UI internship prepares students for genetic counseling careers

As the availability of and demand for genetic testing continues to rise, more genetic counselors are needed to assist patients in interpreting their test results. The Iowa Institute of Human Genetics Summer Internship Program, now in its third year, allows interns to explore various career opportunities in genetic counseling.
UI Foundation President Lynette Marshall presents Mary Louise Petersen with a framed memento during yesterday's dedication.

University of Iowa celebrates opening of Mary Louise Petersen Residence Hall

Building designed for student success, to help accommodate growing numbers
Hundreds of people gathered on July 21, 2015, to celebrate the opening of the Mary Louise Petersen Residence Hall—the University of Iowa’s first new residence hall in more than 40 years, intentionally designed for student success.
University of Iowa School of Music students Jordan Pullman and Tessa Hoffman rehearse their roles for their performance of Gilbert & Sullivan's "The Gondoliers" on Tuesday, June 30th. The comedic opera is being directed by Nicholas Wuehrmann and will perf

Feeling like pros

UI summer opera roles come with financial incentive this year
For the first time, the University of Iowa's School of Music is paying cast members of the summer opera.
Young students work on projects in their 3D design and printing class at M.C. Ginsberg on Tuesday, June 16, 2015. The class is offered through the University of Iowa's Belin-Blank Center and is the first of its kind to be taught in a private, commercial s

Iowa City Press-Citizen Students building hover cars with 3D design

Hover cars soon will fly at M.C. Ginsberg Objects of Art, where middle-school students began taking a class on 3D design this past week. The class is one of several offerings for students in grades 6-8 through the University of Iowa College of Education Belin-Blank Center's one-week Junior Scholars Institute.

Public meeting on Art Building use set for June 18

The University of Iowa encourages the public to attend an open house and the first of two public meetings to discuss the proposed repurposement of the existing 1936 Art Building located at 200 N. Riverside Dr. The meeting will be at 6 p.m. June 18 in 2520D University Capitol Centre.
The Hawkeye room in the ground floor of the IMU

University of Iowa celebrates milestone in 2008 flood recovery efforts

Ground floor of Iowa Memorial Union reopens to students, public
On June 3, the University of Iowa celebrated the reopening of the Iowa Memorial Union's ground floor. It's the first time the area has been open to the public since the June 2008 flood.

University of Iowa to celebrate milestone in 2008 flood recovery efforts

Ground floor of Iowa Memorial Union to re-open to students, public
For the first time since it was immersed in floodwater seven years ago, the University of Iowa Memorial Union ground floor will be open to the public. University and local officials will commemorate the re-opening of the 83,000-square-foot space with a ribbon-cutting ceremony followed by self-guided tours on June 3.

OneIT leaders seek feedback on TIER initiative project charters

Listening posts set for June 3-5
Leaders for the University of Iowa’s OneIT project have prepared draft project charters which address the university’s four information technology business cases related to the TIER initiative. The campus is encouraged to provide feedback via two avenues.
Jay Sieleman poses with a guitar

A true Blues Brother

A UI law alumnus preserves an American treasure—and earns a 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award
In June, the University of Iowa Alumni Association will present Distinguished Alumni Awards to 14 outstanding nominees, including Jay Sieleman—a true blues brother. He's president and chief executive officer of the Blues Foundation in Memphis, which is now the largest and most renowned blues organization in the world.