Impact

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RecycleMania: UI challenges 400 campuses

Students, faculty, staff invited to recycle most, waste least
UI took second place in the recycling competition last year, and the Office of Sustainability is hosting a series of events to help everyone on campus step up conservation efforts—and take first place this year.
Iowa Now Minute - 1/29/15

Iowa Now Minute - 1/29/15

Roundup of UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life
"Iowa Now Minute" is a 60-second roundup highlighting recent UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life. Look for a new video every Thursday.

New cells may help treat diabetes

UI group creates insulin-producing cells that normalize blood-sugar levels in diabetic mice
Starting from human skin cells, researchers at the University of Iowa have created human insulin-producing cells that respond to glucose and correct blood-sugar levels in diabetic mice. The findings may represent a first step toward developing patient-specific cell replacement therapy for type 1 diabetes.

Working groups forming for AIB transition

Provost: 'Committed to making this a smooth transition for students'
The University of Iowa is forming a series of working groups as it begins transitioning the AIB College of Business to the University of Iowa. The AIB president and Board of Trustees announced its intention to gift the college to Iowa on Monday.

Satellites can improve regional air quality forecasting

New data may offer resolution five times better than present data
University of Iowa researchers have found that data gathered from geostationary satellites—satellites commonly used for telecommunications and orbiting about 22,000 miles above the equator—can greatly improve air quality forecasting. Results appear in the journal "Geophysical Research Letters."
An Iowa dancer leads a class for community college students in Ottumwa.

Engaging our communities

UI outreach programs span research, education, arts, humanities, and more
Take a look at a few of the many ways University of Iowa programs and people are engaging with communities in Iowa and beyond. The UI was recently recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its "institutional focus on community engagement."

UI Lecture Committee announces spring lineup

Series includes noted food author, 'Shark Tank' entrepreneur
The University of Iowa Lecture Committee will kick off its spring semester lecture series on Monday, Feb. 2, with award-winning journalist and cookbook author Mark Bittman.
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AIB College of Business to become the University of Iowa Des Moines campus

Historic agreement will expand access to UI programs
AIB College of Business today (Monday, Jan. 26) announced that it will become the University of Iowa Des Moines campus. Transition is expected to take at least a year, but the two schools will immediately establish an integration team to begin the process. Eventually Iowa will own AIB’s land and buildings, and AIB students will become Iowa students.

Fact Sheet about AIB College of Business

Here's a fact sheet about the AIB College of Business, which provides details about the name, leadership, academics, and more.

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