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UI expands 24/7 Support and Crisis Line services to faculty, staff, postdocs

Tuesday, January 23, 2024
The University of Iowa 24/7 Support and Crisis Line is now available to faculty, staff, and postdocs as part of the university’s ongoing effort to prioritize the mental health and well-being of employees. The 24-hour crisis line has been available to students since fall 2021.
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Beth Goetz named Iowa’s next athletics director

Thursday, January 18, 2024
Beth Goetz has been named the University of Iowa’s next Henry B. and Patricia B. Tippie Director of Athletics Chair after serving in the role as interim since Aug. 2.
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Coffey, Tilley to present UI’s 41st Presidential Lecture

Thursday, January 18, 2024
Christopher Coffey, director of the Clinical Trials Statistical and Data Management Center and professor of biostatistics in the University of Iowa College of Public Health, and Cristina Tilley, Claire Ferguson-Carlson Faculty Fellow in Law and professor in the UI College of Law, will deliver the UI’s 41st Presidential Lecture.
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Stresses strengthen disease-causing yeast

Tuesday, January 9, 2024
University of Iowa biologists have found that a yeast species that can be hazardous to human health can become more resistant when exposed to a prior, mild stress. The researchers also learned this trait does not exist in a close relative, brewer’s or baker’s yeast.
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2023 in images

Monday, December 18, 2023
Take a look back at the memorable moments of 2023, a year where the university built on excellence in the classroom, in the lab, in competitive sport, and in the community.
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New graduates celebrated at fall 2023 commencement

Monday, December 18, 2023
They did it! Almost 1,700 students received their degrees at fall 2023 commencement ceremonies Dec. 14—17.
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Back at Iowa, improving lives, feeling the love

Friday, December 15, 2023
Heart rhythm issues, whether too slow or too fast, can cause significant mortality or morbidity in patients. Paari Dominic, a cardiac electrophysiologist at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, focuses on the electric system of the heart to address these issues.
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The day the solar wind died on Mars

Friday, December 8, 2023
On Dec. 26, 2022, the solar wind disappeared on Mars. In a new study, researchers led by Jasper Halekas at the University of Iowa explain why the ever-present solar wind vanished. Halekas will present the findings for media on Dec. 11 at the American Geophysical Union annual meeting in San Francisco.
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Dates, times of fall 2023 commencement ceremonies announced

Wednesday, December 6, 2023
On Dec. 14–17, nearly 1,700 University of Iowa students will receive their degrees during in-person and livestreamed commencement ceremonies, beginning with the College of Education’s undergraduate and Teacher Education Program recognition Dec. 14 and concluding with the College of Engineering undergraduate ceremony Dec. 17.
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UI first public university to partner with program that identifies exceptionally talented youth

Wednesday, December 6, 2023
The University of Iowa is the first public university in North America to partner with Rise, an initiative that finds promising young people and provides them with opportunities that allow them to work together to serve others over their lifetimes.
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Wildfires have erased two decades’ worth of air quality gains in western US

Monday, December 4, 2023
A new study from the University of Iowa concludes that wildfires originating in the western United States and Canada have erased air quality gains over the past two decades and caused an increase of premature deaths in fire-prone areas and downwind regions.

UI begins national search for athletics director

Thursday, November 30, 2023
University of Iowa faculty, staff, and students have been named to the search committee for a new athletics director.