Mueller named interim dean of College of Public Health

Kevin Kregel, University of Iowa acting executive vice president and provost, has appointed Keith Mueller interim dean of the College of Public Health, effective April 1. Current dean Sue Curry is stepping into the role of UI interim executive vice president and provost.

Watchwords: Free speech on college campuses

A conversation with Jasmine Mangrum and Josh Schoenfeld, VP and president of Graduate and Professional Student Government
Ahead of their Free Speech Day: Challenges of the First Amendment in Modern America event, “Iowa Now” sat down with Jasmine Mangrum and Josh Schoenfeld, vice president and president, respectively, of UI Graduate and Professional Student Government, to get their take on free speech issues on college campuses.
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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.”

Honors Diversity Catalyst Award recipients announced

Six people have been selected to receive 2016–2017 Diversity Catalyst Awards, which are sponsored by the Chief Diversity Office and the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity.

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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‘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.