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Release: Oct. 24, 2002
New UI film series continues Oct. 25
A new, weekly film series, "The Cinematheque at Becker," features
treasures from the University of Iowa Institute for Cinema and Culture collection.
This week's film is "Les Amants du Pont-Neuf," directed by Léos
Carax, France, 1991, 120 min. The film, starring Juliette Binoche, Denis Lavant,
and Klaus-Michael Gruber, will be presented at 3:30 p.m. Friday, October 25
in Room 101, Becker Communication Studies Building. The film is in French
with English subtitles. For more information contact the UI Institute for
Cinema and Culture at 335-1348.
Zabner to discuss malaria prevention at Oct. 28 International Mondays
Dr. Joseph Zabner, an associate professor in internal medicine in the University
of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, will speak about,
"Malaria: Where North Meets South," from noon to 1 p.m. Monday,
Oct. 28 in the International Center Lounge. This "International Mondays"
presentation will focus on cultural differences in regards to malaria prevention,
treatment and research. The lecture is free and open to the public. Refreshments
will be served.
Zabner is originally from Venezuela, where he completed medical school and
worked for a year as a general practitioner. He developed an interest in malaria
while working in the Amazon jungle. For more information on this lecture or
International Mondays, contact Buffy Quintero, International Programs outreach
coordinator, at (319) 335-0345.
UI to host IRS Small Business Tax Workshops
IRS Small Business Tax Workshops, sponsored by the University of Iowa Small
Business Development Center (SBDC) and the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial
Center, will be held on Monday, Nov. 4 and Wednesday Nov. 6.
The workshops will include a review of federal tax rules and regulations
for small businesses. The Basic IRS Requirements workshop on Nov. 4 will examine
the different forms of business and their tax implications and business deductions.
The Employment Taxes workshop on Nov. 6 will cover the difference between
employees and independent contractors, how much to withhold for employee taxes
The workshops will be held from 9 a.m. to noon in the Pappajohn Building,
at the corner of Clinton and Jefferson streets, on the UI campus. The cost
for each workshop is $35, which covers the cost of materials. For more information
and/or to register, contact the UI SBDC at : (319) 3353742 or e-mail
Paula McMartin at email@example.com.
UI Museum of Natural History presents dinosaur program Sunday, Oct. 27
The University of Iowa Museum of Natural History's series of Sunday programs
by local amateur paleontologist Donald F. Johnson -- aka "The Fossil
Guy" -- continues with " BIG Dino! Little Dino! Large and small
in the age of dinosaurs" at 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, and sessions repeating
at 1:45, 2:30 and 3:15 p.m. All programs will take place in the lobby of the
Iowa Hall gallery in Macbride Hall on the UI campus.
Johnson will offer visitors a chance to compare the size of huge dinosaur
remains, such as Triceratops scapula and a T-rex jaw, with tiny artifacts,
like baby duckbill dinosaur teeth and claws. Don will also talk about small
animals that lived at the feet of the huge creatures, such as Triceratops
and T-rex, and include time for questions and hands-on experience.
The programs are free and open to the public. For more information, call
Elizabeth Burdick-Romero, UI Museum of Natural History weekend manager, or
David Brenzel, program coordinator, at 319-335-0482.