College of Pharmacy

UI studies impact of marijuana on driving

First-of-its-kind study at University of Iowa's National Advanced Driving Simulator shows how marijuana and marijuana with alcohol impact driving
A new study conducted at the University of Iowa’s National Advanced Driving Simulator has found drivers who use alcohol and marijuana together weave more on a virtual roadway than drivers who use either substance independently. However, the cocktail of alcohol and marijuana does not double the effect of the impairment.
Graduates take photo in front of the Old Capitol.

Celebrating commencement

Sights and sounds from spring 2015 commencement weekend
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.
Students in cap and gown at graduation

University of Iowa graduates to celebrate commencement

Ceremonies begin May 14; wrap in early June
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.
University of Iowa College of Pharmacy Commencement - May 14, 2015

Video: UI College of Pharmacy commencement 2015

Thursday, May 14, 10 a.m., Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, Coralville
The spring 2015 UI College of Pharmacy commencement ceremony will be streamed live from "Iowa Now." Streaming will begin shortly before the ceremony begins Thursday, May 14, at 10 a.m. Archival video will replace the live stream on the "Iowa Now" page shortly after the ceremony concludes.
self healing catilage gel

UI team developing bioactive gel to treat knee injuries

Injectable gel encourages self-healing of cartilage
UI orthopedic researchers are developing an injectable, bioactive gel that encourages self-healing of cartilage. If they are successful, the gel could represent a minimally invasive, practical, and inexpensive approach for repairing damaged cartilage and preventing osteoarthritis.
Phil Was Here sign on the Pentacrest

Phil was...everywhere!

Fourth annual Phil's Day highlights the impact of philanthropy on campus
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.

Black Student Advisory Committee wants UI students to thrive

The new group is hosting a forum Tuesday, April 14
The newly-formed President’s Black Student Advisory Committee (BSAC) is hosting a forum for all University of Iowa students on Tuesday, April 14, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in Carver-Hawkeye Arena’s Feller Club Room.

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.