Sexual Assault Awareness Month events

A number of events will be held on the University of Iowa campus and throughout the community during April, Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
Khirin Carter, Meagan Schorr, Susan Junis

UI team dedicated to enhancing violence prevention education on campus

New positions at WRAC, RVAP created in accordance with the university’s Six Point Plan
The University of Iowa now has three full-time violence prevention education specialists, which is unique for an institution of its size. The team was made possible thanks to funding from the Six Point Plan to Combat Sexual Assault.
Marvin Bell

International Accents UI to host first Fulbright Day April 3

The University of Iowa will host its first Fulbright Day Friday, April 3, to celebrate past UI Fulbright faculty and student awardees and to provide prospective students the opportunity to learn more about the Fulbright process. Marvin Bell—UI professor emeritus in English,  the first Poet Laureate of Iowa, and a two-time recipient of Fulbright awards to Australia and Yugoslavia—will be the keynote speaker.

UI assisting employees targeted by tax fraud

University staff investigating origin of national crime trend
The University of Iowa has been notified recently by employees who have been the target of state and federal tax fraud. The university takes this issue extremely seriously and is working with these employees to contact the proper authorities and provide assistance.
The warm-up pool.

Campus makes splash at NCAA men’s swimming, diving championships

UI hosts second national swimming event, first at CRWC
The University of Iowa welcomed teams and fans from 57 schools March 26–28 as it hosted the 2015 NCAA Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center Natatorium. It was the second time the UI has hosted the championships and the first since 1927 when it was held at the UI Field House.

Studying crashes from the inside out

Unique study of video crash data finds passengers often key distraction for teens
A unique University of Iowa study of naturalistic driving shows distraction is more prevalent among teen driving than previously thought.