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February 4, 2005
Volume 42, No. 7


Small Wonder: Scientists explore the brave new (little) world of nanoscience
Grand re-opening reveals new and improved Burge
Hawkeye docs and trainers think fast and score with lifesaving move at football game dinner
Staff orientation offers some new tidbits for old-timers

news and briefs

News Briefs
Faculty, Global Scholars announced
Distinguished UI scholar of human rights to deliver annual Presidential Lecture
Nine receive Instructional Improvement Awards

January Longevity Awards



Bulletin Board

Offices and Awards

Publications and Creations

Ph.D. Thesis Defenses

other links

TIAA Cref Unit Values

Learning and Development Courses

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Vanpool Openings

The following vanpools have seats available for UI Employees:

Ainsworth, Cedar Rapids, Columbus Junction, Kalona, Lone Tree, Mt. Vernon, North English, Riverside, Solon, Tipton, Wellman, and West Branch. Visit for a complete listing of available vans or contact Commuter Programs at (35)3-5770.

UI Libraries Conservation Seminars

The UI Libraries is offering seminars to help people preserve such family documents as photographs and papers. Both are free and open to the public.

“When in Doubt, Don’t Throw it Out” will be held Wednesday, Feb. 9, from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Iowa City Senior Center. Archivist David McCartney will discuss what to do with family documents.

“So I Saved It, Now What?” will be held Wednesday, Feb. 16, from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Iowa City Senior Center. Kraft will share how to preserve those family documents.

For more information contact McCartney at or Kraft at, or by calling the UI Libraries at (33)5-5867.

Water Resources Program in Turkey

The College of Engineering’s IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering will hold its sixth “International perspectives in water resources planning” course May 21-June 4 in Turkey.

The course, sponsored by IIHR and held in cooperation with the UI Office for Study Abroad, allows students to visit a country or region for intensive study of the historical, cultural, social, economic, ethical, environmental, and political conditions that affect that region’s water resources projects. Applications, available from the Office for Study Abroad, (33)5-0353, are due Feb. 28.



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