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Maddie Anderson-Trotter

First Gen Hawks program seeing strong student success in and out of the classroom

Monday, November 27, 2023
First Gen Hawks, launched with about 100 students in 2020, provides support and learning opportunities to first-year, first-generation students. This includes courses that will set them up for success in and out of the classroom, one-on-one mentoring and coaching, and meetings with other first-gen students with similar questions and experiences on campus.
David Ramotowski

3MT winner exploring how to use corn to mitigate PCBs, improve public health

Monday, November 27, 2023
University of Iowa PhD student David Ramotowski is working on how to decrease the effects of harmful chemicals found in soil deposits using Iowa’s most plentiful agricultural product: corn.
Fans at Carver-Hawkeye Arena

A look back: Iowa women’s wrestling blazes new trail

Monday, November 13, 2023
Coach Clarissa Chun and her team of determined women’s wrestlers put on an exceptional show Sunday during the University of Iowa’s first-ever women’s wrestling meet, the Trailblazer Duals.
Photo of UI Hospitals & Clinics

New road will connect Newton Road to UI Hospitals & Clinics

Monday, November 6, 2023
The first new road to be built on campus in more than a decade will connect Newton Road to the fountain entrance of University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, a project necessary to make way for construction of the new inpatient tower.
Photo of 1stGen@Iowa Awards 2022

5 UI students, faculty, staff honored with 1stGen@Iowa awards

Monday, November 6, 2023
Five Hawkeyes will be recognized at the 2023 1stGen@Iowa Awards and Recognition Ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 9, as part of the weeklong National First-Generation College Celebration.
Hoofing Ma in Patagonia

International photo contest celebrates global education at Iowa

Monday, November 6, 2023
Witnessing the art of falconry in the deserts of the United Arab Emirates. Celebrating the end of Eid with city residents in Marrakech. Observing the cherished holiday of Holi among new friends on Iowa’s campus. These are among the winning images selected for the 2023 International Programs annual photo contest as part of International Education Week Nov. 13—17, which aims to inspire greater awareness of the many ways the University of Iowa community can experience international education.
an image from an Iowa neuroscience research lab

Human brain takes stock of blame

Monday, November 6, 2023
University of Iowa researchers have found that the human brain can distinguish between an outcome caused by human error and one in which the person’s decision-making is blameless. The brain takes just one second to separate the outcomes, and in cases involving human error, extra time to catalog the mistake.
PHoto of Veterans Day flags

UI honors 2023 Hawkeye Distinguished Veterans Award recipients

Thursday, November 2, 2023
Six members of the University of Iowa community who served their country in the United States Army and United States Air Force were honored with the 2023 Hawkeye Distinguished Veterans Award.
Iowa Advanced Technology Laboratories

UI plans remodeling, expansion of Iowa Advanced Technology Laboratories

Tuesday, October 31, 2023
The University of Iowa plans to remodel and expand the Iowa Advanced Technology Laboratories—one of its most unique buildings—to create a permanent home for one of its fast-growing programs of study.
An architect's rendering of the renovated stadium

Duane Banks Field renovation will improve game-day experience

Monday, October 30, 2023
A proposed renovation to the home of the University of Iowa baseball team is being considered for final approval by the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, at its November meeting. Duane Banks Field opened on Stadium Drive in 1974 and sits between landmarks Kinnick Stadium and Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
Photo of Clark Stanford and Nicole Brogden

Co-chairs, committee named in College of Pharmacy dean search

Monday, October 30, 2023
University of Iowa faculty, staff, and students have been named to the search committee for a new dean of the College of Pharmacy.
John Riehl

‘We’ve got your back’: UI health insurance benefits provide peace of mind with life-saving transplant

Sunday, October 29, 2023
When John Riehl found out he would undergo a combined kidney and pancreas transplant last year, there was a lot to worry about: how the procedure would go, how his family was handling the stress, and missing out on family events. One thing he says he didn’t worry about was how much it was going to cost.