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UI prepares to celebrate Homecoming

UI homecoming parade

The University of Iowa is preparing to celebrate Homecoming Oct. 4-11. This year’s theme is “Gold and Black Take Me Back.” Story

Graduate College announces 2014 dissertation prize winners

The University of Iowa Graduate College honors Aaron Buss (psychology) and David Gaebler (mathematics) with the D.C. Spriesterbach Dissertation Prize and Laura Whitmore (molecular and cellular biology) with the Rex Montgomery Dissertation Prize. Story

Hancher invites public to 'Leave Your Mark' in beam signing event, ceremony

Rendering of the new Hancher facility

On Oct. 7 and 8, Hancher is inviting members of the public to sign a steel beam that will then be lifted into place in the organization’s new facility. Story

Shared responsibility

Old Capitol from an aerial view.

This fall, the University of Iowa revamped the UI Confidential Hotline—an online tool for reporting potential policy violations. Terry Johnson and Todd Stewart talk about the hotline and the UI community’s collective role in supporting ethical standards. Story

Spotlight: Free Oct. 2 'Twitch' Huntington disease documentary screening and lecture

“Twitch” creator and star Kristen Powers

The Twitch international screening tour is coming to Iowa City with a free screening and discussion with Twitch creator and star Kristen Powers Thursday, Oct. 2 on the UI campus thanks to the Huntington’s Disease Society of America Center of Excellence. Story from: Carver College of Medicine website

Carver College of Medicine website

UI students, faculty, and staff help with archaeological dig

Bill Whittaker, staff archaeologist at the Office of the State Archaeologist, sifts through a batch of soil looking for artifacts Thursday at Hubbard Park in Iowa City.

A surprise glimpse into Iowa City’s past has opened the door for a more in-depth look into how the community’s earliest settlers lived, worked, and played—thanks to help from UI students and faculty and experts with the UI Office of the State Archaeologist. Story from: The Gazette

The Gazette

Whetting our appetites

food for thought logo illustration with corn field

Fill your mind, not just your belly during the University of Iowa Food for Thought Theme Semester, coming in spring 2015 with “appetizers” going on now. Story

Alumni couple gives $1 million to boost undergraduate research at the UI

Nicole Richardson, a former Biology and Iowa Biosciences Advantage program student, works with her mentor, Daniel Lusche.

A new pilot program in the University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences will enhance research opportunities for selected undergraduate students in science thanks to a $1 million gift to the UI Foundation from Robert J. and Sue B. Latham, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Story

Busiest year ever for UI's Arts Share

Dancers in Company

Arts Share, the University of Iowa program that provides life-enriching arts experiences, had its busiest year ever during the 2013-14 academic year, with more than 300 events in 36 Iowa cities and towns. Story

UI program helps students fit in

UI students walk outside of the Tippie College of Business who are paired through the International Buddies program.

University of Iowa students share their experiences about being involved with the International Buddies at Tippie program, which helps connect students from U.S. states and students from other countries. Story from: KGAN



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