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Department of Geography

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1 ITTC today
Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 118:20, p.4
11/4/2021 The East Gym was converted into a space for the Department of Geography, finishing renovations in 2006.
2 UNI Museum to host Arctic exhibit
Public Relations News Release 2014:165, p.1
2/2/2015 This exhibit is a traveling photographic exhibition developed by the Royal Canadian Geographic Society and Canada's Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development. The exhibit is will be here February 5 through early April 2015.
3 UNI to host lecture on biblical geography
Public Relations News Release 2013:123, p.1
11/18/2013 UNI will host Steven Collins from Trinity Southwest University to deliver a lecture titled, "Finding Sodom: A Study in Biblical Geography." The lecture is sponsored by the Dr. Johnathan J. Lu and Sayoko Lu Biblical Geography Endowment Fund.
4 SBS scholarship applications being accepted at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2010:145, p.1
11/15/2010 The SBS scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit. Applicants will be judged by high school records, performance on standardized tests, academic honors and achievements, and other evidence of academic accomplishments and promise.
5 UNI College of Social and Behavioral Sciences offering scholarships
Public Relations News Release 2010:146, p.1
11/15/2010 Applications are being accepted for the Alderman Scholars Program. The scholarship program is open to incoming freshman, transfer students, and current students. The Alderman Scholars Program was established by a grant from the Everett Alderman Endowment.
6 UNI professors travel for Fulbright-Hays grant
Public Relations News Release 2009:43, p.1
9/11/2009 Alex Oberle, assistant professor of geography, and curriculum specialist Kay Weller, associate professor of geography, traveled to Chile for a four-week professional development program earlier this summer. Professors listed.
7 UNI College of Social and Behavioral Sciences offers scholarships
Public Relations News Release 2008:310, p.1
1/16/2009 The Alderman Scholars Programs awards up to $6,000 per year for up to four years to assist "needy, worthy and appreciative students, who are majoring in, or are intending to major in, a field of study within the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences."
8 UNI presents lecture on Biblical mapmaking
Public Relations News Release 2008:103, p.1
9/26/2008 "The History of Biblical Mapmaking" will be the subject of a lecture by Barry Beitzel, professor of Old Testament and Semitic Languages at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. The lecture will be in the John Deere Auditorium in Curris Business Building.
9 UNI's Sugumaran receives Outstanding Graduate Faculty
Northern Iowan 104:26, p.6
12/4/2007 Brief biographical sketch of Ramanathan Sugumaran and announcement of award as outstanding graduate faculty member.
10 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
4/2/2007 Thomas Cova will be discussing "GIScience and Public Safety: Setting Wildlife Evacuation Trigger Points" Thursday, April 5.
11 UNI center uses NASA technology for practical applications
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
9/21/2006 The GeoInformatics Training, Research, Education and Extension Center is finding new practical uses for NASA-based technology.
12 East Gym renovation to start late spring
Andrews--Eric A. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 100:33, p.1
2/3/2004 Capital improvements are planned for the East Gym and Physics Building; photo.
13 UNI geography department to host first colloquium presentation of the year
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
9/5/2003 Rex Honey, geography professor at the University of Iowa, to speak.
14 Several geography faculty presented papers at the annual conference of the Association of American Geographers held in New York City
Campus News Network 11:17, p.Insert 2
4/4/2001 Geography faculty goes to New York to present papers.
15 The Geographic Alliance of Iowa (GAI) 2000 Summer Institute
Public Relations News Release 1999:444, p.1
6/19/2000 Teachers can attend the Geography Alliance of Iowa 2000 Summer Institute to update their teaching skills in the area of geography.
16 Two geography workshops available for summer credit
Northern Iowan 95:51, p.2
4/16/1999 "Iowa Rivers and Prairies" and "Using Literature, Film, Art, and Music to Teach Geography" workshops will be offered for three credit hours and geography endorsement this summer.
17 Geographic Alliance of Iowa underwriting two workshops at the University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1998:329, p.1
4/14/1999 Two geography workshops for teachers will be held at UNI in June and July.
18 Geography open house scheduled next Wednesday
Northern Iowan 95:47, p.2
4/2/1999 Department of Geography will have an open house to display its new Geographic Information Science (GIS) lab April 7.
19 University of Northern Iowa geography professors Kay Weller and Lois Lindell presented at Geographic Alliance of Iowa Teacher Consultants conference
Public Relations News Release 1997:408, p.1
7/22/1998 Kay Weller and Lois Lindell made presentations at the Geographic Alliance of Iowa Teacher Consultants workshop. Keith Lucero and Rex Honey also presented at the workshop.
20 Participants selected for sixth annual geography institute hosted in Cedar Rapids June 14-27 by University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1997:379, p.1
6/12/1998 Twenty-eight students and faculty from UNI will participate in the 6th annual Geography Institute, held at Coe College in Cedar Rapids. A list of the students and teachers is given.
21 Profile: Weller
Campus News Network 8:16, p.3
4/6/1998 Profile of Assistant Professor of Geography Kay Weller; photo.
22 Bringing the world to students through geography
Public Relations News Release 1996:454, p.1
6/20/1997 Professor Weller talks about the attendance at fifth annual Geography Institute for Educators.
23 Presentations/lectures/exhibitions: Department of Geography
Campus News Network 7:17, p.Insert 1
4/21/1997 Department of Geography faculty members participated in Association of American Geographers conference.
24 Teaching better geography conference at UNI Saturday, April 12
Public Relations News Release 1996:352, p.1
4/11/1997 A conference designed to help teachers improve their geography teaching skills. The conference will be hosted by the Geographic Alliance of Iowa.
25 Addition of new faculty members in Department of Geography
Northern Iowan 92:48, p.5
4/9/1996 Stephen McGregor and Kay Weller will join faculty; new environmental emphasis will be added.
26 President of the Population Institute in Washington D.C. to speak on issue of overpopulation at the University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1995:144, p.1
11/27/1995 Werner Fornos will speak at UNI on the topic Gender Equality by the Year 2000.
27 Special presentation
Campus News Network 6:7, p.4
11/27/1995 Werner Fornos will speak on gender equalilty in the year 2000 November 30.
28 Population Institute president to speak
Northern Iowan 92:25, p.3
11/21/1995 Werner Fornos will speak on gender equality.
29 University of Northern Iowa student applications being received for the Janice M. Clark Memorial Scholarship
Public Relations News Release 1994:336, p.1
3/16/1995 Applications for the Janice M. Clark Scholarship are available from the Department of Geography.
30 Natural Disaster, Regional Geography: new UNI classes
Northern Iowan 91:24, p.3
11/15/1994 Two new courses offered.
31 Guest lecturer for Geography Colloquium to present at the University of Northern Iowa October 31.
Public Relations News Release 1994:123, p.1
10/24/1994 Larry Carlson will speak during the Geography Colloquia Series.
32 Geography series
Campus News Network 5:1, p.4
9/6/1994 Department will offer colloquium series this fall.
33 Geography shcolarship available at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 0:419, p.1
3/14/1994 Applications for the Janice Clark Memorial Scholarship are now available.
34 European Community to be Geography Colloquium topic
Northern Edition 1:6, p.2
11/17/1993 Murray Austin will talk about nature of European Community.
35 Constitutional Development o European Community topic for November17 Geography Colloquium at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1993:200, p.1
11/15/1993 C Murray Austin will speak at the Geography Colloquium at UNI.
36 Former NASA scientist to speak on Manson Crater at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1993:70, p.1
9/24/1993 Nicholas Short spoke on the Manson Iowa Crater at UNI.
37 Free trade is topic for Geography Colloquium September 22 at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1993:54, p.1
9/20/1993 Christopher Merrett will speak concerning "Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement" in Sabin Hall on September 22.
38 "Electoral Geography" topic at University of Northern Iowa Wednesday, Septermber 1
Public Relations News Release 1993:24, p.1
8/31/1993 The consequences of electoral redistricting in the nineties will be the topic of a public address.
39 For a few, summer has been a moving experience
Campus News Network 4:1, p.1
8/30/1993 Several offices were relocated over the summer.
40 Resource room dedicated
Campus News Network 2:8, p.3
12/9/1991 Dedicated to Professor Nijim.
41 Northern Iowa to dedicate resource room to late geography professor Basheer Nijim; Geographic Awareness Week December 1-7
Public Relations News Release 1991:243, p.1
11/26/1991 Geography Resource Room will be dedicated to Basheer Nijim.
42 Geographic Alliance of Iowa headquartered at UNI
Campus News Network 2:7, p.4
11/25/1991 Receives $25,000 grant to finance the operation.
43 Geographic Alliance of Iowa headquartered at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1991:221, p.1
11/13/1991 The goal of the Geographic Alliance of Iowa is getting teachers interested in geography. The Alliance is funded by a $25,000 grant from the National Geographic Society.
44 Head of Arab American Institute to speak at University of Northern Iowa Thursday October 17
Public Relations News Release 1991:139, p.1
10/14/1991 James Zogby will present a public lecture entitled "New Initiative for Israeli-Palestinian Peace".
45 One-day conference for social studies teachers to be held at University of Northern Iowa October 14
Public Relations News Release 1991:122, p.1
10/7/1991 Social teachers are invited to a one-day workshop at UNI.
46 Three new academic heads at UNI
Campus News Network 2:2, p.Insert 2
9/16/1991 Joel Haack succeeds Dave Duncan in Math; Philip Suckling replaces Jonathan Lu in Geography; Christopher Edginton succeeds William Thrall in HPELS.
47 Outline maps for geography and social studies teachers available form University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1990:598, p.1
5/28/1991 UNI has outline maps available for Iowa geography and social studies teachers.
48 Former geography department head dies; memorial service tomorrow
Goodlove--Sara A. (Class of 1994)
Northern Iowan 87:40, p.4
2/22/1991 Obituary for Professor Nijim who died February 11, 1991; photo.
49 Long-time professor and former head of geography at University of Northern Iowa dies
Public Relations News Release 1990:349, p.1
2/14/1991 Former head of Geography Department, Basheer Nijim, dies of cancer.
50 Computer technology transforms geography
Northern Iowa Today 18:2, p.12
9/1/1990 UNI is test site for GIS program.


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