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General University News

July 31

UI's Hualing Nieh Engle selected to the Iowa Women's Hall of Fame

july 28

MEDIA ADVISORY: Post-flood media tours of three buildings on UI campus July 30

july 24

UI awards scholarships to six 2 Plus 2 transfer students

July 23

UI external support is a record $386.2 million for 2007-08

july 22

President Mason responds to Regents' request

Driving simulator seeks volunteers to participate in heavy truck study

july 21

Advisory: annual grants and contracts news conference July 23

UI students, faculty, staff invited to march in Aug. 9 parade in Chicago

july 17

'Excitement is Building' for Homecoming 2008 festivities

July 16

Chinese students visit UI, sample university life

University conservator helps save libraries in Peru

july 14

UI archaeologists share artifacts while cycling across the state with RAGBRAI

July 11

UI awards first bid to renovate flood-affected buildings

July 2

Articulation Web site now available

july 1

Culver Proclamation Intended to Speed Flood Recovery At UI

Mason announces new resources for UI community members impacted by flood

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Health

July 31

UI team helps piece together genetic puzzle of schizophrenia

July 30

New UI technology to help better detect developing cervical cancers

july 25

'Outsiders' receive grant to study asthma

july 24

UI and ISU establish shared DNA sequencing instrumentation

july 22

Segal receives grant for aging-related research

july 15

Kates is named new CEO of UI Hospitals and Clinics

July 11

UI Hospitals and Clinics ranks again with America's best

Shea named interim head of biochemistry at the UI

july 10

UI helps identify gene mutation related to atrial fibrillation

july 8

Leducq Foundation international grant aids UI heart research

july 7

Overactive bladder study seeks men age 40 and older

July 2

Sigmund named to Carver Chair in Hypertension Research

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Iowa Center for the Arts

July 31

UI's Hualing Nieh Engle selected to the Iowa Women's Hall of Fame

july 28

UI theater alumnus Bruce Shapiro is the dialect wizard of Oz

july 25

Flooding forced UI writing programs to become improvisational artists

July 18

Goudie-Averill is the new coordinator of the UI Dance Forum's Youth Ballet

July 11

Horan completes WSUI's 'Live from Prairie Lights' summer schedule

july 10

Johnston returns for WSUI's 'Live from Prairie Lights' July 24

july 9

NEW LOCATION:Iowa Summer Rep presents staged reading of 'Kimberly Akimbo' July 22

july 8

Holdefer reads from new novel for WSUI's 'Live from Prairie Lights' July 22

july 7

'Fuddy Meers' completes indestructible Iowa Summer Rep production schedule

july 3

Pritchett reads from new novel for WSUI's 'Live from Prairie Lights' July 16

July 2

UI alumna Ford reflects on Katrina's devastation in July 15 reading

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Business

july 29

Video Feature: UI inspires next generation of entrepreneurs

july 22

Iowa students build business, get help from Okoboji Entrepreneurial Institute

july 8

UI forecaster sees continued growth in Iowa economy

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Law

july 10

Law professor offers changes to improve World Bank accountability

july 7

New appointment helps law professor adapt war and human rights law

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Education

july 29

Korean educators visit UI for gifted education seminar

july 21

Assistive Technology Institute to benefit teachers, students across Iowa

July 16

Chinese students visit UI, sample university life

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Liberal Arts and Sciences

July 30

Leadership study suggests age may have helped Obama, hurt Clinton

july 21

Des Moines Register wins Iowa Gallup Award for excellent journalism using polls

July 16

UI seeks pregnant women and new moms for study on emotional impact of flooding

July 11

UI awards first bid to renovate flood-affected buildings

july 10

Thomas named interim UI associate provost, dean of International Programs

july 8

UI sloth excavation project awarded $20,000 NSF grant

July 3

UI researchers make first measurements of the solar wind termination shock

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Engineering

july 28

Engineers use flood of 2008 for research, future preparation

july 22

Driving simulator seeks volunteers to participate in heavy truck study

july 15

Local students attend UI College of Engineering RoboCamp

july 7

Local student participates in 2008 pollution prevention program

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International Programs

July 16

Chinese students visit UI, sample university life

july 14

Volunteers sought for home stays, UI international student welcome center

july 10

Thomas named interim UI associate provost, dean of International Programs

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ataglance

July 31

Aug. 1 ceremony to honor Doctor of Nursing Practice graduates

Hovenkamp receives Justice Department honor for antitrust work

july 29

UI conference showcases undergraduate research July 30

Aug. 1 ceremony will celebrate Hygienic Lab, Lakeside Lab partnership

UI will study coenzyme Q10 for Parkinson's disease

UI pharmacy student fraternity named top chapter

july 28

Mike Mangione to perform on 'Java Blend' Aug. 1

july 25

WRAC opens for business in regular location post-flood

Conference July 26-28 to focus on form of muscular dystrophy

July 23

Patients, visitors told to be aware of First Avenue closure in Coralville

Fraser announces retirement from Iowa Public Radio

July 18

North Riverside near Art Building reduced to single lane until Saturday, July 19

Learn about Iowa Go Local health Web site at fair July 21-24

july 17

Drack receives grant for research on retinitis pigmentosa

UI Children's Hospital Safety Store to debut at fair July 22

UI heart specialist to start outreach clinic in Washington County July 23

July 16

Physical therapy students receive awards

UI hosts appreciation luncheons for flood relief workers July 17, 18

july 15

UI Family Care Southeast Iowa City to add ob-gyn service

UI physician chosen for national research training program

july 14

Heaphy to speak on American foreign policy, International Criminal Court July 17

Cruis'n for Kids Car Show to support UI Children's Hospital

UIAA taking reservations for Member Appreciation Day

July 11

Spots remain for Aug. 5 field trip to Lincoln Library

july 10

Open forum features specialist from Democratic Republic of Congo July 11

july 8

Westefeld elected president of Society of Counseling Psychology

Iowa Pharmacy Association recognizes UI College of Pharmacy members

Ho named recipient of 2008 Thomas A. Urban Research Award

UI's Currie named chair of Iowa Pharmacy Association

july 7

Public invited to Belin-Blank Center's 20th anniversary open house July 10

WiderNet, Intel team up to enhance digital resources in developing nations

july 3

North Riverside near Art Building reduced to single lane beginning July 9

Summer Writing Festival adds sessions July 26-Aug. 1

July 2

UI WiderNet Project expands with help of HP donation

Area communities plan Independence Day fireworks, festivals

july 1

UI Family Care-North Liberty will offer nurse-midwifery services

UI physician named president of artificial organ group

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