Recent deaths

Death notices for current and retired UI employees. Links to online obituaries provided when available.
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Traffic delays on North Dubuque Street and West Park Road

Construction will affect traffic from I-80 into downtown Iowa City until 2018
Starting May 31, significant road construction is coming to North Dubuque Street and West Park Road. Expect 15- to 30-minute delays during peak hours, as well as occasional closures.
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A nod to Quad

Second-oldest University of Iowa residence hall coming down
Despite a rich and varied existence that has involved academic scholarship, military training, and strawberry pie, Quadrangle Residence Hall will soon be no more. View historical photos of the UI's second-oldest residence hall, which will be razed over the summer to make way for a new pharmacy building.
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'I love Iowa'

Best-selling author Bill Bryson may return to the UI to research his next book
Best-selling author Bill Bryson returned to his home state to receive an honorary degree from the University of Iowa. Bryson offered advice and commentary during a campus tour.
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Working to improve our campus climate for everyone

The report of a racially motivated attack and subsequent investigation has been difficult for our University of Iowa community. Regardless of the outcome, this incident highlighted a level of fear and distrust on our campus that must and will be addressed.
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Recapping commencement weekend

Thousands of graduates received degrees at spring ceremonies
Nearly 5,000 University of Iowa students received their degrees at spring 2016 commencement ceremonies May 12 through 14. Take in the sights and sounds from commencement weekend through Office of Strategic Communication photos and video.
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A graduation message to faculty, staff, and students

President Harreld thanks faculty, staff, and students for the work they've done this year, congratulates graduating seniors on their academic achievement, and looks forward to the impact these new graduates will have on the world.

9 tips to avoid phishing scams

For starters, don't respond to the initial contact
As part of its ongoing education and awareness efforts, the UI Information Security & Policy Office is reminding the campus to always be vigilant of “phishing” attacks—scams that use emails or phone calls to solicit personal or confidential information that the scammer uses illicitly.