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Scholars and artists offer Pandemic Insights in video series

University of Iowa scholars and artists, along with community partners, share their perspectives on the pandemic through the lenses of their areas of expertise in a series of video interviews conducted by the Obermann Center for Advance Studies. 

Pilot Programs to Conclude on Aug. 1

To facilitate a phased return to campus, the University of Iowa instituted a pilot program involving research and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics to test health and safety protocols. Over the past two months, the pilots involving the two departments have successfully tested elements of the UI’s return to campus plan.

More buildings opening up on limited basis as part of Phase 3

 Several additional buildings are reopening to allow a limited number of faculty who have a compelling need to work on campus, part of Phase 3 of the University of Iowa’s research ramp-up.