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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

Learning science by being scientists

Iowa teachers describe the value of the Science Writing  Heuristic, developed by UI College of Education ExpertsVideo by Mei-Ling Shaw Williams

The Science Writing Heuristic approach, which was co-developed in 1998 by Brian Hand, a science education professor at the University of Iowa’s College of Education, offers educators a new way to teach that transforms the science classroom and changes the way students think. Video

Bettendorf man leads University of Iowa's Institute for International Business

Dimy Doresca talks with students in one of his classes.

Bettendorf resident Dimy Doresca is the new director of University of Iowa's Institute for International Business, a consulting firm of sorts that helps small and mid-sized Iowa businesses expand into global trade. Story from: Quad City Times

Quad City Times

UI students holding pledge drive to stand up against sexual assault

It's On Us graphic

The University of Iowa Student Government, Graduate, and Professional Student Government, and the President’s Student Advisory Committee on Sexual Misconduct will be encouraging students, staff, and faculty to take a stand against sexual assault by making the “It’s On Us” pledge during a drive campaign on Tuesday through Thursday, Oct. 28 to Oct. 30. Story

UI College of Nursing reaches $20 million campaign milestone

UI College of Nursing students hold up a thank you sign in front of the college.

The University of Iowa College of Nursing has reached a major milestone in "For Iowa. Forever More: The Campaign for the University of Iowa." The college has raised more than $20 million in private support toward its $25 million goal as part of the campaign. Story

Miss Iowa 2014 to sing at annual 'ANF Day at Kinnick'

Aly Olson wearing Miss Iowa crown

Aly Olson, the reigning Miss Iowa who is a student at the University of Iowa that recently advanced to the Top 12 in the 2015 Miss America pageant, will be part of a special series of pre-game activities scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 1, when the Iowa football team entertains Northwestern at historic Kinnick Stadium. Story

Nasenbenny joins elite company at NCAA forum

Katie Nasenbenny on the soccer field.

Katie Nasenbenny, a senior on the University of Iowa women’s soccer team, was one of 200 NCAA student-athletes across all divisions to attend the NCAA Career in Sports Forum this past summer. The event was held at the NCAA Headquarters in Indianapolis and is considered one of the most prominent, invitation-only events that a current NCAA student-athlete can attend. Story

Finance professor encounters Hong Kong protests up close

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

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


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