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september 30

UI nets 103 of 113 NIH grants to Iowa under federal stimulus funding

Provost appoints Schnoor to head UI Water Sustainability Steering Committee

'Black and Gold Never Gets Old' theme for UI Homecoming Oct. 4-10

september 25

UI hosts Energy and Climate Change Symposium Oct. 16-17

September 23

UI Office of the Ombudsperson issues annual report

Ida Beam Professors to present Emmy-winning documentary Oct. 1

september 22

Timothy Barrett of the UI Center for the Book wins MacArthur 'Genius' grant

September 18

UI grant will provide outreach to immigrants in Iowa, Nebraska

September 16

Public invited to Beckwith Boathouse dedication Sept. 18

september 15

Stephen Shortell named 2009 Hansen Award recipient

september 11

ExxonMobil matches gifts to UI

september 10

Enrollment remains strong at UI for 2009 fall semester

September 9

University of Iowa to bring bachelor's degrees to DMACC

September 8

'Movies@MNH' Starts Sept. 13 With Film on 'Silent Spring' Author

september 4

PICK ONE! program encourages first-year student involvement

UI study abroad fair features opportunities for students Sept. 15

"Gang Leader for a Day" author Venkatesh to speak at UI

September 3

Grad Program in Urban and Regional Planning brings sustainability to small towns

Gynecological care added to UI Student Health Insurance Plan, thanks to students

September 2

Safety guidelines and fan information for Hawkeye football games

UI officials will enforce trademark, alcohol and smoking laws

Hawkeye Fans: Park away from Kinnick and use train or shuttles

September 1

UI Children's Hospital, Iowa Hawkeyes announce Kid Captains

Public Safety recognizes employees for actions and service

MEDIA ADVISORY: Tour of temporary music, art buildings

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Health

september 30

University of Iowa health conference focuses on globalization of drug therapies

September 23

UI pharmacy graduate establishes pharmaceutics professorship

Ida Beam Professors to present Emmy-winning documentary Oct. 1

September 21

UI professor contributes to WHO's first comprehensive global initiative on radon

UI scientists use blood brain barrier as therapy delivery system

september 18

Study: Childhood abuse seems to impact gene involved in depression

September 17

UI business researchers help health care organizations control costs

september 15

Farm Safety Week a reminder to take precautions on rural roads

Stephen Shortell named 2009 Hansen Award recipient

September 11

UI cancer biology researchers receive $3.7 million in federal grants

September 8

UI team reveals molecular mechanism underlying a form of diabetes

september 3

Gynecological care added to UI Student Health Insurance Plan, thanks to students

September 2

UI Health Care implements mandatory influenza vaccination program

September 1

UI Children's Hospital, Iowa Hawkeyes announce Kid Captains

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Iowa Center for the Arts

september 29

Hancher presents Hot 8 Brass Band in free Homecoming Weekend performances

Sedaris' 'Book of Liz' opens University Theatres Mainstage season

september 18

McPhee, Silverblatt to present free event at Englert Theatre

UI presents Works-in-Progress Arts Festival Oct. 1-3

September 17

UI Symphony plays the 'Firebird' Suite and a Rachmaninoff concerto Sept. 30

UI Press releases three new field guides Oct. 1

September 16

Lecturer to tell challenges of converting old ballroom into UIMA@IMU

UIMA's 'Word Painter' series kicks off with Sept. 24 readings

september 15

UI Press book explores Iowa nature with macro photography

September 14

Hancher presents world premiere event with Imani Winds, Stefon Harris Sept. 25

september 11

Geologist who seeks life on Mars opens UI Explorers Lecture Series Sept. 17

'Fossil Guy' travels back in time at the UI Museum of Natural History

september 10

UI Press marks 150th anniversary of 'Leaves of Grass' with facsimile edition

September 9

International Writing Program presents free events Sept. 18 and 20

September 8

Students have increased access to University of Iowa arts events

september 4

UI Dance faculty helped pave the way for Billy Ko to Broadway

"Gang Leader for a Day" author Venkatesh to speak at UI

September 3

Ceramic artist to present annual UIMA Levitt Lecture

September 2

Two UI graduate students featured as 'Piano Sundays' series opens Sept. 6

september 1

Nicholas Meyer reads from his memoir about directing ‘Star Trek’ movies

New University of Iowa Press book documents the 'Frontier Forts of Iowa'

MEDIA ADVISORY: Tour of temporary music, art buildings

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Business

September 28

Iowa researcher finds Nader likely helped Gore in 2000 election

september 18

Iowa business professor studies why GORE-TEX maker so successful

september 17

UI business researchers help health care organizations control costs

september 10

Iowa researcher points out that health insurance really isn't insurance

September 2

UI MBA program building new classroom facility in downtown Cedar Rapids

september 1

Tippie researcher tests investor opinion divergence measures

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Law

september 15

Law school celebrates 25 years of summer program in Arcachon, France

September 8

UI law professor watches democracy actually work in two Muslim countries

September 3

Law professor named one of most influential people in American legal history

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Education

September 16

Japanese teachers-in-training exchange knowledge, best practices in schools

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CLAS

september 30

Provost appoints Schnoor to head UI Water Sustainability Steering Committee

september 29

Sedaris' 'Book of Liz' opens University Theatres Mainstage season

September 24

A new take on why social cues confuse babies and dogs in a classic hiding game

september 22

Mathematical Field of Dreams Conference at UI set for Sept. 25-27

september 18

UI presents Works-in-Progress Arts Festival Oct. 1-3

september 15

UI senior featured in Glamour Magazine 'top 10' list

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Engineering

september 30

Provost appoints Schnoor to head UI Water Sustainability Steering Committee

september 15

UI senior featured in Glamour Magazine 'top 10' list

September 11

UI College Of Engineering announces 2009-10 student ambassadors

September 9

UI FIRST Tech Challenge pitting robots against robots kicks off Sept. 12

September 2

Five UI students research pollution prevention at host companies

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International Programs

september 30

University of Iowa health conference focuses on globalization of drug therapies

september 18

UI grant will provide outreach to immigrants in Iowa, Nebraska

September 16

Japanese teachers-in-training exchange knowledge, best practices in schools

september 15

UI senior featured in Glamour Magazine 'top 10' list

september 4

UI Study Abroad Fair features opportunities for students Sept. 15

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ataglance

september 30

Recreational Services offers outdoor cooking series

UI Symphony Band opens its season with Oct. 7 concert

Robert Dana reads Oct. 8 in Prairie Lights

Susan Share presents UI Center for the Book Mitchell Lecture Oct. 9

UI public lectures celebrating International Year of Astronomy continue Oct. 14

september 29

UI College of Dentistry begins transformation

Activist to discuss helping acid-throwing survivors at Oct. 1, 2 lectures

Pancake breakfast will benefit UI Children's Hospital Oct. 3

Students can network with alumni at Hungry Hawkeyes dinner Oct. 7

IWP presents free public events Oct. 9

September 28

Obama nominates pair of UI law alumni as U.S. Attorneys in Iowa

Abboud named to advisory panel for space and gravity studies

UI Press book studies money, race and literature in America

Engineering career fair features more than 60 industry representatives Sept. 29

Intellectual Freedom Festival events set for Sept. 30, Oct. 7

Poet Mary Jo Bang reads at Prairie Lights Oct. 1

'Fossil Guy' program features duckbilled dinosaurs Oct. 3

'Piano Sundays' concert series continues Oct. 4 at Old Capitol Museum

UI Disability Summit to be held Oct. 6

Museum of Natural History, Old Capitol offer 1904 World's Fair lectures

September 25

13th annual KHAK Radiothon for UI Children's Hospital is a success

Girls on the Run fundraiser set for Sept. 26

Osher Institute advanced creative writing workshop begins Sept. 29

'Sustainable U' college-wide seminar series begins Oct. 1

5K run/walk Oct. 4 honors Steve Goff

Gateway computer founder Ted Waitt to speak at UI Oct. 9

September 24

UI Press book studies post-Cold War American fiction

Minority Student Nurses Association offers health checks in Davenport Sept. 27

Free fitness assessments available Sept. 29

Poet Brian Teare will read at Prairie Lights Oct. 5

September 23

Entrepreneur magazine ranks UI one of country's best for entrepreneurs

Graduate students host online discussion on making scholarship public

Iowa KidSight vision screening for preschoolers is Sept. 25

Orr reads Sept. 25 in conjunction with Field to Family food festival

IWP Cinematheque presents Dutch film 'Abel' Sept. 30

Poets Robinson and Greenstreet read Sept. 30

IWP writers Pung and Han read at Prairie Lights Oct. 4

september 22

UI experts to lead new VA center on vision research, treatment

September 21

College of Dentistry announces alumni awards

Nanotechnology and more efficient computers subject of free talk Sept. 24

UI co-sponsors 'Day of Older Persons' celebration Oct. 1

september 18

UI helps discover genetic subgroup of immune system condition

Construction on medical campus will change bus stops, pedestrian routes

IWP resident and singer/songwriter Dafydd performs Sept. 21

Chaon reads from new literary thriller Sept. 23

UI alumni Stanley and Savitz will read at Prairie Lights Sept. 24

UI Center for New Music presents all-Iowa concert Sept. 27

IWP writers from South Africa and the Netherlands read Sept. 27

UI Gallery Series begins with Undergraduate Directors Festival

Environmental health seed grant proposal deadline is Nov. 2

September 17

Registration still open for four UI Senior College classes

Amber Tamblyn reflects life in Hollywood in Sept. 22 reading

Learn to make lace with Osher Institute beginning Sept. 23

IWP Cinematheque presents Groyon's 'Namets!' Sept. 23

UI student shares insights on headscarf debate in Turkey Sept. 24

Entry forms due Sept. 25 for 2009 Homecoming Parade

IWP writers Kang and Kim read in the Shambaugh House Sept. 25

Prescription drug drop-off, disposal event set for Sycamore Mall Sept. 26

Hancher hosts dinner and dance with City Lights Orchestra Oct. 2

Community seminar to focus on prostate cancer Oct. 12

September 16

UI Cystic Fibrosis Center earns quality care award

UI Press releases first comprehensive account of Indians in Iowa

Media Advisory: Boathouse media tour is 2 p.m. today

Cancer patients will benefit from restaurant opening Sept. 17

WRAC hosts fall Diversity Dialogue Circle beginning Sept. 21

Osher Institute Egyptian dance class begins Sept. 22

September 15

Student Legal Services presents 'Don't Get Busted' Sept. 16

KHAK Radiothon will benefit UI Children's Hospital Sept 17-18

Beachy returns to Iowa City for Sept. 21 reading

Mortenson to discuss 'UI: A Gated Community' at Sept. 23 lecture

IWP writers discuss translation in Sept. 25 panel

September 14

UI engineer receives four-year, $1,460,984 NIH grant for bone quality research

Ceramic artist to present annual UIMA Levitt Lecture

UI Libraries, coffee shops mark Constitution anniversary

Skloot reconstructs his forgotten life in Sept. 18 reading

Internationalization, Diversity Provost Task Force open forums Sept. 21, 28

Lecture on hospital palliative care is Sept. 23

Lunch with the Chefs returns to IMU Sept. 24

'Thursdays at Figge' talk set for Sept. 24

'Fossil Guy' program continues Sept. 26 at Museum of Natural History

Museum of natural history to screen 'The World's Greatest Fair' Sept. 27

september 11

New UI Press anthology traces the influence of Wallace Stevens

Old Farmstead Road closed for two months beginning Sept. 10

South Madison closed near new UI Campus Recreation Center Sept. 15-17

Osher Institute class on directing choreography begins Sept. 19

Fall career and internship fair set for Sept. 22

contact the sponsoring department in advance.

september 10

UI establishes state's first Housing Policy Research Program

Goldsmith receives 2009 I-CASH Hall of Fame Award

Holden Cancer Center monthly cancer tip: be aware of female cancers

IWP Cinematheque presents 'Divine Intervention' Sept. 16

Learn to Belly Dance with Osher Institute beginning Sept. 17

Online comic art auction to benefit Holden Cancer Center

September 9

UI heart and stroke prevention study seeks participants

UI Children's Hospital competing to win a gameroom makeover

New UI Press book studies German stage directing

Scholars discuss race, gender and criminal sentencing Sept. 10

Poets Petrosino and Stempleman read Sept. 17

September 8

'Thursdays at Figge' talk set for Sept. 10

UI offers outreach course on psychotherapy Nov. 19

september 4

UI researchers collaborate on study of back pain in older adults

WRAC offers variety of support and discussion groups

UI groups sponsor entrepreneurial workshops

CANCELLED: CLAS Alumni Fellow will speak Sept. 8 on empowering the poor

West Court Street near Recreation and Wellness Center closed Sept. 8-9

Women's center training for volunteer programs starts Sept. 9

IWP Cinematheque series opens Sept. 9 with 'Caramel'

CLAS Alumni Fellow speaks Sept. 11 on gender models of classical South Asia

JPEC hosts entrepreneurship competition judges at UI Sept. 11

Dogs On Skis reunion Sept. 12 to fund research at Holden Cancer Center

Sept. 16 D'Agata reading features Galvin, McCracken, Hamilton

Annual Courage Ride planned for Sept. 26

UI symposium on clubfoot will educate, raise funds Oct. 16

September 3

Osher Institute offers group guitar lessons beginning Sept. 15

NEW LOCATION: 'Taping the World' lecture series begins with talk by Joanna Demers Sept. 15

September 2

Limón's masterpiece 'Psalm' is introduced in Sept. 3 event

Hawkapalooza event plans updated

UIMA@IMU to open to general public Sept. 8

Design class with Margaret Wenk begins Sept. 14

Learn West Coast Swing with Osher Institute beginning Sept. 14

Baritone Spivey sings music of Reynaldo Hahn in Sept. 17 recital

Sexual assault survivors invited to fall Voices of Courage support group

september 1

'Thursdays at the Figge' focuses on abstract art

Blues and the Bible topic of 'Finding God at Iowa' forum Sept. 4

Podcast: future of journalism, depression in seniors, school librarian shortage

UI Power Plant whistle temporarily out of service

New UI Press paperback interviews small-press publishers

Andsager named John F. Murray Research Scholar

Bloom named Bessie Dutton Murray Professional Scholar

Porter article cited as best of the year

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