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Year in Review

July Highlight

20 for 20

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics appears on the U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals in America” listing for the 20th time in 20 years.

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August Highlight

Convocation comeback

The University of Iowa revived an old tradition with a convocation celebration on the Pentacrest during Welcome Week.

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September Highlight

International influx

The University enrolled 2,421 international students in the fall 2009 semester, representing a 10.5 percent increase from the previous fall.

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October Highlight

Remembering Ponseti

Ignacio Ponseti, whose pioneering nonsurgical clubfoot treatment helped thousands of children worldwide, died following a sudden illness. He was 95.

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November Highlight

Talking tough issues

International Programs launches WorldCanvass, a new monthly television and radio series featuring innovative thinkers from all parts of the UI campus.

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December Highlight

Raking in recognition

The University was designated the state’s first Tree Campus USA institution for its excellence in tree stewardship and student and community involvement in these efforts.

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January Highlight

Hawks look good in Orange

The Hawkeyes stung the Yellow Jackets of Georgia Tech University in the 2010 FedEx Orange Bowl. It marked the team’s first Bowl Championship Series victory.

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February Highlight

Another big dance

UI students raised $1,058,658 during the 16th annual UI Dance Marathon, marking the third consecutive year the event topped the $1 million mark.

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March Highlight

Presidential presence

Barack Obama discussed the new health insurance reform legislation passed by Congress during a speech on the University of Iowa campus.

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April Highlight

A silver spring

The Museum of Natural History marked the 25th anniversary of the opening of Iowa Hall, a vital educational resource for the University and the community.

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May Highlight

Labís day in the sun

The State Hygienic Laboratory at The University of Iowa held dedication ceremonies for its new building on the UI Research Park Campus in Coralville.

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June Highlight

Read all about it

A UI professor and student journalists launched the Iowa Center for Public Affairs Journalism, a nonpartisan news group that will publish investigative and explanatory reports.

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