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'It Was Rape' film and discussion Sept. 18 and 21

It was rape poster promoting an upcoming film

The University of Iowa Council on the Status of Women, Rape Victim Advocacy Program, and the UI Women's Resource and Action Center will host a screening and discussion of the film "It Was Rape," by Jennifer Baumgardner, Sept. 18 and 21 at two different locations. Story

Former UI professor Gronbeck, renowned media expert, dies at 73

Bruce Gronbeck

Bruce Gronbeck, a University of Iowa professor emeritus described as one of the most prominent scholars of rhetoric and media in the world, died Wednesday during a visit back to UI where he was being honored by the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences as an alumni fellow. He was 73. Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

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Hancher's Yarrow to participate in online cultural diplomacy presentation

Hancher is a participant in the U.S. Department of States' Center Stage program. Programming director Jacob Yarrow and others will discuss music diplomacy in an online event on Monday, Sept. 15. Story

Dickerson receives Patriot Award from PGA of America

Headshot of Jim Dickerson.

Finkbine Golf Course and Blue Top Ridge Golf Course's Jim Dickerson has been named the 2014 Patriot Award recipient by the PGA of America. Story

Bequest from alumnus provides $7.8 million for genetics research at the UI

portrait of Franklin Trueblood and Elsie Foerstner

University of Iowa alumnus Franklin D. Trueblood’s lifelong interest in medical innovation inspired an estate gift that will dramatically enhance cutting-edge genetics research in the UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine. Story

Compound protects brain cells after traumatic brain injury

A new class of compounds protects brain cells from the type of damage caused by blast-mediated traumatic brain injury (TBI). Mice treated with these compounds 24-36 hours after experiencing TBI from a blast injury were protected from the harmful effects of TBI, including problems with learning, memory, and movement. Story

Events celebrate book exploring life, pioneering work of Hans Albert Einstein

Three upcoming events will celebrate the publication of a new book by Robert Ettema and Cornelia F. Mutel, exploring the life and work of Hans Albert Einstein, a 20th-century pioneer in the field of river engineering. Story

Iowa Now Minute - 9/11/14

Roundup of UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life

"Iowa Now Minute" is a 60-second roundup highlighting recent UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life. Look for a new video every Thursday in Iowa Now. Video

Army ROTC annual Game Ball Run enters 27th year

UI ROTC running the ISU v UI game ball

Students, faculty, and fans are invited to cheer on the University of Iowa Army ROTC cadets during the final leg of the 27th annual Army ROTC Annual Game Ball Run during the Beat State Pep Rally on Friday, Sept. 12, on the Pentacrest. Story

Recent deaths

Death notices for current and retired UI employees. Links to online obituaries provided when available. Story



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