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October 2009

General University News

October 30

UI honors veterans with quilt dedication, film screening Nov. 10

october 29

Pappajohns' $26.4 million gift will name UI biomedical research institute

Mason shares UI plan for managing state appropriations reduction

Visit by UI sculpture alumna Molly Mason will boost flood-recovery

Girls on the Run develops self-respect, healthy living

October 28

Grad College programs team up to offer readings through Second Life

October 26

Former UI standout Lester gives $100,000 for Carver-Hawkeye Arena renovation

Center for Human Rights celebrates 10th anniversary with series of activities

Healthcare advocate Wendell Potter to speak Nov. 4 at UI

October 23

Johnson County hospitals restrict visitors to protect patients

'Word Painters' readings Nov. 5 feature Hemley, Hendrickson

october 22

National Day of Remembrance honors former nuclear weapons workers

October 19

UI leaders reflect on legacy of Ignacio Ponseti, clubfoot treatment pioneer

$5 million gift creates ACT Scholars Program at UI

UI makes Buildings magazine's 'Who's Who 2009' list

Bike ride to raise awareness on climate change Oct. 24

UI Pentacrest Museums, Geoscience Department offer frightening fun

October 12

UI graduate student overcomes ADHD to perform and help the community

october 9

UI volunteers offer writing classes for Oakdale inmates

october 7

UI urges football fans to behave, be safe while having fun

Stadium, parking, hospital guidelines issued for UI-Michigan football game

Division of Student Services announces administrative changes

October 6

Western Iowa community college, UI sign bachelor degree agreement

October 5

Video Feature: Office of the State Archaeologist turns 50

October 2

Fraternal Order of Eagles advances UI diabetes partnership

UI reopens historic IMU footbridge

UI to host public forum on Voxman, Clapp and Hancher Oct. 12

October 1

UI nets 103 of 113 NIH grants to Iowa under federal stimulus funding

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Health

October 28

Study: depression can lead to inflated reports of physical symptoms

october 23

Johnson County hospitals restrict visitors to protect patients

October 21

UI receives $100,000 Grand Challenges Explorations grant

October 19

UI leaders reflect on legacy of Ignacio Ponseti, clubfoot treatment pioneer

October 13

$2.2 million NIH grant supports UI women's reproductive health research

October 6

Parkinson's disease may increase crash risk in low visibility

October 5

Dedication, open house for UI Sports Medicine Center Oct. 9-10

October 2

Fraternal Order of Eagles advances UI diabetes partnership

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Iowa Center for the Arts

October 30

Annual UI Band Extravaganza will be Nov. 9 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena

october 29

University of Iowa creative writing programs are ranked number one

Visit by UI sculpture alumna Molly Mason will boost flood-recovery

October 28

Grad College programs team up to offer readings through Second Life

Museum educator to share strategies for grabbing students' attention

october 27

Hancher presents legendary Herb Alpert and Lani Hall Nov. 13

October 23

'Word Painters' readings Nov. 5 feature Hemley, Hendrickson

October 21

UI Symphony performs Gompper's Violin Concerto Oct. 27

october 20

For IWP participant Fflur Dafydd, the Welsh language is in her blood

October 16

University of Iowa Department of Dance presents 'Dance Gala 2009: Synergy'

October 15

UI, Iowa City-area writers can participate in National Day on Writing

October 14

Strand comes home to the UI Writers' Workshop for Oct. 22 reading

UI presents world premiere of play about Paul Engle Oct. 23-24

october 12

UI graduate student overcomes ADHD to perform and help the community

october 9

Multifaceted actor and musician Avery Brooks will present free UI event Oct. 19

october 8

Fulfilling graduation requirement, UI saxophone student's CD is opening ears

october 7

Paul Engle Memorial Reading highlights busy week of UI literary events

October 6

Oct. 24 fund-raiser will also celebrate UI Museum of Art's 40th anniversary

October 2

UI to host public forum on Voxman, Clapp and Hancher Oct. 12

October 1

Hancher presents Merlin International Magician of the Year winner Rob Lake

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business

october 27

UI researchers study value of Executive MBA degree

October 19

UI study finds too much global experience might harm career advancement

october 12

Products aren't contagious, but UI research shows we act as if they are

october 7

UI handshake expert: job interviewees should still shake, despite flu fears

October 2

State Farm grant renewed to help develop Career Leadership Program

Alumnus, Web marketing expert to discuss entrepreneurialism in UI visit

October 1

New student group aims to help build sports management careers

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Law

october 12

UI center will help Iowa non-profit organizations rebuild state's economy

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Education

October 9

UI volunteers offer writing classes for Oakdale inmates

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CLAS

October 28

Study: depression can lead to inflated reports of physical symptoms

october 12

UI graduate student overcomes ADHD to perform and help the community

october 9

UI volunteers offer writing classes for Oakdale inmates

Local student receives 2009-10 computer science scholarship

October 1

University of Iowa symposium features 'Platforms for Public Scholars' Oct. 15-17

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engineering

October 19

Bike ride to raise awareness on climate change Oct. 24

october 9

Study to examine vehicle safety warnings aimed at detecting distracted drivers

October 1

UI College of Engineering, Western Illinois University sign transfer agreement

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International Programs

October 26

Center for Human Rights celebrates 10th anniversary with series of activities

October 1

University of Iowa symposium features 'Platforms for Public Scholars' Oct. 15-17

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October 30

UI engineers design, race 'veggie cars' Nov. 2

Office for Study Abroad Film Series presents 'The Spanish Hostel' Nov. 3

UI students host health and safety fair Nov. 5 in West Liberty

Wroblewski reads 'Live from Prairie Lights' Nov. 6

Last UI public lecture celebrating International Year of Astronomy is Nov. 11

Iowa Brass Quintet performs Nov. 17 in Riverside Recital Hall

october 29

Wilcox Frazier wins Online Journalism Award for documentary

Online journalism class seeks students' photos for '100 Hours Project'

New work from the UI Electronic Music Studios will be presented Nov. 1

IWP writer to share experience from factory worker to journalist Nov. 4

UI College of Education sponsors 'LGBT Issues in the Schools' panel Nov. 5

'Live from Prairie Lights' features Writers' Workshop alumna Dora Malech Nov. 5

UI Composers Workshop presents new compositions in concert Nov. 8

October 28

Registration underway for midlife planning conference Nov. 5

'Live from Prairie Lights' celebrates 50th anniversary of 'Naked Lunch'

University Theatres Gallery series presents 'One Man's Trash'

UI theater department holds Nov. 12-18 auditions for spring productions

october 27

Kusiak named to editorial board of new, nationwide sustainable energy journal

UI College of Public Health hosts information fairs Oct. 27-28

Stallybrass visits the UI as Ida Beam Distinguished Professor

University Theatres Gallery series presents 'America! (Our Better History)'

IWP writers from Sierra Leone and China read in Prairie Lights Nov. 1

IWP Cinematheque presents Chinese film 'The Sun Also Rises' Nov. 4

Mirriam-Goldberg reads from cancer memoir at Prairie Lights Nov. 4

Students invited to Off-Campus Living Expo Nov. 5

October 26

UI Nonfiction Writing Program alumna Edelman reads Oct. 29

UI offers free health events Oct. 30

Fiction writer Michelle Huneven reads Oct. 30

University Choir performs Oct. 30

Rutledge presents first of two Bach Project II concerts Oct. 30

IWP Writers from Uzbekistan and Armenia read Oct. 30 at UI

Esposito performs all-Bach flute recital Oct. 31 at 3 p.m. (updated time)

Arnone will perform work by the 'next Mozart' on Oct. 31 recital

UI Percussion performs music by female composers Nov. 1

Barkey to speak about eliminating lymphatic filariasis in Haiti Nov. 2

Whelan to speak at 'Finding God at Iowa' forum Nov. 6

'Movies@MNH' continues with part two of Lewis and Clark documentary

October 23

Free fitness assessments available Oct. 27

Dental students to host annual Halloween event Oct. 29

Human Rights Film Series features four movies Nov. 3-6

Thousands of dollars in seed money available at elevator pitch competition

October 22

Construction to cause traffic delays on Newton Road near Westlawn Oct. 23

Junior high, high school students can apply for science grants

Oct. 24 workshop can help children who stutter and their families

Health care symposium on leadership, quality is Oct. 30

October 21

College of Education's Brian Hand inducted into Iowa Academy of Education

Iowa Law Review moves up in Washington & Lee Law Journal rankings

Iowa Flyers Swim Club offers conditioning training group

Community seminar to focus on women and cancer Nov. 3

october 20

UI Children's Hospital wins gameroom makeover

UI's Sadie Greiner named 'Forty Under 40' honoree

Ucar receives Computing Innovation Fellows Award

UI School of Art and Art History hosts Oct. 23 open house

Maierhofer to discuss the 1782 execution of German maid Anna Goeldi Oct. 26

Author Victoria Kastner's talk on Hearst Castle is Oct. 27

'Piano Sundays' concert at Old Capitol Nov. 1

'Voices of Disability' writing contest welcomes submissions by Dec. 1

October 19

American College Personnel Association honors Education's Liddell

UI students to compete in bass fishing championship

Study on nighttime urinary frequency/urgency seeks participants

Holden Cancer Center monthly cancer tip: Preventing lymphedema

Assault reported to University of Iowa Police

Workshop for crisis response professionals set for Oct. 23

Public invited to College of Education panel on restorative justice Oct. 26

Poets Mathys and Martin will read at Prairie Lights Oct. 28

Swing Dance Club hosts Halloween dance Oct. 30

October 16

President Obama names Field to advisory board on worker health

UI student business wins $50,000 federal grant to develop biomass for energy

Bagheri joins RVAP, offers individual counseling to victims, survivors

Matar to speak on 'Europe Through Arab Eyes' Oct. 22 and 23

Pianist David Gompper and violinist Wolfgang David perform Oct. 25

IWP Cinematheque presents 'Still Walking' Oct. 28

October 15

The Economist magazine ranks Tippie MBA among world's best

Accounting professor Penno receives top paper award

Law student wins best agricultural law paper award

New York Times education blog features UI admissions director Oct. 19-26

Grad College alumnus to discuss Chicago's public housing Oct. 21

UI hosts American Chemical Society Midwest Regional Meeting Oct. 21-24

UI master's program in Urban and Regional Planning hosts open house Oct. 22

Jantsch, Philadelphia Orchestra principal tuba, will perform Oct. 22

UI Women's Chorale performs Oct. 23 in Riverside Recital Hall

UI Camerata vocal ensemble performs 'Musica America' Oct. 24

UI Philharmonia anticipates Halloween with concert of spooky favorites

October 14

UI Health Care names new Chief Medical Information Officer

Samsky to discuss international pharmaceutical companies' philanthropy Oct. 19

Speaker to discuss open access Oct. 20 as part of Open Access Week

Caponegro reads from her experimental fiction at Prairie Lights Oct. 21

Students share stories at disability awareness panel Oct. 22

IWP writers Sajjad and Alabdallah read in the Shambaugh House Oct. 23

Osher Institute offers free life transitions forum Oct. 23

October 13

UI researchers receive American Cancer Society seed grants

UI engineering students receive both ASA national aerospace scholarships

University of Iowa Pharmaceuticals approved to make drug product

Novelist Jamie Ford's Oct. 14 reading will be streamed by Writing University

UI Hospitals and Clinics hosts 'Handwashing Day' Oct. 15

Gilsdorf examines fantasy-game geeks in Oct. 16 Prairie Lights reading

Free health events in Hills Oct. 17 and Iowa City Oct. 21 (corrected date)

Expert to discuss National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Oct. 22

IWP panel considers 'Why I Write What I write & How I Write It' Oct. 23

Two experts to discuss the future of campus art museums Oct. 24

UI students to clean Iowa River banks for Make A Difference Day Oct. 24

University Theatres Gallery series presents 'America! (Our Better History)'

october 12

Aiming For A Cure Foundation funds UI cancer research

Waypoint names Reasoner 'Pillar of the Community'

College of Education faculty, students win research grant award

College of Pharmacy announces alumni awards

Iowa Magazine: Impact,' Yiyun Li interview premiere on Big Ten Network Oct. 13

'Lost Nation: The Ioway' screening set for Oct. 15

Night Games activities set for Oct. 17

Storytime Explorers series continues Oct. 18 at Museum of Natural History

Panelists to give informed perspectives on health care reform at Oct. 19 forum

Poet Tod Marshall will read at Prairie Lights Oct. 20

IWP Cinematheque presents 'Ramchand Pakistani' Oct. 21

United Nations Foundation senior advisor to speak at Oct. 22 lecture

october 9

Reminder: Forum on Voxman, Clapp and Hancher is Monday

UI computational biologist gets Edward Mallinckrodt Jr. Foundation grant

Buss to discuss Bill of Rights in American, Australian Constitutions Oct. 12

Information sessions set for cultural competence, aging studies certificates

CLAS faculty, University Housing present 'PB & J study breaks' for students

Osher Institute humor writing course begins Oct. 12

Nanotechnology in medieval and modern times is subject of free talk Oct. 15

Ponseti Races to be held Oct. 16

Scholar Maria Luisa Zubizarreta to speak about language acquisition Oct. 15

Swanson and Gompper perform 'Animal Songs' Oct. 18 in the Old Capitol

october 8

Monsanto Fund supports UI bone, marrow transplantation program

UI Press book examines the French Revolution's impact on Molière

Hancher's Hot 8 Brass Band performance moved to IMU Main Lounge

UI Center for New Music presents the Unison Piano Duo Oct. 17

IWP writers Groyon and Rao read at Prairie Lights Oct. 18

Lawrence Sutin reads from his first novel on Oct. 19

UI co-hosts alumni networking lunch Oct. 22

october 7

Dorman receives Lola Lopes Award for Undergraduate Student Advocacy

Fellows help Hygienic Laboratory with flu surveillance

October 6

University develops e-mail publication for students' family members

Recreational Services offers advanced swimming, lifeguard classes

Adventures in Painting series begins with stationery Oct. 7

Palestinian attorney to discuss peace in the Middle East in law school lecture

Authors Roger Thurow and Scott Killman to discuss battle against hunger Oct. 14

October 5

American Heart Association honors UI's Sigmund

UI College of Dentistry staff, students provide free care to Iowans

Museum of Natural History to screen 'Lost Nation-The Ioway' Oct. 11 and 15

Ejeta to discuss building partnerships to enhance global development Oct. 13

'Taping the World' lecture series features Lucas Hilderbrand talk Oct. 15

Professor will discuss 'why social scientists write badly' Oct. 15

October 2

Just two weeks left to help UI Children's Hospital win gameroom makeover

UI pharmacy students host free health events in Iowa City Oct. 3-4

Speaker to discuss lost Egyptian cities Oct. 5

Iowa Flyers Swim Club offers training session

Students invited to 'Creating Social Change' event Oct. 11

Tickets available for women's center annual spaghetti dinner Oct. 16

October 1

Podcast: history of nerds, art and the Constitution, public health professions

UI wins Healthy Iowa University Award

Oct. 2 ceremony to mark reopening of IMU footbridge, walkways

UI Chamber Orchestra opens its 2009-10 season with Oct. 11 concert

UI professor shares Iowa stories at Oct. 13 Lifelong Learning event

Artist Jan Aronson will lecture on portraiture Oct. 15 at the UI

Biometrics expert to deliver annual Kurtz Lecture Oct. 15

University Theatres Gallery series presents 'Lost Sharks'

Forum to promote farm safety, health Nov. 18-19

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