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March 2, 2009

University of Iowa receives ADDY Awards

University of Iowa marketing, communications and design professionals received several ADDY awards Saturday, Feb. 21 at the 41st Annual American Advertising Federation of Cedar Rapids-Iowa City Awards Gala in Cedar Rapids.

These local awards recognize creative excellence in advertising and design of promotional materials.

Top awards included the Judge's Choice Award, which went to IMU Marketing and Design's Dan Sweeney and Nancy Abram for their "Dick and Jane" campaign designed for the UI Women's Resource and Action Center (WRAC).

University Relations won the Mosaic Award, recognizing diversity and issues related to multiculturalism, for the the UI Office of the President's annual report "Our People, Our Promise." Contributors included Sondra Cue, Tim Schoon, Madelaine Jerousek-Smith, Lin Larson, Christopher Clair, Po Li Loo, Nicole Riehl, Tom Jorgensen, and the Brandt Co.

Gold Addys went to IMU Marketing and Design for the UI Department of Dance Web site and also for the "Dick and Jane" campaign.

Silver ADDYs went to several UI departments or to agencies that did work for the UI:

--IMU Marketing and Design for a Campus Event Services sales kit, UI Respect Campaign and IMU logo.

--UI Foundation and Shannon Heiman Design; UI Children's Hospital Annual Report.

--University Relations; Office of the Vice President's 2007 Research Report, UI Office of the President's annual report, and for its cover design and flood insert in the annual report.

--UI Health Care; UI Quick Care in the site exterior still or static category and for the "One Vision One Future" logo.

--University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics; Well & Good newsletter.

--UI Foundation; Hancher Auditorium and Advancing Iowa newsletters.

--Schiller Solutions; a "save the date" piece for the UI Museum of Art.

--Metro Studios; UI Children's Hospital's "Letters" in the broadcast/electronic audio/visual category.

For a complete list of all ADDY winners visit

For more information on the awards visit

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