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Thrall--William Robinson (Physical Education Faculty)

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1 Former Olympian addresses UNI
Clausen--Eric Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:16, p.1
10/22/2013 Olympian Anita DeFrantz spoke at the Hall of Excellence induction ceremony. The 2013 inductees included Donald Briggs, Mark Farley, Frederick Pelley, and Debra Stephenson. These are people who have positively represented UNI over the years; photo.
2 UNI Hall of Excellence to host speaker and ceremony
Public Relations News Release 2013:86, p.1
10/9/2013 UNI will be hosting Anita DeFrantz, member of the International Olympic Committee, in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Hall of Excellence. This year four people will be inducted into the Hall of Excellence.
3 HPELS to induct alumni into Hall of Excellence
Snook--Jessica Ann (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:22, p.1
11/12/2010 Shellie Pfohl and eight other alumni will join members of the Elinor A. Crawford & William R. Thrall Hall of Excellence. Criteria for induction included; photo.
4 UNI honors nine with induction into School of HPELS' Hall of Excellence
Public Relations News Release 2010:127, p.1
11/4/2010 The following alumni will be inducted this year: Julayne Hoffmeier, Dwight Marston, Raymond Olson, Chuck Patten, Shellie Pfohl, Norman Rasmussen, Ronald Rice, Larry Rowedder, and Kenneth Witt.
5 UNI honors eight with induction into School of HPELS' Hall of Excellence
Public Relations News Release 2009:161, p.1
11/9/2009 Eight graduates were recently inducted into the school's Elinor A. Crawford & William R. Thrall Hall of Excellence. Criteria for induction include demonstrated mastery of the profession's knowledge base. Graduates listed.
6 Hall of excellence
Northern Iowa Today 90:1, p.Inside Back Cover
1/1/2006 Pat Geadelmann inducted into Elinor A. Crawford and William R. Thrall Hall of Excellence; photo.
7 Elinor A. Crawford & William R. Thrall Hall of Excellence to be dedicated at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
10/18/2005 Hall of Excellence to be dedicated at the Wellness and Recreation Center. It will acknowledge alumni who have proven themselves as professionals.
8 Martinez named Director of Institute for Youth Leaders at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1991:341, p.1
1/27/1992 The newly created Institute for Youth Leaders announces Cathy Martinez as the director. A community advisory council will help guide the Institute's work.
9 Three new academic heads at UNI
Campus News Network 2:2, p.Insert 2
9/16/1991 Joel Haack succeeds Dave Duncan in Math; Philip Suckling replaces Jonathan Lu in Geography; Christopher Edginton succeeds William Thrall in HPELS.
10 Leisure administrators club at University of Northern Iowa holds annual retreat in Dubuque
Public Relations News Release 1990:149, p.1
10/24/1990 Retreat to focus on the state of leisure services from the perspective of working professionals. Mitch Eyers, Lonnie Behnky, Paul Kirpes, and Elaine Klaassen will speak to the group.
11 Innovative master's programs begin this fall
Northern Iowa Today 74:1, p.26
7/1/1990 UNI offers new degrees in youth/human service agency administration and public policy.
12 Northern Iowa creates master's degree in youth/human service agency administration, to begin Fall 1990.
Public Relations News Release 1989:564, p.1
4/12/1990 William Thrall says, "This program will enhance the professional preparation of people employed in administrative and supervisory positions within youth and human service organizations."
13 Century Companies of America gift to University of Northern Iowa Foundation will aid in Health Risk Appraisal Project
Public Relations News Release 1989:535, p.1
4/5/1990 The Wellness Outreach program, coordinated by Professor Thomas Davis, conducts the Health Risk Appraisal project. The project seeks to identify present and future health risks for individuals.
14 Three University of Northern Iowa phys ed professors honored by state association.
Public Relations News Release 1989:260, p.1
11/20/1989 Forrest Dolgener, Elton Green, and Larry Hensley recently received top awards from the Iowa Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.
15 Mcelroy trust announces $500,000 grant for University of Northern Iowa youth leadership studies program.
Public Relations News Release 1988:467, p.1
5/8/1989 UNI's youth leadership studies program is affliliated with American Humanics , a national, not for profit organization that works with universities to develop professional leaders for national youth organiztions and human service agencies.
16 William Thrall recieves exellence award from the University of Wisconsin- La Crosse
Public Relations News Release 1988:154, p.1
11/10/1988 Thrall has served UNI, the Iowa Executive Department and the Iowa Department of Education in various capacities.
17 HPER proposes wellness center
Johnson--Curt (Student--1990)
Northern Iowan 85:20, p.5
11/4/1988 Professor Thrall talks about proposal.
18 UNI recreation program forms partnership with American Humanics consortium
Public Relations News Release 1987:403, p.1
6/15/1987 American Humanics, an organization of eleven youth agencies, selects the university's recreation program to be added to its agency. The organization gives students opportunities in entry-level positions of non-profit groups in Cedar Falls and Waterloo.
19 HPER earns accreditation
Wise--Rebecca
Northern Iowan 83:17, p.1
10/24/1986 Earns five years of approval from National Recreation and Parks Association.
20 Do college athletes need P. E.?
Danielson--Darwin W. (Class of 1987)
Northern Iowan 82:39, p.14
2/28/1986 Basketball coach Kim Mayden believes that intercollegiate athletes should not be required to take a P. E. class.
21 Students not getting money's worth from athletic facilities
Atwell--Charlie
Northern Iowan 82:23, p.16
11/22/1985 Believes there is a need for a new recreational facility for students.
22 Candidates named for athletic director vacancy
UNI Century 12:1, p.5
12/1/1983 Five candidates named from field of forty-nine.
23 Search panel complete
Northern Iowan 80:6, p.7
9/16/1983 Jack Wilkinson and Pat Geadelmann added to athletic director committee.
24 Regents approve construction, demolition projects for UNI
Northern Iowan 79:52, p.1
4/26/1983 Approve conversion of Sabin Hall theater into offices; will build offices in UNI-Dome; will renovate carillon; approve budget for demolition of Old Administration Building.
25 Not all UNI graduates teach
Old Gold 0:0, p.20
6/1/1982 Half of UNI graduates form the Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation choose a career other than teaching; photo.
26 Council to discuss sports cuts today
Larson--Laurie
Northern Iowan 77:50, p.1
4/24/1981 Considering dropping men's and women's gymnastics, field hockey, and baseball; working against background of Title IX complaint.
27 UNI professor Thrall receives award from health, recreation association
Public Relations News Release 1980:503, p.1
4/15/1981 Professor William Thrall received an award from the Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.
28 All that is needed are adequate facilities; Coaches say . . .
Langguth--Teresa (Class of 1981)
Northern Iowan 77:16, p.9
10/31/1980 Increasing conflicts among teams for practice facilities; photo.
29 New campus stop signs improve safety
Northern Iowan 76:26, p.1
12/14/1979 Four-way stop signs will be installed for pedestrian safety.
30 Leadership, service recognized; three professors receive special honors.
Stadler--Charlotte
Northern Iowan 76:20, p.5
11/16/1979 The Iowa Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance honored three UNI faculty members.
31 Student assessment form: is it a valid evaluation instrument?
Pfitzenmaier--Glenn
Northern Iowan 76:20, p.8
11/16/1979 Most faculty members believe the assessment form needs to be developed by professionals; photo.
32 East to West, West to East, sports practices swap gyms
Schulte--Joan
Northern Iowan 76:19, p.1
11/13/1979 Two classes and five athletics teams switch gyms to make better use of the newly renamed East and West gyms.
33 Difficulties stem from Title IX
Heusmann--Barb
Northern Iowan 76:9, p.1
10/2/1979 Problems with Title IX not in UNI's program, but in the many facilities that were originally designed to accommodate one sex.
34 Driving range for golfers to open; possibly next spring
McBeth--Marcy
Northern Iowan 76:8, p.14
9/28/1979 New UNI golf range, multi-purpose fields for the intramural program, and an archery range are included in the development of forty acres west of campus.
35 Physical Education for Men
Old Gold 0:0, p.24
6/1/1979 The Department of Physical Education for Men offers a program of study to prepare students for careers in physical education instruction, coaching, athletic directors, recreational leaders, and health instructors; photo.
36 One head is better than two
Alumnus 64:2, p.4
5/1/1979 Men's and Women's PE combine into School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation made up of six divisions; curriculum and services; photo.
37 Advisory staff named
Northern Iowan 75:7, p.14
9/22/1978 President Kamerick establishes an Athletic Advisory Council which will concern itself with athletic policies and practices; list of members.
38 Reduced hours, combined sexes are improvements in P. E. dept.
Cahill--Mary E. (Class of 1981)
Northern Iowan 74:46, p.6
3/31/1978 Professors Thrall and Crawford talk about the revised curriculum.
39 It's a fact--UNI liberal arts graduates outnumber teachers
UNI Century 6:2, p.6
3/1/1978 Administrators outline latest trends for students in their departments.
40 P. E. departments have joint reorganization
Miller--RaeAnn (Class of 1979)
Northern Iowan 74:29, p.3
1/13/1978 Men's and Women's Physical Education Departments get together to redesign physical education major; division coordinators named..
41 Are they a flawed instrument?
Vorman--Julie A. (Class of 1979)
Northern Iowan 74:28, p.7
12/13/1977 Some believe that the forms are poorly printed and confusing.
42 Problems with form may affect data interpretation
Milroy--Kevin
Northern Iowan 74:28, p.6
12/13/1977 Most seem to believe that defects will have little effect.
43 Untitled
Northern Iowan 73:50, p.1
4/15/1977 Iowa Governor Robert D. Ray gives UNI one of the five Governor's awards for physical fitness; photo.
44 Sheriff, Thrall discuss UNI-Dome
Scheer--Douglas A. (Classes of 1976 and 1978)
Northern Iowan 70:18, p.8
11/13/1973 Speak at meeting of physical education majors and minors.
45 Room to grow in new PE Complex
Westphal--David L. (Sports Information Staff)
Alumnus 56:4, p.7
12/1/1971 Professor Thrall describes new facilities; photo.
46 Wisconsin Pro to Speak to UNI P.E. Departments
Public Relations News Release 1971:725, p.1
7/20/1971 Dr. Jewett from the U of Wisconsin will speak July 22 in Music Hall on "Physical Education in the 70s".
47 Dr. Elton Green to Head UNI Professional Physical Education Program
Public Relations News Release 1969:334, p.1
2/13/1970 Regents approve the appointment of Dr. Green to the P.E. program where he will work under Dr. Thrall, and adminster the program for all P.E. majors and minors.
48 Sheriff named athletic director by Regents
Northern Iowan 66:30, p.10
1/30/1970 Stan Sheriff named new athletic director; biographical sketch.
49 Should there be a mini-dome at UNI?
Dick--Mike
UNI Quarterly 1:2, p.30
1/1/1970 A look at the needs, the prospects for a new building, and the potential facilities that the building would hold.
50 Thrall to succeed Witham
Public Relations News Release 66:27, p.6
12/16/1969 UNI searching for new athletic director.

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