Recent deaths

Death notices for current and retired UI employees. Links to online obituaries provided when available.
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Traffic delays on North Dubuque Street and West Park Road

Construction will affect traffic from I-80 into downtown Iowa City until 2018
Starting May 31, significant road construction is coming to North Dubuque Street and West Park Road. Expect 15- to 30-minute delays during peak hours, as well as occasional closures.

Honors UI students win $25K from Iowa Economic Development Authority for startup business

University of Iowa student Eric Pahl and recent graduate Dalton Shaull recently won $25,000 from the Iowa Economic Development Authority for their startup business, called Organizer. Shaull was motivated to start the project after watching his friend fight off a disease as he waited for a transplant.
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200 laps, 500 miles, 1 important cause

Former champion Buddy Lazier qualifies for 2016 Indy 500, will again raise awareness for the UI Stephen A. Wynn Institute for Vision Research
Buddy Lazier's No. 4 Indy 500 car, emblazoned with a Tigerhawk logo, will raise awareness for the University of Iowa's Wynn Institute for Vision Research during the race on May 29. The cause is close to Lazier's heart: His daughter suffers from severe glaucoma.
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Medicine Iowa Motion-sensing tools deployed in war on pathogens

By employing a video game system’s computer vision in a hospital room, a University of Iowa research team is pioneering an automated approach to track interactions between health care workers and patients, capturing previously elusive data to support the work of hospital epidemiologists.

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UI education faculty using interactive technology to help K-12 teachers improve student behavior
UI education faculty members are using interactive technology to help K-12 teachers improve students' behavior in the classroom.
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Kevin Birmingham receives 2016 Truman Capote Award

Harvard instructor wins prestigious literary criticism prize
Kevin Birmingham, an instructor at Harvard University, has received the 2016 Truman Capote Award for Literary Criticism in Memory of Newton Arvin. The University of Iowa Writers' Workshop administers the award, the largest annual cash prize in English-language literary criticism, on behalf of the Truman Capote Estate.