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Seeking coal alternatives

Friday, March 9, 2012
The University of Iowa has received a $25,000 grant to help expand its use of biorenewable fuel in the campus power plants.

Childish Gambino performs at the UI April 16

Friday, March 9, 2012
Childish Gambino is bringing his lyrical hip-hop to the University of Iowa April 16.

The Antlers to headline Mission Creek Festival

Friday, March 9, 2012
SCOPE Productions and Mission Creek Festival team up to present The Antlers in Iowa City March 31.

Coming of age

Thursday, March 8, 2012
Trespasses recounts the coming of age of three generations in the rural Great Plains. In examining how class, race, and gender play out in the lives of two farm families who simultaneously love and hate the place they can’t escape, Johnson presents rural whiteness as an ethnicity worthy of study.

Registration open for youth spring break tennis camp

Thursday, March 8, 2012
University of Iowa Recreational Services is offering a spring break tennis camp for children ages 6–16 from March 12–16.
Iowa Now website being viewed on an iPad.

Introducing Iowa Now

Wednesday, March 7, 2012
A new website offers a one-stop online shop for news, multimedia, and features about University of Iowa people and programs, sharing stories designed to inform, intrigue, and inspire.

UI to offer training program for Russian language teachers

Friday, March 2, 2012
The University of Iowa has received a grant of nearly $100,000 to offer a professional training program for teachers of Russian as a foreign language in the United States. The program is supported by STARTALK, a National Security Language Initiative launched by the White House in 2006 to promote the teaching and learning of strategically important world languages that are not widely taught in the...

UI Rec Services offering youth yoga, Zumba

Thursday, March 1, 2012
UI Recreational Services is offering spring yoga and Zumba classes for third through eighth graders.

UI College of Education recognizes faculty with research awards

Thursday, March 1, 2012
Fifteen University of Iowa faculty members received support to fund research projects that represent educational research at its best: “critical, purposeful, and solutions-oriented,” according to UI College of Education Dean and Professor Margaret S. Crocco.

College of Education graduate student Storlie named leadership intern

Thursday, March 1, 2012
Cassandra Storlie, a third-year counselor education and supervision doctoral student in the University of Iowa College of Education, was selected as a recipient of the Chi Sigma Iota Leadership Internship for 2012-13.

Boning up for better health

Thursday, March 1, 2012
A new clinical trial conducted by University of Iowa researchers shows that delivering high doses of "load," or stress, to bone through programmed electrical stimulation of the muscle significantly slows the loss of bone density in patients with spinal cord injury (SCI).

New approach for finals

Thursday, March 1, 2012
A computerized system for scheduling final exams eases calendar conflicts, while student-driven policy changes support academic success.