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General University News

february 23

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales to lecture at UI

UI to present screening of 'Wretches & Jabberers' March 7

february 22

UI Foundation, university receive ADDY awards

Media Advisory: Loebsack available during UI visit to learn about math, science education

february 18

UI, ISU and UNI announce results of groundwater analysis at ash disposal site

february 17

UI Police report incident involving replica rifle

UI Spring Job and Internship Fair to showcase more than 120 employers

february 16

Mason submits remarks on proposed Pollock sale to Iowa House panel

February 11

MEDIA ADVISORY: Experts available to speak about Mubarak's resignation, Egyptian political situation

UI launches online dashboard to monitor energy consumption

february 8

Mason appoints two faculty athletics representatives

Media Advisory: Partnership for Alcohol Safety retreat briefing Feb. 10

February 7

UI Dance Marathon breaks record

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks to lecture Feb. 16

february 2

Classes cancelled Wednesday

Recreational Services to hold first Tropical Indoor Quadrathlon Feb. 20

Palestinian human rights expert to speak at UI Feb. 10

february 1

UI cancels evening, morning classes

Podcast: UI researcher studies space weather with $30 million NASA grant



february 28

School of Journalism fellowship established at State Hygienic Laboratory

UI team investigates function of 'junk DNA' in human genes

february 22

Cerro Gordo County study to measure arsenic in private wells

February 18

Davidson to discuss molecular medicine at Presidential Lecture Feb. 27

february 15

'Best Doctors in America' recognizes 316 University of Iowa physicians

february 7

Antipsychotic drugs may contribute to brain tissue loss in schizophrenia

UI Dance Marathon breaks record

february 3

Regents approve plans for new UI Children's Hospital


Iowa Center for the Arts

February 25

UI Press releases Iowa Poetry Prize co-winner, Julie Hanson's 'Unbeknownst'

february 23

UI Press releases 'Reading as Therapy' March 15

february 21

Feminist artist Carolee Schneemann to lecture March 2

UI Press releases Iowa Poetry Prize co-winner, L.S. Klatt's 'Cloud of Ink'

February 17

University Theatres Mainstage presents interactive 'Antigone 2.0'

february 16

Mason submits remarks on proposed Pollock sale to Iowa House panel

February 11

UI School of Music presents concert by Iowa Honor Band Feb. 26

february 8

Schubert piano trios featured in Hancher concert by Finckel, Han, Setzer on Feb. 24

February 4

University of Iowa Museum of Art opens new exhibition on campus

SCOPE Productions, Hancher collaborate to present The Roots on March 9 in IMU

february 3

Hancher to present Ladysmith Black Mambazo on Feb. 18 at Riverside Casino & Golf Resort



february 24

UI researcher finds that risk management is goal of many merger waves

february 23

Contest to find Tippie MBA’s best box office prognosticator

February 7

UI study finds releasing bad earnings news earlier means fewer lawsuits

Marketing students name Darth Vader top ad spokesperson of the Super Bowl

february 2

Marketing experts discuss what makes a good Super Bowl ad

february 1

Sustainability Summit to explore business and social responsibility link Feb. 11



February 11

Law school helps students study the legal side of sports



february 21

UI offers new Web-based resources to maximize student math potential


Liberal Arts and Sciences

february 22

CLAS appoints five faculty members to named positions

february 16

UI researcher wins prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER award

february 10

UI political science student returns to Iowa after study abroad in Egypt

february 8

UI biologist describes genome of 'canary in coal mine' for freshwater ecology



february 25

Media Advisory: UI hosts Iowa FIRST Tech Challenge-Iowa Championship at IMU Feb. 26


February 18

UI hosts Iowa FIRST Tech Challenge-Iowa Championship at IMU Feb. 26

february 15

Engineering researchers receive $280,000 to study fluid dynamics


International Programs

february 10

UI political science student returns to Iowa after study abroad in Egypt



february 28

'Voices of Disability' writing contest deadline extended

Pancake promotion will benefit UI Children's Hospital

UI visiting scholar to speak about Serbia's urban development March 2

'WALL•E' to be screened at UI Museum of Natural History March 6

Baraza series begins with talk on African soccer players March 7

University and Concert Bands from UI School of Music share concert

'Paul's Book Club' makes its debut on the Writing University March 8

Iowa Court of Appeals to hear oral arguments at College of Law March 8-9

February 25

Arts Share/Community Foundation event features Dancers in Company and guest

'Arab Voices’ author Zogby to speak on WorldCanvass Studio March 6

Fiction writer and environmental activist Rick Bass will read at the UI

february 24

Two UI alumni appointed to Iowa Supreme Court

CHEEC seeks proposals for education grant program

UI's Brown is honored for lifetime contributions to dance

Seaman wins lifetime achievement award from Iowa Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Huckabee to sign books at University Book Store Feb. 28

UI theater alumna Frederick returns for screening of her new film

University Choir presents free concert March 4

february 23

Openings available in UI Lifetime Enrichment Adult Program spring courses

College of Education holds job fair Feb. 25

Guest artist Sharp joins Maia Quartet for March 3 performance

Utah chief justice to visit with UI law students, faculty

Chicago poet Peter O'Leary reads from new collection March 4

Students invited to contribute to RVAP youth media contest by March 25

UI offers cross-cultural communication workshop in Quad Cities March 30

february 22

Registration begins for UI summer youth entrepreneurship camps

UI sports medicine seminar on throwing injuries is March 1

Peace Corps celebrates 50th anniversary with panel discussion March 1

Poet and critic Wayne Koestenbaum reads from Harpo Marx book March 2

Agriprocessors interpreter to speak at law school symposium March 3

Writers' Workshop alumnus Mullins reads from collection March 3

Composers Workshop presents free event March 6

february 21

Visiting sculptor Al-Hadid lectures at UI Feb. 28

Artist Ashley Hunt performs 'Notes on the Emptying of a City' March 3

UI Chamber Orchestra performs Mendelssohn, Britten, Bach and Mozart

Wilderness First Responder classes offered

Deadline for CHEEC seed grant research proposals is April 4

February 18

UI faculty participate in math and science day at State Capitol

CORRECTED TIME: UIMA presents screening of Basquiat film Feb. 24

Black military history author Robert V. Morris will speak at UI Feb. 24

Kuusisto and other Seneca Review contributors read March 1

february 17

2011 UI Summer Writing Festival registration opens

Law school symposium looks at the future of legal education

'Extinction!' to be screened at UI Museum of Natural History Feb. 27

UI Writers' Workshop alumnus Hale reads on Writing University Feb. 28

Runners to get 'Nearly Naked' for charity run March 5

UI to host Mini Medical School program March 8 in Dubuque

february 16

Expert on college-town economic development to speak today

MBA students to meet with financier, Medal of Freedom recipient Warren Buffett

Canceled: Middle East expert will give talk on Egypt Feb. 22

Electronic Music Studios features new music from South Korea Feb. 27

Proposals for 2012 Cmiel Semester on postmodern African-American culture due March 8

february 15

UI conference will explore INdIA Winterim experiences Feb. 19

Martel reads from new Holocaust novel, with stuffed animals, Feb. 27

Clarinetist Mead and faculty colleagues play music for clarinet and strings

Recreational Services hosts spring break Chickadee Camp March 14-18

february 14

UI College of Law scores high in magazine’s public interest law survey

Hawkeye Community Rowing team places in Midwinter Meltdown Competition

Museum of Natural History presents ‘Penguins and Puffins’ at Storytime Adventures Feb. 20

Metropolitan Opera Live lecture series continues Feb. 21 with ‘Iphigénie en Tauride’

Henry B. Tippie to discuss business lessons in UI speech

UI nonfiction alumna Balcita reads from new memoir Feb. 23

'Inventing Democracy' author to speak at College of Law

Storr, Ida Beam guest of UI School of Art & Art History, presents lecture

February 11

Geneva Campus Ministry offers scholarship

Financial Times survey finds Tippie MBA has highest graduate placement rate

Valentine's Day Tribute Concert at UI Hospitals and Clinics Feb. 14

East Africa explored on Feb. 18 'WorldCanvass' program

‘Chaos and Creation’ film series continues with ‘Grin Without a Cat’

Writers' Workshop alumnus Gurganus presents free reading Feb. 24

Contrapunctus Brass Trio performs at the UI Feb. 27

february 10

UI vision researcher receives grant to study inflammatory eye disease

UI doctor to speak about Haiti experiences at 'Finding God' forum Feb. 11

'Origins of the Love Duet' explored in Feb. 17 opera lecture

UI anthropologist explores how Native Americans adapted to climate change

UI emeritus faculty member Lewis-Beck reads from new academic farce

UIMA presents screening of Basquiat film Feb. 24

UI Theatres Gallery production, Feb. 24-27 is a portrait of resistance

UI Orchestra Invitational begins with public concert Feb. 25

february 9

Research to Prevent Blindness renews support to UI

'Call for Kids with Cancer' Radiothon raises $77,000 for UI Children's Hospital

UI Council on the Status of Women seeks new members for 2011-12

Climbing competition and fundraiser set for Feb. 12, 13 at CRWC climbing wall

‘True tales’ of Don Luis’ adventures explained at Feb. 16 talk

Obermann fellows to present civic engagement projects Feb. 18

Writing University will stream Feb. 21 Percy reading at Prairie Lights

february 8

I-CASH invites applications from youth groups for ATV safety grants

UI study seeks participants with high cholesterol

Registration for health care reform, healthier workforce conference due Feb. 8

TRiO Day Celebration to be held Feb. 10

'The Evolutionary Arms Race' to be screened at Museum of Natural History Feb. 13

UI Department of Dance presents Faculty/Graduate Concert Feb. 17-19

Iowa Summer Rep holds public audition for 2011 season at the UI

February 7

Climate Healers founder to speak on sustainability alternatives Feb. 10

Law school symposium examines reregulation of American economy Feb. 18, 19

UI School of Music improvisational Latitude Ensemble performs Feb. 20

Deadline approaching March 4 for student photography contest

February 4

Iowa City extends snow emergency, offers free parking in city ramps

Former nursing director establishes scholarship for UI Hospitals and Clinics nurses

Old Capitol’s 'Chaos and Creation on the Pentacrest' exhibit adds three pieces

Proposals sought for rural health promotion pilot grants

College Of Engineering holds annual Spring Career Fair Feb. 8

Cellist Ransom will perform French music at the UI Feb. 20

Swanson and Tsachor perform songs from the German Romantic period Feb. 20

february 3

UI Hospitals and Clinics takes action on privacy violations

UI LEAP 'Militainment' course begins Feb. 9

HiStory Time: 'Abraham Lincoln' slated for Feb. 12 at Old Capitol Museum

UI Center for New Music presents international violin/erhu concert

february 2

University of Iowa Organ Transplant Center wins efficiency award

Law school to examine 10 years of U.S. counterterrorism policies Feb. 11, 12

Arts Share, Community Foundation team up for Iowa Percussion concert Feb. 12

Poet Armantrout will read as guest of the UI Writers' Workshop Feb. 17

Fourteenth annual 10-Minute Play Festival features new student scripts Feb. 17-19

'Voices of Disability' writing contest welcomes submissions by March 1

february 1

Off Campus Housing Fair set for Feb. 10

UI Gallery series present 'Operation Midnight Climax' Feb. 10-13

Workshop: ‘Essential Elements of Trauma Informed Practice’ offered in Des Moines, Davenport

Magic Johnson to talk business in UI lecture







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