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Department of Health--Physical Education--and Leisure Services

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1 UNI to host Kindergym program this spring
Public Relations News Release 2012:158, p.1
12/7/2012 UNI will host Kindergym a program offered to children to involve them in physical activity and refine motor skills.
2 Proposed drop of personal wellness causes controversy
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:26, p.1
12/6/2011 Liberal Arts Core Review Steering Committee has suggested dropping the requirement for students to take a personal wellness class. HPELS staff upset and concerned.
3 UNI offering online physical education master's program
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:26, p.1
12/6/2011 A new graduate program will be offered online. The course will take two years to complete. Students will take two courses per semester; including in the summer. Thirteen applications have been accepted thus far; photo.
4 UNI students honored for work on health promotion
Public Relations News Release 2009:156, p.1
11/5/2009 This past spring, the 27 students enrolled in the course competed for cash prizes sponsored by Group Benefits Design Corp. (GBD), a local employee benefits consulting company.
5 UNI will dedicate new addition to the Human Performance Center, Oct. 3
Public Relations News Release 2009:82, p.1
9/28/2009 The Richard O. Jacobson Human Performance Complex will be dedicated on Saturday. Named for Des Moines businessman and philanthropist Dick Jacobson, the latest additions to the complex include a 9,136-square-foot training center, locker rooms and more.
6 UNI American Humanics announces fourth annual Cedar Valley Nonprofit Awards
Public Relations News Release 2007:580, p.1
4/11/2008 The American Humanics Student Association will be "Celebrating Achievement, Impacting CommUNIty" at their Nonprofit Awards Luncheon April 17.
7 Elinor A. Crawford & William R. Thrall Hall of Excellence to be dedicated at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
10/18/2005 Hall of Excellence to be dedicated at the Wellness and Recreation Center. It will acknowledge alumni who have proven themselves as professionals.
8 Replace Personal Wellness with computer course
Park--Justin (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 100:23, p.9
11/18/2003 Believes students should not graduate from college without learning to operate a computer.
9 Class offers students a free party at Funk Fest 2002
Weiskircher--Heidi B. (Classes of 2005 and 2006)
Northern Iowan 98:51, p.14
4/19/2002 'Rearview Mirror' will be among the bands playing at Funk Fest 2002, which has been planned and coordinated by the Festivals and Special Events class.
10 Funk Fest 2002 on its way to Northern Iowa
Northern Iowan 98:50, p.2
4/16/2002 Four live bands will perform at Funk Fest 2002, which will take place on Lawther field.
11 UNI to host Funk Fest 2002
Public Relations News Release 2001:431, p.1
4/10/2002 The Department of Leisure, Youth & Human Services' Festivals and Special Events class planned and coordinated Funk Fest 2002, which will take place on April 21.
12 Profile: Julee Jacobson
Campus News Network 11:15, p.3
2/20/2001 Profile of office coordinator for the School of HPELS Julee Jacobson.
13 Step-In Dance Performance brings multiple genres to the stage
Northern Iowan 97:29, p.15
1/12/2001 Performers want their audience to learn to enjoy life in a different way; photo.
14 UNI dance professor waltzes through life
Arbuckle--Amanda A. (Class of 2001)
Northern Iowan 96:16, p.10
10/22/1999 Profile of Professor Kathleen Kerr; photo.
15 University of Northern Iowa students plan Cedar Valley Funfest 'Savor the Sprit'
Public Relations News Release 1998:338, p.1
4/20/1999 The Cedar Valley Funfest, 'Savor the Spirit', will be held April 30. Performers will include Marcus Kjeldson, John May, and Andrew Becker.
16 Free health services offered to public
Northern Iowan 95:12, p.4
10/9/1998 Covenant Health System and UNI health promotion students are teaming up to provide the public with free health information during National Health Education Week next week.
17 Don Briggs; climbing his way to the top
Arbuckle--Amanda A. (Class of 2001)
Northern Iowan 95:2, p.11
9/1/1998 Profile on outdoor skills instructor Don Briggs; photo.
18 Health corps helps students gain international experience
McCurley--Lynn A. (Class of 2001)
Northern Iowan 94:49, p.9
4/10/1998 Global Health Corps gives health students experience in their field.
19 Trainers on road to prepare for certification
Northern Iowan 94:42, p.4
3/6/1998 Five UNI students will attend a workshop in Kansas City this weekend to prepare for athletic trainers certification.
20 Profile: DeGraaf
Campus News Network 8:2, p.2
9/2/1997 Profile of Assistant Professor Don DeGraaf; photo.
21 Taking health education to the people that need it
Campus News Network 7:13, p.1
2/24/1997 Six representatives from UNI traveled to Haiti to set up health education clinic; photo.
22 Leisure Services conference 'a ball'; over 50 attend, department gets reaccredited
Becker--Renee C. (Class of 1999)
Northern Iowan 93:18, p.3
11/1/1996 Over fifty students attended National Recreation and Park Association Congress last week; HPELS department was reaccredited.
23 Grad student interns at Olympics
Northern Iowan 93:2, p.15
9/6/1996 Graduate student Cathryn Broshears will intern at the winter Olympics training site in New York this fall; photo.
24 University of Northern Iowa Wellness/Recreation Center construction continuing on schedule
Public Relations News Release 1995:487, p.1
8/12/1996 Construction on the new Wellness/Recreation Center is proceeding well and is expected to be completed for fall 1997 classes.
25 Put on your dancing shoes
Campus News Network 6:16, p.3
4/22/1996 "An Evening of Ballroom Dance" will be held April 28.
26 Accreditation team visits Leisure Services
Campus News Network 6:12, p.4
2/26/1996 Accreditation team will review Leisure Services Division this week.
27 Avoiding the brick syndrome
Public Relations News Release 1995:159, p.1
12/11/1995 Fruitcakes don't have to taste like a dense paper weight.
28 University of Northern Iowa professor named editor of humanics journal
Public Relations News Release 1993:217, p.1
11/18/1993 Debra Jordan named editor of the journal of Leadership for Youth and Human Service.
29 A silver anniversary "salute"
Campus News Network 4:6, p.3
11/8/1993 HPELS and U. S. Army Youth Services program sponsored conference at UNI November 1-6.
30 Weight machine offered for physically challenged; Equalizer 100 now ready for use
Goodlove--Sara A. (Class of 1994)
Northern Iowan 88:25, p.1
11/26/1991 Accessible machine available in PEC; photo.
31 Innovative master's programs begin this fall
Northern Iowa Today 74:1, p.26
7/1/1990 UNI offers new degrees in youth/human service agency administration and public policy.
32 Century Companies of America gift to University of Northern Iowa Foundation will aid in Health Risk Appraisal Project
Public Relations News Release 1989:535, p.1
4/5/1990 The Wellness Outreach program, coordinated by Professor Thomas Davis, conducts the Health Risk Appraisal project. The project seeks to identify present and future health risks for individuals.
33 'Every Child a Winner' physical education workshop at University of Northern Iowa Friday and Saturday (April 15-16)
Public Relations News Release 1987:364, p.1
4/12/1988 Professor Ripley Marston organizes the "Every Child is a Winner" program in East Gymnasium. Professor Thomas Switzer opens the workshop, followed by a Kindergym demonstration for Elementary Physical Education Sharing Day.
34 Radio News Network Broadcast Briefs
Public Relations News Release 1987:398, p.1
6/11/1987 Tom Davis discusses the Lakeshore Wellness Conference. Joe Wells opposes Reagan's mandatory AIDS testing plan. A. C. Haman explains mosquito behavior. Jane Richards explains the need for AIDS education. Sharon Huddleston discusses motivation in sports.
35 Not all UNI graduates teach
Old Gold 0:0, p.20
6/1/1982 Half of UNI graduates form the Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation choose a career other than teaching; photo.
36 New GE course
Northern Iowan 76:21, p.4
11/20/1979 The new general education course offered by the HPELS is Maternal and Infant Health.
37 Co-op program implemented on campus; receives $29,000 grant from HEW
Northern Iowan 73:10, p.1
10/5/1976 Description of the cooperative education program that has been implemented at UNI.

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