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Sue Curry named interim provost

College of Public Health will select interim dean
University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld has appointed Sue Curry interim executive vice president and provost beginning April 1, 2017. She replaces P. Barry Butler, who was recently named president of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida.
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Provost reflects on three decades of commitment to the University of Iowa

P. Barry Butler will leave the UI to become president of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University next month
Provost P. Barry Butler will leave the University of Iowa to become president of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University on March 13. Join “Iowa Now” as we take a look back at Butler’s 30+ years at the UI.

UI announces new Campus Inclusion Team

Specially trained team to address concerns of bias
The University of Iowa is launching a new Campus Inclusion Team to help students deal with bias concerns on campus.
Luvvie Ajayi, author, speaker, and digital strategist, will present a lecture at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 18 in the Old Capitol Senate Chamber as part of Theme Semester programming and Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration of Human Rights Week.

Theme Semester 2017: Our Lives Online

Internet, technology the focus of spring 2017 Theme Semester
How have the Internet and technology changed us? Let’s take a closer look. Our Lives Online events begin with the UI’s WorldCanvass program at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 17, and speaker Luvvie Ajayi at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 18.

Honors Michael Welsh receives 2017 Steven C. Beering Award

Welsh is director of the UI’s Pappajohn Biomedical Institute. His primary areas of research are cystic fibrosis pathogenesis and therapies, and the influence of brain pH on memory.

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