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Fireworks go off at Kinnick during On Iowa festivities.

On Iowa! 2016 welcomes another record-breaking first-year class

Program provides a comprehensive introduction to UI life
First-year and transfer students spent their first few days on campus receiving a special welcome thanks to the On Iowa! program.
scenes from 2016 move-in

Move-in 2016

Thousands of first-year students make UI their home
Thousands of first-year students moved into residence halls across the UI campus on Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 17 and 18. About 3,000 students were expected to arrive each day, with move-ins scheduled in shifts and assisted by volunteers from the UI community.

On Iowa! schedule amended to improve participation in bystander intervention training

Video-based CHOOSE curriculum offers strategies for students
Bystander intervention training has always been an integral part of the University of Iowa’s On Iowa! program, which provides a comprehensive introduction to campus life for first-year students. But this year, even more students will receive the important training thanks to a deliberate change in scheduling.
University of Iowa CAMBUS

CAMBUS changes for the fall of 2016

Changes coming to Hospital, West Campus, and Interdorm routes
University of Iowa Parking and Transportation will add a CAMBUS route and adjust several others beginning Monday, Aug. 22, 2016.
Iowa Edge participants

New students gain an edge at Iowa

Iowa Edge offers support to first-generation college students and those from underrepresented backgrounds
The Iowa Edge program offers extra support to students who come from underrepresented backgrounds, as well as to those who are the first in their family to attend college. The program's purpose is to ease students' concerns and ensure that participants successfully transition into college life at the UI.

The UI and the growth of public health

Sue Curry, dean of the College of Public Health, comments on her field's bright future
Sue Curry, dean of the College of Public Health, sees a bright future for her field. The college has expanded its programming to include undergraduate degrees at a time when the number of careers in public health is predicted to increase significantly.
pharmacists at computer

Pharmacy grads reap residency benefits

UI College of Pharmacy grads securing highly sought-after residencies
Ninety percent of graduates from the UI College of Pharmacy landed the residencies they wanted in 2016. That's well above the national average of 68 percent, according to the American Society of Health System Pharmacists. Completing these competitive residencies will improve the graduates' chances of securing the jobs they want.

UI to expand NITE RIDE service

Late-night transportation service will be open to all genders, powered by mobile app
The UI’s late-night transportation service is now open to people of all genders and powered by a smartphone application. The app will enable users to pinpoint their location within the NITE RIDE boundary map and request a ride to and from any location within those boundaries.

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