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Berg--Virginia A. (Biology Faculty)

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1 UNI Sigma Xi student research conference honors student work
Public Relations News Release 2002:511, p.1
5/5/2003 Jeffrey Church and Yijun Deng are recognized as having the two best research papers presented at the conference.
2 1999-2000 Professional Development assignments
Campus News Network 9:11, p.2
1/25/1999 Faculty receive PDLs for spring, fall, and academic year 1999-2000.
3 Presentations/lectures/exhibitions: Virginia Berg
Campus News Network 8:3, p.Insert 1
9/15/1997 Virginia Berg presented paper at plant physiologists conference.
4 Stop pouring poisonous pesticides
Enshayan--Kamyar (Director Center for Energy and Environmental Education)
Northern Iowan 93:15, p.8
10/22/1996 Claims that several faculty members have been affected by pesticides sprayed on campus lawns but concerns have been ignored.
5 Albert Gilgen named 1996 Distinguished Scholar
Campus News Network 6:7, p.1
11/27/1995 Alber Gilgen named 1996 Distinguished Scholar by the Graduate Council; former scholars listed; photo.
6 Virginia Berg named 1995 Distinguished Scholar
Northern Iowa Today 78:2, p.20
1/1/1995 Biology professor Virginia Berg wins honor; photo.
7 Virginia Berg named 1995 Distinguished Scholar
Campus News Network 5:7, p.1
11/28/1994 Biographical sketch of Professor Berg; list of previous winners; photo.
8 Biologists harvest knowledge at annual meeting in Oregon
Jackson--Angela D. (Class of 1997)
Northern Iowan 91:3, p.7
8/30/1994 Professor Berg and several students attended plant physiology meeting in Oregon.
9 Virginia Berg, Fred Kolkhorst, and Douglas Pine
Campus News Network 4:23, p.3
8/22/1994 Virginia Berg, Fred Kolkhorst, and Douglas Pine received funding form the National Science Foundation for new lab equipment.
10 Poisonous precipitation
Public Relations News Release 1993:139, p.1
10/25/1993 Virginia Berg warns about the effects of acid rain.
11 Research is where the actions is
Erickson--Barbara (Public Relations Staff)
Northern Iowa Today 21:2, p.1
9/1/1993 Many undergraduates engaged in research.
12 Building a better bean.
Public Relations News Release 1992:795, p.1
8/16/1993 Virginia Berg believes that one characteristic to select for in bean production is leaves that turn up to the sun.
13 7th annual UNI Roadside Conference---August 19 and 20
Public Relations News Release 1992:771, p.1
7/28/1993 University of Northern Iowa Roadside Conference to be held in Fayette. Paul Gruchow, Jon Steege, Pauline Drobney, Steve Holland, and Ole Skaar will address the group.
14 Sources for Topics of Discussion
Public Relations News Release 1992:768, p.1
7/26/1993 Nicaragua and drought resistant crops are the topics for discussion this week.
15 Northern Iowa sources for this week's topics in the news
Public Relations News Release 1992:112, p.1
10/12/1992 Sources for additional information on this weeks topics are announced.
16 Outdoor art appreciation.
Public Relations News Release 1992:108, p.1
10/12/1992 Virginia Berg tells which types of trees and leaves are the most colorful and why.
17 Northern Iowa sources for this week's topics in the news.
Public Relations News Release 1991:685, p.1
6/15/1992 Early parole to community based centers, farm wetlands, government branch powers, and plants in stress are the topics for discussion at UNI this week. Consultants named.
18 Board of Regents honors six UNI faculty members
Northern Iowan 88:55, p.3
4/24/1992 Brief sketches of winners of BOR award for faculty excellence.
19 Six UNI faculty receive Regents awards
Campus News Network 2:16, p.1
4/20/1992 List of winners and short sketches of their work.
20 Faculty promotions and tenure granted to University of Northern Iowa faculty by Board of Regents
Public Relations News Release 1991:540, p.1
4/6/1992 UNI faculty promotions and tenure appointments announced.
21 Six at University of Northern Iowa faculty receive "Regents Award for Faculty Excellence" awards
Public Relations News Release 1991:536, p.1
4/6/1992 Regents Award for Faculty Excellence honors are announced.
22 Six Northern Iowa faculty receive Regents awards
Northern Iowa Today 20:1, p.6
3/1/1992 Professors Berg, Duncan, Lounsberry, Rives, Stockdale, and Wilson are honored.
23 Drought stress in plants
Campus News Network 2:3, p.3
9/30/1991 Professor Berg will do research under $105,000 grant.
24 USDA awards associate professor with grant
Northern Iowan 88:6, p.4
9/20/1991 Professor Virginia Berg wins grant to study reaction of plants to drought; photo.
25 $105,000 USDA grant for study of drought stress in plants awarded to University of Northern Iowa Biologist.
Public Relations News Release 1991:56, p.1
9/11/1991 USDA grant awarded to Professor Berg.
26 Intemann named new dean of natural sciences at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1990:354, p.1
2/15/1991 UNI College of Natural Sciences names new Dean.
27 Director of Leopold Center to speak on sustainable agriculture at University of Northern Iowa Wednesday (October 17).
Public Relations News Release 1990:115, p.1
10/11/1990 Sustainable agriculture will be the topic of a UNI lecture presented by Dr. Dennis Keeney.
28 Are the leaves changing colors earlier? Blame it on acid rain.
Public Relations News Release 1990:96, p.1
10/8/1990 Acid rain may be the cause of trees turning color earlier.
29 University of Northern Iowa viburnum garden doubles as public exhibit and outdoor lab
Public Relations News Release 1990:98, p.1
10/3/1990 Viburnum garden to display three fourths of the world's species eventually. Burton and Louise Sanders donated the land for the exhibit.
30 Second in a series: Natural Sciences names temporary dean
Adamson--Peter (Student--1990)
Northern Iowan 87:4, p.4
9/14/1990 Gerald Intemann named interim dean of the College of Natural Sciences.
31 They come from space to be grown on earth- space tomatoes.
Public Relations News Release 1989:579, p.1
4/23/1990 Virginia Berg is growing space tomatoes. Berg is using seeds recovered from the 11-ton Long Duration Exposure Facility satellite. The seed spent nearly six years in space and some interesting mutations may develop because of the exposure to radiation.
32 University of Northern Iowa names recipients of prestigious Presidential Scholarships
Public Relations News Release 1989:333, p.1
1/8/1990 The Presidential Scholars Board announces the fifth class of high school seniors to be given Presidential Scholarships. Students must have scored a twenty-eight on the ACT and graduate in the top ten percent of their class. Recipients listed.
33 Major changes in the earth's atmosphere -- ozone problems.
Public Relations News Release 1988:493, p.1
5/29/1989 Refrigerants and fluorocarbons have been blamed for eating away the earth's protective ozone. Causing major concerns that more ultraviolet radiation reaching the earth's surface could cause an increased occurrence of skin cancer and related disorders.
34 The air pollution problem -- acid rain concerns increase.
Public Relations News Release 1988:473, p.1
5/15/1989 What we're pumping out of coal fired power plants is returning hundreds of thousands miles away, as acid rain. Virginia Berg says solving the problem won't be easy or come in the near future.
35 Regents approve Professional Development Leaves for 23 Northern Iowa faculty.
Public Relations News Release 1988:236, p.1
1/11/1989 Thirteen leaves planned for the fall semester, six for the sping semster and four for the academic year.
36 University of Northern Iowa names recipients of presidential scholarships.
Public Relations News Release 1988:221, p.1
12/22/1988 List of students recieveing the four-year full-ride scholarship. Students must maintain academic excellence.
37 Regents hike room, board rates 6.5 percent
Reicks--Rodney Eugene (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 84:49, p.1
4/1/1988 Double room with full board will be $2150; list of faculty receiving promotion and tenure; approve window and heating project in Bender Hall.
38 Regents approve promotions of 19, tenure for 13 Northern Iowa faculty members
Public Relations News Release 1987:324, p.1
3/24/1988 The Board of Regents approves nineteen promotions of associate professors and assistant professors, as well as tenure for thirteen.
39 Light-avoiding plants may hold key to solve ag problems in dry regions
Public Relations News Release 1987:282, p.1
2/24/1988 Professor Virginia Berg conducts studies on light-avoiding plants that could be applied to increase yields in agricultural regions suffering from drought.
40 Research at Northern Iowa, it's not just for graduate students anymore
Public Relations News Release 1987:200, p.1
1/11/1988 Undergraduate students of the Department of Natural Sciences conduct research under guidance of Professors Virginia Berg and Ira Simet. Projects include research on acid rain, laser holography, and embryonic cells.
41 Northern Iowa names recipients of prestigious presidential scholarships
Public Relations News Release 1987:177, p.1
12/16/1987 The Presidential Scholars board selects the third class of high school seniors to receive the four-year Presidential Scholar awards. Professor Robert Talbott leads the selection committee. Recipients are listed.
42 Radio News Network Broadcast Briefs
Public Relations News Release 1987:56, p.1
9/29/1987 Virginia Berg outlines the factors effecting leaf pigment. Donald Schmits conducts a survey on the community's attitude toward AIDS. The Sisters of Charity return from volunteering in Nicaragua. Robert Decker predicts the future of computers in schools.
43 Research--not just for grad students any more
Blake--Debra J. (Class of 1977; Public Relations Staff)
Nonpareil 71:4, p.2
9/1/1987 Detailed survey of students engaged in research as undergraduates; photo.
44 A question of ethics; how education meets the task
Nonpareil 71:3, p.2
7/1/1987 Survey of UNI faculty's efforts to incorporate ethics into a variety of courses; photo.
45 Students research aided by $122,000 from USDA/EPA
Public Relations News Release 83:38, p.11
2/17/1987 Ray Donahue and Kathy Dawson-Oberholtzer talk about their research; photo.
46 UNI students study effects of acid rain, light wavelengths on plants, in research funded by USDA, EPA
Public Relations News Release 1987:207, p.1
2/5/1987 Under the guidance of Professor Virginia Berg, biology students conduct research for organizations like the EPA, USDA, and Department of Agriculture. Their findings are shared with researchers in Toronto, as well as the Iowa Academy of Science.
47 Acid rain: film today
Northern Iowan 82:48, p.7
4/8/1986 Will be followed by forum discussion.
48 Berg awarded grant to study soybeans
Northern Iowan 82:27, p.9
12/13/1985 Description of Professor Berg's research; photo.
49 Soybean breeders worldwide to benefit from UNI research funded by USDA
Public Relations News Release 1985:174, p.1
12/9/1985 Berg is conducting work funded by a $54,000 grant; Heuchelin is Berg's research assistant; a description of her research is given.
50 Virginia Berg Lands $50,000+ Grant From USDA for Soybean Research
Public Relations News Release 1985:95, p.2
10/21/1985 Virginia Berg received a 50,000+ grant from the Department of Agriculture to study the movement of soybean plant leaves to help breeders know what movements will determine the size of the yields.


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