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General University News

march 30

U.S.News Ranks 21 UI Programs Among Top 10 In Nation

UI Awards Presidential Scholarships To 30 Incoming Freshmen For 2007

UI Graduate College Awards Dissertation Prizes

Lenten Images Presented At 'Finding God At Iowa' Forum

march 29

UI Presidential Search Committee To Meet Friday, March 30

OnIowa.com Unveils Alumni Directory, Prize Drawing

March 28

Former President Jimmy Carter To Speak At UI April 18

UI Staff Council Members, Officers Elected

march 27

Catalyst Award Seed Grant Winners Announced

march 26

Asian, Asian American Film Festival Features Diverse Themes

march 23

UI Residential Dining Switches To Asoyia Trans Fat-Free Cooking Oil

march 22

UI Presidential Search Committee To Meet Friday, March 23

March 21

Survey: Students Happy With College Choice But Say Drinking Remains A Problem

Momentum Plus Initiative Launched To Encourage Diversity Outreach

Sonia Kovalevsky Day March 31 Encourages Women To Study Mathematics

Registration Begins for Youth Entrepreneur Camp

Registration Begins For Middle School Entrepreneur Camp

Poxvirus Expert To Speak March 29

State Health Registry Releases 'Cancer in Iowa: 2007'

UI Researcher Promotes Quitting Smoking As Achievable Process

UI College of Nursing To Host Alzheimer's Author April 3

Friends Honor Musical Friendship With Rescheduled Recital April 7

UI Press Releases Diehl's Memoir 'Dream Not Of Other Worlds' April 2

Visiting Artist Will Discuss Her Work April 6

UI Dance Department Again Makes Strong Showing At Regional Festival

Nelson To Read From 'The Red Parts' Monday On 'Live From Prairie Lights'

'Poetries' Symposium Aims To Expand Definition Of Poetry

march 20

Professor Wing To Be Honored At Celebration Of Excellence Among Women March 29

march 19

Life Sciences Task Force To Improve UI's Research And Education Structure

Former Ambassador Wilson To Speak March 26 In Place Of Valerie Plame Wilson

Ranking Gives Iowa City High Marks For Job Opportunities, Affordability

Indian Student Alliance Presents Dance Competition March 31

March 16

Pulitzer Prize Winner To Help Commemorate Graduate Student Recognition Week

march 15

Culver Nominates New Members To Iowa State Board Of Regents

March 14

Three UI Faculty Win Top Teaching Award

UI Presidential Search Committee Will Meet Friday, March 16

Des Moines Philanthropists Help Bring Technology To Liberia

UI Foundation Announces Staff Additions

march 13

WSUI/KSUI Spring Pledge Drive Set For March 23-30

march 9

Pomerantz Gives $4 Million To Endow UI Chairs, Honor John Colloton

UI Individuals, Projects, Companies Honored For Excellence In Innovation

Raheim To Step Down As Senior Associate To The President

James Ankrum First UI Student To Win Prestigious Churchill Scholarship

UI Student William Liechty Wins 2007 Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Madison Street Reduced To Two Lanes Through Most Of March

march 8

Old Capitol Museum To Host National History Day Competition March 16

UI Libraries Honors Iowa Homemakers And Activists For Women's History Month

march 7

UI Presidential Search Committee To Meet Friday, March 9

march 5

Native American Activist To Discuss 'People, Empowerment And Change' March 9

march 2

UI To Dam Iowa River For Chilled Water Project

march 1

UI Presidential Search Committee To Meet Friday, March 2

National Genecular Institute, Inc. Opens In Oakdale, Begins Hiring Process

Survey Ranks UI As Top University For Postdoctoral Students

UI Professor Contributes To PBS Documentary: 'Through Deaf Eyes'

UI, ISU, UNI To Tout Undergraduate Research In Des Moines March 5

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Health

march 30

UI Pharmacy Students Named To Leadership Honor Society

March 28

Local Executive Earns Top Health Care Management Credential

UI Researcher Receives Grant For Native American Dental Research

UI Medicine/Public Health/VA Research Week Is April 3, 4

march 27

UI, Astra Tech Announce Partnership On Dental Implant Studies

Researchers See Trends In Synthetic Stimulant Misuse

march 26

Manchester Boy Honored As Children's Miracle Network 'Champion'

Scottish RiteCare Summer Program Helps Children With Speech, Reading

Deadline For CHEEC Seed Grant Submission Is April 2

march 23

UHL Connects With Iowa Labs That Perform Rapid Influenza Testing

Ambulatory Surgery Center To Open At UI Hospitals and Clinics

Department of Anesthesia Hosts First International Symposium

Mini Medical School Sessions To Highlight 'Science Of Saving Lives'

Women Invited To Participate In Health Study

march 22

UI Pharmacy Faculty Honored At National Meeting

Study Links Emotions And Moral Judgment

March 21

State Health Registry Releases 'Cancer in Iowa: 2007'

UI Researcher Promotes Quitting Smoking As Achievable Process

UI College of Nursing To Host Alzheimer's Author April 3

Poxvirus Expert To Speak March 29

march 20

News Briefing On 'Cancer In Iowa: 2007' Is March 21

UI Study Seeks Adults With Urinary Frequency, Bladder Problems

march 19

UI Health Sciences Campus To Go Smoke-Free April 2

Free Fitness Assessments Available March 27

March 16

Children's Hospital Of Iowa Offers Weight Management For Teen Girls

march 15

Public Invited To UI Brain Awareness Week Events

UI Medical Students Receive Residency Assignments On 'Match Day'

March 14

Three UI Faculty Win Top Teaching Award

Carver College Of Medicine Match Day Is March 15

Melanie Bloom, Seminar On Deep Vein Thrombosis Rescheduled For April 16

'Meta-Leadership' Is Topic Of March 28 Conference

march 13

UI Researchers Announce New Emphysema Treatment Study

Aiming For a Cure Event Helps Families Affected By Childhood Cancer

Compulsive Buying Deserves Greater Consideration: UI Psychiatrist

march 12

UI Nursing Professionals Added To 'Great Iowa Nurses' List

Cancer Leader To Discuss Cancer Research Efforts March 22

Local Hospitals To Host Bereavement Teleconference March 22

march 9

Pomerantz Gives $4 Million To Endow UI Chairs, Honor John Colloton

Area Students Experience Science At Work With UHL Job Shadowing

Widow Of NBC Correspondent David Bloom To Speak On Health Threat

march 8

UI Team Identifies Protein That May Promote Migraines

I-CASH Agricultural Youth Grant Program Funds Seven Projects

march 7

UI STAR Registry Helps Adults Age 50 And Older Take Part In Studies

UI Hosts Exhibit Of Striking Anatomical Illustrations March 20

Mini Medical School In Cedar Falls March 14 To Focus On Alzheimer's

march 6

Additional Genetic Mutations Found That May Cause Cleft Lip/Palate

Heartland Center Seeks Proposals For Pilot Research Projects

Potential Genetic Testing For Substance Abuse Raises Hope, Concern

Blood Tests May Be Possible For Mental Health Conditions

'100 Great Iowa Nurses' Announced

MEDIA ADVISORY: DVIP Fundraiser March 7

march 2

UI Study: Antidepressants Improve Post-Stroke 'Thinking Outside Box'

march 1

Iowa Health Prediction Market Opens Trading On Avian Flu Market

National Genecular Institute, Inc. Opens In Oakdale, Begins Hiring Process

March Is 'Fad Free' National Nutrition Month

UI Studies Reactions To 'False-Positive' Prostate Cancer Screenings

UI Hospitals And Clinics To Host Nursing Career Day

Hospitals Provide Big Economic Boost

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Iowa Center for the Arts

march 30

New Music Ensemble From University Of Minnesota Will Perform At UI April 9

Sculptor Lawson Smith Discusses His Work In April 9 UI Event

Recent Writers' Workshop Poetry Grads Read At Prairie Lights April 12

Violinist Merrill Makes Her UI Faculty Concert Debut April 14

Harpsichordist Perl Will Celebrate Bach's Birthday In A UI Concert

Tony Award-Winning 'Hairspray' Comes To Hancher April 17-22

march 29

Brass Quintet Will Play Old And New Favorites April 11

Nonfiction Writing Program Director Robin Hemley Reads April 11

Collage Concerts Will Offer a Spectacular Musical Kaleidoscope April 14-15

March 28

Diehl And Morano Read From New UI Press Books At Prairie Lights April 10, 13

The Best In Horse Poetry Is Collected In New UI Press Anthology

Ketterer To Discuss Mozart's Last Opera At April 5 Lecture

KSUI's 'Java Blend' Features Garnet Rogers

march 27

Dance Alumnus Poulson Returns As Guest Artist In March 29-31 Thesis Concert

April 6 'Know the Score' Broadcast Will Feature 'Ghost Sonata'

Alumni Compositions Are Featured By Violinist Wolfe On April 6

march 26

Asian, Asian American Film Festival Features Diverse Themes

Poet Sam Witt Reads for 'Live from Prairie Lights' April 5

march 23

Queer Theorist, Author To Read April 3, Discuss K-12 Curriculum April 5

Singer-Songwriter Shindell To Perform On 'Java Blend' Program March 30

UI School of Music Honors Alumni And Anniversary With April 3 Concert

UI Alumna Returns For April 4 Solo/Chamber Performance

National Book Critics Circle Award-Winner Lethem Reads April 4

UI Maia Quartet Performs Live at Performances of Strindberg's 'Ghost Sonata'

Percussionist Michael Spiro And UI Jazz Ensembles Play April 6

march 22

Cerberus And The Architects Will Present Cutting-Edge Improvisations April 1

March 21

Friends Honor Musical Friendship With Rescheduled Recital April 7

UI Press Releases Diehl's Memoir 'Dream Not Of Other Worlds' April 2

Visiting Artist Will Discuss Her Work April 6

UI Dance Department Again Makes Strong Showing At Regional Festival

Nelson To Read From 'The Red Parts' Monday On 'Live From Prairie Lights'

'Poetries' Symposium Aims To Expand Definition Of Poetry

march 20

Reading By Poets Hart And Nadelberg Will Stream On UI Web Site March 26

Orhon And Huckleberry Will Play Rescheduled Recital April 2

Iowa Woodwind Quintet Performs April 7

march 19

UI Faculty Member Young Reads From Provocative Book March 30

March 16

UI Dance Department Presents Thesis Concert March 29-31

Ceramic Artists Will Present A Lecture On Their Work March 29

UI Professor Will Speak On 'Trouble In Eden' March 29 At Museum Of Art

Percussion Weekend March 24-25 Will Be Part Of School Of Music Centennial

Writers' Workshop Alumnus Rohrer Reads His Poetry March 29

Guest Curator Will Present 'Dark Matters' Gallery Talk March 30

Dan Knight Reprises 'Whitman Suite' At Museum of Art April 1

Four Hornsmen Ride Into Harper Hall March 27

march 15

UI Saxophone Alumni Weekend Will Feature Public Events March 30-31

UI Faculty Will Perform For Jazz Combo Festival March 31Cancelled

March 14

Desai, Winner Of National Book Critics Circle Award, Reads March 27 At UI

Poet Richard Kenney Reads At UI March 28

Mayflies To Perform On 'Java Blend' Program March 23

march 13

Entertainment Writer Sessums Reads From Memoir March 27

march 12

Cedar Falls Couple Establishes Hawkeye Marching Band Scholarships

Visiting Artist Alicia Henry Will Discuss Her Work March 22

'Hope Falls' Was Inspired By U.S. Overthrow Of Hawaiian Monarchy

march 9

Poet Kryah Reads From Debut Collection For 'Live From Prairie Lights'

UI Museum Of Art Offers African Celebration March 25

UI Opera Theater Returns To Hancher For Puccini's 'La Bohème'

march 8

Charles Baxter Reads March 22 At UI

march 7

Organist Disselhorst Celebrates Bach's Birthday With Concert March 21

Students Attend Momix Stage Door Event In Hancher

march 5

UI Writers Well Represented In Granta's 'Best Young American Novelists'

'Head Case' Author To Appear On Big Brain

March 8 Prairie Lights Reading Features Environmental Strategist Tamminen

march 2

Fleisher Conducts Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra March 23

march 1

Conference Will Feature Low-Frequency Music March 16-18

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Business

march 29

Schmidt Honored For Contributions To Psychological Science

march 27

Construction Is Underway on the 'House That Tippie Built'

march 23

Pomerantz Center Hosts Retail And Sales Career Fair

march 22

Iowa Electronic Markets Open 2008 Presidential Nomination Market

March 21

Registration Begins for Youth Entrepreneur Camp

Registration Begins For Middle School Entrepreneur Camp

march 20

Bandag CEO Carver Will Discuss Leadership In UI Lecture March 26

march 15

IOWA Centers For Enterprise To Host Open House March 22

March 14

MTV Program Manager Tuma Basa Will Discuss Branding In UI Lecture

march 6

UI Research Foundation Recruits Experienced Technology Investors As Advisors

UI Research Foundation Seeks CEOs/Entrepreneurs-In-Residence

march 2

Seminar To Examine Franchise Ownership Opportunities

march 1

Iowa Health Prediction Market Opens Trading On Avian Flu Market

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Law

march 29

Panel Will Discuss If Majority-Muslim Countries Can Be Secular Democracies

March 28

Antitrust Expert To Speak To Law School Innovation, Business And Law Program

Law Alumni To Discuss Experiences Clerking With Federal Appeals Court

march 26

UI Center For Human Rights Announces Essay Competition Winners

march 20

Professor Wing To Be Honored At Celebration Of Excellence Among Women March 29

march 19

Workshop Offered On Becoming Guardian For Elderly, People With Special Needs

march 7

Court Of Appeals Hears Cases At UI Law School; Judges Meet With Students

march 2

Law School's Moot Court Team Wins Jessup Regional

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Education

march 29

Belin-Blank Partnership Enables Gifted Chinese Students To Attend UI

march 26

UI Education Majors Student-Teach In Fall 06

march 23

Queer Theorist, Author To Read April 3, Discuss K-12 Curriculum April 5

march 8

UI Professor Receives Carver Grant To Help Juvenile Offenders Heal Through Art

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Liberal Arts and Sciences

March 28

Three UI Researchers Receive Prestigious NSF CAREER Awards

march 27

University Of Iowa Poll: Wife's Cancer Won't Hurt Edwards In Iowa Caucuses

march 26

UI Leaders Head To D.C. To Promote Humanities Funding

UI Center For Human Rights Announces Essay Competition Winners

Asian, Asian American Film Festival Features Diverse Themes

CLAS Awards Marcus Bach Fellowships for 2007-08

march 23

UI Researcher: Crocodiles Likely Swam Across The Atlantic

March 21

Sonia Kovalevsky Day March 31 Encourages Women To Study Mathematics

'Poetries' Symposium Aims To Expand Definition Of Poetry

march 19

Quill And Scroll Appoints New Executive Director

march 12

Dramatic Reading To Illustrate Experiences Of Black, Gay Men In South

march 8

Hungarian Scholar To Speak About Cultural Politics Of Revolution March 19

Professor To Discuss Importance Of Social Networks For Older Adults March 20

Scholar Presents 'Nine Ways Of Looking At A Poor Woman' March 21

Author, Scholar Markovits To Discuss 'Why Europe Dislikes America' March 23

march 5

Thomas Named Associate Dean Of International Programs, Association President

Talk On Northern Lights To Be Held March 8

march 2

UI Researchers Celebrate Milestone In Construction Of Particle Accelerator

UI Journalism Student Places Third in Hearst Writing Contest

Entry Deadline Extended For 2006 Iowa Gallup Award

Lectures Explore Impact Of Ethnic Identity On American Culture, Arts

march 1

UI Professor Contributes To PBS Documentary: 'Through Deaf Eyes'

UI Professor To Lead American Institute Of Indian Studies' Language Programs

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Engineering

march 30

Engineering Professor Wins National Research Award

march 29

UI College Of Engineering Alumnus Receives Congressional Gold Medal

March 28

Three UI Researchers Receive Prestigious NSF CAREER Awards

march 27

Engineering Caterpillar Colloquium On Nano-scale Technology Scheduled April 5

march 22

UI Engineer Receives Grant To Study Medical Implant Design

march 19

UI-Coached High School Student Robotics Team Semifinalist In Competition

March 14

UI Women In Science And Engineering Program Sends Advice Into Space

march 9

UI Individuals, Projects, Companies Honored For Excellence In Innovation

James Ankrum First UI Student To Win Prestigious Churchill Scholarship

UI Student William Liechty Wins 2007 Gates Cambridge Scholarship

march 1

Polymers Are Subject Of Iowa Distinguished Faculty Lecture March 29

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International Programs

march 30

UI Unveils New Center For Diversity And Enrichment

Immigration Expert To Speak At Foreign Relations Council April 5

Panel To Discuss Chinese Migration To Cuba April 4

march 29

U.S.-Japan Relations Will Be Focus Of April 3 Luncheon

March 28

Specialist To Discuss Careers In Civil Rights Field April 4

Roundtable Discussion, Film Screenings On Dagestan Scheduled In April

march 27

Annual Celebration of Slavic Music, Food and Crafts Takes Place April 1

April 2 International Mondays Event Features UI Languages Program

march 26

UI Center For Human Rights Announces Essay Competition Winners

Asian, Asian American Film Festival Features Diverse Themes

march 22

Souaiaia Speaks On Reforms In Northern Africa Region Of Maghreb March 29

march 19

Significance Of International Studies Explored At March 26 Panel

March 14

Des Moines Philanthropists Help Bring Technology To Liberia

Health Care And Human Rights Discussed At Careers For Change Lecture March 21

march 9

Beginning Mandarin Chinese Classes Offered In Iowa City, Davenport

march 8

Hungarian Scholar To Speak About Cultural Politics Of Revolution March 19

Author, Scholar Markovits To Discuss 'Why Europe Dislikes America' March 23

march 6

Public Invited To Learn About Music Across Cultures March 9

march 5

Thomas Named Associate Dean Of International Programs, Association President

march 1

Digital Communications In Developing Countries Is Focus Of March 6 Lecture

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