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Former Harvard professor, IBM executive to lead the UI
Bruce Harreld, a former Harvard Business School faculty member and corporate executive who helped save a foundering IBM in the 1990s, will become the 21st president of the University of Iowa. The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, announced Harreld, 64, as its unanimous selection to replace Sally Mason.
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Farmers, lawmakers tour miscanthus sites, Power Plant to learn about campus energy project
The University of Iowa hosted a show-and-tell of sorts Aug. 25, introducing federal and state lawmakers, farmers, and others to a new, locally grown crop the UI plans to use to produce energy on campus.
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Makayla Bell was born with her organs outside her body
Eight-year-old Makayla Bell was born with OEIS syndrome, named for each of the birth defects characterized by the disorder.
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UI researcher first to use Internet and social media to show how a documentary shaped public perception and influenced political change
Researcher at the University of Iowa is the first to use the Internet and social media to systematically show how a documentary film shaped public perception and ultimately led to municipal bans on hydraulic fracking.
Full season of theatre, dance, and music waiting to be enjoyed
The University of Iowa Division of Performing Arts is preparing to kick off another exciting season with hundreds of live performances in theatre, dance, and music. Tickets for the 2015-16 season handled through the Hancher Box Office are on sale now.
UI Faculty Council, Staff Council, Student Government, and Graduate and Professional Student Government issued a joint statement regarding the town hall forum for UI presidential candidate Bruce Harreld.
The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, will meet at 8 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, in the Iowa Memorial Union at the University of Iowa in Iowa City. The purpose of the meeting is to interview finalists and select a new president for the University of Iowa.
University of Iowa joins national Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology
The University of Iowa has been included in a national consortium exploring the benefits and potential risks of nanotechnology. The UI joins the Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology, which obtained nearly $20 million in additional funding from the National Science Foundation.
Today the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, announced the fourth finalist to become the next president of the University of Iowa. Bruce Harreld, M.B.A., managing principal at Executing Strategy, LLC, will visit campus on Tuesday, Sept. 1.
Today the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, announced the third finalist to become the next president of the University of Iowa. Joseph Steinmetz, Ph.D., executive vice president and provost at the Ohio State University, will visit campus on Monday, Aug. 31.
Today the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, announced the second finalist to become the next president of the University of Iowa. Michael Bernstein, Ph.D., senior vice president for academic affairs and provost at Tulane University, will visit campus on Friday, Aug. 28.

Drawing Closer Recap

Celebration brings together arts community, looks ahead to new venue
The grand opening of the new Hancher Auditorium is just over a year away, but getting closer every day. So why not celebrate now? That's just what Hancher did, and the community came out to join in the fun.
IT security initiative protects sensitive data when portable computers are lost or stolen
The University of Iowa is taking an important step in its information security efforts: encrypting all UI-owned portable devices (laptops, tablets, and external storage) by the year’s end. The move helps to protect sensitive data if devices are lost, damaged, or stolen.
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Chair William “Bro” Adams will visit the University of Iowa campus Thursday and Friday, Aug. 27 and 28, to kick off the Creative Matters lecture series.
Today the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, announced the first finalist to become the next president of the University of Iowa. Marvin Krislov, J.D., current president of Oberlin College, will visit campus on Thursday, Aug. 27.