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Earth Month Updates

April is Earth Month and there are lots of amazing events happening to celebrate our planet this month. From volunteer opportunities to plant giveaways, there are Earth Month activities for everyone!
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UI seeks permission to plan second west side parking ramp

Tuesday, February 20, 2024
As the University of Iowa and UI Health Care look ahead to the additional staff and patients a new inpatient tower will bring to the west side of campus, so too will come the need for more parking. The UI will ask the Iowa Board of Regents at its Feb. 28 meeting for permission to proceed with planning an additional parking ramp on the west half of the parking lots adjacent to the College of Dentistry building.
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Mayflower will be used as residence hall again in 2024-25

Friday, February 16, 2024
The University of Iowa will continue to use Mayflower Residence Hall during the 2024-25 academic year, as more than 1,500 returning students in their second, third, and fourth years have applied to live on campus. The university also is seeing a record level of admission applications from prospective students for fall 2024.
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Duane Banks Field renovation will improve game-day experience

Friday, November 10, 2023
A renovation project is planned for Duane Banks Field to improve the game-day experience for all Hawkeye baseball fans. Elements of the project include increased stadium capacity and an enhanced fan experience with premium seating opportunities, additional concessions, and expanded restrooms.
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UI plans remodeling, expansion of Iowa Advanced Technology Laboratories

Friday, November 10, 2023
The UI has planned a remodel and expansion project for one of the most interesting buildings on campus, the Iowa Advanced Technology Laboratories, which will then become the permanent home of the rapidly growing Department of Computer Science. Research laboratories currently located in the building will remain.
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New road will connect Newton Road to UI Hospitals & Clinics

Friday, November 10, 2023
For the first time in more than a decade, there are plans for a new road on campus. The project will connect Newton Road to the fountain entrance of the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, which will make way for construction of the hospital's new inpatient tower.
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University of Iowa breaks ground on new multi-disciplinary health sciences building

Wednesday, November 1, 2023
The University of Iowa celebrated a groundbreaking for a new six-floor building that will be home to three of the school's top programs: communication sciences and disorders, health and human physiology and physical therapy and rehab services.
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University of Iowa's prestigious Nonfiction Writing Program has a home

Wednesday, October 4, 2023
The University of Iowa’s newly built Nonfiction Writing House opened last month on what has been dubbed the “writer’s row” along Clinton Street, providing the program its own building for the first time. The university held a dedication and open house on Sept. 22 for the 4,858-square-foot building, which was constructed in less than two years after decades of efforts to give the program a home.
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Same building, new name: Iowa Bioscience Innovation Facility

Monday, August 28, 2023
The former College of Pharmacy building—the one sometimes referred to as "the silver bullet"—now has a new name: the Iowa Bioscience Innovation Facility (IBIF). Located at 115 S. Grand Ave., the building was renamed earlier this year to reflect its new purpose. (ICYMI: The new College of Pharmacy building at 180 S. Grand Ave. opened in 2019.)
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New Real-time Parking Dashboard

Monday, August 28, 2023
UI Parking and Transportation has created a public parking dashboard to help you find available parking in campus facilities. The dashboard refreshes every 15 seconds to provide real-time parking availability and includes links to facility information.