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Downey--John Charles (Biology Faculty; Dean of the Graduate College)

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1 Former dean dies
Northern Iowa Today 89:2, p.30
7/1/2005 John C. Downey died February 20, 2005; photo.
2 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.
3 Changes in the administrative structure, staff, and procedures
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.407
7/1/1995 President Kamerick sets up divisions under vice presidents; Provost Martin engages in debate over tenure and promotion standards; photo.
4 UNI seeks to implement its mission
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.441
7/1/1995 UNI attempts to expand its curriculum on undergraduate and graduate levels; photo.
5 University of Northern Iowa names graduate dean, library director, three acting department heads.
Public Relations News Release 1988:539, p.1
6/21/1989 John W. Somervill named dean of the Graduate College, Herbert Safford was named director of the University Library and professor with tenure. Three acting academic department heads are: Ruth Anderson, Roger A. Kueter, and Barry Wilson.
6 Northern Iowa names operations auditor, acting dean, acting department heads.
Public Relations News Release 1988:49, p.1
9/15/1988 Timothy McKenna, John Somervill, Ruth Anderson, Mohammed Fahmy, Russell E. TePaske, Marion Thompson and Robert Ward named new positions.
7 Butterflies still charm
Northern Iowan 84:63, p.3
7/1/1988 Dean Downey talks briefly about his lifelong interest.
8 Butterflies beckon retiring Northern Iowa graduate dean John Downey.
Public Relations News Release 1988:482, p.1
6/29/1988 Downey is heading to Sarasota, Fla., to study butterflies at the Allyn Museum if Entomolgy, operated by the Florida State Museum.
9 Northern Iowa to graduate more than 1,100 May 14 in UNI Dome.
Public Relations News Release 1988:421, p.1
5/6/1988 More than 1,100 students who have completed their undergraduate and graduate studies during the spring semester will receive their degrees on May 14. The student address will be delivered by Robert Richard Hauser.
10 30th annual recognition breakfast May 7 to honor 23 long term Northern Iowa employees.
Public Relations News Release 1988:397, p.1
4/26/1988 The University of Northern Iowa will honor its long-term employees who have retired or resigned within the 1987-88 fiscal year, at 30th annual Recognition Breakfast.
11 Downey tells graduate faculty to strive for quality in work
Northern Iowan 84:55, p.1
4/22/1988 Dean Downey gives parting advice.
12 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.
13 University of Northern Iowa to hold commencement exercises 1 P. M. Dec. 19
Public Relations News Release 1987:176, p.1
12/11/1987 Professor James Martin conducts the recognition and awards ceremonies for fall commencements ceremonies, with Judith Harrington as commencement marshal. College deans distribute degrees of their respective fields. Music provided by the Brass Quintet.
14 New M. Phil. program still without students
Northern Iowan 84:23, p.1
11/13/1987 Dean Downey comments on the purpose of the degree.
15 Downey announces plans of retirement
Smith--Michael Joseph (Classes of 1986 and 1990)
Northern Iowan 84:21, p.1
11/6/1987 Will go to Florida to conduct research; description of his achievements in the Graduate College; photo.
16 UNI Summer Commencement set for Friday (July 31) in the UNI-Dome
Public Relations News Release 1987:438, p.1
7/23/1987 DeAnn Marie Huinker delivers the commencement speech in the UNI-Dome. Professor Patricia Geadelmann and Jay Edelnant present awards and honors to Pamela Heinmeyer and Adrian Talbot. James Martin presided over the ceremonies.
17 UNI to graduate nearly 1,200 in exercises May 16
Public Relations News Release 1987:368, p.1
5/12/1987 Elizabeth Ruth Bingham conducts the student address in the spring commencement ceremonies, where Professor William Lang is awarded a doctor of humane letters degree. President Curris presided over the ceremonies, with the Wind Quintet providing music.
18 UNI announces winners of 1987 Iowa Student as Critic Essay Competition
Public Relations News Release 1987:326, p.1
4/15/1987 The Department of English Language and Literature, and the Division of Continuing Education and Special Programs sponsor the Iowa Student as Critic Essay Competition. Victorious high school and college students won cash, scholarships, and publication.
19 Alumni profile: Kurt Johnson
Nonpareil 71:2, p.18
3/1/1987 Biographical profile of research biologist Kurt Johnson; photo.
20 First Ed.D. graduate to be honored at UNI commencement exercises Aug. 1 (Friday)
Public Relations News Release 1986:491, p.1
7/24/1986 Cheryl Budlong completes the Doctorate of Education. Her commencement ceremony was held in the UNI-Dome, where she was given the doctoral hood by Constantine Curris and John Downey.
21 Dedication planned for biological preserve land gifts May 9 (Friday)
Public Relations News Release 1986:406, p.1
5/5/1986 The ceremony will commemorate four lots donated by Burton and Louise Sanders; Downey will give the address; the property will be used to develop viburnums and a plaque will read "Sanders Viburnum Garden".
22 UNI to graduate nearly 1,200 in exercises May 10
Public Relations News Release 1986:399, p.1
4/30/1986 The graduates include both undergraduate and graduate students; Fleming will give the address; Iseminger is seventy-two years old; members of the alumni class of 1936 will be honored.
23 Tuition surcharges 'likely' to meet debt
Melz--Marianne (Class of 1987)
Northern Iowan 82:42, p.4
3/11/1986 University hopes to keep the graduate program strong; Professor Rider questions priorities in spending.
24 UNI considers M. Phil. Degree
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 82:37, p.1
2/21/1986 Graduate College makes second attempt to have a Master of Philosophy degree program started at UNI.
25 UNI to help China
Eller--Donnelle Louise (Class of 1986)
Northern Iowan 82:16, p.1
10/29/1985 President Curris returns from trip to China; may establish training program for middle level school personnel at UNI.
26 Untitled
Morse--Julie A. (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 81:47, p.13
4/5/1985 Handicapped Administrative Staff plays basketball against Blackhawk Chariots.
27 Graduate programs seek niche while battling low funding, enrollment
Alumnus 68:3, p.13
10/1/1984 Dean Downey looks at graduate study at UNI; considers problems and strong points; photo.
28 Regents review UNI plans
Northern Iowan 81:7, p.1
9/25/1984 Regents and academic officials participate in a long-range planning seminar
29 John C. Downey
UNI Century 12:3, p.7
6/1/1984 Elected vice president of lepidopterist society.
30 UNI-China to discuss exchange
Northern Iowan 80:45, p.8
3/23/1984 Three official from Chinese university on campus.
31 Graduate options explored
Northern Iowan 80:36, p.9
2/14/1984 John Downey talks about graduate study; photo.
32 Survey to be distributed
Northern Iowan 80:32, p.8
1/31/1984 SCUP will distribute survey soon.
33 Stinchfield plans for UNI's future
UNI Century 12:1, p.1
12/1/1983 Richard Stinchfield is new Director of Planning and Policy Management; organizes committee (SCUP) to gather information about UNI; outlines aims; biographical sketch; photo.
34 Students able to 'tune out'
McCauley--Terry P. (Class of 1984)
Northern Iowan 80:15, p.6
10/21/1983 Jack Yates talks about comprehension; John Downey talks about butterfly scales; photo.
35 Dependence on insects clarified by Downey
Northern Iowan 80:11, p.3
10/4/1983 Professor Downey explains value of and necessity for insects.
36 China eager to cooperate
UNI Century 11:4, p.5
9/1/1983 Professors relate experiences of visiting China; establish sister institute with Shaanxi Normal University in Xian; photo.
37 UNI acquires a 'sister' on instructors' Far East Tour
Finder--Sally (Student--1983)
Northern Iowan 80:1, p.10
8/26/1983 Professor Downey talks about his trip to China; UNI developing relationship with Guangxi University.
38 UNI delegates visit China
UNI Century 11:3, p.8
6/1/1983 Ten UNI representatives visit five teachers colleges in China.
39 Graduate College to award time, searches
Northern Iowan 79:53, p.7
4/29/1983 Would make awards for computer time and bibliographic searches.
40 New illustration book shows that students can be successful
Northern Iowan 79:33, p.5
2/8/1983 John Downey and Jim Kelly publish book on biological illustration.
41 Downey: motivation is key to success
Northern Iowan 79:23, p.5
11/23/1982 John Downey, Ira Tolbert, and Larry Routh offer tips for successful graduate study.
42 Lights of fiery passion sighted over Cedar Falls
Pentz--Julie E. (Class of 1982)
Northern Iowan 78:62, p.4
7/23/1982 John Downey talks about his research on fireflies.
43 December graduation reinstated
Old Gold 0:0, p.82
6/1/1982 Students received their degrees at the first winter commencement since January 1970; photo.
44 Graduates continue their education at UNI
Old Gold 0:0, p.49
6/1/1982 A variety of graduate students chose to continue their studies at UNI with emphasis on faculty research, graduate student studies and research, and service to the community; photo.
45 Kamerick visits D. C. in protest
Norris--Georgia (Classes of 1982--1993--and 1999)
Northern Iowan 78:37, p.1
2/23/1982 President Kamerick leads group of UNI faculty and staff in attempt to stop financial aid cuts.
46 Loan, grant cuts threaten Iowa students
Strang--Mary (Student--1982)
Northern Iowan 78:37, p.6
2/23/1982 Proposed changes might affect financial aid to graduate students.
47 Science education loses funds
Northern Iowan 78:31, p.5
2/2/1982 Science education faculty concerned about potential loss of grant funding.
48 Graduate program grows during drought
UNI Century 9:4, p.1
10/1/1981 New Dean John Downey outlines his goals for the graduate program; photo.
49 Board of Regents makes new appointments
Northern Iowan 78:1, p.7
8/28/1981 John Downey appointed dean of Graduate College; Robert Krajewski will head Department of School Administration and Personnel.
50 New research dimensions in butterfly chasing
Alumnus 64:4, p.14
12/1/1979 Profile of Professor John Downey; photo.


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