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General University News

April 30

UI student named to USA TODAY All-USA College Academic Team

april 29

UI undergraduate students and faculty mentors recognized for excellence

april 27

University of Iowa issues statement on swine flu

UI partners with community colleges to provide on-site bachelor degrees

april 24

Museum of Natural History begins anniversary celebration with sloth talk May 7

april 23

U.S.News ranks 21 UI programs among top 10 in nation among public universities

April 22

New student garden opens on UI west campus

Cedar Rapids couple supports Carver-Hawkeye Arena renovation

Local student graduates from University of Iowa Career Leadership Academy

april 21

MEDIA ADVISORY: Gov. Culver to sign jumpstart housing bill and hold news conference at Old Capitol today, April 21

April 20

RiverFest moves to downtown Iowa City April 24-25

UI undergraduate students to present research at April 25 celebration

UI recognizes students, faculty, staff and alumni at Finkbine Dinner

april 17

UI Police to assist Iowa City with weekend patrols through semester's end

Media Advisory: UI environmental research, sustainability initiative story ideas

April 16

MEDIA ADVISORY: UI experts to testify on proposed alcohol establishment zoning change

april 15

UI presents Earth Week events April 18-24

Youth politics panel April 17 features actor and activist Kal Penn

april 14

UI student wins Udall scholarship for environmental contributions

UI names Ross Johnson 2009 Student Employee of the Year

april 9

Registration under way for RiverRun at UI

april 8

MEDIA ADVISORY: Iowa River modeling project to be discussed

Newly admitted students gather on UI Admissions Facebook page

'Fossil Guy' programs begin April 18 at Museum of Natural History

april 7

UI Health Care announces new voluntary cost reduction programs

UI Pentacrest Museums host Family Weekend April 18-19

april 6

UI honors student Maria Drout receives prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

Momentum Grants awarded to support diversity programs at UI

april 3

Sexual Assault Awareness Month features 'Take 5 for Respect' freeze April 13

April 2

Iowa-Drake rivalry goes all the way to the island on 'Lost'

April 1

Powwow returns to UI April 11 featuring music, food, arts and crafts

Take Back Your Time leader de Graaf to speak on sustainability April 13

UI series of events celebrate life, memory of Miya Rodolfo-Sioson

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Health

April 30

UHL explains 'What happens to my test for swine flu?'

april 29

UI study suggests a new target for treatment of depression

april 24

Abboud selected for Kober Medal in recognition of achievements

april 23

NIH funds UI blood pressure study for $8.5 million

april 20

UI undergraduate students to present research at April 25 celebration

april 14

UI researchers to study serious eye disorder

april 13

UI development consortium develops drugs, dosages for clinical studies

april 7

UI Health Care announces new voluntary cost reduction programs

UI receives international training grant for underrepresented students

april 6

UI Health Care forms international office

april 3

Gene discovery could lead to male contraceptive

April 2

New UI cancer research grants honor Larry Oberley

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Iowa Center for the Arts

April 30

The interaction of American cinema and poetry is explored in new UI Press book

Gregory Hand will present free Baroque organ music recital May 8

Ying Quartet/Wu Han concert will benefit Hancher, mark Hurtig's retirement

april 28

Guitarist Tim Lowly and vocalist/pianist Matthew Ganong perform April 30

UI Press releases new dragonfly field guide May 1

Trout Fishing in America is Hancher's 2009 'SPOT' attraction

april 27

UI Writers' Workshop poet James Galvin reads May 7

april 24

UI Writers' Workshop alumna Z.Z. Packer reads May 1

UI Writers' Workshop student Dr. Austin Ratner reads May 4

University and Concert Bands will perform May 6

Choral ensembles will wrap up the semester's activities with May 8 concert

Kantorei and University Choir share concert program May 9

April 22

Xu Xi reads for 'Live from Prairie Lights' April 30

april 21

Nottage wins Pulitzer Prize in the midst of UI run of 'Intimate Apparel'

UI Writers' Workshop guest poet Mark McMorris reads April 29

UI Department of Dance presents undergraduate concert April 30-May 2

april 20

Iowa New Play Festival May 4-9 provides a deluge of new theater

april 17

Animal activist Gene Baur reads for 'Live from Prairie Lights' April 28

UI Opera Theater presents Offenbach's 'Orpheus in the Underworld' May 1-3

April 16

International Writing Program takes 'New Symposium' to Morocco

UI poet Cole Swensen introduces new anthology in April 27 reading

UI Symphony Orchestra concludes 2008-09 season with April 29 concert

april 15

Geoffrey Hill wins 2009 Truman Capote Award for Literary Criticism

Political poet, labor activist Mark Nowak reads April 24

Piccolo recital April 27 to include variety of styles and one world premiere

april 14

Jane Hamilton will read her new novel on 'Live from Prairie Lights' April 23

april 13

UI Press releases two new volumes of literary scholarship April 15

april 10

UI festival celebrating legacy of Indian weaver-poet to take place April 16, 17

Wood and Sunstein read for 'Word Painter' event April 24

UI Center for New Music will go 'Off-Center' for April 25 concert

Electronic Music Studios will present new works April 26

april 9

Rosenbaum to discuss 'When Values Collide: Financial Asset or Cultural Asset' April 15

Rothschild reads from essay collection for 'Live from Prairie Lights' April 21

Philharmonia, All-University String Orchestra to share concert program April 26

april 8

UI Writers' Workshop guest poet Margot Livesey reads April 22

Hong's return to UI will conclude with April 24 Hancher-sponsored concert

New UI Press releases expanded version of 'A Peculiar People'

april 7

Lerner reads autobiographical essays for 'Live from Prairie Lights' April 20

april 6

UI Writers' Workshop guest poet Zagajewski reads April 16

april 3

University Theatres returns to Mabie Theatre with 'Intimate Apparel'

Violinist Conklin will play 'Southern Comforts' with Symphony Band April 15

UI nonfiction alumna Biss reads for 'Live from Prairie Lights' April 15

Music from Bach to Debussy, and some new works for brass, fill April 16 concert

UI Department of Dance presents thesis concert April 16-18

New exhibition at Figge April 19 features famous UI Museum of Art works

Concerto/Aria Competition winners to perform April 19 with Chamber Orchestra

April 2

Award-winning UI poets Collins and Thirkield read April 14

April 1

Hoffman reads April 13 from biography of Palestinian poet Taha Muhammed Ali

UI Maia String Quartet and soprano Hagiwara perform Schoenberg April 17

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April 22

If it's toxic, is it really an asset?

april 20

UI undergraduate students to present research at April 25 celebration

april 17

Study by Lie finds corporate debt sticks even through bankruptcy

april 15

New club helps non-finance students learn about markets

april 14

Students help Cedar Rapids economic development group with database of waste

april 8

'Road Warrior' to discuss a life on the road at Tippie College of Business

april 7

UI career services volunteer to help unemployed workers

Business students continue to give back with Tippie Build 2

april 3

UI business student wins at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

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Law

april 23

Law professor Hovenkamp lauded by former government official

April 22

Law professor says U.S. Supreme Court's Gant decision a mixed bag

april 21

Law student survey finds improved marketability for universal design homes

april 20

Law students help incarcerated domestic abuse victims seek commutations

UI undergraduate students to present research at April 25 celebration

april 17

Law professor leads initiative to protect environment for future generations

UI Center For Human Rights announces Weston essay competition winners

april 10

Law professor argues for role of government in marriage

april 8

Law school research suggests Iowa should update wine direct-shipping laws

april 7

UI career services volunteer to help unemployed workers

april 6

Law school to host 11 state, federal judges for judicial clerkship program

april 3

Work of Iowa law student cited in Iowa Supreme Court's Varnum decision

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Education

april 27

UI partners with community colleges to provide on-site bachelor degrees

april 20

UI undergraduate students to present research at April 25 celebration

april 17

Annual Invention Convention features student innovation April 25 at ISU

april 9

Middle school students inspired to pursue dreams during UI visit

april 6

Belin-Blank Center honors students, schools

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April 30

UI students named to USA TODAY All-USA College Academic Team

april 23

Students plan scavenger hunt to raise money for Alzheimer's Association

april 20

UI undergraduate students to present research at April 25 celebration

april 17

UI Center For Human Rights announces Weston essay competition winners

April 16

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences names Collegiate Fellows

april 15

UI chemists' DNA biosynthesis discovery could lead to better antibiotics

april 14

UI student wins Udall scholarship for environmental contributions

april 13

UI biologist studies ocean plant cell adaptation in climate change

april 10

UI festival celebrating legacy of Indian weaver-poet to take place April 16, 17

april 8

UI names Perlmutter director of School of Journalism and Mass Communication

april 6

UI honors student Maria Drout receives prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

UI WISE program awards travel grants

april 3

Hawkeye Poll: Majority of Iowans support recognition of same-sex relationships

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april 28

MEDIA ADVISORY: Men in Engineering help build Habitat house May 2

april 21

IAWIND receives $3 million, three-year Iowa Power Fund Grant

april 20

UI undergraduate students to present research at April 25 celebration

april 17

UI students win prestigious National Science Foundation graduate fellowships

Annual Invention Convention features student innovation April 25 at ISU

April 2

UI watershed project joins United Nations international basin program

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International Programs

april 28

UI to host conference on language acquisition April 30 through May 2

april 17

UI Center For Human Rights announces Weston essay competition winners

april 10

UI festival celebrating legacy of Indian weaver-poet to take place April 16, 17

April 1

UI exhibit, reception, film series to highlight Islamic civilization

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April 30

UI physician receives major urology honor

UI Recreational Services offers Tennis Block Party May 8

Improvised concert for horn and piano will be held May 9

april 29

UI team helps advance understanding of autism genetics

UI study seeks current and former smokers ages 45 to 80

UI School of Art and Art History hosts Arts Festival May 1

Glassblower to speak at 'Finding God' Forum May 1

april 28

Fine Arts Council sponsors Riverbank Art Fair May 2-3

UI Mini Medical School hosts heart failure talk in Washington May 13

april 27

Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center noted for prostate cancer excellence

'Creating Community' Symposium set for April 30 at UI

april 24

Small Business Development Center to hold business succession planning workshop

Lunch tote sales to support breast cancer research at Holden

UI Composers Workshop presents concert May 3

Old Capitol Museum presents Jane Austen's 'Emma' May 9 and 10

april 23

Trees to be planted on Pentacrest in recognition of Arbor Day

Small Business Development Center tax workshop series begins April 27

UI statistics department hosts 38th Annual Craig Lectures April 30, May 1

April 22

UI has highest number of 'Power Down for the Planet' pledges

Golden Girl is golden at World Baton Twirling Championships

Journalism School places 10th in national writing competition

UI Hospitals and Clinics transplant programs approved

Comedian Finesse Mitchell appears at IMU May 1

'Fossil Guy' program set for May 2 at Museum of Natural History

UI public lectures celebrating International Year of Astronomy continue May 6

april 21

Crookham discusses growth of Musco Sports Lighting in Tippie lecture

Stern receives research award from Peruvian university

UI investigators Johnson and Wall recognized for vision research

Grant Wood class offered on April 23

Everson to be honored with A. Ron Walton Award at April 25 meeting

UI Jazz Repertory Ensemble will perform jazz classics May 2

Museum of Natural History to show 'Kilowatt Ours' May 3

april 20

Rao receives senior investigator clinical science research honor

UI student receives scholarship from classical association

UI's AirCare marks 30th anniversary

Registration is now open for July Iowa Lakeside Laboratory Wildlife Camps

UI conference can help adults with hearing loss

Student success expert to speak April 22 at UI

Student-produced film 'Diary of a Superhero' premieres April 24 at Bijou

UI Honors Program celebrates 50th anniversary with weekend of activities

april 17

UI surgeons first in Iowa to use new-generation operating rooms

UI engineer says technology can enhance, not just diminish, driving attention

UI's Hageman receives vision research award

Atchison recognized for work on health care access

Abboud to receive Cannon award, deliver lecture

'Fossil Guy' talk April 25 at Museum of Natural History

April 16

Writers' Workshop alumnus Scibona wins Young Lions Fiction Award

Film on social impact of pornography will be screened April 22

april 15

Last chance to Power Down for the Planet

Engineering to hold Caterpillar lectures April 16, 17

Croatian scholar to discuss legal aid in Europe April 16

Area elementary students celebrate UI Global Exploration Day April 17

'Second Language Acquisition in 21st Century' focus of symposium April 17, 18

Public invited to student-led forum on domestic and global diversity April 19

Real estate execs to discuss real estate conditions in Tippie forum April 24

UI History of Medicine Society annual banquet is April 24

Public event in Centerville May 1 to focus on cancer prevention

april 14

UI Police alert community about check-cashing scheme

Students seeking 'Power Down for the Planet' pledges

Project Art seeks musicians for Summer Concert Series

UI Arts Share program wins Johnson & Johnson grant

Gehl of Newberry Library presents UI Brownell Lecture April 16

Community invited to view global health exhibit April 15-24

Earthwords contributors read April 22

Free head and neck cancer screening offered April 28

april 13

UI sociologist wins award for outstanding legal education research

Public invited to attend foreign plant operations seminar April 23

'Examined Life' conference explores creative writing, medicine April 29-May 1

april 10

Big Ten Network features UI programming in April and May

UI schedules Darwin Day activities April 10 and 11

'Boxes and Walls' presented April 15 at Burge Hall

Dick Prall appears on Iowa Public Radio's 'Java Blend' Apr. 17

Dutch designer lectures at the UI April 22

Mark Levine lectures on 'Mortal Rigor' on April 24

Agricultural medicine course offered June 8-12

april 9

UI orthopaedics department ranked top in NIH funding

Dentistry college appoints Solow associate dean for student affairs

UI alum to share his experiences in Belo Horizonte, Brazil April 13

Engineering Research Open House scheduled April 16

Climate change and how it affects Iowans is subject of free talk April 16

Engineering leadership symposium to be held April 16

People Powered will lecture at the UI April 23

april 8

MBA students to train Iowa City high school students for leadership

College of Law sponsors annual Women-in-Law conference

april 7

Mount honor recognizes personality and job performance research

University Housing honored for Path program

Ames High School student wins national award for artwork

Research events set for April 14-15

april 6

Volunteers needed to help plant seedlings around campus April 9

UI Opera Studies Forum features Handel Bicentenary Lecture April 10

UI public lectures celebrating International Year of Astronomy continue April 15

april 3

Mason to host two Presidential Budget Forums April 8

UI Ph.D. student Wilson wins Administrator of Tomorrow Award

Choi will present free harpsichord recital April 19

UI hosts math, science, engineering day for girls April 21

april 2

Landsman receives award for social work research

Visiting photographer Warpinski lectures April 16

April 1

Retired UI engineering professor Wayne L. Paulson honored with scholarship

UI employee parking permits can be renewed by e-mail

Human Rights Center to screen documentary about 'Sudan's Lost Boys' April 5

UI hosts Slavic Bazaar at Robert A. Lee Community Recreation Center April 5

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