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General University News

august 30

UI President Mason considers proposal to arm campus police

Big Ten, Fox Networks to offer internships to UI students

'Naked Roommate' author offers advice for first-year students

august 29

MEDIA ADVISORY: Mason, Barta invite public to Big 10 Network launch Aug. 30

UI welcomes Southeastern Community College to the 2 Plus 2 Transfer Plan

UI police investigate third bomb threat in three days

Six UI professors win regents awards for faculty excellence

august 28

$6 million gift will expand UI study-abroad opportunities

UI implements Hawk Alert emergency notification system

UI Police Investigate Latest Bomb Threat

UI Museum of Natural History to open Biosphere Discovery Hub Sept. 7

UI seeks nominees for Catalyst Award recognizing diversity efforts

Wallis to speak on politics and faith Sept. 13 for UI Geneva Lecture Series

august 27

UI Energy Expo to focus on reducing carbon footprint

UI police seek information following weekend bomb threats

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. lecture part of September environmental programming

UI Lecture Series schedule includes Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Daniel Ellsberg

august 24

UI officials believe Iowa River at low risk of flooding despite rain

UI vice presidents will meet with Dubuque business leaders Aug. 30

Big Ten Network available in UI residence halls

August 23

Nobel Peace Prize winner to discuss Iranian reforms in UI lecture

Hip-hop journalist kicks off UI lecture series Aug. 27

Women's center sponsors annual fall open house Aug. 29

Enjoy 'Burgers and Blues' at the IMU River Terrace this fall

august 22

Fanfare To Mark Sept. 1 Hawkeye Football Game In Chicago

MEDIA ADVISORY: Mason, Provost's Staff To Help With Student Move-In Aug. 25

UI To Hold Student Job Fair Aug. 30

UI Volunteer Fair To Link Students, Employees With Service Organizations

august 20

UI Announces Welcome Week Activities For Students

State Settles Case Involving 1939 Stuttering Study

august 17

UI Ranked 24th Best U.S. Public National University

Graduate College Welcomes New Graduate Students Aug. 22

August 15

UI Libraries Freezer Helps Restore Books

august 13

UPDATED: Buildings Evacuated But Suspicious Package Contained No Explosives

august 10

Donald E. Letendre Named Dean Of UI College Of Pharmacy

August 9

UI Poll: Edwards' Caucus Lead Disappears, Richardson Gains Traction

August 8

As Straw Poll Approaches, Romney Soars, Giuliani Drops And McCain Collapses

UI Presents 'Remarkable' Exhibits At The Iowa State Fair

Hawkeye Alumni Athletes, Broadcasters, Coach To Appear At State Fair

Registration For UI Senior College Underway

august 7

UI Professors Receive Collegiate Teaching Awards

Greek Organization Honors UI Leaders

august 3

Deadline Is Aug. 30 For Rape Victim Advocacy Program Volunteer Training

August 1

New: Hogan Named President Of The University Of Connecticut

Northeast Iowa Community College Joins UI's 2 Plus 2 Transfer Plan

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Health

august 31

$4.5 million in federal grants will aid health care access for Iowans

Ruback named UI Health Care assistant vice president for external relations

International Clubfoot Symposium will focus on clubfoot treatment

UI Children's Hospital offers weight management for teens

Heart Friends picnic planned for Sept. 30

august 30

UI pain management expert conducts research in Northern Ireland

UI vascular disease specialists to offer free screening tests

Studies examine triage guidelines for emergency heart patients

august 29

Kernels to honor cancer survivor during Homerun for Life Aug. 30

august 28

New I-CASH program on rural roadway safety seeks Iowans' input

august 27

Infectious disease expert to speak Aug. 30

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute to kick off fall season Sept. 19

august 24

Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center awards seed grant funds

Emerging Infectious Diseases fellow joins University Hygienic Laboratory

August 23

UI Carver College of Medicine first-year class increases to 148

Weiner to lead national cancer center review group

august 22

Chrischilles To Speak On Rational Therapeutics Aug. 28

UI Will Hold Annual Deeded Body Program Memorial Service Aug. 31

aUGUST 21

Researchers: HIV Misinformation Online Could Have Dire Consequences

Proposals Sought For I-CASH Agricultural Youth Grants

UI Nursing Dean Frantz Named To Kelting Dean's Chair in Nursing

UI College of Nursing Will Dedicate Montoya Research Suite Aug. 24

august 20

MEDIA ADVISORY: Medicine, Pharmacy White Coat Ceremonies Aug. 24-25

august 17

O'Deen Earns Top Health Care Management Credential

Ferentz To Headline Kickoff Luncheon For UI Children's Hospital

August 16

Golf Invitational Benefits Burn Patients At UI Hospitals and Clinics

august 15

UI Center Awarded $4.5 Million For Injury Prevention

Tevis To Receive 2007 I-CASH Hall Of Fame Award

Kernels To Honor UI Patient At Aug. 21 Game

august 14

UI Doctors Practice Creativity As Part Of Writing Group

august 13

Y105-FM Radiothon Raises More Than $88,000 For UI Children's Hospital

Grant Provides $1.9 Million to Improve Nursing Home Care

august 10

UI Research: Patient-Centered Approach Can Backfire

UI Researchers Collaborate On Brain Injury And Driving Project

UI Dermatologist Sets Sunscreen Story Straight

UI Medical Students Named To Gold Humanism Honor Society

Now's The Time To Immunize, Say UI Disease Prevention Specialists

UI Hospitals And Clinics To Hold Women's Open House Event Aug. 17

August 9

Dentistry Awarded $2.4 Million For Research Training Program

Crowns For Kids Golf Tournament Will Benefit UI Children's Hospital

August 8

Bicycle Tour Will Raise Funds For Cancer Research

Kernels To Honor UI Patient At Aug. 8 Game

Bicycle Race Proceeds Fund Build-A-Bear Event

august 7

UI Biochemistry Professor Receives International Award

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute At UI Announces Fall Courses

Updated Fact Book Profiles Health Of Iowans

august 6

NIA Director To Address Symposium On Telomeres, Cancer And Aging

august 3

Y105 Radiothon To Benefit UI Children's Hospital

August 2

UI Researchers Urge Caution When Using Dietary Supplements

'Blizzards' In August Will Benefit UI Children's Hospital

August 1

Altering A Protein Makes Mice Less Fearful

Study Compares Specialty Orthopedic And General Hospitals

Wal-Mart Rides For UI Children's Hospital

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Iowa Center for the Arts

august 31

International Writing Program presents readings Sept. 14 and 16

Mezzo-soprano Katherine Eberle, colleagues will present recital Sept. 16

Lewis Black comes to Hancher just as pre-caucus campaigns hit high gear

August 30

Hancher opens UI academic year schedule Sept. 20 with Tango Buenos Aires

UI Press publishes 2007 Iowa Short Fiction winner in honor of James O. Freedman

International Writing Program presents Sept. 7 and 9 readings

Red Cedar Chamber Music presents concert Sept. 9 at Old Capitol Museum

Jack Winerock will open UI Piano Festival series Sept. 10

Nature writer Kerasote reads for 'Live from Prairie Lights' Sept. 11

august 29

Hancher box office re-opens; tickets still available for all events

Newsweek editor Nagorski reads from new World War II book Sept. 10

august 27

UI classicist Peter Green reads from new book on Sept. 7

august 24

2007 IWP events begin with readings Aug. 31 and Sept. 2

Electronic Music Studios will present quadraphonic sound concert Sept. 2

Uriel Tsachor leads off UI faculty solo series with Sept. 9 piano recital

August 23

Tickets now available for 2007-08 UI Division of Performing Arts series

Falkoff introduces Guantánamo poems for 'Live from Prairie Lights'

august 22

'Progressive' Editor Reads Aug. 24 For 'Live From Prairie Lights'

Merrill To Present 'A Levantine Journey' At Aug. 30 Luncheon

Essays In UI Press' 'After The Bell' Explore The Impact Of School

august 21

Iowa Review Reading Celebrates International Writing Program's 40th Anniversary

Midwest Bookseller's Association Honors UI Press Book By Iowa City Artist

2007-08 UI Performing Arts Auditions Are Scheduled

August 16

UI Cellist Tony Arnone Will Make Music With His Friends In Aug. 26 Concert

UI Press Editor Is Honored By Association For Theatre In Higher Education

august 9

Elizabeth Edwards Reads From Memoir Aug. 17 For 'Live from Prairie Lights'

august 7

Renowned Chinese Calligrapher To Demonstrate Art, Showcase Exhibit Aug. 14

august 6

University Of Iowa International Writing Program Celebrates 40 Years

august 3

Exhibition At UI Museum Of Art Looks At Lives Of Incarcerated Mothers

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Business

august 24

FastTrac training program for entrepreneurs starts Sept. 26

UI to offer small business grant writing workshop

august 22

Fortune, Forbes Surveys Rank Tippie Programs Among Best In Country

august 10

Geweke New Head Of UI State Economic Forecasting Center

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Law

august 29

Lecture by Nobel Laureate, Iranian civil rights advocate postponed

Law school gathering to say goodbye to old home

August 23

Postponed: Nobel Peace Prize winner to discuss Iranian reforms in UI lecture

august 14

Law Professor: Bankruptcy Not A Black Mark To Credit Card Companies

Incoming Law Students To Participate In Afternoon Of Public Service

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Education

august 6

UI, Iowa City Students Participate In NASA Mars Mission Project

Iowa K-12 Students Chosen To Share Inventions At State Fair Aug. 11

August 1

Teachers Complete Iowa Testing Programs Development Series

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Liberal Arts and Sciences

august 31

UI alumni, students receive Fulbright fellowships for 2007-08

August 30

$1.83 million Carver Trust Grant to aid Chemistry Building, faculty

august 29

UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences names alumni fellows

august 28

Seastrand named to College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Advisory Board

august 27

'Dancing in the Dark with Termites' is subject of Sept. 1 lecture

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. lecture part of September environmental programming

august 21

College Of Liberal Arts And Sciences Saturday Scholars Series Begins Sept. 1

UI Students Win College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Scholarships

august 20

'U.S. And World Affairs' Series Offers Iowans A Pre-Caucus Chautauqua

august 13

Grant Provides $1.9 Million to Improve Nursing Home Care

august 10

UI Research: Patient-Centered Approach Can Backfire

August 9

UI Poll: Edwards' Caucus Lead Disappears, Richardson Gains Traction

August 8

As Straw Poll Approaches, Romney Soars, Giuliani Drops And McCain Collapses

Three More UI Election Experts Available For Interviews

august 3

UI Spatial Cognition Research Explains Explorers' Limited Ability To Navigate

August 2

UI Researcher Challenges Explanations Of Children's 'Word Spurts'

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Engineering

august 31

UI College of Engineering announces 2007-08 student ambassadors

august 17

UI Student Engineers Receive National Award For Fifth Consecutive Year

august 13

UI To Welcome International Computer And Computation Conference Aug. 13-15

august 10

UI Researchers Collaborate On Brain Injury And Driving Project

august 6

Engineer Receives NSF Grant To Improve Sensor Networks

Iowa K-12 Students Chosen To Share Inventions At State Fair Aug. 11

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International Programs

august 31

UI alumni, students receive Fulbright fellowships for 2007-08

Students can learn about global opportunities at Study Abroad Fair Sept. 11

august 27

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. lecture part of September environmental programming

Lead economist of World Bank's economic research group to speak Sept. 6-7

August 23

Brody to give keynote at Sept. 5 CIVIC fundraiser introducing IWP writers

august 22

Merrill To Present 'A Levantine Journey' At Aug. 30 Luncheon

august 21

Friends Of International Students Will Host Annual Picnic Aug. 25

august 20

'U.S. And World Affairs' Series Offers Iowans A Pre-Caucus Chautauqua

august 10

UI Begins International Student Orientation With New Pilot Welcome Center

august 7

Renowned Chinese Calligrapher To Demonstrate Art, Showcase Exhibit Aug. 14

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