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Rat Laboratory

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Title Date Summary
1 Compressor failure causes loss of research rats at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1990:134, p.1
10/18/1990 Motor burn-out results in the loss of two years of research on the behavioral aspects of aging in rats.
2 Harrington wants rats back
Sheets--Kerry (Student--1988-1990)
Northern Iowan 85:22, p.6
11/11/1988 Professor Harrington talks about problems relating to ownership of rats.
3 Professor plays Pied Piper; leads lab rats to new home
Moore--Lisa E. (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 83:51, p.1
4/10/1987 Professor Harrington looking for appropriate homes for rats; brief history of the colony.
4 Rats relocate as animal lab closes
Northern Iowa Today 14:4, p.7
9/1/1986 Various genetic strains go to other institutions; some kept by Professor Harrington.
5 Professor gives rats a home
Northern Iowan 82:61, p.4
7/18/1986 Several strains sent to research facilities; Professor Harrington will care for several strains privately; photo.
6 UNI's rats relocated; animal laboratory closed
Public Relations News Release 1986:474, p.1
7/9/1986 The UNI Rat Laboratory is closed due to inefficient use of funds. Includes details on the net loss of funds, such as maintenance costs and salaries.
7 The Allnighters' Club
Marlow--Paul S. (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 82:59, p.2
6/27/1986 Rats leaving the lab.
8 Rat Lab definitely finished
Danielson--Darwin W. (Class of 1987)
Northern Iowan 82:58, p.4
6/20/1986 Had housed up to 2100 rats; now down to about 300; lab will be shut down and equipment sold; photo.
9 Psychology grant extends rats' lives
Danielson--Darwin W. (Class of 1987)
Northern Iowan 82:57, p.5
6/13/1986 APA grant will keep rats alive until June 30.
10 Hard times force breeding lab to close; University struggles to find home for rats
Northern Iowa Today 14:3, p.5
6/1/1986 Lack of funds will force rat laboratory to close; photo.
11 Rat Lab offered help
Klostermann--Marcia (Student--1985-1986)
Northern Iowan 82:56, p.5
5/6/1986 Letter from American Psychological Association cites importance of the genetic strains; lab scheduled to be closed June 30.
12 Lab malfunction kills 1,000 rats
Morse--Julie A. (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 82:45, p.1
3/28/1986 Heat wave causes the loss of important scientific research.
13 "Blue Ox" day for rat lab
Northern Iowan 82:40, p.2
3/4/1986 Upset that budget cuts stop important educational programs.
14 Budget crisis close-up: the rat lab
Northern Iowan 82:38, p.1
2/25/1986 Budget cuts cause psychology department to stop the study of genetically-pure rats.
15 Rats! Budget crisis forces UNI rat lab closing
Morse--Julie A. (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 82:28, p.4
1/21/1986 Budget blamed for closing of laboratory located in the old Daisy Dairy building west on the Dike Road; photo.
16 Demolition scheduled for late December
UNI Century 11:4, p.7
9/1/1983 Will be razed when former Daisy Dairy building is ready.
17 Old Administration spared until spring
Alumnus 68:2, p.7
7/1/1983 Regents approve demolition budget; urged to save historically valuable items; seeking home for Rat Laboratory.
18 Regents approve lightning, detection programs
Northern Iowan 79:37, p.1
2/22/1983 Contract awarded for corridor smoke detection system in dorms; purchase Daisy Dairy property for possible use as home for Museum or Rat Laboratory.
19 1000 rats face eviction from Old Administration this summer
Northern Iowan 79:35, p.12
2/15/1983 Professor Harrington talks about the laboratory; photo.
20 Psychology's pied pipers research in second largest rat genetics lab in U.S.
UNI Century 8:1, p.4
1/1/1980 Survey of unique strains of rats in lab; description of ways in which psychologists use them; photo.
21 UNI psych prof heads rat lab
Northern Iowan 76:5, p.4
9/18/1979 Gordon Harrington participates in a national research program while the UNI rat lab provides breeding stock for approximately forty North American labs.
22 Oh, rats!
Cahill--Mary E. (Class of 1981)
Northern Iowan 74:31, p.4
1/20/1978 Professor Gilgen talks about facilities and curriculum in the Department of Psychology; photo.
23 UNI rat lab conducts behavioral research; results published nationwide
Wible--Pamela J. (Classes of 1977 and 2002)
Northern Iowan 72:55, p.4
5/4/1976 Description of the program and purposes of Rat Lab.
24 "Rickey Rat"
Schima--J. M.
Northern Iowan 69:48, p.2
4/20/1973 Responds to Professor Behrens on rat lab conditions.
25 "Dear Schima"
Behrens--Roy Richard (Class of 1968; Art Faculty)
Northern Iowan 69:46, p.2
4/13/1973 Humorous look at recent letters about rat lab.
26 "Godzilla has come"
Schima--J. M.
Northern Iowan 69:44, p.2
4/6/1973 Complaints about loud noises associated with remodeling project.
27 Burning butts or burnt rats
Schima--J. M.
Northern Iowan 69:42, p.2
3/20/1973 Urges smokers to extinguish cigarettes.
28 Eldon's supported
Schima--J. M.
Northern Iowan 69:31, p.2
2/9/1973 Research assistant acknowledges donation to rat lab.
29 UNI--research or not?
Schima--J. M.
Northern Iowan 69:29, p.2
2/2/1973 Critical of condition of rat laboratory.
30 "Fallacious thinking"
Peterson--Ronald A. (Classes of 1969 and 1974)
Northern Iowan 69:24, p.2
12/12/1972 Believes that university should be fully funded, including funds for the rat lab.
31 A solution for rats
Chang--James C. (Chemistry Faculty)
Northern Iowan 69:24, p.2
12/12/1972 Suggests interdisciplinary research.
32 Education--more than a text
Schima--J. M.
Northern Iowan 69:23, p.2
12/8/1972 Continues explanation of purposes and usefulness of rat lab.
33 "Ignorance is folly"
Northern Iowan 69:22, p.2
12/5/1972 Believes that rat lab is doing useful work.
34 Four errors corrected
Schima--J. M.
Northern Iowan 69:22, p.2
12/5/1972 Makes several points about rat lab and its purposes.
35 Rats to the rats
Schlorff--Robert W.
Northern Iowan 69:22, p.2
12/5/1972 Believes class enrollment should determine where research funds go.
36 Caged creatures need money
Niceswanger--Alan Lowell (Class of 1974)
Northern Iowan 69:21, p.9
12/1/1972 Detailed look at purposes of rat laboratory.
37 For Schima
Haman--Albert Charles (Biology Faculty)
Northern Iowan 69:21, p.5
12/1/1972 Sympathizes with views on upkeep of facilities.
38 Band-Aids and aspirin
Schima--J. M.
Northern Iowan 69:20, p.3
11/21/1972 Lab assistant notes how funding shortages affect the rat lab.
39 Rats to rats
Schlorff--Robert W.
Northern Iowan 69:20, p.3
11/21/1972 Questions priorities.
40 Rats need money too
Schima--J. M.
Northern Iowan 69:19, p.2
11/17/1972 Lists expenses necessary to keep lab in good working order.
41 Rats, rats, rats
Schima--J. M.
Northern Iowan 69:18, p.2
11/14/1972 A quick look at the Rat Lab and its purposes.
42 Gilchrist--a loss for everyone
Northern Iowan 68:55, p.1
5/16/1972 Old Gilchrist Hall burns on May 12, 1972; wiring in attic cited as cause; some equipment and faculty material lost; photo.
43 On May 12, 1972, fire destroyed Gilchrist Hall
UNI Quarterly 3:3, p.178
4/1/1972 Rumors about its origin; lab workers rescue rats; photo
44 The wonderful world of Dr. Gordon Harrington
UNI Quarterly 3:3, p.147
4/1/1972 Extensive look at Dr. Harrington and his work with the rat colony; photo.
45 Rat Lab to receive grant; protect and preserve rats
Thies--Brian (Class of 1972)
Northern Iowan 65:48, p.6
4/8/1969 Brief history of lab and outline of its purposes.
46 Ombudsman
Northern Iowan 65:35, p.3
2/11/1969 Questions about the rat lab, fire safety, and security officers.
47 UNI has the largest experimental rat center
Northern Iowan 65:16, p.5
11/1/1968 Specialized breeds of rats are used in learning experiments.
48 Curiosity and rat eyes led to genetic studies
College Eye 63:29, p.8
2/3/1967 Gordon Harrington talks about the value and use of his experimental animals.
49 400 rats will have busy summer; run mazes, get shock treatments
Behrens--Roy Richard (Class of 1968; Art Faculty)
College Eye 59:45, p.1
6/18/1965 Detailed description of the Rat Laboratory; photo.
50 Dr. Harrington, students experiment with 200 rats, gift oscilloscope
Paris--Patricia Ann (Class of 1965)
College Eye 59:3, p.4
9/25/1964 Professor Harrington talks about his plans for his rat colony; photo.

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