UI Geography Professor Gerald Rushton is retiring after 44 years of teaching and conducting research that created awareness of the privacy policies of cancer patients' health records, just to mention one of his many achievements and contributions.
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Nearly 5,200 University of Iowa students will receive their degrees during spring 2013 commencement ceremonies May 16-18 and June 7, including dual ceremonies for liberal arts and sciences graduates. Story
The University of Iowa has partnered with the Iowa Children's Museum on "Playing is Learning," an initiative to reintroduce children, and their parents, to the concept of play. The kickoff event is May 14 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the children's museum in Coralville. Story
Two University of Iowa alumnae have been awarded Fulbright U.S. Student Program grants to conduct research internationally in 2013-14. This year's UI recipients are Margaret Ross and Rebecca McCray. Story
Researchers at the University of Iowa and colleagues at Cornell University have received a five-year, $10.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue their work investigating the biological links between high blood pressure and obesity. Story
UI alumna Meg Bessman-Quintero is the only bilingual, master's-level mental health therapist practicing in the Sioux City area who counsels primarly Spanish-speaking immigrants and their families, filling a critical mental health niche in western Iowa. Story
UI undergraduate student Tim Kennelly has discovered that a process occurring in Saturn's magnetosphere is linked to the planet's seasons and changes with them, a finding that helps clarify the length of a Saturn day and could alter our understanding of Earth's magnetosphere.
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The University of Iowa Alumni Association’s Lifelong Learning series will present “The Magic Behind the Ardore Quartet,” an exclusive, behind-the-scenes experience with Elizabeth Oakes, University of Iowa String Quartet Residency Program Coordinator, and the Ardore String Quartet. Story
ArtsFest, held Friday in the University of Iowa's Studio Arts Building, was a free, interactive art experience presented by graduate and undergraduate students in the UI School of Art and Art History that featured artwork by the students, as well as demonstrations and hands–on opportunities in studio art and art history. Photo Feature