sandy boyd standing in front of old cap
Looking back on Sandy Boyd's six-decade career at UI on his retirement
Willard "Sandy" Boyd arrived at the University of Iowa in 1954 and served as professor, provost, and president. Few have left as great a mark on the university as he has in his six decades of service.
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For seven decades, Susan Boyd has been as much a part of UI life as Sandy
Though Sandy Boyd’s accomplishments have been many, his wife, Susan, made her own impact on the life and the history of the University of Iowa. Maybe more so, says Sandy.
Graduation Herky returned to the Pentacrest just in time for Phil’s day—and wore a sash to celebrate.
Fifth annual event celebrates donor support for the University of Iowa
See how the University of Iowa highlighted philanthropy on Phil’s Day.
UI marketing students develop ideas to put Big Ten Network programming on more millennials’ devices
Millennials are spending more time on their devices, and a group of University of Iowa marketing students is helping the Big Ten Network, Fox Sports, and Mediacom communications get them to watch their programming.
Pharmacy graduate student wins Three-Minute Thesis Competition
Kawther Ahmed, a fifth-year graduate student in the UI College of Pharmacy, won the UI's Three-Minute Thesis Competition with a presentation about her cancer-vaccine research.
Mouse neuron
Gene associated with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, autism, ADHD, and depression linked to brain-cell death in mice
A new study shows a genetic risk factor for five major psychiatric diseases may also be linked to the death of newborn brain cells. At the same time, it suggests a compound currently being developed for use in humans may have therapeutic value for these diseases.
Megan Horst portrait
Iowa Law student set for career in Navy JAG
Megan Horst says her time at Iowa Law has helped her learn what it means to be a lawyer: to build trust, to verify facts, and to accept criticism so she can continue to improve.
Death notices for current and retired UI employees. Links to online obituaries provided when available.
Adam Garcia visiting Monday, May 2, and Tuesday, May 3
On Sunday, May 1, the UI announced the second candidate for the position of assistant vice president and director of public safety. Adam Garcia, director of police services at the University of Nevada, Reno, will visit campus May 2 and 3.
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Collaborative scholarship brings poet’s work to the fore
University of Iowa journal, "Walt Whitman Quarterly Review" ("WWQR"), has published a newly discovered work by Walt Whitman, "Manly Health and Training." The new, book-length work was discovered by University of Houston Ph.D. candidate Zachary Turpin and appears in its entirety in "WWQR, " an online-only, open access publication.
Finding shows sequence of events is opposite of what was long believed to be true
For many years, scientists believed diabetic patients developed retinopathy and, as a result of damage to the eye’s blood vessels, later developed neuropathy. In this new study, however, researchers discovered that the sequence of events is just the opposite.
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Iowa launches Tree Inventory app on Arbor Day
The University of Iowa has debuted an app that details each of the more than 8,000 trees on campus. The UI Tree Inventory app delivers information about the number and location of trees and their condition, size, and species, with additional links to photos and descriptions.