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Weld--Jeffrey A. (Education Faculty)

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1 UNI receives $1.2 million federal STEM grant
Public Relations News Release 2012:311, p.1
5/30/2013 The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded a three-year $1.2 grant to UNI to support the project "Iowa STEM Education Evaluation (I-SEE): Navigating the Iowa STEM Roadmap." Iowa is the first state to be given an award of this kind.
2 College of Education refocuses mission
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:27, p.1
12/9/2011 A new mission statement is meant to sum up the primary goals of the college: leadership, transformation, service, engagement, and diversity; photo.
3 UNI feel effects of budget cuts
Kelzer--Sarah Marie (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:3, p.1
9/2/2011 State support for UNI has been cut for the third straight year. This year's shortfall is 3.6 million dollars. Class sizes are increasing. Retirements are not being replaced. Programs are being cut; photo.
4 Education gets real
Boheman--Tom (Class of 1981)
Northern Iowa Today 94:3, p.12
9/1/2011 A look at the Real World Externship for Teachers of Mathematics; photo.
5 UNI Speakers Bureau serves Iowa's communities
Public Relations News Release 2009:140, p.1
10/28/2009 The Bureau serves Iowa's communities with moe than 200 presentations available to business and civic groups. The Speakers Bureau also includes a 2009-2010 Featured Speakers series showcasing presentations that are listed.
6 Education and business partnerships needed to improve math and science education
Public Relations News Release 2008:402, p.1
3/17/2009 The IMSEP will host a series of statewide meetings, to address partnership opportunities between business, industry, and education. The meeting will feature educators from Iowa's schools and universities and representatives from business and industry.
7 Education and business partnerships needed to improve math and science education
Public Relations News Release 2008:352, p.1
2/19/2009 The Iowa Math & Science Education Partnership (IMSEP) will host a series of statewide meetings, "Conversations to Forge Alliances of Business and Schools (ConFABS)," at Iowa's Area Education Agencies to address partnership opportunities between business.
8 UNI Speakers Bureau serves Iowa's communities
Public Relations News Release 2008:190, p.1
10/30/2008 New this year is the Featured Speakers Series, which includes six faculty who address current hot topics such as: environment, math and science education, crisis communication, politics, immigration and the economy.
9 Iowa Mathematics and Science Education Partnership to host Iowa STEM Education Symposium
Public Relations News Release 2008:151, p.1
10/15/2008 "The purpose of the symposium is to spawn new partnerships across Iowa, as well as highlight and refine existing partnerships," said Jeff Weld, IMSEP director. The symposium is for education and business leaders who either have existing partnerships. . .
10 Grants benefit education
Mulfinger--Dylan John (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:7, p.3
9/23/2008 The Iowa Mathematics and Science Education Partnership awarded thirteen grants to aid programs that encourage students to be involved in math and science activities.
11 Iowa Mathematics & Science Education Partnership gives funding for 13 grants to improve the state's math and science education system
Public Relations News Release 2008:66, p.1
9/11/2008 The three goals of IMSEP are: to improve mathematics and science performance of Iowa students; to prepare more high-quality mathematics and science teachers for Iowa's schools; and to promote statewide collaboration and cooperation.
12 Nine Iowa science educators RAISE the bar in science research teaching
Public Relations News Release 2008:17, p.1
8/18/2008 The research interests of nine Iowa teachers are matched up with the research projects of UNI faculty researchers. The projects ranged from investigating short tethers in dye-synsitized solar cells to using geospatial technology.
13 University faculty prepare Regent Universities Mathematics Transitions Guide
Public Relations News Release 2007:740, p.1
6/26/2008 The guide gives high school teachers the math competencies students need to enter university math and science courses. It also addresses the mindset and learning experiences of students at the high school and college levels.
14 Director named for Mathematics and Science Education Collaborative Initiative
Public Relations News Release 2007:711, p.1
6/4/2008 Jeff Weld, Associate professor in the University of Northern Iowa Department of Biology, has been named director of the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, Mathematics & Science Education Collaborative Initiative.
15 Director named for Mathematics and Science Education Collaborative Initiative
Public Relations News Release 2007:711, p.1
6/4/2008 Weld, associate professor in the University of Northern Iowa Department of Biology, has been named director of the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, Mathematics & Science Education Collaborative Initiative which has three basic goals.
16 Iowa Legislature approves $4 million for the Regents Mathematics and Science Education Collaborative Initiative
Public Relations News Release 2007:635, p.1
4/25/2008 The Iowa Legislature has approved $4 million for the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, Mathematics and Science Education Collaborative Initiative.
17 Board of Regents to present mathematics and science education proposal to Iowa Legislature
Public Relations News Release 2007:442, p.1
2/21/2008 The Board of Regents will present information to the Iowa House education committee February 27.
18 Math and science education proposal to be presented to Iowa Legislature
Public Relations News Release 2007:399, p.1
2/4/2008 The $5.5 million proposal includes five projects.
19 UNI to host Mathematics Transitions Congress
Public Relations News Release 2007:267, p.1
11/5/2007 The Mathematics Transitions Congress will be held November 14.
20 Trap and Skeet Club promotes educational sport
Harken--Sarah (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:17, p.3
10/23/2007 Sport shooting club grows to twenty members.
21 Professor receives award
Barkley--Tia M. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:6, p.3
9/14/2007 Professor Jeffrey Weld selected to receive a Biology Teaching Award by the National Association of Biology Teachers; photo.
22 UNI professor named top biology teacher
Public Relations News Release 2007:118, p.1
8/24/2007 Jeff Weld received the 2007 Four-Year Biology Teaching Award.
23 UNI's role in addressing a gloomy outlook for math and science
Northern Iowan 103:52, p.6
4/17/2007 The goals of UNI, Board of Regents, and the State of Iowa include; improving math and science skills in students, preparing more high-quality teachers, and bridging the gap among K-12, community colleges and universities; photo.
24 Higher education's role in addressing a gloomy outlook in math and science education
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
4/11/2007 The United States is facing serious challenges in math and science education.
25 UNI chemistry students and faculty present at national meeting
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
3/26/2007 Students and faculty will be presenting their research at the national meeting of the American Chemical Society March 25-29.
26 Lecture on undergraduate science education reform at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
2/2/2007 Sigma Xi will be presenting "How to Reform Undergraduate Science Teaching" Tuesday, February 6.
27 RAISE program at UNI benefits science teachers
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
12/19/2006 Thirteen high school and middle science teachers participated in the RAISE program to research with faculty members during the summer.
28 Reforming undergraduate science teaching topic of UNI talk
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
11/30/2006 A presentation titled "Why Reform Undergraduate Science Teaching?" will be given by Thomas Greenbowe, Tuesday, December 5.
29 UNI faculty, staff receive three grants to enhance K-12 math, science instruction
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
4/19/2006 UNI faculty and staff received three out of the four Title II grants awarded in Iowa.
30 Thursday, April 20
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.2
4/17/2006 Leaders on Leadership will offer a workshop and lectures on sexual harassment.
31 Discussion about learning and teaching science in the 21st century to take place at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
4/13/2006 Jeff Weld will deliver a lecture about teaching science in today's world.
32 UNI professor urges changes in science classes
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
11/8/2004 Jeff Weld believes that science education should be relevant to the student.
33 SPUSA's goal: to promote both sides of political issues
Northern Iowan 100:37, p.5
2/17/2004 UNI's chapter of Student Pugwash USA was founded on campus in October 2002.
34 Research suggests science teachers should change teaching methods
Public Relations News Release 2000:373, p.1
4/1/2001 Jeff Weld claims that the way science has been taught is ineffective, and that is why students score so poorly on performance tests such as the International Math and Science study.
35 Alumni
Old Gold 0:0, p.255
6/1/1911 Alumni banquet held in Iowa City.

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