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UI alumna Sarah Hansen is assistant vice president for student life assessment and strategic initiatives at Iowa and coordinator of the Student Success Team. Photo by Ben Lewis.
Published: 2014.08.18 | By Sara Epstein Moninger | 10:26 AM
Published: 2014.08.18
By Sara Epstein Moninger
10:26 AM
Sarah Hansen coordinates the Student Success Team, which formed in 2006 as a small, interdisciplinary group to talk about how the UI could help students be successful. It has grown to include more than 250 people, and many projects that originated from early team discussions, such as On Iowa!, have become part of campus culture. Story
 

UI hosts emerging contaminants conference Aug. 19-22

Published
2014.08.20
A person washes their hands under a sink faucet.

Scientists and engineers met at the UI College of Engineering Aug. 19-22 for EmCon 2014—an international conference on the effects of emerging contaminants, such as soap and medications, in the environment. Story from: KCRG

KCRG

Media advisory: Aspire at West Campus ribbon-cutting ceremony Aug. 22

Rendering of planned apartment complex courtesy of Balfour Beatty.

University of Iowa president Sally Mason will join representatives from Balfour Beatty Investments and other officials on Friday, Aug. 22 for a ribbon-cuting ceremony to commemorate the Aspire at West Campus, a new on-campus living community for graduate students and their families at the UI. The $31 million development project comes through a public-private partnership. Story

Media advisory: On Iowa! events welcome new UI students

Students form block I on Kinnick Stadium field.

News media are invited to cover major On Iowa! welcome events, which will draw thousands of new first-year and transfer students this Friday and Saturday. Story

Braun named Transformation Project Manager for TIER Project

The Iowa Board of Regents has appointed Mark Braun to serve as the Transformation Project Manager for the TIER study, effective Monday, Aug. 25. Braun is currently the Chief of Staff and Vice President for External Relations for the University of Iowa and is taking a leave of absence from that position to fill this new role. Story

Division of Performing Arts announces fall auditions for actors, singers, dancers

actor checking casting sheet

Auditions for University of Iowa theater, opera, and dance fall productions and performances will be held during the first week of classes, beginning on Monday, Aug. 25. Story

Brilliant artists, thematic threads are highlights of Hancher's 2014-15 season

The Joffrey Ballet

The new Hancher season features artists both new and familiar to local audiences. Five themes invite audience members to connect with a wide array of performers. Story

UI hosts emerging contaminants conference Aug. 19-22

Scientists from around the world are gathering in Iowa City Aug. 19-22 to attend a conference about chemicals in our environment: "EmCon 2014: Fourth International Conference on Occurrence, Fate, Effects and Analysis of Emerging Contaminants in the Environment." Story

Pentacrest Museums open house to highlight research, new exhibit

Members of the University of Iowa and Iowa City community will have the opportunity to see everything from exotic insects to the greatest moments in Hawkeye football at the Pentacrest Museums annual open house from 4 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 28. Story

UI Youth Ballet and School of Dance offer fall programs

youth ballet participants on stage

Aspiring young dancers can develop their artistic expression this fall at programs offered through the University of Iowa Youth Ballet and School of Dance. Story

Clinton Street rerouted beginning Wednesday for UI students' arrival, move-in

There will be changes in traffic flow on Clinton Street in downtown Iowa City this week to accommodate first-year students moving into residence halls at the University of Iowa. Story

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