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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

New 'Building for Iowa' website showcases UI campus construction

UI Facilities Management introduces a new Campus Master Plan website called 'Building for Iowa' to feature major campus building and flood recovery projects. The website brings together information previously dispersed in several web locations like project updates and timelines, renderings, the Campus Master Plan, and much more under one umbrella. Story

Media Advisory: Top Iowa high school students learn entrepreneurial skills, create apps at UI summer camp

Twenty top high school students from across Iowa will gather on the University of Iowa campus to participate in a two-week intensive summer program July 6-18 where they’ll learn technical and entrepreneurial skills to create their own working apps, which could earn them seed money to fund their own startup technology companies. Story

Media Advisory: UI College of Education to host assistive technology institute in Red Oak

Teachers, parents, and service providers are among 30 participants who plan to attend the University of Iowa College of Education's Assistive Technology Summer Institute June 18 and 19 in Red Oak, Iowa. Hosted by the college's Iowa Center for Assistive Technology Education and Research, the institute provides hands-on learning opportunities to use assistive technology products in classroom settings across the state. Story

Without regret, 'Wiz' bids farewell

Larry Wieczorek being carried by athletes after winning the Big Ten championship

After 50 years of running in circles, University of Iowa'a director of track and field and cross country, Larry Wieczorek, has decided to "stop and see what else is going on." Story

Video: UI College of Dentistry commencement

The spring 2014 UI College of Dentistry commencement ceremony will be streamed live from "Iowa Now." Streaming will begin shortly before the ceremony begins on Friday, June 6 at 6 p.m. Archival video will replace the live stream on the "Iowa Now" page shortly after the ceremony concludes. Story

'Iowa Now' summer schedule

Beginning Monday, June 2, the "Iowa Now" Top News Digest will be sent out once a week, each Monday, over the summer months. Other substantive and time-sensitive news will be published in "Iowa Now" throughout the week as warranted. Story

Wynning the race against blindness

Wynn Institute car on the track at the Indy 500

Buddy Lazier's positive attitude is the exact reason why he is a perfect person to represent the Wynn Institute for Vision Research at the University of Iowa. Photo Feature

Celebration of Life planned for Norm Parker

Norm Parker coaching

The University of Iowa Athletics Department will be holding a Norm Parker Celebration of Life service on Saturday, May 31 at Kinnick Stadium. The service, which is open to the public, will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. in the south end zone of Kinnick Stadium. Story

Wynn Institute takes center stage at Indy 500

Buddy Lazier being interviewed by ESPN

Indianapolis 500 Media Day took place on Thursday, May 22, at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Buddy Lazier, the 1996 Indianapolis 500 champion, answered numerous questions about the logo that appeared across the chest of his team racing shirt—the Wynn Institute for Vision Research logo, along with the famous Tigerhawk. Story

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