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Summer sun safety: 3 ways to protect your skin

Thursday, June 1, 2023
Swimming in the pool, attending a ballgame, or just sitting on your outdoor patio are all enjoyable summer activities. But without appropriate application of sunscreen or other forms of sun protection, you may find yourself walking away with a sunburn.
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Traffic alert: Downtown streets closing Friday morning for Iowa Arts Festival

Make note that several streets in downtown Iowa City that will be closed from 6 a.m. Friday through late Sunday for the annual Iowa Arts Festival. These closures could affect your commute and parking.
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Times and dates for spring 2023 commencement

Tuesday, May 2, 2023
This spring, more than 5,400 University of Iowa students will receive their degrees during in-person and livestreamed commencement ceremonies, beginning with the College of Pharmacy’s Doctor of Pharmacy ceremony May 11 and concluding with the College of Dentistry’s ceremony June 2.
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How to deal with annoying coworkers

If you have folks who get under your skin at the office, you're not alone. In this Fast Company article, Tippie College of Business professor Michele Williams shares some ideas on how to deal.
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7 projects that may affect your campus commute

Thursday, April 13, 2023
Here are seven ongoing or upcoming projects that may affect travel around town. Remember to use caution when driving or walking near the construction area and allow extra time to reach your destination.
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Sign up for May 17 Discover Your University tours, exhibits, demonstrations

Saturday, April 1, 2023
Discover Your University helps Iowa faculty and staff discover great things happening around campus.
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Working remotely? These technology resources and services no matter where your office may be

Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Technology resources and services to enable the success of our distributed workforce — no matter where your “office” may be.
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Campus safety services to be realigned as an organization

Thursday, March 2, 2023
The University of Iowa is restructuring its Department of Public Safety to better coordinate a wider range of safety services.

Holiday gift ideas for every Hawkeye on your list

Thursday, December 1, 2022
It’s a great day to be a Hawkeye, and you have the merch to prove it. Your family and friends are going to love these Hawkeye-themed holiday gifts, and to help fill your cart, we’ve compiled a list of options ranging from tickets to swag.
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Campus can submit preliminary proposals for FY2024 P3 funding

Thursday, September 15, 2022
Preliminary proposals are now being accepted for FY2024 P3 initiatives to support the University of Iowa Strategic Plan for 2022-2027.

UI employees: Healthier, more productive

Friday, March 6, 2015
University of Iowa employees who participated in university-sponsored health initiatives last year report healthier eating, lower work absenteeism and greater productivity on the job, factors that have helped keep health-insurance premiums at the same level for a third consecutive year.

Do mental workouts really work?

Thursday, June 13, 2013
UI researchers found that people over age 50 who played the game “Road Tour” (later re-named “Double Decision”) for at least 10 hours showed as much as seven years of cognitive improvement. “Age-related cognitive decline is real,” says lead author of the study Fredric Wolinsky, professor of public health. “We know that we can stop this decline and actually restore cognitive processing speed to...