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Rolnick writes about the schvitz

Friday, March 16, 2012
Writers' Workshop alumnus Josh Rolnick, winner of the John Simmons Short Fiction Award from the UI Press, writes about the schvitz. The schvitz?

Gingrich hopes for a comeback

Friday, March 16, 2012
Political scientist Tim Hagle says Gingrich is holding on in the GOP nomination race, hoping for an unlikely comeback.

Weckmann studied cancer delirium

Friday, March 16, 2012
Psychiatry and family medicine faculty member Michelle Weckmann studied the frequency of delirium in advanced cancer patients, and found that it is common due to many factors.

Robinson essay collection 'enlightening'

Friday, March 16, 2012
Iowa Writers' Workshop faculty member Marilynne Robinson's new essay collection, When I was a Child I Read Books, is reviewed and recommended: "They're enlightening and a pleasure to read."

Gordon: Eminent domain fears justified?

Friday, March 16, 2012
Enterprise zones have raised property owners' fears of eminent domain. UI's Colin Gordon says the fears are understandable, but do not flow directly from enterprise zones.

Jorge responds to Afghan rampage

Friday, March 16, 2012
UI psychiatrist Ricardo Jorge comments on the possibility that a traumatic brain injury led to a U.S. soldier's murderous rampage in Afghanistan.

Can a papermaker help save civilization?

Thursday, March 1, 2012
Iowa's Timothy Barrett has dedicated his life to the art and science of paper, preserving techniques that go back millennia and saving treasured documents in the process.