News and updates for faculty and staff


Search committee members announced for UI Hospitals & Clinics CEO

The University of Iowa has announced the search committee for the next associate vice president and CEO of UI Hospitals & Clinics. The committee will be co-chaired by Colin Derdeyn, chair and departmental executive officer of the Department of Radiology, and Peter Matthes, senior advisor to the president and vice president for external relations.

More than 100 classrooms to receive upgrades before classes begin

As part of an initiative to improve student success, the University of Iowa is spending $2 million to modernize 175 classrooms in 25 buildings this summer. Upgrades include new furniture and other features designed to make classrooms more inclusive, accessible, and mobile. Most of these improvements will be complete by the time classes begin Aug. 21.



New supervisor training focuses on identifying mental health concerns

New training from University Human Resources will provide supervisors with information to better understand and identify mental health concerns so they will be better equipped to support their teams. The Well-Being and Mental Health course is for all new and current supervisors and can be accessed in Employee Self-Service.

Protect your online profile: A brief guide to IT do's and don’ts

Understanding information technology policies, standards, and guidelines can protect your online safety and your access to campus computing resources. Review the basics of acceptable use, security, privacy, and other priorities.


UI expert: Set boundaries, lead by example when considering your child's social media use

Summertime leads to free time, down time, and screen time, which means now is a good time for parents of teens and preteens to talk to their children about phone use, social media habits, and boundaries. Gerta Bardhoshi, professor of counselor education in the College of Education, provides helpful tips.

How Iowa is making an impact along the RAGBRAI route

University of Iowa alumni are creating a positive social and economic impact within the communities along this year's RAGBRAI route—which spans Sioux City to Davenport—and across the state.


Your first look inside the new home of Hawkeye wrestling

Nearly a year after breaking ground, the University of Iowa's Goschke Family Wrestling Training Center is beginning to look like the world-class facility envisioned by Hawkeye athletics leaders and supporters. Take a look at the progress being made.

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