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Hoff--Darrel Barton (Earth Science Faculty)

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1 Darrel Hoff
Northern Iowa Today 90:1, p.27
1/1/2006 Wrote a best-selling astronomy workbook, taught at Harvard, and won numerous awards and fellowships.
2 Five telecourses to provide long distance learning opportunities to Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1987:7, p.1
8/21/1987 Jim Bodensteiner speaks on the broadcasting of five telecourses on astronomy, psychology, sociology, and handicapped children on Iowa Public Television. Instructors include Professors Ralph Scott, Darrel Hoff, Jayne Gackenbach, and Virgil Noack.
3 Earth Science Update
Public Relations News Release 1987:309, p.1
4/7/1987 The Department of Earth Science hosts the Earth Science Update, which included presentations from university faculty on planetary astronomy, geology, mammals of the Ice Age, plate tectonics, and fossils.
4 Senate OKs gen. ed. courses, including Religions of World
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 83:15, p.3
10/17/1986 Approves 47-hour general education program; arguments for and against inclusion of Religions of the World; reject laboratory course requirement.
5 Startling changes discussed in book
Wheeler--Rebecca (Class of 1987; English Faculty)
Northern Iowan 82:56, p.18
5/6/1986 Professors Hoff and Kelsey write an astronomy book for high school students.
6 Earth science update conference for secondary teachers held April 18 at UNI
Public Relations News Release 1986:381, p.1
4/22/1986 Forty-two teachers came to UNI for the conference to hear presentations on a variety of topics, conducted by UNI earth science professors; UNI hopes to obtain a grant to continue the program.
7 Trip focused on comet
Northern Iowan 82:49, p.5
4/11/1986 Students and faculty talk about their trip to Big Bend; photo.
8 CNS forum to feature astronomy program at UNI Tuesday
Public Relations News Release 1986:350, p.1
4/8/1986 Hoff will present the forum entitled "Star Bright, Star Light, UNI Does Photometry at Night;" photometry is a process by which scientists can measure the intensity of light.
9 Halley's comet focus for this year's UNI earth science field trip
Public Relations News Release 1986:342, p.1
4/4/1986 Most of the past trips have focused on geologic studies, but this trip was more astrological; twelve students traveled with Hoff and Kelsey to Big Bend National Park in Texas; students made T-shirts for the trip and named the trip "UNI comet chase '86".
10 Group going south for once-in-a-lifetime view
Wheeler--Rebecca (Class of 1987; English Faculty)
Northern Iowan 82:41, p.15
3/7/1986 Astronomy students work on class projects hoping to learn as much as they can about Halley's comet; will travel to Texas to observe comet.
11 UNI to offer mathematics and science training to Eastern Iowa teachers this summer
Public Relations News Release 1986:289, p.1
3/5/1986 UNI, in conjunction with local Area Education Agencies, will sponsor 12 one-semester hour workshops that will cover a variety of mathematics, science and teaching methodology.
12 Regents approve professional development leaves for 20 UNI faculty
Public Relations News Release 1986:203, p.1
1/15/1986 Leaves were approved for the 1986-1987 school year; six leaves are for the fall, eight for the spring and six for the entire year; list of those taking a leave.
13 UNI to offer five telecourses for college credit
Public Relations News Release 1986:198, p.1
1/13/1986 Iowa Public Television will broadcast classes. Students will have access to a UNI instructor via, telephone, in writing, and personal contact. Examinations will be given close to the student's home and mailed to the university for grading.
14 UNI science students lauded at honors dinner
Public Relations News Release 1985:171, p.1
12/6/1985 The program was the thirteenth annual Natural Sciences' Honors Dinner and it was held to honor scholarship and award winners as well as students with outstanding service; honored students are listed.
15 'What's all the excitement about Comet Halley?' to be presented at UNI Dec. 2
Public Relations News Release 1985:162, p.1
11/26/1985 Kelsey will present the talk and it will be one in series of presentations by Kelsey and Hoff in conjunction with the appearance of Halley's Comet; this particular presentation is part of the Earth Science seminar series.
16 First UNI hillside observatory photo of Comet Halley
Public Relations News Release 1985:165, p.1
11/26/1985 The photo was taken by UNI students Leiker and Spurr under the direction of UNI professors Kelsey and Hoff.
17 Regents approve acting dean for UNI college; other business
Public Relations News Release 1985:155, p.1
11/21/1985 Stockdale named acting dean of CSBS, replaces Morin; Dennis acting head of Dept of Industrial Tech while Bro serves as Fulbright Scholar; approved phased retirements of Hosier and Zahari; approved projects with the DOT; approved three grants to UNI.
18 Conservation Club plans field day
Skinner--Gwynne
Northern Iowan 82:5, p.7
9/17/1985 Will hold program at Hickory Hills.
19 UNI & Hartman Reserve Invite Nature Lovers to 'Natural History Field Day' at Hickory Hills Park Sept. 21
Public Relations News Release 1985:34, p.1
9/13/1985 Everyone was welcome to the 'National History Field Day' where visitors attend sessions about nature and can go hiking, canoeing, or wildlife viewing.
20 UNI's Darrel Hoff to Discuss Research on Star Brightness Sept. 18
Public Relations News Release 1985:30, p.1
9/11/1985 Mr. Hoff will talk about the brightness of stars and how it varies.
21 UNI Observatory Open Houses to Start Thursday (Sept. 12)
Public Relations News Release 1985:27, p.1
9/10/1985 In the fall the observatory will open and star gazers will be able to look at stars up close with the new technology.
22 Article well done, but . . .
Hoff--Darrel Barton (Earth Science Faculty)
Northern Iowan 81:42, p.2
3/12/1985 Appreciates article on Halley's Comet, but corrects author on terminology.
23 Upcoming arrival of Halley's Comet sparks interest
Garth--Debbie
Northern Iowan 81:39, p.8
3/1/1985 Darrell Hoff talks about the upcoming phenomenon.
24 Darrel Hoff
Northern Iowa Today 13:1, p.7
12/1/1984 Receives award from Great Plains Planetarium Association.
25 Math, science teachers needed
Pietsch--Lori
Northern Iowan 81:16, p.11
10/30/1984 Science faculty talk about the shortage of teachers in math and science.
26 Athletic Policy Board changes proposed: Boots to chair Faculty Senate
Brown--Molly (Student--1983-1984)
Northern Iowan 80:55, p.5
4/27/1984 Myra Boots will be chair; Marian Krogmann will be vice chair; receive ROTC report; proposes formation of Academic Calendar Committee.
27 Observatory adds new telescope
Alumnus 67:4, p.8
1/1/1984 UNI purchases new sixteen inch telescope for $13,000.
28 UNISA approves bill against ROTC growth
Robst--Elizabeth L. (Class of 1984)
Northern Iowan 80:23, p.1
11/18/1983 Pass bill voicing opposition to ROTC host status at UNI.
29 New telescope to be dedicated
Northern Iowan 80:18, p.10
11/1/1983 Will dedicate new 16-inch telescope; first telescope purchased by university; others were donated; photo.
30 ROTC expansion requested
Robst--Elizabeth L. (Class of 1984)
Northern Iowan 80:15, p.3
10/21/1983 President Curris requests the UNI become a host institution; brief history of the program.
31 Education Department awarded three grants
Hansen--Laurie
Northern Iowan 80:7, p.9
9/20/1983 Description of projects by several UNI faculty; photo.
32 Manual gains popularity
Northern Iowan 80:6, p.6
9/16/1983 Professor Hoff adds computer programs to popular astronomy lab manual.
33 ROTC award winners
Murray--Kenneth M. (Class of 1985)
Northern Iowan 80:4, p.1
9/9/1983 Awards are presented at the ROTC ceremony.
34 Darrell Hoff
UNI Century 11:4, p.2
9/1/1983 Will serve on astronomy educators' executive board.
35 News Notes
Northern Iowan 79:60, p.3
7/15/1983 Darrel Hoff will serve on professional association board; MDF will offer microcomputer workshop; UNI-GLO meets Wednesdays; course on law enforcement will be offered; guide to law will be used in schools this year.
36 News Notes . . . .
Northern Iowan 79:46, p.4
4/5/1983 Pi Kappa Alpha will sponsor three-mile run; Professor Hoff will make presentation at national meeting.
37 Committee cites ROTC for first-year success
Alumnus 67:1, p.8
4/1/1983 Fifty-seven students now enrolled; will continue to function as part of University of Iowa program for another year.
38 Science illiteracy continued: Hoff plans seminar, conference
Alumnus 66:4, p.13
1/1/1983 Professor Hoff seeking ways of dealing with problem.
39 Seminars on science teaching, peace studies to be offered
Johnson--Scott Robert (Class of 1985)
Northern Iowan 79:20, p.4
11/12/1982 Exploratory seminars offered in Individual Studies.
40 Nation's future is clouded by growing scientific illiteracy
Alumnus 66:3, p.14
9/1/1982 A look at the problem of teaching science; UNI response; photo.
41 Darrel Hoff
UNI Century 10:3, p.9
6/1/1982 Listed in "Who's Who in Technology".
42 Earth Science attracts new majors
Old Gold 0:0, p.36
6/1/1982 The Department of Earth Science tries to recruit talented freshman into the program; photo.
43 Small journals have large impact
Alumnus 66:2, p.14
5/1/1982 Description of four small journals edited by UNI faculty; photo.
44 ROTC enrollment exceeds expectations
Wagner--JoAnne Zoller
Northern Iowan 78:51, p.1
4/23/1982 Lengthy report on ROTC activities; may become independent of UI unit by 1983; photo.
45 Upper Iowa students may establish credit through UNI's ROTC
Schares--Allen Thomas (Class of 1979; Broadcasting
Northern Iowan 78:49, p.1
4/16/1982 ROTC program may add faculty member; considers emeritus status procedures.
46 See planets converge
Spielbauer--Marie
Northern Iowan 78:40, p.5
3/5/1982 Professor Hoff discounts threat of planetary convergence.
47 ROTC to be evaluated
Norris--Georgia (Classes of 1982--1993--and 1999)
Northern Iowan 78:38, p.1
2/26/1982 Professional Assessment Committee named.
48 Captain addresses ROTC Oversight Committee
Meek--Lori L. (Class of 1982)
Northern Iowan 78:32, p.1
2/5/1982 Committee getting organized; Captain Anderson talks about program.
49 Science education loses funds
Northern Iowan 78:31, p.5
2/2/1982 Science education faculty concerned about potential loss of grant funding.
50 Visit the 'Windy City'
Northern Iowan 78:26, p.5
12/11/1981 Science education faculty sponsor trip to NSTA convention.

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