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Jill Kolesar named next College of Pharmacy dean

Thursday, May 23, 2024
Jill M. Kolesar, university research professor in the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy and the Dr. Michael Karpf Endowed Chair in Precision Medicine, has been named dean of the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy. She will begin on July 15.

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College of Dentistry Commencement Ceremony

Friday, May 31, 2024 3:00pm
Hancher Auditorium
Doors will open one hour prior to ceremony start. No tickets required. The ceremony will be livestreamed.  President Barbara Wilson will deliver the greeting. Dean Clark Stanford will deliver a welcome and message to the graduating class. Luke Hovey, of Bettendorf, Iowa, will be the student speaker. Associate Dean Sherry Timmons will present honors and awards. Faculty members Steven Means, Maria Marcela Hernández Luna, Michael Santucci, and John Syrbu will present hoods to the candidates. 
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National Learn to Row Day

Saturday, June 1, 2024 9:00am to 12:00pm
Beckwith Boathouse
Don't miss your chance to try rowing this summer!
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Collectors' Day at the Museum of Natural History

Saturday, June 1, 2024 12:00pm to 3:00pm
University of Iowa Museum of Natural History
Collectors from our My Collections exhibition series are back! This family-friendly, fair-style event encourages self-exploration and celebrates collecting. Guests get to interact with collectors/collections, participate in special activities, observe special demonstrations, and gather stamps and prizes along the way.

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Traffic changes coming to I-80/First Avenue interchange in Coralville on May 23

As progress continues on the Interstate 80/First Avenue interchange at exit 242 in Coralville, please be aware of these traffic changes that will take place starting May 23. The changes could affect your commute to and from work if you are an employee at the University of Iowa Health Care Iowa River Landing clinic, or are a patient receiving care there.

Eye safety: Viewing the April 8 solar eclipse

A solar eclipse is set to grace the skies of the United States on Monday, April 8. Watching a solar eclipse can be an extraordinary experience, but looking directly at the sun can seriously damage your eyes. Dr. Ian Han, ophthalmologist and retina specialist at the University of Iowa, shares these safety tips.

Westbound I-80 on-ramp at 242 to close for reconstruction

The on-ramp to westbound Interstate 80 will be closed from Tuesday, April 2, until mid-June.

Need activities for your kids this summer? Check out this list of local summer camps

We know finding enough activities to keep your kids busy during the summer can be challenging. We hope this list of local summer camps and other resources can help.
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Herky parades across campus

Graduation Herky—which was part of the 2014 iteration of the community’s Herky on Parade public art project—has become one of the most iconic figures on the University of Iowa campus. This year, 23 new Herky statues have been placed across campus as part of the 2024 rendition of Herky on Parade. 

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