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Spotlight: Eyes on the storm

Published
2014.10.01
An abstract profile of a person's face over a body of water with lightning striking in the person's head, illustrating seizures in the brain

Several University of Iowa experts share their insights to help better understand Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy, or SUDEP. Story from: Medicine Iowa

Medicine Iowa

UI's Diekema discusses efforts to control the spread of Ebola

Published
2014.10.17
Dr. Daniel Diekema, University of Iowa Health Care

Dr. Dan Diekema, director of the Division of Infectious Diseases with UI Health Care, and president of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, discusses the new Ebola "Czar" and efforts to control the spread of Ebola. Story from: MSNBC.com

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Iowa Now Minute - 10/16/14

Iowa Now Minute 10/16/14

"Iowa Now Minute" is a 60-second roundup highlighting recent UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life. Look for a new video every Thursday in Iowa Now. Story

UI dedicates $126 million biomedical hub

John and Mary Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building

The University of Iowa ushered in a new age of accelerated research in biomedicine with the formal opening on Wednesday of the $126 million John and Mary Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building. The 256,000-square-foot building on the UI health sciences campus will house “high-risk, high-reward” research in diabetes, deafness, and brain science as well as complex diseases affecting the heart and lungs. Story

Pella girl, 11, to be Kid Captain when Iowa takes on Maryland

Marijka Michmershuizen portrait

University of Iowa Children's Hospital doctors diagnosed Marijka Michmershuizen with Job syndrome—an extremely rare immune disorder that causes skin rashes, respiratory infections, weak bones, and retention of baby teeth, among other things. Story

UI hosts dedication ceremony for $126 million Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building

Exterior of Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building

The University of Iowa will hold a dedication ceremony Wednesday, Oct. 15, for the $126 million John and Mary Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building, which will house “high-risk, high-reward” research in diabetes, deafness, and brain science as well as complex diseases affecting the heart and lungs. Media tours start at 3:15 p.m., followed by a dedication program, ribbon-cutting ceremony, and public reception, and tours. Story

Gifts and grants

Gifts and grants is a roundup of research grants obtained by University of Iowa faculty, staff, and students that spans the spectrum of disciplines—from science and social science to the art and humanities—that will be published in Iowa Now on a regular basis. Story

Learning for life

Free public events from the University of Iowa Alumni Association bring the expertise of UI faculty to Iowa communities. Story

'We Are Phil' kicks off second year of campaign

we are phil

Now in its second year, "We Are Phil" will hold its annual appeal Oct. 13 through Oct. 17. "We Are Phil" is the UI’s faculty and staff giving program that highlights the transformative power of philanthropy—“Phil”—at Iowa and asks faculty and staff to consider making annual financial contributions to support any area of the UI. Story

Lazier visits a new garage

Buddy Lazier and Ed Stone outside of the Wynn Institute

Former Indianapolis 500 champion Buddy Lazier toured the University of Iowa Stephen A. Wynn Institute for Vision Research and even brought his car with him. Photo Feature

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