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General University News

march 31

UI honors student Rachel Nathanson wins 2009 Truman Scholarship

march 26

UI Graduate College awards dissertation prizes

Four UI faculty members win top teaching award

KRUI student radio celebrates 25th anniversary

MEDIA ADVISORY: UI, Iowa City to hold alcohol summit Friday

March 25

Annual tribute to women at the UI to be held April 1

march 24

Obermann Center kicks off 'Dinner Conversations' with UI faculty April 16

Journalist and hip-hop activist Harry Allen to speak at UI April 1

march 23

Graduate students present research and civic engagement efforts March 28

Differential equations in the sciences subject of March 24 lecture

March 20

Students to perform random acts of kindness as part of leadership academy

March 19

Tickets go on sale March 23 for Joffrey Ballet benefit for Hancher/School of Music

President Mason's budget update to the Board of Regents

march 18

MEDIA ADVISORY: More than 20 UI Museum of Art paintings return to Iowa

march 17

Additional feedback posted to UI Budget Web site

march 16

Catalyst Award diversity seed grants announced

Pohaku marketing firm is newest tenant at UI Technology Innovation Center

march 13

UI to begin offering new Certificate in Sustainability in fall 2009

UI evaluates replacement for two flood-damaged building complexes

UI announces recipients of its Presidential Scholarship, valued at $52,000

UI Museum of Natural History presents 'Identification Day' March 28

march 12

UI officials provide budget-planning update

march 10

Regents ponder resolution to freeze salaries

UI seeks pledges from computer users to 'Power Down for the Planet'

march 9

Students sought for interactive theater to address sexual assault, violence

march 6

UI, ISU, UNI to highlight undergraduate research in Des Moines March 9

Peregrine Charities gives $100,000 for UI pediatric research

March 4

Endowed UI professorship named for Keech; Drack named to position

UI Libraries digitizes women's physical education image collection

march 3

Mason addresses General Assembly Education Appropriations Subcommittee

Submitted budget suggestions now available online

March 2

UI Museum of Art to open IMU and Levitt Center galleries; receives NEH grant

University of Iowa receives ADDY Awards

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Health

march 27

Report finds injuries a leading cause of death in Iowa

march 26

Four UI faculty members win top teaching award

March 25

'Inspiring Soles' winner benefits Iowa Marrow Donor Program

Public invited to discuss health care reform April 2

march 19

Wireless technology could boost hand hygiene compliance

UI medical students receive residency assignments on 'Match Day'

march 17

Cognitive training lowers the risk of worsening depressive symptoms

march 16

Spitz receives grant to study potential new cancer treatment

MEDIA ADVISORY: UI Carver College of Medicine Match Day is March 19

march 13

Study finds school buses among safest way to travel in Iowa

march 12

College of Public Health dean appointed to U.S. health task force

March 11

Eye donation: a gift that gives twice

march 10

UI Health Care leaders announce voluntary cost reduction moves

New insights on heart's 'fight or flight' response to stress

Children, teens most likely to survive nontraumatic out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Study links inflammation and calcium signaling in heart attack

march 9

State Health Registry provides latest on cancer in Iowa

UI helps advance colorectal cancer awareness

Welsh named founding director of UI Institute for Biomedical Discovery

Lone Tree clinic expands hours, adds provider

march 6

Peregrine Charities gives $100,000 for UI pediatric research

UI, ISU, UNI to highlight undergraduate research in Des Moines March 9

march 5

UI study: electronic medical data improves operating room scheduling

March 4

News briefing on 'Cancer In Iowa: 2009' is March 9

march 3

Correction: UI nursing professionals named to 'Great Iowa Nurses' list

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Iowa Center for the Arts

march 31

UI postgraduate writer is the brains behind the Mission Creek Festival

April 7 event at the Englert Theatre will roll out 'City of Literature' vision

march 27

New UI Press book, available April 1, describes the life of a physician

Honor Moore will read from 'The Bishop's Daughter' April 9

march 26

V.V. Ganeshananthan will read from 'Love Marriage' April 7

March 25

Poets Buchanan and Stonecipher, Writers' Workshop alumnae, will read April 6

New UI Press book travels the Upper Iowa River

march 24

New UI Press book advocates the methodology of 'Deep Travel'

march 23

'Parlor-style' performance features work by British women poets April 4

March 20

National Book Critics Circle Award-winner Herrera credits Writers' Workshop

UI guest artists Muir and McElhinney present simultaneous lectures March 31

UI Department of Dance presents 'Sadie Hawkins Dance' thesis concert April 2-4

march 19

Tickets go on sale March 23 for Joffrey Ballet benefit for Hancher/School of Music

University Symphony will present operatic excerpts and tenor arias March 31

UI Center for New Music presents Festival of Contemporary Music, April 2-5

Kantorei and University Singers present joint UI concert April 5

Writers' Workshop faculty members D'Ambrosio and Brockmeier read April 3

march 12

UI Camerata Singers will present a free concert March 27

Cellist Arnone will be joined by pianist Lovelace in March 28 UI recital

Stoltzman Performs 'Salute To Benny Goodman' April 3, presented by Hancher

March 11

UI Press releases three new volumes of literary scholarship March 15

Poet Taggart, guest of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, reads March 26

'Percussion Spectacular' will be performed March 29 at the UI

march 10

2009 Iowa Summer Writing Festival is now accepting registrations

march 6

UI Press releases cancer-survival memoir March 15

march 5

New UI Press book, available March 15, explores the life of the Amish

March 4

Academy of Ancient Music performs Bach's 'Brandenburg' Concertos March 25

march 3

Raskin will screen his Academy Award finalist at the UI March 11

March 2

UI Museum of Art to open IMU and Levitt Center galleries; receives NEH grant

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business

march 31

Henry Fund wins stock portfolio competition again

UI honors student Rachel Nathanson wins 2009 Truman Scholarship

March 30

Paul Heyn remembered with UI youth entrepreneurship scholarships

march 27

Despite economic crisis, investment banks still hiring UI finance students

march 26

TIAA-CREF chief Ferguson urges continued investment in higher education

Four UI faculty members win top teaching award

march 24

New partnership helps MBA students earn investment profession designation

march 13

UI economic forecaster sees continued slowing in Iowa economy

march 10

Two top economists to analyze U.S. economy in UI appearances this month

march 6

UI, ISU, UNI to highlight undergraduate research in Des Moines March 9

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Law

march 24

Law school conference commemorates 20 years of Critical Race Theory

march 16

Nobel laureate Krugman to deliver law school's Levitt Lecture

march 12

Rock and Roll Law School: LawLawPalooza celebrates 15 years of music and charity

March 11

City managers to discuss their troubles at UI conference

march 10

Two top economists to analyze U.S. economy in UI appearances this month

march 3

Law class works on human trafficking issues

March 2

Learning from the headlines; law school class to examine economic crisis

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Education

march 25

Annual tribute to women at the UI to be held April 1

march 12

UI future teachers mentor students through school district collaboration

March 11

Belin-Blank Center honors Iowa youth with Scholastic Art Awards

march 6

UI, ISU, UNI to highlight undergraduate research in Des Moines March 9

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Liberal Arts & Sciences

march 31

UI honors student Rachel Nathanson wins 2009 Truman Scholarship

march 27

Depew presents at Catholic creation-evolution conference in Rome

march 26

Four UI faculty members win top teaching award

March 25

Study shows summer jobs may help prevent suicidal tendencies in at-risk teens

UI School of Social Work celebrates Bill Sackter Day April 13

Annual tribute to women at the UI to be held April 1

march 24

UI's new Delta Center will explore new ways of studying learning and development

march 23

'Parlor-style' performance features work by British women poets April 4

Differential equations in the sciences subject of March 24 lecture

UI physicists help find evidence for new particle of matter

march 12

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences names Dean's Scholars, Collegiate Scholar

march 10

UI study suggests salt might be 'nature's antidepressant'

march 6

UI, ISU, UNI to highlight undergraduate research in Des Moines March 9

march 3

Iowa Gallup Award seeks nominations for excellent journalism using polls

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engineering

march 27

Two UI engineers win prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER awards

march 25

Annual tribute to women at the UI to be held April 1

March 11

Engineering college announces engineering summer camps for youth

march 6

UI, ISU, UNI to highlight undergraduate research in Des Moines March 9

March 4

Researchers receive $389,303 grant to study effects of tiny industrial particles

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International Programs

 

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At a glance

march 31

Budget site receives 400th e-mail

IMU footbridge to remain closed until fall

White and D'Ambrosio read April 4

Havens to discuss TV portrayals of African America life April 6

Annual Latin dance festival, Gusto Latino, to take place April 10

March 30

Herr receives Midwest Nursing Research Society research award

Currie receives American Pharmacists Association award

Graduate Student Symposium April 3-4 explores 'Art and Catastrophe'

Alumni Association hosts campus scavenger hunt For S.T.A.T. Medallion

march 27

New marrow donors can sign up April 1

John Calvin subject of April 3 'Finding God' Forum

UI Sonia Kovalevsky Day encourages women to study mathematics April 4

Osher classes on fiction and civic engagement begin April 6 and 7

march 26

Free fitness assessments available March 31

Devour a good book at International Edible Books Festival April 1

Public Property on Iowa Public Radio's 'Java Blend' Apr. 3

Wilson reads from new UI Press poetry collection April 8

'Feminists, Freaks and Fairies' photography exhibit opens April 10

March 25

New issue of 91st Meridian online literary journal in now available

Spaghetti lunch fundraiser March 28 to help Heat Native American Fund

Osher offers behind-the-scenes opportunity with Richard Stoltzman April 3

march 24

UI summer program can help children with speech and reading needs

UI professor is president-elect of national organization

UI College of Education Diversity Committee garners national award for efforts

The Great Lakes Myth Society on Iowa Public Radio's 'Java Blend' March 27

UI students to take 'Polar Plunge' for Special Olympics March 28

King to speak on Iraq Education Initiative March 30

Gallery series presents 'The House of Grateful' April 2-4

march 23

Carmichael to deliver World Meteorological Day talk today

Public invited to attend wind energy seminar March 26

Performance poetry class begins March 31

Lecture to examine graphic design and faith March 31

Iowa City Mini Medical School examines cardiovascular disease

Iowa City International Documentary Film Festival set for April 9-11

March 20

UI Staff Council presents diversity celebration March 25

Composers Workshop will present new student compositions March 29

Religious Studies offers open house for prospective students March 30

Old Capitol Museum presents 'Beatrix Potter & Friends' events April 4, 11

Lecuona and students perform for 'Piano Sundays' April 5

Iowa Lakeside Lab to offer summer writing workshop July 6-10

march 19

Mandarin Chinese classes for families begin March 28

Museum of Natural History to screen 'America's Lost Landscape: The Tallgrass Prairie' April 5

march 18

UI injury prevention researcher receives national honor

UI History of Medicine talk on eugenics in the Midwest is March 24

Lux reads from history of progressivism March 29

Minnesota poet Dobby Gibson reads April 1

march 17

Mandarin Chinese community classes begin week of March 23

Writers' Workshop alumnus Holden reads poetry March 24

Pearl reads from new mystery March 26

march 16

UI to test outdoor warning system March 20

UI alumna to discuss community-owned tourism in developing countries March 25

Speaker will discuss visual impact of lynching March 26

march 13

UI receives family planning training grant

Gotkowitz awarded John E. Fagg prize for 'A Revolution for Our Rights'

Akyea to discuss Cuban travels, Afro-Cuban dance March 23

TIAA-CREF's Ferguson to discuss economy, higher education in lecture March 25

D'Ambrosio to present 'Slick Story' for March 27 Faculty Lecture Series

Children can hear Mary Shelley's 'Frankenstein' at Old Capitol Museum March 29

Community seminar to focus on women's bladder health March 31

march 12

Sandler advising state task force examining policy on mentally disabled adults

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences recognizes staff accomplishments

March 11

UI public lectures celebrating International Year of Astronomy continue March 25

Zach Savich, winner of Iowa Poetry Prize, reads March 25

march 10

Cedar Rapids girl honored as Children's Miracle Network Champion

Singer-songwriter Anya Marina on Iowa Public Radio's 'Java Blend' March 13

march 9

Class on the Qur'an begins March 19

Campus, public invited to UI forum on flood mitigation March 26

march 6

Books on Ponseti clubfoot treatment and its creator help fund research

Robinson receives geriatric psychiatry award

UI physician elected to national orthopedic surgery board

Group invites flood victims to use writing for healing

SCOPE Productions presents Dierks Bentley concert April 23

march 5

Moeller named Tippie associate dean of undergraduate program

University of Iowa Health Care cancer tip: Get screened for colon cancer

Women's History Reception at UI March 10

UI community invited to March 12 session on Iowa City-Chicago Amtrak proposal

March 4

UI's Gompper wins Arts and Letters 'Academy Award'

UI to conduct prairie burn Thursday morning

Printmaker Dove will lecture March 9

UI law student to argue actual case before Iowa Supreme Court March 10

march 3

Shah to discuss exploitation of foreign workers at March 5 luncheon

Law professor to discuss 'Jena Six' legal defense in lecture March 6

CAB Night Hawks presents 'A Night on the Boardwalk' March 6

Eko to discuss legal analysis of Internet law and policies March 9

Careers for Change lecture to feature Anne Fadiman March 9

Wangeman to discuss venture capital from the investor's viewpoint March 12

UI student to participate in 2009 Peace Camp in Jordan March 25-April 5

March 2

Lutgendorf will lead American Institute of Indian Studies

UI heart and stroke prevention study seeks participants

Students graduate from UI Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program

UI Student Health Fair at the Field House March 4

Mathematics schedules lecture series March 4-6

A few tickets remain for March 11 Musicians from Marlboro concert

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