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General University News

september 28

UI to begin monthly testing of outdoor warning system Oct. 1

UI Civic Engagement Program to focus on environmental awareness and action

September 27

Old Capitol Museum to present exhibit about history of creative writing at UI

UI names two recipients of Brody Award for faculty excellence

'Tough Guise' to be shown Oct. 2 in Currier Hall

september 26

UI Police NITE RIDE program offers women free, safe rides home

UI renews sexual harassment awareness campaign

UI designated as Gold Level Well Workplace

Two UI staff members win first undergraduate advocacy awards

september 25

UI welcomes NIACC students to the 2 Plus 2 Transfer Plan

Public invited to women's center annual spaghetti dinner Oct. 5

september 24

City, county and university host public meeting on safe streets Sept. 26

Friday is deadline for Catalyst Award nominations

Archaeologist James Collins to kick off UI Explorers Lecture Series

september 21

University to test outdoor emergency warning system

Public discussions set for 'One Community, One Book' project

September 20

Mason issues statement on sexual assaults near campus

UI admissions, financial aid information now available in Spanish

Lopes, Warner, Loebsack to discuss new financial aid legislation Sept. 21

September 19

UI Recreational Services presents 'K2: World's Hardest Mountain'

David Braun named director of UI Student Health Services

september 18

UI welcomes Iowa Valley students to the 2 Plus 2 Transfer Plan

UI again listed among Top 10 in national buildings management list

SEPTEMBER 17

Vascular aging expert to speak at UI Sept. 20

Career fair set for Thursday

UI students awarded degrees during summer commencement

september 14

UI to celebrate Homecoming Sept. 23-29

Brandon Routh and Jim Keane to be honored at Homecoming 2007

September 13

Gov. Culver names UI's Schnoor to chair state climate change council

'Toxic Talk' focuses on environmental justice and sustainability

WRAC invites public to participate in Diversity Dialogue Circles

Recreational Services hosts Steve Goff Memorial 5K Run/Walk

September 12

Mason forwards recommendation on arming police to Board of Regents

Total enrollment up at UI for 2007 fall semester

University of Iowa hosts law school fair

september 11

President Mason announces Lopes to serve as UI Interim Provost

Women's Safety Forum planned Sept. 12

Alumni Association sponsors 'Beat Iowa State Week' at UI

UI Welcomes Indian Hills Students to the 2 Plus 2 Transfer Plan

September 10

UI community urged to be vigilant on Sept. 11 anniversary

september 7

Modestou named director of Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity

President Mason to appear on KRUI's 'Caffeinated Opinions'

Carver Trust Grant funds high school entrepreneurship curriculum

Army ROTC cadets sponsor UI/ISU game-ball run Sept. 14

Café Scientifique presents free talk on vitamins C, E Sept. 13

Hawk Watch 2007 set for Sept. 15 at Macbride Nature Recreation Area

Entry forms now available for 2007 Homecoming Parade

September 6

14th Annual Iowa Women's Music Festival set for September 15

UI expands 2 Plus 2 Transfer Plan to include Western Iowa Tech students

September 5

Fourteen staff members receive UI excellence awards

Fans asked to help make Hawks first in respect and safety

UI officials will enforce trademark, alcohol laws

Post-game traffic plan seeks to smooth parking lot exits

Hawkeye fans advised to park away from Kinnick and use train, shuttles

UI outlines safety guidelines for Hawkeye football games

september 4

Girls On The Run hosts 'Ladies' Luxury Day'

Open forum scheduled Thursday to discuss arming campus police

Forkenbrock retires, Damiano named director of UI Public Policy Center

Make-A-Wish children will attend Iowa/Syracuse football game Sept. 8

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Health

september 28

Leaders break ground for Institute for Biomedical Discovery

Register now for Osher Lifelong Learning Institute fall courses

september 27

Visiting faculty members Hoagland and Ames will present reading Oct. 10

september 26

MEDIA ADVISORY: Institute for Biomedical Discovery groundbreaking is Sept. 28

Oct. 20 workshop can help children and teens who stutter

UI joins national effort to improve quality of nursing home care

september 21

Iowa's first mobile emergency medicine simulation lab debuts

september 20

UI study: pathological gambling has 'serious repercussions'

Mountaineer to speak at Young Hearts Conference

Program on infertility care set for Sept. 23

Health care entrepreneur, stent inventor Villafana to speak at UI

September 19

David Braun named director of UI Student Health Services

september 18

Regents OK new academic building for UI College of Public Health

UI awarded $33.8 million for clinical and translational research

Community seminar Sept. 26 to focus on back pain

SEPTEMBER 17

Linchpin gene may be useful target for new breast cancer therapies

MEDIA ADVISORY: Aging experts to discuss Livable Communities initiative Sept. 19

september 14

UI, others mobilize global effort to treat clubfoot

UI team identifies genes that improve survival in mice with ALS

September 12

UI College of Nursing acts to stem faculty shortage

MEDIA ADVISORY: News briefing Sept. 14 from international clubfoot symposium

Registration under way for 'Mastering Hitchcock' class

september 11

Donovan receives grant to study drug pathways

september 10

Public tour of UI Women's Health Center set for Sept. 16

Herr named a Robert Wood Johnson executive nurse fellow

Snetselaar named head of UI Department of Community and Behavioral Health

september 7

Somers named medical director of dialysis program

UI Health Expo scheduled for Sept. 11, 12

UI Children's Hospital to receive donation from Kohl's

Registration under way for Osher ballroom dance class

September 6

UI nursing researcher to study post-operative pain control

Leader in medical simulation is Ida Beam Visiting Professor Sept. 18-20

Microbiologist will train technicians in India to test for bird flu

Cyclists to visit UI Children's Hospital Sept. 10

Khowassah set to retire as director of Student Health Service

September 5

Tippie MBA students to develop marketing plan for Ponseti clubfoot treatment

UI experts recommend back-to-school vision evaluations

UI involved in discovery of first gene associated with scoliosis

Kohl's, UI Children's Hospital to hold fitness event, donation

september 4

Study to examine nursing care's impact on fall prevention

KHAK Radiothon will benefit UI Children's Hospital

UI study seeks adults with urinary frequency, bladder problems

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Iowa Center for the Arts

september 28

UPDATED: International Writing Program celebrates 40th anniversary Oct. 7-12

'A Perfect Wedding' opens the 2007-08 University Theatres Mainstage season

'Fiery' violinist Joan Kwuon will play UI guest recital Oct. 8

UI alumna Chelsea Cain reads Oct. 11 for 'Live at Prairie Lights'

'UI Faculty Exhibition' will be at UI Museum of Art Oct. 13 through Dec. 14

Harpsichordist Weiss performs at UI Oct. 14

september 27

OctOBOEfest will celebrate founder's 20th year at the UI Oct. 12-14

UI Chamber Orchestra news season opens with Donizetti, Schubert and Beethoven

Poet Flenniken will read from her debut collection Oct. 9

Visiting faculty members Hoagland and Ames will present reading Oct. 10

september 26

UI alumna Katherine Goeldner offers a German art-song recital Oct. 5

september 25

'Oppenheimer is Watching Me' will be released Oct. 1 by UI Press

Dick Prall, Bob Dorr and The Blue Band will perform on 'Java Blend'

Global Express puts international writers work on stage, Oct. 6

september 24

UI School of Music will host sixth annual 'Cello Daze' Oct. 6 and 7

UI Arts Share program now scheduling events statewide for 2007-08

Hoagland opens 2007-08 Writers' Workshop lecture series

Flute-harp duo will feature music by living Iowa composers Sept. 30

University Theatres Gallery series opens Sept. 27-30 with 'The Beguiled'

UPDATED: International Writing Program celebrates 40th anniversary Oct. 7-12

september 21

Public discussions set for 'One Community, One Book' project

Smith poetry collection 'Deed' will be available Oct. 1 from UI Press

Oct. 1 UI School of Art and Art History lecture explores kiln building

Pulitzer-winning poet Jorie Graham returns to the UI for Oct. 4 reading

Klink reads from new poetry for Oct. 5 'Live from Prairie Lights'

Oct. 5 reading features visitors from Northwestern

Oct. 5 'Know the Score' broadcast will feature cellist and conductor

CORRECTED: Writing panel on migration, Diaspora, exile is Oct. 5

UI Museum of Art offers first 'View and DO' event of the year Oct. 6

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago returns to UI Hancher Auditorium Oct. 12

september 20

Migration, Diaspora and exile is again the topic of writing panel Oct. 5

Rumsey and Swofford present Writers' Workshop reading Sept. 28

Pat Metheny Trio performs in UI Hancher Auditorium Oct. 10

September 19

UI Symphony Band opens 2007-08 season Oct. 3

Oct. 4 'Live from Prairie Lights' reading features LA Times Book of the Year

Orion String Quartet presents Del Tredici world premiere Oct. 9

september 18

Tost poetry collection 'Complex Sleep' available Oct. 1 from UI Press

Ida Beam Scholar to discuss the interdisciplinary study of opera Oct. 1-5

South African writer Zakes Mda reads for 'Live from Prairie Lights' Oct. 3

UI School of Music presents annual 'Choral Collage' Oct. 6

SEPTEMBER 17

Sept. 30 reading will feature writers from Bulgaria and New Zealand

september 14

Interfaith forums to address human rights consequences of 'war on terror'

Canadian Flutist Conor Nelson will present UI guest recital Sept. 23

Wolgast will play organ music from the German and French traditions Sept. 27

Sept. 28 IWP reading features two Malaysian writers

Eckert tackles belief and doubt in acclaimed 'Horizon' performance

September 13

Queen Latifah performs in Hancher Oct. 1 on 'Trav'lin' Light' tour

IWP Cinemateque opens with Sept. 16 and Sept. 23 screenings

Russian program will open UI Symphony Orchestra season Sept. 26

Writers' Workshop alumnus Antoine Wilson reads from creepy novel Sept. 26

Sept. 28 IWP panel again considers the writer as reader

September 12

Cass reads from 'Head Case' for WSUI 'Live from Prairie Lights' Sept. 24

Writers' Workshop alumnus Lashner reads from new thriller Sept. 25

september 11

Eames Demetrios will present a multimedia celebration of Charles Eames Sept. 19

UI School of Music and West Music present Piano Extravaganza Sept. 21-23

Early registration ends Oct. 1 for NonfictioNow Conference at UI

september 10

Sept. 15 Saturday Scholars event will explore music therapy

Brenda Weiler, Kevin BF Burt to perform on 'Java Blend' Sept. 21, 28

UI Museum series to showcase 'Odd Couples' Sept. 23

september 7

'Piano Sundays' begin Sept. 16 at Old Capitol Museum

Molina Duo performs Sept. 18 as guests of the UI School of Music

UI Museum of Art hosts writers and 'earthwords' authors Sept. 20

UI Piano Festival continues with Sept. 23 recital by Michael Boyd

Sept. 23 reading features writers from India and Greece

september 6

Guest from Florida State will present music history lecture Sept. 14

14th Annual Iowa Women's Music Festival set for Sept. 15

Gompper and David will perform new and old works on Sept. 16 recital

Rare Sunday reading kicks off busy week of Prairie Lights events Sept. 16-21

Sept. 21 reading features South Korean and Mongolian writers

UI Press releases 2007 Simmons Short Fiction Award winner

September 5

Professor to discuss photo exhibit on floating population of China Sept. 17

Alumna Kate Christensen reads Sept. 13 for WSUI 'Live from Prairie Lights'

Sept. 21 UI International Writing Program panel discusses Diaspora and exile

september 4

Abani and Meno share Sept. 12 'Live from Prairie Lights' reading

UI Museum of Art to host discussion about incarcerated mothers Sept. 13

UI International Writing Program panel discussions begin Sept. 14

Big Wooden Radio, Finders will perform on 'Java Blend' in September

Meridian Trio and UI music faculty members will present chamber music Sept. 15

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Business

september 28

Des Moines Center internship program adds five students for fall semester

september 20

UI researcher looks for better routes for relief supplies to disaster sites

Health care entrepreneur, stent inventor Villafana to speak at UI

september 18

UI FastTrac Training Program for Washington County entrepreneurs starts Sept. 24

September 12

Report on U.S. Senate accounting investigation cites Gleason research

september 10

Supervalu CEO, UI alumnus to speak at Tippie forum

september 7

Fred Thompson unchanged on IEM after formal declaration of candidacy

Carver Trust Grant funds high school entrepreneurship curriculum

September 5

Tippie MBA students to develop marketing plan for Ponseti clubfoot treatment

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Law

september 24

Sidel, colleagues study global forces shaping South Asian nonprofits

September 12

University of Iowa hosts law school fair

september 11

Law professor to help revise Iowa criminal code

september 4

Iowa Supreme Court justice to meet with UI law students

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Education

september 28

Dewalt discusses Amish education in two public lectures Oct. 4

september 25

Register by Oct. 5 for 'Challenges In Educational Testing' conference

september 14

UI Belin-Blank Center receives funds for Advanced Placement courses

Partnership brings Japanese education students to UI, schools Sept. 16-23

september 10

Visiting Japanese music education scholar tunes in to U.S. music education

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Liberal Arts and Sciences

september 27

Ida Beam Scholar to discuss U.S.-Cuban relations, democracy in Latin America

september 26

Suls appointed chair of NIH panel on behavioral medicine

september 25

Birrell to discuss 'Imperial Everest' at Oct. 1 International Mondays lecture

Sustainability expert will visit UI as Ida Beam Professor Oct. 8-9

september 24

A journey into the world of the very small is subject of Sept. 29 talk

september 21

Public discussions set for 'One Community, One Book' project

September 19

UI biology researchers receive over $800,000 in grants for tumor cell study

september 14

Iowa Caucuses become part of University of Iowa curriculum

Interfaith forums to address human rights consequences of 'war on terror'

september 10

Visiting Japanese music education scholar tunes in to U.S. music education

September 5

UI sociologist: college rankings permeate decisions in higher education

Professor to discuss photo exhibit on 'floating population' of China Sept. 17

september 4

Hawkeye Poll: immigration increasingly important to Iowa voters

UI professor identifies new eating disorder, seeks study participants

Laboratory at UI plays major role in diagnosing cancer

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Engineering

september 28

UI engineers receive $1.36 million grant to improve rain, flood forecasting

september 21

UI engineer Raghavan nets $2.74 million NIH grant to study brain aneurysms

september 20

College of Engineering free, public globalization seminar set for Sept. 27

September 19

UI's Schnoor, head of climate change council, delivers Kurtz Lecture Sept. 20

SEPTEMBER 17

College of Engineering forms Young Alumni Advisory Board

september 14

College of Engineering appoints new member to advisory board

UI engineer wins national competition

september 13

Gov. Culver names UI's Schnoor to chair state climate change council

September 12

UI engineer wins national engineering fraternity scholarship

september 10

Biofuels expert to deliver annual Kurtz Lecture Sept. 20

september 7

UI engineer receives $220,000 grant for computational dynamics

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International Programs

september 27

Ida Beam Scholar to discuss U.S.-Cuban relations, democracy in Latin America

september 25

Birrell to discuss 'Imperial Everest' at Oct. 1 International Mondays lecture

Global AIDS relief official will visit UI Oct. 1-2

september 21

Public discussions set for 'One Community, One Book' project

september 18

Ida Beam Scholar to discuss the interdisciplinary study of opera Oct. 1-5

september 14

Partnership brings Japanese education students to UI, schools Sept. 16-23

Interfaith forums to address human rights consequences of 'war on terror'

September 13

Arab American Institute founder to open international lecture series

September 6

Reynolds to present 'History of Relations between Australia and U.S.' Sept. 11

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