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Apr 14, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Gerald Anglum has been appointed assistant vice president for Marketing & Public Relations at the University of Northern Iowa. He will lead the university's integrated marketing efforts and will oversee the Office of University Marketing & Public Relations. His appointment was effective April 1. Anglum came to the university in 1989 as a publications editor. He was later promoted to media relations director, and...
Apr 13, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'A Seventeenth-Century Indo-Persian Poet: The Many Lives of Nand Lal' will be the topic of the next history lecture at the University of Northern Iowa, Wednesday, April 21.Louis Fenech, UNI assistant professor of history, will speak at 7 p.m. in Seerley Hall, Room 115. His address is free and open to the public. Since Sept. 11, 2001, Fenech said the Sikhs, a religio-cultural community that originates in India, 'have been...
Apr 13, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Take Back the Night,' an annual event to protest sexual assault and violence against women, will be Tuesday, April 20, at Old Central Ballroom in Maucker Union at the University of Northern Iowa. Actors from the Students Against a Violent Environment (SAVE) Forum will take the stage at 5 p.m. Capoeira, a cultural dance organization, will perform at 6 p.m. Audience members will be invited to present their own poetry or music...
Apr 13, 2004
The child of Holocaust survivors, Harry Brod knows well the importance of telling the story. The UNI professor of philosophy & religion speaks annually to children in sixth-12th grade via the ICN, talking about the Holocaust. Brod also is a member of the advisory board of an educational non-profit organization called 'Voices and Memories Through the Holocaust' that uses testimonies of child survivors to educate younger generations. 'The...
Apr 13, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's 'Films on Social Justice' series will continue with, 'Reefer Madness,' at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 20, and 'Grass,' at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 22, both in the Communication Arts Center, Room 108. According to Chris Schwartz, president of UNI's chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), 'Reefer Madness' is a film that tells the story through the eyes of a high school principal who is...
Apr 12, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Artists Ed McGowin and Claudia DeMonte will present a lecture on their public artworks at 7 p.m., April 19, in the University of Northern Iowa's Kamerick Art Building, Room 111.McGowin and DeMonte created the sculpture for the new Center for Multicultural Education (CME), located in the recently renovated Maucker Union.The sculpture, titled 'We Are One,' was chosen as part of the 'Iowa Art in State Buildings Program,' in...
Apr 12, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Quick Books Pro -- Beginning,' a software training course, will be offered by the University of Northern Iowa Regional Business Center (RBC).The course will run three consecutive Tuesdays, from 9 a.m. to noon, beginning April 20, at the RBC office, 212 E. Fourth St., Waterloo. The instructor will be Judy Schindel, certified Quick Books trainer. Participants will learn check entry, how to set up accounts and other lists,...
Apr 12, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Malcolm Price Laboratory School (MPLS) will sponsor the 36th annual Beginning Reading Conference beginning at 8 a.m., Friday, April 16, at UNI's Schindler Education Center. According to Amy Lockhart, conference chair, the event provides educators with innovative language arts tips, tools and techniques, while giving teachers methods to evaluate and enhance the effectiveness of classroom...
Apr 12, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Individual Events speech team traveled to the West coast Friday through Sunday, April 2-4, to compete in the American Forensic Association's National Individual Events Tournament at California State University-Long Beach.Michelle Kelsey, senior political communication major from Ankeny, came one rank short of advancing to the elimination rounds in extemporaneous speaking. Mike Hilkin,...
Apr 11, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa presidential scholars will present their senior thesis research projects, beginning at 9 a.m., Saturday, April 17 in Lang Hall, Rooms 20, 21 and 23.The conference will begin with a welcome speech by UNI President Robert Koob in the second-floor lounge of the Lang Hall auditorium. Following will be five sessions of research presentations. Presenters, topics and times are listed below:9:30-10 a.m....

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