Presidential Search and Screen Committee encouraged by candidate pool

University of Iowa on track to name new president in September
The firm handling the University of Iowa’s search for a new president says 11 candidates have submitted applications, 16 have said they will apply, and 45 are seriously considering applying. The firm provided an update July 2 during a telephonic meeting of the Presidential Search and Screen Committee.
Bryan Prather-Huff works to connect some cables on the underside of the telescope.

Out of the box: UI students build new remote telescope in Arizona

Experience is part of a path toward career in astronomy, academia
The UI will now have a better glimpse of the galaxies, thanks to a group of students who built and commissioned a state-of-the-art telescope in Arizona.

UI TIER update: July 1

As the UI moves forward with the Iowa Board of Regents’ TIER project, campus leaders are committed to keeping colleagues informed. Here are the latest developments across academic and business cases.

Appointments UI's Leslie appointed to NIH Council of Councils

University of Iowa medical faculty member and entrepreneur Kim Leslie has been elected to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Council on Councils, a body that directly advises the NIH director.

Recent deaths

Death notices for current and retired UI employees. Links to online obituaries provided when available.
Stanley Plumly

Stanley Plumly receives Truman Capote Award

Maryland's state Poet Laureate has been awarded the largest annual cash prize in English-language literary criticism by the UI for his most recent book.

Publications Lynch has five publications in April

Charles Lynch, of the Department of Epidemiology in the College of Public Health at the University of Iowa, published five papers in April 2015.