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UI hosts dedication ceremony for $126 million Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building

Exterior of Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building

The University of Iowa will hold a dedication ceremony Wednesday, Oct. 15, for the $126 million John and Mary Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building, which will house “high-risk, high-reward” research in diabetes, deafness, and brain science as well as complex diseases affecting the heart and lungs. Media tours start at 3:15 p.m., followed by a dedication program, ribbon-cutting ceremony, and public reception, and tours. Story

Building for the future

Building under construction

The University of Iowa is in the midst of a $1.2 billion historic transformation with a number of major building projects underway. UI photographers captured construction updates of several of these major building projects that illustrate the UI's commitment to creating high performance buildings for high performing students. Photo Feature

Growing a better roof

Man carrying box of flowers with blue sky in background

The University of Iowa's first-ever green roof continues to take root as workers install additional plants atop the café section of the new Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building, Photo Feature

Biomedical Discovery Building houses cutting-edge diabetes research

biomedical discovery building

Faculty at the UI Carver College of Medicine have begun to occupy the brand-new Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building’s advanced laboratories, and they expect to use the top of the line equipment to great effect. Story from: The Daily Iowan

The Daily Iowan

Mammoth magnet

The magnet is lowered into place.

Signed, sealed, and delivered: The University of Iowa welcomed a new magnetic resonance imaging instrument, one of the world's most sophisticated models to date, that will advance research into the human brain and body. Photo Feature

Media advisory: Massive magnet arrives at University of Iowa

A magnetic resonance imaging instrument weighing 42 tons—equal to six adult male elephants—arrives on Thursday, June 5, at the University of Iowa. The 7 Tesla magnet will advance UI research by yielding clearer, higher-resolution images of the human brain. The UI is one of only about 20 research institutes in the United States—and only about 40 worldwide—with the instrument. It also is the most powerful magnetic imaging device in the state. Story

Branstad lauds UI facility

Iowa City Press-Citizen: Branstad lauds UI facility
Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds tour a UI building

Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds toured the Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building on Wednesday and praised its innovation and entrepreneurial spirit. Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

Iowa City Press-Citizen

Branstad, Reynolds to meet shared governance leaders, tour Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds will visit the University of Iowa campus Tuesday, May 20, to meet with shared governance leaders and faculty involved in entrepreneurial work, and tour the new John and Mary Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building. Story

Campus makeover

New residence hall construction

Construction season is in full swing at the University of Iowa this fall, at a pace and scale unprecedented in the school’s 166-year history. Photo Feature

AR12: Health care's expanding reach

Iowa River Landing

Leaders, faculty, and staff with UI Health Care continually strive for innovation and growth in all of the missions on which the organization is built. Ensuring that the facilities and the infrastructure that support those missions continue to reflect that same commitment to growth and innovation is key to providing the best in education, research, and health care. Story

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