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October 28

University of Iowa announces sustainability goals; signs partnership agreement with EPA

‘Interim’ removed from titles of Cohen, Reasoner and Rocklin

Former CIA operative Valerie Plame Wilson to speak at UI Nov. 10

october 27

Hygienic Lab first to receive new CDC award for outreach and training

Media Advisory: UI to announce sustainability goals; sign partnership agreement with EPA

october 26

UI’s Mom and Dad of the Year honored

october 21

Annual Creepy Campus Crawl returns to the UI Pentacrest

october 20

UI announces cluster hire of faculty to study the aging mind and brain

october 14

Birds do it, bees do it, we do it; but why? UI lecture explores sexual reproduction

Homecoming competition winners named

october 13

Author to address stopping street harassment at UI lecture Oct. 21

Media Advisory: Career Leadership Academy students engage in community service projects

October 8

Collotons become College of Public Health Founding Partners

october 7

Grant helps UI students with disabilities transition to independent living

Student reports sexual assault

october 4

'Iowa Insights' podcast: Could a chocolate a day keep preeclampsia at bay?

UI brings World Food Prize winner to speak on ending poverty and hunger Oct. 11



October 29

Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center Leadership Announced

October 22

Vogelgesang appointed to new Strottmann Chair for medical education

Ed Wagner named 2010 Hansen Award recipient

october 21

I-CASH to celebrate anniversary at health, safety forum Nov. 17

october 12

Curry elected to prestigious Institute of Medicine

october 6

UI to provide statistical analysis for landmark Parkinson's disease study

october 5

Report: women's health research lowers risk for some diseases

october 4

Iowa Insights' podcast: Could a chocolate a day keep preeclampsia at bay?


Iowa Center for the Arts

October 29

University Theatres premieres Martha Clarke's 'In the Night' at the UI

Nov. 3-7 events are final chances to link up with International Writing Program writers

Free UI Dance events to feature alumni, Afro-Cuban Ensemble

october 26

Several events at UI NonfictioNow Conference are open to the public

October 25

Hancher presents 'Professor Kubinek Meets the Symphony,' featuring Orchestra Iowa

International Writing Program presents free events Oct. 26-31

UI School of Music presents annual Band Extravaganza

october 21

UI alumni Ken Weisner and Tom Grimes will read Oct. 25 and 28

october 19

UI Department of Dance presents Dance Gala 2010 Oct. 28 through Nov. 7

October 15

JCL combines standards and new compositions in fall concert, Oct. 27

october 12

International Writing Program events set for Oct. 13, 15-17

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet James Tate to read Oct. 21 at UI

october 11

UI presents Works-in-Progress Arts Festival Oct. 14-16

UI Symphony Orchestra to perform Oct. 20

october 6

Hancher to present world-renowned violinist McDuffie performing new Glass concerto

october 4

International Writing Program events Oct. 6-10 include readings, film screenings

October 1

Hancher welcomes back Bayanihan Philippine National Dance Company on Oct. 14



october 26

IEM trading sees Democrats holding U.S. Senate, GOP taking House

October 25

Environmentally friendly water vending machine comes to Pappajohn Business Building

october 14

Iowa research center sees ongoing economic recovery next year

october 13

Iowa Electronic Markets sees increasing likelihood of GOP sweep



october 29

College of Law, Iowa Supreme Court initiative aims to keep families together



october 19

UI College of Education names three Dean’s Scholars

October 15

UI receives grant to help fill shortage of special education leaders

UI’s Just receives grant to create student sustainable citizenship communities

october 12

Wadsworth nets grant to expand UI’s vocational rehab master’s program

october 7

Grant helps UI students with disabilities transition to independent living


Liberal Arts and Sciences

October 25

UI study investigates variability in men's recall of sexual cues



October 22

Local student participates in 2010 pollution prevention program

October 15

UI’s Just receives grant to create student sustainable citizenship communities

october 14

UI faculty plan trip to Gulf Coast to study effects of BP oil spills

October 8

UI researchers help forecast air quality for India’s Commonwealth Games


International Programs

october 4

UI brings World Food Prize winner to speak on ending poverty and hunger Oct. 11



October 29

New opportunity for UI students, alumni to teach English in South Korea

UI named Public University of the Year by Washington Center

Women’s Resource and Action Center’s annual spaghetti dinner Nov. 4

UI, ACT partner to offer ‘Current Challenges in Education Testing’ conference

UI Museum of Natural History to probe the mysteries of ancient life preserved in amber

Nov. 10 Prairie Lights reading will be a Winner

Healthier workforce the focus of Nov. 30 conference

october 28

Adjmi and Leach win Whiting Writers' Awards

Riverside boy, 11, is Kid Captain for Michigan State game Oct. 30

OWI enforcement operation announced for Iowa-Michigan State game

UI Press republishes naturalist Krutch's classic 'The Desert Year'

UI QuickCare locations to offer special flu shot clinics

U.S. Court of Appeals to hear cases at College of Law

Women activists in South Asia theme of lectures Nov. 4 and 11

october 27

Burgus and Rosmann to receive 2010 I-CASH Hall of Fame Awards

International Writing Program resident Naqvi is shortlisted for $50,000 DSC prize

Pascarella’s book on how college affects students to be translated into Chinese

Camerata concert explores 'Saints and Spectres' on Halloween

Nonfiction Writing Program founder Klaus will read from new UI Press book

Organist De Kam performs Nov. 3 as a guest of the UI School of Music

Edward P. Jones reads for the Iowa Writers' Workshop Nov. 8

october 26

Celebration of Russian literature and language set for Oct. 26-31

Public invited to UI Neuroscience Research Day, Oct. 26

McGehee's new UI Press book focuses on birds of the United States

UI psychiatrist to speak at 'Finding God' lunch forum on Nov. 5

October 25

Robinson and Stewart join American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Star 106 Radiothon raises $42,515 for UI Children's Hospital

Latino writer Soldan to speak at UI, read at Prairie Lights Nov. 1-2

Two Indonesian natives discuss 'Unity in Diversity' Nov. 2

October 22

University of Iowa to debut video report and website

Spangler named American Physical Society Fellow

New University of Iowa web resource maps the decline of St. Louis' urban core

Teen workout program starting Oct. 26 at CRWC

Osher Institute genealogy course begins Oct. 27

UI Gallery series presents Foster's 'Freezer Dreams' Nov. 4-7

october 21

Sidewalk near IATL closed for flood mitigation project until Nov. 22

Fans reminded of safety checkpoint ahead of Iowa-Wisconsin game

Altoona boy, 12, is Kid Captain for Wisconsin game Oct. 23

Iowa River bank cleanup, part of Make A Difference Day, is Oct. 24

Registration deadline for first UI Statewide Veterans Conference is Oct. 27

Metropolitan Opera Live lecture series continues with ‘Don Pasquale’ Oct. 28

IWP poet, novelist to read at UI Main Library Oct. 29

Kantorei performance features bassoonist Coelho Oct. 29

Dowling's new UI Press book reports on 'Moby-Dick' marathon

Oakland Museum director is guest speaker for UIMA lecture Nov. 4

october 20

Dana Thomann becomes director of UI Upward Bound

Asphalt work to affect parking areas on North Madison Street Oct. 21

Panel discussion on LGBT suicides set for Oct. 26

october 19

Women's Chorale presents UI Concert Oct. 24

UI Chamber Orchestra performs popular Bach, Debussy and Haydn works Oct. 24

ACLU immigration law expert Guttentag to speak at College of Law

'Crossing Borders' documentary shows journey through Morocco Oct. 26

Maury will present free art lecture at the UI Oct. 27

UI Alumni Association hosts social media presentation in Chicago Nov. 3

Iowa Women's Archives tour to be given Nov. 4

UI hosts Midwest meeting of underrepresented groups in the STEM fields Nov. 11-13

october 18

College of Pharmacy honors alumni

Therrien receives Thomas N. Urban Research Award

UI to test Hawk Alert system Wednesday

University Choir explores nature, death and life in Oct. 22 UI concert

Lifelong Learning event with Maia Quartet at Central College set for Oct. 26

October 15

Portable building move set for Oct. 18

Reading addresses the rebuilding of the Democratic Party Oct. 21

The UI Writing University will stream poetry reading Oct. 22

Trombonist Paiewonsky performs UI guest recital Oct. 26

Community seminar on wellness and breast health will be Oct. 27

Smiley returns to the UI Writers' Workshop for reading Oct. 27

october 14

Sigourney girl, 3, is Kid Captain for Hawkeye game Oct. 16

The UI Writing University will stream Oct. 18 reading by Grice

IWP Cinematheque series will present 2003 Russian film Oct. 20

Public lectures to highlight 'Bench to Bedside' research

Thelander and friends present all-Hindemith concert Oct. 25

october 13

UI, North Iowa Area Community College announce new partnership

UI College of Public Health hosts information fairs Oct. 14, 15

UI Children's Hospital, Kohl's event will promote ATV safety Oct. 16

UI College of Law to host Miller-Findley attorney general debate

Opera Studies lecture on Gluck, Wagner and Symbolism Oct. 20

UI Gallery series presents Silverman's 'Angel Bones' Oct. 21-24

Osher Institute trip to Dubuque area is Oct. 22

Chronic disease care conference scheduled for Oct. 27

october 12

UI offers Safe Zone Training during National Coming Out Week

Old Capitol Museum screens Vietnam War documentary 'Hearts and Minds' Oct. 17

Rasmussen, Nationwide Insurance to be honored by Tippie College of Business

Partnership for Alcohol Safety sponsors parent/student forum on Oct. 21

UI students offered free bus trip to Figge Art Museum’s 'College Night' Oct. 28

october 11

Online comic art auction to benefit Holden Cancer Center

School of The Art Institute of Chicago professor to lecture Oct. 14 at UI-Cancelled

Flute, oboe faculty to present recital Oct. 14

Pumpkins, farming and harvests featured in Old Capitol Museum’s HiStory Time Oct. 16

Trombonist to give recital Oct. 18 at UI

October 8

UI alumni receive Presidential Awards for Excellence in Math, Science Teaching

New exhibit space to feature work of award-winning photographer

Sidewalk closed on Newton Road Oct. 11-15

Retired Army General to present lecture on U.S./Russia relations Oct. 12

UI professors involved with immigration documentary

Small Business Development Center sets business development workshops

National Ballet of Mexico members to perform in Iowa City Oct. 15-16

Iowa Brass Quintet presents free concert Oct. 17

Mona Simpson to read from 'My Hollywood' Oct. 20 at Prairie Lights

october 7

UI vision researcher receives NIH Director's New Innovator Award

Y105 Radiothon raised over $64,000 for UI Children's Hospital

Registration open for ‘Industrial Biotechnology and Biopharmaceuticals’ Conference

Bishop from Pakistan to present lecture on religious tolerance Oct. 11

UI series of events feature history of Holocaust Oct. 14, 15

Oct. 16 workshop can help children who stutter and their families

'Global Express' Oct. 16 features work by IWP writers, Theatre Arts directors

Unsworth to visit the UI for horn concert Oct. 20

october 6

Holden Cancer Center tip: Breast cancer screening

Iowa Latino Conference recognized by state Latino Affairs Commission

Old Capitol Museum to screen LBJ documentary Sunday, Oct. 10

Hawkeye Marching Band performs at Band Spectacular Oct. 11

Delta Center hosts talks on language evolution, acquisition and processing Oct. 11-14

UI Writing University website will stream 'Riot Grrrl' chronicler reading Oct. 13

UI Writing University website will stream Hawkins reading Oct. 15

october 5

UI pediatric cardiologist receives dietetic 'Gem' award

UI Hospitals and Clinics welcomes OB/GYN faculty newcomers

University of Nevada names Bloom 2010 Laxalt Distinguished Writer

Old Capitol Museum to throw a groovy Screen-printing Workshop Oct. 9 climate awareness event Oct. 10 on the Pentacrest

Baraza series starts with lecture on oil, ethnicity and religion Oct. 11

UI lecture explores connection between Elkader, Iowa, and Algerian leader Oct. 12

october 4

UI Heart and Vascular Center honored for heart care

CDC grant increases Hygienic Lab's capacity to detect foodborne disease

Three $100,000 gifts for College of Dentistry campaign announced

‘Slavery in Global Cinema’ film series will begin Oct. 7

‘Slavery and Gender’ to be topic of UI International Programs' 'WorldCanvass' Oct. 8

UniverCity Neighborhood Partnership to hold open houses Oct. 9

Children and families learn ancient techniques at UI Museum of Natural History

Political icons of 2009 Guadeloupe strike is topic of Oct. 11 presentation

Author to discuss political agenda of 1950s TV programming Oct. 19

October 1

UI study seeks participants with pelvic pain

UI seeks 2010-2011 honorary degree nominations

UI, Iowa Lions recognized for preventing blindness

Buzbee to present tuba concert Oct. 10

Michigan jazz duo to perform Oct. 11








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