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December 8, 2000
Volume 38, No. 8


Achieving Marital Utopia
America's poet of comrades: Walt Whitman in China
Pharmacy emphasizes people skills with patient counseling tourney
Herky proves a light-headed mascot
InSite: Hardin Meta Directory keeps winning prizes

news and briefs

News Briefs
Human Rights Week 2001 events include lectures, films, convocation
Speech specialist, musician to give Presidential Lecture
Affirmative Action says Iowa better than reported
Longevity Awards presented for December


Bulletin Board

Offices and Awards

Ph.D. Thesis Defenses
Pubs. and Creations
Committee seeks input from UI during Office of the Provost review
Fund-raising dinner benefits women's organizations
Public Safety joins holiday campaign
Nominations sought for disability achievement award

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TIAA Cref Unit Values

Staff Development Courses

The University of Iowa Homepage

Ph.D. Thesis Defenses

Dec. 8

Jane Bolgatz (Education), "Barriers and Breakthroughs in Critical Multicultural Pedagogy: How Students and Teachers Talk about Racism," B. Fehn and C. Lewis, co-chairs; 2:30pm, N262 LC

Dec. 12

Clara Baldus (Education), "The Relationship of Drawing Abilities and Spatial Abilities," D. Lohman, chair; 1pm, 350 LC

Tatyana Fedorikhina (Linguistics), "The Acquisition of Control and Object Clauses by Child ESL/EFL Learners," W. Davies, chair; 1pm, 216 EPB

Dec. 14

Callen Seda (Education), "Perceptions of Change and the Challenging Behavior Initiative at Des Moines Public Schools," K. Gerken, chair; 1pm, 350 LC

Dec. 15

Hideki Kakita (Communication Studies), "Rhetorical Resistance in Wartime Japan: Kiyoshi Miki’s Critical Praxis," B. Gronbeck, chair; 10am, 105C BCSB

Daniel Marion (Geoscience), "Channel Morphology and Bedload Interactions in a Small, Step-Pool Mountain Stream at Near-Bankfull Flows," F. Weirich, chair; 1:30pm, 231 TH

Dec. 19

Lara Trubowitz (English), "Writing the Wandering Subject: Metaphors of the Jew in Twentieth Century Literature and the Political Imagination," A. Morris, chair; 11am, 331 EPB

Dec. 21

Stephen Edgcomb (Biochemistry), "Linkage of Small Ligand Binding to the Inhibition of Serine Proteases," K. Murphy, chair; 12:30pm, Aud. 2, BSB

Jan. 10

Anne Stapleton (English), "Negotiating Nationalism: Scottish Dance in Post-Culloden Literature," F. Boos, chair; 3pm, 331 EPB


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