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August 2010

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UI researchers near completion of Juno Mission devices (Press-Citizen, Aug. 31)

Judge in same-gender marriage ruling addressed UI law graduates (Des Moines Register, Aug. 31)

Former Miss Iowa is now a UI medical student (Daily Iowan, Aug. 31)

UI economics alumnus at Pitt is profiled (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Aug. 31)

UI epidemiologist Wallace comments on egg recall (Voice of America, Aug. 30)

Nayakankuppam study shows that payday proximity affects consumer behavior (Deseret News, Aug. 30)

UI chemist MacGillivray comments on new nontoxic compounds (Smart Planet, Aug. 30)

Hannibal workshop for young writers was based on UI Writers' Workshop (, Aug. 30)

Writers' Workshop student writes about rural stench (Atlantic, Aug. 30)

UI education professor Bills comments on drop-out rates (PolitiFact, Aug. 29)

Leverty studied CEO role in business failures (Business News Daily, Aug. 30)

Iraqi students arrive at the UI (Daily Iowan, Aug. 30)

Redlawsk writes about his UI political research (, Aug. 29)

Fashionistas founder is UI alumna (Dallas Morning News, Aug. 29)

UI Press flood book is referenced (Ames Tribune, Aug. 28)

UI factory farm study is cited (Des Moines Register, Aug. 28)

UI nutritional research is cited (Reader's Digest, Aug. 28)

UI student writes suggests we should all unplug (Muscatine Journal, Aug. 27)

Sidel assesses Vietnam's economic prospects (International Business Times, Aug. 26)

Balakrishnan study of year-end spending is cited (Nextgov, Aug. 26)

UI physician Jamal spreads obesity awareness (Daily Iowan, Aug. 26)

More UI students are studying in the Middle East (Daily Iowan, Aug. 26)

UI expands international recruiting on the Web (Daily Iowan, Aug. 26)

UI homeschooling study is cited (Midland Park Suburban News, Aug. 26)

UI Youth Ballet student takes 'Billy Elliot' role (Chicago Tribune, Aug. 25)

UI alumnus will be a writer for 'SNL' (Huffington Post, Aug. 25)

Calligrapher who is a UI alumna is profiled (Pensacola News Journal, Aug. 25)

UI offers courses on new healthcare law (Des Moines Register, Aug. 25)

Freshman ballet dancer is profiled (Daily Iowan, Aug. 25)

UI Pakistani students concerned by flooding (Press-Citizen, Aug.25)

Study: early sexual involvement doesn’t ruin a relationship (New York Times, Aug. 23)

UI study examines relationship quality, timing of sexual involvement (Toronto Sun, Aug. 20)

Hagle comments on Arizona primary (Christian Science Monitor, Aug. 20)

UI alumnus Horowitz writes about pop music (Pop Matters, Aug. 24)

Ohsfeldt and Schneider research on longevity is cited (National Review, Aug. 24)

UI study: Hook-ups can lead to relationships (Salon, Aug. 23)
(This research is being covered internationally)

UI freshman is a Rubik's Cube master (Daily Iowan, Aug. 23)

Covington comments on Chickenman candidacy (Des Moines Register, Aug. 23)

Pogue offers advice on tax credits (Albuquerque Journal, Aug. 23)

Mystery of Nancy Drew is traced to the UI (Fort Dodge Messenger, Aug. 23)

UI dancer won State Fair talent search (Des Moines Register, Aug. 23)

Hagle comments on Branstad development proposal (Des Moines Register, Aug. 22)

Artist from Jamaica's 'golden age' attended the UI (Gleaner, Aug. 22)

Prominent Irish engineer and politician being hailed in death was UI alumnus (Independent, Aug. 22)

Grimes is interviewed about his Conroy memoir (San Antonio Express-News, Aug. 22)

Hagle comments of Huckabee's potential (Politics Daily, Aug. 21)

Alaskans weigh in on Barker's essay (New York Times, Aug. 21)

MTV marketing VP says UI experience was key (Atlanta Post, Aug. 20)

UI sea level research is cited (WBRZ-TV, Aug. 20)

UI textbook rentals will save students money (Press-Citizen, Aug. 20)

UI shows African art at State Fair (Des Moines Register, Aug. 20)

UI floods illustrate climate change challenges (The Chronicle, Aug. 19)

Gronbeck asks, "Did the U.S. succeed in Iraq?" (The Hill, Aug. 19)

New Museum of Art director is praised (Des Moines Register, Aug. 19)

UI welcomes large class of international students (USA Education Guides, Aug. 19)

UI alumnus is fitness success story (Men's Fitness, Aug. 19)

Barker comments on federal aid to Alaska (New York Times, Aug. 19)

MacVey and Jones hope the arts could benefit from 21-ordinance (Daily Iowan, Aug. 19)

Graham comments on the rising costs of medical imaging (DOTmed News, Aug. 19)

Alumnus from Muscatine has deep impact on radiation oncology (Medscape Today, Aug. 19)

Balakrishnan says end-of-year federal spending not necessarily wasteful (Federal News Radio/WTOP, Aug. 18)

Dance faculty member Barragan is profiled (Hispanic Outlook, Aug. 2)

UI dance alumna is profiled (Jackson Hole News and Guide, Aug. 18)

Hancher presents free, outdoor dance tour (Muscatine Journal, Aug. 18)

Band gets soggy start in preparation for football season (Press-Citizen, Aug. 18)

Sidel comments on money flowing back from Vietnam diaspora (USA Today, Aug. 18)

UI law students work in Citizen Lawyer Program (Press-Citizen, Aug. 17)

Covington comments on possible Palin candidacy (AOL News, Aug. 17)

Medical-student laptops streamline UI testing, collaboration (Press-Citizen, Aug. 17)

UI alumni couple, 'lawyers in love,' profiled (The Commercial Appeal, Aug. 17)

UI doctoral student studies benefits of surfing (Live Science, Aug. 17)

Andrejevic's new book on cyber-data reviewed (Kansas City Star, Aug. 16)

Estes continues 99-county project, releases new CD (Waterloo-Cedar Fall Courier, Aug. 16)

Jarreau reflects on his time at the UI (Jazz Times, Aug. 15)

UI targets binge drinking (Omaha World-Herald, Aug. 15)

Hagle comments on the impact of PAC contributions (Dubuque Telegraph-Herald, Aug. 15)

Gronbeck advised on a Belgian simulation of the Iowa caucuses (Des Moines Register, Aug. 15)

UI Virtual Soldier aids in auto production (Toledo Blade, Aug. 15)

Mellen comments on freshman weight gain (Dubuque Telegraph-Herald, Aug. 14)

Company developed at UI finalist in competition (Des Moines Register, Aug. 14)

UI study of puberty onset is cited (Huffington Post, Aug. 13)

UI to get serious on binge drinking numbers (Press-Citizen, Aug. 13)

UI student: 21-only needed to preserve city (Press-Citizen, Aug. 13)

Hawkapalooza is just around the corner (Cedar Rapids Gazette, Aug. 12)

Heidel directed Minnesota All-State Band (Alexandria Echo Press, Aug. 11)

UI Hygienic lab confirms Iowa flu outbreak (Chicago Tribune, Aug. 7)

Gronbeck asseses Branstad's position on Iowa Supreme Court justices (Des Moines Register, Aug. 12)

UI Hospitals cope with social networking sites at work (WalletPop, Aug. 12)

UI offers to help Ames with ISU flooding (Excite News, Aug. 11)

UI playwriting alumna Hartzer writes about Arizona immigration law (NY Times, Aug. 11)

Kurth comments on study of Saturn's auroras (Scientific American, Aug. 11)

Iowa Electronic Markets wagers suggest US House is a toss-up (Press-Citizen, Aug. 11)

UI considers how to honor historic Hancher site (Press-Citizen, Aug. 11)

UI history student restored vintage milk truck to vend ice cream (Muscatine Journal, Aug. 11)

Diekema co-authored study on MRSA decline in hospitals (Business Week, Aug. 10)

Barkan writes on progress in Kenya (Foreign Affairs, Aug. 10)

UI alumnus explains the importance of Ramadan to Muslims (Press-Citizen, Aug. 10)

Barron explains relationship between money supply and prices (Philadelphia Bulletin, Aug. 9)

UI renovates residence halls with amenities (Press-Citizen, Aug. 9)

Gronbeck assesses Vander Plaats' court comments (Des Moines Register, Aug. 7)

Four firms vie to design Hancher (Press-Citizen, Aug. 7)

Million-dollar grant will support risk management institute (Press-Citizen, Aug. 6)

Department of Labor cuts off Fuortes' e-mails about sick nuclear workers; he says it's retribution for advocacy (Iowa Independent, Aug. 6)

UI Physician Assistant program is ranked #1 (US News, Aug. 6)

Brochu comments on cat-like crocodile (Columbus Dispatch, Aug. 5)

Laverty discusses Latino recruitment (Radio Iowa, Aug. 5)

Figge Museum was boosted by housing UI collection (Quad-City Times, Aug. 5)

UI study documented the consequences of body piercing (Wall Street Journal, Aug. 5)

UI study found physically attractive or threatening candidates have an advantage (Illwarra Mercury, Aug. 5)

UI alum credits McBride as mentor (Des Moines Register, Aug. 4)

UI alumnus is nominated chief Army appeals judge (Main Justice, Aug. 4)

Ziegler co-founded milk bank (Sioux City Journal, Aug. 4)

UI study on incontinence is cited (Minnesota Medicine, August issue)

Porter comments on Warren appointment (Politico, Aug. 4)

Grimes' memoir about Conroy's mentorship is reviewed (New York Times, Aug. 3)

Ryang discusses North Korean campus (Chronicle, Aug. 3)

UI attracts large freshman class (The New York Times, Aug. 3)

Greenhoe is 35-year veteran of Lake Placid Sinfonietta (Lake Placid News, Aug. 2)

Film actor Brandon Routh attended the UI (Style, Aug. 2, Italian)

Writer Adam Haslett attended the UI (Academics, Aug. 2, German)

Writers' Workshop alumnus Rohrer is interviewed (Bookslut, August 2010)

State Fair quilts were donated to UI Children's Hospital (DM Register, Aug. 2)

New diversity officer Dodge is profiled (Press-Citizen, Aug. 2)

UI Public Health building is progressing (Press-Citizen, Aug. 2)

IWP veteran Nakajima wins Naoki Prize in Japan (Japan Times, Aug. 1)







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