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General University News

august 29

MEDIA ADVISORY: Rescheduled flood recovery briefing set for Wednesday, Sept. 3

UI Volunteer Fair connects students, employees with organizations

Hiroshima survivor to speak Sept. 10

august 28

UI Police offer guidelines for responding to 'active shooter' situations

august 27

Safety guidelines and fan information for Hawkeye football games

Hawkeye Fans urged to park away from Kinnick, use train or shuttles

Post-game parking, traffic plan seeks to smooth exit from parking lots

UI officials will enforce trademark, alcohol and smoking laws

UI Lecture Committee announces Lecture Series events

august 26

President Mason issues statement on confirmed death of Miller

UI Police remind students of Nite Ride, note flood-related service

august 25

UI kicks off campaign to promote inclusion, social justice, civility

UI introduces new PICK ONE! Program to boost student involvement

RVAP joins colleges across nation in educating students about 'The Red Zone'

MEDIA ADVISORY: Tour of Studio Arts -- formerly Menards -- set for Aug. 27

august 22

UI ranked 26th best U.S. public national university

La Crescent, Minn., girl makes blankets for UI flood victims

August 20

UI to offer flood recovery update at media briefing ThursdayCANCELLED

Pop-culture author Chuck Klosterman kicks off UI lecture series Aug. 27

august 19

UI's Willard receives lifetime achievement award for governmental relations

august 18

MEDIA ADVISORY: Iowa Memorial Union tour set for Aug. 20

august 15

UI President Mason notes passing of UI alumnus, benefactor Pomerantz

UI holds annual welcome week activities for students

Public Policy Center establishes Forkenbrock Series

August 14

UI Iowa Edge program eases new student transition Aug. 18 through 22

AUGUST 11

UI continues investigation into student complaints

MEDIA ADVISORY: Hancher, Voxman and Theatre Building tour set for Aug. 13

august 5

Hawkeye alumni athletes and broadcasters to appear at State Fair

august 4

Sustainability, flood recovery featured at UI's Iowa State Fair exhibit

UI rations chilled water because of high temperatures, heat advisory

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Health

august 27

UI study seeks adults with tinnitus

august 26

Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Institute holds groundbreaking

august 25

Collegiate divisions merge to become 'UI Pharmaceuticals'

august 21

Finkelstein named associate dean in UI College of Dentistry

MEDIA ADVISORY: Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing 'white coat' ceremonies

August 20

UI Hospitals and Clinics named again as Magnet hospital

UI researcher helps identify protein with anti-obesity effect

august 19

Howard Hughes Medical Institute contributes $1 million to help UI flood recovery

Fruit flies help UI team understand bacterial infections

UI researchers part of $10 million rural health grant to VA Medical Center

august 18

Marsh appointed to Carroll B. Larson Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery

august 15

Waldschmidt named to the Hanson Family Chair in Immunology

august 14

UI Hospitals and Clinics among performance improvement leaders

august 12

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute announces fall courses

AUGUST 11

TIP SHEET: University of Iowa experts comment on back-to-school issues

August 8

Hygienic Lab develops introductory, safety courses for lab workers

August 6

Architects for University of Iowa Health Care project announced

August 1

UI Press releases book to help medical students seeking residencies

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Iowa Center for the Arts

august 29

Writers from New Zealand and Israel read Sept. 7

Nosikova opens 'Piano Sundays' Sept. 7 at Old Capitol Museum

International panelists discuss 'Why I Write What I Write' Sept. 12

Thomas Franks reads from 'The Wrecking Crew: How Conservatives Rule,' Sept. 14

august 28

'Tony and Friends' comes back for second round of chamber music Sept. 7

IWP participants from Israel and Romania read Sept. 12 at UI

august 27

Alley Cabaret will present live late-night theater at the Englert

UI alumna Jamie Richards reads Sept. 9 from translation of Italian novel

International Writing Program writers from Greece and Cyprus read Sept. 5

UI alumnus Josh Barkan reads for WSUI's 'Live from Prairie Lights' Sept. 11

august 26

International Writing Program presents first 2008 panel discussion

august 25

MEDIA ADVISORY: Tour of Studio Arts -- formerly Menards -- set for Aug. 27

Gibbons reads at the UI Sept. 4 as a guest of the International Writing Program

Bart Yates reads for WSUI's 'Live from Prairie Lights' Sept. 8

august 22

'Live from Prairie Lights' will feature Levitin, Peebles Sept. 3 and 4

august 21

2008 International Writing Program events begin with Aug. 29 and 31 readings

August 20

Hancher's 2008-09 season 'can't be contained'

august 19

2008-09 UI Performing Arts auditions are scheduled

august 18

WSUI's 'Live from Prairie Lights' begins fall readings Aug. 25

august 15

University of Iowa Press announces 2008 Iowa Poetry Prize winners

August 13

International Writing Program, always unique, swims with the current

August 7

New UI Press book reflects on starting a family later in life

august 5

UI Writers' Workshop graduates win prestigious poetry awards

august 4

MEDIA ADVISORY: Post-flood media tours of Art Building West, UI Museum of Art

August 1

UI Press releases book to help medical students seeking residencies

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Business

august 29

Obama price little changed on IEM following Democratic convention

august 28

Tippie College to lead top study abroad program for business students

august 26

IEM opens Congressional control prediction market

august 25

IEM traders give edge to Obama as Democratic National Convention gets underway

august 21

IEM, Minnpost.com team up for Coleman-Franken Minnesota Senate market

August 11

Tippie College of Business to celebrate 150 years of business education at Iowa

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Law

august 18

New external board to provide strategic advice to Iowa Electronic Markets

august 14

Incoming law students to assist with flood clean-up during orientation

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Education

august 25

UI introduces new PICK ONE! Program to boost student involvement

AUGUST 11

TIP SHEET: University of Iowa experts comment on back-to-school issues

August 6

Belin-Blank Center awards students for celebrating Creative Expressions

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Liberal Arts and Sciences

august 28

UI researcher helps rewrite Earth's volcanic history of 260 million years ago

august 25

UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences announces 2008-09 scholarship winners

august 19

Iowans favor Obama in new University of Iowa Hawkeye Poll

august 18

Professor-delegate will teach classes from Democratic National Convention

Teens who attend religious services do better in school, study shows

august 15

Hawkeye Poll: Edwards' absence wouldn't have buoyed Clinton in Iowa Caucuses

august 5

UI students participate in 2008 Beijing Olympics as media volunteers

august 4

Professor: Katrina boosted New Orleans musicians' productivity, creativity

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Engineering

august 25

UI engineers begin yearlong study of flood pollutants in Cedar Rapids Aug. 26

august 22

New Professorship at UI Honors Engineering Alumnus William D. Ashton

August 20

UI College of Engineering, University of Guam sign partnership agreement

august 14

UI engineer helps monitor China's air pollution during Olympics

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International Programs

august 5

UI students participate in 2008 Beijing Olympics as media volunteers

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ataglance

august 29

Seventh Annual Y105 Radiothon will benefit UI Children's Hospital

august 28

Construction project closes Riverside sidewalk

UI center to co-sponsor Ames nonprofit management seminar in October

august 27

Nonprofit Resource Center sponsors nonprofit law program

12th annual 98.1 KHAK Radiothon another success

Grant will help train orthopedics residents to care for older adults

UI Swing Dance Club hosts Welcome Dance Sept. 5

Brian Joens to perform on 'Java Blend' Sept. 5

august 26

UI Libraries make art and music materials available for delivery

UI Police step up patrols in areas where Blue Caps are out of order

'Explore Entrepreneurship' Sept. 8

august 25

University Book Store hours set in Old Capitol Mall

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences names new advisory board members

August 22

Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center names Buatti deputy director

UI to celebrate flood recovery with ribbon cutting ceremony Aug. 25

'Women at Iowa' documentary to be screened in Old Capitol Aug. 26

UI to hold student job fair Aug. 29

UI will hold annual Deeded Body Program memorial service Aug. 29

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute to host fall celebration Sept. 3

august 21

Weber appointed to Gov. Culver's flood task force

Women's center sponsors annual fall open house Aug. 27

August 20

Atchison appointed to Rebuild Iowa Commission

Clarke to speak on clinical trials Aug. 26

'Tractor-cAID' Sept. 13 to support marrow donation

August 18

UI Children's Hospital hosting heart support group meeting Aug. 23

Annual Courage Ride planned for Sept. 20

August 15

Grant funds Office of the State Archaeologist's 'Crops of Ancient Iowa' project

Sandler, Anthony serve on Rebuild Iowa housing group

Weiner named to cancer clinical trials leadership group

august 14

Mowrer, Pioneer Hi-Bred receive I-CASH Hall of Fame Awards

Corridor Media Group hosts Aug. 15 open house to celebrate new location

AUGUST 11

UI to reopen Hancher footbridge Tuesday morning

August 8

Deadline to apply for Rape Victim Advocacy Program advocate training Sept. 1

'Iowa Go Local' health Web site featured at state fair Aug. 11

August 6

Research fellows join University Hygienic Laboratory

KHAK Radiothon will benefit UI Children's Hospital

Third annual golf tournament will benefit burn patients

Des Moines Mini Medical School examines cardiovascular disease

august 5

Three law professors contribute to U.S. Supreme Court encyclopedia

Sexual assault survivors invited to fall Voices of Courage support group

The Beggarmen to perform on 'Java Blend' Aug. 15

Andy White to perform on 'Java Blend' Aug. 22

Downtown Association, UI partner for Taste of Iowa City Aug. 27

august 4

Kraft, McCartney to participate in Rebuild Iowa Project

GrooveShip to perform on 'Java Blend' Aug. 8

August 1

Thiel receives $100,000 cancer research fellowship

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