External Media | 2015.07.06 | 10:59 am
College of Nursing
As the Alzheimer's Association raises awareness during Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month, the recently created Jo Hoyt Freeman Dementia Education and Outreach Fund aims to improve care for dementia patients. The fund will support outreach projects by the Hartford/Csomay Center for Geriatric Nursing Excellence at the UI College of Nursing.
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2015.06.11 | 04:26 pm
Christopher G. Atchison, director of the State Hygienic Laboratory and associate dean for public health practice, was elected as secretary-treasurer of the board of directors for the Association of Public Health Laboratories.
Sights and sounds from spring 2015 commencement weekend
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2015.05.18 | 09:49 am
This past weekend, thousands of UI students were joined by faculty, staff, and families as they celebrated their educational milestone at commencement ceremonies around campus.
Ceremonies begin May 14; wrap in early June
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2015.05.06 | 02:15 pm
About 5,100 University of Iowa students will mark educational milestones as they receive their degrees at spring 2015 commencement ceremonies. Ceremonies begin Thursday, May 14, with the College of Pharmacy commencement and end Friday, June 5, with the College of Dentistry. All other ceremonies will be held May 15-16.
Saturday, May 16, 10 a.m., Iowa Memorial Union Main Lounge
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2015.05.06 | 12:10 pm
The spring 2015 UI College of Nursing commencement ceremony will be streamed live from "Iowa Now." Streaming will begin shortly before the ceremony begins Saturday, May 16, at 10 a.m. Archival video will replace the live stream on the "Iowa Now" page shortly after the ceremony concludes.
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 | 2015.04.23 | 10:42 am
This week on Iowa Now Minute features The Bachelor, a shark, and a top 10 draft pick.
Family friend's death influenced research pursuit at Iowa
By: Richard C. Lewis | 2015.04.20 | 09:06 am
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.
Annual event April 8 celebrates excellence and achievement
By: Sharon Beck | 2015.04.02 | 03:14 pm
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.