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1 UNI introduces 2010 summer camps; Calling all aspiring filmmakers, scientists, designers and entrepreneurs
Public Relations News Release 2009:341, p.1
3/22/2010 Is your child interested in astronomy and gazing at the stars; or obsessed with robotics; or a young entrepreneur looking to make their fortunes in small business; an aspiring filmmaker? These are just some of the types of camps offered this summer.
2 UNI planetarium to host public astronomy presentations on Thursdays
Public Relations News Release 2009:273, p.1
2/12/2010 The Department of Earth Science will hold the presentations in Latham Hall on Thursdays at 7 and 8 p.m. through March 11. The computer-controlled system can show the location of current objects in the sky. Admission is free.
3 Second-annual Darwin Week to be held at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2009:250, p.1
2/1/2010 Presentations and activities will be held in Maucker Union in conjunction with the 201st birthday of Darwin. "Darwin Week will feature talks about the newest ideas in science" by faculty and special guests Ed Wasserman and PZ Myers, said Quinn Jones.
4 Astronomer holds lecture at UNI
Baumgard--Molly Marie (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:23, p.14
11/18/2008 Jarita Holbrook of the Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology at the University of Arizona gave an overview of five hundred years of collected information on African astronomy; photo.
5 Humans warring with substances
Abbott--Tristan E. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:41, p.7
2/27/2007 Discussion of proposed committee to track asteroids and destroy them prior to their striking the earth.
6 UNI professor sheds light on celestial light source
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
1/10/2007 Siobahn Morgan reported on some of the issues of Polaris, or the North Star.
7 Discovery of universal proportions
Public Relations News Release 2000:206, p.1
1/22/2001 Thomas Hockey talks about the discovery of two more planetary systems.
8 A Christmas eclipse is coming
Public Relations News Release 2000:191, p.1
12/25/2000 Tom Hockey discusses the partial solar eclipse that will occur on December 25, 2000 at 9:30 a.m.
9 The winter solstice: the first day of winter
Public Relations News Release 2000:185, p.1
12/18/2000 Tom Hockey talks about the first day of winter.
10 Correction
Northern Iowan 97:19, p.9
10/31/2000 Former professor M. B. Smith was interested in astronomy rather than astrology as previous reported.
11 Professor points out mistake
Morgan--Siobahn M. (Earth Science Faculty)
Northern Iowan 97:19, p.8
10/31/2000 Corrects a mistake made in a article about Dr. M. B. Smith in the October 24, 2000, issue of the Northern Iowan.
12 Total lunar eclipse to occur on Sunday
Public Relations News Release 2000:4, p.1
7/10/2000 Siobahn Morgan discusses the upcoming lunar total eclipse.
13 Media Advisory: Full lunar eclipse to be visible Thursday night, Jan. 20, weather permitting
Public Relations News Release 1999:198, p.1
1/18/2000 On Thursday, January 20, there will be a full lunar eclipse beginning about 8 p.m., reaching its peak about 10 p.m.
14 Full lunar eclipse should provide a spectacular show (weather permitting)
Public Relations News Release 1999:193, p.1
1/17/2000 On January 20, there will be a total lunar eclipse visible in Iowa beginning at 8 p.m., reaching its peak at 10 p.m.
15 Media Advisory: last full moon of century to occur on winter solstice --will be visible Dec. 22
Public Relations News Release 1999:171, p.1
12/20/1999 A full moon will occur on the winter solstice, first day of winter, on Wednesday, December 22.
16 The last total solar eclipse of the century
Public Relations News Release 1999:9, p.1
8/9/1999 Tom Hockey explains the effects of solar eclipses in time for the last one of the century.
17 Partial lunar eclipse visible tomorrow
Public Relations News Release 1999:6, p.1
7/26/1999 UNI associate professor Tom Hockey discusses the partial lunar eclipse that will be visible July 27.
18 McCollum Hall Observatory hosts open houses at the University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1998:51, p.1
9/24/1998 Open house will begin October 29 with tour of observatory and presentation on the telescopes.
19 Solar flares to cause disruptions this summer
Public Relations News Release 1997:355, p.1
5/21/1998 Solar flares will be on the increase this summer according to associate professor Thomas Hockey.
20 UNI students get up close and personal with nature
Northern Iowa Today 26:2, p.4
3/1/1998 Students travel to view eclipse.
21 UNI earth science students view eclipse, Montserrat Volcano in Antigua
Public Relations News Release 1997:241, p.1
2/26/1998 Associate Professor of Earth Science Tom Hockey remarks on his trip to Antigua to view the eclipse and see the Montserrat volcano.
22 Honoring the man who made the sun the center of our universe
Public Relations News Release 1997:217, p.1
2/12/1998 Associate professor of earth science Thomas Hockey discusses the significance of Nicolaus Copernicus' discovery.
23 Science hall raises new telescope; UNI students have a new way to reach the stars
Fanto--Morrie J. (Class of 1995)
Northern Iowan 91:4, p.2
9/2/1994 New telescope will be mounted in observatory in McCollum Hall; will replace old telescope donated by Professor M. B. Smith.
24 Star-gazing party Saturday
Johnson--Amanda
Northern Iowan 91:2, p.8
8/26/1994 Computerized telescope will be available at Hickory Hills Park.
25 Looking for the hole in the moon.
Public Relations News Release 0:593, p.1
5/23/1994 Thomas Hockey explains a partial lunar eclipse.
26 Why can't we see the stars tonight?--Blame Thomas Edison
Public Relations News Release 1990:485, p.1
4/15/1991 Star gazing is becoming more difficult due to light pollution from street lights.
27 University of Northern Iowa/PLS science prof's project reaches as far as the stars
Public Relations News Release 1990:402, p.1
3/7/1991 Louis Finsand distributes plans for planetariums world wide.
28 Night sky viewing around the world connected through planetariums from PLS science instructor
Public Relations News Release 1990:380, p.1
2/1/1991 Louis Finsand has created and distributed planetariums for use throughout the world.
29 Don't forget to "leap" before you count in the New Year!
Public Relations News Release 1990:265, p.1
12/31/1990 Slowing of the earth's rotation leads to addition of a "leap second" for the second year in a row.
30 Mark you calendar for December 2--day of possible tides & earthquakes
Public Relations News Release 1990:66, p.1
9/24/1990 Dangerous tides are possible due to alignment of the sun and moon.
31 Tombaugh presents the story of Pluto
Allan--Matt
Northern Iowan 86:58, p.6
5/4/1990 Clyde Tombaugh talks about his discovery.
32 Famous astronomer to speak at UNI
Northern Iowan 86:57, p.6
5/1/1990 Clyde Tombaugh will speak; photo.
33 Getting kids interested in science--try some stars!
Public Relations News Release 1989:347, p.1
1/17/1990 Students of Lou Finsand at Price Lab School erect classroom planetariums to study the dynamics of seasons, the greenhouse effect, and global warming. Finsand prepares planetarium lesson plans for over one-thousand classrooms.
34 University of Northern Iowa professor makes study trip to South Africa
Public Relations News Release 1989:313, p.1
12/20/1989 Professor Tom Hockey is invited to the South African Astronomical Observatory in Capetown. Hockey reports on the relationships between English and Dutch whites living in the region, and their attitudes toward native Africans.
35 University of Northern Iowa professors makes study trip to South Africa
Public Relations News Release 1989:307, p.1
12/20/1989 Professor Thomas Hockey conducts a study trip to the South African Astronomical Observatory in Capetown. Hockey shares his experience in the oppressive police state.
36 UNI's Department of Earth Science to offer astronomy open houses this fall
Public Relations News Release 1987:91, p.1
10/20/1987 Stephanie Skinner coordinates an open house for the UNI Observatory, held in McCollum Science Hall. The open house will include a slide show presentation, and a view of the fall sky through a telescope.
37 UNI Earth Science Seminar series continues Oct. 12
Public Relations News Release 1987:59, p.1
10/1/1987 Steve Leiker and Aaron Spurr give a slide show presentations on photoelectric telescopes for the Earth Science Seminar Series. The presentation was held in the Physics Building.
38 Allnighter's Club
Marlow--Paul S. (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 84:2, p.2
8/28/1987 Portrays the positive aspects of taking astronomy.
39 Five telecourses to provide long distance learning opportunities to Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1987:7, p.1
8/21/1987 Jim Bodensteiner speaks on the broadcasting of five telecourses on astronomy, psychology, sociology, and handicapped children on Iowa Public Television. Instructors include Professors Ralph Scott, Darrel Hoff, Jayne Gackenbach, and Virgil Noack.
40 UNI's Kelsey selected to help students reach for the stars in Iowa London Regents Program
Public Relations News Release 1987:431, p.1
7/16/1987 Professor Larry Kelsey instructs astronomy and science history courses in the London Regents Program. Student participants in the program visit sites in the United Kingdom that are linked to significant scientific discoveries.
41 UNI to offer eight telecourses for college credit
Public Relations News Release 1986:144, p.1
12/22/1986 Eight telecourses are available to persons suffering from work and time restraints. Students view these programs from home, and complete course work by mail. The programs deal in education, astronomy, computer science, anthropology, and Jewish culture.
42 Astronomy teaching conference to feature lecture by Ohio State professor Nov. 3
Public Relations News Release 1987:89, p.1
11/3/1986 Professor George Collins delivered a lecture in Lantz Auditorium in McCollum Science Hall, where he spoke on recent findings in the field of astronomy. Collins discussed quasars, black holes, and other objects believed to be at the edge of the universe.
43 UNI observatory open houses on Thursdays, phone-in sky message
Public Relations News Release 1986:239, p.1
2/4/1986 Special early morning open houses will also be held during late February and March to observe Halley's Comet.
44 Halley's comet telephone information line offered by UNI astronomy group
Public Relations News Release 1986:205, p.1
1/16/1986 When called the telephone information line plays a pre-recorded message giving current information and listing hours that the UNI Observatory is open.
45 When the moon is in the seventh house . . .
Gilgen--Bert
Northern Iowan 77:19, p.1
11/11/1980 The moon, Saturn, Venus, and Jupiter all near each other in the sky; photo.
46 Special observatory program Thursday October 2 to feature 'Cosmos'
Public Relations News Release 1980:101, p.1
9/30/1980 The "Cosmos" series has been moved to Lantz Auditorium.
47 'Cosmos' television course to begin Sunday through UNI
Public Relations News Release 1980:90, p.1
9/23/1980 The course 'Studies in Astronomy: Cosmos' will be offered through Iowa Public Broadcasting network and include two seminars at UNI. The course will be a two hour credit and go over several aspects of space.
48 Student assistants give sky show
Kirchhoff--Linda
Northern Iowan 77:3, p.6
9/9/1980 Students taking any astronomy class are required to attend at least one of the presentations.
49 Astronomy course added
Northern Iowan 77:2, p.5
9/5/1980 An astronomy course will be offered in conjunction with an IPBN series.
50 Public service announcements
Public Relations News Release 1980:48, p.1
8/28/1980 The two hour credit course 'Studies in Astronomy: Cosmos' will be held in connection with Iowa Public Broadcasting.

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