College of Nursing

Iowa Now Minute - 4/23/15

Iowa Now Minute - 4/23/15

Roundup of UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life
This week on Iowa Now Minute features The Bachelor, a shark, and a top 10 draft pick.
mckenzie wallace working with patient

The Student Experience: McKenzie Wallace

Family friend's death influenced research pursuit at Iowa
The impact of a family friend's death from Huntington disease led McKenzie Wallace to later study the disease at the University of Iowa. Wallace jumped into research early in her undergraduate career, and has also branched off into maternal health.

Champions for women's leadership

Annual event April 8 celebrates excellence and achievement
Diane Finnerty, Pamela Terrill, and Jo Hendrickson will be honored as outstanding leaders at the annual University of Iowa Celebration of Excellence and Achievement Among Women. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be Wednesday, April 8.

Improving health care delivery

Patrick Brophy talks telemedicine at Iowa City Lunch and Learn event
How can we better deliver health care options to rural Iowa? That topic will be the focus of the April 8 Hawkeye Lunch and Learn event in Iowa City, as Patrick Brophy presents “Telemedicine in Iowa: Improving Health Care Delivery.”
Senator Joe Bolkcom speaks to UI students

Painting the State Capitol black and gold

Annual Hawkeye Caucus brings UI presence to Des Moines
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.
Iowa Now Minute - 3/12/15

Iowa Now Minute - 3/12/15

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.

Iowa Board of Regents March 11 roundup

Board approves multiple projects and initiatives
Following are highlights from the Iowa Board of Regents Wednesday, March 11, meeting on the University of Iowa campus.

25 UI colleges and programs in national top 25

Latest rankings from 'U.S. News & World Report' released Tuesday
Twenty-five graduate colleges and programs at the University of Iowa are listed among the 25 best in the nation, according to the latest rankings from U.S. News & World Report. Overall, the UI has 52 graduate colleges and programs ranked by U.S. News, which published the graduate rankings on Tuesday.
Nursing student and instructor around hospital bed

UI's new online nursing program benefiting rural hospitals

Online nurse residency program is first of its kind in the nation
The University of Iowa has created an online curriculum to help nurse graduates make a smoother transition into the profession. The online nurse residency program is the first online-only curriculum of its kind offered in the nation, and addresses concerns from registered nurses about moving from the classroom to an often stressful medical setting.