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Wilson--Ronald C. (Museums and Collections Staff)

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1 Archeological society formed to discuss questions; for those interested in finding out Black Hawk county's past
Northern Iowan 87:17, p.14
10/30/1990 Black Hawk chapter of Iowa Archeological Society helps residents become involved in the field of archeology.
2 Joint open houses featured on campus for Homecoming Sunday
Northern Iowan 87:8, p.11
9/28/1990 UNI Museum, Marshall Center School, Biological Greenhouse/Preserves, and UNI Observatory will hold joint open houses called "An Autumn Gathering".
3 " An autumn gathering" to feature open house for Homecoming Sunday October 7) at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1990:77, p.1
9/26/1990 Campus organizations promoting history and nature will hold open house.
4 UNI Museum displays relics, informative artwork and more
Northern Iowan 87:5, p.11
9/18/1990 UNI Museum provides exhibits on biology, history, and geology, and presents various educational programs.
5 UNI Museum offers variety of attractions
Northern Iowan 86:41, p.9
2/27/1990 Ron Wilson talks about the Museum and its programs.
6 University of Northern Iowa admissions office hard at work on regents program.
Public Relations News Release 1989:423, p.1
2/21/1990 The College Bound program has been established to provide Iowa minority students with information and experiences relating to opportunities in higher education.
7 University of Northern Iowa admissions office hard at work on regents program.
Public Relations News Release 1989:423, p.1
2/21/1990 Students in the "New Horizons" program at the Boys/Girls Club in Waterloo are among the state's first participants in the College Bound Program. As part of the program, they recently attended an enrichment session at the UNI Museum.
8 You never know what you'll dig up at the museum
Public Relations News Release 1989:362, p.1
1/25/1990 The University Museum Director Ron Wilson explains how museum exhibits can enhance visual learning in young students.
9 Digging up dinosaurs! Learning is fun for children at the museum.
Public Relations News Release 1989:276, p.1
12/11/1989 Children learn best when they can visualize the subjects they are studying, and visiting a museum can provide them with that extra element, according to Ron Wilson.
10 Bones donated to UNI Museum
Northern Iowan 86:13, p.9
10/17/1989 Ron Wilson talks about the recent donation of the bones of a musk ox and a caribou.
11 Iowa's rich fossilized past-- slowly making its way to the surface.
Public Relations News Release 1989:159, p.1
10/16/1989 Recently the well preserved bones of two animals that roamed Iowa 10,000 years ago were discovered in the Waterloo area, and identified by Northern Iowa Museum director, Ron Wilson.
12 Ancient bones of caribou and musk ox, found at Waterloo sandpit, donated to University of Northern Iowa museum.
Public Relations News Release 1989:136, p.1
10/5/1989 Their presence in Iowa must have coincided with the last Ice Age, Ron Wilson says, which took place 20,000 to 10,000 years ago.
13 Ice age caribou bones donated to University of Northern Iowa Museum.
Public Relations News Release 1989:136, p.1
10/5/1989 Ron Wilson holds the bone of an Ice Age caribou. A few bones of the caribou and some belonging to Ice Age musk ox, were found recently in a Waterloo sandpit and donated to the UNI Museum. Those bones are believed to be at least 10,000 years old.
14 A cool environment for a hot Iowa summer, check out a cave.
Public Relations News Release 1989:619, p.1
8/21/1989 Ron Wilson says caves attract people because they are like exploring other worlds. He recommends that people interested in exploring caves on their own, join a speleological club, since caves can be dangerous places with underground rivers.
15 Exploring Iowa caves is like stepping into another world.
Public Relations News Release 1989:616, p.1
8/16/1989 Archeologists and paleontologists find caves invaluable troves of manmade artifacts, and sometimes well-preserved remains of plants, animals and even humans.
16 What's Up
Northern Iowan 85:43, p.4
3/7/1989 Meetings and activities.
17 'A History of the Mesquakies' topic of lecture at University of Northern Iowa Museum, Sunday (March 12)
Public Relations News Release 1988:334, p.1
3/3/1989 Jonathan Buffalo, a Mesquakie Indian and historian, will present a history of Tama's Mesquakie tribe. The program is part of the Museum's monthly lecture series.
18 Many programs and special events planned for Northern Iowa Museum grand opening, Sept. 24-25.
Public Relations News Release 1988:44, p.1
9/13/1988 The grand opening theme is "University Museum - A Window on the World." Several special family events planned. Vistors can become "paleontologists" for the day and discover what inside special museum rocks, make animal foot prints, dinosaur stationary.
19 University of Northern Iowa Museum grand opening, Sept. 24-25
Public Relations News Release 1988:44, p.1
9/13/1988 Kristine Hoepner and Ron Wilson, museum director check plans for installing large transparencies around the base of the McCormick Reaper display. The Museum will be showing off this display at the grand opening, Sept. 23-25.
20 University Museum opens late this month after long wait
Northern Iowan 85:4, p.15
9/9/1988 Description of collections and services in new Hudson Road building.
21 Northeast Iowa cliffs contain Ice Age survivors now 10,000 years old.
Public Relations News Release 1988:9, p.2
8/24/1988 "Algific Slope" display at the new UNI Museum gives a glimpse of rare palnt and animal communites that lived in the cliffs 10,000 years ago.
22 Alumni contributions a big plus
Northern Iowan 84:5, p.7
9/11/1987 Alumni gifts fund Museum renovation.
23 UNI Museum finds permanent building
Smith--Michael Joseph (Classes of 1986 and 1990)
Northern Iowan 84:2, p.1
8/28/1987 Had been housed in physical plant building since 1965; closed since spring 1985 in anticipation of move; will move into building on Hudson Road; photo.
24 McElroy Trust gift funds unique museum exhibit
Nonpareil 71:3, p.19
7/1/1987 $22,500 grant makes possible exhibit on algific slopes; photo.
25 Earth Science Update
Public Relations News Release 1987:309, p.1
4/7/1987 The Department of Earth Science hosts the Earth Science Update, which included presentations from university faculty on planetary astronomy, geology, mammals of the Ice Age, plate tectonics, and fossils.
26 'Murphy the Moose' introduces area schoolchildren to new UNI Museum
Public Relations News Release 1987:272, p.1
3/17/1987 Murphy the Moose visits Southdale schools to raise money and awareness for the university museum. Anne Callahan coordinated the fundraising events for Murphy, including leaf raking, bake sales, and pet shows.
27 Resources workshop scheduled for Saturday
Northern Iowan 83:14, p.9
10/14/1986 Will assist those who work with children to learn about community resources.
28 Museum fund drive continues
Schlobohm--Jack S. (Class of 1991)
Northern Iowan 83:6, p.15
9/16/1986 Awaiting funding for converting Olympic Spa and Gym on Hudson Road; photo.
29 International expert on cave archeology to speak at UNI April 3
Public Relations News Release 1986:324, p.1
3/27/1986 Dr. Patty Jo Watson will present on "Prehistoric Exploration of the World's Longest Caves;" she is the editor of the journal "American Antiquity" and has written several books about Mammoth Cave.
30 UNI Museum renovation project to proceed with funding from outside sources
Public Relations News Release 1986:197, p.1
1/9/1986 Development office to head fund raising campaign to not only renovate the museum facility, but also secure funds to upgrade the displays.
31 Ronald Wilson
Northern Iowa Today 14:1, p.7
12/1/1985 Elected president of Cave Research Foundation.
32 Museum finally finds a home
Alumnus 70:3, p.16
10/1/1985 Will move into former spa location on Hudson Road; photo.
33 Museum plans move
Morse--Julie A. (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 82:6, p.4
9/20/1985 Ron Wilson says that staff are packing for the move from the Physical Plant Building to the former Olympic Gym and Spa; lack of funds may delay move; photo.
34 Faculty favors full service museum, survey reveals
Northern Iowan 81:53, p.5
4/26/1985 Ron Wilson talks about the results of a recent survey of faculty opinion relating to the UNI Museum.
35 Museum gets new building
Northern Iowan 81:49, p.4
4/12/1985 Ron Wilson talks about the move to the former Olympic Gym and Spa building on Hudson Road; photo.
36 Regents approve purchase
Northern Iowan 81:37, p.5
2/22/1985 UNI purchases Olympic Gym and Spa on Hudson Road; may become site for Museum.
37 Museum is on the move
Reese--Gregory B. (Classes of 1989 and 2002)
Northern Iowan 81:28, p.16
1/22/1985 Will leave Physical Plant Building, but exact location is not yet determined; photo.
38 Check out the UNI Museum
Northern Iowan 81:17, p.15
11/2/1984 Quick look at the collections.

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