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IOWA CITY -- The University of Iowa's $1.4 billion health care enterprise has notified the three health systems that comprise its UI Health Alliance that it's exiting the collaboration and dissolving its accountable care organization in the face of looming state cuts and "uncertain financial headwinds.".
IOWA CITY -- One year after former University of Iowa Provost Barry Butler left to for the presidency at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Florida, UI is launching a search for his replacement -- following what always was meant to be a measured timeline. In Butler's stead, former UI College of Public ...

Significant gaps in graduation rates remain among different minority groups and students with varying levels of financial need at the state's public universities, a new report finds. The state Board of Regents released its Annual Graduation & Retention Report for Fall 2017 at its meeting in Ames on Feb. 22.
IOWA CITY -- An acclaimed Spotify curator whose musical endorsements have turned small acts into giants is returning to his IOWA City roots this week to speak at several events during the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business' annual Black in Business series. Tuma Basa, who graduated from UI ...
The Pentacrest on the campus of the University of Iowa including the Old Capitol Building (center), Macbride Hall (top left), Jessup Hall (bottom left), Schaeffer Hall (top right), and MacLean Hall (bottom right) in an aerial photograph in Iowa City on Wednesday, May 14, 2014. (Stephen Mally/The ...

The UI started the undergraduate English/Creative Writing Program in the fall of 2016. The program has seen a surge in number of students in two years. By Aadit Tambe. aadit-tambe@uiowa.edu. The English/Creative Writing Program has seen a surge in student enrollment since its inception in the fall of ...
Supplemental Instruction, a peer-facilitated tutoring program, has had a significant effect on retention rates and the grades of students at the University of Iowa, a report has shown. The recently released state Board of Regents annual graduation and retention report looked into Supplemental Instruction, ...
The University of Iowa's Visual Arts Building has been named to Architectural Digest's list of top new university structures from around the world. The list of nine buildings includes structures at Rice University, Cornell Tech, Duke University and the University of Bergen in Norway, University of Pennsylvania, ...
The nursing shortage in Iowa and across the country has garnered the attention of NIACC and the University of Iowa. ... announced an agreement, "RN to BSN 3+1," that will allow NIACC graduates to transfer to the University of Iowa to complete their Bachelors of Nursing science degree online in one year.
A sizable chunk of the University of Iowa Seashore Hall is coming down. The three-story brick structure that stands next to the parking lot at the intersection of North Gilbert Street and Iowa Avenue is being torn down piece by piece as part of the first phase of Seashore Hall's demolition. The same will ...
Iowa City, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- University of Iowa students braved the chilly weather today for "My Body is My Own." They used pink flags to spell out the statement. It's part of Planned Parenthood's fight against rape culture and for birth control. People passing by could write their own stories as victims of ...
Meat producers cry foul on University of Iowa student government 'Meatless Monday' initiative. Meat still available in dining halls every day - but student group promoting meat-free options. (File photo) Pigs find a ray of late morning light in a hog barn in Winthrop on Wednesday, March 8, 2017.
Edging art history between the 19th and 20th century, artist Ferdinand Bac's avant-garde style has made its way to the University of Iowa Museum of Art through a loan from Sylviane Jullian. Looking Bac: Ferdinand Bac 1859-1952 officially opened on Feb. 17, displaying a vast collection of Bac's work in ...
University of Iowa researchers enlisted the help of a common farm animal in their joint injury research, and they found a method that could help slow post-traumatic arthritis. In a recently published study, UI scientists, doctors, and engineers used Yucatan mini pigs to test an arthritis medicine that is used on ...
Over the last five years, enrollment in distance-education courses at the three regent universities has increased by 31.6 percent, rising from 59,542 in 2013-14 to 78,383 in 2016-17. At the University of Iowa, the fall 2016 headcount of students enrolled in these courses was 2,859, up from 2,343 in fall 2014.

AMES -- Iowa's Board of Regents, without discussion Thursday, formally stripped the name of casino mogul Steve Wynn from the University of Iowa's Institute for Vision Research, to which he donated $25 million in 2013. A website for the UI enterprise aimed at eradicating blindness and accelerating ...
The Pentacrest on the campus of the University of Iowa including the Old Capitol Building (center), Macbride Hall (top left), Jessup Hall (bottom left), Schaeffer Hall (top right), and MacLean Hall (bottom right) in an aerial photograph in Iowa City on Wednesday, May 14, 2014. (Stephen Mally/The ...
For the University of Iowa, the bill's passage could mean the loss of accreditation of the only accredited obstetrics/gynecology residency program in the state, said Marygrace Elson, who wrote a letter as the chair of the Iowa Section of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. The letter was ...
Second workshop with Eddie Moore added at University of Iowa. Discussion on race and privilege for teachers set for the afternoon. educator and speaker Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr., one of the authors of "The Guide for White women Who Teach Black Boys", speaks in a classroom at the Coe College Athletic and ...
Iowa City, Iowa (CNN) - An alternative rock band is dealing with a different type of rush before performing in front of a college crowd. The tour bus for the band 'Portugal. the Man' caught fire on the University of Iowa's Campus. Crews say the flames started on top of the bus in its heating and cooling system ...
University of Iowa undergraduates Hannah Gulick and Josh Larson took part in an intensive, international science program to design, build, and fly a sounding rocket. The class allows students to learn the challenges associated with conceiving and successfully executing a complete rocket mission.
Iowa City -- Two Iowa City women are accused of breaking into a University of Iowa dorm room and stealing items. According to UI police criminal complaints, at 9:45 p.m. Feb. 8, 21-year-old Chanel L. Terpstra and 19-year-old Madeline P. Wise entered a room in Catlett Hall, 350 N. Madison St. police ...
Adam Weinstein, the Iowa City man who pleaded guilty to a string of sexual assaults around the University of Iowa campuses in 2015, was sentenced to seven years of jail time Monday. Weinstein entered an Alford plea last November for two charges. Judge Christopher Bruns ordered Monday that ...
Only 3.1 percent of students at the University of Iowa are black, according to the UI Undergraduate Admissions. A lot of those students come from Chicago, making that transition to Iowa a real game-changer for them. I don't even live in Chicago, and it was hard for me to adjust to the overwhelmingly large ...
Like, one day last month, when a crew from NBC's "Today" show visited the room to film a segment about the iconic TV journalist Tom Brokaw donating his personal papers and artifacts -- ranging from his high school yearbook to rocks he picked up from the Great Wall of China -- to the University of Iowa ...
The University of Iowa College of Nursing and North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) have entered into a new agreement to allow NIACC nursing graduates to seamlessly transfer to the University of Iowa (UI) and complete their Bachelors of Nursing science (BSN) degree in one year.
On Thursday, the University of Iowa Office of Outreach and Engagement held a Lunch & Learn with Udaykumar, a professor of mechanical and industrial engineering. He discussed an ongoing project concerning energy sources used for cooking in developing countries. The geographic areas Udaykumar's ...
Iowa City -- The University of Iowa is planning some $300,000 in additional work to the $95 million Elizabeth Catlett Residence Hall it opened just six months ago after discovering exhaust from the dorm's food service operation is disrupting experiments in the nearby chemistry Building. The exhaust is ...
Iowa City -- The University of Iowa this week named 16 faculty members to lead the search for its new College of liberal arts and sciences dean -- adding to the growing number of UI administrative searches underway and fulfilling a promise made to faculty last semester. Henry B. Tippie College of ...
Longtime NBC News reporter and anchor Tom Brokaw has become one of the most respected names in American journalism after more than 40 years of work. Thousands of documents and pieces from Brokaw's illustrious career were made available to the public Thursday by the University of Iowa's ...
Another University of Iowa administrator on Tuesday announced he's leaving campus for a different job - adding to the growing list of administrative departures and increasing turnover within the upper UI ranks. Lon Moeller, who has been UI associate provost for undergraduate education and dean of the ...
Members of the conservative Christian student group Business Leaders in Christ were back on the University of Iowa's campus this week, just a few months after their organization was stripped of official recognition for denying a leadership position to an openly gay man. The club only has 10 students and ...
A legal battle brewing at the University of Iowa is pitting gay rights against religious freedom. Business Leaders in Christ (BLinC) is suing the public university for religious discrimination after it revoked the group's campus registration in November for denying a leadership position to a gay student. The group ...
Des Moines, Iowa -- The University of Iowa is caught up in a legal fight with a conservative Christian student group that denied a leadership position to a student who is gay. The case pits a university policy barring discrimination based on sexual orientation against the religious beliefs of a 10-member ...
Downtown Iowa City is seen Wednesday behind Monzer Shakally, a senior at the University of Iowa from Syria. The protected status of those like him who fled Syria -- 6,916 in the United States -- will expire on March 31 if not renewed. "If this status was to expire, for a lot of people who won't be able to find ...
From left, Ben Linden and his twin brother Alex Linden talk about their involvement with University of Iowa Dance Marathon. The college's largest student-run organization, the University of Iowa Dance Marathon raises funds for pediatric cancer patients and their families at the University of Iowa Stead ...
At University of Iowa Stead Family children's hospital, for instance, kids can control their own room - not just TV and bedside Entertainment, but the lighting, meal ordering, nurse communication and more. With new in-room systems, the hospital has helped its small charges make the most of their stay, ...
The first building that would become part of Seashore Hall was built on the site of the old mechanics Academy. What was eventually the southwest wing of the hall, at 328 Iowa Ave., opened on Jan. 11, 1898, as the University of Iowa's first teaching hospital, not long after Seashore arrived on the UI campus.
DELHI, Iowa (AP) -- A group of University of Iowa students presented possible solutions to a wastewater treatment issue at a lake in eastern Iowa. engineering students with the university's Iowa Initiative for Sustainable Communities offered design options to Delaware County officials, the Telegraph Herald ...
University of Iowa students Propose Wastewater Solutions. A group of University of Iowa students presented possible solutions to a wastewater treatment issue at a lake in eastern Iowa. Jan. 1, 2018, at 2:49 p.m.. University of Iowa Students Propose Wastewater Solutions ...
Former Iowa field hockey Head Coach Tracey Griesbaum, left, and former Iowa Associate Athletics Director Jane Meyer listen to a question May 22 as they discuss their discrimination cases against the University of Iowa at the offices of Newkirk Zwagerman Law Firm in Des Moines. (Cliff Jette/The Gazette) ...
The Pentacrest on the campus of the University of Iowa including the Old Capitol Building (center), Macbride Hall (top left), Jessup Hall (bottom left), Schaeffer Hall (top right), and MacLean Hall (bottom right) in an aerial photograph. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette/file photo) ...
A Christian student group has filed a federal lawsuit against the University of Iowa after the university revoked the group's registration as an on-campus organization last month. Business Leaders in Christ, formed by Tippie College of Business students in 2014, filed the suit Monday, which includes 20 ...
Iowa City -- An acclaimed Spotify curator whose musical endorsements have turned small acts into giants is returning to his Iowa City roots this week to speak at several events during the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business' annual Black in Business series. Tuma Basa, who graduated from UI ...
On Monday, University of Iowa students may have noticed something different at the dining halls. As part of the theme semester "Climate for Change," the University of Iowa Student government and Office of Sustainability came together to create Meatless Mondays. The idea, which tries to provide meat-free ...
Patient engagement is important and the healthcare experience - particularly in inpatient settings - is increasingly seen by providers as a critically valuable priority. At University of Iowa Stead Family children's hospital, for instance, kids can control their own room - not just TV and bedside Entertainment, ...
A pair of University of Iowa undergraduate students are going above and beyond by creating a new tool for students to learn about gravity using a sandbox. However, it's not your typical sandbox. Jacob Isbell and Mason Reed created the "Gravbox", a first-of-its-kind tool. Gravbox is an "augmented reality ...
Iowa City -- Significantly more American children are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder than previously thought, according to a new and more comprehensive analysis out of the University of Iowa published this month in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Where the Autism and ...


 

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