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1 National Playground Safety Week keeps kids safe
Public Relations News Release 2013:261, p.1
4/21/2014 The National Program for Playground Safety (NPPS), will celebrate National Playground Safety Week Playground
2 UNI CDC relocating to Hillside Courts
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:54, p.4
4/27/2012 The Child Development Center will move from its present location in the Malcolm Price Laboratory School. The process is moving quickly. The anticipated change will take place after the end of the summer session.
3 UNI recognizes National Playground Safety Week
Public Relations News Release 2011:286, p.1
4/17/2012 The National Program for Playground Safety which was created at UNI will help recognize National Playground Safety Week.
4 UNI recognizes National Playground Safety Week
Public Relations News Release 2010:334, p.1
4/21/2011 UNI promotes playground safetyness through the National Program for Playground Safety and National Playground Safety Week.
5 UNI recognizes National Playground Safety Week, April 26 - 30
Public Relations News Release 2009:417, p.1
4/22/2010 Donna Thompson, director of the National Program for Playground Safety (NPPS), said "It's not only a time to focus on children's outdoor play safety but also to pledge to use good judgment when playing.
6 National Playground Safety Week April 20 - 24
Public Relations News Release 2008:491, p.1
4/22/2009 Encouraging people to do a better job of playground planning is the focus for the NPPS. To assist in that effort, there is a new book out, "Building Playgrounds: A Guide to the Planning Process."
7 National Playground Safety Week April 24-28
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
4/24/2006 Announced plans for events during the week.
8 Student Voices
Northern Iowan 102:52, p.9
4/18/2006 Students respond to the question, "What was your favorite piece of playground equipment?"
9 Winterizing your child's playground
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
11/17/2003 Winter conditions may increase danger in playground areas; parents should check for signs of deterioration in equipment.
10 Playground safety awareness
Public Relations News Release 2002:492, p.1
4/28/2003 Suggestions will be offered for keeping children safe.
11 Checking for playground safety with the 'kid-checker'
Public Relations News Release 2001:388, p.1
4/1/2002 Playground safety will be discussed.
12 Winterizing your child's playground
Public Relations News Release 2001:178, p.1
10/29/2001 Donna Thompson will talk about how to keep your children safe on the playground this winter.
13 Playground safety school continues at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2001:34, p.1
8/3/2001 The National Program for Playground Safety is conducting Safety Schools to inform individuals on playground safety.
14 Forethought cam prevent playground injuries
Public Relations News Release 2001:42, p.1
8/1/2001 Four major areas are identified for risk control on playgrounds.
15 National Playground Safety Week
Public Relations News Release 2000:371, p.1
4/23/2001 Donna Thompson will share tips for keeping children safe when they are outside playing.
16 National Playground Safety Week, April 23-27; U. S. Playground Summit April 23 in West Des Moines
Public Relations News Release 2000:370, p.1
4/18/2001 Christine Branche, Deborah Tinsworth, Lester Chuck, Debbie Sampson, ViJay Ramnarian, and Sharon Mays are presenters at this year's U. S. Playground Summit.
17 Keeping your children safe year-round
Public Relations News Release 2000:206, p.1
1/22/2001 Maintenance of playgrounds in the winter is discussed by Donna Thompson.
18 Safety tips for the new year: outdoor fun.mom.com: "mothering channel"
Campus News Network 11:11, p.4
12/19/2000 The National Program for Playground Safety maintains a Web site on the latest information on playground safety and injury prevention.
19 Playground maintenance imperative during winter months
Public Relations News Release 2000:184, p.1
12/1/2000 List of maintenance tasks for playground equipment.
20 National Program for Playground Safety develops guidelines for playground equipment
Public Relations News Release 2000:86, p.1
9/25/2000 With UNI as the headquarters, the National Program for Playground Safety hosted a conference discussing appropriate safety precautions on playground equipment.
21 UNI conference takes aim at playground safety standards
Public Relations News Release 2000:77, p.1
9/14/2000 There will be a conference held on the importance of children's playground safety and how to improve it. It is being held at UNI, the headquarters for the National Program for Playground Safety.
22 Playground Safety is center stage at specialized Safety School
Public Relations News Release 2000:58, p.1
9/1/2000 Study concluded that the safety levels of children's playgrounds receive a "C".
23 Teaching the basics of playground safety
Public Relations News Release 2000:20, p.1
7/31/2000 Participants in the National Playground Safety School will be learning the elements of a safe playground.
24 National Playground Safety School sessions focus on eliminating risks for children
Public Relations News Release 2000:15, p.1
7/20/2000 Two sessions of the National Program for Playground Safety will discuss the conclusions of the two-year study on the nation's playgrounds.
25 Donna Thompson, Susan Hudson, Mickey Mack
Campus News Network 10:21, p.Insert 1
7/3/2000 Donna Thompson, Susan Hudson, and Mickey Mack published two articles on playground safety.
26 Mick Mack, Jeffrey Thompson, and Donna Thompson
Campus News Network 10:21, p.Insert 1
7/3/2000 Mick Mack, Jeffrey Thompson, and Donna Thompson published an article on playground surfaces.
27 National Playground Safety Awareness Week
Public Relations News Release 1999:377, p.1
4/24/2000 Discussion with Donna Thompson about ways parents can keep their children safe on the playground.
28 Some states don't make the grade on playground safety
Public Relations News Release 1998:347, p.1
4/26/1999 Year-long study on safety of our country's playgrounds gave overall grade of C-.
29 Donna Thompson, Susan Hudson, and Mick Mack
Campus News Network 9:17, p.Insert 1
4/19/1999 Co-authored article on children's playground equipment.
30 Staying safe on the playground during the winter
Public Relations News Release 1998:200, p.1
12/24/1998 Susan Hudson talks about the dangers of a winter playground and how to avoid injury.
31 Winter presents special playground safety concerns
Public Relations News Release 1998:113, p.1
10/30/1998 National Program for Playground Safety assistant Susan Hudson discusses winter concerns on the playground.
32 Swinging (the non-Austin Powers way)
Heeren--Chad
Northern Iowan 94:54, p.6
4/28/1998 Columnist describes his childhood memories of playground swings.
33 General NEISS statistical summary (1990-1994)
Public Relations News Release 1997:311, p.3
4/15/1998 List of estimated number of playground injuries requiring emergency care for each state based on 1990 Census.
34 National Playground Safety Day April 30 highlights opportunities to make America's playground's safer for kids
Public Relations News Release 1997:311, p.1
4/15/1998 National Program for Playground Safety advocates making changes in playground to keep children safe.
35 National Playground Safety Day
Public Relations News Release 1997:302, p.1
4/10/1998 Video releases provided via satellite regarding National Playground Safety Day April 13-14; scripts included.
36 Harkin instrumental in obtaining funds for UNI
Northern Iowan 94:22, p.1
11/14/1997 Senator Harkin assisted in obtaining about $1 million for playground safety and using technology for disabled students.
37 Recently/soon to be published: Donna Thompson, Susan Hudson, and Mick Mack
Campus News Network 8:5, p.Insert 1
10/13/1997 Donna Thompson, Susan Hudson, and Mick Mack co-authored article on playground safety in journal.
38 What's Up
Northern Iowan 93:52, p.3
4/22/1997 Activities and meetings.
39 National Playground Safety Day (Thursday, April 24) targets reduction in child injuries
Public Relations News Release 1996:286, p.1
2/25/1997 UNI talks about play ground safety and recognizes playground safety day. A survey on playground safety can be found on the UNI website.
40 UNI program gets second-year funding; playing it safe
Cowley--Anissa
Northern Iowan 93:5, p.3
9/17/1996 National Program for Playground Safety received a second year grant for $550,000.
41 Playground Safety Advisory Board to meet at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1995:427, p.1
6/12/1996 The Playground Safety Advisory Board is meeting to help identify playground safety needs.
42 'Beware the Strings' in children's clothing; other playground safety tips
Public Relations News Release 1995:303, p.1
4/8/1996 Strings in jackets, sweatshirts and other clothing may be dangerous to children on play equipment according to Donna Thompson.
43 University of Northern Iowa receives grant to establish National Program for Playground Safety
Public Relations News Release 1995:65, p.1
9/28/1995 Playground safety program at UNI to be funded by a grant.
44 Spring is here! Check playground surfaces for safety.
Public Relations News Release 1990:546, p.1
5/6/1991 Current playground surfaces are inadequate and unsafe.
45 Who knows where a peaceful playground may lead?
Public Relations News Release 1990:380, p.1
2/1/1991 Conflict management techniques are being used to solve playground problems at Price Laboratory School.
46 How safe are our playgrounds? One UNI researcher exposes hazards.
Public Relations News Release 1989:579, p.1
4/23/1990 Donna Thompson has conducted research on playground accidents, and where accidents are prone to take place. A past study showed that the equipment children are playing on in many playgrounds is not regularly maintained or checked for possible lawsuits.
47 Playground donated to Sunset Village
College Eye 63:7, p.9
10/7/1966 Waterloo Kiwanis Club donated playground equipment to be used in the park behind Baker Hall.
48 Spring is here
College Eye 45:29, p.1
5/7/1954 A jungle gym, sand box, and tire swing have been built in the home economics play school near the Greenhouse; photo.
49 Letters to the editor; playground chairman praises pledges
College Eye 41:29, p.2
5/5/1950 Mrs. Richard Griffith thanks Alpha Chi Epsilon for cleaning up their park.
50 Sunset Village children will have playground
College Eye 39:32, p.7
5/21/1948 College donates land; local organizations donate funds and equipment.

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