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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.

Honors Herr recognized as distinguished researcher

Professor Keela Herr, associate dean for faculty at UI’s College of Nursing, is a recipient of the 2015 Distinguished Researcher Award from the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA).

Improving health care delivery

Patrick Brophy talks telemedicine at Des Moines Lunch and Learn event
How can we better deliver health care options to rural Iowa? That topic will be the focus of the upcoming Hawkeye Lunch and Learn event, as Patrick Brophy presents “Telemedicine in Iowa: Improving Health Care Delivery.” The event will be held at noon Thursday, March 19, in the John and Mary Pappajohn Education Center, 1200 Grand Ave, Des Moines.

UI expert testifies before presidential 21st century policing panel

Sandra Ramey proposes nationwide initiative to improve police health and wellness
Sandra Ramey, a police health expert in the UI College of Nursing, proposed a national intervention program to improve police officer health, before President Obama's Task Force on 21st Century Policing, which met in Washington on Monday.