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Events to promote giving among faculty and staff ran Oct. 13-17, but the We Are Phil campaign continues, with final participation numbers to be tallied in June. Photos by Jen Knights, Jill Tobin, and Liz Prosch.
Published: 2014.10.23 | By UI Foundation and Office of Strategic Communication | 12:46 PM
Published: 2014.10.23
By UI Foundation and Office of Strategic Communication
12:46 PM
Oct. 13-17 marked the second annual We Are Phil giving appeal for University of Iowa faculty and staff, but the push to bolster private support for UI people and programs continues. Photo Feature
 

Tippie grad garners Superman comparison in court

Published
2014.10.22
UI Tippie grad and current lawyer, Amos Hill, at the state capitol

Tippie College of Business grad Amos Hill sees lawyering as hero's work, in a way: An advocate for people in need. That goes for car accident victims, businesses in trouble, and even fellow young lawyers like himself. Story from: Des Moines Register

Des Moines Register

Grabbing coffee with Amy Jo Myers

Silicon Prairie News: Grabbing coffee with Amy Jo Myers
Published
2014.10.22
Amy Jo Meyers

Amy Jo Myers, manager of outreach in the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center, is one of 10 people that entrepreneurs new to Des Moines should have coffee with. Story from: Silicon Prairie News

Silicon Prairie News

Finance professor encounters Hong Kong protests up close

Published
2014.10.21
Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong

UI finance professor Art Durnev describes his experience teaching at the Tippie School of Management's Hong Kong MBA program, which is at the epicenter of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests. Story from: Iowa Public Radio

Iowa Public Radio

Always a good time to be Phil

We are Phil buttons on a denim jacket

Oct. 13-17 marked the second annual We Are Phil giving appeal for University of Iowa faculty and staff, but the push to bolster private support for UI people and programs continues. Photo Feature

New UI institute to address grand challenges in public health

A new Iowa Institute of Public Health Research and Policy will bring together researchers, public health practitioners, community leaders, private partners, and policy makers to expand the scope, scale, and impact of public health research at the University of Iowa. Story

Spotlight: UI alumna Natalie Gilkison reflects on international experiences

Published
2014.10.22
Natalie Gilkison wears a Chinese "University of Iowa" shirt while in China.

University of Iowa alumna Natalie Gilkison, of Davenport, Iowa, reflects on studying abroad in China while pursuing a bachelor's degree in international studies as well as experiences working with international students, forging some interesting new programs. Story from: International Accents

International Accents

Iowa Now Minute - 10/23/14

Iowa Now Minute - 10/23/14

"Iowa Now Minute" is a 60-second roundup highlighting recent UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life. Look for a new video every Thursday in Iowa Now. Video

League of American Bicyclists names UI a Silver Bicycle Friendly University

A student rides a bike across campus in front of the UI Pentacrest.

The University of Iowa expands its options for bicyclists around campus and Iowa City, garnering acknowledgment from the League of American Bicyclists. Story

UI College of Engineering reaches campaign milestone

The University of Iowa College of Engineering has reached a major milestone in "For Iowa. Forever More: The Campaign for the University of Iowa." Story

Development partner selected for UI Museum of Art project; I.O.W.A. engagement program announced

collection from the ui museum of art

The University of Iowa announced the selection of a development partner for the new UI Museum of Art. The group selected for negotiations is a partnership between H+H Development Group of Iowa City and Mortenson Inc. of Minneapolis. Story

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