Spelling out its contention with a $12.8 million jury verdict awarded to a contractor on its Stead Family Children’s Hospital, the state – on behalf of the University of Iowa and Board of Regents – is accusing jurors of leveling “excessive” damages and of being “influenced by passion or prejudice.”
Articles Tagged: University of Iowa
Higher Ed Nov. 14, 2022 1:09 pm137d ago
Meanwhile, contractor Modern Piping the day after its favorable verdict Oct. 27 asked the court to require the state, UI and regents to pay an additional $16 million related to bond issues and questions that arose at the start of the disagreement in April 2016.
Higher Ed Nov. 11, 2022 4:41 pm139d ago
Going back to fiscal 2018, University of Iowa Student Health psychiatry visits are up 40 percent, even though total enrollment is down 8 percent over the same period.
People & Places Nov. 11, 2022 1:35 pm140d ago
Student dancers have incorporated personal stories from those living with mental illness in Unfinished, a ballet performance.
Higher Ed Nov. 9, 2022 6:29 pm141d ago
Reported crimes tied to social interaction jumped at the University of Iowa last year, with rape reports surging to 64 in 2021 from 38 in 2020, 50 in 2019, and 22 in 2015.
Higher Ed Nov. 9, 2022 6:00 am142d ago
Adding to the hundreds of millions in new construction, renovations, and expansions already planned or underway across its Johnson County campuses, the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics this week wants Board of Regents approval to spend another $16 million upgrading its main Iowa City location.
History Nov. 8, 2022 5:00 am147d ago
Blind musician graduated from Coe, taught music and literature, earned Ph.D. at Iowa
Higher Ed Nov. 7, 2022 1:39 pm144d ago
“The health and safety of students is a priority at the University of Iowa, and many students enjoy opening their windows in their living spaces for fresh air,” UI spokesman Chris Brewer told The Gazette.
Higher Ed Nov. 5, 2022 6:00 am146d ago
Although Iowa’s regent universities still enroll far more Iowans than out-of-state residents, the gap between the two groups of students is narrowing – with all three campuses reporting fewer resident students this fall than last fall.
Environmental News Nov. 4, 2022 12:03 pm147d ago
John Doershuk has been state archaeologist since 2007 and directs the University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist
Higher Ed Nov. 3, 2022 5:10 pm147d ago
Initial reports are the fall was an accident, as students said they were “playing around in a residence hall room when one student leaned back and fell through the screen of an open window,” a UI spokeswoman said.
Higher Ed Nov. 4, 2022 11:41 am147d ago
More than seven years after a Cedar Rapids contractor first sued the University of Iowa over payment for work on a pair of high-profile projects – its new Hancher Auditorium and children’s hospital – a jury has delivered another blow to UI, ordering it pay $12.8 million more.
Hawkeye Wrestling Nov. 2, 2022 9:23 am149d ago
With more than a year of construction to go on a new 38,500-square-foot, two-level Hawkeye wrestling practice facility, the University of Iowa is moving to officially name it after a family that made the $7 million lead gift.
Higher Ed Oct. 28, 2022 6:00 am154d ago
After dipping slightly during the height of COVID-19, visits to the University of Iowa Office of the Ombudsperson — which provides “problem solving and conflict resolution” services to students, faculty, and staff — increased to 661 in the budget year that just ended.
Higher Ed Oct. 25, 2022 12:31 pm157d ago
In new international university rankings out Tuesday comparing an expanding number of research institutions and their scholarly impact across multiple disciplines, both of Iowa’s ranked universities continued to lose ground – with Iowa State sliding 26 spots.