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March 2011

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UI alumna paints 'portraits of hope' (Des Moines Register, March 31)

Hancher demolition awaits FEMA process (KCRG, March 31)

Draxten is named to Academic All-Big Ten (Fergus Fall Daily Journal, March 31)

UI alumnus Staniforth mystifies audiences (Gazette, March 31)

Coe hosts annual Paul Engle Poetry Reading (Gazette, March 31)

In book alumnus Tucker recounts being secret service agent during civil rights era (BlackNews, March 31)

Lovely responds to having book selected for Linn Area Reads (Gazette, March 31)

Writers' Workshop alumna Fei recalls important Conroy book recommendation (Huffington Post, March 31)

Iowa Poetry Prize winner Hanson is profiled (Daily Iowan, March 31)

Hagle comments on material-witness case (Daily Iowan, March 31)

Psychologist Watson identifies one of the keys to happiness (Monster and Critics, March 31)

Writers' Workshop faculty member Robinson is profiled (Guardian, March 30)

Playwright Cameron describes Mormon 'gay cure' study (ABC, March 30)

Physician Kappos, a UI medicine alumnus, is profiled (Des Moines Register, March 30)

Ten Hawkeye wrestlers earn academic honors (Gazette, March 30)

Faculty member Herman expresses concerns about athletic transparency (Press-Citizen, March 30)

Iowa Health System considers adding Peoria hospital (Des Moines Register, March 30)

Financial manager Thompson, a UI alumnus, is profiled (Des Moines Register, March 30)

IWP alumna Hussein writes about the love of books (Groundviews, March 30)

Hovenkamp responds to Microsoft suit against Google (Seattle Times, March 30)

Watt talks about what defines college 'success' (Diverse Issues in Higher Education, March 30)

Berkson and Caton comment on UI Threat Assessment Team (Daily Iowan, March 30)

National group confirms UI's rhabdo analysis (Daily Iowan, March 30)

UI Mississippi River flood study is cited (Quad-City Times, March 30)

UI's King shares importance of bringing Pakistani, U.S. students together (Child Rights Desk, March 29)

Kumar studies Beijing's air quality (Wall Street Journal, March 29)

Czech International Writing Program alumnus is interviewed (Czech Position, March 29)

Would UI-studied mileage tax penalize electric-car drivers? (CBS Money Watch, March 29)

Free-speech expert Eko comments on funeral protest case (Daily Iowan, March 29)

Historian Gordon's study of St. Louis is cited (Salon, March 29)

UI Hospitals brings nearly $700 million to the area (Daily Iowan, March 29)

International Writing Program alumna from Jamaica is interviewed (The Varsity, March 28)

Impact of ICU telemedicine was studied at UIHC (Archives of Internal Medicine, March 28)

Chef Aaron is a UI alumnus (Algonquin Patch, March 28)

Garfinkel studies vertical merger deals (CFO, March 28)

Historian Gordon contrasts markets and public policy (Press Citizen, March 28)

Andre Dubus III's 'Townie' takes place after his father graduated from the Writers' Workshop (New York Review of Books, March 28)

Christensen comments on patient compliance (Wall Street Journal, March 28)

Economist Solow comments on 'budget dance' (Omaha World-Herald, March 28)

UI study on internet access is cited (Chicago Sun-Times, March 28)

Kurtz collaborated on inheritance-rights legislation (Fox News, March 26)

Hovenkamp comments on Google anti-trust probes (Boston Globe, March 25)

Crocco named dean of College of Education (Des Moines Register, March 25)

Adam, UI alumnus and Seattle Symphony organist, is profiled (Seattle Times, March 24)

UI student opens moped rental store (Press-Citizen, March 24)

UI alumna will swim English Channel to raise funds for UIHC (Daily Iowan, March 24)

Former UI student works to win hearts and minds in Afghanistan (Omaha World-Herald, March 24)

Report cites squat-lifting workout as cause of football hospitalizations (Los Angeles Times, March 24)

Tippie's Sa-Aadu works to create a modern economy back home in Ghana (Chronicle, March 23)

UI online maps will aid flood preparations (Chicago Tribune, March 23)

UI sees energy potential in landfill (Press-Citizen, March 23)

Regents approve tuition increases (Bloomberg, March 23)

UI football hospitalizations are a national wake-up call (Des Moines Register, March 23)

Hovenkamp sees possible Google antitrust probes (Bloomberg, March 23)

Rego addresses seating tensions on flights (USA Today, March 23)

UI alumna wins national childcare award (Daily Iowan, March 23)

Theater company celebrates 100th birthday of UI alumnus Tennessee Williams (Charleston City Paper, March 23)

UI anthropology students will excavate Native American site in Hickory Hill Park (Daily Iowan, March 23)

Journalism grad student Schill writes that lax oversight tarnishes 'organic' label (Iowa Independent, March 23)

UI releases report on hospitalized football players (Daily Iowan, March 23)

UI will keep German program (Press-Citizen, March 23)

600 staff members appeal UI reclassification (Daily Iowan, March 23)

UI alumnus is gaming entrepreneur (Daily Iowan, March 23)

Gurnett describes Saturn's split radio personality (Universe Today, March 22)

UI patient is profiled after 25 years on nightly dialysis (Des Moines Register, March 22)

UI alumna wins prestigious national choral-music award (Cresco Times-Plain Dealer, March 22)

President Mason discusses current issues (Daily Iowan, March 22)

Former UI President Rawlings will head university association (Inside Higher Ed, March 22)

UI students protest Libya airstrikes (Daily Iowan, March 22)

UI alumnus, writer and illustrator, is profiled (Oak Park News, March 22)

VP Cohen writes about innovation council (Des Moines Register, March 21)

Hagle assesses possible Pawlenty candidacy (Minneapolis Star Tribune, March 21)

Hindman comments on cervical spine injury study (Anesthesiology News, March issue)

Hovenkamp says AT&T merger will have difficulty meeting guidelines (Wall Street Journal, March 21)

Pappajohn Center helps man build bikes for the disabled (Daily Iowan, March 21)

UI seeks to increase ranks of female engineers (Daily Iowan, March 21)

Dublin celebrates joining Iowa City as UNESCO City of Literature (The Arts Desk, March 21)

Gynecologist Stockdale explains normal 'period' (Peace FM, March 20)

Playwright/actor Cameron describes attempts to 'cure' homosexuality (San Jose Mercury News, March 20)

Tennessee Williams centennial recalls study at the UI (Charlotte Observer, March 20)

Poet Bell's flag book for children is reviewed (Austin Statesman, March 20)

Writers' Workshop alumnus Harding says Pulitzer Prize was unexpected (Palm Beach Daily News, March 20)

Tippie alum manages stock fund (Barron's, March 19)

Paulsen says shock treatment will continue (Los Angeles Times, March 19)

Internship director Stockdale describes value of 'real world' experiences (Press-Citizen, March 19)

Sculpture exhibition focuses on work of UI alumnus (Dubuque Telegraph-Herald, March 18)

UIHC has trend of rising revenue (Press-Citizen, March 18)

NWP's Xu Xi compares Hong Kong English creative writing program to UI's (CNN, March 18)

UI student's year abroad is 'unforgettable, life-enhancing' (Des Moines Register, March 17)

UI study: 'miles traveled' tax would be accepted (Gazette, March 17)

UI will replace top presidential advisor (Press-Citizen, March 17)

Visiting law professor Orentlicher writes about legislative walkout (Indianapolis Star, March 17)

UI alumnus in Japan reflects on disaster (Ames Tribune, March 17)

Gynecologist Kennedy describes clogged Bartholin duct (MSN, March 17)

UI takes disciplinary action in baby monitor incident (AP, March 17)

Hovenkamp comments on bank subpoenas (San Francisco Chronicle, March 16)

Warren expresses hopes for early-college consortium (Inside Higher Ed, March 17)

Clark, cast on 'Criminal Minds,' took acting classes at the UI (Indianapolis Star, March 17)

Vombatkere writes about nuclear risks (Counter Currents, March 17)

UI copes with running a homeless museum (New York Times, March 16)

UI regrets baby monitor surveillance (AP, March 16)

UI graduate programs rank high (Press-Citizen, March 16)

Gable: 'Living legend' (Philadelphia Inquirer, March 16)

UI research engineer Randall furthered U.S. space science (Press-Citizen, March 16)

UI alumna uses music to aid kids' development (Foster's Daily Democrat, March 16)

Rao studied effectiveness of dried plums for constipation (Business Wire, March 16)

Writers' Workshop alumnus Kryt writes on Honduran democracy (In These Times, March 16)

UI alumnus has Senate hearing as first openly gay judicial nominee (UPI, March 16)

UI School of Music recording is reviewed (Res Musica, March 16)

UI investigates baby-monitor allegations (Press-Citizen, March 16)

Ampuero, of Chile and the UI, is interviewed (La Segunda, March 15)

Callahan addresses increase in joint replacements (Las Vegas Review-Journal, March 15)

Lynch comments on cancer death rates (Radio Iowa, March 14)

UI stores umbilical cords for research (Des Moines Register, March 14)

Writers' Workshop alumnus Cunningham will tell Spalding Gray's tales (Broadway World, Nov. 14)

Grassian studied nitrous oxide formation (Chemical & Engineering News, March 14)

Hancher and Cohen arranged concert for inmates (Press-Citizen, March 14)

UI students don't just sit on the beach (Des Moines Register, March 14)

Documentaries are a passion for intermedia alumnus Burke (Press-Citizen, March 14)

Ziegler discusses pre-term infant nutrition in India (Indian Express, March 14)

Game feed raises funds for young cancer patients (Gazette, March 13)

Canin is two-thirds of the way through his next novel (Aspen Times, March 13)

Religion faculty member Paterson is also a natural musician (Press-Citizen, March 13)

Hauserman says women on corporate boards makes sense (Gazette, March 13)

Bonfield assesses open meetings law (Gazette, March 13)

UI students and staff respond to Japanese quake (Press-Citizen, March 12)

Boehmke studies oversight of nursing homes (Des Moines Register, March 11)

Elam is alumna of the UI and Ice Cream U (Chicago Daily Herald, March 11)

UI student awaits word from father in Japan (Gazette, March 11)

UI students in Japan are OK (Des Moines Register, March 11)

Iowa Poetry Prize winner Klatt is interviewed (Kalamazoo Gazette, March 11)

Oakdale Hall demolition begins (Daily Iowan, March 11)

Medical students will travel to West Bank (The Gazette, March 11)

Hunter to retire as Tippie College dean (Press Citizen, March 11)

Campbell's UI team discovers muscular dystrophy gene (Medscape, March 10)

UI business dean to retire next year (Chicago Tribune, March 10)

'Zine,' comic vending machine located in UI Main Library (Daily Iowan, March 10)

Iowa Court of Appeals hears cases at the UI (Daily Iowan, March 10)

Interest grows in alternative spring breaks (Press Citizen, March 10)

Sabbatical law won’t change already approved leaves (Daily Iowan, March 10)

UI alcohol plan advances (Daily Iowan, March 10)

Durham comments on sexualization of animated characters (, March 9)

McGraw, Cline discuss new technologies in the arts (Iowa Public Radio, March 9

Zietlow questions the constitutionality of the late-term abortion bill (Iowa Independent, March 9)

Wikipedia founder speaks at UI (Press Citizen, March 9)

Paid research leave cap to expire in 2012 (Press Citizen, March 9)

Andrejevic comments on MTV's 'The Real World' (Los Angeles Times, March 9)

UI senior makes mark on a capella group (Daily Iowan, March 9)

Talman recalls impact of 1995 government shutdown (Nature, March 8)

Opinion: UI students spending break helping others (Press Citizen, March 8)

Oakdale Hall memories recalled (Press Citizen, March 8)

UI professor teaches rock and roll (Daily Iowan, March 8)

Iowa College students lobby at Capitol (Iowa Independent, March 8)

Murder-case appellate arguments to be presented at UI law school (Press Citizen, March 8)

Iowa students urge lawmakers to stop budget cuts (Daily Iowan, March 8)

Study examines depression, anxiety and symptom reporting (, March 8)

Depression, anxiety influence symptoms (United Press International, March 7)

UI alumnus pens memoir about football and his father (Newsworks, March 7)

Students released report on school consolidations (Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, March 7)

Estin comments on birth certificate lawsuit (Des Moines Register, March 7)

UI study examined depression and symptom reporting (U.S. News Science, March 7)

Depression and anxiety may influence symptom recall (, March 7)

Depression and anxiety influence symptom reporting (ScienceDaily, March 7)

Ron Paul speaks at UI (The Gazette, March 7)

Geologist teaches about giant sloth (Press Citizen, March 7)

Iowa Writers' Workshop grad and chef pens memoir (Miami Herald, March 6)

Tolbert comments on legislative recall campaigns (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 6)

Nachte Raho dance competition highlights Indian culture (Press Citizen, March 6)

Durham, Diffley comment on professional development award bill (, March 6)

Runners brave cold for Nearly Naked Mile (Press Citizen, March 6)

Mason guest opinion: UI in need of state support (Press Citizen, March 5)

Gift aims to boost female enrollment at UI College of Engineering (The Gazette, March 5)

Wessels chosen for UI Health Care post (Associated Press, March 5)

Wikipedia founder to speak at UI (The Gazette, March 4)

Elevator pitch fund carries on legacy of entrepreneur, UI graduate (Press Citizen, March 4)

Hagle assesses Trump presidential ambitions (Daily Iowan, March 4)

Expiration of federal programs will affect UI students (Daily Iowan, March 4)

UI music alumnus Schick is profiled (La Jolla Light, March 3)

Alumnus Aslan says Israel-Palestine peace process is over (The Oregonian, March 3)

UI law students will volunteer during break (Press-Citizen, March 3)

Bezanson comments on Westboro protest ruling (Baxter Bulletin, March 3)

Arnold began comedy standup while at the UI (Mercer Island Reporter, March 3)

Barker study analyzes purported benefits of home ownership (The Economist, March 3)

Barron comments on ACT recognition of Iowa high schools (Gazette, March 3)

Potential UI role in nuclear energy expansion noted (Daily Iowan, March 3)

American Indian Festival of Words honoree Howe started theater company at UI (Tulsa World, March 3)

UI depends more on endowments as state funding dwindles (Daily Iowan, March 3)

Court of Appeals will hear arguments at the UI (Des Moines Register, March 2)

Opinion: UI issues impressive reaction to story (CBS, March 2)

Writers' Workshop alumna Stuckey-French is interviewed (The New Yorker, March 2)

Kurtz worked on law to recognize lineage of posthumously conceived children (Press-Citizen, March 2)

Former UI faculty member Roth will receive National Humanities Medal (Daily Iowan, March 2)

UI is seen as a stakeholder in Amtrak service plan (Radio Iowa, March 2)

UI students send 'Pollock' t-shirts to legislator (Daily Iowan, March 2)

UI student Jogerst provided medical care to Haitians (Daily Iowan, March 2)

UI study: Good relationship cheerleaders make good marriages (Mother Nature Network, March 1)

Leicht comments on sanctuary-city proposal (KPLC/CNN, March 1)

UI Essay Prize inspired essay Top 10 list (Flavorwire, March 1)

Rothman says genetic profiles will alter doctor/patient relationships (Muscatine Journal, March 1)

Howes comments on studying the astrophysics mysteries of plasma (Scientific Computing, March 1)

Printmaking alumna Edwards writes about knitting as therapy (Daily Iowan, March 1)

Economic impact study showed UI's value to Iowa (Star-Tribune, March 1)

UI research: Junk DNA makes humans different from other primates (Sify News, March 1)

UI book-arts programs support niche business (Daily Iowan, March 1)

Historian Poe's observations on college drinking are assessed (Wilson Quarterly, Spring 2011)







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