College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

CSBS News Archive

Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 10:25am

Congratulations to our graduating Panthers! Below are a few of the many inspirational CSBS students graduating this semester.   Jalie Belloma Hometown: Centerville, IowaMajor: SociologyMinor: CriminologyPost-graduation plans: Jalie plans to utilize her degree to build a career in human services....


Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 10:22am

CSBS has many long-time faculty and staff retiring at the end of this academic year. We are sad to see them go but wish them a happy retirement filled with fun and joy!   Keith Crew Keith Crew joined the faculty of the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology (SAC) in 1985. He...


Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 4:10pm

Congratulations to our graduating Panthers! Below are a few of the many inspirational CSBS students graduating this semester.   Siraj Mani Acharya Hometown: Kathmandu, NepalMajor: SociologyPost-Graduation Plans: Interning with Harvard’s Pre-College Program for summer as an activities coordinator...


Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 3:51pm

UNI Textiles and Apparel will be hosting its annual fashion show, “Catwalk 27: Runway to Heaven,” this Saturday, April 27, beginning at 7:00 p.m., in Lang Hall Auditorium. Inspired by Greek motifs, “Runway to Heaven” will showcase student design work live on the runway. Kennedy Elliott, a senior...


Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 3:49pm

The Department of Political Science and “50/50 in 2020” are once again presenting the You’re Next - Women’s Leadership Conference on Friday, April 26, 3:00 to 5:00 p.m., in Sabin 2. The conference encourages those who are passionate about women’s involvement in government, or have an interest in...


Monday, April 1, 2019 - 8:53am

Please join us on Wednesday, April 17, at 3:30 p.m., as we dedicate Seerley Room 220 to the memory of Donald E. Shepardson. The Department of History was deeply saddened by the sudden loss of professor Donald E. Shepardson on March 2, 2017, after nearly a half century of service to the university...


Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 1:39pm

This Friday, March 29, 170 middle schoolers will gather at UNI’s Maucker Union to participate in Iowa’s first GeoChallenge, a competition that asks students to create real-world solutions to tackle real-world environmental challenges. UNI is one of 16 sites across the country hosting the challenge...


Monday, March 4, 2019 - 4:38pm

March is Women’s History Month and the women’s and gender studies program (WGS), along with offices and departments across campus, is pleased to present a variety of events that celebrate the contributions of women to history, culture, politics and society.   Highlights of the month include a...


Monday, February 18, 2019 - 1:15pm

Owing to the ongoing and generous support of donors Don and Gudrun Fruehling, we are pleased to announce the Summer 2019 Research Fellowship Program for CSBS undergraduate students. This is a wonderful opportunity to gain valuable experience through independent research. Please review the online...


Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:17pm

April 15 will be here before we know it! Submissions are now being accepted through April 1 for the INSPIRE Student Research & Engagement Conference. As a reminder, the conference is open from students from across campus (any major!) to showcase research projects, internship/volunteer/study...


Monday, December 17, 2018 - 1:13pm

Summer and fall have been full of activity in CSBS, and the many activities strongly showcase the excellent collaborative efforts of our faculty and staff as they engage students and community members in exciting and beneficial ways. Here are just a few highlights: System of Support Workshop: CSBS...


Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 1:28pm

Congratulations to our graduating Panthers! Below are a few of the many inspirational CSBS students graduating this semester.   Patricia Brandt Hometown: Algona, Iowa​Major: Social Science Education Plan B Post-Graduation Plans: Student teaching at Algona Middle School and Humboldt High School...


Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 9:56am

Hello Fellow CSBS Community!  To help share my experience as a National Geographic (NG) Education Fellow, I'll be posting every two weeks or so about what I’m working on and how it supports Geo-Inquiry and K-12 educators. This week I’ll talk a little about my background and who I am.  My name is...


Friday, February 23, 2018 - 10:09am

Alex Oberle, associate professor of geography and coordinator for the Geographic Alliance of Iowa, was recently named a National Geographic Education Fellow by the National Geographic Society for the 2017-2018 academic year for his commitment to geographic education. Alex was one of four educators...


Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 2:46pm

Please join us in welcoming our new faculty! ​Jiuqing Cheng is joining the Department of Psychology as an assistant professor. He is originally from Suzhou City, Jiangsu Province, China. He has his bachelor's degree from Shanghai Normal University in Shanghai, China; his master's degree from...


Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 2:04pm

Tim Strauss, associate professor in the Department of Geography, is now serving as the new interim department head. He received his B.S. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Economics and Geography, M.Sc. in Geography from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and Ph.D. from...


Monday, April 17, 2017 - 8:33am

The 24th Annual CSBS Student Research Conference will be held Wednesday, April 12, in Seerley Hall. The conference serves as an opportunity for students to present their scholarly research projects, exchange ideas and learn about recent developments in the social and behavioral sciences. The ...


Friday, April 14, 2017 - 2:11pm

The Department of Geography hosted the 2017 Iowa Geographic Bee. The state competition is organized by National Geographic and the Geographic Alliance of Iowa, and the winner earns a spot in the National Geographic Bee competition held by National Geographic.  The 103 student participants with...


Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 2:51pm

This year, the Center for Social and Behavioral Research (CSBR) celebrates 50 years in service to the University of Northern Iowa and the broader community, state and region. CSBR's commitment to applied social science and rigorous survey methods research dates back to their first year, which...


Monday, September 12, 2016 - 2:30pm

The CVs for the following candidates for interim CSBS dean are available to anyone on-campus (with CatID).   Click to see candidates    Gregory Bruess Mark Grey Patrick Pease


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