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General University News

august 30

UI student leaders endorse Big Ten sportsmanship and spirit agreement

Hawkeye fans offered game day parking alternatives, recommendations

New express lanes mean faster entrance for Kinnick fans

august 29

Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich to speak at UI Sept. 7

august 26

UI to phase in single-stream recycling on campus

Touch the Earth announces upcoming adventure trips

Iowa Women's Archives unveils 'Women's Suffrage in Iowa: an online exhibit & digital collection'

Media Advisory: Scottish Highlanders to hold 75th Anniversary Celebration and Reunion

august 24

Sexual assault reported on UI campus

august 18

UI Office of the State Archaeologist discovers 7,000-year-old village in Des Moines

UI researchers improve satellite surface measurements

august 15

Pentacrest Museums to host exhibit: 'Maize: Mysteries of an Ancient Grain'

august 12

UI to introduce immersion program for first-year students

UI investigators awarded $750,000 grant to study health and fitness among Iowa youth

august 10

Media advisory: UI welcomes diverse incoming class with special immersion program, orientations

august 9

Hawkeye alumni athletes, coaches, broadcasters to appear at Iowa State Fair

Global health leader Paul Farmer to speak at UI Aug. 24

august 8

UI Foundation and UI mark second-best fundraising year in fiscal 2011

August 5

UI presents exhibit at Iowa State Fair Aug. 11-21

august 4

Media Advisory: Floodwall being installed at Art Building West

august 3

Fiske Guide names UI a 'Best Buy' for 2012

august 2

Media Advisory: Media invited to Carver-Hawkeye Arena tour Aug. 4

August 1

UI neuroscientists establish patient registry to study traumatic brain injuries

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Health

august 23

UI Hospitals and Clinics surgeons streamline methods to cut costs, hospital stays after esophagectomy

august 22

Women's health tissue bank promotes pregnancy, childbirth research

august 18

Iowa FACE Program warns farmers of tractor overturn risk

august 17

Media Advisory: Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing 'white coat' ceremonies

august 15

Study finds new role for protein in hearing

august 12

UI Children's Hospital turns to Facebook for medication reminders

UI investigators awarded $750,000 grant to study health and fitness among Iowa youth

august 10

Iowa's first total artificial heart recipient discharged

august 9

UI research team finds new genetic cause of blinding eye disease

august 1

UI neuroscientists establish patient registry to study traumatic brain injuries


Iowa Center for the Arts

August 30

UI Writing University streams readings six evenings in a row, Sept. 12-16

august 29

Old Capitol Museum Hosts 'Life and Death on the Prairie' photography exhibit

International Writing Program presents a panel discussion about 9/11

august 26

Iowa Women's Archives unveils 'Women's Suffrage in Iowa: an online exhibit & digital collection'

august 25

UI Writing University live streams Labor Day week will include 9/11 event

august 24

UI poets read at benefit event for former faculty member Dean Young

Old Capitol Museum's annual 'Piano Sundays' concerts begin Sept. 4

august 23

Alvarado's 'Anthropologies' memoir is available from the UI Press

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago helps bid farewell to Hancher Auditorium with free event Sept. 4

august 22

UI 'United Nations of Writers' reconvenes in the City of Literature

Division of Performing Arts announces 2011-12 season, milestones and special guests

august 18

Fall schedule of UI live-reading streams opens with Boucher, Iowa Review

august 15

Pentacrest Museums to host exhibit: 'Maize: Mysteries of an Ancient Grain'

august 10

Workshop alumnus Levine named U.S. Poet Laureate


Business

aug. 16

UI professor designs app to help fantasy football players draft their teams

august 12

GOP presidential contracts gain on Iowa Electronic Markets in lead-up to Straw Poll

august 4

Texas Tweeter writes top Tippie application Tweet

august 1

Okoboji Entrepreneurial Institute shows students how to create their own jobs

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Law

august 29

Law school class to examine disconnect between governments and those they govern


Education

august 31

Indian educators to visit UI, local community for leadership summit Sept. 6-15

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Liberal Arts and Sciences

august 31

Student journalists to gain real-world experience in caucus coverage course

Indian educators to visit UI, local community for leadership summit Sept. 6-15

august 8

The social network of infertility: Study examines couples' privacy preferences

august 3

UI biologist finds one species of pathogen can produce two distinct biofilms

august 2

Aug. 5 launch of NASA Juno spacecraft carries UI instrument to Jupiter

august 1

UI neuroscientists establish patient registry to study traumatic brain injuries

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Engineering

august 30

Media Advisory: Iowa Flood Center, City of Iowa City and National Weather Service unveil Iowa City flood inundation maps Sept. 1

august 19

UI researcher finds link between soil nitrite and atmospheric detergent effect

august 18

UI researchers improve satellite surface measurements

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International Programs

august 31

Indian educators to visit UI, local community for leadership summit Sept. 6-15

august 10

Media advisory: UI welcomes diverse incoming class with special immersion program, orientations

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ataglance

august 31

Recreational Services offers tennis lessons for all ages starting Sept. 11

august 30

Uptown Bill's celebrates 10th anniversary with Labor Day events

UI selected to host Fulbright Gateway Orientation Sept. 6-10

Old Capitol HiStory Time: 'Maize: Mysteries of an Ancient Grain' Sept. 10

UI, AHA to offer heart health event Sept. 15

august 29

Palatine, Ill., boy, 11, is Kid Captain for Hawkeye opener Sept. 3

august 26

Northeast Iowa Community College partners with UI to offer online bachelor degrees

Center achieves certified service provider status for Roche NimbleGen microarrays

Carmichael, Spak receive grant to join NASA air quality team

UI vision researcher receives funding for macular degeneration study

Hawkeye Community Rowing hosts open house Aug. 28

IWP Cinematheque series will open with a taste of midwestern film gothic

august 25

Grassian, Wiemer named Fellows of the American Chemical Society

Southeastern Community College partners with UI to offer online bachelor degrees

UI community can explore volunteer opportunities Aug. 31

Hawkapalooza concert Sept. 1 features Mike Posner

august 24

University of Iowa creative writing programs again ranked No. 1

UI Museum of Natural History's 'Movies@MNH' series begins Sept. 4

august 23

Schneider appointed executive associate dean at UI College of Dentistry

UIMA appoints new curator for African and non-Western art

UI Lifetime Enrichment Adult Program announces fall courses

august 22

UI physician receives prestigious national honor

UI will hold annual Deeded Body Program memorial service Aug. 26

august 19

UI graduate student wins film honorarium from Princess Grace Foundation

august 18

CLAS psychologist Wasserman receives distinguished award for research

Acquired brain injury is topic of Aug. 25 Distinguished Faculty Lecture

Learn-to-Swim classes offered at CRWC starting Aug. 28

'Tony and Friends V' opens the UI School of Music season Aug. 28

august 17

UI to hold Student Job Fair Aug. 23

UI Department of Theatre Arts holds auditions for fall productions

Third annual Ponseti races set for October 1

august 16

UI orthopedics program listed among national elite

UI College of Education programs earn renewed accreditation

august 15

Women's Resource and Action Center sponsors open house Aug. 23

UI Hospitals and Clinics recognized for heart care

Bentler earns national doctoral dissertation award

Dance Marathon programs win national awards

august 12

UI recognizes facilities staff for assisting Iowa Braille School

Meet 'Spike' at the State Fair Aug. 16

august 11

UI faculty to lead Iowa workgroup on mental health redesign

august 10

Travelers alerted to traffic changes while UI residence hall students move in

Nite Ride to resume service Aug. 15

School of Urban and Regional Planning holding Sustainable Dubuque Field Camp Aug. 15-17

UI to host free poetry/comic-strip workshops for teens

august 8

Veterans and their families invited to share stories through 'Telling Project'

august 4

'Miracle Treats' to benefit UI Children's Hospital Aug. 11

august 3

College of Public Health earns renewed accreditation

UI LEAP offering course on basic wirework, making earrings

RVAP seeks volunteer advocates for training by Aug. 29

august 2

Counselors, social workers to attend College of Education's annual helping school

august 1

UI's Calarge recognized for outstanding clinical research

Berkowitz named interim director of School of Library and Information Science

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