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$1.5 million gift to advance field of hospice and palliative care in UI College of Pharmacy

University of Iowa graduate James A. Otterbeck, of Chicago, Illinois, and Naples, Florida, has made a gift of $1.5 million through his company, OnePoint Patient Care, to establish the James A. Otterbeck OnePoint Patient Care Professorship in Hospice and Palliative Care in the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy. Story

Spotlight: Williamsburg partnership assists migrant workers' children

Published
2014.07.01
Lia Plakans, Ann Santos, and Ginna Moreano.

UI College of Education faculty and students are working to serve K-12 students whose families are migrant workers in Williamsburg, Iowa, alongside their English Language Learners teacher, a UI graduate and former migrant worker herself. Story from: College of Education website

College of Education website

New 'Building for Iowa' website showcases UI campus construction

UI Facilities Management introduces a new Campus Master Plan website called 'Building for Iowa' to feature major campus building and flood recovery projects. The website brings together information previously dispersed in several web locations like project updates and timelines, renderings, the Campus Master Plan, and much more under one umbrella. Story

University of Iowa, Pappajohn bring startup program to Des Moines

Published
2014.07.17

University of Iowa's John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center will launch Venture School in Des Moines in September after a successful pilot year teaching entrepreneurs about a popular method of startup businesses. Story from: Des Moines Register

Des Moines Register

Racing for a Cure

'Racing for a Cure' premiered July 11th on Big Ten Network.'Racing for a Cure' premiered on BTN Friday July 11th.

At the 2014 Indianapolis 500, one team raced for more than the checkered flag. "Racing for a Cure" tells the story of 1996 Indy 500 winner Buddy Lazier and his racing team's effort to promote the University of Iowa Wynn Institute for Vision Research. Video

Journalism alumna lands prime job at 'Cosmopolitan'

Leslie Yazel sitting at her desk

Leslie Yazel, a Des Moines native who earned a Bachelor of Arts in journalism and English from the University of Iowa in 1993, was named executive editor of the iconic magazine for women in May. Story

Old Gold: Connecting campus for 80 years

Black-and-white photo of IMU footbridge

By the early 1930s, the University of Iowa campus had expanded substantially west of the river. To accommodate this growth, then-president Walter Jessup envisioned a footbridge to link the original campus with the new. Story

'Racing for a Cure' airs July 11 on BTN Iowa Day

'Racing for a Cure' airs July 11th on Big Ten Network.'Racing for a Cure' will premiere on BTN Friday July 11th.

At the 2014 Indianapolis 500, one team raced for more than the checkered flag. "Racing for a Cure" tells the story of 1996 Indy 500 winner Buddy Lazier and his racing team's effort to promote the University of Iowa Wynn Institute for Vision Research. Video

UI honors longtime Newton doctor

Published
2014.07.09
Jessens

Dr. Thomas Jessen, a retired Newton family physician who practiced in the community for 40 years, was recently honored with an Award for Service during the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine 2014 Distinguished Alumni Awards. Story from: Newton Daily News

Newton Daily News

Volunteers needed for UI booth at State Fair

Hands rolling a poster at the state fair

University of Iowa faculty, staff, and alumni: We’d love to have your help at the UI’s exhibit at the Iowa State Fair, Aug. 7-17, in Des Moines. Fair admission, parking passes, and a Hawkeye T-shirt will be provided. Story

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