Ride through Iowa City caps off week full of Hawkeye pride
On July 25, 2015, an estimated 20,000 cyclists participating in the Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) rode through the University of Iowa campus. All week long, Hawkeye spirit was part of this truly monumental touring event.
Studies show medical teams with pharmacists helped patients control blood pressure
Patients with hypertension benefit from interacting with a medical team that includes a pharmacist. Two studies showed pharmacist-included care teams delivered more hands-on and tailored medication regimens to patients, which yielded more effective blood-pressure control results than for those patients who did not have a pharmacist on hand.
Building designed for student success, to help accommodate growing numbers
Hundreds of people gathered on July 21, 2015, to celebrate the opening of the Mary Louise Petersen Residence Hall—the University of Iowa’s first new residence hall in more than 40 years, intentionally designed for student success.
Summer high school research program makes UI ‘feel like home’
Just like her mom almost 30 years ago, Alexandra Chan is immersed in hands-on research on the University of Iowa campus. Chan is one of nearly 40 high school students from across the nation and globe participating in a rigorous, five-week summer residential research opportunity, the Secondary Student Training Program.
Jean Robillard will assume his role as interim president of the University of Iowa on August 1. He will hold a media availability to provide an update on the presidential search and answer questions about the upcoming academic semester.
Moving a child to college is a big transition for everyone. To help ease what’s sure to a busy and emotional day, "Iowa Now" asked seasoned UI parents to offer words of wisdom to the parents of this year’s incoming class. Read what they had to say.
As the availability of and demand for genetic testing continues to rise, more genetic counselors are needed to assist patients in interpreting their test results. The Iowa Institute of Human Genetics Summer Internship Program, now in its third year, allows interns to explore various career opportunities in genetic counseling.
Research marks first time amygdala is stimulated and breathing loss is reported
By using electrical stimulation to activate the amygdala, a group of University of Iowa researchers has identified areas of the human brain in which breathing is controlled and, in some cases, impaired, providing an important insight into sudden unexplained death in epilepsy.
Several streets around the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics will see heavy traffic Saturday morning as thousands of RAGBRAI riders pass by, and drivers are advised to consider alternate routes to the facilities.
HireaHawk website also making employers’ opportunities to make connections easier
It’s now easier for University of Iowa students to find jobs—on and off campus—in one place thanks to changes made to the HireaHawk online recruiting system.
University of Iowa Health Care leaders announced today that U.S. News & World Report has named University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City to its annual "Best Hospitals" rankings. The state’s only comprehensive academic medical center was also named Iowa’s best hospital.