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51 Grant to UNI will encourage women to pursue research
Public Relations News Release 2000:358, p.1
4/10/2001 The National Science Foundation has provided $250,000 for a new laboratory to evaluate textile materials; women are encouraged to participate in the laboratory.
52 Curt Hanson, University of Northern Iowa associate professor of chemistry, issued two patents for trailblazing new research
Public Relations News Release 1999:298, p.1
3/8/2000 Two patents were issued to Curt Hanson for his research at UNI.
53 University of Northern Iowa associate professor of biology investigates risks associated with different swine production systems
Public Relations News Release 1998:433, p.1
6/29/1999 Laura Jackson, an associate professor of biology at UNI, will be working with Clare Hinrichs and Tom Richard, professors from Iowa State University, to study alternative hog confinement methods.
54 Where do our priorities lie?
Taylor--Megan E. (Class of 1999)
Northern Iowan 95:47, p.6
4/2/1999 Instructors who place their classroom instruction over their research are penalized.
55 Students turning more often to electronic research
Public Relations News Release 1997:135, p.1
11/27/1997 Kate Martin, Head of Collection Management and Special Services at UNI, reports that students would rather use electronic sources to prepare research.
56 "Models" available to help students refine research in electronic age
Public Relations News Release 1996:217, p.1
1/13/1997 With rapid changes in technology driving the information explosion, change also has come about in the way students do research and compile papers or presentations for today's classrooms.
57 University of Northern Iowa students working as research associates
Public Relations News Release 1996:57, p.1
9/19/1996 Seven students have been hired as research associates for the Market Development Program for the 1996-97 academic year.
58 Space Week Special: Putting NASA grants into the UNI orbit
Public Relations News Release 1995:454, p.1
7/15/1996 July 14-20 is National Space Week.
59 The ethics of corporate-funded research
Public Relations News Release 1995:454, p.1
7/15/1996 Many great discoveries have come from university research.
60 Other facets of college life
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.93
7/1/1995 The May Day Fete; faculty organizations; faculty scholarship; photo.
61 Teaching vs. Research
Northern Iowan 89:60, p.4
6/25/1993 Results of survey on faculty activity; faculty and administrators offer views on multiple responsibilities.
62 Perplexed: providing excellence in the classroom in times of increasing research expectations
Corbin--Steven B. (Class of 1970; Marketing Faculty)
Northern Iowa Today 76:2, p.36
1/1/1993 Disturbed by trends that place research at a comparable level with teaching at universities; believes UNI should continue to place teaching as the clear top priority; photo.
63 Give respect and you get respect; not all talk is idle chatter
Northern Iowan 87:57, p.2
5/3/1991 Frustrated by trying to find good teachers.
64 200 lab rats die in electrical accident
Huggins--Kelly (Class of 1993)
Northern Iowan 87:18, p.5
11/2/1990 Burned out electrical motor caused change in temperature, killing lab rats being used in study by Julia Wallace.
65 Director of technology transfer for University of Northern Iowa's research consortium announced; plans series of forums.
Public Relations News Release 1990:684, p.1
6/6/1990 Claude Henschel has done research and development leading to several patents and publications in the areas of metals joining and metals casting. The Research Consortium was created by the state legislature and the Iowa Board of Regents in 1988.
66 Biology graduate student at Northern Iowa pursuing research on arterial disease
Public Relations News Release 1989:520, p.1
4/2/1990 Todd Hixson studies arterial disease prevention under Doctor Mohammad Islami for his master's thesis. Hixson works closely with professors from the School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation for his practicum project.
67 The call of (or whistles of) the wild--professor studies bird calls
Public Relations News Release 1989:362, p.1
1/25/1990 Professor Jill Trainer conducts research on the communication systems of tropical bird species threatened by deforestation.
68 Why do students feel disconnected from the political process? Blame parents.
Public Relations News Release 1989:339, p.1
1/10/1990 Professor Stephen Rose serves on a study advisory commission, surveying teachers who report their students' lack of knowledge of the political process.
69 Underwater videos help student researcher examine flexibility factor
Public Relations News Release 1989:329, p.1
1/4/1990 Jennifer Evitts researches the benefits of aquatic exercise.
70 University of Northern Iowa to offer educational research course in Council Bluffs
Public Relations News Release 1989:322, p.1
12/22/1989 Professor Ray Buss instructs a course on methods of educational research in the West Pottawattamie County Extension Office in Council Bluffs.
71 How do children learn? Dramatic play is a positive force in classrooms
Public Relations News Release 1989:317, p.1
12/21/1989 Professor Gretta Berghammer researches the application of creative drama in teaching preschool aged children.
72 Children can learn better through dramatic play
Public Relations News Release 1989:307, p.1
12/20/1989 Gretta Berghammer studies the use of drama in early elementary education. She develops a curriculum for problem solving, critical thinking, literacy, and social skills based on her findings.
73 Children can learn better through dramatic play; University of Northern Iowa professor writes drama curriculum for Iowa schools
Public Relations News Release 1989:311, p.1
12/20/1989 Professor Gretta Berghammer conducts research on the effects of drama on learning in four and five-year-olds at Price Lab School. As a result of her eight week study, the Department of Education requires all schools utilize the arts in their curriculum.
74 University of Northern Iowa professor makes study trip to South Africa
Public Relations News Release 1989:313, p.1
12/20/1989 Professor Tom Hockey is invited to the South African Astronomical Observatory in Capetown. Hockey reports on the relationships between English and Dutch whites living in the region, and their attitudes toward native Africans.
75 University of Northern Iowa professors makes study trip to South Africa
Public Relations News Release 1989:307, p.1
12/20/1989 Professor Thomas Hockey conducts a study trip to the South African Astronomical Observatory in Capetown. Hockey shares his experience in the oppressive police state.
76 Technology aids businesses; marriage of science and business
Northern Iowan 86:21, p.14
11/14/1989 Research Consortium of faculty and business leaders provides technical assistance.
77 Transferring technology to Iowa businesses is goal of research consortium at University of Northern Iowa.
Public Relations News Release 1989:230, p.1
11/8/1989 Research Consortium is a collection of eight Northern Iowa personnel and seven leaders of business and industry from Iowa. Iowa legislature and the Board of Regents created the Consortium to transfer university research and technology to Iowa businesses.
78 Professors seek advancement; research essential as
Northern Iowan 85:20, p.8
11/4/1988 Dean Deegan and Professor Gilgen talk about the role of research in the faculty's responsibilities.
79 Northern Iowa study: Violence in dating determined by gender roles?
Public Relations News Release 1987:369, p.1
4/14/1988 Professor Keith Crew conducts a student survey, revealing that young men believing themselves to be masculine are more likely to use violence on a date.
80 University of Northern Iowa awarded a bequest in memory of alumnus
Public Relations News Release 1987:312, p.1
3/16/1988 Two-thousand dollars are received as an unrestricted bequest in memory of Ruth Bodenham. The gift will be used to fund scholarships and research as designated by Bill Calhoun, director of development.
81 Northern Iowa awarded bequests in memory of three alums
Public Relations News Release 1987:266, p.1
2/17/1988 The Northern Iowa Foundation Board of Directors receives seventy-five thousand dollars in memory of Edna Scott, Ruth Barrett, and Dorothy Blount. These funds are used to support scholarships, research, and other activities.
82 Northern Iowa to offer education courses in Clear Lake
Public Relations News Release 1987:20, p.1
8/28/1987 Professors Judy Finkelstein and Gordon Rhum instruct two education courses at the Northern Trails Area Education Agency. Rhum will instruct a course on educational research methods, and Finkelstein will instruct on pre-school and kindergarten education.
83 Northern Iowa to offer education courses at Council Bluffs
Public Relations News Release 1987:4, p.1
8/19/1987 Two education courses are offered at the Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs. The first deals with student evaluation, and teaching language arts to students with special needs. The second course covers methods of educational research.
84 UNI profs receive Fulbright-Hayes award for summer seminar programs in Israel/Egypt
Public Relations News Release 1987:367, p.1
5/12/1987 Professors Jonathan Lu and Donna Maier participate in study trips to other countries through the Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Program. Lu conducted research Israel, and Maier studied in the American university of Cairo.
85 UNI teaching prof wins Rockefeller Foundation summer research fellowship
Public Relations News Release 1987:364, p.1
5/8/1987 James Becker, of the modern language department of Price Lab, is named one of one-hundred recipients of a research grant from the Rockefeller Foundation. Becker uses his grant to develop teaching materials on French fruit and vegetable cooperatives.
86 Hair color makes a difference says UNI prof
Public Relations News Release 1987:233, p.1
2/23/1987 Professor Dennis Clayson conducts research on how hair color affects first impressions by distributing a questionnaire to one-hundred men. Clayson found that blonds are generally considered successful, while redheads are seen as timid and clownish.
87 UNI students study effects of acid rain, light wavelengths on plants, in research funded by USDA, EPA
Public Relations News Release 1987:207, p.1
2/5/1987 Under the guidance of Professor Virginia Berg, biology students conduct research for organizations like the EPA, USDA, and Department of Agriculture. Their findings are shared with researchers in Toronto, as well as the Iowa Academy of Science.
88 Unique program for undergraduates in markeing research offered at UNI, one of few in the nation
Public Relations News Release 1987:204, p.1
2/4/1987 Professors Dennis Clayson and Steven Corbin outline the importance of marketing research experience for marketing majors. Students must complete two to three research projects for local businesses, keeping them ahead of students from other colleges.
89 University of Northern Iowa to offer course at NITI
Public Relations News Release 1987:210, p.1
1/18/1987 Professor Key Lee instructs a child development graduate course at the Northeast Iowa Technical Institute. The course emphasizes the use of research in the field of education.
90 Students learn research skills, provide valuable public service through UNI course
Public Relations News Release 1986:149, p.1
12/23/1986 Professor Robert Kramer instructed a course which offered survey research experience. Students developed telephone surveys, questionnaires, and personal interviews for real world clients. The course was offered through the Department of Sociology.
91 May UNI grad develops hospice program to help area families cope with grief
Public Relations News Release 1986:454, p.1
6/9/1986 Began as a UNI research project by Karen Franks; turned into a job as a bereavement services coordinator for the Cedar Valley Hospice; she developed a new program; she stresses the role of volunteers and hopes to make an impact on the hospice movement.
92 UNI faculty rated scholarly
Swanson--Leif D.
Northern Iowan 82:56, p.10
5/6/1986 UNI ranks sixth nationally in educational research productivity according to a survey.
93 Animal research questioned
Smith--Michael Joseph (Classes of 1986 and 1990)
Northern Iowan 82:51, p.1
4/18/1986 Professor Gordon Harrington explains why animal research is necessary to science.
94 UNI student wins statewide research paper contest
Public Relations News Release 1986:372, p.1
4/16/1986 Camarigg, a senior sociology major, won the Manford Kuhn Award for her research paper "A Contrast/Comparison of Anti-Pornography Attitudes" at the annual Iowa Sociological Association meeting held at the University of Iowa.
95 Students show responsible attitudes towards money but lack important financial management skills in UNI study
Public Relations News Release 1986:321, p.1
3/25/1986 Pershing surveyed three hundred and ninety-four UNI students enrolled in general education classes; the results showed students had good intentions, but lacked the skills or motivation to follow a budget.
96 Two seminars examining changing trends in the American population set for Feb. 25-26
Public Relations News Release 1986:257, p.1
2/12/1986 The seminar series will use data from the U.S. Bureau of the Census; titles include "We, the Americans" and "We, the Aging Americans".
97 Economic factors causing Iowa's 'Brain Drain' dilemma studied by UNI professors
Public Relations News Release 1985:154, p.1
11/21/1985 Yousefi and Rives are following December graduates from UNI, U of I and ISU to examine Iowa's brain drain issue; the Iowa Development Commission provided funding for the study; a report of the results will be presented to state policy makers.
98 Psychology involves research
Everding--Rod D.
Northern Iowan 81:27, p.12
12/14/1984 A look at student and faculty research in the Department of Psychology.
99 Mindpower Research Article
Public Relations News Release 1981:56, p.1
9/23/1981 Letter to area media about an article that appeared in The Alumnus magazine, detailing select professors' research; related to the Mindpower campaign that seeks to inform the public about the impact of higher education.
100 UNI professor Davis takes look at how children perceive death
Public Relations News Release 1980:438, p.1
3/18/1981 Professor Tom Davis will do a study to see how children perceive death.


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