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Showcasing UI undergraduate research

UI undergraduate student works with faculty mentor on research project

More than 140 of the UI's most talented undergraduate researchers will showcase their work Wednesday, July 30, at the ninth annual UI Summer Undergraduate Research Conference. The event, sponsored by the UI Graduate College, will be from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Iowa Memorial Union and is free and open to the public. Story

UI students receive degrees after 2014 spring session

UI graduates move their tassles during commencement 2014

The University of Iowa awarded an estimated 5,000 degrees at the close of the 2014 spring session. Story

Boon for asthma patients: UI researchers develop dust-mite vaccine

baby and dog

Researchers at the University of Iowa have developed a vaccine that can combat dust-mite allergies by naturally switching the immune response. Story from: International Business Times

International Business Times

$1.5 million gift to advance field of hospice and palliative care in UI College of Pharmacy

University of Iowa graduate James A. Otterbeck, of Chicago, Illinois, and Naples, Florida, has made a gift of $1.5 million through his company, OnePoint Patient Care, to establish the James A. Otterbeck OnePoint Patient Care Professorship in Hospice and Palliative Care in the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy. Story

UI pharmacy faculty member to lead Iowa pharmacists

John Swegle, UI College of Pharmacy clinical associate professor in Mason City, was recently installed as president of the Iowa Pharmacy Association for the 2014-15 term. Story

Researchers create vaccine for dust-mite allergies

Dust mite illustration

University of Iowa researchers have created a vaccine for dust-mite allergies. In lab tests and animal trials, the nano-sized vaccine package was readily absorbed by immune cells and dramatically lowered allergic responses. Results appear in the AAPS Journal. Story

UI researchers find early predictor for preeclampsia

preganant woman in red

University of Iowa researchers have discovered a biomarker that could give expecting mothers and their doctors the first simple blood test to reliably predict that a pregnant woman may develop preeclampsia, at least as early as 6 weeks into the pregnancy. Story

Building a stronger inclusive care environment

Sherree Wilson

Sherree Wilson has traveled Iowa from Sioux City to the Quad Cities, advising health care providers on culturally responsive care, where providers develop an understanding of the local patient population, recognize the potential for bias in encounters with their patients, and select tools for effective cross-cultural communication. Story

UI faculty hit the road for 'listening tour'

Hit the road, faculty. About 30 UI researchers and scholars travel this week to northeast and southeast Iowa to meet with civic, education, political, and business leaders, part of the annual Faculty Engagement Corps, now in its ninth year. Story

Watch live streams of UI commencement ceremonies

female graduate

For the first time, University Communication and Marketing staff are providing live streams of all UI commencement ceremonies so parents and others who live far away can experience this educational milestone. Story


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