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Jeffrey Ding excited to make the most of Oxford opportunity
Jeffrey Ding, a senior from Iowa City, was selected as one of 32 American Rhodes scholars on Nov. 22 from a field of 869 applicants; 90 are named worldwide.
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In order to see the full academic picture found at the University of Iowa, you’ll need to look in all directions. Academic Panoramic provides a look at a cross section of the UI educational experience, from philanthropy and public health to theatre arts and sports analytics.
The honors will be presented at the February 2016 AAAS meeting
Two University of Iowa faculty members have been named fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Pamela Geyer, in biochemistry and obstetrics and gynecology, and Amnon Kohen, in chemistry, will be honored at the AAAS annual meeting in February.
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More than 42,000 spectators saw Hawks defeat Okie State in Kinnick
A new gang in black and gold found success on the football field Nov. 14. The fourth-ranked University of Iowa wrestling team defeated top-ranked Oklahoma State University, 18–16, in the Grapple on the Gridiron, Nov. 14, in front of 42,287 fans, the largest dual crowd in NCAA history.
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New “soft space” interview room first of its kind in Johnson County
On Nov. 20, University of Iowa organizations dedicated a new “soft space” interview room designed to decrease stress and anxiety for survivors reporting sexual assault and other crimes to law enforcement.
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Reagen Kopsieker is a spunky, spirited 16-year-old who loves to spend her time shopping and on social media, a sharp contrast to the days after her birth, when her parents worried she wouldn’t live to see her first birthday.
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UI faculty, staff, friends, and alumni can support the UI on Gold Tuesday (Dec. 1) a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities, and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide.
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UI researchers find women rely more on fat and less on sugar when deciding if a food is healthy
For most women, deciding if a food is healthy is much more about fat than sugar. University of Iowa researchers found that even when women know a food is high in sugar, they don’t rely much on that information.
As the UI moves forward with the Iowa Board of Regents' TIER project, campus leaders are committed to keeping colleagues informed. Here are the latest developments across academic and business cases.
The UI Department of Athletics and UI Police ask that fans arrive early and come to the game prepared for a more extensive screening process modeled after the National Football League, which places restrictions on purses and handbags.
Amy Brewster
Former Peace Corps volunteer builds relationships across campus and engages international alumni
The "Get to Know" series asks University of Iowa faculty, staff, and students a few questions about their work and their outside interests. Today, we visit with Amy Brewster, International Programs' constituent relations manager.
UI awards $625,000 in funding to help faculty members turn inventions into businesses
A desalination device that also creates electricity and a screening system to detect symptoms of delirium are among the University of Iowa faculty inventions that were awarded a total of $625,000 in gap funding by the University of Iowa Research Foundation.
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Study finds pigeons uncommonly good at distinguishing cancerous from normal breast tissue
A new study has found that pigeons are nearly as good as people at distinguishing cancerous breast tissue from normal breast tissue. The findings add to previous research into pigeons’ remarkable ability to discriminate between complex visual images and may lead to the birds being trained as medical image observers.
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'Whitman vs. Foster' to take Mabie Theatre stage Dec. 5
The University of Iowa’s Hancher will present Taylor Mac's "1846-1856 Whitman vs. Foster: Songs Popular Near the Breaking Point" on Dec. 5 at the E.C. Mabie Theatre. The performance is drawn from Mac’s larger work, "A 24-Decade History of Popular Music."