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Mar 4, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The next session of 'Women on Fridays: Video Viewpoints,' offered by the University of Northern Iowa Women's Studies program, will be at noon, Friday March 12, in Baker Hall, Room 161. 'The Hazards of Helen,' produced between 1914 and 1917, stars Helen Holmes, one of the most celebrated silent screen serial queens. The film will explore the issue of feminism in 1914. The event is free and open to the public. Those...
Mar 4, 2004
Joan Thompson is a working mother of three children, two of whom are extremely active in extra-curricular activities. On any given day, this busy parent is running hither and yon, making sure her children get to soccer, cheerleading or some other after-school activity. Getting the family home for a nutritious dinner can be tricky. So, like a lot of parents, Thompson occasionally swings by her favorite fast-food restaurant. 'Too many of us beat...
Mar 4, 2004
The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, will meet at Drake University, Wednesday, March 10. Specific times for discussion of most items are unknown. The docket is available on the Web at http://www2.state.ia.us/regents/Meetings/Agendas/agenda.html1. Proposed miscellaneous fees and chargesAll three universities provided a list of proposed non-tuition-related fees and charges. Contact:Renee Romano, vice president for Educational & Student...
Mar 4, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Individual Events speech team competed in two tournaments at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater the weekend of February 28 and 29. At the Edna Sorber Individual Events Tournament, Michelle Kelsey, a senior political communications major from Ankeny, came in first in extemporaneous speaking. Kelsey normally competes with UNI's debate team. This was her first collegiate individual events...
Mar 3, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's 'Films on Social Justice' series will continue with, 'Speak Up,' at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 11, in the Communication Arts Center, Room 108. According to Chris Schwartz, president of UNI's chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), 'Speak Up' describes issues pertaining to identity, sexuality, family and self-acceptance. The audience will meet a wide range of young people who will...
Mar 3, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's forensics teams were on the road the weekend of February 21 through February 23. UNI's debate team traveled to Lawrence, Kan., to participate in the University of Kansas Debate Tournament. The individual events speech team visited Wartburg College in Waverly, where it placed third in sweepstakes. In varsity debate, Eric Short, a senior general communications major from Brookings, S.D., came...
Mar 3, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Tres Vidas' ('Three Lives'), a chamber music theater performance, will be presented at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 11, in the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center, on the University of Northern Iowa campus. In 'Tres Vidas' Georgina Corbo depicts the lives of three legendary Latin-American women: Mexican painter Frida Kahlo; Salvadoran peasant-activist Rufina Amaya; and Argentine poet Alfonsina Storni. The story text...
Mar 2, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa student, Sean Murphy of Dubuque, was awarded a $750 scholarship from the Art Directors Association of Iowa.Murphy, a senior art major, received the scholarship in recognition of his work in graphic design.
Mar 2, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Theatre UNI will present the director/designer's presentation for the upcoming performance of 'Ghosts' by Henrik Ibsen, at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 10 in the Strayer-Wood Theatre. Director Megan Schumacher; scenic designer Leonard Curtis; lighting designer Mark Parrott; and costume designer Jess C. White, will discuss their visions for the production and will share their research, renderings and models used to create the...
Mar 1, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Center for Multicultural Education will present a lecture, 'Race, Class, Sexuality, Gender,' by Jamaican author, Patricia Powell, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 9 at the center. Powell is the author of three novels, 'Me Dying Trial,' 'A Small Gathering of Bones,' and 'The Pagoda.' Set in Jamaica, her novels explore the impact of the forces of personal and political history on individual racial...

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