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.

Mapping the employment journey of Merit staff

Tuesday, July 18, 2023
Clara Wells began her career at the University of Iowa nearly two decades ago not knowing where that decision would lead. Since then, she has risen through the ranks from a custodian at the hospital to a custodial supervisor in Facilities Management.
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Iowa Now: Department of Dance will be relocated

Monday, July 3, 2023
The University of Iowa is in the beginning stages of planning for the Department of Dance to vacate aging Halsey Hall and relocate to the Performing Arts Annex, the renamed former art museum that sits among other arts buildings on the west side of the Iowa River.
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UI approves P3 funding to support 4 new projects in FY24

Monday, July 3, 2023
The University of Iowa will use the next round of P3 funding to enhance student success, retain critical employees, and share faculty research and scholarship with the public.
Hawkeye On Safety Conference

Registration is open for Hawkeye on Safety

Thursday, June 29, 2023
The Hawkeye on Safety conference is about to celebrate its 10th anniversary, marking a decade of promoting workplace safety and health awareness. The conference has become a fixture in the calendar for many professionals in the safety and health industry, offering valuable insights and networking opportunities for attendees.
Nexus Podcast

Nexus Podcast: How the University of Iowa integrated FDD into maintenance operations

Thursday, June 22, 2023
FM’s integration of Fault Detection Diagnostics (FDD) into maintenance operations was recently highlighted on the Nexus Podcast.  The podcast episode features FM’s Tom Moore, senior area manager for Building Operations and Maintenance, and Brad Dameron, building analytic response specialist.
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How the Iowa City area built a resilient flood control system

Sunday, June 11, 2023
For nearly a month, Iowa City’s gateway from Interstate 80 sat waterlogged. Nearby, floodwaters destroyed the region’s premier performing arts center and damaged the home of one of Iowa’s most valued paintings, Jackson Pollock’s “Mural.”
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US Building of the Week: University of Iowa Stanley Museum of Art

Tuesday, May 30, 2023
The Stanley Museum of Art opened on the University of Iowa campus in August 2022, fourteen years after rising waters from the Iowa River flooded the original museum building. The new building designed by BNIM is marked by its dark brick exterior and a lightwell bringing natural light inside the building. The architects answered a few questions about the project.

The University of Iowa is a climate-friendly standout school

Wednesday, May 24, 2023
The Washington Post highlighted the University of Iowa and its biomass program in a recent article about climate-friendly colleges. The University of Iowa became a green-energy champion in harvesting biomass energy by using resources in its backyard — the oats facility is just 25 miles away.