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July 21, 2008

Advisory: annual grants and contracts news conference July 23

EDITORS AND NEWS DIRECTORS: The information below outlines the annual grants, gifts and contracts news conference for fiscal 2008.

WHAT: The University of Iowa will hold a news briefing to announce the total external funding received in the form of grants and contracts for fiscal 2008, the 12-month period ending June 30, 2008.

WHEN: 9:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 23, 2008.

WHERE: Room 3111, Seamans Center for the Engineering Arts and Sciences, Washington and Capitol streets. (Directions: From the building's northeast entrance, across the street from the Old Capitol Mall, enter the building and take the stairs up one level, turn right and follow the hallway to Room 3111.)

WHO: Jordan Cohen, UI interim vice president for research, will deliver a brief presentation and answer questions. Twila Reighley, assistant vice president for research and director of the UI Division of Sponsored Programs, will also be available for questions relating to financial data.

NOTE: A mult box will be available to assist those who wish to audio record the briefing.

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa News Services, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 371, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500.

MEDIA CONTACT: Gary Galluzzo, 319-384-0009,