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The Huffington Post A Rio story worthy of Hollywood

Fomer University of Iowa gymnast Houry Gebeshian appears to be living in a Hollywood screenplay. Her life resembles a gymnastics version of the 1993 cult football classic Rudy, complete with training montages, unlikely mentors, against-the-odds triumph, and lasting glory.

Enrollment now open for UI employee diversity certificate program

Workshop series focuses on creating a welcoming, inclusive campus environment
University of Iowa administrators hope to increase participation in an employee workshop series about supporting diversity on campus. Faculty and staff can now register for classes in this year's Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) certificate program.

CBC How the IEM sees election results in advance

The Iowa Electronic Markets asks people to put their money on an election outcome, so participants say who think they will win, not who they want to win. 

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.
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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.