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UI launches 'See Something, Say Something' safety campaign

Poster encouraging people to call 319-335-5022 if they see suspicious behavior

The University of Iowa is partnering with the state and federal government to bring the “If You See Something, Say Something” public awareness campaign to campus. Story

UI to honor AirCare, Emergency Department milestones

Air Care helicopter

Iowa’s only comprehensive academic medical center will celebrate 35 years of service by AirCare, the state’s first hospital-based helicopter ambulance service, during a public open house from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 7, at the AirCare hangar, 385 Ruppert Road, near the Iowa City Airport. Story

Crime Alert

The University of Iowa issued a Crime Alert on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. Story

Slater Hall residents return after precautionary evacuation

Residents returned to Slater Hall Sunday evening after a precautionary evacuation prompted by discovery of unknown chemicals in a third-floor room. Story

Nite Ride to extend service hours

Old capitol with two nite-rice vans

Starting Monday, Aug. 25, University of Iowa's Nite Ride will operate on a 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. schedule seven days a week throughout the school year, ensuring safe transport late at night. Story

UI expert shares insights on suicide prevention

Published
2014.08.21
Portrait of John Westefeld in his office.

John Westefeld, a UI professor in the Counseling Psychology Program in the College of Education and a national expert in suicide prevention, provides insight into important questions to ask and steps to take to prevent suicide. Story from: thegazette.com

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Clinton Street rerouted beginning Wednesday for UI students' arrival, move-in

There will be changes in traffic flow on Clinton Street in downtown Iowa City this week to accommodate first-year students moving into residence halls at the University of Iowa. Story

UI professor sheds light on racial tensions in Ferguson

Published
2014.08.14
Riot police clear a street with smoke bombs while clashing with demonstrators in Ferguson, Missouri August 13, 2014. (REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni) Read more at http://thegazette.com/subject/news/iowa-professor-sheds-light-on-racial-tension-in-ferguson-20140821#Plfetcj5GcZhC0J5.99

UI history professor Colin Gordon has emerged as a national authority on the demographic shifts in Ferguson, Missouri, and the larger St. Louis area, that some say underlies the boiling tensions between mostly black residents and predominantly white authorities. Story from: The Gazette

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Sen. Tom Harkin tours UI's National Advanced Driving Simulator

Harkin visits NADS

Sen. Tom Harkin visited the National Advanced Driving Simulator at the University of Iowa's Oakdale Research Campus on Tuesday, Aug. 12. Story

Sen. Tom Harkin visits National Advanced Driving Simulator

Published
2014.08.13
(Photo: Chase Castle / Iowa City Press-Citizen)

U.S. Senator Tom Harkin appeared Tuesday at the National Advanced Driving Simulator at the University of Iowa's Oakdale Research Campus in Coralville. Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

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