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Iowa Now Minute - 4/23/15

Iowa Now Minute - 4/23/15

Roundup of UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life
This week on Iowa Now Minute features The Bachelor, a shark, and a top 10 draft pick.
Instructor and student seated at a desk and talking

Writing certificate sets UI students apart in job search

Program allows undergraduates to develop, refine writing skills
Students of all majors can benefit from the university’s top-ranked writing programs by completing an Undergraduate Certificate in Writing, which is offered through the Frank N. Magid Center for Undergraduate Writing in the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Daymond John

Student entrepreneurs to swim in the shark tank

'Shark Tank' star's visit is part of Hawkeye Innovation Summit April 23
Daymond John, founder of the FUBU urban apparel company and star of ABC-TV’s “Shark Tank” will give a lecture on the UI campus Thursday, April 23. Following the lecture, he’ll be part of a panel of venture capitalists who, in Shark Tank style, will hear pitches from four student entrepreneurs.
Jeffrey Ding

UI undergraduate’s investment in ‘sustainable relationships’ draws awards

Junior Jeffrey Ding wins 2015 Truman, Udall Scholarships
Caring about people and the planet has earned University of Iowa junior Jeffrey Ding two national recognitions—2015 Truman and Udall Scholarships. Ding, who is pursuing majors in economics, political science, and Chinese, will intern this summer with the U.S. Department of State.
Iowa Now Minute - 4/16/15

Iowa Now Minute - 4/16/15

Roundup of UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life
Get your University of Iowa news and information in just 60 seconds. This week we find out why humans have chins, learn about the State of Iowa Student Employee of the Year, and a new Hancher performance.
Christopher (C.J.) Winters

UI undergraduate named top student employee in Iowa

Campus recognizes nine students for outstanding performance in campus jobs
Christopher (C.J.) Winters, a lab assistant in the UI Carver College of Medicine Department of Internal Medicine, is the State of Iowa and University of Iowa campus student employee of the year. He’s one of nine UI students recognized for exemplary performance in campus jobs during National Student Employment Week.
Jude West

Memorial service set for retired UI professor, former VP Jude West

Known as 'The Henry Kissinger of the University of Iowa'
A public memorial luncheon for Jude West, long-time University of Iowa business professor and champion of Iowa non-profit organizations who died Monday, will be held Friday, April 17, at noon, at the University Club.

Celebrating diversity catalysts

UI honors students, staff, faculty at April 28 award reception
The University of Iowa Chief Diversity Office invites members of the UI campus and community to celebrate distinctive and innovative diversity contributions at the 16th annual Diversity Catalyst Award Reception Tuesday, April 28.