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Hockey--Thomas A. (Earth Science Faculty)

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1 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.
2 Classes at Lake Okoboji available for UNI students; Lakeside Laboratory offers photography, ecology, prairie ecology, astronomy, archeology
Gerling--Taylor R. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:47, p.1
3/31/2006 A look at programs offered at the Lab; UNI faculty and others teach there; astronomy will be available for the first time; photo.
3 T. A.s are vital to professors, students
Ryan--Crystal L. (Class of 2006)
Northern Iowan 102:33, p.7
1/31/2006 Teaching assistants help around campus in many ways including grading tests and taking attendance; photo.
4 Monday, Oct. 24
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
10/24/2005 Berenstain Bears play to be performed at the Gallagher-Bluedorn; Earth Science Seminar will be presented by Tom Hockey, celebrates the achievements of Albert Einstein.
5 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.
6 Monday, Oct. 10
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
10/10/2005 Window painting on College Hill took place; Earth Science seminar presented by Lynn Brant; homecoming kick-off.
7 Intelligent design controversial at UNI
Ory--Lindsey (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:11, p.6
10/4/2005 Intelligent design attempts to explain how highly complex ideas and creatures came into existence; some UNI faculty are opposed to the idea and signed a petition against the teaching of "ID".
8 2004 is a leap year -- What does that mean?
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.2
1/20/2004 Professor Thomas Hockey can answer questions regarding the leap year.
9 Religion picks up after 9-11
Umthun--Daniel T. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:14, p.1
10/18/2002 Student religious organizations have seen an increase in attendance of their activities.
10 Discovery of universal proportions
Public Relations News Release 2000:206, p.1
1/22/2001 Thomas Hockey talks about the discovery of two more planetary systems.
11 A Christmas eclipse is coming
Public Relations News Release 2000:191, p.1
12/25/2000 Tom Hockey discusses the partial solar eclipse that will occur on December 25, 2000 at 9:30 a.m.
12 The winter solstice: the first day of winter
Public Relations News Release 2000:185, p.1
12/18/2000 Tom Hockey talks about the first day of winter.
13 10th anniversary of the Hubble space telescope
Public Relations News Release 1999:377, p.1
4/24/2000 Thomas Hockey will speak about the Hubble telescope and what it has helped us learn.
14 Media Advisory: Full lunar eclipse to be visible Thursday night, Jan. 20, weather permitting
Public Relations News Release 1999:198, p.1
1/18/2000 On Thursday, January 20, there will be a full lunar eclipse beginning about 8 p.m., reaching its peak about 10 p.m.
15 Full lunar eclipse should provide a spectacular show (weather permitting)
Public Relations News Release 1999:193, p.1
1/17/2000 On January 20, there will be a total lunar eclipse visible in Iowa beginning at 8 p.m., reaching its peak at 10 p.m.
16 Media Advisory: last full moon of century to occur on winter solstice --will be visible Dec. 22
Public Relations News Release 1999:171, p.1
12/20/1999 A full moon will occur on the winter solstice, first day of winter, on Wednesday, December 22.
17 "Houston, we have a problem. . ." the failure of the Mars Lander
Public Relations News Release 1999:161, p.1
12/13/1999 Discussion with Thomas Hockey about the consequences of the failure of NASA's Mars Lander.
18 UNI Inter-American Studies Committee offers course on contributions of indigenous and immigrant populations to sciences, mathematics an technology
Public Relations News Release 1999:158, p.1
12/7/1999 UNI Inter-American Studies Committee is offering a course on "Science, Mathematics, and Technology" in Spring 2000.
19 The last total solar eclipse of the century
Public Relations News Release 1999:9, p.1
8/9/1999 Tom Hockey explains the effects of solar eclipses in time for the last one of the century.
20 Partial lunar eclipse visible tomorrow
Public Relations News Release 1999:6, p.1
7/26/1999 UNI associate professor Tom Hockey discusses the partial lunar eclipse that will be visible July 27.
21 In a galaxy far, far away¿
Bingaman--Sarah Marie (Class of 2000)
Northern Iowan 95:37, p.4
2/16/1999 Students can view a total solar eclipse in Romania on an astronomy field trip August 5-14.
22 The University of Northern Iowa offers spring 'Humanities in Europe' in Poland and summer astronomy field trip to Romania
Public Relations News Release 1998:223, p.1
1/25/1999 UNI offering trips to Poland and Romania for class credit. Instructors include Noel Harold Kaylor, Jr., Fritz Konig, and Tom Hockey.
23 Observatory: Room with a stellar view
Steffen--Ann M. (Class of 2001)
Northern Iowan 95:16, p.10
10/23/1998 Individuals can look at the stars Thursday nights at the McColllum Science Hall Observatory Open House; photo.
24 McCollum Hall Observatory hosts open houses at the University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1998:51, p.1
9/24/1998 Open house will begin October 29 with tour of observatory and presentation on the telescopes.
25 Solar flares to cause disruptions this summer
Public Relations News Release 1997:355, p.1
5/21/1998 Solar flares will be on the increase this summer according to associate professor Thomas Hockey.
26 UNI students get up close and personal with nature
Campus News Network 8:17, p.3
4/20/1998 Students observe eclipse in Antigua; photo.
27 UNI students get up close and personal with nature
Northern Iowa Today 26:2, p.4
3/1/1998 Students travel to view eclipse.
28 UNI earth science students view eclipse, Montserrat Volcano in Antigua
Public Relations News Release 1997:241, p.1
2/26/1998 Associate Professor of Earth Science Tom Hockey remarks on his trip to Antigua to view the eclipse and see the Montserrat volcano.
29 Honoring the man who made the sun the center of our universe
Public Relations News Release 1997:217, p.1
2/12/1998 Associate professor of earth science Thomas Hockey discusses the significance of Nicolaus Copernicus' discovery.
30 Pathfinder mission offers immediate information about mars
Public Relations News Release 1996:471, p.1
7/15/1997 Professor Thomas believes that students, scholars, and scientist will soon benefit from the Mars Pathfinder mission. Nasa plans to release information that will be incorporated into UNI classes in the fall semester.
31 Comet 'bopps' in for viewers to 'hale'
Edwards--Janell
Northern Iowan 93:46, p.3
4/1/1997 Hale-Bopp comet can be viewed in northwest sky.
32 Watching the comet Hale-Bopp
Public Relations News Release 1996:326, p.1
3/25/1997 Professor Hockey discusses best times to view the comet Hale-Bopp.
33 Observatory open to view Hale-Bopp comet
Campus News Network 7:15, p.3
3/24/1997 Hillside Observatory will be open March 24-26 for public to view comet.
34 The University of Northern Iowa's hillside observatory will open for Comet Hale-Bopp viewing March 24-26
Public Relations News Release 1996:314, p.1
3/18/1997 UNI's Hillside Observatory will be open three days to view Comet Hale-Bopp.
35 University of Northern Iowa site of satellite programming for NASA space probe
Public Relations News Release 1995:158, p.1
12/6/1995 UNI will receive satellite transmission form the Galileo Project.
36 Anyone out there?
Public Relations News Release 1995:106, p.1
10/30/1995 A planet orbiting a star similar to our sun has been discovered.
37 Science hall raises new telescope; UNI students have a new way to reach the stars
Fanto--Morrie J. (Class of 1995)
Northern Iowan 91:4, p.2
9/2/1994 New telescope will be mounted in observatory in McCollum Hall; will replace old telescope donated by Professor M. B. Smith.
38 Jpuiter's comet collision
Public Relations News Release 1993:647, p.1
7/11/1994 Pieces of a comet will be striking Jupiter in July.
39 Small comet, big universe
Public Relations News Release 1993:647, p.1
7/11/1994 Collision between comet pieces and Jupiter will cause no damage to the planet.
40 Sources
Public Relations News Release 0:620, p.1
6/13/1994 Astronomers are bracing for a Jupiter collision.
41 Looking for the hole in the moon.
Public Relations News Release 0:593, p.1
5/23/1994 Thomas Hockey explains a partial lunar eclipse.
42 This won't be a sunny day for everyone.
Public Relations News Release 0:548, p.1
5/9/1994 Thomas Hockey announces the annual eclipse of the sun.
43 Muscatine student receives NASA award
Public Relations News Release 1992:572, p.1
4/22/1993 Sheri Pressler named winner of a scholarship from the Iowa Space Grant Consortium.
44 Summer fellowships announced
Campus News Network 3:11, p.1
2/8/1993 Roster of winners and their topics of research.
45 By JOVE, we are beginning space research
Northern Iowa Today 76:1, p.16
7/1/1992 UNI gets access to NASA information.
46 Northern Iowa sources for this week's topics in the news
Public Relations News Release 1991:598, p.1
4/27/1992 This week's topics in the news include; the big bang, job market, Casablanca's golden anniversary, and wilderness recreation. Faculty and staff named as sources of further information.
47 NASA space research data made available to two University of Northern Iowa professors; University named partner in "JOVE" program
Public Relations News Release 1991:560, p.1
4/9/1992 JOVE is a NASA/University Joint Venture Initiative allowing universities access to NASA data for use in research at the university level. Darrel Wiens and Thomas Hockey have been chosen to participate.
48 Why can't we see the stars tonight?--Blame Thomas Edison
Public Relations News Release 1990:485, p.1
4/15/1991 Star gazing is becoming more difficult due to light pollution from street lights.
49 Look to the stars--do they really hold answers to our lives?
Public Relations News Release 1990:338, p.1
2/11/1991 Astrology seen as a self fulfilling prophecy by Professor Hockey.
50 Don't forget to "leap" before you count in the New Year!
Public Relations News Release 1990:265, p.1
12/31/1990 Slowing of the earth's rotation leads to addition of a "leap second" for the second year in a row.

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