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october 31

Iowa Alumni Magazine receives writing honor

Firm wins $967,000 federal grant to develop bloodless glucose monitor

october 30

Author Joshua Wolf Shenk to speak Nov. 5 at UI

october 26

Mason appoints provost search committee members

Humbles named director of Center for Diversity and Enrichment

UI Museum of Natural History presents 'Fossil Guy' programs in November

october 25

UI's Bhattacharya, Flatté, Stinski elected 2007 AAAS Fellows

UI staff, faculty choose new benefit options for 2008

'How to Be a Bad Victim' program to be held Oct. 30

october 24

UI Libraries presents 'Ghosts from the Stacks' collection

October 22

Students will discuss human right to food during International Day Oct. 30

october 19

Students encouraged to take less, leave less food at Residential Dining

Engineering student spearheads Residential Dining food composting project

UI breaks ground on Campus Recreation & Wellness Center

Halloween fun in store at UI museums, Geoscience department

october 17

Christine Grant honored as one of 100 most influential sports educators

WiderNet Project supplies computers to Ethiopian schools, seeks volunteers

october 16

ADVISORY UPDATE: UI Recreation, Wellness Center groundbreaking moved to North Gym

East Waterloo High graduate creates scholarship for students at his alma mater

UI to celebrate service-learning Oct. 19

UI President Mason will address 2007 Joint Service Club luncheon Oct. 25

Iowa River pollution education and cleanup programs set Oct. 23, 28

October 15

NADS researchers develop state-of-the-art portable driving simulator

Role of women in elections and politics is focus of October UI events

october 12

Diversity Executives in Residence Program launched, alumni give lecture Oct. 15

UI Graduate College awarded $880,000 grant for disadvantaged undergraduates

October 11

UI WiderNet Project unveils new version of 'Internet in a Box'

UI ombudsperson office reports increase in workload in 2006-07

october 10

UI Alumni Association affinity card contract now available online

UI Black Student Union presents Revival Conference Oct. 11-12

Touch the Earth announces upcoming adventure trips

october 9

Hardin Library will host traveling exhibition

UI will host Festival of Books for Young People Oct. 20

Museum of Natural History will present film and discussion Oct. 20

october 8

UI submits report to Board of Regents

UI contacts students with personal information on stolen laptop

october 5

UI master's program in urban and regional planning hosts open house Oct. 11

Program about 2008 Beijing Olympics set for Oct. 21 in Davenport

October 4

Ioway tribe is focus of Iowa Archaeology Month

Iowa Public Radio kicks off first statewide fund drive

october 3

UI to test new Hawk Alert emergency notification system Friday, Oct. 5

Brookings Institution, UI present energy and national security forum Oct. 17

'Journey to a Hate Free Millenium' film to be shown in Macbride Auditorium

Northwest Iowa Community College students eligible for 2 Plus 2 Transfer Plan

october 2

Goodall to help launch scholarship for Lakeside Laboratory Oct. 5 in Okoboji

October 1

Rocklin named University of Iowa vice provost

UI engineer to help release endangered mussels into Mississippi River Oct. 2

UI-sponsored conference focuses on Iowa's Latino communities Nov. 2-3

Peace and conflict in eastern Africa topic of International Mondays Oct. 8

Oct. 6 Saturday Scholars event explores copyright laws' impact on creativity

UI provost names faculty scholars

UI Catalyst Award nomination deadline extended to Oct. 8

Local family plans fundraiser for UI Children's Hospital

'Birdhouse Factory' comes to Hancher Oct. 19 and 20

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Health

october 31

New: Iowa Institute for Biomedical Imaging approved by Board of Regents

Iowa Consortium for Comprehensive Cancer Control gains national recognition

Paulsen to be honored for Huntington's research

Stone reappointed as Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator

Hardin librarians present consumer health information workshop Nov. 7

Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center will host oncology art exhibit

october 30

UI researcher receives grant to study anticancer drugs

UI Hospitals and Clinics volunteers award scholarships

UI study shows that Parkinson's disease impairs normal driving skills

UI researchers part of dental cavity research project

october 29

'Activate Iowa' launches to improve health of Iowa's communities

K-12 program delivers science to Iowa classrooms

october 26

Free fitness assessments available Oct. 30

I-CASH, 4-H promoting rural roadway safety in Dayton Oct. 27

Mosquito pesticide is topic of Oct. 30 lecture

october 25

UI's Bhattacharya, Flatté, Stinski elected 2007 AAAS Fellows

Doris Duke Charitable Foundation renews UI clinical research fellowship program

UI staff, faculty choose new benefit options for 2008

Flu clinics offer UI students vaccines, volunteer opportunities

Dental student receives research award

UI specialist certified as golf fitness instructor

october 24

Study seeks men, women 18 and older with overactive bladder problems

october 23

Public invited to meet European visitors at Oct. 25 open forum

UI program teaches Wilton sophomores about Islam Oct. 26

October 22

UI receives $7.5 million to study post-traumatic osteoarthritis

AIDS in Africa is topic of Oct. 26 lecture

Joez Lickliter to participate in pharmacy health fair Oct. 26

UI dental alumni to be recognized with highest honors

october 19

UI College of Pharmacy to honor faculty, preceptors Oct. 26

october 18

Deemed status of UI Hospitals and Clinics restored

Participants to 'Celebrate Life' at transplant reunion

october 17

UI Children's Hospital physician to receive research honor

Community seminar Oct. 29 to focus on breast health

UI smallpox study invites adults born after 1971

October 15

UI researchers seek to ease children's pain during medical procedures

Kardon appointed to new Pomerantz Family Chair in Ophthalmology

Oct. 23 lecture focuses on milk sickness and Abraham Lincoln

UI College Of Public Health to host information fairs Oct. 17 and 18

october 12

Leaders break ground for College of Public Health academic building

Homeland Security expert to discuss pandemic influenza Oct. 18

Talks explore changing role of women in medicine Oct. 18

october 11

UI signs third $1.5 million Alcon contract for study of blinding eye diseases

Researchers show clinical value of fingerprinting common respiratory viruses

New UI lectureship honors prominent Iowa health care executive

'Flu Fundamentals' teleconference kicks off in October

october 10

MEDIA ADVISORY: College of Public Health groundbreaking is Oct. 12

october 9

UI licensee Optherion secures $37 million in startup financing

Hansen Award recipient Steven A. Schroeder to speak Oct. 12

Hageman appointed to Iowa Entrepreneurial Endowed Professorship

october 8

UI physician named president-elect of research group

october 5

Aiming for a Cure Foundation funds UI pediatric cancer research

october 4

$1.2 million grant will further mental health nursing education

Pharmacy students invite public participation during American Pharmacists Month

Carver College of Medicine hosts Distinguished Mentor's Award, Lecture

Expert to discuss NGOs' role in vaccine development Oct. 12

Environmental health research seed grant proposals due Nov. 5

october 3

Series highlighting human rights internship program begins Oct. 8

H5N1 influenza is topic of Oct. 10 lecture

UI Hospitals and Clinics responds to survey report

Osher Lifelong Leadership Institute offers training Oct. 25-26

October 1

Local family plans fundraiser for UI Children's Hospital

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Iowa Center for the Arts

october 31

Department of Theatre Arts holds auditions for spring productions Nov. 10-15

Maia Quartet violinist Jakovcic will present solo, chamber music Nov. 15

William Blake celebration to include concert, reading, exhibit and cake

New UI Press book finds similarities in Twain and Alcott

october 30

Works by UI alumni, faculty will be featured on Nov. 12 guest recital

Congressman will read Nov. 12 from his book on a clean energy future

Johnson County Landmark will explore 'Jazz Fusions' for Nov. 12 concert

Nagarkar: Heir to responsibility, rebellion and reform

Portraits of the International Writing Program at Old Capitol Museum

october 29

Nov. 3 Saturday Scholars event will explore experimental art

'Judge a Book by its Cover' gallery talk set for Nov. 8 at Old Capitol

Madrigals will be heard in the Museum of Art Nov. 11

Author/artist Marcia Wegman reads at Museum of Natural History Nov. 11

october 26

The Gilded Bats, Pieta Brown to perform on 'Java Blend' Nov. 2, 9

Flutist Nicole Esposito will play her first UI faculty recital Nov. 4

Maggie Conroy to perform solo play at Old Capitol Nov. 4

Nov. 4 Prairie Lights reading will feature Writers' Workshop students

Tse will present two new works written for him at Nov. 5 faculty recital

Auslander reads from 'Foreskin's Lament' Nov. 6 in Prairie Lights

Iowa Brass Quintet opens concert season Nov. 7

UI alumnus John Ciofalo will present free lecture Nov. 7

UI Museum of Art writer-in-residence will read Nov. 8

Jazz Repertory Ensemble will present fall concert Nov. 11

Painter Franklin Evans will discuss his work Nov. 15

october 25

Poets Dumanis and Winter, UI Writers' Workshop alums, will read Nov. 8

october 24

International Writing Program Cinematheque presents free screenings Oct. 28

Flannery O'Connor Award winner will read for 'Live from Prairie Lights'

Jonathan Ames performs stand-up as Writers' Workshop lecturer

'76 Trombones' lead the big parade into Hancher Nov. 13 and 14

october 23

Poet Revell, guest of UI Writers' Workshop, presents free reading Nov. 7

UI Museum of Art 'Museum pARTy' raises record funds

October 22

UI Press republishes James Thurber's graphic parable 'The Last Flower'

october 19

Pianist from Rock Island will be Piano Festival guest at UI Oct. 28

Hampl, keynote speaker for NonfictioNow Conference, reads Oct. 31

Risk-taking Zagreb Saxophone Quartet will play at UI Nov. 1

Poet Joshua Weiner reads for 'Live From Prairie Lights' Nov. 1

Many NonfictioNow Conference events will be open to the public Nov. 1-3

International Writing Program playwrights will read Nov. 2

'Dance Gala 2007: Allegro,' Nov. 2-3, spotlights dance department's excellence

UI Museum of Art 'View and DO' will explore line drawings Nov. 3

Guest artists will be featured in 'Contemporary Improvisation Concert' Nov. 4

DBR and the Mission combines influences from hip-hop to classical Nov. 9

october 18

Palermo will discuss her surreal, sometimes humorous sculpture Oct. 29

St. Petersburg Philharmonic brings rich Russian orchestral tradition to Hancher

University Theatres presents 'Thanks for the Memories' Nov. 1-4

International writers' panel to discuss their 'Images of America' Nov. 2

'Know the Score LIVE!' will focus on music and health Nov. 2

october 17

Poet/translator reads Oct. 23 as a guest of International Writing Program

UI Nonfiction Writing Program student Spring Ulmer reads Oct. 30

David Shields presents Writers' Workshop faculty lecture Oct. 31

Harpsichordist ranges across Baroque Europe with Nov. 4 recital

Bill T. Jones, Tony winner, returns to Hancher Nov. 6 with 'Blind Date'

october 16

UI's Kopelson reads from 'Sedaris' at 'Live from Prairie Lights" Oct. 29

Two Brahms lovers play 'Two Evenings of Brahms' Oct. 29 & 30

Kantorei will present sacred and secular music of the Renaissance Nov. 3

October 15

Gallery talk to focus on 'The Writer's Desk'

International Writing Program Cinematheque presents free screening Oct. 21

International Writing Program presents free reading Oct. 28

october 12

Enamel and cloisonné artist Harlan Butt will present free lecture Oct. 23

UI Symphony Band and Symphony Orchestra will share Oct. 24 concert

Landvik reads from new novel Oct. 25 for 'Live from Prairie Lights'

International panel considers 'Writing as Philosophy and Craft' Oct. 26

Hancher presents Russian Patriarchate Choir Nov. 1 in Clapp Recital Hall

october 11

Pultizer-winning fiction writer Edward P. Jones presents reading Oct. 19

Jonathan Kozol reads for 'Live from Prairie Lights' Oct. 23

Maia Quartet to raise awareness of breast cancer services at Oct. 25 concert

William H. Gass will accept Capote Award at Oct. 25 event

october 10

UI Center for New Music performs contemporary Estonian music Oct. 21

University Choir presents diversity of styles in Oct. 26 concert

International Writing Program presents free readings Oct. 19 and 21

Jamaican writer Kei Miller aims for the 'goose-pimply moment'

october 8

The Pines, David Stukenberg to perform on 'Java Blend' Oct. 19, 26

Translator and poet Peter Cole will present Oct. 18 reading

University Theatres Gallery series presents Undergraduate Directors Festival

october 5

Oct. 14 reading will feature writers from Australia and Montenegro

UI Women's Chorale performs Oct. 19

UI Afro-Cuban Drum and Dance Ensemble performs Oct. 19-21

Laylah Ali drawings will be at UI Museum of Art Oct. 20 to Jan. 6

'Music at the Museum' will offer Baroque arias and sonatas Oct. 21

Works by UI alumna Elizabeth Catlett will be at UI Museum of Art

october 4

Hubbard Street's Shannon Alvis presents dance master class and workshop at UI

Composers Workshop will present new music by UI students Oct. 14

Essayist Frey reads Oct. 15 as guest of UI Nonfiction Writing Program

Camerata Singers presents their season-opening concert Oct. 20

october 3

Oct. 16-18 'Live from Prairie Lights' schedule includes new UI Press book

Oct. 17 tuba recital will be bizarre, entertaining, dramatic and more

Philharmonia Orchestra will perform with student conductors Oct. 21

October 1

'Birdhouse Factory' comes to Hancher Oct. 19 and 20

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Business

october 26

UI offering mini-grants to help teach entrepreneurship

october 25

Tippie MBA program to open student/faculty-staffed business consulting center

october 24

Entrepreneur Lecture Series examines licensing and risk management

october 18

Small business seminar to address reluctance to call clients

october 16

Finance professor Bates studies the mysterious Crash of '87

October 15

UI researchers seek to ease children's pain during medical procedures

october 12

Diversity Executives in Residence Program launched, alumni give lecture Oct. 15

Gady to discuss entrepreneurship during lecture Oct. 19

october 9

Princeton Review ranks UI law school, Tippie MBA programs among nation's best

october 4

Rietz research finds runoff elections hurt minority representation

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Law

october 25

Law students to conduct workshop on living wills, advanced directives

october 19

Civil rights leader McDew to speak at Law School

october 12

Updated: Law professor Baldus to be honored for his advocacy in opposing capital punishment in Iowa

october 11

Iowa Law Review honors late federal judge and UI alumnus Donald P. Lay

october 9

Princeton Review ranks UI law school, Tippie MBA programs among nation's best

october 5

Law professor Sale contributes brief to important Supreme Court case

october 3

Series highlighting human rights internship program begins Oct. 8

october 2

Legal scholar Chemerinsky to preview Supreme Court term in law school lecture

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Education

october 26

Odebolt student to share invention on Nov. 2 Ellen DeGeneres TV Show

October 22

Students will discuss human right to food during International Day Oct. 30

october 18

$1.8 million grant to help certify teachers of English as a second language

october 17

UI program debuts to assist students with learning, cognitive disabilities

Belin-Blank Center staff receive distinguished service award

October 15

MEDIA ADVISORY: Event marks launch of education program for students with learning, cognitive disabilities

october 11

Belin-Blank Center, College of Education Diversity Committee receive award

Belin-Blank Center honors students, schools

october 4

UI education majors serve as student teachers during fall semester

october 3

Music education faculty host arts in community conference Oct. 3-5

october 2

Koretz to speak on test-based accountability at Oct. 11 Coffman Lecture

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Liberal Arts and Sciences

october 31

Firm wins $967,000 federal grant to develop bloodless glucose monitor

Ketterer continues opera lecture series with 'Oedipus in Venice'

october 29

UI Hawkeye Poll: Huckabee gaining; Clinton and Obama battling for top spot

Iowa caucus-goers say Iraq War, terrorism top issues in new UI Hawkeye Poll

october 27

UI Hawkeye Poll: Huckabee gaining; Clinton and Obama battling for top spot

Iowa caucus-goers say Iraq War, terrorism top issues in new UI Hawkeye Poll

october 26

MEDIA ADVISORY: News conferences on UI Hawkeye Poll Oct. 29 in D.C., Iowa City

october 25

UI's Bhattacharya, Flatté, Stinski elected 2007 AAAS Fellows

UI faculty, graduate student receive prestigious fellowships to pursue research

Series of panels to discuss immigration from a human rights perspective

october 24

Seriously funny: UI professor finds lessons in Sedaris humor

October 22

Nov. 2 lecture explores experiences of Japanese Americans during WWII

Preparing to work for industry is subject of talk Oct. 25

october 16

UI biologist receives $1.1 million NIH grant to study sex and meiosis

October 15

Oct. 20 Saturday Scholars talk focuses on 'ethical activism' in poetry

october 11

UI names computer science scholarship winners for 2006-07 and 2007-08

University of Iowa Russian Program awarded major Department of Education grant

october 10

El Salvadoran filmmaker to screen and discuss film on UI campus Oct. 17

october 9

UI professor: more technology means less privacy

Speaker with quadriplegia discusses independence, disability etiquette Oct. 11

North Korea will be discussed during UI conference Oct. 19, 20

UI Obermann Symposium focuses on black middle-class 'performance'

october 8

UI statistics lectures scheduled Oct. 11-12

october 4

Sports history expert will visit UI as Ida Beam Professor Oct. 9-10

october 3

Series highlighting human rights internship program begins Oct. 8

Music education faculty host arts in community conference Oct. 3-5

October 1

UI-sponsored conference focuses on Iowa's Latino communities Nov. 2-3

Oct. 6 Saturday Scholars event explores copyright laws' impact on creativity

UI provost names faculty scholars

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Engineering

october 31

New: Iowa Institute for Biomedical Imaging approved by Board of Regents

october 29

Engineering holds Caterpillar talk on river basins Nov. 1

october 26

Engineer nets National Science Foundation grant to develop modeling methods

october 18

UI College of Engineering announces corporate scholarship winners

october 17

Engineering holds Caterpillar talk on Air Force science, technology Oct. 18

october 12

Diversity Executives in Residence Program launched, alumni give lecture Oct. 15

october 11

UI signs third $1.5 million Alcon contract for study of blinding eye diseases

october 10

Bronze, water sculpture graces C. Maxwell Stanley Hydraulics Laboratory

october 4

Virtual Soldier Research program receives $1.77 million U.S. Army contract

UI engineers to host automotive engineers meeting

october 3

UI engineer receives contract for computer tomography

October 1

UI engineer to help release endangered mussels into Mississippi River Oct. 2

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International Programs

october 31

Ketterer continues opera lecture series with 'Oedipus in Venice'

october 25

Series of panels to discuss immigration from a human rights perspective

october 24

Writer asks 'Why Should Health be a Luxury Item?' at Oct. 30 lecture

UI student to share immigration experiences at Lincoln Elementary Oct. 29

october 23

Public invited to meet European visitors to discuss diversity at Oct. 25 open forum

UI program teaches Wilton sophomores about Islam Oct. 26

October 22

Students will discuss human right to food during International Day Oct. 30

october 18

International Crossroads Community hosts open house Oct. 21

october 16

One Community, One Book author will visit UI with gospel singer Oct. 26

October 15

'Forgotten U.S. Empire' topic of Oct. 22 International Mondays lecture

Role of women in elections and politics is focus of October UI events

october 10

El Salvadoran filmmaker to screen and discuss film on UI campus Oct. 17

october 9

North Korea will be discussed during UI conference Oct. 19, 20

october 5

Film screening, GuluWalk to raise awareness of plight of northern Uganda

Arndt to discuss cultural dimension of diplomacy at lecture Oct. 11

october 3

World Food Prize Laureate Philip Nelson to visit UI Oct. 15

Series highlighting human rights internship program begins Oct. 8

October 1

Peace and conflict in eastern Africa topic of International Mondays Oct. 8

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