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General University News

November 26

Men's Anti-Violence Council will host White Ribbon Campaign Dec. 2, 3

november 24

Iowa Memorial Union hosts Welcome Back Week Dec. 1-7

november 21

Iowa City, UI celebrate UNESCO designation in Nov. 25 public event

november 20

UNESCO designates Iowa City as the world's third City of Literature

UI offers story ideas on environmental research and sustainability initiatives

november 17

UI international student numbers hit all-time high, study abroad increases

November 14

$1 million Carver Trust grant will modernize UI dental research space

november 13

Big Ten Network match generates more than $90,000 for UI flood relief

UI President Mason issues statement on Weiger death

November 11

Bothell, Wash. native honored by University Housing

November 6

Rocklin offers safety tips in light of recent assaults

'Reflections' book depicts the UI campus through the seasons

November 5

UI receives $10 million in leadership gifts for football facilities project

november 4

Iowa DNR deputy Christiansen named director of UI Sustainability Office

november 3

Portions of the Iowa Memorial Union reopen

Men Anti-Violence Council open house Nov. 12 invites men to combat violence

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Health

November 26

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute announces spring 2009 courses

november 24

University updates pandemic influenza response plan

VIDA Diagnostics gains FDA approval for comprehensive lung analysis software

Check your smoke alarms this winter, UI injury prevention experts say

November 19

Holden launches cancer research fundraising effort

november 18

UI leads discovery of gene associated with epilepsy

november 17

UI expert comments on how to prevent and handle bullying

November 14

UI Hospitals and Clinics announces disciplinary action

november 13

UI seeks participants for heart failure study

November 11

UI study on prostate enlargement seeks men age 45 and older

Free medical screenings offered to former Ames Laboratory workers

UI study on diabetic foot ulcers invites participants

November 10

2008 cyclocross event to be bigger, best version yet

november 7

Screening, prevention can help stem diabetes rate

Winokur appointed associate dean at UI Carver College of Medicine

november 4

Lung airway cells activate vitamin D and increase immune response

College of Pharmacy part of group that receives FDA contract

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Iowa Center for the Arts

November 26

University and Concert Bands will share concert program Dec. 10

UI tubas team with Toys for Tots for Dec. 12 outdoor concert

UI Jazz Combo Festival will be presented Dec. 12 in Trinity Episcopal Church

Iowa Percussion gets it's semi-annual 'Last Chance' Dec. 14

NOVEMBER 25

Poets Richard Deming and Nancy Kuhl read from their work Dec. 8

'Know the Score' presents a panel discussion on human rights Dec. 5

November 21

UI Symphony Orchestra and Choruses will present Haydn's 'Creation' Dec. 3

Poets Peter Gizzi and Timothy Donnelly read from their work Dec. 3

UI staff member Thomas Dean reads from 'Under a Midland Sky' Dec. 4

Flutist Esposito will play 'hidden treasures' for UI faculty recital Dec. 4

Theatre Arts presents MFA Directors One-Act Play Festival Dec. 5-7

november 20

UNESCO designates Iowa City as the world's third City of Literature

Organ recital at Gloria Dei will honor Gerhard Krapf Nov. 28

UI Department of Dance presents Graduate/Undergraduate Concert Dec. 4-6

Open house at Studio Arts Building will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5

November 19

UI faculty member Mark S. Blumberg reads from 'Freaks of Nature' Dec. 2

Center for New Music will perform new chamber music Dec. 7

UI Opera Theater premieres 'A December to Remember' Dec. 12 and 13

november 17

Iranian poet Maryam Ala Amjadi embraces the adventure of writing in English

November 14

'Spot: The Hancher Family Arts Adventure' will partner with Algona in 2009

november 13

University of Iowa Press republishes conservationist John Madson's 'Out Home'

November 12

Douglas Bauer's 'Prairie City, Iowa' is available from the UI Press

November 11

Installation artist Ann Marie Kennedy will present UICB Mitchell Lecture Nov. 13

november 7

Indian Student Alliance to celebrate 'Festival of Lights' Nov. 15

UI faculty member Kim Marra's UI Press book wins award

UI Chamber Orchestra features faculty artists on Nov. 16 concert program

UI faculty member Robyn Schiff will read from UI Press poetry collection Nov. 18

Violist Christine Rutledge will play part of her 'wish list' Nov. 20

november 6

Iowa Brass Quintet performs Nov. 13, from Baroque to modern

International writer from the Philippines has many talents, many facets

november 4

University to proceed with recovery of Art Building West

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Business

NOVEMBER 25

UI Small Business Center helps local entrepreneur build businesses

november 24

IEM within less than half percentage point in presidential race prediction

November 21

UI researcher suggests keeping premium brand prices high, even in downturn

University of Iowa's Career Leadership Academy graduates first class of students

november 18

BusinessWeek survey ranks Tippie MBA among best values in the world

November 11

Grassian and Schmidt win outstanding mentor awards from UI Graduate College

MEDIA ADVISORY: Coverage of 'Mad Money Back to School Tour'

Career Leadership Academy to graduate first class this weekend

november 6

Tippie business student Alex Cullen helps bring Mad Money tour to UI

November 5

Democratic contract never trailed on IEM's Winner Take All prediction market

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Law

November 19

Porter study finds bankruptcy law reform has hurt the poor most

november 10

Law school conference examines legal issues of Postville raid

November 5

UI law professor says Obama election moves us closer to racial equality

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Education

november 4

UI students work with Willowwind on service-learning project, Nov. 19 concert

november 3

Men Anti-Violence Council open house Nov. 12 invites men to combat violence

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Liberal Arts and Sciences

NOVEMBER 25

UI political scientists examine support for gay marriage in Iowa

november 24

UI conference examines racial disparities in justice, welfare systems Dec. 3-5

November 12

Saturday Scholars event features graduate student writers Nov. 15

November 11

UI Graduate College honors Grassian, Schmidt, Lovaglia for mentoring

november 7

Student exit poll examines views on financial crisis, drinking, candidates

UI Department of Mathematics receives national 2008 Exemplary Program Award

november 4

UI students work with Willowwind on service-learning project, Nov. 19 concert

november 3

University of Iowa Hawkeye Poll examines attributes of early voters

UI to host orientation on American idioms and slang Nov. 5

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Engineering

November 26

UI engineer to help write 'environmental report card' for 2008 Olympics

november 13

UI researchers help to improve carbon measurements in global climate studies

November 12

UI engineer receives $466,980 grant to build North Carolina research equipment

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International Programs

November 26

Universal Declaration of Human Rights commemorated at UI conference Dec. 5-7

Ida Beam lecturer to discuss border issues in post-socialist China Dec. 4

november 17

UI international student numbers hit all-time high, study abroad increases

november 10

UI celebrates International Education Week Nov. 17-21

november 3

UI to host orientation on American idioms and slang Nov. 5

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ataglance

November 26

Reitz named to prestigious international comparative law academy

UI Global Health Club presents 'Project [RED]Way: Couture for a Cause' Dec. 4

UI Sports Medicine hosts evening with wrestling coach Brands Dec. 5

Dakwar to discuss the war on terror and human rights under Obama Dec. 5

'Java Blend' presents John Richards Dec. 5

'Social Justice and Public Health' topic of Dec. 5 'Finding God at Iowa'

UI Composers Workshop will present new student compositions Dec. 6

UI president's holiday home tours Dec. 6, 7 to benefit Shelter House

NOVEMBER 25

UI digital collection included in NINES project

Community seminar to focus on 'Silent Symptoms of Heart Disease' Dec. 4

REACH receives Iowa City Chamber of Commerce Innovation Award

UI Composers Workshop will present new student compositions Dec. 6

november 24

Nite Ride to operate on normal schedule over holiday break

Fine Arts Council to sponsor Holiday Thieves' Art Market Dec. 6 and 7

November 21

Artist Heyman to discuss working methods Dec. 4

Museum of Art will offer flood recovery benefit sale Dec. 4 & 5

Philharmonia and All-University String Orchestra will share Dec. 7 concert

november 20

IPTV will rebroadcast Joffrey/Hancher 'River to River' show Nov. 28 and Dec. 15

African American Studies presents New Orleans symposium Dec. 1

November 19

UI biochemistry researcher receives American Cancer Society grant

Lentz re-appointed to Henry Hamilton Chair in Hematology

University of Iowa November cancer tip: Does eating sugar cause cancer?

november 18

Great American Smokeout set Nov. 20; UI resources available

Mother's Milk Bank holds ribbon-cutting event, open house Nov. 21

Nominations open for '100 Great Iowa Nurses'

November 14

UI Hospitals and Clinics recognized for organ donation success

WRAC appoints Dauplaise Thornburg as Iowa N.E.W. Leadership Coordinator

World's largest atom smasher is subject of free talk Nov. 20

Engineering to hold two Caterpillar lectures Nov. 20

november 13

Hancher box office will be closed during UI Thanksgiving break, Nov. 22-30

Dec. 6 Mini Medical School offers sessions for adults, kids

November 12

Flood Mitigation Task Force forum to offer updates, seek input

'Fossil Guy' explores T. rex at the Museum of Natural History Nov. 15

Discussion of education systems focus of Nov. 17 International Mondays

Iowa blues legends slated for Nov. 21 'Java Blend' show

November 11

Three UI graduate students receive Braverman Scholarships

UI College of Nursing hosting Quad City minority youth conference Nov. 12

november 10

Member of Obama's economic transition team will speak at UI tonight

UI science education, math education projects receive extended funding

UI nursing leader inducted as Fellow by national group

'Healing Mozart' Nov. 17 explores music and medicine

Entrepreneurs to discuss building a successful business Nov. 18

november 7

Hawkeye fans reminded that campfires are not permitted in tailgate areas

UI injury prevention expert earns excellence in science award

Graduate student in American Studies wins fellowship for public scholarship

Veterans Day reception to be held Nov. 10 at the UI

WiderNet brings in Web tech expert to discuss digital communities Nov. 11-12

MIX for Kids Radiothon to benefit UI Children's Hospital Nov. 13-14

UI Jazz Repertory Ensemble will perform jazz classics and more Nov. 20

november 6

Big Ten Network to air UI-produced program on engagement

Andreasen recognized by National Academy of Sciences

Catalyst Awards reception set for Nov. 13

Community seminar Nov. 18 to focus on health literacy

November 5

IWP presents monologues in 'Local Express' event Nov. 7

Lake Street Dive plays 'Java Blend' show Nov. 14

november 4

Alumnus to discuss developing cable network start-ups in Tippie lecture Nov. 7

Dolphin to sign Hawkeye 'Greatest Plays' book Nov. 7

Nursing faculty to speak at Nov. 7 'Finding God' Forum

Former Democratic majority whip for U.S. House will discuss election Nov. 10

November 3

Carver Trust grant supports UI chemistry research

University Book Store invites UI community to see new product line Nov. 6-7

Legendary baseball broadcaster Milo Hamilton will visit UI Nov. 7

Students invited to Off-Campus Living Expo Nov. 12

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