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Vice President Rocklin to retire from the University of Iowa

Student life leader has served the UI in various capacities for 30 years
Vice President for Student Life Tom Rocklin has announced he intends to retire in July 2017 after serving the University of Iowa in various capacities for 30 years. “I have been fortunate to have a career doing things that matter to me and working with people I admire,” Rocklin says.

What is it like to work at the UI?

Latest Working at Iowa results show long-term growth in conflict management; most employees would recommend the UI to job seekers
Results for the 2016 Working at Iowa survey show that 92 percent of University of Iowa employees would recommend the university to a friend seeking employment.

UI TIER: OneIT cloud web hosting initiative boosts security, saves time

Web hosting marks fourth completed OneIT project
Nearly all University of Iowa websites now use the same content-management system, Drupal—and using common technology yields a host of benefits, such as cost savings, greater expertise, and sharing custom modules.
Our Lives Online theme semester

UI, greater community unite for annual Theme Semester

Our Lives Online will begin in January
The spring 2017 Theme Semester, titled Our Lives Online, will explore the internet and technology, online networks, and technological advances. Planned activities will focus on social media, trends in big data, and new and rapidly changing technology.
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The next five years: UI Strategic Plan 2016–21

Students, faculty, and staff from across campus will keep plan alive
The University of Iowa has released its Strategic Plan 2016–21, a streamlined road map with goals, strategies, tasks, and metrics to guide UI decision making over the next five years.
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Getting grads good jobs

Pomerantz Career Center educates students, reaches out to potential employers
Assistant Provost David Baumgartner provides a sneak peek into both the behind-the-scenes and center-stage work of the Pomerantz Career Center, which reaches more than 10,000 University of Iowa students each year.

Change of date for move-in and opening of UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital

The University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital is postponing its move-in until late January or early February 2017. The safety and comfort of patients, their families, and staff are the top priorities, and officials determined that they are close but not quite ready to move into the new facility.

Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust gives $45 million to University of Iowa to support Iowa Neuroscience Institute

Gift is the largest to the ‘For Iowa. Forever More.’ campaign
The Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust has committed a $45 million grant to the University of Iowa that will allow for the creation of a comprehensive and cross-disciplinary neuroscience center within the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine.

University of Iowa announces composition of search committee to replace Robillard

First meeting to be held Dec. 1
The University of Iowa has announced the composition of the search committee for the next vice president for medical affairs and dean of the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine. The first meeting of the 17-person committee will be held Thursday, Dec. 1.