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General University News

february 29

Healthcare author, journalist Laurie Garrett to speak March 10 at UI

february 28

UI responds to U.S. Senate questions on endowment, financial aid

february 27

Minnesota vice provost Carney to interview for UI provost Feb. 28-29

UI, ISU and UNI to highlight undergraduate research in Des Moines March 10

february 26

Cohen to serve as interim UI vice president for research

Univ. of Washington vice provost Ortega to interview for UI provost, Feb. 27 & 28

Initiative encourages IMU visitors to make healthier food choices

february 25

UI Libraries compiles digital campus map collection

february 22

Tufts dean Sternberg, first provost finalist, to visit campus Feb. 25-26

Hay named University of Arizona provost, executive vice president

february 21

Popular band, OK Go, slated to rock The 10,000 Hours Show April 22

february 19

UI students win 2008 Gates Cambridge Scholarships

UI study: low-income women more likely to suffer from postpartum depressions

Public can learn how to support victims of dating, domestic violence Feb. 27

february 18

New UI Golden Girl offers baton-twirling classes, carries on tradition

february 15

UI President Mason responds to Northern Illinois shooting

february 14

$1 million Carver Trust grant will help buy high-resolution microscope

MEDIA ADVISORY: Details for media coverage of Rove event Feb. 17 at UI

february 13

University of Iowa Diversity Festival celebrates humanity

february 12

UI Libraries' new digital collection features African-American women

UI salt supplies running low due to higher than normal snowfall

february 11

Bezanson to consider art and the Constitution in Presidential Lecture

New partnership to advance water quality in northwest Iowa

february 8

Gift enables UI to take clubfoot-eradication program to 10 countries

february 7

UI four-year graduation rate continues to improve

Karl Rove to discuss a career in public service in UI lecture

Accreditation agency seeks public comment on the UI

Driving simulator seeks participants for contact lens study

february 6

UI cancels classes

february 5

UI officials urge caution ahead of storm

On Super Tuesday, Clinton's lead slips on IEM

february 4

Student groups, community volunteers sought for diversity festival Feb. 24

UI President Sally Mason approves campus-wide, smoke-free policy

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Health

february 28

Report: major shortage of public health workers projected for Iowa, U.S. by 2020

february 27

New, 'green' Hygienic Laboratory construction to begin in March

february 22

Study: highly involved patients don't always see better health outcomes

Immune deficiency and balance disorder result from single gene defect

february 20

College of Dentistry proceeding with building renovation plans

february 18

Blind professor helps others see another side to disabilities

february 15

Role identified for glaucoma gene, related signaling pathway

Report highlights strengths, weaknesses in community health system governance

february 14

$1 million Carver Trust grant will help buy high-resolution microscope

UI ranked No. 1 in federal dental research funding for fiscal year 2007

february 13

Functional immune cells derived from embryonic stem cells

february 7

College of Dentistry appoints Stanford associate dean for research

february 6

Study: War can lead to long-term 'epidemic' of firearms injuries to children

february 5

UI, ISU team aims for new therapies for post-traumatic osteoarthritis

february 4

Wolff named Carver College of medicine associate dean for diversity

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Iowa Center for the Arts

february 29

World-renowned photographer with UI ties will be on 'Know the Score' March 7

John Irving returns to UI Writers' Workshop for March 12 reading

Guest violist performs with UI Maia String Quartet March 12

february 28

Richard Price and Adam Langer read for 'Live from Prairie Lights'

UI Camerata Singers and Kantorei will share March 13 concert

february 27

University and Concert Bands will share concert program March 10

february 26

Support the home team: UI Dancers in Company kicks off season March 6-8

UI Press to release 'Writing Vietnam, Writing Life' March 15

february 22

McSweeney, Goransson, Kyle, Greenstreet and Northrop will read March 3-7

University Theatres present August Wilson's 'The Piano Lesson' March 6-15

Johnson County Landmark will play Piazzolla March 9

Nina Ananiashvili and State Ballet of Georgia perform 'Giselle' March 11

february 21

UI Press offers two new pocket flower guides, available March 1

Matisse Trio performs gypsy/folk themed concert March 4

Popular band, OK Go, slated to rock The 10,000 Hours Show April 22

february 18

Films chronicling UI writing programs premiere Feb. 22 at Old Capitol Museum

february 15

Iowa Summer Rep selects playwright, holds auditions for 2008 festival

Ruefle, Drew and Baxter read for 'Live from Prairie Lights' Feb. 27-29

Hit musical 'Dirty Rotten Scoundrels' comes to Hancher March 7 and 8

2008 Iowa Summer Writing Festival is now accepting registrations

february 14

Organists gather Feb. 29 & March 1 to honor 'consummate teacher' Disselhorst

2008 Grammy winner Angelique Kidjo performs in Hancher

february 13

Chang and Harvey offer free reading at UI Feb. 20

Chamber Orchestra will perform music from Brazil on March 2 concert

february 12

Update: UI Museum of Art Writer-in-Residence will read Feb. 21

Students will attend honor band weekend at UI Feb. 16-17

Simon Shaheen and Qantara expand the horizon of Arabic music

february 11

Axis Theatre's 'The Number 14' will take Hancher families on wild ride

february 8

UI Department of Dance presents Graduate/Faculty Concert Feb. 14-16

University Symphony will include 'Pictures at an Exhibition' at Feb. 20 concert

University Theatres Gallery series presents 'This is Your Life' Feb. 21-24

Poets and naturalist will read for 'Live from Prairie Lights' Feb. 21 and 22

february 5

Second annual Bergman Film Series will be Wednesdays in February

february 1

Children's books authors exhibit opens Feb. 10 at Old Capitol Museum

Premiere will be included Feb. 10 on UI concert with guest artist Guzman

Ziegler and Acuña bring jazzy New Tango to Hancher Auditorium Feb. 23

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Business

february 15

UI alumna to lecture on green and clean entrepreneurship Feb. 22

february 14

Analysis: IEM more accurate at predicting elections than polls from 1988 to 2004

february 6

Super Tuesday brings wild swings to Iowa Electronic Markets

february 4

Tippie business solutions center welcomes first clients

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Law

february 11

Bezanson to consider art and the Constitution in Presidential Lecture

february 7

Law professor Sale works to increase women's numbers on corporate boards

February 6

Public invited to 'Climate Change and Human Rights' symposium Feb. 15

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Education

february 28

Video Feature: UI graduate student working to help Kenyans back home

february 4

Survey shows 'Nation Deceived' report makes major impact on gifted education

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Liberal Arts and Sciences

february 29

UI holds annual UI High School Mathematics Tournament March 1

february 27

UI, ISU and UNI to highlight undergraduate research in Des Moines March 10

february 25

UI biologist helps discover novel organism adding to 'tree of life'

february 22

Study: highly involved patients don't always see better health outcomes

february 19

UI students win 2008 Gates Cambridge Scholarships

february 18

Blind professor helps others see another side to disabilities

february 14

$1 million Carver Trust grant will help buy high-resolution microscope

february 5

UI graduate student in biology wins American Heart Association fellowship

february 4

Bus tour will address relationship with the Iowa River on Feb. 8

february 1

Fritzsch named biological sciences head, Iowa Entrepreneurial Endowed Professor

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Engineering

february 28

UI engineer receives $473,636 NIH grant to support cardiopulmonary research

february 26

College of Engineering establishes international, virtual nanotech center

february 14

$1 million Carver Trust grant will help buy high-resolution microscope

february 7

Driving simulator seeks participants for contact lens study

february 6

Public invited to 'Climate Change and Human Rights' symposium Feb. 15

february 4

Engineering hosts French students, faculty Feb. 4-7

february 1

Engineering college hosts high school student JETS competition Feb. 5 and 7

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International Programs

february 29

'China, The Olympics and Global Media' focus of conference March 7-9

february 26

Former U.S. ambassador to Pakistan will speak at March 3 International Mondays

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february 29

Cultural historian Maertz will speak March 3

M.B.A. students to make food for Iowa City Shelter House residents March 5

Lovell will present graduate symposium keynote address March 7

Young women sought for new leadership program; deadline March 7

Lecture examines Sandra Cisneros and the Iowa Writers' Workshop March 7

Music in the Museum will feature chamber music March 9

Composers Workshop will present new music by UI students March 9

Visiting sculptor Willie Cole will speak at the UI March 10

Printmaking lecture will be March 11 at the UI

Saxophone-guitar duo will perform March 13 at the UI

Mel Andringa will talk about his years with Robert Wilson March 13

february 28

Obermann Center announces grant opportunities for faculty

Microsoft patent attorney to discuss intellectual property law March 4

Iowa United Nations Association hosts Night of 1,000 Dinners March 5

UNICEF ambassador to discuss children's human rights at March 5 forum

February 27

UI Children's Hospital offers weight management for teens

Registration begins for UI summer youth entrepreneurship camps

The Nadas to perform on 'Java Blend' March 7

february 26

UI helps Big Ten competitor Michigan State go green

UI dentist listed among 'The Best in the U.S.'

UI graduate student will talk about Africa at Wilton High School Feb. 29

Mid-Prairie Home School students will learn about Kenyan culture Feb. 29

Japanese culture event will take place at UI March 1

UI Student Health Fair will be at the Field House March 5

february 25

Learn to support veterans 'from combat to classes' at Feb. 27 conference

UI student job and internship fair features diverse opportunities Feb. 28

Women's Wellness and Counseling to hold opening event Feb. 28

february 22

National nursing organization honors Steelman

Registration underway for UI Recreational Services' Chickadee Camp

UI Arts Share program receives grant from Alliant Energy Foundation

Celebrate the UI's 161st birthday Feb. 25 at the IMU

Daily Iowan TV to host student government election debate Feb. 25

Lecture by printmaker Dennis O'Neill Feb. 25

Free fitness assessments available Feb. 26

Talk on 1910-1940s medical treatment of the deaf set for Feb. 26

Sculptor will present guest lecture Feb. 26

Ceramic artist will present daylong workshop Feb. 28

University Theatres Gallery premieres 'Playing House' Feb. 28-March 2

Brian Troester to perform on 'Java Blend' Feb. 29

Spencer Martin will present 'From Russia, with Love' March 4

Pianist Albert Tiu will present UI guest recital March 6

UI Philharmonia Orchestra will play overtures on March 7 concert

February 21

Big Ten Network to air Van Allen documentary

Student Health helping raise awareness about eating disorders

Laurenti to discuss 'The Middle East after Iraq' at Feb. 28 luncheon

Piano Sundays concert at Old Capitol March 2

Prairie movie at the Museum of Natural History March 2

Schoen to discuss 'Quality Healthcare with Electronic Medical Records' March 4

UI Hospitals and Clinics offers patient safety workshop March

february 20

Burns H. Weston Funded Internship created

CLAS awards Marcus Bach Fellowships for 2008-09

Public invited to attend energy and the poor seminar Feb. 21

Hoover elementary students will learn about Indonesia Feb. 22

Kalona elementary students will learn about Chinese culture Feb. 25

'International mobility' topic of Feb. 25 International Mondays lecture

UI Hospitals and Clinics hosting eating disorders event Feb. 27

Iowa Court of Appeals to hear oral arguments at law school March 3-5

february 19

UI Recreational Services hosts Moonlight Ski and S'mores Feb. 22

World War II expert to speak at UI March 4

UI student Kacie Ankenbauer receives George L. Droll Award

february 18

Daily Iowan wins first-place award for Web site

UI student wins first place in Hearst sportswriting competition

Tippie students to prepare taxes for free as part of program beginning Feb. 24

february 15

UI physician named to national neurosurgery post

NAACP official Shaw to speak at UI law school Feb. 20

CANCELLED: Archaeologist William Whittaker to kick off UI Explorers Lecture Series Feb. 21

Donnelly to discuss bringing research to market Feb. 21

Damon Dotson to perform on 'Java Blend' Feb. 22

Story time Feb. 24 at the Museum of Natural History

Red Cedar Chamber Music to Perform at Old Capitol Feb. 24

Arias by Handel will be 'Music at the Museum' Feb. 24

UI guest recital and master class will be Feb. 24

Italian films to be screened at UI in February, March

Symposium to examine trial procedure, race and law-enforcement tactics Feb. 29

Sixth annual Nachte Raho Indian Dance competition to take place March 1

Early music duo will include premieres in guest performance March 2

february 14

UI sponsors Darwin Day events Feb. 14-16

Professor to discuss disability issues tonight and Friday

Film screening highlights U.S. retail industry labor practices Feb. 19

february 13

Campbell to discuss slavery and Brown University Feb. 18

Kanna to speak on 'Forgotten Globalizations' Feb. 19

Opera Studies Group hosts Pisani for Feb. 21 lecture

february 12

FastTrac Training Program for Entrepreneurs Starts Feb. 21

Arts Share Performance Feb. 17 at Old Capitol

Kaplan and UI Alumni Association Hold Free Grad School Practice Tests

CIVIC to host community potluck for international visitors Feb. 17

february 11

Law alum and Alabama justice to discuss judicial integrity, controversy Feb. 14

Office furniture executive Grove to speak at Tippie College of Business Feb. 15

february 8

UI pharmacy students participate in leadership conference

Peruvian footbridge construction topic of Feb. 11 International Mondays

Janiva Magness to perform on 'Java Blend' Feb. 15

Josef Anton Scherrer to present UI master class, guest recital, Feb. 17 and 18

March 3 is deadline for CHEEC seed grant proposals

february 7

Archaeology activities for families at UI Museum of Natural History Feb. 15

Osher course on 'Gandhian Thought' begins Feb. 28

february 6

Chinese students visit UI and ACT in Iowa City Feb. 7 and 8

UI Swing Dance Club offers lessons to learn Lindy Hop, Charleston and Shag

february 5

Longtime UI Governmental Relations employee Zamastil dies

Nobel Peace Prize Winner To Discuss Iranian Reforms In UI Lecture

february 4

Kinnick 'Gridiron Bash' April 18 to feature Kelly Clarkson

Dance Marathon surpasses $1 million goal

UI named a best value in higher education

Register as a bone marrow donor Feb. 7

Geneva Lecture Series presents 'Faith, Film and False Assumptions' Feb. 8

february 1

Hancher Guild hosts Children's Art Exhibit reception Feb. 9

Guest violinist will play Feb. 11

Printmaker will present lecture Feb. 11

Law school faculty recognized by Johnson County Bar Association

Open house to feature magnetic levitation, just for fun, Feb. 13

Feb. 16 Arts Share Community Concert features 'American Percussion Idol'

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