Aidan Smith
Aidan Smith was diagnosed with Juvenile Huntington's disease when he was 6
Aidan was diagnosed in Omaha, but his mother turned to University of Iowa Children's Hospital for answers. The University of Iowa is one of just 21 Huntington’s Disease Society of America Centers of Excellence nationwide, bringing together clinical services, education, and research opportunities to provide patients with access to the most advanced treatment options. Photo courtesy of UI Health Care Marketing and Communication.
Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, 4 p.m. Iowa Memorial Union Main Lounge
The December 2014 College of Education teacher education convocation will be streamed live to "Iowa Now." Streaming will begin shortly before the ceremony begins. Archival video will replace the live stream on the "Iowa Now" page within 24 hours of the conclusion of the ceremony.
Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, 7 p.m. Carver-Hawkeye Arena
The December 2014 UI Graduate College commencement ceremony will be streamed live to "Iowa Now." Streaming will begin shortly before the ceremony begins. Archival video will replace the live stream on the "Iowa Now" page within 24 hours of the conclusion of the ceremony.
Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, 9 a.m. Carver-Hawkeye Arena
The December 2014 UI Undergraduate commencement ceremony, including the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Tippie College of Business, University College, and the Bachelor of Science degree candidates in the Carver College of Medicine, will be streamed live to "Iowa Now." Streaming will begin shortly before the ceremony begins.
Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, 10 a.m. Iowa Memorial Union Main Lounge
The December 2014 College of Nursing commencement will be streamed live to "Iowa Now." Streaming will begin shortly before the ceremony begins. Archival video will replace the live stream on the "Iowa Now" page within 24 hours of the conclusion of the ceremony.
Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, noon, Macbride Hall Auditorium
The December 2014 College of Engineering commencement will be streamed live to "Iowa Now." Streaming will begin shortly before the ceremony begins. Archival video will replace the live stream on the "Iowa Now" page within 24 hours of the conclusion of the ceremony.
University of Iowa President Sally Mason shares an end-of-the semester message with UI students, faculty, and staff on Thursday, Dec. 18.
curator inspects Pollock's Mural
Hawkeye Lunch and Learn series announces first events of spring slate
The University of Iowa’s popular Hawkeye Lunch and Learn series, which has been drawing capacity crowds since its January 2014 debut, will offer two events in January, one focusing on Jackson Pollock’s famous Mural and the other on the challenges of the obesity epidemic in the 21st century.
A crow flying
A study involving the University of Iowa finds crows join humans, apes, and monkeys in exhibiting advanced relational thinking
A newly published study involving the University of Iowa finds crows have the brainpower to solve higher-order, relational-matching tasks, and they can do so spontaneously. That means crows join humans, apes, and monkeys in exhibiting advanced relational thinking, according to the research. Results appear in the journal Current Biology.
Death notices for current and retired UI employees. Links to online obituaries provided when available.