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Plakke--Bruce L. (Communicative Disorders Faculty)

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1 Now showing; filmmaker comes full circle
Northern Iowa Today 95:1, p.12
4/1/2012 Elise Plakke talks about her life as a filmmaker; visited campus to show "14 Minutes", an award-winning short film; photo.
2 "M*A*S*H" onstage at the Oster Regent
Dzick--Dana M. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:7, p.7
9/19/2006 Cedar Falls Community Theatre will present M*A*S*H onstage later this month; photo.
3 Wednesday, May 3
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
5/1/2006 Part two of four week seminar on improving quality of life in later years; this talk will focus on how to handle hearing loss.
4 Education for a lifetime
Schultze--Rebecca A. (Public Relations Staff)
Northern Iowa Today 90:1, p.16
1/1/2006 Students in the Lifelong University classes talk about their experiences; schedule of spring 2006 classes; photo.
5 Turn it down
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
4/19/2004 Professor Bruce Plakke says that the noises from things like vacuum cleaners, screaming babies, and lawn mowers can all cause hearing loss.
6 Hearing loss
Public Relations News Release 2001:15, p.1
7/16/2001 Bruce Plakke talks about the prevention of hearing loss.
7 Infant hearing screenings critical to treating hearing problems
Public Relations News Release 1997:392, p.1
7/2/1998 Hearing problems can be treated in infants if caught early enough.
8 Headphones a leading cause of hearing loss in teens
Public Relations News Release 1997:359, p.1
5/28/1998 Audiologists are seeing an increase in hearing loss among children and young adults. They speculate that headphones played too loudly is the cause.
9 UNI program promoting better speech and hearing
Public Relations News Release 1997:345, p.1
5/7/1998 May is Better Speech and Hearing Month. UNI's Department of Communicative Disorders has done much to assist people with speech and hearing problems.
10 Graduate student at University of Northern Iowa winner of Best Student Poster Award at regional meeting of environmental group
Public Relations News Release 1995:362, p.1
5/9/1996 Emy Monroe was the winner of the "Best Student Poster Award." Her poster was titled "Microbial Activity in Alaskan Taiga Soils Contaminated by Crude Oil in 1976.
11 Pumping up the volume
Public Relations News Release 1994:528, p.1
6/19/1995 Dangers of listening to extremely loud music.
12 The "earie" repercussions of seasonal work.
Public Relations News Release 1991:648, p.1
5/18/1992 Bruce Plakke warns that people working around loud equipment need to wear protective ear gear to prevent hearing loss.
13 Regents approve promotion of 23, tenure for 13 Northern Iowa faculty members
Public Relations News Release 1990:429, p.1
3/20/1991 Roster of those who received promotions and tenure announced at UNI.
14 Audiologists are finding more cases of "Boomer Deafness".
Public Relations News Release 1990:381, p.1
3/4/1991 Baby boomers are experiencing hearing problems.
15 Music to our ears may soon come in the form of an earplug.
Public Relations News Release 1990:265, p.1
12/31/1990 UNI professor notes that earplugs can allow persons to enjoy loud concerts.
16 Protect your hearing -- once it's lost, it won't come back.
Public Relations News Release 1988:451, p.1
5/1/1989 Bruce Plakke says most everyone will experience partial hearing loss. Damage to the mechanism of the ear is irreversible. Hearing aids work as amplifiers and do not work well at "tuning out" background noise.
17 What you hear on the farm may be had for your ears¿
Public Relations News Release 1987:326, p.1
3/24/1988 Professor Bruce Plakke warns that prolonged exposure to loud machinery may lead to serious hearing problems for farmers.
18 Hearing is believing: Don't be reluctant to get a hearing aid
Public Relations News Release 1987:188, p.1
12/22/1987 Doctor Bruce Plakke explains the benefits and limitations of hearing aid use. He recommends that those with hearing problems visit the Speech and Hearing Clinic, or their local physician to be advised by an audiologist.
19 Radio News Network Broadcast Briefs
Public Relations News Release 1987:180, p.1
12/17/1987 James Albrecht explains how school districts are avoiding consolidation. Doctor Bruce Plakke speaks on hearing aids. The Offices of Financial Aid and Cooperative Education create one-hundred community jobs. Jane Asimus gives winter weather precautions.
20 UNI prof gives guidelines to protect hearing in home shops during gift-making season
Public Relations News Release 1985:150, p.1
11/15/1985 Plakke has created chart that details how loud common machine tools are and how long people can be exposed to these levels before incurring damage to their hearing; he also provides a summary of how the ear works and possible protection available.
21 Group to attend conference
Welch--James D. (Laboratory School Faculty)
Northern Iowan 82:17, p.9
11/1/1985 Graduate students will attend national conference on speech and hearing.
22 Honor thy faculty
Alumnus 70:3, p.10
10/1/1985 Series of faculty profiles; photo.
23 Speech-hearing convention set for Nov. 16-19
McDowell--Lori
Northern Iowan 81:17, p.6
11/2/1984 Four will attend convention; three will be part of program.
24 Undergraduate training strengthened
Old Gold 0:0, p.28
6/1/1982 Communicative Disorders Department is working on a new curriculum package to strengthen training program; photo.
25 Speech Pathology and Audiology
Old Gold 0:0, p.36
6/1/1979 A student majoring in Speech Pathology and Audiology qualifies them to diagnose and help correct disorders of speech, language, and hearing in both children and adults; practical training is based around the Speech and Hearing Clinic; photo.

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