College of Dentistry
Fourth annual Phil's Day highlights the impact of philanthropy on campus
By: Jen Knights, Tim Schoon, and Justin Torner | 2015.04.30 | 02:19 pm
There’s no other day during the school year when philanthropy—nicknamed “Phil” by the University of Iowa Foundation’s Student Philanthropy Initiative—is more visible than on Phil’s Day, which took place on Thursday, April 30—the fourth annual celebration of philanthropy on the UI campus.
Roundup of UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2015.04.16 | 10:49 am
Get your University of Iowa news and information in just 60 seconds. This week we find out why humans have chins, learn about the State of Iowa Student Employee of the Year, and a new Hancher performance.
University of Iowa researchers contend chin comes from evolution, not mechanical forces
By: Richard C. Lewis | 2015.04.13 | 12:47 pm
Why are modern humans the only species with chins? UI researchers say it's not due to mechanical forces, such as chewing, but may lie in our evolution: As our faces became smaller, it exposed the bony prominence at the lowest part of our heads. Results in the Journal of Anatomy.
Annual Hawkeye Caucus brings UI presence to Des Moines
By: Tim Schoon and Aaron Blau | 2015.04.01 | 04:21 pm
Hawkeye Caucus Day is a major, once-a-year gathering of University of Iowa students, university leaders, and state legislators, showcasing the university’s commitment to statewide service.
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2015.03.09 | 11:02 am
The University of Iowa Office of Strategic Communication will highlight publications by UI faculty of academic books and journal articles on a regular basis in Iowa Now.
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2015.03.06 | 02:13 pm
Dr. Axel Ruprecht to serve on AAE/AAOMR Special Committee. Ruprecht and other committee members will revise and update the AAE 2010 position paper on the use of CBCT in regard to ionizing radiation as well as clinical recommendations, anatomical considerations and appropriate use of CBCT.
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2015.03.06 | 02:05 pm
Dr. Gustavo Avila-Ortiz, Department of Periodontics, received a $40,000 research grant from BioHorizons Inc. (Birmingham, Alabama) to conduct a study entitled “Comparison of the Efficacy of Two Different Surgical Approaches to Increase Peri-implant Mucosa Thickness: A Randomized Clinical Trial.”
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2015.03.06 | 01:53 pm
Dr. Arwa Owais, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, has received two grants from the Delta Dental of Iowa Foundation for her research.
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2015.03.06 | 12:38 pm
Dr. Isabelle Denry, Dows Institute and Department of Prosthodontics, has been invited to serve as a member of the Musculoskeletal Tissue Engineering Study Section, Center for Scientific Review, for a four-year term beginning July 1, 2015.