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Jan. 23, 2009

At A Glance

Law professor Adrien Wing honored by Association of American Law Schools

University of Iowa law professor Adrien Wing was recently honored by the Association of American Law Schools with the Clyde Ferguson Award for excellence in of public service, teaching and scholarship. The award is particularly aimed at law teachers who have provided support, encouragement and mentoring to colleagues, students and aspiring legal educators.

Wing, who is also the associate dean for faculty development, has taught at the law school since 1987. She is the author of more than 100 publications and has advised committees drafting constitutions in South Africa, Palestine, and Rwanda.

Heartland Center seeks proposals for pilot research projects

The Heartland Center for Occupational Health and Safety at the University of Iowa is accepting research proposals for pilot project funding from doctoral and postdoctoral trainees, occupational medicine residents, junior faculty, and faculty new to the field of occupational health and safety. The submission deadline for research proposals is March 13.

Awards will be announced in April for a one-year grant period beginning in July 2009. Pilot project funds will be awarded on a competitive basis, and the maximum amount of funding is $15,000.

The Heartland Center is a National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Education and Research Center that provides graduate training, continuing education and outreach in occupational health and safety.

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UI Recreational Services offers cross-country ski waxing clinic Jan. 26

The University of Iowa Division of Recreational Services will host a clinic on waxing and maintaining cross-country skis. The clinic will be held at the Touch the Earth Outdoor Rental Center on Monday, Jan. 26 at 6 p.m.

The Outdoor Rental Center is located at 2820 Prairie Meadow Drive. Skis and snowshoes can be rented from the Outdoor Rental Center on the daily, weekend or weekly basis.

Discussion will focus on wax types for specific temperatures as well as a demonstration of proper waxing technique. The clinic is free and open to the public. Registration is not necessary.

Recreational Services' Touch The Earth program grooms the following trails for cross-country skiing: the Ashton Cross-Country Course, Coralville Clear Creek Trail, and trails at Macbride Nature Recreation Area. Call 384-1225 or visit for for trail conditions.

For more information contact the Center at 319-384-1225.

University Theatres Gallery Series presents 'No Good War' Feb. 5-8

The University Theatres Gallery Series will present "No Good War" by Tali Ariav, a University of Iowa Playwrights Workshop student from Israel, at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 5-7, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 8, in Theatre B of the UI Theatre Building.

"No Good War" is a one-act memory play about a young female Israeli soldier who wants to be beautiful. She circles her sanity as she tries to reconcile the mixed messages she receives about beauty and power in a world where it seems that fighting is the only way to achieve peace.

The production is directed by Connie Winston, with scenic design by Scott Schoonover, costumes by Jeanette Porter and lighting by Brandin Versteegh.

Admission will be $6; $4 for UI students, at the door.


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