September 2020 RodCast Articles


Protecting our Panthers

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - 2:01pm - Good news! We are halfway through the fall semester, and Rod Library is impressed at students' dedication to success as they navigate this new way of learning. Rod Library wants to remind you to wear your mask for the safety of yourself and others so we can continue to be on campus! ​UNI & Rod Library Policies UNI students, faculty, staff, and visiting community members are required to wear face coverings in all campus buildings and outside if social distancing is not possible. To learn more about UNI's policies and other protocols, visit Forward Together: Protecting our Panthers. ​What can I do? ​Get educated on the most effective masks to wear! It is essential to be sure your mask is not... Read More
Banned Books Week 2020

Banned Books Week 2020: Censorship is a Dead End. Find your Freedom to Read

Friday, September 25, 2020 - 12:51pm - Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Bringing to surface the literary content which has tried to be censored in Libraries and schools. As this is not okay to have books and other works censored, it brings a whole community together to fight for a cause that is worth fighting for. So many people feel so strongly about Banned Books because taking away these types of books decreases the chance of a broader perspective to students all over the world. Banned Books Week is held from September 27 - October 3.  The FREEDOM to Read! Banned Books Week was born in the 1980’s after the American Booksellers Association (ABA) put on an exhibit showing banned books in cages... Read More
Header for Universal Suffrage

Toward a universal suffrage: African American women in Iowa and the vote for all

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 - 9:07am - UNI Museum's traveling exhibit has partnered with the Department of Political Science to bring "Toward A Universal Suffrage: African American Women In Iowa And The Vote For All." This exhibition is taking place at the UNI Museum on the bottom floor of Rod Library from Monday, August 31, 2020 - 8:00 am to Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 5:00 pm.  This exhibit highlights the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment to the united states constitution.    What is the 19th amendment? "The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States of by any state on account of sex. Congress shall have the power to... Read More
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