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Student Success Team coordinator: Immersion program working

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Sarah Hansen coordinates the Student Success Team, which formed in 2006 as a small, interdisciplinary group to talk about how the UI could help students be successful. It has grown to include more than 250 people, and many projects that originated from early team discussions, such as On Iowa!, have become part of campus culture. Story

Educating Iowa students: Alex Bartlett

Educating Iowa Students: Alex Bartlett

Alexandra Bartlett of Clive, Iowa, considered leaving her home state for college, but the opportunities the University of Iowa offered her were too good to pass up. Video

Media tipsheet: UI experts for back-to-school topics

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To help everyone make a smooth transition, the University of Iowa is offering a list of experts who can talk about everything from helping a child get on the right sleep schedule to what a college student should and shouldn’t bring when moving into their dorm room. Story

University of Iowa Athletics Department announces 26th Hall of Fame Class

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The National Iowa Varsity Club and the University of Iowa Athletics Department will induct six individuals into the National Iowa Varsity Club Athletics Hall of Fame on Friday, Aug. 29. Though open to the public, the deadline to order tickets is Aug. 22. Story

UI Children's Hospital announces 2014 Kid Captains

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Hawkeye football wouldn’t be the same at University of Iowa Children’s Hospital without a stellar team of Kid Captains kicking off each week, and this year’s team is up to the job. Story

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


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

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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


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