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KCRG-TV9 Solow discusses Deere & Co. layoffs

Abundant corn and low oil prices are among the reasons for the recently announced layoffs at Deere & Co., says John Solow, professor of economics in the Tippie College of Business. 

More traveling doctors make for healthier rural hearts

Roaming cardiologists increase rural Iowans' access to specialized heart care by 33 percent
Rural patients with heart disease often have limited access to specialized care because most cardiologists practice in cities, but a new study from the University of Iowa finds that the use of visiting consultant clinics (VCCs) in rural hospitals staffed by traveling cardiologists greatly increases access to care.

Campus feedback sought on strategic plan draft

Open forums to be held early this fall
The Strategic Plan Development Group has published a draft of the University of Iowa Strategic Plan 2016–21 and is seeking campus feedback at open forums early this fall. Read on to learn how you can get involved.
UI Provost P. Barry Butler and President Bruce Harreld walk to the stage at Convocation.

Welcome home to a new UI

President Harreld comments on exciting changes at the university
As we begin a new academic year, President Harreld takes the opportunity to tell new and returning students, faculty, and staff about exciting changes at the University of Iowa.
hancher auditorium at night

Back-to-school briefing

10 things faculty and staff should know going into the fall semester
It can be hard to keep up with everything happening on such a large and bustling campus. So as you get into the groove of another academic year, here are 10 things you might not know about, but should.

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.

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