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General University News

march 31

U.S. News Ranks Nine UI Colleges And Graduate Programs In Top 10

UI Group Invites Filmmakers To Join Race

Pascoe To Discuss Collectors At April Bibliophiles

Portion Of Eastbound Burlington Street Reduced To One Lane, April 1

Madison Street Reduced To Two Lanes Between Burlington, Washington

Culp To Discuss Finding Meaning In Work At April Luncheon Forum

march 30

UI To Offer Summer Arts Programs In Okoboji

UI Undergraduate Students To Be Honored For Research Projects

March 29

UI Is A Best Value According To Princeton Review

march 28

Writer, Linguist, Foreign Policy Critic Noam Chomsky To Speak At UI

march 27

Old Capitol Flag Flown At Half-Staff To Honor James O. Freedman

Frost Receives National Honor For Achievements In Book Preservation

Poetry Reading To Benefit Pakistan Earthquake Victims

Alumni Association Hosts Campus Scavenger Hunt For S.T.A.T. Medallion

Two Iowa City High School Students Win $1,500 Prizes In Math Contest At UI

UIAA Hosts Journal-Making Workshop April 12 In Cedar Falls

march 24

Stadium Drive Construction Will Cause Traffic Delays Beginning March 27

UI Libraries Mark National Library Week With Music, Comedy, Art And Theater

Workshop Offers Direction On Promotion To Full Professor

March 23

Three UI Faculty Win Top Teaching Award

Skorton, Bowlsby Request Review Of Allegations

WSUI/KSUI Celebrate Community During Spring On-Air Fund Drive

Women's Center Offers Groups Beginning In Late March And Early April

March 22

UI Celebration Of Excellence Among Women To Be March 28

Actual Safety Locates At UI's Technology Innovation Center

March 21

Skorton Remembers UI President Emeritus James O. Freedman

Freedman Championed Liberal Arts Education, International Relations

march 20

Magician Mystifies 'Talk of Iowa' Audience March 24

march 17

UI Faculty To Sponsor '15 Minutes To Stop The War' Teach-In March 22

UI To Celebrate First-Ever Graduate Student Recognition Week March 20-25

Local High School Students Compete For $1,500 In Math Contest At UI

March 16

UI Asks Approval Of Parking Rates Increases

Regents To Consider UI Room and Board Rate Changes

march 15

Federal Cuts May End UI College Prep Program For Low Income Students

Former Governor Robert Ray To Discuss Character In UI Lecture

march 14

Provost Announces New Scholarships For Low-Income, High Achieving Students

March 13

UI Libraries To Exhibit Art Made From Old Catalog Cards

IMU Renovation To Temporarily Close Iowa River Walkway

March 10

Barrett Receives $15,000 Kress Grant For Historical Paper Research

March 24-26 Conference Addresses Medical Consequences Of War

March 9

UI Obermann Center Awards Collaborative Research Grants

UI Foundation Announces Staff Additions, Changes

UI Army ROTC Honors Cadet With Hanson Award

March 8

WRAC Sponsors Conference On Race, Privilege And Cultural Competence

MEDIA ADVISORY: Media Opportunity At Old Capitol Museum March 15

March 7

University News Services Website Undergoes Makeover

Groups Seek Nominations For 'Best Third Place' In Iowa City

UI Police Announce Two Appointments, Two Promotions

March 6

Hunter Named Dean Of Henry B. Tippie College Of Business

March 2

Old Capitol To Reopen May 6

UI Libraries Co-sponsors State Cultural Materials Preservation Training

UI Comes In Under Budget For Outback Bowl

March 1

UI Libraries To Help Preserve Historic Documents In Biloxi, Miss.

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Health

march 31

Carver Biomedical Research Building A Landmark For Scientific Discovery

march 30

Cancer Information Project Wins Award 

March 29

UI Testing Modified Bird Flu Vaccine In Adults Age 65 And Older

UI Exports Therapy Program For Treating Borderline Personality Disorder

Pharmacy Students To Hold Blood Drive April 5

MEDIA ADVISORY: CBRB Dedication Set For March 31

march 28

Public Invited To Brain Awareness Week Discovery Fair, Lecture

march 24

'Fastlane To Fitness' Helps UI Students Get Active

march 23

UI Sports Medicine Center Specialists Offer Throwing Seminar

Hershey Kissmobile To Appear At Children's Hospital Of Iowa

March 22

UI Ag Health Center Joins Initiative To Reduce Tractor Deaths, Injuries

Free Fitness Assessments Available March 2

march 21

UI Medicine/Public Health/VA Research Week Is March 28-31

Changes In Medicare, Medicaid Topic Of April 4 Program

march 20

UI Researchers Receive Prostate Cancer Foundation Grant

Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center At UI Awards Seed Grants

UI Staff Honored As 'Great Iowa Nurses'

UI Lecture March 28 Focuses On 17th Century 'Telemedicine'

march 17

$13.7 Million In Gifts Support UI Center For Macular Degeneration

Holmes Named To Dental Education Leadership Institute

March 16

Match Day' Brings Residency Assignments For UI Medical Students

'Balding For Kids' Cancer Event To Benefit Children's Hospital of Iowa

UI Carver College Of Medicine Music Festival Set For March 20-24

march 15

UI College Of Public Health Announces New Board Members

UI Study Finds Pathological Gambling Runs In Families

Film Screening To Generate Discussion Of Changing Elder Care

march 14

NIH Selects UI To Test Modified Bird Flu Vaccine

UI Study On Bird Flu Invites Participants Age 65 And Older

Healthy Athletes Helps Special Olympians

March 10

March 24-26 Conference Addresses Medical Consequences Of War

March 8

UI Researchers Receive $1.3 Million NIH Grant For Coronary Image Analysis

March 7

UI's Rao Selected To Receive International Gastroenterology Award

Nursing Names Buckwalter As Sally Mathis Hartwig Professor

Program To Examine Cancer In Iowa, Calmar Region March 21

March 6

Genetic Finding Explains 74 % Of Age-Related Macular Degeneration Cases

MEDIA ADVISORY: DVIP Fundraiser March 8

March 1

State Health Registry Releases 'Cancer In Iowa: 2006'

UI Researchers To Study New Outpatient Procedure For Asthma

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Iowa Center for the Arts

march 31

Canadian Poet And Novelist Jane Urquhart Reads On WSUI April 12

Short-story Writer Deborah Eisenberg Returns To UI For April 13 Reading

Durang's 'Vacation' Takes Deadly Aim At Sensationalism April 13-23

April 14 'Know the Score' Broadcast Will Consider Three 'Kreutzer' Sonatas

march 30

Current And Past Non-Fiction Writing Faculty Read On WSUI April 3 And 4

Twin-Cities Pianist Will Play Music From The Past 50 Years April 10

Artist Oliver Herring Will Discuss His Work April 13 At UI

UI To Offer Summer Arts Programs In Okoboji

March 29

UI Guest Viola Recital Will Feature Music From The Renaissance April 15

Faculty Woodwind Quartet Will Be Soloists With Symphony Band April 12

march 28

Hancher Auditorium To Send Joffrey Ballet River-To-River In Summer 2007

Center For New Music Performs Dembski April 9

Novelist Strout To Read On WSUI 'Live From Prairie Lights' April 10

Poet Geoff Bouvier Will Read On WSUI 'Live From Prairie Lights' April 11

Iowa City New Horizons Band Will Present Spring Concert April 15

march 27

Cellist Arnone And Pianist Lovelace Explore 'Forgotten Romance' April 9

march 24

'The Geoffrey Hartman Reader' Captures 2006 Truman Capote Award

Folk Musician Performs On 'Talk of Iowa' March 31

University of Nebraska Brass Quintet Will Perform At UI April 3

UI Alumna Shao-Chien Tseng Will Give Lecture On Painter Courbet April 3

April 7 WSUI Reading Features National Book Award Winner Kevin Boyle

Influential Slovene Poet Tomaz Salamun Will Read April 7 At UI

march 23

Iowa Chamber Music Coalition Performs April 8 At UI

UI Graduate Anthony Stoops Returns To Campus For Reunion Concert April 6

March 22

ADVISORY: UI Hancher Auditorium Press Conference Is March 28 In Des Moines

French Horn, Blues Piano Will Be Unusual Companions At UI Recital April 4

UI Writers' Workshop Alumnus Joshua Clover Reads On WSUI April 6

march 21

UI Museums To Focus On Education, Research In Humanities, Environment

Joe Goode Performance Group Residency At UI Includes Free Public Events

march 20

Lasansky's 'Nazi Drawings' Return To Exhibition At UI Museum Of Art April 2

Iowa Percussion Celebrates Music Therapy With March 31 Concert

Writers' Workshop Alumnus Tussing Reads From Debut Novel On WSUI March 30

March 31 WSUI Reading Features Greek Novelist Vassilis Alexakis

Opera Studies Lecture Series Continues With 'Whitman And Opera' March 31

march 17

'Thoroughly Modern Masterworks' Completes UI Symphony Series March 29

UI World Dance Concert II Features Dancers From Around The Globe

Piano Festival Guest Recitals Will Be April 1 And 7 At UI School of Music

Marimba Player Presents Guest Recital At The UI March 27

Museum Of Art To Host African Celebration As 2006 Family Day April 2

March 16

ABBA Musical 'Mamma Mia!' Returns To Hancher April 4-9

PEN/Hemingway Awards, April 2, Will Be An All-Hawkeye Event

Famed Journalist/Historian James Reston Turns Personal On WSUI March 27

Klaus Reads From New Book Published By UI Press, On WSUI March 28

march 15

D'Ambrosio Addresses Dialogue Writing In March 24 Writers' Workshop Lecture

Dan Knight Will Present Broadway Cabaret At UI Museum Of Art March 24

march 14

Joe Goode Performance Group Concludes UI Residency With Hancher Performance

March 13

UI Director Of Bands Myron Welch Receives Outstanding Music Educator Award

March 10

Children Of Uganda Promote Awareness Of African AIDS With Hancher Concert

Visiting Artist In Ceramics Will Discuss His 'Utilitarian' Pottery March 20

New Novelist And Former Trapeze Artist Amanda Boyden Will Read On WSUI

Kathleen Edwards Will Lead Gallery Talk March 23 At UI Museum of Art

Still-Life And Figure Painter Erlebacher Will Speak At UI March 23

March 24 WSUI Reading Features New Anthology, 'Legitimate Dangers'

The Tuba Sings For March 24 UI Faculty Recital By John Manning

Jennifer Kayle/The Architects Perform March 24 And 25 At UI

Walker Quartet Performs German Art Songs In UI Museum Of Art March 26

March 9

Western Brass Quintet Brings 40th Anniversary Tour To UI March 20

UI Faculty Member And Guest Will Perform A Spontaneous Program March 21

Three-headed Brass Ensemble Returns For Second UI Concert March 23

Mozart Competition Winner Will Play Mozart, Haydn And Beethoven March 26

March 7

Poet Hillman Reads From New Collection March 21 On WSUI

Local Author Mary Vermillion Reads From New Novel On WSUI March 20

March 3

Hancher Presents Trio Mediaeval At First Presbyterian Church In Iowa City

March 2

Ninth Issue Of IWP's 91st Meridian Journal Is Now Accessible On-line

ICN Connected Iowa Schools With Mingus Big Band In Hancher

March 1

Iowa City Youth Development Group Featured On 'Talk of Iowa' March 10

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Business

march 23

Leading Education Economist Ronald Ehrenberg To Speak April 5 At UI

March 22

Institute For Economic Research Issues Revised Employment Forecast

march 21

Gilbert To Coordinate Faculty Entrepreneurship Efforts At UI

March 13

Gift From St. Louis Couple To Fund UI Business Communication Center

Iowa Economic Forecast Predicts Growth In Employment, Slower Income Growth

Wellmark Community Ventures Fund Increases Loan Opportunities

Rynes Earns Career Award From Academy Of Management's HR Division

March 10

Kirkwood, UI Announce Transfer Agreement In Computer Studies

Chemistry Researchers Make Semiconductor Development

UI Graduate Students Win $5,000 In Pappajohn Business Plan Competition

March 9

Seminar Explores Doing Business With The United Arab Emirates

March 7

UI Accounting Students Offer Free Income Tax Assistance

March 6

Hunter Named Dean Of Henry B. Tippie College Of Business

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Law

March 29

Bennett Discusses Honken Trial As UI Law's Judge-in-Residence

march 28

Law Students To Discuss New Orleans Experience

march 24

UI Law's Journal Of Gender, Race And Justice Celebrates 10 Years

Law School Sponsors 29th Bridging The Gap Pre-law Conference

march 23

Honken Trial Judge To Discuss Death Penalty Process In UI Law Lecture

march 20

Minnesota Appeals Court Judge To Deliver UI Law Commencement Address

march 15

UI Law Team Advances To Compete At National Trial Competition

March 10

Sidel To Discuss Vietnam At Council On Foreign Relations

March 8

Ting Discusses Immigration Law In Speech At Iowa Law School

March 3

UI Nonprofit Center Meetings To Educate About New State Guidelines

March 2

Law Students Prepare For Mock Trial Competitions

March 1

Study By UI Sociologist Shows Law School Rankings Affect Student Decisions

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Education

march 30

UI College Of Education Names Dunbar Iowa Testing Programs Director

March 8

Private Gifts Endow Scholarship In Memory Of UI Professor Audrey Qualls

March 2

Teacher Workshop On Bono-Takyiman Group In Ghana Offered March 18-19

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Liberal Arts and Sciences

march 31

Penelope Hall Honored By Iowa Speech-Language-Hearing Association

March 29

UI Professors Win Stanley International Programs-Obermann Fellowships

UI Symposium To Address U.S. Inequality, Future Of The Middle Class

march 27

UI Classics Professor Gibson Gets $40,000 NEH Fellowship For Translation

UIAA Hosts Journal-Making Workshop April 12 In Cedar Falls

March 22

New UI Center To Focus On Ethnicity And The Arts

march 21

Researchers To Discuss Diversity Among Immigrant Children

march 17

UI Faculty To Sponsor '15 Minutes To Stop The War' Teach-In March 22

March 13

Amoeba Helps UI Biomedical Researchers Study Rare Disease

March 10

James Van Allen Receives 2006 National Air and Space Museum Trophy

March 9

UI Receives $615,208 Federal Grant To Develop New Semiconductor Chip

CLAS To Hold Staff Recognition Reception March 21

March 1

Expert On Pilgrimage, Medieval Spanish Literature To Visit UI March 8-10

Psychology Professor To Give Free Talk On Marriage March 9

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Engineering

march 28

CCAD Receives $105,000 Unrestricted Grant From Rockwell Collins

march 20

UI WISE Program Hosts Workshop On Women's Career Paths March 21-22

March 16

Advisor To Student Engineering Group Will Attend UNESCO Meeting In Paris

March 10

NADS Moves To UI College Of Engineering (CCAD)

March 8

UI Researchers Receive $1.3 Million NIH Grant For Coronary Image Analysis

UI Biomedical Engineer To Speak In Davenport March 16

March 6

Reinhardt, Sonka Elected Engineering Society Fellows

March 3

UI To Host Moline Talk On Aviation And Synthetic Vision March 23

March 1

Solar Energy Is Subject Of March 2 Lecture

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International Programs

march 31

Ambassador To Give ICFRC Talk On U.S.-Arab Relations

March 29

UI Professors Win Stanley International Programs-Obermann Fellowships

march 28

Renowned Calligrapher Harrison Xinshi Tu To Lecture At UI March 30

Nolan To Speak About U.S. Nuclear Policy At April 3 ICFRC

Persistence Of Yugoslav National Sentiment Discussed At April 3 Lecture

march 24

Anamosa Fifth Graders Get A Taste Of German Culture March 30

Graduate Student Translation Colloquium And Carnival Starts March 31

march 21

Iowa City Human Rights Coordinator To Speak At Careers For Change

Convocation Focuses On Globalization, Cosmopolitanism March 24-26

march 20

Opera Studies Lecture Series Continues With 'Whitman And Opera' March 31

march 17

Lecture To Focus On Health Care Challenges For Asylum Seekers, Refugees

'How To Appreciate Hindu Deities' Topic Of March 27 International Mondays

March 9

Women, International Education Focus Of March 20 Lecture

March 7

International Programs, ESL Moving To Old Capitol Mall March 13-17

March 2

POSTPONED Teacher Workshop On Bono-Takyiman Group In Ghana Offered March 18-19

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