Human Resources

Recent deaths

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

College of Nursing sees 10-point improvement on Working at Iowa results

The college’s action plan focused on improving understanding, communication
The UI College of Nursing’s response to their 2012 Working at Iowa survey results has paid off: The college saw a 10-point increase in agreement with the statement “Individuals in my unit are civil and respectful to each other,” from 78 percent in 2012 to 88 percent in 2016.

liveWELL marks 10 years of progress

UI program encourages healthy living
Since its launch in 2006, the liveWELL program has demonstrated 10 years of health improvements for faculty and staff. That translates into improved performance and value to the University of Iowa.

Nationally recognized UI staff give 5 tips for performance reviews

The Academic Advising Center’s staff on how to get the most out of your performance review
Paula Kereszi and Courtenay Bouvier, both of the UI’s Academic Advising Center, provide tips for how to make the performance review process work for you and your team.

Recent deaths

Death notices for current and retired UI employees. Links to online obituaries provided when available.
women talking about fitness plan

‘I went for a walk...and I liked it’

Longtime liveWELL participant pounds the pavement regularly
Deone Pedersen loves to travel, and oftentimes an upcoming trip would spark a fitness goal for her, but it was a recent visit to Croatia that truly awakened Pedersen’s inner walker. The longtime liveWELL participant discusses the benefits she’s seen from her walking routine.
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Two (login) steps in the right direction

Two-factor authentication to be required for Employee Self Service website
UI employees who haven’t yet enrolled in Two-Step Login with Duo Security must do so by Feb. 22. Two-Step Login is an IT security measure that helps protect critical data and systems for the university and its people.
Close-up color image of legs on treadmill.

‘Just for the Health of It,’ form a team

Live Healthy Iowa program runs Jan. 23 through March 31
The Live Healthy Iowa program returns for a 10-week run in 2017, encouraging UI faculty and staff to organize teams “Just for the Health of It.” The 2017 program starts Jan. 23 and runs through March 31.