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Department of Biology

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51 McCollum funding will benefit students
Cremer--Justin A. (Class of 2000)
Northern Iowan 96:36, p.1
2/11/2000 $16.9 million addition and renovation planned; awaiting funding.
52 Daryl Smith: a guide on the side
Grimes--Vicki King (Public Relations Staff)
Northern Iowa Today 84:1, p.14
1/1/2000 Profile of Professor Daryl Smith; photo.
53 McCollum renovations recommended to Iowa Legislature
Arbuckle--Amanda A. (Class of 2001)
Northern Iowan 96:11, p.1
10/5/1999 UNI hopes to receive $16.9 million from the Legislature for a 70,000 square foot expansion of McCollum Hall; photo.
54 Biology Department seeks funding for new facility
Alesch--Amy (Class of 1999)
Northern Iowan 95:56, p.1
6/11/1999 Increased enrollment in biology program created need for new, larger, improved facility.
55 Biology Undergraduate Presentations
Northern Iowan 95:17, p.4
10/27/1998 Presentations will be given.
56 "Children's Exploring Nature Workshop" offered at the University of Northern Iowa on Saturday, Nov. 7
Public Relations News Release 1998:93, p.1
10/20/1998 "Changing of the Seasons" workshop to be held as part of the Biology Seminar Series, led by Shary Meyer and Heather Howard.
57 Noted researcher to speak and teach at the University of Northern Iowa during the week of Oct. 19-23
Public Relations News Release 1998:72, p.1
10/9/1998 Thomas Pressley will teach UNI classes in cell biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, and physiology, and will meet with students and faculty during his visit.
58 Biology Undergraduate Research Presentations
Northern Iowan 95:11, p.5
10/6/1998 Will be held.
59 Hetrick named Exec. Secretary of Student Publications Board
Northern Iowan 95:9, p.3
9/29/1998 Professor and Head of Biology Department Barbara Hetrick is named Executive Secretary of Board of Student Publications; photo.
60 The University of Northern Iowa Biology Seminar Series presents "Bulbs for Spring Beauty" beginning on Thursday, Oct. 1
Public Relations News Release 1998:34, p.1
9/11/1998 Billie Hemmer-Callahan to present seminar "Bulbs for Spring Beauty" Oct. 1.
61 Aquatic Learning Center brings new types of life to UNI
Northern Iowan 94:52, p.2
4/21/1998 Aquatic Learning Center recently opened in the UNI greenhouse; photo.
62 Profile: Paul Whitson
Campus News Network 6:21, p.5
7/29/1996 Profile of biology professor Paul Whitson; photo.
63 UNI professor awarded NASA grant
Northern Iowa Today 24:1, p.3
3/1/1996 Professor Darrell Wiens will conduct study; photo.
64 Administrative changes and departmental reorganization
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.311
7/1/1995 Detailed look at the break-up of the old, large departments into smaller, more discrete units; list of those who headed the old and new departments; photo.
65 Capital and other physical improvements
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.453
7/1/1995 Brief review of construction during the early 1970s including the Education Center, UNI-CUE, and the ITC; photo.
66 Virginia Berg named 1995 Distinguished Scholar
Northern Iowa Today 78:2, p.20
1/1/1995 Biology professor Virginia Berg wins honor; photo.
67 Profile: Jean Wellman
Campus News Network 5:8, p.3
12/12/1994 Profile of biology staff member Jean Wellman; photo.
68 Biology department to seek new logo
Northern Iowan 91:24, p.9
11/15/1994 Department looking for logo to place on clothing and World Wide Web home page.
69 New academic and administrative heads take over
Northern Iowan 91:7, p.3
9/16/1994 Profiles of Sandra Alper, new head of Department of Special Education; Barbara Hetrick, new head of Department of Biology; and Lewis Harden, new head of Student Health Center.
70 New school year brings new faces to campus
Northern Iowa Today 22:2, p.3
9/1/1994 Brief biographical sketches of new directors and department heads; photo.
71 UNI begins fall semester with six new administrative and departmental faces
Northern Edition 2:17, p.6
8/31/1994 Four department heads and two administrative heads named: Sandra Alper is head of Special Education; Barbara Hetrick is head of Biology; Michael Waggoner is head of Educational Administration and Counseling; John Butler is acting head of Comm. Studies.
72 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.
73 Nixon Wilson receives University of Northern Iowa research award
Public Relations News Release 1992:28, p.1
9/2/1992 Donald McKay Faculty research Award winner is Nixon Wilson, professor of biology.
74 Faculty profile: Nixon Wilson
Calhoun--Katherine Treloar
Northern Iowa Today 76:1, p.26
7/1/1992 Biographical sketch of biology professor Nixon Wilson; photo.
75 Nature-ally stimulating
Campus News Network 1:20, p.1
7/15/1991 Schedule of summer biology seminar series.
76 Nixon Wilson is 1991 Distinguished Scholar
Northern Iowa Today 74:2, p.20
1/1/1991 Biology professor wins award; photo.
77 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.
78 Faculty profile: Daryl Smith
Northern Iowa Today 74:1, p.18
7/1/1990 Biographical sketch of Professor Daryl Smith; photo.
79 Variety of events planned for "Earth Week 1990" at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1989:549, p.1
4/10/1990 The Conservation Club coordinates several Earth Week activities, including a guided walk through the Biological Preserves, lectures from faculty members, Orchesis performances, and folk dancing in the Embassy Room.
80 The call of (or whistles of) the wild--professor studies bird calls
Public Relations News Release 1989:362, p.1
1/25/1990 Professor Jill Trainer conducts research on the communication systems of tropical bird species threatened by deforestation.
81 Plants pressed in file folders; UNI herbarium
Northern Iowan 86:22, p.17
11/17/1989 Student Scott Zager talks about the collection of plants in the Department of Biology; photo.
82 Retiree serves as UNI volunteer; 71 year old horticulturist
Northern Iowan 86:9, p.7
10/3/1989 Profile of Arnold Webster.
83 UNI chemistry (sic!) students gain chance to be Smokey the Bear
Northern Iowan 85:12, p.11
10/7/1988 Professor TePaske looks at the current programs of the Biology Department.
84 Roadside Vegetation Management Confrence Friday (Sept. 30) at Northern Iowa, John Deere Supervisor's Club.
Public Relations News Release 1988:65, p.1
9/23/1988 The confrence will focus on the integrated aspects of promoting roadside prairie, restoring marginal prairie and reducing, weed development. Keynote speaker will be Daryl Smith, UNI professor of biology.
85 Untitled
Northern Iowa Today 16:3, p.1
9/1/1988 Professors, students, and alumni talk about the way biology is taught at UNI; photo.
86 UNI biologist finds herbicide adversity in Iowa's aquatic environment
Public Relations News Release 1987:326, p.1
3/24/1988 Professor Barton Bergquist researches the effects of herbicides used in farming on aquatic organisms found in Iowan streams and creeks.
87 Natural history program on the Colorado Rockies marmot Open to public Feb. 21
Public Relations News Release 1987:266, p.1
2/17/1988 Professor Orlando Schwartz conducts a public presentation on the social system of the yellow-bellied marmot native to the Colorado Rockies. The presentation is held in the UNI Museum.
88 Northern Iowa biology students commended for their scholarship
Public Relations News Release 1987:233, p.1
1/25/1988 Twelve students of Professor Daryl Smith's General Biology I are granted letters of commendation for their exceptional academic performance. Three of these students are Presidential or Merit Scholars. Recipients are listed by hometown.
89 Downey retires to pursue first love--butterfly research
Nonpareil 72:1, p.19
1/1/1988 Professor John Downey will retire as Dean of Graduate College after serving since 1981; had previously been head of Biology Department; photo.
90 Iowa State gives high-tech microscope to UNI faculty
Schweer--Kendra (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 84:14, p.7
10/13/1987 Donates Hitachi 11-E electron transmission microscope.
91 Roadside vegetation management conference at UNI Sept. 23
Public Relations News Release 1987:36, p.1
9/15/1987 The Department of Biology and Black Hawk County Conservation Board hold a conference on weed control in the Education Center. Professor Daryl Smith participated as one of the speakers following a luncheon in the commons.
92 Second Prairie Conference on 'Iowa's Lost Landscape' at UNI Sept. 5
Public Relations News Release 1987:13, p.1
8/26/1987 Professor Clair Kucera is named keynote speaker at the second prairie conference, held in Lantz Auditorium. Professors Cherin Lee and Daryl Smith explain the Biological Preserves' efforts in maintaining and restoring Iowa's prairies.
93 Muscatine student receives four-year full tuition scholarship to UNI
Public Relations News Release 1987:423, p.1
7/9/1987 Bill Fusselman, of Muscatine, is give a full tuition biology scholarship, and a five-hundred dollar J. S. Latta Award at the Mathematics and Science Symposium.
94 'Orchids' focus for four-week intensive course on UNI biology seminar series
Public Relations News Release 1987:301, p.1
4/6/1987 Gary Heggen presents a four-part seminar on the proper growth and arrangement of orchids. The seminar was held in McCollum Science Hall, and was the final course offered in the Biology Seminar Series.
95 'Basics of Plant Care' workshop to be held during April at UNI
Public Relations News Release 1987:251, p.1
3/5/1987 The Department of Biology and Office of Continuing Education sponsor a series of four lectures on plant care. The program was instructed by Ron Camarata of the greenhouse staff, who discussed potting procedures, plant reproduction, and pruning.
96 UNI student receives $10,000 McElroy Grant to work at Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Public Relations News Release 1987:238, p.1
2/25/1987 Mitch Eyres receives a two-year ten-thousand dollar grant from the McElroy Trust to gain field experience as a naturalist at Hartman Reserve. The internship is a project of the Biology Department, HRNC, and McElroy Trust.
97 'Forest Prairie' topic for UNI Geography Colloquium Wednesday (Feb. 11)
Public Relations News Release 1987:210, p.1
2/9/1987 Professor Daryl Smith spoke at the Geography Colloquium in Sabin Hall. Smith discussed data that he had gathered for land use decisions in the Bushy Creek State Recreation Area.
98 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.
99 UNI Biology Seminar Series offers four short courses during spring semester
Public Relations News Release 1986:171, p.1
1/19/1987 Two courses on beekeeping and plant care were offered by the Department of Biology, and were held in the McCollum Science Hall. Participants were instructed on hive management, honey extraction, and the basics of caring for orchids.
100 Conference focuses on prairies
Schlobohm--Jack S. (Class of 1991)
Northern Iowan 83:4, p.10
9/9/1986 Conference highlights; photo.


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