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Former UI President David Skorton returns to campus for March 30 talk

Presentation will focus on how STEM and liberal arts fields nourish one another
Former UI President David Skorton, now secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, will return to campus March 30 to present the talk “Education and What We Value: How STEM and the Liberal Arts Nourish Each Other.”
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Med students have their Match Day moment

Soon-to-be graduates learn where they will spend their residencies
On Match Day (March 17), soon-to-be graduates of the Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine learned where they will spend their residencies.

Recent deaths

Death notices for current and retired UI employees. Links to online obituaries provided when available.
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Nominations sought for VP for student life

The co-chairs of the search committee for the next vice president for student life invite members of the UI community and friends of the university to nominate professionals they believe to be qualified to serve in the role.
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Hancher performance blends dance and architecture with unique connection to the UI

Jessica Lang Dance brings critically acclaimed ‘Tesseracts of Time’ to Iowa City
Choreographer Jessica Lang and architect Steven Holl, who designed both the UI’s Art Building West and Visual Arts Building, have teamed up to produce the dance “Tesseracts of Time,” which Jessica Lang Dance will perform at Hancher on March 23.
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‘Eating more vegetables helped me lower my blood pressure’

UI staff member teams up with health coach to map out successful dietary strategy
Chris Jones, a research scientist in the College of Engineering, was interested in reducing or eliminating his blood pressure medication through lifestyle changes. He enlisted the help of liveWELL health coach Ilona Lichty and with her guidance was able to reduce his medication dosage.

11 UI graduate programs in national top 10

Latest rankings from ‘US News & World Report’ released March 14
The University of Iowa also has 24 colleges and graduate programs listed among the 25 best in the nation, according to the latest rankings released Tuesday from “U.S. News & World Report.”

College of Nursing sees 10-point improvement on Working at Iowa results

The college’s action plan focused on improving understanding, communication
The UI College of Nursing’s response to their 2012 Working at Iowa survey results has paid off: The college saw a 10-point increase in agreement with the statement “Individuals in my unit are civil and respectful to each other,” from 78 percent in 2012 to 88 percent in 2016.

Briefing on ‘Cancer in Iowa: 2017’ report

The annual “Cancer in Iowa” report issued by the State Health Registry of Iowa, based at the University of Iowa College of Public Health, will be released March 22 at a 10 a.m. presentation. After formal remarks and a Q&A session, the presenters will be available for one-on-one interviews.