The 2014 Provost’s Global Forum at the University of Iowa, “Child Protection: A Global Responsibility,” will address the global and local impact of child abuse and neglect through several events that are free and open to the public March 26-28 on the UI campus. Story
High school students from across the state enjoy learning about STEM-related issues during a lab tour as part of the 2014 Regional Junior Science and Humanities Symposium on the UI Campus Feb. 27 and 28.
More than 150 high school students from around the state came to campus to present original research and participate in hands-on learning labs during the 2014 Regional Junior Science and Humanities Symposium hosted by the UI College of Education's Belin-Blank Center. Video
Five of the more than 150 Iowa high school students from across the state were chosen to advance to a national conference after presenting their original research on the UI campus during the 2014 Iowa Regional Junior Science and Humanities Symposium. Story
UI psychiatry professor Stephan Arndt published a paper last year that found blacks are an average of 10 percentage points less likely to graduate drug treatment than whites with similar addiction profiles.
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Author and chemist Carl Djerassi will give a keynote address at the symposium "Pill and Pen: Contraception and Unwanted Pregnancy in Literature and Popular Culture." The symposium will be held March 7 to 9 in various locations across the UI campus. Story
The annual "Cancer in Iowa" report issued by the State Health Registry of Iowa, based in the University of Iowa College of Public Health, will be released at a special press briefing at 10 a.m. on Monday, March 10. Story
About 150 Iowa students attended the 2014 Iowa Regional Junior Science and Humanities Symposium hosted Thursday and today by the UI College of Education’s Belin-Blank Center; 15 of the students presented original research, and nine UI colleges, departments, or facilities gave lab tours. Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen
UI doctors presented a Mini Medical School workshop on melanoma at Indian Hills Community College, noting that while older Iowans often have the most sun-damaged skin after years of outdoor exposure, more young people are developing deadly melanoma due to overexposure in tanning beds.
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