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RAGBRAI rolls through University of Iowa campus

RAGBRAI XLIII rolls through UI campus

Ride through Iowa City caps off week full of Hawkeye pride
On July 25, 2015, an estimated 20,000 cyclists participating in the Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) rode through the University of Iowa campus. All week long, Hawkeye spirit was part of this truly monumental touring event.
UIHC signage

UI Hospitals and Clinics still Iowa’s best

University of Iowa Health Care leaders announced today that U.S. News & World Report has named University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City to its annual "Best Hospitals" rankings. The state’s only comprehensive academic medical center was also named Iowa’s best hospital.
student conducting research in lab setting

Shaping several generations of scientists

Summer high school research program makes UI ‘feel like home’
Just like her mom almost 30 years ago, Alexandra Chan is immersed in hands-on research on the University of Iowa campus. Chan is one of nearly 40 high school students from across the nation and globe participating in a rigorous, five-week summer residential research opportunity, the Secondary Student Training Program.
Shelly Whitcher

The Daily Nonpareil Iowa law alumna set to lead Iowa Legal Aid

Iowa law alumna Shelley Whitcher has always just wanted to help others. Now, she's leading Iowa Legal Aid, an organization that makes hope, dignity, and justice available to low-income Iowans through legal assistance and education that protects fundamental rights, basic necessities, and access to the judicial system.

The Daily Iowan Study abroad benefits from improving Cuba/U.S. relations

The University of Iowa was one of the first schools to send students to study in Cuba. The UI has been able to send faculty and students to Cuba for the past 15 years or so, says Liz Wildenberg De Hernandez, an associate director of UI Study Abroad.

Becky Schmitz leads a group during a drumming workshop at the Iowa Memorial Union on Thursday, July 16, 2015.

Iowa City Press-Citizen Music teachers drum up fun at IMU

Music teachers jammed to the sound of Tubano drums Thursday at the Iowa Memorial Union in Iowa City. About 60 K-12 music teachers and others gathered for World Music Drumming workshops on the University of Iowa campus, hosted by the UI College of Education and West Music.

Iowa State Fair booth construction

3D Design students bring world-class talent to Iowa State Fair booth

Students hope to represent what ‘UI does best’
Sure, you can go to the Iowa State Fair and only see an Uncle Pennybags made out of butter, but why stop there? A team of 3D design students from the University of Iowa is hard at work to bring innovative art to the fairgrounds this year.

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