UI's Iowa Flood Center helps control water at local, regional, national levels

Individuals, local governments, and national organizations make use of the Iowa Flood Center's research
How do local governments and national agencies monitor one of our most valuable resources? With research and data from the Iowa Flood Center.
Music educators converge on UI campus to learn World Music Drumming
Two UI College of Education alumnae are creating an after-school drumming club in Mount Vernon, Iowa, as a result of participating in a World Music Drumming Workshop. That event, hosted by the UI and West Music, drew more than 60 music teachers from across the state and nation.
Sally Mason takes a selfie with students
Retiring president express appreciation for accomplishments of faculty, staff, students
Sally Mason, the 20th president of the University of Iowa, will officially retire from the presidency Aug. 1. She served as UI president for eight years. Before starting her retirement, she expressed her appreciation to the UI campus community.
Center’s new director and new home will advance statewide literacy effort
Leaders from the Iowa Department of Education and the University of Iowa’s College of Education have named Deborah Reed as the next director of the Iowa Reading Research Center, which has a critical role in a statewide effort to ensure all children read well by the end of third grade.

RAGBRAI rolls through University of Iowa campus

Ride through Iowa City caps off week full of Hawkeye pride
On July 25, 2015, an estimated 20,000 cyclists participating in the Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) rode through the University of Iowa campus. All week long, Hawkeye spirit was part of this truly monumental touring event.
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Office 365 benefits include larger email quota, full Office Suite access
A forthcoming upgrade to the university’s email system will soon give UI faculty and staff access to many exciting new features. Non-healthcare-provided email accounts will be upgraded to Microsoft Office 365 by the end of the calendar year.
As the UI moves forward with the Iowa Board of Regents’ TIER project, campus leaders are committed to keeping colleagues informed. Here are the latest developments across academic and business cases.
The University of Iowa Presidential Search and Screen Committee will meet from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, in Room 2390 of the University Capitol Centre, 200 South Capitol Street.
an apple on a stack of books in front of blackboard
To help everyone make a smooth transition, the University of Iowa is offering a list of experts who can talk about everything from helping a child get on the right sleep schedule to preventing back-related injuries from carrying backpacks that are too heavy.
Search committee reviewing applications
So far, there are 44 candidates who have officially applied to replace Sally Mason as the next president of the University of Iowa. Another six have expressed interest but have yet to officially apply, says a firm handling the UI’s search for a new president.
Jean Robillard at media event
VP for medical affairs expects his transition to be seamless
Jean Robillard is looking forward to assuming his role Aug. 1 as the interim president of the University of Iowa, where this fall the campus is poised to welcome the largest freshman class ever.
Death notices for current and retired UI employees. Links to online obituaries provided when available.
fair booth volunteers
Visit with thousands of fairgoers who come through the exhibit
University of Iowa faculty, staff, and alumni: We’d love to have your help at the UI’s exhibit at the Iowa State Fair, Aug. 13-23, in Des Moines. Fair admission, parking passes, and a Hawkeye T-shirt will be provided.
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Studies show medical teams with pharmacists helped patients control blood pressure
Patients with hypertension benefit from interacting with a medical team that includes a pharmacist. Two studies showed pharmacist-included care teams delivered more hands-on and tailored medication regimens to patients, which yielded more effective blood-pressure control results than for those patients who did not have a pharmacist on hand.
Student volunteers help man move luggage.
Moving a child to college is a big transition for everyone. To help ease what’s sure to a busy and emotional day, "Iowa Now" asked seasoned UI parents to offer words of wisdom to the parents of this year’s incoming class. Read what they had to say.