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Grants UI among groups awarded grant to design new STEM course

The University of Iowa, Kirkwood Community College, seven partner school districts and 25 STEM business and industry leaders have been awarded an Iowa Governor’s STEM Center grant to jointly design a STEM innovator course at the new Kirkwood Regional Center which opens in the fall of 2015. The one-

Video: December 2014 College of Education teacher education convocation

Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, 4 p.m. Iowa Memorial Union Main Lounge
The December 2014 College of Education teacher education convocation will be streamed live to "Iowa Now." Streaming will begin shortly before the ceremony begins. Archival video will replace the live stream on the "Iowa Now" page within 24 hours of the conclusion of the ceremony.

Video: December 2014 Graduate College commencement

Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, 7 p.m. Carver-Hawkeye Arena
The December 2014 UI Graduate College commencement ceremony will be streamed live to "Iowa Now." Streaming will begin shortly before the ceremony begins. Archival video will replace the live stream on the "Iowa Now" page within 24 hours of the conclusion of the ceremony.

Video: December 2014 undergraduate commencement

Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, 9 a.m. Carver-Hawkeye Arena
The December 2014 UI Undergraduate commencement ceremony, including the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Tippie College of Business, University College, and the Bachelor of Science degree candidates in the Carver College of Medicine, will be streamed live to "Iowa Now." Streaming will begin shortly before the ceremony begins.

Video: December 2014 College of Nursing commencement ceremony

Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, 10 a.m. Iowa Memorial Union Main Lounge
The December 2014 College of Nursing commencement will be streamed live to "Iowa Now." Streaming will begin shortly before the ceremony begins. Archival video will replace the live stream on the "Iowa Now" page within 24 hours of the conclusion of the ceremony.

Video: December 2014 College of Engineering commencement ceremony

Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, noon, Macbride Hall Auditorium
The December 2014 College of Engineering commencement will be streamed live to "Iowa Now." Streaming will begin shortly before the ceremony begins. Archival video will replace the live stream on the "Iowa Now" page within 24 hours of the conclusion of the ceremony.

President Mason shares end-of-semester message

University of Iowa President Sally Mason shares an end-of-the semester message with UI students, faculty, and staff on Thursday, Dec. 18.
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Crows are smarter than you think

A study involving the University of Iowa finds crows join humans, apes, and monkeys in exhibiting advanced relational thinking
A newly published study involving the University of Iowa finds crows have the brainpower to solve higher-order, relational-matching tasks, and they can do so spontaneously. That means crows join humans, apes, and monkeys in exhibiting advanced relational thinking, according to the research. Results appear in the journal Current Biology.

Recent deaths

Death notices for current and retired UI employees. Links to online obituaries provided when available.

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