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Manion--Melvin M. (Physical Plant Staff)

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1 C'mon fellas!!!
Grevas--Daniel J. (Class of 1977)
Northern Iowan 73:6, p.11
9/21/1976 A football player cheers for his teammates; photo.
2 Coal burners
Northern Iowan 70:27, p.1
1/11/1974 Will shut down oil burners and fire up coal burners; should save money and conserve oil.
3 UNI requests boilers
Northern Iowan 70:23, p.1
12/7/1973 Asks to use coal boilers instead of oil boilers, because oil seems to be in shorter supply.
4 Energy task force forms
Stansbury--Robert Dale (Vice President)
Northern Iowan 70:22, p.10
12/4/1973 Members named; will consider appropriate means to meet demands of energy shortages.
5 Noehren battles heating crisis
Carel--Barbara J. (Class of 1975)
Northern Iowan 70:21, p.1
11/30/1973 Difficulties in controlling room temperatures with any precision.
6 Water system study okayed by Regents
Northern Iowan 67:55, p.12
5/21/1971 Will study steam lines and possibilities for using water for chilling.
7 Regents Authorize UNI to Negotiate for Steam and Water System Study
Public Relations News Release 1971:624, p.1
5/14/1971 The Regents permitted UNI to negotiate with engineering firms for the study.
8 UNI Security Office Expands Telephone Coverage
Public Relations News Release 1971:447, p.1
3/11/1971 Full-time telephone service for emergencies has been inaugurated at UNI. Previously, the heating plant took calls from 4:50 p.m. to 7:50 a.m.
9 UNI Doing Best to Control Fires in Coal Piles
Public Relations News Release 1970:299, p.1
1/13/1971 Coal fires caused by spontaneous combustion have been recurring problems for UNI, according to Mel Manion, UNI physical plant director.
10 Elm disease takes UNI toll
Northern Iowan 67:25, p.5
12/18/1970 About ninety more large elms have been removed; photo.
11 Removal of Diseased Elm Trees Planned
Public Relations News Release 1970:250, p.1
12/11/1970 UNI will remove 90 diseased Elm trees from the campus and adjacent UNI property.
12 Regents Approve UNI's Capital Improvements Business Transactions
Public Relations News Release 1970:193, p.1
11/13/1970 Budget for repairs at Heating Plant #1, remodeling of the leased Ericson Building and parklot lot expansion and repairs project.
13 Creek Straightened North of UNI's New Physical Education Building
Public Relations News Release 1969:747, p.1
8/25/1970 Ed Bailey, UNI landscape planner has straightened the creek which has resulted in easier maintanence. Tree planting possible in the spring.
14 Student parking facilities need more improvement
Ogden--James Herbert (Class of 1971)
Public Relations News Release 66:43, p.2
3/17/1970 Jim Ogden reports on his work to make parking facilities better.
15 Work to improve campus
Northern Iowan 65:61, p.1
6/20/1969 University Avenue will be widened to four lanes; two-lane access road will be built on south edge of campus.
16 Photo "incorrect"
Manion--Melvin M. (Physical Plant Staff)
Northern Iowan 65:43, p.4
3/11/1969 Mr. Manion claims that use of lift by employee for private vehicle is part of longstanding practice and involves no university expense.
17 66% of Physical Plant workers strike; wage, representation, parking
Northern Iowan 64:35, p.1
2/23/1968 Workers want wage increase; photo.
18 Uproot, transplant four trees from Back Circle
College Eye 63:32, p.5
2/14/1967 Three moved to area near Crossroads; one re-planted near southwest entrance to new Union; elm will be cut down; photo.
19 State Fire Marshall gives recommendation to Maucker
College Eye 60:10, p.1
10/15/1965 Report cites hazards in campus buildings; Sunset Village hazards noted; college will take corrective actions.
20 Once beautiful Prexy's is now old mud hole
College Eye 58:25, p.5
4/17/1964 Melvin Manion gives history of the pond; has little value or utility now.
21 Dining facilities ready for use within two weeks
College Eye 57:4, p.8
10/5/1962 New equipment will be installed soon in Commons.
22 E. E. "King" Cole retires as head of Physical Plant
Alumnus 47:3, p.18
9/1/1962 Retires after thirty-two years of service; Melvin Manion will succeed him; photo.
23 Committee is studying problem of fallout shelter
College Eye 56:8, p.3
11/3/1961 Committee attempting to determine which campus buildings would provide shelter.
24 Manion appointed SCI Associate Physical Plant Director
Public Relations News Release 1960:568, p.1
8/11/1961 Melvin Manion is placed as the new Associate Director of the Physical Plant, as approved by the Board of Regents. Manion is to replace E. E. Cole as Director of the plant as Cole reaches Emeritus status on July 1, 1962.

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