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General University News

november 30

Obermann Graduate Institute selects 15 students for fellowships

UI grad gives $2 million for engineering, research on bipolar disorders

november 29

New service helps bus riders get real-time route information via mobile devices

Media Advisory: Demonstration of IIHR--Hydroscience & Engineering Wave Basin Facility is Dec. 2

november 23

UI President Mason names Provost Search Committee

november 22

UI senior one of 32 nationwide named Rhodes Scholar

NOvember 19

UI crews to use eco-friendly deicer this winter

November 16

UI recognized for high level of pre-tenure faculty job satisfaction

November 15

LMN Architects selected to design new facility for UI School of Music

november 8

Old Capitol to host film and discussion for ‘Chaos and Creation’ exhibit

november 4

Media Advisory: Veterans share experiences at first statewide UI conference Nov. 9

Preventing workplace abuse of new Iowans the focus of UI conference Nov. 13

november 2

International Education Week celebration includes new International Impact Award

NOVEMBER 1

‘Iowa Insights’ podcast: How community-based tourism will assist an African locale

$10 million in watershed, flood mitigation projects to benefit Iowa communities

'Fossil Guy' series slated for three November Saturdays at UI Museum

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Health

november 30

Science educator Ibarra to be State Hygienic Laboratory ambassador

november 29

Media Advisory: Harkin, Branstad to speak at healthier workforce conference Nov. 30

November 11

New test can screen all deafness genes simultaneously

november 10

Growth defects in cystic fibrosis may start before birth

november 9

Abbott funds State Hygienic Laboratory internship program

november 8

UI student helps veterans through new College of Education course

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Iowa Center for the Arts

november 29

Hancher presents rising jazz star Esperanza Spalding Dec. 9 at Englert Theatre

NOvember 19

Hancher presents 'Fiddler on the Roof” Dec. 1 at U.S. Cellular Center

University of Iowa Choir and Orchestra performs Bach's Christmas Oratorio

November 18

Hancher to present 'Leahy Family Christmas' at Riverside Casino & Golf Resort Dec. 4

NOvember 17

UI development team launches Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature iPhone App

november 2

Hancher to present Kenny Barron Trio, Davíd Sanchez at Englert Nov. 13

NOVEMBER 1

Multi-faceted artist Bernstein will present Ida Beam free events

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Business

November 12

Business student group aids nonprofit organizations

november 8

Tippie MBA students help Iowa Lions Eye Bank plan for continued growth

november 5

MBA students challenge Tippie faculty in investment competition

NOVEMBER 1

UI study suggests experience does not help novice investors

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Law

November 19

UI helps honor five Iowa non-profit leaders at statewide conference

November 3

UI study finds fault with bankruptcy law’s mandatory finance education course

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Education

november 8

UI student helps veterans through new College of Education course

UI College of Education International Day features ‘Human Right to Well-Being’ Nov. 16

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Liberal Arts and Sciences

november 22

UI senior one of 32 nationwide named Rhodes Scholar

november 9

UI physicist uses the moon in search for elusive ultra-high-energy neutrinos

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Engineering

november 30

UI grad gives $2 million for engineering, research on bipolar disorders

november 29

Media Advisory: Demonstration of IIHR--Hydroscience & Engineering Wave Basin Facility is Dec. 2

NOvember 17

Engineer receives federal grant for soil erosion study

november 5

Researchers use car sensors to detect drunk driving, receive contract to study driver drowsiness

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International Programs

November 15

UI international undergraduate enrollment surges, study abroad continues to grow

november 8

UI College of Education International Day features ‘Human Right to Well-Being’ Nov. 16

november 4

Preventing workplace abuse of new Iowans the focus of UI conference Nov. 13

november 2

International Education Week celebration includes new International Impact Award

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ataglance

november 30

UI Department of Dance presents Grad/Undergrad Concert Dec. 9-11

november 29

UI Division of Performing Arts presents Dance Collaborative Performance

Students can build bears, gingerbread houses with item donation Dec. 2

UI ‘Green Politics’ conference Dec. 3-4 explores environment from many angles

UI Chamber Orchestra and All-University String Orchestra perform Dec. 5

Celebrate Kwanzaa Dec. 8 at Old Brick

UI University and Concert Bands present joint concert Dec. 8

november 24

Donham receives agricultural health Lifetime Achievement Award

West Branch boy, 3, is Kid Captain for Hawkeye game Nov. 27

UI cellist Anthony Arnone presents solo recital Dec. 3

Dec. 4 Iowa Percussion concert will be a CD release party

CNM features oboist Andrew Parker in Dec. 5 concert

Titone will read from book about the backdrop of the Lincoln assassination

'Sex and the Single Snail' is subject of free talk Dec. 9

november 23

UI Press releases new edition of 'The Iowa Precinct Caucuses'

Writers' Workshop alumna Johns reads Dec. 3 at Prairie Lights

McGehee will sign copies of new UI Press book Dec. 4

Jazz Repertory Ensemble plays Ellington and Basie Dec. 6

november 22

MIX for Kids radiothon raises $46,579 for UI Children's Hospital

Ledolter honored for contributions to quality improvement

Fine Arts Council presents Holiday Thieves’ Art Market Dec. 4-5

NOvember 19

Iowa City Book Festival earns Attraction of the Year award

New UI Press book examines the life and work of UI poet Donald Justice

UI Writers' Workshop faculty member Cole Swensen reads Dec. 1

Environmental campaign in Amazon region is explored in film screening Dec. 1

Confucius Institute to offer free Chinese calligraphy class Dec. 3

UI English professor to speak at 'Finding God at Iowa' lunch forum Dec. 3

November 18

West Branch boy, 16, is Kid Captain for Hawkeye game Nov. 20

Fraser honored by EMBA organization

UI study on diabetic foot ulcer invites participants

Delbridge reads from UI Press book ‘Family Bible’ Nov. 30

Metropolitan Opera Live lecture series continues with ‘Don Carlo’ Nov. 30

Iowa Writers' Workshop alumnus Stuart Dybek returns as Ida Beam visitor Dec. 2

UI Department of Theatre Arts presents Graduate Directors Festival

November 17

Fossil Guy' returns to UI Museum of Natural History Nov. 20

Old Capitol Museum to host popular screen-printing workshop on Nov. 20

Story-time Explorers to scout 'Foxes' at UI Museum of Natural History Nov. 21

UI Writers' Workshop student Chuculate reads at Prairie Lights' Nov. 29

Visiting intermedia artist Kurtz presents free lecture Dec. 1-Rescheduled to Dec. 3

NOvember 16

Ali receives Carver Trust grant to help students explore health science professions

Tippie MBA team captures national ethics competition title

Franklin and McGrath readings are added to 'Live from Prairie Lights' Nov. 17, 18

November 15

Institute for Clinical and Translational Science to host Clinical Research Unit open house Nov. 18

Annual Great American Smokeout slated for Nov. 18

Ferguson discusses 'Race to the Top' at UI lecture Nov. 29

NOvember 12

UI Hospitals and Clinics rated among elite cancer centers

Thorne honored with John Doull Award

Big Dream Gathering comes to UI to inspire students, alumni and community

november 11

Vision researchers receive $1 million grant

Maars contributes to sustainable design for new College of Public Health building

UI College of Pharmacy honors preceptors

DeWitt girl, 3, is Kid Captain for Northwestern game Nov. 13

Altman's 'The Living Nickelodeon' to be presented at the Bijou Theater Nov. 16

november 10

Hawkins Drive narrowed for street work

Carmichael addresses Beijing Forum on air pollution and climate change

Jensen will present UI Center for the Book Mitchell Lecture

UI School of Music hosts Cello Daze Nov. 12-14

Indian Student Alliance celebrates Diwali Nov. 13

Hawkeyes' basketball season openers benefit two charities

Registration opens Nov. 15 for Coyote Camp 2010

UI professor to lecture on need for sustaining biodiversity in coral reefs

South Asian Studies Program fall lecture series concludes Nov. 18-19

Project Linus to again provide blankets to UI Children's Hospital

november 9

UI Swing Dance Club hosts Masquerade Extravaganza Nov. 13

Informational meeting on Boren Awards for International Study Nov. 16

november 8

Holden Cancer Center Tip: November is pancreatic cancer awareness month

EPA ranks UI 15th on On-site Green Power Users list

UI Student Health earns accreditation

TransWeek activities planned Nov. 14-17

UI hosts panel on ‘Islamophobia,’ human rights and religious freedom Nov. 15

november 5

UI Sports Medicine facility receives Gold LEED Certification

North Riverside Drive road work begins Nov. 8

Geneva Lecture Nov. 11 looks at 'Cinema and Salvation'

UI Museum of Natural History to host fossil identification day Nov.  13

Community seminar on managing stress during the holidays, Nov. 18

november 4

College of Engineering participates in USA Science and Engineering Festival

Tinnitus Registry now accepting adults with tinnitus

Fort Madison boy, 6, is Kid Captain for Hawkeye game Nov. 6

november 3

Tennis lessons begin in November at Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Complex

Coralville McDonald's to present $1,000 to UI Dance Marathon Nov. 4

Artist and printmaker Lisa Bulawsky to lecture on her work Nov. 11

Iowa Brass Quintet presents free concert Nov. 11

Simon Van Booy reads for 'Live from Prairie Lights' Nov. 16 (**updated)

november 2

Aiming For A Cure Foundation shopping spree at Coralville Walmart Nov. 3

Dance professor Kowal to discuss performance in postwar America Nov. 4

Artist Trevor Winkfield to lecture Nov. 4 at UI

Old Capitol Museum all tuned-up for Piano Sundays recital Nov. 7

Rutledge and Mead are joined by guests for Nov. 14 UI recital

Iowa Writers' Workshop alumnus Englander returns for Nov. 15 reading

NOVEMBER 1

UI College of Dentistry honors alumni

RVAP executive director’s literature passage featured in international newsletter

University of Iowa Press releases 'Twain in His Own Time'

Youth tennis tournament set for Nov. 6

‘Gardens of Water’ author Alan Drew to speak Nov. 7

Jack Quartet returns to the UI for Nov. 11 CNM concert

UI Writers' Workshop alumni Lau and Book will present free poetry reading Nov. 12

UI Department of Theatre Arts holds spring auditions Nov. 13-18

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