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UI vice president for medical affairs to step down from leadership positions

The University of Iowa today announced that Jean E. Robillard, vice president for medical affairs and dean of the Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, plans to step down from his leadership role overseeing UI Health Care.
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Rebekah Kowal discusses the future of the UI’s dance program
Rebekah Kowal, newly appointed chair of the University of Iowa Department of Dance, discusses her new role and her plans for the program.
The 2016 corn monument includes a mural based on the first picture of Herky drawn by a UI alumnus in 1948. Coincidentally, the drawing also featured Northwestern, who the Hawkeyes will play in their Homecoming game Oct. 1.

Students construct monumental Homecoming tradition

2016 corn monument is bigger, more ambitious than ever
In the third year of the corn monument revival, University of Iowa engineering students ramped up their efforts with the tallest, largest, and most ambitious design on record.

Debate moves Clinton, Trump prices on Iowa Electronic Markets

Hillary Clinton’s contract prices are up 8 percent to 70.5 cents in volatile post-debate overnight trading on the Iowa Electronic Markets, while contract prices for Donald Trump are down 3 percent to 31.8 cents.

Grants Liu Hong receives $410,000 NIH grant

Liu Hong, associate professor at the UI College of Dentistry, received a two-year, $410,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
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Marilynne Robinson, according to her students and friends

Former students recall Robinson’s influence on their careers
Upon the announcement of Marilynne Robinson’s retirement last spring, “Iowa Now” interviewed six former students about her influence on their writing. Listen to their inspiring accounts.
Terryl Bandy portrait

Trowbridge’s topo pro

UI senior produces detailed topographic maps of earthquake-prone areas in California
One University of Iowa senior has channeled her love for geology to produce highly detailed topographical maps of earthquake-prone areas in Southern California. Terryl Bandy will present the results of her summer project at the Geological Society of America meeting on Sept. 25.
Virtual Shakespeare at the University of Iowa

‘Play the Knave’ puts players in the players’ shoes

Motion-capture Shakespeare video game comes to the UI
Former University of Iowa professor Gina Bloom brought “Play the Knave,” a motion-capture video game that she helped develop, to the UI as part of the semester-long Shakespeare at Iowa celebration.

5 things students forget

Don’t overlook these easy-to-miss dates, deadlines, and resources
Here are five important dates, deadlines, or resources that students often miss.

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