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New program accelerates students' path to careers in public health

The University of Iowa College of Public Health and Grinnell College have developed a new cooperative degree program that allows Grinnell students from any major to earn both a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master of Public Health degree in five years, rather than the customary six. Story

Gifts and grants

Gifts and grants is a roundup of research grants obtained by University of Iowa faculty, staff, and students that spans the spectrum of disciplines—from science and social science to the art and humanities—that will be published in Iowa Now on a regular basis. Story

Achievements: UI faculty, staff, students, and alumni making news

University staff, faculty, students, and alumni are accomplishing great things every day. See who's making news with awards, publications, promotion and tenure, and more. Story

Uniting people doing prison-related projects

Incarcerated in Iowa poster image, featuring inmate portrait

While it’s great that dozens of professionals, volunteers, scholars, and students will convene Sept. 6 at the “Incarcerated in Iowa” symposium on the University of Iowa campus, the event organizers are even more excited about what the collective will do going forward. Story

UI Lecture Committee announces fall lineup

“Arrested Development” actor Jeffrey Tambor will speak at the University of Iowa on Aug. 28.

The University of Iowa Lecture Committee will kick off its fall semester lecture series on Thursday, Aug. 28, with actor Jeffrey Tambor presenting “Performing Your Life.” Story

Media tipsheet: UI experts for back-to-school topics

an apple on a stack of books in front of blackboard

To help everyone make a smooth transition, the University of Iowa is offering a list of experts who can talk about everything from helping a child get on the right sleep schedule to what a college student should and shouldn’t bring when moving into their dorm room. 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

Published
2014.07.23
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

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 partners with Ottumwa for health survey

Published
2014.07.11

In partnership with UI Prevention Research Center for Rural Health, Ottumwa officials have identified community health concerns and have launched Active Ottumwa to encourage physical activity. Story from: Ottumwa Courier

Ottumwa Courier

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