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February 2010

General University News

February 26

United Nations human rights expert to speak at UI on March 4

February 25

University of Iowa receives ADDY Awards

February 23

UI students travel to Loess Hills to preserve prairie over spring break

February 19

Experts to discuss legal aspects of food at Feb. 26 symposium

February 16

Gay activist and veteran Lt. Dan Choi to speak at UI Feb. 25

February 15

UI alumnus makes gift to start philanthropy course

MEDIA ADVISORY: NEH Chair Leach available to media ahead of Jan. 16 speech

February 11

University of Iowa presents Celebrating Cultural Diversity Festival Feb. 21

NEH Chair Leach will speak and narrate 'Lincoln Portrait' with UI Symphony

February 9

UI establishes Office of Postdoctoral Scholars

February 8

UI Dance Marathon exceeds $1 million for third consecutive year

February 5

Marilynne Robinson will present 2010 UI Presidential Lecture Feb. 14

february 4

Runners to get 'Nearly Naked' for charity run March 6

Local students on UI President's List for fall 2009

February 3

UI students on Dean's List for fall 2009

february 2

Study: Iowa's publicly funded family planning is cost-effective

Carver Trust Grant to UI will preserve strains of research mice

February 1

UI helps Coralville health information provider through growing pains

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Health

February 24

Iowa law could give cancer clinical trials at Holden a boost

february 23

UI study measures levels of PCBs flowing from Indiana canal to air and water

February 15

Medicare data reveals differences in orthopedic surgical outcomes

February 8

UI Dance Marathon exceeds $1 million for third consecutive year

February 3

UI course offers students opportunities to learn from Haitian earthquake

february 2

Bone marrow transplantation finding provides idea on treating degenerative diseases

Iowa work-related injury deaths lowest since 2001

Study: Iowa's publicly funded family planning is cost-effective

Carver Trust Grant to UI will preserve strains of research mice

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Iowa Center for the Arts

february 25

UI Dancers in Company launches 2010 season March 4-7

February 22

University Theatre Mainstage presents Ruhl's 'Eurydice,' March 4-7, 10-13

Mutel's book from the UI Press examines the flood of 2008

February 19

UI Press publishes first anthology of poetry about the law

Hancher presents 'super-hybrid monster music' of Abraham Inc. at IMU

February 17

Hancher, Orchestra Iowa announce collaboration with 'Certified Lunatic'

February 15

Community invited to Benefit for Haiti at Englert Theatre Feb. 22

Pioneering artist Eve Drewelowe featured in digital archive

Arts Share announces new partner for free concert series

february 12

2010 Iowa Summer Writing Festival is now accepting registrations

UI Symphony Band and high-school Honor Band will perform Feb. 20

MEDIA ADVISORY: Hancher, Orchestra Iowa to announce collaboration at Feb. 16 news briefing

February 11

Iowa Summer Rep selects 2010 playwright, sets auditions

UNESCO City of Literature names Pilak its first executive director

NEH Chair Leach will speak and narrate 'Lincoln Portrait' with UI Symphony

february 9

UI Maia String Quartet, guest artists to perform Feb. 13 at Riverside Recital Hall

Hancher presents 'Finland's National Treasure,' the YL Male Voice Choir

February 3

Marilynne Robinson will present 2010 UI Presidential Lecture Feb. 14

february 2

Two UI faculty members launch spring 'Piano Sundays' Feb. 7

February 1

Hancher presents the jazz artists of the Winard Harper Sextet Feb. 12

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Business

February 18

Tippie class teaches business ethics while helping charities

february 5

UI researcher thinks Toyota will escape long-term damage to reputation

february 4

UI study finds abusive bosses don't suffer for their behavior, if they produce

February 3

Tippie Executive MBA program now offered in Des Moines

february 2

UI MBA students to pick Buffett's brain

February 1

UI helps Coralville health information provider through growing pains

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Law

February 26

United Nations human rights expert to speak at UI on March 4

february 23

UI students travel to Loess Hills to preserve prairie over spring break

February 3

Law professor urges federal use of antitrust law to protect innovation

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Education

february 23

UI students travel to Loess Hills to preserve prairie over spring break

February 11

MEDIA ADVISORY: Loebsack to visit UI Feb. 15 to learn about plans for national institute for twice-exceptionality

February 10

UI nets $1 million Templeton grant, expands acceleration policy initiatives

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Liberal Arts and Sciences

February 24

Researcher: horned, man-eating crocodiles once roamed Africa

February 23

UI students travel to Loess Hills to preserve prairie over spring break

February 19

UI to offer summer Chinese classes for junior, senior high students

February 15

Community invited to Benefit for Haiti at Englert Theatre Feb. 22

Pioneering artist Eve Drewelowe featured in digital archive

Scudder elected Fellow of American Geophysical Union

February 11

Research challenges models of sea level change during ice-age cycles

february 2

Study explores impact of jealousy on intimate relationships

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Engineering

february 23

UI study measures levels of PCBs flowing from Indiana canal to air and water

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International Programs

February 19

UI to offer summer Chinese classes for junior, senior high students

February 15

Community invited to Benefit for Haiti at Englert Theatre Feb. 22

February 3

UI course offers students opportunities to learn from Haitian earthquake

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February 26

UI Student Health Fair will be held March 3

UI International Programs' 'WorldCanvass' features Asia March 5

Student panel to discuss slavery at 'Finding God at Iowa' forum March 5

'Careers for Change' lecture March 5 features girls' education in Pakistan

Unilever food marketing leader to talk to Tippie marketing students

Indian students present Nachte Raho Indian Dance Competition March 6

'Movies@MNH' features 'Life of Mammals' on March 7

'Piano Sundays' concert at UI's Old Capitol March 7

19th Century printmaking is subject of March 7 UIMA talk at Figge Museum

International Mondays Brown Bag Series presents forum on masculinity March 8

february 25

UI Hospitals and Clinics labs earn national accreditation

IWP alumnus Abdel-Latif will host an online chat Feb. 26

Wilcox uncovers U.K. treasure in March 1 lecture

Writers' Workshop alumna Leslie Jamison will read March 4

UI theater department holds March 6-11 auditions for Iowa New Play Festival

UI School of Social Work offers workshop to address human trafficking

February 24

Kids Against Hunger food packaging to be held at UI Feb. 27

February 23

Iowa surgeon named as master educator

Public invited to discuss Iowa Valley Scenic Byway plans March 4 in Amana

Hawkeye Kids Camp offered during spring break

February 22

Financial Times ranks Tippie MBA among world's best

UI researcher organizes symposium on dust at national meeting Feb. 18-22

UI Philharmonia performs all-American concert Feb. 28

'Movies@MNH' finishes "Evolution" series

'Taping the World' lecture series continues March 2

Poets Waldrep and Wilkinson will read 'Live from Prairie Lights' March 3

February 19

UI mathematician wins prestigious 2010 Sloan Research Fellowship

Registration begins for UI summer youth entrepreneurship camps

Free fitness assessments available Feb. 23

'Word Painter' reading series kicks off with Feb. 25 event at Old Capitol

UI School of Music presents the Orchestra Invitational Gala Concert Feb. 26

International Mondays Brown Bag Series begins with Peace Corps topic March 1

UI Latitude Ensemble will perform improvised chamber music March 2

Mark and Watrous will read 'Live from Prairie Lights' March 2

February 18

Talk on early policies on disability and immigration is Feb. 23

UI Gallery series presents 'Dry' Feb. 25-28

UI Kantorei and University Choir will perform Feb. 27

UI Electronic Music Studios explore music for flute and electronics Feb. 27

Rutledge presents second Bach Project II concert Feb. 28

Deadline for CHEEC seed grant proposals is March 29

UI students invited to Day of Climate Action at Iowa Capitol March 29

February 17

Law school to host regional mock trial competition

Spring job and internship fair to bring more than 100 employers to UI

UI LGBT Center present slam poets' performance and workshop

Bass trombonist Pollard present free recital at the UI Feb. 25

february 16

IWP alumnus Santaella answers questions online Feb. 19

Public reception marks closing of MNH's Philippine Collection Exhibit Feb. 21

'Movies@MNH' continues 'Evolution' series

Story-time Explorers focuses on 'Backyard Birds' at UI Museum of Natural History

Visiting artist Sarah Smelser will speak about her work Feb. 22

Same-sex relationships topic at Lifelong Learning program Feb. 23

Feb. 23 pancake promotion will benefit UI Children's Hospital

Neo-African-American film screening features panel, director Feb. 24

Osher course on Financial Crisis begins Feb. 24

'PrairieInSight' hosts UI Nonfiction Writing program graduate Feb. 24

Visiting art historian Ruggles will speak about the Alhambra Feb. 25

February 15

UI Community Credit Union Scholarship winners announced

Lunch with the Chefs features Swedish theme Feb. 18

Old Capitol Museum's 'History Time' celebrates President's Day Feb. 20

Lecture on Kiswahili and political discourse in Tanzania Feb. 23

The Sims video game brand developer to speak at Tippie Feb. 24

february 12

Policy Matters forum Feb. 17 examines sustainable agriculture

Visiting artist Kelli Connell will speak about her work Feb. 18

An exploration of evolution featured in UI Explorers Lecture Series Feb. 18

UI Writers' Workshop guest faculty Harding and Smith read Feb. 24

February 11

UI gets $1.6 million in federal funds for Advanced Manufacturing research unit

Agricultural health, safety research project proposals sought

Darwin Day events scheduled Feb. 12-13

International Programs, M.C. Ginsberg, City TV premiere 'WorldPrairie' Feb. 19

David, Panhofer and Gompper perform for CNM Feb. 21

February 10

NIH access will aid glaucoma genetics research at UI

Osher course on politics and movies begins Feb. 16

UI dance concert features new faculty and graduate-student choreography

UI Writers' Workshop alumnus Geoffrey Becker reads Feb. 19

Climate Change Lecture Series hosts UI student Zachary Rogers Feb. 22

february 9

'Meet the Hawks' night postponed

'Visionary' help for soldiers deploying to Iraq or Afghanistan

UI law school team takes second place at trademark law moot court

U.S. Census forms arriving soon

Transportation trivia: UI research tells history of Iowa highways

UI Swing Dance Club hosts Valentine's Day dance

UI museums host mini-world's fair celebration Feb. 13

Movies@MNH continues 'Evolution' series Feb. 14

Recreational Services offers lifeguard certification course

February 8

Marketing students pick Dorito's spot as best Super Bowl ad

UI research describes adaptability of the ear

UI Gallery series presents 'Stegosaurus (or) Our Golden Years' Feb. 18-21

Writers' Workshop graduates Gabriel and Anderson read Feb. 18

JPEC meeting to discuss economic trends Feb. 23

February 5

UI announces launch of new Exhibitions Calendar

Writers' Workshop alumnus D.A. Powell wins lucrative poetry award

UI executive chef wins annual Taste of Elegance Competition

Public invited to view graduate students' civic engagement projects Feb. 12

Recreational Services hosts open houses at Beckwith Boathouse

Jeffrey Copeland reads for 'Live from Prairie Lights' Feb. 16

Biggers documents the dark legacy of Midwest coal mining in Feb. 17 reading

Sexual assault survivors invited to spring Voices of Courage support group

february 4

Wellness Wednesdays start at Burge, Hillcrest Market Places

Hip Hop and criminal justice topic of law school lecture

UI International Programs' 'WorldCanvass' explores India Feb 12

Wells Tower will read for 'Live from Prairie Lights' Feb. 12

Irina Dubkova will be guest pianist/composer in Feb. 14 CNM concert

February 3

Beckermann receives award from The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society

IWP alumna Alice Pung will host an online chat Feb. 5

Afro-American Cultural Center hosts Black History Month events

Liszt Society presents Chopin ballades and scherzos at the UI Feb. 11

IOWA Centers for Enterprise to recognize innovation

UI researcher to discuss job search strategies in Des Moines appearance

February 2

Museum of Natural History seeks online votes for Pepsi Refresh Project grant

POROI sponsors community discussion on media, space and race Feb. 3

Policy Matters forum to examine poverty Feb. 3

Movies@MNH' features 'Evolution' series

Office for Study Abroad film series presents 'Crossing Borders' Feb. 9

Powell and Trinidad read from memoir collage Feb. 11

Visiting artist James Siena presents public event Feb. 11 at UI

UI Department of Theatre Arts presents 10-Minute Play Festival

Corrected date: Hillcrest Market Place plans 'French Chef' dinner Feb. 11

Physics and astronomy demonstration show to feature lasers Feb. 23

February 1

Podcast examines art museum's future, road taxes and neurodegenerative diseases

UI seeks nominations for 2009-10 Diversity Catalyst Awards

Bricker to speak at 'Finding God at Iowa' forum Feb. 5

Same-sex relationships topic at Lifelong Learning program Feb. 9

Lecture brings 17th-century Italian opera to life Feb. 11

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