicholas Alexander (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:29, p.5
1/25/2008 Finds that diversions help when writer's block strikes. Sometimes a shower, a movie, or a phone call can start ideas flowing for an article or paper.
16 Referencing references
Busch--Michael E. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:29, p.6
1/25/2008 Talks about the use of references within a document.
17 How to become an opinion columnist
McAnally--Michael James (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:23, p.8
11/13/2007 Offers seven humorous steps to becoming an opinion columnist.
18 A critique of myself
Busch--Michael E. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:20, p.5
11/2/2007 Attempts to explain what he is doing with his columns; believes that he does propose at least limited solutions to the problems that he considers.
19 Write better--seeing stories through eagle eyes
Abbott--Tristan E. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:44, p.8
3/9/2007 Author shares basic principles of writing successful workshop fiction.
20 UNI's Iowa Writing Project Summer Institute session offered at NICC
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
5/23/2006 Program will help instructors teach writing to students at many levels.
21 'A Million Little Pieces' of pure lies
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:36, p.7
2/10/2006 Angered after learning that parts of book by James Frey are fabricated.
22 Columnist asks readers to chime in
Holzmueller--Kate (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:28, p.7
12/9/2005 Wishes more students would give input regarding columns.
23 Professional writing prof joins UNI, strives for understanding
Gerling--Taylor R. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:5, p.17
9/13/2005 New instructor Adrienne Lamberti looks forward to teaching students at UNI.
24 R u thinkin' b4 u write? IM may be the problem
Smith--Jessica Dee (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:26, p.9
12/3/2004 A look at Internet shorthand and abbreviations and how they are becoming prevalent in everyday writing; photo.
25 Elderhostel participants at UNI to look at turning books into movies, work on writing skills
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
5/13/2004 Robert Waller and Nancy Price to speak on their writing and adaptation experiences.
26 High school students woefully unprepared for college writing
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.2
7/28/2003 Poor writing skills are becoming an increasing problem amongst students entering college.
27 Poets Against the War
Public Relations News Release 2002:387, p.1
3/17/2003 Vince Gotera will talk about poetry written to express emotions about the war with Iraq.
28 Communication tip: usage survey respondents lean toward tradition
Campus News Network 12:18, p.2
5/7/2002 The results of an online survey of five computer-related terms and five editing issues were given.
29 Wanted: short stories and creativity!
Weiskircher--Heidi B. (Classes of 2005 and 2006)
Northern Iowan 98:23, p.11
11/20/2001 "Inner Weather" provides students with experience working on a magazine; photo.
30 Novelist to read at UNI Visiting Writers Series Tuesday, Oct. 9
Public Relations News Release 2001:131, p.1
10/2/2001 Thomas Fox Averill will speak as a part of the Visiting Writers Series.
31 Jennings receives national award
Bartness--Brooke (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 98:3, p.5
9/11/2001 Senior Valerie Jennings takes first place in the writing contest sponsored by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.
32 UNI hears 'Voices from the Prairie'
Brown--Evelyn (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 98:2, p.13
9/7/2001 Activities to be held at the 2nd Annual Iowa Writers' Celebration are described.
33 Writing celebration to be held today at UNI
Scudder--Jeffrey (Class of 2003)
Northern Iowan 98:2, p.2
9/7/2001 Writing conference will feature writings on Iowa's prairie.
34 'Voices from the Prairie' writing celebration at UNI Friday, Sept. 7
Public Relations News Release 2001:69, p.1
8/30/2001 Authors will speak on how Iowa's landscape affected them.
35 The doctor is in, and he says most of us are in trouble
Public Relations News Release 2000:398, p.1
5/1/2001 Students entering college today are unprepared to write at the college level.
36 This space could be yours!
Northern Iowan 97:53, p.6
4/20/2001 Discusses reasons for writing a column.
37 Steve Coyne next author in UNI Visiting Writers Series
Public Relations News Release 2000:369, p.1
4/18/2001 Steve Coyne, the final speaker in the Visiting Writers Series, will present lecture on April 25.
38 Young People's Poetry Week
Public Relations News Release 2000:361, p.1
4/16/2001 Vince Gotera will talk about writing poetry, including some helpful hints.
39 UNI professor to speak about writing
Scudder--Jeffrey (Class of 2003)
Northern Iowan 97:46, p.2
3/27/2001 Roberto Morales will give a lecture on writing in third world countries.
40 UNI student writes his way to a dream
Sorgenfrey--Susan J. (Class of 2001)
Northern Iowan 96:38, p.9
2/18/2000 UNI senior Travis Robinson has written four novels, one screenplay, and several poems. His work has been read by Dean Koontz; photo.
41 Iowa writing project to be held at UNI
Northern Iowan 94:16, p.13
10/24/1997 Iowa Writing Project moves from University of Iowa to UNI; will offer opportunity for teachers to learn to integrate writing into their teaching.
42 What's Up
Northern Iowan 93:17, p.5
10/29/1996 Activities and meetings.
43 Manuscript writing -- printing -- taught with a purpose, not just rote
Public Relations News Release 1996:83, p.1
10/14/1996 Penny Beed says the teaching of manuscript writing is changing because teachers and researchers are becoming more aware that handwriting needs to be connected with content for it to be meaningful for children to learn.
44 Universities assist in writing project in Chicago's Henry Horner Projects
Public Relations News Release 1996:9, p.1
8/22/1996 Mothers of students at Dett Elementary School are voicing their feelings, concerns, and beliefs through a special publication Journal of Ordinary Thought.
45 What's Up
Northern Iowan 92:53, p.3
4/26/1996 Activities and meetings.
46 Writing students invited to attend meeting
Northern Iowan 92:44, p.2
3/15/1996 Society for Technical Communication will meet.
47 Writing program ends questionably at UNI
Lovick--Kelli R.
Northern Iowan 89:57, p.1
4/30/1993 Writing Associates Program ends; supporters question reasons.
48 If you want to write
Bresland--John (Class of 1994)
Northern Iowan 89:20, p.7
11/6/1992 Offers advice on writing.
49 Announcement!
Northern Iowan 88:55, p.5
4/24/1992 Several sections of research writing to be offered to fulfill general education requirement.
50 Professor designs course to fit his expectations
Johnston--Krista L. (Class of 1992)
Northern Iowan 87:13, p.11
10/16/1990 Scott Cawelti co-wrote book "Introduction to College Writing" as a textbook for the UNI writing course; photo.


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