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The day the solar wind died on Mars

Friday, December 8, 2023
On Dec. 26, 2022, the solar wind disappeared on Mars. In a new study, researchers led by Jasper Halekas at the University of Iowa explain why the ever-present solar wind vanished. Halekas will present the findings for media on Dec. 11 at the American Geophysical Union annual meeting in San Francisco.


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Read on the Rug

Wednesday, December 13, 2023 10:30am to 11:00am
University of Iowa Museum of Natural History
A program designed with our youngest museum lovers in mind. Read on the Rug builds community for families and inspires a sense of wonder, curiosity, and respect for our natural and cultural worlds with stories, sing-alongs, and more.
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Getting Started with AI: A Guided Introduction

Wednesday, December 13, 2023 11:00am to 12:00pm
University of Iowa Main Library
Join us for a hands-on workshop to identify current capabilities, ethical use cases, and privacy considerations with generative AI systems and an introduction to effective prompting. Attendees of this workshop will also leave with the knowledge and ability to locate additional resources to continue learning about AI applications. The Office of Teaching, Learning, and Technology provides expertise, tools, and services to optimize teaching and learning through learning sciences research, ICON...
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College of Education Undergraduate Commencement and Teacher Education Program Recognition Ceremony

Thursday, December 14, 2023 4:00pm
Hancher Auditorium
College of Education Undergraduate Commencement and Teacher Education Program Recognition Ceremony is held at the end of the fall and spring semesters to recognize all of the graduating Teacher Education Program students. Doors open one hour prior to the start of the ceremony. The ceremony will be livestreamed with captions enabled.

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Holiday gift ideas for all the Hawkeyes on your list

Stressed about your holiday gift shopping list? Don’t be. Plenty of great gifts are available for family and friends right here on the University of Iowa campus. Here are some Hawkeye-themed options perfect for everyone on your list.

Keep respiratory viruses off the menu this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time for cherished annual traditions like gathering for a big meal with friends and family. But the guest no one wants at the dinner table is a respiratory virus like the flu, COVID-19, or RSV. As we reach the height of respiratory virus season, here’s what you need to know to keep you and your loved ones safe during Thanksgiving.

Note upcoming traffic shifts at Coralville's First Avenue/I-80 interchange

Beginning in the afternoon of Friday, Nov. 10, the bicyclist and pedestrian route along First Avenue over Interstate 80 in Coralville will shift from the west side of First Avenue to the east side of First Avenue.

Reminder: Familiarize yourself with UI's Extreme Weather Plan

With winter weather returning to Iowa City, it’s important for the campus community to get reacquainted with the University of Iowa’s Extreme Weather Plan.
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Longevity awards

University of Iowa Staff Council’s service-recognition program acknowledges all professional and scientific and merit staff who have reached 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, or 50 years of continuous service. Awardees receive a certificate and a letter of appreciation from the Office of the President.

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