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Lu--Jonathan J. (Geography Faculty)

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1 UNI to host lecture on biblical geography
Public Relations News Release 2013:123, p.1
11/18/2013 UNI will host Steven Collins from Trinity Southwest University to deliver a lecture titled, "Finding Sodom: A Study in Biblical Geography." The lecture is sponsored by the Dr. Johnathan J. Lu and Sayoko Lu Biblical Geography Endowment Fund.
2 UNI presents lecture on Biblical mapmaking
Public Relations News Release 2008:103, p.1
9/26/2008 "The History of Biblical Mapmaking" will be the subject of a lecture by Barry Beitzel, professor of Old Testament and Semitic Languages at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. The lecture will be in the John Deere Auditorium in Curris Business Building.
3 Dando to speak at UNI for Bible geography endowment fund
Public Relations News Release 2007:124, p.1
8/29/2007 Biographical profiles of William Dando and Jonathon Lu.
4 Geography resource room dedicated to late professor
Boyd--Michele L. (Class of 1994)
Northern Iowan 88:27, p.5
12/10/1991 Will be tribute to Professor Nijim; photo.
5 Geographic Alliance of Iowa headquartered at UNI
Campus News Network 2:7, p.4
11/25/1991 Receives $25,000 grant to finance the operation.
6 Two University of Northern Iowa professors promoting National Geography Awareness Week, December 1-7
Public Relations News Release 1991:239, p.1
11/25/1991 James Hantula and Jonathan Lu are aiding Iowa teachers and students to explore their worlds by distributing theme packets and funds for in-service training. They also will participate in National Geography Awareness Week.
7 Geographic Alliance of Iowa headquartered at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1991:221, p.1
11/13/1991 The goal of the Geographic Alliance of Iowa is getting teachers interested in geography. The Alliance is funded by a $25,000 grant from the National Geographic Society.
8 Three new academic heads at UNI
Campus News Network 2:2, p.Insert 2
9/16/1991 Joel Haack succeeds Dave Duncan in Math; Philip Suckling replaces Jonathan Lu in Geography; Christopher Edginton succeeds William Thrall in HPELS.
9 Iowa geography teachers to attend summer institute in Washington, D.C. sponsored by University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1990:597, p.1
5/28/1991 Four Iowa geography teachers to attend Summer Geography Institute.
10 Faculty granted professional leaves
Campus News Network 1:13, p.2
3/11/1991 Roster of those receiving leaves.
11 Grant paved way for geographic alliance
Honeck--Deborah S. (Class of 1992)
Northern Iowan 87:35, p.4
2/5/1991 National Geography Alliance hopes to increase geographic literacy in America's schools through grants.
12 Grant will help upgrade geography education
Campus News Network 1:9, p.Insert 2
1/14/1991 UNI receives $10,000 planning grant.
13 Iowa to upgrade geography education through grant obtained by University of Northern Iowa faculty members
Public Relations News Release 1990:276, p.1
1/3/1991 National Geographic Society awards grant to UNI professors.
14 Jonathan Lu
Campus News Network 1:7, p.2
11/28/1990 Conducts workshop on geography and the Bible.
15 Jonathan J. Lu
Campus News Network 1:6, p.3
11/12/1990 Presents paper.
16 Recipients of summer 1990 University mini-grants . . . .
Campus News Network 1:3, p.3
10/1/1990 Enjoy reception; photo.
17 'Teaching Geography Workshop' to be held April 16 at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1989:507, p.1
3/30/1990 President Constantine Curris, and Professors Ron Johnston, and Basheer Nijim speak at the teaching geography workshop for k-12 teachers in the UNI Commons Ballroom.
18 'The Japan Connection' to be explored April 12 & 17 in joint program at University of Northern Iowa and Center for Asian and Pacific Studies
Public Relations News Release 1989:455, p.1
3/6/1990 Professors Jonathan Lu, Ian Gladding, Ernest Raiklin, Dale Braynard, and Tom Rohlich participate in a joint forum between UNI and the University of Iowa on American business relations with Japanese companies.
19 'The Japan connection' to be explored April 12 &27 joint program at University of Northern Iowa.
Public Relations News Release 1989:406, p.1
2/14/1990 A public forum designed for Iowa companies intrested in doing business with companies in Japan as well as persons interested in the business and culture of the country.
20 Today's the day--or is it? Geography professor explores Christmas
Public Relations News Release 1989:316, p.1
12/21/1989 Professor Jonathan Lu instructs a course on the geography of the regions featured in biblical stories, with emphasis on regions pertaining to the Christmas story.
21 Christmas in the spring? University of Northern Iowa geography professor says Christ may not have been born in December, and the "inn" may be a myth.
Public Relations News Release 1989:296, p.1
12/11/1989 Jonathan Lu finds it hard to believe that Joseph and Mary would have travelled on foot and donkey 100 miles through some of the roughest terrain in the Middle East in the middle of December, the height of the rainy season.
22 Geography means much more than memorizing capitals, say University of Northern Iowa faculty; national geography awareness week is Nov. 12-18.
Public Relations News Release 1989:234, p.1
11/10/1989 Northern Iowa faculty members specialize in political geography, economic geography, environmental geography, and historical geography. Those elements include population, income, land use, political persuasion and many others.
23 Larger budget includes pay raises for faculty
Northern Iowan 85:58, p.1
6/16/1989 A look at specific parts of the budget; approve several administrative appointments.
24 Regents approve new vice president, department heads for Northern Iowa.
Public Relations News Release 1988:496, p.1
5/24/1989 New vice president for academic affairs and provost, and five new department heads were among administrative appointments approved Wednesday (May 24) by the Board of Regents.
25 Geography week planned
Northern Iowan 85:23, p.1
11/15/1988 Schedule of programs.
26 National Geography Awareness Week activites planned at Northern Iowa Nov. 13-19
Public Relations News Release 1988:149, p.1
11/9/1988 Activies will be based on five themes of geography: place, location, human/enviroment, movement and regions. Displays and continuous presentations will be available for viewing.
27 Regents reports; budget OK'd
Nielsen--Kris (Student--1988)
Northern Iowan 84:60, p.3
6/10/1988 Winston Burt will head Affirmative Action; David Else will head PLS; John Johnson will head History Department; Dhirendra Vajpeyi will head Political Science Department; Jonathon Lu will be acting head of Geography Department.
28 Regent's approve new affirmative action director, four department heads for University of Northern Iowa.
Public Relations News Release 1988:448, p.1
5/25/1988 Winston Burt; director; affirmative action program, David Else; Department of Teaching and director of Price Lab School, John Johnson; Department of History, Dhirendra Vajpeyi; political science, Jonathan Lu acting head; Department of Geography.
29 Northern Iowa/China teacher training center closer to reality: Local team to survey needs of Chinese middle schools
Public Relations News Release 1987:301, p.1
3/8/1988 Professors Jonathan Lu, Richard Newell, Greg Stefanich, Dennis Sinclair, and Lawrence Kavich travel to China to work with the Guangxi Education Department to retrain teachers and administrators in the region.
30 Radio News Network Broadcast Briefs
Public Relations News Release 1987:178, p.1
12/16/1987 Ivan Eland offers winter survival tips. Ann Vernon gives suggestions on dealing with difficult family relationships. Jonathan Lu gives a realistic depiction of the Christmas story. The Radio News Network shuts down for Christmas.
31 Geography Week deserves publicity
Lu--Jonathan J. (Geography Faculty)
Northern Iowan 84:28, p.2
12/8/1987 Professor Lu is unhappy that the NI carried almost nothing about the week even though he sent them information.
32 National Geography Awareness Week activities planned at Northern Iowa Nov. 15-21
Public Relations News Release 1987:128, p.1
11/9/1987 Professors Robert Clark and David May lead field trips on the cultural and geographic development of Iowa. Other activities include a forum of former geography students, and a slideshow presentation by Professor Jonathan Lu. Geography faculty are listed.
33 UNI to hold workshop for social studies educators
Public Relations News Release 1987:58, p.1
10/1/1987 The Department of Geography organizes a workshop for social studies instructors. The conference features six instructional kits presented by Professors Jonathan Lu, James Fryman, Roy Chung, Robert Clark, and David May.
34 Jonathan Lu
Northern Iowa Today 16:1, p.3
9/1/1987 Receives Fulbright grant to study in Israel; also selected to lecture in China.
35 UNI profs receive Fulbright-Hayes award for summer seminar programs in Israel/Egypt
Public Relations News Release 1987:367, p.1
5/12/1987 Professors Jonathan Lu and Donna Maier participate in study trips to other countries through the Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Program. Lu conducted research Israel, and Maier studied in the American university of Cairo.
36 UNI professor to study student migration flow
Thomas--Daniel Carl (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 83:45, p.4
3/13/1987 James Fryman will track movement of students seeking higher education.
37 UNI professor analyzes Christmas story from 'geographer's point of view'
Public Relations News Release 1986:136, p.1
12/17/1986 Professor Jonathan Lu questions commonly held beliefs about the Christmas story. Lu states that travel would be difficult in this region due to storms and low temperatures in winter. The path to Bethlehem would have been infested with bandits.
38 Off-campus learners can take advantage of UNI telecourse offerings
Public Relations News Release 1986:501, p.1
8/8/1986 Telecourses are offered through Office of Continuing Education. Eight courses were broadcast in thirty to sixty minute seminars over Iowa Public Television; covering philosophy, history, psychology, business, writing, sociology, and cultural studies.
39 Exchange plans continued
Danielson--Darwin W. (Class of 1987)
Northern Iowan 82:60, p.1
7/11/1986 Professors Lu and Newell travel to China; outline possibilities for exchanges.
40 UNI programs with China strengthened; international studies office notes new arrangements
Public Relations News Release 1986:467, p.1
6/26/1986 Ways to improve an exchange program between UNI and several Chinese schools were discussed during a visit to China by Richard Newell and Jonathan Lu; Newell says UNI has been impressed with the quality of the Chinese scholars who have visited UNI.
41 China's solution for dealing with overpopulation
Northern Iowan 82:52, p.10
4/22/1986 Professor Lu speaks on the one-child policy.
42 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.
43 Visitation teams from St. Cloud State, UW-Eau Claire, to be at UNI Oct. 27-29
Public Relations News Release 1985:114, p.1
10/30/1985 Four faculty and staff members from UW-Eau Claire and six from St. Cloud State University will visit UNI in an on-going exhange program that gives participants a first-hand look at the experiences of their counterparts.
44 Chinese visit reinforces exchange
UNI Century 12:3, p.2
6/1/1984 Three Chinese visitors visit campus for four days.
45 Chinese delegation completes UNI visit
Northern Iowan 80:47, p.1
3/30/1984 President Curris signs memorandum of understanding establishing "sister university" status with Chinese university; description of development of program initiated by Professor Lu; photo.
46 UNI-China to discuss exchange
Northern Iowan 80:45, p.8
3/23/1984 Three official from Chinese university on campus.
47 China Seminar Series to begin this week
Northern Iowan 80:44, p.3
3/20/1984 Department of Geography will sponsor series; schedule.
48 Geography of the Bible
Northern Iowan 80:28, p.9
1/17/1984 Class will begin; will tour Holy Land.
49 A Holy Land tour
Northern Iowan 80:26, p.6
12/6/1983 Offered in conjunction with Geography of the Bible course.
50 Scholars' speeches set
Porter--Patty (Class of 1985)
Northern Iowan 80:5, p.1
9/13/1983 Wen Jie-Ruo and Xiao Qian will speak; photo.


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