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U.S. News ranks UI 121st among 500 'Best Global Universities'

The University of Iowa ranks 121st among the world's 500 “Best Global Universities,” according to the inaugural global rankings published by the magazine U.S. News and World Report. Story

UI nursing students share lessons learned in public health

Four UI nursing students learn about public health issues at an area farm

Several UI College of Nursing students who are enrolled in the Community and Public Health Nursing Practicum recently presented on a community action project about rural health and safety on Iowa’s farms. Story from: UI College of Nursing website

UI College of Nursing website

UI professor shares better ways to teach teens to drive

Suzy Hoyle has been teaching her son Gracein, 15, the basics of driving. Will Figg for The Wall Street Journal

Corinne Peek-Asa, University of Iowa professor of occupational and environmental health and director of the CDC-funded Injury Prevention Research Center, discusses recent research testing a positive strategy for parent-teen communication about driving. Story from: The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal

Always a good time to be Phil

We are Phil buttons on a denim jacket

Oct. 13-17 marked the second annual We Are Phil giving appeal for University of Iowa faculty and staff, but the push to bolster private support for UI people and programs continues. Photo Feature

Regents approve new UI master of science degree in health policy

The Master of Science in Health Policy degree program, formally approved Thursday, Oct. 23, by the Iowa Board of Regents, will equip students with advanced training in health policy analysis. The new degree will be offered by the Department of Health Management and Policy in the UI College of Public Health beginning in spring 2015. Story

New UI institute to address grand challenges in public health

A new Iowa Institute of Public Health Research and Policy will bring together researchers, public health practitioners, community leaders, private partners, and policy makers to expand the scope, scale, and impact of public health research at the University of Iowa. Story

Cultivating a culture of safety

portrait of Brandi Janssen

University of Iowa faculty member Brandi Janssen brings a unique blend of agriculture and anthropology to her new role as director of Iowa’s Center for Agricultural Safety and Health (I-CASH). The center collaborates with a number of partners to improve agricultural safety and health across Iowa. Story

Working at Iowa is coming Oct. 14-28

Working at Iowa survey graphic identity

The University of Iowa invites UI faculty and staff to provide candid feedback on what it’s like to work at the university. Working at Iowa, a quick and confidential survey, will be offered to all UI faculty and staff beginning Tuesday, Oct. 14 through Friday, Oct. 24. Story

UI faculty focus on health impact of climate change in October

Faculty members across the University of Iowa campus are turning their attention to the impacts of climate change this month through a series of outreach initiatives. Story

UI faculty and staff honored at annual celebration

President Mason speaks to a group of award winners

The contributions of almost 30 University of Iowa faculty and staff were recognized and celebrated at the annual UI Faculty and Staff Awards Banquet Tuesday, Oct. 7, sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the Office of the Vice President for Human Resources. Story


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