Honors UI names 2017–18 BTAA ALP fellows

The University of Iowa has named five faculty recipients of 2017–18 Big Ten Academic Alliance Leadership Program fellowships.

The key to virtual team leadership? Fast typing

A new study from the University of Iowa finds that to the fastest typist go the leadership spoils. The study suggests that the fleet-fingered are more likely to emerge as the leaders of virtual work teams that have members scattered among different offices.

Budget update: Raising salaries to remain competitive

UI invests tuition revenue in faculty pay
The University of Iowa is allocating $4.9 million to boost faculty pay. The funds will help reach a goal of raising the average faculty salary for full-time tenured and tenure-track faculty to 95 percent of the median of the university’s peer group.
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Dodge to become associate provost for diversity, equity, and inclusion at Bucknell University

A message from UI President J. Bruce Harreld
The University of Iowa’s chief diversity officer, associate vice president, and Title IX coordinator Dr. Georgina Dodge has accepted a position as associate provost for diversity, equity, and inclusion at Bucknell University, a private institution in rural Pennsylvania. She also will hold the title of adjunct associate professor of English.

Iowa City Press-Citizen Hans Breder, artist, founder of UI’s Intermedia program, dies at 81

Professor emeritus Hans Breder passed away Sunday at age 81. Breder founded the internationally renowned and highly influential Intermedia program in the UI’s School of Art and Art History in 1968; Breder directed Intermedia from its establishment until his retirement in 2000 and remained a prolific artist throughout his life.

liveWELL: Ambassadors are champions of wellness

Wellness Ambassadors are champions of wellness around campus and work with liveWELL to inspire healthy activities at a local level. This week, “Iowa Now” highlights two Wellness Ambassadors and the work they do for their departments.