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September 26

UI fraternity members walk a mile in high heels to stop sexual violence Oct. 1

Colorful video art chosen for entrance to newly renovated Carver-Hawkeye Arena

September 22

Veterans may register for free UI writing workshop Oct. 14-16

september 21

UI to dedicate renovated Carver-Hawkeye Arena Sept. 23

September 20

State Archaeologist will feature Sagers Collection at Oct. 8 open house

september 16

Studying superheroes: UI to host 'Comics, Creativity and Culture' events throughout fall

Media Advisory: iExploreSTEM on the UI Research Park in Coralville, Sept. 18

september 14

UI Police seek suspect in assault, attempted robbery

september 13

U.S.News ranks UI among best 30 public national universities in U.S.

September 12

UI professor receives NSF grant to study implementation of sustainability initiatives

UI Graduate College recognizes top scholars with dissertation prizes

UI competing with Nebraska for most fans on Facebook

september 9

UI receives high rating for LGBT friendliness

september 8

NSF invests $20 million in Iowa's renewable energy and energy efficiency research

september 7

UI fall enrollment on par with last year; diversity increases

University of Iowa sponsors Suicide Prevention Week activities

september 2

UI to hold, participate in 9/11 anniversary events

Iowa Women's Music Festival inspires alumna's success

september 1

Iowa City, UI and Extend the Dream Foundation partner to improve game day trash cleanup

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Health

september 30

UI awarded $5.8 million grant for pediatric migraine study

september 28

UI Hospitals and Clinics' IVF policy supported by majority of patients

September 23

UI Dance Marathon makes $5 million gift commitment for Children's Hospital

Gift underscores unique partnership between UI Children's Hospital, Dance Marathon

september 21

Richerson named the Roy J. Carver Chair in Neuroscience

Media Advisory: Dance Marathon, Children's Hospital special announcement is Friday

September 20

Ponseti International Association to host International Clubfoot Week Sept. 26 - Oct. 1

september 19

Renowned Alzheimer's awareness advocate to tour UI, local community Oct. 3-7

UI Hospitals and Clinics to offer Centering pregnancy program

Media Advisory: I-CASH rural roadway safety demonstration and 'ride-along' Sept. 22

september 15

UI vision researchers receive $1.6 million from Foundation Fighting Blindness

september 7

University of Iowa sponsors Suicide Prevention Week activities

Public Health names Olden 2011 Hansen Award recipient, announces conference

september 6

Iowa Health Fact Book 2011 profiles health and behavior of Iowans

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Iowa Center for the Arts

september 30

IWP writers return from their travels to present free events Oct. 5-9

University Theatre Mainstage opens 2011-12 season with Chekhov's 'Cherry Orchard'

UI Concert and Symphony Bands will share Oct. 11 performance with alumni conductors

September 23

Iowa short-fiction award winners are among UI Press October releases

september 21

Hancher to present Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble Oct. 2

September 20

Tickets remain for the 10 p.m. Joey DeFrancesco Trio Sept. 29 'Club Hancher' event at The Mill

UI alumni Dentz and Dobrian featured in Oct. 3-7 Prairie Lights readings

september 19

UI Press announces 2011 Iowa Poetry Prize winners

september 16

IWP Ida Beam Visiting Scholar Ilya Kaminsky will present public events Sept. 19-22

Studying superheroes: UI to host 'Comics, Creativity and Culture' events throughout fall

September 15

Museum of Natural History launches new lecture series; Harvard professor, curator speaks Sept. 22

september 14

UI Symphony Orchestra opens 2011-12 season with pianist Lecuona

september 13

Hubbard Street 2 to dance world premiere Hancher commission Sept. 22-23 in Space Place

IWP presents multiple, free events Sept. 21-25

september 12

Memories of the Writers' Workshop headline Sept. 26-Oct. 1 readings

september 9

International Writing Program presents film, readings and panel discussion

september 7

UI Explorers Lecture focuses on Midwestern earthquakes

Bomba Estéreo brings electro-Colombian beats to IMU in Sept. 15 Hancher performance

september 6

IWP Director Christopher Merrill reads from his new book during Sept. 19-22 UI streams

september 2

Iowa Women's Music Festival inspires alumna's success

UI School of Music hosts Cello Daze Sept. 17 and 18, with two free public events

Three new books on American history are now available from the UI Press

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Business

september 30

Cain, mystery candidate looking good to Iowa Electronic Markets traders

September 23

Iowa Electronic Markets traders cool on Palin presidential bid

september 19

Income worries, delayed marriage reduce home ownership among young Americans

september 8

Romney's price jumps post-debate on Iowa Electronic Markets' GOP nomination market

september 7

Iowa Electronic Markets traders give Iowa caucus edge to Perry

Study suggests targeting talkative social media users for more effective marketing

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Law

September 22

Iowa law professor suggests changes in how U.S. government fights global corruption

september 13

College of Law class looks at what to do with all this water

september 8

Law faculty member headed UN inquiry on Israeli attack on Turkish shipping

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Education

september 7

UI, Grant Wood AEA and City High provide virtual reality training

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Liberal Arts and Sciences

september 27

President Obama names UI's Gregory Howes recipient of prestigious PECASE award

september 21

UI-led team sheds light on Ice Age human evolution in Asia

September 20

Magid $1 million gift supports UI undergraduate writing

september 14

WorldCanvass kicks off third season with 'Comics, Creativity and Culture' Sept. 23

september 2

UI Delta Center designs 'Brains Under Construction' exhibit for The Iowa Children's Museum

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Engineering

september 28

New York Times reporter to discuss Japan's nuclear crisis Oct. 6

september 9

UI researchers find high levels of toxic PCBs in Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal

september 1

UI teams up with Iowa City, National Weather Service to better prepare for floods

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International Programs
september 14

WorldCanvass kicks off third season with 'Comics, Creativity and Culture' Sept. 23

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ataglance

september 30

Engineer receives NSF grant for novel computational studies

Law alumni to discuss public service careers in Iowa legislature at law school appearance

Saxophonist Hall performs contemporary-music concert at the UI Oct. 10

September 29

Engineer receives NSF grant to study behavior of iron nanoparticles in soil

Japanese cultural activities to be featured at UN Day celebration Oct. 5

Art vs. income in India is focus of several UI events Oct. 6-8

september 28

Grassian receives national environmental science and technology award

RVAP promotes 'Live Free: A Life on Campus Free from Violence'

Alloy Orchestra to perform score to restored Fritz Lang film 'Metropolis' Sept. 30

Old Capitol HiStory Time: 'Traveling on the Prairie' Oct. 1

UI Museum of Natural History's 'Movies@MNH' series continues Oct. 2

september 27

Muste elected vice president of national engineering association

Zimbabwean opposition figure to speak at two UI events Oct. 3 and 4

Pianist Nosikova continues to celebrate the Liszt bicentennial in Oct. 8 recital

UI Chamber Orchestra will play in the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts

September 26

Morrissey to speak on disability rights Sept. 27, 28 at UI

Jasser to speak on separation of mosque and state at UI lecture Oct. 3

Cellist Arnone will be joined by New York pianist Dore in Oct. 7 UI recital

September 23

UI tops a recent list of 'Incredible Colleges for Students with Special Needs'

Zhupanska receives national young faculty award

Oct. 2 Prairie Lights reading will feature writers from India, Singapore

UI LEAP offers course on using Internet search engines

Tubist Pierce performs as a guest of the UI School of Music Oct. 5

McGurl accepts the 2011 Capote Award in Oct. 6 UI event

September 22

Morcuende to participate in Ponseti Method training in Israel

UI study seeks twins for genetic study of blood

UI chapter of National Society of Collegiate Scholars given Gold STAR Status

UI LEAP visit to Winterset and the Bridges of Madison County is Oct. 3

New York Times religion columnist Samuel Freedman to speak on faith in journalism Oct. 10

Advocate will receive UI award for work on eating disorders Oct. 14

september 21

AHEC Program receives $1.5 million grant to recruit, retain health care workforce

UI guest lecturer to discuss revivals in type design Sept. 29

Help get business off the ground at StartUp Iowa City at UI

September 20

UI alumnus Jacob Soll wins MacArthur 'genius award'

UI's Ricketts, McClatchey receive patriotic employer awards

Kreder named the Rubin H. Flocks Chair in Urology

september 19

Carmichael leads new EPA study on black carbon's climate and air quality effects

DeYoung appointed to Stamler Professorship in Anatomic Pathology

Kirksville, Mo., girl will be Kid Captain when Hawks host University of Louisiana-Monroe Sept. 24

College Of Engineering holds annual Fall Career Fair Sept. 29

Orchid Ensemble performs Oct. 2 at the UI as guest of the Center for New Music

september 16

Fifteenth Annual KHAK 98.1 radiothon raises $180,006 for UI Children's Hospital

Students can look for jobs and internships at Fall Career Fair

UI European Studies Group Fall 2011 Lecture Series starts Sept. 23

Iowa City Moving Planet event set for Sept. 25

UI Museum of Natural History hosts illustration workshop with artist Claudia McGehee

Public invited to reception for new College of Education Dean Sept. 29

Bassist combines Mozart and stereo tape in UI guest recital

UI stages Undergraduate Directors Festival Sept. 29 through Oct. 2

Recreational Services hosts Steve Goff Memorial 5K Run/Walk

september 15

CHEEC seeks proposals for Education Grant Program

UI Writing University site adds Sept. 23 live literary stream

Art historian Swan, who has studied art, science and witchcraft, speaks at the UI Sept. 29

School of Social Work, Aging Studies Program will offer workshops on LGBT aging

september 14

Leading investigator will discuss brain metabolism and function in diabetes, Sept. 15

Indian playwright Ramnarayan will speak Sept. 19 and 20 on UI campus

Wild bees, your vegetables are focus of free talk Sept. 22

Sept. 27 UI lecture explores Rome/South Asia exchanges

UI Health Care co-sponsors Light the Night Walk Oct. 1

Deadline for CHEEC seed grant research proposals is Nov. 7

september 13

UI psychiatrist with expertise in Huntington's disease to address support group

september 12

UI makes G.I. Job's Best Military Friendly Schools list for third year

Nursing professor Maas wins two recognition awards

College of Law to celebrate Iowa Supreme Court Day Friday

Oliver Palmer, Waterloo, is Kid Captain for Iowa-Pittsburgh game Sept. 17

Festival Sept. 18 to feature fun with science, technology, engineering and math

Trumpeter Schendel presents UI faculty recital Sept. 25

september 9

Nuxoll receives NSF grant for nanoparticle research

UI awarded $650,000 to build public health workforce capacity

UI art lecture will address interpretations of the architectural past

UI Museum hosts StoryTime Explorers: 'Butterflies & Bumblebees'

Third annual Ponseti races to honor memory of Caroline Found

september 8

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences announces Alumni Fellows

Teaching, learning and portfolios are focus of talks tonight, Friday

Sept. 19 UI lecture will visit the ancient Greek artistic center of Sikyon

Balkanicus Ensemble will perform contemporary music from Bulgaria at the UI

Join the UI's first Pump and Run Oct. 1, register by Sept. 23

september 7

UI College of Education's Henfield selected as emerging leader

UI Hospitals and Clinics named to 2011 'Most Wired' list

IWP Cinematheque series will screen 'The Wicker Man' Sept. 7

FIRST Tech Challenge program to hold kick-off celebration Sept. 10

JPEC hosts entrepreneurship boot camp

Learn to go deep with the Iowa Dive Club

september 6

UI junior Hummels wins American Society for Microbiology fellowship

UI physicians named 'Best Doctors'

Iowa Flood Center participates in NSF hazards event in Washington, D.C.

Workers may be seen atop dam during scheduled maintenance Sept. 8

Former U.S. Congressman David Bonior to give public lecture Sept. 8

University of Illinois official to give lecture on higher education Sept. 9

Brynn Carnahan of Urbandale is Honorary Kid Captain Sept. 10

UI study abroad fair features new opportunities for students Sept. 13

september 2

UI Hospitals and Clinics designated again for bariatric excellence

UI physicians named as leading ophthalmologists

UI Heart and Vascular Center lab receives accreditation

Old Capitol Museum creates new children's program: 'Night at Old Cap'

september 1

Recycling pays off at UI Convocation and President's Block Party

Hancher footbridge to close at noon Sept. 4 for farewell celebration fireworks

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