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The University of Iowa today announced that Jean E. Robillard, vice president for medical affairs and dean of the Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, plans to step down from his leadership role overseeing UI Health Care.
Sue Curry, dean of the College of Public Health, talks about why employees should take the Working at Iowa survey
On Oct. 5, all UI employees will receive an invitation to take the Working at Iowa survey. In this brief Q&A, Sue Curry, dean of the College of Public Health, talks with “Iowa Now” about how her college uses the survey.
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Rebekah Kowal discusses the future of the UI’s dance program
Rebekah Kowal, newly appointed chair of the University of Iowa Department of Dance, discusses her new role and her plans for the program.
The 2016 corn monument includes a mural based on the first picture of Herky drawn by a UI alumnus in 1948. Coincidentally, the drawing also featured Northwestern, who the Hawkeyes will play in their Homecoming game Oct. 1.
2016 corn monument is bigger, more ambitious than ever
In the third year of the corn monument revival, University of Iowa engineering students ramped up their efforts with the tallest, largest, and most ambitious design on record.
Hillary Clinton’s contract prices are up 8 percent to 70.5 cents in volatile post-debate overnight trading on the Iowa Electronic Markets, while contract prices for Donald Trump are down 3 percent to 31.8 cents.
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 of 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.