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Deepening the pool

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A team of University of Iowa students is working closely with an organization to bring more gender balance to the state’s elected leadership, where a woman has still never been separately elected to a federal office. Story

Investing in the arts

UI School of Music rendering, courtesy of LMN Architects

For more than seven decades, the West family has supported and serviced music education for countless people of all ages throughout Iowa, the region, and internationally. Now, with a recent gift to the University of Iowa, the family is providing crucial support to one of the area’s most ambitious ever arts initiatives. Story

'Sustainability through historic salvage'

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A day-long symposium focusing on the process and benefit of historic architectural salvage will be held Saturday, Nov 8, at Art Building West, 141 N. Riverside Dr. on the University of Iowa campus. Though free, registration for the conference is required by Nov. 6. Story

Electing to enhance their job prospects

Andrea Jansa and Jimmy Centers at the State Capitol

Midterm elections are coming up, and a new U.S. president will be voted into office in just two years. While many voters dread the aggressive political campaigning that is sure to come, some students at the University of Iowa use the opportunity to advance their careers. Story

Iowa Flood Center to install 50 new stream stage sensors statewide

IFC project engineer Dan Ceynar installs a new stream stage sensor on Prairie Creek north of Fairfax. IFC project engineer Dan Ceynar installs a new stream stage sensor on Prairie Creek north of Fairfax.

The Iowa Flood Center is installing 50 new stream stage sensors statewide this fall, giving more Iowans the ability to monitor their local waterways in the event of a flood. Video

Science fiction fanzines to be digitized as part of major UI initiative

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The University of Iowa Libraries, in partnership with the UI Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development, announces a major digitization initiative involving 10,000 science fiction fanzines from the James L. “Rusty” Hevelin Collection. Story

M.B.A. student receives scholarship from U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

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2014.10.15

Tippie College of Business M.B.A. student Julian Valencia was awarded a $10,000 scholarship from the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce at the organization's annual conference. Story from: Hispanic Business

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Climate pioneer James Hansen reflects on working with Van Allen

James Hansen reflects on his time as a student at the Unviersity of Iowa.Climate pioneer James Hansen reflects on his time as a student at the University of Iowa.

James Hansen visited the University of Iowa on Thursday, Oct. 16, to speak in the UI Public Policy Center’s “Meeting the Renewable Energy Challenge” symposium. Video

Overview of UI student experience provided by SERU survey

Georgina Dodge and Wayne Jacobson speak at the President's Forum

The University of Iowa is one of 16 major research universities nationwide using the SERU survey, designed to broaden the understanding of undergraduate experiences and promote a culture of institutional self-improvement. Story

Hancher to present Brazilian big band SpokFrevo Orquestra Oct. 30

SpokFrevo Orquestra

The University of Iowa’s Hancher will present SpokFrevo Orquestra on Thursday, Oct. 30, at 7:30 p.m. at the Englert Theatre. The musical group takes frevo, traditionally a vibrant Brazilian street music with deep ties to Carnival, to center stage, honoring and reinventing tradition. Story

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