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Volunteers invited to help with Clothesline Project April 29

A woman hangs up t-shirts on the Pentacrest lawn as part of the Clothesline Project to honor victims and survivors of sexual assaul and other violent crimes.

Rape Victim Advocacy Program (RVAP) staff are inviting individuals with an interest in reaching out to the community and raising awareness about different kinds of violence to help with the Clothesline Project. The event will be Tuesday, April 29, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the Pentacrest lawn. Story

Mason, student advisors hold initial meeting on sexual misconduct

A board room full of middle aged and young adults speaking together over a large table.

The University of Iowa President’s Student Advisory Committee on Sexual Misconduct held its inaugural meeting with President Sally Mason and other campus officials this morning, receiving its charge, selecting leaders, and setting goals for future meetings. Story

Timely Warning

The University of Iowa issued a Timely Warning on Thursday, April 17, 2014. 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

UI hosts community summit on sexual assault

Georgina Dodge

The UI Department of Communication Studies held a community summit to raise awareness about rape culture: "People need to understand that it does take all of us within the community to get some traction on this," said UI Chief Diversity Officer Georgina Dodge. Story from: KGAN


UI expels student for sexual misconduct

The University of Iowa recently expelled a student for sexual misconduct. Story

Heartbleed bug precautions

Heartbleed logo

IT security officials have no evidence that UI systems have been compromised by the Heartbleed bug, but are taking steps to remediate any vulnerability. Depending on your role at the university, you may be required to change your HawkID password. Story

Prairie burn back on for today

A day after a “red flag” weather alert delayed the work, University of Iowa Facilities Management Landscape Services staff began conducting a prairie burn at 8:30 a.m. today (Thursday, April 10) adjacent to Hawkins Drive and west of the Ronald McDonald House. Story

Prairie burn on UI campus planned for April 9

Update 4/9 9:09 a.m.-Postponed. UI Facilities Management Landscape Services staff intend to conduct a prairie burn Wednesday, April 9, starting at 8:30 a.m., weather permitting. The prairie burn will occur adjacent to Hawkins Drive and west of the Ronald McDonald House. Story

Spotlight: UI Facilities Management Department promotes fire system protection

aerial view of UI campus

As part of a heightened focus on fire loss prevention and risk reduction, the University of Iowa Facilities Management Department launched an extensive and systematic approach to extend fire system protection into its non-protected buildings and building spaces. Story from: Today's Facility Manager

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