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Hundreds of Iowa jerseys were on full display at RAGBRAI on Thursday, July 24. Riders were encouraged to wear their college jerseys on the ride from Mason City to Wavery.
Published: 2014.07.25 | By Tim Schoon | 11:52 AM
Published: 2014.07.25
By Tim Schoon
11:52 AM
Black and gold prevailed during College Jersey Day at the Register's Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa Thursday, July 24. Iowa Now tagged along to capture the Hawkeye spirit and pride in action. Photo Feature
 

UI, Johnson County say yes to driverless cars

Published
2014.07.25

The University of Iowa is joining with local officials in efforts to make Johnson County a hub for research and testing of driverless cars. Story from: USA Today

USA Today

UI takes 'University for IOWA' campaign to Iowa State Fair

Iowa State Fair logo

The University of Iowa will share stories of how it provides Iowans with a world-class education, keeps families healthy, builds businesses, and makes life better through social and cultural outreach at its Iowa State Fair booth, Aug. 7-17, in Des Moines. Story

Teen's essay wins a free year of tuition from UI

Published
2014.07.26

Seven high school students, including Palen Stream, of Bedford, Iowa, will receive scholarships from the Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature. As the essay contest winner, Stream will receive one year of free tuition to the UI, and the six runners-up will receive $500 scholarships. Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

Iowa City Press-Citizen

University of Iowa program in Des Moines aims to help entrepreneurs develop their businesses

Published
2014.07.25

The UI John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (JPEC) is bringing Venture School to Des Moines this fall: “Basically it’s a way to help entrepreneurs vet their ideas before they write a business plan and spend a year developing a product,” said JPEC director Lynn Allendorf. Story from: Des Moines Business Record

Des Moines Business Record

'Magical Mythical Tour'

The Beatles in America

Donna Parsons, a lecturer in the UI School of Music and the Honors Program, invites a Des Moines audience down "The Long and Winding Road" of the formative years for young John, Paul, George, and Ringo, with “Magical Mythical Tour: In Search of the Beatles,” on Tuesday, Aug. 12. Story

UI offers youth entrepreneurship camp in Des Moines

Published
2014.07.24
lemonade stand

A group of 25 Iowa middle school students operated lemonade stands in downtown Des Moines on Thursday afternoon in a competition that was the culmination of the weeklong Jacobson Entrepreneurship Academy, offered by the UI John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center. Story from: Des Moines Register

Des Moines Register

Tech Talk: UI students to show tech know-how

Published
2014.07.26

During the past nine weeks, 12 students at the University of Iowa’s Dev/Iowa Bootcamp have been learning how to program and build technology products such as websites and databases; the students will show off their tech know-how to the general public on July 30 for Demo Day. Story from: Des Moines Register

Des Moines Register

UI lets other Iowa researchers, students use technology

Published
2014.07.26

UI's College of Medicine is hosting eight faculty members, and seven of their students, from small colleges and universities around the state for this year's FUTURE program, which gives the visitors access to UI's research facilities and faculty expertise during the summer months. Story from: Sioux City Journal

Sioux City Journal

Spotlight: UI summer programs offer research experience to undergraduates

Published
2014.07.15
A student works in a lab with a UI faculty member

The Carver College of Medicine has welcomed 150 undergraduate students this summer to participate in the college’s many research programs, which offer participants an early taste of hands-on work in a laboratory as well as valuable time with faculty members in their area of interest. Story from: UI Carver College of Medicine website

UI Carver College of Medicine website

Hawkeyes take over RAGBRAI

A man wearing an Iowa jersey rides Ragbrai

Black and gold prevailed during College Jersey Day at the Register's Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa Thursday, July 24. Iowa Now tagged along to capture the Hawkeye spirit and pride in action. Photo Feature

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