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General University News

march 31

UI Earth Month activities begin with free, public talk by polar explorer Lonnie Dupre April 7

Annual Pow Wow set for April 9 at UI Recreation Building

march 30

Annual tribute to women at the UI to be held April 5

march 29

LeaderShape helps UI students create positive change on campus and beyond

march 28

UI seeking suspects in assault at MacLean Hall

University of Iowa presents Celebrating Cultural Diversity Festival April 3

March 25

Career Leadership Academy students engage in community service projectsUI

Center for Human Rights combats LGBT discrimination with 'Make it Better, Iowa'

UChoose campaign promotes healthy food choices on campus

Incoming freshmen named UI Presidential Scholars for 2011

march 24

Margaret Crocco to lead University of Iowa College of Education as new dean

March 23

UI to confer honorary doctorates on Myers, Stead

march 22

UI offers new online business degree for students across Iowa

march 21

UI undergraduates share research for a healthy Iowa in Des Moines March 22

Jakobsen Conference will highlight graduate student work March 26

march 15

U.S.News ranks 24 UI programs among top 10 in nation among public universities

march 10

Iowa Women's Archives hosts Women's History Month events

Media Advisory: Demolition of Oakdale Hall by wrecking ball

march 7

New: Hawkeyes, Huskers move football games to Friday

march 1

'Iowa Insights' podcast: From Iraq to Iowa

Carver Trust grants will advance UI student and faculty research

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Health

march 28

UI Hospitals and Clinics makes nearly $700 million impact on Johnson County economy

March 25

Media Advisory: Dedication of Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center is April 1

march 17

Pig model of cystic fibrosis improves understanding of disease

UI medical students receive residency assignments on 'Match Day'

march 15

Analysis documents rural physicians' willingness, worries in accepting Medicare patients

march 14

State Health Registry issues cancer report, highlights colorectal cancer awareness

Media Advisory: UI Carver College of Medicine Match Day is March 17

march 10

UI team identifies new form of muscular dystrophy

Media Advisory: Demolition of Oakdale Hall by wrecking ball

march 9

Media Advisory: News briefing on 'Cancer in Iowa: 2011' report is March 14

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Iowa Center for the Arts

march 29

UI Division of Performing Arts presents festival of baroque music and dance

UI Press releases two new volumes of literary scholarship

march 28

Hancher presents recent Grammy winners the Carolina Chocolate Drops on April 7

Elizabeth Berg to headline the Iowa City Book Festival, July 15-17

march 24

March 26 is the birth centennial of UI alumnus Tennessee Williams

Sonic Youth co-founders Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon to speak at Englert Theatre March 31

March 23

Hancher presents Universes performing 'Ameriville' at UI's Mabie Theatre April 1

march 18

Swanson is the vocal soloist March 30 in UI Symphony all-Mahler concert

march 16

UI remembers Hervig, founding director of Center for New Music, March 27

march 14

Note to high school musicians: Time to sign up for summer camp!

march 11

UI Press releases 'In Earshot of Water' March 16

Shelter House, UI partner to create new community choir

march 10

Hancher presents vocal groups Take 6 and Calmus March 24 and 25

march 7

UI Press releases 'The Meaning of Rivers' on March 15

march 3

UI Press releases 'Building Their Own Waldos' March 15

march 1

UI Dancers in Company launches 2011 season March 3-5, include web broadcast

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Business

march 30

Tippie College of Business presentation urges federal deficit attention

March 23

UI to confer honorary doctorates on Myers, Stead

march 22

UI offers new online business degree for students across Iowa

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Law

march 9

Law student advocates for sexually exploited girls

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Education

march 31

Media advisory: Cedar Rapids students visit UI to learn about college life April 1

march 24

Margaret Crocco to lead University of Iowa College of Education as new dean

march 11

Shelter House, UI partner to create new community choir

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Liberal Arts and Sciences

march 30

UI researcher wins prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER award

Women's status in post-Communist Europe explored in April 7-8 UI conference

March 25

Updated: UI symposium will focus on future democracy of East Africa April 1, 2

March 23

UI to confer honorary doctorates on Myers, Stead

march 11

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences names Dean's, Collegiate Scholars

Shelter House, UI partner to create new community choir

march 8

‘Why Iowa?’ explains state’s key role in nomination process – and proposes a new system

march 3

UI study: Depression and anxiety differentially influence physical symptom reporting

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Engineering

March 23

Iowa Flood Center develops web-based flood map for Des Moines

march 21

Media Advisory: Iowa Flood Center to unveil Des Moines flood inundation maps March 23

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International Programs

march 30

Women's status in post-Communist Europe explored in April 7-8 UI conference

March 25

UI Center for Human Rights combats LGBT discrimination with 'Make it Better, Iowa'

UI symposium will focus on future democracy of East Africa April 1, 2

march 1

'Iowa Insights' podcast: From Iraq to Iowa

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ataglance

march 31

UI Health Care - River Crossing Pharmacy joins medication disposal program

Writing University provides live stream of April 1 Mission Creek reading

Symposium to explore ethnicities and sport April 1-3

Visiting artist Roussel-Giraudy will speak April 5

Early art forms into the 21st century discussed at UI forum April 7

Engineering symposium on technology and society to be held April 7

LNACC to hold 40th anniversary celebration April 8-10

Visiting workshop faculty members Kenney and Huneven read April 11

Sackter Day to focus on disabilities advocacy at UI April 13

UIMA's annual Levitt Lecture will trace artist's career transition from ceramics to works on paper

march 30

Law school panel examines collective bargaining for public unions

UI sirens to sound as part of statewide tornado drill April 6

UIMA film series continues April 8 with screening of 'Gay Shame'

march 29

UI Chef Wins Gold Medal in NACUFS Culinary Challenge Competition

UI student Joshua Nelson selected as 2011 Humanity in Action Fellow

Law students, alumni work together for Make a Difference Day community projects

Family communication scholar to speak at UI April 12

march 28

Williamson, Paulsen named to 2011 Women of Influence list

Proposals sought for agricultural health, safety grant programs

Vocoder history, from WWII to hip-hop music today, topic of April 1 talk

Guest pianist Satterlee's April 3 concert is 'Remembering William Albright'

Course on enriching time with grandchildren begins April 4

UIMA's Spriestersbach Lecture features Menand on Warhol

UI Children's Hospital annual children's safety fair is April 22

march 25

Gellhaus to receive two awards during national conference

Scholarship to honor longtime staff member in physical therapy and rehabilitation science

UI study seeks participants with high cholesterol

Graduate students invited to apply for HASTAC Scholars Program

UI Department of Dance continues winning ways at national competition

Recreational Services hosts rowing events

Guest violinist Diana Seitz presents UI guest recital March 28

UIMA inaugurates 'First Fridays' event at Hotel Vetro

UI art alumni Pibal and Brant present April 1 lecture

Labor rights events on campus will reflect on Triangle fire 100 years ago

UI Gallery series production marks centennial of Triangle fire

march 24

Van Otterloo named recipient of $10,000 research prize

CLAS awards Marcus Bach Fellowships for 2011-12

History scholar to speak on North America as a migration region March 28

Ceramicist Heidi Preuss Grew lectures at the UI March 28

March 31 gallery talk focuses on Lil Picard Exhibition at IMU Black Box Theater

Poet Carl Phillips will read at the UI April 7

March 23

Registration for CASIC research summit open through March 25

Course examining why legislatures are unpopular begins March 29

UIMA film series continues with 'Yoko Ono' March 29

UI's Fisher to speak about state budget debate March 31

UI presents 'Art in Transition' symposium April 1-2

'En Obra' will feature grad students' language, literature and culture projects April 2

Poets Reddy and Gridley will read April 5 on the Writing University

Amy Schendel and guests present UI trumpet recital April 6

Iowa City Mini Medical School to examine genetics

UI Sonia Kovalevsky Day encourages women to study mathematics April 10

march 22

UI Community Credit Union gift to College of Public Health honors Borg, Colloton

School of Journalism and Mass Communication announces Hall of Fame inductees

University Book Store holds Spring Cleaning Sale

UI law journal to celebrate 20th anniversary March 24

Parents and their children's communication skills is subject of free talk March 24

UI Art and Art History guests lecture March 24

Iowa City Book Festival to announce author line-up at fundraiser March 27

Xerox CEO Burns to discuss leadership and ethics in UI lecture

UI Kantorei continues collaboration with bassoonist Coelho

College of Nursing invites students to 'Take the Lead' with their careers

march 21

Physician assistant graduates set university record for national exam score

UI jewelry and metal arts guest Havener presents free lecture March 23

Sir Geoffrey Palmer to discuss law reform in College of Law Levitt Lecture

UI to honor three law school alumni

UI Museum of Natural History will help ID rocks, fossils and oddities March 27

Iowa Poetry Prize-winner Julie Hanson will read March 31

Spoken word artists to perform as part of Cesar Chavez week

UI Department of Dance presents MFA Thesis Concert March 31 to April 2

Touch The Earth outdoor expo and gear swap set for April 2

April 2 Camerata concert at the UI ranges from Palestrina to spirituals

Celebrating Cultural Diversity Festival volunteers needed

march 18

UI Hospitals and Clinics named to Becker's Hospital Review's Top 50

8th annual Aiming For A Cure celebrity hunt starts March 18

2011 Iowa City Hoop-a-Thon for Huntington Disease March 27

UI Writers' Workshop faculty member Peter Orner will read March 30

John Grade, guest of UI sculpture area, will present free lecture March 30

march 17

Museum's Storytime Adventures Series looks at Iowa rocks and fossils

Sidewalks along river near Hubbard Park temporarily closed beginning March 21

Ceramics visiting artist Boldon lectures at the UI March 21

Heathcock reads from new story collection on March 26

Society of Composers presents CNM concert at UI March 26

Figge Museum to host discussion about Pollock 'Mural' debate

Doc Dash 2011 set for April 2 in Iowa City

march 16

UI hosts American Mathematical Society Central Meeting March 18-20

Visiting printmaker Adriane Herman lectures at the UI March 22

Katie Crouch and Deb Olin Unferth read at Prairie Lights March 29

march 15

Wright, former Writers' Workshop faculty member, wins Critics Circle Award

march 14

UI physician, medical student, win AMA leadership awards

'WorldCanvass' program examines global water crisis March 25

Medical Museum Gallery B to temporarily close April 4

march 11

Hunter to retire as dean of Tippie College of Business

Registration for spring swim classes now open

‘Monterey Pop’ concert film to be shown March 20 in Macbride Auditorium

Documentarian Marlene Booth to discuss hidden diversity at law school presentation

India’s shifting multilingualism addressed in UI talk March 24

Gallery series presents two Honors Week productions March 24-27

Iowa Writers' Workshop visiting faculty present reading March 28

UI Department of Computer Science to hold Hawkeye Challenge April 2

Scholarships offered for Recreational Services instructor training

Iowa City Book Festival calls for participation

march 10

Tomblin receives Callier Prize for communications disorders research

UIMA announces spring break hours for UIMA@IMU and Black Box Theater

Mathematics offers free talk on math in biology and medicine March 21

East Africa celebrated in new UI lecture series starting March 22

Chinese calligraphy classes offered in Iowa City, Davenport

Recreational Services to offer kettlebell classes

Poets Zapruder and Healey read at Prairie Lights March 24

march 9

Service road closed between Medical Laboratories and Bowen Science Building Friday morning

UI Museum of Natural History nominated for Silos & Smokestacks Site of the Year award

'Introductory Spanish Language and Culture' course begins March 15

Joy Castro presents free reading March 23

march 8

UI study seeks adults with tinnitus

University of Iowa Museum of Art seeks volunteer guest hosts

UI to host Iowa’s city managers at annual conference

Cleveland Orchestra trombonist La Rosa will present free recital at UI

Writers' Workshop alumni poets Khalastchi and Savich read March 22

march 7

High school math students honored at UI math competition

Schnoor to address climate change near and far

Local students to participate in National History Day in Iowa contest at UI’s Old Capitol

Cancelled: UI guest recital is performance of Schubert's 'Winterreise' March 21

March 4

Younkers donates $21,000 for breast cancer research at UI Holden Cancer Center

Public invited to attend seminar on water and electricity March 10

Embassy representative will discuss Czech Republic and the EU March 11

UI to launch ‘Conversations and Controversies’ book discussions at Prairie Lights

march 3

'River of Life' mosaic in CRWC wins TileLetter Award

UI earns Tree Campus USA designation

Registration begins March 4 for summer Wildlife Camps

Piano Sundays graduate recital to bring Beethoven and Debussy to Old Capitol Museum

Indian classical dance artist makes two public appearances March 6 and 10

Popular blogger ‘Lance Mannion’ to speak at UI March 7

UIMA film series continues March 8 with 'Flaming Lips'

Pianist John Milbauer presents a guest recital at the UI March 8

Trombonist Mixdorf presents a guest recital at the UI March 9

march 2

Hancher to present Irish band Danú in sold out concert on March 4

UI Department of Theatre Arts holds auditions for Iowa New Play Festival

B.o.B to perform at IMU April 6

Biological enhancements and ethics explored in UI lecture March 9

Chang-rae Lee reads on the Writing University live stream March 9

Oboist Parker presents faculty recital at UI March 10

march 1

UI nurse-midwife receives March of Dimes Grant for centering pregnancy program

Student athletes talk at 'Finding God' forum March 3

Eastern Iowa entrepreneurs to 'Pitch and Grow' March 3

UI pharmacy students offer diabetes risk screenings at Hartig Drug

UIMA film series continues March 4 with 'Venus in Furs: Sex in the New York Underground'

Indian Student Alliance presents Nachte Raho Indian Dance Competition March 5

University of Iowa Faculty Art Show closing Sunday, March 6, at Davenport’s Figge

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