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General University News

August 25

DVD-based game asks future scientists 'Did You See That?'

UI envisions a new Museum of Art

August 24

'Saturdays in Service' allows UI students to become engaged in community

August 21

ACT marks 50th anniversary of founding at Old Capitol on UI campus

August 20

UI ranked 29th best U.S. public national university

AmeriCorps VISTA workers to help connect UI students and community

August 17

UI makes G.I. Job's Best Military Friendly Schools in nation list

august 14

University leadership awards ARRA grants

august 13

Public invited to learn about 'green' job opportunities Aug. 20

August 12

UI holds annual welcome week activities for students

UI to hold convocation celebration to welcome new students Aug. 23

august 11

Giving for UI in fiscal 2009 increases, passes $200 million for second time

August 10

University's Iowa State Fair exhibit to present remarkable programs

Hawkeye alumni athletes, coaches and broadcasters to appear at state fair

August 7

Afro-American Cultural Center alumni event set for Sept. 18-20

August 6

UI triples number of LEED-accredited staff

August 4

Innovative graduate student makes MLB pitching stats available to all

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Health

August 31

University of Iowa Children's Hospital studying H1N1 flu vaccine

august 28

Knee osteoarthritis is focus of UI research

August 27

UI team improves delivery of cancer-fighting molecules

august 25

DVD-based game asks future scientists 'Did You See That?'

August 21

Gene discovery reveals a critical protein's function in hearing

Lecture and symposium Sept. 18 to focus on medical home concept

August 19

MEDIA ADVISORY: Medicine, pharmacy, nursing 'white coat' ceremonies

August 12

Updated fact book profiles health of Iowans

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Iowa Center for the Arts

August 31

Eclectic music featured at 16th Annual Women's Music Festival Sept. 11, 12

UI Press releases classic story collection by Lee K. Abbott on Sept. 1

august 27

Russian cultural leaders join UI literary community Sept. 9-16

MEDIA ADVISORY: Introduction of the 2009 International Writing Program writers

August 26

'Thursdays at the Figge' features talks on UIMA masterworks

august 25

UI envisions a new Museum of Art

August 21

Winners of the 2009 Iowa short-fiction awards will become available Sept. 1

August 20

IWP welcomes 2009 global literary community to the City of Literature

August 19

UI Museum of Art to open new on-campus location in Iowa Memorial Union

august 18

UI Arts Share program is now scheduling 2009-10 events

August 17

Iowa Review 'Rivers' reading responds to the flood of 2008

August 14

Rediscovering a rarely seen Museum of Natural History collection

Professor relives childhood humiliations for new book 'Do-Over!'

New titles available from University of Iowa Press

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August 7

Forbes ranking puts Tippie MBA in elite group

August 4

Businesses growing in Iowa from Okoboji Entrepreneurial Institute

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Law

August 28

Bankruptcies on the rise, but teaching how to do them doesn't change

August 24

UI law professor suggests giving legal leeway to 'trespassory artists'

August 14

First-year law students to participate in community service activities

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Education

august 21

ACT marks 50th anniversary of founding at Old Capitol on UI campus

August 3

UI experts offer back-to-school expertise in media tip sheet

Special back-to-school edition of 'Iowa Insights' podcast

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August 26

NASA selects UI researchers to participate in x-ray telescope mission

august 25

ABC News blog wins Iowa Gallup Award for Excellent Journalism Using Polls

august 18

UI Arts Share program is now scheduling 2009-10 events

august 11

Professor relives childhood humiliations for new book 'Do-Over!'

August 5

UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences announces scholarships

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august 13

Public invited to learn about 'green' job opportunities Aug. 20

August 10

University of Iowa receives $598,500 NIH bioinformatics training grant

August 5

UI researchers receive $380,000 grant to study greenhouse gas, agriculture link

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International Programs

august 27

UI International Programs chosen to host Fulbright Gateway Orientation

August 26

UI awarded grants to benefit South Asian, African curricula, study abroad

August 10

UI welcomes record number of international students during orientation

August 3

Yemeni visitors discuss faith in the Midwest at open forum Aug. 10

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ataglance

August 31

CLAS Alumni Fellow will speak on 'life and meaning' Sept. 11

august 28

UI accepts applications for Quad-City-based MSW program

UI Health Care gets 'A' grade for conflict of interest policy

IWP writers from Switzerland and Uzbekistan read Sept. 11

UI receives grants related to serious disease during pregnancy

August 27

Opus Two will perform UI School of Music guest recital Sept. 4

IWP participants discuss 'Teaching Writing' in Sept. 11 public event

Cello Daze includes free concerts on the UI campus Sept. 12 and 13

August 26

Valentino receives NEA translation fellowship

UI Press releases paperback edition of former Iowa Short Fiction winner

UI Children's Hospital, Kohl's event will encourage healthy eating Aug. 29

UI community can explore volunteer opportunities Sept. 2

UI public lectures celebrating International Year of Astronomy continue Sept. 2

Poet Koethe reads at Prairie Lights Sept. 10

Mental health conference enrollment deadline is Sept. 14

august 25

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences names new advisory board members

August 24

UI engineers use flood of 2008 as data for studies, forecasting system

College of Public Health panel to lead film discussion Aug. 27

UI will hold annual Deeded Body Program memorial service Aug. 28

'Tony and Friends III' performs Beethoven, Walton and Tchaikovsky Aug. 30

First Hawkapalooza event to feature Lupe Fiasco Sept 3

August 21

University Book Store hours set in Old Capitol Town Center

Hendrickson named director of REACH Program in UI College of Education

UI engineering graduate student participates in NASA airborne science study

UI Mortar Board chapter recognized

Expert to speak on preventing infection Aug. 27

UI Department of Theatre Arts holds public auditions for fall productions

IWP resident Dafydd reads from award-winning novel Sept. 9

UI dental continuing education program offered Oct. 2

August 20

PostSecret creator Frank Warren to speak Aug. 25

Iowa City native McCue reads from running memoir Sept. 8

Hubbard Group hosts leadership retreat for black men Sept. 12

August 19

Implications of Iran's internal conflict subject of Aug. 26 talk

Iranian student panel to explore recent election results, aftermath Aug. 26

UI student job fair features employment opportunities Aug. 27

New Writers' Workshop student traces nerdiness in Sept. 2 reading

august 18

UI Web site documents achievements for 2008-09

UI professor to discuss animal-human diseases Aug. 25

UI art library moved to main library, other main library transitions made

Mandarin Chinese classes begin in September in Iowa City, Davenport

August 17

UI to hold public forum on new pre-disaster mitigation plan Aug. 25

Burlington Street pedestrian bridge to remain closed into September

August 12

$1.5 million grant will advance vision research at UI

JPEC, Small Business Center send businesses to business plan semi-finals

august 11

Taiwanese educators learn new ways to teach math and science during UI visit

Iowa KidSight program helps Lions Clubs reach 1 million milestone

UI's Adams receives Doris Duke Charitable Foundation award

August 10

'Iowa Insights' podcast: Joffrey Ballet helps UI recover from flood

Diverse fall classes available for those 50 and older

August 7

'Miracle Treats' to benefit UI Children's Hospital

august 6

Portion of Newton Road closed for work in August

August 3

UITV schedules broadcast of external support news conference

Deadline Aug. 31 to apply for Rape Victim Advocacy Program advocate training

August 'Iowa Insights' podcast offers back to school tips

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