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Iowa Memorial Union to undergo major renovation to better serve students

Ninety-eight years ago, in 1925, the Iowa Memorial Union (IMU) opened, providing University of Iowa students a place to gather, participate in campus activities, and deepen their Hawkeye connections. As the IMU prepares for its 100th birthday, the university is looking to its future and how the building can continue to serve as a hub for student activity and support.
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Finals at IMU kicks off for Fall 2022

Monday, December 12, 2022
As finals week begins, students are working hard to prepare for their exams and projects. To aid students in their studies, the IMU will host a variety of events, giving out free food, showing movies, and holding mental health exercises.

5 tips to be successful on final exams

Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Finals can be a challenging and stressful time. Not only are all your assignments and papers officially due, but you might also be preparing to return home for winter break or even graduate from the university.

UI continues efforts to reduce high-risk drinking

Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Alcohol Harm Reduction Plan for 2022-2025 is fifth released by university. The University of Iowa has released its Alcohol Harm Reduction Plan for 2022-2025, the overarching goal of which is to create a campus environment that maximizes well-being and minimizes harm resulting from alcohol consumption and high-risk drinking.
Michael Fletcher

Fletcher speaks to holistic well-being and success as director of UCS

Tuesday, August 2, 2022
Michael A. Fletcher, Psy.D., joined the University of Iowa staff as director of University Counseling Service (UCS) on July 11.
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University Dining Employees of the Semester

Thursday, May 5, 2022
Each semester, University Dining recognizes Employees of the Semester as part of our 1 Degree Higher Program. Nominations forms are available for all staff to nominate their peers in the department. The committee breaks out the nominations by classification (student, merit, P&S) and selects one winner for each.
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Highlighting Individual Style in the Residence Halls 

Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Living on campus at the University of Iowa provides students with numerous benefits including location, convenience, and a safe place to live. Many students choose to elevate their rooms by decorating it to show their individual style in order to create an environment they can thrive in during the school year.
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UI nationally recognized as Special Olympics Unified Champion School®

Tuesday, November 16, 2021
The University of Iowa is one of 68 schools in the country that has been selected as a Special Olympics Unified Champion School® for the class of 2021, thanks to the collaboration of the Recreational Services intramural sports program, the UI Special Olympics student organization, and Special Olympics Iowa.
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Student Disability Services: Moving on up... the road!

Monday, November 1, 2021
Previously housed in the basement of Burge Residence Hall, the office of Student Disability Services has moved to a new location as of fall 2021: 141 University Capitol Centre. This move, initiated by the advocacy of the UI Students for Disability Advocacy and Awareness (UISDAA) organization, was made possible following the efforts of a committee consisting of UI administrators, staff, UISDAA members, and students in 2018-19.
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2021 Graduate and Professional Student Needs Assessment

Wednesday, October 20, 2021
As a component of the Division of Student Life’s 2021-2026 Strategic Plan, the Graduate and Professional Student Needs Assessment work group has created an assessment tool for all UI graduate and professional students. We want to know what programs, services, and physical spaces on campus help students meet their basic needs, foster their sense of belonging and engagement on campus, and support their leadership development. Their voices are essential to this process.

Ally O'Meara: Homecoming Court 2021

Friday, October 15, 2021
Ally O'Meara is a senior from Indianola, Iowa majoring in Marketing and Finance, and minoring Theatre Arts.