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UI named top producer of Fulbright U.S. Students for eighth year

Friday, February 9, 2024
The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs has again named the University of Iowa a Fulbright Top Producing Institution for U.S. Students. This is the eighth year the UI has received the honor, given to U.S. colleges and universities that received the highest number of applicants selected for the 2023-24 Fulbright U.S. Student Program.
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7 UI online programs earn national honors

Tuesday, February 6, 2024
U.S. News & World Report has ranked seven University of Iowa programs among the best in the country in its new ranking of online programs.
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UI Dance Marathon raises $1.4M in year 30

Sunday, February 4, 2024
Congratulations to the participants, volunteers, donors, and families involved the University of Iowa's Dance Marathon 30, which took place Feb. 2—3 at the Iowa Memorial Union.
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New commencement regalia creates bigger black and gold experience

Friday, February 2, 2024
The University of Iowa is now partnering with Herff Jones as the official vendor for regalia and other commencement apparel, to help all graduates show their Hawkeye pride.
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Longevity Awards: February 2024

Thursday, February 1, 2024
University of Iowa Staff Council’s service-recognition program acknowledges all professional and scientific and merit staff who have reached 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, or 50 years of continuous service. Awardees receive a certificate and a letter of appreciation from the Office of the Provost.
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UI faculty highlight benefits, share tips on working with media to promote work

Monday, January 29, 2024
When Tara Bynum, University of Iowa assistant professor of English and African American Studies, published her first book, Reading Pleasures: Everyday Black Living in Early America, she was able to share her words with an even larger audience than she could have imagined: She was interviewed by PBS in February and was featured on an April episode of The Takeaway podcast, hosted by Melissa Harris-Perry.
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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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Longevity Awards: January 2024

Monday, January 1, 2024
University of Iowa Staff Council’s service-recognition program acknowledges all professional and scientific and merit staff who have reached 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, or 50 years of continuous service. Awardees receive a certificate and a letter of appreciation from the Office of the Provost.
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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.