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UI prepares to celebrate Homecoming

UI homecoming parade

The University of Iowa is preparing to celebrate Homecoming Oct. 4-11. This year’s theme is “Gold and Black Take Me Back.” Story

Graduate College announces 2014 dissertation prize winners

The University of Iowa Graduate College honors Aaron Buss (psychology) and David Gaebler (mathematics) with the D.C. Spriesterbach Dissertation Prize and Laura Whitmore (molecular and cellular biology) with the Rex Montgomery Dissertation Prize. Story

Iowa's Public Health Heroes promote better health, prevent disease across state

The University of Iowa College of Public Health is recognizing four leaders whose contributions across a range of disciplines are helping to promote better health and prevent disease throughout the state of Iowa. The 2014 Iowa Public Health Heroes Awards will be presented Oct. 7 at the 15th annual Iowa Public Health Practice Colloquium in Iowa City. Story

Hancher invites public to 'Leave Your Mark' in beam signing event, ceremony

Rendering of the new Hancher facility

On Oct. 7 and 8, Hancher is inviting members of the public to sign a steel beam that will then be lifted into place in the organization’s new facility. 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

Whetting our appetites

food for thought logo illustration with corn field

Fill your mind, not just your belly during the University of Iowa Food for Thought Theme Semester, coming in spring 2015 with “appetizers” going on now. Story

Alumni couple gives $1 million to boost undergraduate research at the UI

Nicole Richardson, a former Biology and Iowa Biosciences Advantage program student, works with her mentor, Daniel Lusche.

A new pilot program in the University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences will enhance research opportunities for selected undergraduate students in science thanks to a $1 million gift to the UI Foundation from Robert J. and Sue B. Latham, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Story

Busiest year ever for UI's Arts Share

Dancers in Company

Arts Share, the University of Iowa program that provides life-enriching arts experiences, had its busiest year ever during the 2013-14 academic year, with more than 300 events in 36 Iowa cities and towns. Story

UI grad develops app to change the way you read international menus

RuiHao Min

A menu translation app, launched earlier this summer by UI graduate RuiHao Min, already has more than 80,000 users and was featured as a Best New App on iTunes. Story from: Silicon Prairie News

Silicon Prairie News

October's UIMA First Friday features IC artist

First Friday logo

Party for art at the next University of Iowa Museum of Art First Friday reception from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 3, at FilmScene on College Street in the pedestrian mall in downtown Iowa City. Story


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