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John Pappajohn Business Building

Accessibility adjustments made to Pappajohn Business Building

Wednesday, May 24, 2023
The Americans with Disabilities Act and accessibility changed over recent years, and facilities at Pappajohn Business Building have been re-evaluated to improve ADA accommodations.
UI Nonfiction Writing Program house construction

UI Nonfiction Writing Program house to open spring 2023

Wednesday, May 24, 2023
The Nonfiction Writing Program House is the latest addition to the “writers’ neighborhood” on the corner of North Clinton and Church Street and will host classes for both undergraduate and graduate students.
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UI receives Tree Campus Higher Education Award

Thursday, April 13, 2023
Just in time for Earth Month, the University of Iowa was once again designated a 2022 Tree Campus USA award by the Tree Campus Higher Education Program. The award was presented to the Facilities Management Landscape Services tree crew by the Arbor Day Foundation and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources during the annual Community Forestry Awards luncheon on April 12. 
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Check out FM's green contributions to the UI's sustainability efforts

Saturday, April 1, 2023
April is Earth Month!  Facilities Management is proud to be a campus partner committed to sustainability at the University of Iowa today and every day. Here are just a few of our favorite green accomplishments from the teams who help lead them.
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Learn about snow removal with Landscape Services!

Thursday, March 2, 2023
In the 2021/2022 winter season, our Landscape Services teams spent over 6,000 hours removing snow on the University of Iowa campus.  In this video, Scott Gritsch, director of Landscape Services, walks through some of the statistics and logistics of keeping our campus safe during the cold, snowy months.
F&O Celebrates Women's History Month

F&O Celebrates Women's History Month

Wednesday, March 1, 2023
March is Women's History Month. To celebrate, Finance and Operations will be recognizing some of the dedicated women who work in and lead our departments throughout the month.
Women's History Month Features

Check out FM's Women History Month Features

Tuesday, February 28, 2023
March is Women's History Month. To recognize women's important contribution to history and culture, we're celebrating some of the incredible women in Facilities Management. Keep an eye out for new features each week on the Women's History Month features page!
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University of Iowa 2022 Rewind Video

Thursday, December 22, 2022
Check out the University of Iowa 2022 rewind video to see what all happened this year! FM was included in a few of the projects shown, such as the funding for hospital expansion, the vintage Herky on the Pentacrest for homecoming, Anne Frank tree planting, and the Stanley Museum of Art opening!
An aerial photo of the medical campus at the University of Iowa, with the children's hospital and water tower at the center

West campus first to see 10-year facilities master plan projects take shape

Friday, December 2, 2022
It’s an exciting time to be a Hawkeye and to witness the campus transformation that will take place beginning in 2023. As part of the University of Iowa’s 10-year facilities master plan, projects will include state-of-the-art buildings, equipment, learning spaces, and other amenities.
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UI Department of Athletics builds momentum on facility upgrade projects

Friday, December 2, 2022
The University of Iowa Department of Athletics continues to advance a set of projects that will provide Hawkeye student-athletes and their fans with services and facilities that rank among the best in the country.