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Release: Oct. 24, 2002

New UI film series continues Oct. 25

A new, weekly film series, "The Cinematheque at Becker," features treasures from the University of Iowa Institute for Cinema and Culture collection. This week's film is "Les Amants du Pont-Neuf," directed by Léos Carax, France, 1991, 120 min. The film, starring Juliette Binoche, Denis Lavant, and Klaus-Michael Gruber, will be presented at 3:30 p.m. Friday, October 25 in Room 101, Becker Communication Studies Building. The film is in French with English subtitles. For more information contact the UI Institute for Cinema and Culture at 335-1348.

Zabner to discuss malaria prevention at Oct. 28 International Mondays

Dr. Joseph Zabner, an associate professor in internal medicine in the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, will speak about, "Malaria: Where North Meets South," from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28 in the International Center Lounge. This "International Mondays" presentation will focus on cultural differences in regards to malaria prevention, treatment and research. The lecture is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

Zabner is originally from Venezuela, where he completed medical school and worked for a year as a general practitioner. He developed an interest in malaria while working in the Amazon jungle. For more information on this lecture or International Mondays, contact Buffy Quintero, International Programs outreach coordinator, at (319) 335-0345.

UI to host IRS Small Business Tax Workshops

IRS Small Business Tax Workshops, sponsored by the University of Iowa Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center, will be held on Monday, Nov. 4 and Wednesday Nov. 6.

The workshops will include a review of federal tax rules and regulations for small businesses. The Basic IRS Requirements workshop on Nov. 4 will examine the different forms of business and their tax implications and business deductions. The Employment Taxes workshop on Nov. 6 will cover the difference between employees and independent contractors, how much to withhold for employee taxes and when.

The workshops will be held from 9 a.m. to noon in the Pappajohn Building, at the corner of Clinton and Jefferson streets, on the UI campus. The cost for each workshop is $35, which covers the cost of materials. For more information and/or to register, contact the UI SBDC at : (319) 335–3742 or e-mail Paula McMartin at

UI Museum of Natural History presents dinosaur program Sunday, Oct. 27

The University of Iowa Museum of Natural History's series of Sunday programs by local amateur paleontologist Donald F. Johnson -- aka "The Fossil Guy" -- continues with " BIG Dino! Little Dino! Large and small in the age of dinosaurs" at 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, and sessions repeating at 1:45, 2:30 and 3:15 p.m. All programs will take place in the lobby of the Iowa Hall gallery in Macbride Hall on the UI campus.

Johnson will offer visitors a chance to compare the size of huge dinosaur remains, such as Triceratops scapula and a T-rex jaw, with tiny artifacts, like baby duckbill dinosaur teeth and claws. Don will also talk about small animals that lived at the feet of the huge creatures, such as Triceratops and T-rex, and include time for questions and hands-on experience.

The programs are free and open to the public. For more information, call Elizabeth Burdick-Romero, UI Museum of Natural History weekend manager, or David Brenzel, program coordinator, at 319-335-0482.