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June 3, 2010

At A Glance

Open house for UI Health Care - Muscatine is June 12

The public is invited to the grand opening for University of Iowa Health Care - Muscatine from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 12. The clinic is located at 3465 Mulberry Ave. in Muscatine.

The free event will include a ribbon-cutting ceremony and brief remarks at 1:30 p.m., as well as tours of the new facility, refreshments and activities:

--Prize drawings from local businesses.
--Tours of UI AirCare helicopter (weather permitting) and UI Children's Hospital ambulance.
--Chances for children to win free bike helmets.
--Appearances by Herky and Perky, the UI Children's Hospital mascot, as well as an appearance by Gunny the Clown.
--Junior Mini Medical School on the human body.

UI Health Care - Muscatine offers the following services:
--Family medicine 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
--Dialysis 5 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
--Specialty services for heart and lung care.

In addition, UI Health Care will continue to provide specialty services for cancer at Trinity Muscatine.

For more information, call UI Health Care - Muscatine at 563-263-0339 or visit


UI Piano Camp faculty will present public recital June 15

Faculty of the University of Iowa Piano Camp -- part of the UI Summer Music Camps for students who have completed grades 8-12 -- will present a free recital at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 15, in the University Capitol Center Recital Hall.

The recital will feature performances by Alan Huckleberry and Rene Lecuona of the UI School of Music piano faculty, who give daily lessons to the camp participants. Other performers will be teaching assistants Diego Arango, Brandon Bascom and William Whipple.

Students in the Piano Camp also take music theory and piano literature classes, as well as a course in music and technology that utilizes the School of Music's state-of-the-art Roland computerized keyboard lab.

For additional information visit


Canceled: Listen to poet Anne Shaw on Writing University website June 16

Rhode Island poet Anne Shaw will read from her debut collection, "Undertow," at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 16, in Prairie Lights, 15 S. Dubuque St. in downtown Iowa City. The free event will be streamed live and then archived on the University of Iowa's Writing University website,

"Undertow" was the winner of the 2007 Lexi Rudnitsky Poetry Prize. Her work has appeared and is forthcoming in numerous journals, including New American Writing, Verse, the Beloit Poetry Journal, Gulf Coast, the Black Warrior Review and the Green Mountains Review. She has also been featured on Poetry Daily and From the Fishouse.

Check out her website at


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