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Metric System

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Title Date Summary
1 Metric system to pass another anniversary--still largely ignored
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
12/8/2003 Even with federal endorsement in the past, the metric system goes largely unnoticed in the United States.
2 The adoption of the Metric System -- Has it flopped in the USA?
Public Relations News Release 1989:329, p.1
1/4/1990 Professor Diane Thiessen discusses the adoption of the Metric System in the U. S., stating that Americans will not likely utilize the system on an everyday basis.
3 UNI Professor (Finsand) attends metrics meeting in San Diego
Public Relations News Release 1980:99, p.1
9/26/1980 Professor Louis Finsand attended a meeting of metric project directors in San Diego.
4 Free metric newsletter debuts
Alumnus 65:1, p.9
2/1/1980 Professor Christensen edits newsletter aimed at teachers involved with the metric system.
5 Metric newsletter makes debut
Northern Iowan 76:26, p.11
12/14/1979 Up to sixty thousand copies of a metric newsletter will be distributed.
6 UNI to receive grant
Northern Iowan 75:61, p.1
7/13/1979 UNI has received a grant for a national metric education project.
7 Finsand directs Metric Education Teaching Application Project
Northern Iowan 75:57, p.2
6/15/1979 Louis Finsand will be running a series of workshops to help educators teach the metric system.
Northern Iowan 75:43, p.10
3/23/1979 Will hear presentation on metric system.
9 Speech makes metrics simple
Northern Iowan 75:43, p.8
3/23/1979 Grace Keir will speak on metric system.
Northern Iowan 74:10, p.8
10/4/1977 Will have speaker and film on metric system.
11 Metric, UNI and you
UNI Century 3:4, p.4
10/1/1975 Survey of efforts at UNI to teach metric system; photo.
12 NBS films to be shown by physics department
Northern Iowan 68:47, p.10
4/18/1972 Will show films on metric system and on sound.

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