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Brilliant artists, thematic threads are highlights of Hancher's 2014-15 season

The Joffrey Ballet

The new Hancher season features artists both new and familiar to local audiences. Five themes invite audience members to connect with a wide array of performers. Story

UI hosts emerging contaminants conference Aug. 19-22

Scientists from around the world are gathering in Iowa City Aug. 19-22 to attend a conference about chemicals in our environment: "EmCon 2014: Fourth International Conference on Occurrence, Fate, Effects and Analysis of Emerging Contaminants in the Environment." Story

Pentacrest Museums open house to highlight research, new exhibit

Members of the University of Iowa and Iowa City community will have the opportunity to see everything from exotic insects to the greatest moments in Hawkeye football at the Pentacrest Museums annual open house from 4 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 28. Story

UI Youth Ballet and School of Dance offer fall programs

youth ballet participants on stage

Aspiring young dancers can develop their artistic expression this fall at programs offered through the University of Iowa Youth Ballet and School of Dance. Story

UI student reflects on internship in Sen. Grassley's office

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Randal Cooper, a UI student from Muscatine, says one of his best memories about working in Washington D.C. was a simple hello from Sen. Chuck Grassley. Grassley offers internships to college-age students who want to learn more about public service and government. Story from: Muscatine Journal

Muscatine Journal

Clinton Street rerouted beginning Wednesday for UI students' arrival, move-in

There will be changes in traffic flow on Clinton Street in downtown Iowa City this week to accommodate first-year students moving into residence halls at the University of Iowa. Story

TIER update: Board to proceed with initial implementation

The Iowa Board of Regents has authorized Deloitte to provide implementation services for the first component of the Sourcing and Procurement business case, introducing new tools and techniques and also building on methods already applied by university procurement staff. Story

UI researchers present studies at American Sociological Association meeting

University of Iowa researchers share their studies on the skill levels of mid-career American workers and community characteristics that make citizens more generous during the American Sociological Association annual meeting Aug. 17 and 18 in San Francisco. Story

UI welcomes international students

Iowa City Press-Citizen: UI welcomes international students
Hundreds of University of Iowa international and American students mingle at the International Welcome Night on Sunday night on the Pentacrest. (Photo: Aly Brown / Iowa City Press-Citizen)

Hundreds of incoming international students gathered on the Pentacrest with American students at the inaugural University of Iowa International Welcome Night on Sunday evening. The students played Frisbee and soccer, ate frozen yogurt, and got to know one another. Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

Iowa City Press-Citizen

Student Success Team coordinator: Immersion program working

portrait of Sarah Hansen

Sarah Hansen coordinates the Student Success Team, which formed in 2006 as a small, interdisciplinary group to talk about how the UI could help students be successful. It has grown to include more than 250 people, and many projects that originated from early team discussions, such as On Iowa!, have become part of campus culture. Story



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