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1 Efforts of community made herbicide resolution possible
Northern Iowan 96:40, p.9
2/25/2000 Letter of thanks to those who were involved in decreasing herbicide use on campus.
2 Who says looks don't matter?
Campus News Network 10:13, p.1
2/21/2000 Bill McKinley, campus services manager for UNI, discusses the importance of the appearance and the maintenance of campus; photo.
3 UNI's newest campaign: 'Pave the Campus'
Northern Iowan 96:36, p.7
2/11/2000 Ironic suggestion that the university pave all empty space on campus; would create more parking and decrease risks associated with herbicides.
4 Battle for natural grass rages
Cremer--Justin A. (Class of 2000)
Northern Iowan 96:33, p.1
2/1/2000 SEAC and Go Green UNI ask UNI to drastically cut the amount of herbicides used on campus.
5 Enviro-Lawn services comparable to competitors
Northern Iowan 96:30, p.7
1/21/2000 In response to November 9 article, founder and owner of Enviro-Lawn company states the cost of their services are comparable to other companies.
6 Enviro-Lawn: safer, more expensive alternative to current herbicides
Richardson--Robyn A. (Class of 2003)
Northern Iowan 96:21, p.3
11/9/1999 Enviro-Lawn uses all natural products to treat lawns.
7 SEAC working to help beautify community
Northern Iowan 96:14, p.6
10/15/1999 Letter announces College Hill Area Clean-up day this Sunday and expresses concern over possible health consequences of university's continued spraying of pesticides.
8 'Weed free lawn' has no bearing on school choice
Williams--David W. (Student--1999)
Northern Iowan 96:11, p.8
10/5/1999 Letter disputes idea that students choose UNI based on appearance of lawns; states that herbicides used are carcinogenic and asks that their use be discontinued.
9 Herbicide spraying needs reconsideration; 'fewer dollars should be forked over to chemicals'
Northern Iowan 96:11, p.8
10/5/1999 Letter questions safety and necessity of herbicide use; disputes Carnegie Foundation study which found appearance of grounds important in students' choice of college.
10 Pesticides are really herbicides
Broadie--Richard (History Faculty)
Northern Iowan 96:8, p.6
9/24/1999 Letter asks why participants in the ongoing debate over weed killers have been using the term "pesticides" rather than "herbicides".
11 Pesticides cause concern on campus
Farrell--Jennifer (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 96:8, p.1
9/24/1999 Explores the administration's decision to spray pesticides on campus, potential health risks, and negative reactions on the part of students and faculty.
12 Pesticides pose plethora of problems
Northern Iowan 96:7, p.8
9/21/1999 Letter writer describes possible health risks from exposure to the pesticides used at UNI; encourages readers to join SEAC in opposing continued use of pesticides on campus.
13 UNI community deserves better treatment than pesticides
Enshayan--Kamyar (Director Center for Energy and Environmental Education)
Northern Iowan 96:7, p.8
9/21/1999 Letter writer wonders why the UNI administration continues to spray pesticides on campus in spite of potential health hazards and a Faculty Senate resolution calling for a pesticide-free campus.
14 Herbicides cause numerous problems
Northern Iowan 95:48, p.8
4/6/1999 Believes herbicides used on campus have many negative effects on the human body.
15 Leave outdoors unpruned, in natural state
Northern Iowan 95:22, p.7
11/13/1998 Comments on herbicide applications on campus.
16 Who benefits from chemical interference?
Jackson--Laura L. (Biology Faculty)
Northern Iowan 95:8, p.10
9/25/1998 Professor Laura Jackson comments on the faults of past risk assessments completed to determine reactions to pesticides.
17 Smells like school spirit?
Van Wormer--Flora
Northern Iowan 94:13, p.7
10/14/1997 Dislikes smell of lawn chemicals; prefers more natural campus.
18 A healthy UNI? Not with pesticides!
Sperstad--April (Class of 1999)
Northern Iowan 94:8, p.8
9/26/1997 Believes that pesticides make the environment a less healthful place in which to live.
19 Pesticides not supported by 'majority' of population
Northern Iowan 94:8, p.9
9/26/1997 Believes substantial number of UNI students oppose use of pesticides and herbicides on campus.
20 Quit imagining pesticide illness
Northern Iowan 94:7, p.7
9/23/1997 Believes some people simply imagine that they are sensitive to certain chemicals.
21 "Marketing tool" to be sprayed on campus; is it worth the risk?
Enshayan--Kamyar (Director Center for Energy and Environmental Education)
Northern Iowan 94:6, p.9
9/19/1997 Kamyar Enshayan outlines possible dangers of pesticides and herbicides.
22 Pesticide problems keep buzzing around
Northern Iowan 94:6, p.1
9/19/1997 Pesticide and herbicide use on campus is controversial for some people.
23 Recycling good, herbicides bad
Northern Iowan 93:54, p.8
4/29/1997 Applauds recycling effort and questions use of herbicides.
24 Policy of pesticides polluting, poisoning UNI community
Enshayan--Kamyar (Director Center for Energy and Environmental Education)
Northern Iowan 93:46, p.7
4/1/1997 Administration fails to take action against using dangerous pesticides on campus.
25 Herbicides on campus: the saga continues; does UNI need to change its policy?
Becker--Renee C. (Class of 1999)
Northern Iowan 93:25, p.1
11/26/1996 Herbicide use on campus is still questioned.
26 Staff member sparks controversy over poisonous pesticides; Chem-lawn proponents trying to avoid criticism
Van Wormer--Flora
Northern Iowan 93:22, p.7
11/15/1996 Student supports Kamyar Enshayan's views on the negative effects of herbicide use on campus lawns.
27 Staff member sparks controversy over poisonous pesticides; Enshayan's rebuttal
Enshayan--Kamyar (Director Center for Energy and Environmental Education)
Northern Iowan 93:22, p.7
11/15/1996 Kamyar Enshayan responds to Mona Bond's November 8 letter on herbicide use on campus.
28 Healthy turfs help environment
Northern Iowan 93:20, p.8
11/8/1996 Executive Director of Iowa Alliance of Environmental Concerns supports the use of pesticides to help overall living conditions.
29 Stop pouring poisonous pesticides
Enshayan--Kamyar (Director Center for Energy and Environmental Education)
Northern Iowan 93:15, p.8
10/22/1996 Claims that several faculty members have been affected by pesticides sprayed on campus lawns but concerns have been ignored.
30 Are pesticides really necessary?
Jackson--Laura L. (Biology Faculty)
Northern Iowan 93:8, p.6
9/27/1996 Professor Laura Jackson believes that trying to eliminate the diversity of life in lawns with herbicides and pesticides is xenophobic.
31 Dandelions or lymphoma? Eliminating lawn poisons on campus
Enshayan--Kamyar (Director Center for Energy and Environmental Education)
Northern Iowan 92:12, p.9
10/6/1995 Believes UNI should forego lawn chemicals because of their potential danger to human health.
32 Profile: Alan Petersen
Campus News Network 3:22, p.5
8/16/1993 Profile of pest control manager; photo.
33 Concerns about UNI's herbicide use addressed
Hahn--Jessica J. (Class of 1995)
Northern Iowan 89:41, p.1
2/23/1993 Panel discusses safety of chemical landscape applications.
34 Herbicides opposed
Streed--Jason E. (Class of 1992)
Northern Iowan 89:16, p.4
10/23/1992 Not comforted by assurances of safety; petition against use of herbicides on lawns being circulated.
35 Untitled
Sprengeler--Timothy J.
Northern Iowan 89:16, p.4
10/23/1992 Does not believe that spraying herbicides is worth the effort.
36 Chemical treatments not harmful
Northern Iowan 89:14, p.2
10/16/1992 Believes chemicals are completely safe if handled correctly.
37 Weltha Knowledge
Weltha--Craig D. (Class of 1993)
Northern Iowan 89:13, p.2
10/13/1992 Considers recent cosmetic changes including the value of treating lawns with chemicals.
38 Chemical use at UNI causes concerns; members of the university community question safety
Northern Iowan 89:11, p.1
10/6/1992 Description of chemicals used as herbicides on UNI lawns.
39 Save $95 an acre on corn production? 'Balanced ag' expert tells how
Public Relations News Release 1987:350, p.1
4/6/1988 Dick Thompson speaks on various farming strategies that will save farmers money while limiting the use of herbicides and pesticides.
40 Northern Iowa prof's studies confirming Iowa groundwater contamination
Public Relations News Release 1987:326, p.1
3/24/1988 Professor Erwin Richter conducts studies on Iowa groundwater deposits, finding an alarming amount of contamination from chemicals used in farming communities.
41 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.
42 Boon farmers to give public talk on 'balanced agriculture' March 31
Public Relations News Release 1987:318, p.1
3/21/1988 The University Speakers Committee, and the Conservation and Geography Clubs sponsor a presentation by Dick and Sharon Thompson in McCollum Science Hall. The Thompsons discuss crop rotation, waste management, and herbicides.
43 Iowa bird day: Northern Iowa biologist looks for endangered hawk species
Public Relations News Release 1987:313, p.1
3/16/1988 David Conrads researches the endangered Coopers hawk, explaining that the hawk's disappearance may be attributed to the use of herbicides and pesticides in farming.
44 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.

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