College of Public Health

UI career fair

Job and internship fair brings 160 employers to UI students Feb. 25

American employers are hiring again, and that economic improvement means another record number of organizations will be represented at this spring’s career fair, with hundreds of jobs, internships, and other career opportunities waiting for University of Iowa students on Wednesday, Feb. 25, in the Iowa Memorial Union.

Steering teens safe

Lunch and Learn in Iowa City looks at programs reducing crash rates
How do we best prepare the next generation of drivers? That topic will be the focus of the upcoming Hawkeye Lunch and Learn event, as Corinne Peek-Asa presents “Steering Teens Safe: How Research Has Informed Best Practices for New Drivers.” The event will be held at noon, Wednesday, March 4, in the Iowa Memorial Union Iowa Theater.

Researchers report new figures on two muscular dystrophy disorders

Team finds 1 in 5,000 young boys in the U.S. have Duchenne or Becker muscular dystrophy
Public health researchers report about 1 in 5,000 boys in the United States, between 5 and 9 years old, have Duchenne muscular dystrophy or Becker muscular dystrophy. Results appear in the journal Pediatrics.
Linda Snetselaar portrait

Snetselaar to talk food, culture, community

Professor of epidemiology to present UI Presidential Lecture Feb. 22
Linda Snetselaar’s research and scholarship is relevant to everyone’s way of life—after all, we all eat. Snetselaar, UI professor of epidemiology and associate provost of outreach and engagement, will deliver the 32nd annual UI Presidential Lecture, “Food, Culture, and Community,” at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22, in the fourth floor assembly hall of the Levitt Center for University Advancement.

Honors Thorne appointed chair of EPA Science Advisory Board

Peter Thorne, University of Iowa professor and head of the Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, has been appointed chair of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Science Advisory Board (SAB). He will serve for the next two years.

Honors OEH graduate student named inaugural recipient of Zwerling-Sprince Scholarship

College of Public Health graduate student Jaime Butler-Dawson is the first recipient of the Craig Zwerling and Nancy L. Sprince Scholarship in Occupational and Environmental Health (OEH). The announcement was made in a special presentation on Tuesday, Jan. 27. Butler-Dawson’s dissertation involves

UI Alumni Association announces spring Lifelong Learning opportunities

Educational opportunities available across Iowa on wide variety of topics
A spring series of free Lifelong Learning events organized by the University of Iowa Alumni Association (UIAA) kicks off on Feb. 19 with a session on suicide prevention.
University of Iowa 2015 Presidential Lecture

Food, culture, and community

2015 Presidential Lecture features nutrition expert Linda Snetselaar
Live video stream for the 2015 University of Iowa Presidential Lecture Sunday, Feb. 22, at 3:30 p.m. featuring Linda Snetselaar, professor of epidemiology in College of Public Health and associate provost for outreach and engagement, on "Food, Culture, and Community." The lecture will be archived here after the event.

Steering teens safe

Lunch and Learn in Des Moines looks at programs reducing crash rates
How do we best prepare the next generation of drivers? That topic will be the focus of the upcoming Hawkeye Lunch and Learn event, as Corinne Peek-Asa presents “Steering Teens Safe: How Research Has Informed Best Practices for New Drivers.”
MLK illustration by Aubrey Hart, UI BFA Graphic Design '15

UI celebrates life of Martin Luther King Jr.

Annual program includes events from Day of Service to unity walk and Wycliffe Gordon lecture and performance
An annual University of Iowa celebration honoring the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr. and addressing contemporary human rights issues will be held Jan. 19-31.

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