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7 perfect places to study

Where will you camp out before finals?
Looking for just the right place to prep for final exams? Check out these often-overlooked spots on campus.
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Full partner

For seven decades, Susan Boyd has been as much a part of UI life as Sandy
Though Sandy Boyd’s accomplishments have been many, his wife, Susan, made her own impact on the life and the history of the University of Iowa. Maybe more so, says Sandy.
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Thanking Sandy

Looking back on Sandy Boyd's six-decade career at UI on his retirement
Willard "Sandy" Boyd arrived at the University of Iowa in 1954 and served as professor, provost, and president. Few have left as great a mark on the university as he has in his six decades of service.
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UI computer scientists develop algorithm to measure life satisfaction on Twitter
New research by University of Iowa computer scientists uses Twitter data to study how satisfied users are with their lives.

Des Moines Register Making insurance careers sexy to millennials

Thomas Berry-Stoelzel, professor of finance in the Tippie College of Business and director of the Vaughan Institute of Insurance and Risk Management, helps analyze how the insurance profession can attract more millennials. 

First finalist named for director of public safety position

Marc Cossich visiting Tuesday, April 26, and Wednesday, April 27
On Tuesday, April 26, the UI announced the first candidate for the position of assistant vice president and director of public safety. Marc Cossich, executive director of public safety and chief of police at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas, will visit campus April 26 and 27.
Portrait of Deborah Whaley in comic store

Get to Know...Deborah Whaley

Professor's latest book examines representation of black women in comics, animation
The "Get to Know" series asks University of Iowa faculty, staff, and students a few questions about their work and outside interests. Today, we visit with Deborah Whaley.
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Goodbye, ISIS; hi, MyUI

New portal centralizes access student records, resources, courses replaces the Iowa Student Information System (ISIS) and unifies information and tools students use most.