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General University News

april 30

Christian And Muslim Professors To Speak On Interfaith Dialogue May 4

UI Libraries Brings Historic Dental College Photos To Life

april 27

No Charges Filed Against UI Student, Ban From Campus Dropped

Stanley International Programs-Obermann Center Colloquium Set For May 1

Effects Of Climate Change Explored In Documentary May 5

April 26

MEDIA ADVISORY: Loebsack To Meet On Pay Equity, Host Art Contest At UI

Fethke Accepts Smoking Panel Proposals, Eyes July 2008 Campuswide Ban

Former Miss America Speaks At Seminar On Child Hearing Loss Treatments April 27

UI Presidential Search Committee To Meet Friday, April 27

Public Invited To Celebration Of Salsa Dance At Gusto Latino May 4

April 25

UI Remains A Best Value According To Princeton Review

April 24

UI Reopens Two Buildings After Bomb Threat

James Merchant To Step Down As Dean Of College Of Public Health

Outreach Africa Founders To Speak At UI April 25

Gift Provides Relief For Huntington's Disease Patients, Families at UI

UI, University Of Minnesota To Use Video Feedback In Teen Driving Study

april 23

RiverFest, Riverbank Arts Fair, RiverRun Set For April 27-29 At UI

UI Recognizes Students, Faculty, Alumnus At Annual Finkbine Dinner

april 20

UI To Hold Memorial Service Monday To Remember Virginia Tech Victims

UI Unveils Website For Journalists Covering Caucuses, Presidential Election

UI Engineers Hold Muffin Sale To Honor Va. Tech Shooting Victim April 24

april 19

UI Plans Virginia Tech Commemorations

Michael Gartner Issues Statement Regarding The Arming Of Campus Police

Office Of The State Archaeologist Announces New Director

April 18

UI Provost Announces New Recruitment Programs To Enhance Diversity

Public Invited To View UI Undergraduate Research Forum Posters April 21

UI Presidential Search Committee To Meet In Closed Session Friday, April 20

National Science Foundation Executive To Discuss New Grant Priorities At UI

May 11 Roundtable, Conference To Examine Community Engagement Partnerships

april 17

Safety and Security Measures Announced For April 18 Carter Events

'Blood Done Sign My Name' Selected For 'All Johnson County Reads'

april 16

Fethke Sends Message To Va. Tech President; Issues Statement To UI Community

UI, Partner Universities Create Optical Network To Advance Research Worldwide

UI Students Receive Prestigious Goldwater Scholarships

Explore 'Restoring Wildness' At April 27 Symposium

april 13

UI Earns NCAA Certification Of Athletics Program

Bridging Fiesta Showcases Diverse Performances, Cuisine April 20

Clothesline Project Display Re-Scheduled For April 17

Listeners Show Strong Support For Iowa Public Radio In Spring Fund Drive

april 12

Big Ten Network Spring Game Promotion Will Visit UI This Weekend

UI Center For The Book Receives $90,000 Grant

UI Students, Faculty Honored For Engagement Efforts

Former President Carter To Sign New Book April 18

Museum Of Natural History Sponsors Woodland Field Trip April 21

UI Presidential Search Committee To Meet Friday, April 13

Slots Still Available For Program That Helps Children With Speech, Reading

April 11

UI Names Buchheit Student Employee Of Year For 2006-2007

Tickets Still Available For Carter Speech

april 10

Sexual Assault Awareness Month In April Promotes Prevention Year Round

New York Times Columnist Will Speak April 16 On Media Convergence

Provost Will Speak On Challenges In Spring Address April 26

april 9

MEDIA ADVISORY: Credentials Needed To Cover Jimmy Carter Speech April 18

Native American Singer And Film Producer To Speak At UI April 12

April 6

Chinese Journalist To Teach At UI Through Exchange Agreement

IMU Food Services Director Wins Midwest Regional Culinary Challenge

UI Reflects On April 13 Tornado Anniversary

Iowa Archeological Society Hosts Annual Spring Meeting April 21-22

Flintknappers Manufacture Arrowheads, Tools At UI Natural History Museum

WSUI's 'Java Blend' Show Features Catfish Keith April 13

april 5

Hawk Shop Holds Sale Prior To Spring Football Practice April 14

UI Institute Offers 'Wines Of Iowa' Class, Tours

April 4

UI Presidential Search Committee To Meet Friday, April 6

Loebsack To Meet With UI Students, Administrators

april 3

Iowa Lakes, UI Partner On Entrepreneurship, Economic Development And Degree

april 2

Provost Announces New Initiatives To Enhance Gender Equity For Faculty

Burlington Street Projects Complicate Eastbound Bridge Traffic In April, May

Tuesday Presentation Offers Glimpse Into Xicotepec Service-Learning Course

Globalization And Academic Freedom Focus Of April 7 Lecture

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Health

april 30

Rodnitzky Named Head Of Neurology

Emergency Heart Research Is Topic Of May 7 Community Meeting

UI Physician To Answer Rhinoplasty Questions

April 26

Local Culver's Restaurant Supports UI Children's Hospital

UI LiveWELL Program Wins National Best Practices Award

Loras College Dance Marathon Exceeds Goal

UI Center On Aging To Host Celebration Of Older Americans May 3

April 25

American Physical Therapy Association Honors Sluka

UI Study On Marijuana Effects Seeks Males Ages 15 To 17

Conference To Focus On Mental Health Care For Older Adults

April 24

UI, University Of Minnesota To Use Video Feedback In Teen Driving Study

Women's Magazines Provide Mixed Messages About Breastfeeding

Center On Aging Web Site Lists Programs That Evaluate Older Drivers

Gift Provides Relief For Huntington's Disease Patients, Families at UI

april 23

Expert To Discuss Health Threats Of Avian Pathogens April 26

UI Study Seeks People Ages 50 To 85 With Macular Degeneration

april 20

Shilyansky Named To Soper Chair In Pediatric Surgery

Ponseti Receives National Children's Miracle Network Award

'Cover The Uninsured Week' Is April 23-29

International Water Expert To Speak In Series Premiere April 25

Aiming For A Cure Organizers To Donate Funds

april 19

Nathan Honored For Community Engagement

april 16

Iowa's Center For Agricultural Safety And Health Offers Training

Children's Hospital Of Iowa To Change Its Name

UI College Of Dentistry Celebrates 125 Years

UI Physician Leads Stroke Care Update

april 13

ADVISORY: Legislators To Meet, Discuss Adolescent Health Center April 14

april 12

UI Hospitals And Clinics Says 'Thanks' To Volunteers

STAR 102.5, Affinity Credit Union To Collect Coins For Kids

Slots Still Available For Program That Helps Children With Speech, Reading

Presentation On Hormone Replacement Therapy Set For April 19 In Des Moines

Wheelchair Challenge To Be Held At Hubbard Park, Field House April 27

Patients' Library To Celebrate 75th Anniversary

April 11

Free Fitness Assessments Available April 24

april 10

Health Initiative Links UI College Of Public Health, Wellmark

Local Laboratorian Participates In UHL Bioterrorism Workshop

april 6

Workshop Prepares Iowa Labs For Biological And Chemical Terrorism

Brennan Named Colloton Associate Professor In Clinical Cardiology

Prion Virus Expert To Speak April 12

UI Pharmacy Students Named To National Honor Society

april 5

Heart Attack Death Rates Not Higher At Iowa's Rural Hospitals

UI Institute Offers 'Wines Of Iowa' Class, Tours

april 3

UI Pharmacy Students Honored For 'Operation Immunization'

Talk On Premature Births To Be Held April 12

Writing and Art of Medicine Conference Offered April 24-25

april 2

Families Urged To Prepare For Health Emergencies During Public Health Week

Biofeedback Treats One Type Of Chronic Constipation

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Iowa Center for the Arts

april 30

Corporate Retailing And Palestinian Terrorism Combine In May 1 Production

april 27

Lewis' 'Brothers Dellapina' Opens 2007 Iowa New Play Festival April 30

Iowa Percussion Faces Its 'Last Chance' May 6

Annual MFA Exhibition Opens At UI Museum Of Art May 11

APRIL 26

Tickets Are Now On Sale For 35th-Anniversary Season At UI Hancher Auditorium

Popular Novelist Elizabeth Berg Reads On "Live From Prairie Lights" May 10

Free 'Java Blend' Performances Set for May 4 and 11

Science Fiction Writer Scalzi Reads On 'Live From Prairie Lights' May 3

Public Invited To Celebration Of Salsa Dance At Gusto Latino May 4

UI Press Releases Book On Czech Theatre Design

April 25

IWP's Second 'New Symposium' In Paros, Greece, Will Consider 'Justice'

Masha Hamilton Reads May 8 For 'Live From Prairie Lights'

April 24

Deadline For Applications To UI Summer Music Camps Is May 4

Iowa Percussion Presents World Percussion Extravaganza May 5

april 23

William H. Gass Wins 2007 Truman Capote Award For 'A Temple Of Texts'

Sherman Alexie Reads From New Novel May 7 For 'Live From Prairie Lights'

Piano Duo Performs At UI May 2

april 20

Iowa Roots Music Featured On Iowa Public Radio's 'Java Blend' Show April 27

Iowa New Play Festival Continues Unique Tradition Of Whirlwind Theater

Camerata And Kantorei Share Vocal Concert At UI May 3

University Choir And Women's Chorale Share May 4 Concert At The UI

Slouka Reads From Acclaimed New Novel At Prairie Lights May 4

Alexander McCall Smith Reads From New Ladies Detective Novel May 5

Concerto/Aria Competition Winners Will Perform With UI Orchestra May 6

20th-Century Quintets Will Conclude 'Music At The Museum' May 6

Iowa Summer Rep 2007 Will Offer 'Comédie du Jour'

UI Press Publishes Comprehensive Guide to 'The Butterflies Of Iowa'

april 19

Center for New Music Closes Year With Alumni Works, April 29

Manning And Huckleberry Will Not Open For The Beatles April 30

April 18

New UI Press Poetry Anthology Reflects Experiences of Retirement

Documentary Film Festival Set For April 20-22 At Bijou

Visiting Artist From St. Ambrose Will Give Illustrated Lecture April 24

UI Undergraduate Dancers and Choreographers Show Their Stuff April 26-28

UI Alumni Brockmeier, Li Featured In April 30 Granta Reading

UI Symphony Band And Orchestra Present Final Joint Concert May 2

Cello-Piano Duo Will Play 'Something For Everyone' May 5

april 17

'Blood Done Sign My Name' Selected For 'All Johnson County Reads'

Peter Mulvey To Perform On Iowa Public Radio's 'Java Blend' April 20

april 16

Gonzalez's 'The Frog Bride' Continues 'Spot' Adventures, April 22-May 6

april 13

Museum Family Weekend Activities Planned April 20-22

UI Hosts Careers In Museums Conference April 25

Agrell And Coelho Present UI Faculty Concert April 26

Year's Work For Composers Culminates In April 22 Concert

University and Concert Bands Present Shared Concert April 25

'Live from Prairie Lights' Will Record April 25 Readings From earthwords

Exhibition Of Plains Indian Drawings Opens April 25 At UI Museum Of Art

Poets O'Brien And Lerner Read At Prairie Lights April 26

'Last Romantic' Pianist Jerome Rose Will Play At UI April 28

UI Hancher Auditorium Wins 'Creative Campus Innovations' Grant

april 12

Writers' Workshop Alumnus Relin Will Join Mortenson for April 17 Reading

UI Writers' Workshop Alumna Reads At Prairie Lights April 24

April 11

UI Press Releases Iowa Poetry Prize Winners April 16

Robert Coogan Will Present 'From Steel Into Gold' April 17

Wisconsin's Contemporary Chamber Ensemble On Tour At UI April 27

Philharmonia And All-University String Orchestra Share April 29 Concert

april 10

School Of Music Collage Concerts, April 14 And 15, Will Be Free

Pesquès Presents Bilingual Reading, With Swensen Translation, April 18 At UI

'Live From Prairie Lights' Will Record Free Reading By Rosner April 23

april 9

UI Writers' Workshop Guest Lyn Hejinian Reads From Her Work April 20

UI Museum of Art Hosts Art-Song Concert April 22

april 6

MacVey Appointed Director Of UI Division Of Performing Arts

WSUI's 'Java Blend' Show Features Catfish Keith April 13

'Bad Boyz of the Double Bass' Bring Their Distinctive Act To UI April 16

UI Museum Of Art Hosts April 19 Reading From Writer-In-Residence Program

Poet Joshua Weiner Reads For 'Live From Prairie Lights' April 19 Canceled

Maia Quartet And Friends Perform At UI April 19

Johnson County Landmark Perform, Record Tim O'Dell's Music April 21

UI School Of Music Honors Student Scholars And Artists April 22

april 5

Longtime University Symphony Conductor Dixon Dies

UI Electronic Music Studios Will Present New Pieces April 15

April 4

Duo Pianists Will Perform At UI April 12

UI Dance Department Presents MFA Thesis Concert April 12-14

Writers' Workshop Faculty Poets Swensen And Young Read April 17

Workshops For Young Bass Players Will Lead To Public Concert April 21

april 3

Reminder: Guarneri String Quartet Rescheduled Concert Is April 10 In Hancher

Mountain Climber Turned Humanitarian Reads At Prairie Lights April 17

april 2

Eprile Presents Writers' Workshop Faculty Lecture April 13

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Business

april 30

UI, National Genecular Institute, Ryan Companies Break Ground

Four UI Students Receive Volding Business Plan Seed Grants

April 25

John Pappajohn Helps MBA Students Study In Greece

April 24

Media Advisory: NGI, UI Host Groundbreaking April 30

Iowa Red Bull Distributor To Speak At UI Des Moines Event

april 19

Construction Company CEO To Discuss Prototype Development

april 17

Society's Response To Genocide Survivors Subject Of April 19 Lecture

April 16

Lie, UI Officials Congratulate Wall Street Journal Reporters For Pulitzer Prize

april 6

Frito-Lay, Pepsi Executive To Deliver Tippie Lecture

April 4

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

april 3

Iowa Lakes, UI Partner On Entrepreneurship, Economic Development And Degree

UI Spin-Out Company Wins More Funding For Lung Imaging Systems

Henry Fund Wins Student Stock Portfolio Competition

Energy Pioneer to Discuss Ethanol's Future & Impact on State April 12

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Law

April 11

Wing To Receive Girl Scout Honor For Aiding Women's Rights

april 9

Law Professor Argues For Minimum Wage, Overtime For Home Care Workers

New York Times Religion Editor Participates In Conference April 20, 21

april 6

Society Of International Law Elects Weston As Counselor

April 4

VanderVelde Marks 150th Anniversary Of Dred Scott Decision

april 3

UI Report Finds Nonprofits Employ Nearly 9 Percent Of Iowa's Workers

april 2

Weston Heads Project Examining Human Rights And Climate Change

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Education

April 25

Teahen To Discuss Aftermath Of Disasters At Reunion, Reception April 27

april 16

ISU Hosts Invention Convention April 21, Features Innovations

April 11

Author To Discuss 'Beating The Odds' At Yager Diversity Conference April 23

McKinley Middle School Students Visit UI During Outreach Visit April 13

april 9

Three College Of Education Faculty Members Named Dean's Scholars

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Liberal Arts and Sciences

April 25

UI Hosts 2007 Midwest Geometry Conference May 18-20

April 24

UI Professor: American Middle Class In Trouble

april 20

UI Unveils Website For Journalists Covering Caucuses, Presidential Election

april 19

UI Introduces Arts Management Emphasis Area For Students

Colombian Filmmaker To Host World Premiere Of 'Paper Tiger' April 27, 28

April 18

Ringen Receives International Programs-Obermann Center Research Fellowship

French Sociologist To Speak April 30 About Gay Marriage

april 17

'Blood Done Sign My Name' Selected For 'All Johnson County Reads'

UI American Studies Professor Receives Getty Foundation Fellowship

Society's Response To Genocide Survivors Subject Of April 19 Lecture

april 12

Professor To Speak April 19 On 'Pilgrims In Rome'

Slots Still Available For Program That Helps Children With Speech, Reading

April 11

Poll: Candidates' Immigration Stance Matters; Iowans Favor Earned Citizenship

april 10

Two College Of Liberal Arts And Sciences Professors Win Guggenheim Awards

april 9

UI Poll: Race Not Key In Candidate Choice; Gender Matters To Some

New York Times Religion Editor Participates In Conference April 20, 21

april 6

Chinese Journalist To Teach At UI Through Exchange Agreement

'Sex In Public/Sex In Private' Conference Set For April 13-15

Borges Conference Features Life, Legacy Of Writer April 11-14

April 4

Historian Speaks April 12 About Queer Life In London

april 3

Poll: Iowa Dems Favor Clinton, Edwards; Republicans Like Giuliani, McCain

UI Alumna Speaks April 13 On Status Of African-American Studies Field

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Engineering

april 27

Iowa City Teams Finish First In National Engineering Competition

April 24

UI, University Of Minnesota To Use Video Feedback In Teen Driving Study

april 23

UI College Of Engineering Receives $100,000 In Scholarship Gifts

april 20

UI Engineers Hold Muffin Sale To Honor Va. Tech Shooting Victim April 24

april 19

Engineering Talk On Operations Research In Medicine Set For April 26

April 18

Program To Attract Students To Engineering Gains National Attention

april 16

Engineering Symposium On Biotechnology And Healthcare Set For April 19

Engineering Research Open House Scheduled April 19

UI Engineering Professor To Speak On Global Warming April 24 In Dubuque

april 10

UI College Of Engineering Thrives On 'Laptop Classroom'

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International Programs

april 30

Rotarians From India Visit UI May 3 As Part Of Friendship Exchange

april 27

Effects Of Climate Change Explored In Documentary May 5

Norwegian, U.S. Societies Topic Of Foreign Relations Council Lecture May 2

april 26

Public Invited To Celebration Of Salsa Dance At Gusto Latino May 4

april 20

Elementary Students To Celebrate Global Exploration Day At UI April 27

april 19

Colombian Filmmaker To Host World Premiere Of 'Paper Tiger' April 27, 28

April 18

Ringen Receives International Programs-Obermann Center Research Fellowship

april 17

'Blood Done Sign My Name' Selected For 'All Johnson County Reads'

Society's Response To Genocide Survivors Subject Of April 19 Lecture

Northern Ireland Discussed At April 23 Foreign Relations Council Lecture

april 13

Singer, Cultural Activist To Perform April 20 As Part Of GAYLA Week

april 9

New York Times Religion Editor Participates In Conference April 20, 21

april 6

Chinese Journalist To Teach At UI Through Exchange Agreement

Borges Conference Features Life, Legacy Of Writer April 11-14

april 2

Convocation Examines Vulnerabilities Of Labor Migrants April 5-7

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