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1 The great American eclipse of 2017
Mazzarella--Allison (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:1, p.1
8/24/2017 The United States had their first solar eclipse on the first day of classes, August 24. The Department of Earth and Environmental Science, UNI STEM, and The Iowa Academy of Science organized a viewing party in the Rod Library and in front of the Campanile. Despite the cloudy day, over one hundred people attended the viewing party; photo.
2 First advanced storm spotter training to be held April 23
Public Relations News Release 2014:215, p.1
3/27/2015 UNI Department of Earth Science will host an advanced storm spotter training course April 23, in Latham Hall, Room 125. This is the first year this training is being brought to northeast Iowa. All trainings are free and open to the public.
3 Halloween: science edition
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 111:17, p.4
10/27/2014 The UNI Student Chapter of the American Chemical Society and students from the biology, physics, and earth science departments hosted the annual "Halloween House"; photo.
4 Rod Library displays UNI Museum treasures
Baldus--Rachel (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:28, p.1
12/13/2013 Cuurrently there is an exhibit, "Treasures: A Sampling of the UNI Museums Collection" in Rod Library. The exhibit features various artifacts from all over the world. The pieces on display are from the UNI Museum that closed due to budget cuts; photo.
5 Observatory offers views from out of this world
Freese--Brian Paul (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:4, p.6
9/7/2012 Siobahn Morgan conducts an observatory show each Thursday evening. The event starts at 9:00pm. Students learn about objects in the sky and get close up views, using the 12 inch reflecting telescope.
6 UNI opens observatory to the public
Public Relations News Release 2012:30, p.1
8/23/2012 Thursday, August 30 at 9:00pm is the date and time for the open house in McCollum Science Hall. People will be able to see the moons of Jupiter. Shows are scheduled every Thursday until Thanksgiving.
7 Faculty, students respond to closure of science programs
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:47, p.1
4/3/2012 Several science program degree programs will be lost due to the budget crisis. According to Ken De Nault, two of the four geology faculty members may be lost. Courses in these areas will be available next year.
8 UNI to host special viewing of supernova
Public Relations News Release 2011:32, p.1
9/12/2011 Viewing of a supernova nearly 20 million light years away will be held on the grassy field west of the campanile and will be sponsored by the Earth Science Department.
9 Grants fund development o hydrology program; new lab supports student research
Northern Iowa Today 93:3, p.20
4/1/2010 New facility funded by Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust; led by Professor Iqbal; will analyze water quality; photo.
10 UNI guest lecturer explores ecological and cultural relationship in 'The Art of the Anthropocene
Public Relations News Release 2009:356, p.1
3/26/2010 Art critic, science writer, poet and practicing artist William L. Fox will present a lecture that will trace the development of earth systems science along with field studies in North America, Chile, and Australia.
11 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.
12 UNI Alumni Association to present Heritage Honours Awards during Homecoming
Public Relations News Release 2009:121, p.1
10/14/2009 The awards program honors the accomplishments of graduates and their service to the university. Awards will be presented to Bradley Block, Guang Jin, Sarah "Sally" Carbaugh Frudden, and Leonard Froyen.
13 "Scientific inquiry: Do you believe what you read?"
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:12, p.1
10/9/2009 Paul Spry, an Australian native and Iowa State professor, is an geologist. During his presentation, Spry offered his opinions on how the Broken Hill lead-zinc-silver deposit in Australia was formed; photo.
14 UNI student group receives international award
Public Relations News Release 2009:31, p.1
9/8/2009 The Center for Inquiry International (CFI), headquartered in Amherst, N. Y., presented the award to the Iowa Freethinkers and Inquirers (UNIFI). The CFI board decided that of all the events held by their 200-plus campus groups, the UNI event was the best.
15 Team participates in project to explore Earth
Northern Iowan 105:58, p.1
7/10/2009 Professor James Walters, Rodney Hubscher, and Drew Kreman are spending ten weeks locating optimal sites in Iowa where seismometers can be installed. The instruments measure the actual movement of the ground.
16 UNI team participates in project to explore Earth's interior
Public Relations News Release 2008:592, p.1
6/29/2009 James Walters, professor and head of the Department of Earth Science, and geology graduates Rodney Hubscher and Drew M. Kreman are spending 10 weeks this summer locating optimal sites in Iowa where seismometers can be installed.
17 UNI hosts lecture on Dry Run Creek Watershed Management Project, Oct. 27
Public Relations News Release 2008:162, p.1
10/21/2008 Rebecca Kauten, UNI alumna and urban coordinator in the Watershed Assessment and Monitoring Section of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will speak on "Water Quality in the Built Environment: Examples from a Local Watershed Project."
18 UNI honors outstanding faculty for teaching, research, professional service
Public Relations News Release 2008:153, p.1
10/15/2008 Three faculty members were honored this fall for outstanding teaching, research and professional service, receiving awards valued at $1,000 each. Recipients are: John R. Groves, Lisa K. Jepsen, and Daniel J. Power.
19 University of Northern Iowa attracts more than 80 geologists 2008 Tri-State Geological Field Conference & Society for Sedimentary Geology conference
Public Relations News Release 2008:93, p.1
9/23/2008 The conference participants will examine quarries and road cuts along 60 miles of the formation transect, from Osage to Cedar Falls. Lithograph City, from which the formation takes its name, was platted in 1905-1906 and later changed its name to Devonia.
20 UNI and the ILPA offer Geology of Iowa for Teachers, June 22-27
Public Relations News Release 2007:728, p.1
6/16/2008 Twenty-four teachers will be participating in a course that will cover several activities and topics including an introduction to the geological history of Iowa, processes and principles of geology, geohydrology, and surface and subsurface.
21 College deans welcome new students
Haack--Joel K. (Dean--College of Humnaities--Arts--and Sciences)
Northern Iowan 104:54, p.sup 6
5/2/2008 Discovery is at the heart of the College of Natural Sciences.
22 UNI Department of Earth Science presents speaker, Hillaker
Public Relations News Release 2007:531, p.1
3/31/2008 Harry Hillaker will be speaking about weather and weather patterns April 7.
23 Earth Science Seminar Series at UNI to discuss human health effects from coal-fired boilers
Public Relations News Release 2007:393, p.1
1/31/2008 William Stigliani will be speaking February 4.
24 Earth Science open house to be held at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2007:164, p.1
9/18/2007 The Earth Science open house will be held September 30.
25 Lab enhances science curriculum
Harken--Sarah (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:5, p.6
9/11/2007 Hydrology lab aids earth science curriculum; photo.
26 UNI to expand hydrology education with new lab funded by Carver Trust
Public Relations News Release 2007:83, p.1
8/3/2007 A new hydrology lab will be created with funds from the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust.
27 UNI hosts earth science update for educators
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
4/10/2007 The Earth Science Update will be held Friday, April 13 for middle and high school earth-science teachers.
28 UNI herbarium receives book donation from grad
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
11/15/2006 Several botanical books were donated to the herbarium from the estate of the late Richard Golz. Biographical profile of Richard Golz.
29 UNI to celebrate American Education Week
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
11/7/2006 Students and teachers from Cedar Falls and Waterloo schools will be able to participate in different programs at UNI during American Education Week.
30 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
8/21/2006 During the Observatory open house, spectators will be able to see planets, nebulae, and galaxies through the computer-controlled telescope.
31 UNI graduate speaks about work with NASA, Mars
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:49, p.1
4/7/2006 Bryan Hynek returned to campus to speak at conference; talked about his research activities involving Mars; believes that there was once life on Mars.
32 Monday, March 27
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
3/27/2006 "Plena Libre" will be performed as part of the Kaleidoscope Series for Youth; President Koob will accept the "Best Practices Award" from the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education; Earth Science Seminar will take place.
33 Presentation on research from Mars, March 30 at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
3/23/2006 Brian Hynek of the University of Colorado, Boulder, will give a presentation on the latest research from Mars.
34 UNI professor has slides of historic earthquake effects
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
12/5/2005 Professor Kenneth De Nault has slides of the effects of an earthquake that rocked the Mississippi River Valley in 1811.
35 Einstein Lecture to take place in Celebration of the World Year of Physics
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
10/17/2005 Thomas Hockey will give lecture on Einstein's relativity to physics.
36 Monday, Sept. 19
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
9/19/2005 Twenty-fifth annual UNI Career Fair held in UNI-Dome; Earth Science Seminar discusses last summer's field camp.
37 Physical geology professor keeps passion for teaching, researching
Tuenge--Nathan (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:6, p.12
9/16/2005 Professor Mohammad Iqbal enjoys teaching, the students, and the atmosphere at UNI and has been here since 1994; photo.
38 Monday, March 28
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
3/28/2005 Chrys Mitchell will perform at KUNI; Gary Shawver will give seminar; Trans Issues talk will be given; selections from "The Good Body" will be presented.
39 UNI earth science major to give presentation on summer with the National Park Service
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
9/29/2004 Scott Beason will talk about and show slides of his summer internship at Mt. Rainier National Park.
40 UNI to host earch science seminar Sept. 20
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
9/17/2004 Justin Funk will speak about his experiences this past summer in the Katmai 2004 International Volcanology Field School.
41 On your campus
Northern Iowan 100:10, p.2
10/3/2003 Meetings and events planned; Brazilian Jiu Jitsu being held.
42 UNI celebrates National Earth Science Day, Sunday, Oct. 12
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
10/3/2003 An activity fair will be held outside Latham Hall.
43 Mars closest to Earth in 60,000 years -- UNI celebrates
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
8/20/2003 Department of Earth Science plans to make the most of this rare occurrence.
44 UNI hosts earth science seminar
Public Relations News Release 2002:345, p.1
2/24/2003 "Bacteria at Iowa's Beaches" will be presented by Janice Boekhoff.
45 UNI earth science students experience 'Paleontology of the Canadian Rockies'
Public Relations News Release 2002:180, p.1
11/5/2002 John Groves took his paleontology class to Alberta and British Columbia to study the Burgess Shale fauna; students who made the trip are listed.
46 Earth science goes basic--with great success
Campus News Network 12:5, p.2
10/23/2001 Department of Earth Science hosted open house along with Basic Materials which included quarry tours, fossil hunting, and rock interpretation field trips.
47 Open house at Waterloo Quarry
Scudder--Jeffrey (Class of 2003)
Northern Iowan 98:12, p.2
10/12/2001 Open house will include activities like quarry tours and fossil hunting.
48 Open house scheduled at Waterloo South Quarry
Public Relations News Release 2001:134, p.1
10/3/2001 An open house at the Waterloo South Quarry, hosted in part by the Department of Earth Science, will take place on Oct. 14.
49 Geology professor rocks and races
Calcara--T. J. (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 97:9, p.9
9/26/2000 Profile of geology professor Ken De Nault; photo.
50 University of Northern Iowa students to explore Easter Island
Public Relations News Release 1999:300, p.1
3/8/2000 UNI students will participate in Earth Science Geology Trip to Rapa Nui, March 11-17.


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