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UI announces first candidate for College of Nursing dean

The University of Iowa Office of the Provost announced Wednesday, April 19, that Keela Herr, current associate dean for faculty at the UI College of Nursing, is the first candidate for the position of dean of the UI College of Nursing.
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Two disciplines. Two wheels. One elite program.

Unique bike-building classes combining art and engineering set worldwide standard
The University of Iowa’s world-renowned bicycle frame–building courses bring together art and engineering students to answer the question “How do you build a bike?” Conceived by art professor Steve McGuire in 2010, Fabrication and Design: Hand Built Bicycle has become the model for how to build a university bike-building course.
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Former Oprah Winfrey executive producer and UI alumna will visit campus to talk philanthropy

Sheri Salata reflects on her time at the UI and the importance of generosity
Sheri Salata, University of Iowa alumna and former executive producer of “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” comes to campus April 27 for a Life with Phil Talk, part of the UI Foundation’s Phil Was Here program. Salata says the UI has a “small-town feeling with big university opportunities.”

Honors Goldwater Foundation recognizes UI undergraduate researchers

Jacob Isbell, a member of the University of Iowa Honors Program and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, has been named a 2017 Goldwater Scholar. The Goldwater Foundation also recognized UI junior Lance Heady with an honorable mention.
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UI honors top student employee

Seven others to be recognized at Presidential Luncheon, student supervisors also celebrated
Rachel Bruflodt was named UI’s 2016–17 student employee of the year. The Dubuque, Iowa, native and seven other student employees, as well as nine student employee supervisors, will be honored April 13 at a reception at the home of UI President J. Bruce Harreld.

UI and its Landscape Services Tree Crew honored with 2016 Tree Campus USA award

The University of Iowa and its Landscape Services Tree Crew were recently honored with the 2016 Tree Campus USA award at the 27th Annual Community Forestry Awards Luncheon in Des Moines. The UI is one of only five Tree Campus USA award winners in Iowa. This is the eighth year in a row that the UI tree crew has received this honor.
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Old Gold: US and SUI enter World War I

100 years later, UI archivist recalls university’s role in conflict
When World War I broke out a century ago, the State University of Iowa became a training ground for soldiers and officers. Many members of the SUI community left to join the fight overseas, 83 of them eventually dying as a result of the conflict.

Honors Outstanding faculty, staff, and students recognized during annual Celebration of Excellence and Achievement Among Women

The Susan C. Buckley Distinguished Achievement Award for Staff and May Brodbeck Distinguished Achievement Award for Faculty were awarded to three exceptional women at the University of Iowa’s annual Celebration of Excellence and Achievement Among Women on April 5. Nine UI students were also honored at the event.