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Volume 47, Number 3


Not home sick: UI Student Health Service treats illness and supports wellness while students are away from home

Appreciating what we've got, working for what we need

Greetings from an experienced Hawkeye dad

It's not just pills and potions: New College of Pharmacy curriculum emphasizes patient interaction

Rockets, campaigns, and oral histories: Research opportunities abound for undergraduates at Iowa

Illuminating Opportunities

An end and a new beginning

How to get there from here and vice versa

A tradition of dance, a future of hope

Important Dates

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How to get there from here (and vice versa)

Getting to school and back can be a challenge for many University of Iowa students. When driving isn’t possible, there are other alternatives. Below is a listing. (Remember that sharing rides is a great option—if someone else from your area has a University of Iowa student, taking turns driving them to and from school helps reduce the number of trips and can be a good way to get to know other University students.)

  • The Eastern Iowa Airport is served by American Airlines (, American Trans Air (, Delta (, Northwest Airlines (, and United Airlines ( The airport is about a 30-minute drive from Iowa City.
  • Shuttle service is offered by Airport Shuttle Service (800-634-4242) and Airport Super Shuttle (319-626-5467). Both provide door-to-door service, monitor flights for delays and cancellations, request 24-hour advance reservations, and accept credit cards.
  • Bus service to downtown Iowa City is provided by Greyhound ( and Burlington Trailways ( Check web sites for schedules and fees.
  • Train service is available to Mount Pleasant, Iowa. Amtrak schedules and costs can be found at Mount Pleasant is approximately 50 miles south of Iowa City.
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