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General University News

november 30

UI hosts re-showing of documentary Boys and Men Healing Dec. 7

november 21

Race to Black Friday coming down to the wire

Hearst Foundation grants will support student scholarships

november 17

Rebirth of a landmark: 10-year anniversary of the Old Capitol Museum fire

november 14

New: UI Police issue Hawk Alert Nov. 14 after receiving credible threat

UI researchers develop innovative protocol of treatment for MS patients

november 10

Media Advisory: UI residence hall waste sort set for Nov. 11

november 7

UI Museum of Natural History Directors' Lecture Series concludes with David Mindell Nov. 10


Health

november 30

New UI cancer clinic offers improved efficiency, comfort

november 29

Panel releases vision of high performance rural health care

november 18

UI study: Childhood obesity does not permanently increase cardiovascular risk

november 17

UI study explains how heart attack can lead to heart rupture

november 16

Thinking about a flu shot? Adults can benefit from other vaccines too

november 15

College of Public Health center awarded $12 million for neurological disease studies

november 3

UI researcher receives funding to study glaucoma in dogs

november 2

Study identifies protein that helps measles virus spread


Iowa Center for the Arts

november 28

Hancher to present American Beauty Project Dec. 9 in Riverside

NOVEMBER 23

Ida Beam residency by percussionist Spiro includes Afro-Cuban Jazz Summit, high-school Latin Jazz Festival

november 22

University Theatre Mainstage goes behind the scenes of 'A Hamlet'

november 21

'Iowa and Invisible Man' to examine black experience at the UI

november 17

UI Writers' Workshop poets Swensen and Bedient read Dec. 1

november 16

Readings conclude fall Writing University live streams Nov. 28 through Dec. 5

november 15

Hancher presents Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra 'Holiday Pops' Nov. 27

november 14

UI Press will release field guides on Midwest frogs and toads, and turtles

november 10

UI Writers' Workshop alumnus/faculty member Orner returns Nov. 16

november 7

Hancher to present American String Quartet with Maia Quartet Nov. 18

november 4

UI Press will release Lincoln in His Own Time Nov. 8

november 3

Nov. 8-11 literary streams feature UI alumni Biss and Walljasper

UI presents Band Extravaganza and Symphony Band concert Nov. 15 and 16

november 1

University of Iowa's Maia Quartet to play final concerts this month

Dance alumni return to the UI to teach, and to perform Nov. 11 and 12


Business

november 29

What does it look like when an economy collapses?

Gingrich contract price jumps 22,000 percent in six weeks on Iowa Electronic Markets

november 21

Gingrich debuts on Iowa Electronic Markets but Romney is still most probable candidate

november 14

New class gives marketing students social media experience

november 11

Tippie contest examines the ethics of being green or buying local

november 9

Study suggests rules requiring minimum standards lower standards to the minimum

november 8

Gingrich soars, Cain crashes on Iowa Electronic Markets

november 3

Loose-meat tweets? UI students help Maid-Rite expand social media presence

november 1

UI study suggests women score lower on technical aptitude tests because they're just not interested

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Law

november 28

Law students help experts reconsider state employment laws

november 17

Law professor says European financial crisis shows banks matter more than voters

november 15

Law school analysis suggests legal protection for blogger/journalists

november 11

Law professor Hughes member of committee to assess Iowa's lawyer advertising rules

november 8

UI law school workshop to help nonprofits regain tax exempt status


Education

november 30

UI hosts re-showing of documentary Boys and Men Healing Dec. 7

november 8

Balloon artist conveys importance of human right to art at UI International Day

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Liberal Arts and Sciences

november 18

Researchers receive NSF grant to study evolutionary consequences of abstinence

november 14

UI researchers develop innovative protocol of treatment for MS patients

november 2

Hawkeye Poll: Young, educated, and wealthy Americans express disapproval of Obama's performance as president

Walljasper to visit UI campus, Iowa City community for 'A Conversation About the Commons' Nov. 8-9

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Engineering

november 29

UI engineers conduct residential soils study, one of few such U.S. studies ever done

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International Programs

november 8

Balloon artist conveys importance of human right to art at UI International Day

november 4

UI celebrates International Education Week Nov. 11-17

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november 30

UI study: Brain training exercises improve cognitive function

UI Press publishes two volumes of poetry scholarship in December

Old Capitol Museum hosts 'History Time: Winter on the Prairie' Dec. 3

Latitude Ensemble welcomes guest artist Fitch to improv performance Dec. 6

'Lessons Learned in Cuba' is topic of percussionist Spiro lecture Dec. 7

november 29

Violinist Conklin will be joined by pianists Huckleberry and Sifford Dec. 5

University and Concert Bands share concert at the UI Dec. 5

The University of Iowa Chamber Winds will perform Dec. 7

november 28

'A Slice of Iowa Pioneer History' is topic of Dec. 1 lecture at Old Capitol Museum

'Finding God at Iowa' speaker to discuss how higher education helps give students purpose

Dec. 2 WorldCanvass to explore Iowa and Invisible Man

Green Politics conference Dec. 2-3 explores the environment from different angles

Fine Arts Council presents Holiday Thieves' Art Market Dec. 3-4

UI Museum of Natural History's movie series continues Dec. 4 with 'Night at the Museum'

Muslim Liberalism examined in UI lecture Dec. 5

Prep your skis for the season with UI Rec Services

November 23

Graduate College recognizes professors for exceptional mentorship

Residence hall waste sort finds half of refuse could be recycled

Award-winning translator Swensen will present free lecture Dec. 2

'Amahl' excerpts and 'Peter and the Wolf' will be performed Dec. 4

CNM Ensemble presents free concert Dec. 4 ranging from Cage to world premiere

november 22

CIC recognizes Pascarella as one of higher education's 'most distinguished scholars'

Johnston, Iowa boy is Honorary Kid Captain for Iowa-Nebraska game Nov. 25

UI Symphony Orchestra and combined choirs perform Haydn Mass in C Nov. 30

University of Iowa Peace Corps office commemorates World AIDS Day Dec. 1

Project Linus to again provide blankets to UI Children's Hospital Dec. 3

UI Composers Workshop will present new student works Dec. 3

november 21

Friends of International Students seeks volunteers to share Thanksgiving tradition

Iowa City Police request citizens' help in finding man who assaulted officer

UI study on diabetic foot ulcer invites participants

november 18

UI Chief Diversity Office provides leadership training for staff, faculty

UIMA@IMU and 'Graphic Language' exhibit closed for Thanksgiving

Iowa Dive Club hosts Olympian Laura Wilkinson Nov. 20

UI collaboration class shows its results in Dec. 1-3 performances

Hardy/Tsachor Duo will perform at the UI Dec. 2

november 17

Performance features guest trombonist Michael Dease, UI jazz faculty Dec. 1

november 16

UI Mock Trial team takes first place for second weekend in a row

Old Capitol Museum HiStory Time -- 'A Pioneer Thanksgiving' -- set for Nov. 19

november 15

'Fossil Guy' series continues with 'Chewing Up the Ice Age' Nov. 19

november 14

Committee named for Vice President for Research search

International student population and study abroad participation continue to grow at UI

Registration open for Coyote Camp 2011

UI to conduct prairie burns Tuesday, Nov. 15

UI Parents honored during Family Weekend

UI Habitat for Humanity Chapter hosts spaghetti dinner Nov. 17

UI Museum of Natural History hosts Storytime Explorers: 'Snakes & Reptiles' Nov. 20

november 11

'Fossil Guy' series continues Nov. 12 with 'Feathered Dinosaurs Yesterday and Today'

Lecture explores 'Rotten Truth About Human Behavior' Nov. 17

UI Jazz Repertory Ensemble performs Nov. 17 and Dec. 6

Thanksgiving organ program to honor Kjaer daughter

november 10

UI astronomy students make video of asteroid 2005 YU55 encounter with Earth

UI student 'Beard-off' to raise money for microloan program

Voice, organ and harpsichord concert will be presented Nov. 13

'Viruses -- What do they want from us, anyway?' is topic of free talk Nov. 17

november 8

UI study tests ketogenic diet for lung and pancreatic cancers

Women's Resource and Action Center's annual spaghetti dinner set for Nov. 10

Old Capitol Museum hosts second 'Night at Old Cap' Nov. 10

UI OB/GYN emeritus Williamson will discuss Bronze Age shipwrecks

Hurricane Katrina lecture Nov. 15 related to One Community, One Book 2011 selection

Tanzanian social activists to present talks at UI Nov. 15-16

Bassoonist Coehlo and pianist Huckleberry 'Dreaming in Colours' CD-release recital

november 7

Hancher, Parklawn Residence Hall kick-off holiday food drive

UI College of Education hosts 'LGBT Issues in the Schools' panel Nov. 10

UI Press will release English after the Fall Nov. 10

UI Veterans Association participates in nationwide remembrance roll call

Harlan, Iowa, boy is Kid Captain for Iowa-Michigan State game Nov. 12

Printmaker Szyhalski presents free lecture at the UI Nov. 14

Irish to repeat 'Corn' lecture Nov. 17 in Old Capitol Museum

november 4

UI receives $1.4 million grant to study sudden death in epilepsy

Football fans reminded to recycle as part of EPA's game day challenge

UI Mock Trial team takes first place, brings home 11 awards

Piano Sundays Nov. 6 concert to showcase UI students

UI Theatre holds Nov. 12-17 auditions for spring 2012 productions

Pianist/poet Buchanan performs as a guest of the UI Center for New Music

november 3

Depew awarded emeritus fellowship from Mellon Foundation

UI music students take top prizes at Liszt festival

When school's out, kids can get active with UI Rec Services

Composting begins in IMU River Room

Public invited to UI Veterans Reception Nov. 9

Volunteers needed for ECO Hawk waste sort Nov. 11

Gupta UI lecture focuses on aquatic traditions in Indian Ocean Nov. 11

november 2

UI study seeks participants for driving and sleep apnea study

UI India Winterim program receives $10,000 toward student scholarships

Language production expert to receive Distinguished Alumnus Award Nov. 4

november 1

National newspaper names Onwuachi-Willig a top young legal professional

UI professor elected president of international professional group

Murasaki Duo presents free concert at the UI Nov. 4

Cedar Rapids teen is Kid Captain for Iowa-Michigan game Nov. 5

UI to host Mini Medical School program in Iowa City Nov. 15

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