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General University News

march 31

Activities promote awareness during Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Museum of Natural History presents 'Fossil Guy' programs in April

march 28

U.S.News ranks 23 UI programs among top 10 in nation among public universities

march 27

UI honors student wins 2008 Truman Scholarship

march 26

UI President Mason names Loh new executive vice president, provost

Financial literacy promoted during Money Smart Week April 5-12

march 24

UI cancels Hawk Alert following Iowa City incident

'Persepolis' author Marjane Satrapi to speak April 6 at UI

UI hosts April 4 'Iron Chef' cookoff and food symposium

UI Graduate College awards dissertation prizes

CORRECTED: Grant helps UI offer seven-day-a-week Nite Ride van service

March 21

UI Libraries' online collection highlights Iowa women

Jakobsen Conference will showcase graduate student work March 28-29

march 18

UI senior receives Alliant Energy/Erroll B. Davis Jr. Award

march 17

UI Interim Provost Lopes issues statement on M.F.A. theses submissions

march 14

Financial aid director: no loan shortfall for UI students

march 11

Regents OK naming of Beckwith Boathouse; groundbreaking is Wednesday

Seattle University's Dean Wallace Loh interviews for UI provost March 12 & 13

march 7

Vanderbilt Dean Camilla Benbow to interview for UI provost March 10-11

March 6

MEDIA ADVISORY: Details for media coverage of Karl Rove event March 9 at UI

march 5

Students received $80 million in grants and scholarships in 2006-07

march 4

UI Police seek help identifying suspects in sexual assault and burglary

march 3

UI students to 'Pay It Forward' on spring break service trip

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Health

march 26

Ambulatory Surgery Center celebrates first anniversary

UI Hospitals and Clinics to open new Emergency Treatment Center

march 25

Enrollment open for May 9-10 seminar on child-parent attachment

marh 24

Latham to hold roundtable at UI College of Nursing March 25

march 20

Susan J. Curry named dean of UI College of Public Health

UI medical students receive residency assignments on 'Match Day'

march 19

UI nursing professionals added to 'Great Iowa Nurses' list

march 17

Program offers free dental care for children with disabilities

march 14

Robillard will step down as dean to focus on VP duties

State Health Registry issues 2008 cancer report

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is focus of new 'Cancer in Iowa' report

march 13

Aiming For a Cure event helps families affected by childhood cancer

march 12

$2.1 million NIH grant advances UI child health research

New center will be at forefront of rural health communication

march 11

UI Alumni Association, Osher Institute host stem cell discussion April 1 in Davenport

UI will host obesity conference April 8

march 10

UI study seeks adults with tinnitus

march 5

Protein target for diabetes drug regulates blood pressure

Study: increased risks for women three years after ending hormone therapy

march 4

UI researchers receive grant to develop enhanced prostate cancer vaccine

Study: rare syndrome provides clues on obesity, blood pressure

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Iowa Center for the Arts

march 31

Emerson String Quartet is joined by pianist Wu Han for April 13 concert

UI writing programs assist doctoral student in Iraq

march 28

Pulitzer Prize-winner, former U.S. Poet Laureate Glück will read April 9

Bluestones' Hancher performance combines classical guitar and weaving

Novelists McCracken and Carey will share April 10 reading

MEDIA ADVISORY: Ying quartet chooses piece by student Sam McCleran for concert

march 26

UI Art Museum exhibition celebrates the return of Beckmann painting

march 25

Video Feature: LawLawPalooza features bands jamming for a good cause March 28

march 24

'Persepolis' author Marjane Satrapi to speak April 6 at UI

UI Dance Department presents 'Sinners and Saints' thesis concert April 3-5

march 21

UI Opera Theater will present satire of operatic life April 4-6

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater celebrates Golden Anniversary in Hancher

Middle-schoolers use innovative software to compose music for the Ying Quartet

march 19

Book from UI Press wins Public History Book Award

march 18

Morano's 'Grammar Lessons,' From UI Press, is a 2007 'Book to Remember'

march 17

UI Press announces winners of 2008 Iowa Short Fiction Awards

UI Interim Provost Lopes issues statement on M.F.A. theses submissions

march 14

Flutist Esposito performs with UI Symphony March 26

Tobias Wolff, a guest of the UI Writers' Workshop, reads March 27

Twyla Tharp/Billy Joel Broadway hit, 'Movin' Out' comes to Hancher April 4-6

march 13

Ryan, Brockmeier, Howe and Shields read for 'Live from Prairie Lights'

High-def video portraits attract recording-breaking attendances at Museum of Art

march 12

Ying Quartet unveils Tod Machover collaboration March 29 in Hancher

march 11

Video Feature: Tune in to 'The Piano Lesson' now through March 15

march 7

UI Arts Share program wins funding for Patient Voice Project

UI Press releases book based on experiences in the Canadian Arctic

Video Feature: Dancers in Company kicks off season

march 6

UI Press offers two new books of literary scholarship March 15

march 4

University of Iowa Press releases revised mid-continental mushroom guide

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Business

march 31

McCain closing gap with Democrats on IEM presidential market

march 28

M.B.A. students to train Iowa City high school students for leadership

march 19

UI engineering professor to speak about biofuels April 8 in Des Moines

march 14

Jay Sa-Aadu named new head of Tippie M.B.A. programs

march 4

Researchers link questionable mergers to CEO arrogance

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Law

march 25

Video Feature: LawLawPalooza features bands jamming for a good cause March 28

march 17

Sidel discusses importance of nonprofit self-regulation at global conference

march 5

Law professor urges courts to re-consider bar on emotions in the courtroom

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Education

march 27

UI to host annual Invention Convention April 5 in Carver Hawkeye Arena

March 13

UI education majors serve as student teachers during spring semester

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Liberal Arts and Sciences

march 31

UI writing programs assist doctoral student in Iraq

march 27

UI honors student wins 2008 Truman Scholarship

march 24

UI hosts April 4 'Iron Chef' cookoff and food symposium

march 14

UI researcher finds coral diversity, reef development are unrelated

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences names Dean's Scholars, Collegiate Scholars

march 13

Professor: political punch lines are problematic

march 10

'Evolution, Intelligent Design, and Faith' is topic of free lecture March 25

march 7

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences names Collegiate Fellows

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences names Hurtig Starch Faculty Fellow

march 4

UI researcher receives $255,762 NSF grant for undergraduate nanoscience research

march 3

Students practice 'social entrepreneurship' during trip to India

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Engineering

march 27

UI to host annual Invention Convention April 5 in Carver Hawkeye Arena

march 26

UI's renowned hydraulics institute designs training tank for rowing team

march 24

Soot found to play larger role in global warming than previously thought

march 5

UI Engineers for a Sustainable World invited to national competition

march 4

UI researcher receives $255,762 NSF grant for undergraduate nanoscience research

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International Programs

march 27

UI honors student wins 2008 Truman Scholarship

march 14

Gift for UI International Programs will support study abroad

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At a Glance

march 31

Fajardo receives award from Association of University Radiologists

Intellectual property attorney to speak on fantasy baseball case April 2

'Dealing with North Korea' focus of Schiffer's April 9 luncheon talk

march 28

Liu receives award at American Pharmacists Association meeting

April 2 lectures examine communication and culture in humans, apes and chimps

Public invited to attend free seminar on innovation April 3

Food safety expert to speak April 4

Vilsack to speak on No Child Left Behind as part of April 4-5 law symposium

UI hosts Slavic Bazaar at Robert A. Lee Community Recreation Center April 6

April 6-12 'Live from Prairie Lights' includes rare Sunday and Saturday readings

Stanley International Programs/Obermann Center fellows to discuss work April 7

Dan Moore will play one-man percussion recital April 9

march 26

Robinson receives distinguished scientist award

University of Iowa professionals receive ADDY Awards

UI Social Work program sponsors national Family-Centered Practice conference

Giblin to discuss Kenyan crisis at March 31 International Mondays

Kidd will deliver Mitchell lecture March 31

Honey to discuss 'Transitions in Modern Muslim Societies' at April 3 luncheon

SCOPE presents Counting Crows April 15 in the Iowa Memorial Union Main Lounge

march 25

Engineering student receives award from American Geophysical Union

Jazz pianist Koenigsberg will visit UI April 2-3

Bill Carrothers will perform and teach jazz piano at UI April 4 and 5

Performers sought for April 19 Bridging Fiesta

march 24

UI physician receives first disaster medicine certification

Children's book authors read March 30 at Museum of Natural History

march 21

Avnet Inc. executive Bassett to speak March 27

UI Writers' Workshop guests Keith and Rosmarie Waldrop will read March 31

Lecture will offer 'A Rationale of Ugliness' March 31

Lippman, Kidd, Cahill, Ferris on 'Live from Prairie Lights' March 31-April 4

Osher course on UI Museum of Art's Special Collections begins April 3

Writers' Workshop alumnus Peter Waldor presents April 3 reading

Joe Fyfe will present visiting artist lecture April 3

march 20

Public invited to attend UI Brain Awareness Week events March 25 and 29

Business leader to discuss the chemistry of entrepreneurship March 27

Biographer of clubfoot pioneer to hold book-signing event April 17

march 19

'Religion, Literature and the Arts' conference set for March 27-29

April 8 conference will focus on health, environment and bioeconomy

march 18

Talk on blood-banking pioneer Elmer DeGowin will be March 25

Mini Medical School will focus on vision, hearing and mobility in April

march 17

Mutel speaks at UI Explorers lecture series March 27

Heartland Center hosting occupational health symposium March 27-28

Spring lecture series features UI African American Studies research

march 14

Kolen to receive national educational measurement award at national meeting

Heartland Center hosting 'Facts About Mold' course March 26

Baby trafficking topic of March 24 International Mondays

Painter David Storey will discuss his work March 27

Trumpet and percussion duo will play new works March 28

Osher course 'University Treasures' begins March 31

march 13

UI radiologist Juweid receives Dana Foundation imaging grant

UI Libraries receives grant to create digital collection of letters

UI offers grants for entrepreneurship educators

Medicine, Public Health, VA Research Week is April 1-2

Cynthia Kenyon to discuss genes, cells that control aging April 3

march 11

UI Police changing decal type, location on Nite Ride van

Community seminar March 26 will focus on hardening of the arteries

march 10

Osher workshop 'Own Your Future' will be held March 29

Bo Ramsey to perform on 'Java Blend' March 28

march 7

Seniors receive Alliant Energy/Erroll B. Davis Jr. Awards

Flute Harpsichord duo will play March 15

March 6

Hurtig receives communication sciences and disorders award

Steppin' In It to perform on 'Java Blend' March 14

Story time March 16 at the Old Capitol Museum

Osher course on the 'Civically Engaged Reader' begins March 25

march 5

Opera Studies Group hosts Saylor for March 7 lecture

Natural disasters in Bangladesh topic of March 10 International Mondays

March 15 deadline for Iowa Gallup Award for Excellent Journalism Using Polls

march 4

UI AlcoholEdu team wins Prevention Excellence Award

UI researcher celebrates landmark event in construction of atom smasher

march 3

Court of Appeals hears cases this week at law school

UI Hospitals and Clinics hosting Nursing Career Day March 8

Osher course on art collecting, framing, selling begins March 26

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