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UI honors 37 faculty and staff award winners

Wednesday, October 25, 2023
Thirty-seven University of Iowa faculty and staff members will be honored at the UI’s 2023 Faculty and Staff Awards Celebration on Oct. 26 for achievements ranging from excellence in service and teaching to leadership in outreach and student recruitment.
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Campus invited to Health Sciences Academic Building groundbreaking on Oct. 31

Tuesday, October 24, 2023
Faculty, staff, and students are invited to a groundbreaking ceremony for a new, state-of-the-art building that will house three of the University of Iowa’s most popular and top-ranked programs. The ceremony will take place at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31.
UI student Charlotte Sears works in the Iowa Memorial Union's River Room Cafe

Student success stems from Hawkeye Work Grant program

Monday, October 23, 2023
Data from the first year of the Hawkeye Work Grant program shows that the 106 students who participated in the program had an average GPA of 3.08 in spring 2023 and 92.5% retention rate in fall 2023. In comparison, 1,319 first-year students who did not participate had an average GPA of 3.05 in spring 2023 and 85.1% retention rate in fall 2023.
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Photos and videos: A Homecoming to remember

Monday, October 9, 2023
Hawkeyes showed up and showed out for Homecoming 2023.
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College of Pharmacy Dean Donald E. Letendre to step down

Monday, October 9, 2023
Donald E. Letendre, dean of the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy, will step down as dean in summer of 2024 after serving for 17 years. Letendre will continue to lead the college until his successor is hired and plans to remain on faculty as a professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science to pursue scholarly work.
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Longevity Awards: December 2023

Sunday, October 1, 2023
Drawing of Old Capitol Building

Longevity Awards: November 2023

Sunday, October 1, 2023
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Pen before shovel: Adele Vanarsdale helps UI design its future

Friday, September 22, 2023
As the university navigates its 10-year facilities master plan, Adele Vanarsdale, director of campus project planning, talks about her experience at Iowa, the holistic and purposeful vision for campus, and the pleasure of working for the university whose sports teams she grew up rooting for.
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Language recognition is as much about brains as it is about hearing

Friday, September 22, 2023
University of Iowa researchers have learned that how efficiently people recognize spoken words depends as much on the mind’s working as on hearing. In a new study, the researchers examined how well adults across the life span process spoken language.
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UI seeks state funding to improve health care access in rural Iowa

Monday, September 18, 2023
The University of Iowa is seeking state funding to expand its health care presence to rural parts of the state that are challenged in finding providers and other experts to treat and care for a rapidly aging population.
Rendering of the gymnastics training center

Gymnastics and Spirit Squad Training Center up for Regents’ approval

Friday, September 15, 2023
A key athletics project will be considered for final approval by the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, next week that would mean major improvements two University of Iowa athletics programs—women’s gymnastics and the Spirit Squad.
The Pentacrest at dusk

President Wilson, Provost Kregel discuss latest 'U.S. News & World Report' rankings

Friday, September 15, 2023
The most recent U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings list the University of Iowa as the top public university in the nation for undergraduate nursing and writing in the disciplines. The latest overall rankings also included multiple schools that improved or dropped 10 or more spots—including Iowa.