College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

CSBS News Archive

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


Friday, June 10, 2016 - 4:10pm

UNI geography will celebrate Geography Awareness Week on Tuesday, Nov. 18, and Wednesday, Nov. 19, in Maucker Union.  UNI will host the 2014 GIS Day Speaker Anna V. Pestereva, Aerial Services Inc., who will discuss Open source GIS and new trends in geospatial technology at 5 p.m., Wednesday, Nov....


Friday, June 10, 2016 - 4:10pm

On December 2, the Panther Family – students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends – will come together for one day to support UNI. From 10 a.m. Tuesday to 10 a.m. Wednesday, you can show your support for the UNI community. Visit the UNI Foundation for more details. 


Friday, June 10, 2016 - 4:10pm

April 9th, 2016 Location: Sabin & Seerley Halls - Cedar Falls, IA Time: 9:00A.M. - 1:30P.M. Acceptance of abstracts and early registration ends April 1 No registration fee!


Friday, June 10, 2016 - 4:10pm

The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences is proud to announce its newest venture: The School of Applied Human Sciences.  Formerly the Department of Design, Textiles, Gerontology, and Family Studies and the campus's programs of School Counseling and Mental Health Counseling, this innovative...


Friday, June 10, 2016 - 4:10pm

The Journal of Contemporary Ethnography (JCE), edited by faculty in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology, announces the publication of a special issue: Constructing a Color Line in the Twenty-first Century. Marybeth Stalp, associate professor, and Carissa Froyum, assistant...


Friday, June 10, 2016 - 4:10pm

A new opportunity for CSBS faculty in the Department of Political Science was announced earlier this year. Steve (History BA '67, Political Science MA '74) and Linda Segebarth of Indianapolis have established the Vajpeyi Political Science Endowment Fund. Named after Dhirenda Vajpeyi, UNI...


Friday, June 10, 2016 - 4:10pm

CSBS is proud to announce the addition of UNI's Department of Military Science to the college. The Department of Military Science offers a minor in military science and administers the Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) program at UNI. For more information on the department or ROTC,...


Friday, June 10, 2016 - 4:10pm

Every year this conference attracts presentation of scholarly projects from diverse departments at UNI and other regional schools and universities. The conference provides undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to exchange ideas, present research, and learn more about the developments...


Friday, June 10, 2016 - 4:10pm

The UNI Graduate Program in Counseling recently held a "Stressless Fair" at Aplington-Parkersburg High School.  The program's Mental Health practicum students began collaborating with the school counselors in 2008, when an EF5 tornado hit the area, and continued after the tragic 2009 death of a...


Friday, June 10, 2016 - 4:10pm

Dr. Edra Bogle of Denton, Texas, has made a nearly half-million-dollar gift to UNI to create the Agathon Fellowship Endowment for graduate assistantships for lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender students and others supportive of LGBT issues. The fellowship will be administered by the Women and Gender...


Friday, June 10, 2016 - 4:10pm

The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences hosted its 2013 Distinguished Alumni Day on April 11.  The purpose of the day is to keep alumni engaged with the college and to provide CSBS students the opportunity to interact with graduates who have earned success in the social and behavioral...


Friday, June 10, 2016 - 4:10pm

University of Northern Iowa students and faculty are participating in the 2013 Aztalan Archaeological Field School. The group is part of a larger dig at Aztalan State Park in southeast Wisconsin. Follow their progress at the blog of Donald Gaff, assistant professor of anthropology.


Friday, June 10, 2016 - 4:10pm

As part of the 2011 Family Weekend, the college held a ceremony and reception to recognize students who have achieved  distinction by demonstrating high standards of academic accomplishment.   The following students were recognized by Dean Mauceri for their success as CSBS students:Ryan Alfred  ...


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