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Speakers, blessings, and performances introduce Hancher Auditorium to the world during grand opening ceremony Sept. 9
Hundreds of enthusiastic patrons and well-wishers from across the country, including local, state, and national leaders, gave a standing ovation to the University of Iowa's new Hancher Auditorium during a grand opening ceremony on Friday, Sept. 9.
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New campus plan also released to address sexual misconduct, dating violence, and stalking
The University of Iowa has released the results of its Speak Out Iowa campus climate survey, as well as a new two-year plan that addresses sexual misconduct, dating violence, and stalking on campus.
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Iowa native discusses her NASA internship in 'nerd paradise'
UI journalism student Faith Wenger combined her interests in technology, communication, and entrepreneurship to land the perfect internship at the NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.
New gene therapy vectors partially correct lung disease in animal model
Working with cystic fibrosis (CF) pigs, researchers based in the University of Iowa Pappajohn Biomedical Institute have shown that two different virus-based vectors can restore the function a faulty protein involved with CF symptoms.
New setup helps to quickly staff positions for permanent replacement, fill gaps during leave
The University of Iowa’s new Shared Services structure is helping departments fill open positions more quickly, train new employees, and more easily fill gaps during prolonged staffing absences.
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Former students recall Robinson’s influence on their careers
Upon the announcement of Marilynne Robinson’s retirement last spring, “Iowa Now” interviewed six former students about her influence on their writing. Listen to their inspiring accounts.
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UI senior produces detailed topographic maps of earthquake-prone areas in California
One University of Iowa senior has channeled her love for geology to produce highly detailed topographical maps of earthquake-prone areas in Southern California. Terryl Bandy will present the results of her summer project at the Geological Society of America meeting on Sept. 25.
Motion-capture Shakespeare video game comes to the UI
Former University of Iowa professor Gina Bloom brought “Play the Knave,” a motion-capture video game that she helped develop, to the UI as part of the semester-long Shakespeare at Iowa celebration.
Death notices for current and retired UI employees. Links to online obituaries provided when available.
Don’t overlook these easy-to-miss dates, deadlines, and resources
Here are five important dates, deadlines, or resources that students often miss.
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New $96.3 million facility will help secure UI’s place as one of the nation’s elite pharmacy programs
On Thursday, Sept. 29, the UI will officially break ground on a new $96.3 million pharmacy building that will feature cutting-edge research laboratories, innovative technology, and collaborative learning spaces.
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Researchers create technique for opening insects’ exoskeletons to study living cells
Insects are tough animals to study. One reason is their armor-like coating, called an exoskeleton, which protects their organs. Researchers have discovered a technique to open the exoskeleton in order to study living organs and cells.
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Check out this list of activities that should keep both family members and students entertained on the UI campus.