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Faculty institute will offer strategies for strong classroom presentation

The UI Center for Teaching and ITS-Instructional Services are sponsoring a Faculty Institute, "Releasing Your Inner Performer: Strategies for Memorable Classroom Delivery" on May 19-20. The institute will provide an opportunity to learn, practice, and perhaps perfect a variety of classroom presentation skills. Story

Alice Rivlin to discuss health care affordability in lecture

Former Clinton budget advisor and co-founder of the Congressional Budget Office Alice Rivlin will discuss health care reform and affordability in a lecture at the University of Iowa on Monday, April 28. Story

Achievements: UI faculty, staff, students, and alumni making news

University staff, faculty, students, and alumni are accomplishing great things every day. See who's making news with awards, publications, promotion and tenure, and more. Story

Iowa Now Minute 4/18/2014

IowaNow Minute 4/18/2014Watch Iowa Now Minute, a weekly recap of the top stories at the University of Iowa.

See a roundup of recent University of Iowa activities, research, public engagement, and campus life in Iowa Now Minute. Video

UI sends silence packing with suicide awareness display

Suicide claims the lives of more than 1,100 college students each year. On Tuesday, April 22, the UI will host a suicide awareness display from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Pentacrest west lawn. Story

UI research points to next generation of plastic computers

flexible substrate

Researchers at the University of Iowa have discovered a method of converting magnetic data into optical data for free, without external electricity, a big step towards flexible, cheap, throwaway plastic computers. Story from: ExtremeTech


Moving throughout the Midwest

a look at Dancers in Company on tour

The University of Iowa’s premier touring repertory company, Dancers in Company (DIC), is in the midst of another successful tour throughout Iowa and the Midwest. Watch as DIC director Charlotte Adams and two dancers from the troupe describe how their performances better themselves and the community around them. Video

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Gabe Olaseni dunks against Wisconsin

It would be hard to argue that one of the University of Iowa's most improved men's basketball players this year was Gabriel Olaseni. His work ethic and commitment to improvement translated into increased production on the court. Story

Applications for Game-Based Learning Faculty Institute due May 2

Starting in May 2014, the Center for Teaching and ITS-Instructional Services will work with a group of UI faculty members who have identified a learning need in their students and would like to find or help devise a game to help students address that learning challenge. Story

Aging brains on the job

Two demographic trends in Iowa—an aging population and workers staying on the job later in life—will have a significant impact for employers and employees in the years ahead. University of Iowa neuroscientist Steven Anderson will offer his perspective during an April 29 presentation in Des Moines. Story



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