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October 1, 2004
Volume 42, No. 3


Spokesperson: UI employee speaks out, cycles for cancer cure
"It was 50 years ago today..." In the time of soda fourntains and polio, Iowa nabbed Willard Boyd
Campus employees try to balance politics, civility

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Promotion and tenure information available online
Committee solicits input regarding general counsel
Salaries indicated as a major factor in faculty resignations
ITS: Campus computer security still a big concern
Poet wins Capote award
UI Press to bring out two works of winning fiction

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UI Press to bring out two books of winning fiction


The University of Iowa Press is publishing two collections in October of two award-winning books of fiction.

What You’ve Been Missing by Janet Desaulniers is the winner of the 2004 John Simmons Short Fiction Award. Desaulniers, who teaches in the MFA in Writing Program at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, has received literary fellowships from the James A. Michener/Copernicus Society, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Illinois Arts Council. Her work has appeared in numerous literary publications.

Here Beneath Low-Flying Planes by Merrill Feitell is the winner of the 2004 Iowa Short Fiction Award. Feitell, a native New Yorker who resides in Brooklyn, received an MFA from Columbia University in 2000 and was the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference’s Margaret Bridgman Scholar in Fiction in 2003. Her work has been published in Book Magazine, Glimmer Train, and Best New American Voices 2000.

The authors will read from their work Nov. 15 at Prairie Lights Books. The books are available at local bookstores, by calling 1-800-621-2736, or by visiting


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