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Recent News

Arrests made following Dec. 25 Hawk Alert

Thursday, January 25, 2024
As a result of an investigation into the shots fired on Dec. 25, 2023, which led to Hawk Alert, Iowa City Police have made multiple arrests.

Winter Weather Safety Reminders

Wednesday, January 10, 2024
Now that winter weather has arrived, and colder temperatures are expected, it’s important to check the weather forecast before traveling and plan accordingly to stay safe.

Campus Safety teams up with Student Government to support student safety

Tuesday, January 9, 2024
Campus Safety has teamed up with Undergraduate Student Government and Graduate and Professional Student Government to distribute personal safety alarms to students. Those interested in receiving a personal safety alarm should mark their calendars, and plan to attend an upcoming safety tabling event. Please be prepared to present your student ID.

Events

USG x Campus Safety Bike Registration Event

Monday, April 22, 2024 12:00pm to 2:00pm
T. Anne Cleary Walkway
Campus Safety has teamed up with Undergraduate Student Government to host a bike registration event that's open to all students, faculty, and staff. Attend this event to get your bike registered, and learn more about what you can do to secure your property and prevent bike theft. Registering your bike makes it easier for you to report your bike if it is stolen, and easier for law enforcement to return it to you if it is located.
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BMindful Holy Days: Passover (Judaism)

Monday, April 22 7:55pm to Tuesday, April 30, 2024 8:04pm
University of Iowa Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
BMindful is an initiative that seeks to meet the needs of diverse communities by providing event and conference planners with the dates of holy days of major religious faiths for five years into the future. By providing these dates in advance, BMindful seeks to help planners avoid those dates when scheduling events. BMindful does not include all religious holy days. It focuses on three major holy days for each faith—days when faith members may choose not to go to work or send their children to...
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BMindful Holy Days: Holy Friday (Orthodox Christianity)

Friday, May 3, 2024 (all day)
University of Iowa Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
BMindful is an initiative that seeks to meet the needs of diverse communities by providing event and conference planners with the dates of holy days of major religious faiths for five years into the future. By providing these dates in advance, BMindful seeks to help planners avoid those dates when scheduling events. BMindful does not include all religious holy days. It focuses on three major holy days for each faith—days when faith members may choose not to go to work or send their children to...
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