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August 2011

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UI hydroturbine tests are promising (Keokuk Daily Gate City, Aug. 31)

UI alumnus Brigham explores the names of Iowa's counties (Gazette, Aug. 31)

Hagle assesses possibilities for 2012 student activism (Daily Iowan, Aug. 31)

Mason touts UI partnership with community college (Dubuque Telegraph-Herald, Aug. 31)

Richardson is quoted in story about racial disparity in removal of children from families (Gazette, Aug. 31)

Long-time UI gardener Stigers is profiled (North Liberty Leader, Aug. 30)

Disaster-aid freeze may delay UI flood recovery (Des Moines Register, Aug. 30)

UI will honor Navy SEAL and his loyal dog, Hawkeye (Washington Post, Aug. 30)

Fry will receive lifetime achievement award (Gazette, Aug. 30)

UI short-fiction award winner writes about his development as a writer (The Millions, Aug. 30)

UI Writers' Workshop alumnus Torres is profiled (Wall Street Journal, Aug. 30)

IWP writers arrive for 2011 residency (Daily Iowan, Aug. 30)

Shuang discusses Chinese, American parenting differences (China Daily, Aug. 30)

'Iowa Assessments' set to replace ITBS, ITED (SourceMedia, Aug. 29)

UI writing alumnus Dalton is interviewed (Patch, Aug. 29)

UI, Kirkwood plan first in the nation alliance (Press-Citizen, Aug. 29)

Spacecraft engineer is UI alumna (Mason City Globe Gazette, Aug. 29)

Construction forces changes to Iowa football parking (Quad City Times, Aug. 29)

UI alumnus Wang wins World Chinese Literature Prize (Sin Chew, Aug. 28)

Students adapt to transitional housing (KGAN, Aug. 28)

Baldus research finds racial disparity in military death penalty (Sacramento Bee, Aug. 27)

Vietnamese writer Phan is attending the IWP (Thethao Vanhoa, Aug. 27)

In story on dangerous jobs UI's Lundell points to farmers, ranchers (CNNMoney, Aug. 26)

UI implements simplified recycling system (Gazette, Aug. 26)

Egg drop contest teaches kids the basic of business (Press-Citizen, Aug. 26)

Ramadan requires UI Muslim students to balance school and religious obligations (Daily Iowan, Aug. 26)

UI was first public university to admit men and women on an equal basis (Blog for Iowa, Aug. 26)

Bishop stresses the importance of research mentoring (Science Careers, Aug. 26)

UI ethanol study is cited (Seeking Alpha, Aug. 25)

Denburg explains how to help aging parents with cognitive decline (Second Act, Aug. 25)

Buckwalter writes that Alzheimers should be campaign issue (Gazettte, Aug. 25)

Keller comments on changes in the GRE (Daily Iowan, Aug. 25)

Eric Lie study on stock buybacks is cited (Y Charts, Aug. 25)

Concert will benefit Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center (Gazette, Aug. 24)

UI engineering alumna Kloberdanz is profiled (Des Moines Register, Aug. 24)

Gardinier is 'modern-day Amelia Earhart' (Le Mars Daily Sentinel, Aug. 24)

Hagle says unseating Iowa justices was 'completely unusual' (Politics in Minnesota, Aug. 24)

Wehby underscores dangers of prenatal smoking (Medical Daily, Aug. 23)

Hovenkamp assesses possible regulatory ramifications of iPhone/Sprint connection (Third Age, Aug. 23)

Duff and Tranel co-wrote paper on 'common ground' amnesia (Health Canal, Aug. 23)

Papanicolaou warns of river erosion (Press-Citizen, Aug. 23)

UI provided legal analysis in Colorado crop-dusting dispute (Coloradoan, Aug. 23)

Book about Iowa Writers' Workshop is reviewed (Seattle Post Intelligencer, Aug. 23)

Santillan describes role of cord blood and tissue banking in pregnancy research (Health Canal, Aug. 23)

IWP veteran Umezurike is one of six Nigeria Prize nominees (This Day, Aug. 23)

Fampus makes its debut at the UI (Press-Citizen, Aug. 22)

Author attended physician writing workshop at UI (Kansas City Star, Aug. 22)

UI art alumnus runs for city council on chicken platform (Gazette, Aug. 22)

'Feminist Hulk' turns out to be UI grad student Lawson (AutoStraddle, Aug. 22)

Kurtz advocates balance in open-records laws (Daily Iowan, Aug. 22)

UI researchers find prenatal smoking more harmful (Gant Daily, Aug. 22)

Fick says men often dodge the doctor (Omaha World-Herald, Aug. 22)

Mason welcomes freshmen (Press-Citizen, Aug. 21)

Schnell uses Cold War planes as UI research vehicles (Waterloo Courier, Aug. 21)

UI alumnus Le Blanc completes acclaimed Creole trilogy (Jazz News, Aug. 21)

UI alumnus Laaser developed therapy for sex addiction (CNN, Aug. 21)

Andreasen research on writers and depression is cited (Toronto Star, Aug. 20)

Hill comments on hip-hop sampling of MLK (Washington Post, Aug. 20)

Hagle comments on 'outside the mainstream' candidate Ron Paul (Cleveland Plain Dealer, Aug. 20)

UI alcohol policies are linked to decline in emergencies (Deseret News, Aug. 20)

UI student triathlete Tollakson put his passion into his business (Des Moines Register, Aug. 20)

Kelley expects Branstad to put business in charge of the environment (Des Moines Register, Aug. 20)

Moeller discusses the year ahead at Tippie (Des Moines Business Record, Aug. 19)

UI again leads rankings of creative writing MFA programs (MediaBistro, Aug. 19)

UI helps recruit veterans for unique performance project (Daily Iowan, Aug. 19)

Doershuk describes archeological find in Des Moines (Press-Citizen, Aug. 19)

Rushton assesses Iowa City school district growth (Press-Citizen, Aug. 18)

Lutgendorf comments on promise of biofield healing (Reuters, Aug. 18)

Hagle comments on Perry avoidance of media at Iowa City event (Daily Iowan, Aug. 18)

Young poet changes of direction at UI Young Writers Studio (Maryland Gazette, Aug. 18)

Grant will support Berry's IowaWatch (Daily Iowan, Aug. 18)

Watts riots drew journalist Simpson away from UI studies (Bay State Banner, Aug. 18)

UI is linked in to Make-A-Wish projects (Gazette. Aug. 17)

Tea Party favorite Walsh is a UI alumnus (Chicago Tribune, Aug. 17)

Writers' Workshop alumnus Maksik is profiled (Idaho Mountain Express, Aug. 17)

Horowitz reviews Martyn's posthumous album (PopMatters, Aug. 17)

Andrejevic observes that reality shows intentionally inflict stress (Christian Science Monitor, Aug. 16)

Sanskrit professor Smith joins in Gandhi Square protest (Bangalore Mirror, Aug. 16)

Hagle assesses Perry campaign tough talk (Houston Chronicle, Aug. 16)

Writers' Workshop alumna Byock writes about significance of family recipe (Salon, Aug. 16)

New U.S. Poet Laureate Levine, a Writers' Workshop alumnus, is interviewed (The Take Away, Aug. 15)

UI College of Engineering tests eco-friendly asphalt (Press-Citizen, Aug. 15)

UI Dance Marathon receives two national awards (Press-Citizen, Aug. 15)

Hovenkamp says Google-Motorola tie-up may draw antitrust scrutiny (Reuters, Aug. 15)

Alumnus Dvorkin writes on the future of digital journalism (Forbes, Aug. 15)

Hagle speculates on impact of straw poll (Iowa Independent, Aug. 15)

Graber comments on coconut water claims (NPR, Aug. 15)

UI Foundation plans fundraising for arts buildings (Press-Citizen, Aug. 14)

Hagle comments on Pawlenty withdrawal (Hometown Source, Aug. 14)

Bauer describes U.S. bankruptcy scenario (Des Moines Register, Aug. 13)


UI international students kick off orientation with hoe-down (Gazette, Aug. 15)

Alumna Blunk says UI has a 'best in the nation' art department (Fort Dodge Messenger, Aug. 14)

Gronbeck describes Iowa embezzlement trends (Sioux City Journal, Aug. 13)

Hagle comments on straw-poll strategies (Mason City Globe Gazette, Aug. 13)

Freshmen are welcomed by On Iowa program (Press-Citizen, Aug. 13)

Hagle describes the Iowa straw poll process (Patch, Aug. 13)

Printmaking alumnus Lee is profiled (San Antonio Express-News, Aug. 13)

Whiteman responds to U.S. credit downgrade (Gazette, Aug. 12)

Diekema describes MRSA incidence in children (Fox News, Aug. 12)

Diekema comments on super bug study (Reuters, Aug. 11)

Berry heads investigative journalism center (Columbia Journalism Review, Aug. 11)

Alumna Cheng named one of D.C.'s 'most beautiful' people (Keokuk Gate City Daily, Aug. 11)

Covington says Gingrich's challenge is likability (WTNH-TV, Aug. 11)

Funderburg talks about how he uses census data in research (Gazette, Aug. 11)

Hagle comments on GOP and Latino voters (The Hill, Aug. 11)

New U.S. poet laureate Levine attended Writers' Workshop (Los Angeles Times, Aug. 11)

UI researcher contributes to study on how couples share fertility issues (Times of India, Aug. 10)

UI's Gfeller will discuss ear implants at Humanities Fest  (Chicago Tribune, Aug. 9)

UI doctors transplant Iowa's first total artificial heart  (KCRG, Aug. 9)

Polgreen uses Twitter to track  H1N1 influenza outbreak progression (PBS NewsHour, Aug. 9)

Iowa Writers' Workshop alumnus, poet laureate profiled (Washington Post, Aug. 9)

UI Foundation donations near record levels (Press-Citizen, Aug. 9 )

Hagle comments on religious groups' influence on elections (American Independent, Aug. 9)

Hagle analyzes Republican prospects at Iowa straw poll (HometownSource, Aug. 8)

UI Foundation reports 'marvelous' year (WOWT.com, Aug. 8)

Liu speaks about counseling Mandarin-speaking students (Inside Higher Ed, Aug. 8)

CRWC has 637,000 visitors in first year (Press-Citizen, Aug. 7)

Hagle addresses Palin's Iowa appearance (The Tennessean, Aug. 7)

Assouline says algebra critical for Iowa students (Gazette, Aug. 7)

Whiteman comments on housing and job creation (Des Moines Register, Aug. 6)

UI conducts flood wall test (KCRG-TV, Aug. 6)

Boddicker swims English Channel to benefit Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center (Quad City Times, Aug. 6)

UI to hold Okoboji Entrepreneurial Institute (Spencer Daily Reporter, Aug. 6)

UI, Farm Bureau partner on 'America Needs Farmers' (Press-Citizen, Aug. 6)

Reggae musician attended UI (Press-Citizen, Aug. 5)

UI graduate's book catalogues Hollywood musicals (StarNewsOnline, Aug. 6)

Geography graduate student compiled school demographic report (Press-Citizen, Aug. 5)

UI creates flood website for public feedback(Press-Citizen, Aug. 5)

Juno spacecraft has UI gear onboard (Radio Iowa, Aug. 5)

Covington doubts third-party challenge in 2012 election (News and Observer, Aug. 5)

FEMA awards funds for UI flood rebuilding (Press-Citizen, Aug. 5)

Texan's Tweet wins Tippie MBA scholarship (Press-Citizen, Aug. 5)

Texan Twitters his way to Tippie MBA (Business Week, Aug. 5)

Regents approve pay package for Mason (Des Moines Register, Aug. 4)

Board of Regents award presidents 4 percent raises (Des Moines Register, Aug. 4)

Stachowiak comments on accessible technology for disabled students (eCampus News, Aug. 3)

Lundell cites numbers of livestock-related deaths (Press-Citizen, Aug. 3)

Board of Regents to review presidents' performance (KCRG, Aug. 3)

Horowitz reviews a 'perversely happy album' (PopMatters, Aug. 3)

Soll conducts research on biofilms on medical devices (Medical News Today, Aug. 2)

Hagle compares McCotter to other prospects at Republican Straw Poll (American Independent, Aug. 2)

Lutgendorf comments on Bollywood Hitler film (Washington Times, Aug. 2)

UI Labor Center educator discusses labor board case (Iowa Independent, Aug. 2)

Hagle comments on key Iowa Caucus players (Houston Chronicle, Aug. 1)

Santorum picks UI alumna as advisor (Iowa Independent, Aug. 1)

Cyphert comments on impact of IowaCare changes on UI Hospitals and Clinics officials (Des Moines Register, Aug. 1)

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