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General University News

september 30

UI contributes $6 billion annually to Iowa economy, creates 1 in 30 jobs

september 29

UI students receive degrees after summer session

september 28

National Research Council rates nine UI doctoral programs among top third in the nation

Environmentalist Bill McKibben to speak at UI Oct. 13

Media Advisory: UI to release economic impact data at Sept. 30 news conference

september 21

Next round of UI ‘cluster hires’ to focus on digital public humanities

Get into 'A Hawkeye State of Mind' for Homecoming 2010

september 20

ESPN’s ‘SportsNation’ coming to UI campus Tuesday

UI Police investigate two small fires in Seamans Center

State Farm grants support UI Pomerantz Career Center and Tippie College of Business

Septeber 17

Six UI professors win 2010 Regents Awards for Faculty Excellence

september 14

UI Explorers Lecture Series opens with talk on Iowa flooding Sept. 23

University of Iowa names Engineering Dean Butler as interim provost

september 13

Registration under way for UI symposium, 'Balanced Lives: Best Policies for the New Economy'

september 9

UI further refines efforts to improve the Hawkeye game day experience

september 8

UI sees jump in retention as well as record enrollment

Movies@MNH begins Sept. 12 with Spielberg's 1993 blockbuster 'Jurassic Park'

september 7

UI police report attempted sexual assault

september 3

The Refugees headline Iowa Women’s Music Festival Sept. 16-18

september 2

University supports Suicide Prevention Week Sept. 5-11

'Iowa Insights' podcast: 'Until Cryonics Do Us Part'

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Health

september 28

UI College of Dentistry kicks off building transformation fundraising campaign

september 23

Emerging Infectious Disease fellows join State Hygienic Laboratory

UI convenes forum on health care needs for Iowa's aging population

september 22

UI study: IVF does not negatively affect academic achievement

UI staffer creates ‘Hawktivity’ to help brother and others coping with cancer

september 17

I-CASH to promote ATV safety during Farm Safety Week

UI QuickCare-Coralville to open Sept. 20

Six UI professors win 2010 Regents Awards for Faculty Excellence

september 16

UI's Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Center awarded $7.8 million grant

september 15

UI to study behavioral risks for orofacial birth defects

september 7

UI study looks at alcoholism risk, adolescent brain development

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Iowa Center for the Arts

september 29

Old Capitol comes alive with the sound of music Oct. 3

september 27

UI Museum of Art to host annual fundraiser Oct. 16

John Simmons Short Fiction award winner is new from the UI Press

September 23

Bernard Shaw's 'Misalliance' opens 2010-11 Mainstage season at the UI

september 22

International Writing Program is recognized as a model for cultural diplomacy

New 2010-2011 UI Arts Share program events now being scheduled

september 21

2010 IWP at the UI presents free events Sept. 22-26

september 20

Writers' Workshop Director Lan Samantha Chang reads from her new novel

September 16

Three leading experts to discuss Yoruba twin figures Oct. 8

september 15

UI’s Maia Quartet and three guests present 'The Birds and the B’s'

Week of Sept. 20-24 features three 'Live from Prairie Lights' readings

september 14

World-renowned architectural firm Pelli Clarke Pelli to design new Hancher

september 13

Conductor Scott Dunn returns to the UI as CLAS Alumni Fellow

Hancher presents blues legend Taj Mahal & Trio Sept. 24 at Riverside Casino

September 10

UI Symphony Orchestra opens its concert season with Sept. 21 performance

september 9

International Writing Program presents a week of free events Sept. 15-19

september 7

Hancher presents free, outdoor ballet performances in Iowa communities

September 3

The Refugees headline Iowa Women’s Music Festival Sept. 16-18

IWP's Cinematheque opens with acclaimed Iranian film Sept. 8

Hancher selects first two participants in Arts Management Internship program

september 2

Week two of the IWP at the UI includes five free events

september 1

New Carl Klaus essays-on-essays collection is available from the UI Press

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Business

september 23

UI researchers design tool to improve Wikipedia accuracy

september 22

Bedell Entrepreneurship Lab helps student launch hip-hop magazine

september 15

Big moves on IEM after Tuesday’s Tea Party success

September 3

IEM traders increasingly favor GOP in mid-term Congressional elections

september 2

UI Iowa research suggests that financial models can benefit from lessons in meteorology

UI study: parents’ preference for healthy foods withers when buying for kids

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Law

september 27

Law professor believes government’s speech power needs more control

September 24

Law professor suggests two-person presidency to quell voter anger

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Education

september 23

UI’s Forbes nets grant to improve elementary science education teaching

september 22

UI staffer creates ‘Hawktivity’ to help brother and others coping with cancer

UI study: IVF does not negatively affect academic achievement

september 1

UI study reveals principals use pizza parties, pep rallies to raise test scores

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Liberal Arts and Sciences

september 30

Obermann symposium explores history of slavery and gender Oct. 13-15

september 29

UI chemists publish findings on how enzyme motion affects chemical reactions

September 24

Delta Center brings best-selling author of ‘The Genius in All of Us’ to campus Oct. 7-8

september 23

UI researchers design tool to improve Wikipedia accuracy

september 21

Next round of UI ‘cluster hires’ to focus on digital public humanities

september 20

UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences names 2010 alumni fellows

september 17

Six UI professors win 2010 Regents Awards for Faculty Excellence

september 16

UI establishes Division of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

september 13

UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences appoints faculty to named positions

september 2

UI study: parents’ preference for healthy foods withers when buying for kids

september 1

New York Times reporter, UI alumnus to discuss deep drilling hazards Sept. 9

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Engineering

september 27

Alec Scranton named interim dean of UI College of Engineering

september 21

UI researcher presents at Washington, D.C., ‘Distracted Driver Summit’

september 17

Six UI professors win 2010 Regents Awards for Faculty Excellence

september 16

Engineer receives NSF grant to investigate tools for the study of floods

September 14

University of Iowa names Engineering Dean Butler as interim provost

september 1

New York Times reporter, UI alumnus to discuss deep drilling hazards Sept. 9

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International Programs

september 30

Obermann symposium explores history of slavery and gender Oct. 13-15

september 13

UI outreach program brings Japanese native to share culture with community

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ataglance

september 30

Eye researchers receive $1.1 million Defense Department grant

Dubuque girl, 9, is Kid Captain for Homecoming game Oct. 2

UI Museum of Natural History to screen documentary 'Lost Nation'

UI Writing University website will stream Nelson reading Oct. 11

september 29

Loebsack to speak at ‘political tailgate' on foreign policy Oct. 2

Castellanos Moya to give Ida Beam reading Oct. 12

september 28

Writers’ Workshop, English NWP alumna Yiyun Li named MacArthur Fellow

Osher Institute course on the early history of Iowa begins Oct. 5

‘HIV/AIDS in India’ talks focus of SASP lectures Oct. 6, 13

Iowa Writers' Workshop presents 'The Practice of the Wild' film screening Oct. 6

Recreational Services hosts Steve Goff Memorial 5K Run/Walk

UI Upward Bound students help with Davenport service project

september 27

Hancher footbridge closed for repairs Sept. 27-28

Historical child welfare research photos now in digital collection

Osher Institute offers Night at the Lab at UI Water Treatment Plant Oct. 4

Becker Distinguished Lecture to focus on gender theory and practice Oct. 11

Deadline for CHEEC seed grant proposals is Nov. 8

September 24

Fans reminded of O.W.I. enforcement areas ahead of Ball State game

Grant to expand preparedness, emergency response training center

Lancaster will discuss the effect of concrete on Roman architecture

Philanthropist, businesswoman from UAR to deliver 2010 E.P. Adler Lecture in Religious Studies
UI music professor to speak at 'Finding God at Iowa' Lunch Forum Oct. 1

Joint IWP/Writers' Workshop reading will be Oct. 3 in Prairie Lights

Osher Institute class on 'Middlemarch' to begin Oct. 4

Community seminar on vascular disease will be Oct. 7

september 23

Manchester girl is Kid Captain for Hawks' game Sept. 25

The New York School of poets is the subject of new UI Press book

Osher Institute Taste of Iowa trip to West Liberty is Oct. 1

UI Writing University website will stream Cotter/Golaski reading Oct. 7

september 22

Schmidt receives international recognition for teaching

International Crossroads Community to host annual open house Sept. 26

Osher Institute class on wine tasting begins Sept. 28

S.T.A.T. hosts Hungry Hawkeyes networking dinner Sept. 28

‘The Tenth Parallel’ author Griswold to speak on WorldCanvass Studio Sept. 29

UI Writers' Workshop and Nonfiction Writing Program alumna Yiyun Li reads

UI Symphony Band and Chamber Winds perform Oct. 5

september 21

UI Sports Medicine offers knee-injury prevention program for girls

Fall job and internship fair to be held Sept. 23

POROI hosts ‘critical whiteness’ symposium Sept. 23-24

UI alumna Krapf performs Sept. 26 as a guest of the UI School of Music

The UI Writing University will stream Sept. 28 reading by Polansky

India to be focus of United Nations Day of Older Persons celebration Sept. 29

2010-11 Gallery series opens with 'Eggshell' Sept. 30-Oct. 3

New UI Press book examines women writers and copyright issues

september 20

Road painting to be done on campus streets

New episode of 'Iowa Magazine' premiering on Big Ten Network Sept. 20

Cello and piano recital at UI Hospitals and Clinics Sept. 22

The Old Capitol Museum’s HiStory-Time is slated to begin Sept. 25

UI College of Education sponsors 'LGBT Issues in the Schools' panel Sept. 30

Romero will perform all-Chopin recital as guest of the UI School of Music

September 17

Project to impact Riverside Drive through Sept. 20

Alumni career development webinars begin Sept. 21

Floodplain mapping is subject of free talk Sept. 23

Trio X presents free concert as guest of UI jazz area

Poet Sara London's Sept. 29 reading will be streamed by the Writing University

New UI Press book introduces lyrical Haitian storyteller

september 16

Times Higher Education ranks UI one of top 200 universities in the world

Hawkeye fans traveling to Arizona will find similar tailgate rules

UI Police to conduct moped safety campaign Sept. 17

North English boy, 5, is Kid Captain for Hawkeye game Sept. 18

Hawk Watch set for Sept. 18 at Macbride Nature Recreation Area

Night Games Sept. 18 features Iowa/Arizona game watch in CRWC pool

IWP Egyptian writer to present ‘Images of the Muslim World’ Sept. 21

David and Gompper team up for Sept. 26 CNM concert

UI alumnus Stefaniak reads Sept. 27 in Prairie Lights

New UI Press book examines how performances represent human history

september 15

14th annual KHAK Radiothon for UI Children's Hospital is a success

UI Foundation names Furman vice president, CFO, treasurer

Old Capitol Museum to screen Oliver Stone’s ‘Born on the Fourth of July’ this Sunday

Story-Time Explorers will be a hoot with 'Owls' at Museum of Natural History

Moran Woodwind Quintet from Nebraska will present guest concert Sept. 22

Registration now open for NonfictioNow Conference at UI

Tickets now on sale for Jack's Mannequin concert Nov. 7

september 14

UI researchers release free software for children with autism

Caregiver writing study invites participants

Latin American comedy is theme of UI fall film series

Old Capitol Museum to host a National History Day 'Talk to the Experts!' workshop

Online forums to provide employee health discussions

Community seminar on women's health screenings will be held Oct. 12

september 13

UI Osher Lifelong Learning Institute announces fall courses

Lunch With The Chefs starts with 'Taste of the Southwest' Sept. 16

september 10

UI offers public events on medieval culture and literature Sept. 16-17

UI alumni Rough and Klink read on successive evenings Sept. 16, 17

Dierks Bentley to perform Oct. 28 at UI Field House

september 9

Iowa City third in College Destinations Index ranking

Dickens boy, 10, is Kid Captain for Hawkeye game Sept. 11

Expert to discuss legacy of law school alumnus Alexander Clark

Hellenga returns to Prairie Lights Sept. 15

Researchers to discuss how the Internet changes your brain

Sept. 18 fair will feature Iowa Valley Scenic Byway’s recreational opportunities

UI to host Iowa Arts Council grant-writing workshop Oct. 6

september 8

New iPhone application figures UI tuition and fees

Iowa Hawk Shop Outlet grand opening set for Sept. 10-12

Runners to fight against cancer in the Beat Cancer 5K Sept. 12

Sidewalk and loading zone near CRWC to be closed starting Sept. 13

UI Heart and Vascular Center offers evening clinic

U.S. Army Blues Quintet presents live events at the University of Iowa

Poet Huddle reads Sept. 14, streamed on the Writing University

september 7

S.T.A.T. hosts Beat State Week Sept. 7-12

September 3

UI Police announce safety checkpoints for football season

WRAC offers training for volunteer programs Sept. 9

Central Microscopy Research Facilities Open House set for Sept. 1

september 2

Earlville girl, 15, is Kid Captain for Hawkeye game Sept. 4

Roy offers Sept. 16 talk on UI Museum of Art exhibition of African figures

September 1

Physical therapy researchers receive funding

New UI Press book uses toy collecting to examine '50s nostalgia

UI study abroad fair features opportunities for students Sept. 14

Students invited to UI College of Education volunteer fair Sept. 16

Wagner’s self-promotion topic of Sept. 16 lecture by visiting professor

Alumni associations present West Des Moines career networking lunches

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