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Achievements: UI faculty, staff, students, and alumni making news

University staff, faculty, students, and alumni are accomplishing great things every day. See who's making news with awards, publications, promotion and tenure, and more. Story

Iowa Now Minute 4/18/2014

IowaNow Minute 4/18/2014Watch Iowa Now Minute, a weekly recap of the top stories at the University of Iowa.

See a roundup of recent University of Iowa activities, research, public engagement, and campus life in Iowa Now Minute. Video

Moving throughout the Midwest

a look at Dancers in Company on tour

The University of Iowa’s premier touring repertory company, Dancers in Company (DIC), is in the midst of another successful tour throughout Iowa and the Midwest. Watch as DIC director Charlotte Adams and two dancers from the troupe describe how their performances better themselves and the community around them. Video

British Air ascends

Gabe Olaseni dunks against Wisconsin

It would be hard to argue that one of the University of Iowa's most improved men's basketball players this year was Gabriel Olaseni. His work ethic and commitment to improvement translated into increased production on the court. Story

Campus trees take center stage

sky view from the base of a tree

The University of Iowa’s longstanding commitment to sustainable campus forestry and a rich tradition of student service-learning has earned the campus recognition as a 2013 Tree Campus USA. This is the fifth consecutive year for the honor. Story

Timely Warning

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

Students: See what's happening in HawkTools

Herky mascot illustration

University of Iowa students—and anyone interested in keeping tabs on what’s going on about campus—have a new set of tools at hand. Story

New facility for Hawkeye Marching Band

Illustration of a marching band practice field

The 2008 flood has taken a heavy toll on the Hawkeye Marching Band. But a new outdoor field coupled with indoor turf and support facilities promises to make for better practices and performances. Story

Digital dentistry advances at UI


As dental technology expands, the UI College of Dentistry has kept up: “We want to make sure our students are getting the best education possible...” says Michael Kanellis, the associate dean for patient care. Story from: The Daily Iowan

The Daily Iowan

'Black Girls Do Science'

Elementary school girls attending the UI’s recent "Black Girls Do Science" camp learned that making lip gloss from Vaseline and Kool Aid is fun.

Some 70 elementary school girls learned that using Vaseline and Kool Aid to make lip gloss can be educational and fun when they participated in “Black Girls Do Science,” a one-day camp for girls in grades 4-8 held April 12 at the University of Iowa College of Engineering. Story


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