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Jackson--Laura L. (Biology Faculty)

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1 UNI's Tallgrass Prairie Center gifted 300 acres for preservation
Klinkhammer--Bailey (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 119:34, p.01
2/6/2023 Cathy Irvine of Dysart, Iowa has donated 300 acres of land to the Tallgrass Prairie Center. The center's work helps preserve and restore Iowa's tallgrass prairie which is vital to our ecosystems and water quality in the state. Bailey Klinkhammer writes more about what the center does and how UNI students can get involved; photo.
2 Students lend hand in prairie project
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 116:26, p.02
12/9/2019 Students from Craig Hemsath's Union High School participated in a prairie re-seeding project in collaboration with the Tallgrass Prairie Center on Wednesday, November 20 at the Irvine Prairie, donated by Cathy Irvine in memory of her husband David; photo.
3 'Prairie Rendezvous' event to honor retiring professor
Alldredge--Anna (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:4, p.04
9/12/2019 A Prairie Rendezvous will be held on September 14 at 10:30 am to celebrate the career of Dr. Daryl Smith. Smith was a professor at UNI and created the Tallgrass Prairie Center in 1973. At the Rendezvous, the Tallgrass Prairie will be renamed the Daryl Smith Prairie; photo.
4 UNI to host international conference on violence and religion
Public Relations News Release 2013:3, p.1
7/8/2013 UNI will host this year's Colloquium on Violence and Religion. This years conference will focus on the impact of industrial agriculture on the ecosystem. Whitney Bauman and Mark Wallace will both speak on how religion has impacted the natural world.
5 UNI professors participate in study on climate change
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:30, p.1
1/25/2011 A group of professors from the Regents institutions have drafted a report on a climate change study. State legislators asked for this study.
6 Alternative futures of Iowa agriculture to be discussed at UNI event
Public Relations News Release 2010:89, p.1
10/7/2010 Joan Nassauer, professor of natural resources and environment at the University of Michigan, will present "Alternative Futures for Iowa Agriculture." Nassauer will discuss water quality, wildlife habitat, and the health and future of rural communities.
7 Solar & Energy Efficiency Tour to be held Oct. 3
Public Relations News Release 2010:62, p.1
9/21/2010 Solar hot water systems, photovoltaics (solar electric), ground source heat pumps, weatherization, energy efficiency, and green building in homes and businesses are featured in the Cedar Valley Solar & Energy Efficiency Tour.
8 UNI professors take hands-on approach to teach seventh graders about the natural environment
Public Relations News Release 2009:459, p.1
5/14/2010 Fifty-three seventh graders from Kike-New Hartford Middle School will take a field trip to the Cedar Hills Sand Prairie. Laura Jackson and Jim Desmastes will teach the students about ecosystems and how they work.
9 Presentation at UNI on ecological restoration of native lands
Public Relations News Release 2009:378, p.1
4/6/2010 Carter Johnson will discuss the commercial opportunities of converted cropland in "South Dakota's Prairie Farm: An Experiment in Economic and Ecological Sustainability." Johnson will explore the EcoSun Prairie Farms Project, which is a 640-acre farm.
10 UNI's Tallgrass Prairie Center presents Sustainability of Agriculture Landscapes: Perspectives from Southern Australia
Public Relations News Release 2009:358, p.1
3/26/2010 Tony W. Norton and Jann E. Williams, from the University of Tasmania, Australia, will examine the biodiversity, ecosystem services and land use of Tasmania's agricultural landscapes using a combination of spatial sciences and ecological techniques.
11 UNI biology professor looks at ways to reduce flooding in Iowa
Public Relations News Release 2009:320, p.1
3/8/2010 Laura Jackson, professor of biology, discusses flooding and land-use change trends in a chapter of "A Watershed Year: Anatomy of the Iowa Floods of 2008." A chapter of the book is co-authored by Dennis Keeney, emeritus professor at Iowa State University.
12 UNI's CEEE presents Solar/Energy Efficiency Tour in five communities on Oct. 4
Public Relations News Release 2009:51, p.1
9/14/2009 The home tours will feature: solar hot water systems, photovoltaics (solar electric), ground source heat pumps, insulated concrete form construction and energy efficiency.
13 Tour explains home solar system's cost savings, effectiveness, installation process
Public Relations News Release 2008:536, p.1
5/13/2009 The All Things Solar tour will showcase two Cedar Falls homes and their solar installations and energy-efficient features. Jack and Carole Yates' home features solar hot water, in-floor heating, solar electricity and passive-solar home design.
14 Award nominations sought for UNI faculty engaged with community Community Engagement Awards recognize involvement through teaching, research
Public Relations News Release 2008:296, p.1
1/12/2009 Veridian Credit Union will fund up to five Community Engagement awards, one for a faculty member in each of the five undergraduage colleges.The wards were initiated in 2007 to recognize the efforts of faculty and inspire partnerships among faculty. More.
15 UNI faculty to be recognized for community engagement
Public Relations News Release 2007:573, p.1
4/10/2008 Biographical profiles of Christine Bauman, Susan Roberts-Dobie, Laura Jackson, Jim O'Loughlin, and Ramanathan Sugumaran.
16 UNI Gallery of Art to present "Echoes and Apparitions: Works by Scott Robert Hudson
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
5/21/2007 "Echoes and Apparitions: Works by Scott Robert Hudson" will be displayed June 4 through July 1 in the Gallery of Art.
17 Renowned filmmaker to visit UNI for screening of film
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
3/1/2006 Filmmaker Deborah Koons Garcia will screen her film "The Future of Food" at the CEEE.
18 UNI biology professor's lecture connects farms with local environments
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
10/18/2005 Discusses how farms in Iowa can benefit their local ecosystems.
19 'Feeding Our Community' conference to take place at UNI April 6
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
3/14/2005 A conference focusing on food production, consumption and community building will take place. Speakers for the conference include Andy Fisher and Dana Jackson.
20 UNI biology professor says U. S. farmers can learn from Australia
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
2/17/2004 Professor Laura L. Jackson spoke at a meeting of the Ecological Society of Australia.
21 UNI Prairie Preserve to celebrate 30th anniversary Sept. 27
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
9/25/2003 Celebration to mark the occasion and honor those involved with the founding to be held in the CEEE rotunda.
22 Preserving our endangered wildlife
Public Relations News Release 2002:463, p.1
4/14/2003 Protection of endangered species will be discussed.
23 UNI's Jackson to read from her book on farms and ecosystems Thursday, Dec. 5
Public Relations News Release 2002:236, p.1
12/2/2002 Laura Jackson will read selections from "The Farm as Natural Habitat: Reconnecting Food Systems with Ecosystems" at Bought Again Books.
24 UNI biology professor co-edits new book, "The Farm as Natural Habitat'
Public Relations News Release 2001:468, p.1
4/30/2002 Laura L. Jackson edited the book, "The Farm as Natural Habitat: Reconnecting Food Systems with Ecosystems" that was published by Island Press.
25 An Iowa debate filled with 'hogwash'
Public Relations News Release 2001:453, p.1
4/22/2002 Laura Jackson will discuss a recently passed bill concerning where hog lots may be built.
26 Professor studies farm issue
Northern Iowa Today 29:1, p.5
9/1/2000 Professor Jackson talks about her research on the effects of concentrating hog production.
27 Investigation finds regulation of hog manure management lacking
Public Relations News Release 2000:37, p.1
8/14/2000 Laura Jackson discusses her study of the Iowa manure management regulations.
28 Investigation finds regulation of hog manure management lacking
Public Relations News Release 2000:31, p.1
8/7/2000 Laura Jackson discusses the trends in hog production and its effect on water quality.
29 Too many hogs, too little land, study finds
Public Relations News Release 2000:30, p.1
8/2/2000 Laura Jackson and colleagues conduct a survey on manure management.
30 Research--not for graduate students
Purdy--DeWayne D. (Public Relations Staff)
Northern Iowa Today 83:2, p.2
7/1/1999 Faculty and students discuss the students' research and their reaction to it; photo.
31 University of Northern Iowa associate professor of biology investigates risks associated with different swine production systems
Public Relations News Release 1998:433, p.1
6/29/1999 Laura Jackson, an associate professor of biology at UNI, will be working with Clare Hinrichs and Tom Richard, professors from Iowa State University, to study alternative hog confinement methods.
32 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.
33 Grant received to gauge impact of large hog operations
Campus News Network 8:20, p.2
6/15/1998 Will compare counties which have large operations with those which do not.
34 University of Northern Iowa faculty members part of grant to study large scale hog operations
Public Relations News Release 1997:369, p.1
6/4/1998 Professors from UNI, Laura Jackson and Mark Grey, and from the University of Iowa, Kelley Donham and Kendall Thu, have been awarded a grant to study the impact of large scale hog operations.
35 UNI professors to study the impact of large swine operations
Public Relations News Release 1997:359, p.1
5/28/1998 A team from UNI and U of I has received a $130,000 grant to study the impact of large-scale hog operations.
36 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.
37 University of Northern Iowa to celebrate Women's History Month with treasure hunt Friday, March 1
Public Relations News Release 1995:243, p.1
2/27/1996 Live treasure hunt is a feature of Women's History Month at UNI.
38 University of Northern Iowa to host conference on public policy and rural communities March 29
Public Relations News Release 1994:335, p.1
3/16/1995 Marty Strange will be the keynote speaker at UNI conference on public policy and rural communities.
39 Geography series
Campus News Network 5:1, p.4
9/6/1994 Department will offer colloquium series this fall.
40 Meisenheimer filled with hate
Jackson--Laura L. (Biology Faculty)
Northern Iowan 90:61, p.3
6/24/1994 Believes columnist may not understand whole situation.
41 Summer fellowships announced
Campus News Network 4:12, p.1
2/14/1994 Summer fellowship award winners are announced.
42 UNI Museum Sunday program
Public Relations News Release 1987:367, p.1
4/14/1988 Professor Laura Spees Jackson instructs a gardening workshop in the Museum. The program will cover a selection of plants and trees that can be used to attract various birds and butterflies. The workshop is free and open to the public.

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