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Maria Nunez-Hernandez in lab

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Iowa Biosciences Academy encourages underrepresented students to attend graduate school
For 16 years, the Iowa Biosciences Academy has helped UI undergraduates from groups underrepresented in the sciences navigate their academic paths, including paid research work with faculty mentors, career counseling, and help with graduate school applications.
trees on campus

An unwelcome visitor

Emerald ash borer arrives on campus, but species diversification means little damage to scenery is expected
The emerald ash borer that’s killed millions of ash trees around the country has made its way to the UI, but with so many varieties of tree on campus, its effect on the scenery will generally be minimal.
Maj. Chris Guderski rappels about 66 feet from the rafters to the court in Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

ROTC from the rafters

Rappelling demonstration marks 100th anniversary of Reserve Officers' Training Corps
To help the Iowa ROTC Detachment celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, the UI Army ROTC cadre conducted a rappelling demonstration in Carver-Hawkeye Arena during the UI wrestling meet on Feb. 5.
UI student Mandi Burkley shows off a double robot.

KCRG UI unveils new high-tech, collaborative space to prepare future teachers

The UI College of Education recently unveiled a $2 million renovation project on the first floor of Lindquist Center North. The project brought together four separate offices—the Teacher Leader Center, Education Technology Center, Iowa Center for Assistive Technology Education and Research, and I-SERVE.

Dance Marathon families are introduced at the beginning of Dance Marathon

Another step up for Dance Marathon

Student group again raises record-breaking amount for pediatric cancer research
The University of Iowa Dance Marathon raised another record-breaking amount to help fund pediatric cancer research. The 2016 total: ​$2​,424,031.22.
dancers and children working together

A year-round undertaking 'For the Kids'

24-hour Big Event caps months of Dance Marathon activity
Dance Marathon 22 culminated with the Big Event Feb. 5–6. It all takes a tremendous amount of planning, preparation, and fundraising—and everyone involved works 365 days “For the Kids,” or FTK. Here’s a look at events, milestones, and interactions that took place throughout this academic year.
daniel clay portrait

University of Iowa names new College of Education dean

Daniel L. Clay, dean of the University of Missouri College of Education, has been named the next dean of the University of Iowa College of Education.

Lecture Committee announces spring lineup

The University of Iowa Lecture Committee will kick off its spring semester lecture series Tuesday, Feb. 9, with Ben Plesser, a senior producer for NBC News.
student with ipad/robot combo

Teaching innovations for 21st-century educators

UI College of Education unveils new collaborative high-tech space
Double Robots and Sphero Balls were just two of many new educational technologies featured in the Feb. 4 grand opening of the University of Iowa College of Education’s new high-tech, collaborative space in Lindquist Center North—a real "game-changer" in preparing 21st-century educators.
UI assistant professor Mary Cohen leads inmates and community volunteers during a practice with the Oakdale Prison Community Choir, Tuesday, March 3, 2009, at the Iowa Medical & Classification Center, in Coralville, Iowa.

The Gazette (Cedar Rapids) UI's Cohen brings music to prisons

 Mary Cohen, an associate professor of music education, created a graduate seminar in 2009 based at the Iowa Medical and Classification Center in Coralville—known locally as the Oakdale Prison, which is about restorative and transformative justice.

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