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Recent deaths

Death notices for current and retired UI employees. Links to online obituaries provided when available.
wilton wastewater treatment facility

Let's help small towns face down big wastewater costs

UI engineers hope to test new treatment technologies for towns with fewer than 2,000 residents
Engineers at the University of Iowa hope to help small Iowa towns wrestling with costly wastewater treatment upgrades. They've proposed a site where new technologies can be tested and approved for use.
Fireworks go off at Kinnick during On Iowa festivities.

On Iowa! 2016 welcomes another record-breaking first-year class

Program provides a comprehensive introduction to UI life
First-year and transfer students spent their first few days on campus receiving a special welcome thanks to the On Iowa! program.
scenes from 2016 move-in

Move-in 2016

Thousands of first-year students make UI their home
Thousands of first-year students moved into residence halls across the UI campus on Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 17 and 18. About 3,000 students were expected to arrive each day, with move-ins scheduled in shifts and assisted by volunteers from the UI community.

On Iowa! schedule amended to improve participation in bystander intervention training

Video-based CHOOSE curriculum offers strategies for students
Bystander intervention training has always been an integral part of the University of Iowa’s On Iowa! program, which provides a comprehensive introduction to campus life for first-year students. But this year, even more students will receive the important training thanks to a deliberate change in scheduling.

How can business researchers share insights with business managers?

UI study encourages better communication between academics and professionals
A recent survey by the University of Iowa and three other universities has found that academic researchers and business managers share a number of common interests, including eliminating pay inequality and discrimination. The problem? Managers still believe there's a gap between ivory tower research and office tower operations.
Iowa Edge participants

New students gain an edge at Iowa

Iowa Edge offers support to first-generation college students and those from underrepresented backgrounds
The Iowa Edge program offers extra support to students who come from underrepresented backgrounds, as well as to those who are the first in their family to attend college. The program's purpose is to ease students' concerns and ensure that participants successfully transition into college life at the UI.
pharmacists at computer

Pharmacy grads reap residency benefits

UI College of Pharmacy grads securing highly sought-after residencies
Ninety percent of graduates from the UI College of Pharmacy landed the residencies they wanted in 2016. That's well above the national average of 68 percent, according to the American Society of Health System Pharmacists. Completing these competitive residencies will improve the graduates' chances of securing the jobs they want.
young child having dental exam

Two decades of volunteer dentistry

UI College of Dentistry provides on-site dental services to children of migrant farmworkers
For more than 20 years, the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at the UI College of Dentistry has partnered with the nonprofit organization Proteus Inc. to provide on-site dental services to the children of migrant farmworkers. Parents were invited to bring children ages 18 and younger for a free exam.

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