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UI continues to improve services for sexual assault survivors

New “soft space” interview room first of its kind in Johnson County
On Nov. 20, University of Iowa organizations dedicated a new “soft space” interview room designed to decrease stress and anxiety for survivors reporting sexual assault and other crimes to law enforcement.

UI tightens security policies ahead of Purdue home football game

The UI Department of Athletics and UI Police ask that fans arrive early and come to the game prepared for a more extensive screening process modeled after the National Football League, which places restrictions on purses and handbags.

Reminder: UI-owned laptops and tablets must be encrypted by Dec. 31

If your UI device is not yet encrypted, touch base with your local IT support person
If you have a university-owned mobile device (laptop, tablet, or external storage) that has not yet been encrypted, the Information Security and Policy Office recommends reaching out to your local technology support provider to help the university meet its Dec. 31 deadline.
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University of Iowa conducting campus climate survey on sexual misconduct

All degree-seeking students receiving invitation to participate on Oct. 26
The University of Iowa will conduct a campus climate survey to examine sexual misconduct occurring on campus, including sexual harassment, dating violence, stalking, and sexual violence. All degree-seeking undergraduate, graduate, and professional students will receive an email invitation to complete the Speak Out Iowa online survey on Monday, Oct. 26.
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Resources available to answer employees' questions related to inclement weather

Who doesn’t love autumn? The seasonal colors, the crispness in the air…it’s the best. But it’s wise to keep in mind what follows: winter and the potential for inclement weather that comes with it. UI employees can access resources regarding weather conditions and safe travel to and from work.
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The New York Times Peek-Asa talks workplace safety in wake of Virginia shooting

In the wake of the Virginia shooting incident on live TV, Corinne Peek-Asa, director of the UI Injury Prevention Research Center, discusses employers' responsibility under federal law for providing work sites that are free of hazards, which government rules and court decisions have established can include workplace violence.

Crime Alert

The University of Iowa issued a Crime Alert on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015.

Crime Alert

The University of Iowa issued a Crime Alert on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015.
Bea Hanson, the Director of the Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women holds a town hall meeting Monday, August 17th, in the Harding Assembly Hall at the Levitt Center for University Advancement as part of her national tour commemorating t

University of Iowa cited as leader in combatting campus sexual assaults

Federal official says other universities replicating UI model
Bea Hanson, principal deputy director of the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Violence Against Women, hailed the University of Iowa as a leader for its commitment to reducing the incidence of sexual assaults on campus.
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My car does what?!

UI partners with NSC to educate consumers about vehicle safety features
University of Iowa and the National Safety Council have launched to help educate consumers about new automotive safety technologies and how they work.