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UI students get inside look at ecology through research study

A dozen undergraduates at the University of Iowa learned about biodiversity in a hands-on way: The students worked with biologist Andrew Forbes and graduate students to inventory insect populations in urban areas, as part of a biodiversity study. Some said the experience may influence their career choice. Story

Green spaces don't ensure biodiversity in urban areas

Picture of walnut fly, one of insects studied by UI researchers as part of research into biodiverrsity in ruban areas.

Green spaces in cities are great, but they don't ensure biodiversity, according to University of Iowa biologists. The team found insect abundance was lacking in two common urban trees, suggesting insect movement may be limited by barriers, such as roads and buildings. Results appear in the journal PLOS ONE. Story

U.S. News ranks UI 121st among 500 'Best Global Universities'

The University of Iowa ranks 121st among the world's 500 “Best Global Universities,” according to the inaugural global rankings published by the magazine U.S. News and World Report. Story

Hancher to present 'Healing Wars' by contemporary dance pioneer Liz Lerman

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As the culmination of an extended residency that has touched many areas of the UI campus, Liz Lerman brings her newest work, "Healings Wars," to University of Iowa's Space Place Theatre Nov. 13-15. Story

Picturing You@UI

People walking past the Old Capitol building

A perfect fall day greeted thousands of prospective students and family members at the first You@UI visit event, which mixed campus tours, interactive sessions on academics, and other experiences designed to show what it's like to be a University of Iowa student. Photo Feature

Nasenbenny joins elite company at NCAA forum

Katie Nasenbenny on the soccer field.

Katie Nasenbenny, a senior on the University of Iowa women’s soccer team, was one of 200 NCAA student-athletes across all divisions to attend the NCAA Career in Sports Forum this past summer. The event was held at the NCAA Headquarters in Indianapolis and is considered one of the most prominent, invitation-only events that a current NCAA student-athlete can attend. Story

Always a good time to be Phil

We are Phil buttons on a denim jacket

Oct. 13-17 marked the second annual We Are Phil giving appeal for University of Iowa faculty and staff, but the push to bolster private support for UI people and programs continues. Photo Feature

Spotlight: UI alumna Natalie Gilkison reflects on international experiences

Published
2014.10.22
Natalie Gilkison wears a Chinese "University of Iowa" shirt while in China.

University of Iowa alumna Natalie Gilkison, of Davenport, Iowa, reflects on studying abroad in China while pursuing a bachelor's degree in international studies as well as experiences working with international students, forging some interesting new programs. Story from: International Accents

International Accents

Cultivating a culture of safety

portrait of Brandi Janssen

University of Iowa faculty member Brandi Janssen brings a unique blend of agriculture and anthropology to her new role as director of Iowa’s Center for Agricultural Safety and Health (I-CASH). The center collaborates with a number of partners to improve agricultural safety and health across Iowa. Story

Achievements: UI faculty, staff, students, and alumni making news

University staff, faculty, students, and alumni are accomplishing great things every day. See who's making news with awards, publications, promotion and tenure, and more. Story

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