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UI students get inside look at ecology through research study

A dozen undergraduates at the University of Iowa learned about biodiversity in a hands-on way: The students worked with biologist Andrew Forbes and graduate students to inventory insect populations in urban areas, as part of a biodiversity study. Some said the experience may influence their career choice. Story

Green spaces don't ensure biodiversity in urban areas

Picture of walnut fly, one of insects studied by UI researchers as part of research into biodiverrsity in ruban areas.

Green spaces in cities are great, but they don't ensure biodiversity, according to University of Iowa biologists. The team found insect abundance was lacking in two common urban trees, suggesting insect movement may be limited by barriers, such as roads and buildings. Results appear in the journal PLOS ONE. Story

Iowa City girl, 11, to be Honorary Kid Captain when Hawkeyes take on Northwestern

Caitlyn Hill

In 2013, Caitlyn Hill underwent a bone marrow transplant at University of Iowa Children's Hospital. Today, she has 100 percent donor red blood cells and is considered cured of sickle cell anemia. Story

Harkin visits PBDB researchers

People talking in a lab.

Senator Tom Harkin visited the University of Iowa's Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building Oct. 28 to learn about federally funded research under way at the facility, and to emphasize the health and economic impact of funded research. Photo Feature

'It's On Us' pledge drive encouraging students, staff, and faculty to stand up to sexual assault

It's on us poster with signatures

University of Iowa student organizations are holding an "It's On Us" pledge drive on Tuesday, Oct. 28; Wednesday, Oct. 29; and Thursday, Oct. 30. Story

U.S. News ranks UI 121st among 500 'Best Global Universities'

The University of Iowa ranks 121st among the world's 500 “Best Global Universities,” according to the inaugural global rankings published by the magazine U.S. News and World Report. Story

Longevity Awards: January 2014

University of Iowa Staff Council’s service recognition program acknowledges all professional and scientific and merit staff who have reached 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, or 50 years of continuous service. Longevity Award winners receive a certificate and letter of appreciation from the Office of the President. Story

Hancher to present 'Healing Wars' by contemporary dance pioneer Liz Lerman

Image from Healing Wars

As the culmination of an extended residency that has touched many areas of the UI campus, Liz Lerman brings her newest work, "Healings Wars," to University of Iowa's Space Place Theatre Nov. 13-15. Story

Student work is showcased in 'Worth Fighting For' Pop Up Museum

Worth Fighting For

Liz Lerman and members of her company have interacted with students across the University of Iowa this fall. Some of those students are creating work for a special Pop Up Museum. Story

Crime Alert

The University of Iowa issued a Crime Alert on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. Story

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