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General University News

July 29

UI external support increases 10.3 percent to record $429.5 million

july 28

UI friends and family can reconnect Oct. 9-10 at homecoming

July 27

UI makes EPA Top 20 list of on-site green power users

MEDIA ADVISORY: annual grants and contracts news conference July 29

july 24

MEDIA ADVISORY: Vertex Pharmaceuticals opens new laboratory at UI BioVentures Center

july 23

UI Honors Program recognizes UI students, professors, staff and alumni

July 21

UI unveils 30 years of interviews with international writers

july 17

Blind cycling champion to lead UI's Project 3000 RAGBRAI team

july 16

UI Hospitals and Clinics ranked again among national elite

july 10

Celebrate diversity in Chicago with UI family August 7-8

UI students on President's List for spring 2009

july 9

UI archaeologists share artifacts while cycling across the state with RAGBRAI

july 6

UI Libraries present Iowa City Book Festival July 18

July 2

'Star Trek,' Star Wars' pieces part of UI Libraries sci-fi fanzine acquisition

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Health

july 30

Illinois couple commits $1 million for UI epilepsy research

july 28

Study: being active as a preschooler pays off later in childhood

Fraternal Order of Eagles 'racing' for diabetes research at UI

July 27

Iowa committee issues five principles to guide health care reform

july 24

Airway cells use 'tasting' mechanism to detect and clear harmful substances

july 23

Sticky protein helps reinforce fragile muscle membranes

UI Honors Program recognizes UI students, professors, staff and alumni

July 22

UI Children's Hospital, Hawkeyes to honor pediatric patients

July 20

New program fosters biomedical research and education across Iowa

july 16

UI Hospitals and Clinics ranked again among national elite

Individuals, group with UI Health Care ties earn Governor's Volunteer Awards

july 9

Cognitive training reduces older adults' health care costs

July 8

Care centers work with UI researchers to improve elder care

july 7

Anderson named head of internal medicine at UI

july 6

UI nets $3.6 million grant for glaucoma research

July 1

Schizophrenia research at UI receives $1.6 million NIH grant

UI Health Care to implement new conflict of interest policy July 1

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Iowa Center for the Arts

july 21

UI unveils 30 years of interviews with international writers

july 17

IWP Director Christopher Merrill will announce City of Literature structure

july 10

UI Opera Theater brings 'Jacques Brel' to the Englert July 24-26

july 6

UI Libraries present Iowa City Book Festival July 18

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Business

july 24

MEDIA ADVISORY: Vertex Pharmaceuticals opens new laboratory at UI BioVentures Center

july 23

UI Honors Program recognizes UI students, professors, staff and alumni

july 16

VIDEO: Tippie cranks up the volume with visit by Guitar Hero game developers

July 1

Local student named Tippie Scholar at University of Iowa

Local student named Tippie Outstanding Scholar at University of Iowa

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Law

July 20

Law professors explain Sotomayor hearings to the public in two online forums

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Education

July 29

Student completes first year of University of Iowa REACH Program

july 23

UI Honors Program recognizes UI students, professors, staff and alumni

July 20

Korean educators visit UI for gifted education seminar July 19-31

July 13

UI College of Education helps teachers learn about U.S. Constitution July 15-22

July 8

Gifted Chinese students visit UI campus, community for immersion experience

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Liberal Arts & Sciences

July 29

Hawkeye Poll: 40 percent of Chicagoans have little to no Web access

july 28

Study: being active as a preschooler pays off later in childhood

july 23

UI Honors Program recognizes UI students, professors, staff and alumni

july 21

UI unveils 30 years of interviews with international writers

July 20

Nature? Nurture? UI Scientists Say Neither

July 15

UI biologist and colleagues describe new technique to assist genetic researchers

july 14

UI mathematics professor receives 2009 Presidential Award for Excellence

July 8

Valentino to succeed Hamilton as editor of 'The Iowa Review'

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Engineering

 

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International Programs

July 22

MEDIA ADVISORY: UI official invited to attend launch of Iraq Education Initiative July 25 in Washington, D.C.

July 20

Korean educators visit UI for gifted education seminar July 19-31

July 13

Five UI alumni receive Fulbright fellowships for 2009-10

july 6

UI helps bring Japanese puppet troupe to Riverside Festival Stage July 18

UI graduate students awarded Stanley Awards for Research Abroad

July 1

Nine undergraduates awarded Stanley Scholarships for International Research

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ataglance

july 31

'Golfing Fore Cancer' event set for Aug. 14

july 30

UI lung specialist offers outreach clinic in Sigourney

Holden Cancer Center tip: childhood cancer follow-up care

UI Carver College of Medicine community faculty event held June 16

UI Carver College of Medicine community faculty event held May 20

UI Carver College of Medicine community faculty event held May 18

july 28

Summer Undergraduate Research Conference set for Thursday

Portions of North Campus Ramp pedestrian access closed July 31 to Aug. 3

Symposium will highlight FUTURE fellows' research July 31

July 27

Hospital evacuation roles, response to be discussed July 30

UI seeks participants for study on voter decision-making

july 24

'Picture This--Don't Smoke' poster available for schools

July 22

Osher Institute offers golf swing instruction July 29

Old Capitol Museum closed Aug. 4-14; Museum of Natural History open

july 21

'Planet Earth' movie series continues Aug. 2 at Museum of Natural History

UI engineer receives $277,000 NSF grant for polymer research

UI alumna Gish Jen is selected for Academy of Arts and Sciences

July 20

Iowa Insights airs on KRUI radio Tuesdays at noon starting July 21

Osher Institute offers program on book conservation July 22

Westefeld honored with Excellence in Teaching Alumni Award

july 17

Learn English country dancing at Old Capitol Museum Aug. 1

College of Engineering appoints Whitmore to advisory board

july 16

Tesla Roadster makes Renew America Roadtrip stop at UI July 22

July 15

Old Capitol Museum celebrates Beatrix Potter's birthday July 27

UI Hancher Showcase closeout sale will be July 31

july 14

UI study seeks adults with atrial fibrillation

Meth in small-town Iowa is the subject of July 22 reading

Learn about 'nature's recyclers' at Iowa Lakeside Laboratory July 30

July 13

Preparing for emergencies topic of July 15 presentation

Law professor to blog thoughts about Sotomayor hearing for Des Moines Register

july 10

UITV rebroadcasts public forum on site selections for Hancher, Voxman, Clapp

Iowa Poet Laureate Mary Swander reads July 21

UI to host environmental engineering professors conference July 26-29

july 9

Reminder: Hancher-Voxman-Clapp forum tonight

Classic car show to support UI Children's Hospital

Animal Tales Storytime continues at Museum of Natural History July 19

Iowa Summer Rep presents staged reading of Ruhl's 'Eurydice' July 19

Iowa writer Mary Gottschalk reads July 20

July 8

I-CASH to convene rural roadway safety stakeholders July 23

july 7

Goodman to discuss helping animals during disasters July 9

Poet Todd Boss reads at Prairie Lights July 16

Writers' Workshop alumnus J.C. Hallman reads at Prairie Lights July 17

UI public lectures celebrating International Year of Astronomy continue July 18

John Beldon Scott becomes director of UI School of Art and Art History

july 6

Youth Entrepreneurship Camp remembers Paul Heyn with ice cream

UI Burn Treatment Center re-verified

Atchison receives Loyola award for leadership

july 2

UI SBDC, JPEC help competitors reach business plan semi-finals

UI Center for Advanced Reproductive Care established in Quad Cities

Norah Labiner reads at Prairie Lights July 14

Golf tournament to benefit patients with burn injuries Aug. 18

July 1

UI College of Education video featured on collegemajors.com

WRAC co-sponsors forum on same-sex marriage pros, cons July 7

Haberl to discuss Safeguard Iowa Partnership July 8

David Rhodes reads at Prairie Lights July 14

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