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General University News

october 28

Media advisory: Veterans, service providers share experiences at second annual statewide UI conference Nov. 2

oCtober 27

UI community reflects on 20th anniversary of deadly campus shootings

october 25

UI, community groups to share Telling: Iowa City veteran performances Nov. 8-10

UI Pentacrest Museums host annual Creepy Campus Crawl Oct. 28

Nobel Prize-winning Nigerian writer Wole Soyinka is a Nov. 6 guest of the UI

october 24

UI researcher analyzes who ends up 'housebroke'

october 19

Francis Moore Lappé to speak on sustainable food and climate change Nov. 1 at UI

october 18

University of Iowa offers talk, tours, and crafts for National Archeology Day, Sunday, Oct. 23

october 13

UI archaeologists assist in regional development plan, seek public input

october 12

Media Advisory: UI Upward Bound Project partners with Columbus Junction for day of service

october 11

UI linguist adds to Iowa Digital Library with interactive collection of Madurese folk tales

Cancelled: Media Advisory: UI residence hall waste sort set for Oct. 14

october 10

'Paint the Town Black and Gold' during Homecoming 2011

Dedication, open house Oct. 14 for expanded UI dental facilities

october 6

Drake, Peeples, and Shea receive Brody Award for Faculty Excellence


Health

october 19

UI first to receive Joint Commission certification for excellence in cardiac valve repair, replacement

Iowa FACE program warns of grain entrapment risk

Updated: National Geographic explorer-in-residence to speak on genographic project Oct. 24

october 17

University of Iowa targets parents' role in teen driver safety

october 14

Research findings could help combat dangerous superbug infections

october 10

Dedication, open house Oct. 14 for expanded UI dental facilities

october 6

UI study: Rural women face greater intimate partner violence, less access to resources

Drake, Peeples, and Shea receive Brody Award for Faculty Excellence

october 5

UI part of consortium receiving up to $35 million from FDA


Iowa Center for the Arts

october 31

UI Afro-Cuban Drum and Dance Ensemble performs Nov. 13

The Fossil Guy returns to the UI Museum of Natural History Nov. 5

october 28

University Theatre Mainstage presents Stick Fly Nov. 10-19

october 26

IWP writers will respond to their experiences in 'Images of America' panel

New UI Press book is a portrait of Pella's Dutch community

october 25

UI writing alumni McCrae and Corral win prestigious Whiting Awards

Nobel Prize-winning Nigerian writer Wole Soyinka is a Nov. 6 guest of the UI

UI, community groups to share Telling: Iowa City veteran performances Nov. 8-10

UI Pentacrest Museums host annual Creepy Campus Crawl Oct. 28

october 24

Cancelled: Trumpeter Kleindienst will present free events as UI Ida Beam visitor

october 20

'Museum Party!' celebrates graphic language exhibit, offers two ticket options

october 19

New UI Press book examines the role of the Midwestern public library

Oct. 28 IWP panel will address 'Why I Write What I Write'

october 18

Actors sought for staged reading of script adapted from Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man

october 17

UI 'Re-Creation' conference will include free performances of the oldest surviving opera

october 14

Trisha Brown signature work is the centerpiece of Dance Gala 2011

october 13

UI Symphony Orchestra performs Beethoven's 'Pastorale' Oct. 26

Hancher to present Paul Taylor Dance Company at West High Nov. 1

october 12

Oct. 24-29 literary streams include Simmons Short Fiction winner Rolnick

Hancher to present Mongolian folk music masters AnDa Union on Oct. 27 at Englert

october 10

UI to present live documentary performance of 'Utopia in Four Movements' Oct. 28

Hancher presents National Acrobats of the People's Republic of China Oct. 19

october 5

Hancher presents National Chamber Choir of Ireland Oct. 20

UI emeritus faculty member Bell, Iowa's first poet laureate, reads Oct. 20

october 4

IWP writers will discuss 'Freedom's Limit?' in free event Oct. 14

UI Press publishes memoir by fiction writer Peter Selgin

Media Advisory: UI Arts Share, REACH Program to host dance workshop Oct. 8

october 3

Oct. 9-14 Prairie Lights streams include faculty members Ampuero and Crosthwaite

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Business

october 25

IEM gives hope to GOP afterthoughts

october 20

UI study shows elections increase market, economic volatility

october 12

Iowa Electronic Markets traders push up Romney price after New Hampshire debate

october 11

UI study says low taxes one of many factors needed for global economic development

october 5

UI part of consortium receiving up to $35 million from FDA

Romney contract benefits from major moves on Iowa Electronic Markets

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Law

october 26

Law school blog helps explain, analyze global economic problems

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Education

october 18

Media advisory: Jason Glass to participate in UI College of Education panel discussion Oct. 21

october 17

UI College of Education's Iowa Testing Programs creates Iowa Assessments

october 12

Media Advisory: UI Upward Bound Project partners with Columbus Junction for day of service

october 4

Media Advisory: UI Arts Share, REACH Program to host dance workshop Oct. 8

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Liberal Arts and Sciences

october 28

Hawkeye Poll: 90 percent of likely Republican caucus-goers think economy is somewhat or very poor

october 27

UI to offer MFA in Spanish creative writing

october 26

Hawkeye Poll: Romney faces religious hurdles in general election

october 25

UI study: retaining 1970s credit limits would have reduced bankruptcies by 25 percent

october 21

Hawkeye Poll: Cain and Romney are frontrunners among Iowa Republicans

october 19

Updated: National Geographic explorer-in-residence to speak on genographic project Oct. 24

october 7

UI astronomer, colleagues find clock to test Einstein's limit on speed of light

october 3

UI School of Social Work to hold Strengthening and Valuing Latino Communities conference

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Engineering

october 24

UI College of Engineering announces 2011-12 student ambassadors

october 6

Drake, Peeples, and Shea receive Brody Award for Faculty Excellence

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International Programs

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october 31

Iowa nursing summit to discuss profession's future Nov. 3

Public Policy Center to host symposium on political discourse Nov. 8-10

Violinist Plum, a guest of the UI School of Music, performs Nov. 11

october 28

New UI Press book examines theater in Jacobean London

Native American artist Luna to give workshop, performative lecture Nov. 3-4

Mexican author Cristina Rivera Garza to present two events Nov. 4

UI Museum of Natural History's movie series continues Nov. 6 with 'Green Fire'

UI plans TransWeek activities Nov. 6-13

october 27

University of Iowa names five faculty to CIC leadership program

UI, NYU biologists describe key mechanism in early embryo development

WiderNet Project sells 400th eGranary

Thorne Appointed to EPA Scientific Advisory Board

Gallery series presents christopher marlowe's chloroform dreams Oct. 27-29

Creepy Crawl gets even creepier as the Kraken invades the Pentacrest

Vollmer's Nov. 1 reading responds to attack on public schools

IWP Cinematheque schedules celebrated Australian film, 'Romulus, My Father,' Nov. 2

Iowa Brass Quintet will perform first brass quintet ever written Nov. 9

Adrian will present Goldsmith Reading Nov. 10 at the UI

Oasis Saxophone Quartet will perform Dvorak to boombox at the UI Nov. 10

october 26

Mangum named to Imagining America National Advisory Board

Estes to perform Oct. 29 as part of Iowa Latino Conference

Jolly Time popcorn head Smith to speak at UI

Gallery series presents adaptation of Ibsen Nov. 4-6

Painting and Drawing guest Berry speaks Nov. 8 at the UI

october 25

UI planning students to connect local farmers and colleges

Senate approves alumnus Wetjen as CFTC commissioner

Ceremony celebrates new Media Research Lab in Adler Journalism Building Oct. 28

IWP Cinematheque schedules special Saturday screening Oct. 29

october 24

UI College of Pharmacy's Carter receives awards at ACCP annual meeting

UI College of Pharmacy's Trewet receives state, national appointments

Lecture topic Oct. 27: 'Corn: Only as high as an elephant's eye'

Port Byron, Ill., boy is Kid Captain for Iowa-Minnesota game Oct. 29

World cinema series to screen at the Bijou beginning Saturday

Celebrate Diwali Nov. 5 with the Indian Student Association

UI Composers Workshop presents new student works Nov. 6

october 21

World-renowned geneticist Jeff Murray to speak at UI Oct. 24

UI LEAP offers course on Iowa water quality

Law school examines ongoing impact of last year's Supreme Court justice retention election

Screening of abUSed: the Postville Raid to be held Oct. 27 at the UI

UI LEAP offers course on Dynamic Drawing

UI college of engineering holds inaugural Valentine Distinguished Lecture Oct. 28

Alumni marketing executives to discuss global marketing at Tippie event

Fiction writers Percy and Jackson read Nov. 3 for Iowa Writers' Workshop

october 20

Holden Cancer Center tip: Breast cancer and genetic testing

Garvin selected to participate in National Academy of Engineering symposium

Wallace honored with Institute of Medicine distinguished service award

UI's first room burn demonstration scheduled for Oct. 26

UI Jazz Studies Program hosts matinee workshop by Dead Cat Bounce Oct. 26

Epic poem Espejo de paciencia is topic of UI lecture Oct. 27

Annual Trick or Treat event at IMU Oct. 30

Johnson County Landmark will feature Radiohead tunes in Nov. 3 concert

WiderNet Project to host TEDxIowaCity 'ideas worth sharing' event

october 19

UI, ISU partner for dual Master's degrees in engineering and business for engineering managers

Registration open for Recreational Services' fall tennis lessons

Biology professor receives $450,000 grant to study the behavior of chromosomes

Schouten named 2011 I-CASH Hall of Fame Award recipient

UI College of Pharmacy to honor three at Homecoming

Iowa River riverbank clean up is part of Make A Difference Day Oct. 23

Iowa Public Radio to host political roundtable at UI Oct. 25

Workshop, conversation, and performance to feature AnDa Union Oct. 27, 28

Poet Susan Wheeler reads at the UI Nov. 2

october 18

UI Department of Family Medicine awarded $1.2 million grant

Holbrook, Phillips named National Academies Education Fellows in the Life Sciences

The Economist magazine ranks Tippie MBA among world's best

UI Healthcare Executive Symposium explores health care across the continuum Oct. 20-21

UI College of Pharmacy honors preceptors

UI Women's Health offers 'Feel Comfortable in Your Genes' event Oct. 26

Caucasus region explored at WorldCanvass Studio and UI conference Oct. 27-28

JACK Quartet performs 'The Avant Garde' at the UI Oct. 30

Nunez will read from her Sontag memoir on Oct. 31 live stream from Prairie Lights

october 17

New UI Press book explores innovation in African American poetry

Alumni organists will present free duo UI recital Oct. 22

Bondurant girl is Kid Captain for Iowa-Indiana game Oct. 22

Reckase to speak at College of Education's William E. Coffman Lecture Oct. 27

Gompper and David play music new and sort of old

Public invited to conference about arsenic in Iowa's water

october 14

Reminder about Saturday's Hawkeye football game

Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center named center of excellence for imaging status

Law school hosts symposium examining Supreme Court's race and jury decision

UI Career Leadership Academy students to engage in community service projects during October

Recreational Services offers kayaking courses

University Choir and Camerata share Oct. 21 concert at the UI

october 13

CRWC recognized as a 'Facility of Merit'

New UI Press book delves into a fundamental of poetic form -- the line

College of Nursing's Swanson to receive prestigious award from Iowa Nurses Association

'Neutrinos -- faster than the speed of light?' is topic of free talk Oct. 20

UI Latin Jazz Ensemble performs Oct. 23

october 12

UI Libraries digitizes historic government posters

UI Press releases study of contemporary academic anti-elitism

Mutel to give Explorers Seminar Series lecture in Museum of Natural History Oct. 13

UI Writers' Workshop visiting faculty member Tower reads Oct. 19

Jupiter String Quartet performs as guest of UI School of Music Oct. 22

UI LGBT Resource Center to celebrate 5th anniversary Oct. 28-30

october 11

Researchers receive $1 million NSF grant for agricultural watershed study

Visiting ceramics artist Notkin presents slide lectures at UI Oct. 11 and 13

UI to test Hawk Alert emergency system Oct. 12

UI Kantorei and Women's Chorale share Oct. 14 performance

IWP and Theatre Arts present 'Global Express' Oct. 15

World cultures to be featured at Global Village open house Oct. 16

Printmaker Bolton presents free event at UI Oct. 17

Artist Fish presents free lecture at the UI Oct. 20

Gallery Series presents new 'Lysistrata' based on Aristophanes

Distinguished English Department alumni discuss career paths Oct. 21

UI engineering sponsors STEM exploration day for grade 5-7 girls Nov. 15

october 10

UI Health Care, North Liberty offers extended hours for pediatric appointments

College of Public Health hosts information fairs Oct. 12, 13

Davenport boy is Kid Captain for Iowa-Northwestern game Oct. 15

Expert to speak on medieval manuscripts and the future of the book Oct. 18-20

College of Law hosts conference and tribute for David Baldus

Deadline Oct. 24 to register for Nov. 2 UI Statewide Veterans Conference

october 7

Victim/survivors and UI researchers to discuss intimate partner violence Oct. 11

'Young Starlets of Japanese Cinema' film series begins Oct. 14 at UI

UI LGBT Resource Center to celebrate 5th anniversary Oct. 28-30

october 6

Piano Sundays continues Oct. 9

Carver College of Medicine Distinguished Mentor Award, lecture are Oct. 12

Metropolitan Opera UI lecture series begins with Anna Bolena Oct. 12

Volunteers needed for ECO Hawk waste sort Oct. 14

UI Safety and Health Conference to be held Oct. 25

Former AARP president to present public lecture at long-term care conference

october 5

UI Public Policy Center brief tells impact of teen passengers on teen drivers

CLAS names Kletzing an F. Wendell Miller Professor

UI's Baldus to receive Outstanding Higher Level Art Education Award

UI art students to build big-wheeled titanium bike; bike-building lecture set for Oct. 6

Community invited to UI Intercultural and Diversity Rally Oct. 7

BODY WORLD exhibit and Mini Medical School program Oct. 11 in Des Moines

UI offers educational conference on cardiomyopathy nursing Oct. 11, 12

Decline of European virtue ethic is topic of UI faculty lecture Oct. 12

UI alumnus and Goose Island founder to speak at UI Oct. 13

october 4

Fort Madison teen is Kid Captain for Iowa-Penn State game Oct. 8

Sustainability Rally at Kinnick Press Box set for Oct. 13

october 3

Thompson and Pelton to discuss gender discrimination at next 'Finding God' at Iowa lunch forum

Esposito will perform music for two flutes with Bellavance Oct. 9

Geneva Lecture Series welcomes expert on the spiritual lives of young adults

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