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Whitson--Paul D. (Biology Faculty)

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1 Honoring employees for years of service
Northern Iowan 101:55, p.2
4/29/2005 The Annual Recognition Breakfast honoring those who are retiring will be held April 30th at 8:15a.m.
2 Long-term employees retiring from UNI to be recognized Saturday, April 30
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
4/26/2005 Thirteen retiring employees will be honored at Recognition Breakfast.
3 UNI Prairie Preserve celebrates 30 years
Northern Iowa Today 88:1, p.17
1/1/2004 Founders of Preserves honored.
4 UNI Prairie Preserve to celebrate 30th anniversary Sept. 27
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
9/25/2003 Celebration to mark the occasion and honor those involved with the founding to be held in the CEEE rotunda.
5 Stop pouring poisonous pesticides
Enshayan--Kamyar (Director Center for Energy and Environmental Education)
Northern Iowan 93:15, p.8
10/22/1996 Claims that several faculty members have been affected by pesticides sprayed on campus lawns but concerns have been ignored.
6 Paul Whitson knows pencil sharpeners
Public Relations News Release 1995:481, p.1
8/12/1996 Paul Whitson has been researching the origin and history of the pencil sharpener.
7 Profile: Paul Whitson
Campus News Network 6:21, p.5
7/29/1996 Profile of biology professor Paul Whitson; photo.
8 Northern Iowa sources for this week's topics in the news
Public Relations News Release 1991:674, p.1
6/8/1992 Professors available to aid in current topics in the areas of sustainable economic development, loss of tropical rainforests, and long- term studies are announced.
9 Professional leaves
Campus News Network 2:13, p.2
3/9/1992 Roster of those receiving PDLs and their research topics.
10 Venturing outside? Beware of poison ivy.
Public Relations News Release 1990:601, p.1
6/3/1991 Look out fo poison ivy this summer. Know how to identify the plant.
11 University of Northern Iowa viburnum garden doubles as public exhibit and outdoor lab
Public Relations News Release 1990:98, p.1
10/3/1990 Viburnum garden to display three fourths of the world's species eventually. Burton and Louise Sanders donated the land for the exhibit.
12 Science and technology updates
Northern Iowa Today 74:1, p.29
7/1/1990 Review of work on algific slopes, recycling, and undergraduate research.
13 Panel discusses trend towards global warming
Putze--Aaron A. (Class of 1993)
Northern Iowan 86:21, p.4
11/14/1989 Excerpts from discussion featuring Professors Brant, Stockdale, Wheatley, and Whitson.
14 Wetlands becoming scarce
Northern Iowan 86:15, p.5
10/24/1989 Professor Whitson offers viewpoint on importance of wetlands.
15 Hunting the shy Iowa orchid: University of Northern Iowa professor on the trial of the state's rare flowers.
Public Relations News Release 1989:186, p.1
10/23/1989 Paul Whitson has spent the past several years hunting and cataloging Iowa's wild orchids. The state boasts 34 species, even more than California, which is home to about two dozen varieties.
16 Iowa's native orchids -- hard to find, but real beauties.
Public Relations News Release 1989:180, p.1
10/23/1989 Paul Whitson has been studying wild orchids since 1964. Whitson and two other Northern Iowa staff members are mapping orchid sites, and taking pictures of these rare beauties for a soon-to-be completed Iowa orchids presentation.
17 America's disappearing wetlands will affect endangered species, recreation and ground water purification: University of Northern Iowa biology professo
Public Relations News Release 1989:162, p.1
10/16/1989 Iowa alone has lost more than 90 percent of its wetlands since the early 1800s, of two million acres, only 100,000 remain. Most of the state's areas were tiled and drained for agriculture.
18 Our disappearing wetlands -- making it harder for wildlife to survive.
Public Relations News Release 1989:140, p.1
10/9/1989 The demand for more farmable acres has resulted in the draining of many wetland areas of the country. Paul Whitson, says enviromentalists are extermely concerned about the loss of prime wetland habitats, and says efforts are underway to stop development.
19 Our disappearing wetlands-- making it harder for wildlife to survive.
Public Relations News Release 1989:112, p.1
10/2/1989 Paul Whitson says environmentalists are extremely concerned about the loss of prime wetland habitats, and says efforts are underway to stop development of remaining wetland acres.
20 Greenhouse effect may be real
Northern Iowan 85:33, p.7
1/31/1989 Speculations on global warming.
21 Once in a lifetime Christmas tree.
Public Relations News Release 1988:219, p.1
12/21/1988 Pauline Drobney and Paul Whitson measure a giant agave plant blooming in the University of Northern Iowa greenhouse.
22 Forest fires are beneficial
Northern Iowan 85:15, p.7
10/18/1988 Professor Whitson talks about the value of fire in wild places.
23 Through ravaged by fire, U.S. National Forest far from destroyed, says Northern Iowa Professor.
Public Relations News Release 1988:78, p.1
9/28/1988 Paul Whitson says forest around Yellowstone and the Balck Hills isn't damaged, it isn't ruined, it's just changing. It's inevitable. Forest fires are only one stage in the ecological cycle of plant communites.
24 Yellowstone National Park scorched by fire, but far from destroyed.
Public Relations News Release 1988:63, p.1
9/26/1988 Paul Whitson say the fires actually have done some good. Fires are a natural process that haven't taken place in the parkfor 150 years, and adds that fires will provide scienctist with excellent opportunies to study, and possibly improve, the forest.
25 Oak trees grow just six inches in 25 years¿ no, they're not in Iowa.
Public Relations News Release 1988:427, p.1
5/16/1988 Paul Whitson has been following the growth of such tree life in Texas' Big Bend National Park since 1964, and says his findings on growth rates of the region give insight into the enormous time scale involved in developing a complete landscape.
26 Iowa deficient in natural habitat for wildlife, new solutions sought
Public Relations News Release 1987:251, p.1
2/4/1988 Professors Orlando Schwartz and Paul Whitson discuss the growing need for wildlife habitats with the increasing amount of land dedicated to agricultural industries.
27 Honor thy faculty
Alumnus 70:3, p.10
10/1/1985 Series of faculty profiles; photo.
28 A "Natural" team
Lenius--Debra Blake (Class of 1977; Public Relations Staff)
Northern Iowa Today 13:4, p.4
9/1/1985 History of conservation and environmental education at UNI; Institute for Environmental Education begun this year; photo.
29 Land donated to UNI
Morse--Julie A. (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 82:1, p.9
8/30/1985 University acquires two parcels of land for addition to Biological Preserves; photo.
30 Department strives to make an impact
Old Gold 0:0, p.34
6/1/1982 The Department of Biology concerns itself in active contribution within the state of Iowa; photo.
31 Endangered species protection is needed
Northern Iowan 78:53, p.5
4/30/1982 Professors Whitson and Krogmann outline views in Endangered Species Act.
32 Endangered Species Act is topic of forum
Northern Iowan 78:50, p.6
4/20/1982 Paul Whitson and Marian Krogmann will speak at Conservation Club discussion.
33 Faculty leaves cost $132,000
Bacica--Joseph (Student--1982)
Northern Iowan 78:36, p.1
2/19/1982 List of faculty who received PDLs and their topics of research.
34 Regents approve promotions of seven UNI faculty members
Public Relations News Release 1980:422, p.1
3/12/1981 The State Board of Regents approved seven faculty promotions.
35 Biological preserves: educational classrooms
Northern Iowan 77:23, p.6
11/25/1980 A quick look at several of the preserves.
36 Biology
Old Gold 0:0, p.39
6/1/1979 The Department of Biology offers many opportunities to students with scientific interests; the biology courses are mainly held in the newly constructed science building, also in an arboretum, two local forest preserves, and in a prairie preserve; photo.
37 UNI reps meet in Washington
Northern Iowan 74:51, p.7
4/18/1978 Administrators go to Washington, D. C.
38 Book published
Northern Iowan 72:19, p.7
11/4/1975 Professor Whitson publishes book on Chisos Basin.
39 Faculty report on Hartman Reserve
Northern Iowan 72:16, p.11
10/24/1975 Faculty report on soils, geology, plants, animals, and educational potential.
40 Preserving the natural heritage
UNI Century 3:4, p.5
10/1/1975 Survey of history and current work in Biological Preserves; photo.
41 UNI gains international atmosphere
Northern Iowan 69:29, p.4
2/2/1973 Four international students are studying in the Department of Biology.

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