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Iowa Now Minute - 12/4/14

Iowa Now Minute - 12/4/14

Roundup of UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life
"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.
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No more flash cards

UI graduates start company to help dental, nursing students study for boards with app
Frustrated with flash cards and textbooks, these then-UI students designed an app to help dental and nursing students study for the most important test of their professional lives.

Three UI scientists elected 2014 AAAS Fellows

The honors will be presented at the February 2015 AAAS meeting
Three University of Iowa faculty members have been awarded the distinction of 2014 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world's largest general scientific society and publisher of the journal Science.

Like son, like father: Dentistry professor helps UI veterans transition from military to studies

Rick Williamson's commitment to UI veterans stems from witnessing his son's struggles adapting to collegiate and civilian life
After his son's harrowing war experience and difficulty assimilating to college and civilian life, College of Dentisry's Rick Williamson has played an active role in helping veterans at the University of Iowa transition successfully from military service to higher-education studies and careers.

Honors Schierbrock named Dental Alumnus of the Year

Thomas Schierbrock (DDS ’74) received the 2014 Dental Alumnus of the Year Award from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry for his outstanding level of professional achievements, service to the community, and service to the UI and the college.

Honors Graduate students join Obermann institute

Eighteen University of Iowa students have been selected for the 2015 Obermann Graduate Institute sponsored by the UI Obermann Center for Advanced Studies. As Obermann Graduate Fellows, exploring how to combine public engagement with their research and teaching.

Policy experts to discuss health care innovation at UI-sponsored forum

Rebalancing Health Care in the Heartland 7 will be Nov. 20 in Des Moines
Rebalancing Health Care in the Heartland, the seventh in an ongoing series of forums designed to support Iowa policymakers in their efforts to improve health care for Iowans, will take place Thursday, Nov. 20, at the Embassy Suites in Des Moines.

U.S. News ranks UI 121st among 500 'Best Global Universities'

UI also ranked highly in three subject areas
The University of Iowa ranks 121st among the world's 500 “Best Global Universities,” according to the inaugural global rankings published by the magazine U.S. News and World Report.
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Picturing You@UI

Biggest visit event ever draws nearly 3,000
A perfect fall day greeted thousands of prospective students and family members at the first You@UI visit event, which mixed campus tours, interactive sessions on academics, and other experiences designed to show what it's like to be a University of Iowa student.

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