College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

CSBS News Archive

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - 12:40pm

The Spring 2020 semester has brought us unprecedented challenges. We successfully transitioned our courses from a predominantly face-to-face format to a completely distance-learning format immediately after spring break. I have profound admiration for our faculty and departmental staff who made...


Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - 12:52pm

As the Spring 2020 semester ends, our graduating seniors are preparing for a historic online commencement celebration. We are so proud of their accomplishments and know that, despite these chaotic times, they will go on to achieve incredible things. Below are just a few of the many seniors...


Saturday, April 25, 2020 - 11:22am

Mindfulness-Flow-Resilience: What's the difference, and how can they help see us through the challenges and anxieties of a global pandemic? On April 8, 2020, the University of Northern Iowa's Human Potential Project co-sponsored the below webinar with TheFlowChannel.com for viewers on five...


Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 1:41pm

The Coronavirus has forced the Center for Violence Prevention and several Iowa’s school districts to postpone Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) Student Leadership Summits this spring in Sioux City, Council Bluffs, Davenport and Marshalltown - impacting over 1,100 student mentors from 18...


Monday, March 16, 2020 - 10:05am

Based on the campus-wide response to COVID-19, the INSPIRE conference has moved to an online and printed showcase of student work. The deadline for abstracts has also been extended to March 30 to allow students more time to submit their projects. Submit your project online at: csbs.uni.edu/...


Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 2:06pm

Dear CSBS Colleagues, In light of recent university-level communications, I wanted to send a brief message to highlight some points to keep in mind as we face upcoming challenges and remain focused on serving our students in the coming weeks.  For now, the main directive is moving all courses to...


Friday, December 20, 2019 - 10:45am

As always, this summer and fall have been a busy time for CSBS faculty, staff and students. We are pleased to feature some of your many accomplishments in this fall 2019 edition of Kudos. Over the summer, seven faculty members led students on five capstone study abroad experiences across Greece,...


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...


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