Parents & Families

arborist andy dahl, dressed as johnny appleseed, reads to children

Tree freak

UI arborist Andy Dahl is in the right line of work
UI arborist Andy Dahl has loved trees for as long as he can remember. Now, he manages the more than 8,000 trees growing on UI property in Iowa City and Coralville.

UI Department of Public Safety introduces app to enhance student safety

Hawk Watch app helps students create virtual safety network, send anonymous crime tips
Hawk Watch, which is powered by the campus safety app Rave Guardian, allows users to invite friends, family, or the UI Department of Public Safety to act as a virtual safety escort, or “guardian,” when they travel from one location to another.

Cedar Rapids Gazette Teaching business basics to medical students

The Tippie College of Business and the Carver College of Medicine have teamed up to create a certificate program that provides the basics of business education to medical students, who often receive little or no business training prior to graduation.