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General University News

february 27

Provost's forum examines immigration exploitation and human rights March 5-6

February 26

Public Policy Center hosts flood symposium March 10-12

february 24

Old Capitol Museum exhibit explores Mother Nature and women writers

UI wins award for implementation of alcohol prevention course

Best-selling author Alice Sebold to speak at UI March 4

february 17

UI organizes flood clean-up project over spring break

UI Libraries digitizes early TV documents

february 16

Eko and Lillios win Stanley International Programs-Obermann Fellowships

february 12

University of Iowa presents Cultural Diversity Festival Feb. 22

Runners to get 'Nearly Naked' for charity run March 7

Registration under way for UI alumni reunion weekend 2009

Monthly movie series begins at UI Museum of Natural History

February 11

UI launches Web site to inform campus about budget, solicit ideas

UI Libraries digitizes rare Abraham Lincoln artifacts

UI to help groups sponsor statewide career awareness events

february 10

MEDIA ADVISORY: U.S. Homeland Security secretary among officials participating in UI campus walking tour Feb. 11

Public Policy Center issues evaluation of IowaCare health plan

february 9

Gurnett to discuss Iowa exploration of space in Presidential Lecture Feb. 15

'Shock Doctrine' author Klein to give lecture Feb. 18

February 4

Environmental writer Edward Wilson to give Distinguished Lecture Feb. 11

Story-time series begins at UI Museum of Natural History

february 3

Finding God at Iowa forums begin Feb. 6

February 2

MEDIA ADVISORY:UI Libraries restores artifacts from African American Museum

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Health

february 24

UI Hospitals and Clinics to end complimentary parking program

february 23

UI/VA team studies effect of exercise on cognition in Parkinson's disease

february 18

New surgical implant tested at UI prevents total blindness

Rinehart named assistant dean for veterans' affairs at UI College of Pharmacy

february 17

Hygienic lab is first state public health lab to add new pregnancy screens

february 16

UI expert: macular degeneration merits another look

february 12

UI researcher helps catch 'calcium flickers' in action

february 10

Tests may predict driving safety in people with Alzheimer's disease

february 6

Effects of smoking linked to accelerated aging protein

February 5

NIH awards $10.4 million grant to UI Cardiovascular Research Center

february 3

UI Dance Marathoners say 'BIG Event' is 'For the Kids'

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Iowa Center for the Arts

february 27

University and Concert Bands share concert March 9

February 26

Clarinetist Mead's March 10 program runs from Brazilian to Brahms

UI Press releases book about pioneering filmmaker D.W. Griffith March 1

february 25

Gooch will read from new Flannery O'Connor biography March 5

Hancher presents Juan de Marcos and the Afro-Cuban All Stars March 10

february 24

Writers' Workshop alumnus Dr. Abraham Verghese reads March 4

february 20

Iowa Poetry Prize winners are released by the University of Iowa Press

Yiyun Li, alumna of UI fiction and nonfiction programs, reads March 3

UI Dancers in Company launches 2009 season March 5-8

February 19

Iowa Bach Festival March 2-6 will feature renowned specialists

Bialosky's Feb. 26 reading will be recorded by UI Writing University

University Theatres Mainstage presents comic fable 'Kid-Simple' March 5-14

Java Jews, Richard Gloss are in the same boat for Manning's March 5 tuba recital

february 17

Alley Cabaret continues, with 'Vagina Monologues' Feb. 27-28 and other dates

february 16

Maia Quartet and Philharmonia Orchestra share the program Feb. 27

february 12

UI Chamber Orchestra features violin and piano soloists March 1

February 11

Iowa Summer Rep selects playwright, holds auditions for 2009 festival

UI Department of Theatre Arts hosts 10-minute play festival Feb. 19-22

february 10

Marra's theater history volume makes the supermarket tabloids seem tame

february 9

UI Press announces winners of the 2009 Iowa Short Fiction Awards

Houck and Xu kick off UIMA 'Word Painter' spring reading series

UI writers help Cedar Rapids Library recover from flood damage

february 6

Violist Avshamalov joins with Maia Quartet, pianist Lecuona for concert Feb. 19

UI Symphony Orchestra performs at West High School Feb. 18

Paul Harding's Feb. 18 reading will be streamed live by UI Writing University

Local students share the stage with UI Symphony Band Feb. 21

New Emily Wilson poetry collection is published by the University of Iowa Press

february 5

UI Department of Dance presents Faculty/Graduate Concert Feb. 12-14

February 4

Feb. 16 Sikelianos reading will be streamed on UI Writing University site

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february 24

Conference to help businesses learn about new financial reporting requirements

february 23

Alumnus and shoe guru Zach Bromert to talk Nikes with business students

february 12

UI professor finds a way to make money investing in insurance stocks

February 11

Toronto Stock Exchange chief discusses economy in UI appearance

february 9

Iowa finance professor hopeful that stock prices have bottomed out

february 3

Financial Times ranking reflects Tippie MBA focus on experiential learning

february 2

UI marketing students pick Doritos, rude flowers as best Super Bowl ads

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Law

february 25

Law student reports to help nonprofit groups working in Asia

february 24

Conference to help businesses learn about new financial reporting requirements

february 13

College of Law symposium to examine international financial meltdown

february 11

Law school to examine issues in Iowa same sex marriage case

Web site helps employers interview job applicants with disabilities

february 10

Law professor VanderVelde's book brings life to Harriet Scott, Dred's wife

Law school center to help Postville look to the future

february 6

Carolyn Jones to step down as dean of College of Law

february 2

Virginia professor to discuss racism, medical research in UI law lecture

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Education

february 20

Oakdale Prison Community Choir creates unique learning opportunities

february 18

UI, ISU professors garner $4.8 million grant to improve science literacy

february 13

UI education majors serve as student teachers during spring semester

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february 27

Provost's forum examines immigration exploitation and human rights March 5-6

UI holds annual high school Mathematics Tournament March 7

February 26

UI to host talk by world famous mathematician Maxim Kontsevich March 2

february 25

'Freaks' help scientist unravel nature and nurture

february 23

Convocation takes look at 'Europe in the World' Feb. 26-28

february 20

Oakdale Prison Community Choir creates unique learning opportunities

february 16

Study finds recession associated with increases in minority victims of crime

Eko and Lillios win Stanley International Programs-Obermann Fellowships

february 12

Behavioral studies show baboons, pigeons capable of higher-level cognition

february 9

Gurnett to discuss Iowa exploration of space in Presidential Lecture Feb. 15

february 6

UI's Ke receives grant to research learning Chinese as second language

February 5

Study finds education and money attract a mate; chastity sinks in importance

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February 19

UI researchers win $899,401 grant to identify air pollutants in U.S. cities

february 16

Iowa student engineers develop hand-held water sanitizer for a thirsty world

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International Programs

february 27

Provost's forum examines immigration exploitation and human rights March 5-6

february 23

Convocation takes look at 'Europe in the World' Feb. 26-28

february 16

Eko and Lillios win Stanley International Programs-Obermann Fellowships

february 6

UI's Ke receives grant to research learning Chinese as second language

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ataglance

february 27

Tippie makes big jump in BusinessWeek undergrad rankings

UI student wins Hearst award and scholarship for sports writing

Kraft to serve on disaster preparedness planning group for cultural entities

Museum of Natural History offers family activities March 14-22

Museum of Natural History hosts storytime March 15

Register for UI Recreational Services' March 16-20 Chickadee Camp

February 26

Davidson receives Mathilde Solowey Lecture Award in the Neurosciences

Donohue reading will be streamed on Writing University Web site

Ceramic artists Wilson and Adler to speak at UI March 5

UI master's program in Urban and Regional Planning hosts open house March 5th

Visiting artist Trenton Doyle Hancock will speak at UI March 5

Farmers invited to farm equipment/vehicle crash prevention sessions March 16-18

february 25

'Climb for a Cause' to help UI student with spinal cord injury

Class on 19th-century photography offered March 4

Tisch Jones to speak at March 6 'Finding God' Forum

february 24

UI mathematician wins prestigious 2009 Sloan Research Fellowship

UI scientist receives award for free-radical research

Sonka named editor of leading electrical engineering journal

Navajo printmaker Yazzie to give lecture Feb. 26

West Court Street closed near UI Power Plant Feb. 26

Lillios to discuss archaeology in Portugal March 2

Nachte Raho Indian dance competition set for March 7

SCOPE Productions presents Girl Talk on April 13 and 311 on April 18

february 23

Careers for Change series, KRUI to feature UI alumna Feb. 24

Campana to discuss 'The New Cinema-Lyric Art' Feb. 27

Stephanie Nilles on Iowa Public Radio's 'Java Blend' Feb. 27

February 19

Tippie MBA team wins regional case study competition

UI physiologist receives March of Dimes research grant

UI to host career and job fair Feb. 25

Small Business Center hosts disaster tax seminars for businesses Feb. 26

Public invited to UI 'Brain Awareness' events Feb. 28 and March 10

Violin and cello guest recital will be March 2

february 18

UI chosen as part of collaborative to increase pool of science, math teachers

West Court Street closed near UI Power Plant Feb. 19

Bijou Theatre to host Oscar Party Feb. 22

International Mondays series begins with Peace Corps discussion Feb. 23

Registration deadline for Osher memoir writing class is Feb. 23

Law professor to discuss free market fixes to environmental problems Feb. 23

february 17

UI to study coenzyme Q10 for Parkinson's disease

Talk on medical aspects of Lincoln's assassination is Feb. 24

Free fitness assessments available Feb. 24

february 16

UI to study coenzyme Q10 for Parkinson's disease

Talk on medical aspects of Lincoln's assassination is Feb. 24

Free fitness assessments available Feb. 24

february 13

Community seminar to focus on 'What's New In Heart Surgery'

West Court Street closed near UI Power Plant Feb. 18

Native American activist Frank LaMere to speak Feb. 19 at UI

New play about art and healing premiers Feb. 27

'Piano Sundays' concert at Old Capitol March 1

february 12

College of Nursing students receive new scholarships

UI author speaks on emancipation's impact on the North Feb. 19

She Swings, She Sways on Iowa Public Radio's 'Java Blend' Feb. 20

February 11

Law symposium examines economic meltdown

UI researchers receive population science pilot grants

UI Honors Program hosts Symposium on Learning in Service to Iowa Feb. 13

Immigration rights, detention focus of film screening and talk Feb. 22

february 10

UI Dance Marathon exceeds $1 million for second consecutive year

University of Iowa Health Care cancer tip: Learn about estrogens in lotions

Conference to focus on confronting today's health challenges Feb. 13-14

'Religion and Secularism in the Muslim World' topic of Feb. 17 luncheon

february 9

Momentum Plus grants encourage diversity outreach, disability awareness

UI Center for Human Rights seeks applications for funded internship program

UI pharmacy students participate in leadership conference

Law school to host workshop on working with Latino law clients Feb. 19

february 6

Toronto Stock Exchange CEO to speak at Tippie Feb. 10

Darwin Day events scheduled Feb. 11-13

Eichstaedt to discuss child soldiers of Uganda at Feb. 13 luncheon

Heart Friends hosts Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Day party Feb. 14

Physics and astronomy open house to feature demonstrations, family fun Feb. 17

february 5

Agricultural health, safety research project proposals sought

UI pharmacy student selected for national committee

Usher-Syndrome expert speaks at Capitol Hill Feb. 5

Indian Student Alliance presents Gathe Raho Feb. 14

Harpsichordist Vinikour presents UI guest recital Feb. 21

February 4

Alumni win technology start-up award for business developed as Tippie students

UI Arts Share program receives Alliant Energy grant

William Elliott Whitmore performs on 'Java Blend' Feb. 13

Volunteers needed for annual diversity festival Feb. 22

february 3

American Cancer Society grant funds liver cancer research

UI Swing Dance Club hosts Valentine's Day dance Feb. 14

february 2

College of Engineering holds annual Spring Job and Internship Fair Feb. 3

Culver to visit radiothon at UI, meet Dance Marathon participants Feb 6

Tippie Women in Business to hold speed networking event Feb. 25

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