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Published: 2014.04.07 | By Stephen Pradarelli and Kirk Murray | 11:47 AM
Published: 2014.04.07
By Stephen Pradarelli and Kirk Murray
11:47 AM
This week the University of Iowa will formally unveil a new Mobile Museum, a joint project of the UI Pentacrest Museums and the Office of the State Archaeologist. Video

Iowa Now Minute 4/18/2014

IowaNow Minute 4/18/2014Watch Iowa Now Minute, a weekly recap of the top stories at the University of Iowa.

See a roundup of recent University of Iowa activities, research, public engagement, and campus life in Iowa Now Minute. Video

UI sends silence packing with suicide awareness display

Suicide claims the lives of more than 1,100 college students each year. On Tuesday, April 22, the UI will host a suicide awareness display from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Pentacrest west lawn. Story

Moving throughout the Midwest

a look at Dancers in Company on tour

The University of Iowa’s premier touring repertory company, Dancers in Company (DIC), is in the midst of another successful tour throughout Iowa and the Midwest. Watch as DIC director Charlotte Adams and two dancers from the troupe describe how their performances better themselves and the community around them. Video

Aging brains on the job

Two demographic trends in Iowa—an aging population and workers staying on the job later in life—will have a significant impact for employers and employees in the years ahead. University of Iowa neuroscientist Steven Anderson will offer his perspective during an April 29 presentation in Des Moines. Story

Behind the canvas

A look at the UI College of Law portrait tradition UI alumna Susan Hargus creates a portrait of College of Law Professor Emeritus William Buss.

The University of Iowa College of Law honors long-serving faculty with the opportunity to have their portrait join colleagues from the present and the past in the oldest law school west of the Mississippi. Video

New facility for Hawkeye Marching Band

Illustration of a marching band practice field

The 2008 flood has taken a heavy toll on the Hawkeye Marching Band. But a new outdoor field coupled with indoor turf and support facilities promises to make for better practices and performances. Story

Digital dentistry advances at UI


As dental technology expands, the UI College of Dentistry has kept up: “We want to make sure our students are getting the best education possible...” says Michael Kanellis, the associate dean for patient care. Story from: The Daily Iowan

The Daily Iowan

UI symposium examines women in politics

The University of Iowa's Public Policy Center will examine the role of women in politics and their representation in state and federal executive and legislative bodies, in a day-long symposium on Friday, April 18, at the Old Capitol Museum in Iowa City. Story

'Black Girls Do Science'

Elementary school girls attending the UI’s recent "Black Girls Do Science" camp learned that making lip gloss from Vaseline and Kool Aid is fun.

Some 70 elementary school girls learned that using Vaseline and Kool Aid to make lip gloss can be educational and fun when they participated in “Black Girls Do Science,” a one-day camp for girls in grades 4-8 held April 12 at the University of Iowa College of Engineering. Story

Court Street closure near new music building

A one block section of Court Street near the Voxman Music Building construction site will be closed April 21 to June 30. The closure will affect both the east- and westbound lanes of traffic and south sidewalk from Capitol Street to Clinton Street. Story


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