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Walters--James C. (Earth Science Faculty)

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1 UNI presents Commitment to c.a.r.e. Awards
Public Relations News Release 2009:451, p.1
5/5/2010 The award was designed to acknowledge and honor the efforts of those who have significantly contributed to enhancing sustainability efforts. Awards were received by Tyler Lorenzen,Philip Wilson, Halil Dulgeroglu, and James Walters.
2 Students cope with stress as the semester winds down
Jensen--Brice Tyler (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:22, p.12
11/13/2009 Students are ready for Thanksgiving break. Three months of classes has taken its toll. Students deal with stress in different ways; photo.
3 Team participates in project to explore Earth
Northern Iowan 105:58, p.1
7/10/2009 Professor James Walters, Rodney Hubscher, and Drew Kreman are spending ten weeks locating optimal sites in Iowa where seismometers can be installed. The instruments measure the actual movement of the ground.
4 UNI team participates in project to explore Earth's interior
Public Relations News Release 2008:592, p.1
6/29/2009 James Walters, professor and head of the Department of Earth Science, and geology graduates Rodney Hubscher and Drew M. Kreman are spending 10 weeks this summer locating optimal sites in Iowa where seismometers can be installed.
5 UNI hosts lecture on Dry Run Creek Watershed Management Project, Oct. 27
Public Relations News Release 2008:162, p.1
10/21/2008 Rebecca Kauten, UNI alumna and urban coordinator in the Watershed Assessment and Monitoring Section of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will speak on "Water Quality in the Built Environment: Examples from a Local Watershed Project."
6 UNI honors outstanding faculty for teaching, research, professional service
Public Relations News Release 2008:153, p.1
10/15/2008 Three faculty members were honored this fall for outstanding teaching, research and professional service, receiving awards valued at $1,000 each. Recipients are: John R. Groves, Lisa K. Jepsen, and Daniel J. Power.
7 Sustainability Council takes action
Reeve--Emma Temple (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:11, p.3
10/7/2008 President Allen has formed a sustainability council; hopes to bring a "go green" concept to the university.
8 University of Northern Iowa attracts more than 80 geologists 2008 Tri-State Geological Field Conference & Society for Sedimentary Geology conference
Public Relations News Release 2008:93, p.1
9/23/2008 The conference participants will examine quarries and road cuts along 60 miles of the formation transect, from Osage to Cedar Falls. Lithograph City, from which the formation takes its name, was platted in 1905-1906 and later changed its name to Devonia.
9 UNI Sustainability Council named
Public Relations News Release 2008:76, p.1
9/16/2008 President Allen has established a Sustainability Council to lead the university in reducing its carbon footprint and promoting lifelong, energy-conscious behaviors and techniques. "We must promote good stewardship of resources."
10 UNI and the ILPA offer Geology of Iowa for Teachers, June 22-27
Public Relations News Release 2007:728, p.1
6/16/2008 Twenty-four teachers will be participating in a course that will cover several activities and topics including an introduction to the geological history of Iowa, processes and principles of geology, geohydrology, and surface and subsurface.
11 Earth Science open house to be held at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2007:164, p.1
9/18/2007 The Earth Science open house will be held September 30.
12 UNI hosts earth science update for educators
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
4/10/2007 The Earth Science Update will be held Friday, April 13 for middle and high school earth-science teachers.
13 UNI forms Energy Committee
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 103:17, p.4
10/24/2006 An energy surcharge on students has caused energy conservation to be an important campus topic. President Allen formed a broad-based committee charged with educating the community and performing an energy audit, among other duties.
14 Thursday, March 30
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.3
3/27/2006 Leaders on Leadership panel discussion will take place; Brian Hynek will present "The latest research results from Mars"; Women's Film Series will continue.
15 Presentation on research from Mars, March 30 at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
3/23/2006 Brian Hynek of the University of Colorado, Boulder, will give a presentation on the latest research from Mars.
16 Tsunamis happen more often than realized
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
1/10/2005 James Walters says tsunamis occur five to six times a year.
17 UNI chapter of Sigma Gamma Epsilon initiates three new members
Public Relations News Release 2001:10, p.1
7/10/2001 Three members are initiated during the spring semester.
18 UNI chapter of Sigma Gamma Epsilon initiates three new members
Public Relations News Release 2000:442, p.1
6/1/2001
19 Presentations/lectures/exhibitions: Jim Walters
Campus News Network 8:9, p.Insert 2
12/8/1997 Jim Walters presented paper at Irving School in Waterloo.
20 Lux Service Medallion recipients, finalists to be honored at University of Northern Iowa Homecoming October 12
Public Relations News Release 1996:95, p.1
10/8/1996 Biographical profiles of Jennifer Weber, Brenda Allen, Kristin Michael, Adrienne Hallett, and Kristi Bales.
21 Several departments welcome new academic heads
Campus News Network 6:1, p.1
9/5/1995 James Lubker named Dean and Geofrey T. Mills Acting Dean; James Walters and John Butler named heads of their departments; Richard McGuire, Jeffrey Copeland, and Paul Chao named acting heads; photo.
22 New academic heads as University of Northern Iowa begins fall semester
Public Relations News Release 1995:12, p.1
8/28/1995 As a new semester begins at UNI, five new academic department heads, a new dean, and an acting dean begin work.
23 Telecourses offered via IPTV, University of Northern Iowa.
Public Relations News Release 1994:164, p.1
11/23/1994 UNI to offer courses over IPTV.
24 University of Northern Iowa to offer telecourses for college credit during spring 1994 semester.
Public Relations News Release 1993:245, p.1
12/7/1993 UNI will offer five telecourses during spring semester.
25 Three telecourses to be offered in spring
Northern Iowan 89:26, p.1
12/1/1992 Courses in health, child development, and geology will be broadcast.
26 New telecourses this spring
Campus News Network 3:7, p.4
11/30/1992 Will offer courses on health, child development, and geology.
27 Three telecourses to be offered by the University of Northern Iowa in spring
Public Relations News Release 1992:210, p.1
11/17/1992 Three telecourses to be offered by UNI on Iowa Public Television in the spring.
28 And the state that quakes.
Public Relations News Release 1991:706, p.1
7/6/1992 James Walters says ercent quakes in California could be a sign of more serious ones to come.
29 Northern Iowa sources for this week's topics in the news.
Public Relations News Release 1991:702, p.1
6/29/1992 Faculty and staff contacts listed for topics of discussion for the week.
30 Presentation on mastodon dig near Vinton
Public Relations News Release 1991:208, p.1
11/7/1991 Jim Walters and Harry Bond will present plans for searching for more fossils and present what they have already discovered.
31 UNI Sigma Xi chapter receives national charter
Campus News Network 1:16, p.1
4/22/1991 Faculty and officials sign charter; photo.
32 University of Northern Iowa geologist studies effects of airboats on arctic wildlife.
Public Relations News Release 1989:143, p.1
10/9/1989 Jim Walters and his fellow scientists, discovered that the noise and traffic of the airboats could disturb the swans enough to force them out of the flats. Other wildlife such as moose and bear, probably would leave as well.
33 America's last frontier now threatened -- Alaska.
Public Relations News Release 1988:393, p.1
4/10/1989 Recent oil spill in Valdez has many environmentalists asking questions about the threat that oil and mineral exploration have on the state. Jim Walters adds developers are "eyeing" remote undeveloped areas for oil, gas, coal, and gold reserves.
34 Regents appove promotion of 16, tenure for 10 Northern Iowa faculty members.
Public Relations News Release 1988:354, p.1
3/16/1989 Faculty members granted promotions and tenure listed.
35 Alaskan research may lead to economic gain
Morse--Julie A. (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 84:4, p.10
9/4/1987 James Walters talks about his research; photo.
36 Glacial activity created the topography of Iowa, says UNI professor
Public Relations News Release 1987:443, p.1
7/30/1987 Professor James Walters examines the impact of glacial activity in the formation of Iowa's landscape. Walters explains how mineral deposits from Canada and Minnesota were dropped in Iowa at the end of the Ice Age, forming unique hills and lakes.
37 Radio News Network Broadcast Briefs
Public Relations News Release 1987:419, p.1
7/1/1987 Robert Ross compares Nancy Reagan with preview first ladies. Robert Clark lists his favorite Iowa vacation spots. Larry Hensley discusses Iowa's position in fortieth place in physical education. James Walters discusses Iowan glacier movement.
38 Science buffs explore Canada and Alaska
Northern Iowa Today 14:3, p.3
6/1/1986 Seventeen Iowa science teachers and students will participate in forty-five day tour; six credit hour class.
39 Local students, teachers to explore terrain of Alaska, Western Canada on 45-day UNI adventure
Public Relations News Release 1986:445, p.1
5/27/1986 A group of seventeen Iowa science teachers, UNI students and other interested adults will study the wildlife, geology, and wilderness areas June 9-July 25; group led by Walters who has spent the last ten summers in Alaska.
40 Earth science update conference for secondary teachers held April 18 at UNI
Public Relations News Release 1986:381, p.1
4/22/1986 Forty-two teachers came to UNI for the conference to hear presentations on a variety of topics, conducted by UNI earth science professors; UNI hopes to obtain a grant to continue the program.
41 Visitation teams from St. Cloud State, UW-Eau Claire, to be at UNI Oct. 27-29
Public Relations News Release 1985:114, p.1
10/30/1985 Four faculty and staff members from UW-Eau Claire and six from St. Cloud State University will visit UNI in an on-going exhange program that gives participants a first-hand look at the experiences of their counterparts.
42 UNI Prof to Speak About Travels in Alaska on Oct. 14
Public Relations News Release 1985:69, p.1
10/8/1985 Dr. James C. Walters will talk about his trip to Alaska.
43 Conservation Club plans field day
Skinner--Gwynne
Northern Iowan 82:5, p.7
9/17/1985 Will hold program at Hickory Hills.
44 UNI & Hartman Reserve Invite Nature Lovers to 'Natural History Field Day' at Hickory Hills Park Sept. 21
Public Relations News Release 1985:34, p.1
9/13/1985 Everyone was welcome to the 'National History Field Day' where visitors attend sessions about nature and can go hiking, canoeing, or wildlife viewing.
45 What's Up
Northern Iowan 81:3, p.9
9/11/1984 Meetings and activities.
46 Alaskan landforms shown
Nollen--Lisa
Northern Iowan 80:32, p.7
1/31/1984 Jim Walters talks about his work in Alaska.
47 Earth Science attracts new majors
Old Gold 0:0, p.36
6/1/1982 The Department of Earth Science tries to recruit talented freshman into the program; photo.
48 Instructors commended
Stansbury--Charles R. (Student--1982)
Northern Iowan 78:53, p.2
4/30/1982 Student lists his favorite professors.
49 Walters to speak at map display
Bennett--Vanessa Renee (Class of 1982)
Northern Iowan 78:32, p.5
2/5/1982 Professor Walters will speak on display in library.
50 Earth Science
Old Gold 0:0, p.41
6/1/1979 The Department of Earth Science offers classes in: astronomy, earth science education, environmental studies, geology, meteorology, and planetarium education; field work has become an integral part of the earth science department's courses; photo.

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