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General University News

may 31

High-performance computing cluster is UI's largest 'supercomputer' ever

UI Alumni Association presents 2011 Distinguished Alumni Awards June 11

may 27

Millersburg man riding horse across Iowa for UI Alzheimer's research

UI graduate students provide blueprint for change in southeast Iowa City

may 26

Cancelled: Falcon banding set for May 31 and June 2

May 20

UI student award-winners meet The IOWA Challenge

may 19

Dvorsky to give keynote address May 26 for UI institute for women leaders

may 17

Mason names Butler executive vice president and provost

Media Advisory: Meet the next generation of scientists

may 16

UI move-out donation diverts more than two tons of reusable items from landfill

May 13

UI researcher says Iowa's first minority majority town is sign of state's growing diversity

may 12

UI School of Urban and Regional Planning partnering with Dubuque on sustainability initiative

UI faculty will travel Iowa May 18-20

Track letter winners help provide new scoreboard for UI

may 11

Media Advisory: UI, Iowa City, Coralville officials to make 'shovel ready' announcement Friday

may 10

Media Advisory: UI shares guidelines for spring commencement coverage

May 6

UI launches $500 million fundraising campaign for UI Health Care

May 5

Media Advisory: UI to supply flood-threatened Louisiana with HESCO barriers

May 4

UI Libraries commemorates Civil War sesquicentennial with exhibition, digital collection

may 3

'Iowa Insights' podcast: Solving the brain's mysteries

Indiana Executive Vice Chancellor Sukhatme third of three provost finalists

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Health

may 27

University of Iowa joins national effort to improve health care

UI Health Care names new head of psychiatry

Donham appointed Chair in Rural Safety and Health

Millersburg man riding horse across Iowa for UI Alzheimer's research

may 25

Pediatric feeding program helps children overcome severe eating difficulties

May 18

UI study: Carbon black nanoparticles activate immune cells, causing cell death

may 17

UI Children's Hospital nationally ranked by U.S.News & World Report

may 12

Abboud receives $4 million training grant renewal for Cardiovascular Research Center

May 6

UI launches $500 million fundraising campaign for UI Health Care

May 5

UI study finds livestock-related Staphylococcus strain in child care worker

May 4

Steads commit $10 million for children's medicine at UI

Media Advisory: UI, UI Foundation to announce public launch of major fundraising campaign for UI Health Care

may 3

UI-led research team identifies receptor for Ebola virus

'Iowa Insights' podcast: Solving the brain's mysteries

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Iowa Center for the Arts

may 31

UI Writers' Workshop alumnus Clute cycles 800 miles to 75th reunion to fight ALS

may 27

Robinson lecture, all-star panel will spotlight UI Writers' Workshop 75th anniversary

may 23

Writing University streams May 31-June 2 Prairie Lights readings

May 5

Playwright Saito connects American dispossessions a century apart in 'Landless' May 7

May 4

Foster says desperation drove her to write Iowa New Play Festival script

may 3

Artigue says Osama bin Laden's death will change his audience's experience

MFA exhibition is on view in Market-Dubuque Display Space through May 14

May 2

Silverman revisits another classic for 2011 Iowa New Play Festival

UI Center for New Music presents new Composers Workshop works May 8

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Business

may 10

Study finds managers make frequent large investments if insulated from takeover threat

May 5

New UI student organization seeks to improve UI, China business opportunities

May 4

UI student entrepreneur makes world's most adorable flash drives

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Law

may 31

County seats in Iowa generally perform better than their counties in population

may 27

Law professor Reitz helps guide Nepal to new constitution

may 26

Iowa College of Law publishes its first history

May 18

UI analyst says farm crisis still reverberates in Iowa's latest census data

may 16

Grant to help UI law student study labor law and the booming Chinese economy

May 13

UI researcher says Iowa's first minority majority town is sign of state's growing diversity

may 9

UI law student writes histories of Moffitt Homes for Iowa City Parade of Historic Homes

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Education

may 2

UI's 2011 index recognizes top Iowa schools for Advanced Placement participation

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Liberal Arts and Sciences

May 20

UI researcher receives U.S. Air Force grant to develop quantum memory technology

may 19

UI Hawkeye Poll: Support for airstrikes in Libya split – but not along party lines

May 4

UI Hawkeye Poll: Iowans undecided about 2012 judicial retention

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Engineering

May 20

UI researcher receives U.S. Air Force grant to develop quantum memory technology

may 12

Engineering announces $10,000 Storer Entrepreneurial Award winner

may 11

UI engineering inducts Patricia Coleman into Distinguished Alumni Academy

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International Programs

 

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ataglance

may 31

Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science faculty, students receive awards

UI adoption of new Internet standards shouldn't impact service

Writing University streams 'Paul's Book Club' June 8

may 27

Agricultural safety, health forum announces call for abstracts

UI College of Pharmacy presents senior awards

June 6 reading on the Writing University will profile painter Mitchell

Updated: UI Children's Hospital, Kohl's 'Keeping Kids Safe' program offer free ATV certification course

UI Juneteenth Celebration, June 11, celebrates the end of slavery with speakers and music

may 26

UI Center for the Book receives $160,000 grant from anonymous donor

IowaWatch joins partnership with Thomson Reuters

UI College of Medicine program builds research, education ties across Iowa

International Society for Human Simulation holds first conference May 26-27

Men's and women's Ultimate teams advance to nationals May 27-30

Sleep apnea seminar set for June 6

'Chaos and Creation on the Pentacrest' extended through June 12

may 25

Bissell receives AAMC Outstanding Service Award

Bender named UI coordinator of alcohol harm reduction initiatives

may 24

UI Huntington's Disease Center to hold informational forum May 25

UI Press releases anthology inspired by William Carlos Williams

may 23

UI researchers receive 'Excellence in Clinical Research' award from JDRF

UI biomedical engineering student receives national award

McCoy to participate in UNESCO World Forum on the future of books

UI LEAP seminar from an 'accidental biographer' is June 14

May 20

Arts Share summer camp spaces still available

May 26 reading will feature stories from the Iowa City Shelter House

may 19

Caplan selected for American Dental Education Association Leadership Institute

Greene named recipient of health care education leadership prize

Volunteers invited for informed consent research

Tickets are now on sale for Iowa Summer Rep 2011, 'About My Family'

UI Lifetime Enrichment Adult Program announces summer courses

'Lil Picard and Counterculture New York' exhibition closing May 27

May 18

Storyteller Simon J. Ortiz presents 'from Sand Creek' reading May 23

UI hosts Iowa Piccolo Intensive May 31-June 4, with three public concerts

UI Museum of Natural History to join Children's Day at Iowa Arts Festival

may 17

UI study seeks participants with pelvic pain who have had symptoms in past two years

may 16

Statewide celebration of science, technology, engineering and math planned for fall

May 13

Peek-Asa named national women's leadership program fellow

Iowa Voyagers to celebrate 50th anniversary May 20

Campus Recreation and Wellness Center to host Armbruster Open swim meet May 20-22

'Old Capitol: Past, Present and Future' lecture set for May 25

may 12

Four UI students receive U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship

UI Press releases new editions of three Curtis Harnack books

UW nursing professor to present on translational research May 23

may 11

Dentistry's Drake named senior associate to President Mason

Carter named to Keefe Professorship in UI College of Pharmacy

UI's Scott-Conner to read from 'A Few Small Moments' May 20

may 10

EPA recognizes UI and Big Ten for green power use

Sponsored evening of races to benefit UI Children's Hospital

Museum's Storytime Adventures features readings about peacocks May 15

Imaging expert will discuss evaluating bone fragility May 17

may 9

Holden Cancer Center Tip: Melanoma prevention

Dentistry Dean Johnsen honored by Iowa Dental Association

UI co-hosts workshop for astronomers on proposed uses of world-class telescope

Visiting professor will discuss children's bone health May 16

Larson reads May 18 from book about life in Hitler's Berlin

'What Goes Around Comes Around' -- UI Explorers Lecture set for May 19

May 6

UI vision researcher Abramoff honored for innovation in telemedicine

'Girls Day Out' offers hands-on learning about heart health May 14

Children's writer Anne Ylvisaker reads from her new book May 15

May 5

Ten UI students receive funds for summer 2011 human rights internships

'Paul's Book Club' will be streamed live on the Writing University May 11

'Hemingway's Second War' is released by UI Press May 15

Leonard railroad collection is subject of Old Capitol Museum lecture May 17

UI offers Learn to Row camps to high school, junior high students in June

May 4

UI patient and graduate student featured on the Today show

Honoring a visionary: Duane Caryl 'Sprie' Spriestersbach

UI College of Public Health to honor two outstanding alumni

Cranston to share Pakistan girls' school journey at Finding God at Iowa forum May 6

Rasmussen reads from her debut novel May 10 on the Writing University

UI Health Care presents community seminar on stroke May 11

UI students presented health-related research at poster session

may 3

Reading streamed on UI Writing University marks Older Americans Month

may 2

UI announces May schedule for Big Ten Network

UI to extend Nite Ride service hours during finals week

UI students win Weston Human Rights Essay Prize

Tippie Build home to be dedicated May 7 with Habitat for Humanity

Tricia Park, Iowa City native Conor Hanick, will present violin-piano recital May 14

Volunteers sought for RVAP training, application deadline June 6

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